The funding came from each community. Mural tiles between 500 and 1,000 are painted by regional to national professional artists, non artist celebrities and citizens asked to come and paint a tile or two in each town or city. Celebrities including Jann Arden, Rick Mercer and Atom Egoyan have contributed tiles, while local participating notables include Premier Rachel Notley, Strathcona MP Linda Duncan and retired Oilers Fernando Pisani and Ryan Smyth..
RANDY DENTON: A Raleigh native and North Carolina resident for more than 50 years, Denton starred at Enloe High School, where his jersey was retired in 1967. As a center at Duke University, he earned All ACC honors in all three of his varsity seasons (1969 71), when he led the Blue Devils in scoring and rebounding in each, and he was named All American as a senior. He held career averages at Duke of 19.7 points and 12.7 rebounds per game.
Is disappointing, really disappointing, he said. Team (Charlotte) has given us a lot of problems the last few years and not being able to win before the break just does not feel good. Walker made a four point play with 32 seconds left in the first half.
When the 1997 season began, Sanders had 11,725 rushing yards during his first eight seasons, leaving him 5,001 yards behind all time leader Walter Payton, whose 16,726 yards came during a 13 year career with the Bears. Sanders averaged 1,526 yards per season during his career, meaning he would have needed to play a little more than three more seasons after his 1999 retirement to break Payton’s record had he stayed healthy and maintained his career average. Emmitt Smith eventually broke Payton’s record and is the NFL’s all time leader at 18,355 in 15 seasons..
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dak Prescott threw a 5 yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten in overtime to give the Dallas Cowboys their sixth straight victory, 29 23 over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.Prescott won the rookie quarterback duel with Carson Wentz, rallying the Cowboys with a late tying pass to Dez Bryant. Dallas (6 1) overcame a 10 point deficit in the fourth quarter to take a two game division lead.The 23 year old Prescott recovered from a shaky start, finishing 19 of 39 for 287 yards with two scores and an end zone interception that cost the Cowboys points late in the first half.Wentz had the Eagles (4 3) in position for a win with another efficient performance. But he couldn’t move Philadelphia late in regulation with the game tied.