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    Atlanta Dream-Chicago-Sky Game 3 Preview

    A shocking loss a home in the series opener left Angel McCoughtry feeling on edge, and she took out her frustrations in Game 2 while helping the top-seeded Atlanta Dream even their first-round series with the Chicago Sky.Another solid performance in Tuesday night’s decisive Game 3 against visiting Chicago would get Atlanta closer to its fourth Eastern Conference title in five years.

    Jacoby Ellsbury (Navajo) collects 1,000th MLB career hit in win over Royals

    Jacoby Ellsbury singled in his first at-bat Monday for career hit No. 999, then waited until the seventh to record No. 1,000, an RBI single against James Shields.
    “It’s pretty special,” said Ellsbury, who hit a two-run homer in the ninth to begin his journey to 2,000 hits. “They got the ball for me and it will go in my collection. I guess it means you’ve played for a little while.”

     Shoni Schimmel Shines in WNBA Playoffs (Photos)

    It’s game day for Shoni Schimmel and the Atlanta Dream.The Dream have had an incredible season, and this evening they are headed in to the final game of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the WNBA Playoffs. Their home opener in the three-game series, put Chicago up 80-77; but on Sunday, in Game 2, the Dream rallied back for a 92-83 win over Chicago.

    Jacoby Ellsbury Is Batting 1000!

    The Yankees are getting their money’s worth out of Jacoby Ellsbury, Navajo, who is the 16th highest paid player in Major League Baseball, according to The center fielder collected his 1000th career hit on Monday, and about two weeks ago, he saved the Yanks from being part of an embarrassing piece of history — by hitting his 10th home run of the season, the team avoided the their first back-to-back shutout since 1999.

    Atlanta Dream forces a Game 3 after a 92-83 win over Chicago

    WNBA veteran Angel McCoughtry scored 39 points to help keep the Atlanta Dream season alive dropped the Chicago Sky 92-83  to even the Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece.
    ”I just wanted to will the team to win,” McCoughtry said. ”I wanted the ball in my hands and I wanted to take over the game. Luckily I hit a good percentage (65 percent) of my shots and my teammates gave me the ball and trusted me with it.”

    South Dakota Class A Boys Cross Country Preview – Can Falcons Repeat, Is Cole Sargent The Next Class A Distance Phenom

    Yes, I’m 750 miles away in Salt Lake City, but you can bet that I’ll be dialed into Friday’s meet in Douglas, South Dakota as the cross-country running season gets underway with that Douglas meet.
    The Douglas meet is a chance to see some of the AA runners come down and mix it up with the Class A and Class B runners.

    Bronson Koenig; From University of Wisconsin Varsity Magazine; August 2014

    Story is from the August edition of the University of Wisconsin athletics Varsity magazine. Bronson Koenig is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation out of Lacrosse, Wisconsin. As a freshman, he became the first Native American athlete to score double digit points in NCAA D1 Final Four tournament. As a returning sophomore, Koenig and the Badgers will again be one of the top team in the nation. To download the full story follow the link at the bottom of the page with your iPhone or Android device.)

    Comanche Boy Victorious over Tracy Sneed

    Oklahoma’s popular, world rated middleweight contender, “Comanche Boy” George Tahdooahnippah (34-1-2) cruised to a one sided unanimous decision victory over ten rounds to the very game, Tracy Sneed (27-3) this past Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Remington Park Casino in Oklahoma City, OK. Scores were 97-92 by all three judges.

    Sam Bradford Is Out for NFL Season but Still in Madden 15

    In Saturday’s NFL pre-season game against the Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford, Cherokee, tore his ACL for a second time and will miss the entire 2014 season.

    Stickball – Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

    Stickball has been a part of Choctaw life for hundreds of years. Opposing teams use handcrafted sticks or kabocca, and a woven leather ball, or towa. Each team tries to advance the ball down the field to the other team’s goalpost using only their sticks, never touching or throwing the ball with their hands. Points are scored when a player hits the opposing team’s goalpost with the ball.

    Six Nations Takes First Minto Cup Title Since 2007

    The Six Nations Arrows are the 2014 Minto Cup champions.The Arrows defeated the Coquitlam Adanacs 14-8, Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre, taking the best-of-seven series 4-2.
    Coquitlam threw everything they had at Six Nations in Game 6, but the Arrows held off the charge as they captured their third ever Minto Cup in franchise history.

    Video: Chris Wondolowski Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With San Jose Earthquakes

    Challenge accepted. San Jose Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski, Kiowa, took the Ice Bucket Challenge with seven of his teammates to help bring awareness to ALS, a neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

    First Rule of Rodeo: Love the Bull… and the Horse

    Philosopher Mahatma Gandhi and musician Paul McCartney —- both animal lovers —- have something in common:The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated Gandhi You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his animals

    Schimmel and Dream have ‘Unfinished Business’ heading into WNBA playoffs

    ATLANTA –Sitting at a bar top table in a downtown restaurant, Michael Cooper motioned to a television on the back wall, where highlights of Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis played.
    “Have you seen her this girl yet,” Cooper asked. “She’s incredible.”Cooper knows a thing or two about phenoms. He was on hand for the start of Magic Johnson’s career when the two were Los Angeles Lakers, and as Atlanta Dream coach he sees a number of similarities between the NBA legend and his rookie guard Shoni Schimmel.

    Physical Arrows Take Win, Pull Minto to 2-1 Margin

    After being held to twelve goals in the first two games of the series, Six Nations showed they’re more than capable of finding the back of the net.
    The Arrows scored a playoff high 19 goals to take game three of the Minto Cup at the Langley Events Centre 19-5 against the Coquitlam Adanacs.

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