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Tag: The Pre & The Post

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Peachtree Survives the Heat
The 48th running of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race hosted by the Atlanta Track Club lived up to its hype with heated competition and warm temperatures. With an estimated 55,320 finishers and about 200,000 spectators, the event known as the “World’s Largest Running Party” certainly shined in Georgia’s capital city

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| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Seniors Shine in Birmingham
When more than 10,500 athletes and their friends and families arrived in Birmingham, Alabama, for the 2017 National Senior Games in early June, the city flexed one of its biggest strengths: charm. “It started with

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| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

IIHF Women’s Championship
When Hilary Knight of the U.S. team scored in the winning goal in overtime in the gold medal game to beat Canada 3-2, the IIHF Women’s World Championship came to a thrilling—though not unexpected—conclusion. The United States won the tournament for the fourth straight time and seventh in eight

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| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

NCAA Wrestling Championships
No collegiate conference has put its stamp on wrestling more than the Big Ten. Penn State recently won the team title at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at Scottrade Center in St. Louis—the school’s sixth title in the last seven years and the 11th straight win for a Big Ten member. And if a city

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| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

USA Curling Nationals
If you walk around Everett, Washington, these days and ask residents about the sport of curling, chances are they’ll be able to tell you a thing or two. That wasn’t necessarily the case before the USA Curling National Championships came to Xfinity Arena for seven days of competition. More than 5,000 residents, visitors and

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| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cyclocross National Championships
In cyclocross—a sport in which racers pedal cross-country and carry bikes across obstacles—competing over muddy, rutted courses in snow, ice and rain is considered an epically good time. By those standards, conditions were ideal for the 2017 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships, held in January in Hartford, Connecticut

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| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

AKC National Championship
The 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin was one of the largest dog shows ever held in North America. And in the end, a Puli named Preston earned Best in Show honors, beating out nearly 5,000 competitors—representing 190 breeds—and earning a $50,000 cash prize at the event at the Orange County Convention

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| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

National Hockey Festival
The 35th edition of the National Hockey Festival, held over Thanksgiving weekend, was a field hockey feast for all involved. The festival is one of the largest annual amateur sporting events in the country. More than 5,000 athletes, family members and friends attended the event at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida

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| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ryder Cup
You almost couldn’t have written a better script for the 2016 Ryder Cup: a smooth operation, record-breaking crowds, beautiful weather and a convincing win for the Americans on their home turf. Even a couple of problems that cropped up were handled quickly and decisively. “There was a high level of satisfaction on how well the team executed and how well

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| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Major League Lacrosse Championship
The world’s best lacrosse players weathered the storm to stage an exciting title game. The 2016 Major League Lacrosse Championship provided fans an action-packed event at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium, just north of Atlanta. After enduring a first-half downpour, fans saw the Denver Outlaws edge the Ohio Machine, 19-18, to earn their second

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