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Frank Williams, Williams F1 team founder, dies at 79
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Frank Williams, Williams F1 team founder, dies at 79

Frank Williams, the founder of the Williams Formula 1 team and the longest-serving team principal the sport has ever seen, has died at 79. The Williams F1 team, founded in 1977, dominated much of the 1980s and 1990s under his guidance, and has 117 race victories in total. The team built in his name grew…MORE

George Kambosos Jr. stuns Teofimo Lopez to become unified lightweight champion
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George Kambosos Jr. stuns Teofimo Lopez to become unified lightweight champion

George Kambosos Jr. produced one of the shocks of the years as he beat Teofimo Lopez to become the unified world lightweight champion on Saturday night. The unfancied Australian, who came into the fight a heavy underdog, knocked Lopez down in the first round and survived being knocked down in the 10th round before winning…MORE

NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer Curley Culp dies aged 75

NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer Curley Culp dies aged 75

Former Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Oilers legend Curley Culp died Saturday, according to a statement from his family. Culp was 75 years old. “On behalf of our family and with a broken heart, I announce the passing of my husband, Curley Culp early this morning. We respectfully ask for privacy at this time,” his…MORE

NHL postpones upcoming New York Islanders games due to Covid-19 outbreak

NHL postpones upcoming New York Islanders games due to Covid-19 outbreak

New York Islanders games have been postponed through at least Tuesday due to a Covid-19 outbreak within the team, the National Hockey League (NHL) announced on Saturday. “As a result of an additional New York Islanders Player entering COVID Protocol this morning, and up to eight Players potentially unavailable to play due to COVID Protocol,…MORE

LeBron James: Los Angeles Lakers forward fined $15,000 for ‘obscene gesture’ celebration
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LeBron James: Los Angeles Lakers forward fined $15,000 for ‘obscene gesture’ celebration

LeBron James’ celebration of Thursday’s overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers has landed the Los Angeles Lakers forward with a fine from the NBA. The $15,000 punishment was handed to James “for making an obscene gesture on the playing court,” said the NBA in a statement on Friday. ‘The incident occurred with 1:17 remaining in…MORE

LeBron James: Los Angeles Lakers forward fined $15,000 for ‘obscene gesture’ celebration
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LeBron James: Los Angeles Lakers forward fined $15,000 for ‘obscene gesture’ celebration

LeBron James’ celebration in the recent overtime victory against the Indiana Pacers has landed the Los Angeles Lakers forward a fine from the NBA. The $15,000 punishment was handed to James “for making an obscene gesture on the playing court,” said the NBA in a statement on Friday. ‘The incident occurred with 1:17 remaining in…MORE

Arsenal win piles pressure on Newcastle United and new head coach Eddie Howe
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Arsenal win piles pressure on Newcastle United and new head coach Eddie Howe

After playing 13 Premier League games, Newcastle United still haven’t won a match, the club’s latest setback coming in Saturday’s 2-0 defeat by Arsenal. The loss ensured Newcastle stay bottom of the table on six points, five points behind fourth from bottom Leeds United. Saturday’s match was the first time Newcastle’s new head coach Eddie…MORE

Peng Shuai: WTA remains ‘deeply concerned’ about Chinese tennis star

Peng Shuai: WTA remains ‘deeply concerned’ about Chinese tennis star

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) “remains deeply concerned” that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai “is not free from censorship or coercion.” In an email statement on Saturday, the WTA says CEO Steve Simon has attempted to reach out to Peng “via various communication channels,” including two emails “to which it was clear her responses were…MORE

Question of the Day

Nov 29

Q: 10-percent of pet owners say they have one of these at home for their pet… A: First-aid kit

Nov 24

Q: Nearly 40% of adults say they plan to do this at the Thanksgiving table this year? A: Wear Stretchy Pants

Nov 23

Q: A new survey asked what’s the item you’re mostly likely to forget to buy for Thanksgiving dinner. The number item was cranberry sauce. What was the least forgotten item?   A: Alcohol.