D.C. boxer Lamont Peterson, feeling ‘better than ever,’ set to face Errol Spence Jr.

D.C. boxer Lamont Peterson, feeling ‘better than ever,’ set to face Errol Spence Jr.
District boxer Lamont Peterson has earned considerable respect throughout his career for his choice of quality opponents. The former world champion’s next fight is no exception: Peterson is set to face Errol Spence Jr. on Jan. 20 at Barclays Center in …
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Cotto’s farewell bout ends with loss
All that is left for Miguel Cotto now is a stop in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y. Cotto ended his legendary career Saturday at Madison Square Garden in disappointing fashion, dropping a unanimous decision to Sadam Ali in their WBO …
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Miguel Cotto Vs. Sadam Ali Results: Analysis, Social Media Reaction And Purse Info
Miguel Cotto wanted to walk away from boxing as a winner and a champion. His fans and admirers in the sport will tell you he is both of those things, but he could not secure a victory in his farewell fight on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden against …
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New law could change France’s food system for the better

cusineNew law could change France’s food system for the better
The upper chamber of France’s parliament has passed a law requiring all of the nation’s “collective restaurants” (school cafeterias, hospital cafeterias, senior living communities, prisons and other state institutions) to source at least 40 percent of …
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2 new French restaurants awarded Michelin’s 3 stars
PARIS (AP) — Two of Paris’ ritziest dining establishments received the ultimate consecration Monday when they joined the select list of three-star restaurants in the 2016 Michelin Guide, the little red guide to the great and the good of French gastronomy.
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Five myths about airline food
… passengers can choose from a variety of premium snacks and, in many cases, fresh-food options, including organic steel-cut oatmeal and a harvest-ham baguette with maple spread for breakfast, and a rustic Italian sandwich and French country-style …
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Local tennis pro Riske hopes for a better 2016

sportLocal tennis pro Riske hopes for a better 2016
For Riske, it provides an opportunity to start anew and reassert herself as a potent force in the world of women’s tennis. Coming off a year in which she battled injuries and saw her world ranking slip, Riske, a McMurray native and former Peters …
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Belton’s Maynard prepares for Southern Tennis Hall of Fame induction
Humor is something that for four decades now has helped the Belton resident navigate through the world of American tennis – from serving on boards at every level of the United States Tennis Association to a 35-year stint as director of the Palmetto …
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Junior Team Tennis
USTA Junior Team Tennis is a program for boys & girls ages 6-18 that allows kids to play on compatible teams of similar age and skill levels. Organizers, called Area League Commissioners, coordinate seasons of play with flexible league, team & scoring …
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Dr. Lipoff: Understanding Diabetes for Better Health

cusineDr. Lipoff: Understanding Diabetes for Better Health
You may not realize it but many foods we eat have hidden sugars in them. Normally sugar is … These are the races that had a higher incidence of developing Diabetes: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders.
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The Lake Cook’s
I love its spice and heat, consuming it in Asian foods and drinking it in fragrant teas and a fermented beverage called Kombucha to ward off what an aged Bedford County woman I once knew called “The Misery.” The misery was a blanket term for whatever …
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Noodle Bowl With Soba, Enoki Mushrooms, Sugar Snap Peas and Tofu
Fresh enoki mushrooms are small thin-stemmed mushrooms with a small cap. They are widely available now in supermarkets and very nice in a noodle bowl. A noodle bowl makes for a comforting, filling winter meal and is easily put together. The broth only …
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