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Wilt Chamberlain, How many high school basketball players inspire the NBA to change its rules? Wilt Chamberlain did. While still in high school at Overbrook in Philadelphia, Chamberlain’s scoring prowess (he had 90 points in one game) motivated Philadelphia 76ers owner Eddie Gottlieb to change the NBA’s territorial rights rule. In the 1950s, NBA teams had first rights to any player who competed at a local college.
I love you stat guys. Seriously, I don’t know what I’d do in this column without you. You’re so easy to incite. Kentucky Fried Chicken is synonymous with Colonel Harlan Sanders, and while an obvious reason could be that he was KFC’s founder, in reality it’s because he appeared in many, many commercials for the chain. His most enduring is one from 1969, in which he sits, calmly explaining the product to the viewer before being called off to supper. He also makes sure to repeat their motto, “It’s finger lickin’ good,” several times.
The Marcellus girls will also be representing Section III in Glens Falls at the state volleyball championships in Class B. It the first appearance for the Mustangs (16 1). Head coach Hy Bryant said there was some luck involved in getting this far, though the team understands and believes anything can happen at the states..
In the boys competition (comprised of boys sixth eighth grade from across NJ), Gavin Richards added another title to his running resume, as he outpaced a field of 162 boys with a winning time of 10:08 for 3,000 meters (1.87 miles; average pace 5:26 per mile). Gavin went out conservatively, running in seventh eighth place for the first mile, and then gradually moved up to take the lead with about 600 meters to go. He outdistanced his closest competitor by 3 seconds..
FILE In this Aug. Military base in Seoul, South Korea. Blackmun is resigning as CEO of the US Olympic Committee, citing health problems as the reason he’ll depart after leading the federation for more than eight years. We have a long season to go and the first four or five games are going to be very difficult for us. Harris is not wearing the white tape (protective covering) over his surgically repaired throwing thumb. He said he is 100 percent healed.