Swimmer Tom Shields from Edison High (Huntington Beach, Calif.) and track and field performer Anna Jelmini of Shafter (Calif.), have been chosen as this week's ESPN RISE National High School Athletes of the Week.
There's no doubt that football -- um, soccer -- is king in Mexico. But there is plenty of room for "American football" to keep growing as the NFL works to solidify its presence abroad.
NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue forsees the league playing at least one festive regular-season game on foreign soil every season.
The NFL could schedule more regular-season games outside the United States if Sunday's game in Mexico City is a success, the league's chief operating officer said Tuesday.