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Guns used in U.S. school shootings have often come from the homes of young perpetrators, but parents are rarely charged for the violence that occurs, experts say. That's what makes the case against Ethan Crumbley's parents uncommon, following the fatal shooting of four students at Oxford High School

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Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white. This basic head count might offer the simplest explanation for how, even with rules in place for nearly two decades that are designed to improve diversity, the league has struggled to build a pipeline for bringing Blacks and other minorities …

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Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white. This basic head count might offer the simplest explanation for how, even with rules in place for nearly two decades that are designed to improve diversity, the league has struggled to build a pipeline for bringing Blacks and other minorities …

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US intelligence finds Russia planning Ukraine offensive

2 days ago · WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Friday to make it “very, very difficult” for Russia’s Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine as U.S. intelligence officials determined that Russian planning is underway for a possible military offensive that could begin as soon as early 2022.

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UTSA hosts Western Kentucky for C-USA championship …

No. 15 UTSA (11-1, 7-1 Conference USA) vs. Western Kentucky (8-4, 7-1), Friday at 7 p.m. EST (CBS Sports Network). Line: Western Kentucky by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? UTSA is seeking the first Conference USA title in school history while

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Isaiah Thomas returning to USA Basketball for qualifying

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas is putting on the red, white and blue again. Thomas was announced Friday as an injury replacement for USA Basketball’s team that will open World Cup qualifying play this month in Mexico. The two-time NBA All-Star was added to the roster, along with

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Highsmith added to USA Basketball World Cup qualifying

HOUSTON (AP) — Haywood Highsmith was added to USA Basketball’s World Cup qualifying roster on Saturday, replacing Orlando Johnson. The team opened training camp on Saturday in Houston, in advance of games later this month in Mexico against Cuba (Nov. 28) and Mexico (Nov. 29). The two games in

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EXPLAINER: What's next for the USA Basketball men's …

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — For USA Basketball’s men’s national team, the next item on the to-do list isn’t the 2024 Paris Olympics. It’s not even the 2023 World Cup, which will end in the Philippines. It’s a qualifying tournament, in about three months.

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C-USA adding Liberty, Jacksonville St, Sam Houston St

Conference USA announced Friday that it will add Liberty, Jacksonville State, New Mexico State and Sam Houston State in 2023 as the league tries to replenish its ranks after having nine schools announce plans to leave in the last month. C-USA said its new members will join July 1, 2023. “We are

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USA Basketball tabs Jim Boylen to coach World Cup

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jim Boylen has been picked to coach USA Basketball next month in the first window of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. Boylen’s team will be composed primarily of G League players, and the …

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UTSA seeking first C-USA title against Western Kentucky

UTSA (11-1, 7-1 CUSA) won its first West division title despite the loss while Western Kentucky (8-4, 7-1) is seeking its third C-USA championship since winning back-to-back titles beginning in 2015. Playing inside the Alamodome will be a welcome change after the Roadrunners suffered through rain, wind and 30-degree temperatures last week

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AP sources: 6 C-USA schools apply for AAC membership AP News

The American Athletic Conference's latest rebuild leaves Conference USA in a precarious position. Six schools from C-USA — UAB, UTSA, Rice, North Texas, Charlotte and Florida Atlantic — have applied for membership with the American and are expected to be accepted by the end of the week, according to two people with knowledge of the process who …

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Johnson & Pastrana to represent USA in Race of Champions

Johnson teamed with Gordon and MotoGP star Colin Edwards in 2002 to win the ROC Nations Cup title for Team USA in Gran Canaria, Spain. It was Team USA’s last title in the international event in which top racers from around the world face off …

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Formula One foothold growing, series here to stay in USA

When Formula One returned to the United States in 2012, in central Texas of all places, the world's highest class of international auto racing took a big leap just to make a footprint in a country it had abandoned five years earlier. A decade later, F1 is here to stay in the USA. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

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Roadrunners beat Zappe, Hilltoppers, 49-41, for C-USA

2 days ago · SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UTSA entered the season with a huge chip on its shoulder and the Roadrunners set it down Friday night to hoist the Conference USA trophy. Sincere McCormick rushed for 204 yards and three touchdowns and the UTSA Roadrunners escaped another prolific outing by Western Kentucky quarterback Bailey Zappe to beat the Hilltoppers …

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Marshall is latest planning to move to Sun Belt from C-USA

Marshall is moving to the Sun Belt Conference, becoming the ninth school to reveal plans to depart the dwindling Conference USA. A video posted Friday on the Marshall Athletics Twitter account teased the official announcement from the Huntington, West Virginia-based school that has been a member of C-USA since 2005.

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USA Rugby launches bid to host Rugby World Cup AP News

GLENDALE, Colorado (AP) — USA Rugby has launched its bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031, aiming to become the first country in North or South America to stage the men's tournament. The announcement on Wednesday puts USA Rugby in direct competition with Australia for hosting duties in 2027.

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