wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120928/SPORTS/120929759/196/features wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:22:04 +0000 Sports update: Phil Jackson seeking NY Knicks coach, says it won't be him http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429848/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429848/0/features Sports update: Spurs' Gregg Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429875/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429875/0/features Sports update: NY Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson after lost season http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429931/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429931/0/features Sports update: NCAA committee approves expanded meal allowance http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419666/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:55:30 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419666/0/features Sports update: Hoisting the Stanley Cup without hot goalie hard to do http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419779/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419779/0/features Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:33:36 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796/0/features A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers’ muscle strength and decrease their risk [...]]]> Sports update: Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419823/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419823/0/features Sports update: Bill Haas grabs Masters lead with 68, Adam Scott in the mix http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419896/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419896/0/features Sports update: 8-year-old girl befriended by Michigan State hoops star dies http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409620/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409620/0/features Sports update: NBA rumors swirl around Kentucky coach John Calipari http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409673/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409673/0/features A League of Her Own: Cinderella stories http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409695/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:10:22 +0000 By Heather Harris More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409695/0/features Because, let’s be honest, Cinderella did little to help her cause. She was already a beauty, dressed in rags. All it took was a fairy godmother to doll her up. It was only in her beautiful gown that she was able to turn the prince’s head.
I have my doubts that he was that great [...]]]>
Sports update: Connecticut, Kentucky ready to meet for NCAA title http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409704/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409704/0/features Sports update: Complete Final Four preview http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409759/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409759/0/features Sports update: Ralph Wilson's widow takes team control http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140409786/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140409786/0/features Sports Update: College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409860/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409860/0/features Sports Update: Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140401/NEWS/140409961/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140401/NEWS/140409961/0/features SPORTS UPDATE: MLB uses expanded replay 1st time, call confirmed http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339930/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:02:53 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339930/0/features Sports update: Philadelphia 76ers on cusp of NBA record 27th straight loss http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329665/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329665/0/features Sports update: Your complete guide to the Sweet Sixteen http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329695/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:01:48 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329695/0/features Kent Bush: How important is a team name? http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329741/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:04:15 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329741/0/features I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team’s racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team’s mascot. [...]]]>
wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120928/SPORTS/120929759/196/features wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:22:05 +0000 Christopher Mele: Taking a white-knuckle spin on an Olympic bobsled run http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219916/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:23:03 +0000 By Christopher Mele More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219916/0/features So it was an unnatural feeling to have this gray sphere snugly nested around my noggin as I, along with my childhood friend, Pedro Rosado, prepared to hurtle ourselves on the bobsled run at the Mount Van Hoevenberg winter Olympic complex in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Our goal was to discover what bobsledders competing in Sochi might feel like.
Thanks to the New York Olympic Regional Development Authority, which runs [...]]]>
Oak Duke: Learn about deer by tracking them in the snow http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140205/NEWS/140209855/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:28:11 +0000 By Oak Duke More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140205/NEWS/140209855/0/features But with it, when it settles fresh on the forest floor and adjacent fields, deer write their story on a new piece of paper for us to read.
It's a true story. But where we have to read, understanding is not just handed to us. There are exaggerations, understatements, mistakes and incomprehension to trip us up. [...]]]>
Paul Jannace: The calm before the Super Bowl storm http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139918/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:41:44 +0000 By Paul Jannace More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139918/0/features All media obligations are over and it's all about the football game now.
The head coaches went through their final press conferences Friday morning, somehow filling up time by saying pretty much the same stuff they have been saying all week.
The week following the conference championship games are all about preparation. The talk is about the previous victory with an early look ahead to the next opponent.
Super [...]]]>
Peyton Manning needs no more validation http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129708/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:29:34 +0000 By Paul A. Jannace http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129708/0/features If you say "Michael" it could be understood that you're referring to Michael Jordan. The name "Peyton" has that same power.
Peyton Manning is a true living legend who may put a lasting stamp on an extraordinary career. Manning has collected five MVP awards to go with seven first-team All-Pro selections, but there are some who believe he still needs to validate the gaudy stats.
Manning has the one Super Bowl championship, but there are [...]]]>
Seattle star Marshawn Lynch leaves Buffalo behind http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129714/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:02:38 +0000 By Paul A. Jannace http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140129/NEWS/140129714/0/features Lynch had an obligation and did what he needed to do — sort of.
After barely six minutes in front of the microphone, Lynch abruptly ended his Media Day session.
Of course, that's about six minutes more than he spoke to the media this season, earning himself a $50,000 fine.
"You say ‘hut' and there's action," said Lynch. "All the unnecessary talk, it don't do nothing for me. I appreciate that people want to hear from me, but I just [...]]]>
Paul Jannace: Where’s Media Day? Waldo knows http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129726/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:22:25 +0000 By Paul Jannace http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140128/NEWS/140129726/0/features The funny thing is, many of these "characters" are doing the same thing but also want to draw some attention to themselves, their publication, or network.
The 2014 Super Bowl Media Day champion goes to Waldo.
A man dressed as Waldo walked around the Prudential Center taking photos with people [...]]]>
Paul Jannace: The ultimate game comes to the mecca http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129793/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:23:26 +0000 By Paul Jannace http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140127/NEWS/140129793/0/features Even in New York City, you can sense hype. A few blocks from where the ball drops for the new year stands the Super Bowl media center.
It's essentially controlled chaos, with media from all over the world converge for a week to cover a football game.
Of course, the Super Bowl has become much larger than a single football game.
The only ones who view this as a football game are the ones playing in it. [...]]]>