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Hope Solo Says Ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter Groped Her

(Reuters) – U.S. soccer star Hope Solo accused ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter of grabbing her buttocks during an awards ceremony five years ago, an allegation that the former head of international football’s governing body denied. Solo, 36, told a Portuguese newspaper that Blatter touched her inappropriately in January 2013 during the Ballon D’or awards ceremony […]

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Roger Goodell Says NFL Wants Everyone To Stand For Anthem, But Won't Force Issue

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to walk a fine line on players kneeling during the national anthem, saying on Wednesday that he and team owners believe “everyone should stand” for it, but that the league is not adopting an ironclad rule on the issue. “We want to make sure we are understanding what the players […]

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Aaron Rodgers Says Colin Kaepernick Should Be On An NFL Team 'Right Now'

Colin Kaepernick’s prolonged unemployment has caught the attention of arguably the NFL’s best quarterback.  “I think he should be on a roster right now,” Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers told ESPN the magazine in an article posted Wednesday. “I think because of his protests, he’s not.” Kaepernick has been unable to land a […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’ll be ‘candid and honest’ as NBC Sports NASCAR analyst

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins NBC Sports to become a NASCAR analyst next season, his new bosses have one thing they want him to remember: be yourself. Earnhardt is retiring from racing full-time at the end of the current Monster Energy Cup Series season. On Monday, he announced that he’ll become a NBC Sports analyst […]

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ESPN's Holly Rowe Says Her Cancer Has Returned

ESPN reporter Holly Rowe says her cancer has returned and spread, The Associated Press reported. “I don’t think about having cancer when I’m out here,” Rowe told AP before she worked the sideline Thursday for a WNBA game between the Minnesota Lynx and host New York Liberty. “Monday, I have a CAT scan and have […]

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Turkish NBA Player Detained In Romania Says His Passport Was Canceled For Political Beliefs

UPDATE ― 2:35 p.m.:Enes Kanter was released Saturday afternoon, Romanian officials told The New York Times. “Today at around 1 p.m. local time an individual arrived from Frankfurt,” Fabian Badila, a spokesman for the Romanian border police, told the publication. “My colleagues established that his travel documents weren’t valid, that they had been canceled by […]