• Top SC recruit Williamson chooses Duke over Clemson, USC

    Top SC recruit Williamson chooses Duke over Clemson, USC

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    He had taken official visits to Kentucky , Kansas , Duke and North Carolina over a five-week stretch this fall. Instead, he'll head to Duke, joining R.J. Williamson will likely play as a stretch 4 at the next level, and improving his handle/playmaking ability will give him more versatility in the National Basketball Association.
  • Government shutdown blocks overseas troops from watching title games

    Government shutdown blocks overseas troops from watching title games

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    Jaguars at 3:05 p.m ET and Eagles vs. Vikings at 6:40 p.m. ET. It showed the AFN logo with the words: "Due to the government shutdown , AFN services are not available". It didn't take long for some DOD operations to grind to a halt: American Forces Network, which provides entertainment and command information to USA servicemembers worldwide through its television and radio services, was dark early Saturday morning in Europe.
  • The Oakland Raiders are being investigated for violating the Rooney Rule

    The Oakland Raiders are being investigated for violating the Rooney Rule

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    The Rooney Rule has helped to create a great influx of minority head coaches in the National Football League, today there are now eight minority head coaches, and two general managers in the NFL. Johnson no longer is on the Raiders' staff; Gruden hired Frank Smith to coach tight ends. The league has not found a club to be incompliant since. Owner Mark Davis said at Gruden's introductory press conference that he'd been trying to recruit the coach back to Oakland for six years and met with him ...
  • Roger Federer vs Richard Gasquet, Australian Open third round

    Roger Federer vs Richard Gasquet, Australian Open third round

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    When Zverev suffered his second break in the fifth set, he totally obliterated his racquet in anger, smashing it to the ground before finishing the job with his foot. "It was a really tough game against Alex Zverev". In the one with Nadal, I wasn't. Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem crushed Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 to run his record to 7-0 over the Frenchman, reaching the second week in just over two hours with 42 winners and nine aces.
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    Watch Australian Open 2018 on TV, online

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    In addition, she's recovered the first break deficit in sets nearly 70% - a world class figure - in the last two years, compared to Kerber's 50%, and in what is likely to be a very competitive match, I'd much rather have Sharapova's incredible will to win on my side.
  • South Africa overcome Kohli

    South Africa overcome Kohli

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    In the very next over, Morkel had Mohammed Shami (1) caught at first slip as Kohli began to run out of partners. No one begrudges the millions modern Indian cricketers earn, but it appears they aren't entirely justifying it. As far as the Proteas are concerned, they've just discovered another gem in their long line of quality quicks, as Ngidi makes a dream Test debut, running through the Indian batting line up in the second innings to walk away with figures of 6/39.
  • Mourinho close to agreeing new deal with United

    Mourinho close to agreeing new deal with United

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    Referring to his first season at United, Jones said that anything is possible in football. "People will criticise, people will have their own comments, views, but we don't care too much about that to be honest", Jones added. Unfortunately Mourinho ran out of time yesterday in trying to sign Alexis Sanchez in time to play at Burnley on Saturday . Jones insists that while Sanchez would be a much-welcomed addition to the playing squad at United, he and his team-mates are prepared to carry ...
  • Roy Halladay had morphine, amphetamines in system at time of plane crash

    Roy Halladay had morphine, amphetamines in system at time of plane crash

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    A toxicology report came back positive for morphine and amphetamines, as well as zolpidem, which is better known as Ambien. Dr. Bruce Goldberger, a pathologist and director of the University of Florida's Health Forensic Medicine center, said the drugs found in Halladay's system were a concern, the Times reported .
  • Defense stymied as trial resumes Monday in N. Korean murder

    Defense stymied as trial resumes Monday in N. Korean murder

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    The two Koreas will compete as a unified team in the Olympics for the first time, though they have joined forces at other worldwide sports events before. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., a wounded Iraq war veteran, returned on Tuesday from an official trip to South Korea and Japan , where she toured the border with North Korea and met with regional military and diplomatic leaders, human rights activists and troops from IL.