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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...
Six Nations: Scotland’s Sean Maitland out for France tie as Adam Hastings returns

Six Nations: Scotland’s Sean Maitland out for France tie as Adam Hastings returns

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Date: Friday, 26 March Kick-off: 20:00 GMT Venue: Stade de France, ParisCoverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and online from 19:30 GMT; listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Sounds and BBC Radio Scotland; live text and highlights on the BBC Sport website and app.Sean Maitland has been left out of Scotland's squad for their final Six Nations match against France on Friday. Scotland were limited to selecting five English-based players because of an agreement with the Premiership. Stuart Hogg and Sam Skinner (Exeter), Scott Steele (Harlequins) and Alex Craig and Chris Harris (Gloucester) were chosen ahead of the Saracens wing. Finn Russell (concussion) and Adam Hastings (ban) are back, but lock Jonny Gray is again out through injury.Glasgow Warriors' Fraser Brown does not make Gregor Townsend's ...
‘One of the true greats of cinema’: Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery

‘One of the true greats of cinema’: Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery

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Fellow James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan has paid tribute to Sir Sean Connery, describing him as "one of the true greats of cinema", after his death aged 90.Sir Sean died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday in Nassau, the Bahamas, where he had been "unwell for some time", his son Jason said. News of his death was met with touching tributes from other actors, fans and politicians.Brosnan - who starred in four 007 films - said he would "cast a long shadow of cinematic splendour that will live on forever". Image: Sean Connery in the 1971 Bond film Diamonds Are Forever Image: Connery and Shirley Eaton share a laugh on the phone in the James Bond flick Goldfinger Fellow Bond actor Dan...
James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90

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Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family have said.Sir Sean's son Jason said his father died peacefully in his sleep overnight while in Nassau, in the Bahamas, having been "unwell for some time". Jason Connery said his father "had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around him" when he died.Sean Connery: The life and career of the ultimate James Bond Image: Sean Connery in the 1971 Bond film Diamonds Are Forever Image: Connery and Shirley Eaton share a laugh on the phone in the James Bond flick Goldfinger He said: "We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time."A sad...
Famous birthdays for Aug. 25: Claudia Schiffer, Sean Connery

Famous birthdays for Aug. 25: Claudia Schiffer, Sean Connery

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Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: Advertisement -- Czar Ivan IV, "Ivan the Terrible," of Russia, in 1530 -- Composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein in 1918 -- Former Alabama Gov. George Wallace in 1919 -- Game show host Monty Hall in 1921 -- Tennis champion Althea Gibson in 1927 -- Actor Sean Connery in 1930 (age 90) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- TV personality Regis Philbin in 1931 -- Actor Tom Skerritt in 1933 (age 87) -- Writer Frederick Forsyth in 1938 (age 82) -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Rollie Fingers in 1946 (age 74) -- Writer Martin Amis in 1949 (age 71) -- Actor John Savage in 1949 (age 71) -- Rock singer Gene Simmons of K...