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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, said Castro was a "tyrant and thug" and hailed his death as an opportunity to "work for a Cuba that is free, democratic, and prosperous". Miami has a majority Latino population, of which more than half is comprised of Cuban-Americans, according to statistics from Pew Research Center .
  • Vincent Kompany suffers yet another injury

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    The 33-year-old missed the 1-1 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach in midweek as he is not eligible to play in the Champions League after being left out of Guardiola's squad. - And despite the attacking threat they possess, Guardiola's men are clearly suffering away day Blues on the continent. Manchester City have scored the highest tally (15) and proportion (56%) of their goals away from home in the Premier League this season.
  • NC State upsets rival North Carolina, spoiling UNC's division title hopes

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    Carolina forced the Wolfpack to go three and out on their next possession and the Heels got the ball back with just under seven minutes to go in the game down a touchdown. After foregoing the traditional opening statement, Doeren gave mostly short answers and even got snippy when one reporter asked about getting versatile fullback Jaylen Samuels involved more in the game.
  • Texas has reportedly fired Charlie Strong as football coach

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    Strong has a regularly scheduled meeting with the team Sunday night and a regularly scheduled news conference Monday. As of 5:30 p.m. CT, ESPN's Mark Schlabach reported that Strong hadn't been notified of his impending termination by Perrin or president Greg Fenves.
  • Sensors to measure 'fan quakes' at Ohio State-Michigan game

    Sensors to measure 'fan quakes' at Ohio State-Michigan game

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    The story of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry will always best be told through the tale of Woody and Bo. But to be considered a true power, the Wolverines must win games like this. But the game against the Buckeyes is expected to be hard, particularly with the injured quarterback Wilton Speight's availability in question. His quiet, calm demeanor has been celebrated again and again by his teammates and coaches.
  • 'Coach O' a serious candidate for LSU coach after meeting with AD

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    Herman is also reportedly in the running for the job at Texas if Charlie Strong is fired. The LSU Tigers are negotiating with Houston's Tom Herman to be their next head coach, according to multiple reports. LSU was negotiating a salary in the neighborhood of $7 million with Fisher, who makes $5.2 million at Florida State. Despite the denials by the University and news from Houston Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek that LSU has not requested permission to speak with Tom Herman ...
  • Guardiola speaks out over Man City move for Barcelona favourite

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    With a tricky trip to Anoeta beckoning on Sunday, Luis Enrique will need his star man to be in devastating form yet again, despite the Argentina captain denying his influence for his team. "I don't consider talk of Barca being Messi-dependent to be praise or a concern, because it's not the case", Messi said at an Adidas promotional event on Thursday.
  • Volley, SuperLega: Sora batte Padova 3-2 dopo due match ball annullati

    Volley, SuperLega: Sora batte Padova 3-2 dopo due match ball annullati

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    Una partita non bellissima, al di là della tensione e dell'equilibrio finale, contraddistinta dai numerosi errori, con Sora che deve recriminare per i quattro set point sciupati nel terzo set. Il finale è tutto di marca sorana che va al set ball sul 24-21 con Rosso. Fino alla decisione del video check che sancisce un attacco lungo di Padova ed il pari della Biosì e subito dopo, con un ace di Kalinin, il primo vantaggio del set (18-17).
  • Chelsea v Tottenham: Projected Spurs starting XI

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    It feels like a familiar scenario for Tottenham - first Arsenal, now Chelsea . MAURICIO Pochettino has defended Tottenham's early exit from the Champions League following the 2-1 defeat against Monaco on Tuesday, insisting his side are on a learning curve.
  • Vikings now two games back of Lions in NFC North standings

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    Indeed, the Lions were up to their old tricks late in the fourth quarter. All four interceptions either sealed the Lions win or gave them possession to win the game. "Even when we were in the playoff mix, we didn't ever talk about it", Zimmer said. "We fought hard and didn't execute well enough at the end of the game".
  • LSU runs over Aggies

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    Ed Orgeron isn't LSU's first choice, but at least he's still in the running. "Our guys are aware of it", coach Kevin Sumlin said. "We can't go burn LSU down if that doesn't happen, but we want Coach O". Orgeron said after the game that he hadn't heard anything about his future, but that he would love to retain the job. As Louisiana State University narrows down the list of candidates to replace Les Miles , its football team already knows who it wants at the helm.