College SportsPGA Tour

Live blog, updates from Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change

Capital One's The Match: Champions For Change takes place at Stone Canyon Golf Club. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Phil Mickelson faces perhaps the biggest challenge of his historic golf career as he partners with NBA legend Charles Barkley against two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning and current Golden State Warriors NBA legend and three-time NBA Champion Stephen Curry in Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change.
Victoria, MNswnewsmedia.com

Tyler Stewart of Victoria is world champion of wake surfing

The first day of class sometimes begins with each student telling the class and the teacher one thing interesting about them. Maybe a hobby. Maybe an accomplishment. Tyler Stewart offered up "I'm a professional wake surfer." Yeah, right. No, seriously, he is. And when school resumes in-person hopefully this school...
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Jasper, TXBeaumont Enterprise

Jasper physician remembered as champion of rural care

Dr. Lynn Pearson, an orthopedic surgeon who provided access to care for the Jasper area for more than 30 years, died Nov. 17 at the age of 83. Pearson was known locally for his service to Jasper and the surrounding area as one of the only full-time orthopedic specialists operating out of the Christus Jasper Memorial Hospital during the more than three decades of his practice.
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Washington StateNPR

James Wolfensohn, Former World Bank Chief And Champion Of The Poor, Dies At 86

James Wolfensohn, whose reforms as the head of the World Bank Group for a decade made him known as a champion of the world's poor, died Tuesday in New York. He was 86. The Sydney-born banker was president of the World Bank from 1995 to 2005. Throughout his time at the helm, he led its transformation, "increasing decentralization, advancing the Bank technologically, and making the organization more open and transparent," World Bank Group President David Malpass said in a statement on Wednesday.
Santa Fe, NMSantafe New Mexican.com

A champion of water in the desert

Dale Doremus spent her childhood exploring the rivers and marshes of coastal Georgia, where her family lived on an island near Savannah. There was a dock in their backyard, and she and her siblings spent every moment they could in the water. “That was where I grew up,” said Doremus,...
SoccerCBS Sports

How Jose Vitor Leme went from semi-pro soccer player to champion professional bull rider

Jose Leme won the 2020 Professional Bull Riding championship earlier this November. In looking at his impressive resume in the sport, you wouldn't be able to tell that his professional bull rider has actually been brief. Unlike other PBR champions, who are focused solely on bull riding from a young age, Leme got his athletic start as a soccer player and switched sports at the age of 18.

Shop local — Shop Center Strong

The Light and Champion staff encourages you to shop local and support the businesses which support our community all year long!. This is especially important during this busy holiday season.....
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Maradona, football legend, was a champion of Latin America's left

HAVANA (Reuters) - Argentina football legend Diego Maradona said his hero, late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro - whom he considered a “second father” and whose face he had tattooed on his leg - once urged him to go into politics. Maradona, who died on Wednesday aged 60, never fulfilled...
Jeannette, PAPittsburgh Post-Gazette

Interceptions cost Jeannette in PIAA Class 1A championship loss

HERSHEY, Pa. — Steelton-Highspire’s Damein Hammonds had his handprints all over the game. He set a record for most receptions in a PIAA Class 1A championship. But it was the one time that he got his hands on a Jeannette pass as a defensive player that was most important. Jeannette...

The Match 3: Champions for Change format, rules and money

The 2020 The Match 3: Champions for Change format has been announced for the exhibition match to be played November 27 at Stone Canyon Golf Club in Oro Valley, Ariz., with Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley teaming up to take on Steph Curry and Peyton Manning. The four players will help raise millions for charity.
ApparelThe Verge

Nintendo’s collaboration with Champion includes bright red Mario overalls

Nintendo and Champion are attempting to turn Mario into a style icon with a new collaboration. As part of Super Mario’s 35th anniversary, the two companies have announced a limited edition capsule collection that mashes streetwear with the Mushroom Kingdom. The highlight is a pair of bright red overalls, but there’s also a tie-dye Toad shirt, T-shirts with classic Mario box art, and a Princess Peach hoodie.
GolfGolf Channel

PGA Tour Champions releases schedule for 2021 to conclude 'super season'

The PGA Tour Champions has a 25-event schedule for 2021 that concludes a ''super season'' because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 15 events this year, and points earned in the Charles Schwab Cup will carry over to 2021 with a champion being determined in November. Missing from next year's...

Zamalek 1-2 Al Ahly results, summary and goals: CAF Champions League final

A scintillating 2020 CAF Champions League final between Cairo based giants Zamalek and Al Ahly was decided in the 86th minute as Mohamed Kafsha drilled the ball home with a spectacular strike to break Zamalek hearts. The game was an excellent advertisement for the African game with a riveting first...

Only two starters still living from Lombardi's first two champions

Brother of Terry and Tom Rand. You helped our family greatly when Terry was inducted into the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. On to my question, my old, same-aged Green Bay friends were wondering what Packers players from the 1961-62 championship teams are still with us? You can limit it to the starting 22 and top subs.
Lexington, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Ann Young receives 2020 Champion Award

LEXINGTON — Ann Young, PMHNP, APRN recently received the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) 2020 Champion Award. The Champion Award recognizes outstanding service and behavioral health outreach to the community by a professional. Ann has been an advanced practice registered nurse specializing in family medicine in Lexington since...
MLBCamden Chat

Friday Bird Droppings: Where a former Oriole is a champion overseas

Good morning, Camden Chatters. I hope you all had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. For those who didn’t get to spend the holiday with family this year, think about how special next year’s Thanksgiving is going to be once things are (hopefully) back to normal. You may even be able to tolerate your most annoying relatives for a little while longer than usual. Don’t take it for granted!