• University of MS issues warning on eve of Confederate rally on campus

    University of MS issues warning on eve of Confederate rally on campus

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    At the same time, protesters from right-wing groups Confederate 901 and Hiwaymen gathered to march about a mile away. "It has created a lot of tension for our campus". "Safety is our top priority this week, and we remain fully committed to preserving a secure campus environment", Ole Miss administrator said earlier this week.
  • Jamie Redknapp makes shock claim ahead of Liverpool v Manchester United

    Jamie Redknapp makes shock claim ahead of Liverpool v Manchester United

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    Liverpool enter Sunday's contest looking to jump back to the top of the league, while Solskjaer is looking to stay unbeaten in domestic action since taking over for Jose Mourinho . Odds: Liverpool +130 / Man. "That's where I see Liverpool's strength - movement without the ball, aggression and repetition". "Now they are in the race so for them, it is going to be an exciting finish to the league".
  • Anthony Davis will see reduced playing time with Pelicans

    Anthony Davis will see reduced playing time with Pelicans

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    Davis, who has requested a trade, reportedly prefers to be traded to the Lakers. Davis was officially held out because of "rest" against the team that was reported to be most interested in acquiring him at the trade deadline earlier this month.
  • Team LeBron triumphs again, thwarts Team Giannis in NBA All-Star Game

    Team LeBron triumphs again, thwarts Team Giannis in NBA All-Star Game

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    Team LeBron trailed by 18 points in the first half, but battled back in the third quarter to take the lead behind the sharpshooting of Klay Thompson and Damian Lillard. He shot an efficient 5-for-7 from the field and 1-for-1 from the 3-point line. Following a seven-year stretch of stable ratings, the 2019 NBA All-Star Game suffered a massive dip in television viewership.
  • UFC: GSP officially retires

    UFC: GSP officially retires

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    I always said I want to retire on my own and not be told to retire. With titles in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions, Canadian UFC fighter Georges St-Pierre is a legend. He also made it a point to laud his opponents. St-Pierre also reserved praise for perhaps the most famous Canadian athlete of them all, Wayne Gretzky.
  • BCCI asks ICC to snap ties with 'terror' supporting nations

    BCCI asks ICC to snap ties with 'terror' supporting nations

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    India has reiterated claims it is building dams to shut off its share of the water supply to Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in response to the February 14 suicide bomb attack in Pulwama which killed 40 paramilitary soldiers. Pakistan has denied any involvement. "June 16 is very far away". "The BCCI trusts the ICC and European Central Bank will ensure the most robust security is provided to players, match officials and fans of Indian cricket for the upcoming World Cup".
  • India v Australia: Hosts lose Hardik Pandya for T20s and ODIs

    India v Australia: Hosts lose Hardik Pandya for T20s and ODIs

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    Pandya is suffering from lower back stiffness and the Baroda cricketer has been advised rest. Left-arm all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will replace Pandya for the five ODIs that follow the two-match T20 series which starts on Sunday. In Sepetember, Pandya was ruled out of the Asia Cup after sustaining an injury in the first match against Pakistan . After more than four months of inaction, Pandya made his global comeback in the third ODI of the New Zealand series.
  • Harden rips ref Scott Foster after fouling out vs. Lakers

    Harden rips ref Scott Foster after fouling out vs. Lakers

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    The meltdown was punctuated by two offensive foul calls on Harden and a sixth foul on Paul , the latter whistle leading to the technicals on Paul and D'Antoni. But he's not the first player to claim Foster is an issue, so maybe these comments will finally push the National Basketball Association to look into Foster's job performance and league-wide relationships.
  • Woods to skip Honda Classic, play Arnold Palmer Invitational

    Woods to skip Honda Classic, play Arnold Palmer Invitational

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    Tiger Woods has confirmed he will skip next week's Honda Classic before playing in the Arnold Palmer Invitational and The Players Championship in March. That meant Woods had to make a hard choice that realistically came down Bay Hill and the Honda, as playing five weeks in a row is not desireable for the 43-year-old.
  • Thrown Teddy Bear Earns Technical Foul, Decides Basketball Game

    Thrown Teddy Bear Earns Technical Foul, Decides Basketball Game

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    Mississippi State: After losing their only conference game to date against Missouri on February 14, the Bulldogs have earned back-to-back wins to stay on top of the SEC standings. Turtle Jackson led Georgia early on, scoring eight of his team's first 10 points, but the Bulldogs still trailed in the first half. The loss was tough for Georgia, which overcame a 22-1 run from Mississippi State in the middle of the game.
  • Chris Gayle beats Shahid Afridi to make this record, read on

    Chris Gayle beats Shahid Afridi to make this record, read on

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    England captain Eoin Morgan hailed Joe Root as "our rock" after the tourists' record-breaking win in the first one-day global against Windies. Jonny Bairstow (34) helped set the tone for the chase in an eye-catching opening stand of 91 with Roy that encouraged Morgan to draw comparisons between the pair and Gayle.
  • Steve Stricker named USA captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

    Steve Stricker named USA captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

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    He served as the 2017 Presidents Cup Captain during the 19-11 victory over Nick Price's team in New Jersey, and was an assistant captain to both Davis Love III and Jim Furyk during the last two Ryder Cup outings. "It will come quickly but it's a long ways away too", he said. "I think it's a great course for this competition". He was a member of the 2014 task force that revamped the US Ryder Cup programme and has served as a vice captain for the past three editions and served as the ...
  • Broncos won't receive any 2019 compensatory National Football League draft picks

    Broncos won't receive any 2019 compensatory National Football League draft picks

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    However, compensatory picks are not divvied up equally among the teams and no team can receive more than 4 compensatory picks in a single year. The picks come at the end of rounds 3-7. The Jets received no compensatory picks. It begins Thursday, April 25, and runs through Saturday, April 27. The Seahawks sent their 2019 second-rounder to Houston in 2017 as part of the trade to acquire Duane Brown, and they traded their sixth and seventh-rounders a year ago to acquire quarterback Brett ...
  • Halep makes winning start in Dubai, Svitolina boosts hat-trick bid

    Halep makes winning start in Dubai, Svitolina boosts hat-trick bid

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    The challenger managed just a single point over the last three games as former number one Halep demonstrated her superiority by winning her seventh in the series without a loss. I feel good on court. The Romanian who is now without a coach, was more than pleased with her strong sprint finish to a match which lasted one hour, 20 minutes.
  • Poland's Kubica tests new vehicle ahead of F1 opener

    Poland's Kubica tests new vehicle ahead of F1 opener

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    The former champions, who finished last overall in 2018 and have shed a number of sponsors, had planned to debut the vehicle last Saturday for a limited mileage filming session at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya. When asked if she was satisfied with Lowe's performance, Williams replied: "I've read a lot of speculation about his position". Everybody has their own role and own job to do, so I have to focus on my job and leave the people who are responsible and who are working for the team to ...