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ARRIAGA, Chiapas, Mexico – As night falls, Samuel Carcamo, in a gray button-up shirt and cuffed jeans, stands on the tracks with dozens of other migrants waiting to climb on top of the northbound freight known as “The Train of Death.”
In 1891, Dr. James Naismith was in search of a physical indoor game that could be played by athletes during the cold winter months in Springfield, Mo. At the YMCA’s Springfield College, Naismith hung two peach baskets on either side of a room and the game of basketball was invented. This may be a fact that a lot of basketball fans already know, but do they also know that the sports of volleyball and racquetball were also invented at the YMCA?
1. TSA bans uncharged cell phones from U.S.-bound flights
1. Belgium knocks the U.S. out of the World Cup
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
Former Ironwood Ridge standout Michael Neufeldt will be a part of the initial recruiting classes at Benedictine University at Mesa. Neufeldt has committed to play volleyball for the school next year. The school is just starting up an athletics program.
(BPT) - Soccer frenzy is alive and well. So who’s the most popular soccer star right now?
(NAPSI)—If you’re a man who is carrying a few extra pounds, there’s good news. Any time can be the right time to start and strengthen healthier habits and lose the weight.
Todd and Amy Garelick are about as involved in Tucson soccer as you can get. Even before agreeing to head up the TSAFC women’s soccer team, they were already involved in a variety of soccer programs at a variety of levels.
These guests, including five from Arizona, who have been invited to sit with the First Lady represent the stories of millions of Americans across the country, who are working hard to better their communities, improve their own economic outcomes and help restore opportunity for all.
1. Obama eulogizes Mandela at memorial service
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (12-6-1, 12-6-1 in conference) dug itself out of an early hole and completed the comeback in overtime as the Aztecs came back from being down 3-0 to beat Mesa Community College 4-3 in overtime. The Aztecs are 5-0-1 in their last six games.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (10-6-1, 10-6-1 in conference) could not maintain a pair of leads against Phoenix College, the No. 4 team in the country, as the game finished in a 2-2 tie on Thursday in the regular season home finale at the Kino North Grandstand.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (9-6, 9-6 in conference) scored five goals in the first half and shared the ball on offense in its 7-1 win over GateWay Community College on Thursday at the Rose Mofford Sports Complex in Phoenix.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (7-6, 7-6 in conference) played in another tough battle against No. 4 Yavapai College on Wednesday but the Aztecs lost 2-1 in the closing minutes at the Kino North Grandstand.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (7-5, 7-5 in conference) took over in the second half to beat Chandler-Gilbert Community College 4-1 on Saturday in Chandler.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-4, 6-4 in conference) ended its three-game losing streak on Saturday after it defeated Scottsdale Community College 4-1 at the Kino North Grandstand.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (5-4, 5-4 in conference) dropped its third straight game on Thursday falling against Mesa Community College 3-2 at the Kino North Grandstand.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (5-3, 5-3 in conference) fell behind in the first half and couldn’t catch up in the second half as the Aztecs lost to Arizona Western 3-0 on Saturday at the Kino North Grandstand.
The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (5-1, 5-1 in conference) set an early tone scoring four goals in the first half to beat Paradise Valley Community College 6-1 on Tuesday at the Kino North Grandstand.