Bobby Petrino, Louisville eye another 10-win season

...interceptions, including a NCAA record-tying 14 by safety Gerod Holliman; the sophomore's opportunistic play earned him the Jim Thorpe Award and a first-team selection Tuesday to the AP All-American squad.The Cardinals will need to maintain their...

Sluman, Funk team up for Legends of Golf title

...Mo. - Jeff Sluman and Fred Funk teamed to win the Champions Tour's Legends of Golf on Sunday, and Jim Colbert and Jim Thorpe topped the Legends Division for players 65 and older.Sluman and Funk finished with 6-under 48 at Top of the Rock...

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota sweeps awards

...over finalists Malcolm Brown, of Texas, and Reese Dismukes, of Auburn.Louisville's Gerod Holliman has won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's top defensive back. Holliman was selected over finalists Landon Collins, of Alabama, and Oregon's...

Cecil Meares

...death in 1990. He had several articles printed in magazines. Being 1/4 Creek Indian, he was chosen for a part in the Jim Thorpe movie that was filmed in his home town of Muskogee, Okla. He loved riding the bus with the stars, Burt Lancaster and...

Mitchell-Fletcher a marquee matchup

...Texas, -- Wisconsin cornerback Jamar Fletcher, the Jim Thorpe Award winner as the nation's top defensive back, insists...been humble leading up the Sun Bowl. On winning the Jim Thorpe Award, he said: "I was shocked. Just to be up for...

SEC notes: Donnan believes Bailey will carry Thorpe Award

The Heisman talk has subsided, but Champ Bailey is still strong candidate for the Jim Thorpe Award, which goes annually to the nation's top defensive back. Georgia coach Jim Donnan expects his junior cornerback/wideout...

College notes: Former Josey player a finalist for award

...safety at Tennessee, is among three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to the nation's top defensive...against Kentucky. The Thorpe Award, presented by the Jim Thorpe Association in Oklahoma City, will be presented Dec...

ESPN picks Jordan as No. 1

...the century. Rounding out the ESPN top 10 were Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, Wayne Gretzky, Jesse Owens, Jim Thorpe, Willie Mays, Jack Nicklaus and Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Twenty-five of the 48 people on the panel selecting the...

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Top athletes of the century

...place vote through one point for a 100th place vote: Pts 1. Babe Ruth (5) 1551 2. Michael Jordan (4) 1524 3. Jim Thorpe (3) 1471 4. Muhammad Ali (2) 1462 5. Wayne Gretzky 1368 6. Jim Brown 1333 7. Joe Louis (1) 1327 8. Jesse Owens...

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Famed Tech football at auction

...from the collection include a 1906 World Series game ball, gloves worn by Dempsey and a pair of football cleats worn by Jim Thorpe in the filming of a movie about his life. The LA84 Foundation does not have information about how Schroeder, who died...