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Wednesday October 30th, 2019 night edition

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“Additional flexibility in this area can and must continue to support college sports as a part of higher education.

Specifically, the board said modernization should occur within the following principles and guidelines:.

Maintain the priorities of education and the collegiate experience to provide opportunities for student-athlete success.

The board’s action was based on comprehensive recommendations from the NCAA Board of Governors Federal and State Legislation Working Group, which includes presidents, commissioners, athletics directors, administrators and student-athletes.

The board asked each division to create any new rules beginning immediately, but no later than January 2021.

“As a national governing body, the NCAA is uniquely positioned to modify its rules to ensure fairness and a level playing field for student-athletes,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said.

“The board’s action today creates a path to enhance opportunities for student-athletes while ensuring they compete against students and not professionals. »

Report: Kyrie Irving's Behavior Is 'Unspoken Concern,' Makes Nets 'Queasy'

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According to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan, Irving's "mood swings ... are the unspoken concern that makes Nets officials queasy":.

Nets team sources say one such episode occurred during Brooklyn's trip to China, leaving everyone scratching their heads as to what precipitated it.

"I'm sure Kyrie will have some 'days' and so will we," guard Joe Harris told MacMullan. »

YouTube stars raise over $6m to plant trees around the world

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He then teamed up with other YouTubers to create the #TeamTrees project with a target of $20m – each $1 donation will plant one tree.

They will plant the trees around the world, starting in January, with the aim of completing the project within three years.

More than 600 creators and social media influencers have joined the initiative, many employing creative tactics to encourage donations. »

White House Official Who Heard Trump's Ukraine Call to Offer 'Damning Testimony' to House Impeachment Investigators

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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an active-duty Army officer and the NSC's top Ukraine expert, will be the first White House official to testify as part of House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into Trump.

Vindman will also be the first official who heard Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to testify before the committees leading the impeachment probe.

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, tweeted that the evidence suggests Sondland is guilty of a crime. »