TOM IZZO IS RIGHT: DITCHING HANDSHAKE LINE A BAD IDEA

YAHOO SPORTS (February 22, 2022) – If you’ve witnessed Tom Izzo work a sideline during his nearly three decades as Michigan State’s men’s basketball coach, you know this is a man who exudes a near-crazed level of passion and intensity.

U.S. FORWARD ABBY ROQUE IS A FIRST-TIME OLYMPIAN — AND A PIONEER FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

THE WASHINGTON POST (February 1, 2022)- The players skated around Tuesday afternoon at Wukesong Sports Center without their helmets and — briefly, mercifully — without their masks, stopping and smiling for the camera that would capture the official team portrait of the 2022 U.S. Olympic women’s hockey team, not to mention their own camera phones that were tucked under pads on their hips or their shoulders. After the large group photo came the subsets: first-time Olympians in one shot, the goalies in another; University of Minnesota

ROSE BOWL TO HOST CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

CBSN LOS ANGELES- The Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation announced earlier this month that California would be getting a high school football hall of fame. The exhibit will be located inside on of the most iconic football stadiums in the state, the Rose Bowl, with the inaugural class set to be inducted during the Rose Bowl’s centennial, next year.

‘IT WAS A CLASSLESS MOVE,’ MORNINGSIDE COACH SAYS OF INGLEWOOD SCORING 106 POINTS

Los Angeles Times (Oct. 30, 2021)- Inglewood Morningside football coach Brian Collins did not have kind words for the Inglewood High coaching staff on Saturday morning when discussing his team’s 106-0 loss to the Sentinels in a game that saw Inglewood quarterback Justyn Martin throw 13 touchdowns passes, including a two-point conversion pass with a 104-0 lead.