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ECU football coach surprises player's mom with full scholarship

ECU football coach surprises player's mom with full scholarship But instead of telling the walk-on defensive end - a Greenville, S.C., native who transferred to ECU from St. Augustine's University in 2015 - he told Anderson's mother, Tia. Montgomery then had Chapman call her son to deliver the news to him herself. Talk about a Mother's Day gift. We need that at this moment. Proof that hard work and dedication beat any gift basket Anderson could have ever... [Full Article...]

Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Jessica Andrade and Aiming for UFC Flyweight Title

Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Jessica Andrade and Aiming for UFC Flyweight Title When it comes to her potential to one day retire as the G.O.A.T., one could make the case that Jedrzejczyk has already defeated better competition than Rousey, who ran off an nearly mythical two-plus year stretch of dominant finishes before Holly Holm shockingly exposed her as one-dimensional in November 2015. [Full Article...]

Alvarez vows to put McGregor beating behind him at UFC 211

Alvarez vows to put McGregor beating behind him at UFC 211 Immediately after Alvarez defeated Chavez, he was joined in the ring by Gennady Golovkin for an announcement that they would fight each other September 16. Alvarez was just 23 at the time, and Mayweather, with a 49-0 record on the line, may not want to take on a stronger, more experienced version of the Mexican fighter. [Full Article...]

Kerber advances to 3rd round in Madrid, secures No 1 ranking

Kerber advances to 3rd round in Madrid, secures No 1 ranking Bouchard did her talking on the court last night, defeating Sharapova 7-5 2-6 6-4 in a near three-hour epic on the Madrid clay. As a result of the suspension, Sharapova lost her ranking. Break points aplenty came and went for both players at the start of the third before Bouchard finally made the breakthrough to lead 4-3. Seeing as how Bouchard was by far Sharapova's sharpest critic, it's only... [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte wants Eden Hazard to continue putting Chelsea team first

Antonio Conte wants Eden Hazard to continue putting Chelsea team first That gap could grow back to seven by the time Tottenham are next in action, with Chelsea taking on Southampton on Tuesday night, but Lloris insists that his side will not give up hope of catching their London rivals. We dominated large spells but Chelsea found a way to win. "I felt as well that what was questioned was answered on the pitch", the Frenchman said, responding to claims by critic... [Full Article...]

Bottas claims maiden win for Mercedes ahead of Vettel

While Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas produced a brilliant performance to secure his maiden F1 win at Sochi, Hamilton struggled with a lack of balance and an overheating vehicle in fourth place. Valtteri Bottas has hinted that his good-natured relationship with Lewis Hamilton could come under threat after he slashed the deficit to his Mercedes team-mate in the championship . [Full Article...]

NASCAR Star Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Retire At End Of Season

In the days leading up to this year's 500, he told a small gathering of media he would make the decision to renew his contract or exit after two months of the 2017 season. What about the list of drivers who are not now under contract for the 2018 season? Earnhardt has driven for Hendrick Motorsports in Concord for almost a decade. [Full Article...]

Messi passes 50-goal mark as Barcelona keep pressure on Real MAdrid

Lionel Messi has become the first player in Europe's top five leagues to score 50 goals this season after netting twice against Villarreal . "From here on, it will depend on what we do and later what our rivals do", Enrique said in a press conference on Friday. [Full Article...]

Favored Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Favored Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby Jockey John Velazquez rode Always Dreaming to victory on a muddy Churchill Downs track Saturday. The second- and third-place finishes of Lookin at Lee (33-1) and Battle of Midway (40-1) keyed some monster payouts. "I've got a friend who's got the number one horse at the Kentucky Derby . He'll tell me who to put the money on, and we'll see who wins", Farrabi said. [Full Article...]

O's hang on to beat White Sox

O's hang on to beat White Sox Miley has pitched well for the Orioles this year. He pitched six innings, allowed no runs on six hits and got a nice ovation from the crowd when he left in the seventh. Baltimore bolstered its overworked bullpen by recalling RHP Stefan Crichton from Triple-A Norfolk and optioning RHP Tyler Wilson to the same club. Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wade Miley throws to the Chicago White Sox... [Full Article...]

WWE's Mark Henry decks imposter Rockets mascot with chair at Spurs game

WWE's Mark Henry decks imposter Rockets mascot with chair at Spurs game The Spurs said Thursday that Parker has a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his left leg. THE San Antonio Spurs suffered a major injury blow with Tony Parker going down with a leg injury during his team's second-round playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

The two top players came face-to-face in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal on April 27 when the Penguins pulled a victory over the Capitals 3-2, giving them a 1-0 lead in the series. Kessel and Guentzel then found the back of the net to give Pittsburgh a comfortable lead, which was only augmented when Kessel scored again. Through the playoffs, they have struggled to put up any goals, and ... [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors Game 5

They didn't, thanks in part to Khris Middleton's continued hot streak in the series (he finished with 20, majority coming in the first half when the Bucks made sure to put the game away) and some fantastic bench performances, led again by Greg Monroe (16 points, 7 rebounds). [Full Article...]

Here's how to find out whether you are truly a Big Baller

Here's how to find out whether you are truly a Big Baller The ZO2 sneakers are much more expensive than the average Jordan shoe. LaVar Ball and his ridiculous Big Baller Brand dropped its first signature sneaker for his son, UCLA basketball star Lonzo Ball , who is expected to be one of the top picks in the 2017 NBA Draft. [Full Article...]

FG Congratulates World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua

I believe that in the updated The Ring rankings (which may come out next week), Joshua should be the magazine's champion at heavyweight dislodging Fury. Fury fight is not even close to take place in 2017. Despite all the issues Fury is going through, Hearn said that if there was a possibility to make the fight happen they would. [Full Article...]

Panthers get all 7 draft picks under contract

Panthers get all 7 draft picks under contract It's no secret that the Carolina Panthers in 2016 were completely different from the 2015 team that made it to the Super Bowl . Still, the Panthers were the first team to get all of their draft picks under contract. However, with each of the above listed players now a part of the team's 90-man roster, only three available positions for undrafted free agents and try-out players are open. [Full Article...]

No change for Kenya in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Photo shows former Argentina's national team coach and former football star Diego Armando Maradona as he gestures towards unseen Indian fans while attending an event at The Mohun Bagan Football Club in Kolkata . The genesis of introducing sports in schools goes back to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann ki Baat radio programme broadcast in March 2016 where he had called for promotion of football... [Full Article...]

Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

The incident happened with 31.1 seconds remaining in the first quarter on Friday. "That's what he does". "I don't think its a foregone conclusion that he doesn't play tomorrow night. "He's a great actor, acting tough", Butler said. Thomas later released his first statement through the Celtics' PR team, thanking everyone from fans to teammates and the organization for their support in this tr... [Full Article...]

Jets decline to pick up 5th-year option on Calvin Pryor

Jets decline to pick up 5th-year option on Calvin Pryor On the trading block for a while, Pryor has been a disappointment since being selected in the first round of the 2014 draft. Entering the final year of his rookie deal, Pryor will be a free agent after the 2017 season. He counts $2.7 million against the cap this year. To me, you can't have enough good players at any position. He also struggled with tardiness and was benched for one game as a d... [Full Article...]

Bills decline to pick up WR Sammy Watkins' option

Bills decline to pick up WR Sammy Watkins' option He also scored seven touchdowns over that nine-game stretch and averaged better than 18 yards per catch. The Bills could either negotiate a new deal with Watkins during the season or after the season, paying him a market-rate deal that allows the team some flexibility in deciding his salary-cap numbers going forward. [Full Article...]


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