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Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season

Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season

Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season Figuring out where and how to start the tennis season is usually pretty easy for the world’s top players. They catch a flight to Australia around Christmas, spend a few days getting over the jet lag, then compete …

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Fanny Waterman, Doyenne of the Leeds Piano Competition, Dies at 100

Fanny Waterman, Doyenne of the Leeds Piano Competition, Dies at 100

Fanny Waterman, Doyenne of the Leeds Piano Competition, Dies at 100 Fanny Waterman, Doyenne of the Leeds Piano Competition, Dies at 100 Ms. Waterman was born on March 22, 1920, in Leeds, the second child of Mary (Behrman) Waterman and Meyer Waterman (the family name was originally Wasserman). Her mother was an English-born daughter of Russian immigrant Jews. Her father, …

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China Moon Mission Brings Lunar Rocks to Earth, and New Competition to Space

China Moon Mission Brings Lunar Rocks to Earth, and New Competition to Space

China Moon Mission Brings Lunar Rocks to Earth, and New Competition to Space China Moon Mission Brings Lunar Rocks to Earth, and New Competition to Space Entrepreneurial space companies could further upend any competition between NASA and China. By the time that NASA or Chinese astronauts reach the moon, Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, says he will be …

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Who Will Win the ‘Genius Dog Contest?’ Watch the Competition Begin

Who Will Win the 'Genius Dog Contest?' Watch the Competition Begin

Who Will Win the ‘Genius Dog Contest?’ Watch the Competition Begin Who Will Win the ‘Genius Dog Contest?’ Watch the Competition Begin If you’re looking for a competition where you don’t have to worry about whether the losers will concede, you might try the Genius Dog Contest. Starting on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time and continuing until Monday, Nov. …

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Strictly Come Dancing: Jacqui Smith is first dancer to leave BBC competition

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Strictly Come Dancing: Jacqui Smith is first dancer to leave BBC competition Strictly Come Dancing: Jacqui Smith is first dancer to leave BBC competition Smith and professional dance partner Anton Du Beke were named as the couple who had the lowest number of combined judges’ scroes and viewers’ votes alongside Laing and Karen Hauer. After performing again, judges Craig Revel …

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Slack Accuses Microsoft of Illegally Crushing Competition

Slack Accuses Microsoft of Illegally Crushing Competition

Slack Accuses Microsoft of Illegally Crushing Competition Slack Accuses Microsoft of Illegally Crushing Competition Microsoft is undeniably one of the Big Tech elite, given its size, wealth and stock market value. But the software giant has stood apart from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple in one important respect: Microsoft, once the bully of the tech world, has escaped antitrust scrutiny …

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Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo Win 2020 Nathan’s Hot Dog Competition

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo Win 2020 Nathan's Hot Dog Competition

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo Win 2020 Nathan’s Hot Dog Competition Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo Win 2020 Nathan’s Hot Dog Competition Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo bolstered their impressive resumes on Saturday by setting world records at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest. Chestnut scarfed down 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to capture the mustard yellow belt …

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A Virtual HORSE Competition? B-O-R-I-N-G

A Virtual HORSE Competition? B-O-R-I-N-G

Current and former N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. players competed in a virtual game of HORSE Sunday night on ESPN. The result? An air ball. When the competition was announced last week, sports fans were ecstatic to have something — anything — even resembling live basketball to watch. That excitement faded quickly as the competition dragged on. The videos, filmed by the …

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The Best Thing About NASCAR’s Virtual Races Might Be the Real Competition

The Best Thing About NASCAR’s Virtual Races Might Be the Real Competition

When Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota sped across the finish line at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida last month, the victory was unlike any he had experienced. Trailing Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the race’s final lap, Hamlin, the 2006 NASCAR Cup Series rookie of the year, made a final push coming out of Turn 4 and surged past Earnhardt to win …

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