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Donovan considering running for U.S. Soccer chief - report

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SIOUXLAND ATHLETE: Six-time state CC qualifier eyes a second championship

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Iowa athlete praised for his sportsmanship

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Here are the road closures for the Rock n' Roll half marathon

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What North Carolina is saying after NCAA report released

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon Oct. 14 in downtown St. Louis

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon Oct. 14 in downtown St. Louis


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CROSS COUNTRY: SSC boys returning to state

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Donovan considering running for U.S. Soccer chief - report
(Reuters) - Former United States international Landon Donovan is considering running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF), Sports Illustrated reported on its website on Wednesday. Si.com reports that Donovan is "seriously considering" throwing his name into the mix for the election early next year. Current president Sunil Gulati has not yet said he was standing again but was expected to run for his fourth three-year term   Read More ...
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Donovan considering running for U.S. Soccer chief: report
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WIAA cross country: Sophomore Laura Beghin has raised the bar for Wisconsin Dells
As a freshman last year, Wisconsin Dells’ Laura Beghin finished second in the WIAA Division 2 state meet, crossing the line 15 seconds behind the champion. Just four years before that, Beghin had never run a cross country race in her life. A friend convinced her to go out for the team in sixth grade. Beghin didn’t think much of it then   Read More ...
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Badgers football: Jonathan Taylor far from only running back to step up big for Wisconsin this season
All eyes and attention, rightfully so, have honed in on Jonathan Taylor since the University of Wisconsin true freshman took over as the Badgers’ lead back in Week 2 against Florida Atlantic. He’s ripped off 200-plus yards in three of the five games since, scored 10 touchdowns this season and enters the seventh game of his career against Maryland on Saturday already in the thick of the Heisman Trophy race   Read More ...
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Cross Country: State berths on line as Aurora teams run in regionals
AURORA | Some Aurora teams and individual cross country runners have higher goals than others, but the idea is the same for all in Thursday’s regional competition: find a way to qualify for the state meet. There are two ways for city boys and girls runners to earn their way into the competition set for Oct. 28 at the Norris Penrose Events Center in Colorado Springs, either by a top-15 individual finish or as part of one of the top four teams in the final standings   Read More ...
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Cross Country: 2017 Class 5A/4A regional meet schedule
AURORA | Regional groups and schedules for the Class 5A and 4A cross country regionals involving Aurora teams scheduled for Oct. 19, 2017, at various sites: 2017 CLASS 5A/4A CROSS COUNTRY REGIONALS. 5A Region 1 (Oct. 19 at Northwest Open Spaces, girls 2 p.m., boys 3 p.m.) Aurora teams: Aurora Central, Eaglecrest, Smoky Hill; Other teams: Arapahoe, Arvada West, Chatfield, Columbine, Dakota Ridge, Denver East, FNE Warriors, Legend, Thornton   Read More ...
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Colorado cornerback/decathlete has NFL and Olympics on radar
BOULDER | Colorado junior cornerback Isaiah Oliver can run with the best of them. Same goes with high jump, hurdle, pole vault , shot put, long jump and throw the javelin . A multidimensional threat on the football field , Oliver also happens to be a rising decathlete in track and field. His goals one day are straightforward: cover elite receivers in the NFL and contend at the Olympics in the 10-event competition   Read More ...
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LeBron James named GQ's 'Greatest Living Athlete'
U.S. President Donald Trump, late boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert were among the people LeBron James discussed about in his interview with GQ. James was named GQ's 'Greatest Living Athlete' in the 60th anniversary celebration magazine edition.   Read More ...
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BC-FBC--Colorado-Oliver's Exploits,1st Ld-Writethru
BC-FBC--Colorado-Oliver's Exploits, 1st Ld-Writethru,818 Colorado cornerback/decathlete has NFL and Olympics on radar AP Photo CODZ101, CODZ102 (Eds: Links photos. With AP Photos.) Colorado cornerback Isaiah Oliver is a multidimensional threat on the football field. He also happens to be a rising decathlete in the world of track and field. One day Oliver hopes to play in the NFL and compete at the Olympics   Read More ...
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Spanish Olympic high jump champion Beitia announces retirement
MADRID (Reuters) - Olympic champion high jumper Ruth Beitia has retired from athletics due to persistent injuries, the Spaniard announced on Wednesday. “I’ve spent many years putting my body to 100 percent on many occasions and putting it to the limit on others,” Beitia told a news conference in her home city of Santander, accompanied by her coach Ramon Torralbo. “The situation we find ourselves in today is to tell you that we are calling time on our sporting life   Read More ...
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How Sam Ehlinger’s running production compares to past Texas QBs
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SkyView Academy cross country finishes on top in 3A Metro League Championship
The SkyView Academy Hawks stood atop the other 10 teams in the 3A Metro League Cross Country Championships on Friday, October 6. Hawks runners, Tyler Scholl, Jimmy Scavuzzo, Ryan Butler and Jordan Wilson all finished top 10 in the race, Scholl taking the first place with a time of 16:25 to beat Jefferson Academy runner Ryan Lehmuth (16:29). Senior Jimmy Scavuzzo finished 4th, Ryan Butler 6th, Jordan Wilson 8th, and to round out the scoring senior Tristan Lee crossed the finish line 24th   Read More ...
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SIOUXLAND ATHLETE: Six-time state CC qualifier eyes a second championship
VERMILLION, S.D. | After running several 5K races with her elementary school daughter, Maddie Lavin’s mother told her as a seventh-grader she was going to be on Vermillion’s cross country team. Little did her daughter know she would become a six-time state qualifier who would win the South Dakota Class A state title a year later and claim three runner-up finishes (2012, 2015, 2016)   Read More ...
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Motor racing: Usain Bolt to put Hamilton under starter's orders
LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, the “world’s fastest man”, will be putting Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton under starter’s orders for what could be a decisive U.S. Grand Prix this weekend. The eight-times Olympic gold-medalist sprinter, who retired after the world championships in London last August, has been enlisted to send the field off for the pre-race formation lap at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas   Read More ...
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With another new guy aboard, LSU's O-line searching for balance with a running game that's skewed outside
Without Garrett Brumfield, maybe Adrian Magee isn’t here. Here — as in the seventh man on a banged-up LSU offensive line, a guy who got the first start of his college career last week in the comeback win over Auburn. Surpassed on the depth chart once already this season, Magee did not let it happen again. His transition was a quick one   Read More ...
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Prep sports: Madison La Follette's Will Green among coaches in running for award
Through Nov. 14, people are able to vote for their favorite coach at TheMostValuableCoach.com, which will be part of how the winner is decided. The winning coach will receive a $50,000 donation to the charitable organization of their choosing or to their high school athletic department and a trip to Orlando, Florida, for on-field recognition at the Under Armour High School All-America Game   Read More ...
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Iowa athlete praised for his sportsmanship
Watch Waukee student Kyle Ruby stay at the finish line of a recent cross country meet and shake hands or high-five every single finisher. Iowa athlete praised for his sportsmanship Watch Waukee student Kyle Ruby stay at the finish line of a recent cross country meet and shake hands or high-five every single finisher. WEBVTT IT JUST KEEPS ON GOING.ALSO IN THE MORNING BUZZ TODAY,SOME GOOD NEWS TO SHARE   Read More ...
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Oakland A's start fund for young fan who wrote team about losing memorabilia in wildfires
The Oakland Athletics have set up a fund to help a young fan who wrote the team about losing all his memorabilia after wildfires destroyed his home. Loren Jade Smith, a 9-year-old from Santa Rosa, Calif., wrote a letter telling the team how he played baseball with his younger brother and how he lost his 17 A's jerseys and 10 hats   Read More ...
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Cyclists Ride Cross-Country To Raise Money For ALS Research
WELLESLEY (CBS) – The Wellesley High School girl’s basketball coach received a special achievement award this weekend. The achievement? Riding his bike cross country to raise money for ALS research. And he wasn’t alone. His father and a friend joined the journey that was filled with highs, and one very scary low. They started in Charlestown on July 31st and finished in Santa Monica on September 29th   Read More ...
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Michigan football: Running back Karan Higdon ready to do more vs. PSU
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Live updates: University of Louisville athletic association to vote on Rick Pitino's fate
The University of Louisville Athletic Association will meet Monday and is expected to vote on keeping or dismissing Pitino as basketball coach. Mary Ann Gerth/CJ. Buy Photo. Today begins what could prove to be one of the most tumultuous weeks in Louisville athletics history as the University of Louisville Athletic Association board will vote on the fate of men's basketball coach Rick Pitino this morning   Read More ...
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Pick the Statesman Journal Athlete of the Week
The Statesman Journal is announcing its Athlete of the Week nominees for this week. The winner is determined by reader voting, with the poll closing at noon Thursday. This week's winner will take part in next week's 2-Minute Drill video interview with the Statesman Journal. Here are the nominees: Tristin Savage, Dallas volleyball: The senior had 17 kills and four blocks in the Dragons' win against Silverton   Read More ...
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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program
Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska football fans longing to recapture the Cornhuskers’ glorious past can be assured that the school’s new athletic director knows his history. One of the first anecdotes Bill Moos told at his introductory news conference Sunday was about tuning into those classic Nebraska-Oklahoma games when he was growing up on a ranch in eastern Washington in the 1960s   Read More ...
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Jaguars Insider: ‘Front-running’ team unable to rally against Rams
They are a team that teases, capable of blowing out teams on the road via dominant defense and a rugged run game. They are a team that is flawed, capable of producing three losses that can all be described as clunkers. Most of all, the Jaguars are Team Can’t Win Two Straight. A topsy-turvy season continued Sunday with a 27-17 loss to the upstart Los Angeles Rams   Read More ...
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Marine who lost legs in Afghanistan running 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days
BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. military veteran who lost both legs in Afghanistan is running 31 marathons in 31 cities — in 31 days. Jones grew up in Lovettsville, Virginia. He lost his legs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device in 2010 while on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. The 32-year-old Jones also is a competitive rower who medaled in the 2012 Paralympics and has cycled across the U   Read More ...
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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program
Nebraska named Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program on Sunday. University officials announced the pick less than four weeks after firing Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go Sept. 21, the week after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. Moos was announced as his replacement less than 24 hours after Nebraska was routed 56-14 by Ohio State in Lincoln   Read More ...
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Cross country: Newburyport’s Sam Acquaviva rolls to Class A victory in Bay State Invitational
WRENTHAM — Sam Acquaviva spent the 2016 cross country season chasing teammate and Division 2 All-State champion Jack Carleo in races and workouts. With the graduation of Carleo, Acquaviva has taken Newburyport’s No. 1 position and, no pun intended, run with it. The Clippers junior captured the first big race of his career yesterday, roaring away from a small pack halfway through the 3   Read More ...
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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program
LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska has hired Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program. University officials announced the pick on Sunday, less than four weeks after firing AD Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go the day after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. His replacement was named the day after Nebraska was routed in Lincoln by Ohio State   Read More ...
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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program | The Kansas City Star
Nebraska named Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program on Sunday. University officials announced the pick less than four weeks after firing Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go Sept. 21, the week after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. Moos was announced as his replacement less than 24 hours after Nebraska was routed 56-14 by Ohio State in Lincoln   Read More ...
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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska named Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program on Sunday. University officials announced the pick less than four weeks after firing Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go Sept. 21, the week after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. Moos was announced as his replacement less than 24 hours after Nebraska was routed 56-14 by Ohio State in Lincoln   Read More ...
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BC-FBC--Nebraska Athletic Director
,130 Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. Nebraska has chosen Washington State athletics director Bill Moos to head its sports program. University officials announced the pick on Sunday, less than four weeks after firing Shawn Eichorst from the position and one day after the Husker football team's blowout loss to Ohio State   Read More ...
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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to head its sports program. University officials announced the pick on Sunday, less than four weeks after firing AD Shawn Eichorst. Eichorst was let go the day after the Cornhuskers football team lost to Northern Illinois at home. His replacement was named the day after Nebraska was routed in Lincoln by Ohio State   Read More ...
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Gameday: Patriots at Jets updates
Inactives For the Patriots, cornerback Stephon Gilmore, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker Harvey Langi, cornerback Eric Rowe, offensive linemen Cole Croston and Cameron Fleming, and linebacker David Harris (the former Jet). For the Jets, quarterback Christian Hackenberg, running back Bilal Powell, cornerback Derrick Jones, linebacker Freddie Bishop, linebacker Obum Gwacham, center Jonotthan Harrison, and tight end Jordan Leggett. Welcome to Gameday The Patriots and Jets enter Sunday’s game with a share of the lead in the AFC East   Read More ...
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2017 Detroit marathon has begun!
To a throbbing rock-music beat, the wail of the starting horn and the cheers of thousands of runners and walkers, it’s under way – the 2017 Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon. The 40th-annual running of the Detroit marathon began as scheduled at 7 a.m. as the first wave of thousands of marathoners and half marathoners left the starting gate on West Fort Street just west of Cass   Read More ...
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Here are the road closures for the Rock n' Roll half marathon
KUSA - Thousands of people will take to Denver’s streets Sunday morning to compete in the Rock n’ Roll half marathon. The 13.1 mile race winds through downtown before heading up to City Park. There’s a 10k as well. Expect multiple road closures – mainly between 6:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last runner has passed and all of the support materials have been removed, according to the race’s website   Read More ...
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Sumner coach asked more of his star athlete. He got it in Tre Weed’s big game against Bellarmine
Keith Ross sees so much ability in Tre Weed – as much as anybody he’s ever seen in the 20 years Ross been in the Sumner High School football program. He pulled Weed aside earlier this week. The senior athlete leads the 10th-ranked Spartans in receiving, interceptions and is just behind Ben Wilson in rushing, but Ross knows he could do even more   Read More ...
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A conversation with Kingsway cross-country's Joe Grandizio
Kingsway senior Joe Grandizio is one of South Jersey’s top cross-country runners. As a junior, he won the South Jersey Open and the Gloucester County championships and took second in the South Jersey Group 4 meet. He took third in the Varsity B race at the Shore Coaches Invitational on Oct. 7 at Holmdel Park. He looms as a runner to watch in the South Jersey Group 4 sectionals and the state Group 4 championships and Meet of Champions   Read More ...
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In epic football scorefest, Bartlett beats Chugiak 75-62 in state semifinals
Buy This Photo The final score in Friday night's Division I state semifinal game between Chugiak and Bartlett was more akin to a basketball game than a high-stakes football showdown. The Golden Bears were carried by an unstoppable running game led by running back Jontay Edwards and his 402 yards and seven touchdowns — numbers more likely to be seen in a game of Madden than on a high school field   Read More ...
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Olympic sports: Cross-country transfer earns second straight win for No. 3 Lobo women
.... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........MADISON, Wis. — Having sat out last year, University of New Mexico cross country sophomore Ednah Kurgat may have fallen off the radar in her sport. But she is making herself known again. Kurgat emphatically won the women’s race at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational on Friday, and the third-ranked Lobo women may have found a fifth runner to complement their stellar top four en route to claiming the team title   Read More ...
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What North Carolina is saying after NCAA report released
The University of North Carolina sent out a press release on Friday with statements from athletics director Bubba Cunningham, football coach Larry Fedora, women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and men’s basketball coach Roy Williams with their official comments on the findings of the NCAA report that was released earlier in the day. Here are those statements: Director of athletics Bubba Cunningham: “We are glad the case is over, and appreciate the time and effort the Committee members took in examining the complete record of this case   Read More ...
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