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Rich McVey
2 years ago
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2 years ago
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The greatest sport in the world is under assault from many different sides. Conference realignment talk has replaced conversation about who’s number one. Cheating coaches are ruining their schools’ reputations and jeopardizing future success. And...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Dave Henderson called timeout and stepped out of the batter’s box. He had just fouled off a fastball out over the plate. The Boston Red Sox center fielder grimaced. “There’s a lot of thinking that goes into a timeout called with the pitcher on...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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They have celebrated one conference championship in the history of Kent State’s football program. One. Oklahoma, this ain’t. In 1972, the Golden Flashes won five of their last six, including a season-ending triumph over Toledo that clinched the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Peyton Manning and the Colts: Where Did It Go Wrong? This article originally appeared in Athlon Sports' monthly. Available in newspapers nationwide. Of all the jobs in this country that pay six figures, it’s hard to imagine one with less...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Bubba Starling University of Nebraska/Kansas City Royals Hometown: Gardner, Kan. There is no truth to the rumors that Bubba Starling could hit 10 home runs, rush for 350 yards, cure the common cold, reverse the trade deficit and teach the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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It was all becoming a little too much for Jon Loomer to take last summer. He’d log on to Twitter, and there were the Yankee fans, chirping about the success of the Bronx Bombers. In 140 characters or less, there were the Phillie fanatics,...
webweary
3 years ago
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It was a frustrating afternoon for Jackson State golfer Tim O’Neal. He was having one of his best days striking the ball from tee to green. Just one thing was missing. “I couldn’t putt it in the ocean,” the 37-year-old former PGA and Nationwide...
webweary
3 years ago
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Christian Laettner, Duke 1992 East Regional Finals (vs. Kentucky) With 2.1 seconds on the clock, the son of a former Dallas Cowboy — sophomore Grant Hill (Calvin’s kid) — threw a touchdown pass roughly 80 feet to Christian Laettner....
webweary
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports: HBO Sports did a documentary on the peak of your career called “Runnin’ Rebels of UNLV” that recently debuted and is airing all month. I know you saw an advanced screening of the hour-long program at the Palms Casino Resort in Las...
webweary
3 years ago
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In 18 seasons of coaching Scott Drew has always maintained his composure at the end of the game. He’s never — ever! — run onto the court to celebrate a last-second victory. Well, okay, he confesses, there was that one time. “Everybody on the...
webweary
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports: You’re a big sports fan, and I know you’ve kept your home in northern California. But now that you live year-round in New Jersey, have you switched loyalties? Sabathia: Oh, no, I’m still a Raiders fan, no doubt. I can never flip...
webweary
3 years ago
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1. Best rotation in history? It might have been the most mind-bending free agent decision ever. Of all the teams to sign Clifton Phifer Lee, who would have guessed it would be the Philadelphia Phillies? After all, the Phillies had traded Lee...
webweary
3 years ago
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The delay has shrunk. It’s down to three hours now. That’s not too bad, since the first time, it was six-and-a-half hours. So, progress. Pretty soon, Arsalan Kazemi will be able to fly into Houston and proceed directly to baggage claim, rather...
webweary
3 years ago
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Logic, and 100-plus years of baseball history, would suggest that there must be a level of professional baseball at which Bryce Harper meets failure, where he finally encounters pitching he cannot simply overpower, where the 18-year-old prodigy...
webweary
3 years ago
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They all want to talk about “The Shot,” or at least it seems that way to Allan Houston. He doesn’t go two days without hearing someone remind him of the most famous moment of his career. The one that altered careers, salvaged reputations and...
webweary
3 years ago
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In 1959, Vince Lombardi left his hometown of New York City and set out for tiny Green Bay, Wisc. Taking his first head coaching job with the Packers at the age of 45, Lombardi knew this was his first — and last — chance to make it big. And make...
webweary
3 years ago
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Drive for Five Complete, Now It’s Time for a Six Pack Jimmie Johnson’s run of five straight NASCAR Sprint Cup titles will one day be appreciated for the historical feat that it is. While some wonder if Johnson’s domination of NASCAR’s Chase for...
webweary
3 years ago
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At the time, it seemed like silly girl talk. Three middle school friends, all on the same club soccer team, made a pact to play together in college and compete for national championships. None of them envisioned it actually happening, though....
webweary
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports: Racing has innumerable generational attachments, but it’s pretty rare for two brothers to get to the top. There must be something pretty remarkable in your parents. Is there anything in particular that you learned growing up that,...
webweary
3 years ago
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NASCAR’s annual February pilgrimage to Daytona Beach for the 53rd Daytona 500 will be bittersweet for fans, competitors and officials, as this season’s event marks the 10-year anniversary of the death of the great Dale Earnhardt. Earnhardt died...
webweary
3 years ago
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Before the 2010 football season started, Joe Dudek decided to do something radical with the running backs he coaches at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H. Well, it wasn’t exactly extreme in terms of a normal ball-carrier’s world, but for Dudek it...
webweary
3 years ago
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Tony Rice had a decision to make, and he had to make it in a hurry. Should he pitch the ball to tailback Mark Green, or should he hold on to it himself? USC safety Mark Carrier had made the move to stop the option play, but now the All-America...
webweary
3 years ago
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Deep among the hills of the Dominican Republic are a people so poor, so disregarded, they all but don’t exist. Of Haitian origin, they were enticed by offers of good jobs but instead were brought in to work the sugar fields and left to fend for...
webweary
3 years ago

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