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Ravens dump Ray Rice after video emerges of elevator punch

NFL superstar Ray Rice is learning the hard way that violence doesn’t pay.  After being seen on video punching his fiancee, he has been dropped by the Baltimore Ravens.  The team had been challenged to get rid …

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Curtis HS football team dedicates season-opening win to Miles Kirkland-Thomas, junior lineman who died at practice on Labor Day

This one was for Miles. Playing for the first time since a junior defensive lineman died after running sprints during a hot practice last week, the Curtis HS football team beat Fort Hamilton, 12-6, on Saturday in front …

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he’s literate, ‘I would be perfect at reading if it was how I made my living’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t read for a living. But if he did, he’d be pretty good at it, the second coming of Walter Cronkite, reciting from a teleprompter with no issues, he said. But he doesn’t work as a news …

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Michael Sam not signed to Rams practice squad, NFL future remains in limbo

Michael Sam was passed over by the Rams for one of their 10 practice squad spots and it’s unlikely he will have an NFL job for at least the first week of the season. The lack of interest by any team in signing the …

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What’s next for Michael Sam?

Now that Michael Sam has been released by the St. Louis Rams, failing to make their season-opening 53-man roster, the question becomes: What’s next for him? It appears that, following a productive preseason, he will …

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Tim Howard Talks U.S. Soccer, His Favorite World Cup Meme And Helping Kids Conquer Tourette’s

Tim Howard emerged from the World Cup as equal parts American hero and icon following his record-breaking 16 saves against Belgium in the United States’ 2-1 knockout-round loss. What casual soccer fans may not …

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Yes, Race In The Little League World Series Matters

Before Jackie Robinson West players took this year’s Little League World Series by storm, it had been 31 years since an all-black team had participated in the tournament. Amid the Chicago team’s soaring …

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SARKISIAN: USC LOOKING INTO SHAW’S HEROIC STORY

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw’s claim that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from …

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Jackie Robinson West Little League win spurs hope for city

 At the Little League World Series watch party on State Street in downtown Chicago, Jackie Robinson West’s 7-5 victory Saturday represented more than a win on the field. “We have a group of black kids from the …

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Little Phenom Mone Davis meets a Negro League legend

Reported by Liku Zelleke For those that don’t know Mo’Ne Davis, she’s the little wonder that has been pitching her way on the mound and into the news at this year’s Little League World Series. …

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