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The Price of Freedom: UTC's Veteran Entrepreneur Program

This weekend the third class of The University of Tennessee At Chattanooga's Veteran Entrepreneur Program or VEP will graduate.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WSB-TV

US Bobsledder Jazmine Fenlator Works 4 Jobs to Fund Olympic Dreams

Jazmine Fenlator, an Olympian who represents the US in bobsled and skeleton, revealed to The Fumble that the quest for Olympic glory is not as glamorous as it may seem.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sporting News

Podcast: Ep. 59

We also chat with Sporting News college basketball writer Mike DeCourcy , who discusses Emmanuel Mudiay 's opting to play in China instead of SMU , his skepticism about how much money Mudiay will make, the options beyond college for top NBA prospects, whether more players will follow suit as eligibility standards get tougher, the best of the weak ... (more)

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Reason Magazine

Stop Segregating Sports by Gender

Catanzaro, who stands 5 feet 0 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds after a big lunch, did what none of those outstanding athletes could.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Times

An open letter to soccer fans, and sports fans everywhere

I have seen its ability to foster joy and community, a trait that drew me - and continues to draw me - to sport as a passion.

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Yahoo!

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When Gerry McIlroy bet on his son to win the Open Championship before he turned 26 his request was most probably laughed away until he put his money on the table.

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North Texas e-News

McKinney honors Olympian Johnny Quinn with meet-and-greet and memorabilia showcase

The City of McKinney will honor hometown Olympian Johnny Quinn at a meet-and-greet reception and memorabilia exhibit at the McKinney Performing Arts Center .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Sports Awards: David Beckham, Gabby Douglas...

The fun-filled sports awards attracted world famous athletes including Dwayne Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Carmelo Anthony and Victor Cruz, who all ran the risk of being slimed by host Michael Strahan.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Hope Solo, Sydney Leroux try acting

Maybe Hope Solo and Sydney Leroux should keep their day jobs: kicking butt for the 13-1-3 Seattle Reign FC professional women's soccer team.

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Telegram

Olympian, entrepreneur, educator among Order of P.E.I. recipients

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Heather Moyse will be among three recipients of the Order of P.E.I. in September.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Bobsledders Humphries, Moyse uncertain about future together

Heather Moyse and Kaillie Humphries share a laugh as head table guests at the 11th annual Boys and Girls Club of Summerside Celebrity Dinner.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Sally Pearson has hurdles to overcome

OLYMPIC 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson assuaged some of the fears that she may toil to defend her Commonwealth title later this month with third place at the Diamond League at Hampden but the Australian senses she is still short of her imperious best.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Ahye beats Fraser-Pryce in Glasgow GP 100m

Although the 24-year-old Trinidadian fell to the Hampden Park track seemingly in disbelief, the winning feeling is becoming very familiar.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Pearson grabs bronze in Diamond League

Olympic and Commonwealth 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has struggled to eliminate fears of a lingering hamstring injury with a third placing at the Diamond League in Glasgow.

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Stuff.co.nz

HPNZ boss optimistic ahead of Glasgow Games

MONEY MAN: High Performance Sport New Zealand boss Alex Baumann wants more bang for its funding buck and more Commonwealth Games medals than the 36 won in Delhi.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Big week in Summerside

The Summerside Boys and Girls Club's 11th annual celebrity golf tournament and dinner goes next week, and the 2014 event is the biggest yet.

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Park Record

Bobsled, skeleton awards announced

Steven Holcomb of Park City was honored with the Men s Bobsled Athlete of the Year award by the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.

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Patch.com

Douglasville Olympian to Give Keynote Speech at DeVry Commencement

Elana Meyers-Taylor, two-time Olympic medalist, will deliver the keynote address at DeVry University's commencement ceremony on Sunday, July 20 at 1 p.m. More than 500 graduates will be conferred at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, where Meyers-Taylor will speak to the importance of perseverance and determination.

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The Salinas Californian

The Five R's: Migrants at the doorstepThe Five R's: Migrants at the...

The Five R's: Migrants at the doorstep A weekly perspective on education & community issues from The Californian schools reporter Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1mmfxGF Human tragedy department : A trickle of some of the children entering the US from their violence- and poverty-plagued Central American homelands is ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alabama Live

'American Ninja Warrior' regional finalist and Madison resident Jo Jo Bynum tells the inside story behind the NBC show and its crazy obstacles

To get ready to compete on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," software engineer Jo Jo Bynum built an actual obstacle course, inspired by those on the show, at his Madison home.

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