Friday , 3 July 2020

Tag Archives: Sports

This day in sports: Multiple 100-meter records fall

For the first time, two 100-meter dash records fell in one day on this date in 1983 during the National Sports Festival at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Evelyn Ashford got matters started when she broke the women’s mark held by Marlies Gohr of East Germany in 10.79 seconds. It was Ashford’s first world record and …

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Menno raises money for summer sports by selling fireworks

Menno athletic club board member Mick Huber estimates the fundraiser has been around for over 35 years. And through the three and a half decades, it has grown into “one of our best fundraisers,” given everyone’s desire for fireworks around July 4. Located at Mettlers on 550 E. Hwy 18 in Menno, its athletic club board has been selling a …

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Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The NCAA has put Texas A&M’s football program on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher has been given a six-month show-cause order. The Aggies were found to have violated recruiting and other rules beginning in January 2018. The NCAA says Fisher and an assistant coach had impermissible contact with a recruit. Fisher was banned from phone …

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Here is the latest Wisconsin sports news from The Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed each of their two top draft picks: Utah State quarterback Jordan Love and Boston College running back A.J. Dillon. Green Bay gave the Miami Dolphins a fourth-round draft choice to move up four spots in the first round and take Love with the 26th overall selection back in April. …

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