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Purdue Soccer Player Sarah Griffith’s Incredible Goal Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue soccer program opened up its season Thursday against Kentucky. In a game that ended in a 1-1 draw, the Boilermakers’ only goal was special enough to be featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 list. 

Coming in at No. 5, the telecast showcased redshirt senior forward Sarah Griffith’s highlight reel goal. In the 48th minute, Griffith crossed up her defender on the left side of the field with a fantastic dribble move. 

With the added separation, she launched a shot that flew above the outstretched hands of the WIldcats’ goalie and into the right side of the net. 

Purdue is scheduled to play its next game in Nashville, Tennessee, against Vanderbilt on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET before returning to West Lafayette for a matchup with Gonzaga on Thursday, Aug. 26. 

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Sunday Funday Moment: Sarah Farms surprises El Paso boy featured on SportsCenter with free milk for a year

El Paso, Texas– One El Paso boy became a viral sensation after pulling a double play during a championship baseball game this past June.

“So when the batter hit the ball it bobbled but then I recovered it and got the batter out on first then when I saw the runner running to home I ran home and got him out,” said 8-year-old Jordan O’Hara.

It was back in June when his game-ending double play landed him in the number 1 spot on ESPN SportsCenter’s top 10 plays after his dad tweeted the video out.

The cameras that caught that viral video were a donation from local dairy farm, Sarah Farms. They were installed to help parent’s safely watch their children play baseball games during the pandemic.

“We had no idea that at the time it would be Jordan getting a double play, be on ESPN Sportscenter’s play of the

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Super Bowl Ref Sarah Thomas Is the Latest in a String of Women Breaking Barriers in Pro Sports

The most significant thing happening on the field Sunday during Super Bowl LV will not be Tom Brady gunning for the championship with a team other than the New England Patriots, or Patrick Mahomes having a shot at winning his second consecutive title. No, the big news will be happening on the sidelines, where Sarah Thomas will make history as the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl.



a person wearing a hat: Super Bowl Ref Sarah Thomas Is the Latest in a String of Women Breaking Barriers in Pro Sports


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Super Bowl Ref Sarah Thomas Is the Latest in a String of Women Breaking Barriers in Pro Sports

Thomas’s historic accomplishment is long overdue; the fact that it’s happening in football, a sport that women have been largely shut out of since its debut in the 1880s, makes it an even bigger deal. Due to sexist stereotypes, football is still considered to be a man’s game – too physically aggressive for women’s more delicate nature, despite the fact that

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Vanderbilt set to stick with trailblazing female kicker Sarah Fuller

<span>Photograph: AP</span>
Photograph: AP

Sarah Fuller, who became the first woman to play for a Power 5 college football team last weekend, is set to continue her career with Vanderbilt.

The 21-year-old took on kickoff duties for the Commodores last weekend after several members of the team were ruled out due to Covid-19 protocols. On Tuesday, Vanderbilt interim coach Todd Fitch said Fuller has been practicing again this week and will travel to Saturday’s game against one of the biggest teams in college football, Georgia.

“She’ll be with us on the trip to Georgia and we’re going to put the best people out there,” he said. “If she’s our best option we’ll continue with her and we’ll do the best we can for the team.”

When Fuller made her debut for Vanderbilt, she became just the third woman to compete in the FBS, the highest level of college football. The other two

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