Deion Sanders

Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr. nicknamed "Prime Time" and "Neon Deion", is an American former professional football and baseball player, a sports analyst. He played 14 seasons in the National Football League with the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, the Baltimore Ravens, he had a part-time career in baseball as an outfielder for nine seasons in Major League Baseball, where he played professionally for the New York Yankees, the Atlanta Braves, the Cincinnati Reds, the San Francisco Giants. Sanders won two Super Bowl titles and made one World Series appearance in 1992, making him the only individual to appear in both a Super Bowl and a World Series. Sanders attended Florida State University, where he was recognized as a two-time All-American in football, played baseball and ran track, he was drafted by the Falcons in the first round of the 1989 NFL Draft and played football at cornerback, but as a kick returner, punt returner, wide receiver. During his career, he was named to nine Pro Bowls and made consecutive Super Bowl appearances in XXIX with the 49ers and XXX with the Cowboys, winning both.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. Following the conclusion of his athletic career, Sanders works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network, he is the offensive coordinator at Trinity Christian SchoolCedar Hill, which his sons attend. Sanders founded the Prime Prep Academy charter school in 2012 where he coached until the school closed in 2015 due to financial insolvency. Additionally, he starred in the show Deion Family Playbook which debuted in 2014. Sanders was born in Florida, he attended North Fort Myers High School in North Fort Myers, was a letterman and All-State honoree in football and baseball. In 1985, Sanders was named to the Florida High School Association All-Century Team which selected the top 33 players in the 100-year history of high school football in the state; the Kansas City Royals selected Sanders out of North Fort Myers High School in the sixth round of the 1985 Major League Baseball draft. He did not sign with the Royals. Sanders enrolled at Florida State University and played three sports for the Florida State Seminoles: football and track.

Beginning his freshman year, he started in the Seminoles' secondary, played outfield for the baseball team that finished fifth in the nation, helped lead the track and field team to a conference championship. Under head coach Bobby Bowden, Sanders was a two-time consensus All-American cornerback in 1987 and 1988, a third team All-American in 1986, intercepting 14 passes in his career, including three in bowl games, managed to return one interception 100 yards for a touchdown breaking Fred Biletnikoff's interception return record by one yard, he won the Jim Thorpe Award in 1988. He was a standout punt returner for Florida State, leading the nation in 1988 with his punt return average, breaking the school's record for career punt return yards. Sanders made an interception with 5 seconds left to seal Florida State's 13-7 win over Auburn in the 1989 Sugar Bowl, during the 1988 postseason. Based on those accolades, his jersey at Florida State, #2, was retired in 1995, he finished his career with 126 punt returns for 1,429 yards.

Bowden would state that Sanders was his "measuring stick for athletic ability". While playing baseball under head coach Mike Martin at Florida State, Sanders hit.331 in 1986. Sanders once played the first game of a baseball doubleheader, ran a leg of a 4 × 100 relay returned to play another baseball game. Sanders played a nine-year, part-time baseball career, playing left and center field in 641 games with four teams, he was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the sixth round of the 1985 draft, but did not sign with them. The New York Yankees selected Sanders in the 30th round of the 1988 Major League Baseball draft, he signed with the team on June 22, he opened the 1989 season with the Albany-Colonie Yankees of the Class AA Eastern League. Though Sanders planned to leave the Yankees in July to attend NFL training camp, he became embroiled in a contract dispute with the Falcons, used the Yankees as leverage, he received a promotion to the major leagues, spent the summer with the Columbus Clippers of the Class AAA International League.

Sanders made his major league baseball debut on May 31, 1989. Sanders made the Yankees' Opening Day roster for the 1990 season. On May 22, 1990, Sanders became involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk. Sanders started by stepping up to the plate with one out and a runner on third, drawing a dollar sign in the dirt before the pitch and failed to run to first base after hitting a routine pop fly to shortstop, trotting back to the dugout instead; the Yankee fans booed, Fisk told Sanders to "run the f**king ball out" and called Sanders a "piece of s**t." In the game, Sanders told Fisk that "the days of slavery are over." Fisk was furious. "He comes up and wants to make it a racial issue, there's no racial issue involved. There is a right way and a wrong way to play this game."By mid-July, Sanders expressed that he was unsure if he would remain with the Yankees or report to training camp for the upcoming NFL season. He requested a $1 million salary for the 1991 season, the Yankees ended negotiations on a contract extension with Sanders.

He left the team, finishing the 1990 season with a.158 batting average and three home runs in 57 games. In September 1990, the Yankees placed Sanders on waivers with the intention of giving him his release, as Yankees' general manager Gene Michael said that Sanders' footb

Book of Joshua

The Book of Joshua is the sixth book in the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament, is the first book of the Deuteronomistic history, the story of Israel from the conquest of Canaan to the Babylonian exile. It tells of the campaigns of the Israelites in central and northern Canaan, the destruction of their enemies, the division of the land among the Twelve Tribes, framed by two set-piece speeches, the first by God commanding the conquest of the land, and, at the end, the last by Joshua warning of the need for faithful observance of the Law revealed to Moses. All scholars agree that the Book of Joshua holds little historical value for early Israel and most reflects a much period; the earliest parts of the book are chapters 2–11, the story of the conquest. Transfer of leadership to Joshua A. God's commission to Joshua B. Joshua's instructions to the people II. Entrance into and conquest of Canaan A. Entry into Canaan 1. Reconnaissance of Jericho 2. Crossing the River Jordan 3. Establishing a foothold at Gilgal 4.

Circumcision and Passover B. Victory over Canaan 1. Destruction of Jericho 2. Failure and success at Ai 3. Renewal of the covenant at Mount Ebal 4. Other campaigns in central Canaan; the Gibeonite Deception 5. Campaigns in southern Canaan 6. Campaigns in northern Canaan 7. Summary of lands conquered 8. Summary list of defeated kings III. Division of the land among the tribes A. God's instructions to Joshua B. Tribal allotments 1. Eastern tribes 2. Western tribes C. Cities of refuge and levitical cities D. Summary of conquest E. De-commissioning of the eastern tribes IV. Conclusion A. Joshua's farewell address B. Covenant at Shechem C. Deaths of Joshua and Eleazar. God commissions Joshua to take possession of the land and warns him to keep faith with the Mosaic covenant. God's speech foreshadows the major themes of the book: the crossing of the Jordan River and conquest of the land, its distribution, the imperative need for obedience to the Law. Joshua's own immediate obedience is seen in his speeches to the Israelite commanders and to the Transjordanian tribes, the Transjordanians' affirmation of Joshua's leadership echoes Yahweh's assurances of victory.

Rahab, a Canaanite woman of the Bible, sets in motion the entrance into Canaan by the Israelites. To avoid repeating failed attempts by Moses to have notable men of Israel predict the success rate of entry into Canaan mentioned in the book of Numbers, Joshua tasks two regular men with entering Jericho as spies, they spend the night. The king of Jericho, having heard of possible Israelite spies, demands, she tells him that she is unaware of their whereabouts, when in reality, she hid them on her roof under flax. The next morning, Rahab professes her faith in God to the men and acknowledges her belief that Canaan was meant for the Israelites to inhabit; because of Rahab's actions, the Israelites are able to enter Canaan. The Israelites cross the Jordan River through a miraculous intervention of God and the Ark of the Covenant and are circumcised at Gibeath-Haaraloth, renamed Gilgal in memory. Gilgal sounds like Gallothi, "I have removed", but is more to translate as "circle of standing stones"; the conquest begins with the battle of Jericho, followed by Ai, after which Joshua builds an altar to Yahweh at Mount Ebal in northern Canaan and renews the Covenant in a ceremony with elements of a divine land-grant ceremony, similar to ceremonies known from Mesopotamia.

The narrative switches to the south. The Gibeonites trick the Israelites into entering an alliance with them by saying that they are not Canaanites; this prevents the Israelites from exterminating them. An alliance of Amorite kingdoms headed by the Canaanite king of Jerusalem is defeated with Yahweh's miraculous help of stopping the Sun and the Moon, hurling down large hailstones; the enemy kings were hanged on trees. The Deuteronomist author may have used the then-recent 701 BCE campaign of the Assyrian king Sennacherib in the Kingdom of Judah as his model. With the south conquered the narrative moves to the northern campaign. A powerful multi-national coalition headed by the king of Hazor, the most important northern city, is defeated with Yahweh's help. Hazor itself is captured and destroyed. Chapter 11:16–23 summarises the extent of the conquest: Joshua has taken the entire land entirely through military victories, with only the Gibeonites agreeing to peaceful terms with Israel; the lan

My Horrible Year!

My Horrible Year! is a 2001 television movie produced for Showtime, starring Allison Mack, Caterina Scorsone, Dan Petronijevic. The film was directed by Eric Stoltz, includes a cameo by Bret Hart, the professional wrestler; this production was filmed in Toronto. The film was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special and a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special - Supporting Young Actor. After fifteen-year-old Nik's favorite uncle passes away, she feels like the world is about to collapse and considers suicide. In addition to dealing with typical problems such as school, wearing braces, body changes and babysitting, she overhears a portion of a conversation between her parents, causing her to believe that her father is having an affair with her widowed aunt, which adds to her stress, she fears. The only factor, helping to give her balance is a limerence she harbors for pro wrestler Bret Hart. With help from her unconventional friends and Babyface, she attempts to save her parents' marriage, as well as deal with a horrible rash.

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