Sports Digest: Nick Foles QB joins Frank Reich, signs with Colts

FOOTBALL

Nick Foles is teaming up with Frank Reich.

That combination helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the 2017 NFL title. Reich is now the coach of Indianapolis, and the Colts signed free agent quarterback Foles on Monday to support Matt Ryan.

The Colts traded him to Atlanta earlier in the season against Ryan.

Foles secured a two-year contract with Chicago after spending the last two seasons in a single game in 2021, even though the Bears paid him a four-year, $ 88 million contract in Jacksonville in 2019. The Bears released 10s. -year-year veteran on May 1st.

• Washington commanders have purchased land in Woodbridge, Virginia, for a potential site for the NFL’s next stadium, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, as the group did not report the purchase. Commanders paid approximately $ 100 million for 200 acres of Prince William County land and are still exploring other locations in the Columbia, Maryland and Virginia counties, the person said.

This site is more than 20 miles from DC, which was the home of the team from 1961-1996 45 minutes from RFK Stadium. Commanders ’current lease on FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland ends in 2027.

FOOTBALL

SLOVAKIA: Captain Marek Hamsik is retiring from international football.

“I’ve been thinking about it for a long time, but after 15 years I decided to close an important and wonderful part of my football career,” Hamsi wrote on Facebook.

The 34-year-old made his international debut in a friendly against Poland in 2007. He has played an international record of 135 games for his country and has scored 26 goals.

Hamsik took over as captain of Slovakia at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa in a single World Cup appearance, where the Slovaks eliminated the Italian runners-up and reached the quarter-finals.

FIRST LEAGUE: Blowing up a cigarette, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrated his team’s fourth English Premier League title in five seasons after a parade through the streets.

The three open buses carrying players and staff from the city took a short walk from downtown Manchester after starting at the National Football Museum.

It was a parade for City to add a terrific return story to their history and in one day, they scored three goals in about five minutes to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and take Liverpool’s one-point cap.

LUGE

WORLD CUP: The Luge government team said it plans to return the race to North America in nearly three years, with stops planned in Park City, Utah and Whistler, Canada.

The Luge International Federation has released a schedule for the 2022-23 season. It will start two consecutive weekends in Igls (Austria) on November 25-27 and December 2-4, followed by a North American swing.

Whistler will be racing from December 8-10 and Park City is set to host a World Cup from December 15-17. The Whistler race, if planned, would end in a row for the 29th World Cup in Europe or Asia.

SCHOOLS

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Alabama has signed former San Bonaventure tycoon Dominick Welch.

Crimson Tide announced the signing of the program’s second transfer out of season, joining former Ohio point guard Mark Sears.

Welch started 105 games in his four-year career at St. Bonaventure and finished third in the program’s history with 257 career points. He averaged 12.3 points and 6.0 rebounds last season, helping Bonnie make the NIT semifinals.

SWIMMING

OLYMPIC TESTS: USA Swimming has set dates for the 2024 Olympics, which will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The government team announced that the competition to determine the team for the Paris Games will take place from June 15 to 23.

The tests will end 33 days before the start of the Olympic Games on July 26. This reflects the time used for the 2016 and 2021 tests.

HOCKEY

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Denmark beat Canada 3-2 in Tamper (Finland) for the first time, and the United States lost to the Czech Republic.

Sebastian Dahm’s 29 stoppage time allowed Denmark to hold on to impress Canada and compete for a place in the quarter-finals.

Canada can no longer qualify as the top seed in Group A and will have to beat France on Tuesday to secure a place in the quarter-finals.

Denmark is playing with Slovakia to prevent the loss of regulation.

The United States have to wait to qualify for the quarterfinals after losing 1-0 to the Czechs in the penultimate match of both teams.

Matej Blumel scored in a breakaway in the first half at 7:53 and goalkeeper Karel Vejmelka stopped 24 shots as the Czechs held on to their first stop of the tournament. Jeremy Swayman of the Boston Bruins saved 15 of the 16 for the U.S.

The loss meant that US players could miss the quarter-finals in a difficult match against Norway on Tuesday and Latvia beat Sweden.

The United States beat Sweden in extra time and are 4-2 in the group stage match, another loss against the Finnish Olympic champion.


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