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NFL Celebrates Youth and High School Football at 2020 Play Football Family Festival During Super Bowl LIV Week

The event will feature NFL player autographs, football clinics, equipment fittings, a USA Football tackle station, youth league sign-up stations, a parents’ forum and breakout panel sessions. From additional photo opportunities, a live DJ, giveaways, food trucks, and interactive activations from Gatorade, Campbell’s and more, the 2020 Play Football Family Festival will celebrate the football community, the coaches and players who bring passion, fun and excitement to the sport. […]

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Virginia’s Uphill Battle in Orange Bowl

      The Orange Bowl saw the number 9 ranked Gators take on the 24th ranked Virginia Cavaliers. Walking into Hard Rock Stadium felt like walking into Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, feeling as if this was a home for the Gators instead of a neutral site. With Gainesville being roughly 5 hours away, many fans turned out to support their team in this championship game. With roughly 70% gator fans in the crowd, this was an uphill battle for Virginia from the opening kickoff. With thousands of Gator fans roaring would the Cavaliers be gator bait? […]

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Dolphins win nail biter in Overtime

The Dolphins run game was better in this game, be-tween three running backs they rushed for a total of 78 yards, while Cincinnati’s three running backs rushed for a total of 59 yards. The passing game worked well for both teams, both Ryan Fitzpatrick and Andy Dalton threw a total of 108 times. Fitzpatrick was 31 of 52 for 419 yards, four touchdowns and an interception while also being sacked twice, while Dalton was 33 of 56 for 396 yards and four touchdowns. […]

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Hollywood PAL Awards

 Congratulations to all award recipients of the Hollywood Police Athletic League Inaugural Award Banquet. Pictured: Boxer of the Year, Bryce Henry #1 National Rank 152lb. Boxing Title, Bobby Henry III, along with some of the members of the Hollywood PLA Eagles 7U 2019 American Youth Football League Super Bowl Champions […]

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Booker T. Washington Senior High School’s Football Team Talk Home a WIN

The Booker T. Washington Tornadoes stormed home to a hero’s welcome Thursday afternoon. BTW rallied to score 15 points and force a key second-half turnover in the final 5:25 to beat Jacksonville’s Bolles Bulldogs 25-21 in the Class 4A state championship in Daytona Beach Wednesday night. “I think that’s been the story of our season: we’ve been the comeback kings or the never give up group,” associate head coach Ben Hanks said. The victory gave BTW its sixth state championship. […]

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Dolphins Ground Eagles in Miami

      What the Eagles expected to be a cakewalk, turned out to be good win for Miami. Dolphins entered the game at 2-9, while the Eagles entered at 5-6. It is a horse race in the NFC East, with Cowboys leading the division at 6-6. Eagles are now a game behind. A win yesterday would’ve had the Eagles at 6-6, tied with Dallas. […]

National Sports

Bill Russell Ends 44-Year Basketball Hall of Fame Boycott—but the Backstory Proves He’s the G.O.A.T.

     But despite being inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1975, Russell never acknowledged the honor or accepted his Hall of Fame ring. When asked why he essentially boycotted the ceremony, Russell would only reply that he had his “own personal reasons.” Throughout his post-NBA career, he refrained from referring to himself as a “Hall-of-Famer” and never explained why. […]

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Dillard High School quarterback Zamir Jones named 50th Annual Soul Bowl MVP

Dillard High School quarterback Zamir Jones was named the game’s MVP after winning the 50th annual Soul Bowl 61 to 14 against rival Blanche Ely High School. Jones completed 7 of his 14 passes for a total of 130 yards and three touchdowns. The Panthers are the only Broward County team to end the regular season with an unbeaten record of 10-0 and are headed into the playoffs this week to face Lely High School (at Dillard) from Collier County in Naples. […]