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USA Football unveils council to oversee developmental model

USA Football has introduced the council that will oversee the implementation of its Football Development Model for the sport. The FDM, part of the overall American Development Model for athletes backed by the U.S. Olympic Committee, is a first of its kind framework to help parents, coaches and program leaders provide what players need to … Continue reading USA Football unveils council to oversee developmental model

DURHAM, N.C. | No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what’s next after knee injury

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too. All because of a freak injury to arguably the most exciting player in college basketball in the opening minute of the sport’s … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what’s next after knee injury

DURHAM, N.C. | Obama arrives for North Carolina-Duke matchup

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has arrived at Cameron Indoor Stadium for top-ranked Duke’s game against No. 8 North Carolina. Obama entered the arena about 30 minutes before tipoff Wednesday night, slapping high-fives with the Cameron Crazies behind one basket as they chanted his name. Obama is a noted college basketball fan … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Obama arrives for North Carolina-Duke matchup

DURHAM, N.C. | Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils’ opening possession Wednesday night. While describing the sprain as mild and the knee as stable, coach Mike Krzyzewski said he doesn’t know how … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

SAN DIEGO | San Diego State stuns Caroline, No. 6 Nevada 65-57

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeremy Hemsley and Devin Watson scored 15 points apiece for San Diego State, which shut down Jordan Caroline and stunned cold-shooting No. 6 Nevada 65-57 Wednesday night, beating the Wolf Pack for the third straight time. Jalen McDaniels added 10 points for SDSU (17-9, 9-4 Mountain West), which won for the … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | San Diego State stuns Caroline, No. 6 Nevada 65-57

DURHAM, N.C | With Zion injured, No. 8 UNC routs No. 1 Duke 88-72

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak injury to freshman sensation Zion Williamson, finishing with 30 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 8 North Carolina past No. 1 Duke 88-72 on Wednesday night. A star-studded crowd that included former President Barack Obama, Spike Lee and Hall of Fame outfielder … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | With Zion injured, No. 8 UNC routs No. 1 Duke 88-72

DURHAM, N.C | Duke star Williamson limps off after shoe appears to break

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson left top-ranked Duke’s rivalry game against No. 8 North Carolina 36 seconds in after his shoe appeared to break. The issue with Williamson’s Nike shoe emerged during the Blue Devils’ opening possession Wednesday night, which ended with him on the floor near the free-throw line. He walked … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | Duke star Williamson limps off after shoe appears to break

MEXICO CITY | A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They were screaming one word that translates in any language at the Mexico Championship. “Tiger!” Tiger Woods eventually walked by on … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods