Tag: NCAA

UNC Coach Roy Williams Unsure if Team Will Visit President Trump, White House

It’s a tradition in the United States that a sports team is invited to the White House by the President after winning a championship. The first championship team believed to have visited the White House is the 1924 Washington Senators after claiming the World Series. NBA, NHL, MLB, NFL and NCAA championship-winning teams have become a regular occurrence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave since Ronald Reagan made it commonplace in the 1980s. Continue reading “UNC Coach Roy Williams Unsure if Team Will Visit President Trump, White House”

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My March Madness memory: Lehigh beat Duke

My fingers were trembling as I typed: “#Duke players sitting on bench with a look of disbelief. #Lehigh about to pull off one of best upsets in tournament history.”

My “#Lehigh” feed on TweetDeck was so relentless I had to remove it for the fear of my computer crashing during one of the biggest moments in March Madness history.

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Lehigh University’s Lee Kurfis thriving in football after giving up baseball

From time to time when Lee Kurfis is out on the practice football fields at Lehigh University, he glances across the way at the baseball diamond.

“I feel like I want to run out there sometimes,” the senior wide receiver said. “I miss baseball so much. I truly did love the game. I grew up playing it my whole life. … To be honest, growing up I always thought college baseball would be my route.”

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K.C. Keeler working for NFL Films, ESPN3

K.C. Keeler has had a rough two years.

The 1977 Emmaus High School graduate lost his father, Ralph, in December 2011. Keeler’s eldest brother, Keith, passed away after a battle with cancer late in 2012.

Then, Keeler was not retained as head football coach at the University of Delaware in January 2013.

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