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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 | Duke star Williamson injures knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils’ opening possession. Williamson grabbed his right knee in pain after slipping awkwardly and falling when his left shoe fell apart as he planted … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | Duke star Williamson injures knee after Nike shoe blows out

Oakland, CA: LeBron James sitting out for Lakers against Warriors

OAKLAND, CA (AP) — LeBron James was ruled out for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Golden State Warriors, two days after he returned from a 17-game absence with a strained left groin he hurt at Oracle Arena on Christmas night. Coach Luke Walton made the announcement about James’ “load management” some 80 minutes before … Continue reading Oakland, CA: LeBron James sitting out for Lakers against Warriors

Maribor, Slovenia: Shiffrin takes big lead in World Cup slalom

MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin built a lead of a full second on Saturday in the opening run of the final women’s World Cup slalom before the world championships. The American two-time overall champion had a near-flawless run on the Radvanje course to lead main rival Petra Vlhova of Slovakia by 1.00. Anna Swenn … Continue reading Maribor, Slovenia: Shiffrin takes big lead in World Cup slalom

New York: Risk or reward: Knicks eye free agency after Porzingis trade

NEW YORK, NY (AP) — The New York Knicks traded away one star for the chance to sign two. If it works, and Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving bring the playoffs back to New York, it will have been the deal that finally got the Knicks moving toward the top after years of running in … Continue reading New York: Risk or reward: Knicks eye free agency after Porzingis trade

Missouri News: Missouri to appeal what it calls ‘unjust’ NCAA penalties

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) — Barry Odom had every reason to believe Missouri’s football program was finally on the right track. The Tigers were coming off their second consecutive bowl appearance.  He had just signed a contract extension to remain coach through 2024.  Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant announced he would finish his career with the … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri to appeal what it calls ‘unjust’ NCAA penalties

NASCAR: Trio of NASCAR Hall of Famers forever linked by tragedy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A pair of aviation accidents in a span of 102 days altered NASCAR by claiming two stars in their prime. Alan Kulwicki and Davey Allison died just over three months apart during the 1993 season, which also happened to be Jeff Gordon’s rookie year.  Kulwicki was the reigning Cup champion at … Continue reading NASCAR: Trio of NASCAR Hall of Famers forever linked by tragedy

St Louis News: Americas Rallycross coming to Gateway Motorsports Park July 13-14

ARX will be GMP’s first-ever rallycross event and Supercar doubleheader ST LOUIS, MO – Jan. 31, 2019 – Americas Rallycross (ARX) today announced its 2019 schedule which includes an inaugural event at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.  The inaugural ARX rallycross event at GMP is scheduled for July 13-14. ARX is a North American-based … Continue reading St Louis News: Americas Rallycross coming to Gateway Motorsports Park July 13-14