U.S. Olympic gold medalist Jesse Diggins, center, crowds onto an elevator between her mom and sister on her way to be recognized during a session of the Minnesota House at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Diggins, a member of the U.S. women's cross-country ski team for the 2018 Winter Olympics, also held a news conference with Rep. Tony Jurgens, R-Cottage Grove, to discuss bringing an International Ski Federation Nordic World Championship to Minnesota. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press) … [Read more...] about Gold medalist Jessie Diggins returns to Minnesota, leads charge to bring x-c skiing World Cup here
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Speaking about the dust devil, he said, “Dust devils are the visible rotating core of intense updrafts of air and typically occur on hot dry days, in certain atmospheric conditions. They can often be seen inland over dusty paddocks over the summer months and occasionally develop on mountain tops.” … [Read more...] about Watch: Paraglider Gets Flung Into Air By Dust Devil
Marta is playing in her fifth World Cup, She has also played in four Olympics for Brazil, but so far, a championship has eluded her in both tournaments. The 33-year-old has the most World Cup goals with 15, one better than both Wambach and Germany's Birgit Prinz. … [Read more...] about 5 Players to Watch at the Women’s World Cup
When his grandfather took him to the bouts as a kid, he was hooked. “I saw Tommy Hearns fight in person when he was an up-and-coming fighter and he became a hero of mine,” Shepherd says. “Then, I saw his classic fight with [middleweight champion] Marvelous Marvin Hagler and I became a Hagler fan, too.” Hearns and Hagler waged war in 1985 in what many boxing fans call one of the greatest fights ever. It is known as “the Eight Great Minutes” because it ended in the third round. … [Read more...] about These lawyers battle in the boxing ring as well as the courtroom
The BCS is separate from the NCAA, college sports’ main governing body. It began in 1998 as an attempt to make some sense of the national football championship scene among the 116 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision schools—formerly known as Division I-A. For decades the postseason ratings had been dominated by polls of writers and coaches and produced as many swearing contests as they did consensus champs. … [Read more...] about Illegal Procedure?