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Switzerland Edges Out Serbia In World Cup Win Thanks To Kosovo-Born Player

Switzerland beat Serbia in a tense World Cup match 2-1, in a victory even greater for the Kosovo-born players on the winning team. Several players on the Swiss team have roots in Albanian Kosovo, the former Serbian province that declared its independence in 2008. Relations between Serbia and Kosovo have remained fraught, as Serbia refuses to […]

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Shaquem Griffin Becomes First One-Handed Player Selected In NFL Draft

Shaquem Griffin is the first one-handed player to be picked in the NFL draft. The Seattle Seahawks took the linebacker with the 141st overall pick Saturday. Griffin lost a hand when he was 4 years old due to a congenital condition known as amniotic band syndrome. A first-team All-American from the University of Central Florida, Griffin […]

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New England Patriots Player And Assistant Help Thwart School Shooting Threat

With the devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida, fresh on their minds, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman and his assistant Shannen Moen acted quickly and may have helped prevent a potential school shooter.  One of Edelman’s Instagram followers sent him a direct message on March 25, according to the team, alerting the football […]

High School Basketball Player Pulls Off Jaw-Dropping Solo Alley-Oop

Ever seen a one-man alley-oop in a real basketball game? Take your chance now, because this one is spectacular. Tyler Williams of Modesto Christian High School provided the over-the-top highlight during the NorCal Sports TV senior all-star game on Sunday in Livermore. Williams faked past his opponent, scooped the ball at the backboard, caught it […]

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J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]