This fall, James Madison will make its FBS debut in the Sun Belt Conference. With the right timing, the right coach and an instilled culture of excellence, the Dukes are doing so knowing they can be one of the bigger FCS-to-FBS success stories of the modern era. 

Sitting in the western part of Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley, the Harrisonburg-based campus and its athletic department have seen rapid growth in the 21st century. The Dukes

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Cristiano Ronaldo ditches Coca-Cola for water at Euro 2020 press conference
Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details

Teams at Euro 2020 could face fines if their players move drinks provided by sponsors at news conferences, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba have

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The transfer window is open and there are A-list players in demand and whose futures are uncertain. We take a look at some of the big names who will be the centre of attention during the next month or so…

Harry Kane: The big one…

Harry Kane celebrates his equaliser (AP)
Harry Kane has made it clear he wants to compete for more trophies

Harry Kane has made no secret in recent interviews that he wants to compete for Europe’s

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Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Thursday’s newspapers…


Everton are considering a shock move for former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez.

Gareth Southgate is considering playing Luke Shaw at centre-back against Croatia this weekend in a move that could see England start their European Championships campaign with four full-backs in the team.

England have been preparing for their next major tournament penalty shootout for the past three years with assistant manager Steve Holland keeping

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Amid a rise in coronavirus cases, Kauai will move into Tier 3 of the Kauai Business and Recreation Guidelines on Thursday, and Mayor Derek Kawakami has proposed amendments to further restrict indoor gatherings while still allowing outdoor sports.

If approved by Gov. David Ige, the amendments will cut indoor social gatherings to five people from 10 in Tier 3, although outdoor gatherings will be expanded to 25 people from 10.

The changes in sports means

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None of the state’s eight regions are moving on to Phase 2 of Washington’s recovery plan, the State Department of Health announced on Friday.

According to data published by the DOH, none of the eight regions designated in Governor Jay Inslee’s Healthy Washington reopening plan hit more than two of the four required benchmarks. Seven of the eight regions hit two benchmarks. The data is taken over seven-day periods and reassessed weekly. The next

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Eric Kipper has played basketball for as long as he remembers. As a small child, he routinely shot hoops with his dad in the driveway. He joined a team in second grade, and playing became part of his daily routine.

“I love playing and being with my team,” said

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Traditional fall sports are back to first in line.

The WIAA Executive Board voted on Wednesday to move football, cross country, slowpitch, soccer, swim and dive and volleyball to the first season in its COVID-revised 2021 calendar with practices starting as early as Feb. 1.

That’s, of course, only set to take place in regions that reach Phase 2 of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s new Healthy Washington plan released Tuesday.

READ: Story on the WIAA’s

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