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How to become a… stadium announcer

My first experience of being an announcer of any kind was actually not in a stadium, but for the Great South Run in 2006. At the time, I was working as a radio and TV sports broadcaster for BBC Radio Solent. When the Bournemouth announcer for the event dropped out, my friend Geoff Wightman, one […]

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Knicks move up in NBA draft to pick Michigan’s Ignas Brazdeikis

The Knicks made a draft-night trade and moved up in the second round, but it was not to unload Frank Ntilikina. The Knicks swapped picks for cash considerations with Sacramento, moving from 55 to 47 to select Michigan lefty swingman Ignas Brazdeikis. Brazdeikis was born in Lithuania but grew up in Canada, meaning the Knicks […]

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Your guide to the Royal Ascot 2019

YOUR GUIDE TO ROYAL ASCOT 2019: The royal runners, overseas challengers and potential milestones at this year’s royal meeting The Royal Ascot is the most prestigious horse racing events of the year This year’s royal meeting gets underway on Tuesday and runs until Saturday We bring you the perfect guide, including royal runners and potential milestone […]

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Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron

BILLINGS, Mont. — One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Glen Haverty pleaded guilty Monday. Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight. Prosecutors and Haverty’s attorneys say […]