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Simmons ruled out for National Basketball Association season

Simmons ruled out for National Basketball Association season

Philadelphia drafted the 20-year-old Simmons first overall after a single season at LSU that saw him average 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.0 steals per game. And we weren't going to put Ben Simmons in a place where he was (susceptible) to a re-fracture. "Unfortunately, Ben is going to sit out". According to the Philadelphia News , which cited unidentified sources , this week's doctor's visit "revealed an inside portion of the bone wasn't fully mended together". Read More

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Roy Williams Shares Thoughts On Pitino, UNC Fan Incident

Roy Williams Shares Thoughts On Pitino, UNC Fan Incident

Trend: The Cardinals are 1-7 ATS in their last eight games as road underdogs. UofL suffered a major blow in its quest to win a conference championship this year, dropping an ACC showdown to league leader North Carolina. State and Virginia by 24 each. The Cardinals are scoring more than 77 points per game, while allowing just over 61 per game. And Louisville played like a team that still has to learn a thing or two about getting there. Read More

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Carolina on his mind: Victor Cruz visits Panthers

After missing nearly two full seasons with a torn patellar tendon and a calf injury in 2014 and 2015, Cruz returned to form in 2016, recording 39 receptions for 586 yards. Although the Giants played Cruz primarily out wide with rookie Sterling Shepherd eating up looks on the inside, his solid work on short to intermediate passes gives hope to him fulfilling the aforementioned Cotchery role. Read More

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Hundreds rally at Idaho Capitol in support of public education

Hundreds rally at Idaho Capitol in support of public education

But DeVos now has a few words to share with her opponents. Teachers may love their public school system, but they certainly don't love the children in it trying to get an education. This flexibility earned Torossian's school a spot on the 2012 U.S News and World Report's list of best high schools. Fortunately, the damage that DeVos is able to inflict on public schools may be limited. Read More

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Canadian tennis star honors date request after Patriots rally in Super Bowl

Canadian tennis star honors date request after Patriots rally in Super Bowl

Bouchard arranged the blind date to take place during Brooklyn Jets' match against Milwaukee in the National Basketball Association, and she provided updates on her personal Twitter account throughout the night. After Tom Brady inspired the miraculous win, Bouchard agreed to honour the bet with the complete stranger. On Wednesday night, the Canadian tweeted a two-person selfie photo with her date saying: "Just met my "Super Bowl Twitter Date" John". Read More

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Karlie Kloss apologises for controversial geisha photoshoot in Vogue

Kloss took to her Twitter on Wednesday to address the shoot, writing that she was "truly sorry for participating in a shoot that was not culturally sensitive". She then pledged to "ensure my future shoots and projects reflect that mission". Vogue also chose to pull the spread off their website! The model has also been criticized for wearing a Native American headdress in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and posing in an editorial alongside a Black baby wrapped in chains . Read More

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Judge Sends $100M Armstrong Lawsuit To Jury Trial

Judge Sends $100M Armstrong Lawsuit To Jury Trial

Either way, the wording in the ruling, filed Monday by U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper, suggests that the Postal Service team's success and the positive media exposure it provided may pose difficulties in winning full damages, primarily because it's hard to determine market value for "personal or professional services like those provided by the bicycle team". Read More

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Russia's Mariya Savinova Banned, Stripped Off London Olympics Gold For Doping

The 31-year-old Savinova was among the athletes that a commission set up by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recommended be banned for life in 2015. Savinova joins a long list of Russian athletes who have been punished for their part in the country's state-sponsored doping programme. The six-meet IAAF Golden League was discontinued the following season to pave way for the current IAAF Diamond League circuit. Read More

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Assorted damage reported in Surigao City due to 6.7-magnitude quake

Assorted damage reported in Surigao City due to 6.7-magnitude quake

The officials said that nearly 100 aftershocks have been felt after the huge quake. The city's airport was temporarily closed due to deep cracks in the runway, aviation officials said. The quake, which hit the southern region of Philippines damaged buildings and an airport and knocked out power in vast areas, officials on Saturday said, according to Associated Press reports. Read More

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Holly Holm To Appear On

Holly Holm To Appear On "LIVE With Kelly" Wednesday Morning

De Randamie is a blast to watch, seems like a lovely human being, and hopefully will be more visible with a title. "Ronda might be done, but she really accomplished a lot". Hollywood and WWE were strongly rumoured, but as we know, she took one year out from the sport and attempted to recapture her bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Read More

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Is Kyle Shanahan Ready To Be A Head Coach?

Regarding the six-year deals both Lynch and Shanahan received, 49ers CEO Jed York explained the reasoning behind that decision. The 49ers parted ways with their last two coaches after just one year of multi-year contracts. Shanahan is the son of two-time Super Bowl winning head coach Mike Shanahan , who also won a title as offensive coordinator in San Francisco in 1994. Read More

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Phil Jackson's tweet appears to be critical of Carmelo Anthony

Phil Jackson's tweet appears to be critical of Carmelo Anthony

With the trade deadline looming on February 23, the Knicks must decide whether they wish to part with their former franchise cornerstone. Temporarily committing to defense in the third quarter - holding Los Angeles to 20 points on 39.1 percent shooting (9-for-23), including just 1-for-7 from 3-point range - NY built a game-high 10-point lead at the start of the final quarter on a Porzingis trey. Read More

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Iheanacho Dropped Again As Jesus Fires City Past Swansea

The impact of Gabriel Jesus, who has scored three goals in his first two full games following a £27million move from Palmeiras, has only served to weaken Aguero's position. Dortmund would likely command big money for the 27-year-old, who has 60 goals in his last 73 games for the Bundesliga giants. "In the time it takes for that ball to go back and be taken from the correct place, I am confident my team is in a more organised state than it was when they took the free kick". Read More

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Lance Stephenson, Mario Chalmers Coming To Cavs?

Rookie point guard Kay Felder has shown improvement, but the Cavs aren't getting what they need from the second unit and will see if Hinrich can help. Cleveland's backcourt needs - and James' wishes - were underlined in the loss to the Mavericks. In 27 minutes a night , he averaged 9.7 points, 4.8 assists, and 3.0 rebounds per game. Read More

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