Sports

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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The Catch

on January 10, 2019, 8:34 AM / in History, Sports

Good morning, it’s Thursday, January 10, 2019. On this date in 1982, the San Francisco 49ers announced a 15-year run of sustained excellence with a thrilling 28-27 win over the much-feared Dallas Cowboys. The NFC championship game was hard-fought and competitive throughout — and didn’t end until Cowboys’ quarterback Danny White fumbled near midfield with a few seconds left. But […]

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The Other Champion Tigers

on January 8, 2019, 8:36 AM / in History, Sports

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, January 8, 2019. President Trump has scheduled his first prime-time Oval Office address tonight, presumably on the ongoing government shutdown. Meanwhile, college football has its new national champion, Clemson University, which many commentators believe has eclipsed Alabama as the supreme college program. Perhaps, but as they say in my favorite sport: “Wait ’til next year!” Historically, […]

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90-year-old US cyclist fails doping test, stripped of record & title

90-year-old US cyclist fails doping test, stripped of record & title

on January 7, 2019, 6:45 AM / in International News, Sports

Oh Come on Now….. A 90-year-old American cyclist has been stripped of a Masters title and record after returning a positive drugs test, the US Anti-Doping Agency has announced. Carl Grove set a world record as he won the men’s 90-94 sprint category at the Masters Track National Championships in July of last year. The veteran racer has said that […]

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Both Talent and Dedication: Simone Biles makes history as first woman to win four all-around world titles

Both Talent and Dedication: Simone Biles makes history as first woman to win four all-around world titles

on November 2, 2018, 7:56 AM / in Sports

Simone Biles won the women’s all-around title at the world gymnastics championships on Thursday. The win, her record fourth at the championships, came despite falls on the vault and balance beam. She also put one foot out of bounds on her first tumbling pass on the floor exercises, but a big advantage from difficulty points lifted her above Japan’s Mai […]

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Red Sox, clearly the better team, win the World Series in five games over Dodgers

on October 29, 2018, 7:06 AM / in Baseball

Your browser does not support iframes.By Bill Baer  |   NBC Sports  A quartet of homers from Steve Pearce (two), Mookie Betts, and J.D. Martinez provided more than enough offense as the Red Sox defeated the Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday night in Game 5 of the World Series, winning the organization’s first championship since 2013 and their ninth overall. Pearce, coming off a tremendous Game 4 performance, […]

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Jacksonville Jaguars players arrested outside London nightclub over ‘unpaid £50K bill’

Jacksonville Jaguars players arrested outside London nightclub over ‘unpaid £50K bill’

on October 29, 2018, 6:06 AM / in Football, International News

RT Four players from NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars were arrested in London on Saturday after allegedly attempting to leave a nightclub without paying a £50,000 bar bill, which led to a brawl with security staff. The four players arrested have been named as Barry Church, D.J. Hayden, Ronnie Harrison and Jarrod Wilson, according to ESPN. The team are in the UK capital […]

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Broncos Cut QB After Arrest, Vow To ‘Help Him However We Can’

Broncos Cut QB After Arrest, Vow To ‘Help Him However We Can’

on October 26, 2018, 7:18 AM / in Football

Chad Kelly’s short stint as the Denver Broncos’ backup quarterback is over, and his former teammates and ex-coaches are trying to ignore the distraction of his dismissal while keeping him in their thoughts. The Broncos waived the second-year pro Wednesday, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass after being accused of entering a couple’s suburban home […]

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