‘Overwatch 2’ Is Not a Very Good Sport

 I recently spent several hours watching the professional debut of Overwatch 2. During this time, virtually every team utilized the same characters—most notably Lucio, Ana, and Genji—and pursued nearly identical dive strategies. Disconnected fights happened everywhere, all the time, obscuring what the audience should be paying attention to, and the Tracer’s first-person perspective nearly induced …

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Athlon Sports ranks Michigan football sixth for the 2022 season

One of the top magazine and digital publications, Athlon Sports released its college football top 25 for the upcoming football season. Michigan is coming off the best season since the College Football Playoff was created in the college football landscape. The Wolverines won their first Big Ten championship and made it to the CFP — …

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Something For The Weekend: Daragh Lynch’s cultural picks

Daragh Lynch is best-known as a member of Lankum, the award-winning folk group who won the Choice Music Prize in 2019 for their album The Livelong Day. Signed to Geoff Travis’ Rough Trade Records, the band are at the forefront of the current Irish folk renaissance. We need your consent to load this YouTube contentWe …

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USFL Week 7: Generals top Bandits, clinch playoff spot

With three regular-season games to go, the New Jersey Generals are already a playoff team. The Generals became the first USFL team to clinch a postseason spot this season with a victory over the Tampa Bay Bandits on Saturday, and they needed a dramatic late defensive stand to do so. The Generals (6-1) have won six …

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Culture wars, abortion bans dominated the Oklahoma legislative session

Going into an election cycle, Oklahoma lawmakers prioritized culture war issues and anti-abortion legislation in the four-month regular legislative session that concluded Friday. Lawmakers also made some substantive policy changes in other areas, although they didn’t capture nearly as much public attention. From passing a bathroom bill to prohibiting nearly all abortions in the state, …

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WNBPA Shares Statement on Brittney Griner, Backs ‘We Are BG’ Petition

The Women’s National Basketball Players Association issued a petition urging people to sign it to help bring Brittany Griner home. Saturday marks 100 days since the Mercury star has been “wrongfully detained” after Russian Federal Customs Service said they discovered vape cartridges containing hashish oil in her luggage at Sheremetyevo International Airport near Moscow. Several WNBA players tweeted the …

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Reflecting on Memorial Day and our cancel culture – Picayune Item

By Larry Seal As we embark on Memorial Day 2022, we are at the height of the ‘cancel culture movement’ where people simply hit the delete key on anything they don’t like or anything which offends them. No eraser needed, just touch the button and the thing (or person) goes away and is no longer …

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Real Madrid’s Champions League title a show of its inevitability

PARIS — The numbers, and not for the first time in this remarkable run, favored the opposition. Liverpool had 24 shots and an expected goals of over two, Real Madrid just four shots and an xG of under one. But it was, of course, the Spanish giant that won the UEFA Champions League title on Saturday here in the …

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Merging Modern Designs With Regional History And Culture

At the Rosewood Mayakopa Resort, the respectful design encourages harmony between the guests and the … [+] area wildlife, and has become a model for environmentally friendly design. EDSA Lots of architectural efforts seek to generate the next big breakthrough or start the next cutting-edge trend. But in many, it’s also important the design of …

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Chicago Bears’ Teven Jenkins ready to prove himself

Chicago Bears offensive tackle Teven Jenkins isn’t worried about his back injury that required surgery and forced him to miss the first 11 games of his rookie season. Thanks to a new offseason workout routine, Jenkins is feeling 100 percent and is encouraging others to give Pilates a try. “I have no thought about my …

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