Jack Taylor
Jack Taylor
John Keith "Jack" Taylor is an English former football referee, famous for officiating in the 1974 FIFA World Cup Final where he awarded two penalties during the first 30 minutes.
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British Star Mickey Taylor Releases New Album, Talks Conformity in Gay Porn
Huffington Post - 18 days
As a multiple-time winner at the British Prowler Porn Awards, Mickey Taylor is accustomed to baring all for the cameras. Though confident and comfortable exposing himself sexually, the adult film star, model and musician found doing so emotionally on new album Midnight Palace a bit more challenging — but necessary. “I just wanted to finally express myself and show a vulnerable side of myself, which was really painful,” the multi-racial heart-throb told Party Foul Radio with Pollo & Pearl. “I’ve been ripping my heart out every single day for a year, trying to get that album done.” Released Jan. 27 through all online retail music outlets, the 11-song Midnight Palace follows Taylor’s 2016 debut Puppets Lament. The new album veers away from its predecessor, which the artist describes as having greater “gay pop” overtones. “The first album was me experimenting with the music industry, finding what worked and what didn’t,” said Taylor. The tracks which most struck a cord with li ...
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Jack Taylor, Founder of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Dies at 94
New York Times - 8 months
Starting with a two-person office with seven cars in 1957, Mr. Taylor built a $19.4 billion company with 1.7 million vehicles.
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Know Jack by the Numbers
Huffington Post Sports - about 3 years
Co-written with Seth Kindig. Did you hear about the guard in NCAA basketball that LeBron James compared to the likes of Kobe Bryan and Wilt Chamberlain? That comparison came last year - during the player's freshman year. This year? He got the attention of ESPN and USA Today. Who and why? The buzz is about Jack Taylor, a sophomore guard for Grinnell College. This past Sunday, he scored 109 points in a 173-123 win over Crossroads College. As a freshman, he scored 138 against Faith Baptist Bible College. How is it even possible for one player to shoot over 100 points, let alone do it twice in under a year? No, he wasn't the only scorer on the Grinnell Pioneers basketball team. For example, when he scored 138, the team won with 179 points. So again, how is such a feat possibly accomplished? Inherently, such a feat isn't easy - at all. Let's look to the numbers of the game to add some insight. Some quick computations uncover the nature of the game, even if you didn't ...
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Jack Taylor scores 109 points for Grinnell
The Times of India - over 3 years
Jack Taylor scores 109 points for Grinnell     
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Jack Taylor scores 109 points for Grinnell
Yahoo News - over 3 years
GRINNELL, Iowa (AP) — Jack Taylor renewed his membership in the Century Club.
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Jack Taylor opens with 71 points for Grinnell
USA Today - over 3 years
Taylor made 23-of-52 shots, including 14 three-pointers as Grinnell won 144-99.
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Grinnell’s Mr. 138: Record-Setting Scorer Promises Bigger Numbers
NYTimes - over 3 years
Grinnell College’s Jack Taylor set an N.C.A.A. record last year when he scored 138 points in a game against Faith Baptist Bible College.     
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Juniors start league season with the narrowest of wins
Birdlington Free Pass - over 3 years
Bridlington U17s’ first league match of the season, at home to Sheffield Tigers, proved to be a cracking and very entertaining game. A win was needed to get the campaign off to a good start but the hot day sapped the players’ energy and made the ground hard and unforgiving. Both sides overcame this and produced dazzling rugby. The first 10 minutes showed a close contest was one the cards, but it was the home side who broke the deadlock. Jack Taylor touched down in the corner with an excellent kick from Taylah Muru-King converting. Sheffield replied with another try in the corner, which was also converted, to level the scores. Before half time, the Tigers added another try and Muru-King pulled one back for Brid, which meant they turned round just two points behind at 12-14. The game was more than just fitness, it was down to who wanted to win the most. This very physical encounter was end to end and could have gone either way. A Muru-King try put Brid ahead, before Sheffield’s ...
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Clifton kids get double sponsorship boost after parents pitch in to help
Brighouse ECHO - over 3 years
Clifton Rangers U10s have received a double sponsorship boost totaling £800 thanks to two parents. Warburtons kindly donated £300, thanks to Jason Uttle,y whose son Will plays for the team. This money has helped to buy full training tracksuits for all the squad. Nicola Cairns, whose son Gabriel plays for the team, works for HSBC. Through their employee pound for pound scheme, Nicola could claim upto £500 provided she raised funds for the club. Along with other parents, Nicola helped raise money during the Clifton Rangers Football Tournament and raised more than £500 and HSBC matched £500. This money has purchased new match day kits for the whole squad. The teams have chosen to support Overgate Hospice, Elland, this season and decided to display their logo on the shirts to raise awareness. Brighouse Juniors Terriers U10s started their home game with Thornhill Utd A brightly by playing free flowing football. With Jack Taylor in goal on top form and with Josh Harrison and ...
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Win Jack Taylor Collection One on DVD
The Citizen - almost 4 years
Based on the acclaimed crime novels by Ken Bruen, Jack Taylor is the hard-hitting thriller starring Iain Glen as the ominous and fearless rundown cop. Jack Taylor is an Irish ex-cop, on the wrong side of forty who has become a finder with a sharp tongue and a soft heart. He takes on the cases the police won’t touch, no matter how hopeless. He’s pig stubborn, he defends the lost and the broken, he looks where no one else looks, talks to the people no one else talks to. Moreover, he knows every back street in his hometown. Jack Taylor Collection One including the first three stories; The Guards, The Pikemen and The Magdalen Martyrs will be available on DVD as a three-disc set on 11 March 2013 courtesy of Acorn Media and they have three copies to give away. Follow us on Twitter:- @NQNW_Promotions
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138 points: 'I was just in the zone'
CNN Bussiness Blogs - about 4 years
Watch Grinnell's Jack Taylor shatter the NCAA single-game scoring record with 138 points in his team's 179-104 victory.
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A Closer Look Shows That Taylor's 138-Point Performance Was A Sham
Business Insider - about 4 years
After Jack Taylor of Grinnell College broke the NCAA record for points in a game, a former Grinnell player revealed to Deadspin just how orchestrated and phony the record is. And in fact, a closer look at video of the game reveals that Grinnell College set out from the beginning to break the record which makes this feat feel more like Evel Knievel than Wilt Chamberlain. As can be heard in the video below, even before the game started, the announcers reveal that Grinnell's plan was to break the record saying "tonight [the record for points in a game] will possibly be broken...by new sophomore transfer Jack Taylor." Also, during the game itself (1:21 mark in video below) we can see just how Taylor was able to take 108 shots and break the record. Not only did his teammates routinely pass up open shots to get Taylor the ball, he rarely went back to the other side of the court to play defense. We also see how David Larson of Faith Baptist Bible was able to score 70 points with amazing ...
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Grinnell College player Jack Taylor scores NCAA-record 138 points
Calgary Sun - over 4 years
Grinnell College point guard Jack Taylor scored 138 points Tuesday night in a performance that shattered the NCAA single-game scoring record.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Taylor
  • 2012
    Age 81
    He died at his Shropshire home on 27 July 2012, aged 82.
    More Details Hide Details Nick Owen in his column in the programme refers to one of Taylor's favourite anecdotes. Taylor was hit by a flying penny thrown from the crowd as he left the pitch after one match at Kenilworth Road. It cut his face and he had to have six stitches. Fan and director of Luton Town Eric Morecambe went to see him to ask if he was OK and to make sure he wasn't going to report Luton. When Taylor confirmed he wasn't, Morecambe replied "Good, now can I have my penny back?".
  • 1982
    Age 51
    He was sacked in August 1982 when a new consortium took charge of the club.
    More Details Hide Details Taylor later became a refereeing coach in South Africa and Saudi Arabia.
  • 1979
    Age 48
    After closing his butcher's shop he spent two seasons refereeing in Brazil before returning to England to become Commercial Director at in 1979.
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  • 1974
    Age 43
    He was again selected for the 1974 tournament for which he became most noted (see below).
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  • 1966
    Age 35
    He took charge of several major club competition finals: Firstly, in 1966, when he officiated the FA Cup Final between and, followed by the 1971 European Cup Final between AFC Ajax and, both staged at Wembley Stadium.
    More Details Hide Details Taylor was inducted into the FIFA Hall of Fame on 1 February 1999 in Barcelona. Taylor was fortunate to be awarded the final between hosts West Germany and the Netherlands since there had been a nomination for Scotland's Bob Davidson to referee the final. However, at the 11th hour, Taylor's appointment was assured for the Munich-staged final. After just a minute of play he created World Cup history when he awarded a penalty kick, the first ever awarded in a World Cup final. The Netherlands were given a penalty after Uli Hoeneß threw himself into a challenge just on the right edge of the German penalty area, felling Johan Cruyff; it was successfully converted by Johan Neeskens. In the 26th minute, he awarded a second penalty, this time to West Germany, penalising Dutch midfielder Wim Jansen for tripping German left midfielder Bernd Hölzenbein.
  • 1930
    Born on April 21, 1930.
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