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Bill Foulkes, Manchester United survivor of 1958 crash, dies

...him," said Bobby Charlon, a former United teammate who also survived the crash. "He was a really, really good defensive player and you could say he helped change the course of history for United."Foulkes still worked five days a week in...
Silver Bluff overpowers South Aiken

...wasn't surprised by Stallings' performance."He's a good receiver, a good blocker, a good runner, and a good defensive player," Lown said. "All that came out tonight."South Aiken (1-3) showed some life in the second half by marching...
Reds rotation in flux because of injury to starter Mat Latos

...Jose Alvarez.Romine, 28, played in 47 games for the Angels last season and batted .259. He is considered a good defensive player and stole 15 bases in 89 minor league games last year. PHILLIES: Reserve infielder Freddy Galvis has been diagnosed...
Mustangs' Pitts is expected to give foes fits

...graduating class, has a 3.8 grade point average and has scored 1,120 on the SAT. "Jonathan Pitts is a very good defensive player," Mustangs coach Clayton Chriswell said. "He's smart and tough as nails. He'll be one of the leaders of...
Protege schools mentor

...Shanahan said. " 'You outplayed and outcoached us.' " Turns out Kubiak and Texans management know how to pick a good defensive player when they see one, too. The Texans (7-7) have been hearing for two years what a mistake they made by drafting...
Braves notebook

...think he could go," Cox said. "He's a very good defensive player and he can play at 85 to 90 percent." Bautista...important to their playoff roster because he is a good defensive player and adds an element of speed to the bench...
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Wolfpack prepares for life without Hodge

...Within the team, my teammates all know what I can do," he said. "I'm a good offensive player, and I'm a good defensive player. If some people feel differently, that disappoints me."
College basketball
Welcome to '97, the season of the endangered QB, he did not go head-hunting. He went for Chandler's legs and spun him to the turf harshly, like any good defensive player is taught to do. Chandler again landed on his back. Again, his helmet struck the turf. The 10th-year veteran...
Celtics focus on Bryant's defense already in this postseason, he's a perennial all-defensive team selection for a reason."He's a good defensive player, and we all knew that," Rondo said. "He did a great job on me. A lot of what they do on both ends keys off...
Diaz no longer backup

...solid last season. He committed two errors in 135 games. "He's playing great," Cox said. "He's been a good defensive player. He just never had a chance to play every day, or as much as he's played with us."