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Awe-inspiring collection of Scholars/Athletes inducted into Watkins Family

By Leland Stein III

WASHINGTON DC – At the pronounced Renaissance Hotel in the District of Columbia, the National Alliance of African American Athletes (The Alliance) recently hosted it 26th consecutive Franklin D. 1,056 more words

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Sports Column: QB cousins situation sets balance between commitment to current team and a complete rebuild for Washington

By DREW WILLIAMS

Staff Writer

@drewwilliams302

The Kirk Cousins saga with Washington will enter part two as fans await the 2017 NFL season. The Washington Redskins’ quarterback enters an interesting situation as the offseason continues. 1,089 more words

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Column: Line Drives -- Wrestling ability got taken down

One of the first ways we learn as infants is by watching our parents.

The same can be true with learning to play sports. We watch others throw a football, swing a bat or shoot a basketball. 882 more words

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Ilitch leaves a noteworthy footprint in Detroit beyond sports

By Leland Stein III

Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner Michael Ilitch recently passed at age 87. He may be gone physically from us, but his legacy and works will keep him in sports lore. 909 more words

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Patriots shock the world with amazing comeback

Super Bowl LI saw the first overtime game in its 51 year history.

By Leland Stein III

HOUSTON – Not only I, but the 70,807 in NRG Stadium, as well as, millions world-wide watching the televised broadcast, were left in shock as the New England Patriots fought back from a 25-point deficit after a surprisingly inferior and feeble performance over the first three quarters of Super Bowl LI. 1,056 more words

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Williams sisters continue to make tennis history!

By Leland Stein III

Serena has proven to to a G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time) in the international tennis world. However, her sister, Venus, her G.O.A.T. 574 more words

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Has priecemealed Lions overachieved in 2016?

Matthew Stafford hopes to point Lions to playoff win Sunday. Dan Graschuck photo.

By Leland Stein III

DETROIT – To my observation, this has been a noteworthy job Lions coach Jim Caldwell has implemented or jerry-rigged to turn this hodgepodge collage of athletes into a NFL playoff team. 865 more words

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