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Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee

Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee

on August 16, 2019, 6:14 AM / in NASCAR, State News

NASCAR champ Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and their 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital after their private plane crashed at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Tennessee on Thursday. “Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation,” Earnhardt’s sister Kelley Earnhardt Miller said. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to NBC affiliate WCYB of Bristol that the […]

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Supporters chant ‘equal pay’ at parade for U.S. women’s national soccer team

Supporters chant ‘equal pay’ at parade for U.S. women’s national soccer team

on July 11, 2019, 9:01 AM / in Soccer

The silliness continues…. Ali Krieger and Megan Rapinoe wave to fans while celebrating the United States’ victory in the Women’s World Cup with a parade through New York City’s Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday. Theo Wargo/Getty Images Fans on Wednesday celebrated the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s World Cup victory with a ticker tape parade in New York City. The team, […]

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Damn, no wonder I haven’t been able to watch Wimbledon

on July 8, 2019, 7:39 AM / in Soccer

The U.S. women’s soccer team beat the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday in Lyon, France, to win their second straight Women’s World Cup title, and their record fourth overall. Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle scored both U.S. goals in the second half. Rapinoe put the U.S. on the board with a penalty kick 61 minutes into the game, and Lavelle scored […]

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Netherlands advances to women’s World Cup final against U.S.

on July 4, 2019, 7:39 AM / in Soccer

The Netherlands beat Sweden 1-0 in extra time in France on Wednesday to advance to the women’s World Cup final against the U.S. on Sunday. Jackie Groenen, a 24-year-old midfielder, collected a deflected pass outside the box and blasted it into the goal’s lower right corner in the 99th minute. “I saw a nice angle … The ball just came […]

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U.S. women’s team advances to World Cup final

U.S. women’s team advances to World Cup final

on July 3, 2019, 7:18 AM / in Soccer

The U.S. women’s soccer team beat England 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Women’s World Cup final. Christen Press, who started in place of injured co-captain Megan Rapinoe, scored the first goal for the Americans. After England tied it up, Alex Morgan added the go-ahead goal. But goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher was credited by her teammates with sealing the victory […]

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15-year-old Cori Gauff ousts Venus Williams in Wimbledon 1st round

on July 2, 2019, 8:45 AM / in Tennis

Fifteen-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff, the youngest player in the Wimbledon draft, beat five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on Monday, 6-4, 6-4. The 39-year-old Williams, who was the oldest player in this year’s tournament, had already won four Grand Slam titles before Gauff was even born.   Gauff said Williams is one of her idols and she told the veteran she […]

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Wimbledon looms

Wimbledon looms

on June 30, 2019, 7:12 AM / in Tennis

Within the first minute of the Wimbledon draw ceremony Friday there arrived a bit of information many were wondering about: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were indeed set up for a potential semifinal meeting, with Novak Djokovic possibly awaiting that showdown’s winner in the final. Toward the end of the proceedings came the most fascinating first-round matchup of all: 39-year-old […]

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Raptors make history, beat Warriors to win Canada’s first NBA championship

on June 14, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Basketball

The Toronto Raptors beat the Kevin Durant-less Golden State Warriors, 114-110, on Thursday night to win Canada’s first NBA championship.Fred VanVleet rained clutch 3-pointers down on the Warriors as Toronto fought off a gritty challenge from the Warriors, who also lost All-Star guard Klay Thompson to a knee injury in the third quarter. The loss marked a somber end to […]

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Twitter Furious After Transgender Wins Women’s 400M Hurdles

on June 4, 2019, 7:18 AM / in Sports

Submitted by MAGA Student The NCAA new women’s 400m hurdle champion CeCe Telfer competed in track for her first three years as a man. As Craig Telfer, her best rank was #200 in the NCAA. Now she’s #1. Many fans on Twitter are accusing the athlete of having an unfair advantage. Cheat. It’s a shame that cheats are also given […]

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Arizona Cardinals take Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman winner Kyler Murray as the first pick in the NFL draft

Arizona Cardinals take Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman winner Kyler Murray as the first pick in the NFL draft

on April 26, 2019, 7:55 AM / in Football

The Arizona Cardinals chose University of Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first pick in the National Football League college draft on Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee, uniting Murray with a coach who many experts say is a perfect fit. Murray — a two-sport star at Oklahoma — became the first athlete ever to have been chosen in the top […]

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Tiger Woods wins first major championship since 2008

on April 15, 2019, 8:38 AM / in Sports

Congrats Tiger Woods won his first major golf tournament since 2008 on Sunday, taking the 2019 Masters title with a 2-under-par final round that put him one stroke ahead of Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele, and Brooks Koepka. Four more players finished two strikes behind. It was Woods’ fifth Masters victory. He now trails only Jack Nicklaus, who has six green […]

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Virginia completes epic journey from last year’s ugly exit to win its first title

Virginia completes epic journey from last year’s ugly exit to win its first title

on April 9, 2019, 6:02 AM / in Basketball

MINNEAPOLIS — Only college basketball could give us something so storybook — too rich for movies; too perfect for documentaries — like Virginia winning the 2019 NCAA championship. On Monday night inside U.S. Bank Stadium, UVA coach Tony Bennett, humbly seated on his stool, dropped his head in blissful victory, the weight of his own desires and dreams finally vaporizing around […]

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Duke ‘looking into’ Michael Avenatti allegation

on April 8, 2019, 8:45 AM / in Basketball, National News

Duke University’s athletic director, Kevin White, said over the weekend that the school is “looking into” allegations by attorney Michael Avenatti that Nike paid the mother of Blue Devils basketball star Zion Williamson for consulting services while Duke was recruiting him. Avenatti, who was charged last week with trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike, tweeted that Nike […]

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Baylor wins 3rd NCAA women’s basketball championship

Baylor wins 3rd NCAA women’s basketball championship

on April 8, 2019, 8:41 AM / in Basketball

Baylor University defeated Notre Dame 82-81 on Sunday to win this year’s women’s NCAA basketball tournament in a thrilling final matchup. At one point, Baylor had a 17-point lead over Notre Dame, but that fell apart in the third quarter. During the fourth quarter, with just 3.9 seconds left on the clock, Baylor’s Chloe Jackson made a layup, giving the […]

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Michigan State Drops to Texas Tech

on April 7, 2019, 6:56 AM / in Basketball

The Michigan Sate basketball season came to a close at U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday night when MSU fell to Texas Tech 61 to 51 in the Final Four. They ran into a buzz saw of a defense and a senior guard Matt Mooney who shot the lights out. It was a tough loss for the Spartans, but they’ve got nothing […]

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Cavaliers survive late run from Tigers to make first national title game

on April 7, 2019, 6:49 AM / in Basketball

Virginia, the only No. 1 seed to make the Final Four, advanced on Saturday night with a 63-62 win against Auburn at U.S. Bank Stadium. The game was played at Virginia’s pace, with patient possessions for the Wahoos on offense and limited fast break opportunities for the usually up-tempo Tigers. Ty Jerome had one of his best games of the […]

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NCAA Basketball; Down to 16

on March 25, 2019, 6:07 AM / in Basketball

The second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament is officially in the books. We’ve weeded out 48 teams, and now there are only 16 left with a shot at cutting down the nets on the final game of the season in Minneapolis next month. And what a great way for the opening weekend to end. After an exciting but chalky […]

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Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, and Gonzaga take NCAA tournament top seeds

on March 18, 2019, 7:45 AM / in Basketball

The Duke Blue Devils took the top overall seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on Sunday. Duke, led by freshman superstar Zion Williamson, was joined by Virginia, North Carolina, and Gonzaga as the No. 1 seeds in the four March Madness brackets. Duke stumbled at the end of the regular season, going 3-3 in six games Williamson missed after […]

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SUPER BOWL ADS LECTURE AMERICA ON GIRL POWER, WIND POWER AND OBJECTIFYING MERMAIDS

on February 4, 2019, 8:45 AM / in Football

Super Bowl advertisers used the massive platform to on a number of topics — from using clean energy and respecting the media to the proper treatment of mermaids in the age of #MeToo. CBS, the network that hosted the big game, promoted “girl power” with an ad about girls playing football — and sponsor Budweiser took the time to note that […]

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Patriots top Rams 13-3 to win sixth NFL title in lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever

Patriots top Rams 13-3 to win sixth NFL title in lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever

on February 4, 2019, 5:24 AM / in Football

By Dan Wolken  |  USA TODAY ATLANTA — In a year that saw scoring records shattered all over the NFL, perhaps it’s only fitting that the Super Bowl went retro as the New England Patriots won their sixth title in the Tom Brady/Bill Belichick era. The Patriots beat the Rams 13-3, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with seven minutes left after a grinder […]

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