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January 23, 2021


Ringside Seat: Unbeatens Leo and Fulton, both recovered from COVID, set for overdue title clash

After spending most of 2020 waiting for their WBO junior featherweight world title fight, titleholder Angelo Leo and Stephen Fulton were weeks away from finally squaring off against each other before the year landed one final sucker punch. Granted, in a year dragged down by a pandemic, it came as......

Trump’s Final Day In Office, Senate Returns, Guatemalan Troops Clash With Migrants : Up First

NPR It is Donald Trump’s last full day as president. The last full day that he can use the power to pardon. Who might Trump choose? The Senate goes back to work today for the first time since the attack on the Capitol. It will consider five of Joe Biden’s......

U.S. and China clash at WHO over scientific mission in Wuhan

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market, where the first cluster of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) emerged, in Wuhan, Hubei province, , China, January 15, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/ GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States called on China on Monday to allow an expert team......

Dutch Police Clash With Protesters Denouncing Lockdown Measures

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Thousands of people, some throwing fireworks and stones, joined an unauthorized protest against the Dutch government’s coronavirus restrictions in Amsterdam on Sunday, and riot police officers used water cannons, batons, attack dogs and horses to disperse the crowd.......

Early MVP contenders clash as Mavericks visit Bucks

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News In their most recent games, Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded his 20th career triple-double to extend the Milwaukee Bucks’ win streak, while Luka Doncic fell one assist shy of notching his third in four games for the Dallas Mavericks. Antetokounmpo......

Butler, St. John’s limp into Big East clash

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While Butler struggles to score at times and capably defends opponents, the reverse is true for St. John’s. The contrasting styles will be on display Tuesday night when Butler visits St. John’s in a matchup of struggling Big East opponents in New York. Butler (3-6, 2-4 Big East) enters Tuesday......

Lakers look to start new streak in clash with Bulls

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc4MDk4Mjg1OTk3NzI5Mzg5/andy-avalos.jpg AP News The Los Angeles Lakers will play the second end of back-to-back contests when they host the Chicago Bulls on Friday. They will be shooting for their seventh consecutive victory over Chicago, one day after struggling in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs. On Thursday, the Lakers......

Women’s college basketball coaching clash provides ultimate #GirlDad moment

2:35 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Even for a family as competitive as hers, Holy Cross women’s basketball coach Maureen Magarity was......

Ole Miss, Alabama set for conference clash in Tuscaloosa

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AP News Two teams coming off bounce-back wins will meet in a Southeastern Conference opener Tuesday night when Ole Miss visits Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Ole Miss (5-1) rebounded from a tough, three-point loss at Dayton by routing Tennessee-Martin 90-43 last week, while the Crimson Tide (5-3) responded to a two-point......

Indiana, No. 18 Illinois prepare for tough Big Ten clash

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News With just 11 weeks to complete their 20-game league schedules, there’s precious little time for Big Ten teams to celebrate victories and, more important, solve problems that spring up during defeats. This helps to explain why, barely 10......

Radical Christian Cultists Clash with American Indian Movement at Ohio’s Serpent Mound Burial Site

A ragtag brigade of Christian cultists overseen by a former youth football coach traveled to Southern Ohio’s Serpent Mount Native American burial site Sunday, hoping their prayer might prevent unspecified dark energy from being unleashed upon the world. A typical Ohio Sunday, in other words. The cult or prayer group,......

Heated Oval Office meeting included talk of special counsel, martial law as Trump advisers clash

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Flynn had suggested earlier this week that Trump could invoke martial law as part of his efforts to overturn the election that he lost to President-elect Joe Biden — an idea that arose again during the meeting in the......

No. 15 Florida State readies for in-state clash vs. UCF

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News Florida State is looking to add to its fine start when it steps out of Atlantic Coast Conference play for a game against an in-state opponent Central Florida on Saturday night. The No. 15 Seminoles (4-0) will host......

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