sports

The head is used for school, not tackling

The concussion issue in football was addressed at the USA Football Youth Summit held last month in Canton, Ohio, and included some valuable information on the prevention and proper ...

A Word to the Wise: Looking at the positive side of sports

Last week I wrote about the dismal world of professional sports. To be fair, I wanted to spend a few minutes and also look at the positive world of sport. During the introduction o ...

A Word to the Wise: Delving into the messy world of modern sports such as the Penn State controversy

We have not had a lot of good news from the world of sports lately, and it almost always about money. Years ago professional basketball player Latrell Sprewell held out for million ...

Fitness expo debuts in Auburn

The NorCal All Sports Health and Fitness Expo is making its debut right here in Auburn, Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths, demonstrations and a family friendly run are just a fe ...

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...