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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Our Man Crush This Week: Anthony Joshua #OMCM

Our Man Crush This Week: Anthony Joshua #OMCM
Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was born on 15 October 1989 in Watford to a Nigerian mother Yeta Odusanya and a British father Robert of Nigerian and Irish descent. Specifically, he is of Yoruba ethnicity. Anthony Joshua grew up for some of …
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Area fighters getting Combat ready
With Combat just days away, area fighters are hard at work getting ready. The Claremore VFW will serve as the venue for a full night of fights. The night’s fight card features 15 fights with at least three title bouts. COMBAT!’s Logan Cunningham said the …
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Artur Beterbiev Stops Enrico Koelling to Win the Vacant IBF Light Heavyweight Title
After an intense game between Alabama and Mississippi State, we got an intense boxing card on ESPN. The main event featured a battle of two young, undefeated fighters in Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed, 23-0, 12 KO’s, as he took on Jose Ramirez, 20-0, 15 KO’s.
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Midday Fix: World Roller Derby Week

Midday Fix: World Roller Derby Week
Athletes from across the Midwest will launch World Roller Derby Week, Aug. 13-20, on the 82nd anniversary of Chicagoan Leo Seltzer presenting his creation, Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935.
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Feedback: What’s your roller derby name?
I’m Eff Bomber and I play for the Snake Pit Derby Dames out of CDA. My daughters also play for the “Sweet Fangs” junior derby also out of CDA and their names are Kick N Ash and Hurts Donut. They also play for the Pixies. Lilac City Roller Girls!
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Roller derby season begins
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Kayla was live at Skaters Choice in Panama City where the Sugar Sands Roller Dolls are getting ready for their home opener. The first bout will be Sunday, June 11th at 7 p.m. at Skaters Choice. The cost will be $ 10 and the …
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Fantasy Football: Week 1 NFL Daily Fantasy Picks

Fantasy Football: Week 1 NFL Daily Fantasy Picks
Playing daily fantasy football in week 1 of the 2016 NFL Season? Read these DFS suggestions before you set your FanDuel or Draft Kings lineup. Early September is finally here and that brings on many new things. The weather starts to turn as we progress …
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Fantasy Football Leagues in the Workplace?
It’s that time again. Football fans are gearing up for the excitement of a new season. The rest of the world is prepping for how to deal with it. And Football Fantasy Leagues are popping up everywhere  including at work. But is it a good idea?
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Is Fantasy Football Hurting NFL Game Attendance?
Fantasy football is booming. An estimated 28 million people now play a game that less than two decades ago was enjoyed by only diehard fans and stat geeks. And real football is doing just fine, too. The NFL likely surpassed $ 10 billion in revenue last …
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Galveston Restaurant Week until Jan. 22

?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Galveston Restaurant Week until Jan. 22
Taquilo’s Tex-Mex Cantina and Saltwater Grill, both located on Postoffice Street, are among the participating restaurants. As part of the annual event, supporters can take part in the Galveston Restaurant Week #CelebrateDelicious Photo Contest and vote in …
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White Bean Dip with Jalapeño & Cilantro
And despite its base of mild white cannellini beans, it’s oh-so-flavorful thanks to fresh garlic, jalapeños, cilantro, a splash of lime juice, and a few Tex-Mex seasonings, including cumin and a touch of chipotle chile pepper powder for a slightly smoky …
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12 Salads Even Your Lazy Ass Can Make In 2017
4. Tex-Mex Taco Salad Cook the ground beef the night before with a generous seasoning of salt and pepper and maybe some cumin — then spoon the cooled mixture over greens the next morning. If salsa (we used Trader Joe’s chunky salsa here) doesn’t seem …
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New movies this week

trendNew movies this week
‘Masterminds’ (Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, some language and violence) — A gang of idiots need the help of a night guard at an armored car factory in order to pull off one of the biggest bank heists in history. ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for …
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The manipulative gimmick of adding real people to fictional movies
The real Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi, with Queen Of Katwe Director Mira Nair, and actors Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and Martin Kabanza. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe is a charming film based on the …
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Classic movies coming to life on Shreveport stages
A good story can entertain in the genre of cinema or can shine when presented live onstage. In the next few months, adaptations of classic films dominate the theatrical fare in regional theatre seasons. “It’s alive, it’s alive!” Celebrate the …
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Gallery: Little Rock Fashion Week 8 Big Night

trendGallery: Little Rock Fashion Week 8 Big Night
Rain threatened, but didn’t wash out, the Big Night for Little Rock Fashion Week 8. The show took place on the 300 block of Main Street, before which attendees enjoyed a reception at nearby Club Level.
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Duterte fashion was the news
FROM A DISTANCE By Carmen N. Pedrosa (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 30, 2016 – 12:00am At first I did not think it was necessary to be present in Congress when President Digong gave his first State of the Nation speech. (I prefer to refer to its …
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Belk turns fashion into fun for children – KAIT Jonesboro, AR – Region 8 News, weather, sports
Belk in Paragould put on a fun event that gave kids the opportunity to participate as models in the Belk Kidfest Fashion Show Saturday. The event is bi-annual and takes place in all Belk locations. Kids enjoyed a back to school bash which included ice …
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Rock Music Menu: It’s a huge week for concerts

musicRock Music Menu: It’s a huge week for concerts
There’s been a lot of talk about the Desert Trip music festival, aka “Oldchella,” taking place out in the desert of Southern California this October and featuring a handful of classic rock luminaries for a three-day music event. Why bother traveling …
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CFO of the Year 2016: Rachael McCarthy | Small private company (under M in revenue)
Hobbies: I like to ski. I like to go boating and waterskiing. What music do you listen to: I like classic rock and ’80s music. Motto to live by: I want to position myself so that I’m able to have a job that’s rewarding, but that also gives me the …
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Classic rock’s biggest living legends to gather at one festival
Some of classic rock’s biggest names are joining up for one festival later this year. Acts including Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Who, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, and Neil Young will perform at an event titled Desert Trip …
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Super Rugby Power Rankings – week 2

sportSuper Rugby Power Rankings – week 2
The biggest talking point of Super Rugby’s second round was the sacking of Reds coach Richard Graham. Then there was the sight of the Brumbies crushing arc-rivals, the Waratahs, in Canberra and the Crusaders making a mockery of the Blues scrum and …
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Poll: Should tackling be banned in youth rugby?
Now it has emerged doctors in Tallaght discovered a type of unusual fracture suffered by young rugby players. This type of injury is usually seen in patients as a result of high-velocity trauma such as road crashes. So, we want to know: Should tackling …
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Bath Rugby: Dan Bowden and Nikola Matawalu out for rest of season
Bath Rugby scrum-half Nikola Matawalu and utility back Dan Bowden will miss the rest of the season through injury. Both players required surgery for their injuries, details of which have not been disclosed. Fiji international Matawalu, 27, has made 10 …
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Week 10 Viewing Guide: Ranking the best games to watch by time slot

sportWeek 10 Viewing Guide: Ranking the best games to watch by time slot
Week 10 storylines: What to watch for in college football’s biggest matchups. by Ben Estes. 0. More. It’s hard not to feel bad for Duke. Were it not for Miami’s miraculous kick return that probably shouldn’t have counted, the Blue Devils would have …
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College Football Spoiler Alert; Week 10
So, last week I picked Duke to beat Miami. That should totally count as a win for the CFSA, no? I mean, c’mon the guy’s knee was clearly down…not to mention I apparently could use all the help I can get with maintaining a good record with the CFSA …
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Penn State DE Carl Nassib continues rise to college football stardom
A former walk-on who hadn’t started a game in high school or college before this season, Nassib continues his meteoric rise to where he leads Football Bowl Subdivision in sacks (14.5), is a half-sack away from tying Penn State’s single-season sack …
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