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Eddie George Interview: "I Think There Should Be Punishments for Athletes That Step Across That Line in Terms of Racial Slurs"

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Eddie George

Edward Nathan George, Jr. (Eddie George) is a Heisman Trophy winner (Ohio State University, 1995) and former running back in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons with the Tennessee Titans and the Dallas Cowboys. He was second in Ohio State history in career rushing yards (3,768) and third in rishing touchdowns (44). In the NFL, George is only the second running back to rush for 10,000 yards while never missing a start. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011 and the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame (2014). Not one to rest on his […]

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September 2012

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Alexis 'Lexi' Thompson Interview: An American Wunderkind

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Lexi Thompson

Seventeen-year-old professional golfer Alexis “Lexi” Thompson will be in Prattville, Alabama, September 20-23, 2012, playing in the Navistar LPGA Classic to defend her title as winner of last year’s tournament. At sixteen years and seven months old, Thompson set a new record as the youngest-ever winner of an LPGA event. Three months later, she became the youngest winner of a Ladies European Tour event, capturing the Dubai Ladies Masters on December 17, 2011, winning by four strokes. “Natalie Gulbis has always been there for me since I turned pro. She just says she is there for me if I have […]

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December 2010

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Brian Boitano Interview: 'Skating Spectacular' Airs on NBC, Features Rock Band Heart

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Brian Boitano

Olympic gold-medalist Brian Boitano and musical guest Heart star in Musselman’s Apple Sauce presents Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular, a new theatrical figure skating event to be broadcast on NBC Sunday, December 26, 2010. Heart, with lead singers Ann and Nancy Wilson, has sold more than 30 million records, had 21 Top 40 hits, sold out arenas worldwide, and had a profound influence on rock music, This year Heart released their first new album in six years, Red Velvet Car. “Well, I asked the producer if he could possibly contact Heart and see if they might be interested and we were […]