Archive for the ‘SPORTS’ Category

Hendrickson, Glasder Earn Olympic Spots in Ski Jumping

Monday, January 1st, 2018


A Northwest-suburban ski jumper has punched his ticket to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics by winning the United States ski jumping trials in Utah.

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week 17 vs. Bills

Saturday, December 30th, 2017


The Dolphins will wrap up their season on Sunday when they host the Buffalo Bills

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Hometown ‘Canes Make Orange Bowl Return vs. Wisconsin

Friday, December 29th, 2017


Under second year head coach Mark Richt, the ‘Canes continued their rebuilding project and finished the 2017 regular season with their first 10 win season since 2003.

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38 Letters From Red Sox Legend Ted Williams Up for Auction

Friday, December 29th, 2017


A Red Sox legend known for his hitting is now getting attention for his writing. An auction house in Biddeford, Maine, has obtained 38 letters from MLB great Ted Williams to his mistress, Evelyn Turner, written…

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Latin American Athletes Press on for a 1st Medal at the Winter Olympcs

Thursday, December 28th, 2017


No athlete from a Latin American country has ever managed to win an Olympic medal in winter, but plenty of hopefuls are undeterred, with some training in the United States as they look to qualify for the…

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LeBron vs. MJ: Obama Weighs in on the Big Debate

Thursday, December 28th, 2017


NBA fans have debated for years whether LeBron James or Michael Jordan is the superior player, but now a former president is weighing in on the controversy. Former President Barack Obama, appearing on…

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2017 NFL Playoff Picture: Who’s in

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017


In the final weeks of the 2017 regular season, teams battle it out for a shot at the playoffs.

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Dolphins Eliminated From Playoff Contention After Loss

Sunday, December 24th, 2017


Miami dropped Sunday’s game on the road, falling to 6-9 on the season and officially being eliminated from the AFC playoff hunt.

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Meet Maame Biney, First Black Woman on US Speedskating Team

Sunday, December 24th, 2017


A 17-year-old Virginia skater is the first black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic speedskating team.Maame Biney, of Reston, Virginia, secured her spot on the team after she made history winning the…

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week 16 vs. Chiefs

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017


The Dolphins will need a win in Kansas City on Sunday to keep their slim playoff hopes alive

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Dolphins Nursing Slim Playoff Hopes Entering Final 2 Games

Friday, December 22nd, 2017


Even at 6-8, the Fins are somehow still holding on the thinnest of chances they will be back in the postseason. How can they make it in? Well, we’re glad you asked.

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Team USA Is Pretty Excited for NORAD to Track Santa

Thursday, December 21st, 2017


Members of the U.S. Olympic teams joined the military team that tracks Santa Claus’ gift-giving journey on Christmas every year to get excited for the tracker in 2017, and they were pretty excited about it.

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Olympians Share Their Favorite Travel Tips

Thursday, December 21st, 2017


With holiday travel season in full swing, members of Team USA, who are constantly on the road themselves, share their pro tips for minimizing travel headaches.

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‘No Limits’: Girl Is 1st Female Champ in Texas HS Football History

Thursday, December 21st, 2017


A powerhouse high school football team showed off some impressive girl power on the field as history was made Wednesday in North Texas.Strawn High School kicker K-Lani Nava became the first female to play…

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FIU Panthers Go For Gasparilla Bowl Victory Thursday

Thursday, December 21st, 2017


At 8-4 this season, first year head coach Butch Davis led the Panthers to their first winning season since 2011.

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Young Skater Wants to Follow Olympic Mother’s Footsteps

Thursday, December 21st, 2017


Being a pairs figure skater doesn’t always mean you practice with the people against whom you compete.For 11-year-old Natasha Mishkutionok, she wakes up at 4:45 in the morning to skate with her coach…

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Chris Bosh’s Mom Arrested on Exploitation of Disabled Charge

Thursday, December 21st, 2017


Freida Bosh, the mother of professional basketball free agent Chris Bosh, was arrested and charged over a scheme related to the alleged exploitation of a disabled person.

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Reshad Jones Only Dolphins Player Selected for NFL Pro Bowl

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017


The selection marks the fewest number of Dolphins picked for the NFL’s annual all-star game since the 2007 season – when future Hall of Famer Jason Taylor was picked, but did not play in the game.

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Derek Jeter to Meet Marlins Ticket Holders After Big Trades

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017


Within the last two weeks, the Marlins have sent three of their best players packing for a variety of players and prospects – all in an effort to cut the team’s massive payroll.

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Lakers Immortalize Kobe Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017


On Monday night, Kobe Bryant became the first NBA player to have two jerseys retired by the same team, as no. 8 and no. 24 rose into the rafters in front of the jam-packed, star-studded STAPLES Center, in…

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ESPN President Resigns Over Substance Addiction

Monday, December 18th, 2017


ESPN President John Skipper announced Monday that he is resigning from his position, citing a substance addiction problem, according to a statement from the network.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Wants To Buy NFL’s Carolina Panthers

Monday, December 18th, 2017


If NFL owner Jerry Richardson is looking for potential suitors for his upcoming sale of the Carolina Panthers, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs wants him to look no further.

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Rangers Pitcher Cole Hamels Gives Away Mansion

Monday, December 18th, 2017


Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, are donating their $9.75 million mansion in Branson, Missouri, to charity.The home on Table Rock Lake will be given to Camp Barnabas, a nonprofit organization…

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week 15 vs. Bills

Saturday, December 16th, 2017


The Dolphins will try to stay alive in the playoff race when they take on the Bills on Sunday

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Three Openly Gay Men Compete for a Spot on US Olympic Team

Friday, December 15th, 2017


An openly gay man has never competed for the U.S. in a Winter Games, and it’s been 14 years since one did in a Summer Games, NBC News reported. John Fennell is one of three publicly out male athletes competing…

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Marlins Receive Mix of Speed and Pitching in Ozuna Trade

Thursday, December 14th, 2017


The Marlins received four prospects from the Cardinals in the Marcell Ozuna trade on Thursday

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‘Redskins’ or ‘Redhawks’? Activists Spread Name Change Rumor

Thursday, December 14th, 2017


Washingtonians were nearly fooled by an “elaborate hoax” conducted by a Native American rights group saying the Washington Redskins had been renamed.In a far-reaching hoax, a group created several fake…

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Mega Agent Calls Marlins a ‘Pawn Shop’ After Recent Moves

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017


Sports agent Scott Boras referred to the Marlins as a “pawn shop” at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday

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Marlins Trade Ozuna to Cardinals: Report

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017


The Marlins reportedly traded outfielder Marcell Ozuna to the Cardinals on Wednesday

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Marshall Faulk, 2 Others Suspended From NFL Amid Allegations

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017


On Monday the NFL Network suspended Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk and two other former NFL players turned analysts after they and a former network executive were alleged to have sexually harassed…

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