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NFL: Stark contrasts for RG3 as Redskins open camp
Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He implied he wasn't even allowed to do "the bare minimum" as a quarterback a year ago.
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: All-Star experience 'awesome' for Holly Pond's Gambrill
Meg Gambrill rose from the bench, strode to the scorer's table and hunkered down in front of it, slapping the floor, shouting encouragement and eagerly waiting to make Holly Pond history.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Oregon is Pac-12 favorite after Mariota's return
Although Marcus Mariota knew he would be under a spotlight when he stepped onto the famed Paramount Studios lot Wednesday, the Oregon quarterback is getting quite comfortable in his starring role.
National survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.
PREP SPORTS: Five local schools crack list of fine-, ejection-free institutions for 2013-14
St. Bernard's student-athletes and coaches showed their saintliness for the entirety of yet another academic year, joining four other local schools on the Alabama High School Athletic Association's list of 100 fine- and ejection-free institutions in 2013-14.
LOCAL GOLF: Hectic summers winding down for local courses
Although summer may be slowly coming to an end, local golf is still very much in full swing.
Just ask Cary Craig.
OUTDOORS: Refine your practice time for best fishing
On more than one occasion, I have had anglers sit and talk about how they love to fish, but just don't have the time to get on the water and find good patterns that will hold up for more than just a few days.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Petrino returns to Louisville for 1st ACC season
Bobby Petrino turned Louisville into a top-10 team nearly a decade ago. Now, more than two years after a scandal derailed his career, Petrino is back with the Cardinals as they enter the Atlantic Coast Conference.
LOCAL ROUNDUP: Cullman products Clay, Mallard shine in latest outings
Caleb Clay’s most recent outing was by far his best since the former Cullman Bearcat ace returned to the States from Korea.
The (less than) 1 percent: Where’s the love for local talent when it comes to All-Star Sports Week?
Pretty much every prep coach from Cullman County will be there. So will Holly Pond’s Meg Gambrill and Addison’s Jessy Taylor.
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