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Texas team pulls off college basketball coup

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/27/19, 01:11 pm

A Bahamian student-athlete’s game-winning layup shattered Duke University’s almost 20-year winning streak against nonconference opponents at home. Nathan Bain of Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, led his unranked team to an 85-83 victory over the No. 1 Duke Blue Devils in Durham, N.C.

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Muscling in

Transgenderism | No matter the activists’ spin, biological males maintain unfair advantages when competing against women
by Ray Hacke
Posted 11/14/19, 12:03 pm

Activists appear to have two approaches to controlling the narrative concerning transgender athletes’ successes in women’s sports: Attack the critics, or keep things hush-hush.

Neither has proven particularly effective at quelling a controversy that needn’t exist, isn’t going away, and really has only one solution.

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Success and setback

Baseball | When an accident and injury left Sean Rodríguez in a slump, he chose to work hard and leave results to God
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 11/07/19, 01:41 pm

Sean Rodríguez, right-handed versatile player for the Philadelphia Phillies, has just completed his 12th season of major league baseball—a season he wasn’t sure he’d ever play.

In November 2016, following his best season ever, Rodríguez signed an $11.5 million contract with the Atlanta Braves. Two months later, a stolen police cruiser T-boned the SUV he was driving with his wife, Giselle, and two of their four children. Giselle and his children suffered serious injuries. The driver of the stolen vehicle died as the cruiser burst into flames. 

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