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Olympic Champ Simone Biles Withdraws From All-Around Competition

Athlete Puts Mental Health First

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being. USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete. The decision comes a day after […]

Teams Prepare For Upcoming IFL Season

Health and Safety Top Priority for Officials

Since March, league officials, team owners and staff worked diligently to prepare for the upcoming season while players worked out and remained in top shape.

Gladiators Look Forward to 2021

New Season Planned After Pandemic Sidelined Players

The year 2020 was one that will be written in history books. It was the year that millions lost their lives as COVID-19 ravaged the globe. Social distancing, “Your mic is muted,” games without fans and online learning became the norm.  Gyms and stadiums were nearly empty. New Mexico high school […]

Lobos Seek Asylum in Nevada

COVID-19 Restructures Sports in New Mexico

Two University of New Mexico sports programs have sought asylum in other states in an effort to preempt the state’s COVID-19 restrictions imposed on sports programs.

New Mexico teams adjusting to long-term life on the road

To get around COVID-19 restrictions, the biggest moneymaking sports at New Mexico's two largest universities took a drastic step. They left.

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Johnny McCants and his New Mexico State teammates have settled into a routine less than a week after the team temporarily relocated to Arizona.The Aggies lift weights in the morning, practice in the afternoon and watch film before dinner. The rest of […]

New League, Same Champs

Indoor Football League Making Waves Some may know and some may not know that we have a professional football team right here in our backyard. The Duke City Gladiators of Albuquerque. What may also be news to you is the Gladiators are a 2x world champion professional football team. Now the […]