Author: Noah Tong

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Buckeyes, Bearcats and Redhawks

College football games are happening, but the season doesn’t have quite the same feel to it. Big Ten football is coming back on October 24. That’s what the decision-makers announced last Saturday when they released an eight-game schedule consisting of conference matchups. The season will take place until December 12…

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Six Months Out, West End Stadium is Taking Shape

FC Cincinnati’s new home is symbolic of the progress soccer is making in the city.

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HS Sports to Kick Off Across Ohio

Once thought to be in grave danger this season, high school sports have an opportunity to succeed. If you surveyed parents, coaches, and students just one month ago, you would likely have uncovered guarded optimism that varsity athletics would occur, as well as an overarching fear that such hopefulness was…

Posted in International Champions Cup

Women’s Champions League: Lyon resumes quest for fifth straight title as quarterfinals kick off

After nearly 10 months, the UEFA Women’s Champions League is set to return to action. The eight remaining teams will square off in the quarterfinal round on Friday and Saturday to determine who will advance.

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Rose Lavelle joins Manchester City in search of new challenge

Rose Lavelle is joining English Women’s Super League side Manchester City, just one year removed from winning the Women’s World Cup.

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A Status Update for High School Sports

Non-contact sports have already received the green light to begin competition, but questions are still swirling surrounding high school sports. With the Mid-American conference pushing fall athletics to the spring, the spotlight is shining brighter on the Ohio High School Athletic Association to create a safe environment for their student-athletes….

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With new coach to impress, Lynn Williams is showing she’s deserving of a USWNT spot

For many players, new U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski symbolizes a fresh start for professionals on the cusp of contributing regularly for the national team. Lynn Williams is a leading member of that demographic.

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Tierna Davidson is poised to be one of the cornerstones of the USWNT continued success

Just one year removed from helping the U.S. Women’s National Team win its fourth World Cup, Tierna Davidson may be the most promising young player in the USWNT pipeline.

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MLS is Back: Clark finds redemption as Timbers outlasts FC Cincinnati in shootout win

The Portland Timbers nearly committed an act of self-sabotage on Tuesday night by relinquishing a 1-0 lead, but goalkeeper Steve Clark went from goat to hero to help the Timbers avoid a shocking exit from the MLS is Back Tournament.

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Is Esports the Sport of the Future?

Once a fringe community met with scorn and disdain, Esports is mainstream – and growing.