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The best sports bras for all sizes – Fox News

Sunday, July 30, 2017

AA-A Cup: Reebok CrossFit Front Rack Sports Bra, $45; at Reebok (sizes XS-XL) A post shared by Reebok Women (@reebokwomen) on Mar 16, 2017 at 6:38am PDT Curvy girls aren’t the only ones who need support while exercising, but unfortunately, many smaller sports bras offer little (if any). Reebok’s selection, which includes styles for low, medium and high-impact activity, is one exception. We love the brand’s fashion-forward CrossFit Front…

Cycling: why it’s as easy as riding a bike – The Guardian

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Summer is often the time we decide to get back on our bike – perhaps for the first time in a while. For most people there simply isn’t room in daily life – either we live too far from work, the roads are busy or it’s raining – but cycling on holiday is appealing, even if it is something we do only once a year. So how is it that…

It’s Baseball Hall of Fame Day – SB Nation

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Today is one of the biggest days of the entire year on the baseball calendar. No, don’t worry, it’s not the trade deadline. That’s still Monday — you didn’t sleep through an entire day. No, today is the day the newest class will be inducted at Cooperstown. Every winter (and really, all year long) we debate who deserves to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame. These debates get intense…

Burlington Baseball Hall for Fame to enshrine four new honorees – Journal Times

Sunday, July 30, 2017

If You Go WHAT: A ceremony honoring the 2017 inductees into the Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame WHEN: 1 p.m., Sunday, July 16 WHERE: Ginger Beaumont Field, 595 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington

Communities banking on mega youth sports complexes – Sacramento Bee

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Youth sports travel is scoring big as communities across the United States build multisport complexes crammed with state-of-the-art fields, rinks and courts in hopes of drawing not only tournaments for kids crazy about sports – but also parents who spend big on transportation, hotels, food and family entertainment. All across the country, communities are reinventing themselves as youth sports travel destinations, following a model that Disney helped launch 20 years…

Cycling: why it’s as easy as riding a bike – The Guardian

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Summer is often the time we decide to get back on our bike – perhaps for the first time in a while. For most people there simply isn’t room in daily life – either we live too far from work, the roads are busy or it’s raining – but cycling on holiday is appealing, even if it is something we do only once a year. So how is it that…

Caeleb Dressel becomes first ever to win three gold medals in one night at worlds – The Guardian

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming. After pulling off an unprecedented Triple Crown at swimming’s world championships, it’s time to take on the legacy of Michael Phelps. The 20-year-old Dressel established himself as America’s newest star of the pool Saturday, becoming the first swimmer to win three gold medals on a single night at either the worlds or the Olympics. Not even Phelps managed such an audacious feat. Dressel…

Arkansas youth baseball carries on despite thieves – Washington Times

Sunday, July 30, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Tony and Katrina Dunnick needed a moment to catch their breath as they stood in the parking lot of Lamar Porter Field. The husband and wife looked at two holes cut by thieves in the park’s metal fence. Those thieves stole equipment and trashed the concession stand. “This won’t stop us from playing,” Katrina Dunnick said as kids walked through the larger hole to the…

Baseball notes: Mariners’ Mitch Haniger leaves game after getting hit in face by 95 mph pitch – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger was hit in the face by a 95 mph pitch from New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom on Saturday at Safeco Field but appeared to avoid a major injury. DeGrom’s fastball tailed quickly at the end and Haniger was unable to turn away in time. He crumpled to the ground and received attention from the training staff for several minutes before leaving the field under…

Baseball Hall of Fame 2017 induction ceremony at Cooperstown: How to watch, live stream info – CBSSports.com

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies take place on Sunday, July 30 in Cooperstown, N.Y.  BBWAA selections Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez will be inducted alongside decorated executive John Schuerholz and former commissioner Bud Selig, who were chosen by the Today’s Game era committee. As well, Rachel Robinson received the Hall of Fame’s Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, Claire Smith received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award…

Round-tripper impacts COC baseball coach – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The images of five-passenger motorbikes and kids playing baseball with plastic bottles and sticks so seared themselves into Chris Cota’s memory that the longtime College of the Canyons baseball coach couldn’t help but relay the scenes to members of his summer school class recently after returning from a trip to the Dominican Republic. On July 10, Cota flew five hours to Miami, Florida, and then…

Baseball notes: Mariners’ Mitch Haniger leaves game after getting hit in face by 95 mph pitch – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger was hit in the face by a 95 mph pitch from New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom on Saturday at Safeco Field but appeared to avoid a major injury. DeGrom’s fastball tailed quickly at the end and Haniger was unable to turn away in time. He crumpled to the ground and received attention from the training staff for several minutes before leaving the field under…

Saunders: Cooperstown, where baseball stars — known and unknown — shine bright – The Denver Post

Sunday, July 30, 2017

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A constellation of stars gathered here this weekend. So many, in fact, that it’s enough to make a baseball fan’s head spin and his heart race. Over there, having lunch on the patio of the famed Otesaga Resort Hotel, is Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, looking like he could still melt a batter with his glowering stare and then strike him out with his slider….

US Open of Surfing turns Huntington Beach into hotbed of extreme sports – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Vans U.S. Open of Surfing arrived on Huntington Beach this weekend, turning the seaside city into an extreme-sports fan paradise featuring some of the best surfers, skateboarders and BMX riders from across the globe. The festival, which runs through Aug. 6, kicked off early Saturday morning with the first round of heats in the junior men’s division. Though the summer months typically produce sporadic wave forecasts, many are excited…

Claire Smith, a Pioneer in Sports Writing, Is Honored at Cooperstown – New York Times

Sunday, July 30, 2017

It was before that, during her years with The Hartford Courant as a pioneering, full-time female baseball beat writer covering the Yankees, that Smith met the most resistance from players and officials. But not from that era’s tumultuous Yanks, she said with a laugh. “They hardly noticed me,” she said, “because they were holding on for dear life.” Instead, her greatest challenge came from the San Diego Padres during their…

Celebrities from entertainment and sports icons show up for El Clasico Miami – Miami Herald

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Hard Rock Stadium was definitely the place to be in Miami on Saturday night. Among the 67,000 fans in the building were many familiar faces, including pregnant tennis star Serena Williams; NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Draymond Green and DaMarcus Cousins; rapper Drake; hip-hop artist French Montana; Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima; Brazilian pro skateboarder Leticia Bufoni; former NFL star Terrell Owens; and more than 40 Dolphins players. The Dolphins contingent included…

A vegan diet helps them win – but are sports stars committed to the cause? – The Guardian

Sunday, July 30, 2017

At 3pm next Saturday the world’s first and only vegan football club will make sporting history when they play in the Football League for the first time. Forest Green Rovers, who were founded in the 19th century by a man named Peach, and play in green at the appropriately named New Lawn, take on Barnet – the Bees – in their first fixture in League Two. They will use their…

Two killed in stampede at South Africa soccer stadium – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Fans at a soccer match in a South African stadium that hosted the 2010 World Cup final tried to push through the gates on Saturday, causing a stampede that killed two people. One person was critically injured and 16 others had minor injuries in the accident at FNB Stadium in the Soweto area of Johannesburg, the stadium management said in a statement. It said management is conducting an investigation with…

Olympics: Ready to put injury-riddled seasons behind him, new dad Ted Ligety takes aim at more medals – Salt Lake Tribune

Saturday, July 29, 2017

It’s an Olympics year, and the 32-year-old alpine ski racing star has plenty to prove not only to himself, but the world that he’s still a leader of the pack. Not only as the defending giant slalom gold medalist, but as one of the sport’s premier talents who has been dealt setback after setback the last three seasons. Ligety was forced to cut short last season’s…

Soccer’s El Clásico Comes to Miami. So Does the Circus. – New York Times

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The uniqueness of it all is palpable. It was the first time this storied matchup between Spain’s two most prominent soccer teams, the rivalry known as El Clásico, has been played on American soil. Indeed, it was only the second occasion the rivals have met outside Spain; the last was in 1982, during a postseason tournament in Venezuela that was, bizarrely, shoehorned in before that summer’s World Cup back in…