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  1. Veteran's Day Salute


    On this day in 1918 World War I came to an end. Since 1938, Nov. 11 has been a federal holiday in the United States to honor the service of all military veterans. Among the brave American men and women who have served are countless professional and O...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  2. Miles Austin, Jason Hatcher given day off

    Tim MacMahon

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Defensive tackle Jason Hatcher and receiver Miles Austin are not practicing Friday. The good news: They aren't injured. They've been given a "veteran's day." This is preventative maintenance. The Cowboys are going to carefully...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  3. In SEC country, a Marine keeps his promise

    Kalani Simpson

    In the U.S. Marine Corps, in Afghanistan, if you're asking people to work for you, said Lt. Kolbe Grell, you're asking them to fight for you. You're asking them to risk their lives with you. And so while Lt. Grell was the boss, the platoon leader, he...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  4. Jeffery doesn't practice; 'not quite there yet'

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears practiced Thursday without rookie receiver Alshon Jeffery, along with defensive tackle and Matt Toeaina (calf), and linebacker Brian Urlacher, who received the customary veteran's day off. Jeffery is the only...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  5. Video results for "veteran s day"

  6. Video: Katz on MSU-UConn in Germany

    Andy Katz

    Michigan State and Connecticut have agreed to play in an unprecedented college basketball opener that will be held at an overseas military base on Friday, Nov. 9, prior to Veteran's Day. The Spartans and North Carolina played on the deck of an act...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  7. 3-point shot: Another naval ship game?

    Andy Katz

    1. Ohio State and Marquette are in negotiations to play on a naval ship in Charleston, S.C., on or around Veteran's Day, according to multiple sources familiar with their scheduling. The game would be organized by Morale Entertainment, the same group...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  8. Hope Mills South View's Greg Gilmore steps up on and off the fiel...

    Brandon Parker

    With the football playoffs ramping up again this weekend and, more importantly, today being Veteran's Day -- big ups to all those who have served and protect our country -- I've got a must-read for you guys. Check out this story by ESPN's Dave Hoo...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  9. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest winner

    Kurt Snibbe

    Earlier today, we posted a blank cartoon and readers offered their captions. Our favorite was by commenter connorstar10. Thanks for participating. Check back Monday for another cartoon....

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  10. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest

    Kurt Snibbe

    Take a shot at writing a cartoon caption. Page 2 cartoonist Kurt Snibbe will offer up a blank cartoon each weekday morning, and he will fill in the blank with our favorite reader submission at the end of the business day. So please, by all means, sh...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  11. Sport Science examines Carrier Classic challenges

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    On Friday -- Veteran's Day -- North Carolina and Michigan will play the first college basketball game on the deck of an active aircraft carrier. About 7,000 fans, mostly active military personnel (and President Barack Obama) will watch the Carrier Cl...

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  12. Around the NFC West: Ultimate sacrifice

    Mike Sando

    Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the Rams' responded appropriately when the team brought members of the armed forces to their facility for practice and lunch on Veteran's Day. Center Jason Brown lost his older brother in Iraq. Brown:...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  13. SportsCenter Highlight of the Night

    GREAT WALL, OOF CHINA On Veteran's Day Eve, rookie John Wall danced his way to his first career triple-double in a Wizards win over the Rockets. In fact, a quick look at the box score will tell you that he finished just 4 steals shy of a quadruple-d...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  14. Colin Cowherd, Michelle Beadle learn West Point chant


    With Thursday being Veteran's day, SportsNation's Colin Cowherd and Michelle Beadle learn the West Point Rocket chant:...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  15. A Purple-Hearted 3-pounder

    Alan McGuckin

    For five seasons, and a combined 125,000 miles, Harry Potts used a Toyota Tundra to help pull B.A.S.S.'s corporate sponsor boats all across America along the Bassmaster Elite Series trail. Three decades before that, he was in Vietnam.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  16. BABC Veteran's Day Classic schedule set

    The Boston Amateur Basketball Club will be hosting the Veteran's Day Classic this weekend at the Reggie Lewis Center at Roxbury Community College. Some of the top New England underclassmen talent, including the BABC's 16-and-under AAU National Champi...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  17. BASS, Swindle honor veterans

    David Hunter Jones

    Alabama resident and Elite Series pro Gerald Swindle was featured in a Veterans Day parade in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday, Nov. 11.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009