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After getting knocked out of 2018 World Cup, U.S. soccer will take more hits off the field PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – The failure of the U.S. men’s national soccer team to qualify for the World Cup – a feat it had accomplished without considerable trouble for two decades – will have severe implications for those involved in the botched campaign and a sport that has gained a growing foothold on the American sports landscape. Needing only a draw Tuesday to secure a place in soccer’s quadrennial championship next summer in http://flashlivescore-uk.com/soccer/italy Russia, the U.S. squad fell behind the last-place team from Trinidad and Tobago by two goals in the first half and lost, 2-1. After qualifying for seven consecutive World Cups since 1990, the United States will have to wait until the 2022 event at the earliest to return to the sport’s grandest stage. The cost of its absence […]

The unregulated world of strength coaches and college football’s killing season When three Oregon football players were hospitalized in January following a strenuous workout, they were being led by a strength coach certified from a track and field coaches association. For a $245 fee, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) offers a 21-hour strength training course to become a certified NCAA strength coach in any sport. By comparison, the widely-used Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) requires 30 times as much training — a 640-hour certification process. According to the NCAA, that track certification was all that was needed by Oregon football strength coach Irele Oderinde, who was suspended for one month due to the January workout. But should it be? Four industry experts with more than 100 combined years of experience told CBS Sports they don’t consider Oderinde properly certified to be a […]