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Michael Johnson Foundation to hold Youth Empowerment Summit

Feb 06, 2019 | by James Jones, Selma Times-Journal
Michael Johnson Foundation to hold Youth Empowerment Summit

The Michael Johnson Foundation will be having its Youth Empowerment Summit 2019 on Thursday and Friday at Wallace Community College-Selma.

The event, which starts each day at 8:30 a.m. is the year’s first program for the MJ 93/90 Foundation in Dallas County.

Because of Jake Layman’s play, the Trail Blazers face an important question: Who should play at small forward?

Feb 06, 2019 | by Jason Quick, The Athletic
Because of Jake Layman’s play, the Trail Blazers face an important question: Who should play at small forward?

On the night Jake Layman set his career high with 25 points, which continued a solid if not spectacular three-week run of play, he left the arena Tuesday night not knowing if he would be in the Trail Blazers’ rotation come Thursday.

“I think I have done everything I could at this point to earn coach’s trust,” Layman said.

Prospect Interviews: Utah State Tight End Dax Raymond 5

Feb 06, 2019 | by Zach Hicks, SB Nation
Prospect Interviews: Utah State Tight End Dax Raymond 5

We’re launching a new series at Stampede Blue that includes interviews with NFL draft prospects who may be on the Colts’ radar. Today, we speak with Utah State Tight End Dax Raymond. Raymond is a RS Junior who graduated early to play in the Senior Bowl a few weeks ago. 

Although not the most productive tight end in college, Raymond has all the ...

ASU analyst and new NFL Hall of Famer Kevin Mawae center of attention at spring practice

Feb 05, 2019 | by Michelle Gardner, Arizona Republic

Arizona State offensive analyst Kevin Mawae isn't used to being the center of attention, but as the Sun Devils' spring practice got underway Tuesday, that was indeed the case.

Mawae, 48, is entering his second year on ASU's staff and was on hand for the start of spring drills a day after returning from Atlanta, where he took in Super Bowl festivities ...

Former Terrapin Huerter thriving as Atlanta Hawks rookie

Feb 04, 2019 | by Matthew Paras, The Washington Times

Super Bowl Sunday was a reunion for  Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter. In town for Monday’s matchup against the Washington Wizards, the 20-year-old rookie spent his off day watching the game with Maryland’s basketball team in College Park.

For Huerter, it was a chance to see close friends. Maryland’s roster and staff haven’t drastically changed since the former Terrapin declared for the NBA draft after his sophomore ...

10 Facts and Stats About Wade Baldwin IV

Feb 04, 2019 | by NBA.com/Cavaliers
10 Facts and Stats About Wade Baldwin IV

10 Facts and Stats About Wade Baldwin IV

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Super Bowl LIII: Alter’s Joe Thuney earns second Super Bowl ring as Patriots top Rams

Feb 03, 2019 | by Marcus Hartman, Dayton Daily News

Joe Thuney is a two-time Super Bowl champion at 26. 

The third-year pro from Alter High School will get his second ring after the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday night. 

He also became the first player ever to start three Super Bowls in his first three seasons in the league. 

Midway through the ...

Sterling Brown Wants Worst Night of His Life to Lead to Better Days

Feb 01, 2019 | by Deantae Prince,
Sterling Brown Wants Worst Night of His Life to Lead to Better Days

Sterling Brown entered the Milwaukee Bucks facility with cuts and bruises on his face and tried to ignore the glances of teammates. He kept to himself in an attempt to stay quiet during practice, all the while knowing the final whistle would jumpstart a barrage of questions.

“I tried to play it off smooth and just go in there and handle ...

When Bradley Beal became the greatest (17-year-old) basketball player in the world

Feb 01, 2019 | by Ben Standig, NBC Sports Washington

The group of finicky American teenaged basketball players spent a month in Germany. Amid a scene of unfamiliarity, two staples emerged during the summer of 2010, one no nutritionist would approve.

“For breakfast, lunch, and dinner we ate spaghetti,” Bradley Beal said without a hint of culinary regret. “We were kids. We were real picky with food. We literally had spaghetti ...

NBA Star Tim Frazier: Life Lessons from My Grandmother

Jan 31, 2019 | by Tim Frazier, Alzheimer's Association
NBA Star Tim Frazier: Life Lessons from My Grandmother

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