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It was a stunt with some major consequences

Kamea's Corner

It was just a stunt. The National Football League took President Trump’s words of firing any player who knelt during the Anthem by doing the one thing they knew was going to upset him. The most prominent of the teams to kneel were “America’s Team,” the Dallas Cowboys. On Friday, ...

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Summitt’s family says ‘past few days have been difficult’

PRESTON BOSTAIN Former University of Tennessee at Knoxville’s women’s head basketball coach, Pat Summitt, has been struggling due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Summitt was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in August 2011. The condition causes a neurological disorder in which brain cells die and results in memory loss. There is currently no ...

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Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

>>Associated Press   Stuart Scott was in his element, working a “Monday Night Football” game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors discovered a tumor during surgery and Scott was diagnosed with cancer. But he made a point of continuing to live his life — at ...

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Sports unite a city going through nightmares

It’s hard to understand why people want to cause harm to others. On Monday, April 15, two suspects set off bombs near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Lives were lost, hundreds were injured, and a nation was struck at one of its most vulnerable positions: a public event ...

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The man behind the NFL’S success: remembering a legend

–mwilliams0824@gmail.com If you have paid any attention to news this NFL season, you may have heard that Art Modell passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday, Sept. 6. Modell was a polarizing figure in the NFL, but his influence reached out further than just football. Modell is most ...

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What APSU athletics need: traditions

–fig1013@gmail.com Smaller schools like APSU will likely never win a championship in any sport. In some sports such as football, APSU does not play in the highest division. Students and athletes alike know this when choosing to attend less well-known schools like APSU over larger schools in the area, like ...

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