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Ex-NFL player nabs alleged peeping Tom outside daughter’s bedroom window: ‘We had a good conversation’

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — He hasn’t played in the NFL since 2007, but Tony Beckham proved he can still deliver a hit when it comes to protecting his family. The 40-year-old Beckham said he caught an alleged peeping Tom outside his Palm Beach County, Florida, home leering through the bedroom window …

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Stephen Curry makes history with third straight game of eight or more 3-pointers

Anthony Causi / ESPN Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry made history from beyond the arc Wednesday night. In the Warriors’ matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans, Curry knocked down nine 3-pointers, becoming the first player in NBA history to sink eight or more 3-pointers in three consecutive games. Curry finished …

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NBA refs to answer questions in real time on social media

Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After trying it out last season, the NBA Referees Association will be answering questions in real time on social media during two upcoming games. The idea was tested out during last seasons’ finals. Fans can tweet questions to referees at their official Twitter account, @OfficialNBARefs, or by using the …

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Louisville renames airport for boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Stanley Weston/Getty Images(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Louisville, Kentucky’s airport is now the greatest of all-time — well, according to its namesake. The Louisville International Airport, one of the busiest in the country for cargo transport, is now the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. The airport announced the change Wednesday afternoon, saying, “On Wednesday, January 16 2019, …

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UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi speaks out about her viral floor routine

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The UCLA gymnast who nailed a flawless floor routine that has been viewed tens of millions of times opened up about the body shaming she has faced as a gymnast and how she reclaimed her joy in the sport. Katelyn Ohashi, a 21-year-old senior, said she faced body shaming since the …

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/16/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOT Detroit 120, Orlando 115Milwaukee 111, Memphis 101Boston 117, Toronto 108OT Brooklyn 145, Houston 142San Antonio 105, Dallas 101Portland 129, Cleveland 112Golden State 147, New Orleans 140Utah 129, L.A. Clippers 109 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOttawa 5, Colorado 2Philadelphia 4, Boston 3OT Buffalo 4, …

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Chefs, rappers and celebrities offer to show Clemson Tigers ‘a real feast’ after Trump served team fast food

Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Chefs, rappers and celebrities are set on showing President Donald Trump “what an actual celebration dinner should be,” after he served a spread of McDonald’s Big Macs, Domino’s Pizza, fries and more to the NCAA college football national champion Clemson Tigers at the White House on Monday. Trump called the …

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Serena Williams: Australian Open jumpsuit is celebrating moms ‘that are trying to get back and get fit’

Julian Finney/Getty Images(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Serena Williams defeated Tatjana Maria in her first match at the 2019 Australian Open on Monday. It was a triumphant return to the tournament after competing — and winning — while pregnant in 2017. Perhaps what was equally exciting to fans of the tennis star was her choice of performance …

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Report: LeBron James will miss next two games over groin injury

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — LeBron James will reportedly not be joining the Los Angeles Lakers when the team heads east to face the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets. The forward’s agent told ESPN Tuesday that James will be out for at least the next two games due to his strained left groin. …

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/15/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONIndiana 131, Phoenix 97Philadelphia 149, Minnesota 107Atlanta 142, Oklahoma City 126Milwaukee 124, Miami 86Golden State 142, Denver 111L.A. Lakers 107, Chicago 100 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEColumbus 4, New Jersey 1OT NY Islanders 2, St. Louis 1NY Rangers 6, Carolina 2Montreal 5, Florida 1Detroit …

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