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USA basketball draws Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico for World Cup qualifying

Team USA will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup.

The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years ago, found out their qualifying opponents Tuesday when the draw was held at FIBA headquarters in Mies, Switzerland.

It will also be the first major tournament for USA Basketball with Grant Hill as managing director. Hill is succeeding Jerry Colangelo in that role; Colangelo oversaw each of the last four Olympics for the U.S.,

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FA Cup: 78,000 signatures and counting for campaigning non-league player

Kyle Mulholland suffered a cardiac arrest playing football at the age of 19

Astley Mulholland remembers the last conversation with his older brother before the phone call that changed everything.

“It was about my driving test which I was about to take. The next day he was dead.”

Kyle, a football-mad 19-year-old, was playing for five-a-side team Rice Lane Farm when he suffered a cardiac arrest at Walton Hall Park in Liverpool.

He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead on 7 September 2005.

“If there had been the right equipment on site my brother may have survived,”

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Chelsea confirm UEFA Super Cup squad as changes made and Romelu Lukaku decision taken

Chelsea have confirmed their squad for tomorrow’s UEFA Super Cup clash against Villarreal in Belfast – and Romelu Lukaku has not been included.

There was hope at the weekend the Blues would be able to complete the Belgian’s signing from Inter Milan and that he would have time to train with his new teammates before they travelled out to Northern Ireland.

However, Lukaku’s return to Stamford Bridge has yet to be officially confirmed and, as a result, he will not be included in Thomas Tuchel’s squad for tomorrow’s game.

A group of 24 players has travelled out to Belfast for

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Stanley Cup predictions: Sporting News’ 2021 NHL playoff picks

After a 56-game sprint, the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs are officially here. 

Sixteen teams will now hit the ice to fulfill their dreams and drink from Lord Stanley’s Cup in July. Figuring out who the ultimate victor will be is always a crapshoot because, well, that’s what makes the playoffs so spectacular: anyone can win.

With that in mind, Sporting News takes a stab at predicting who will be the last team standing when all is said and done.

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Stanley Cup playoffs 2021 predictions

East Division

FIRST ROUND WINNER
(1) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (4)
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Singh Purewal twins to make Wembley Cup final history | Football News

Twins Amar and Arjun Singh Purewal are set to make history as the first British South Asian brothers to line up against each other under the arch in a Wembley Cup final.

The Sikh Punjabi twins from Sunderland have played alongside one another for much of their careers. But they find themselves on opposing sides when Amar’s Hebburn Town play Arjun’s Consett AFC in a rare North-East derby in last season’s rescheduled FA Vase final, taking place on the early May Bank Holiday.

The Purewal brothers are no strangers to making history and are iconic figures in the North East

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