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Texas gymnastics hero Simone Biles lands iconic cereal box cover

Texas gymnastics hero Simone Biles lands iconic cereal box cover

Gymnastics’ Greatest of All Time can now add cereal box cover model to her already gravity-defying resume. Simone Biles is gracing the cover of Wheaties boxes as part of the brand’s Century Collection series. The four-time Olympic gold medalist announced on social media that she’s joining a “very unique club.” Biles told her fans in …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final – Talking hockey, ‘Mighty Ducks’ and more with SNL’s Kenan Thompson

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Talking hockey, ‘Mighty Ducks’ and more with SNL’s Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson has unusual hockey roots for a celebrity NHL fan. Before he was an Emmy Award-winning sketch comedian on “Saturday Night Live,” he was a Mighty Duck. Thompson, who is hosting the NHL Awards for the second time on Tuesday night at 7 ET in Tampa, Florida, played Russ Tyler in “D2: The Mighty …

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How Lisa Bluder and Iowa are setting a blueprint for women’s basketball viability

How Lisa Bluder and Iowa are setting a blueprint for women’s basketball viability

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Photos and plaques adorn the walls and desktops of Lisa Bluder’s sunshine-filled corner suite at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. In 22 years at Iowa, nobody has won more games as a Big Ten coach. She’s tied with C. Vivian Stringer for the most wins in Big Ten conference play, and Bluder ranks No. …

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Fanatics and Topps announced trading card agreements for college football and basketball

Fanatics and Topps announced trading card agreements for college football and basketball

Jun 9, 2022 Dan HajduckyESPN Close Hajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and played on the men’s soccer teams at Fordham and Southern Connecticut State universities. Fanatics Collectables and Topps have announced comprehensive agreements to produce collegiate football and basketball trading cards — partnerships that …

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