Posts Tagged ‘Local Sports’

Student Helps Dallas Marathon Winner Cross Finish Line After She Collapsed

Monday, December 11th, 2017


The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon had an unexpected ending in the women’s division with the winner struggling to reach the finish.Chandler Self won the women’s division of the marathon with an unofficial time…
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Dolphins Game Preview: Week 14 vs. Patriots

Sunday, December 10th, 2017


The Dolphins will take on the Patriots for the second time in three weeks on Monday

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Marlins Trade Stanton to Yankees: Report

Saturday, December 9th, 2017


The Marlins and Yankees have reportedly agreed to a trade involving Giancarlo Stanton

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Marlins’ Stanton Blocks Trades to Cardinals and Giants

Saturday, December 9th, 2017


Giancarlo Stanton utilized his no-trade clause to block a pair of deals on Friday

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Marlins’ Stanton Has Four Teams on Wish List: Report

Friday, December 8th, 2017


Giancarlo Stanton would reportedly be interested in a trade involving the Yankees, Cubs, Dodgers or Astros

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Marlins Trade Dee Gordon to Mariners

Thursday, December 7th, 2017


The Marlins traded second baseman Dee Gordon to the Mariners for three prospects on Thursday

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Will Team USA Compete in the 2018 Winter Games?

Thursday, December 7th, 2017


U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley recently said it was an “open question” if U.S. athletes would compete in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics because of concerns over North Korea.

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Former Marlins President David Samson Questions Jeter’s Plan

Thursday, December 7th, 2017


Former Marlins president David Samson was vocal with his thoughts on CEO Derek Jeter this week

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Lindsey Vonn: I’m Not Representing Trump at Olympic Games

Thursday, December 7th, 2017


American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is making it clear she’ll be representing her country, but not her president, when she participates in the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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Haley Casts Doubt on Team USA at Pyeongchang, Citing Safety

Thursday, December 7th, 2017


With tensions high on the Korean peninsula, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says it’s an “open question” whether American athletes will attend the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang — about…

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Russian Team Banned, But ‘Clean’ Russian Athletes Can Compete in Winter Olympics

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017


“Clean” Russian athletes will be invited to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year, though they will be required to compete under the Olympic flag.

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Florida State Hires Willie Taggart as Head Coach: Reports

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017


After several days looking for the next person to lead their football program, the Florida State Seminoles reportedly have their new head coach.

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Supreme Court Taking Up Sports Betting Case

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017


The billions spent on legal sports betting in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. But the U.S. Supreme Court seemed prepared Monday to bust Nevada’s monopoly.Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey challenged a federal…

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‘He’s Out Of There’: Ball Reportedly Pulls Son LiAngelo Out of UCLA

Monday, December 4th, 2017


LiAngelo Ball, one of three UCLA basketball players placed on indefinite suspension following their shoplifting arrests in China, will be leaving the team and the university, officials said Monday.

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Woman Punched by Cop at UM Game Gets Community Service, Fine

Monday, December 4th, 2017


A woman who was punched by an officer as she was being carried out of a Miami Hurricanes game at Hard Rock Stadium last month in a drunken incident that was caught on camera will be serving 50 hours of community…

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Olympians Share Their Biggest Travel Pet Peeves

Monday, December 4th, 2017


With holiday travel season coming up, members of Team USA, who are constantly on the road themselves, share the small travel annoyances that really grind their gears.

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Watch Silverdome Fail to Implode in Demolition Attempt

Monday, December 4th, 2017


A partial implosion of the Silverdome failed to bring down the upper section of the Detroit Lions’ former home as intended Sunday as demolition of the stadium began. 

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Dolphins End 5-Game Losing Streak by Beating Broncos 35-9

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017


Xavien Howard’s 30-yard interception return for a touchdown highlighted a dominating defensive effort by the Miami Dolphins, and they snapped a five-game losing streak Sunday with a 35-9 victory over the Denver…

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Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama in College Playoff

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017


The road to college football’s next champion is becoming a little clearer as the college football playoff committee has set the field Sunday, making its decision in North Texas.The committee is mostly made up…

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SCOTUS to Decide if More States Can Legalize Sports Betting

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017


Nevada’s decades-long monopoly on legal sports betting could be broken by the U.S. Supreme Court, depending on the outcome of a case to be argued Monday, NBC News reported. New Jersey Gov.

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Dolphins Game Preview: Week 13 vs. Broncos

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017


Jay Cutler will lead the reeling Dolphins into a matchup with the Broncos on Sunday

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Jimbo Fisher Leaving FSU, Heading to Texas A&M: Report

Friday, December 1st, 2017


In his eight seasons in Tallahassee, Fisher had a record of 83-23 that included three ACC championships and the 2013 national title.

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Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team Makes History by Qualifying for Winter Olympics

Thursday, November 30th, 2017


The Nigerian women’s bobsled team started with a hand-made wood sled in Houston but managed to raise money, attract sponsors and qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Olympic Hopefuls Debut at World Weightlifting Championships

Thursday, November 30th, 2017


Americans began competing in the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation World Weightlifting Championships on Wednesday at the Anaheim Convention Center.”Now, weightlifting is becoming the primary…

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Texas Bobsledder on Track for Winter Olympics

Thursday, November 30th, 2017


Texas athlete Sam McGuffie says he tries not to think about the 2018 Olympics Winter Games.”There’s a lot of guys who have already been to the Olympics and stuff, so I don’t think it’s right for me to…

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Miami Open Signs Deal Moving to Hard Rock Stadium in 2019

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017


Miami-Dade commissioners must approve the deal at a December meeting, which would pay Ross and the Dolphins $1 million dollars a year to move the event from Crandon Park.

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Miami Hurricanes Drop to No. 7 in Playoff Rankings

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017


The University of Miami Hurricanes moved down to the seventh position in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday.

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Miami Hurricanes’ Mark Richt Named ACC Coach of The Year

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017


Miami finished the season 10-1 and will face Clemson on Saturday in the ACC Championship Game, the first time the Hurricanes have made it to the title game since joining the conference in 2004.

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Investor in Beckham’s MLS Team Doubts Deal Gets Done

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017


In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Tim Leiweke said he has “fears” about whether all the final hurdles can be cleared that would allow the team to come into existence and join the league.

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Sean Taylor Remembered 10 Years After Shooting Death

Monday, November 27th, 2017


Taylor, who was in his fourth season with the Washington Redskins, suffered extensive blood loss after being shot in the leg during a break-in, with the bullet striking an artery, and died the next day…

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