Category: General Sports

Coaches, Wrestlers Grapple With Life After Parkland Massacre

By Lem Satterfield Kenny Gendason has never forgotten the horrific shooting. When Nicholas Cruz, 19, opened fire with an AK-47 at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School on Valentine’s Day in 2018, Eagles’ wrestling coaches Aaron Feis and Chris Hixon were among the three staff members and 14 students murdered. Gendason was among the

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Adventurous Spirits: Four In 10 Over 40s Are Opting For Thrill-Packed Adventure Vacations

By Darko Manevski Four in 10 over-40s are opting for thrill-packed adventure vacations over relaxing by the pool – choosing to hike, ride horses, road cycle and ski instead of the traditional beach break. Research of 2,000 adults, aged over 40, found others enjoy riding rollercoasters, wild camping, and mountain biking. While snorkeling, kayaking, mountain

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Fight Club: Artur Beterbiev Challenges Boxing Rivals Dmitry Bivol And Canelo Alvarez

By Lem Satterfield Boxing champ Artur Beterbiev is ready for all comers. Beterbiev holds titles from the International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and the World Boxing Council (WBC). He craves an undisputed all-Russian 175-pound battle with WBA counterpart Dmitry Bivol, as well as a clash with twice-beaten four-division champion Canelo Alvarez. Beterbiev

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In The Deep End: Young Woman Seeks To Become First Female To Swim Length Of The UK

By Simona Kitanovska The youngest woman to complete a solo row of the Atlantic has set off in her record-breaking attempt to become the first female to swim the length of the United Kingdom. Jasmine Harrison began her grueling 900-mile trip from Land’s End in England to John O’Groats in Scotland on Friday, July 1,

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Mykal Manswell Manages To Maintain As Mental Health Advocate

By Lem Satterfield Mykal Manswell speaks with maturity beyond his years, especially when addressing mental health concerns among African Americans related to racism and the pandemic. The 25-year-old former college football player referenced racial suffering having affected blacks since the birth of America and beyond during an interview with Zenger. “The African-American community has unfortunately

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Back To The Gym: Americans Struggle To Resume Their Pre-Pandemic Fitness Routines

By Simona Kitanovska Three in four Americans have recently experienced injuries while working out — and a new study suggests the pandemic is to blame. The study of 2,000 adults revealed nearly seven in 10 in the U.S. abandoned their fitness routines during the pandemic. While 88 percent were determined to return to their pre-pandemic

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Davis Stops Romero Before Star-Studded Crowd

By Lem Satterfield Gervonta Davis’ fights guarantee high-drama, celebrity-filled crowds and knockout victories, and Saturday night’s clash with Rolando Romero was no exception. “Tank” Davis scored a highlight reel sixth-round stoppage of Romero, defending his WBA 135-pound title before a sold-out arena record 18,970 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “Tank is the biggest puncher

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Miami Heat’s Victor Oladipo Battles A Familiar Foe: Adversity

By Lem Satterfield Victor Oladipo and the Miami Heat face a tough challenge entering Game 5 of Wednesday’s Eastern Conference Finals at the Boston Celtics’ TD Garden. The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2, with Boston having the momentum after winning Monday night by 20 points. It’s not as if the Silver Spring, Md., native hasn’t

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