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Quote of the day: Lauren Holiday on retiring

“I’ve been praying about it for a couple years now and really just this last year, it was so clear to me,. … I knew that I wanted to give my all to the World Cup …  and I feel like I did that. 72 more words

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TV Boss Might Force Hockey Players To Shave

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Can your boss make you shave your beard?

NBC Sports chairman Mark Lazarus made headlines when he said that he wished that hockey players would stop growing out their facial hair in the post season because as a television guy, he would like players to be more telegenic so that, according to him, tv could play up how young and attractive they are. 129 more words

Heard On

Hump Day RAGBRAI Day 4

Last night we slept little because of the concert in town and then people coming home from the concert. We took off about 7:15 a.m. and worked our way through the bike congestion in Eldora. 498 more words

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Domino's Pit Pass: The 5 Hour Energy 301

This weekend NASCAR invades The New Hampshire Motor Speedway for The 5 Hour Energy 301.

Lot’s of Chase implications. Kevin Harvick, who just won the ESPY for best driver, can clinch his Chase spot in the top 16 just by starting the race. 199 more words


Are you ready for some football?

No, I mean it. Are you really ready? You’re looking tan there, and fit from a summer of swimming, bike riding, hiking, gardening.

The actual Premier League season starts in a little more than three weeks, August 8 (with Arsenal’s first game on August 9). 461 more words

Pre-season Obsessing

The U.S. team is the strongest and fittest in the world, and here's why

Jeff Kassouf had a fascinating story for NBC Sports about Dawn Scott, the strength and fitness coach for the U.S. women’s team.

You may not know Scott, but if you’re a fan of Team USA,  you know her work. 327 more words