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ESPN deal opens up doors for athletes and families

By Ted Ward, @Ted Ward_DE

November 17, 2015

Filed under Sports

With NCAA basketball and volleyball in full swing, the deal between the Missouri Valley Conference and ESPN 3 is also in effect.The deal, announced in July, agrees to broadcast court sports — volleyball and basketball — and ...

Minnesota football hires former SIU defensive coordinator as coach

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 11, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

The University of Minnesota football program named defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys its new coach Wednesday. His promotion comes after serving as interim coach upon Jerry Kill's retirement on Oct. 28. Claeys was signed to a t...

SIU athletics boost athlete nutrition

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Without food and nutrition, there is no life. Saluki athletes have access to a fueling station at SIU Arena, which provides snacks at the athlete's leisure. They also have access to the dining halls.  SIU swimming coach Rick ...

Friendly rivalry extends on and off football field

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 3, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Football rivalries are intense in high school but the focus shifts drastically in college.Junior linebacker Chase Allen, freshman defensive end Nate Sylvester of the Belleville East High School Lancers — and sophomore line...

A rivalry renewed at SIU

A rivalry renewed at SIU

October 7, 2015

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