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US youth soccer players told: Don’t head the ball – CNN

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Related: How can we keep young soccer players safe? “Some of the youth members joining in the initiative do not have direct authority at the local level to require the adaption of the rules,” U.S. Soccer said in a statement, explaining it’s up to individual associations to adopt the new policy. “Although they are only recommendations, they are based on the advice of the U.S. Soccer medical committee, and therefore…

NASCAR announces 2016 Camping World Truck Series schedule – Nascar

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

RELATED: Buy tickets now | 2016 schedules for top two national seriesMORE: Highlights of the 2016 schedules   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2015) — NASCAR today announced the 2016 schedule for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, which features 21 tracks hosting 23 events in the U.S. and Canada. As with the previously announced NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series schedules, agreements have also been reached with the tracks to…

Russia must be banned from the Olympics and beyond… if even one Russian … – Daily Mail

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

WADA report released on Monday revealed huge scale of Russian doping  Those fighting war on drugs have been betrayed by Russia and the IAAF Athletics is lost if any Russians are allowed to compete at 2016 Olympics A ban is needed until it is proven that Russian athletes are running clean They have already corrupted the London 2012 Olympics with doping  Lord Coe has finally woken up to the scale…

Making A Family: South Windsor Teacher Adopts Haitian Siblings Including … – Hartford Courant

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

SOUTH WINDSOR — At the orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where South Windsor junior Daniel Eddy and his sisters Edeline and Shelove lived, the electricity came and went. On Barbara Eddy’s final night at the orphanage during a mission trip in 2010, the lights stayed on. “You could never count on there being electricity, but there was electricity that night,” Eddy, a high school English teacher, said Saturday, remembering the night…

After rehabilitation, the best of Michael Phelps may lie ahead – Sports Illustrated

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

An abridged version of this story appears in the Nov. 16, 2015, issue of Sports Illustrated. To subscribe, click here. For almost five days in the fall of 2014, the most decorated Olympian in history lay curled in a fetal position in his Baltimore home, crestfallen and fearful, embarrassed at his behavior and uncertain of his future. Over three Olympics, from 2004 through ’12, Michael Phelps had won 18 gold medals and 22 medals…

Arrest of Jose Reyes May Test Baseball’s New Domestic Violence Policy – New York Times

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Russia Demands Evidence in Sports Doping Scandal – Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MOSCOW—Russia defended itself on Tuesday against accusations of a deeply rooted culture of cheating and state-sponsored doping in track and field in the wake of a searing report by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov suggested that the report, released by a WADA commission tasked with investigating allegations of widespread doping in Russian track and field, offered insufficient proof. “If particular…

CBS Sports 128: Clemson holds at No. 1, Oklahoma State makes huge leap – CBSSports.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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BASEBALL: Former REV, RCC standout Hanson dies – Press-Enterprise

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

BASEBALL: Former REV, RCC standout Hanson dies Share Pin It More Galleries Tommy Hanson, a former Redlands East Valley High School and Riverside City College baseball standout who went on to pitch in the major leagues, died Monday night in Atlanta after falling into a coma. He was 29 years old. Hanson, who pitched five seasons in the majors, reportedly fell into a coma due to multiple organ failure…

Baseball’s hypocritical marijuana rules leave Cardinals prospect high and dry – Yahoo Sports

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

One of baseball’s best prospects got suspended for 50 games Monday. He did not drive drunk. He did not hit a woman. He did not cheat in a game. He did something legal in four states, decriminalized in 16 and completely endorsed this time next year, when he’s on a major league roster. Reefer madness is alive and well in baseball. Alex Reyes, a 100-mph-throwing starter in the St. Louis…

HomeCould ‘Baseball Aliyah’ Help Jumpstart American Pastime in Israel? – Forward

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Baseball is known as the national pastime of the United States. The same cannot be said in Israel, but a new program enlisting American Jewish ballplayers is aimed at honing the skills of Israeli hopefuls and elevating the game in the Jewish state. The Israel Association of Baseball is hoping its “Israel Baseball Experience” program, importing the American players for five months starting in January to play in the top…

One of the top prospects in baseball was just suspended 50 games – CBSSports.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Josh Donaldson earns 2 more awards for 2015 baseball performance – AL.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson continues to reap awards for his 2015 season. On Monday night at the Players Choice Awards, Donaldson received the 2015 Player of the Year Award and the American League Outstanding Player Award. Donaldson was a baseball and football star at Faith Academy in Mobile and played baseball at Auburn. The Players Choice Awards are presented by the Major League Baseball Players Trust, the…

Drugs Pervade Sport in Russia, World Anti-Doping Agency Report Finds – New York Times

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Baseball’s hypocritical marijuana rules leave Cardinals prospect high and dry – Yahoo Sports

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

One of baseball’s best prospects got suspended for 50 games Monday. He did not drive drunk. He did not hit a woman. He did not cheat in a game. He did something legal in four states, decriminalized in 16 and completely endorsed this time next year, when he’s on a major league roster. Reefer madness is alive and well in baseball. Alex Reyes, a 100-mph-throwing starter in the St. Louis…

Missouri shows the real power of big-time sports – Washington Post

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

For several weeks, the flames of racial tension were evident at the University of Missouri. They intensified one disturbing incident at a time, fanned by aloof campus leadership, not taken seriously until students and faculty resorted to anger and protest. Yet this movement didn’t become a national controversy until a 4-5 football team stood up and utilized its most untapped resource: the spotlight. In big-time, big-money athletics, the center stage…

US Soccer, Resolving Lawsuit, Will Limit Headers for Youth Players – New York Times

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Mets’ Sandy Alderson to Miss Baseball Meetings for Medical Procedure – New York Times

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Athletics doping: Wada commission wants Russia ban – BBC News

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The commission was investigating allegations made in a German TV documentary about Russian athletics last year Russia should be banned from athletics competition, a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report has recommended. Wada’s independent commission examined allegations of doping, cover-ups, and extortion in Russian athletics, which also implicated the IAAF, the sport’s world governing body. It says London 2012 was “sabotaged” by “widespread inaction” against athletes with suspicious doping profiles. Media…