“It’s going to be different,” Phelps said as he prepared to compete in Charlotte this weekend. “I get my Vitamin D year round, which is nice. I get to be tan all year, which is also nice. But I’m somebody who loves changes. If we do the same thing in training month after month, I get sick of it.”
“He is sheer brilliance and comes with unbelievable character,” said Zayat, who was just warming up. “He is a character. He is a horse that is kind, sweet, heady, classy, beautiful. It’s very rare to have a horse that has it all. He does everything as effortlessly as you can ever think.”
Hold on, though. His acceptance doesn’t necessarily mean the six-time Olympic medalist will definitely be back on the slopes, only guarantees him funding should he choose a return over retirement.
“Given the NFL’s history of inconsistency and arbitrary decisions in disciplinary matters, it is only fair that a neutral arbitrator hear this appeal,” the union said in a news release.
A club spokesman said Wednesday that the 51-year-old Weiss left Angel Stadium right before batting practice with athletic trainer Keith Dugger to get a follow-up exam. He is expected to be hospitalized until Thursday afternoon, but no timetable has been established on when he will rejoin the club. Bench coach Tom Runnells will guide the team in Weiss’ absence.
“It seems like whenever something bad happens, it happens against us,” said Carlos Gonzalez, thrown out at the plate in stunning fashion by Trout in the 11th. “That’s why we’re in the situation we’re in right now. But we still have a lot of games in front of us and we can’t put our heads down. We’ve got to keep grinding and try to turn this thing around.”
“See how I can make moves with the dribble,” he said. “That’s the key, being able to make moves that I feel comfortable with, that I’m used to making.”
“As expected, following USADA’s decision in the Tyson Gay case, the IOC today confirmed that the U.S. team has been disqualified from the 4×100-meter race that was part of the athletics competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games,” USOC spokesman Patrick Sandusky said in a statement.
Trainer Bob Baffert has two entrants: American Pharoah and Dortmund, who finished third in the Derby.