Every four years, soccer fans across the globe shift their attention to the FIFA World Cup. This tournament, which began in 1930, is a celebration of the “beautiful game” and includes 32 teams playing in a variety of stadiums in a chosen host region. FIFA provides rough parameters for its …

Hugh McElhenny was to pro football in the 1950s and early 1960s what Elvis Presley was to rock and roll. Known as “The King” (McElhenny that is), he had it all. He was an artist whose electrifying moves left opponents and observers spellbound. Born in Los Angeles in 1928, McElhenny …

Strength and conditioning coaches are always looking for some form of training to give their athletes an edge in competition, but some training might not carry over to performance. Weighted vest are one of these training tools that might elicit some benefits in one area of performance but not in …

Ah, so you’re off to college — eager to begin a new chapter of life marked by independence, self discovery and living quarters befitting the finest of canned sardines. Oops. Institutions of higher learning usually leave that last bit off of their promotional brochures and Web sites. Welcome to one …

“Joe who?” asked disappointed Pittsburgh fans when the Steelers made Joe Greene, the defensive tackle from North Texas State, their No. 1 draft pick in 1969. Although the new guy had been a consensus All-American, his reputation hadn’t made much of an impression in Pennsylvania. Told he was large (6’4″, …