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U.S., Canada and Mexico announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Although divisions between the nations of North America have dominated the news as of late, the presidents of the soccer federations for the U.S., Canada and Mexico have unified themselves, submitting an unprecedented three-nation bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup last Monday. The

NHL will opt out of 2018 Winter Olympics

The presence of National Hockey League players in the Winter Olympics will be missed in PyeongChang next year. The NHL recently announced that after five consecutive Winter Games with the participation of the organization, the NHL would be opting out from the 2018 Olympics. Discussions

MLB undergoes rule changes ahead of upcoming season

Rejoice baseball fans, this is the last week without America’s national pastime until October. But when the game returns on Sunday, April 2, spectators may notice a few significant alterations the league has made to rules. In pursuit of his goal to quicken the pace

Jose Fernandez was operating boat in fatal crash, officials say

A nearly six-month long investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission concluded that former Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was operating the speeding boat that crashed and ultimately killed Fernandez and two others on Sept. 25, 2016. The final report found that alcohol

Minor league baseball president visits Beloit Snappers

On Tuesday, Mar. 14, Minor League Baseball president Pat O’Conner visited Beloit to discuss the future of the Snappers and baseball in the city. He described his visit as “enlightening and positive” while acknowledging the Snappers’ urgency for a new stadium in order to keep

Lake Forest snaps St. Norbert’s historic streak

The St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wis.) men’s basketball team saw its 50-game home winning streak against Midwest Conference opponents snapped on Friday, Feb. 24. The Green Knights (19-5) were stunned 73-70 after Lake Forest College’s sterling performance in the second half of the MWC

Spring Training under way as pitchers, catchers report

After what felt like the briefest offseason in recent history, baseball is back. Pitchers and catchers have already begun their first full workouts, with most of them reporting to their teams between Feb. 13 and 16. Position players are now making their ways to spring