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Carolina Kennel Club's dogs on paradenew

The Carolina Kennel Club's annual conformation is not for every dog...
Triad City Beat  |  Brian Clarey  |  08-25-2015  |  Sports

It's not all in the wristnew

Nicki Marder arm-wrestled her cousin the night before in an Asheville diner in preparation for the big meetup.
Triad City Beat  |  Brian Clarey  |  08-13-2015  |  Sports

City 'Til We Dienew

Detroit City FC’s unlikely birth — and unlikelier rise to popularity.
Metro Times  |  Adam Doster  |  05-06-2015  |  Sports

What's in a team name?new

Lions and Tigers and Bears...but why?
San Diego Reader  |  Patrick Daugherty  |  03-26-2015  |  Sports

Mississippi State’s Biggest Gamenew

Mississippi State hasn't lost since last season's unnerving tangle with the Crimson Tide, and when the two teams mix it up again this Saturday, it will mark 364 days since MSU has last tasted defeat.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  11-14-2014  |  Sports

High Expectationsnew

William Shakespeare wrote in "Henry IV": "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown." This quote seems to apply to Mississippi State University as the team learns to live with the No. 1 ranking in the country.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  11-02-2014  |  Sports

From the SEC to the NFLnew

Mississippi State University is the top team in the country, and there really is no argument as to why the Bulldogs should be No. 1. MSU has played one of the toughest schedules and won each contest.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  10-20-2014  |  Sports

Black Eyes to Best Friendsnew

Roller derby is fast paced, action-packed and occasionally brutal, but the camaraderie among the different teams and leagues spread across the world is immediately evident.
Worcester Magazine  |  Josh Lyford  |  09-25-2014  |  Sports

Trench Life: Chris Myers and Duane Brown are Crucial to the Texans' Success, On and Off the Fieldnew

Quarterbacks may be the stars of the NFL, but the offensive line is the heartbeat. In Houston, Chris Myers and Duane Brown are trying to bounce back from a 2-14 season on the field while helping out one of their Trench Life brothers off of it.
Houston Press  |  Sean Pendergast  |  09-10-2014  |  Sports

NFL Minor League?new

The NFL recently announced that they are looking into starting a minor development league, but a failure of the NFL is the inability to make one work after two failed attempts.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  06-27-2014  |  Sports

Changes for the NBA?new

The 2014 NBA Playoffs has all the makings of another classic like last year, when the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in seven games.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  06-06-2014  |  Sports

World Cup Dreamsnew

In less than a month, 32 teams will descend on Brazil with hopes of winning the 2014 World Cup. Familiar favorites include defending champions Spain, Germany, Argentina and, of course, the host nation of Brazil.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  05-22-2014  |  Sports

Searching for the self-sufficient soul of basketball in the local semipro circuitnew

In the Tobacco Road Basketball League it's clear that the players and their love of the game is the answer.
INDY Week  |  David Fellerath  |  05-08-2014  |  Sports

Yet Another Football Scandalnew

Over the weekend, Missouri star receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was kicked off the Tigers football team. Green-Beckham was accused of breaking into an 18-year-old Missouri student's apartment while looking for his girlfriend and of pushing the young woman down a flight of stairs.
Jackson Free Press  |  Bryan Flynn  |  04-17-2014  |  Sports

RIP Ultimate Warriornew

Santa Fe resident Warrior was a 2-time WWF Intercontinental Champion. After pinning Hulk Hogan in WrestleMania VI’s main event, he became the only wrestler in history to hold both the WWF’s Intercontinental and Championship titles.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Enrique Limón  |  04-10-2014  |  Sports

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