• Detroit’s Mount Rushmore of Sports: Gordie Howe, Barry Sanders, Al Kaline, Isiah Thomas voted best of the best
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    Detroit’s Mount Rushmore of Sports: Gordie Howe, Barry Sanders, Al Kaline, Isiah Thomas voted best of the best

    The SN Rushmore project named four pro athletes from the 13 cities that have had at least four of the following five leagues represented for at least 20 years – NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, WNBA. While there were no hard-and-fast rules pertaining to the athletes selected, our panel of experts considered individual resumes, team success and legacy within the sports landscape of each city. Multiple players from the same franchise were allowed, and not every franchise needed to be represented. All sports fans have an opinion on this topic. This is ours. Blue collar is more than a tagline in Detroit.  It’s a mindset, an ethos tied to the Motor…

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  • Reporter notebook: Arsenal look strong in Orlando as 4-0 win over Chelsea leaves Blues boss Thomas Tuchel angry | Football News
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    Reporter notebook: Arsenal look strong in Orlando as 4-0 win over Chelsea leaves Blues boss Thomas Tuchel angry | Football News

    A successful tour for Arsenal It’s just one match in pre-season. That was the message from a cautious Mikel Arteta after their 4-0 thrashing of Chelsea. Deep down, though, he’ll be delighted, and it’s been a very successful US tour. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Mikel Arteta says his Arsenal side should not get carried away after thrashing Chelsea 4-0 in the pre-season Florida Cup William Saliba looks the part; he caught and denied Timo Werner and has got to be in contention to start against Crystal Palace on the opening day of the Premier League season on August 5, live on Sky Sports. I…

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  • ETSU has groundbreaking for Thomas Stadium indoor facility | Sports
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    ETSU has groundbreaking for Thomas Stadium indoor facility | Sports

    East Tennessee State announced plans Friday morning for a new 8,000-square foot facility at Thomas Stadium that will feature a turfed indoor training facility, three hitting cages and pitching areas. There will also be a team locker room, coaches’ offices, a conference room and a sports medicine office inside the complex. Dignitaries from ETSU, the city of Johnson City and donors were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony on the $2 million-plus project. Many of the funds have already been raised with ETSU asking donors for another $600,000 to complete the project. Both ETSU athletic director Scott Carter and baseball coach Joe Pennucci talked about the commitment of those involved…

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  • James Rowe Could Be Just The Man To Elevate Thomas Graham Jr.
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    James Rowe Could Be Just The Man To Elevate Thomas Graham Jr.

    Matt Eberflus came from Indianapolis with an established track record of success on defense. So it was hardly a surprise when he brought over most of his staff from that team to Chicago, some of them with well-deserved promotions. While Alan Williams gets most of the attention as the new defensive coordinator, perhaps the most unheralded addition is new defensive back coach James Rowe. When you hear the rumbling around the NFL, his name comes up as somebody destined for bigger things. A future head coach, to be sure. It is only a matter of time. Rowe has delivered success everywhere he’s been at both the college and pro levels.…

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    Ex-NFL star Demaryius Thomas dead at 33

    Former Denver Broncos star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas died Thursday. He was 33. The Broncos confirmed various media reports of Thomas’ death. In a statement, the team said:  “We have lost an incredible player and a special person in Demaryius Thomas. Our hearts and deepest sympathies go out to the Thomas family and all who are grieving this unimaginable loss.”  Police told TMZ Sports that Thomas was found dead in his Atlanta-area home on Thursday.  “Preliminary information is that his death stems from a medical issue, and our investigators currently have no reason to believe otherwise,” Roswell, Georgia, police officer Tim Lupo wrote in an email to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.…

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