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Ecuador vs. Brazil result: Referee and VAR the stars in wild World Cup qualifier that ends 1-1

Ecuador and Brazil played one of the wilder, incident-filled matches of the 2022 South American World Cup qualifying campaign. The result finished 1-1, but it was a match that featured seven yellow cards, two red cards, two other red cards that were rescinded after video review, and two Ecuador penalties that were also wiped away on review.

The draw allows Brazil to remain undefeated atop the South American qualifying table, while Ecuador tacks on another valuable point as it seeks to clinch the third automatic ticket to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. A berth for La Tri seems all but certain with a seven point lead and only three matches remaining.

The opening five minutes were a sign of what was to come with Ecuador’s Enner Valencia missing a clear look at goal and Brazil’s Casemiro finding the breakthrough just moments later after cleaning up a chaotic sequence. In a

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NBA World Is Stunned By Lance Stephenson Tonight

Indiana Pacers Lance Stephenson celebrates during a game.

Indiana Pacers Lance Stephenson celebrates during a game.

Kyrie Irving’s return to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night was quickly overshadowed by an unlikely foe: Indiana Pacers forward Lance Stephenson.

No, folks. It’s not 2014. The year is 2022 and Stephenson is showing out.

In his first home game with the Pacers since the 2017-18 season, Stephenson came off the bench six minutes into the first quarter to give his team a spark. He did that and then some, scoring 20 straight points to give Indiana a lead at the end of the quarter.

The highlight of his record-setting run came at the buzzer, when he drilled a sidestep three-pointer over Nets’ forward James Johnson to extend the Pacers’ lead to five.

Stephenson’s first quarter performance was nothing short of historic. He became the first player in NBA history to score 20 points off the bench in the first

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Basketball World Reacts To Sunday’s Paige Bueckers News

UConn star Paige Bueckers looks on.

UConn star Paige Bueckers looks on.

The basketball world collectively held its breath on Sunday afternoon when Connecticut women’s basketball Paige Bueckers went down to the ground with an apparent non-contact injury.

Bueckers had to be helped off the floor with less than a minute to play in No. 2 UConn’s 73–54 win over No. 24 Notre Dame. As the sophomore guard tried to bring the ball up court with 38.5 seconds to play, her left leg buckled and nearly brought her all the way to the ground.

Bueckers was able to hobble her way up the court before falling in front of the Huskies bench in obvious pain. She was then helped off the floor and into the locker room by two of her teammates.

The apparent injury marred an otherwise fantastic afternoon for Bueckers and UConn. The 2020-21 Wooden Award winner scored 22 points, dished out four assists

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College Football World Reacts To Alabama’s Stunning Upset Win

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young celebrates in the 2021 SEC Championship.

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young celebrates in the 2021 SEC Championship.

Taking down the No. 1-ranked, undefeated Georgia Bulldogs, No. 3 Alabama stunned the college football world with a 41-24 blowout win in today’s SEC Championship game.

“Upset” is not exactly a word in the Crimson Tide’s vocabulary — except for today. As 6.5-point underdogs heading into the matchup, Nick Saban’s squad wasn’t favored for the first time in 92 straight contests.

Overcoming the odds, Alabama made relatively light work of a Georgia team that dominated through the entirety of the 2021 regular season.

The college football world took to Twitter with their reactions to this upset victory.

This victory for the Crimson Tide came in large part due to the potentially Heisman-clinching performance for Bama quarterback Bryce Young. Throwing 26/44, the star signal caller collected 421 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions through the air. He also took to the

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