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Iran denies 'cover-up' as anger mounts over downed airliner

World Jan 14, 2020

Iran denies 'cover-up' as anger mounts over downed airliner

Iran denied a "cover-up" Monday after taking days to reveal an airliner was accidentally shot down last week, a disaster that sparked demonstrations and calls for a fully transparent investigation. The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 was brought down by a missile shortly after taking ...

Kisenosato is gone, but his impact lives on

Sumo Jan 14, 2020

Kisenosato is gone, but his impact lives on

by John Gunning

The current boom in sumo popularity is a product of many factors. Increased exposure through various media channels is one reason, as is the fact that a host of camera-friendly up-and-coming wrestlers rose to prominence at roughly the same time. The No. 1 cause of the ...

Hakuho, Kakuryu fall to 1-2 records

Sumo / Basho Reports Jan 14, 2020

Hakuho, Kakuryu fall to 1-2 records

Yokozuna Hakuho and Kakuryu each fell to their second defeats at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday, leaving the title open for sekiwake Asanoyama and a pair of rank-and-filers who share the lead. Hakuho was unceremoniously slapped down by his opponent, Myogiryu (1-2), ...

Quique Setien named Ernesto Valverde's successor at Barcelona

Soccer Jan 14, 2020

Quique Setien named Ernesto Valverde's successor at Barcelona

Barcelona made a rare coaching change midway through the season, replacing Ernesto Valverde with former Real Betis manager Quique Setien on Monday. The move came four days after the loss to Atletico Madrid in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup, a result that significantly ...

LSU claims national title with victory over Clemson

More Sports / Football Jan 14, 2020

LSU claims national title with victory over Clemson

From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana Legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman Trophy-winning season by bringing a national championship to Louisiana State. Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and finished off one of the most accomplished seasons in college football history ...

Brown hire Kevin Stefanski as head coach

More Sports / Football Jan 14, 2020

Brown hire Kevin Stefanski as head coach

Kevin Stefanski is getting a turn at fixing the busted Browns. The Vikings offensive coordinator was officially hired by Cleveland on Monday as the 18th full-time coach in franchise history and 10th since the Browns' 1999 expansion return, which to this point has been a ...