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Both the USU men's team (3.31) and the women's team (3.67) were recognized for notching a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 or higher. Our women's team won the Atlantic 10 Championships this fall for the second consecutive year and for the 15th-consecutive year both our men and women have achieved this academic award, exemplifying the importance our teams place on their education- the primary reason they are here at the University of Richmond.
  • Barcelona edge into Copa del Rey final for fourth consecutive season

    Barcelona edge into Copa del Rey final for fourth consecutive season

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    The match will not be telecasted in India, however, Indian fans can catch it live on telecast channel, Radio Barca . Barcelona have been very strong lately and beat Bilbao over the weekend 3-0 at home, but tonight, Athletico will be throwing everything they have at the Blaugrana to make up the goal deficit and move on.
  • Former Cleveland Browns first round pick Justin Gilbert cut by Pittsburgh Steelers

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    After spending this past season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, following a trade in the preseason from the Cleveland Browns, Gilbert was released Monday. This was not the productivity that the Steelers wanted from the third year player and as such, released him from the team today, February 6th. However, Gilbert only started three games in two seasons with the Cleveland Browns.
  • Yankees sign NL home run leader Carter to one-year deal

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    The official was not authorized to discuss it publicly because the deal still is pending a physical. Like Carter, Holliday is a right-handed hitter, although he could conceivably get at-bats in the outfield, opening up more time at DH for Carter.
  • Bruins fire coach Julien; name Cassidy interim coach

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    Clearly the Bruins had been mulling this move with Julien for some time, and they finally pulled the trigger after falling out of an Eastern Conference playoff spot with 27 games remaining. Julien finishes his Boston career with 11 postseason series wins and a 57-40 playoff record. That's on the Bruins for making a decision to fire the winningest coach in the organization's history on a day that should have been all about the New England Patriots.
  • Matsuyama trails by 4 strokes at Phoenix Open

    Matsuyama trails by 4 strokes at Phoenix Open

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    The tournament drew an estimated 58,654 fans Sunday to break the weekly record with 655,434. A lot of people attend the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and majority fill the grandstands around the par-3 16th at TPC Scottsdale to capacity each day.
  • 76ers in talks to send Jahlil Okafor to Pelicans, per report

    76ers in talks to send Jahlil Okafor to Pelicans, per report

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    Philly pushing for NO 1st rounder. The Pelicans are reportedly interested in pairing up the 6'11 center with their All-Star big man Anthony Davis, and reports suggest they'll be giving up a future first round pick to get the deal done. Philadelphia would be able to offload a piece that clearly doesn't fit, pick up what could potentially be their third lottery pick, and take back minimal salary in the meantime.
  • LeBron James tops 28000 career points in Cleveland Cavaliers' win

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    James is two assists from passing Lenny Wilkens (7,211) for 13th place on the NBA's career list. Jennings and Lee - who together, outscored the Cavaliers' starting backcourt, 40-10 -and reserve forward Willy Hernangomez (16 points on 7-of-10 shooting), helped the Knicks save faceafter Cleveland had earlier handed NY its two worst losses of the season by a combined point total (61) that eclipsed the highest-ever over/under (59) for a Super Bowl in Sunday's Super Bowl LI.
  • Canadian teenager Shapovalov fined as umpire prepares to consult eye doctor

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    Britain booked a Davis Cup quarter-final matchup against France in odd fashion Sunday after the decisive final singles match ended when Canada's Denis Shapovalov hit the umpire with a ball. Edmund said: "It was unusual way to finish, I've never been part of anything like that". " The rules are the rules , you gotta play by the rules", he said.
  • Kate, William, & Harry Race For Their Mental Health Campaign

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    William reportedly exclaimed to his wife after the race. While Americans are getting ready to sit on the couch and watch sports, the royal family went for a run ! The three are expected to join the runners - who are fundraising for the eight Heads Together charity partners or the campaign itself - as they train and warm down.
  • Captain Cook steps down to focus on batting

    Captain Cook steps down to focus on batting

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    This news story is related to Latest/184390-Alastair-Cook-quits-England-Test-captain/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. Almost two months after India thrashed England 4-0 in a five-match Test series, the captain of the English Test team, Alastair Cook , has stepped down from the post, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said today.
  • Gabriel Jesus reveals how Pep Guardiola convinced him to join Manchester City

    Gabriel Jesus reveals how Pep Guardiola convinced him to join Manchester City

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    You so often see teams down the bottom crumbling after late defeats like the Swans suffered on Sunday , but Paul Clement and his must make sure that doesn't happen ahead of this weekend. After Jesus' first-half opener, relegation-threatened Swansea drew level through Gylfi Sigurdsson only for Pep Guardiola's new signing to have the final say.
  • Jurgen Klopp sure Liverpool know how to beat Premier League's 'weaker' teams

    Jurgen Klopp sure Liverpool know how to beat Premier League's 'weaker' teams

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    Mourinho wasn't the only manager on the former Borussia Dortmund boss' agenda on Thursday, either, as Manchester City's 4-0 thumping of West Ham United drew his attention to Pep Guardiola. It's not what we want to do, nor is it a tactic. "It was worse with me actually when I was younger. I have already improved but I had no idea why he (Mourinho) spoke about me".
  • Thompson leads Australia to Davis Cup victory

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    The French will face either Canada or Britain in April's quarter-finals. "I thought I played well today - I thought we played well together. We know it'll get tougher but we've got a really good team", Hewitt said. Adam Pavlasek (No 83) and Lukas Rosol (No 144) were also unavailable for selection, leaving Satral (157) the next best player. It was a good doubles perfornance, as simple as that, insists Groth.
  • Trump quickly condemns Louvre attack, still quiet on Quebec

    Trump quickly condemns Louvre attack, still quiet on Quebec

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    A French soldier has opened fire on and wounded a man armed with a knife after he tried to enter the Louvre Museum in central Paris carrying a suitcase. A anxious passerby can be heard saying: "I wonder if it's a training exercise". Police chief Michel Cadot said the attacker was shot after "launching" himself at the soldier in the Carrousel du Louvre area of the attraction.
  • James, Love Lead Cavaliers to 111-104 Win Over Knicks

    James, Love Lead Cavaliers to 111-104 Win Over Knicks

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    He's a Top-10 player now and also someone the Sixers could see down the road in a playoff series. James has 56 career games with 30 points and 10 assists. He's struggled against the Cavs this season, though - averaging just 13.5 points per through the first two matchups with Cleveland. Popovich has compiled a 1,128-496 record since replacing Bob Hill as San Antonio's coach on December 10, 1996 (after the 18th game of the 1996-97 season) and passed former Utah coach Jerry Sloan.
  • Falcons QB Matt Ryan Named NFL MVP

    Falcons QB Matt Ryan Named NFL MVP

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    The Pats come into the weekend with the NFL's top-ranked defense against an Atlanta team with the top-ranked offense. Ryan, who's been nicknamed Matty Ice for a reason, seems like a player capable of overcoming the odds. After winning the MVP award last night, Matt Ryan knows its his time . Ryan was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week two times this season.
  • Martinez says Everton defence no better this season

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    But Lukaku struck twice more in quick succession and even though Harry Arter got another back for Bournemouth, Ross Barkley grabbed a sixth goal for Everton in stoppage time. "To be a professional then that was great and then my first goal because that is when my life changed". That will not concern Lukaku , who was keeping his focus on today's training and Middlesbrough at the weekend.
  • Dogged England edge France in scrappy Twickenham affair

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    James Haskell and Danny Care arrived midway through the second period and added a fresh impetus to England's attack, bringing pace and power, while within a few minutes of the arrival of Ben Te'o and Jack Nowell they had scored their only try of the game.
  • Boult bowls Black Caps to victory to seal ODI series win

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    New Zealand won the first game at Eden Park by six runs but the second in Napier on Thursday was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to an unsafe, wet outfield. Australia's victory equation had been 33 runs required from 33 balls with three wickets in hand prior to Cummins' dismissal. Williamson, who completed the run-out that ended a thrilling ODI series opener in Auckland, came up with the key scalp of Australia's top-scorer in the Hamilton decider.
  • NFL Rhombus: Which side wins the Super Bowl?

    NFL Rhombus: Which side wins the Super Bowl?

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    Perhaps it was the distraction of the presidential election or the seemingly inevitability of every contest, but Patriots fans seem less engrossed in their team. Take out the word "undoubtedly", and that's where he stands now. Despite missing the first four games of the 2016 season because of an NFL-mandated suspension, Brady had another banner year.
  • Elneny scores AFCON final's first goal

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    Cameroon's offense needs to get off to a faster start if they have a chance to beat Egypt . Egypt's defensive unit has been the team's strength during their AFCON games. This set up an exciting finish as Cameroon continued to pressurise the Egyptians and looked the more likely to find a victor. Strikers Ahmed Hassan and Marwan Mohsen are out and Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal has had a calf problem.
  • Luis Enrique pleased with Barcelona role players after Athletic Bilbao victory

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    The Argentina captain scored his side's second goal of their 3-0 win at Camp Nou with an opportunistic free-kick but was surprisingly withdrawn with 64 minutes played. "I enjoyed it nearly more than the goals that I scored", he said. "We are happy with the result , and for seeing that our entire squad is competitive", Luis Enrique said.
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' 113-107 loss to the Boston Celtics

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' 113-107 loss to the Boston Celtics

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    Michael Jordan, they went to him a lot in the fourth quarter and back in the day a lot of those great players - Dirk Nowitzki - didn't get started until later in the game and had to get revved up. On Friday, however, four years of losing caught up to the Lakers and the Celtics did, too. "They were all making big shots tonight", Nance said. With the victory, the Celtics became the winningest franchise in National Basketball Association history.
  • Ducks embarrassing Wildcats at the half

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    And that should be a scary thought for Pac-12 opponents. Led by Ruthy Hebard's eighth double-double of the season the OR women's basketball team (15-8, 5-6) defeated the Arizona Wildcats 79-65 in Tucson, Arizona Friday night. OR shot 65 percent from the floor - including eight dunks - and 64 percent from the arc. Oregon State: Leading scorer Tres Tinkle , who last played November 25, remains out indefinitely with a wrist injury.
  • Angola's dos Santos calls end to 38 years in power

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    But the 74-year-old is to remain leader of the influential ruling party. Mr Dos Santos has previously said he would stand down only to change his mind. As a young man, Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco fought against Portugal's rule of Angola and in the civil war that erupted between the MPLA government and UNITA rebels after independence in 1975.
  • Nintendo, Google, Wix Fight For Attention At Super Bowl LI

    Nintendo, Google, Wix Fight For Attention At Super Bowl LI

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    Hyundai, meanwhile, will film an ad during the game that will be shown in Fox's post-show rundown. "It used to be if you ran an ad in the game on Sunday, you would hope to see a response on Monday by people walking into the store". Its Skittles brand also has an ad spot this year . Some of the early YouTube commercials and teasers have a tech twist. Even more importantly from an economic point of view, Super Bowl commercials get a lot of extra viewers beyond the 30 seconds of airtime ...
  • French soldier shoots suspected attacker at Louvre museum

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    The man rushed at the soldier and three other troops this morning with a machete shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is great, in Arabic). The soldier was reportedly left with an injury to his arm. I hear people screaming, 'Evacuate! Hood did not see the attacker. Authorities arrested a second person at the scene who they say was acting "suspiciously", but it's unclear if that individual is connected to the attack.
  • Hull full-back Robertson thrilled to stay and play under Silva

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    Our players showed fantastic spirit, our organisation was good and we deserved the win. "We had these few moments but were obviously not, especially in the first half not in the right mood". "We need to keep sight of our goal because we have only won three points and nothing more. That's hard to accept". And Klopp doesn't believe that this defeat necessarily indicates any struggle against teams lower down the league table, though he noted that he can "understand" if it "looks so from ...
  • £14 million man says Crystal Palace is better than Sunderland

    £14 million man says Crystal Palace is better than Sunderland

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    Sunderland would have had Allardyce at the helm had his country not come calling after England's bad Euro 2016 campaign - and who knows how preparations for this season would have gone then? "We have to find a couple of those runs for us to be good enough to be a Premier League team".