Rubin “Hurricane” Carter passes away at age 76

Posted in Blogroll on April 20th, 2014 by Ron Glover

(Digischool)

Rubin Carter’s quest for self-vindication made him a champion on many levels.

Former middleweight boxer Rubin Carter — who became the inspiration of millions after he was wrongly convicted and jailed for twenty years for murder — has died at the age of 76, according to his caretaker and longtime friend John Artis.

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Philadelphia Soul outlast Jacksonville Sharks in home opener 54-41

Posted in Blogroll on April 20th, 2014 by Ron Glover

(Philly.com)

Soul fullback Derrick Ross pinballed his way to 58 yards and three scores in a 54-41 victory.

The Philadelphia Soul opened the 2014 AFL campaign with four road games in the first five weeks. After a disappointing 1-3 start, the Soul returned home against the 2-2 Jacksonville Sharks, unveiled their 2013 AFL American Conference Championship banner and unleashed a furious goal line stand late to hang on for the 54-41 victory.

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