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State universities paying to insure athletes

December 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Institutions spent $578,000 this year to cover students playing in sports.
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FCA Thanksgiving luncheon Wednesday

November 19, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

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NAIA: DSU did not break rules for athletes

March 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A performance audit of Dickinson State University states that the school did not commit any National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics rule violations in its awarding of tuition waivers to student athletes. Continue Reading

New law aims to reduce long-term impact of sports-related concussions

August 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Sports physical? Check. Baseline screening for brain function? Check.
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61-year-old marathon swimmer Nyad drops any more bids to swim Cuba to Florida

August 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Disappointed marathon swimmer Diana Nyad gave up on any more attempts to cross from Cuba to Florida after ending her second bid mid-channel today because of wind, currents and health problems. For two years, I pictured myself walking up on that shore, and I wanted that moment badly,” Nyad said after her support boat docked in Key West. Continue Reading

Tennis star Serena Williams: Lung embolism was ‘scariest moment’

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Serena Williams still has blood clots in her lung but hopes to return to tennis this summer after recovering from a pulmonary embolism, which she called the “scariest moment in my life.” Continue Reading

Lindsey Vonn channels Sharon Stone on magazine cover

December 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Olympic skier, raised in Minnesota, strikes a pose on the cover of a recent edition of ESPN’s magazine a pose that looks remarkably like Sharon Stone in the movie “Basic Instinct.” Continue Reading