Defending champions return to the top spot

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Photos by Larry Radloff, Doug Sasse, Steve Frommell, d3photography.com A year ago, four teams received No. 1 votes, coming off two years without a national championship. Then, we had an NCAA Tournament. We crowned a champion. And now we have another preseason men’s basketball Top 25. With four teams receiving No. 1 votes. Randolph-Macon is […]

Boris Becker reportedly set to receive role with DTB after serving jail time

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German Tennis Federation Vice-President Dick Hordorff has said that the DTB is ready to give Boris Becker a role after he serves his sentence. Becker, who was sentenced to two and a half years in prison after being found guilty of hiding assets after declaring bankruptcy , could be released as early as in 2023 […]

More ambitious Spirit means more pressure for Mark Parsons’ second act in DC – Equalizer Soccer

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Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports Mark Parsons’ face lit up when he was asked to reflect on some of the highs and lows from his first tenure with the Washington Spirit. The 36-year-old Englishman was named head coach of the National Women’s Soccer League club on Monday, and the circumstances could not have been more different […]

Preseason women’s Top 25: It’s still Hope

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Transylvania athletics photo by Kaden Siler; NYU athletics photo by Vincent Dusovic; Dan Hunter, d3photography.com If we’ve learned anything in the past decade-plus in Division III women’s basketball, it’s that the Hope College Flying Dutch aren’t going anywhere. And although the defending national champions lost four of their five starters from last season, Hope always […]

‘It’s obviously really important for Novak Djokovic’, says former ace

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Novak Djokovic was unable to defend his Australian Open title earlier this year due to his vaccination status. The former world number 1 was expelled from the country at the end of a ten-day soap opera, which also caused serious damage to his image. For the same reason, the Serbian phenomenon had to skip the […]

Alessia Russo keeps reaching new heights – Equalizer Soccer

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Nobody bullies Irene Paredes. Except Alessia Russo. England was losing to Spain in the quarterfinals of their home EUROs, time whistling away from them. With six minutes remaining, the Lionesses threw another high cross into the box, the sort of situation Paredes usually deals with comfortably. This time, however, Russo out-muscled the Barcelona and Spain […]

Hoopsville: Happy Thanksgiving – D3hoops

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Audio podcast version, from SoundCloud: NOTE: This episode of Hoopsville was recorded and scheduled to be released before games on Tuesday, November 22. However we will be unable to get the show turned around in time. We realize that means some references are dated. As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we sat down with not […]

‘I sleep less, but it’s pure happiness’

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Rafael Nadal and his wife Xisca became parents for the first time in October. Rafa is trying to spend as much time as possible with his son Rafael, sleeping less than before but explaining the feeling as pure happiness. Nadal will finish the season inside the top -2 at 36, winning two Major titles and […]

After closing 2022 with a win, USWNT players stress for trusting the process – Equalizer Soccer

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© Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports HARRISON, New Jersey — After rallying to eke out a 2-1 win against Germany on Sunday at Red Bull Arena, the relief felt by US women’s national team players was evident. “Yeah, we needed it,” midfielder Lindsey Horan said. “It’s hard to put into words right now, but it’s really […]

Upsets served up by Naz, Profs and Hobart

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Jackson Meshanic scored 24 points including the game-winning basket in Hobart’s win over No. 11 Rochester.File photo by Hobart athletics The last full day of Division III basketball before the Thanksgiving break brought upset wins by Nazareth, Rowan and Hobart on the men’s side and a victory for the Trinity women that could shape the […]