Women’s Basketball Player of the Week: December 26

Women’s Basketball Player of the Week: December 26
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mississippi Valley State guard Kristy Parker has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week following her standout efforts for the Devilettes during games played from Dec. 19-25. Parker averaged …
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No. 5: BC women’s basketball keeps winning
The 2016-17 Benedictine College women’s basketball season was another in a string of successes for the program. The Ravens closed out the year with 25 wins and a third-straight trip to the NAIA National Championship Tournament. It was the fifth-straight …
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APSU Basketball teams hosts SIU Edwardsville Thursday, then Eastern Illinois Saturday
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletics department will see action slow during the upcoming holiday weeks but things certainly won’t come to a halt. During Christmas Week, the Governors men and women’s basketball teams will open …
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Notes: Nielsen challenged by facing former team

Notes: Nielsen challenged by facing former team
BROOKLYN– It’s going to be a challenging night for Frans Nielsen. Not only will his line with Luke Glendening and Darren Helm be matched against the New York Islanders’ high-scoring line of John Tavares, Anders Lee and Josh Bailey, Nielsen will be facing …
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NHL pursuing revolutionary player-tracking systems
MANALAPAN, Fla. — The NHL is working to invent revolutionary on-ice player-tracking technology it hopes to implement for the 2019-20 season or, potentially, as early as the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday. The …
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40 players named to NHL/USHL Top Prospects Game
Sioux City right wing Sampo Ranta, a projected first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, was one of 40 players invited to participate in the 2018 United States Hockey League/NHL Top Prospects Game at the Viaero Center in Kearney, Nebraska, on Jan. 9, 2018.
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Businessman told to stop holding motocross events at farm at the centre of three-year eco-warrior battle

Businessman told to stop holding motocross events at farm at the centre of three-year eco-warrior battle
Businessman Brian Bennett has been given until March to stop holding motocross events at two bike race tracks he has created at Yorkley Court Farm. Villagers complained the sound of the scrambling bikes on the hill overlooking the Severn Estuary could be …
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Bender races to 4 Motocross titles
SANDUSKY – It was a busy year in motorcycle racing for Jared Bender. And, a very prosperous one. The 17-year-old, a senior at Sandusky High School, came away with four state titles. You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full version of …
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Alresford Motocross des Nations event granted late entertainment license despite objections from villagers in nearby Cheriton
A three-day motocross event near Winchester will go ahead despite objections from residents. The Motocross de Nations event is due to take place near Alresford. Organisers have been granted a licence to play live and recorded music and serve alcohol from …
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Latest Competitive Swimming News

Large Swim Meet Brings Competition, Economic Stimulation to Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- On the first day of the Scheels Independence Day Invitational Swim Meet, some swimmers are already seeing success in the pool. “I just got in the finals for 10th place in the 200!” said 12-year-old Cody Vertin. Vertin, from Brookings …
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SWIMMING: Indians Swim past the competition
The Madison Central swim team opened the 2014-15 season with a very impressive performance Wednesday at the Telford YMCA in Richmond. The Indians and Lady Indians took first place in all 22 events and rolled to easy wins over Tates Creek and Madison Southern.
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BOYS SWIMMING: MW wins 11 events against rival Pal-Mac
PALMYRA — Palmyra-Macedon brought some solid depth to Thursday’s Finger Lakes League crossover meet with Marcus Whitman. The Red Raiders grabbed 16 out of a possible 24 second- and third-place finishes. However, the Wildcats found their way to the wall …
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Knicks 113, Lakers 109: I forgive you, Michael Beasley.

Knicks 113, Lakers 109: I forgive you, Michael Beasley.
Kristaps Porzingis is the first player in NBA history with at least 35 points … everything was fun and all was right in the basketball world: And that’s how you beat those sun drenched dopes. Much respect to Hornacek for riding with the difference …
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Rumor: Anthony Davis longs for well-run organization; eyes Thunder, Spurs, Cavs, Warriors, Celtics
KD-Steph-Draymond-Klay. They play so well with each other. They move the basketball. They don’t care who scores. Steph and Draymond are out, and they still won. KD is out. They still win.” The New Orleans Pelicans are having a fine season thus far.
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Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Name and logo unveiled for NBA 2K team
The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as we find out about the team’s new endeavor with the launch of their NBA 2K team. In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we get our first look at the team’s NBA 2K franchise, an unfortunate health …
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Cambridge Falls to Waterloo in Thursday League Action

Cambridge Falls to Waterloo in Thursday League Action
The Cambridge Home Talent League baseball team has struggled for much of the season with its bats. It was an issue that bit it again last Thursday night. Despite a solid pitching debut by Blake Britzke, the Blues saw were unable to extend their two-game …
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Relax, the Dodgers’ trade for Matt Kemp isn’t nearly as dramatic as it seems
All I want for Christmas is … Matt Kemp? Three years after he was controversially dumped in the first big trade of the Andrew Friedman era, the polarizing slugger returned Saturday in a deal seemingly even more confusing when considering the cost.
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Detroit Tigers select OF Victor Reyes with first pick in Rule 5 Draft
ORLANDO, Fla. — Victor Reyes enters the mix to be the Tigers’ starting center fielder after being selected with the first pick of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday. Reyes, a 6-foot-3, 170-pound switch-hitter, has not played above Double-A. He was ranked as …
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Prospect Snapshot: NCAA Players

Prospect Snapshot: NCAA Players
The 2017-18 season has been a very strong one to date for most of the Flyers’ prospects playing NCAA collegiate hockey. Three of the top forwards playing at the Division I level are Flyers’ draftees, as well as a freshmen defenseman who has made an …
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Avs Focus On Special Teams Against Panthers
The Colorado Avalanche’s penalty-killing unit is riding a streak of 10 consecutive kills, matching its longest streak of the season, and it will look to continue that success tonight at home against the Florida Panthers. The Avs are facing the Panthers for …
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Detroit’s sled hockey team represents
DETROIT- Chances are if you grew up a Red Wings fan, you have dreamed of one day wearing the winged wheel. Thanks to the sponsorship of the Detroit Red Wings Foundation, a group of sled hockey players from across Michigan were Detroit Red Wings last …
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Longhorns suffer first home loss of the season

Longhorns suffer first home loss of the season
AUSTIN, TX – DECEMBER 12: Duncan Robinson #22 of the Michigan Wolverines shoots over Eric Davis Jr. #10 of the Texas Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center on December 12, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images) AUSTIN, Texas (AP …
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Texas vs. Michigan: 3 Keys to the Game and a Prediction
The 6-2 Texas Longhorns host the 8-3 Michigan Wolverines tonight at 8:00 p.m. CT on ESPN2. Dan Shulman will be calling his fourth Texas game of the year with Dick Vitale alongside. In recent years, John Beilein has had Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns …
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IU’s Johnson still finding his way
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — For Indiana to achieve short-term goals in coach Archie Miller’s first season, it needs Robert Johnson to author an All-Big Ten-caliber season. So far, the senior guard is still finding his way. As the semester draws to a close …
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Latest Wrestling News

Green Wave wrestlers hungry to reclaim state title
NEW MILFORD — One point — that’s all that separated the New Milford High School wrestling team from claiming its fifth consecutive Class L state championship last year. One lousy point. And while the Green Wave is focusing its attention on seizing …
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Powell working for balance on mat
The Spirit Lake junior is one of the best 220-pound wrestlers in the state, but for someone who strives for perfection on the mat it can be a difficult balancing act at times. “I have my goals set super high and I am super critical of myself,” Powell said.
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Virginia Tech, Hofstra among college winners at Grapple at the Garden
NEW YORK — Nine college wrestling programs entered Madison Square Garden for the sixth edition of Grapple at the Garden Sunday … and five left “the world’s most famous arena” victorious. The event, held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, opened …
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Latest High Diving News

Bethany Hamilton Takes The ‘High Dive’
Bethany Hamilton heads out on the diving board in this new pic from Stars in Danger: The High Dive. The 22-year-old pro surfer will be competing against Jersey Shore star JWoww, actress Alexandra Paul, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, David Chokachi, former …
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Diving-Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Steve LoBue admitted to a “surreal moment” as he became the first American to win gold in the men’s 27 metres high divingat the world championships on Sunday. LoBue’s career-high victory came two years after he was hailed as a “miracle …
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Diving: Simpson wins world c’ships women’s high-diving gold
KAZAN, Russia (AFP) – The United States claimed gold and silver in the women’s high diving event at the world aquatics championships on Tuesday, as Rachelle Simpson took the title. The 27-year-old won gold after three rounds from 20m, where the divers …
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