Devoe, Georgia Tech beat No. 15 FSU 80-75 for ACC title
The Yellow Jackets have their first Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title in nearly two decades after beating No. AdACC player of the year Moses Wright and Jordan Usher each had 11 of their 15 points after halftime for Georgia Tech, which got off to an 0-2 start this season with home losses to Georgia State and Mercer. The Yellow Jackets stood 9-8 after a loss at Clemson on a last-second shot Feb. 12 to find themselves facing bubble uncertainty. That led to a technical foul and two free throws for FSU, though the outcome was decided and the Georgia Tech party had begun. BIG PICTUREGeorgia Tech: The Yellow Jackets had won seven straight, including Thursday against Miami in the quarterfinals.
F-15 Eagles honored, celebrated service members during local flyover
125th Fighter Wing to bring the “Sound of Freedom” to entire community on Tuesday’s Military Appreciation Day at THE PLAYERSJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Four F-15 Eagles flew over various Northeast Florida locations on Tuesday to honor and celebrate service members, bringing the “Sound of Freedom” to the entire community for The Players’ Military Appreciation Day. The 125th Fighter Wing/FLANG conducted the flyover near NAS Mayport, TPC Sawgrass, NAS Jacksonville and downtown Jacksonville. RELATED: The Players Championship returns: Fan’s guide to the 2021 tournamentOver the last year, the 125th Fighter Wing have played an especially crucial role in Florida’s COVID-19 response. AdAerial footage captured by an F-15 pilot“The 125th Fighter Wing, Home of the Thunder, is extremely proud to perform the flyover for military appreciation day in honor of our fellow service members and community of supporters,” Col. Matthew J. French, 125th Fighter Wing commander, said. Again, thanks to all, and when you hear our mighty F15 eagles thundering over, know that they’re from your 125th Fighter Wing, Where the Thunder is the Sound of Freedom!”Ad
Shad Khans Fulham beats Brentford to secure return to Premier League
LONDON Fulham secured an instant return to the Premier League on Tuesday after one season away by beating west London rival Brentford 2-1 in the Championship playoff final. Joe Bryan scored twice in extra time at Wembley to give Fulham the win in what is widely called the most lucrative game in football. Fulham will receive at least 135 million pounds ($176 million) over three years after securing promotion, a year after being relegated from the worlds richest football league. Brentford, which boasted a 59-goal strike force in Said Benrahma, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins, was kept in check in the most important match of the season. Henrik Dalsgaards header in the third minute of stoppage time was too late for Brentford, which was trying to return to the top division after a 73-year absence.
HOOPS LIVE: West Nassau vs. Providence for Fortegra High School 9:12 championship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Eight of the area’s best boys basketball teams were on display -- on TV, radio and web -- during the second annual Fortegra High School 9:12 Basketball Invitational at Episcopal School of Jacksonville. WATCH NOW: Championship game live on CW17 and News4Jax.com. WJXT Channel 4, CW17, News4Jax.com and 1010 XL continue to highlight high school sports on air and radio. Channel 4, CW17 and 1010 XL broadcast the Mandarin-Atlantic Coast football game in 2018, the Fortegra basketball event last December and the High School 9:12 Classic baseball event last February. Fortegra High School 9:12 Basketball Invitational scheduleAll games at EpiscopalThursdayRECAP: West Nassau, Providence, Paxon, Episcopal win on day 1FridayPonte Vedra 50, Fletcher 48First Coast 62, Mandarin 57Semifinal No.
Louisiana team wins Little League World Series
Members of the Southwest Region team from River Ridge Louisiana celebrate after getting the last out to defeat the Caribbean Region team from Willemstad, Curacao to win the Championship Game of the Little League World Series at Lamade StadiumSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania (CNN) - A Louisiana team won the Little League World Series Sunday. The Eastbank Little League defeated Curacao 8-0 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The team from River Ridge, a suburb of New Orleans, is also the first team from Louisiana to win the title. John Bel Edwards, and colleges including Louisiana State University and Tulane University tweeted their congrats to the little league team. Tulane University tweeted.
Paralyzed Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken walks after ATV crash
Paralyzed Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken walks after ATV crash Championship swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen walks for the first time since the June crash that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Assisted by a walker and a bionic device called an "exoskeleton," she is re-learning how to walk. Norah O'Donnell reports.cbsnews.com