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5 biggest winners and losers in college basketball this week

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
The fourth week of the 2019-2020 basketball season has come and gone, and the AP Top 25 Poll looks drastically different from how it looked last week.
The Duke Blue Devils fell out of the top of the poll after suffering a brutal upset to the unranked Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks at Cameron Indoor Stadium Tuesday.
The Louisville Cardinals bumped up to the No. 1 spot in the rankings, while the Kansas Jayhawks, Maryland Terrapins, Michigan Wolverines, and Virginia Cavaliers round out the top five.
The ACC leads all conferences with five teams in the AP Top 25...
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The biggest sports controversies of 2019

The biggest sports controversies of 2019

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
We took a look back at the most controversial sports stories of 2019.
These stories ranged from on-field fights, off-the-field conflicts, to the politics surrounding sports.
Take a look back at the stories that dominated the sports world this year below.
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A lot can happen in one year. The sports world moves quickly, and it can be easy to lose track of the biggest stories as time goes on.
We took a look back at the most controversial sports stories of the year, with stories ranging from the politics...
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SpaceX just launched its historic mission to fly NASA astronauts to space

SpaceX just launched its historic mission to fly NASA astronauts to space

NASA TV SpaceX just launched a historic mission for NASA: its first astronaut flight, and the first launch of humans from US soil in nearly a decade. The rocket lifted off from... Read more ...

Hundreds of schools in South Korea reopened, only to close again as the...

Hundreds of schools in South Korea reopened, only to close again as the country sought to avoid a spike in coronavirus cases

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Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons'...

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Bars across Arkansas were allowed to reopen this week. 2 bar owners in the...

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If SpaceX's rocket fails, an emergency escape system will save the...

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