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Sep 21

‘What bothers me is that he has time’: LeBron James says of Trump taking shots on him

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) — LeBron James has never been one to hold back his disapproval on the actions and remarks of President Donald Trump, and he criticized the president again in his most recent interview, expressing worry that the president can even find the time to take shots at him. “What bothers …

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Sep 20

Coach, family and friends remember slain Iowa college champion golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena

Iowa State Department of Athletics(AMES, Iowa) — On Monday morning, Iowa State University women’s golf team coach Christie Martens got a text message from Celia Barquín Arozamena encouraging her and her former teammates, whom she called the “Cyclonitas,” to win the East and West Match Play tournament in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Shortly after sending the …

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Sep 20

NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson on push for insurance: ‘Health care is just a normal thing to have’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — NFL great Eric Dickerson has a gold Hall of Fame jacket, a bust in Canton and the record for most rushing yards in a season, but there’s one thing he doesn’t have from the league: health insurance. Dickerson is one of a handful of Hall of Famers who said Tuesday they won’t …

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Sep 19

Champion college golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena stabbed to death on golf course, suspect charged with murder

Iowa State Department of Athletics(AMES, Iowa) — A man with a criminal background was charged with murder just hours after a former Iowa State University champion golfer turned up dead in a pond on a golf course. Collin Daniel Richards, 22, who police said has no known address and, according to court records, was kicked …

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Sep 19

Orioles’ Braille jersey praised by blind ball player

Indy Thunder(NEW YORK) — The familiar orange and black script on the Orioles’ uniform will be replaced Tuesday night with Braille to honor the National Federation of the Blind, and for one visually impaired ball player, the night is about recognizing people like him. “They’re acknowledging that you’re there,” Erik Rodriguez, 18, told ABC News’ …

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Sep 17

Serena Williams denies cheating, points to double standard in 1st interview since US Open defeat

Julian Finney/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Serena Williams maintained in her first television interview since her stunning upset at the U.S. Open last week that she did not cheat — and further blasted what she sees as the double standard between male and female tennis players. The tennis legend and 23-time Grand Slam champ was accused …

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Sep 17

Scoreboard roundup — 9/15/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEBoston 5, N.Y. Mets 3Houston 10, Arizona 4Texas 6, San Diego 3 AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 15, Detroit 0Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 7Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 5Chicago White Sox 2, Baltimore 0Kansas City 10, Minnesota 3Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 5 NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 17, St. Louis 4Washington …

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Sep 16

Browns to release Josh Gordon on Monday

2018 Diamond Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Cleveland Browns will release wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday. The news came the same day the team ruled the former pro-bowler out for Sunday’s game against the Saints. Gordon had been suspended for most of the past four seasons for repeated drug offenses. In a statement, team …

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Sep 16

Scoreboard roundup — 9/14/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEN.Y. Mets 8, Boston 0Arizona 4, Houston 2Texas 4, San Diego 0 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 0Chicago White Sox 8, Baltimore 6Oakland 2, Tampa Bay 1, 10 InningsDetroit 5, Cleveland 4Kansas City 8, Minnesota 4Seattle 5, L.A. Angels 0 NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 14, Miami …

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Sep 15

Scoreboard roundup — 9/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 5, Oakland 3Boston 4, Toronto 3Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Seattle 8, L.A. Angels 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 4, Miami 3Colorado 10, Arizona 3Chicago Cubs 4, Washington 3, 10 InningsN.Y. Mets 5, Miami 2L.A. Dodgers 9, St. Louis 7 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUECincinnati 34, …

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