Ronald Koeman: Barcelona sack head coach after Rayo Vallecano loss

Koeman was Barcelona’s match-winner in the 1992 European Cup final but has struggled as head coach

Ronald Koeman has been sacked as head coach of Barcelona after 14 months in charge at the Nou Camp.

Barca have picked up just 15 points from 10 games in La Liga and have already lost twice in the group stage of this season’s Champions League.

They are ninth in the table, six points adrift of the joint leaders after losing at Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday.

The loss was Barca’s third in their past four games and it followed defeat by Real Madrid in

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Everything Lance Leipold said after Jayhawks’ nail-biting loss to Oklahoma

One of the biggest talks of Saturday’s Week 8 college football slate was Kansas giving Oklahoma a major scare before losing 35-23. Kansas led No. 3 Oklahoma by 10 at halftime and after the Sooners scored a third-quarter touchdown, the Jayhawks responded with a seven-point score of their own. In Year 1 of the Lance Leipold era, where things have been rough, it was certainly progress.

However, Oklahoma scored 14 straight points to take a four-point lead in the fourth quarter and then, facing a fourth-and-three and the prospect of giving Kansas the ball back, Oklahoma star

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Community gathers to mourn loss of Salem native who died after running a race

SALEM. Va. – The community comes together in honor of a local man who died at the end of a weekend race.

Salem native Andy Dalton suddenly died after he finished running a race on Saturday.

Monday morning, Run About Sports and Fleet Feet Roanoke hosted a community prayer in his honor at the Salem Red Sox stadium ahead of Health Focus 5 and 10K race.

“It’s great to come together in times like these when we face a lot of struggles and challenges and conflict out there. This is a kind of an event that we come together as

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How Running Changed Me – Ryan Padilla Lee Weight Loss

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Name: Ryan Padilla Lee
Age: 37
Location: Sacramento, California
Occupation: Choral Director/Educator

Start Weight: 205 pounds
End Weight: 135 pounds
Time Running: 16 months

My weight has fluctuated between 160 and 200 pounds in my 30s, and at 5-foot-7, anything over 170 pounds weighs me down. Given my busy lifestyle, between regular work and side gigs, I barely had time to keep up with an exercise routine.

Around Christmas 2019, I was buying size 38 pants, a size I had never bought before. I also have a history of diabetes and stroke in my family, and

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Bike Riding For Weight Loss

Hop on a bike and feel the wind in your (ahem, bike helmet-capped!) hair: Biking outdoors can make you feel free—and pretty darn sweaty and good. And while there are so many benefits to simply doing physical activity that you enjoy, if you’re choosing to lose weight, you probably want to know: Is bike riding good for weight loss?

Short answer? Yes. Absolutely. Totally. Do it. Outdoor biking can be an important part of your weight loss journey. Whether you’re hitting the local bike trails, cruising around the neighborhood with friends, or zipping around your town to tick off your

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Team USA suffers another tune-up basketball loss ahead of Olympics

Team USA men’s basketball suffered another Olympics tune-up loss with days to go before the team is set to compete for a gold medal in Tokyo.

On Monday night, the U.S. fell to Australia 91-83.


Damian Lillard led the U.S. with 22 points and Kevin Durant added 17 points and four rebounds. The U.S. had a nine-point lead at halftime, but it was Australia’s Patty Mills who came up clutch in the fourth quarter.

Mills had 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and helped the Boomers pick up the

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Team USA suffers shocking exhibition basketball loss to Nigeria

Team USA suffered a tough pre-Olympics loss to Nigeria on Saturday night, 90-87.

It was the first of five exhibition games for the U.S. ahead of the Tokyo Games in a few weeks. The U.S. previously beat Nigeria in the 2012 Olympics, 156-73. Team USA had never lost to a team from Africa before Saturday, according to the team’s website.


Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal and Jayson Tatum headlined the Olympic roster. Durant, who is fresh off of an early playoff exit with the Brooklyn Nets, finished with 15 points. 

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Weight Loss Transformation Jennifer Cortez

Name: Jennifer Cortez
Age: 36
Location: Zeeland, Michigan
Occupation: Caregiver

Time Running: 3 years
Start Weight: 198 pounds
End Weight: 157 pounds

During Thanksgiving 2018, I was having extreme stomach pain. After seeing the doctor and having a few tests done, I learned that I had celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine.

Before my diagnosis, my eating habits were very unhealthy. I ate cheap, processed foods that weren’t good for me, because it fit into my busy schedule. I always tried the latest fad diet, but I would

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