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The massive 6-foot-7-inch, 275-pound rising junior received a scholarship offer

Gators left out of preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll top 25

The preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll is officially out, and unfortunately for Florida football fans, the Gators were excluded from the initial rankings for the upcoming 2022 season.

I am Groot Season 1 Episode 1

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 10 Augustus 2022 op 5.42 — Geen reacties

Mace the measures are out of step with voters in her state

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ was ‘not supposed to be a road map’: GOP lawmaker warns party on abortion

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina said Sunday that abortion could hinder her party's chances in the midterm elections if it continues pushing harsh policies, such as a ban without exceptions for rape.

“I do think that it will be an issue in November if we’re not moderating ourselves — that we’re including exceptions for women who have been raped, for girls who are victims of…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 8 Augustus 2022 op 19.18 — Geen reacties

Climate change and other consequences of human activity

Great Barrier Reef showing highest coral cover in years



With Great Barrier Reef showing signs of recovery, Australia takes steps to combat climate change

In a dramatic shift, Australia took a step Thursday toward combating climate change when the lower house of its Parliament passed a bill committing to reducing carbon emissions by 43% from 2005 levels by the year 2030, and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the legislation would put…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 5 Augustus 2022 op 4.52 — Geen reacties

Panthers are playing it safe with Jaycee Horn

Biggest takeaways from Week 1 of Panthers 2022 training camp

The Carolina Panthers are about to dive into the second week of training camp on the summer. But before they do, let’s look back at the most important takeaways from their first five days in Spartanburg, S.C.

Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 11

Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 11…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 2 Augustus 2022 op 7.22 — Geen reacties

Marjorie shared a glimpse of the two enjoying each other

Steve Harvey never runs out of words when it comes to his wife, Marjorie. But one of her latest fashion looks left him speechless — and got folks talking.

Earlier this month, the married couple of 15 years flew to Paris to check out the newest fashion trends and in the process, showed off their own memorable outfits. While the Family Feud host wore his signature suits to events, Marjorie stunned night after night in daring looks, including a classic little black dress.

In an…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 29 Juli 2022 op 4.51 — Geen reacties

Steinberg suggests wiping your device

You download apps to your devices for a slew of reasons — to listen to music, do online shopping, check the weather, and more. But malicious apps can be secretly installed without you realizing it, and that can be dangerous for your personal information.

Norton recently revealed that hundreds of malicious apps that contain a specific type of malware called Dresscode are showing up at the Google Play store. Dresscode is specially designed software that can infiltrate networks and steal…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 27 Juli 2022 op 10.31 — Geen reacties

Stoops, who spent 18 years with Texas as a chief rival

It may not seem like it these days, but new Carolina Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield has plenty folks rooting for his come-up. And some of those folks, funnily enough, are actually in the NFL.

Heavy senior NFL reporter Matt Lombardo recently took the league’s pulse in regards to Carolina’s move for Mayfield—gauging the opinions from some of the sport’s coaches, coordinators, scouts and evaluators alike. One coach, in particular, hopes Baker silences his sudden critics.…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 25 Juli 2022 op 21.04 — Geen reacties

Vivienne Bennett, a professor emerita at Cal State San Marcos

Taps have run dry in Monterrey, Mexico, where there is water for factories but not for residents

Three months pregnant and queasy with morning sickness, Yasmin Acosta Ruiz pushed a cart laden with buckets of water through the scorching July heat. As she and her 7-year-old son eased the cart over a speed bump, water sloshed onto the pavement. They both winced.

Here on the outskirts of Monterrey, a sprawling industrial city that has become the face of Mexico’s water crisis, every…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 24 Juli 2022 op 16.04 — Geen reacties

Our philosophy is don't go any faster than you absolutely have to

Last week saw the end of the line for Lalo Salamanca, as Gus Fring managed to get the better of him by taking out the lights in their confrontation. But before that could happen, Lalo gave Jimmy a murderous mission that he deferred to Kim: go to a building and shoot one of Fring's men.

Jimmy, then said Kim should be the person to deliver the hit. Those following at home were mightily shocked by this option. Was Jimmy being a coward? Did he think Lalo would kill whomever stayed back?…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 18 Juli 2022 op 20.01 — Geen reacties

Cleveland Browns placed the franchise tag on TE David Njoku



Bengals’ new helmets earn praise as mainstream embraces new era

It’s truly a new era of Cincinnati Bengals football and we are all here for it.

In the wake of the Bengals unveiling their new white alternate helmet, many across the media landscape took to Twitter to embrace the new, exciting times around Paul Brown Stadium.

That included not just media outlets embracing the new direction and sharing fun photos of it. Plenty of major media members like Louis Riddick,…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 16 Juli 2022 op 19.22 — Geen reacties

Few Chinese citizens have publicly questioned the government

China's Surveillance State Hits Rare Resistance From Its Own Subjects

Chinese artists have staged performances to highlight the ubiquity of surveillance cameras. Privacy activists have filed lawsuits against the collection of facial recognition data. Ordinary citizens and establishment intellectuals alike have pushed back against the abuse of COVID tracking apps by authorities to curb protests. Internet users have shared tips on how to evade digital monitoring.…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 15 Juli 2022 op 5.36 — Geen reacties

Several huge global setbacks over the past few years

Bill Gates is sad. The co-founder of software giant Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Microsoft Corporation Report turned philanthropist laments the direction the world is heading.

In a series of tweets, Gates lists what he calls "setbacks" over the past two years, as if to say that our world is regressing on so many issues.

"Several huge global setbacks over the past few years have left many people discouraged and wondering whether the world is destined to get worse," the philanthropist…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 14 Juli 2022 op 6.41 — Geen reacties

The 23-year-old man, who dropped his phone and tried to retrieve it

US tourist falls into Mount Vesuvius after taking selfie

An American tourist fell into Mount Vesuvius, an active volcano in Italy, after trespassing to take a selfie, officials said.

The 23-year-old man, who dropped his phone and tried to retrieve it after the selfie, fell several meters into the ash of the crater before being saved by nearby park officials on Saturday.

He sustained only minor injuries, officials said.

The man, who has not been named, allegedly…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 13 Juli 2022 op 11.34 — Geen reacties

A one-time five-star recruit, Hunter Johnson is back at Clemson

It's been a long, eventful offseason, but we're inching closer to the 2022 college football season.

A lot has happened since we saw Georgia top Alabama in the national title game. And in the era of the transfer portal and the one-time transfer waiver, player movement is more prevalent than ever.

That’s especially true among quarterbacks, where the search for playing time so often propels players from one school to another. As players like Joe Burrow, Justin Fields and Kyler…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 13 Juli 2022 op 5.50 — Geen reacties

It is an honor to be part of this ownership group

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins Denver Broncos ownership group

The former U.S. Secretary of State officially joined the new ownership group of the Broncos on Monday, the team announced. Rice joins the group led by Walmart heir Rob Walton and his family.

“We’re pleased to welcome former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to our ownership group,” Rob Walton said in a statement. “A highly respected public servant, accomplished academic and corporate leader,…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 12 Juli 2022 op 7.39 — Geen reacties

Wiseman finished with 11 points, two rebounds and two blocks in 20 minutes



James Wiseman finally returns for Warriors in NBA Summer League after knee injury

James Wiseman made his long-awaited return to the court on Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas.

Wiseman played in his first game since April 2021 for the Golden State Warriors’ Summer League team at the Thomas & Mack Center. While it’s just the Summer League and it doesn’t mean anything, it marked Wiseman’s first game since he tore the meniscus in his right knee.

He looked more than…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 11 Juli 2022 op 19.39 — Geen reacties

some good news from USA

Novak Djokovic planning to skip U.S. Open, still unvaccinated for COVID-19

Unless something unexpected happens, Novak Djokovic isn’t planning to participate in the U.S. Open next month.

Djokovic, just after he beat Nick Kyrgios to win Wimbledon on Sunday, said he is not planning to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in time to participate in the final Grand Slam of the season.

"I'm not vaccinated and I'm not planning to get vaccinated so the only good news I can have is them…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 11 Juli 2022 op 11.19 — Geen reacties

The show was dialogue-free, with the group occasionally leaving the stage

Rage Against the Machine Protests Supreme Court and Border Patrol During First Show in 11 Years

After 11 years of dormancy, including a pandemic-induced delay, Rage Against the Machine played to a sea of over 30,000 people at Alpine Valley Music Theater in Wisconsin Saturday evening.

Rage fans have been waiting for the band’s big reunion experience since it first announced this current tour back in 2019. The original plan was to start at a small venue near the border in El…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 11 Juli 2022 op 7.16 — Geen reacties

Kyrgios said he found the past two weeks stressful

A year after he won his last Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic is finally back at the top of the podium. In a four-set match, Djokovic defeated Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) to win Sunday at Wimbledon for his 21st career Grand Slam.

With his seventh Wimbledon crown, Djokovic moved past Roger Federer on the all-time Grand Slam list and is now one behind Rafael Nadal, who sits alone at the top with 22.…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 10 Juli 2022 op 21.17 — Geen reacties

The 1980 Oakland Raiders entered the season with Dan Pastorini

Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have a chance to do something no pair of quarterbacks has done in 42 years.

If both Mayfield and Darnold play a snap for the Carolina Panthers at some point this season, they'll be the first quarterbacks picked in the top three of the same draft to play for the same team in one season since Jim Plunkett and Dan Pastorini did so for the then-Oakland Raiders in 1980, per Elias Sports and ESPN.

That year, Plunkett took the Raiders all the way to a…

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 9 Juli 2022 op 10.34 — Geen reacties

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