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A Brief History of the Philadelphia Stars

USFL Philadelphia Stars
OSC Original by Paul Reeths
On November 22, the FOX television network unveiled the teams which will comprise the new United States Football League when the circuit hits the field in 2022. Though FOX's USFL is a completely new entity, all its team names were initially used in the original USFL which played from 1983 to 1985. Below is a brief history of the first Philadelphia Stars franchise. --- The USFL's dominant team, the Stars missed out on a clean sweep of league championships by only a two-point loss to the ... Full Story

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Pair of Assignments Boost Charge to Fourth Straight Win

G League Cleveland Charge CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Charge (6-4) of the NBA G League, presented by Cleveland Clinic, completed a two-game home sweep of the Iowa Wolves (4-4) with a 131-118 victory at the Wolstein Center on Tuesday evening. The win was Cleveland's fourth-straight overall and fourth consecutive at home. The Charge got a boost from a pair of Cavaliers NBA Assignments: Kevin Pangos marked his Charge debut with 22 points, seven assists and a pair of steals in 37 minutes & Dylan Windler added 19 points and seven boards in 34 minutes. Two-Way Player R.J. Nembhard scored a team-high 23 points with seven... Full Story

Mark Briggs to Return as Republic FC Head Coach for 2022 Season

USL Sacramento Republic FC Today, Republic FC announced that Head Coach Mark Briggs has agreed to a new contract that will return him to the sidelines for the Indomitable Club. The terms of the contract will not be disclosed, per club policy. "Mark has done a lot of good work in his two and half years at the club, and we believe the best times are still ahead," said Republic FC President and General Manager Todd Dunivant. "We have ambitious goals for 2022 and beyond, and Mark is going to be instrumental in achieving our objective of winning a championship." "Sacramento is a top-flight club with a tremendous fan ba... Full Story

Stars Name Mike Jennings New Head Coach

MASL Tacoma Stars The Tacoma Stars have announced Mike Jennings as the head coach of the team ahead of the 2021-22 season. Jennings has been with the Stars since the 2016 season and has served under previous head coaches Darren Sawatzky and Nick Perera as part of the technical and medical staff. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Jennings is a resident of Tacoma and following his college career as a four-year starter with Azusa-Pacific, he served as the women's soccer coach for the University of Puget Sound from 1982-88 and was the National Coach of the Year in 1985. He ... Full Story

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