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Lonergan out as George Washington coach after investigation

Lonergan out as George Washington coach after investigation

The allegations first became public in a report by the Washington Post in July , which detailed the abusive and homophobic language that helped lead to 14 players transferring out of the program over a five-year span. George Washington is in the process of buying out the coach's contract, and those negotiations tend to linger on. "I don't think the guy should be in sports", one former player said. Read More

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Wawrinka stuns tennis world with Open win over Djokovic

Djokovic started the match strong, winning the first set, but last year's US Open champ has battled injuries throughout the summer and he faced his fair share of obstacles in the final. At least one person says absolutely not: Stan the Man, himself. Wawrinka has won four titles this year having also won in Chennai, Dubai and Geneva. Read More

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Penn State avenges 2015 loss to Temple, 34-27

He said he drove in from New Jersey, identified himself as a victim of sexual abuse with no ties to Penn State and said he was "outraged" the university would honor Paterno's head coaching debut. McSorley threw a pass that was intercepted by strong safety Delvon Randall and returned to the Penn State 9, setting up a 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down by Walker late in the third quarter that narrowed the Owls' deficit to 24-17. Read More

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Oscar important for Chelsea, insists Conte

Oscar important for Chelsea, insists Conte

I have confidence in him". Despite reiterating his desire to keep the creative midfielder earlier in the press conference, Conte said that the midfielder's defensive improvement must continue if he is to stay in his plans. The defensive frailties have been a concern to Conte , who had strived all summer to add a centre-half from Italy to the books. Diego is a passionate man and I want him to put this passion in his game in the right way. Read More

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Major Martin: Truex Jr. off Harvick to win Southern 500

The Harvick pit crew has had one change this year, at the front tire changer spot. Daniel Suarez was third and Kyle Larson, last week's Sprint Cup victor at MI, was fourth. Scott slid and inadvertently blocked Stewart, who turned the No. 44 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford into the wall. Scott thought Stewart was mad at him and ran into him on objective. Read More

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No. 1 pick Jared Goff will be Rams' backup QB on Sunday

I couldn't have been more wrong. We've been through a lot together, so I didn't want to leave my comfort zone. I grew up with them. Since taking over as the Rams' coach, the team has been nothing but a 7-9 and 8-8 factory. "I appreciate ( Rams owner) Stan (Kroenke) and his willingness to allow us to go and do that". The idea that there's a team in L.A. now? They walked into Levi's Stadium and were embarrassed by the San Francisco 49ers 28-0. Read More

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Everybody needs good neighbours - Klopp hails Lallana

Everybody needs good neighbours - Klopp hails Lallana

The touchline action could be as explosive as what happens on the pitch at Stamford Bridge on Friday when Jurgen Klopp takes his Liverpool side to tackle Antonio Conte's Chelsea . But Klopp refused to only praise his opponent, suggesting that while they have "respect" for Chelsea - he thinks the hosts will be "the same" and know that Liverpool are "not easy to play". Read More

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Ilkay Gundogan enjoys "perfect day" on long-awaited Manchester City debut

Even Sergio Aguero, a player who looked like he was at his peak already, has shown an improvement - disciplinary issues aside. But my idea and club's idea is the same: "to try to win this competition ". The 20-year-old said: "He's hard to stop". "I'm really happy with the new manager", he told reporters. He added: "I was not here for what happened but they must forget what happened in the past . Read More

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Greg Clarke wants UEFA united behind new president Aleksander Ceferin

Infantino leads soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association while Ceferin was on Wednesday elected as president of UEFA with a resounding win over Dutchman Michael van Praag . "It's not because you repeat again and again, loud and clear "I am a leader" that you are a leader". Platini said he had fought as UEFA leader to preserve football from "all the excesses that its planetary success has engendered". Read More

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Ben Cherington hired as Blue Jays vice-president of baseball operations

Farrell was hired by Cherington as the Red Sox manager entering the 2013 season, and the Sox skipper noted that he and Cherington have spoken since his departure, but merely an occasional text message and nothing at length. and Andrew Benintendi to the Red Sox organization. A few of his moves over his final two seasons in charge, including handing lucrative contracts to third baseman Pablo Sandoval, first baseman Hanley Ramirez and Cuban prospect Rusney Castillo, played a major part in his ... Read More

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Brazil former speaker oustered over corruption charges

Before he was voted out of office late Monday, he proclaimed his innocence and said he was being punished for leading the successful effort to impeach and remove from office President Dilma Rousseff. Defending himself, he said he was "paying the price" of having led the impeachment against ex-leader Dilma Rousseff. With the loss of his congressional seat, Cunha also loses his partial immunity from prosecution. Read More

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Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

McGary has played two seasons for the Thunder, averaging 4.4 points in 52 career games. The 24-year-old has struggled with drugs since his time in college at MI, when he was forced to declare for the NBA Draft early after getting a one-year suspension from the NCAA due to a positive test for marijuana. Read More

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Leicester can win Champions League -Drinkwater

Finally, the game of the night looks to be in Turin where Juventus, one of my outright tournament picks, entertain Europa League winners Sevilla. Much like the Foxes this time around, Brugge has had a rough start to their title-defending campaign by losing three of its first five league matches. Read More

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Ryder Cup rookie Pieters promises Europe points

Ryder Cup rookie Pieters promises Europe points

Smyth did not agree with those sentiments, although he had sympathy for Knox, who finished 10th in World points, just one place behind Matthew Fitzpatrick, the last automatic qualifier from that list. That meant disappointment for Scotland's Russell Knox , ranked 20th in the world, and for proven Ryder Cup heroes Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald. Read More

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Prater gets redemption with late field in 39-35 win at Indy

Prater gets redemption with late field in 39-35 win at Indy

First and foremost, any concerns about the first team offense not finding the end zone in the preseason were put to rest with the first drive of the regular season ending with a touchdown. Andrew Luck and company came out firing in the second half and after a missed extra point by Matt Prater, the table appeared to be set for the Colts to rally back and steal the game. Read More

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