Waze Lights the Beacons to Guide Drivers Through Chicagos Tangled Streets

In downtown Chicago, near where the river meets the lake, the city gets a bad case of Escheritis. The streets double—sometimes triple!—into three dimensions, dropping below each other and folding around the basements and sub-basements of skyscrapers, cutting across the river on bridges hanging below other bridges, and eliding into…

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Embattled USA Gymnastics President Kerry Perry resigns after 9 months

(CNN)Just nine months after taking the helm of USA Gymnastics, president and CEO Kerry Perry has resigned — marking the latest high-profile departure from the beleaguered organization. Attorney John Manly, who represents 180 gymnasts, said Perry failed to overhaul USAG. “Despite promises to the contrary, Ms. Perry continued the same…

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Inside the mind of an NFL kicker: Jaguars’ Josh Lambo on why he’s not superstitious

London (CNN)Josh Lambo is not your typical NFL placekicker. But when his MLS career with FC Dallas stalled, Lambo turned to college football and earned a spot with the Texas A&M Aggies. NFL: Jurrell Casey to protest, pay fine Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted…

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Three Philadelphia Eagles stay off field for anthem before Super Bowl rematch

Malcolm Jenkins and DeVante Bausby stayed in the tunnel during the national anthem one week after raising their fists in protest in the exhibition opener Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins and DeVante Bausby remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before the Super Bowl rematch against the New…

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Rafael Nadal’s new opponent at the US Open: a 25-second shot clock

(CNN)Rafael Nadal will face a new challenge at the US Open: a 25-second shot clock in between points. The US Open, which starts on Monday in New York, is the first major to introduce a shot clock between points, counting down from 25 seconds between each serve. If a player…

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Nigeria narrowly escapes FIFA ban over power struggle

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Nigeria has narrowly escaped an international football ban after its government responded to a FIFA ultimatum shortly before a suspension took effect on Monday. Nigeria’s Sport Minister Solomon Dalung, acting on the court ruling ordered Pinnick and his board to comply with the court and leave the NFF,…

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Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart says IOC can’t ‘throw in towel’ on drugs war

(CNN)He was instrumental in bringing down Lance Armstrong, now US anti-doping head Travis Tygart has warned Olympic chief Thomas Bach not to “throw in the towel” in sport’s war on drugs. Follow @cnnsport And he warned that the premature reinstatement of the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) into sport’s worldwide fight…

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