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James Parker

James "Quick" Parker, (born January 1, 1958) is a former Canadian football player who was a leading defensive player in the Canadian Football League. ... More »James "Quick" Parker, (born January 1, 1958) is a former Canadian football player who was a leading defensive player in the Canadian Football League. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After attending Wake Forest University from 1976 to 1979, where he was a conference all star and second in all time career sacks with 15, Parker joined the Edmonton Eskimos in 1980, right in the middle of the greatest dynasty in CFL history. He played with them for 4 years, until 1983, when he moved to the BC Lions for six seasons (from 1984 to 1989) and finished his 12 year career with the Toronto Argonauts (1990 to 1991). Though small, Parker was famed for his quick burst off the line of scrimmage. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award three times (1982, 1984, 1986) and was an all star six times. He played in five Grey Cup games, winning four championships. During 1984 season, his first with the BC Lions, he had 26.5 sacks in a single season which is still a CFL record.... [ Wikipedia ]

Tony Parker and San Antonio Spurs give Miami Heat pause

Parker's the one player who falls down before hitting epic shots and manages to keep Erik Spoelstra up at night. When they play Game 2 on Sunday night, LeBron James is going to be back on Parker late in the game if it's close, just as he was when Parker made one of the ...

Little League team honors child killed in tragic accident

Twelve-year-old James Parker was from Tarboro, and his friends and family were at the game honoring the game that he loved during an emotional ceremony. Parker's family has been through a lot, coping with James' death, and also the fact that investigators say his uncle ...

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Romney backer supports Obama agenda

But that's not all Carter Machinery CEO James Parker said. In local media, Parker criticized Obama for failing to get the highway bill passed, but Obama strongly supports the highway bill -- it's been blocked by Republicans. It led Greg Sargent to give Parker a call. ...

Orlando Bloom-Miranda Kerr Split: Actor Spotted Getting Close to Former Lord Of The Rings Co-star Li...

" Meanwhile, Kerr has moved on in her love life and reports emerged that the Victoria Secret beauty is dating Australian billionaire James Parker. Parker, who is Australia's richest man with a net worth of $7.7bn, recently confirmed that he had ended his six-year marriage with his ...

NYPD Daily Blotter

James Parker, 59, allegedly plunged a knife into Henry Raftrey’s abdomen at 6:45 a.m. Raftrey, 39, and Dana Parker, 29, the parents of a 1-year-old child, were in the process of breaking up, so she called her parents, the sources said. The argument, allegedly over finances, ended with ...

Uncle charged in death of nephew, 12, shot while hunting :: WRAL.com

James Parker was a sixth-grader at Phillips Middle School in Edgecombe County. His family had said he was an avid hunter since age 4. Copyright 2013 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed...

Evelyn Waugh and Jack Kerouac: The writers have nothing in common, and everything.

By James Parker |Posted Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at 5:30 AM ET Waugh by Carl Van Vechten; Kerouac by Tom Palumbo. In the corner of the afterlife where they keep the Catholic alcoholic geniuses, Jack Kerouac and Evelyn Waugh are having a lovely time together—patting back and forth some ...

Johnathan Gray, Breanna Stewart win national prep athlete honors

Johnathan Gray's 205 touchdowns for Aledo HS were the most in high school history. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Running back Johnathan Gray, whose 205 career touchdowns were the most in high school history, and forward-center Breanna Stewart, a Connecticut recruit, have been honored as the national prep ...

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Marching Band Gets Apology After Football Coach Orders It Off Field

In what will, and ever shall be, a traffic record for the Annadale High A-Blast school newspaper, as of this writing there has been more than 410,000 views (and 545 comments) on an editorial by band members Megan Ryan and James Parker, posted Nov. 13, that took Scott — and some football ...

12-year-old boy killed in Wake Forest hunting accident :: WRAL.com

Wake Forest, N.C. — A 12-year-old Tarboro boy was shot and killed in a hunting accident in Wake Forest on Friday morning, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office. James Lee Parker was hunting deer with three other people – ages 16, 20 and 37 – when he was accidentally shot just before 8 ...

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Classic Hollywood: 'The Searchers' camps for night at Aero

For years, her uncle James Parker tried and ultimately failed to find her. Cynthia Ann stayed with the Comanches for 25 years, marrying a warrior and having three children, including the legendary Quanah Parker, a famed Comanche chief and leader of the Native American Church. Cynthia Ann ...

SI father fatally stabs daughter's boyfriend

A Staten Island man was fatally stabbed early this morning by his girlfriend’s father, The Post has learned James Parker, 59, plunged a knife into Henry Raftrey’s abdomen during a fight at 6:45 a.m. inside the couple’s Sunnyside home, law enforcement sources said. Raftrey, 39, and his ...

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Spirit upgraded by Raymond James; shares rise

Raymond James analyst James Parker said concern about the storm's impact on earnings partially caused a sell-off in the stock on Wednesday. He estimated that Sandy would cut pretax earnings by $35 million, or 30 cents per share, but that would be just a one-time event. In the meantime...

Lord Bates Unveils Political Art Mural in Support of Ignored UN Resolution 48/11 for 2012 Olympics T...

Lord Bates, accompanied by James Parker from Catholic 201 revealed an impressive four- panel tribute by artists Code FC and Jack Haslehurst. Shoreditch, London and Santa Cruz, California - Today, the London Art Wall Group announced that Lord Michael Bates' unveiled his 'Walk for Truce' ...

Judge in New Mexico hears lawsuit over Ten Commandments monument at city hall

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A trial has started in federal court on whether a New Mexico city can have a monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments on the lawn in front of Bloomfield City Hall. The lawsuit contends the 6-foot-tall granite monument violates the religious freedoms of residents by ...

Prosecutor: Toddler who drank Drano in alleged meth lab likely to live

Assistant States Attorney James Parker told the newspaper Wednesday the boy is now expected to survive. But Parker said the child has probably been permanently injured. "He's a long way from being released from the hospital," he said. The boy was with his mother and Glass, who is ...

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Ruben's BBQ & Blues in Rocky Mount, NC! Doors Open at 11:00 AM Januar...

The Grand Opening event will include live entertainment from Southern Blues player, James Parker. Join Ruben's on January 1st to celebrate the New Year! Unveiling a fresh and unique design, North Carolina-based Ruben’s, located at 1232 N. Wesleyan Boulevard in the Tiffany Square Shopping ...

Authorities: Uncle accidentally shot nephew

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old Tarboro boy killed while hunting with relatives in Wake Forest was accidentally shot by his uncle. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission officers said Friday that 30-year-old Jason Matthews Parker accidentally shot his nephew, James ...

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Savvis appoints Ash Mathur managing director for Canadian operations

"We are delighted to have Ash leading our team in Canada," said James Parker, senior vice president, global sales and marketing. "Ash brings a strong, broad background that will serve the region well in building trusted relationships and leading strategic growth through comprehensive...

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