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Chief Wahoo removal by Indians not enough for logo foes

Chief Wahoo removal by Indians not enough for logo foes

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chief Wahoo's farewell from the field isn't nearly enough for the logo's detractors.
Despite the Cleveland Indians' decision to remove the contentious, cartoonish mascot from their caps and jersey sleeves beginning next season, there are some who feel the team is not properly addressing a deeper issue becau ... (full story)


Sleep on it part 2

Last week I talked about the importance of sleep during intense periods of training and racing. Yet sometimes it’s not quite as simple as snagging those extra Z’s. That’s right, sometimes for an athlete in training, sleep can get a bit more complicated. This is because bouts of Intense training can actually predisp ... (full story)


'Don't run,' docs said; marathoner with dwarfism defied them

'Don't run,' docs said; marathoner with dwarfism defied them

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Most marathoners take 35,000 steps to reach the finish line. John Young needs 80,000.
The high school math teacher from Canada is part of a rare and spirited breed of athlete: those who've overcome the daunting challenges of dwarfism to conquer the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) distance.
Many endure not ... (full story)


More than Mike: LeBron breaks Jordan's record as Cavs win

More than Mike: LeBron breaks Jordan's record as Cavs win

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James accepted the game ball and raised it high over his head for everyone to see — the perfect pose.
With the crowd standing and roaring after seeing history, James took a moment to soak in the adoration before hurrying back to work.
Michael Jordan would have done the same thing.
James s ... (full story)


Handy man: Calderon doing whatever Cavaliers need

Handy man: Calderon doing whatever Cavaliers need

CLEVELAND (AP) — It's two hours before tip-off, and Jose Calderon is working up a healthy sweat on the floor at Quicken Loans Arena.
Then he retreats to the locker room to study. Sitting at his cubicle, just feet from where LeBron James dresses, Calderon watches video of that night's opponent on his phone or on a large TV m ... (full story)