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Weekend Hot Clicks: Texans, Redskins brawl at practice, Jessica Sulecki
The NFL season is fast approaching, and things are starting to heat up. The Houston Texans gave folks another great reason to watch HBO's Hard Knocks this year by getting into numerous fights with the Redskins during their joint practice on Saturday.
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Bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein exposes the big money and back-room deals that pervade college-basketball recruiting in this fast-break young adult novel. Terrell Jamerson is the #1 high school basketball player in the country. His team is poised to win State, top colleges are lining up to give him scholarships, and everyone says he could play in the NBA tomorrow. But it only takes one false step to lose everything. Danny Wilcox is Terrell?s best friend and teammate, and a top prospect himself, but these days it seems likeeveryone wants to get close to Terrell: the sneaker guys, the money managers, the college boosters. They show up offering fast cars, hot girls, and cold, hard cash. They say they just want to help, but their kind of help could get Terrell disqualified. Danny and Terrell better keep their eyes on the ball if they hope to last the season. John Feinstein has been praised as? the best writer of sports books in America today? (The Boston Globe), and he proves it again in this fast-paced novel. Thorough and suspenseful; a must-read for those interested in basketball and the dealings surrounding the sport. Kirkus Reviews, StarredFrom the Hardcover edition.
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The long-standing rivalry between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals is one of the most heated in college basketball. Facing off against each other on the court for over a century, the intrastate rivalry became red-hot over thirty years ago when the two faced each other in 1983 NCAA tournament, and Louisville narrowly edged out the Wildcats to advance to the Elite Eight. The heat hasn?t died down since? 83; in fact, the animosity between the two has only gotten stronger, with numerous face-offsboth on and off the court. In Fightin? Words, Joe Cox and Ryan Clark expertly narrate the blow-by-blows of all the most important moments in the history of the Kentucky-Louisville rivalry. Fightin? Words, first published in 2014 and now newly updated in paperback, covers the hundred-plus year span of the feud. From the twelve games played prior to the fated 1983 meeting, to the Wildcat-Cardinal meet-up in the Final Four round of 2014 NCAA tournament, and every game in between through the 2014-15 season, all the games covered include insightful pregame evaluation, commentary on the games? most important plays, and expert postgame analysis, along with interviews from key players. From off the court, read how Louisville coach Denny Crum craftily out-recruited Kentucky coach Joe Hall or the athletes in inner-city Louisville; discover a blow-by-blow of Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino?s move from the Wildcats to the Cardinals; and learn how John Calipari transformed a losing Kentucky team into NCAA Champions. With individual chapters chronicling every meet-up, Fightin? Words is a must-have for every true fan of college basketball.
Tall, powerful athletes surge toward the goal in the last seconds of a fiercely fought game, providing excitement to an arena full of basketball fans. Increasingly, challenging games like this are being played by women's college teams. With the passage of Title IX and the success of the WNBA (Women's National Basketball League), women's college teams have received more support and attention both from academic institutions and basketball fans. One of the primary reasons for the growing interest in women's college basketball is the dedication of the women who coach these student athletes to personal and athletic success. Women currently coach nearly 65 percent of the women's basketball teams in all divisions of the NCAA. Their commitment to their sport and to their athletes has resulted...
Presents 577 biographical entries on the lives and careers of individuals important to the history of basketball, from its origins to the present.
"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embod- ies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people be- come something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be con- demned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civiliza- tion’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. - Obergefell, etal v. Hodges Decided June 26, 2015 - Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the majority "If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what we do, and how to do it. ". - Abraham Lincoln, June... If the world seems to exist in its rotating time due to a filial function involving our national pastime it is only exceptionally so as we are a nation blessed with the generational inheritances that sentimental fathers pass down to their... For those who have looked out over the sunlit afternoon grass while your father solemnly pointed farther out to what appeared to be giant tombstones sprouting in centerfield on a summer day in the Bronx or who have cherished that moment of private... ( I like to imagine that after a particularly strenuous day drilling. for oil John D. , Sr. would slouch wearily home and even before washing the caked oil off his face and hands call for young John D. , Jr. to grab their gloves from the gilded foyer and join him in the backyard for a quick catch before dinner. it has been reported that President Lincoln was a great baseball fan and was in the midst of batting when he received word he was just nominated by his party at the Chicago Convention in 1860 - a wonderful tale but I have yet to find a separate... I once visited Sagamore Hill and if ever there was a green-field to toss the whiteball back and forth it is here where I can see in my mind's eye Teddy Roosevelt chucking the old horsehide to Teddy III or Kermit or Archie or the brave Quentin or... remind me to ask young Ron Reagan if his old man would pitch batting practice to him between campaigning or while trying to remember the names of the Warner Brothers and with his mom playing Doris Day would the Great Communicator re-enact his... the only President who was a star baseball team-player in college was George H. W. Bush, left-handed first base captain of the Yale Bulldog s (- -I believe Gerald Ford was an All- American football player at Michigan, Nixon , after years of... And its always fathers and sons in this schema-never mothers and daughters hanging out in the backyard tossing the ball back and forth or going to the ballpark together sharing their summer afternoons with a.
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