The world’s most populous nation against a new kid on the block. A global capital that hosted an Olympics just a few years ago against a city which many people may not be able to find on a map. A Chinese region with few big mountains and little natural snow against a former Soviet winter sports resort surrounded by towering peaks and plenty of real snow.
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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Tens of thousands of miles of smaller streams throughout Wyoming have been reclassified with lower water quality standards that allow five times higher concentrations of E. coli bacteria.
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The NCAA has outlined serious rules violations committed at Southern Mississippi, finding multiple infractions by the men’s basketball program during former coach Donnie Tyndall’s tenure.
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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Selecting a new nickname for the University of North Dakota has been so fraught with backlash that the school’s president said Friday he’d reconsider another option — none at all.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA has asked the Russian Football Union to explain the latest high-profile incident of racism that saw a Ghanaian player banned for two matches for his reaction to fan abuse and the alleged abusers’ team escape action.
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