World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Mexico

FIFA Opens Case Against Mexico Over Alleged Homophobic Chants At World Cup

MOSCOW (Reuters) – World soccer’s governing body FIFA has opened a disciplinary procedure against Mexico after alleged homophobic chants by Mexican fans during their World Cup win over Germany on Sunday. Mexico fans have long shouted an insult that gay rights groups argue is homophobic at keepers taking goal kicks. “Further updates will be communicated […]

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick prepares to take the field before an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara

Does Colin Kaepernick Have A First Amendment Case Against Donald Trump?

If his collusion case against the NFL and its team owners fails, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, allegedly blacklisted by the league for his decision to kneel in protest during the national anthem, may have another legal recourse: suing President Donald Trump and the NFL for violating his First Amendment rights. Trump has spent […]

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Family of Zeke Upshaw files wrongful death lawsuit against NBA, Pistons and Grand Rapids Drive

The family of Zeke Upshaw, a 26-year-old G League player for the Grand Rapids Drive who died after suffering cardiac arrest during a March 24 game, is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the NBA, the Detroit Pistons and the owners of the G League team. Renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump and Texas lawyer […]

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U.S. Olympic Committee Ignored Sexual Abuse Complaints Against Taekwondo Stars: Lawsuit

The governing body of the United States’ Olympic teams ignored dozens of athletes’ sexual misconduct complaints against two taekwondo champions for years, according to a new lawsuit. The U.S. Olympic Committee, as well as USA Taekwondo, turned a blind eye to decades of alleged sexual abuse by brothers Steven and Jean Lopez, two of the […]

Silver medallists Russia's Romanova, Zaitseva, Shumilova and Vilukhina pose on the podium during the victory ceremony for the women's biathlon 4 x 6km event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Olympic Doping Whistleblower Fights Back Against Russian-Backed Lawsuit

The whistleblower who exposed Russia’s Olympic doping scandal is firing back at a powerful oligarch who is financing a lawsuit against him in the United States, demanding that the businessman preserve documents that he believes may show Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government is secretly behind the litigation. And in a letter addressed to Mikhail Prokhorov, the […]

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Top highlights from the Steelers’ Christmas Day win against the Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched a first-round bye in the AFC playoffs by beating the Houston Texans on Saturday in Houston, 34-6. Pittsburgh sacked Texan quarterbacks seven times and had 330 yards offense to the Texans’ 227. Below, a quarter-by-quarter listing of highlights: Steelers 34, Texans 6, 2:46: The Steelers defense has seven sacks. Houston’s offense […]

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Julio Jones dropped this wide-open TD pass in heartbreaking fashion against the Panthers

The 2017 season hasn’t gone the way the Atlanta Falcons have wanted since coming off of a near Super Bowl win (or a tragic loss, of course). Julio Jones, normally as sure of a thing as you can get at the wide receiver position, dropped a sure touchdown. On a fourth-and-eight, Matt Ryan wound up, […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Rally Against Houston Astros, Force Game 7 Of World Series

LOS ANGELES, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Corey Seager’s sixth-inning sacrifice fly helped the Los Angeles Dodgers eke out a come-from-behind 3-1 Game Six victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday to force a World Series decider. Seager’s deep fly ball to right field allowed Chase Utley to scamper home for the go-ahead run, igniting the […]