The LG U.S. national texting championship was won by 13 year old Brianna Hendrickson according to CNN. Brianna won $50,000. She will compete now in the LG Text For Good Challenge, where she can double here prize money and get another $50k for a charity. See also the LGTexter site.
Besides the Texting Championship LG also organizes the LG Mobile Worldcup 2010. The new world record for texting a message is held by Melissa Thompson using Swype on a SamsungPhone. She set that new record last month, which was held before by Franklin Page. She typed the text: "The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human." in 25.94 seconds.
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Peyton Manning Fined For Taunting D.J. Swearinger
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was fined $8,268 for taunting on Aug. 28. Manning got in Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger's face after the former converted on a 29-yard touchdown pass to Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in the second quarter of their preseason game on Aug. 23.
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