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Who is Erin Jackson? Erin Jackson surprised herself and almost everyone else at the U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Trials, becoming an Olympian after just four months on ice. Coming from inline skating, Jackson qualified in the 500m by finishing third. The 25-year-old from Ocala, Fla. went 39.22 in her first heat. She was even better in her second run, going 39.04. Your browser does not support iframes. The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games will be Jackson’s first Olympics. “I really wasn’t expecting any of this, just coming in as a newbie, just trying to do the best I can,” she said,…

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Eight HBCU Bands “March On” Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase Dynamic lineup will take center field on January 27, 2018 TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 – A record number of votes helped select a dynamic lineup of marching bands from our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to perform at the 16th Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 27, 2018. The annual event is the culmination of the HBOB program, and provides a national platform to highlight a key element in the HBCU community and campus life – the marching band. The invitational…

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PRO BOWL SKILLS SHOWDOWN RETURNS TO ORLANDO Pro Bowlers to Compete in Epic Dodgeball, Drone Drop, Ki​ck Tac Toe, and More  NFL Legends Captains to Lead Pro Bowlers from Each Conference  Event Airs Thursday, January 25 at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN For the second consecutive year, Pro Bowlers from the AFC and NFC will compete against each other in unique competitions at the PRO BOWL SKILLS SHOWDOWN, which airs onThursday, January 25, at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Skills Showdown is one of the many events occurring during PRO BOWL WEEK, culminating with the 2018 Pro Bowl on Sunday, January 28, at Orlando’s Camping…

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Make that a seventh win in a row for Bethune-Cookman Football against Florida A&M. Larry Brihm, Jr. rushed for a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns, including the go-ahead touchdown on a two-yard naked bootleg with 1:15 remaining as Bethune-Cookman rallied for a 29-24 come-from-behind victory over Florida A&M in the Florida Blue Florida Classic before a Camping World Stadium crowd of 47,819 and a national ESPN audience. The redshirt senior quarterback concluded his career by manufacturing a 14-point fourth quarter comeback to deliver the Wildcats’ seventh consecutive victory in the series and conclude Bethune-Cookman’s 2017 campaign at 7-4 (6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Brihm…

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Fans get access to unique game day and player content plus 43+ million tracks with Deezer NEW YORK (October 25, 2017) – Deezer, the world’s most diverse, dynamic and personal global music streaming company, today has announced a new strategic partnership as the official music partner of the Miami Dolphins. The partnership will give Miami Dolphins fans access to a channel dedicated entirely to their favorite team, containing the official playlists of the Miami Dolphins team, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders and mascot T.D. For those fans wondering how Miami Dolphins players get fired up each week, the channel also will…

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 The Miami Dolphins from Oct. 20-22, 2017 will host Alumni Weekend presented by Baptist Health South Florida to honor the 45th anniversary of the 1972 Team. This milestone not only recognizes the monumental achievement of the NFL’s only perfect season, but celebrates the contributions these ’72 team members gave and continue to bestow in their work to the community. Festivities begin on Friday with the Alumni Weekend Golf Classic presented by Waste Management at Miami Shores Country Club. The event is made possible through the support of great partners including American Airlines, South Florida Ford, G4S, SunTrust, Capital One Orange Bowl, TD Bank, AvMed, Global Crew…

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PENN STATE HEADS TO RUTGERS FOR B1G MATCH Following a week off the pitch from competition, the Penn State men’s soccer team will trek to Piscataway, New Jersey for a Big Ten Conference match with the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers Sunday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. CATCHING THE GAME FROM HOME Fans who are unable to make the trip with the Nittany Lions to Piscataway, New Jersey can catch all the action live on BTN Plus with a paid subscription. Fans can also follow along with live stats on ScarletKnights.com or follow along with live updates on Penn State men’s soccer…

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Wednesday night at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. With the loss, the Buckeyes fall to 7-6-1 overall, while the Orange improve to 6-7-2 in 2017. “It was an even match tonight, but that goal early in the second half killed us,” head coachJohn Bluem said. “We regained momentum after they scored and I thought we had a pretty solid first half. But to give up an early goal again in the second half hurt us tonight. It’s just a little lack of concentration. Our team has no quit and we’ll continue to play hard in every single game. I have no…

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It’s more than a game. It’s an experience! The Florida Blue Florida Classic is a weekend where college friends reunite, families come together and fans show out for an O-town Showdown to witness the FAMU Rattlers and B-CU Wildcats battle it out on the gridiron for bragging rights. More than 1,800,000 fans have attended since the first game in 1978, making it the BIGGEST Black college football game in the country. SEE PICTURES OF GAME FROM PREVIOUS YEARS. The rivalry continues on November 18. Tickets go on sale September 1 at 10AM. BUY TICKETS HISTORY & TRADITION OF THE FLORIDA CLASSIC…

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Will this be his last fight? If so, he will go out with a bang with his win over the UFC fighter, McGregor.  This fight will be talked about for a long time.  If you had any doubt about this champ , this should show you that he is no joke.  Boxing hall of champions should be knocking at his door real soon. In the post-fight interview, Mayweather admits that McGregor was tougher than he expected. But he said he executed his game plan flawlessly, The fight lasted 10 rounds and Mayweather came out victourisly.

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