The Morning Run:Run or Walk, Torn between Two Things you need to do/love to do:This week’s Top Ten coming at you again!!!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on February 26, 2021 at 12:52 pm under Amateur, Audio, High School, Professional, Video | Be the First to Comment

Torn Between Two Lovers, feeling like a fool, loving both of you is breaking all the rules….I love the running and I love the walking, but some days it is hard to do both, and some days it is tough, to do even one of these activities… Got the workout in this morning, on “The …Read the Rest…

Denny Hamlin on Kyle Petty saying Hamlin should be concerned about job security:Hamlin says, “Obviously, since I am at the end of my career, why care at this point?”

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from www.yardbarker.com:(YardBarker.com) Denny Hamlin sounds off on Kyle Petty’s comments about veteran drivers’ job security CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Denny Hamlin is NASCAR’s current points leader and locked in at Joe Gibbs Racing with a contract extension inked at the start of his 17th season with the organization. So when an analyst suggested Hamlin and the …Read the Rest…


Governor Roy Cooper says it is time to Ease Restrictions for Mass Gatherings and Indoor Activities

Posted by Press Release on February 24, 2021 at 4:15 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Be the First to Comment

from www.myfox8.com and be sure to tune into the FOX 8 News at 4, 5, 6, 10, and 11 pm for more news and information on these new orders from our governor… North Carolina’s modified stay-at-home order to end Friday; Governor Cooper eases restrictions on businesses RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s modified stay-at-home order will …Read the Rest…

Tiger Woods car crash has Tiger in the hospital and others very concerned

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from www.yardbarker.com: from Blake Harper Tiger Woods has been hospitalized after a significant single-car crash in Los Angeles County on Tuesday morning. The accident was severe, with officials needing to use the jaws of life in order to remove the world-famous golfer from his car, which rolled off of the road and was flipped over. …Read the Rest…

New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara starts/revs up his engine, and becomes a NASCAR sponsor

Posted by Press Release on February 22, 2021 at 11:41 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alvin Kamara, NFL star and new NASCAR fan, put some of his own money into the sport as a team sponsor this past weekend at Daytona International Speedway. from www.yardbarker.com, by way of www.espn.com…… The New Orleans Saints running back agreed to sponsor Ryan Vargas in the Xfinity Series race this …Read the Rest…


Cam Newton says COVID-19 Issues set him back for a full year:He got behind and could not catch up

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Cam Newton: COVID-19 battle set me back for the whole season from Erin Walsh with Yardbarker.com…..www.yardbarker.com New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton was one of many NFL players who tested positive for COVID-19 during the 2020 season. The 31-year-old missed just one game, but said on Brandon Marshall’s podcast that his battle with COVID-19 set …Read the Rest…

Greensboro loses a Great One in Dr. Dan Murphy, from Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists

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First saw Dr. Dan Murphy when he was the attending doctor for the Greensboro College Hornets, back in the late 1980’s….He would be at every Greensboro College basketball game, ready to help the players/athletes, in their time of need…He seemed like a wide-open red-headed Irishman back in the day, full of energy, zest, and zeal…. …Read the Rest…

Chicago White Sox manager Tony LaRussa speaks up about his DUI arrest:”It was an inexcusable mistake”

Posted by Press Release on February 19, 2021 at 12:56 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

White Sox manager Tony La Russa on DUI arrest: ‘It was an inexcusable mistake’ from Erin Walsh with YardBarker and www.yardbarker.com Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa finally broke his silence on his February 2020 DUI arrest, admitting that he’s still incredibly embarrassed by the incident. “I made no excuses, it was an inexcusable …Read the Rest…

The Morning Run:”Which Way is Up???”(Today’s Top Ten deals with the Weather)

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Got in two workouts on Thursday, and then got in today’s Morning Run, and it was chilly, but really not that bad at all out…I saw the cars lining up on Benjamin Parkway, as the parents were taking their kids to General Greene School, on the two-hour delay… Running down the street, and trying to …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce 2021 Season Schedule

Posted by Press Release on February 18, 2021 at 12:58 pm under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS ANNOUNCE 2021 SEASON SCHEDULE (Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers are excited to release their 2021 schedule. Opening Day is set for Tuesday, May 4th at First National Bank Field against the Hickory Crawdads. The 120-game season will run through September 19. This is the first year of the newly formed Professional Development League …Read the Rest…

Former Greensboro Grasshoppers Catcher/INF Austin Barnes and LA Dodgers avoid arbitration

Posted by Press Release on February 17, 2021 at 4:42 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Dodgers extend Austin Barnes, avoid arbitration Mark Polishuk on MLB trade rumors and coming in from YardBarker.com…www.yardbarker.com The Dodgers have avoided arbitration with catcher Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) by agreeing to a two-year deal worth $4.3 million, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports (Twitter links). The contract breaks down as a $300,000 signing bonus, $1.5 million in …Read the Rest…


Pittsburgh Pirates Announce Greensboro Grasshoppers Coaching Staff:Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford High School) will be part of the Grasshoppers’ coaching staff

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Grasshoppers 2021 Coaching Staff Announced (Greensboro, NC) The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that Kieran Mattison will be the new manager for the 2021 Greensboro Grasshoppers. Pitching coach Matt Ford, hitting coach Ruben Gotay and Development Coach, Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford High School) will join Mattison. Victor Silva will be the Athletic Trainer Kieran Mattison is in his …Read the Rest…

Rusty LaRue:Athlete for Education[Former Northwest Guilford HS and Wake Forest student/graduate proves “Education is the Key”](From professional athlete to Dairi-O Chief Operating Officer, this man had a plan)

Posted by Press Release on February 16, 2021 at 11:47 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Rusty LaRue: Athlete for Education Coming in from Alumni for Education, at www.sayyesguilford.org…SayYesGuilford.org…. We are excited to welcome a very well-known name that embraces the true meaning of success no matter which career you choose. Winston-Salem, NC native Rusty LaRue began his prolific multi-sport athletic career at 6-years-old and by the time he was in …Read the Rest…

Michael McDowell takes rain-delayed Daytona 500 victory

Posted by Press Release on February 15, 2021 at 11:34 am under Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Michael McDowell shockingly wins Daytona 500 after late crash from Larry Brown with Larry Brown Sports, by way of YardBarker.com/www.yardbarkerl.com Michael McDowell emerged as the shocking winner of the Daytona 500 on Sunday night after a crash in the final lap altered things. Joey Logano was leading but got nudged by teammate Brad Keselowski, sending …Read the Rest…

AutoFair Spring Event Canceled

Posted by Press Release on February 13, 2021 at 12:54 pm under Amateur, Professional | Comments are off for this article

AutoFair Spring Event Canceled Originally scheduled for April 8-11, the spring AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway has been canceled. The twice-annual event remains on schedule for a fall show, Sept. 9-11. CONCORD, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway, in partnership with the Hornet’s Nest Region of the Antique Auto Club of America, has announced that the …Read the Rest…

The Morning Run:It’s a Long, Long Road(This week’s Top Ten)

Posted by Andy Durham on February 12, 2021 at 11:43 am under Amateur, Professional | Comments are off for this article

It is a long, long road out there, and you never know which way it is going to go next….You run all week and the weather is OK, and then you hit a day like today, where the weather is very uncooperative…But you do the best the you can to keep on going on, because …Read the Rest…

Former WWE/WCW/TNA/ECW wrestling legend Mick Foley says, “Bring on the Burlington Sock Puppets”

Posted by Andy Durham on February 11, 2021 at 3:25 pm under Audio, Professional, Video | Comments are off for this article

Mick Foley/Cactus Jack/Mankind/Dude Love, Mrs. Foley’s little baby boy, they have all come together as one, and are combining all of their full forces to welcome in the Burlington Sock Puppets…Mick Foley says their time has come, and it is time to bring on, “The Burlington Sock Puppets”… Mick says, “Have A Nice Day”, and …Read the Rest…


Tarik Cohen(N.C. A&T) says he’s staying in Chicago:Former Aggies’ running back says he is “locked in” with the Bears

Posted by Press Release on February 10, 2021 at 12:49 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Bears’ Tarik Cohen denies report linking him to potential Carson Wentz trade from Erin Walsh with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Natalie Egenolf, a Philadelphia sports radio and television personality, set social media ablaze on Saturday night when she reported that Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen and quarterback Nick Foles would be included in a trade for Philadelphia …Read the Rest…

Child involved in car crash remains in critical condition:Crash involving Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid(son of head coach Andy Reid)

Posted by Press Release on February 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Child injured in car crash involving Britt Reid remains in critical condition from Erin Walsh with www.yardbarker.com:YardBarker.com The five-year-old child severely injured in a car crash involving Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid, the son of Andy Reid, remains in critical condition. According to the Kansas City Star, the child suffered swelling and bleeding …Read the Rest…

Marty Schottenheimer, the seventh-winningest coach in NFL history at (200-126-1), has died in Charlotte, N.C. at age 77

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from Jim Trotter at www.nfl.com:CLICK HERE to see photos, see video, and to read all…. Marty Schottenheimer, seventh-winningest coach in NFL history, dies at 77 In 2014, Schottenheimer was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. On Jan. 30, he was placed in a hospice facility near his home in Charlotte, North Carolina. When he passed, he was surrounded …Read the Rest…