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Novak Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia

on January 17, 2022, 7:36 AM / in Sports

The New York Post DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Novak Djokovic arrived early Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title. The Emirates plane carrying Djokovic touched down after a 13 ¹/₂-hour flight from Melbourne, where he had argued in court he […]

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Djokovic faces deportation as Australia revokes visa again

Djokovic faces deportation as Australia revokes visa again

on January 14, 2022, 8:07 AM / in Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time, the latest twist in the ongoing saga over whether the No. 1-ranked tennis player will be allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said Friday he used his ministerial discretion to […]

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Novak Djokovic clarifies visa ‘mistake’

Novak Djokovic clarifies visa ‘mistake’

on January 12, 2022, 7:57 AM / in Sports

By JAMES ROSS | New York Post MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic has moved to clarify how mistakes were made on the immigration document he submitted on his arrival in Melbourne last week, before his visa was revoked and then reinstated in a COVID-19 vaccination saga that has overshadowed the days leading up to the Australian Open. A statement was posted on Djokovic’s social […]

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Georgia rallies to beat Alabama for first national championship since 1980

Georgia rallies to beat Alabama for first national championship since 1980

on January 11, 2022, 6:05 AM / in Sports

The quarterback wasn’t supposed to be good enough. The coach couldn’t win the big game. Together, they smashed those narratives to pieces, Stetson Bennett IV and Kirby Smart snapping Georgia’s national championship drought. Bennett outplayed Bryce Young, the Heisman Trophy winner. Smart got the better of his former boss, Nick Saban, the record-holder for national titles. And the Bulldogs won […]

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Texas Tech alum proposes solid revenue sharing plan for college athletics | Opinion

Texas Tech alum proposes solid revenue sharing plan for college athletics | Opinion

on December 30, 2021, 7:55 AM / in Sports

by Mac Engel Cody Campbell donated enough money to Texas Tech that it re-named its football field after him. In early December, the Texas Tech alum donated $25 million to help renovate the southern portion of Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, so in turn, Texas Tech announced the field is now Cody Campbell Field. Despite his pledge and commitment to Texas […]

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Guardians’ minor leaguer Andrés Meléndez dies suddenly in Miami

on December 17, 2021, 8:34 AM / in Sports

By Associated Press CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Guardians said minor league catcher Andrés Meléndez died Thursday in Miami. He was 20. The team said Meléndez died suddenly. There was no immediate word on the cause of his death. We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Andrés Meléndez. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. […]

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Astros stay alive in World Series with Game 5 win over Braves

Astros stay alive in World Series with Game 5 win over Braves

on November 1, 2021, 6:37 AM / in Sports

By Mike Puma | THE NEW YORK POST ATLANTA — A Halloween party that had the potential to become a coronation turned into a celebration of life Sunday night. That celebration was by the Astros, whose season appeared over after Framber Valdez surrendered a first-inning grand slam to Adam Duvall. The Astros at that point had scored only two runs total over […]

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NBA struggles with vocal vaccine holdouts

on September 29, 2021, 8:32 AM / in Sports

  BY KARL EVERS-HILLSTROM AND OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN  | THE HILL The debate over COVID-19 vaccine mandates has spilled into the NBA, exposing divisions within the league over how to keep players safe from the fast-spreading virus. While around 90 percent of NBA players are fully vaccinated — significantly higher than the U.S. vaccination rate — some of the league’s brightest stars are refusing […]

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Vols Fall To Florida, 38-14, In SEC Opener

Vols Fall To Florida, 38-14, In SEC Opener

on September 26, 2021, 7:01 AM / in Sports

Chattanoogan.com Trailing by only three at halftime, Tennessee was outscored 21-0 in the second half, falling to No. 11 Florida, 38-14, in its Southeastern Conference opener at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday evening. Hendon Hooker completed 13-of-23 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns, while a balanced rushing attack of Jabari Small, Tiyon Evans and Hooker ran for 148 yards. The Vols (2-2, 0-1 […]

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Team USA men’s basketball falls to France in Olympics shocker

on July 26, 2021, 6:03 AM / in Sports

Team USA men’s basketball was fried by the French in a stunning opening loss at the Tokyo Olympics. The Americans led Team France by seven with under four minutes remaining, but the French scored the next 14 points for a shocking 83-76 victory Sunday at Saitama Super Arena. Nets star Kevin Durant was in early foul trouble and had 10 […]

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