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Trial against WNBA star Brittney Griner opened in Russian court

Trial against WNBA star Brittney Griner opened in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) – American basketball star Brittney Griner was put on trial on Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest for possession of cannabis oil, when she returned to play for a Russian team in a case unfolding amid strained relations between Moscow and Washington. The Phoenix Mercury Center and the two-time US Olympic gold …

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USC and UCLA join the Big Ten conference and shake up the college sports landscape

USC and UCLA join the Big Ten conference and shake up the college sports landscape

Both universities announced their intention to exchange conferences in separate statements on Thursday. The Pac-12 said it was “extremely surprised and disappointed” by the move. They will join a conference with universities such as the University of Michigan, Penn State and Ohio State, creating a 16-person conference that will rival the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Less …

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Freddie Freeman clearly wanted Braves to return over Dodgers deal

Freddie Freeman clearly wanted Braves to return over Dodgers deal

It’s rare for a player to switch agents right after signing a monster deal. But Freddie Freeman is seriously considering doing just that, and is indeed expected to do so, as Buster Olney first reported. Freeman obviously wasn’t happy leaving the Braves, even if it meant almost going home to the Dodgers (he’s from The …

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USC, UCLA leave Pac-12 for Big Ten in 2024: College sports begin their latest seismic tremor

USC, UCLA leave Pac-12 for Big Ten in 2024: College sports begin their latest seismic tremor

USC and UCLA were inducted as the newest members of the Big Ten conference, with league officials approving their membership Thursday night. The programs have announced their respective departures from the Pac-12 beginning in 2024, with the pair representing a significant acquisition for the Big Ten that will significantly change the collegiate sports landscape. “Ultimately, …

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USMNT U20 men’s team clashes with Costa Rican team

USMNT U20 men’s team clashes with Costa Rican team

The USMNT and Costa Rica U-20 men’s teams clash after Tuesday’s final whistle.screenshot: FS2 That US men national The U-20 football team’s first celebration of qualifying for the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023 lasted a full five seconds. They got into a fight with Costa Rica. The Quarterfinals of the CONCACAF America U-20 Championshipfinal was …

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