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Ex-NFL receiver Terry Glenn dead after Dallas-area wreck

FILE – In this July 31, 2006, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terry Glenn signs autographs for fans after practice at the Cowboys football training camp in Oxnard, Calif. Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office says Glenn died at 12:52 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. The ex-Ohio State standout was 43. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

‘I Should Have Left Them In Jail,’ Trump Fires Back At LaVar Ball

The tension between President Donald Trump and LaVar Ball, the father of one of the UCLA basketball players release from China after getting arrested for shoplifting, increased with the president’s tweet on Sunday.

Black college athletes continue to earn degrees at record rates

 

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, right, jokes with Katie Lou Samuelson, left, Napheesa Collier, second from left, and Gabby Williams as the clock winds down on their 90-52 win over Oregon in a regional final game in the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Nigeria Women’s Bobsled Team Qualifying For Winter Olympics Is Magic

Nigeria’s women’s bobsled team made history this week!

The team qualified for the bobsled category at the upcoming Winter Olympics 2018 in PyeongChang after they finished strong at the last of five qualifying races in Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday. They will be the first African team to participate in that category.

Get ready for the Jordan Brand Class of XXXll “Like Mike” Invitational! !

CHICAGO — It’s officially time to get ready for the  Jordan Brand Class of XXXll “Like Mike” Invitational!

Sunday November 26th at the AON Ball Room at historic Navy Pier, the city’s best will be clashing with some of the best hoopers from around the nation. With tickets available at the participating schools, checkout the schedule below and be ready to bring your game!

#TheBIGS: Jordan Brand x Gatorade Link Up For The “Like Mike” Collection

 

 

CHICAGO — The iconic partnership that inspired millions to “Be Like Mike” in the 90s is linking up again to inspire a new generation.

Jordan Brand and Gatorade, who first captured the hearts and imagination of anyone dreaming of capturing greatness like “Air Jordan”, recently unveiled their “Like Mike Collection’, paying homage to the legendary advertising campaign.

#TheBIGS: Jordan Brand x Gatorade Link Up For The “Like Mike” Collection

 

 

CHICAGO — The iconic partnership that inspired millions to “Be Like Mike” in the 90s is linking up again to inspire a new generation.

Jordan Brand and Gatorade, who first captured the hearts and imagination of anyone dreaming of capturing greatness like “Air Jordan”, recently unveiled their “Like Mike Collection’, paying homage to the legendary advertising campaign.

Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, left, celebrates with wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster after his touchdown catch during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

PITTSBURGH’S LITTLE SUPERSTARS

YOUTH FOOTBALL in Pittsburgh is a staple in our community. On this late October 2017 morning in Lincoln-Lemington, Courier photographer J.L. Martello captures quite the competitiveness in teams from Steel Valley, the Hill District, the West End, and Lincoln. Courier circulation consultant Jeff Marion is the coach of the Lincoln Rams.

LIVING DANGEROUSLY …Steelers avoid embarrassing upset with a 20-17 comeback victory over Colts

COURIER PHOTOGRAPHER BRIAN COOK captures Steelers TE Vance McDonald catching a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. A two-point conversion tied the game at 17, before Chris Boswell’s game-winning kick lifted the Steelers to the win over Indianapolis, Nov. 12.

Zzzz, zzzz…

Hey, Steelers, wake up, it’s time for your afternoon snack.

Even at 7-2, the Steelers are still a flawed team

THE STEELERS DEFENSE smelled Colts blood in the fourth quarter, holding Indy scoreless while the Steelers scored 11 fourth quarter points to prevail, 20-17, Nov. 12. (Photo by Courier photographer Brian Cook)

After nine weeks, the Steelers have the best start in the Mike Tomlin era at 7-2. It’s an impressive record, but how good are the Steelers really?