Tennis Up Close: Courtside at the Citi Open (photos)

Tennis Up Close: Courtside at the Citi Open (photos)

Stifling heat and humidity turned this year’s Citi Open tennis tournament (July 30-Aug 7) in Washington DC into a survival of the fittest for both players and fans alike. On Thursday, surface temperatures at center court peaked at an unofficial 137 degrees Fahrenheit. From courtside, you could clearly see its effect on the players’ faces. …

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Penn State Freshman Running Backs Nicholas Singleton and Kaytron Allen Are Having a Buzzworthy Training Camp

Penn State Freshman Running Backs Nicholas Singleton and Kaytron Allen Are Having a Buzzworthy Training Camp

Sean Clifford likes them. Penn State’s young quarterbacks do as well, since they’ll be on the field with them longer. In fact, Penn State coach James Franklin said, freshman running backs Nicholas Singleton and Kaytron Allen have amassed a significant amount of good will in their concentrated time on campus. “They’re doing really well, and …

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East Lyme’s Chambers is part physicist, part baseball fan as Blue Jays intern

East Lyme’s Chambers is part physicist, part baseball fan as Blue Jays intern

Alex Chambers, a 2018 East Lyme High School grad, is a player development intern with the Toronto Blue Jays and working out of their minor league training complex in Dunedin, Fla. Chambers, who graduated from Trinity College with a degree in physics, is putting that degree to good use as she deciphers swing decisions or …

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Cal Basketball: Grant Anticevich Set to Begin Pro Career at Home with Melbourne

Cal Basketball: Grant Anticevich Set to Begin Pro Career at Home with Melbourne

Grant Anticevich, who played more games for the Cal basketball team than any player in program history, has signed a one-year contract with the South East Melbourne Phoenix in his Australian homeland’s National Basketball League. “I am really excited to get down there and start playing with the team,” Anticevich told the team’s website. “There …

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Davidson In The Mix For Honors At Kremer Roofing PBA Classic

Davidson In The Mix For Honors At Kremer Roofing PBA Classic

Michael Davidson averaged 214 in Wednesday’s qualifying round to place third among 23 competing in Thursday’s title round. (Press Pro’s Feature Photos) Versailles’ Michael Davidson came out hot in Wednesday’s qualifying round, grabbing third position out of 23 bowlers who will compete for Thursday’s 2nd Annual Kremer Roofing title at Minster’s Community Lanes. Minster, OH …

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Ross Taylor says he faced racism from New Zealand cricket teammates and officials

Ross Taylor says he faced racism from New Zealand cricket teammates and officials

Recently retired test batsman Ross Taylor says he experienced racism during his 16-year career in New Zealand cricket. Key points: Taylor has released an autobiography in which he allegedly faces racist “banter” from teammates and coaches He says he was afraid to voice his concerns in case it made the situation worse A New Zealand …

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Nationally known search-and-rescue dive team works on two Minnesota cold cases

Nationally known search-and-rescue dive team works on two Minnesota cold cases

MINNEAPOLIS. — Adventures with Purpose is an Oregon-based search-and-rescue dive team telling the stories of the untold, by finding those who’ve been missing for decades. The six-man team takes on cold cases across the country and has brought closure to dozens of families. Now, they’re hoping to resolve two Minnesota mysteries. On Tuesday, they searched …

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Black River Falls begins football season with helmets from area schools

Black River Falls begins football season with helmets from area schools

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) – The Black River Falls football team is not only beginning the season with a new head coach, but with an unexpected new look. Head Coach Adam Yirkovsky says the team’s helmets had been neglected for many years and were in desperate need of reconditioning. The helmets were sent away …

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Tua Tagovailoa talks golf with would-be replacement

Tua Tagovailoa talks golf with would-be replacement

In advance of their NFL preseason game on Saturday night, the Miami Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a joint training-camp practice on Wednesday. The workout came eight days after the NFL penalized the Dolphins for tampering, including with Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady. With Brady under contract with the Bucs, the Dolphins talked …

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