Defensive end Justin Foster announces return to Clemson Tigers football after long-haul COVID-19

Clemson defensive end Justin Foster, who announced in February that he was ending his football career because of long-haul COVID-19 symptoms, will be rejoining the team in June, he told ESPN on Wednesday.

Foster said he spoke to coach Dabo Swinney on Tuesday and told him he isn’t sure when or if he’ll regain the form that made him a potential NFL draftee, but that he would like to try.

“[Swinney] said if you’re feeling better, even if you’re not 100 percent, you can start working with the team and we’ll build you up from there,” Foster said from his

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Kara Lawson’s Rebuild: So Far, So Good

It’s been almost 10 months since Kara Lawson replaced Joanne P. McCallie as the head coach of Duke’s women’s basketball team and there’s still a lot we don’t know about her.

Oh, Lawson’s playing career is well known, an All-American at Tennessee, a sterling 12-year career in the WNBA and a 2008 Olympic gold medal. Add a stint as an ESPN analyst and a pioneering role as an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics and we’re looking at a person with a pretty robust name-recognition profile.

But can she coach women’s college basketball?

Lawson answered questions last year about her

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Catholic High tennis coach Kyle Jackson killed in single-car crash; school mourns his death | High School Sports

Catholic High tennis School coach Kyle Jackson, who died in a single-car crash Monday afternoon in Lafourche Parish, is being remembered for more than the titles the Bears won.

The 31-year-old Jackson was a 2007 Catholic High graduate and a former Bears tennis player. He took over as head coach of the tennis team in 2013, winning eight regional titles and four Division I state titles along with one runner-up finish as a nonfaculty coach.

“We brought the team in so they could be together and process this,” Catholic athletic director J.P. Kelly said. “A lot was said and none

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The Solution To Bad Streamlines

Courtesy of Swim Smart, a SwimSwam partner.

The Problem: Bad Streamlines

As coaches, the first thing we teach our swimmers is the streamline, and yet every day on every pool deck of every swim team in the world a coach is uttering these words…

“Fix your streamline!”

We were those coaches! We tried everything to get our swimmers to simply squeeze their heads better: pushups for punishment, long lectures about the importance of reducing drag, even jumping in with all our clothes on if they would do one workout with perfect streamlines.

It never lasted, the kids never got

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Rory McIlroy condemns latest efforts of Premier Golf League: ‘I don’t see why anyone would be for it’

It has become a familiar (even predictable) cycle. The folks behind the Premier Golf League, a super league featuring teams of players among the 50 best in the world, float some information, everyone responds to that information, the PGA Tour denounces it and then Rory McIlroy gives his (well-considered) opinion, which nearly everyone agrees with and then we all move on. 

After Tuesday’s news that some of the top players in the world were offered unbelievable sums of money by the Saudi backers of the Premier Golf League, McIlroy — who shot down the idea of it just before the

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College football post-spring Top 25 power rankings

Alabama, the defending national champion, had six players selected in the first round of last week’s NFL draft, tying the Miami Hurricanes’ record set in 2004.

Alabama and Ohio State each had 10 players drafted overall, the most of any program in this year’s draft. Georgia was third with nine draft selections, the most in school history.

Yet even after those heavy personnel losses, Alabama, Georgia and Ohio State figure to be among the favorites to grab one of the four coveted spots in this season’s College Football Playoff.

Which team might be best equipped to reach the CFP? Oklahoma,

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