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Williams rallies No. 1 Tennessee past rival Vanderbilt in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams scored a career-high 43 points and finished off a three-point play with 31.6 seconds left in overtime to put top-ranked Tennessee ahead to stay, and the Volunteers barely avoided a repeat of their last trip to Memorial Gym freshly minted as the nation’s No. 1 team by holding off […]
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Griffin scores 37, Pistons hold off Pelicans 98-94

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 20 of his game-high 37 points in the first quarter, and Reggie Bullock grabbed a loose ball and slammed home a dunk with 14.5 seconds left to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 98-94 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Reggie Jackson added 17 points […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, New Orleans, New Orleans Pelicans, Reggie Jackson, Detroit Pistons, Griffin, Pistons, Blake Griffin, Reggie Bullock


As the LAUSD strike dust settles, questions linger about truancy issues

The teachers strike that shook the Los Angeles Unified School District may be over, but some parents said they’re still confused about issues that emerged over student absences during a tumultuous nine days. As the walkout that began on Jan. 14 dragged on into the week, district attendance dwindled. Despite an army of substitute teachers and campuses being open for business, a vast school system with half a million students saw its attendance plummet to, at its lowest point, 84,160, as parents p...
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Quick Hit Athlete Check-Ins from Under 23 Worlds: Peter Holmes

Peter Holmes during the qualifier of the 1.6 k classic sprint at the 2019 U23 World Championships in Lahti, Finland. (Photo: Doug Stephen) The U23 World Championships in Lahti, Finland got rolling on Jan. 21 with a classic sprint . In our quest to check in with some of the North American athletes in Finland, with emailed a list of quick-hit questions to touch base. Peter Holmes is twenty two years old and skied at the 2015 World Junior Ski Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Holmes placed ...
Tags: Europe, News, Interviews, Sport, Racing, Skiing, Finland, Holmes, University of New Hampshire, Almaty Kazakhstan, Lahti, Tahoe City California, Peter Holmes, Lahti Finland, Doug Stephen, SVSEF Gold Team


Talton, Babic spark Texas A&M CC rally past Nicholls 75-73

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jashawn Talton and Jake Babic scored 18 points apiece and Texas A&M Corpus Christi rallied down the stretch to defeat Nicholls State 75-73 Wednesday night. Talton was 6 of 10 from the field, adding five of six free throws and 10 rebounds for Texas A&M CC (9-10, 4-2 Southland Conference). […]
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Transfer Talk: Manchester City hope for De Ligt after De Jong miss

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner sifts through the latest transfer rumours including Callum Hudson-Odoi to Liverpool, Adrien Rabiot to Tottenham and more. ESPN FC's Bundesliga correspondent Raf Honigstein weighs in on James Rodriguez's future with Bayern following reports linking him to Arsenal and Tottenham. The Exploding Heads are back to work on deals in the January transfer window, like a shock move for Mark Noble and a new career for Andy Murray. The transfer window ...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Liverpool, Manchester City, Andy Murray, Tottenham, Transfers, James Rodriguez, Espn, Barca, Camp Nou, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk


LIVE Transfer Talk: Manchester City hope for De Ligt after De Jong miss

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner sifts through the latest transfer rumours including Callum Hudson-Odoi to Liverpool, Adrien Rabiot to Tottenham and more. ESPN FC's Bundesliga correspondent Raf Honigstein weighs in on James Rodriguez's future with Bayern following reports linking him to Arsenal and Tottenham. The Exploding Heads are back to work on deals in the January transfer window, like a shock move for Mark Noble and a new career for Andy Murray. The transfer window ...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Liverpool, Manchester City, Andy Murray, Tottenham, Transfers, James Rodriguez, Espn, Barca, Camp Nou, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk


FIFA asks Thai government to release former Bahrain footballer Al-Araibi

The Thai government has been asked by FIFA's leadership to release a Bahraini football player who is in detention while embroiled in extradition proceedings despite having refugee status in Australia. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura called for an urgent "humane outcome" to the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, who lives in Melbourne but was arrested while on vacation in Thailand last month on an Interpol notice. The Australian government has also called for Al Araibi to be returned to his coun...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Story, Thailand, Fifa, Melbourne, Bahrain, Interpol, Blog - Fifa, Fatma Samoura, Hakeem Al Araibi, Al Araibi


Real Madrid's Ramos could play up front if needed - Solari

La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe and the FC crew share their thoughts on how a second stint for Jose Mourinho would go at Real Madrid. Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari has said defender Sergio Ramos could play at centre-forward if needed, adding that he was happy with the "Panenka" approach that has seen him convert all seven of their penalties this season. But Ramos said he might have to change his approach to penalties despite his consistent success with the Panenka method. "It's how I li...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, La Liga, Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho, Madrid, Sergio Ramos, Panenka, Spanish Copa del Rey, Sid Lowe, Real Madrid Real Madrid, Ramos, Santiago Solari, Solari


Alexis Sanchez has chance to kickstart Man United career vs. Arsenal -- and he must take it

The FC guys believe Manchester United and Arsenal will put it all on the line when they face off in the FA Cup fourth round. Ryan Giggs expresses his delight with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's time as caretaker manager so far. Wales manager Ryan Giggs expects to see an improved Aaron Ramsey if he seals a move from Arsenal to Juventus. Craig Burley reflects on the positive change in attitude at Manchester United after their seventh straight win under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer....
Tags: Wales, Football, Blog, Sport, Manchester United, Chile, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Ryan Giggs, Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez, United, Blog Post, English FA Cup, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Fc


Real Madrid's Santiago Solari calls Sergio Ramos 'warrior' after Copa win

Real Madrid coach Santi Solari hailed "warrior" Sergio Ramos after the defender's double helped his side to a 4-2 victory in Thursday evening's Copa del Rey quarterfinal first leg at home to Girona. An entertaining game at the Bernabeu swung back and forth as Anthony Lozano and Lucas Vazquez swapped goals before Ramos' panenka penalty put Madrid 2-1 ahead before the break. After Girona had equalised through Alex Granell's penalty early in the second half, the Blancos club cap...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Real Madrid, Madrid, Sergio Ramos, Spanish Copa del Rey, Lucas Vazquez, Bernabeu, Girona, Ramos, Blancos, Santiago Solari, Santi Solari, Anthony Lozano, Alex Granell


Milan signing Krzysztof Piatek will have to earn No. 9 shirt - Leonardo

The FC panel examine which team would win out if Gonzalo Higuain goes to Chelsea, Alvaro Morata joins Atletico Madrid and Krzysztof Piatek moves to Milan. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti provides the latest information on Chelsea's transfer deal for AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain. Fabio Borini and Suso scored second-half goals to lead Milan past Genoa and back into Serie A's top four. Italian Serie A: Suso (83') Genoa 0-2 Milan Italian Serie A: Fa...
Tags: Milan, Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Transfers, Poland, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Ac Milan, United, Suarez


Power Rankings: Juventus still on top as Barcelona stumble

Juventus had to rely on its supporting cast to get the win, with Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty attempt being saved by Stefano Sorrentino. Juventus are still the best in all the land, while Barcelona's Copa del Rey stumble sees a pair of English sides move into Shaka Hislop's top three. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBef...
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A 9-day LAUSD teacher strike took a financial toll. Here are some numbers

The teacher strike that rocked LA’s public schools over nine days was definitely a blow to the second largest district in the nation. A bunch of numbers have been bandied about. But here’s a rundown on what we know about the financial blow to the Los Angeles Unified School District, and on a few other things, like whether teachers will take a financial hit for walking out. By Tuesday, the last day of the nine-day strike, an estimated $151.4 million was lost in state funding as a result of the n...
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The LAUSD teacher strike is over. Now parents who felt ignored want to be included as LAUSD and UTLA move forward with their new agreement

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero | LA School Report While tens of thousands of Los Angeles educators and families on Wednesday celebrated the end of the six-day teacher strike, about a dozen parents held their own news conference outside City Hall to make sure their voices were heard too. Wearing white to signify neutrality, they said they felt that parents, particularly those in high-needs schools, were sidelined during the negotiations and the strike. Now that the teachers contract is settled, they ...
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Petra Kvitova v Danielle Collins: Australian Open women's semi-finals – live!

Updates from Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne ParkAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 4.09am GMT First set: Kvitova 6-6 Collins* (*denotes server): The game opens with a 17-hit rally, and it’s Kvitova who seems to expend the most energy during it. Collins races to 40-0 as Kvitova punches a wild forehand well wide. Another love hold, and we have a tie-break. 4.05am GMT First set: Kvitova* 6-5 Collins (*denotes server): Why all this temperature chat matters is of course that with the roof ...
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The progressive prosecutor develops Potomac Fever

After months, if not years, of speculation, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, D-California, has finally made it official by throwing her hat into the ring as candidate for president. Speaking to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Harris declared, “The American people deserve to have somebody who is going to fight for them, who is going to see them, who will hear them, who will care about them, who will be concerned about their experience and will put them in front of self-interest.” Harris, who was born in...
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Interpreter became the reluctant face (and hands) of the LAUSD strike

An interpreter is supposed to be invisible — a neutral conduit of communication. But Justin Maurer, an American Sign Language interpreter, found himself at center stage while working with United Teachers Los Angeles during the teacher’s strike – though it’s the last place he wanted to be. You see, Maurer has a very expressive face. He’s only there for the deaf audience members but, as he stood on stage, gesticulating with his hands and contorting his face to match the nuanced intonations of Alex...
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Does Neymar injury make Man United favourites over PSG?

The FC guys examine how much the odds would sway in Manchester United's favour should Neymar be ruled out for PSG's UCL round-of-16 first leg.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Manchester United, Paris Saint-germain, Latest, Psg, Neymar, United, ESPN FC TV, UEFA Champions League, Fc


Kadri gets hat trick, Maple Leafs beat Capitals 6-3

TORONTO (AP) — Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals their seventh straight loss. Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto. William Nylander added three […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Toronto, Ap, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Nazem Kadri, Kadri, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews Nikita Zaitsev, Toronto William Nylander


Walker, Batum lead Hornets over the Grizzlies 118-107

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kemba Walker had 22 points and seven assists, Nicolas Batum scored 18 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 118-107 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Jeremy Lamb and Tony Parker had 17 points each for Charlotte. The game was the first since Grizzlies owner […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Tony Parker, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis, Grizzlies, Hornets, Kemba Walker, Tenn AP, Nicolas Batum, Jeremy Lamb, Walker Batum


Matthew Slater, son of Rams Hall of Famer Jackie Slater, gives Patriots a heads-up

Jackie Slater is regarded as one of the greatest offensive linemen of all time for what he accomplished during his 20-year career with the Rams. But success didn’t follow Slater when he trotted to the middle of the field for the coin toss before games. “I think I lost something like 17 straight coin tosses,” he said. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. Slater always called heads, making his 1992 losing streak inconceivab...
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Embiid scores 33, leads 76ers past Spurs 122-120

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 19 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers used a pair of four-point plays in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-120 on Wednesday night. With a Sixers crowd chanting “MVP!” each time Embiid touched the ball, the All-Star center delivered a sensational performance. He […]
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Capitals fall 6-3 to Maple Leafs, lose 7th straight game

TORONTO (AP) — Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals their seventh straight loss. Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto. William Nylander added three […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Toronto, Ap, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Nazem Kadri, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews Nikita Zaitsev, Toronto William Nylander


UMass Lowell rallies late to edge Binghamton 85-79

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Lutete had 29 points as UMass Lowell rallied late in the second half to edge Binghamton 85-79 on Wednesday night. Josh Gantz added 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the River Hawks (12-9, 4-2 America East Conference), who have won four straight. Obadiah Noel added another 16 points […]
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Simpson, Armstrong lead South Dakota past North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Tristan Simpson and Brandon Armstrong scored 13 points apiece and South Dakota led from start to finish in a 70-56 victory over North Dakota on Wednesday night. Armstrong came off the bench, made two free throws and missed his only shot in the first half. He scored 11 points after […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, North Dakota, South Dakota, Armstrong, Brandon Armstrong, Simpson Armstrong, Tristan Simpson


Arnold bemoans lack of funding

Graham Arnold says Australia faces being overtaken by other Asian nations with better-funded football programs.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Arnold, Afc Asian Cup, Graham Arnold


Extra Time: Morning or afternoon games? Cats or dogs? Dream club?

The FC panel answer your tweets on whether or not Mauricio Pochettino will ever win anything at Tottenham, if they prefer morning or afternoon games and more.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Tottenham Hotspur, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Latest, ESPN FC TV


Giggs impressed with Solskjaer's start

Ryan Giggs expresses his delight with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's time as caretaker manager so far.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Manchester United, Ryan Giggs, Giggs, Latest, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Solskjaer



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