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DeVos seeks to mend fences after bruising confirmation

DeVos seeks to mend fences after bruising confirmation

A cartoon depicting newly (and narrowly) appointed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been making the rounds on the internet on Wednesday, and much like the secretary herself, causing quite an uproar. This would inevitably draw federal funds away from public schools. Other public school teachers, like music teacher Pam Pierson of the Ottawa school district, echoed these sentiments. Read More

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Should the Bears sign Branden Albert?

Should the Bears sign Branden Albert?

The franchise is also releasing defensive tackle Earl Mitchell and cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, according to the Miami Herald . The release of Ekpre-Olomu is not salary-cap related. None of the recent releases were complicated decisions for the Dolphins because of age, injury history, or lack of productivity. He didn't play a full season in any of his three seasons with the Dolphins because of injuries, including a dislocated wrist last season that he had surgically repaired in November. Read More

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5 things we learned from WWE's Elimination Chamber

5 things we learned from WWE's Elimination Chamber

The Kickoff Show will begin one hour earlier at 7 p.m. The Elimination Chamber is much , much safer now. The Miz could easily interfere in the match to cost Cena his championship. Sister Abigail always spoke the truth and so do I. So when I tell you that I knew this day would come, I am not telling you a lie. Nikki Bella and Natalya had kind of a stinker and then wrestled to a double count out, so that one still seems to be ongoing, but rumors remain strong that the WrestleMania ... Read More

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Bayern Munich destroy Arsenal, Madrid win

On Feb. 4, they fell, 3-1, at Chelsea. And then when the moment arrived, he tucked away the chance past Iker Casillas to give Arsenal an unlikely 1-0 lead at the Bernabeu. Hummels said: "He [Wenger] is just one of the greatest coaches we have experienced and I am 28-years-old now and all the time I have watched professional football he has always been there". Read More

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Travis Wood Signs Contract With Royals

Travis Wood Signs Contract With Royals

Jerry Crasnick was the first to report Kansas City as the destination. But signing Wood gives them some flexibility; his bullpen history means he could provide important relief innings. Wood gets $4 million this year and $6.5 million in 2018, and the agreement includes and $8.5 mutual option for 2019 with a $1.5 million buyout. Wood, who just turned 30 this month, has spent the last five seasons with the Cubs after spending his first two Major League Baseball seasons with the Cincinnati ... Read More

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Conor McGregor shows off his boxing skills in new Instagram video

Speaking with USA TODAY on "Radio Row" at Super Bowl LI in Houston, UFC President Dana White said he's waiting to hear back from the younger brother Nate while revealing Nick has actually turned down a pair of fights in the recent weeks. Diaz, it would seem, is still angling for a megabucks third fight with the king of the UFC, Conor McGregor, and is not interested in battling Alvarez, whom McGregor knocked out at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in November. Read More

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James Haskell not ready to start in Six Nations clash with Wales

Players love going there and pitching themselves against the Welsh. Wales star Sam Warburton believes it is "a fair judgement" to compare England with world champions New Zealand at the moment. Eddie Jones' men have won less than 35% of the 61 matches played between the pair and must improve on that run against the early Six Nations Championship leaders, if they are to defend their title and claim consecutive grand slams for the first time in a generation. Read More

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Dwyane Wade excels in Bulls' win over Kings on Monday

Dwyane Wade excels in Bulls' win over Kings on Monday

It was his 16th of the season (it's only February!), thus, per National Basketball Association rules, the All-Star will be suspended for the Kings' next game vs. Kevin Love had 39 points and 12 rebounds for the Eastern Conference leaders, who ended surging Washington's winning streaks of 17 in a row at home and seven in a row overall. Read More

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Cameroon defeats Egypt to lift fifth AFCON title

Mohamed Elneny had put Egypt in front midway through the first half but a stirring second-half performance from Cameroon saw Nicolas Nkoulou equalise before Aboubakar fired home with a sublime piece of skill in the 88th minute. We are now rehabilitating the players to find out who will be available for the game. Sebastien Siani and Christian Bassogog had chances for Cameroon but the Egyptian defence continued to show the form that made them clear favourites to claim a record seven crowns. Read More

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Matt Kuchar goes long and steady for Round 1 Phoenix lead

Matt Kuchar goes long and steady for Round 1 Phoenix lead

An, who is chasing his first PGA Tour win, picked up five shots over his first 10 holes. South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen, hurt by a double bogey at 18, was in a group on seven-under 135 that also included Michael Kim, J.J. He once again stung the ball off the tee and on his approach shots and sits ranked No. 5 in the field in strokes gained tee to green after two rounds. Read More

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Roger Goodell: No path to National Football League ownership or National Football League stadium for casinos

Roger Goodell: No path to National Football League ownership or National Football League stadium for casinos

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will make his annual Super Bowl state-of-the-league address to the media at 11 a.m. PST Wednesday. If so, the game in Mexico could help determine playoff seeding and even postseason home field advantage. Also, a group led by Raiders legend Ronnie Lott is working to keep the team in the East Bay. The Raiders/Texans game was the first National Football League game in Mexico in over a decade. Read More

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Ex-president George H.W. Bush to toss Super Bowl coin

The former president will toss the coin to open the game on February 5 in Houston's NRG Stadium after accepting an invitation from Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the National Football League. Barbara Bush was hospitalized for five days during that same stretch due to bronchitis. Bush also participated in the coin toss prior to the start of the Atlanta Falcons-New Orleans Saints football game at the newly re-opened Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on September 25, 2006. Read More

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