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January 17, 2021


Washington State hits road for first time, visits Cal

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AP News Washington State will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season when the Cougars visit Pac-12 rival California on Thursday night in Berkeley. The Cougars (8-1, 1-1 in Pac-12) lost for the first time this season on Jan. 2, an 86-82 home defeat to Arizona......

Tulsa visits USF seeking sixth straight win

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UConn visits Marquette to kick off three-game trip

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News Talk about dramatic turnarounds. When Marquette fell behind Georgetown by 18 points early in the second half Saturday night at Washington, D.C., it looked like the Golden Eagles were headed for a fourth straight Big East Conference loss.......

Nursing home eases residents’ loneliness with weekly puppy visits

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Nursing homes have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but one Wisconsin nursing home is easing residents’ loneliness by getting a weekly-dose of puppy love. Chip Reid has the story. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive......

Streaking Stanford visits Oregon State

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Two of the top newcomers in the Pac-12 Conference go head-to-head for the first time Thursday night when Stanford visits Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore. The Cardinal (5-2, 1-0) have a four-game winning streak and the Beavers (4-3, 0-1) have won two straight heading into the heart of the league......

No. 6 Houston visits upset-minded UCF

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Sixth-ranked Houston, which is currently higher in the rankings than at any point since finishing the 1983-84 season at No. 5, are set to visit Central Florida in an American Athletic Conference game Saturday afternoon at Orlando, Fla. Houston (6-0, 1-0), which will be playing its first road game of......

Joe Biden visits graves of first wife and baby daughter on 48th anniversary of car crash

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Joe Biden visited the graves of his first wife, Neilia, and his daughter Naomi on Friday, the 48th anniversary of their death. The two were killed in a devastating car crash, that also badly injured Biden’s sons, Beau and......

Biden visits a more welcoming Georgia to boost Senate candidates

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Janet Hook, Jenny Jarvie More than a quarter-century ago, when a Democratic presidential candidate last won in Georgia, Bill Clinton took a post-election swing through the state to help its senator win an overtime political runoff. Despite Clinton’s energetic......

Sudanese PM visits Ethiopia to discuss Tigray fighting

ADDIS ABABA/KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok visited Ethiopia briefly on Sunday with what three senior Sudanese government officials said was an offer to broker a ceasefire in its northern Tigray region, a proposal Ethiopia said was unnecessary because fighting had stopped. FILE PHOTO: Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla......

Duke visits Florida State in matchup of scuffling teams

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News Two teams desperate for something good to happen square off Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla. Duke will wrap up its season while Florida State hopes to resume competition when the teams tangle to see which side can produce its......

Chasing Pac-12 title, No. 23 Oregon visits winless Cal

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Two teams coming off crushing defeats will attempt to vent some frustration upon one another when 23rd-ranked Oregon heads south to Berkeley, Calif., to take on winless California in a Pac-12 Conference matchup on Saturday. Both teams are coming off losses to their rival, but each stung for a different......

Utah focuses inward as Idaho State visits

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BC visits Minnesota in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

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No. 4 Wisconsin visits Marquette in key intrastate rivalry

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AP News Wisconsin reserve forward Tyler Wahl amassed 11 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and two steals in a home rout of Green Bay Tuesday. He did so in 20 minutes — or about the length of a sitcom episode. “For a while there, it was the Tyler......

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