• NBA great Stephen Curry gifts UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov signed game jersey in Toronto
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    NBA great Stephen Curry gifts UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov signed game jersey in Toronto

    Greatness recognizes greatness. While in Canada for appearances, UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov took some time out of his schedule to take in an NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors, and also meet one of the best shooters of all-time, Stephen Curry. “It’s different expereince to watch live one of the best NBA player in the world,” Nurmagomedov tweeted along with a picture of Curry on the court mid-game. On the second night of back-to-back games on a road trip which included Curry’s first game in Canada since 2019, the Warriors picked up their eighth straight away victory. In typical Curry fashion, he made…

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  • BettingbytheNumbers Pick of the Day, 01/24/2024
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    BettingbytheNumbers Pick of the Day, 01/24/2024

    #8 Auburn Tigers @ Alabama Crimson Tide (6:30 pm CT on ESPN) For today’s pick of the day, we are headed to SEC Hoops for another edition of the Iron Bowl. #8 Auburn is headed to Alabama looking as good as they have in years and are expecting to beat their long-time rivals. The Tigers are 16-2 and have one of the nation’s best defenses. Meanwhile, Alabama comes into the game with a 12-6 record, scarred by some early season losses (mostly against good teams). Both teams should show up tonight and make for a great game, so let’s get into the pick. Team Previews: Auburn is the hottest team…

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  • Super Takeover: Teofimo Lopez Defeats Jamaine Ortiz By Decision
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    Super Takeover: Teofimo Lopez Defeats Jamaine Ortiz By Decision

    Super Takeover: Teofimo Lopez Defeats Jamaine Ortiz By Decision Keyshawn Davis Stops Jose Pedraza in Co-Feature (Courtesy: Mikey Williams/Top Rank) LAS VEGAS (Feb. 8, 2024) — Teofimo Lopez (20-1, 13 KOs) defended his WBO and Ring Magazine junior welterweight world titles with a unanimous decision win over Jamaine Ortiz (17-2-1, 8 KOs) Thursday evening at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Lopez was the aggressor, while Ortiz employed a cautious strategy that resulted in exchanges that were few and far between. Ortiz, who normally fights from an orthodox stance, boxed from the outside as a southpaw, using footwork and jabs to set up quick…

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  • AFCON 2023: Indomitable Lions Storm Abidjan For Super Eagles Clash
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    AFCON 2023: Indomitable Lions Storm Abidjan For Super Eagles Clash

    The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon arrived Abidjan on Thursday for their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Rigobert Song’s side arrived Abidjan from Bouake where they played their last group against the Scorpions of Gambia. The Indomitable Lions played their first two group games at the Charles Konan Banny Stadium, Yamoussoukro. Read Also:Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Enoh Urged To Embrace Dare’s Adopt A Talent Project Cameroon finished second in Group C behind defending champions Terangha Lions of Cameroon. They have been boosted by the return to training of the stars forward Vincent Aboubacar and Clinton N’Jie. Both previously sidelined players have made…

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  • Edinburgh Leisure addresses misleading media reports around closures
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    Edinburgh Leisure addresses misleading media reports around closures

    By Kath Hudson    16 Jan 2024 Edinburgh Leisure says it is not planning to close venues, in response to media reports CEO, June Peebles, is committed to maintaining provision, despite financial challenges The public sector operator is currently forecasting a budget deficit of £3.6m for 2024/25 Talks are underway with City of Edinburgh Council around budgets Edinburgh Leisure is not considering facility closures, despite a number of stories circulating in local media alleging venues could be closed to balance the books. June Peebles, CEO of Edinburgh Leisure, told HCM that details included in an internal report were leaked to local media last week and then taken out of context.…

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  • 8 Reactions to the Vikings’ Season-Ending Loss at Detroit
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    8 Reactions to the Vikings’ Season-Ending Loss at Detroit

    Jan 7, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell on the sidelines against the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Vikings’ 2023 season has officially come to an end. At 7-9, the Vikings needed plenty of help across the NFC in order to make the playoffs, but first and foremost, they had to defeat the Detroit Lions in order for the playoffs to be a possibility. They were unable to get that done, losing by a score of 30-20 in the final weekend of the regular season. As Minnesota finishes the year with a 7-10 record,…

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