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  1. 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
  2. Vitale's roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

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

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  3. Video results for "medal of freedom"

  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Penn State Nittany Lions' Joe Paterno nominated for nation's top ...

    Joe Paterno could add another honor to his trophy case -- and it doesn't get any more prestigious than this.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  16. Transcript of Obama's comments on Russell

    ESPNBoston.com

    In addition to making a push for the city of Boston to erect a statue of Bill Russell at the Medal of Freedom ceremony, President Barack Obama cited Russell as "someone who stood up for the rights and dignity of all men" -- not to mention calling him...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  17. C's on Medal recipient Russell

    Greg Payne

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesCeltics legend Bill Russell delivers his trademark laugh alongside president Barack Obama.WALTHAM, Mass. -- Celtics legend Bill Russell was among a group of 15 honorees awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Tuesday b...

    Blog | February 15, 2011