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Did Kentucky troll Louisville with $ band formation at rivalry game?

Did Kentucky troll Louisville with $ band formation at rivalry game?

Sports
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The University of Kentucky's band formed a giant dollar sign on the field Saturday, but the band director denies it was aimed at Louisville.Kentucky's band pulled off the formation at halftime at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington. The Cardinals won the game 44-17.Many fans in the Twitterverse were quick to relate the formation to Louisville's scandal, which led to the firing of coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich. The school's athletic board voted unanimously to fire Pitino in October after an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption rocked college basketball.Pitino has since filed a lawsuit against Adidas, seeking unspecified damages.The FBI allegations against Louisville included $ 100,000 in payments to the family of an unnamed player to sign with the ...
Fantasy Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans suspended for one game

Fantasy Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans suspended for one game

Sports
Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without Pro Bowl wide receiver Mike Evans in Week 10 due to a one-game suspension.NFL vice president of football operations Jon Runyan issued the suspension on Monday. The suspension is without pay for violations of unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness rules in Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.Evans was involved in a scuffle in the third quarter of the 30-10 loss at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston poked Saints defender Marshon Lattimore in the back of the head during the sequence. Lattimore then shoved Winston. Evans came flying in from behind Lattimore and speared him in the back."I wanted to go at him," Lattimore told reporters after the game, according to the New Orleans Times-Pi...
Human trounces AI bots at StarCraft video game

Human trounces AI bots at StarCraft video game

Technology
Computers may be able to beat humans at Chess and Go but they are a poor second when it comes to video game StarCraft.One of the world's best human players trounced AI-controlled opponents 4-0 in a StarCraft tournament this week.Social media giant Facebook was behind one of the robotic opponents that took on South Korean StarCraft ace Song Byung-gu.The complexity of video games has led many AI researchers to create programs that can play them.Sejong University in Seoul hosted the StarCraft tournament and this year was the first in which the AI-controlled programs, known as bots, played against a human opponent. Before now the bots only played each other.There are several other tournaments based around StarCraft and bots and most just let the computers play each other. One did feature a top...
World Series: Bullpen issues could surface for Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4

World Series: Bullpen issues could surface for Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4

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HOUSTON -- After burning through eight relief pitchers in Game 2 and sending five more to the mound on Friday night at Minute Maid Park in Game 3 of the World Series, Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts faced the inevitable questions regarding the state of his bullpen after a 5-3 loss dropped the Dodgers into a 2-1 hole against the Houston Astros. With left-hander Alex Wood scheduled to get the start on Saturday, the concerns are valid. Wood has made just one start this postseason, allowing three runs and four hits with seven strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings of Game 4 in the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. The Dodgers dropped that game 3-2, their lone loss of that series. Excluding right-hander Kenta Maeda, who worked 2 2/3 scoreless innings in Game 3, Roberts declare...
Tottenham's Kane out of Man Utd game

Tottenham's Kane out of Man Utd game

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been ruled out of his side's trip to Manchester United on Saturday with a hamstring injury.Kane scored twice as Spurs beat Liverpool 4-1 on Sunday, before being substituted in the 88th minute.The 24-year-old is the leading Premier League scorer this season with eight goals."The doctor and medical staff made the decision to not take the risk," said Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino."There is no sense in taking that risk and making the problem bigger."A tweet from Spurs said the injury was "a minor strain to the left hamstring".Kane has scored 13 goals in 12 appearances in all competitions for Tottenham this season - who sit third in the Premier League table.Manchester United are second in the table, level on points with third-placed Spurs.Let's block ads! (Why?...