Everyone has to start somewhere.
But if the end game is to win a Super Bowl, candidates applying for NFL head-coaching vacancies may want to downplay their college resumes. As Philadelphia’s firing of Chip Kelly reminded us again, past successes are no guarantee of future prosperity — at least in the pros.
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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced Wednesday, July 6, to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in a ruling viewed by some as too lenient.
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MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has extended the period in which athletes testing positive for meldonium can escape sanctions.
Under WADA's new guidelines , athletes who test positive for a low concentration of meldonium between March 1 and Sept. 30 can be cleared based on a "no fault finding."
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When college rowing buddies Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham vowed to stay in shape post-graduation, they didn't want to shovel out hundreds to join a gym or even drop $20 for a yoga class. So they returned to one of their most grueling college workouts: the stairs at Harvard Stadium.
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Ever dream of sitting in a pro football locker room, learning life lessons from the legends of the game?
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will be providing the next best thing: a holographic film experience called "A Game For Life" featuring representations of Joe Namath, Vince Lombardi, George Halas and many others.
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