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Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too, she'll do that. She embraces the team concept."Bandura said Davis is not the greatest athlete, she's a good athlete but, "Her analytical skills are off the chart. She's always the same on the outside, but inside she burns to compete...
Lance Ibesate signs with NAIA school

...steal bases, manufacture runs and I think Lance really fits that mold. We try to make a habit of recruiting the best athlete available and we feel like he brings the athletic ability that will be a great fit to our team. We are really excited...
US college sports system a rarity across the globe

...players are scouted by college coaches. Players can attend all-star games and college camps in the offseason. The best athletes sign with colleges for four years, in exchange for a scholarship. The National Football League will not select players...
Rio's Olympic waterways full of trash and sewage

...untreated, meaning runoff from its many slums and poor neighborhoods drain into waters soon to host some of the world's best athletes. Unless Brazil makes headway in cleaning up its waters, experts warn the Summer Games could pose health risks to...
Greinke shows Dodgers he was worth the investment

...Greinke said, "because I don't think it's possible to."Greinke might not be the better pitcher, but he is the better athlete. He singled home one run and saved another by starting an inning-ending double play. And, in the first inning...

...why there was a lack of club coaches there. It is possible more youth will go to clubs. Unfortunately, some of the best athletes do not have the financial opportunities of their peers. There was also a lack of high school and middle school coaches...
A case to carry the flag

...a coach or an official or even a non-participant. Those are exceptions to the norm.Most countries select their best athlete to walk in touting the flag. The chosen is generally a medal favorite, a longtime Olympian or one with a fascinating back-story.The NBC Olympics have...
Inside the Crimson Bears' huddle

...together since they were little," Phil Isaak said. "They have chemistry. They all like each other and they are good athletes."Included in JDHS wins this season was the 26-20 win over the visiting Viewpoint from California. The Patriots...
Falcons host Kayhi after physical loss to Viewpoint varsity experience, to keep their passions up for the game."He's a good guy," Rice said. "Not just a good athlete, but a good guy."One play sums up Jahn.He threw a first half interception and then made the tackle: Jahn made...
Golden era for QBs, with great stories around NFL

...which makes a superior quarterback more valuable. Colleges and high schools run more sophisticated offenses, and the best athletes gravitate to quarterback then develop into polished passers who happen to be able to scramble."I can't remember...


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