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Driver who hit Oklahoma runners will get third manslaughter cost

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A person accused of putting a bunch of suburban Oklahoma Metropolis highschool cross-country athletes together with his dashing pickup truck faces a further manslaughter cost after the dying of a 3rd scholar. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed a 3rd cost of manslaughter towards 57-year-old Max Leroy Townsend, along with a 3rd depend of leaving the scene of a fatality accident. Kolby Crum, 18, died Saturday. Police have stated Townsend was going 79 mph (127 kph) in a 25 mph (40 kph) zone on Feb. three in Moore…

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Ex-Vols assistant Caldwell returning in administrative function

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former longtime Tennessee assistant soccer coach Steve Caldwell is returning to the Volunteers’ athletic division as an assistant director of life expertise and character improvement. In his new function, Caldwell’s job will embrace forming improvement plans to help incoming soccer gamers as they adapt to campus life and faculty athletics. He’ll present steering on lecturers, athletics, life expertise, private {and professional} development and social duties. Caldwell labored as Tennessee’s defensive ends coach from 1995-2008 and particular groups coordinator from 2000-05 on a training workers led by…

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Mariners’ younger duo hoping to make mark in beginning rotation

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The way forward for the Seattle Mariners’ beginning rotation is now, with left-hander Justus Sheffield nearly assured of a spot and fellow rising prospect Justin Dunn a prime contender to affix the group. Each acquired a style of the massive leagues final season after they made their Mariners debuts. This season they determine to be a serious a part of Seattle’s rebuilding course of because it enters its second 12 months following a 68-94 season. “Yearly’s a step ahead, however primarily this 12 months I’m trying…

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StaTuesday: Predictions across the net for Brewers in 2020

Ah, spring coaching. A time for groups to assemble collectively and put together for the upcoming season, with optimism for 2020 abounding and visions of playoffs dancing of their minds. Nicely, possibly not each workforce (we see you Pittsburgh), however actually Milwaukee. There have been lots of modifications for the Brewers since final season. Gone are the likes of Chase Anderson, Yasmani Grandal, Trent Grisham and Mike Moustakas, amongst others. However there’s new blood, reminiscent of Brett Anderson, Avisail Garcia, Eric Lauer, Josh Lindblom and extra. To not point out…

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StaTuesday: Predictions across the net for Twins in 2020

Coming off a 101-win season and their first American League Central division title since 2010, the Minnesota Twins head into the 2020 season with massive expectations. We’re speaking World Sequence aspirations. So, the place are the specialists (and non-experts) projecting the Twins to complete? FOX Sports activities North takes a fast look across the net. Baseball Prospectus put collectively their annual PECOTA standings predictions and have the Twins reclaiming the division crown with a 93-69 file, beating out Cleveland for the title by seven video games. Minnesota is the heavy…

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LeBron and Kawhi face a singular strain to ship a title to Los Angeles

NBA All-Star Weekend closed the door on the enjoyable a part of the season. Now, it’s all enterprise. And in Los Angeles, one matter has discovered its technique to the highest of the NBA dialogue: who’s below extra strain to a championship to LA, LeBron James or Kawhi Leonard? Article continues under … “There’s the strain on LeBron James to win a championship yearly. He is the one participant within the league the place if he would not win it folks view it as a failure. There is no one else that…

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USA Soccer’s participant growth mannequin provides TackleBar device

USA Soccer is introducing one other device as a part of its highway map for a way the game is performed, coached and taught on the youth stage: TackleBar soccer. As a part of USA Soccer’s “Soccer Improvement Mannequin” launched final 12 months, TackleBar is included throughout the mannequin’s “restricted contact” class, serving as a educating device and stepping stone between flag soccer and the total deal with sport. USA Soccer’s mannequin affords a number of entry factors and choices to play the game throughout three classes: non-contact, restricted contact…

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China forfeits Davis Cup tie in Romania attributable to virus

LONDON (AP) — China forfeited a Davis Cup tie on Tuesday as a result of its males’s tennis staff can’t journey to Romania subsequent month. The Worldwide Tennis Federation cited “elevated restrictions in response to the present coronavirus outbreak” for the choice. China was to play in Piatra Neamt, Romania, on March 6-7 in a World Group I playoff. The ITF stated Romania will advance to a World Group I tie in September. China will drop into World Group II. The loss of life toll in mainland China as a…

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Tottenham faces a number of weeks with out Son after arm surgical procedure

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham faces the prospect of being with out Son Heung-min for a number of weeks after the ahead broke his proper arm on Sunday within the win over Aston Villa. Son was injured in a first-minute problem with Villa’s Ezri Konsa. The South Korea worldwide nonetheless accomplished the 90 minutes and scored twice. He’ll bear surgical procedure this week, Tottenham introduced on Tuesday. “Following surgical procedure, our medical workers shall be reviewing administration choices for Son’s rehabilitation with the participant anticipated to be sidelined for quite a…

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Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera arrives in Lakeland with one thing to show

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera acknowledged Monday that he has one thing to show after a disappointing season. However the Detroit Tigers slugger is certainly finished tinkering together with his swing. “I don’t need to change my swing anymore,” Cabrera mentioned earlier than the Tigers’ first full-squad exercise of the spring. “I simply need to be pure. The final three years I’ve been altering my swing rather a lot to really feel comfy at house plate.” Hobbled by a sore proper knee, Cabrera tried making a number of changes…

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