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At a news conference Thursday, university president Rhona Free said the school wanted to make a "splash" in building its men's basketball program that will begin play for the 2018-19 season. Calhoun retired as coach in 2012. "I'm a full-time state employee at the University of CT - proudly after nearly 32 years", Calhoun said. According to the university , "Calhoun will advise on all aspects of establishing operations for the men's basketball team for fall 2018, when USJ full-time ...
  • What Bill Belichick is saying about Panthers' stars

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    High dollar for a high priority - protecting Newton , the franchise quarterback. He's more kind of a receiver than running back. He did not also mention if any of them plan to protest before their Sunday's showdown against the New England Patriots .
  • Trump considering attending Presidents Cup

    Trump considering attending Presidents Cup

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    The final match of the day between was the most exciting as Phil Mickelson and Kevin Kisner split the point with the worldwide team of Marc Leishman and Jason Day. "But we very much liked the day and the way it started", he said. "I was looking forward to this Presidents Cup for a very long time, and I didn't expect all the presidents to be there.
  • Paul Merson questions Man United and Chelsea signings

    Paul Merson questions Man United and Chelsea signings

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    The so-called "big six" clubs argue that as the global revenue rises, as it is expected to again when the new 2019-22 deals start to be negotiated later this year, they should receive a larger share because they are the prime clubs which worldwide viewers tune in to watch.
  • LHSAA releases statement on protests during national anthem

    LHSAA releases statement on protests during national anthem

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    On Monday, nine members of a girls soccer team in ME knelt during the national anthem, and high schools around the country are anticipating that some of their athletes will protest in similar fashion this weekend. Both of those players, and others, have weighed in on the principal's letter. Read the full LHSAA statement below. Bossier School District spokeswoman Sonja Bailes says participating in elective sports is a privilege, not a right, and referred to the LHSAA memo giving ...
  • England vs West Indies: Fifth ODI Squads, Preview, and Predictions

    England vs West Indies: Fifth ODI Squads, Preview, and Predictions

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    Their stand of 77 in eight overs proved the difference by the time forecast rain terminally halted proceedings on 258 in the 36th. A double century looked a distinct possibility until Lewis, in digging out a Jake Ball yorker, hit the ball into his right ankle, left the field on a stretcher after lengthy treatment and went to hospital for an X-ray.
  • National Basketball Association owners approve draft lottery reform, player rest guidelines: ESPN reports

    National Basketball Association owners approve draft lottery reform, player rest guidelines: ESPN reports

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    The lottery reform changes will be instituted for the 2019 National Basketball Association draft. Commissioner Adam Silver had been a proponent of both proposals, but needed the approval of the owners to put them into practice. Additionally, one extra team will be included in the lottery draw - meaning the worst team could fall no further than fifth overall. Some small-market teams were hesitant on the plan, because officials believed it ultimately limited their odds of acquiring ...
  • Ben Stokes arrest: England drops all rounder after Bristol nightclub incident

    Ben Stokes arrest: England drops all rounder after Bristol nightclub incident

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    Neither man will be considered for selection for England until further notice while both the European Central Bank and the police conduct their respective investigations on the incident. Avon and Somerset Police have appealed for any witnesses or people with footage of the event to call Investigations on 101 and give the reference number 5217218578.
  • Gabriel Jesus Plays Down Reports Of New Manchester City Contract

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    Claims of a potential falling out with Guardiola have surfaced after he was left out of the team that thrashed Crystal Palace at before being substituted after 54 minutes of Champions League action against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. Danny Drinkwater has a calf injury and is yet to make his debut for the club. For the visitors, Vincent Kompany is a doubt, and full-back Benjamin Mendy has been ruled out with a long-term injury .
  • Updates from the Europa League clash at Goodison Park

    Updates from the Europa League clash at Goodison Park

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    That looked set to be the victor, however, the visitors saw former Sunderland defender Valentin Roberge sent off for a challenge on Dominic Calvert-Lewin, before equalising moments later through Yuste's header. Soon after that, the home side had a major slice of luck come their way that allowed Rooney to bring things level. How we started and conceded the first goal, then you keep struggling.
  • Sam Bradford Won't Play Sunday Against Lions

    Sam Bradford Won't Play Sunday Against Lions

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    In the meantime, Minnesota should still be confident in their chances to win on Sunday whether Bradford plays or not. Injuries have plagued Bradford throughout his career, and injuries were a big reason that many people thought the Vikings were taking a big risk when they traded for Bradford a year ago.