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Irish Central
Shame on Irish Americans Lou Holtz and Mike PenceI guess we knew there was going to be some kind of problem when aging former No
Shame on Irish Americans Lou Holtz and Mike Pence
Irish Central / Posted 26 minutes ago
I guess we knew there was going to be some kind of problem when aging former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz was seen walking around the Republican National Convention last week with his own, large bottle of Crown Royal whiskey. Did he drink the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Simulator lets sports fans play golf, hockey and even zombie dodgeballglobal sales. Visual Sports Systems's simulators have the capacity to simulate
Simulator lets sports fans play golf, hockey and even zombie dodgeball
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
global sales. Visual Sports Systems's simulators have the capacity to simulate 14 different sports, from hockey and football, to soccer and zombie dodgeball. (Joseph Stephen for The Globe and Mail) The company has since worked with National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
That Ofoje's Soccer Camp in U.S.A.!that I stayed. I visited my long time friend while on vacation last June. It w
That Ofoje's Soccer Camp in U.S.A.!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
that I stayed. I visited my long time friend while on vacation last June. It was a pleasant experience watching the summer soccer camp the University organised. Soccer is growing in America, thanks to the likes of Ofoje and Totty O. Totty who also... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Kingston University guidealso high-specification weights machines and large selection of free weights.
Kingston University guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
also high-specification weights machines and large selection of free weights. The university's sports ground includes: 14 football pitches; two rugby pitches; two cricket squares (summer only); one artificial cricket wicket (summer only);... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Tottenham v Atletico, Spurs in AustraliaIT says something about the impression Australia is making on the football worl
Tottenham v Atletico, Spurs in Australia
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
IT says something about the impression Australia is making on the football world that Tottenham, who hadn’t visited for 30 years, returned immediately after their trip to Sydney in 2015. The Premier League club, fresh from its most successful season... Read more
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TribLIVE
FIBI Q&A: French player enjoying 1st trip to U.S.States, but he made trips to Spain and England in previous years. Which was hi
FIBI Q&A: French player enjoying 1st trip to U.S.
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
States, but he made trips to Spain and England in previous years. Which was his favorite? First, he said Spain for the culture, before quickly changing his answer to the U.S. Guilleux, 14, plays outfield for the Hawks, based in La Guerche de... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Brianna Davey quits soccer, named Carlton marquee for AFL women’s competitionTHE AFL has pulled off a cross-code coup, with former Matildas goalkeeper Brian
Brianna Davey quits soccer, named Carlton marquee for AFL women’s competition
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
THE AFL has pulled off a cross-code coup, with former Matildas goalkeeper Brianna Davey turning her back on soccer to become a marquee player at Carlton. Davey, who previously represented the Western Bulldogs in AFL Women’s Exhibition Games in 2015... Read more
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Gamasutra
The ingredient that turned Football Manager into a massive hit“We thought if you leave it to the imagination you can do a much better job of
The ingredient that turned Football Manager into a massive hit
Gamasutra / Posted 4 days ago
“We thought if you leave it to the imagination you can do a much better job of creating a football match in your head than watching some little dots moving around which almost destroys the illusion,” adds Oliver. “Putting the one line commentary bars... Read more
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Super Sport
China football fans feel left behind Not so, say some long-time football enthusiasts like Bian Minming, who fear t
China football fans feel left behind
Super Sport / Posted 5 days ago
Not so, say some long-time football enthusiasts like Bian Minming, who fear the game is being taken away from them. Chinese soccer's new-found cash also means a deluge of heavy-handed corporate sponsorships, and... Read more
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Fortune
In China’s Quest to Conquer World Soccer, Fans Are Feeling Left BehindBig money signings and investments in storied European clubs, and the backing o
In China’s Quest to Conquer World Soccer, Fans Are Feeling Left Behind
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
Big money signings and investments in storied European clubs, and the backing of a president who is an avid soccer fan: things should be looking up for millions of Chinese supporting the “beautiful game.” Not so, say some long-time football... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
In China's quest to conquer world soccer, fans feel left behindSHANGHAI Big money signings and investments in storied European clubs, and the
In China's quest to conquer world soccer, fans feel left behind
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 days ago
SHANGHAI Big money signings and investments in storied European clubs, and the backing of a president who is an avid soccer fan: things should be looking up for millions of Chinese supporting the 'beautiful game'. Not so, say some long-time football... Read more
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Business Wire
Manchester United Partners with TAG HeuerGlobal Partner. The three-year agreement between the prestigious Swiss Avant-G
Manchester United Partners with TAG Heuer
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Global Partner. The three-year agreement between the prestigious Swiss Avant-Garde watchmaker and the world’s most popular football club has been celebrated in Beijing with United players. The first team is currently in China for Tour 2016... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'It's a more proper sport': Aussie Rules a hit in IcelandIcelandic AFL sees 'proper sport' of Aussie Rules football develop Nordic home
'It's a more proper sport': Aussie Rules a hit in Iceland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Icelandic AFL sees 'proper sport' of Aussie Rules football develop Nordic home They were the unlikely soccer stars of the European Championship, but now Icelanders are turning their attention to an even more unlikely sport — Aussie Rules... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Injuries Force Danny Hultzen's Retirementseven unanswered runs to come-from-behind and beat the Tom Sox 9-6 in Staunton
Injuries Force Danny Hultzen's Retirement
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 6 days ago
seven unanswered runs to come-from-behind and beat the Tom Sox 9-6 in Staunton Thursday night. Changing Coaches, Changing Culture for CavaliersChanging Coaches, Changing Culture for Cavaliers UVa football coach Bronco Mendenhall At the ACC... Read more
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Boston Globe
Victims pay, coaches stay in hazing inequityboy was indecently assaulted with a broomstick during a hazing frenzy in a camp
Victims pay, coaches stay in hazing inequity
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
boy was indecently assaulted with a broomstick during a hazing frenzy in a camp cabin. Two of his Somerville High School soccer teammates, aged 14 and 15, were assaulted less violently, and two 16-year-old team members were convicted as juveniles... Read more
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Southampton FC
Saints Foundation Administration Apprentice, Saints Foundation, Southampton Football Club (Full Time) Saints Foundation i
Saints Foundation Administration Apprentice
Southampton FC / Posted 7 days ago
, Saints Foundation, Southampton Football Club (Full Time) Saints Foundation is an independent charity aligned to Southampton Football Club. Harnessing the passion of the Club and its fans we aim to... Read more
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TSN
Second choice Sam perfect for a third-rate EnglandAnalyst, TSN Radio 690 Montreal London - As the Football Association and Sunde
Second choice Sam perfect for a third-rate England
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
Analyst, TSN Radio 690 Montreal London - As the Football Association and Sunderland haggled over a fee delaying the appointment by 48-hours of Sam Allardyce as the 19th manager of England - the 61-year old’s arrival has divided and polarized opinion... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Kids and Sports: Letting kids 'flop and then fly'determination Letter from Ann: Loved your article in the paper. My kids had to
Kids and Sports: Letting kids 'flop and then fly'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
determination Letter from Ann: Loved your article in the paper. My kids had to participate in a sport. My daughter chose soccer (quit at about 13), dance (from age 3-33), and swim/dive. My son chose soccer, baseball, football, cross-country,... Read more
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BikeRadar
When doping in sports was expected and celebratedcare” meant drugs. When Hicks hit the wall 10 miles from the finish, he begged
When doping in sports was expected and celebrated
BikeRadar / Posted 7 days ago
care” meant drugs. When Hicks hit the wall 10 miles from the finish, he begged for water. Hicks’s Boston-based trainer, a football coach named Hugh C. McGrath, was in the car with Lucas. Hewing to cutting-edge fitness doctrines of the day, McGrath... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greedlaws were about cultural citizenship, or the idea that anyone living in a count
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
laws were about cultural citizenship, or the idea that anyone living in a country should have free access to national culture. Cultural citizenship rights allowed people to feel connected to the world. The laws meant any Australian should be... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greedlaws were about cultural citizenship, or the idea that anyone living in a count
Winston Peters: Olympic charter compromised by greed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
laws were about cultural citizenship, or the idea that anyone living in a country should have free access to national culture. Cultural citizenship rights allowed people to feel connected to the world. The laws meant any Australian should be... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Staunton Scores Seven Unanswered Runs; Tom Sox Fall 9-6seven unanswered runs to come-from-behind and beat the Tom Sox 9-6 in Staunton
Staunton Scores Seven Unanswered Runs; Tom Sox Fall 9-6
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 8 days ago
seven unanswered runs to come-from-behind and beat the Tom Sox 9-6 in Staunton Thursday night. Changing Coaches, Changing Culture for CavaliersChanging Coaches, Changing Culture for Cavaliers UVa football coach Bronco Mendenhall At the ACC... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Hokies' Offense Looking for Increased Scoring in 2016Changing Coaches, Changing Culture for CavaliersChanging Coaches, Changing Cult
Hokies' Offense Looking for Increased Scoring in 2016
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 8 days ago
Changing Coaches, Changing Culture for CavaliersChanging Coaches, Changing Culture for Cavaliers UVa football coach Bronco Mendenhall At the ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall talked about how far the Cavaliers... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Changing Coaches, Changing Culture for Cavaliers UVa football coach Bronco Mendenhall At the ACC Football Kickoff in Charlott
Changing Coaches, Changing Culture for Cavaliers
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 8 days ago
UVa football coach Bronco Mendenhall At the ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall talked about how far the Cavaliers... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Bank shot: ACC hoping 20-game hoops schedule will push distribution of new ACC NetworkCHARLOTTE, N.C. (WDRB) -- It was football media day for the Atlantic Coast Conf
Bank shot: ACC hoping 20-game hoops schedule will push distribution of new ACC Network
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WDRB) -- It was football media day for the Atlantic Coast Conference, but the biggest breaking news was in basketball. Commissioner John Swofford confirmed what already had leaked out several days ago -- the long-awaited ACC Network... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
New rules signal culture change in Premier Leagueand Real Madrid players in Milan. Whether that was a watershed moment or not f
New rules signal culture change in Premier League
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
and Real Madrid players in Milan. Whether that was a watershed moment or not for the Premier League executive chairman, soccer has seemingly reached its threshold when it comes to tolerance of such behaviour by its players. The game has had... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
SPORTS digestCrestview soccer team sets fund-raiser EAST FAIRFIELD The Crestview High Scho
SPORTS digest
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
Crestview soccer team sets fund-raiser EAST FAIRFIELD The Crestview High School girls soccer team will show “Zootopia” during its Outdoor Movie Night fund-raiser on Friday. The fields open at 8 p.m., with the movie beginning at 9 p.m. Gordon to... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Morgan named Wolves coachWhen the GPRC Wolves soccer squads hit the pitch in September to kick off the n
Morgan named Wolves coach
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
When the GPRC Wolves soccer squads hit the pitch in September to kick off the new Alberta Colleges' Athletic Conference season, the men's and women's teams will have a new coach at the helm. It's the first time in quite some time the programs have... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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Daily Journal
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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Daily Record
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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York Daily Record
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'According to figures released by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, 2.1
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 9 days ago
According to figures released by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, 2.169 million children ages 6-14 played tackle football in 2015, a 1.9% bump over 2014. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP) By A.J. Perez, USA TODAY Sports The fear of concussions... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'According to figures released by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, 2.1
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
According to figures released by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, 2.169 million children ages 6-14 played tackle football in 2015, a 1.9% bump over 2014. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP) By A.J. Perez, USA TODAY Sports The fear of concussions... Read more
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11 News Houston
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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USA Today
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also sh
Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
— responded they were “affected in some way by concussions.” The survey also showed 62.3% of parents feel tackle football under age 12 is unsafe and 55.7% believe there isn’t enough concern about the risk of concussions in youth... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Success a Complicated Concept for Jerry Jonesno owner, maybe in the history of sports, has done what Jones has when it comes
Success a Complicated Concept for Jerry Jones
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 days ago
no owner, maybe in the history of sports, has done what Jones has when it comes to building a franchise. He has created a football ATM, one of the great gold mines professional sports has ever seen. As Charean Williams of the Fort Worth... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
ACC Notebook: Looking ‘Sharpe’ at celebrity golf eventCooper and pass rusher Khalil Mack, you would have to agree. “Jack (Del Rio, h
ACC Notebook: Looking ‘Sharpe’ at celebrity golf event
Nevada Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
Cooper and pass rusher Khalil Mack, you would have to agree. “Jack (Del Rio, head coach) came in and changed the whole culture around here,” Janikowski said prior to his pro-am round Tuesday morning. “We have to learn how to win. We have put... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Authorities Fail to Understand Racism — U.N OfficialRussian soccer authorities need to do more to combat racism and have so far fai
Russian Authorities Fail to Understand Racism — U.N Official
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Russian soccer authorities need to do more to combat racism and have so far failed to fully grasp what it means, a United Nations official said on Thursday. Racism in the 2018 World Cup host nation was thrown back into the spotlight on Wednesday... Read more
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ESPN
MMA Confidential: Fighters, managers discuss UFC saleX amount of money, because now they can focus more on it.' There's another punc
MMA Confidential: Fighters, managers discuss UFC sale
ESPN / Posted 10 days ago
X amount of money, because now they can focus more on it.' There's another punch to this, and that's the next generation. Soccer moms taking their kids to soccer, maybe that turns into MMA. If you're looking at it through the perspective of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bentonville School Board approves fundraising campaign for West stadium expansionstaff plan to begin a campaign to raise at least $6 million to build bleachers,
Bentonville School Board approves fundraising campaign for West stadium expansion
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
staff plan to begin a campaign to raise at least $6 million to build bleachers, concessions and restrooms for varsity football games at the new West High School stadium. Athletic Director Scott Passroom presented the School Board on Monday an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Match Fixing, Doping FaultedDar es Salaam — Minister for Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba urged football fans o
Match Fixing, Doping Faulted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Minister for Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba urged football fans on Sunday to shun cheering foreign teams no matter how bitter rivalry their local clubs have. It is becoming a tradition for the fans of the two oldest rivals in the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sports Hall of Fame: Bergenfield inducts newest membersSuperintendent in the mid 1980's, before retiring in 1990. "I came [to BHS] in
Sports Hall of Fame: Bergenfield inducts newest members
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
Superintendent in the mid 1980's, before retiring in 1990. "I came [to BHS] in 1963," Culuko said. "I was tall and I liked football. As a freshman I could shoot the ball pretty good and bang a little. John says there's a spot on the varsity. I said... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Summer holidays in Liverpool - 53 FREE things to do with the kidsONE, celebrating the region’s vast musical talent. To book a slot on one of the
Summer holidays in Liverpool - 53 FREE things to do with the kids
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 days ago
ONE, celebrating the region’s vast musical talent. To book a slot on one of the pianos, visit the website or contact Open Culture on 0151 478 4550. Read More With beautiful views across the River Mersey, the promenade is an ideal place to go for... Read more
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Manchester United
Q&A: Paddy Crerand ready for Tour 2016thinking I am a selfish so and so. That isn’t the case! [Laughs] How is life f
Q&A: Paddy Crerand ready for Tour 2016
Manchester United / Posted 12 days ago
thinking I am a selfish so and so. That isn’t the case! [Laughs] How is life for Paddy Crerand in China – do you enjoy the culture, or do you struggle? I have been a few times and it is fantastic. You hear so many stories about different countries... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘California is the life’ for Republic FC’s Englishmenwhile playing for Republic FC. They are adapting to Sacramento’s summer heat w
‘California is the life’ for Republic FC’s Englishmen
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
while playing for Republic FC. They are adapting to Sacramento’s summer heat while juggling the nuances of a different culture. Both have endured frustrating injuries. Both also have learned to develop new skills beyond soccer. “When Harry... Read more
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heraldscotland
London legacy for Paralympic athletes? Not on this evidence . . .team. And the Emirates track investment has hardly been a factor for her. Acce
London legacy for Paralympic athletes? Not on this evidence . . .
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
team. And the Emirates track investment has hardly been a factor for her. Access to sport in school is seen as a key. Yet football is promoted in almost every UK school. England's dismal Euro campaign (and Scotland's failure even to get there)... Read more
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