A look ahead to top enterprise and feature stories planned globally by AP Sports. New digests will go out each Thursday and Monday and will be repeated on other weekdays. Please note that story plans may change depending on news and other issues.
For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues Authentic Markus Wheaton Jersey
, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport(at)ap.org or 877-836-9477. For reruns, call the Service Desk 800-838-4616 or your local AP bureau.
As with all our operations, we welcome and want your feedback. If you have thoughts or questions about the Sports Showcase Digest or the material listed, please reach out to Oskar Garcia, assistant sports editor for the U.S. east region, at 215-446-6632 or at ogarcia(at)ap.org.
All times are Eastern.
MONDAY, April 9
SOC–JOHN LEICESTER-DESCHAMPS’ DILEMMA
PARIS – If football was a mere financial equation Barkevious Mingo Color Rush Jersey
, a simple matter of assembling the game’s most valuable players, France coach Didier Deschamps might already be dreaming of having one hand on the World Cup. The squad he will take to the tournament in Russia will, on paper at least, be worth a fortune, packed as it is with eye-wateringly expensive young stars. But it is short an ingredient that France had in abundance when Deschamps captained Les Bleus to World Cup victory in 1998: the maturity and experience that enables players to cope under football’s brightest spotlight when things get tough. ”To react well,” he tells The Associated Press, ”you have to been through it before.” By Sports Columnist John Leicester. 800 words. UPCOMING Kyzir White Color Rush Jersey
, photos, online video.
TUESDAY, April 10
HKN–PLAYOFF PRIMER-NEED FOR SPEED
NHL executives, coaches and players are quick to say the game is played faster than ever. Technology is available to track how fast players are skating, how hard they’re shooting and how quickly they’re getting the puck from end to end. ”That’s the next wave,” Vegas general manager George McPhee acknowledged. As the expansion team prepares for the playoffs, McPhee was not interested in sharing any secrets. ”I don’t tell people what we do Authentic Jason Sanders Jersey
,” McPhee said. By Hockey Writer Larry Lage. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.
WEDNESDAY, April 11
BELLEVUE, Neb. – Bellevue University golf coach Rob Brown knew he wanted Don Byers on his team the first time he met him last summer. The long-hitting freshman has game, and the lifelong Nebraskan fits right in on a team made up mostly of Latin Americans. Byers also happens to be a 61-year-old grandfather. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, with photos and video.
Again, if you have questions about the Sports Showcase Digest or the material listed Orlando Arcia Jersey
, please reach out to Oskar Garcia, assistant sports editor for the U.S. east region, at 215-446-6632 or at ogarcia(at)ap.org.
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, announced the Miami Dolphins' selection of Notre Dame tight end Durham Smythe on Saturday during the fourth round of the 2018 NFL draft.Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald provided video of the moment:Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasleyhttps://t.co/NeFPUNv9zRSeventeen people were killed during a mass shooting at the school in February, and survivors have embarked on an effort to push for gun-control measures throughout the United States.A March for Our Lives event in Washington Chase Edmonds Color Rush Jersey
, D.C., last month featured speeches by several students from the school and attracted an estimated crowd of 800,000..