Pay college athletes? Saint Leo poll says no

The topic of paying college athletes is a controversial one. Yet a new poll by the Saint Leo Polling Institute suggests most people have already picked a side, and the answer is no. The national poll, conducted between May 28 and June 4, asked 1,016 people —including 802 likely voters — about the subject of paying athletes, specifically football and basketball players at high-profile … [Read more...]

In Print: Vote opens for nation’s most inspiring coach

Being an athletics coach of any kind can be stressful for anyone. There's so much to do when it comes to developing strategies, recruiting and retaining players, setting up effective practices, and looking for that sometimes fleeting win. But it's even tougher for Land O' Lakes High School cross-country coach Kris Keppel, who is now starting his third decade in his job, however, doing it … [Read more...]