Swimming

USC Hires Keith Dawley as Assistant Swimming Coach

[ad_1] Dawley has served the last six years at Southern Methodist University, where he assisted the Mustang’s to four-straight conference championships (three American Athletic, one Atlantic Sun). Under head coach Greg Rhodenbaugh, he and his SMU associates were awarded Conference Coaching Staff of the Year honors in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024. With Dawley on staff, Southern Methodist captured 48 individual and 18 relay titles at the conference championships.
Basketball

Basketball spinning challenge stymies Curry, Lebron, others on Team USA

[ad_1] J.J. Post, ESPNJul 8, 2024, 02:43 PM ETPractices are underway for Team USA's men's basketball squad ahead of the Olympics, with a surprising question dividing camp.Editor's Picks1 RelatedCan you spin a basketball on your finger?The query is simple enough. And with Team USA representing one of the most loaded rosters international basketball has ever seen, it stands to reason that the answer would be an easy yes across the
Top Headlines

Who should coach USMNT next? 16 replacements for Berhalter

[ad_1] It's clear the U.S. men's national team needs a new direction. Since the 2022 World Cup, when the USMNT exited in the round of 16 against a superior Netherlands side, there has been little to no evidence of progression. In fact, it looks like the USMNT has been regressing over the past two years.Recent subpar results have been largely papered over, and everyone continued to believe the talent level
Nascar

NASCAR takeaways: Alex Bowman fourth Hendrick driver into playoffs with Chicago win

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider CHICAGO — Alex Bowman suffered a concussion following an accident in a NASCAR Cup Series race in 2022 and broke his back in a sprint-car accident in 2023.He has been healthy in 2024, except for maybe being sick to his stomach without a victory.NASCAR Cup Series: Grant Park 165 highlights Bowman snapped an 80-race winless streak by capturing a rain-filled, darkness-shortened Cup race on
Top Headlines

Will Copa América’s poor U.S. pitches affect 2026 World Cup?

[ad_1] The 2024 Copa América started on June 20 with what should've been only a celebratory occasion. In front of 70,524 fans at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, reigning FIFA World Cup champions Argentina triumphed 2-0 over Canada in a perhaps surprisingly competitive game. But talk of the result faded into the background after the players voiced frustration and anger over the conditions of the field provided by CONMEBOL.With the 2026 World
Football

Best and worst NFL diets: Rams, Bengals, Dolphins dish it all

[ad_1] Sarah Barshop, ESPN Staff WriterJul 4, 2024, 06:00 AM ETCloseSarah Barshop covers the Los Angeles Rams for ESPN. She joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Green Bay Packers for ESPN Milwaukee. She then moved to Houston to cover the Texans. She came to ESPN after working as a writer and editor for Sports Illustrated. You can follow her on Twitter @sarahbarshop.ONE AFTERNOON IN June, after a minicamp practice
Baseball

Pete Alonso to compete in Home Run Derby for 5th time, joins Gunnar Henderson and Alec Bohm in July 15 field

[ad_1] Pete Alonso will participate in his fifth straight Home Run Derby, with the New York Mets first baseman trying to win for the third time.Baltimore's Gunnar Henderson and Philadelphia's Alec Bohm also have committed to the July 15 event at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.Alonso made the announcement Sunday night on Instagram.Ken Griffey Jr. is the only three-time champion of the derby, which started in 1985, winning in
Soccer

Euro 2024: Bellingham hails advice as England banish pen woe

[ad_1] Jude Bellingham has revealed how advice from Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink guided him through England's penalty shootout win against Switzerland and banished "awful memories" of the nation's past failures.The Three Lions have exited seven tournaments on penalties -- including losing the last Euros final to Italy -- as well as defeats in 1990, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006 and 2012.However, England have won three of their four shootouts under Gareth Southgate,
Hockey

Flyers bring back D Egor Zamula with 2-year contract

[ad_1] The Philadelphia Flyers re-signed defenseman Egor Zamula to a two-year contract on Sunday.The team said the deal carries an average annual value of $1.7 million.The 24-year-old Zamula put up 21 points (five goals, 16 assists) in 66 regular-season games in Philadelphia in 2023-24. He had two power-play goals, most among Flyers defensemen.Editor's PicksThe Flyers signed the Russia native as an undrafted free agent in 2018. In parts of four