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  1. Charlie Sifford takes spot among golf's greats -- golf

    Farrell Evans

    Charlie Sifford took his rightful place among the greats from his era after being just the third golfer ever to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House ceremony, ESPN.com's Farrell Evans writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2014
  2. Charlie Sifford's legacy honored by a nation -- golf

    Farrell Evans

    Charlie Sifford's biggest contributions to civil rights in America didn't come in the streets. He's receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his ability to promote equality inside the ropes, ESPN.com's Farrell Evans writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
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  4. Charlie Sifford to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    The White House announced Monday that Charlie Sifford, the first black golfer to join the PGA Tour, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  5. Cubs to honor Banks on Tuesday night

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs will honor Hall of Famer Ernie Banks in a pregame ceremony on Tuesday night for receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the team announced on Tuesday morning. Before the Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds former team...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  6. Vitale's roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale talks about the sport he loves, college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Obama honors UNC's Smith

    Andy Katz

    1. The Presidential Medal of Freedom award for former North Carolina coach Dean Smith was an honor well deserved. The recognition by President Barack Obama, like those before him since President John F. Kennedy created the award, is meant to be for i...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  8. Ernie Banks, Dean Smith to get Presidential Medal of Freedom awar...

    Andy Katz

    President Barack Obama announced Thursday that Hall of Famers Ernie Banks and Dean Smith are among those who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  9. Former Tennessee Lady Volunteers coach Pat Summitt among Medal of...

    Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats Tuesday, including rocker Bob Dylan, astronaut John Glenn and novelist Toni

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  10. Pat Summitt awarded Medal of Freedom

    Mechelle Voepel

    Pat Summitt will always be measured by her stats. But it's the lives she affected -- including President Obama's own daughters' -- that Tuesday's Medal of Freedom really stands for.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  11. Tennessee Lady Volunteers coach Holly Warlick says she's prepared...

    Holly Warlick has her work cut out for her as Tennessee's new women's basketball coach.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  12. Pat Summitt to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    The White House says former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  13. Pat Summitt says it was 'privilege' to coach Tennessee Lady Volun...

    A relaxed and smiling Pat Summitt said it's been a "great ride" and it is the right time for her to step down after coaching the Tennessee Lady Vols for nearly four decades.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  14. Cutler's legend grows from the sidelines

    Melissa Isaacson

    LAKE FOREST -- Rumor has it that the Nobel Prize panel is considering Jay Cutler as a recipient. The Presidential Medal of Freedom can't be far behind. But really, after they write songs about you, how much better can it get? Read the full stor...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  15. Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler still has much to prove on the field

    Melissa Isaacson

    Jay Cutler's value is obvious. But let him prove his legend on the field.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  16. Senators withdraw Joe Paterno's name for presidential medal

    Along with his job as head football coach at Penn State, Joe Paterno may also lose a shot at the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  17. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Getting closer to game day ... Penn State looks for a much-needed signature win. Weather is forcing Penn State to close some grass parking lots around Beaver Stadium. JoePa is nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Lions assistant Jay P...

    Blog | September 08, 2011