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Tiger Woods names Aaron Beverly as recipient of Charlie Sifford exemption to play PGA Tour event

Tiger Woods names Aaron Beverly as recipient of Charlie Sifford exemption to play PGA Tour event

Tiger Woods has named Aaron Beverly as the recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption which will grant him entry to the 2022 Genesis Invitational. The Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption is awarded annually and represents “the advancement of diversity in the game of golf.” Woods is the host of the Genesis Invitational, where Beverly will…MORE

‘The Rock’: Dwayne Johnson says he isn’t the anonymous buyer of T-Rex skull
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‘The Rock’: Dwayne Johnson says he isn’t the anonymous buyer of T-Rex skull

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson isn’t the anonymous T-Rex skull buyer. In October 2020, a 39-foot T-Rex fossil — nicknamed “Stan” in acknowledgement of its discoverer Stan Sacrison who excavated the remains in 1992 — was sold to an anonymous buyer at a Christie’s live auction for a $31,847,500 fee, according to the National Geographic. On…MORE

Pita Taufatofua: GoFundMe set up by Tonga’s Olympic flagbearer raises over $310,000
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Pita Taufatofua: GoFundMe set up by Tonga’s Olympic flagbearer raises over $310,000

A fundraising campaign set up by Tonga’s Olympic flagbearer Pita Taufatofua has raised over $310,000 after Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption. Widely known for bearing his oiled up chest during the opening ceremonies at both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Taufatofua established a GoFundMe fundraising page, which CNN has verified, on Monday following the disaster. According…MORE

Cleveland Browns player Malik McDowell arrested on charges of attacking an officer, public exposure
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Cleveland Browns player Malik McDowell arrested on charges of attacking an officer, public exposure

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell was arrested Monday in Florida on charges of public exposure, battery on a law enforcement officer and obstruction of justice with violence for resisting arrest, according to an incident report. A Broward County sheriff’s deputy responded to a report of a naked man walking near a school in Deerfield…MORE

US basketball player Sonny Weems racially abused by fans in China
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US basketball player Sonny Weems racially abused by fans in China

American basketball player Sonny Weems has been subjected to racial abuse from fans while playing in China. In a video circulating on social media, fans can be heard repeatedly shouting the “N” word and “get out of China” at 35-year-old Weems, who plays for the Guangdong Southern Tigers in the Chinese Basketball Association. The incident…MORE

Golden State Warriors distance themselves from team investor who said: ‘Nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs’
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Golden State Warriors distance themselves from team investor who said: ‘Nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs’

The Golden State Warriors have distanced themselves from comments made by Chamath Palihapitiya, a part owner who said that “nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs.” Palihapitiya made the comment on the “All-in Podcast” on Saturday, after co-host Jason Calacanis brought up US President Joe Biden’s “very strong” stance on the alleged human rights…MORE

Question of the Day

Jan 19

Q: Nearly 60-percent of pet owners have considered getting one of these for their pet… A:  A pet (companion)

Jan 18

Q: 48-million American households still have one of these and use it… A: TV antenna

Jan 14

Q:  About ¼ of vegetable acreage harvested in Pennsylvania was sweet corn, what was the second-most harvested by acreage? A:  Green beans