Daily Roundup: May 31


May 31, 2019

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news:

  • Jill Ellis could become the first women’s soccer coach with consecutive World Cup titles. The U.S. Women’s team leader has gotten here by seeking out discomfort, the Wall Street Journal reports.
  • In 2001, a tiny Toronto middle school basketball team won just three games. Then Stephen Curry enrolled. Yahoo! Sports Dan Wetzel with the true story of Steph Curry’s championship season … at a Toronto middle school.
  • At the Michigan basketball news conference to introduce its new head coach, Juwan Howard couldn’t help himself. He began to cry even before athletic director Warde Manuel brought him to the podium, the Detroit Free Press reports.
  • A disclaimer has been printed on the back of every Major League Baseball ticket warning of the risk from batted balls. But the game and the viewing conditions have changed greatly in a century, The New York Times reports.

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