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After Jahn death, bike advocates say cyclists must be careful and infrastructure must help

In the wake of the bicycle crash Saturday in Campton Hills that killed world-renowned architect Helmut Jahn, area bicycle safety activists said more work can be done to design intersections and roads to better accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians, even in rural and exurban areas.

According to Campton Hills Police Chief Steven Millar, witnesses said Jahn was riding his bicycle on Old LaFox Road, a side street, and was struck by a car after he rolled through a stop sign while attempting to turn left onto Burlington Road. After Jahn was struck by the first car, which was heading south on

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USA Swimming Announces Split-Site 2021 Speedo Summer Championships

USA Swimming confirmed on Monday plans for the 2021 Speedo Summer Championships. The meet will take place from August 3-7 and be split into East and West sites.

The meet is being referred to specifically as “Summer Championships” and not “National Championships” because the results won’t be officially combined into a single ranking.


  • East – Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • West – William Wollett Jr. Aquatics Center, Irvine, California

This replaces the slot that typically houses a post-Olympic Games Summer National Championship meet. Historically, the U.S. Olympians have only rarely competed in that event, and with swimming concluding

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Knicks clinch fourth seed in East, completing surprising turnaround

The Knicks were not expected to be competitive during the 2020-21 NBA season.

The team was mired in a rebuild and had hired Tom Thibodeau in the offseason to be its new coach. This was the veteran’s third stop on the head coaching circuit, and it was expected that he would need time to turn things around. After all, the Knicks posted a 21-45 record during the COVID-19-shortened 2019-20 season, the seventh-worst mark in the NBA.

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They were expected to be one of the East’s worst teams again. The the Westgate

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Dr Disrespect Challenges Former NFL Star Pat McAfee to Football Competition

Popular YouTube streamer Dr Disrespect has now found himself in a beef with former NFL punter Pat McAfee. During a recent stream on his channel, Dr Disrespect claimed that he could throw a football a further distance with his arm than McAfee could kick with his leg. While the comment was made off-hand by the Doc, the challenge eventually made it to McAfee’s ears, who has now responded.

In a recent edition of The Pat McAfee Show, the titular host was informed of Dr Disrespect’s challenge and replied to it on air. McAfee, although he is a former punter in

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Raised bike lanes to be installed in Chicago to better protect cyclists

If Copenhagen can install raised bike lanes to prevent motorists from invading space reserved for cyclists, why can’t Chicago try it?

Transportation Commissioner Gia Biagi asked essentially that question on Tuesday during a virtual address to the Rotary Club of Chicago, then answered it in a way that delighted her fellow cyclists.

Biagi noted Chicago’s cycling plan is “a decade old.” It’s high-time to “update the technology, think differently about it and get some of those measures and policies in place where we can do the carrot and the stick at the same time,” she said.

“Our curb management planning

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“You’d put Draymond Green in there if you know anything about basketball”: Larry Brown makes a case for the Warriors’ forward as one of the best players in the NBA

Hall of Fame NBA coach Larry Brown calls Draymond Green one of the best players in the NBA while praising him for the things he does

The Golden State Warriors are currently sitting on the eighth spot in a loaded Western Conference. In a conference where there is no shortage of talent or strong teams, the Warriors have managed to make their way to a play-in berth.

The Warriors managed to do all that while Klay Thompson is still sidelined due to injury. A huge reason for the same is Stephen Curry and his sensational form. However, another player also

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College Football’s top 10 stadiums by fan atmosphere

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic threatening to take the sport away, college football came and went this fall and, for the most part, did so without a hitch. Once the schedules were altered and the plan was set in motion for how to play safely, the games were played. But there was one thing that just wasn’t the same.

The risk of having full stadiums in 2020 was too big for schools to feel comfortable playing through and so attendance at games was either limited or eliminated altogether. And while it might have been leaning on the safe side

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Running 4 Heroes awards $10,000 grant to Greene County deputy injured in Dec. 2020 pursuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Running 4 Heroes has awarded a $10,000 grant to a Greene County deputy struck during a Dec. 2020 pursuit.

Lt. Steve Westbrook will receive the R4H Injured First Responder Grant later this month. Since January 2020, Running 4 Heroes has awarded more than $136,000 to 18 law enforcement officers injured on duty.

Running 4 Heroes Board Members will pay a visit to Greene County, Missouri on Saturday, May 22 to present Lt. Westrbook with the grant.

“Our continued prayers go out to Lt. Westbrook as he completes his recovery, and we thank him for being a

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