• Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally
Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally

The players - ironically nicknamed the " Rebels " - bowed their heads as the anthem was sung at The Pavilion stadium in Oxford . "We respect our players' freedom and ability to choose that". "It has created a lot of tension for our campus". It had nothing to do with anything beyond, 'We don't want those people here. The home of the University of...

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  • Jim Boeheim will coach Syracuse vs. Duke on heels of fatal crash
Jim Boeheim will coach Syracuse vs. Duke on heels of fatal crash

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski sounded very confident that Zion Williamson will return this season after beating Syracuse Saturday night. Jorge Jimenez, 51, was a passenger in another vehicle that lost control and hit a guardrail on I-690 in Syracuse.

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  • Solskjaer: Man United must avoid a title drought like Liverpool's
Solskjaer: Man United must avoid a title drought like Liverpool's

On the pitch, the mutual dislike between United and Liverpool has grown since the early 1960s, with the clubs taking turns to rule the English game - racking up 38 league titles and eight European Cups between them. 'It's roles reversed because that over the past years has largely been Liverpool's goal while trying to put a spanner in the wor...

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  • Minus Anthony Davis, Pelicans put dent on Lakers' playoff bid
Minus Anthony Davis, Pelicans put dent on Lakers' playoff bid

The Pelicans played a game on Friday night. Davis, who had requested for a trade late January, sat out due to a shoulder injury. "Heck no", he said . "League rules made it clear Anthony has to play", Ferry said . "So, I think you can take all the guys that were involved in the game and at some stage they did something that was really posi...

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Slams Bounce-Pass Lob From Steph Curry at All-Star Game
Giannis Antetokounmpo Slams Bounce-Pass Lob From Steph Curry at All-Star Game

The moment was a bright spot in what has been a tough game for Team LeBron so far. Giannis, the first global victor of an All-Star game MVP, scored 38 points. Paul George and Khris Middleton each scored 20 points for Team Giannis, who got 17 apiece from Stephen Curry and Russell Westbrook in the loss. James Harden of the Houston Rockets, the N...

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  • Nick Diaz trolls ‘b***h’ Georges St-Pierre after retirement
Nick Diaz trolls ‘b***h’ Georges St-Pierre after retirement

It takes a lot of discipline though to retire on top. But in November 2017 he dethroned middleweight champion Michael "The Count" Bisping in his comeback bout at UFC 217. In-fact it was a few months ago that Dana White, President of the UFC, stated that for any huge fight involving GSP to take place, the Canadian would have to fight a current ti...

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  • Oman record their lowest-ever total, bundle out for 24 against Scotland
Oman record their lowest-ever total, bundle out for 24 against Scotland

Scotland raced to the 25-run target in 3.4 overs without losing a wicket. They have since started their three-match one-day series against Oman with a record trouncing of the hosts , winning by ten wickets after bowling the opposition out for 24, the lowest total in List A cricket featuring two national teams .

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  • No IPL opening ceremony this year: CoA
No IPL opening ceremony this year: CoA

Around 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed after a suicide bomber attacked a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district with a vehicle laden with explosives. USA envoys say Pakistan has an important role to play in Afghan peace talks, given its links to the Taliban. It's going to be a very, very delicate balanc...

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  • Ravindra Jadeja to replace injured Hardik Pandya for Australia ODI series
Ravindra Jadeja to replace injured Hardik Pandya for Australia ODI series

However, no one has been named replacement for the T20Is. Now, Vijay Shankar is the lone seam-bowling all-rounder in India's squad and is expected to bowl in Pandya's absence. After the suspension was lifted, Pandya flew out to New Zealand and made an immediate impact with figures of 2 for 45 in the third ODI. India's squad for 1st and 2nd...

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns involved in auto accident, coach says
Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns involved in auto accident, coach says

The All-Star was involved in a auto accident on his way to the airport during the break. The 23-year-old New Jersey native has played and started every game since the Timberwolves selected him with the No. Towns is averaging 23.1 points and 12 rebounds per game this season for the Timberwolves, who are now four games out of the No. 8 spot in the ...

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  • Maro Itoje to miss Six Nations championship showdown against Wales in Cardiff
Maro Itoje to miss Six Nations championship showdown against Wales in Cardiff

Their players are full of emotion and it's the biggest game they are going to play in their lives. " Ben Moon will start and Ellis Genge will finish so we'll get a great 80 minutes out of those two", Jones said. England have scored their opening try within the first five minutes of eight of their 14 Tests since the beginning of 2018, Jonny May c...

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  • Georgia loses to Mississippi State after fan tosses stuffed animal onto court
Georgia loses to Mississippi State after fan tosses stuffed animal onto court

After the cuddly court invasion, Crean rushed to the scorer's table and grabbed the public-address microphone to ask the home fans to cut it out, but it was too late to avoid the technical foul. Georgia battles MS at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford , Miss. "We fought back", said Nicolas Claxton , who had nine points and...

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  • Tiger Woods to skip Honda Classic, return for Bay Hill and Players
Tiger Woods to skip Honda Classic, return for Bay Hill and Players

Woods enjoyed his highest finish at the Honda Classic in 2012, when he tied for second behind Rory McIlroy at PGA National. Tiger Woods finished last weekend at The Genesis Open strong after starting slow. But that meant missing a tournament that is less than 30 minutes from his home and where he finished 12th previous year. Tiger Woods ...

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  • Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup captain
Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup captain

Three-time major victor Padraig Harrington , 47, of Ireland, last month was introduced as captain of Team Europe . The 51-year-old, who will celebrate his birthday on Saturday, was a vice-captain at each of the last three Ryder Cups and also led the United States to victory in the 2017 Presidents Cup in New Jersey.

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  • Chris Gayle Sets New Record In International Cricket
Chris Gayle Sets New Record In International Cricket

First ODI: How did the match pan out? . Firstly there was the unique figure of Gayle who, when speaking here on Sunday, had regaled his audience with a Muhammad Ali style rhetoric in which he called himself "The Greatest" and offered to save the ECB's beleaguered Hundred competition next year single-handedly.

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  • International Olympic Committee suspends India as future host over visa to Pak team
International Olympic Committee suspends India as future host over visa to Pak team

Indian TV channel NDTV quoted sources as saying the government has advised against any hurried decision to boycott India s World Cup 2019 match with Pakistan as a reaction to the Pulwama attack. That particular event had two Olympic quotas on offer, which have been scrapped by the IOC following a written request by the National Rifle Association...

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  • James Harden: Scott Foster should not be allowed to referee Rockets games
James Harden: Scott Foster should not be allowed to referee Rockets games

Harden managed to score 30 points before he fouled out late in the fourth quarter, bringing his streak of games with 30 points or more to 32, but he was livid with Foster's officiating. It's pretty frustrating and I'm probably going to get hit [with a fine], but honestly, I don't really say anything. Foster wasn't exclusively responsible for cal...

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  • Panthers awarded third-round compensatory pick
Panthers awarded third-round compensatory pick

Cincinnati has added three picks in the sixth round - No. 210, 211 and 213 overall. The NFL Draft will be held April 25-27, with the last four rounds on the final day. The Ravens also have two fourth-round picks - including one they recently acquired from the Denver Broncos in their pending trade for quarterback Joe Flacco - one fifth-rou...

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  • Kvitova, Halep advance at Dubai Championships
Kvitova, Halep advance at Dubai Championships

The WTA event continues until 23rd February, with Thursday's quarter-finals featuring 2019 Brisbane victor and Australian Open semi-finalist Karolina Pliskova against Su-Wei Hsieh, 2019 Sydney champion and Australian Open runner-up Petra Kvitova against Viktoria Kuzmova , reigning French Open champion Simona Halep against Belinda Bencic an...

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  • Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone explains goal celebration against Juventus
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone explains goal celebration against Juventus

First he taunted Atletico Madrid fans on the pitch and later he continued with some provocative comments and gestures in the mixed zone. Alvaro Morata almost broke the deadlock in the second half, but his goal was disallowed after a review by VAR.

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