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Georgia vs. Tennessee RECAP, score and stats | Is Butch Jones in trouble?

Georgia vs. Tennessee RECAP, score and stats | Is Butch Jones in trouble?

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The 7th ranked Georgia Bulldogs (4-0) met the Tennessee Volunteers (3-1) in an SEC battle in NCAA football action on Saturday, September 30, 2017 (9/30/17) at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee.Check the scoreboard above for the final score and click on the stats link for game stats.App users: For the best mobile experience, use the mobile web version.Here's the AP recap:KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jake Fromm threw a touchdown pass and ran for two more scores Saturday as No. 7 Georgia rolled to a 41-0 blowout of Tennessee, which suffered its first shutout loss in nearly a quarter-century, putting Volunteers' coach Butch Jones' job in jeopardy.Nick Chubb added 109 yards rushing as Georgia raced to its first 5-0 start since 2012, the last year the Bulldogs reached the Southeas...
This Woman Dropped 175 Lbs. and Gained Confidence Along the Way: 'I'm a Completely Different Person'

This Woman Dropped 175 Lbs. and Gained Confidence Along the Way: 'I'm a Completely Different Person'

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After being overweight for her entire life, Jessica Beniquez had some bad habits to break to lose 175 lbs.“I was a very picky eater. I didn’t stick a vegetable in my mouth. I ate fast food every day, and would pretty much only eat chicken nuggets, pasta and fries,” the 21-year-old tells PEOPLE. And her lifestyle had turned sedentary, despite having played sports in high school. “I laid in bed watching series after series on Netflix. All I did was eat, go to work and watch my shows.”At over 320 lbs., her weight took a toll on her body. “I didn’t feel comfortable,” says the Spring Hill, Florida resident. “Getting out of bed was hard. I felt miserable. I knew I needed to lose weight because I had high blood pressure, but it took me over a year to realize how dangerous that is — a
No. 7 Georgia 41, Tennessee 0: Five things we learned

No. 7 Georgia 41, Tennessee 0: Five things we learned

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 7 Georgia dismantled Tennessee 41-0 at Neyland Stadium on Saturday and improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the SEC through that process. Quarterback Jake Fromm had a hand in three first-half touchdowns, and the Bulldogs forced three turnovers in building a commanding 24-0 lead by halftime. Tennessee (3-2, 0-2) dropped its second game in the SEC, and that's going to make it uncomfortable for Butch Jones for the remainder of the 2017 season.MORE: How Georgia shut out the VolunteersHere are five things we learned in the Bulldogs' victory: UT turnovers  Tennessee committed three fatal first-half turnovers. Quinten Dormady threw an interception to Georgia's Tyrique McGhee on the first play from scrimmage. A "snap butt fumble" accounted for the s
Two Texas high school football players kicked off team for protest during anthem

Two Texas high school football players kicked off team for protest during anthem

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Two high school football players in Crosby, Texas have been kicked off their team for protesting during the national anthem on Friday.According to a report from the Houston Chronicle, Victory & Praise Christian Academy coach Ronnie Mitchem kicked sophomore Cedric Ingram-Lewis and senior Larry McCullough off the team moments after the two protested during the playing of the national anthem. Mitchem raised his fist, while McCullough knelt.MORE: NFL reportedly tells teams protesting 'will hurt business'According to the Chronicle, Mitchem — a pastor and former Marine — had told his players beforehand he didn't want to see them protesting during the flag, citing his military service. Instead, he suggested players make their statements by kneeling after touch
Childhood cancer survivor returns to hospital as nurse more than 20 years later

Childhood cancer survivor returns to hospital as nurse more than 20 years later

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This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a dream finally realized for the 24-year-old, two-time childhood cancer survivor from Atlanta. Brown is not just any new nurse at the AFLAC Cancer Center though, she's also a former patient there. Teacher snaps photo of cancer survivor on 1st and last day of school When she was 2 years old, Brown was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of childhood cancer of the connective tissue. She underwent chemotherapy for a year at the AFLAC Cancer Center. All the while, she said, her parents tried to help her have a normal life, watching movies while she was in the hospital. By the time, Brown reached high school, she had been active in competitive gymnastics and competitive cheerleading for years. ...
Paul George: Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts'

Paul George: Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts'

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4:51 PM ETOKLAHOMA CITY -- All-Star forward Paul George said Saturday that Russell Westbrook's five-year extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder will "absolutely" factor into his decision on his own future next summer."We've been on an unbelievable start right now, and for him to be committed here, it says a lot," George said. "Not only in us pairing together, but just knowing what type of dude Russ is and his values and his beliefs and him being committed to this organization says a lot. And I'm one person that's enjoying it here, so I think when that time comes, the decision will be easier to make for myself."The Thunder had to sign Russell Westbrook, but will they really get their money's worth from the most expensive contract in NBA history?After locking up a massive long-term deal...
It's National Women's Health & Fitness Day, follow these tips to live healthy every day

It's National Women's Health & Fitness Day, follow these tips to live healthy every day

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Please enable Javascript to watch this videoSeptember 26 is National Women's Health and Fitness Day, but health and fitness should be a priority all year round. In order to become and stay healthy and fit, women need to consider things like diet and exercise all year long.Nationally recognized menopause specialist Dr. Diana Bitner explains more on how women can get on their way to becoming healthier and the best version of themselves.In order to obtain a healthy lifestyle, Dr. Bitner recommends for women to follow the seven essential elements of daily success, or SEEDS. By following these guidelines, women can feel better about themselves and their bodies:Water- Drink at least 80 ounces per day, more if you drink alcohol or caffeine.Sleep- Sleeping 50 hours a week will keep yo...
Sam Darnold struggles as USC upset by No. 16 Washington State, 30-27

Sam Darnold struggles as USC upset by No. 16 Washington State, 30-27

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PULLMAN, Wash. — Mike Leach and his team were engulfed in a sea of crimson on the turf of Martin Stadium, reveling in a rare occurrence for Washington State football. An upset victory 25 years in the making was worth celebrating in grand fashion. And, it proved that these Cougars are true contenders for a Pac-12 title. "It's exciting. I'll enjoy it tonight. I'll probably enjoy it a little in the offseason," Leach said. Luke Falk threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, Erik Powell kicked a 32-yard field goal with 1:40 left and No. 16 Washington State beat No. 5 Southern California 30-27 on a wild Friday night. With the national stage to themselves, the Cougars showed they were legitimate, stopping USC star quarterback Sam Darnold and pulling off their first regular-season win over
Florida QB Luke Del Rio suffers season-ending shoulder injury

Florida QB Luke Del Rio suffers season-ending shoulder injury

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4:12 PM ETESPN.com news services Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio will miss the remainder of the 2017 season due to a non-throwing left shoulder injury suffered Saturday, according to coach Jim McElwain.The Gators continue to put points on the board, tying an NCAA record by scoring in its 365th consecutive game. Florida hasn't been shut out since 1988.Making his first start of the season for the 21st-ranked Gators, Del Rio left the 38-24 win over Vanderbilt in the second quarter. He was slow to get up after rolling out of the pocket, completing a pass to Brandon Powell and getting knocked down.Del Rio was favoring his left shoulder as he walked off the field, and trainers looked at him on the bench. He then headed to the locker room for X-rays.Feleipe Franks, who started Florida's first...
This Is the Only Piece of Equipment You Need to Strengthen Your Core

This Is the Only Piece of Equipment You Need to Strengthen Your Core

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The toe-touch and mountain climber are both excellent core moves. The lack of stability created by the Bosu requires even more control and precision than doing them off of the sturdy surface of the floor or ground. (For more workouts that will torch your core, check out Anarchy Abs from Men's Health.)The lateral hop is a great cardiovascular exercise that boosts your heart rate. The cushioning and additional height of the balance trainer softens the impact, while providing an unstable surface that can help strengthen the ankles.Elevating the hind leg on a split-squat adds more resistance to the front leg, increasing the challenge of the exercise without adding external loads. And—surprise!—putting the hind leg on the Bosu is going to require you to stabilize your core and legs that much