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What age gap? Tverdov brothers united by Rutgers football, big hits and hard work

Thu Aug 03 08:03:14 EDT 2017 |
PISCATAWAY - Rutgers campus was ready to party late into the night on Oct. 18, 2007. Fans stormed the field to celebrate alongside players after the football team scored the biggest upset win in school history -- beating No. 2 South Florida on a primetime Thursday stage. Star defensive tackle Pete Tverdov had quieter plans. He took his kid brother -- 11 years younger -- back to his apartment for all-night video games. "He wound up sleeping over while everyone else was out partying..


PISCATAWAY - Rutgers campus was ready to party late into the night on Oct. 18, 2007. Fans stormed the field to celebrate alongside players after the football team scored the b..
The Texas Rangers third baseman made history Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles when he recorded the 3,000th hit of his illustrious career, smoking a fourth-inning double down th..
Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson made an awfully lofty promise to an reporter at the team’s open practice Sunday: ” … if we win a Super Bowl, I’m giving out beer..
Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson made an awfully lofty promise to an reporter at the team’s open practice Sunday: “If we win a Super Bowl, I’m giving out beer to..
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Head coach Justin Fuente announced Thursday that freshman receiver Caleb Farley is likely out for the year after suffering a non-contact injury in the Hokies’ first August practice..
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Title talk was in the air. There was plenty of excitement among 110 South Florida schools that attended the Miami Dolphins’ annual High School Football Media Day at Hard Rock Stadi..
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Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
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The hype around Rutgers freshman wide receiver Bo Melton just reached new heights. So did Melton's sneakers. In a short video that went viral among Rutgers fans this week..
National Hunting and Fishing Day, an annual celebration of hunters and anglers, features a new twist this year. Richard Childress, NASCAR legend and honorary chair for NHF Day, is ..
As the sun sets on Hollywood beach, fingers and toes touch down on colorful mats atop the warm, golden sand. Bodies bend and sway, as Jimmy Buffett songs croon from the boardwalk. ..
Some county leaders across Florida thought the White House invitation was a hoax. The Florida Association of Counties eventually had to send an email confirming the invitation to W..
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Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi announced Friday he has dismissed starting defensive end Rori Blair for "conduct detrimental to the program," while also issuing suspensions to starti..
While the departure of Kevin Shattenkirk from the Blues back end hurt St. Louis in the short term, the team has no shortage of young defensemen to fill the gap. Leading the way for..
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Real Madrid needed penalty kicks to defeat the best players in Major League Soccer in the 2017 MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday. After finishing 1-1 in regulation in front of a sello..
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin’s strong first decade with the Pittsburgh Steelers has earned the coach the chance to work well into a second decade with the organization. Tomlin and the ..