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Gymnast Nia Dennis earns praise for her ‘Black excellence’ routine

Gymnast Nia Dennis earns praise for her ‘Black excellence’ routine

The reviews are in for gymnast Nia Dennis’ “Black excellence” floor routine and they’re nothing short of sensational. Dennis, a senior at UCLA, was competing against Arizona State when she executed the routine celebrating Black culture. It featured Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, Missy Elliott, Soulja Boy, Tupac Shakur and Megan Thee Stallion. “Do the damn thing…MORE

Chelsea sacks manager Frank Lampard

Chelsea sacks manager Frank Lampard

Chelsea has parted company with manager Frank Lampard, the club announced on Monday. Lampard’s last game in charge was Sunday’s 3-1 victory over Luton Town in the FA Cup fourth round. Considered one of the greatest players to have ever played at Stamford Bridge, he left the Blues in 2014 having won three English Premier…MORE

Australian Open organizers schedule new warm-up event to benefit quarantining players

Australian Open organizers schedule new warm-up event to benefit quarantining players

Organizers of the Australian Open have scheduled a new warm-up tournament for players who have been unable to train during quarantine. The additional women’s event, which will be held at Melbourne Park from February 3-7, has been scheduled alongside two other WTA tournaments and three men’s tournaments before the grand slam itself gets underway on…MORE

Dustin Poirier defeats Conor McGregor with a knockout in the 2nd round

Dustin Poirier defeats Conor McGregor with a knockout in the 2nd round

American mixed martial arts fighter Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor early Sunday in a much-anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship re-match that left McGregor down for the count in the second round. “I just wasn’t as comfortable as I needed to be. It’s the inactivity,” McGregor, of Ireland, said in an interview posted on Twitter following the…MORE

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