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Hoops hijinks take center court

...that through hard work and dedication, they can overcome obstacles and lead meaningful live helping others, as professional athletes, or in any profession they aspire to do.The local girls and boys high school teams will conduct food fundraisers...
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

...hands with the Jayhawks before taking off the shirts for the announcement of the starting lineups.Many notable professional athletes - including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant - have written the message on their warmups or other equipment in recent...
Arts calendar

...story of the skier girl. Although the film will showcase females at the top of the sport, it is not limited to professional athletes. The real story is the confidence that skiing can bring forth in a female's life, no matter where in life...
Today in sports history

...expanded the opening series to a best-of-seven.2013 - NBA veteran center Jason Collins becomes the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins writes a first-person account posted on...
Top stars to help at Fast Break camp

...players entering grades 8-12 and will feature a variety of experienced coaches and current college and former professional athletes."We had 125 in week one," camp director and Juneau-Douglas boys basketball coach Robert Casperson said...
Pure Sole: Does the governor enjoy cricket?

...changing similar injustices. Even a misguided posting on Facebook or on Twitter has brought repercussions to professional athletes and employees of professional organizations.A recent reply from the Kansas City Royals to a question of their...
Adult hockey team in Ohio open to all players

...summer camp that hosts children affected by HIV/AIDS.Awareness is likely to spread as more high-profile professional athletes publicly acknowledge their sexual orientation the way former Columbus Crew midfielder Robbie Rogers, pro basketball...
Today In Sports History

...that it was not interstate commerce. That exemption deprived baseball players of protections enjoyed by other professional athletes and the players association blamed it for contributing to baseball's eight work stoppages since 1972, including...
Armstrong to AP: 'People can decide' the truth

...many of which are sanctioned under world anti-doping rules, in 2020, when Armstrong will be 49. He was a professional athlete in the three-discipline sport as a teenager, and returned to competition after retiring from cycling in 2011...
Sports Shorts

...officials and others around the world.While several major individual-sport athletes have been openly gay, no professional athlete in any of the four major North American team sports has come out until well after he was done playing. US women's...


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