Ultrarunning Helps Carol Seppilu Keep Going – Women’s Running

On the starting line of the Leadville Trail 100 on Saturday a runner whose scars on her face and tracheostomy tube in her windpipe will indicate she has already endured more challenges than any ultramarathon will throw at her. When Carol Seppilu was just 16 years old, drunk and despondent after multiple friends had died by suicide, she pointed a gun at herself. She pulled the trigger and shot her face. The damage was so severe, doctors thought she’d never speak or see again. “I remember being on the stretcher…

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Garoppolo bounces back with solid scrimmage

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For the first time since tearing the ACL in his left knee in September, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo took snaps against a team other than his own on Friday. With the Niners in town for a pair of joint practices before Monday night’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, Garoppolo was behind center with the starters for all of Friday’s session, marking another minor milestone in his return from the injury that cost him 13 games in 2018. It was also Garoppolo’s first practice since…

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2019 MLB Players’ Weekend nicknames

Players’ Weekend is back for a third year, giving big leaguers an opportunity to connect with the fans in fun and engaging ways through their jerseys and equipment. Here’s a list of the nicknames MLB players have chosen to sport on their backs for the weekend of Aug. 23-25. Not all nicknames have been finalized, additional ones will be added in the coming days. • Players’ Weekend details ANGELSJustin Anderson: “ANDO”Luke Bard: “BARDO”Jaime Barria: “EL PANA”Cam Bedrosian: “BEDROCK”Ty Buttrey: “(PEACH, TREE EMOJIS)”Kole Calhoun: “KOLESKI”Griffin Canning: “GRIFF”Taylor Cole: “T.C.”David Fletcher: “FLETCH”Luis…

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Morey — ‘Factual’ Harden a better scorer than MJ

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has always championed his players, and he’s gone to a new extreme in praising James Harden. “It’s just factual that James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan,” Morey said on the “Selfmade with Nadeshot” podcast. Morey acknowledged that people “hate” his take but explained how the numbers support his statement. “Based on literally, like you give James Harden the ball and before you’re giving up the ball how many points do you generate? Which is how you should measure offense. James Harden…

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NTSB reveals cause of Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash

Nearby CCTV cameras filmed the crash, allowing NTSB investigators to identify that the right-side main landing gear collapsed after the plane made a second or third heavy ‘bounce’ along the runway as it attempted to land. Senior investigator Ralph Hicks said: “We were able to obtain surveillance footage from buildings around the area that include footage of the accident happening. It shows quite a bit. “The airplane basically bounced at least twice before coming down hard on the right[-side] main landing gear. You can actually see the right-main landing gear…

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Who Ya Got? UFC 241 Fighters Pick DC vs Stipe 2

Nate Diaz: “Hopefully everybody comes out OK, and it’s an entertaining fight.” Cory Sandhagen: “I think a lot of people are sleeping on Stipe. I don’t know who is going to win. For me, I look at all of these fighters, I look at them as people, and I’m trying to put myself in (their) position because I thought about this a lot because I’m a fan of DC and Stipe. I put myself in the position of where Stipe is in life and where DC is in life. DC…

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The only boat powered by a Ferrari F1 engine is up for sale

The only speedboat powered by a Ferrari F1 engine is up for sale — and if you have to ask how much it costs, you probably can’t afford it. 1 Related In 1952, Italian speedboat racer Achille Castoldi set his sights on the water speed record for an 800kg boat. In order to achieve it, he commissioned a new three-point hydroplane from the Cantieri Timossi boatyard on Lake Como and set about finding a suitable engine supplier. Having lost an Alfa Romeo engine deal to main rival Mario Verga, Castoldi…

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