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Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

...14-year-olds, her 90 percent free-throw accuracy an added bonus to go with a deadly crossover dribble that has sent defenders sprawling backward onto the floor trying to guard her.Her school's basketball team finished 11-3 last season, the three...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/philadelphias-mone-davis-knows-hoops-t
Sports
Browns not ready to name starting QB

...players about staying poised and Manziel didn't show any in responding to the trash talk he was hearing from Washington's defenders and bench."We talk about 'Play like a Brown,'" Pettine said. "We want our guys to act like a Brown and we want this...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/browns-not-ready-name-starting-qb
Sports
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...in other courts, the listing of polar bears as threatened.That, in turn, prompted such anti-hunting groups as the Defenders of Wildlife and the Humane Society of the United States to intervene on behalf of USFWS. So did Greenpeace, the environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Juneau Soccer Club shows strong at premier tournament

...was fouled 20 yards out from goal. Spokane set up a wall of defenders on the penalty kick by Miller put a bending over the wall...Leila Robinson slotted a ball in front of goal past three defenders and McCain flicked the ball past the keeper for a 2-0 advantage...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-17/juneau-soccer-club-shows-strong-premie
Sports
Good reads

...Russian settlement in Sitka. The Russians were horrified to encounter the scene and find the heads of the Russian and Aleut defenders. In Tlingit tradition, warriors who behaved cowardly when attacked were killed and the bodies thrown into the sea. Those...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/good-reads
Art
Photos: Region V

Thunder Mountain's Ashley Young is surrounded by Juneau-Douglas defenders Kaitlin Fagerstrom (22), Kacey Jackson (10) and Kymberlee Kelly (11) during Region V basketball tournament action.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/photos-region-v
Sports
World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

...erratic performance against Algeria in the second round, Germany has played like a perfect team machine, getting goals from defenders, midfielders and forwards alike."We'll have to keep with Messi constantly and try to disturb him," Germany forward...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-13/world-cup-final-magical-messi-or-unite
Sports
Brazil Beat

...champions Olympiakos last season, and four of his teammates at the Athens-based club (midfielder Andreas Samaris; and defenders Giannis Maniatis, Kostas Menolas and Jose Holebas) are playing for Greece in Brazil.Asked how Campbell might help with...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-29/brazil-beat
Sports
If Spain tinkers, Costa ready for World Cup chance

...decides to give Costa an opportunity against the Netherlands is uncertain, even with the Dutch stating they will play five defenders. Del Bosque could opt to use Cesc Fabregas in the deep-lying 'false striker' position."It's normal to be anxious...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-11/if-spain-tinkers-costa-ready-world-cup
Sports
Brazil Beat

...someone. There was not enough movement," Hazard said. However, many thought Hazard would be enough of a threat to draw defenders away from the Belgium forwards - and so give his teammates that chance to move more freely.Then again, the Chelsea playmaker...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-06/brazil-beat
Sports

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