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University of Kansas puts football coach Les Miles on leave

University of Kansas puts football coach Les Miles on leave

Sports
March 5 (UPI) -- The University of Kansas placed head coach Les Miles on administrative leave and will conduct a full review to determine his future with the football program, the school announced Friday. The university's decision came after reports into Miles' conduct while coaching at LSU in 2013 were made public this week. Advertisement "Even though the allegations against him occurred at LSU, we take these matters very seriously at KU," Kansas athletic director Jeff Long said in a statement Friday. "Now that we have access to this information, we will take the coming days to fully review the material and to see if any additional information is available. "I do not want to speculate on a timeline for our review because it is imperative we do our due diligence." On Thursday, an investi...

Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT
Covid-19 lockdown: Football, golf and tennis to return from 29 March

Covid-19 lockdown: Football, golf and tennis to return from 29 March

Sports
Outdoor sports including football, golf and tennis will be allowed to resume in England from 29 March, according to vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi.Zahawi said outdoor sports - including organised adult and children's sport - would return, but declined to say when gyms would reopen."Outdoor is safer and therefore we prioritise versus indoor," he told LBC."Outdoor sports - tennis, golf, outdoor organised team sports, grassroots football - will go back on 29 March."When asked whether gyms and fitness centres could reopen, Mr Zahawi added: "At the moment, it's outdoors versus indoors. Outdoors is the priority because it's where the transmission rates are much, much, much lower."The prime minister is expected to share his finalised road map to lift lockdown in an address to MPs at 15:30 GMT be...

Dyche responds to McGinn ‘s*** coat’ story, Van de Beek ‘lost’ at Man United, new McTominay role, Bayern love Salah, Conte in bust-up with Juventus chief – football news and reaction LIVE

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest sports news and gossip, as well as expert opinion and reaction to all the biggest talking points. We’ll bring you all the reaction as Manchester United progressed to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup by beating West Ham at Old Trafford as well as the latest transfer […] talkSPORT
Half of college football concussions sustained in preseason

Half of college football concussions sustained in preseason

Health
Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Nearly half of all concussions sustained by college football players occur during preseason practice, according to a study published Monday by JAMA Neurology. Players also experienced twice as many head impacts during the preseason as they did in practices and games in the regular season, the data showed. Advertisement The findings suggest that changes to policies and procedures regarding physical contact in general, and head-to-head contact specifically, during preseason practices could help reduce players' risk for concussions without "major modification to game play," the researchers said. "The higher incidence of concussion in the preseason is likely due to several factors, including the total hours and intensity of training, heavy emphasis on full contact drills -- [s...