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Pumaren wants better decision-making from UE after 2nd loss

first_imgUE went just 1-of-4 in uncontested field goals while FEU was far better going 11-of-15.Passing was also a thorn on the Red Warriors’ game tallying just 19 assists as compared to FEU’s 26. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Pumaren rued his team’s reliance on isolation plays instead of finding open shots and executing extra passes.“I was telling them to move the ball, don’t force shots, and I told them even after our game against NU [National University],” said Pumaren, whose team lost 86-69 against the Bulldogs in the opener.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“It’s fine with me if you dribble and try to attack your man, go ahead, but if you’re just going to dribble the basketball and you know there are no stats in basketball that says ‘most number of dribbles.’”In their game against the Bulldogs, the Red Warriors went 4-of-8 on uncontested shots and that mark was worse against the Tamaraws. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIES Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAfter starting the season with two straight losses, University of the East head coach Derrick Pumaren wants a stronger mental game from his players.The Red Warriors dropped to 0-2 after losing to Far Eastern University, 90-83, in the UAAP Season 80 seniors’ basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Phoenix trial begins for NBA players accused of assault Read Next Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

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Texas school district apologizes for slurs during broadcast

first_imgQC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Read Next Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion MOST READ CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas school district apologized Friday after a high school football broadcaster repeatedly used a racial slur when referring to African-American players on the opposing team.The Cleburne Independent School District apologized for online audio comments made last week in a matchup between Cleburne High School and Seguin High School in Arlington, according to Leslie Johnston, spokeswoman for the Arlington Independent School District. Seguin is in Arlington, while the other school is in Cleburne, a city just south of Fort Worth.ADVERTISEMENT Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Porzingis scores 30, Knicks beat Nets for 1st win Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:26Albayalde lukewarm on SOGIE bill: Bald folks need protection vs discrimination, too01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments LATEST STORIES Magers noted the site isn’t affiliated with the school district and said its operators have apologized.Johnston and Magers identified the broadcaster as Mark Banton. He acknowledged to the Star-Telegram that he was one of the broadcasters who covered the football game, but he said he had “nothing to say” about the comments. The game was broadcast by an online site that covers Cleburne High School contests but isn’t affiliated with the school district, school officials said.Cleburne officials told Arlington administrators that the broadcaster will no longer call games, Johnston said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We support that decision,” Johnston said in an email, adding that the schools believe “this is not a time for divisiveness, and we appreciate CISD taking steps to promote unity and good sportsmanship.”The broadcaster referred to the Seguin players as the “cougroes,” an apparent conflation of the school mascot Cougar and the word “Negro.” John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH More than a third of the Seguin student body is African-American, while about 3 percent of students at Cleburne High School are black, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.The same broadcaster also invoked a weight-loss program in joking about a Seguin cheerleader, saying at one point: “Jenny Craig has … a lot of work to do with her.”Johnston said in an earlier statement that, “We do not condone such boorish behavior.”A spokeswoman for Cleburne schools, Lisa Magers, said the district began investigating shortly after the game.“Cleburne ISD does not condone unacceptable, unprofessional, unethical comments,” she said.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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San Beda nears PCCL Final Four slot

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC AFP official booed out of forum Jaycee Marcelino anchored the all-out assault from the Pirates with 16 points, five rebounds and four steals, while NCAA MVP CJ Perez contributed 12 markers, five boards, five assists and four steals.Wilson Baltazar and Mike Nzeusseu both had nine in the contest to put Lyceum on an even keel with Ateneo atop of Group A at 1-0.Rey Suerte got 26 points, 10 boards and five assists to hoist the flag for the Green Lancers.The Scores:First Game:SAN BEDA 85 — Bolick 13, Doliguez 11, Mocon 9, Tongco 9, Oftana 8, Adamos 5, Cabanag 5, Tankoua 5, Carino 4, Ejercito 2, Abuda 2, Presbitero 2, Penuela 1.HOLY TRINITY 46 — Dialogo 15, Poral 10, Salas 7, Cortez 6, Diamante 4, Cosip 4, Akad 0, Omalde 0, Gracia 0, Takabil 0, Bacalso 0.Quarters: 20-7, 42-13, 61-34, 85-46.Second Game: LYCEUM 88 — Jc. Marcelino 16, Perez 12, Baltazar 9, Nzeusseu 9, Ayaay 8, Tansingco 8, Jv. Marcelino 7, Ibanez 6, Santos 6, Serrano 3, Caduyac 2, Singco 2, Liwag 0.UV 80 — Suerte 26, Soliva 11, Segumpan 11, Albina 10, Gahi 6, Sackor 6, Maestre 4, Delator 3, Napao 2, Balabag 1, Butohan 0.Quarters: 21-19, 38-35, 66-49, 88-80.Third Game: SAN SEBASTIAN 96 — Costelo 13, Calisaan 12, Bulanadi 12, Valdez 10, Calma 10, Ilagan 9, Cosari 8, Dela Cruz 6, David 6, Navarro 3, Baytan 3, Baetiong 2, Capobres 0, Are 0.LA SALLE 65 — Alcala 22, Yongco 17, Cu 8, Tan 5, Thadeo 2, Angeles 2, Lapena 2, Ade Robles 1, Dominguez 0.Quarters: 17-14, 48-27, 72-41, 96-65. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH In the day’s other games, San Sebastian beat down hapless La Salle, 96-65 for its first win.Ryan Costelo topscored for the Golden Stags with 13 points, six assists, and five rebounds, while Michael Calisaan and Allyn Bulanadi combined for 24.San Sebastian evened its standing at 1-1 and will face Holy Trinity for the last spot in the semifinals from Group B.Mark Alcala carried the Green Archers with 22 points in the defeat.Lyceum also displayed its patented frenetic pace in the second half to take the 88-80 win over CESAFI titlist University of Visayas.ADVERTISEMENT NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Read Next Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises MOST READ John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting View comments Austria says upset loss to Blackwater due to San Miguel’s ‘overconfidence’ LATEST STORIES Clint Doliguez chipped in 11 markers and five assists, while Javee Mocon and Radge Tongco both wound up with nine.San Beda’s defense was at its finest once again, getting the job done early and limiting Holy Trinity to a measly 15-percent clip from the field in the first half to establish the dominating 42-13 halftime lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutEver Dialogo paced the General Santos-based  Wildcats with 15 points and seven boards while Victor Poral had 10 markers, 10 rebounds, and six assists.Holy Trinity College fell to 1-1 in the group. Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netNCAA champion San Beda inched closer to booking a ticket to the Philippine Collegiate Champions League Final Four with a masterful 85-46 win over Mindanaoan side Holy Trinity College Friday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Robert Bolick showed the way for the Red Lions, firing 13 points and five rebounds in the easy victory as they rose to 2-0 in Group B in the Elite 8.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Barcelona wins Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco Alcacer scored in the first half as Barcelona won its third straight copa and 29th all-time.Luis Enrique capped his three-year stint with the club with his ninth title out of a possible 13.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingHe celebrated by waving his winner’s trophy and singing the club’s anthem in front of the Barcelona fans who traveled to the final in Madrid.“We finished the season how we wanted to finish it,” Luis Enrique said. “I leave with the feeling of mission accomplished.” Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Alaves almost opened the scoring when Ibai Gomez struck the post after a blunder by Barcelona defender Gerard Pique just before Messi’s goal.“There are mixed feelings,” Alaves coach Mauricio Pellegrino said. “We are disappointed with the result, we had high hopes, but we are happy for what we did the entire season.”It was only the second title for Barcelona in a relatively disappointing season. It was eliminated by Juventus in the quarterfinals of the Champions League and lost the Spanish league title to Real Madrid in the final round last weekend. Its other title was the Spanish Super Cup.Luis Enrique, who made the surprising announcement in March that he was leaving Barcelona so he could get some rest, never lost a Copa del Rey home-and-away series since he took over the club, a run of 12 straight triumphs ahead of the final.Defender Javier Mascherano had to be substituted less than 10 minutes into the game with a head cut after colliding with an Alaves defender. He also injured his right knee on the play, and was on crutches during the title celebrations.Barcelona played without striker Luis Suarez because of a suspension.Before the game, five members of a radical group of Barcelona supporters were arrested after they allegedly robbed and trashed a small store in the Spanish capital.Barcelona’s victory meant Athletic Bilbao will earn the final spot from Spain in the Europa League. Athletic finished seventh in the Spanish league, outside of the automatic qualification spots, but it earned a berth because Barcelona will play in the Champions League. Alaves needed to win the Copa del Rey title to qualify. View comments Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast It was the final competitive match at Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon Stadium, which will be demolished to give way to a housing complex. Atletico moves into a new venue next season.Alaves, the minnow Basque Country club promoted to Spain’s top flight this season after 10 years in the lower divisions, was playing in the final of a major tournament for only the second time in its 96-year history. The other was the UEFA Cup 16 years ago, when it lost to Liverpool 5-4 in extra time.Barcelona dominated and opened the scoring in the 30th minute with a well-placed shot by Messi from just outside the box after a pass by Neymar.Alaves, which beat Barcelona in the Liga, equalized three minutes later with a superb free kick shot by Theo Hernandez.But Barcelona regained control with a couple of goals just before halftime. Neymar scored after a pass by Andre Gomes in the 45th and Alcacer added to the lead from inside the area after a great slalom run by Messi three minutes into stoppage time.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Back in the saddle Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ MOST READ BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, second left, celebrates celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the Copa del Rey final soccer match between Barcelona and Alaves at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)MADRID — The Luis Enrique era in Barcelona came to an end with the coach lifting one last trophy.The coach raised the Copa del Rey after Barcelona defeated Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Gameslast_img read more

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Victolero keeps faith in Lee despite missing potential game winner

first_imgThe Hotshots had their eight-game winning streak snapped but Victolero maintains a positive outlook going into Game 3 on Wednesday.“Actually, they don’t have that much of an adjustment. The difference today was San Miguel started very strong, so we need to adjust on how we start the game,” he said.“I think we had a good second half, did what we needed to correct from the first half. It boils down to what kind of game we wanted to play, which is a defensive game, but we just fell short in the end when it comes to execution and a little luck. We’re still okay.”ADVERTISEMENT Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Lee’s shot hit the back rim as Star fell, 77-76, and San Miguel equalized their 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals series at 1-1.“It’s a matter of one play,” said the affable Victolero. “Defensively, we were able to execute, so it’s just one play in the end.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutVictolero didn’t chide Lee for the botched attempt, but rather, he lauded the guts of the 28-year-old guard for taking matters to his own hands down the stretch.“I’m still very happy. I’m very proud that Paul had the courage and the confidence in those situations to shoot it. Had it went in, we’ll be 2-0, but it didn’t so it’s still fine. Again and again, if I have a chance to give it to Paul again, I’ll give it to him,” he said. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES MOST READ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PBA IMAGESStar coach Chito Victolero said he won’t have any second thoughts on giving the ball to Paul Lee again come winning time when the opportunity presents itself.“Yes. I believe nine out of 10 times, he’ll make it,” Victolero said in Filipino after the Lee muffed the potential game-winning floater in the waning seconds of Game 2 on Monday.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Beermen even semis series, escape Hotshots Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage What ‘missteps’? View commentslast_img read more

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Racela says loss of focus, composure in Game 2 defeat to SMB

first_imgWATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage “It’s just like when we played Ginebra in the semis, when we were up 2-0 and then we lost the third game. We lost that game because we lost focus and composure. It’s the same thing today. I think we need to control our emotions more because things will not change,” he said.Game 3 is on Sunday, still at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Racela attributed the defeat to the KaTropa’s lack of focus. They started the game firing for an 17-0 lead only to lose it only before the first half ended, which is a big no-nos when facing a championship-tested team like the Beermen.“I think we lost our focus and composure, especially in the second quarter,” the youthful mentor said of TNT’s seven-minute drought which allowed San Miguel to zoom ahead and take control of the tiff. “This is the PBA. The team that loses composure normally is the team that loses. You have to learn how to take the punches.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We were up, we came back, gave them the lead. And in the third we lost it again. More than the defense of San Miguel, the problem really was how we reacted to all the other things.“Racela, though, isn’t fretting about this loss as he likened the defeat to TNT’s Game 3 defeat to Ginebra in the semifinals. Tatum relishes chance to learn more with Celtics Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games What ‘missteps’? Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netTNT coach Nash Racela said that he’s still not thinking of replacing reinforcement Joshua Smith despite the 102-88 loss to San Miguel in Game 2 of the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals on Friday.“We did not lose because of the import. We lost because of another thing,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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Kittel ties German record for Tour de France stage wins

first_imgNikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Provisional results awarded Kittel the victory but the photo of the finish left room for questions.Three-time champion Chris Froome will wear the yellow jersey into the mountains this weekend.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsIt was Kittel’s 12th career win in the Tour, tying him with Erik Zabel for the German record.Kittel clocked slightly more than five hours over the mostly flat 213.5-kilometer (132-mile) leg from Troyes in champagne country to Nuits-Saint-Georges in the heart of the Burgundy winemaking region. LATEST STORIES Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Germany’s sprinter Marcel Kittel, second left, crosses the finish line with a fraction of a second difference ahead of Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen, right, to win the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 213.5 kilometers (132.7 miles) with start in Troyes and finish in Nuits-Saint-Georges, France, Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES, France — Another day, another victory for Marcel Kittel in the Tour de France.Only this time, the German nearly made his move too late and edged Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway only in a photo finish to win his third stage — and second in two days — in the race on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Gilas rains 3s late to down Blackwater Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena View commentslast_img read more

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Deepika in quarter-finals, Rimil bows out

first_imgIndia’s Deepika Kumari kept herself in medal contention by advancing to the quarter-finals of the women’s individual archery event but Rimil Buriuly bowed out after losing the second round here on Tuesday.Deepika began well by beating Rand Almashhandani of Iraq 5-1 in round one and then pipped Indonesia’s Erwina Safitri 7-3 in the next round.She will next take on Taipei’s Tan Ya Ting, who ousted Deepika’s compatriot Rimil in second round.Rimil had started on a winning note as she blanked Zahra Dehghanabnavi 4-0 in her opening round but was outplayed by her Taipei rival 2-6.Deepika and Rimil had contributed in fetching India a bronze medal in the women’s team event along with Dola Banerjee on Sunday.with PTI inputslast_img

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