In a seismic shift in school athletics, the Large Ten voted Thursday so as to add Southern California and UCLA as convention members starting in 2024.

The enlargement to 16 groups will occur after the Pac-12’s present media rights contracts with Fox and ESPN expire and make the Large Ten the primary convention to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

The announcement got here nearly a yr after Oklahoma and Texas formally accepted invites to hitch the Southeastern Convention in July 2025.

“In the end, the Large Ten is the most effective dwelling for USC and Trojan athletics as

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Responding to continued fast shifts towards digital information consumption, The Tuscaloosa Information is asserting a change in print supply frequency starting March 26.

The Tuscaloosa Information will stop residence supply on Saturdays however as a substitute will present subscribers with a full digital duplicate of the newspaper that day, full of native information, promoting and options akin to comics and puzzles. The brand new mannequin means subscribers will get newspapers delivered to their residence six days per week, with a digital newspaper accessible on daily basis.

“We’re nonetheless dedicated to being West Alabama’s supply for information and sports activities, however

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Responding to continued fast shifts towards digital information consumption, The Tuscaloosa Information is saying a change in print supply frequency starting March 26.

The Tuscaloosa Information will stop dwelling supply on Saturdays however as an alternative will present subscribers with a full digital reproduction of the newspaper that day, crammed with native information, promoting and options equivalent to comics and puzzles. The brand new mannequin means subscribers will get newspapers delivered to their dwelling six days every week, with a digital newspaper out there day by day.

“We’re nonetheless dedicated to being West Alabama’s supply for information and sports activities,

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Many basketball gamers have hassle gaining muscle mass. The sport requires elite cardiovascular conditioning to deal with always operating up and down a 94-foot courtroom. In flip, it is more durable for them to achieve weight. 

Some gamers are burly bodily specimens, equivalent to LeBron James and Zion Williamson, who every have 6-foot-8 frames carrying 260 and 285 kilos, respectively.

That is not in the genetic makeups of Phoenix Suns 6-foot-7 small ahead Mikal Bridges and 6-foot-10 energy ahead/heart Jalen Smith. Bridges and Smith, who’ve nicknames “Praying Mantis” and “Stix,” are listed as weighing 209 and 215 kilos.

At Suns

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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing

Sporting Kansas City added another Homegrown Player to their roster on Monday, signing Fordham defender Matt Lewis.

The former Fordham defender signed a one-year contract with the club with options for 2019, 2020 and 2021. Sporting KC previously signed forward Zach Wright to a Homegrown contract last week.

Lewis was a team captain for the Sporting KC Academy U-18s during the 2013-14 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season. He then became a four-year starter at Fordham University, where he set all-time school records in starts and appearances.

“Matt is a former Academy player who continued to

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Clemson’s announcement on adding women’s lacrosse and women’s gymnastics had generated a lot of buzz in the hours after athletic director Dan Radakovich made the news public Thursday morning.

Having someone like American gymnast Simone Biles talking about it was just icing on the cake.

“you guys need help?? I know some people!!!!!” she wrote on Twitter in a message that garnered 14 replies, mostly from Clemson fans, 152 retweets and 970 likes in the first hour.

In May, Biles, who has won a record 19 gold medals, generated her own buzz. She added to her legacy by becoming the

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