• Former first-round pick Fernando Bryant says he was fired from high school job for social media post
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    Former first-round pick Fernando Bryant says he was fired from high school job for social media post

    Fernando Bryant, a cornerback who played 10 NFL seasons, was fired from a job as head coach of a Georgia high school football team less than three weeks after signing his contract. A first-round pick of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1999, Bryant signed a contract to be the head coach of Strong Rock Christian School, but not long after the school asked him to resign, allegedly after parents raised issues about his past on social media. Talking to WXIA, Bryant said that when he refused to resign, he was fired.

  • Flyers Skate Update: Power-play shakeup seems to be working
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    Flyers Skate Update: Power-play shakeup seems to be working

    VOORHEES, N.J. — They had taken another “0-for” on the power play on the road and lost a game in which they deserved to at least get a point. Dave Hakstol had seen enough. Numbers don’t always tell a story. Yet, in the Flyers' case, they did: 4 for 42 on the power play over 12 games, including that 3-1 loss at Calgary. The next morning in Edmonton, Hakstol met privately with Jakub Voracek to discuss, among other things, the power play. That night, Hakstol moved Voracek off the first-unit power play and replaced him with Ivan Provorov. He then told Shayne Gostisbehere to change his location on the power play on the half wall and let Provorov, the Russian rookie, worry about the blue line. In the

  • Butler deals No. 2 Villanova first loss in on-campus home game in over four years
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    Butler deals No. 2 Villanova first loss in on-campus home game in over four years

    The last decade of Butler basketball has featured a lot of giant slaying, a lot of record breaking, and a lot of expectation defying. The Bulldogs did all three of those things Wednesday night at Villanova. Butler, which came in as a 10-point underdog, knocked off the second-ranked Wildcats for the