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Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Miami Auditions 2017 WHEN:                 Saturday, June 3, 2017  Best media availability 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 8 a.m.                   Registration 9 a.m.                   Contestants learn audition choreography 10 a.m.                Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders performance 10:05 a.m.           Competition begins 2:30 p.m.             Finalists announced **ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE**                     WHERE:               Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University 7500 S.W. 30th Street Davie, FL 33314 DETAILS:             Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders welcome media to attend the Preliminary and Semi-Final Miami Auditions on June 3rd. The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders are an iconic…

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World-renowned opera singer and Indianapolis native Angela Brown will sing “God Bless America” during pre-race ceremonies for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday, May 28, a beloved patriotic tradition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” “Excited doesn’t begin to describe how I feel about singing ‘God Bless America’ at the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500,” Brown said. “Ever since I was a young girl, growing up in Indianapolis, I have dreamed of being a part of this time-honored tradition. I am proud to be able to salute the men and women…

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HeadHealthTECH Challenge II Open April 18 through June 14 NEW YORK, NY—The National Football League (NFL) and Football Research, Inc. (FRI) today announced the winners of HeadHealthTECH Challenge I and launched HeadHealthTECH Challenge II, which invites proposals for improvements in football protective equipment including helmets and related technologies, turf systems, shoulder and other pads, and additional innovative concepts. The HeadHealthTECH Challenge series is one component of the Play Smart. Play Safe.Engineering Roadmap—a $60-million comprehensive plan funded by the NFL and managed by FRI to create incentives for sporting goods companies, as well as other manufacturers, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and…

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The Elite 90 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s championships. Eligible student-athletes are sophomores or above who have participated in their sport for at least two years with their school. They must be an active member of the…

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The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2017 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams. Day 1 (March 3) of the combine workouts will feature running backs, offensive linemen and specialists. Here are 5 of the most notable prospects to keep an eye on, and a look at which teams should be paying particularly close attention to them. 5 prospects to watch 1. Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU 2. Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State 3. Christian McCaffrey, RB, Stanford 4. Alvin Kamara, RB, Tennessee…

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New England Patriots quarterback TOM BRADY was voted the winner of the Pete Rozelle Trophy, awarded to the Super Bowl LI Most Valuable Player.  This marks the fourth time Brady has won the award, having previously been voted the Most Valuable Player in Super Bowls XLIX, XXXVIII and XXXVI. Brady is the only player in NFL history to win the award four times. Brady has won five Super Bowls, the most by a starting quarterback in NFL history. The award is chosen by a panel of 16 comprised of members of the Pro Football Writers Association of America, selected members…

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About the CIAA Founded in 1912, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is the first African American athletic conference and one of the most recognized conferences in Division II. The CIAA conducts 15 championships attended by more than 150,000 fans from around the country. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the CIAA is governed by the Presidents and Chancellors of its 12 member-institutions: Bowie State University, Chowan University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone College, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University and Winston-Salem State University. For…

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The Honda Battle of the Bands was created to celebrate, support and recognize the excellence of Black college marching bands and the unique academic experience offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Honda annually awards approximately $200,000 in grants to participating marching bands during the program period. This year marks a significant milestone – 15 years of the program’s existence! Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase Eight bands are chosen to advance to the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. The Invitational Showcase features musical performances from these eight HBCU marching bands. The Power of Dreams .…

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IT’S ALL ON THE LINE IN WEEK 17 It’s the final push for NFL teams as the regular season ends on Sunday, January 1. All 16 games are division contests. And with one week to go, there are still 14 teams in contention for a trip to Super Bowl LI. The schedule is set for Week 17, culminating with the final game of the 2016 regular season (#Game256) to determine th​e NFC North winner. On Sunday night in primetime (8:30 PM ET, NBC), the Detroit Lions (9-6) will host the Green Bay Packers (9-6) at Ford Field with the division title on the line.…

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Lamar Jackson of the University of Louisville was selected on Saturday (Dec. 10) as the 82nd winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy, an award presented annually by the Heisman Trophy Trust to the most outstanding player in college football. The sophomore quarterback was announced as the 2016 winner of the prestigious honor at the end of ESPN’s live broadcast of the Heisman ceremony from Manhattan’s PlayStation Theater. “I’ll remember this for the rest of my life,” said Jackson upon winning the award. “I’m happy right now. I don’t even know what to say.” At age 19 years, 337 days, Jackson…

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