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George Taliaferro, A Great Man, A Great Human Being, The First African-American Selected in NFL Draft. Dies at 91

George Taliaferro, the first African-American ever selected in an NFL draft, has died at the age of 91 in Bloomington, Indiana. The announcement of his death was made by the George Taliaferro Sport Association on Monday night. Taliaferro grew up in Indiana and starred on the University of Indiana’s only undefeated team before a stint in the United States Army in 1946. A member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Taliaferro was a pivotal figure in the Indiana team that went 9-0-1 in 1945, the only team in the program’s history to remain unbeaten throughout the campaign. In...

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MLB playoffs: Los Angeles Dodgers back in the NLCS after eliminating Atlanta in four games

Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win The Los Angeles Dodgers pose for a group portrait after an Game 4 of baseball’s National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. The Los Angeles Dodgers won 6-2. The Los Angeles Dodgers went through all the expected motions after winning a playoff series. They broke out T-shirts and caps. They posed for pictures in the middle of SunTrust Park. They doused each other with beer in the clubhouse. Then, just like that, their focus turned to bigger goals ahead. For a power-packed...

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Lewis Hamilton Wins Japanese GP & Closes On Fifth World Title

Hamilton’s Japan Grand Prix Win Puts Him Closer To Drivers’ Championship The scene for so many dramatic denouements to the Formula One season, this year’s Japanese Grand Prix has now also surely delivered the decisive victory to ensure Lewis Hamilton will secure his fifth world championship. For Hamilton at least, it went entirely to script, a drive of serene control where the win never looked in doubt. But for his rival Sebastian Vettel, Suzuka’s glorious theatre simply closed the curtain on what has been a painful end to his title hopes. @LewisHamilton Hamilton’s 71st career victory is his sixth...

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Derrick Rose: ‘Most Guys Would Have Been Retired’, Says Former ALL STAR, And MVP Of The NBA, After Injuries During His Storied Career

“My whole life I dribbled the ball, initiated the play and ended the play,” Rose said. “Now I’m getting the ball in catch-and-shoot [positions]and just trying to change my whole mentality. … this is the first time in my career that I’m legitimately at the two.” Rose is entering his 10th season in one of the most tumultuous careers of anyone who has won an MVP award. And now at 29 years old, with Jimmy Butler seemingly vacating shooting guard, the Wolves are trying Rose there to see how a lineup with he and point guard Jeff Teague will...

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The New York Yankees Beat The Oakland Athletics 7-2, To Set Up Showdown With Red Sox In A.L.D.S.

Yankees Beat Athletics to Set Up Showdown With Red Sox in A.L.D.S. The New York Yankees Blast Away Nerves, and the A’s, for a Wild-Card Win   Aaron Judge looked a lot like Aaron Judge, and that was good news for the Yankees, who slugged their way past the Oakland Athletics, 7-2, in the American League wild-card game on Wednesday. With the win at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees advance to the divisional round, where they will face the Boston Red Sox. It was an unusual start to the game, with Oakland choosing to continue the trend of using a...

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