Former Miami Dolphin legend, Mark “Super” Duper talking to students of the 5000 Role Model of Excellence. The Miami Dolphins recently announced the creation of the Project Change Scholarship, a program that will identify one high school student each year and pay for their tuition to college over a four-year period.To be launched on December 1, the goal of the scholarship is to target students to impact their lives, so they can make a change in their community.Requirements for the Project Change Scholarship include:Maintain a GPA of 3.0.Completion of at least 40 hours of community service a semester in social justice programs.Write an essay on what change they want to see in the community and how the scholarship will achieve that change.Acceptance into a community college or university.The Project Change Scholarship is a part of a yearly fund for advocacy and social justice programs created by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and the Miami Dolphins players.Social justice initiativesDuring the 2017-18 season, the Miami Dolphins organization will create a social justice grant program, sponsor the Police Athletic League of North Miami and host a police and youth conference in conjunction with the 5000 Role Models Excellence Project.RISEThese initiatives will be in addition to the previous work the team is involved with through their collaboration with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE).Founded and created by Ross in October 2015, RISE harnesses the unifying power of sports to improve race relations and drive social progress. Since its founding, RISE programs have reached more than 30,000 students, coaches and athletic staff at the high school, collegiate and professional levels.For more on scholarship opportunities in Miami, click the link: 15 Miami-Dade high school seniors to receive scholarships
A former Celtic gave the Lakers a reason to celebrate in TD Garden on Thursday.Los Angeles guard Rajon Rondo made a 20-foot buzzer beater to lift the Lakers over the Celtics, 129-128. Rondo, who began his career in Boston, finished with 17 points, shooting 7 of 11 from the field and 3 of 4 from 3-point range. He also chipped in 10 assists. #LeBronJames saves it. #LeBronJames drills it.WATCH on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/6Grzc3lKhB— NBA (@NBA) February 8, 2019Los Angeles set a franchise record by knocking down 22 3-pointers in the win.🚨 Record Alert 🚨 pic.twitter.com/dIMt3IZkOO— Sporting News (@sportingnews) February 8, 2019Kyrie Irving had a team-high 24 points for Boston in the losing effort. Jayson Tatum pitched in 22 points and Daniel Theis had 20 points off the bench.The loss snapped the Celtics’ five-game winning streak.Studs of the NightBojan Bogdanovic helped the Pacers to their fourth straight win. He scored a game-high 29 points in a 116-92 victory over the Clippers.Terrence Ross had another high-scoring game off the bench for the Magic. The sixth-year guard finished with a season-high 32 points in a 122-112 win over the Timberwolves.Russell Westbrook notched his eighth consecutive triple-double for the Thunder. Oklahoma City beat Memphis at home, 117-95, behind Westbrook’s 15 points, 13 rebounds and 15 assists.Pascal Siakam again improved on a career best this season. He had 33 points in the Raptors’ 119-101 win over the Hawks. Dud of the NightPatrick Beverley was minus-23 in the Clippers’ fourth loss in six games. He finished with nine points, five rebounds and three assists.HighlightsVince Carter’s still got it. NBA trade deadline: Magic believe ‘sky’s the limit’ for newly acquired Markelle Fultz Anthony Davis to return to Pelicans’ lineup, will play out rest of season VINCE spinning and slamming! 👀😮 #TrueToAtlanta💻📱: https://t.co/Bq24jKOTFm pic.twitter.com/fq5xd5XCvF— NBA (@NBA) February 8, 2019You don’t want to be in Karl-Anthony Towns’ way.KAT with authority for the @Timberwolves ! 💥💻📱: https://t.co/Bq24jKOTFm pic.twitter.com/qUCC9j218R— NBA (@NBA) February 8, 2019What’s Next?Nuggets (37-17) at 76ers (34-20), 7 p.m. ET — The Nuggets will travel to Philadelphia hoping to snap a two-game losing streak and inch closer to the top spot in the Western Conference. Denver trails the Warriors by 1 1/2 games while the 76ers are also on a two-game losing skid. Rajon Rondo buries the #TissotBuzzerBeater to win it for the @Lakers in Boston! #ThisIsYourTime #LakeShow pic.twitter.com/SuGZSzrZGE— NBA (@NBA) February 8, 2019The Lakers were trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, but they rallied with 42 third-quarter points. The Celtics came back in the fourth quarter to go toe-to-toe with Los Angeles. LeBron James helped the Lakers catch up to the Celtics in the final minute with an impressive save and ensuing 3-pointer that tied the score at 124. He finished with a game-high 28 points. James also notched his fourth triple-double of the season, adding 12 rebounds and 12 assists. Related News
A Broward woman is in the hospital this morning after being attacked by an animal while out for a morning walk in Lauderhill. #BREAKING – A husband and wife in Lauderhill have been transported to the hospital after they were attacked by an animal believed to be a bobcat. https://t.co/XeV05Wq9zQ— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) October 4, 2019 Fire rescue says the animal may have been a bobcat and the woman is being treated for serious injuries. Officials said the woman’s husband suffered a leg injury trying to protect her during the attack.He was also transported to the hospital in unknown condition.
Several Palm Beach County photographers are coming together for one day to offer those who are unemployed free headshots for their resumes, LinkedIn, and other professional profiles.It is part of a national initiative to create the largest single-day photo shoot to help people get back on their feet.Lauren Lieberman who is the CEO of LILA PHOTO in Palm Beach released a statement saying hopefully the photos will give the job seeker more confidence :” Finding a job is hard work. Our hope is that, along with a great professional headshot, they will leave the photo session with a greater sense of confidence and purpose, knowing they are making an investment in themselves and their future.”More than 2oo photographers will participate in the pop-up studios across the 50 states.In Florida, the photo shoot will take place on Wednesday, July 22nd at Mizner Park in Boca Raton and at Merrick Park in Miami from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.To schedule an appointment, go to HeadshotBooker.com.