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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies at Santa Anita
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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies at Santa Anita

Kentucky Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit died Monday at Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California, according to the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). Medina Spirit collapsed near the finish line just as he was completing a workout and died immediately, the CHRB told CNN. “Following the completion of a routine morning workout, Medina Spirit collapsed on…MORE

Detroit Lions end 15-game winless run and pay tribute to Michigan school shooting victims
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Detroit Lions end 15-game winless run and pay tribute to Michigan school shooting victims

After 15 games without a victory across a period of almost a year, the Detroit Lions’ winless run has finally come to an end. Jared Goff’s last-gasp touchdown pass to Amon-Ra St. Brown handed the Lions a dramatic 29-27 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, sparking wild celebrations among the players. The Lions, whose…MORE

Judit Polgár became a chess grandmaster at 15 and beat the best just like the ‘Queen’s Gambit’ protagonist Beth Harmon
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Judit Polgár became a chess grandmaster at 15 and beat the best just like the ‘Queen’s Gambit’ protagonist Beth Harmon

László Polgár is an educational psychologist who believes a child can excel at anything if pushed. He home schooled his three daughters as an experiment to prove this, pushing them to play chess intensely from an early age. They would practice for hours on end with each other as they chased perfection on the board.…MORE

Lewis Hamilton accuses Max Verstappen of ‘being over the limit’ after thrilling Saudi Arabian GP
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Lewis Hamilton accuses Max Verstappen of ‘being over the limit’ after thrilling Saudi Arabian GP

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s rivalry continued to heat up on Sunday — both on and off the track — at an action-packed Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, as the Mercedes driver won his third consecutive race to go level on points with the Dutchman in the driver standings with one race remaining in the Formula…MORE

The College Football Playoff will feature Alabama v. Cincinnati and Michigan v. Georgia
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The College Football Playoff will feature Alabama v. Cincinnati and Michigan v. Georgia

The Alabama Crimson Tide, Michigan Wolverines, Georgia Bulldogs and the Cincinnati Bearcats will compete in the College Football Playoff, the selection committee announced on Sunday. In the semifinal games scheduled for December 31, No. 1 Alabama (12-1) will face off against No. 4 Cincinnati (13-0) at the Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington,…MORE

Real Madrid extends La Liga lead with victory against Real Soceidad, Bayern Munich wins eventful Der Klassiker
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Real Madrid extends La Liga lead with victory against Real Soceidad, Bayern Munich wins eventful Der Klassiker

Real Madrid moved eight points clear at the top of La Liga after a 2-0 victory against Real Sociedad on Saturday. Vinicius Jr. opened the scoring in the second half when he interchanged passes with Luka Jovic, before Jovic got the second 10 minutes later with a header from a corner. It was Real Madrid’s…MORE

Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies at 77
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies at 77

Longtime Atlanta Falcons defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77. Humphrey passed away on Friday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced on Saturday. “The entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family mourns the passing of Claude Humphrey,” Pro Football Hall of Fame President Jim…MORE

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