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Moore, wife to supply kids with back-to-school essentials

Aug 30, 2012 | by Kimberley A. Martin, newsday.com
Moore, wife to supply kids with back-to-school essentials

Through his foundation, Brandon Moore and his wife Regina will be providing backpacks and school supplies for 100 kids at the Boys and Girls Club Newark for the third straight year.

Afterward, Moore will take 40 children on a back-to-school shopping spree at a local Target.

Here's the info:

Date/Time Sept. 4 from 5-7:30p

Location(s) Boys and Girls Club Newark -- 1 Avon Avenue,...

Bucs Vs. Redskins Final Score: Kirk Cousins Has Big Game For Washington In 30-3 Win

Aug 29, 2012 | by Jeremy Mauss, SB Nation
Bucs Vs. Redskins Final Score: Kirk Cousins Has Big Game For Washington In 30-3 Win

The Washington Redskins gave the start in Wednesday's preseason game to Kirk Cousins, the team's other rookie quarterback selected in the 2012 draft. While the fourth game of the preseason mostly featured backups and third-string players battling for a roster spot, Cousins had a big night in the 30-3 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bradley Beal Ready To Go To Work

Aug 27, 2012 | by Charles E. Sutton, The Washingon Informer

Since being selected by the Washington Wizards as the third overall pick in last June's NBA Draft, Bradley Beal has played in a summer league minicamp at Verizon Center, earned first-team honors for his performance in the Las Vegas Summer League, and traveled back to the gambling capital for an additional three-day training session at a developmental camp led by ...

Tags: Bradley Beal , Washington Wizards

Isaac Sopoaga Leads By Example

Aug 20, 2012 | by Jacob Most, blog.49ers.com
Isaac Sopoaga Leads By Example

Isaac Sopoaga often uses his Samoan heritage to bring a unique energy into the 49ers locker room.

Known as one of the team’s emotional leaders for his enigmatic personality, Sopoaga showed that liveliness to the media during a press conference on Monday.

Sopoaga entered the media tent at 49ers headquarters and stepped up to the podium with headphones in his ears. The ...

Tags: Isaac Sopoaga , San Francisco 49ers

Shannon Brown Day

Aug 19, 2012 | by Chicago Defender
Shannon Brown Day

Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared Aug. 18 "Shannon Brown Day."

Brown, a Maywood native and player for the Phoenix Suns, hosted his 2nd Annual Wood-Star Fest weekend. The weekend included a two-day concert - with his wife Monica as headliner - on Aug. 18 in Union Park; the Shannon Brown Basketball Clinic and a Celebrity Basketball game.

Tags: Shannon Brown , Phoenix Suns

Lang, Sitton emerge as leaders of the line

Aug 18, 2012 | by Weston Hodkiewicz, Green Bay Press-Gazette
Lang, Sitton emerge as leaders of the line

As a rookie out of Eastern Michigan, T.J. Lang had heard all the horror stories.

The tales about how things change once you’re in the NFL. Unlike college, locker rooms are more tight-lipped, so don’t expect veterans to go out of their way to help you out. Here, it’s business.

That had been Lang’s perception going into his first training camp as ...

Tags: TJ Lang , Green Bay Packers

After a Big Summer Season, Beal in Line for Big Minutes

Aug 17, 2012 | by Dan Moore, SBNation St. Louis
After a Big Summer Season, Beal in Line for Big Minutes

After getting nothing but extremely unhelpful Ray Allen comparisons during the 2012 NBA Draft, St. Louisan and Washington Wizards first-rounder Bradley Beal excelled in his first chance to play in an NBA uniform; in July he was named a member of the All-Summer League Team for averaging 17.6 points a game in the exhibition contests. That's led people to wonder ...

Tags: Bradley Beal , Washington Wizards

Cardinal sees Purdue in post-playing days future

Aug 17, 2012 | by Travis Baugh, Purdue Exponent

Brian Cardinal never practiced or played at a game at Purdue under a calm Gene Keady. But that’s how Cardinal said it was playing under his former coach in Purdue’s Aug. 4 alumni game after Keady selected him first in the alumni player draft.

“He didn’t yell and scream nearly as much as he did,” Cardinal joked. “Being with Keady one ...

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Chicago Bears Camp Battle Conclusions: Fourth DE spot to Corey Wootton

Aug 16, 2012 | by Brett Solesky, midwayillustrated.com
Chicago Bears Camp Battle Conclusions: Fourth DE spot to Corey Wootton

The Bears wrapped up training camp today down in  Bourbannais and now head back to Halas Hall for final preparations for the regular season.

The Redskins come to town followed by a game against the Giants in preparation for the first roster cut down.  Final roster cuts will come after the fourth and final game against the Browns.

While three games remain ...

Tags: Corey Wootton , Chicago Bears

Rex: 'It's impossible not to respect Brandon Moore'

Aug 15, 2012 | by Nick St. Denis, afceastdaily.com
Rex: 'It's impossible not to respect Brandon Moore'

Brandon Moore is quietly the best right guard in football. Fortunately for him, his coach isn't quiet about it.

Moore, who has given up the lowest ratio of quarterback pressures per passing play of any guard in the NFL over the past three years, according to Pro Football Focus, was elected to the Pro Bowl last season for the first time ...

Tags: Brandon Moore , New York Jets

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