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Former Hawaii football coach June Jones has declined a proposal to return to lead the program for a second time. The school's wins leader in Division I, Jones met Friday with the athletic director David Matlin, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported, and rejected the offer when he learned it would only be for two years and Matlin would have to approve the assistant coaches. Jones took to social media to voice his displeasure with the terms.
Berlin is ruling out arms deliveries to Ukraine in the standoff with Russia for now, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said in an interview published on Saturday, a few days after Britain started supplying Kyiv with anti-tank weapons. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators also promised weapons to Ukraine, which could include missiles, small arms and boats, to help the country defend itself from a potential invasion amid a Russian military build-up https://www.reuters.com/world/top-diplomats-us-russia-meet-geneva-soaring-ukraine-tensions-2022-01-21 on its borders. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, however, has stressed Berlin's policy of not supplying lethal weapons to conflict zones.
Fourth-rated Class AA Rapid City Stevens turned fast starts in each of the first three quarters into a 50-29 non-conference girls basketball win over Watertown on Friday night in the Civic Arena.
A Pakistani inmate serving a life sentence for murder in an overcrowded Karachi prison has won a scholarship for further study after taking one of the highest scores in the city's higher secondary school exams last year. Syed Naeem Shah, 35, scored the highest in the general high school exams among private candidates - that is, among non-traditional students - last year in Pakistan's largest city, winning a scholarship for further studies from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). "What I have achieved while languishing in jail is not possible if one does not have conviction," Shah told Reuters in an interview in Central Prison Karachi, built by the British in 1899 in the port city in southeastern Pakistan.
A total of five NYPD officers have been shot within the first few weeks of 2022
Australia reported 64 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, as the most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), said the Omicron COVID-19 variant would not delay the start of the school year. NSW reported 30 deaths of patients with COVID-19, while Victoria state saw 20 deaths, and Queensland reported 10 deaths. The school year starts in just over a week for the two biggest states, NSW and Victoria, which are preparing plans for students to return to classrooms.
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Recapping the area's Jan. 21 high school sports action.
Reese Stark and Drew Norberg combined for 41 points to propel Watertown to a 61-51 high school boys basketball win over Rapid City Stevens on Friday night in the Civic Arena.
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The Gophers volleyball team is getting an influx of talent for next season, as it looks to remain among the nation's top teams even without four-time All-America Stephanie Samedy. On Friday, the Gophers announced the additions of two transfers: Arica Davis (from Ohio State) and Elise McGhie (from Kansas). Each has three years of eligibility remaining, including the extra one the NCAA granted ...
NBA Twitter went crazy after Steph Curry hit his first career buzzer-beater vs. the Rockets on Friday.
Perennial All-Star and MVP candidate Steph Curry hit the first buzzer-beater of his storied NBA career on Friday night, lifting the host Warriors to a 105-103 victory ( box score) over the visiting Rockets. Curry shot just 6-of-21 (28.6%), but he ...
One swab at a time, 500,000 times each week, the LA Unified School District tests its students and staff for COVID-19 with help from SummerBio Lab.
When the Gophers and Michigan met in a Big Ten hockey series in Ann Arbor in early December, Minnesota throttled the Wolverines by four goals in the opener, and the Wolverines returned the favor with a four-goal romp the following night. Gophers coach Bob Motzko said he expected a tighter series this weekend at 3M Arena at Mariucci, and Friday's game supported his opinion. Ben Meyers' goal on ...
UW races to an 8-0 start but trails by 16 at halftime and can't mount a second-half comeback.
Saturday could mark Aaron Rodgers' last game as the Green Bay Packers' quarterback. Even if the Packers defeat San Francisco, this could be Rodgers' last postseason with the only NFL team for which he has played. Rodgers has repeatedly embarrassed himself with his stances and lies regarding COVID-19 vaccinations. Such are the oddities of athletic intelligence that he has also proved himself ...