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Can India’s Rahul Gandhi defeat Narendra Modi with ‘unity marches’?

Opposition Rally at Shivaji Park: Chants for Justice Location: Mumbai, India Introduction: Thousands of people gathered at Shivaji Park, Mumbai, a historic site of freedom movements,...

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John Calipari’s middling Kentucky team may be college basketball’s most interesting story

On Tuesday night, the Kentucky men's basketball team secured a decisive victory against Mississippi, prevailing 75-63. This win offered a rare positive moment in a season marred by subpar defense, unexpected losses at Rupp Arena, and Coach John Calipari's characteristic mix of frustration and defiance in response to the Big Blue Nation's discontent. Calipari, now in his 15th season at Kentucky, finds himself tethered to the job due to the terms of his contract and limited options for a 65-year-old coach whose prime may be behind him. The stark reality that Calipari is unlikely to depart soon, either due to termination or personal choice, makes the next six weeks a compelling narrative in college basketball....

2023’s surprise NBA dunk contest champ reaped many rewards. But not the one he wanted most

Mac McClung's ascent to NBA stardom began on a February night in Salt Lake City when he clinched the 2023 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, a feat achieved as a G League player just a year prior. His victory catapulted him into the limelight, boosting his fame, expanding exposure, and opening doors to lucrative endorsement opportunities. Despite concluding the season with standout performances for the Philadelphia 76ers, including a remarkable season-ending victory against Brooklyn where he contributed 20 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists, a guaranteed NBA contract remained elusive. Facing the challenge, McClung reflected on the summer, acknowledging the questions surrounding his omission from NBA rosters. Undeterred, he maintained confidence in his deserving performance and skill...