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Casey Carroll’s Homecoming Season

Casey Carroll’s Homecoming Season

Originally published in Lacrosse Magazine: Casey Carroll would rather it not be about him. Plenty of Army Rangers and other military personnel continue to put their lives at stake in Iraq or Afghanistan or somewhere else where there’s a threat to the U.S. And there are 43 other members of the Duke men’s lacrosse team,…

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Top Ravens Staffer Had To Convince Tom Brady He Actually Won Super Bowl

Top Ravens Staffer Had To Convince Tom Brady He Actually Won Super Bowl

Originally published on Baltimoremagazine.net: No, the Ravens weren’t in the Super Bowl. But, yes, that was the guy who works for them shadowing Tom Brady at midfield on Sunday night, amid the confetti, photographers, and reporters in the moments after the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons. His name is Chad…

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Ray Lewis Says He’s Never Seen Joe Flacco’s Passion

Ray Lewis Says He’s Never Seen Joe Flacco’s Passion

Originally published at Baltimoremagazine.net: In some ways, saying Joe Flacco doesn’t have passion is not breaking news. Even Flacco admits he’s certainly not the life-of-the-party type. In fact, he said exactly that in a podcast on BaltimoreRavens.com this week. But to hear the biggest icon in Ravens history say it, in the context of a…

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Great Day to be a Tar Heel

Great Day to be a Tar Heel

Originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Lacrosse Magazine The ghosts of North Carolina teams of the past quarter century — the talk of not winning the big game and why — were nowhere to be found at 4:35 p.m. on Memorial Day Monday in the visiting locker room at Lincoln Financial Field in…

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Brentwood stunned in Class AA state final

Brentwood stunned in Class AA state final

Originally published in Newsday (N.Y.): ONEONTA, N.Y. — This was a sound rarely heard at the end of Brentwood boys soccer games: silence. The drums rocked and cowbells clanged during yesterday’s Class AA state final when the Indians went ahead early and even when they fell behind late. But after the 2-1 loss to Newburgh…

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Federer has Five Good Reasons to Love NYC

Federer has Five Good Reasons to Love NYC

Originally appeared in Newsday (N.Y.): Roger Federer’s practice wardrobe yesterday backed up his words. He loves New York. A day after saying he feels more relaxed heading into this year’s U.S. Open than in summers past, Federer smacked shots in a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium yesterday afternoon wearing a black T-shirt that read, “LOVE NYC,”…

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