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2021 CB Landon Nelson opens up on Kansas football commitment
Nelson, a 5-11, 185-pound defensive back out of West Des Moines Valley (Iowa) previous played his high school ball out in California before transferring to the Midwest. Nelson has a grade of 76 in the Top247, which slots him as the No. 303-ranked cornerback and No. 36 Iowa player in the 2021 class. He had an offer from Valparaiso with interest from several West Coast schools — Fresno State, Cal and UCLA among them — during his high school career.
How the Kevin Durant-Warriors era came to an end -- in their own words
Now a member of the Brooklyn Nets, Durant is set to face the Warriors for the first time at Chase Center (8:30 p.m. ET on ABC) in San Francisco. Here is a look back at the final year of his Warriors tenure and the fraying of the Golden State dynasty -- through the words of Durant and the Warriors.
Four-star guard Noah Shelby has 10 schools in mind
One of the top long-range shooters in the junior class, Noah Shelby released his top ten schools list on Twitten this evening. While still open in his recruitment, Shelby will primarily be focusing on Arizona, Auburn, Baylor, Kansas, Memphis, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Stanford, Vanderbilt, and Virginia.
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Bluefield College basketball players to stay in locker room during anthem to avoid having 'season taken away from us'
"It's bigger than us, and we don't want to have the season taken away from us," the senior from Norfolk, Virginia, told ESPN. "We feel like we're in a great position to bring this school a title. So we'll stay in the locker room during the national anthem. They don't want any more backlash, and we would definitely take a knee during the anthem."
Sources - Steelers, Browns among large group to express interest in released J.J. Watt
"I have sat down with the McNair family and I have asked them for my release, and we have mutually agreed to part ways at this time," Watt said in a video posted to Twitter. "I came here 10 years ago as a kid from Wisconsin who'd never really been to Texas before. And now I can't imagine my life without Texas in it. The way that you guys have treated me, besides draft night. I mean, you guys booed me on draft night. But every day after that, you treated me like family. And I truly feel like you're my family.
Brooklyn Nets' James Harden sorry for how Houston Rockets tenure ended
"I don't like it at all because that's not who I am," Harden said when asked to reflect on the weeks leading up to the trade. "The drama, the extra whatever you want to call it, the negativity for me. I don't really like negative energy. That's draining. So I don't like how it necessarily happened.
Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo calls Utah Jazz 'best team in the West'
More important, the Jazz earned his respect: Antetokounmpo said they're the "best team in the West."
Teachers give thumbs up to new CDC roadmap for reopening schools during pandemic
“Today, the CDC met fear of the pandemic with facts and evidence,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, in a statement. “For the first time since the start of this pandemic, we have a rigorous road map, based on science, that our members can use to fight for a safe reopening.”
New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters - CNNPolitics
"Well, Kevin, I guess these people are more upset about the election than you are," Trump said, according to lawmakers who were briefed on the call afterward by McCarthy.
Kansas man, brother arrested on multiple federal charges related to Capitol riot | Fox News
William Pope, of Topeka, was arrested by the FBI and Topeka police officers without incident and was being held without bond in the Shawnee County jail.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Player Makes New Discovery Four Years Later
Dubbed the "MarioClubTestDungeon," the debug room isn't the greatest revelation, but it's a testament to the game's following which continues to dig for new secrets and content. Unfortunately, it's not in the proper game anymore, which means you, us, and the average joe can not access it in any capacity.