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GAP trail

It’s definitely getting to be bicycle touring season what with June now in full swing.
And if you happen to be a cyclist who’s always toyed with the fantasy of turning your two-wheeled recreational steed into a two-wheeled range rover, well, I’ve got a wonderful adventure to throw at you: The Great Allegheny P ... (full story)


Major leaguers praise inclusion of Negro Leagues statistics into major league records

Major leaguers praise inclusion of Negro Leagues statistics into major league records

CHICAGO (AP) — Buck Leonard. Charlie "Chino" Smith. Turkey Stearnes.
Baseball players and fans alike are learning more about the Negro Leagues after the statistics for more than 2,300 players — historic figures like Josh Gibson, Oscar Charleston, Satchel Paige and Mule Suttles — were incorporated into ... (full story)


NCAA and leagues back $2.8 billion settlement, setting stage for current, former athletes to be paid

The NCAA and the nation's five biggest conferences announced that they have agreed to pay nearly $2.8 billion to settle a host of antitrust claims, a monumental decision that sets the stage for a groundbreaking revenue-sharing model that could start steering millions of dollars directly to athletes as soon as the 2025 fall semester. ... (full story)


With college athletes on cusp of revenue-sharing, there are Title IX questions that must be answered

With college athletes on cusp of revenue-sharing, there are Title IX questions that must be answered

The looming athlete pay system that will upend the traditional college sports model and still-to-be-determined details about how millions of dollars will be distributed are certain to bring questions about gender equity.
Of special interest will be whether schools must comply with Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex dis ... (full story)


Weak lower leg muscles an invitation to running injuries

Through my years of coaching I’ve found that runners typically like to concentrate on working those great big, glitzy quad and hamstring muscles as a part of their strength, stretching and injury prevention routine.
Which is just fine and dandy but the trouble is that many tend not to put an equal amount of effort and urg ... (full story)