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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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The Speedway has been open since 1995 following an initiative to spur economic recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. The 600-acre facility is active more than 300 days per year and will host NASCAR’s championship races during Ford Championship Weekend (November 18-20, 2016) for the 15th consecutive year. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400 is broadcast live on TV and radio to 200 countries in 24 languages. Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course, generates more than $301 million annually for the region. History was made at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday, as Daniel Suarez became the first…

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32 PLAYER NOMINEES FOR 2016 ART ROONEY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD ANNOUNCED — WINNER TO BE REVEALED AT NFL HONORS BEFORE SUPER BOWL LI –​ The 32 player nominees for the third annual ART ROONEY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD have been finalized, the NFL announced today. Each NFL team nominated one of its players for the award, which recognizes players around the league who exemplify outstanding sportsmanship on the field. The award was created in 2014 in honor of the late founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pro Football Hall of Famer ART ROONEY, SR. The winner of the NFL Sportsmanship Award is…

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Oakland Raiders Postgame Notes – The Buccaneers scored the first points of the game on a 41-yard field goal from K Roberto Aguayo, who capped a 12-play, 66 yard drive that lasted 6:31. The drive was Tampa Bay’s 11th drive of the season that lasted at least 10 plays. – Tampa Bay recorded the first takeaway of the game after DE Noah Spence sacked Raiders QB Derek Carr for a two-yard loss, forcing a fumble that was recovered by DE Howard Jones at the Oakland 34-yard line. It was the third sack of the season for…

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Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders 2017 Swimsuit Calendar Unveiling and Fashion Show Miami, FL – On Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders hosted their annual Swimsuit Fashion Show and Calendar Unveiling at Hard Rock Stadium. The evening’s events featured the ladies in a high-energy swimwear fashion show. The fashion show showcased swimsuit designs by Meg Liz Swimwear, Miss Fanatic x Jypsea Swim, Luli Fama, DEPSI Swimwear, Casa Bikini, PintArena Swimwear, CAI Swimwear, Prettylittlething.com and jewelry from Tiffany Lee Jewelry,Bella Beach Jewels and Brooke and Arrow Boutique. The show opened with a Dolphins-themed segment, showcasing the cheerleaders in aqua and orange…

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Broadcast information for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 4 matchup with the Denver Broncos, presented by Bud Light. BROADCAST INFO TELEVISION: CBS Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville Fort Myers and Tallahassee. Also available in New York, New Jersey, Georgia and the majority of the midwest. ONLINE: NFL Game Pass RADIO: Buccaneers.com, 103.5 FM, 620 AM & 95.3 FM (Play-by-play provided by: Gene Deckerhoff, Dave Moore and TJ Rives) Video Footage for the game Preview versus Denver Info From http://www.buccaneers.com After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers concluded practice on Friday morning, Head Coach Dirk Koetter fielded questions regarding tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who was absent…

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For the week ending September 18, 2016. OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #75 Phillip Moses, Chowan (Sr, OL – Accokeek, MD) Moses’ efforts led to a 35-29 win over West Florida. Chowan’s offense tallied a season-high 529 offensive yards in the victory (399 passing, 130 rushing).   QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK #6 Amir Hall, Bowie State (Fr, QB – Bowie, MD) Hall continues to put up impressive numbers, completing 33-of-50 passes (2 interceptions) for a game-high 418 passing yards and three touchdowns (two passing and one rushing). Passing gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg Sep 17…

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Miami Dolphins Head Coach Adam Gase    (Well, it was certainly a tough game offensively. Defensively you tried to get some consistency in what you were doing. It seemed to be tough on both sides of the ball out there today.) – “Yes. But I don’t have a great answer for you right now until I go back and take a look at the film, which I’ll probably have to do tonight. I’ll get to correcting the mistakes that we’re making and adjusting to get ready for Cincinnati.” (How frustrating is it in the fourth quarter you get really…

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