“You remind me of a story, that my father called me,” responded Jones, “and he said, ‘I had no idea of the breadth, of the intensity of what you were doing when you bought the Cowboys.’ And he said, ‘Son, I hope you know how to let the pressure off.’ He said, ‘This thing could just blow you sky high, there’s so much going and there’s such potential pressure.’ And I said, ‘Dad, of all the things you taught me how to do of all the wonderful things my father gave me knowing how to keep the pressure off, I have a doctor’s degree in. But it’s good advice. I’ll take your word for it.
He was appointed City editor ahead of Pep Guardiola’s appointment in 2016, delivering exclusives on the Catalan’s transfer plans in his first season at the Etihad. James is also MEN Sport’s boxing correspondent, having covered Tyson Fury’s rise from amateur to heavyweight world champion. He has charted the rise of Anthony Crolla’s career more closely than any other journalist and exclusively revealed Ricky Hatton’s shock retirement U turn in 2012.
He went on to play collegiate basketball at NCAA Division III Hamline University. It was there where his desire to coach began.For three years, he traveled the nation working at summer camps hosted by NCAA Division I power programs like North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Syracuse, Kansas and Arizona.Those experiences allowed Thorson to network with some of the best in the game and develop a strong recruiting base that would serve him well as an assistant at Minnesota under Clem Haskins.While at Minnesota from1989 1994, he recruited Voshon Lenard, Jayson Walton, Randy Carter and John Thomas.In 1994, Thorson started at DeLaSalle and has been there since. His teams have made 11 state tournament appearances and have won four state championships including a Class 3A crown last spring.”The culture we have created at DeLaSalle helped us win the championship last year,” said Thorson, who resides in the Twin Cities with his wife Rita and a four year old daughter Ella Ray.
The Vikings ferocious defense might be the best in the NFL and the strong safety Sendejo is a big reason why. After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL draft, the Vikings took a shot with the San Antonio native in 2011 and in 2015 he was promoted to the starting lineup. Watch out for Sendejo and the Vikings..
From left to right, United States’ Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Dana Vollmer and Simone Manuel wave to the audience during the medal ceremony for the women’s 4 x 100 meter medley relay final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn).