The top threats to teen drivers may surprise you

first_imgAccording to youth.gov, October 14-20 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of the serious risks today’s teens confront on the roads.The Federal Highway Administration reports that there were nearly 10 million licensed drivers aged 19 and younger in the U.S. as of July 2016. And, according to AAA, teen drivers are 9 times as likely as drivers 18 and older to be involved in a crash and 6 times as likely to be involved in a fatal crash.Statistics like this are sobering for any parent, any teen and anyone who shares the road with these young drivers. Understanding the risks and finding ways to help neutralize them are good first steps in striving for a safer, better driving experience for everyone. continue reading » 21SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Syracuse football running back Jordan Fredericks to transfer

first_imgSyracuse running back Jordan Fredericks will transfer, his mother told The Daily Orange Monday afternoon. He later posted his decision on Instagram. The sophomore played in 10 games this season, rushing for 139 yards on 28 attempts. He also caught two passes for 19 yards. Fredericks started seven games as a freshman and played in all 12 contests during the 2015 season, amassing a team-leading 607 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns, good for second on the team behind Eric Dungey’s five. He became the first true freshman to lead the Orange in rushing since Delone Carter in 2006.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBut this season, Fredericks succumbed the starting role to fellow sophomore Dontae Strickland. Freshman Moe Neal also received 40 more carries than Fredericks.Fredericks becomes the fifth Syracuse player to transfer this season, joining cornerback Corey Winfield, wide receiver Kenterius Womack, defensive tackle Anthony Giudice and tight end Trey Dunkelberger.The former New York Gatorade High School Player of the Year will have two years of eligibility left.Syracuse recently finished a 4-8 season with a 76-61 loss to Pittsburgh in its first year under head coach Dino Babers. Comments Published on December 12, 2016 at 12:32 pm Contact Matt: [email protected] | @matt_schneidmancenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Asmir Begić is one of the 10 best players of UK Premier League

first_imgAccording to the US sports magazine Bleacherreport, Asmir Begović is one of the 10 best players of the UK Premiere League, and the only goalkeeper on that list.Asmir Begović has stood out as the Premier League’s best goalkeeper this season.The Stoke City shot-stopper has been nothing less than excellent from day one. The 25-year-old Bosnian international has not missed one minute of action and has kept an impressive nine clean sheets in action between the posts.Standing 1.96 m Begović is the perfect example of the kind of goalkeeper most managers strive to create or buy. He has fantastic reflexes, is an excellent shot-stopper, is comfortable under crosses and is also extremely quick off his line.Stoke City have already begun their succession-planning regarding Begovic by buying the highly rated Jack Butland. With that in mind it would be no surprise to see Begovic play in the Champions League next season…last_img read more

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