Archive for the 'Sportsmanship' Category

Grieving Rivals

In February of 2009, an article was published about a basketball team that threw a game. Usually-since I am an extremely competitive person-I would have questioned this, but one look at the article, and my questions were forgotten. An Illinois basketball team traveled to Milwaukee to play in a game that almost never happened. This was because one of the
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Sportsmanship

Recently, an article was published, in a sports blog, about two sixteen year-old rowers who gave up a possible medal win to help their opponents. Philadelphia Episcopal Academy rowers had a fairly good lead and a good start to their race, but soon turned back around to help two opponents, whose boat had capsized. The two students, James Konopka and
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