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Crawford returns to ring in title defense against Brook

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FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2014, file photo, Kell Brook, right, hits Shawn Porter during their IBF welterweight title boxing bout in Carson, Calif. Brook, who fought at 160 pounds when he was stopped in the fifth round by Golovkin in 2016, said he started losing weight early for this fight so he wouldn’t have to starve himself late. But there are questions not only about him coming down in weight but also the wear and tear he’s had in his years in the ring. At the age of 34, it could be his final hurrah if he can’t come up with the performance of a lifetime against Crawford.

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Terence Crawford has long held a spot in the mythical pound-for-pound ratings that boxing people like to argue about when all the fights are done for the day.

What Crawford is still waiting on is

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  • November 14, 2020
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PS5 Launch Title ‘Destruction AllStars’ Delayed to 2021, But It’s Coming to PS Plus

One of the PlayStation 5’s launch titles has been delayed.

Destruction AllStars—the online multiplayer destruction, racing game—will be pushed back to February 2021, from its original release date of November 12.

The news comes via the official PlayStation blog, which also announced that Destruction AllStars will be coming for free to those who subscribe to the PlayStation Plus online service for two months.

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Destruction AllStars is a multiplayer game that’s at its best when you’re competing with gamers online from all around the world,” Pete Smith of Product Development said in the blog post. “We want as many people as possible to experience the mayhem on PS5, and what better way to do that than to provide the game to our PlayStation Plus members?”

A new trailer and more information on the delay and what to expect will arrive in the coming week.

Of course, Destruction AllStars

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  • October 26, 2020
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St. Pete hosts exciting title race, drivers’ hopes to end 2020 strong

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IndyCar championship contenders Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon discuss their qualifying struggles

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – When you look past a St. Petersburg finale in October, attending by a maximum of 20,000 fans, Sunday’s 2020 IndyCar season running to completion should feel relatively normal. The combination of Will Power sitting on pole for the year’s first street course of the year, something the Team Penske driver has achieved eight times previously at the bayside course, and Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon dueling down to the wire for a championship feels familiar to cap a seven-month stretch that has been anything but.

And it should lead to an action-packed 100 laps of racing Sunday with storylines galore, with four of Saturday’s Fast Six qualifiers still looking for their first 2020 victory, an Australian star-powered rookie starting in the second-to-last row and the two title contenders starting mid-pack where

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  • October 25, 2020
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Lapel’s Macy Beeson wins title

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CARMEL – The waiting was the hardest part. At that point, the rest was out of her control.

Macy Beeson finished her round Saturday afternoon as the leader of the IHSAA girls golf state finals at Carmel’s Prairie View Golf Club. But she didn’t know if it would hold. There were plenty of players with plenty of golf left to play. So she waited for two hours. She spent some time on the putting green, staying warm in case she had to compete in a playoff. She talked with her teammates, talked with her family, sat on her mom’s lap and willed time to go faster.

She didn’t keep tabs on what was happening on the course. 

“If I keep track, it’s going to make me nervous,” the Lapel sophomore said.

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  • October 3, 2020
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Piers Morgan demands Meghan Markle be stripped of royal title

Piers Morgan at the 2019 British Academy Britannia (BAFTA) awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on October 25, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
Piers Morgan at the 2019 British Academy Britannia (BAFTA) awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on October 25, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)

Piers Morgan has called for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to have their titles taken off them after Meghan Markle commented on the 2020 US election.

Markle encouraged people to ensure they were registered to vote during an appearance at the online When All Women Vote event.

While the Duchess did not endorse a specific candidate, she claimed those who did not vote would be “complicit”, warning “we all know what’s at stake this year”.

Read more: Meghan Markle says ‘I know what it’s like to feel voiceless’ as she encourages women to vote in presidential election

Addressing viewers, the 39-year-old said: “We vote to honour those who came before us and to protect those that come after us. That’s

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  • August 23, 2020
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They did it! Al Roker and 69 chefs set Guinness World Records title during Rokerthon

Another Rokerthon, another Guinness World Records title!

Al Roker enlisted the help of nearly 70 renowned chefs, including Bobby Flay, Priya Krishna, Sandra Lee, Marcus Samuelsson and Andrew Zimmern, to set a new Guinness World Records record Thursday for the most people in an online sandwich-making relay.

“The mark to beat was 50 participants,” Guinness adjudicator Michael Empric said while making the announcement. “Today, you have achieved 69. It’s a new Guinness World Records title!”

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The four-hour relay started with chef José Andrés building a sandwich in his kitchen while on vacation in Spain before he passed the baton to Marcus Samuelsson in Harlem, New York, for his crispy bird dog sandwich.

Of course, you can’t have a sandwich relay without a debate about whether a hot dog is a sandwich. Chef Elena Besser

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