Juwan Howard lands Isaiah Todd, 1st 5-star as Michigan Wolverines coach

Juwan Howard landed his first five-star prospect at Michigan on Thursday night, as top-10 forward Isaiah Todd chose the Wolverines over Kansas. Todd took official visits to both schools in recent weeks, and also took multiple unofficial visits to North Carolina over the past couple months. “I like coach Juwan,” Todd told ESPN last weekend. “I like the fact he used to play in the NBA, I like that he played in college, and I like the fact he played my position. I also like the school, obviously having a…

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Best Trail Running Shoes of 2019 – Women’s Running

The fall season is the perfect time to get off the road and hit the trails. Crisp air, cooler temps, changing leaves, and clear skies just beg for adventures on dirt, wood chips, or pine needles. We scoured the season’s latest trail-running shoe offerings—from weather-protecting hard chargers to road-to-trail hybrids—to bring you the leaders of the pack. With these shoes, you can forge your own trail. Say hello to 13 of the strongest off-road picks of the season. 1) NIKE AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 36 TRAIL A perfect option if most…

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Breaking down the PFL lightweight and featherweight playoff brackets

The PFL’s October postseason has become very interesting. The lightweight and featherweight divisions — two of the best weight classes in PFL — completed their regular season with a mix of some obvious outcomes and a few surprises along the way. Both of the defending champions — Natan Schulte and Lance Palmer — are the No. 1 seeds in their respective brackets, but they will certainly have game challengers. The quarterfinals and semifinals for the 155- and 145-pound divisions are scheduled for Oct. 17 in Las Vegas. In order to…

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Hawks’ Vince Carter wants to be available for all 82 games

NEW YORK — Being the first NBA player to play in four different decades is not a lofty enough goal for Atlanta Hawks veteran Vince Carter. After dropping 17 points in the Hawks’ 100-96 preseason victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, Carter said he aims to appear in all 82 games this season. “I want to make sure I am available for every game,” Carter told ESPN. “Obviously, it is Coach’s decision, but I want to keep my body right so I can…

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The 8 Best Trail Running Socks – Women’s Running

The socks that work on the road don’t always stand up to the demands of the trail—navigating twists and turns (read: extra friction), splashing through creeks, kicking up rocks and dust. Conquer any terrain—blister free!—with these eight top trail running picks. 1) INJINJI WOMEN’S TRAIL MIDWEIGHT CREW These moisture-wicking crew socks prevent any skin-on-skin friction between toes—great for runners who are prone to blisters on their digits. The women-specific fit features a narrower profile, snug enough to keep out dirt on the trails. $16, injinji.com Photo credit: Injinji 2) SWIFTWICK…

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Astros, Yankees to play Game 4 of ALCS on Thursday after rainout

Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees has been postponed due to expected inclement weather in New York on Wednesday night. First pitch for Game 4 will be on Thursday at 8:08 p.m. ET. Game 5 has been rescheduled for 7:08 p.m. ET Friday, which originally had been tabbed as a travel day, if necessary. The Astros have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series. The winner will face the Washington Nationals in the World Series. The move could affect pitching…

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