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At least 8 dead in stampede at African Cup of Nations soccer game in Cameroon
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At least 8 dead in stampede at African Cup of Nations soccer game in Cameroon

At least eight people were killed and 50 people injured after a stampede during an Africa Cup of Nations match in the Cameroonian capital Monday, state broadcaster Cameroon Radio Television reported. The crush occurred as fans attempted to access Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé to watch the match between Cameroon and Comoros. The Confederation of African…MORE

AFCON: Underdog Comoros will have to face Cameroon without a recognized goalkeeper
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AFCON: Underdog Comoros will have to face Cameroon without a recognized goalkeeper

Comoros’ progress to the Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages has been the feel-good storyline of the tournament so far. The tiny island nation, Africa’s fourth smallest country and ranked 132nd in FIFA’s world rankings, stunned heavyweight Ghana 3-2 in the final group stage game to book its place in the round of 16. Comoros’…MORE

Australian Open criticized for stopping Peng Shuai protest
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Australian Open criticized for stopping Peng Shuai protest

The Australian Open is facing criticism over its handing of a small protest against the Chinese Communist Party’s alleged mistreatment of tennis player Peng Shuai. Protestors unfurled a banner reading ‘Where Is Peng Shuai’ during the match between China’s Wang Qiang and American Madison Keys and one of the protesters also wore a t-shirt with…MORE

Los Angeles Rams stave off furious Tampa Bay Buccaneers comeback to deny Tom Brady a shot at eighth ring
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Los Angeles Rams stave off furious Tampa Bay Buccaneers comeback to deny Tom Brady a shot at eighth ring

The Los Angeles Rams survived a Tom Brady-inspired Tampa Bay Buccaneers fightback to edge a pulsating 30-27 NFL playoff contest on Sunday. Having seen his team steamrolled to a 27-3 deficit with just over three minutes of the third quarter remaining, Brady looked set to write another fabled chapter in his legendary career as the…MORE

Patrick Mahomes goes ‘Grim Reaper’ as Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Buffalo Bills in epic back-and-forth overtime battle
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Patrick Mahomes goes ‘Grim Reaper’ as Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Buffalo Bills in epic back-and-forth overtime battle

Did we just watch one of the best games in NFL history? We definitely saw two great next generation quarterbacks on display at Arrowhead Stadium as Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes and Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen put on an absolute clinic on Sunday night in an epic AFC divisional round clash in the…MORE

Gonzaga University suspends Hall of Famer John Stockton’s season tickets over his defiance of Covid-19 mask mandate
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Gonzaga University suspends Hall of Famer John Stockton’s season tickets over his defiance of Covid-19 mask mandate

Gonzaga University has suspended season tickets for one of its most notable alumni and Hall of Fame basketball player John Stockton after he refused to comply with the school’s mask mandates at games, he said in an interview with The Spokesman-Review in Washington. The former Utah Jazz point guard confirmed the school suspended his tickets…MORE

East Coast Hockey League suspends player indefinitely after alleged racist gesture toward Black opponent
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East Coast Hockey League suspends player indefinitely after alleged racist gesture toward Black opponent

The East Coast Hockey League suspended Jacksonville Icemen defenseman Jacob Panetta indefinitely after he allegedly made a racist gesture toward South Carolina Stingrays defenseman Jordan Subban during Saturday’s game, the league announced. A hearing is to take place between the league and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association. In a statement Sunday, Icemen CEO Andy Kaufmann…MORE

‘Stop Boris’: Banners protesting UK PM Boris Johnson flown over Premier League games
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‘Stop Boris’: Banners protesting UK PM Boris Johnson flown over Premier League games

Banners protesting UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson were flown over Premier League games on Saturday. The banners were seen over Manchester United’s clash with West Ham United at Old Trafford as well as at Elland Road where Leeds United hosted Newcastle United. The message towed behind the plane read: “Boot him out!” followed by the…MORE

The NFL is the rare thing that brings all Americans — Democrats and Republicans — together
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The NFL is the rare thing that brings all Americans — Democrats and Republicans — together

Almost everything in our world today is divided along political lines. Whether it be something as important as a life saving vaccine or something as simple — and you would think would be non-partisan — as what TV programs people watch or jeans people wear, everything seems to be polarized along partisan lines. That’s what…MORE

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