Derek Carr set to be highest-paid QB -
Boston HeraldDerek Carr set to be highest-paid QBBoston HeraldLarry Eldridge, whose sports reporting career spanned from covering the Impossible Dream of 1967 to Olga Korbut and Mark Spitz in the 1972 Olympics to a long career as sports editor at The Christian Science Monitor, died Sunday from complications due ...Adam Schefter on Twitter: "Raiders and Derek Carr are close to finalizing a deal expected to pay their quarterback ...TwitterIan Rapoport on Twitter: "The #Raiders and QB Derek Carr have finalized a 5-year monster extension worth $125M ...Twitterall 153 news articles »
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 9:35 pm
The Maccabiah Games – (Part 2):
Canadian Jewish News (blog)The Maccabiah Games – (Part 2): Competition and ControversyCanadian Jewish News (blog)Over the years, the Games have attracted some big names (in addition to Krayzelburg, there's fellow swimmer Mark Spitz, tennis player Brad Gilbert, gymnast Mitch Gaylord and windsurfer Gal Fridman). It's no surprise that there will be delegations from ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 1:54 pm
International Jewish Athletes 'RETURN' to
The Jewish Press - JewishPress.comInternational Jewish Athletes 'RETURN' to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah GamesThe Jewish Press - JewishPress.comBasketball player and coach Larry Brown, swimmers Jason Lezak and Mark Spitz, and gymnast Mitch Gaylord are among the many Jewish athletes who have competed in the Maccabiah Games before going on to achieve fame in the broader international ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 6:06 am
Maccabi USA Director Jed Margolis Retiring
Jewish ExponentMaccabi USA Director Jed Margolis Retiring After Upcoming GamesJewish Exponent“I've been fortunate to impact Maccabi in a very powerful and meaningful way,” said Margolis, who first attended the games as a spectator in 1965 where a young swimmer named Mark Spitz burst onto the scene. “It's been a privilege, and I look back with ...and more »
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 12:35 pm
Maccabi karate team visits Woodsburgh -
liheraldMaccabi karate team visits WoodsburghliheraldThe Maccabiah Games are held once every four years and has seen more than a few Olympic champions emerge, including Mark Spitz, Mitch Gaylord, Ally Raisman and Lenny Krayzelburg. Volunteering their time and expertise training the team, are two ...
Posted on 12 June 2017 | 1:03 pm
City Council Will Consider Sacramento Walk
Croker says that could include people like sports legends Dusty Baker, Somer Sanders, and Mark Spitz, but it would not be limited to sports. "Entertainment and arts, news, business and science and technology," Crocker said. The stars would be placed on J ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:36 am
Usain Bolt and other World's Greatest
With his extensive array of record-breaking runs and medals, Bolt is considered part of the league of sporting legends which comprises Muhammed Ali, Roger Federer, Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Steffi Graff, Sergy Bubka, Yelena Isinbeyeva and several others ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Sacramento eyes its own walk of fame
A future walk around midtown might include strolling past stars dedicated to actor Pat Morita of “The Karate Kid” fame, Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz and other famous folks with Sacramento connections. The proposed Sacramento Walk of Stars is the ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Father of Surfing Turns 125 Years Old
He was Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps before chlorine; he was Laird Hamilton and Kelly Slater before foam boards and leashes. He was Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Jackie Robinson before integration; he was Michael Jordan before "branding." His life contained ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Broward high schools swimming preview: Pine
Most Olympic champion swimmers start early — Missy Franklin was 5, Michael Phelps was 7 and Mark Spitz was 6 when they began competing in the water. Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest junior Marta Ciesla was a good bit older — she was six months shy of her ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm