Virginia’s Gretchen Walsh Earns ACC’s Mary Garber Award

[ad_1] Virginia’s Gretchen Walsh Earns ACC’s Mary Garber Award Gretchen Walsh has added to her bundle of honors by winning the ACC’s Mary Garber Award as the conference’s female student-athlete of the year on Wednesday. She is just the third Virginia athlete to win the award and joins rarefied air, in basketball star player and coach Dawn Staley in 1991 and 1992 and soccer player Morgan Brian in 2015.

Brad Keselowski 1-on-1: On patriotism, locking in playoff spot, racing in Chicago

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider The book on Brad Keselowski describes him as a great racing talent, an entrepreneur off the track, a deep thinker and someone who loves to celebrate the military and the United States.So as NASCAR heads to race on the streets of Chicago for the second straight year around the July 4th holiday, it seemed appropriate to sit down with the 2012 Cup champion who also
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MLB Power Rankings Week 14: Astros rise, Rangers drop

[ad_1] Here come the Orioles and ... the Astros?!Baltimore, which sits atop the American League East, has jumped the division rival Yankees in our rankings to the No. 2 spot, trailing only the National League's powerhouse Phillies.Elsewhere in the AL, Houston has steadily moved up our list after falling to a season-low 22nd in May. The Astros are now not only over .500, but are just three games behind the
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Wrexham star Paul Mullin to miss League One start after surgery

[ad_1] Star Wrexham striker Paul Mullin is set to miss the start of the new season after undergoing "minor spinal surgery."Mullin will also miss Wrexham's summer tour to the U.S. and Canada that will see the Welsh club, owned by Hollywood actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds, play Bournemouth, Chelsea and the Vancouver Whitecaps.Wrexham said Wednesday that the 29-year-old Mullin had surgery in London in the middle of June to

Randall Cobb, family ‘lucky to be alive’ after house fire

[ad_1] Jun 27, 2024, 11:06 AM ETWide receiver Randall Cobb and his family escaped a fire at their Nashville, Tennessee, home this week, with his wife, Aiyda, posting, "we are lucky to be alive."Aiyda Cobb posted to her Instagram story this week that a Tesla charger "caught fire in the garage late last night and quickly spread" through their home."We got out of the house with nothing but the clothes

Willow Bay, Disney CEO Iger near deal for Angel City – source

[ad_1] The dean of the USC Annenberg School, Willow Bay, and her husband, Disney CEO Bob Iger, are nearing a deal to purchase control of Angel City FC, a source familiar with the situation told ESPN on Wednesday.The couple's intent to purchase control of the NWSL club from Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, the team's largest shareholder, was first reported by Semafor.According to Semafor, the club's current valuation is $250 million,

Red Wings sign 2-time Cup winner Vladimir Tarasenko to 2-year deal

[ad_1] Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporterJul 3, 2024, 06:15 PM ETCloseRyan S. Clark is an NHL reporter for ESPN.Vladimir Tarasenko, who just won his second Stanley Cup with the Florida Panthers, signed a two-year contract Wednesday with the Detroit Red Wings worth $4.75 million annually.Signing Tarasenko is the latest move in what's been a steady offseason for the Red Wings. It started June 30 when they re-signed three-time Stanley Cup