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Cardinal leads renovation of Murdock Park basketball court

Sep 16, 2013 | by Jeff Washburn, jconline.com

Purdue career scoring leader Rick Mount shot baskets there in the 1960s. During the past half century, thousands of aspiring basketball players at Murdock Park’s outdoor court dreamed of achieving athletic greatness.

Brian Cardinal, a former Purdue standout and 12-season NBA veteran, wants to ensure that Lafayette’s Murdock Park continues to be a court of dreams.

Cardinal, assistant director of the John ...

Dedication ceremony planned for Earl Watson Jr. Early Childhood Center

Sep 16, 2013 | by Wyandotte Daily News

A dedication ceremony for the Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools’ Earl Watson Jr. Early Childhood Center will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17. The preschool is located two blocks east of 67th Street on Waverly. Watson, a guard with the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association and a 1997 graduate of Washington High School, will be on ...

NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Shares on Playing for the Washington Redskins & RG3, His Faith and New Book

Sep 13, 2013 | by Matt Lloyd, BREATHEcast
NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Shares on Playing for the Washington Redskins & RG3, His Faith and New Book

Kirk Cousins is living his dream of being an NFL quarterback and playing for the Washington Redskins. Cousins was a standout college football player for Michigan St. and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in 2012. He currently backs up one of the most popular quarterbacks in the league right now RG3, Robert Griffin III.

 

Selvie made the most out of first NFL start

Sep 12, 2013 | by Tim MacMahon, ESPNDallas.com

Defensive end George Selvie considers his performance in the Dallas Cowboys’ season opener to be the standard for himself.

Selvie, a four-year veteran playing for his fourth NFL team, made a major impact as a fill-in starter for Anthony Spencer. Selvie had a sack, two quarterback pressures and a fumble recovery in the win over the New York Giants, with his ...

Patriots Claim DT Chris Jones

Sep 12, 2013 | by Richard Hill, patspulpit.com

New England has been looking to shore up their defensive line for a while and they've made another move to solidify the unit. The Patriots have claimed DT Chris Jones off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This is Jones' second move, as the Bucs had claimed the rookie 6th round pick off waivers from the Houston Texans. The Patriots ...

Ryan Jensen could practice with Ravens in coming weeks

Sep 11, 2013 | by Jason Butt, chatsports.com

It was thought that center Ryan Jensen would wind up on injured reserve due to a broken foot suffered during the first week of training camp.

That no longer appears to be the case.

The rookie out of Colorado State Pueblo could wind up back on the field soon. It was originally dubbed a 10-week injury when he broke his foot, though ...

Koenen Headlines Strong Day for Bucs Special Teams

Sep 09, 2013 | by Buccaneers.com
Koenen Headlines Strong Day for Bucs Special Teams

Verner cements starting role

Sep 09, 2013 | by John Glennon, The Tennessean

Defensive coordinator Jerry Gray seemed to leave open the possibility last week that he could alternate cornerbacks Alterraun Verner and Tommie Campbell depending on the matchup.

But coach Mike Munchak downplayed the chances of that happening following Verner’s strong showing in Sunday’s win over Pittsburgh. Verner picked off one pass, knocked away another and allowed only two receptions on the five ...

Koa Misi, Miami Dolphins finalize four-year extension

Sep 08, 2013 | by Kevin Patra, NFL.com
Koa Misi, Miami Dolphins finalize four-year extension

The Miami Dolphins locked up strongside linebacker Koa Misi with a four-year extension Friday night, NFL Media insider Ian Rapoport reported, according to a person involved in the contract.

Misi was entering the final year of his rookie contract. Fox Sports first reported the news, and the Dolphins later officially announced Misi's extension.

Ex-NBA star hopes gala reaches $1 million

Sep 08, 2013 | by Aubree Reichel, The Journal Gazette
Ex-NBA star hopes gala reaches $1 million

What does a former NBA player, Big Brothers Big Sisters, an entertainment painter and local businesses have in common? They all contributed to the 10th annual Brad Miller Gala, Auction & Golf Outing that kicked off Saturday night at Memorial Coliseum.

The three-day event was established in 2004 as a means for former East Noble and Purdue standout Brad Miller to ...

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