Referee calls Jewish school basketball team ‘disgusting’ after not saying prayer for Gaza
A referee was fired after he allegedly called a basketball team that plays for a Jewish middle school in Miami-Dade County “disgusting” when they opted to not say a prayer for the people of Gaza and Palestine during a moment of silence at their game Tuesday night.
Big 12 committed to title game even with CFP expansion and changes in league, Yormark says
Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark says his still-evolving conference remains committed to having a championship game even as the College Football Playoff expands from four to 12 teams after this season.
Antetokounmpo, Lillard combine for 65, and Bucks earn quarterfinal berth by topping Heat 131-124
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Damian Lillard added 32 and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 131-124 on Tuesday night and clinch a home quarterfinal game in the NBA In-Season Tournament.
Without Lionel Messi, Inter Miami loses 2-1 to Houston in US Open Cup final
Lionel Messi was not on Inter Miami’s roster for the U.S. Open Cup final against Houston on Wednesday night, marking the fourth match for club and country that he’s missed in recent weeks while dealing with some sort of leg issue.
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Kaidon Salter leads unbeaten No. 20 Liberty past New Mexico State 49-35 for C-USA title
Kaidon Salter threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and undefeated No. 20 Liberty maintained its hopes of a New Year’s Six bowl bid, beating New Mexico State 49-35 in the Conference USA championship game.
European gymnastics federation rejects return of athletes from Russia and Belarus to competition
The governing body of gymnastics in Europe voted against allowing Russian and Belarusian gymnasts to return to international competitions, calling into question how they could qualify for next year’s Olympics.