Baylor women’s basketball team gets fast-food feast at White House meeting with Trump

The Baylor women's basketball team visited the White House on Monday, becoming the first female team — and first professional or college basketball team — to be individually honored by President Donald Trump. And like other recent championship visitors, the Bears were greeted with a buffet of fast food. A photograph of the meal posted on the team's Twitter page showed trays […]

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Chelsea team news and predicted line up: Giroud set to start Europa League clash vs Slavia Prague after demanding more game time

OLIVIER GIROUD is set to lead the line for Chelsea against Slavia Prague after demanding Maurizio Sarri play him. The fed-up Frenchman warned he could walk away from the club in the summer if he is not given guarantees about his game time. Sarri has opted to play struggling loan striker Gonzalo Higuain and winger Eden Hazard ahead of Giroud […]

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Mark Cavendish withdraws from Paris-Nice

Mark Cavendish has become one of several riders to abandon Paris-Nice after a brutal opening couple of stages dominated by crashes and crosswinds. Team Dimension-Data confirmed before the start of stage three that their British sprinter had decided not to continue the race. “Mark was forced to stop on the back of a challenging two days,” read a statement on […]

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Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164

LeBron James and Kevin Durant at NBA All-Star Game (Photo: AP Photo/Chuck Burton and AP Photo/Gerry Broome) CHARLOTTE, N.C.— LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wadeagain, one last time. Catching lobs from former teammate Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared down Joel Embiid to send a message without saying a word. […]

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Simmons inspires Team LeBron to NBA win

Ben Simmons has made an impressive NBA All-Star debut, playing a key role in turning around an 18-point deficit to steer his team to victory. Team LeBron defeated Team Giannis 178-164 in Charlotte, North Carolina on MOnday (AEDT) despite trailing for most of the annual showcase of the NBA's best players. LeBron James celebrates a basket during the All-Star game.Credit:AP […]

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Team foundations undermined by tax-deductible payments to star players

I wonder if I was the only rugby fan who felt uneasy after reading revelations by the Herald’s Georgina Robinson about tax-deductible patronage from private businesspeople to individual players. This week, Robinson revealed that Israel Folau’s salary had been topped up by discreet payments, via an entity called the Australian Rugby Foundation, from the Salteri family, co-founders of Transfield. This […]

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NHS staff to spearhead new internet safety drive

NHS doctors and nurses are to team up with social media giants to spearhead new drive to make internet safer for children Matt Hancock has revealed plans to crack down on self-harm content online The Health Secretary is organising a team of NHS staff to oversee social media  They will help determine what content is harmful and what is acceptable […]

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