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Gary Kubiak has spoken with Johnny Manziel, sources say
Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak has spoken with free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel as a potential fit for the team down the line, according to two sources connected to the team. Kubiak and Manziel both are former Texas A&M quarterbacks. But before the Broncos would make any move on Manziel, the
Gary Kubiak: Broncos focused on Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian
DENVER -- As the NFL draft approaches and after a recent visit by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said Thursday morning that his team, at least at the moment, is concentrating on the two quarterbacks on its roster. "We need to stay focused on the guys on
Girls Fight to Join Local Cub Scouts Troop
Six California girls want to be Cub Scouts instead of Girl Scouts. A group of girls called the Unicorns are fighting back after being told by the Boy Scouts of America that they are not allowed to join their local boy scout council in Santa Rosa, Calif., because it is “inappropriate,” according to
California Teen Collects 25,000 Books in Book Drive, Inspires Others
Reading to kids is not the way most 16-year-olds would spend their morning, but Ryan Traynor is not most kids. The California teenager was just 11-years-old when he started volunteering through his local library, going into schools and reading to children, to earn a Boy Scouts of America merit
Boy Scout Tops Dad's Total, Earns Most Merit Badges
Josh McCoy has earned a whopping number of Boy Scout merit badges. It took him three years but in November, the 14-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, collected his 135th merit badge, the most a scout can currently get. Obese Boy Scouts banned from Jamboree. Boy Scouts...
When Boy Scout Dies Before Achieving Highest Rank, Troop Completes Project for Him
Noah Cornuet was a gentle giant and the ultimate Boy Scout. He was so committed to scouting that he was determined to ascend to the highest rank any Boy Scout could achieve: Eagle Scout . Noah, 16, never realized his dream. On Aug. 6, the high school athlete from Lower Burrell, Pa., collapsed after
Virginia Brothers Each Earn 135 Boy Scout Merit Badges
Two brothers in Virginia have already accomplished at the ages of 11 and 13 what most boys will never do. The pair, Sean and Eric Grapin, have each earned all 135 of the merit badges sanctioned by the Boy Scouts of America. “What the Grapin brothers have accomplished is outstanding,” Les Baron, CEO
First Openly Gay Eagle Scout Under New Policy, But Brother Excluded From Scouting
Pascal Tessier Is 17, Brother Is 21, So as an Adult Is Excluded From Scouting
Boy Scouts Prepare to Accept Gay Scouts Jan. 1
A landmark change for the Boy Scouts of America is scheduled to take place this Wednesday, when a new policy allowing gay scouts goes into effect. The Boy Scouts’ policy toward gay members and gay leaders has brought controversy to the organization for years. It...
Boy Scouts Say Toppling Jurassic Stone Formation Is 'Reprehensible'
A group of Boy Scout leaders could face criminal charges as well as discipline from the national scout organization for toppling an ancient rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park in Utah. “We are shocked and disappointed by this reprehensible behavior,” Deron Smith, spokesman for...