Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod after tense finish

NOME, Alaska, March 11 (UPI) -- Dallas Seavey won his second Iditarod Great Sled Race, overtaking leader Jeff King early Tuesday morning and pulling into Nome, Alaska, in record time.

Kansas Senate kills religious freedom bill

TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Kansas Senate won't consider a religious freedom bill that some say discriminated against gays, Senate Vice President Jeff King said Tuesday.

NFL: Carolina 20, Washington 17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Carolina Panthers came from behind with a John Kasay field goal and touchdown run by Jonathan Stewart Sunday to beat the Washington Redskins 20-17.

Mackey wins Iditarod for 3rd straight time

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 18 (UPI) -- Lance Mackey won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska race for the third straight time Wednesday, paced by his lead dog Larry.

MLB: LA Angels 10, LA Dodgers 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 18 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli clubbed two homers and drove in five runs runs Sunday for the Los Angeles Angels, who routed the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2.

Iditarod mushers make final push

NOME, Alaska, March 10 (UPI) -- Just eight minutes separated the first two dog teams in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News reported Monday.

Reigning champ Mackey holds Iditarod lead

RUBY, Alaska, March 7 (UPI) -- Defending champion Lance Mackey mushed his team into the Yukon River checkpoint at Ruby, Alaska, Friday, leading the 2008 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Defending champ Mackey leads Iditarod

TAKONTA, Alaska, March 5 (UPI) -- The sun rose in Alaska Wednesday with defending champion Lance Mackey leading the 2008 Iditarod dog sled race at the Takonta checkpoint.

NFL: Carolina 27, Atlanta 20

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- DeShaun Foster ran for 122 yards and a touchdown, and Jake Delhomme threw two TD passes to lead the Carolina Panthers to a 27-20 victory over Atlanta Sunday.

Jeff King claims fourth Iditarod victory

NOME, Alaska, March 15 (UPI) -- Veteran sled-dog racer Jeff King became the oldest man to win the annual 1,100-mile Iditarod race Wednesday with a time of nine days, 11 hours, 11 minutes.

COL FB: Virginia Tech 35, Louisville 24

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Marcus Vick threw two touchdown passes and James Anderson scored with an interception as Virginia Tech beat Louisville, 35-24, Monday in the Gator Bowl.

COL FB: Va. Tech 34, West Va. 17

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Marcus Vick threw for 177 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to lead No. 3 Virginia Tech to a 34-17 win over West Virginia.

COL FB: Va Tech 51, Georgia Tech 7

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Tight end Jeff King caught a touchdown pass and blocked a field goal Saturday as No. 4 Virginia Tech crushed No. 15 Georgia Tech, 51-7.

Sled dog race win fulfills childhood dream

NOME, Alaska, March 17 (UPI) -- As Mitch Seavey coasted to victory in the 1,100-mile long Alaska Iditarod Trail sled dog race Wednesday, he knew he had realized his childhood dream.

Mitch Seavey wins Iditarod sled race

NOME, Alaska, March 17 (UPI) -- Veteran musher Mitch Seavey of Seward, Alaska, won the 2004 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome.
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Jeff King
St.Louis Rams Will Witherspoon (51) and Brandon Chillar (54)stop Carolina Panthers wide receiver Jeff King after a catch in the first quarter at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on September 9, 2007. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Jeffery "Jeff" W. King (born February 19, 1983 in Pulaski, Virginia) is an American football tight end in the National Football League with the Carolina Panthers. He played college football and basketball for Virginia Tech.

A PrepStar All-American for Coach Joel Hicks at Pulaski County High School, King rated the #3 tight end in the Atlantic Region. He was named first-team Group AAA all-state as a tight end by the Associated Press and the state coaches. He was ranked the #12 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times and SuperPrep. He was an honorable-mention All-South pick by the Orlando Sentinel. He led his high school team to the Group AAA, Division 5 state semifinals in 2000. He finished his senior season with 278 yards receiving and eight touchdowns. He also registered eight sacks as a defensive end. He set a school record with 101 pancake blocks in a season. He had 12 pancakes and two receptions for 30 yards and a touchdown in a game his senior year. Named All-Timesland as a junior and senior.

Jeff King was also an outstanding basketball player who compiled over 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds during his career. He averaged 25 points and 14 rebounds as a senior on the way to all-district and all-region honors. He also competed in the shot put for the track team with a best effort of 54' 7" as a junior. He was also a member of the National Honor Society.

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