Penny Oleksiak, Brent Hayden Fire Fast 100 Frees at Toronto Test Event

Penny Oleksiak and Brent Hayden both turned in quick 100 freestyle Wednesday on Day 1 of the three-day Take5 High Performance Test Event hosted by Swimming Canada.

Oleksiak was just off her seed time in going 53.67 in the 100 free. Second was Maggie MacNeil in 54.06, with Rebecca Smith third and Taylor Ruck fourth. Ruck, with a best time of 53.03, has been provisionally selected to compete in Tokyo in the event. She went 54.76 Wednesday.

Oleksiak also won the 200 free on Thursday, the event in which she provisionally has earned an Olympic place. She went 1:57.54 to

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These prospects plan to visit Rutgers basketball once NCAA dead period is lifted in June

For the first time in over a year, the Rutgers men’s basketball program will welcome recruits on campus for in-person visits this week.

The current dead period, which began in March of 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, will be lifted on Tuesday, June 1, allowing for official and unofficial visits to take place for a little over a month.

The Scarlet Knights are wasting no time in bringing prospects in.

Class of 2022 power forward and Dumont native Dominick Barlow will visit Piscataway unofficially on Tuesday, according to NJ Advance Media contributor Adam Zagoria.

The following weekend,

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MLB roundtable: Who’s the early AL MVP favorite following Mike Trout’s injury?

The 2021 MLB regular season is now eight weeks old and I think we’ve all settled into the daily grind that is marathon regular season baseball. The 60-game sprint was fun in its own way last year given the circumstances. Give me the full 162-game experience every day of the week though.

Throughout the season the CBS Sports MLB scribes will bring you a weekly roundtable breaking down, well, pretty much anything. The latest news, a historical question, thoughts about the future of baseball, all sorts of stuff. Last week we took a stab at predicting who will throw the

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Cristiano Ronaldo booed and whistled upon Madrid return

Cristiano Ronaldo wasn’t received with the warmest of welcomes as he returned to Madrid on Friday night.

The former Real Madrid forward was in town with Portugal to take on Spain in a pre-European Championship warm-up match, and those in attendance at Atletico Madrid‘s Estadio Wanda Metropolitano were quick to reminded him of where he was.

Even before the game had kicked off, Cristiano‘s every move and touch was booed and whistled as he warmed up.

Cristiano wasn’t alone

The crowd in the capital were in an unforgiving mood, and even aimed some harsh words and whistles towards

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Chicago cracks top 15% of nation’s 200 best biking cities in new study

Chicago offers a lot to bicyclists but comes up short in certain areas such as year-round climate and safety, according to a new study that ranks it 30th out of the 200 best biking cities in the U.S.

The study, done by LawnStarter, tabulated an overall score (out of 100 possible points) for 200 different U.S. cities using four metrics: access, climate, community and safety. Access looked at things like miles of bike lanes per square mile and local ride-sharing programs (such as Divvy). Community was gauged through a city’s bike clubs, bike tours and the share of workers who

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Swimming not allowed at Hamilton Pool Preserve for ‘foreseeable future’

TRAVIS COUNTY – It’s bad news for visitors hoping to swim at Hamilton Pool this summer.

Due to falling rocks, Travis County Parks officials will not be allowing swimming for the foreseeable future.

An update on the Hamilton Pool website says rocks have been falling “with increased frequency at many locations in and around the pool” following the big freeze in February.

Hamilton Pool Preserve, which was closed for most of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, is known for its 50-foot waterfall which cascades into a natural swimming hole.

The preserve is located near Austin and is a popular

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Xhaka to Roma; Emerson to Barcelona

Tough-tackling card collectors highlight Thursday’s transfer rumor mill, as ex-Premier League bosses Jose Mourinho and Ronald Koeman eye reinforcements.

Mourinho is said to want an Arsenal player he’s faced plenty over the years, while Koeman is close to locking up a young right back to join USMNT star Sergino Dest.

Emerson to Barcelona

No, not that Emerson.

Emerson Royal is a 22-year-old (January) right back at Real Betis with a single Brazil cap to his name.

He’s been with the Andalusian club since 2019, a veritable every-week starter with five goals and 10 assists across all competitions.

What would this

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7 Items to Make Your Daily Run Easier

My wife and I both work full time, and our daughter is in school a mere 12 hours a week. Those hours are precious. In February, with a full calendar and our exercise routines slipping, we embraced the fact that we couldn’t put aside a full hour for training runs on work days. We adopted a mantra: Have 30 minutes? Take 30 minutes. It helps us squeeze in runs and build consistency into our training. But a half-hour run is often easier said than done: if it’s not planned right, it can stretch out to a 60-minute ordeal. Part

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Lewes biking committee looks at underuse of bike racks, parking safety

Members of the Lewes bike committee discussed the under-utilization of bike racks throughout the city.

 

The committee was briefed on new projects underway to boost bike traffic in Lewes, including the placement of bike racks throughout the city. 

 

City manager Ann Marie Townshend says many bike racks are not being used as much as anticipated.

 

“I think the most underutilized unfortunately is the bike corral,” she said. “But we’re trying to improve the use of that and to get more use.”

 

The bike corral was installed back in 2016 along Savannah Road to alleviate bike traffic downtown.  It was  designed

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