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North Gwinnett celebrates 11 college football signees | Sports

North Gwinnett’s football signing class is up to 11 seniors after Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The Bulldogs’ current class features wide receiver/defensive back Jamir Beckhom (Washburn), wide receiver Marek Briley (Georgia), offensive lineman Maddox Brix (Mars Hill), linebacker Grant Godfrey (Kentucky), defensive back/wide receiver Kenan Holmes (Washburn ), defensive lineman Kayden McDonald (Ohio State), wide …

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Tom Brady’s Video Game Career Dates Back To The 20th Century

Screenshots: MilesDawkins247 You can hear someone tell you Tom Brady’s age (45!) and it doesn’t really hit you, because the guy still looks pretty fit and healthy. To fully grasp the length of Brady’s tenure on this Earth, then, you need to realize that the man has appeared in a video game for the PlayStation. …

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‘Visit Saudi’ sponsorship is tone-deaf ahead of Women’s World Cup

Image: Getty Images The Women’s World Cup is approaching, and as is tradition, FIFA marked the occasion with controversy. Host countries Australia and New Zealand are urging the soccer federation to back out of its sponsorship with Visit Saudi. The main issue with the deal is Saudi Arabia’s ever-present, awful record of women’s rights violations. …

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Hulk Hogan ‘is doing well and is not paralyzed’ after back surgery

Hulk Hogan is on the mend, according to his rep. The WWE legend’s health sparked serious concern after fellow wrestler Kurt Angle said Hogan told him that he lost all feeling in his lower body. But Hogan’s rep dismissed the claim, insisting that the Hall of Famer is “doing well and is not paralyzed” following …

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Oregon Ducks’ new golf facility begins construction in Creswell | News

CRESWELL, Ore. — Construction has started for the new Oregon Ducks’ golf facility at Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell. The facility is nicknamed “The Jake” after former Duck golfers Peter and Jan Jacobsen. The Ducks’ men’s and women’s golf teams have both practiced at Emerald Valley for a number of years, but now they …

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University of Utah launches center for financial technology, student entrepreneurship

The University of Utah on Monday announced a new donor initiative meant to supercharge the student entrepreneurial experience and Utah’s reputation for financial technology innovation and education. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 1-2 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah on Monday continued its quest to become a top public …

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Rashada case in Florida highlights issues in NIL, recruiting

Broken promises and unrealistic expectations have been part of college football recruiting for as long as coaches have been pitching their programs in living rooms across America. Opportunities for playing time and a path to the NFL are being peddled, as always, but now potentially lucrative endorsement deals handled by booster-run collectives are also in …

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Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was forced to rely on his badly sprained right ankle rather than his strong right arm when the Kansas City Chiefs were desperately driving with a chance to win the AFC championship. The All-Pro quarterback, missing three wide receivers to injuries and battered himself, took off on a …

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Empire State Building shines in Philadelphia Eagles colors following NFC Championship win, sends Twitter into a frenzy

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — The Empire State Building was in Eagles colors on Sunday following Philadelphia’s NFC Championship victory — and Twitter was sent into a complete frenzy. A photo was posted to the Empire State Building’s Twitter account on Sunday with the caption ‘Fly Eagles Fly’ — saying that the tower lights were in …

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