For more than a century, countless Americans have dreamed of playing Major League Baseball. Few ever make it, but there is a place in Bradenton, Fla., that nurtures those dreams. IMG Academies takes students as young as 11 and mixes intense baseball training with an academic education.
Dismissed because of evidence that he didn't do enough to alert authorities to a former assistant's abuse of young boys, Paterno knew he'd been ruined. "My name," he said, was "gone." Journalist Joe Posnanski's book goes on sale next week.
Hundreds gathered in Flint, Mich., Tuesday, to celebrate the return of Olympian Claressa Shields. Just 17, Shields won America's lone gold medal in boxing at the Summer Games. And her triumph was welcome news in Flint, a struggling town that gave her a motorcycle escort home.
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