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Sports Briefs: Nathaniel Logie earns MWC player of the week

Logie scores big, earns MWC player of the week

WISCONSIN — The men’s soccer team continued their hot streak this weekend, winning both of their away games. Knox defeated fellow Midwest Conference teams Ripon College and Lawrence University, remaining undefeated in conference play. Junior Nathaniel Logie made an impact in both games on his way to Midwest Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Performer of the week honors. This is Logie’s second time receiving such recognition; he earned the spotlight this week by scoring twice in Knox’s 5-1 clobbering of Ripon and putting away the only goal in the 1-0 victory over Lawrence. (Source: Midwestern Conference press release)

NBA champs fall to Euroleague club in preseason

BERLIN — Significant news came from the National Basketball Association preseason Wednesday when the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs fell to Euroleague club Alba Berlin at the buzzer. The Spurs played in Berlin as part of the NBA Global Games tour that has pitched several international clubs against NBA franchises in hopes of growing the game of basketball around the world. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, notorious for closely regulating the minutes played by his starters, was not as cautious this game. Stars Tony Parker and Tim Duncan both played over 30 minutes of court time, NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard played 29 and Manu Ginobili saw 22. (Source: FOX Sports)

Former Sec. of State Rice focused on CFB playoffs

STANFORD, Calif. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has put any questions about her place on the inaugural College Football Playoff committee to rest. Rice will not travel to her annual slew of international conferences this year to focus on a pool of 40 teams she believes have legitimate championship hopes. Rice, currently serving as a political economy professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, has used her background in political science to discern important championship qualifiers like strength of schedule, the weights of certain wins and losses and conference quality. (Source: ESPN)



TKS Staff

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