Dryden McKay, winner of Hobey Baker award as top NCAA men’s hockey player, suspended for six months for doping violation

Dryden McKay, the Minnesota State goaltender who won this year’s Hobey Baker Award as the NCAA’s Most Outstanding Player, has accepted a six-month ban from competition for an anti-doping rule violation, according to the United States Anti-Doping Agency. The suspension period began on April 14, when he accepted the sanction. McKay played his final NCAA … Read more

NCAA Gymnastics Championships – Live updates as Florida, Oklahoma, Utah and Auburn vie for national title

FORT WORTH, Texas – It all comes down to this. Individual all-around champion Trinity Thomas leads the Florida Gators as they take on Olympic gold medalist Suni Lee’s underdog Auburn Tigers and vivacious powerhouses Oklahoma Sooners and Utah Utes – in a quest to claim the championship crown NCAA gymnastics. On Thursday, Jade Carey, Jordan … Read more

NCAA Gymnastics Championships – Live updates as Olympians Jade Carey and Grace McCallum advance to first of two semifinals

Four American Olympians you will remember in Tokyo. Eight ultra-talented teams. And a ridiculously close battle for the tag team and individual titles. The NCAA Gymnastics Championships begin Thursday, with Semifinal I at 1 p.m. ET (ESPN2) and Semifinal II at 6 p.m. ET (ESPN2). Want the detail? We will have live updates throughout this … Read more

NCAA gymnastics experts give their opinion

Can Florida’s stacked roster win the 2022 NCAA gymnastics title? Or will the defending champion from Michigan pull off the repeat? And then what of perennial powerhouse Oklahoma — or Utah, which has qualified for more NCAA championships than anyone else? Starting Thursday, eight teams will face off at the NCAA Championships – and it … Read more

Suni Lee, Jade Carey, a tag team title no one can predict – key storylines to watch at NCAA Gymnastics Championships

Eight deserving teams fight for the first place. Olympians battle for all-around supremacy. Redemption stories. Unsung heroes. The 2022 NCAA Gymnastics Championships have it all – and could be decided by the smallest fraction of a point. Thursday April 12:Semi-Final I: 1 p.m. ET, ESPN2(Teams: Oklahoma, Utah, Alabama, Minnesota; Jade Carey as an individual) Semi-Final … Read more

How Ukrainian refugee Valentyna Veretska, in borrowed shoes, won the Jerusalem Marathon

On February 25, a day after the start of Russia’s war against Ukraine, Valentyna Veretska crossed the border between Ukraine and Poland with her 11-year-old daughter, leaving behind her husband who returned to their city ​​of Mykolaiv to help defend their country from attack. . Last Friday, exactly one month later, Veretska, 31, won one … Read more

Japan’s Shoma Uno wins world figure skating championships while American Vincent Zhou takes bronze

Olympic bronze medalist Shoma Uno capped off a dominating performance at the world figure skating championships by winning the gold medal on Saturday, while Vincent Zhou of the United States used a strong free skate to propel from sixth place after his short program to win the bronze medal. Uno finished with 312.48 points to … Read more

Sources detail alleged US Ski and Snowboard interference in sexual misconduct investigation

Multiple sources, including women who accused former US Snowboard head coach Peter Foley of sexual assault and misconduct, detailed to ESPN the events that prompted the US Center for SafeSport’s accusation that which US Ski and Snowboard interfered with its investigation. They told ESPN that US Ski and Snowboard representatives failed to properly report the … Read more

Russian Olympians face backlash after attending Vladimir Putin rally

LONDON — Russian Olympic athletes who took part in a rally supporting President Vladimir Putin and the invasion of Ukraine are facing a backlash, with one losing a sponsorship deal and facing a disciplinary investigation. Medalists in cross-country skiing, gymnastics, figure skating and swimming gathered on the stage of the Luzhniki stadium on Friday as … Read more

Lia Thomas finishes 8th in the 100-yard freestyle, the last race of her college swimming career

ATLANTA — Penn swimmer Lia Thomas’ college swimming career ended with an eighth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle on Saturday. Thomas posted a time of 48.18 seconds, 0.81 seconds slower than his qualifying time of 47.37 seconds. Virginia freshman Gretchen Walsh finished first in 46.05 seconds to win her first NCAA individual championship. Yale junior … Read more