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Former NFL RB Isaiah Pead Runs on Track for 1st Time with Prosthetic Leg

May 07, 2018 | by Scott Polacek, Bleacher Report
Former NFL RB Isaiah Pead Runs on Track for 1st Time with Prosthetic Leg

Former NFL running back Isaiah Pead is already running on the prosthetic leg he received Friday.

TMZ Sports shared the news Monday, noting Pead lost the majority of his left leg in a Nov. 2016 car accident. Pead ran wind sprints on an Oklahoma track Monday and was "nothing short of impressive," per TMZ.

Player Review 2018: Lance Stephenson

May 07, 2018 | by Mark Montieth, nba.com/Pacers

Age: 27Years Pro: 8Status: Has one year remaining on his contract, a team option.Key Stats: Played in all 82 games for the first time in his NBA career, and was one of just two Pacers to do so. Started in the seven games Victor Oladipo couldn't play. Averaged 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.9 assists in 22.5 minutes per game.

Hawaiian rookie Hercules Mata’afa trying to live up to his name with Vikings

May 06, 2018 | by Dane Mizutani, twincities.com
Hawaiian rookie Hercules Mata’afa trying to live up to his name with Vikings

Without anything to actually study, rookie linebacker Hercules Mata’afa still pulled an all-nighter to prepare for rookie minicamp with the Vikings.

“It’s a five-hour time difference,” said Mata’afa, who is from Lahaina, Hawaii. “I made sure I stayed up all night so I could get adjusted. I was able to sleep (on Thursday) night to get ready for this.”

Former Texas A&M athlete Mike Evans gives back to community with $2K scholarship

May 05, 2018 | by Travis L. Brown, The Eagle

Dekia Greene has spent her high school years helping African-American community in the Brazos Valley.

She organized the first Black History Month pep rally and helped raise funds for the Brazos Valley African American History Museum in her four years at Bryan Collegiate High School.

On Friday, former Texas A&M Aggie turned Tampa Bay Buccaneer wide receiver Mike Evans helped Greene realize ...

Sean Lee on how Cowboys will fill leadership void left by Jason Witten's retirement, plus All or Nothing panic This Story is About...

May 04, 2018 | by SportsDay

Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee joined the Ben and Skin Show on KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan. Here are some highlights.

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5 things you probably don’t know about Joe Ingles, surprise NBA playoff star

May 03, 2018 | by James Dator, SB Nation

It has been one heck of a season for Aussies in the NBA. Ben Simmons is helping to prove that the process should have been trusted in Philadelphia, and Joe Ingles has become the secret weapon for the Jazz.

In these playoffs, Ingles is averaging 15.9 points and shooting 0.508 from three-point range. He’s become the silent assassin the Jazz needs, and on Wednesday he torched ...

Same Warrior, New Battle: Brian Grant Won't Back Down From Parkinson's Disease

May 02, 2018 | by Chris Ballard, Sports Illustrated

He could hear the roar from the back hallway of the Rose Garden, the clatter of 20,000 fans.

Meet the Giants’ intriguing new QB, and the coach he tortured

Apr 30, 2018 | by Paul Schwartz, New York Post
Meet the Giants’ intriguing new QB, and the coach he tortured

Lightning does not strike twice in the same place, but Kyle Lauletta does.

“He did it twice in two years,” Greg Gattuso, the head football coach at the University at Albany, told The Post on Monday.

5 things to know about Ryan Izzo, the Patriots’ newest tight end

Apr 30, 2018 | by Mark Dunphy, Boston.com

Ryan Izzo has experience joining a team with a star already in place atop the positional depth chart. When he matriculated at Florida State, Izzo slipped under the wing of Nick O’Leary, the greatest tight end in school history and current Buffalo Bill. Izzo learned enough from O’Leary to join him in the AFC East.

New England selected the 6-foot-5, 256-pound ...

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