Marcus Smart Praised The Incredible Story Of Ohio Star Jason Preston

The best story in college basketball comes by way of the Ohio Bobcats. Jason Preston, a junior guard for the team who stuffed the stat sheet last season, put forth quite the effort in the team’s narrow loss to eighth-ranked Illinois on Friday night. What drew him plenty of praise, though, was when the path he traveled to get to Athens was laid out on the broadcast.

As the story goes, Preston went through unfathomable personal hardship as a teenager, was so lightly-recruited of a high school basketball player that he was going to college as a student, showed out at an AAU tournament, and picked up a pair of scholarship offers after posting his highlight video to Twitter. You really need to hear the whole story to believe it, and even then, the whole thing is unbelievable.

It’s hard not to find this whole story amazing, and in the

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Marcus Rashford Teams Up With Burberry To Save The World

After months of philanthropic work to support hungry children in the UK, Marcus Rashford has just announced he will be joining forced with Burberry on a new charity initiative to support young people around the world.

As part of the new initiative the British fashion house will back charities supporting the youth of today globally, working to empower voices in programmes that range from education to financing creative artists, as well as helping entrepreneurs tackle some of the world’s most significant challenges.

It is a perfect fit for Rashford, who—at just 23—has used his influence to change the lives of millions of children in need. His work to end child food poverty in the UK this year, including his recent campaign to extend free school meals during the holidays,

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Marcus Harris hopes small tweaks will revive his Australia Test career

Victoria opener Marcus Harris is hopeful a set-up adjustment he has made with new state coach Chris Rogers will help propel him back into Test calculations.

Harris hasn’t played Test cricket since the 2019 Ashes where he made just 58 runs in six innings. Stuart Broad and Jofra Archer dismissed Harris five times between them, all from around the wicket and all where he was squared up.

Harris identified that he needed to make a technical adjustment but found it difficult to do last season with less than a month between the Ashes and the start of the domestic summer.

“Pretty much since the end of the Ashes almost I’ve been trying to work on how I can stay a little bit more side-on and some stuff like that,” Harris told ESPNcricinfo. “It was hard to try and work at it in season, so I never did much of it

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In Ohio State football’s safety competition, Marcus Hooker and Josh Proctor meet at career crossroads

COLUMBUS, Ohio — To understand Marcus Hooker’s career arc with Ohio State football, you must first understand the shadows.

He followed in the footsteps of an older brother, Malik, who grew into an All-American and first-round NFL Draft pick for the Buckeyes. He arrived to a program loaded with elite talent as a modest prospect, unable to crack the top 600 in the Class of 2018 recruiting consensus. His OSU career began with a suspension stemming from an off-season arrest.

After arriving in Columbus, he acquired another shadow — and a friend. Josh Proctor, the touted, top-100 safety prospect in the Buckeyes’ 2018 class, both challenged and championed Hooker.

“He always brought out the best to me and I always brought out the best in him,” Hooker said. “He always was telling me, to just keep going — don’t worry about that play or things that were bothering me at

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