Mary Cain emotionally and physically abused by Alberto Salazars system

Team USAs former rising track star Mary Cain said Nike Oregon Project staff pressured her into weight loss that resulted in her period stopping for three years and caused osteoporosis A former Nike Oregon Project athlete has revealed how her period stopped for three years and she broke five bones due to osteoporosis after being pressurised to lose weight by disgraced coach Alberto Salazar. Mary Cain, who qualified for the 2013 world athletics championships as a 17-year-old and was considered a once-in-a-generation star, also said that she suffered from suicidal thoughts and had self-harmed. Sign up to The Recap, our weekly email of editors picks. Salazars former assistant Steve Magness, who became a whistleblower, said he had witnessed the same …

Inside the six-figure project to solve the mystery of NBA flopping

Could a group of scientists help refs by figuring out when basketball stars were acting? Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wanted to find out… Ken Clark did it for science. It was 2014, and Clark, then a doctoral student at Southern Methodist University, was part of a biomechanics group tasked by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban with studying and perhaps fixing flopping, basketballs dark, daffy art of fooling referees into calling fouls that arent. Like all researchers, the SMU team needed data. Specifically, collision data. The underlying idea, Clark tells the Guardian, was what if we just imagine people like billiard balls and go from there? And thats how Clark, his colleagues, and some hardy student volunteers found themselves in …

‘The reality is we suck’: Warriors suffer second blowout loss in two games

The Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a 120-92 victory over a Golden State Warriors team facing up to a changed NBA landscape The Golden State Warriors still have a lot to figure out. Stephen Curry scored 23 points on Sunday, making seven of 18 shots while his teammates made just 23 of 74. Golden State were coming off a season-opening 141-122 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. At least that defeat was against pic.twitter.com/itJIROvLG1 Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Tiger Woods no longer thinking short term as his brilliant year continues | Ewan Murray

Drawing level with Sam Sneads PGA Tour victories record set in 1965 with win Japan is a fine achievement but Woods has his sights set on greater milestones to come We may never know the extent to which Tiger Woods really values matching the record for PGA Tour victories. Whereas now, quite understandably, the haul of 82 achieved decades earlier by Sam Snead is uppermost in golfs vernacular, it is the figure of 18 the number of Jack Nicklauss major wins that has always seemed to be Woodss barometer. What can be said without fear of contradiction is that Woodss latest success, achieved by three shots at the Zozo Championship in Japan on Monday morning, adds to his extraordinary year. …

MLS Cup playoffs: Toronto FC end Atlanta’s repeat bid on DeLeon stunner

Nick DeLeon had the 78th-minute winner as Toronto FC advanced to the MLS Cup final with a 2-1 victory over defending champions Atlanta United Nick DeLeon scored the winning goal in the 78th minute, Quentin Westberg stuffed a penalty kick and Toronto FC advanced to the MLS Cup title game with a 2-1 victory over defending champion Atlanta United in the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night. Nicolas Benezet also scored for Toronto, which knocked off the top teams in the East New York City FC and Atlanta to earn a shot at the championship on 10 November at Seattle. The Sounders Major League Soccer (@MLS) NICK DELEON ARE YOU SERIOUS#MLSCupPlayoffs October 31, 2019 Toronto FC returns to the title game …

Kansas apologizes for risque Snoop Dogg show at basketball kickoff event

The University of Kansas apologized for a risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed with stripper poles and a money gun The University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wheeled onto the Allen Fieldhouse floor and fake money was shot over the heads of prospective recruits. Athletic director Jeff Long said Friday night we expected a clean version of the show. The Jayhawks instead got an R-rated performance for their annual basketball kickoff and another big headache as they deal with a high-level NCAA infractions case tied to recruiting. We made it clear to the entertainers managers that we …

Report: FBI looking into allegations USA Swimming obstructed sexual abuse claims

USA Swimming is being investigated by federal prosecutors over claims the organization made it harder for athletes to report allegations of sexual abuse USA Swimming is being investigated by federal prosecutors over claims the organization made it harder for athletes to report allegations of sexual abuse, won 33 of the 104 medals available at the 2016 Games in Rio the next most successful team, Australia, won 10.

‘I kept going’: Nine-year-old enters 5km race … and accidentally wins 10km event

It took nine-year-old Kade Lovell longer than expected to finish his 5km race in Minnesota, but only because he was busy accidentally winning a separate 10km race It took nine-year-old Kade Lovell longer than expected to finish his 5km race in Minnesota, but only because he was busy accidentally winning a separate 10km event. Kades mother, Heather, became worried when her son didnt cross the finish line of the Francis Franny Flyer 5K in Sartell earlier this month. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

MLB playoff preview: will the Dodgers finally hold their nerve?

The Boston Red Sox didnt make the postseason, meaning were guaranteed a new World Series champion. We break down the final eight contenders The wildcard games have been decided and the business end of the season is now upon us. Nothing is guaranteed in the postseason but weve ranked the teams in rough order of strength as the battle hots up. 8) Atlanta Braves (regular season record: 97-65) Current form: The Braves built on an upstart 2018 playoff berth with an outstanding 2019 season. Their 97 wins were the most for the team since 2003. How they can win: This is a more balanced unit than the team that entered the 2018 postseason. Ronald Acua Jr hit 40 homers and …

‘We’re still the best’: Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics

The Golden State Warriors star is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. That is the plan, for sure, Curry told ESPNs Rachel Nichols. You know, obviously knock on wood, you dont want any injuries or things like that to interfere. Team USA is coming off an Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Europe stay level-headed as Hall and Boutier dig deep in Solheim Cup

Europe kept their heads in the Solheim Cup as Georgia Hall and Cline Boutier recorded a stirring comeback win to keep the hosts level with the US at 8-8 with the 12 singles to go Catriona Matthew can take solace from the fact golf is not played on paper. Bare statistics heavily suggested a gap in quality in favour of the United States over Europe in the 16th Solheim Cup, meaning the hosts best hope of an upset seemed to rest in building a useful lead before the singles. The depth of US talent, it has been assumed, will shine through in that Sunday format. Matthew and Europe have been afforded no such leeway. A fourball session on Saturday afternoon …

NFL 2019 predictions: our writers call the winners, losers and also-rans

The NFLs 100th season kicks off Thursday night. Will the Patriots repeat? Will the Raiders implode? And what can Patrick Mahomes do for an encore? This will be the year of … Nicky Bandini hating on pass interference. Making PI calls (or non-calls) reviewable is one of those decisions that makes sense on paper but subjecting this area of the game to greater scrutiny will a bit like VAR in soccer make us realize everything we dont like about the rules as they are currently written. Gabriel Baumgaertner Jets quarterback Sam Darnold. The second-year passer will finish in the top five of MVP voting and instantly become the best quarterback in franchise history once New York fans realize that shocking …

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott signs $90m extension to become NFL’s richest back

The Dallas Cowboys and Elliott have agreed on a $90m, six-year contract extension that will make him the NFLs highest-paid running back The Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott have agreed on a $90m, six-year contract extension that will make him the NFLs highest-paid running back and suspended for six games over domestic violence allegations in 2017, Elliott still had the best per-game rushing average. But the off-field issues were part of the backdrop as the stalemate dragged on, although owner and general manager Jerry Jones said more than once he didnt consider Elliotts issues a factor as it related to a new contract. Jones jokingly said Zeke who? in response to a question from a reporter after a second straight …

Taylor Townsend aiming to go all the way and finally fulfil promise

American Taylor Townsend is aiming to go all the way at the US Open after reaching the fourth round where she will face Bianca Andreescu Taylor Townsend may be the most articulate player in tennis, certainly a poetic one, and she made the most eloquent statement about her rise from the depths by beating the Romanian Sorana Cirstea 7-5, 6-2, to join a bunch of interesting young Americans in the fourth round. I wouldnt change anything, said the world No 116, because I appreciate so much where I am, because I know where I came from. And I think its easy for people to forget where they came from. I remember when I was grinding quallies at 25s [$25,000 tournaments], …

Simone Biles sticks triple double en route to sixth US gymnastics title

The Olympic champion reaffirmed her greatness with a boundary pushing triple-twisting, double-flip en route to her sixth US womens gymnastics title Simone Biles messed around and got a triple-double. And just about everything else too on her way to a sixth US womens gymnastics title. The Olympic champion began her preparation for the 2020 Games by drilling her boundary pushing triple-twisting, double-flip (aka the triple-double) at the end of her first tumbling run on floor exercise Sunday night, the exclamation point of another dazzling performance that showcased just how wide the gulf between Biles and the rest of the world has become. NBC Sports (@NBCSports) Forget the gold medals, GIVE THIS WOMAN A CROWN Original Article : HERE ; The …

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut

The double Olympic gold medalist was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his professional debut to Denvers Adan Gonzales on Saturday Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez was knocked down seconds into the first round and lost his professional debut to Adan Gonzales on Saturday night. Ramirez suffered a stunning split-decision defeat at the Liacouras Center on the North Philadelphia campus of Temple University, a crushing start for one of boxings prized prospects. Gonzales won 40-35 and 39-36 on two scorecards and one judge scored the bout 38-37 for Ramirez. The 25-year-old Ramirez won gold in two weight classes fighting for Cuba in the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Games. He defected from Cuba last year …