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  • SBD Article

    USA Track & Field To Help Develop New Video App That Aides Amateurs With Technique

    Published June 26, 2014 by Tripp Mickle

    ...moted at this weekend’s USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento.

    Tags: ING, Videos, GMAC, Champion, Champions
  • SBJ Article

    Verne Lundquist: “How DO you do?”

    Published March 03, 2014 by John Ourand

    ...than two minutes remaining in December’s Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis. ...ate trailed by 10, and a trip to the BCS National Championship Game hung in the balance. ...sixth and final profile of the 2014 class of The Champions: ...the 73-year-old Lundquist called a thrilling SEC championship game at the Georgia Dome, where Auburn outscor... ...he way for Auburn to represent the SEC in the BCS championship.

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  • SBJ Article

    Lundquist: Best Calls and Top Dogs

    Published March 03, 2014

    Verne Lundquist has provided the soundtrack to some of sports’ most memorable plays over the past three decades. “How many broadcasters are instantly identified by just a few words uttered off the cuff at some of the biggest events in history,” said Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports. “‘Yes, sir.’ ‘In your life.’ Those words have their place in the sports history books right up there with ‘Do you believe in miracles.’” {podcast} SBJ Podcast: Writer John Ourand and Executive Editor Abraham...

    Tags: Champions, SBJSBD Podcast
  • SBJ Article

    Lundquist: Did you know …

    Published March 03, 2014

     Verne Lundquist thought he’d be a minister. Lundquist’s father was a Lutheran minister, and there was a time in his early 20s that Lundquist thought he’d follow in his father’s footsteps. He went to a theological school for a year. Lundquist’s career took off while he was in Dallas in the 1960s. Photo: COURTESY OF CBS “I’ve got 24 hours of credits, in...

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  • SBJ Article

    Detroit's delivery man

    Published February 24, 2014 by Christopher Botta

    ...in a series of profiles of the 2014 class of The Champions: ...to the World Series twice and the American League Championship Series four times in the last eight seasons. We’ve got to get Comerica Park a championship.

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  • SBJ Article

    Michael Ilitch: What others are saying

    Published February 24, 2014

    ...e of star players to sell tickets and contend for championships.

    Tags: Champions, SBJSBD Podcast
  • SBJ Article

    Ilitch aids civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, others

    Published February 24, 2014 by Christopher Botta

    ...nd rings to all of the living players who were on championship teams in Detroit before Ilitch bought the team...

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  • SBJ Article

    Bill’s Best: Favorites through the years

    Published February 17, 2014

    These days, Schmidt consults and teaches while living in Knoxville, Tenn. Photo by: STEVEN BRIDGES  FAVORITE ATHLETE OTHER THAN MICHAEL JORDAN: Mickey Mantle, because I wanted to play Major League Baseball. FAVORITE BOSS: Bill Smithburg (former chairman of Quaker Oats) and Phil Marineau (former Quaker Oats president, who later went on to be president at Deans Foods and president and CEO of Levi...

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  • SBJ Article

    To ‘Be Like Mike,’ Gatorade had to poach Michael Jordan from Coke

    Published February 17, 2014 by Terry Lefton

    ...arity blossomed, as the Bulls won their first NBA championship in June and MJ took home the NBA scoring title...

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  • SBJ Article

    Bill Schmidt: Thirst for the deal

    Published February 17, 2014 by Terry Lefton

    ...in a series of profiles of the 2014 class of The Champions:

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  • SBJ Article

    ‘I made sure I didn’t fail’

    Published February 10, 2014 by John Lombardo

    ...in a series of profiles of the 2014 class of The Champions:The gold NBA championship ring on Embry’s right hand gives a clue of pas... ...ager of the St. Louis Hawks, who won the 1958 NBA championship. Embry won NBA championship rings as both a player (in 1968 with Boston, a... They combined to win the 1971 NBA championship. ...e Michael Jordan-led Bulls during their string of championship runs in the 1990s.

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  • SBJ Article

    Embry at the center of trade that sent Kareem to the Lakers

    Published February 10, 2014 by John Lombardo

    Wayne Embry has engineered dozens of player trades over the course of his career, but he will forever be linked to one of the biggest trades in NBA history. {podcast} SBJ Podcast: NBA reporter John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss the life and career of Wayne Embry. In 1975, Embry was the Milwaukee Bucks’ general manager who shipped Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Los Angeles Lakers. It was a trade for the ages, given Abdul-Jabbar’s dominance in the NBA at the time, where th...

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