There were over 250 personal best runs across the two main races at the 2019 edition of the Armagh International Road Races.,In my mind, it was the ultra running equivalent of a four-minute mile, the bottom end of race distance that I wanted to have a proper crack at after the marathon last year.,When you think back on a race, a personal best you’re not happy with or any performance, it’s okay to be disappointed.,When first told the time after the race I felt almost as happy as I might have done breaking 15 myself.,The power of running in a strong race, training consistently and dedicating to one’s sport was shown in both men’s performances.

In sports, extrinsic motivation is when an athlete is motivated by rewards such as money, objects, attention and fame.,In sports, intrinsic motivation is when an athlete is motivated to be the best they can be simply because they want to see what they're truly capable of.,While many athletes' motivation are a mix of extrinsic and intrinsic, and certain extrinsic motivations can increase intrinsic motivation, a significant amount of intrinsic motivation is present in the vast majority of high-achieving athletes.,The Association for Applied Sport Psychology says athletes who are mainly intrinsically motivated generally see less changes in motivation over time, are less distracted, exhibit better focus, and experience less stress when mistakes are made compared to athletes who are mainly extrinsically motivated.,Staying motivated is a constant challenge, but remembering your "why" behind your actions and setting goals (both short- and long-term) will keep you waking up at 5 a.m. for workouts, staying late after practice to run more sprints, or doing more reps than what's required in the weight room and practice.

On January 12, investigators say the body of 65-year-old Michael Redlick was discovered inside the Winter Park home that he shared with his wife, 45-year-old Danielle Justin Redlick.,On the same day that the investigation into Michael Redlick's death had begun, police learned that Danielle Redlick violated a probation rquirement that she abstain from alcohol.,According to a police report, Danielle Redlick first told authorities that her husband may have had a fatal heart attack, but she later told them he had stabbed himself.,Police say she also admitted that she and her husband were the only two people at their home at the reported time of her husband's death.,Court records show that Danielle Redlick filed for divorce from her husband last March, but she later withdrew and they never got divorced.

Tonight at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Super Bowl LIII will kick off in Atlanta, where the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will square off, reprising Super Bowl XXVI.,The 2019 Super Bowl kickoff time is 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time.,Coverage on CBS starts at 11:30 a.m. with That Other Pregame Show, followed by Road to the Super Bowl from 12 p.m. until 1:00.,Tony Goes to the Super Bowl, featuring CBS NFL analyst Tony Romo, will air from 1 p.m. until 2:00, when The Super Bowl Today pregame show airs until kickoff.,For the first time ever, Meredes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will host the Super Bowl.

NORMAN — Single-game tickets for the seven-time defending Big 12 champion Oklahoma softball team go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. CT.,Reserved seats have already sold out via season ticket holders, but general admission tickets will be available for $10 for adults and $8 for youth (ages 6-18) and senior citizens (55 and older).,Oklahoma has won the past seven Big 12 regular season titles, finishing with a perfect 18-0 record in 2018.,OU returns two First-Team All-Americans in senior infielder Sydney Romero and sophomore utility player Jocelyn Alo.,In addition to Romero and Alo, returning All-Region honorees include seniors Shay Knighten and Caleigh Clifton and junior Nicole Mendes.

NORMAN – The Oklahoma men's basketball team was downed 77-47 by Baylor on Monday night inside Lloyd Noble Center.,Kristian Doolittle scored 12 points and Miles Reynolds added 11 for Oklahoma (15-6, 3-5), which was sitting just outside of the newly released Top 25.,Baylor's Makai Mason also scored 12 points.,Mario Kegler scored 11 points and Jared Butler added 10 for the Bears (14-7, 5-2 Big 12), who claimed their third league road win of the month and moved into a tie for first place in the conference with Kansas and Kansas State.,It was a season low for points in a half for the Sooners.

When the New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl on Sunday night (US eastern time), they will be cheered on by about 75,000 fans in the stadium, more than 100 million television viewers across the United States, and an estimated 50 million more around the world.,In short, the NFL leverages high visibility and a well-developed content strategy to engage fans in a variety of ways on and beyond game days; and it has more money to do it better than anyone else.,Indeed, any sport that is already popular enough to have coverage on free-to-air television is unlikely to see interest in NFL impact on its ratings or bottom line.,In the British market, the NFL has outlined an explicit strategic goal to be a second, third or fourth preference option among sports fans.,In Australia, a much smaller market where the top end of the sports preference list is already crowded, that potentially makes the NFL a real game-changer.

Thousands of people took to the streets of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and other cities across California on Saturday for the third-annual Women's March.,Women, men and children carrying homemade signs filled Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles before marching for about a mile to a rally in front of City Hall.,The original march in 2017, held the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration, drew hundreds of thousands of people to Washington and dozens of other cities.,In Los Angeles, some women said they were marching for the third straight year and wanted to show continued support for the movement.,"It's important that women and those who believe in women's rights should right now, more than ever, show support of the mission which is about equity for all people," Los Angeles Democratic Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo said.

COLUMBUS (AP) – How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Akr.,Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Cin.,Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Albany Alexander 26.,Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Cortland Maplewood 17.,COLUMBIANA — Liberty got 17 points from Darrion Williams in a 62-44 win over Crestview in an All-American ... Not so lucky seven for Quakers West Branch turns to one of its own BELOIT — New West Branch head football coach Ken Harris says he walks by the Warriors’ 1994 Division III state ... Branch, Quakers to face off in duals ALLIANCE — Beaver Local earned the second seed in the Div. read more

WINTER PARK, Fla. - Two days after a quiet neighborhood in Winter Park was stunned by a man's suspicious death, police identified the man as 65-year-old Michael Redlick.,First responders were called to a home along Temple Drive in Winter Park around 9:30 a.m Saturday where they found Redlick's body.,Police have remained tight-lipped about the circumstances surround Redlick's death, saying those details are still under investigation.,What started as a medical emergency turned into a suspicious death investigation, police said.,Winter Park police investigated the home for about 10 hours Saturday.