Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester celebrates a fumble recovery as Utah and Alabama play in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2, 2009. With three conference games remaining, the Utes are the darlings of the Pac-12 South. Ute Insiders Dirk Facer, Amy Donaldson and Trent Wood discuss where this year’s team ranks among others during the Kyle Whittingham era. They also look ahead to this week’s tough game against Arizona State in the desert, examine some of the players’ unique pregame rituals, and visit with former Ute great Stevenson Sylvester, a member of the undefeated 2009 Sugar Bowl team. Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of the episode. It's been edited for clarity. Dirk Facer: On this edition of the Deseret News Ute Insiders podcast, we look back at Utah's 41-10 win over UCLA, look ahead to this weekend's big matchup in Tempe between the Utes and Arizona State; we're joined by Stevenson Sylvester joins us as a guest … [Read more...] about Ute Insiders: How does this Ute team measure up to 2009 Sugar Bowl team?
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General Manager Brandon Beane and Head Coach Sean McDermott Thursday, July 26, 2018 Q: To get it out of the way, obviously the big question [is]: LeSean [McCoy], is he here and what’s going to be the procedure moving forward as this thing plays out with his case? BB: Yeah, LeSean’s here and we’re letting the investigators handle all of that. We’ve done our due diligence and it’s in their hands. He’s ready to roll. Q: At this point, are you satisfied with what you discovered in your due diligence? BB: Yes. Q: By investigators, do you mean the NFL or the police? BB: The police, but we’ve talked to the NFL and we’ve done what we can do from our end. It’s in their hands. We’re just focused. LeSean’s here and it’s going to be about football. Q: Was there a Bills investigation separate from that? BB: Nothing; it’s a police investigation. Q: Brandon, is there a concern that, at some point, you may not have LeSean … [Read more...] about What They Said: Beane, McDermott, McCoy on Day 1 of Bills’ training camp
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Paul Collins July 11, 2018 THE CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR seemed animated, his gaze scrutinizing the ground in front of Harvard University’s Massachusetts Medical College, as if seeking the doctor’s footprints. Like seemingly everyone else in Boston’s West End, he had one question foremost in his mind: Where was Dr. George Parkman? The wealthy medical college alumnus had disappeared while making his rent-collection rounds on November 23, 1849, though whether he’d met with robbery and foul play, or was wandering dazed with what his family delicately described as “some sudden aberration of mind,” no one was sure.“Mr. Littlefield,” Professor John White Webster blurted out, “did you see Dr. Parkman, the latter part of last week?”Indeed he had — as the college’s live-in janitor, not much went on without Ephraim … [Read more...] about What lies in the lab: The gruesome murder at Harvard that transfixed New England
Many elite high school track and field athletes will compete in two, three or even four different events, using their athletic ability to score as many points as they can for their teams. At the Prep League Championships Saturday, one St. Christopher’s athlete will try to win eight events.Elby Omohundro is a junior decathlete for the Saints, possessing rare versatility for a high school athletes. Since the start of the spring season, he has tried 12 different events.Ten of those came during a decathlon. In early April, Omohundro traveled to Arcadia, Calif., to compete in Arcadia Multis against the top high school decathletes in the country.On the first day, Omohundro faced a disheartening result. He faulted all three of his attempts in the long jump, meaning he would not earn any points for that event. The scoring system for decathlons makes it virtually impossible to win without scoring in an event.“I kind of felt like I let (my dad) down,” said Omohundro, whose … [Read more...] about Elby Omohundro does it all for St. Christopher’s
Bills GM Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott: 2018 NFL Draft First Round Q: Brandon why Allen over Rosen? BB: Both are very good players. We just, talking about Allen, big, this is Buffalo. Big guy. An athlete. Really for his size, you look at all of the testing numbers and you look at the film. Very good athlete that makes plays in the pocket and on the run. He’s a really good kid. We did a lot of background on him and obviously the stuff came up today. We researched that and followed up with him, and we feel really good about it. He is Buffalo, you guys will see that when you meet him. Q: When this thing played out were you a little bit surprised he was there after the first six? Was it patience paying off for you in this case because a lot of people thought you’d be making this trade to get someone before seventh? BB: Yeah. I mean we called around, but we were trying to be diligent and find what we thought was the best landing spot for us. Patience paid off to … [Read more...] about What They Said: Bills GM Brandon Beane, Sean McDermott, Josh Allen and Tremaine Edmunds