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TSX DAILY: USOPC is saying the right things, but will it have cash to...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 16 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: The USOPC is working, changing, but its reach is shorter than its desires The...

CYCLING: Roglic survives crashes, attacks and win La Vuelta a Espana by 2:16

After he won the UAE Tour, Tirreno-Adriatico and Tour de Romandie, Slovenia’s 29-year-old star Primoz Roglic was the clear favorite for the Giro d’Italia,...

TSX DAILY: U.S. men lose again at FIBA World Cup, but better days are...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 13 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: How the U.S. failure at the 2019 World Cup could be the start...

TSX DAILY: U.S. qualifies for Tokyo, advances to FIBA World Cup quarters; Americans trail...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 10 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: U.S. beats Brazil in FIBA World Cup, headed to quarterfinals vs. France There were...

CYCLING: Roglic grabs hold of big lead in La Vuelta; Majerus wins in Boels...

It was a big weekend in cycling, including the Cross Country World Cup title for American Kate Courtney in Mountain Bike, but the decisive...

TSX DAILY: Sports participation in U.S. high schools shows surprise decline; U.S. squeaks by...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 4 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: New high school participation numbers show first overall decline in 30 years The National...

TSX DAILY: Iranian hatred of Israel sends its judo world champ to Germany; U.S....

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 2 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE:  Iran’s policy vs. Israel costs it a World Champion as Mollaei heads to...

CYCLING: Crazy week at La Vuelta ends with Quintana now on top and Roglic...

The 74th edition of the Vuelta a Espana is turning out to be one of the wildest, with almost daily changes in the leader...

CYCLING Preview: Brutal route for the 2019 Vuelta a Espana, with Roglic a possible...

The final Grand Tour of 2019 is now upon us, with the 74th edition of La Vuelta Ciclista de Espana beginning in Salinas de...

CYCLING: Nibali wins emotional, shortened Stage 20 as Bernal set to win Tour de...

More difficult weather re-arranged the Tour de France again, but a shortened Stage 20 confirmed that Colombia’s Egan Bernal is set to win the...

CYCLING Preview: Ardennes Classics week finishes with Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday

One of the most intense weeks in cycling finishes on Sunday with the third UCI World Tour race in eight days with the 105th...

CYCLING Preview: Can Alaphilippe hold off Valverde again at “The Flemish Arrow” on Wednesday?

Another of the classic spring races – La Fleche Wallonne – comes Wednesday for both men and women. Originated in 1936 to help raise...

CYCLING: Finally, World Road titles for Valverde and van der Breggen

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again was the lesson of the final weekend of the 91st UCI World Road Race...

CYCLING: Simon Yates three stages away from a Vuelta a Espana title

The 73rd La Vuelta a Espana has essentially come down to a three-day match race between Britain’s Simon Yates and Spain’s Alejandro Valverde. During Wednesday’s...

CYCLING: Second stage win for Ben King in Vuelta a Espana!

When American Ben King won the fourth stage of this year’s La Vuelta a Espana, he said it was a dream come true. He’s still...

CYCLING: Valverde confirms he’s a contender in Vuelta a Espana

The first weekend of the 73rd edition of La Vuelta a Espana has been completed, with an impressive win by 38-year-old Alejandro Valverde of...

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