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    Players withdraw from Joburg Open after travel ban news

    Golfers from the United Kingdom withdrew from the Joburg Open on its first day in an attempt to get home safely after the government announced it was banning flights from South Africa because of the new COVID-19 variant.  The inaugural season of the DP World Tour began Thursday with the Joburg Open in Johannesburg, South Africa. More than a dozen golfers pulled out of the event on Thursday and early Friday when they heard the U.K. was readying to suspend flights from six southern African countries, the Associated Press reported.  Rugby matches scheduled in South Africa have been called off  

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    Unvaccinated NBA players won’t be able to travel to Toronto to play Raptors starting in January

    NBA players who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 won’t be able to travel to Toronto to play in games against the Raptors beginning on Jan. 15, as Canada’s government is set to end vaccine exemption for athletes. Minister of public safety Marco Mendicino made this announcement on Friday. Here are some details, via CBC News:  Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. Thanks for signing up! Keep an eye on your inbox. Sorry! There was an error processing your subscription. Unvaccinated professional and amateur athletes will no longer be able to travel to Canada  

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    Colts travel to face the Bills in 2020 playoff rematch | Sports

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Difficult as it was for Frank Reich to open the week being reminded of how Indianapolis fell short in its most recent trip to Buffalo, the Colts coach also found reason for optimism. “I’m not going to lie. It was painful to watch that game on tape again … but yet it was also encouraging,” Reich said, referring to a 27-24 loss to the Bills in an AFC wild-card playoff in January.  What also stood was how the Colts were one of any several plays away from a chance at victory. The potential turning points included  

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    Mr. Sports Travel visits Harrisonburg

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Joe Connor from San Diego has found a way to combine his passion for sports and travel while raising awareness for a Culpeper-based charity called Operation First Response, which supports veterans. Connor, also known as Mr. Sports Travel, has spent 25 years traveling to sporting events and since Sept. 2, he has been going to a different game every day in his American flag-covered car. His journey has taken him across the country and Wednesday night he made a stop in Harrisonburg to watch the JMU Men’s Basketball game. “I have a kid in a  

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