"Every single one of them will have confronted tremendous emotional and mental challenges. When we give a standing ovation to the competitor with the missing limbs, let's also cheer our hearts out for the man who overcame anxiety so severe he couldn't leave his house. … [Read more...] about Invictus Games: Prince Harry hopes athletes will offer mental health hope
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Australia and the West Indies were set to play games in Queensland state from Oct. 4-9 as warm-ups for the Twenty20 World Cup in October and November. But the International Cricket Council has already pushed the men’s T20 World Cup back by a year — to be held either in Australia or India. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Marlins a late arrival for 1st game in 9 days
He—along with his two older brothers—were raised by their mother in a trailer park in his native Canada after their father deserted the family when Kitsch was one, and a devastating knee injury during his teenage years dashed his dreams of hockey stardom. Years later, after the modeling gigs dried up in New York, he found himself homeless, spending his nights sleeping in subway cars and sneaking into gyms to shower; after moving to L.A. to try his hand personal training, he spent four months living out of a tiny hatchback, with one of its windows replaced by a clear plastic sheet covered in duct tape. … [Read more...] about Taylor Kitsch Is Not Game for a ‘Friday Night Lights’ Revival
The 5-foot-9, 180-pound junior became one of the most electrifying players in the country two years ago when he caught 114 passes for 1,254 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also had 21 carries for 213 yards and two more scores and helped the Boilermakers pull off a stunning upset of then top-ranked Ohio State. His reward — first team All-American honors as an all-purpose player. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Clemson pauses DE Xavier Thomas for virus-plus.
Speaking at the end of a two-week parliamentary session on Tuesday, Xi told 3,000 delegates that "any actions and tricks to split China are doomed to failure and will meet with the people's condemnation and the punishment of history." … [Read more...] about Taipei Sends Jets, Ships to Surveil Chinese Carrier Strike Group