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...

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...

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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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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Michaux: Jim Dent won't forget a man like Pete Brown

...the ones left are getting older and less visible. Dent is 75 and has been retired from the Champions Tour since 2010. Jim Thorpe is 66 and only plays occasionally on the senior circuit. Chuck Thorpe is 68. Lee Elder is 80. Charlie Owens is 85...

Jameis Winston, AJ McCarron both named top player

...and the Outland Trophy goes to the nation's top interior lineman.Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard won the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the best defensive back.And Florida State freshman Roberto Aguayo won the Lou Groza Award as the nation's...

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...

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...