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Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem in his first game out of retirement

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat on a cooler next to the bench during the playing of the national anthem in the team’s preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals. Why Lynch chose to sit hasn’t yet been revealed, but it comes nearly one year after Colin Kaepernick began a protest of the oppression of […]

Katie Ledecky Just Became The First Woman To Win 12 World Championship Golds

Katie Ledecky is on a roll. The 20-year-old American swimmer made history on Tuesday, snagging her 12th gold medal at the swimming world championships, the most achieved by any woman ever. Ledecky clinched the gold after annihilating the competition in the 1,500-meter freestyle ― an event she already holds the world record in ― at the World […]

Garbine Muguruza Blows Away Venus Williams To Take First Wimbledon Crown

LONDON (Reuters) – An inspired Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title on Saturday, blowing away in-form American Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 with arguably the performance of her career after tight and tense early exchanges. In the first women’s final played under the Centre Court roof, a high-quality first set gradually built toward a […]

Josh Jackson and David Ortiz both had a rough night throwing ceremonial first pitches

It was a rough Friday for first pitches. To be fair, the pressure of going to the mound in front of thousands of fans and delivering the ceremonial pitch is stressful. But Friday delivered a pair of stinkers that could be all-timers. Josh Jackson, who was just drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the first […]

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U.S. Open 2017 leaderboard scores: Rickie Fowler leads after Thursday’s first round at Erin Hills

We’ve got 18 holes in the books at Erin Hills and while we’ve got a superstar at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard, most of the big names struggled. Some notes on some of the bigger stories of Day 1 at the U.S. Open. Score of the Day This is an easy and obvious […]

Baseball: World Baseball Classic-Final-USA at Puerto Rico

U.S. Wins First World Baseball Classic Title With 8-0 Rout Of Puerto Rico

March 22 (Reuters) – The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday behind the stellar pitching of Marcus Stroman and a 13-hit attack. Puerto Rico came in with a spotless 7-0 record in the 16-team tournament but […]

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James Corden Fills Out His First NCAA Bracket In Hilariously British Style

The British “Late Late Show” host did his best at making his March Madness picks Tuesday, but even a Magic 8 Ball and some giant dice couldn’t sweeten the experience for him. “People do this for fun?” Corden asked. “Insane.” Check out the full segment above. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Sports – The Huffington Post