Alana Hadley of Charlotte, once one of the most promising young runners in America, opens up on her blog about the painful effects of the years of criticism that destroyed her love for the sport. But don’t count her out.
Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA Tour after a 15-month absence. One of his stops includes a return to his hometown tournament in Los Angeles, where he made his first start on the pro tour as a skinny 16-year-old.
Dallas midfielder Kellyn Acosta and defender Matt Hedges have been dropped from the U.S. national team training camp because of injuries, and Vancouver midfielder Kekuta Manneh has left to join the Whitecaps for preseason training.