College baseball goes high-tech to send pitch calls to mound
When he's on the mound, Clemson left-hander Ryan Ammons will feel a little tingle on his right arm. Instead, it's a reminder telling him to look at the digital display on his wristband to find out the type of pitch to throw next and where to locate it. For a growing number of college baseball teams, the tradition of pitch signs sent by the catcher flashing his fingers and wiggling his hand is disappearing.news.yahoo.com
Grueling ultramarathon across the Sahara Desert sets off in Morocco
The 35th edition of the "Marathon des Sables" ("Marathon of the Sands"), a six-day 251 km (156 mi) ultramarathon across the Sahara Desert, sets off in southern Morocco, with hundreds of participants ready to take on one of the toughest races on Earth. of the first stagenews.yahoo.com
Iowa up to No. 3; Clemson out of Top 25 first time since '14
Iowa is gearing up for its biggest home game since the 1980s, Cincinnati has its highest ranking in 12 years and Clemson is on the outside looking in at The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2014. Alabama and Georgia are the only constants during this topsy-turvy college football season. Alabama received 53 of a possible 62 first-place votes Sunday, with Georgia picking up the rest.news.yahoo.com
Clemson falls to No. 25 in AP poll, snapping top-10 streak
Clemson tumbled to No. 25 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, snapping its streak of 97 straight weeks in the top 10. The Tigers (2-2) lost for the second time this season Saturday — falling in double overtime to North Carolina State — and dropped 16 spots from No. 9 in the AP Top 25, which is presented by Regions Bank. Clemson’s top-10 streak was tied with Alabama for the longest current run in college football and second-longest in the history of the AP poll, behind Miami’s 137 from 1985-93.news.yahoo.com
“The Crown,” “The Queen's Gambit” and “Ted Lasso” take high honors at 2021 Emmys
Despite the Emmys having one of the most diverse fields of acting nominees this year, the top awards were still swept by all white actors sparking the hashtag #emmyssowhite. Kevin Frazier has the latest on the winners.news.yahoo.com
"The Crown," "Ted Lasso," "Queen's Gambit" top Emmy Awards
The 73rd Emmy Awards returned to an all-live, in-person show Sunday night for the first time since the pandemic started. Streaming services took home the lion's share of awards, including wins for "Ted Lasso," "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit." CBS News' Anthony Pura has more from Los Angeles.news.yahoo.com
AP Top 25: Clemson, Ohio State slip; Penn State jumps to 6th
Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues. The defending national champion Crimson Tide remained an overwhelming No. 1 after holding on to beat Florida 31-29, Alabama's closest margin of victory during its current 17-game winning streak. No. 2 Georgia, which had no problem with South Carolina, received the other three first-place votes in the AP Top 25, which is presented by Regions Bank.news.yahoo.com
RFK widow Ethel Kennedy says assassin shouldn't be released
In 1969, Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of killing Robert F. Kennedy in California one year prior. Last month, The California Parole Board found that Sirhan was no longer a threat to society. But Kennedy's widow is opposed to letting the assassin be paroled.news.yahoo.com
Jacksonville ordered to turn off bridge’s Pride Month rainbow lights. A day later, they’re lighted again.
The decision on the Acosta Bridge in Jacksonville, Fla., which came after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a much-debated transgender girls sports ban on the first day of Pride Month, appears to have been reversed Wednesday amid mounting blowback.washingtonpost.com
What makes Trevor Lawrence such a good player?
The consensus around the NFL is that Trevor Lawrence is not only the top prospect in this year’s draft but that he would have been the top prospect in every draft for the better part of the last decade. What is it about Trevor Lawrence that scouts and coaches like so much?
After Trevor, then who?: Post-free agency, 3-round mock draft for Jaguars
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to be the top pick in this year's NFL Draft. QB, Trevor Lawrence, ClemsonLawrence is the future for the Jaguars. Trevor Lawrence pro day takeaways: https://t.co/kb8T0zu37H (via @BuckyBrooks + @MoveTheSticks) pic.twitter.com/XGFXp8vOax — NFL Draft (@NFLDraft) February 12, 2021The draft for the Jaguars really begins at the 25th pick of the first round. TE Pat Freiermuth, Penn StatePat Freiermuth is a bully💪pic.twitter.com/KNaxWERSHf — PFF Draft (@PFF_College) June 22, 2020The biggest hole on the Jaguars roster is at tight end. Shelvin has been a good run-stuffer in College and will fit right in with the Jaguar’s newly rebuilt defensive line room.
The Latest: North Carolina men's hoops seeking a home game
The program’s official Twitter account posted Monday that the Tar Heels are seeking a home game for this week. 18 Virginia Tech was postponed, the third Atlantic Coast Conference home game called off for the program. ___Vanderbilt says a limited number of students from its senior class can attend the men’s basketball home game Wednesday with Kentucky. ___The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that Clemson's men's basketball game at Notre Dame scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues. AdThe conference says in a release that the postponement follows a positive test, subsequent quarantining, and contact tracing within the Clemson men’s program.
Daywatch: COVID-19 vaccine could be days away, DoorDash delivery service imposes ‘Chicago fee’ and Chicagoans go big with holiday decor
The question may haunt the Chicago Bears for the next decade. Or the next quarter-century. Several whys actually. Starting with, why will Sunday mark Deshaun Watson’s first game at Soldier Field? Why weren’t the Bears more interested in the talented Clemson quarterback heading into the 2017 draft?chicagotribune.com
LSU smothers Clemson, 42-25, to seize college football's national championship
Joe Burrow #9 of the LSU Tigers reacts to a touchdown against Clemson Tigers during the third quarter in the College Football Playoff National Championship game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on Jan. 13, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. LSU and its Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, Joe Burrow, comfortably beat defending champions Clemson, 42-25, on Monday night to win the College Football Playoff national championship and cap off one of the more remarkable transformations in the sport's recent history. 3 Clemson came in having won 29 straight games, which included its 44-16 trouncing of Alabama in last year's championship game. Burrow and Chase then teamed up on for a 14-yard touchdown to finish off an 87-yard drive, and LSU was rolling. LSU scored on drives of 70, 75, 87 and 95 yards in the first half.cnbc.com
College Football: Ohio State tops AP poll
Ohio State still tops the AP Poll with Baylor TCU, Utah and Clemson rounding out the top five. All eyes will be on college stations, Texas as number 9, the undefeated Texas A and M Agggies take on number 10, the Alabama Crimson Tide. It’s a game with major playoff implications. CBS Sports studio analyst, Brian Jones joins “CBS This Morning.”cbsnews.com