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Arizona fires men’s basketball coach Sean Miller

Arizona fires men’s basketball coach Sean Miller

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April 7 (UPI) -- The University of Arizona has fired men's basketball coach Sean Miller, the school announced Wednesday. Miller posted a 302-109 record during his 12 seasons with the Wildcats, but also coached the team amid an NCAA investigation and FBI probe into corruption in recruiting at Arizona and other college basketball programs. Advertisement "After conferring with [Arizona athletic director] Dave Heeke since the season's end, it has become clear that our men's basketball program -- and our university -- needs to write a new chapter in our history, and that begins with a change of leadership," Arizona president Robert C. Robbins said in a news release. "Arizona basketball means so much to so many and, as stewards of the program, we must always act in the best interests of the uni...
Miller announces transfer of $29.3M in equipment to Philippine military

Miller announces transfer of $29.3M in equipment to Philippine military

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Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced the transfer of $ 29.3 million in military equipment to senior Philippine military officials. During a visit to Manila, Miller said the United States would transfer sniper and anti-IED equipment to the country's military. Advertisement Miller met with Philippine Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jr. and discussed the importance of the U.S.-Philippine alliance to regional and national security. Miller also highlighted the more than $ 23.4 million the United States has sent to the country in COVID-19 assistance and disaster relief for recent typhoon victims as well as ongoing U.S. support for Philippine counterterrorism and maritime security efforts. "I...
Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller travels to Somalia

Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller travels to Somalia

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Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller made a surprise visit to Somalia Friday in the last of a four-country tour as President Donald Trump contemplates a draw down of counterterrorism troops there. Miller, who replaced fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Nov. 9, was making his first trip abroad in the position. The U.S. military has about 700 troops in the country. Advertisement Miller was visiting neighboring Djibouti as part of his scheduled trip when he took a flight to Somalia without traveling press. Officials said he is believed to be the first defense secretary to visit the country. Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Anton Semelroth said Miller took the trip to extend his holiday message of appreciation and support to the U.S. service members in Mogadishu. Somali...
Anthony Crolla says there should be prison sentence for ‘walking pharmacy’ Jarrell Miller after new positive drugs test

Anthony Crolla says there should be prison sentence for ‘walking pharmacy’ Jarrell Miller after new positive drugs test

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Anthony Crolla has told talkSPORT that he believes prison sentences should be handed out to boxing’s drug cheats like Jarrell Miller. The unbeaten heavyweight was previously due to face Anthony Joshua last June, but failed multiple drugs tests and so his place was taken by Andy Ruiz. Getty Miller previously tested positive for GW1516, HGH and EPO, but claimed he has never knowingly taken a banned substance On Saturday evening it emerged he has tested positive for one of the same substances again while preparing for his comeback. Former WBA lightweight champion Crolla reacted on the Sports Bar Weekender and said: “It’s laughable, and it’s not laughable. “Because performance-enhancing drugs in a sport like boxing are dangerous. “I believe they should c
NFL All-Decade Team: Tom Brady, Von Miller among unanimous selections

NFL All-Decade Team: Tom Brady, Von Miller among unanimous selections

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April 6 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller were among the eight unanimous selections for the NFL's All-Decade Team, announced Monday by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, former Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas and former Ravens guard Marshal Yanda were the other unanimous selections. The 48-member Hall of Fame selection committee selected the 55-member All-Decade Team. Eligible players were required to have been named an All-Pro, made a Pro Bowl or been selected to the Pro Football Writers of America's all-conference squad from 2010 to ...