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Alter grad Thuney wins Super Bowl title with Patriots

Feb 05, 2017 | by Jay Morrison, Dayton Daily News
Alter grad Thuney wins Super Bowl title with Patriots

Alter High School graduate Joe Thuney is celebrating a Super Bowl championship after the New England Patriots rallied from 25 down to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime Sunday night in Super Bowl LI.

A rookie guard, Thuney is one of only two New England offensive players to start all 19 games this season.

Hall Of Fame Finally Calls Kurt Warner

Feb 04, 2017 | by Darren Urban,
Hall Of Fame Finally Calls Kurt Warner

HOUSTON -- Kurt Warner, who seriously contemplated retirement in 2006 after rookie Matt Leinart took his starting quarterback job with the Cardinals before rallying to take the franchise to their only Super Bowl, is going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

“It might not define me,” Warner said after his election Saturday, following an announcement at the NFL Honors awards ...

Hardaway Jr. is kicking down opportunity’s door

Feb 03, 2017 | by Chris Vivlamore, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tim Hardaway Jr. isn’t just knocking at opportunity’s door.

He’s about to kick it in.

The Hawks shooting guard was the catalyst for yet another dramatic victory with a career-high 33 points in a 113-108 victory over the Rockets on Thursday night. The Hawks erased a 20-point deficit in the final 8:27 as Hardaway scored 23 fourth-quarter points. He had 20 of ...

Falcons coach Dan Quinn wins Salute to Service Award

Feb 03, 2017 | by Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) — Falcons coach Dan Quinn already is a winner this week, two days before the Super Bowl.

The second-year head coach in Atlanta has been chosen the Salute to Service Award recipient by the NFL and USAA.

Quinn won for his commitment to supporting the military and their families and will be recognized at the "NFL Honors" TV program Saturday ...

‘It felt like I was breathing again’: Knicks veteran steps up

Feb 02, 2017 | by Fred Kerber, New York Post
‘It felt like I was breathing again’: Knicks veteran steps up

It is a virtual cliché, used by every coach who ever has held a whistle or clipboard, or any player pining for playing time: Be ready, because you never know when the call will come.

So Sasha Vujacic, about as much a part of the Knicks’ rotation this season as Winston Churchill, stayed ready. And when summoned for a second straight ...

HOW DAN QUINN TURNED THE FALCONS FROM A TEAM INTO A BROTHERHOOD

Feb 02, 2017 | by Dan Pompei, Bleacher Report
HOW DAN QUINN TURNED THE FALCONS FROM A TEAM INTO A BROTHERHOOD

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan scrambles right, pump-fakes, then takes off, running 14 yards and falling into the end zone for a touchdown. It is the Falcons' 69th touchdown of the season, the most of any team, and gives them a 17-0 lead against the Packers in the NFC Championship Game.

Alan Faneca Recalls Memorable Run with Jets

Feb 02, 2017 | by ericallen, newyorkjets.com
Alan Faneca Recalls Memorable Run with Jets

After appearing in seven Pro Bowls with the Steelers, LG Alan Faneca was a coveted a prize on the free agent market in the spring of 2008. The Jets offered a lucrative contract and Faneca, eyeing talented young players like C Nick Mangold, LT D’Brickashaw Ferguson and RG Brandon Moore, thought it was the right fit.

Gordon Hayward to Participate in 2017 Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Feb 02, 2017 | by NBA.com
Gordon Hayward to Participate in 2017 Taco Bell Skills Challenge

SALT LAKE CITY (February 2, 2017) – It was announced today that Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward has been selected to take part in the 2017 Taco Bell Skills Challenge. The event will be part of State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Saturday, Feb. 18. Hayward will also take part in his first ...

Nick Young Selected to Participate in 2017 JBL Three-Point Contest

Feb 02, 2017 | by nba.com

EL SEGUNDO – Lakers forward/guard Nick Young has been selected to participate in the 2017 JBL Three-Point Contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, it was announced today. Young is the third Laker in franchise history to be selected to participate in the Three-Point Contest, joining Michael Cooper (1987) and Byron Scott (1987 and 1988).

Young And Trending In The NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr. On The Rise

Feb 02, 2017 | by Alex Merg, Fansided
Young And Trending In The NBA: Tim Hardaway Jr. On The Rise

In the second installment of our NBA Young and Trending series, we look at the maturing game of Tim Hardaway Jr., and the underwhelming Willie Cauley-Stein

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