Tag Archive | Colorado

USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store Into National Training Gym for Preparations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

When the boxers of the USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team arrived in Colorado Springs, Colorado. this week they walked into a new training facility with just over six months left until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and even less time to their qualification tournaments. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, USA Boxing athletes have not […]

Crutcher Named A-10 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week; DeGray Chosen as Rookie

The Atlantic 10 Conference has named Dayton senior Jalen Crutcher as A-10 Player of the Week. Massachusetts freshman Ronnie DeGray III was selected as the league’s Rookie of the Week. The awards were announced Monday and are for games played Jan. 11-17. Crutcher led Dayton to a pair of wins last week, averaging 20.5 points, […]

San Diego amateur boxer Jonathan Mansour experienced emotional roller-coaster ride in 2020

In 2019, Jonathan “Magic” Mansour finished fifth at the USA Olympic Trials as one of the youngest competitors in the field, and the now 21-year-old San Diego featherweight had planned to put on a magical performance at the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships this past December, at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. In […]

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Carli Lloyd and Defender Midge Purce Named to USWNT January Camp Roster

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Carli Lloyd and Defender Margaret “Midge” Purce have been named to the upcoming U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team January Training Camp roster. For Purce, this is her third consecutive roster under head coach Vlatko Andonovski, while Lloyd is heading into her first camp following a knee injury that sidelined her for […]

Sky Blue FC Acquires Three NWSL Draft First-Round Picks and International Slot

Sky Blue FC has acquired two 2021 NWSL Draft first-round picks, a conditional first-round pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft, and international slots for 2021 and 2022 in a trade with the Chicago Red Stars. As part of the trade, Chicago will receive forward Mallory Pugh and midfielder Sarah Woldmoe. “I feel so incredibly blessed to have spent […]

Washington Spirit Bledsoe and Hatch called up to USWNT Camp to be held in the Netherlands

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe and forward Ashley Hatch to the 23-player roster for the USA’s November training camp in the Netherlands. The USWNT’s final game of 2020, and the first match in 261 days, is set to be played on Nov. 27 at 12:30 ET […]

Sky Blue FC Defender Midge Purce Named to USWNT Training Camp Roster for Friendly Against the Netherlands

Sky Blue FC defender Midge Purce has been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team training camp roster for its first friendly in eight months. The USWNT will train for six days in the Netherlands before playing its final match of 2020. This call-up marks Purce’s third under Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski. “I am always […]