But over the past 15 months, Cuban sensation Juan Miguel Echevarria has electrified the event with wind-assisted jumps of 8.92M (+3.9m/s) and 8.83M (+2.1m/s), performances produced before he celebrated his 21st birthday, illustrating that he could be the jumper to finally unseat Powell as the event's standard-bearer. … [Read more...] about IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019: Mike Powell named ambassador
"Of course I'm looking forward to the high jump competitions for both men and women," said Holm. "And as a Swede I'm really looking forward to seeing Daniel Stahl and Armand Duplantis go for gold. And, last but not least, I also have a feeling that the men's 400M hurdles can bring something extra this time around." … [Read more...] about IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019: Stefan Holm named ambassador
"I know Nate obviously wants to run it back. I'm telling you I want to run it back, so when I get this title there would nothing be better than to give him the opportunity he gave me to fight for the belt. … [Read more...] about UFC 251: Masvidal delighted to get ‘very close’ to his demands for Usman fight
UCLA does have an option -- SoFi Stadium, the glistening, new home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. The details, of course, of any arrangement between UCLA and SoFI are unknown and probably undetermined and only speculative at this point. SoFi is in Inglewood, a straight shot down the 405 Freeway, and only 13 miles away from UCLA's campus, about half the distance to the Rose Bowl. It's also a state-of-the-art facility with plenty of amenities. … [Read more...] about Could the Rose Bowl Close its Gates?
Former kicker Mark Moseley, who somehow became the league MVP in the strike-shortened season of 1982, told the Times that he believes “most” former players would prefer to keep the name as it is, and that a change would “take away” from the efforts and achievements of players like Darrell Green and Art Monk. … [Read more...] about Washington alumni chime in on coming name change