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Kitna will donate earnings to Tacoma school

FOOTBALL: Jon Kitna will earn $53,000 to serve as the Dallas Cowboys’ third-string quarterback for one week – and he plans to donate that money to the Seattle-area high school where he’s a coach.

Kitna retired after the 2011 season, his 15th in the league, and was coaching football at Lincoln High in Tacoma this season when he heard about Tony Romo’s back injury. Kitna sent a text message Tuesday to Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, and the two talked by phone for 30 minutes, he said.

Kitna, 41, played for Central Washington University and the Seattle Seahawks.

Dallas Morning News

White shows he’s up to new tricks

OLYMPICS: Shaun White’s adding a new twist for Sochi. Well, half a twist, really.

On a video posted to a sponsor’s YouTube site Thursday, White shows the world the trick he’s been working on for the upcoming Olympics.

It’s a frontside double-cork 1440, which resembles his Double McTwist 1260 but adds another half revolution of twist inside the two head-over-heels flips.

“Just that subtle a change, it throws the whole axis of the trick off,” White said. “It’s a completely different thing.”

Associated Press



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