Tebow signed with the Mets on Sept. 8 and participated in three Florida Instructional League games, hitting a home run in his first at bat. The 29 year old finished 4 for 14 (.286) at the plate in those three games with two walks. High School: Key member of four consecutive state championship squads at Shelby under coach Lance Ware A two time Associated Press First Team All State performer (2015, team high 21 votes in 2016) who finished prep career with 262 receptions for 4,653 yards and 58 touchdowns . 35 (state) and No. Son of Jennifer Lynn and Chesley Borders Father was a teammate of ECU Head Coach Scottie Montgomery at Shelby Crest High School who would go on to earn all state honors as a senior in 1997 after making 45 catches for 1,163 yards and 16 touchdowns He broke the Cleveland County record for career receiving yards (2,352) and owned the top two single season marks for receiving yards (1,195/1996 and 1,163/1997) before earning playing collegiately at North Carolina (62 catches for 1,001 yards and nine TDs over four seasons)..
Above stadiums today, calls for the embattled NFL commissioner to step down. In the midst of this incredibly important controversy about domestic violence in the worst scandal of the history of pro sports, the NFL doesn’t get it right. Adrian Peterson, benched this weekend for hitting his 4 year old son with a branch.
Canada has advanced to the Olympic men’s hockey semifinals for the third consecutive time after shutting out Finland 1 0. Canada will face the winner of Sweden and Germany.The two time defending gold medalists got a combined shutout from Ben Scrivens and Kevin Poulin and a goal from Maxim Noreau.Poulin had to come in cold after Scrivens left with an upper body injury early in the second period.Mariama Jamanka has won the gold medal in women’s bobsledding, giving Germany its fifth gold in eight sliding events so far at the Pyeongchang Olympics.She’s a surprise winner. Jamanka has never even won a World Cup race.
The network will televise three one hour specials featuring in depth interviews with Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Charles Barkley.”NBA All Star is a tremendous showcase of the league best talent, its continued innovation and its leadership position across the social spectrum, all of which combine to deliver a one of a kind experience,” said Christina Miller, senior vice president and general manager of NBA Digital. “NBA Digital continues to demonstrate a commitment to original programming and other forms of compelling content which drive seamless consumption across all screens.”NBA TV prime time schedule on Monday, Feb. ET Jordan, interviewed by Ahmad Rashad, discusses some of the most memorable moments from his legendary career.