The two surviving children of sports great Jim Thorpe won a critical ruling Friday in federal court that could clear the way for his remains to be removed from a mausoleum in the Pennsylvania town that bears his name and reinterred on American Indian land in Oklahoma.
U.S. District Judge Richard Caputo ruled in favor of sons Bill and Richard Thorpe and against Jim Thorpe borough...
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The video was shot prior to JaQuay Williams’ decision to sign with A&M and a day or two after Williams announced for Texas A&M, Wiggins tweeted the following out to his followers: Me and my boy @teamtdterry_gc have talked about alot in the past and when we talked again today our decision was where our heart was…. — Jim Thorpe (@ShaqWiggins21) December 3, 2012 Tramel...
HT: 6-1 WT: 185 YR: SR Pos: CB Notables2011 Semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award2011 – 8 TFL, 3 Sacks, 3 FF, 9 PBU, 5 Ints2012 Preseason 1st Team All-American (Athlon) & 2nd Team All-American (Phil-Steele)32 Career Starts before the start of 2012ProsGood height and length for a cornerGreat...
The honors keep rolling in for junior cornerback David Amerson, as he was announced on the 2012 Jim Thorpe Award Watch List. Last season, he was one of three finalist for the award which is given annually to the best defensive back in college football.
NORMAN, Okla. — Another day, another Sooner player to watch; the Jim Thorpe Association Friday announced its 35-player Jim Thorpe Award Watch List and OU free safety Tony Jefferson has been included.
Since this week’s column has a lengthy profile of a man widely considered the “greatest athlete of all time”, we’ll dispense with the standard introduction and kick the “Wayback Machine” into gear on a heading for late 19th century Oklahoma.
May 28, 1887 – Jim Thorpe is born in Prague, Oklahoma.
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NC State sophomore cornerback David Amerson is a finalist for the 2011 Jim Thorpe Award, which is given annually to the top defensive back in college football. Amerson is in Orlando, Florida where the award will be presented tonight at 9 p.m. on ESPN.
David Amerson received the news on Monday afternoon. The NC State sophomore cornerback is one of three finalists for the 2011 Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to the top defensive back in college football.
The Louisiana Tech men's basketball team will be spending Thanksgiving weekend in Laramie, Wyo. to compete in the Jim Thorpe Classic against Maryland Eastern Shore, Portland State and Wyoming.
After they get their fill of turkey, Cowboy fans will have a chance to get their fill of basketball this weekend. The University of Wyoming men's basketball team will host Portland State, Maryland Eastern Shore and Louisiana Tech for the Jim Thorpe Classic on Friday-Sunday in the Arena-Auditorium.