Sports

Undefeated: A Deaf Football Team In California Provides Glory And Pride To The Community

November 20, 2021

The deaf football team at the California School for the Deaf in Riverside, once considered underdogs, has beaten the odds with an undefeated season that has thrilled and inspired fans across California and beyond. This season, the Cubs Varsity football team went 11-0 and won the division title game, a first in the school’s 68-year […]

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Two People Have Been Detained in Athens for Protesting the Beijing Winter Olympics

October 17, 2021

ATHENS, Greece — Two ladies were detained by Greek police while attempting to hoist a banner from the Acropolis in Athens on Sunday morning in protest of the impending Beijing Winter Olympics. Tsela Zoksang, an 18-year-old Tibetan student, and Joey Siu, a 22-year-old exiled Hong Kong activist, is part of the “No Beijing 2022” campaign, […]

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Fallout Continues From Coach Jon Gruden Resignation Over Emails

October 13, 2021

On Tuesday, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told The Associated Press that “based on the evidence that we have reviewed, we haven’t discovered anything that needs to be reported to club or league leadership.” “During this process, we have not published any emails.” In written interactions with former Washington executive Bruce Allen from 2011 through 2018, […]

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Varsity Blues College Admissions Cheating Scheme: Tennis Coach Pleads Guilty

September 15, 2021

According to a court filing filed Wednesday, Rhode Island tennis great Gordon Ernst, who once coached at Georgetown, has decided to plead guilty in connection with his participation in the college admissions cheating scheme that engulfed actress Lori Loughlin and other high-profile persons. Ernst is accused of accepting nearly $3 million in bribes in exchange […]

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After Racist Slurs Against England In Hungary, FIFA Has Promised To Take Action “Appropriate Steps”

September 4, 2021

ZURICH — FIFA said Friday that once the investigation into the racist harassment of England players in Hungary is concluded, it will take “appropriate steps.” The FIFA statement stopped short of openly denouncing Hungary fans for the abuse, which included monkey chants, during England’s 4-0 victory over Hungary in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday […]

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The Patriots’ Decision To Dismiss Cam Newton Raises Fresh Vaccination Concerns

September 1, 2021

The abrupt dismissal of quarterback Cam Newton by the New England Patriots sent shockwaves around the league, raising new doubts about whether the COVID-19 vaccination played a role. Newton, a Heisman Trophy winner, 2015 NFL MVP, three-time Pro Bowler, and the favorite to succeed Tom Brady, has enjoyed a successful ten-year career. Despite a difficult […]

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A $425 Million Settlement With Survivors Is Being Sought By USA Gymnastics

September 1, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The legal ramifications of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse crisis may be nearing an end for USA Gymnastics. On Tuesday, the organization and hundreds of women who allege they were mistreated by the former national team doctor or others associated with the national governing body submitted a $425 million settlement plan in U.S. […]

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Bathroom Stall: Tennis Toilet Break Talk Swirls In Flush-ing

September 1, 2021

NEW YORK — When it comes to going to the bathroom, how long is too long? That is, believe it or not, a genuine argument at the US Open, courtesy to a squabble between Andy Murray and Stefanos Tsitsipas about the tennis toilet break the regulation. The 2021 Grand Slam rule book limits women (who […]

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In The Tokyo Paralympics, An Egyptian Table Tennis Player And Amputee Wins Hearts

August 28, 2021

An Egyptian table tennis star and amputee Ibrahim Hamadtou continues to deliver jaw-dropping shots using just his lips at his second consecutive Paralympic Games. In the men’s singles event at the Tokyo Paralympics, the 48-year-old was defeated by Park Hongkyu of South Korea and Chen Chao of China, but the significance of his participation extends […]

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Serena Williams Has Pulled Out Of The US Open

August 25, 2021

Serena Williams has withdrawn from this year’s US Open, another setback in her bid to capture her first Grand Slam championship since giving birth to her daughter. Williams, who turns 40 next month, revealed on social media that she will be unable to compete in Flushing Meadows in New York due to a damaged hamstring. […]

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