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  1. Wofford Invites 84-Year-Old Veteran To Serve As Coach For A Day

    D'Arcy Maine

    Service men and women across the country were deservedly honored on Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, ceremonies and other tributes. However, one very special Korean War veteran received the dream of a lifetime -- an opportunity to coach a colleg...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Dan Murphy

    We missed Veterans' Day by about eight hours, but I think we've got time for one more pride-swelling story of patriotism to tee up the links this morning. 1.Many football teams like to carry American flags with them on to the field on Saturdays. F...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  3. Recent Veterans Still Struggle To Find Work

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are mostly over. But many recent veterans now face a new challenge: getting a civilian job. The unemployment rate for veterans -- in this case, defined as anyone who served on active duty in the armed forces -- was...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  4. View from NYC: deGrom parades with vets

    Adam Rubin

    Courtesy of New York MetsA day after winning the NL Rookie of the Year Award, Jacob deGrom participated in Tuesday's Veterans Day Parade with wife Stacey in New York. The couple was married Saturday....

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  5. Snapshot: Rondo's Veterans Day socks

    Chris Forsberg

    Chris Forsberg/ESPN BostonRajon Rondo's socks in honor of Veterans Day on Tuesday.WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo sported sported some red, white and blue socks at Tuesday's practice in honor of Veterans Day. "The socks are for ...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  6. College Football: Honoring Veterans


    Photo Gallery | Conversation | November 09, 2014
  7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson takes action on behalf of...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Having grown up in a military household, Vincent Jackson has made helping service members' families cope with separation an off-field priority, writes Pat Yasinskas.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  8. ICYMI: Belichick's beginnings

    In case you missed it over the weekend, it's worth 4 minutes of your time on Veterans Day to check out this "SportsCenter" feature (video above) on how Patriots coach Bill Belichick's late father, Steve, shaped him as both a man and a football coach....

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  9. NASCAR - Former Army chopper crew chief Chris Clayton is living t...

    Marty Smith

    Chris Clayton went from being a crew chief on a CH-47 Chinook to crewing on race cars for Hendrick Motorsports. It's a dream come true for Clayton, who thinks of his military brothers often.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  10. Military veterans offered free Fenway tours

    In honor of Veterans Day, the Red Sox will offer veterans and active duty members of the military free tours of Fenway Park on Monday. Ballpark tours depart at the top of the hour starting at 10 a.m. The last 60-minute tour departs at 5 p.m. Tic...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  11. Toby Keith featured on Veterans Day

    ESPN Music

    Toby Keith's song "American Soldier" will be featured as ESPN salutes those who have served our country -- past and present -- on Veterans Day. Here's a link to the song and the album: "American Soldier" from the "Shock 'n Y'all" album. (iTunes |...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  12. Veterans Day 2013 -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera still has...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who grew up on Army bases, makes time for soldiers and veterans.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  13. Real Madrid down Manchester United on veterans day

    Richard Jolly, Old Trafford

    Richard Jolly experienced a real blast from a past as Man Utd and Real Madrid's 'legends' teams did battle at Old Trafford.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2013
  14. Bikes over Baghdad takes BMX to the Middle East - ESPN The Magazi...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    In ESPN The Magazine, Alyssa Roenigk takes readers to undisclosed military bases in the Middle East fr a Bikes Over Baghdad BMX show.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  15. Cowboys Stadium in talks to host four-game college basketball eve...

    Todd Archer

    Cowboys Stadium is in talks to host four games to be played simultaneously on Veterans Day weekend next year.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  16. Veterans Day special for Bernard James

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- His teammates call him "Sarge," but it's no ordinary nickname for rookie Bernard James. The 6-foot-10 forward/center served as a former Staff Sergeant in the Air Force for six years before beginning his basketball career. "I've been thr...

    Blog | November 12, 2012