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Terry Bradshaw

Terry Paxton Bradshaw is an American former professional football player, a quarterback in the National Football League. Since 1994, he has been co-host of Fox NFL Sunday. Bradshaw is an actor, having participated in many television shows and films, most notably starring in the movie Failure to Launch, he played for 14 seasons with Pittsburgh, won four Super Bowl titles in a six-year period, becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowls, led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Bradshaw was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996. A tough competitor, Bradshaw is known for having one of the most powerful arms in NFL history, he called his own plays throughout his football career. His physical skills and on-the-field leadership played a major role in the Pittsburgh Steelers' history. During his career, he passed for more than 300 yards in a game only seven times, but three of those performances came in the postseason, two of those in Super Bowls.

He played well in the Super Bowl, in four career Super Bowl appearances, he passed for 932 yards and 9 touchdowns, both Super Bowl records at the time of his retirement. In 19 post-season games, he completed 261 passes for 3,833 yards. Bradshaw was born in Louisiana, his father, William Marvin "Bill" Bradshaw, a native of Sparta, was a veteran of the United States Navy, a former vice president of manufacturing of the Riley Beaird Company in Shreveport, a Southern Baptist layman. Terry's mother, was one of five children of Clifford and Lula Gay of Red River Parish, Louisiana, he has an older brother, a younger brother, Craig. The work ethic was strong in the Bradshaw household. In his early childhood, the family lived in Camanche, where he set forth the goal to play professional football; when he was a teenager, Bradshaw returned with his family to Shreveport. There, he attended Woodlawn High School, played under assistant coach A. L. Williams, led the Knights to the AAA state championship game in 1965, but lost 12–9 to the Sulphur Golden Tornadoes.

While at Woodlawn, he set a national record for throwing the javelin at 245 feet. Bradshaw's successor as Woodlawn's starting quarterback was another future NFL standout, Joe Ferguson of the Buffalo Bills. Bradshaw's Steelers would defeat Ferguson's Bills in a 1974 divisional playoff game. Bradshaw decided to attend Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, he has much affinity for his alma mater, is a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was second on the depth chart at quarterback behind Phil "Roxie" Robertson, who would become famous as the inventor of the Duck Commander duck call and television personality on the A&E program Duck Dynasty; when he arrived at Tech in 1966, Bradshaw caused a media frenzy on account of his reputation of being a football sensation from nearby Shreveport. Robertson was a year ahead of Bradshaw, was the starter for two seasons in 1966 and 1967, chose not to play in 1968; as Robertson put it: "I'm going for the ducks, you can go for the bucks."In 1969, Bradshaw was considered by most professional scouts to be the most outstanding college football player in the nation.

As a junior, he amassed 2,890 total yards, ranking No. 1 in the NCAA, led his team to a 9–2 record and a 33–13 win over Akron in the Rice Bowl. In his senior season, he gained 2,314 yards, ranking third in the NCAA, led his team to an 8–2 record, his decrease in production was because his team played only 10 games that year, he was taken out of several games in the second half because his team had built up a huge lead. Bradshaw graduated owning all Louisiana Tech passing records at the time. In 1984, he was inducted into the inaugural class of the Louisiana Tech sports hall of fame. Four years he was inducted into the state of Louisiana's sports hall of fame. In the 1970 NFL Draft, Bradshaw was the first overall player selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers; the Steelers drew the first pick in the draft after winning a coin flip tiebreaker with the Chicago Bears due to the teams having identical 1–13 records in 1969. Bradshaw was hailed at the time as the consensus No. 1 pick. Bradshaw became a starter in his second season after splitting time with Terry Hanratty in his rookie campaign.

During his first few seasons, the 6'3", 215-pound quarterback was erratic, threw many interceptions and was ridiculed by the media for his rural roots and perceived lack of intelligence. It took Bradshaw several seasons to adjust to the NFL, but he led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships and four Super Bowl titles; the Pittsburgh Steelers featured the "Steel Curtain" defense and a powerful running attack led by Franco Harris and Rocky Bleier, but Bradshaw's strong arm gave them the threat of the deep pass, helping to loosen opposing defenses. In 1972, he threw the "Immaculate Reception" pass to Franco Harris to beat the Raiders in the AFC Divisional playoffs, among the most famous plays in NFL history. Bradshaw temporarily lost the starting job to Joe Gilliam in 1974, but he took over again during the regular season. In the 1974 AFC Championship Game against the Oakland Raiders, his fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Lynn Swann proved to be the winning score in a 24–13 victory. In the Steelers' 16–6 Super Bowl IX victory over the Minnesota Vikings that followed, Bradshaw completed 9 of 14 passes and his fourth-q

José Carlos Júnior

José Carlos Nogueira Júnior known as Juninho or José Júnior, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Tupi as a forward. In early of 2009, Jose joined Duque de Caxias, he made his competitive debut on 31 January, in a 3–1 Campeonato Carioca loss against Vasco da Gama, when he came on for Dudu in the 66th minute. Juninho scored his first goal on 31 March. In July 2009, after short trial period, he was bought by Bulgarian A PFG club Slavia Sofia, he made his competitive debut on 10 August, during an A PFG match against Sportist Svoge. Jose proved crucial for many Slavia matches, making his famous runs down the left wing, became a first choice for the left winger or second striker position. On 29 August he scored his first goal for the club against Levski Sofia but Slavia went on to lose the game 1–3. On 22 November Jose Junior scored three goals against Chernomorets Burgas and became the second foreign player after Ljubomir Vorkapić to score a hat trick for Slavia in the team's history. On 20 August 2010 Junior was loaned to the end of the year to Armenian side Banants.

On 13 February 2012, it was announced that Juninho would be loaned to fellow A PFG side Levski Sofia for the rest of the 2011–12 season, with an option to make the move permanent. On 5 September 2012, Junior agreed to go on a loan to Turkish side Adana Demirspor, called as The Blue Lightning – Mavi Şimşekler, he made his debut on 16 September 2012 at the TFF First League against Denizlispor. He scored his first goal for Adana Demirspor on the 44th minute of the match against Kayseri Erciyesspor. Junior carried his team to playoffs with 14 league goals which made him the 3rd top scorer in TFF First League in 2012–2013 season but Adana Demirspor eliminated by Manisaspor in semi-final of playoffs and postponed its chance to promote Turkish Süper Lig to another year. Statistics accurate as of match played 12 June 2013 José Carlos Júnior at Soccerway Profile at zerozero.pt Profile at LevskiSofia.info

Daniil Dubov

Daniil Dmitrievich Dubov is a Russian chess grandmaster. He achieved his final norm for the Grandmaster title at the age of 14 years, 11 months, 14 days in 2011, he is the previous world rapid champion, winning the World Rapid Chess Championship held in Saint Petersburg from 26 to 28 December 2018. Dubov won two medals at the European Youth Chess Championships: a bronze in 2006, in the U-10 division, a silver in 2008, in the U-12. In 2009 he won the Young Stars of the World - Vanya Somov Memorial in Kirishi. In the same year he played for the Russian team that won the gold medal in the World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad. Dubov won the individual bronze medal on board two, he won the Russian U16 rapid and blitz championships of 2009. Dubov played again in the World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad and won the team gold and the individual bronze on board one. Dubov won the Moscow Rapid Chess Championship of 2011. Dubov shared first place with Dmitry Andreikin and Nikita Vitiugov in the Russian Championship Higher League and qualified for the Superfinal of the Russian championship.

In the latter he scored 4/9 points. In January, Dubov took part in the Tata Steel B tournament in Wijk aan Zee, where he scored 7½/13 points finishing fifth out of fourteen participants. At the Chess World Cup 2013 he reached the third round and was eliminated by Anton Korobov, after knocking out Sergey Fedorchuk and former FIDE World Champion Ruslan Ponomariov. In December, he played a friendly six-game match with Alexei Shirov called "Battle of Generations", won by the latter. In April 2015, he tied for first with Ian Nepomniachtchi in the Aeroflot Open, placing second on tiebreak. Dubov won the bronze medal at the World Blitz Chess Championship 2016 in Doha, he won the Russian Higher League in July 2017 in Sochi. In the Russian Superfinal, which took place in St. Petersburg in December, Dubov shared 3rd-4th places with Vladimir Fedoseev, taking the bronze medal on tiebreak. Dubov served as one of Magnus Carlsen's seconds for the World Chess Championship 2018. In December, Dubov won the World Rapid Chess Championship ahead of Carlsen, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Hikaru Nakamura.

Dubov was selected as the Organizer's Nominee for the FIDE Grand Prix 2019, a stage in qualification for the World Chess Championship 2020. Dubov was enrolled in the first of four tournaments for the 2019 Grand Prix cycle; the Moscow tournament was a 16-player event, with Dubov being the lowest ranked participant. After an upset victory over the highest ranked player, Anish Giri, Dubov was eliminated from the Moscow Grand Prix tournament in the quarter-finals by American grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura. In November, Dubov competed in the FIDE Grand Prix event in Hamburg. Once again he was the lowest seeded player in the tournament, but after upset wins over Teimour Radjabov and Peter Svidler, he was in the semifinals facing Jan-Krzysztof Duda; the two matches in classical time format were drawn and the match proceeded to tie-breakers. Dubov needed only a draw to advance to the finals, he lost what seemed to be a drawn endgame in the second match to send the match to a second set of tie breakers. After drawing with the white pieces, Dubov was eliminated by Duda.

Dubov, D. vs Svane, R. Batumi, Georgia. 2019. 22nd European Team Championship, rd 7. Dubov finds a brilliant mate in 13 and has black's king walk the board until it gets mated on a3. Daniil Dubov's grandfather was an international arbiter of chess and mathematician. Daniil Dubov chess games at 365Chess.com Daniil Dubov player profile and games at Chessgames.com