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High school's football season on hold after player's death

High school's football season on hold after player's death

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23801483

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - It's still unclear if a Long Island high school's football team will play this season in the aftermath of a player's death during a training drill.

Sachem school district Superintendent Kenneth Graham told Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/2fMzNqp ) that district officials will assess the status of Sachem East's ...

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Nationals-Padres series preview: Stephen Strasburg is primed and ready to return

Nationals-Padres series preview: Stephen Strasburg is primed and ready to return

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, Washington Post Publication, Article # 23801248
Washington's scheduled Saturday starter is listed as TBA, but it expected that Strasburg will come off the DL to face San Diego that night.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/nationals-journal/wp/2017/08/17/nationals-padres-series-preview-stephen-strasburg-is-primed-and-ready-to-return/
High school teams can compete in cyber security challenge

High school teams can compete in cyber security challenge

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23801182

DETROIT (AP) - Michigan high school students are being invited to match wits with their peers in a contest measuring knowledge of information technology and cyber security.

The Governor's High School Cyber Challenge is intended to build interest in cyber security as a career.

It's run by Merit Network, a ...

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Newcomer wins race to replace recalled city councilman

Newcomer wins race to replace recalled city councilman

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23801183

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Voters in Providence have overwhelmingly elected a political newcomer to take the seat of a city councilman who lost a recall election after he was indicted on embezzlement charges.

Democrat Nirva LaFortune took 94 percent of the vote in Wednesday's special election to fill the Ward ...

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NMSU looks to win over fans with official 'Pistol Pete' ale

NMSU looks to win over fans with official 'Pistol Pete' ale

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23800926

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A special recipe designed to appease even the most snobby of craft beer drinkers.

That's how top officials at New Mexico State University and the brew masters they have partnered with describe "Pistol Pete's 1888 Ale," the school's first officially licensed beer.

To be unveiled at ...

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Wednesday's Sports In Brief

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23800927

BASEBALL

CHICAGO (AP) - Derek Jeter won five World Series during a 20-year run with the New York Yankees. He piled up 3,465 hits and made the All-Star team 14 times while becoming one of baseball's biggest stars.

Will that success continue in the front office of the Miami Marlins? ...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Preparing for the 2017 football season

FANTASY PLAYS: Preparing for the 2017 football season

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23800637

Football is back in full swing and that means the start of your fantasy league is right around the corner. August is an extremely important time for fantasy football prep. It is crucial to keep a watchful eye on player news out of training camp, preseason performances, injuries and positional ...

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Plan of attack: How a college football coach game-plans

Plan of attack: How a college football coach game-plans

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23800638

NEW YORK (AP) - A big dry erase board hangs on the wall of one side of the meeting room. It has rows and rows of numbers and words handwritten in blue marker that only make sense to someone who speaks the language of football.

On the opposite wall sits ...

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Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

17/08/2017, Washington DC, Multi Sports, The Washington Times Publication, Article # 23800639

Whether it's playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf.

Nothing brings out the passion and pressure quite like a team competition between the United States and Europe, especially when the last edition of the Solheim ...

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