Ross, a silver and bronze medalist at the last two Olympics with two different partners, took a chance on the unproven Klineman after splitting with legend Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2017. The A-Team is now ranked No. 2 in the world, while Walsh Jennings and new partner Brooke Sweat battle for the second and final U.S. Olympic berth. … [Read more...] about 21 U.S. athletes to watch at the Tokyo Olympics
Canadian Olympic Committee CEO David Shoemaker tweeted, “We are unaware of any decision taken by the Japanese government as is being reported. Official information regarding the Games will be communicated through the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee.” … [Read more...] about Olympic leaders, Japan prime minister deny report about Tokyo Games cancellation
Many of the qualified athletes needed to be re-confirmed by the their national governing body and U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee following the Olympic postponement to 2021. But there are no signs that any of their spots are in jeopardy. … [Read more...] about Which athletes are qualified for the Tokyo Olympics?
Just before halftime of the Warriors’ eventual loss to the Knicks, Draymond Green was ejected for a second technical. The Warriors were running back on defense, Green was barking out instructions, and suddenly referee John Butler T’d him up (Green already had one). Green was confused, he was not yelling at the referee. … [Read more...] about Draymond Green ejected, referee later admitted it was “mistake” to Kerr
Vice President Kamala Harris — who made history Wednesday when she was sworn in as the first woman VP in the United States, the first Black person, and the first Asian-American in the role — was born in Oakland. She has long been a Warriors fan. … [Read more...] about Vice President Kamala Harris to hang custom Warriors jersey in office
It’s the first time the 2.38-mile road course will host the opener for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. A return to the popular Birmingham, Alabama, track leads an opening stretch of four races in 15 days with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (April 25) and a doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway (May 1-2) to follow. NBC will air the first two races of the new season and six of the first eight from April to June. … [Read more...] about IndyCar season opener at Barber moved to April 18 and will be shown on NBC