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Mark Cuban: Decision to avoid Trump hotels made 'months ago'

Mark Cuban: Decision to avoid Trump hotels made 'months ago'

Obviously, Mark Cuban was an outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter, so the fact that the Mavericks - the team he owns - are boycotting Donald Trump properties doesn't surprise us. His team will not be extending that same courtesy, choosing instead to reject Trump Hotels like a bunch of Dikembe Mutombos. Forget politics. When one of your players feels that way about staying in one of the properties, what else can you do? A travel expert told ESPN the Trump SoHo has become one of the ... Read More

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Francona named the AL's manager of year

Francona named the AL's manager of year

This marked the third straight year a first-time manager has been honored, following Texas' Jeff Banister and Washington's Matt Williams. Under Francona's guidance, the Indians advanced to the World Series for the first time since 1997 despite facing challenges of injuries to key players throughout the season. Read More

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River Cracraft's sterling pass catching career at Washington State is over

River Cracraft's sterling pass catching career at Washington State is over

With Hansen tallying 72 yards on three receptions, Cal's offense was finally clicking as its most important piece seemed to be back to his former self. The first one was Luke Falk going over 10,000 passing yards in his career. Washington State: The Cougars control their own destiny and can clinch the Pac-12 North by winning their final two regular season games - against No. Read More

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Saints take on Panthers in Thursday Night Football

Saints take on Panthers in Thursday Night Football

Cam Newton infamously referred to himself as an "entertainer and icon" at the 2011 NFL Combine. "We turned the ball over twice". I took the ball from him. It will take all the Saints' powers of focus and determination to shake off the horrors of Sunday's loss to Denver and be ready to win this road game four days later. Read More

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Former Purdue QBs meet in Florida-LSU matchup

The Gators will need more big plays to slow down the Tigers. "We've been able to get an opportunity and a chance to go play, and go play at a high level and have a chance to win a championship - both of us". Make no mistake about it, this is a legitimate top ten team in college football right now. But the No. 16 Tigers will host the No. 21 Gators on Saturday afternoon in Tiger Stadium in a game postponed from October 8 in Gainesville, Fla ., due to Hurricane Matthew. Read More

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New kicker plans to stick with Vikings for 'a long time'

New kicker plans to stick with Vikings for 'a long time'

The addition of Forbath will reunite the veteran with former college teammates Jeff Locke and Kevin McDermott . The Minnesota Vikings officially signed kicker Kai Forbath on Wednesday to replace struggling Blair Walsh. "We're all accountable for things we have to get done". The Vikings elected then to stick with Walsh, but they ran out of patience after he missed another extra point in Sunday's 26-20 loss to Washington. Read More

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India bat in Visakhapatnam, Anderson back for England

After the opening Test match ended in a draw both teams will be looking to take an early lead in this five-match series. Despite the drawn result, four of England's batsmen got centuries and spinners had a larger share of 13 wickets. But it is really not the bowling that will turn it around for India as the New Zealand series suggested that India is yet to come to terms with five-bowler theory as there has been times the middle-order has looked brittle whenever Kohli or Rahane ... Read More

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LeBron James, JR Smith out of Cavs lineup against Pacers

Love and Irving were a combined 21 of 43 from the field, but the rest of the roster was a collective 14 of 43. Young eventually finished on 16 points while Myles Turner (12) and CJ Miles (10) also reached double figures for Indiana. This season, IN is scoring 106.5 ppg (12), while allowing 108.9 ppg (24). The reigning World Champion Cavaliers entered with G Kyrie Irving (23.9), James (23.4) and F Kevin Love (20.4) averaging at least 20 points a game. Read More

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Shanahan to suit up for Wings in alumni game

Shanahan to suit up for Wings in alumni game

Marner's special. He's going to make lots of plays - he does that each night. Nazem Kadri leads Toronto with seven goals, Auston Matthews has six assists and Mitch Marner has 41 shots on goal. This was a really fun game to watch, lapses on players part aside, it's always great to watch a Leafs victory, with some lovely goals to see, and plenty being scored. Read More

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Beyond China: US colleges look afield for foreign students

Beyond China: US colleges look afield for foreign students

The more than 1 million global students at universities and college in the US added $32.8 billion and more than 400,000 jobs to the USA economy during the 2015-2016 academic year. decreased by 3.2 per cent to 4,438, although this number has remained relatively flat across the last five years at 4,500. So it is no surprise really if students seek opportunities overseas, particularly the US. Read More

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Jay Cutler is having a very Jay Cutler game

Cutler throws a bad ball to Alshon Jeffery, which ends up being picked off. Jameis Winston threw for 312 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 36-10 victory over the mistake-prone Chicago Bears on Sunday. Jay Cutler completed 16-of-30 passes for 182 yards with one touchdown, two interceptions and a lost fumble and rushed once for seven yards Sunday in the Bears' Week 10 loss to the Buccaneers. Read More

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Breeders' Cup 2016 | Champagne Room wins Juvenile Fillies

Breeders' Cup 2016 | Champagne Room wins Juvenile Fillies

This handicapper isn't so quick to limit it to a two-horse duel. There was Coburn's embarrassing rant against other owners who did not run their horses in the Preakness before the Belmont. "I think the sky is the limit", Brown said. In the $2 million Filly & Mare Turf, Lady Eli tries to continue her successful return from a life-threatening illness as the early 5-2 favorite for the 1 1/4-mile race. Read More

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Blocked point-after kick lifts Broncos past Saints, 25-23

The Saints' explosive offense was gummed up by a Broncos' defense that continued its aggressive, man-to-man style. Both of his fumbles came in the fourth quarter, the second with just 3:15 remaining. Brees gave New Orleans a 17-10 lead with a 5-yard pass to Snead. The Saints did use up their timeouts to preserve the clock, but Brees had almost three full minutes to get to the end zone. Read More

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Packers' Matthews to miss third straight game

The Packers may be getting highly touted young quarterback Marcus Mariota in the midst of a breakthrough stretch. It marks the fifth time in his career that Rodgers has registered three plus passing touchdowns in three or more straight games in single season (five: Games 6-10 in 2011 / four: Games 4-7 in 2012 and 2014 / three: Games 14-16 in 2012). Read More

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Garcia puts France back on track in Fed Cup final

Garcia puts France back on track in Fed Cup final

U.S. Open finalist Pliskova seemed to be cruising towards a straightforward victory after breezing through the first set but then lost her focus in the second to allow Mladenovic back in the contest. The change in momentum did not last long, though, as Pliskova capitalized on her opponent's poor second serve to break in the next game. Pliskova finally won - taking the 30th game easily - in a match that lasted 3 hours, 48 minutes. Read More

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Test Series Ireland ring changes for rugby Test against Canada

While the focus is firmly on Canada first, Ireland know they will face an All Blacks side out for revenge when they meet again in Dublin next weekend. "I think we'll get together and sort those out and we'll announce the squad on Thursday and it will have been really, really closely looked at". "As tempted as we were last week our greatest fear was somebody getting injured early in the match, and then one of those two guys having to come off the bench and having to play 70 minutes". Read More

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Wang leads by three shots after birdie blitz

Wang leads by three shots after birdie blitz

Oosthuizen's flawless 66 was the lowest score of a second round delayed by an hour and 42 minutes due to the threat of lightning, which meant play ended in near-darkness. Let's take a closer look. Willett has struggled in what is the Race to Dubai's penultimate tournament but showed signs of improvement with a 67, which left him on par . Read More

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Donald Trump`s Muslim ban temporarily removed from website

Trump's list of his potential Supreme Court justice picks and certain details of his economic, defense and regulatory reform plans were also deleted, as were dozens of campaign newsreleases, endorsements and announcements. Trump's Muslim ban proposal has been sitting on Trump's website since early December. "The results is as surprising for me as it is for the most Americans, both Clinton as well as Trump's supporters", said Ana Shan, a housewife, who lives in Fairfax county of State ... Read More

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Burnley earn draw at Man United as Mourinho is sent off

Burnley earn draw at Man United as Mourinho is sent off

Heaton left United six years ago without a first-team appearance to his name and the 30-year-old returned to haunt United on Saturday, producing a stunning display in the Burnley goal as a pulsating match ended 0-0. Despite playing the last twenty minutes with ten men, United continued to search for a victor but it was not forthcoming as Burnley remained solid and Heaton unbeatable as the visitors picked up a crucial point. Read More

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Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain

Medical marijuana was already legal in Maine . If California votes "yes", recreational cannabis would be legal along the entire West Coast, giving the legalization movement powerful momentum. But there have also been several instances of marijuana tourists requiring medical attention after enjoying too much on their trip; The number of out-of-staters who ended up in the hospital doubled when pot was legalized in Colorado. Read More

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