Huddersfield Town Receive Triple Injury Boost Ahead of Crucial West Ham Clash

Huddersfield Town have been boosted by return of three first team players from injury ahead of their visit to West Ham on Saturday. Striker Laurent Depoitre, as well as defenders Terence Kongolo and Demeaco Duhaney, all missed the defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday, but should be back for the clash at the London Stadium. Depoitre, who hasn’t scored in his 19 Premier League appearances this season, hasn’t played since the Terriers 2-0 defeat at Newcastle last month due to a foot problem. Kongolo and Duhaney have also missed action in recent…

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Man City sets up scheme to compensate sexual abuse victims

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City has set up a scheme to compensate victims of child sexual abuse experienced at the club. City on Tuesday launched its redress scheme for survivors following investigations into the conduct of two of its former youth coaches, saying the victims “were entitled to expect full protection from the kind of harm they suffered as a result of their sexual abuse as children.” The club did not go into precise details about the scheme because of ongoing investigations into historic instances of sexual abuse that…

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Tick tock, tick tock: Tokyo Olympics clock hits 500-day mark

TOKYO (AP) — Tick tock, tick tock. The Tokyo Olympic clock has hit 500 days to go. Organizers marked the milestone on Tuesday, unveiling the stylized pictogram figures for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The pictogram system was first used extensively in 1964 when the Japanese capital lasted hosted the Summer Olympics — just 19 years after the end of World War II. A picture system to illustrate sports events was used in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, and 12 years later in London. Other Olympics sporadically used some drawings for the…

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Former Ohio State coach Meyer joining Fox’s studio team

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Urban Meyer did not rule out a return to television after announcing his retirement as Ohio State’s coach. On Monday, that move officially happened. Fox has announced that it has hired Meyer as one of the analysts for its retooled college football pregame show. Meyer will join Brady Quinn, Reggie Bush, Matt Leinart and Rob Stone on the one-hour show, which will start at 11 a.m. Eastern. Fox airs Big Ten, Pac-12 and Big 12 games. Meyer, who won national championships at Florida and Ohio State,…

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Embiid and the 76ers take on the Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers (17-50, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (42-25, third in the Eastern Conference) Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia into a matchup against Cleveland. He currently ranks fourth in the NBA averaging 27.4 points per game. The 76ers have gone 24-16 against Eastern Conference teams. Philadelphia ranks second in the Eastern Conference in rebounding with 47.2 rebounds. Embiid leads the 76ers with 13.4 boards. The Cavaliers are 13-32 in Eastern Conference play. Cleveland is third in the Eastern Conference shooting 36.1…

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Columbus plays conference foe Boston

Boston Bruins (42-18-9, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (38-28-3, eighth in the Eastern Conference) Columbus, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Columbus hosts Boston in Eastern Conference action. The Blue Jackets are 24-18-1 in Eastern Conference games. Columbus has scored 29 power-play goals, converting on 14.9 percent of chances. The Bruins are 23-14-4 against conference opponents. Boston averages 9.8 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Eastern Conference. Brad Marchand leads the team serving 90 total minutes. The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting…

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