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R.I.P. John Clayton, ESPN NFL Reporter Who Starred as Metalhead in Greatest SportsCenter Commercial Dies at 67

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John Clayton, the longtime NFL reporter for ESPN, has died at age 67 after an undisclosed brief illness. While he was considered one of the best in the business among football fans, for many he will be remembered for his unforgettable starring in role in perhaps the greatest “This Is SportsCenter” commercial ever.

After starting as a sportswriter in the covering the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks in the ’70s and ’80s, Clayton was hired by ESPN in 1995, where he remained with the network as one of its top NFL reporters until he was let go in 2017.

Clayton, who was nicknamed “The Professor,” had a charmingly nerdy appearance, which made his turn in the aforementioned “This Is SportsCenter” commercial both unexpected and

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Tracy Lawrence and Clay Walker to join forces at Sportscenter

Mar. 18—Country musicians Tracy Lawrence and Clay Walker will make a stop at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Owensboro Sportscenter as part of their joint tour.

Lawrence and Walker will be joined by special guest Randall King.

Since debuting in 1991 with his album “Sticks and Stones,” Lawrence has continued to dominate the charts and hearts of fans and listeners, landing 40 singles on the Billboard Country charts with hits like “Can’t Break It to My Heart” and “Find Out Who Your Friends Are,” while releasing a slew of top five country albums including the two-time platinum record “Alibis,” along with “I See It Now,” The Coast Is Clear” and “Strong.”

His latest record “Hindsight 2020, Volume 3: Angelina” was released in January.

Walker’s 1993 debut of the song “What’s It to You” and follow-up “Live Until I Die” both reached number-one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. His self-titled

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Mauldin High basketball stuns Dorman makes ESPN ‘SportsCenter Top 10’

Mauldin boys basketball got to relive last night for just a little bit longer on Tuesday morning. 

“SportsCenter,” the popular ESPN programming and sports highlights show, ran The Greenville News‘ video clip of Mauldin senior Caleb Byrd’s walk-off 3-point shot to beat Dorman, 69-68, early Tuesday morning as one of the shows Top 10 plays from Monday. 

READ THE STORY BEHIND THE SHOT: Caleb Byrd hits game-winner to send Mauldin past Dorman and into Upper State Championship

In the video above, from the YouTube page, Living in the Past, Byrd’s shot came in at No. 5 on the “ESPN SportsCenter Top 10” plays for the day.

“I can’t believe this is No. 5,” one of the hosts of the show says in the video, “but we’re giving Caleb Byrd his due.”

Byrd’s shot sent Mauldin to the Class AAAAA Upper State Championship game on Saturday at Bob Jones

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Mauldin 3-pointer to stun Dorman boys basketball makes ESPN ‘SportsCenter Top 10’ segment

Mauldin boys basketball got to relive last night for just a little bit longer on Tuesday morning.

“SportsCenter,” the popular ESPN programming and sports highlights show, ran The Greenville News‘ video clip of Mauldin senior Caleb Byrd’s walk-off 3-point shot to beat Dorman, 69-68, early Tuesday morning as one of the shows Top 10 plays from Monday.

READ THE STORY BEHIND THE SHOT: Caleb Byrd hits game-winner to send Mauldin past Dorman and into Upper State Championship

In the video above, from the YouTube page, Living in the Past, Byrd’s shot came in at No. 5 on the “ESPN SportsCenter Top 10” plays for the day.

“I can’t believe this is No. 5,” one of the hosts of the show says in the video, “but we’re giving Caleb Byrd his due.”

Byrd’s shot sent Mauldin to the Class AAAAA Upper State Championship game on Saturday at Bob Jones

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