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Bluffton to play baseball despite player deaths

Updated: March 20, 2007, 4:32 PM ET
Associated Press

BLUFFTON, Ohio -- Bluffton University will play baseball this season despite the deaths of five players who were killed when the team bus toppled off an overpass.

"It's important they get back on the field and do what they love," athletic director Phill Talavinia said Tuesday.

School president James Harder said the players met daily the last week to talk about whether to play. More than anything, he said, they were concerned about the feelings of the families who lost sons. No one ...

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