Two FC Tucson forwards, David Clemens and Isaac Ikyurav, were named to their respepreseason all-conference teams this week. Clemens, who plays for Virginia Tech, was on the All-Atlantic Coast Conference preseason team and Ikyurav, who’s at Sacramento State, was on the Big West Conference preseason team.
Raids target players in match-fixing probe
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — The homes of 11 players were raided Thursday after El Salvador’s soccer federation suspended 22 players in an investigation into alleged match-fixing by the national team, including games against the United States and Mexico. Federal prosecutor Luis Martinez said there was evidence of at least three offenses, including money laundering, and warned that not only players could be charged.
Manziel picked No.2
for All-SEC team
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southeastern Conference coaches have picked Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel as the second-team All-SEC quarterback, behind Georgia’s Aaron Murray.
The coaches rated the Texas A&M quarterback as the preseason second-team selection on the teams released by the league on Thursday. Alabama’s A.J. McCarron received third-team honors.
Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman last season, but allegations that he received payment for autographs threaten his eligibility.