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Source: Washington Post

Boston Police apologize for honoring a white man in Black History Month tweet

13-Feb-2018

The department posted a photo of a statue of former Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach that said, “In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, we pay tribute to @celtics legend #RedAuerbach for being the 1st@NBA coach to draft a black player in 1950, field an All African-American starting five in 1964 and hire the league’s 1st African-American head coach (Bill Russell) in 1966.”

Some Twitter users pointed out that the tweet was tone-deaf and the department could have chosen a person of color, say, Bill Russell, to honor instead.

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Source: Fox News

WWII Army veteran honors wife's memory by giving away flowers at retirement home

Friday 18:12 GMT

Carver, 84, figured out a new way to continue his tradition – by buying flowers, each week, for people at his retirement community in Texas.

He said his new tradition began when one of his neighbors at Lakeline Oaks Retirement Resort in Cedar Park was ill and he decided to take the neighbor a bouquet of roses. But Carver, 84, figured out a new way to continue his tradition – by buying flowers, each week, for people at his retirement community in Texas.

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Source: Fox News

How to watch the Daytona 500

Saturday 11:48 GMT

Those with a participating TV provider can watch the race online and on smart devices using FOX Sports GO. . Expect to see 24-year-old Alex Bowman, who has already earned the top starting spot for the Daytona 500.

There will be a famous spectator: Patrick's boyfriend, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, will reportedly attend.

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Source: Washington Post

Maryland honors its recent past as it fights off Rutgers in the present

Monday 04:15 GMT

Maryland’s 61-51 win over Rutgers on Saturday night at times felt like a quiet victory against an overmatched mid-major in the middle of December.

Then Maryland reverted to its usual late-game self, falling asleep on both ends of the floor as Rutgers (13-16, 3-13) cut into the deficit. The Scarlet Knights pieced together a quick 10-0 run to cut Maryland’s lead to nine points, and Turgeon could be heard screaming for a timeout as the home crowd groaned.


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