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DaJuan Gordon and Curie: A journey from doubted to city champs

Almost a year ago, DaJuan Gordon walked off the floor after suffering a stinging defeat against Whitney Young in the Sectional Championship game. A promising year ended in overtime after Curie blew a five-point advantage with less than a minute remaining in regulation.
It would be a long offseason, but Gordon and his teammates returned on a mission. Curie, a public school located on Chicago’s Southwest Side, is currently on a 15-game winning streak with an impressive 29-1 record.
The squad’s most recent win was its biggest yet

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'My whole community lost my son': Mother wants answers for NJ football player death

When Neptune High School standout Braeden Bradforth enrolled in a Kansas junior college to play football, it was with the hope of transferring to a four-year college and fulfilling a dream of someday playing in the NFL.
So there was a lot of stake for the 19-year-old Garden City Community College freshman as he desperately tried to keep up with teammates on the first day of practice on a hot, humid evening last summer.
Players ran 50-yard sprints as many as 36 times as part of a conditioning drill.
Neptune native Braeden Bradforth died of heat stroke following a football practice at Garden City (Kan.) Community College on Aug