Durkin has been out of a job since he was fired in the aftermath of 19-year-old Jordan McNair’s death during a team workout last year.
Jim Herman also got a call from the president on Friday and went on to win for the second time on the tour.
Beal will miss a second straight year with Team USA due to the birth of a child.
Sports Columnist Tom Boswell will take your questions about the Redskins, the Capitals, the Nationals, baseball, the NFL and more.
The sprinter also won the 100- and 200-meter races in the Pan American Under-20 Championships.
The event will take place just before an October tournament in Japan.
The 30-year-old has recorded a save in 22 of 25 save opportunities, producing a 1.25 ERA over 36 innings pitched this season.
The can design contest for Capit-Ale IPA runs through Oct. 18.
Extending nets to the foul poles would prevent the kinds of injuries that have occurred this season.
The latest doping scandal casts a dark cloud over the sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” one American said, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”
Ledecky has four more events at the FINA World Championships but first must put a disappointing 400-meter race behind her.
“We all struggle, but with hard work, humility and dedication, imperfect people can still have perfect moments,” Brandy Halladay told the crowd in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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