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Serena Williams Rips Olympic Official for Calling Her a Man

Serena Williams lit into International Olympic Committee member Shamil Tarpishchev after he referred to her and sister Venus as the “Williams brothers.”

Williams said of the comments at a news conference Sunday in Singapore: “I thought they were very insensitive and extremely sexist as well as racist at the same time. 227 more words


NHL Opening Week Recap: Surprised?

We are a week into the 2014-2015 NHL regular season and already some weird things have happened. But also some not so weird things. We’ll take a look at some things that have surprised us and things that have not quite surprised us so far. 1,086 more words

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Next Gabby Douglas? Simone Biles Wins All-Around Gold At World Championships

NANNING, China (AP) — Simone Biles of the United States won her second straight all-around gold medal at the gymnastics world championships on Friday.

Biles, 17, scored 15.066 on her floor routine to finish with 60.231 points and defend the title she won last year in Antwerp, Belgium. 98 more words


Derek Jeter Backs New Sports Website

EW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes’ “unfiltered” views to the fans. 321 more words

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Mo'ne Davis Heads To Baseball Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis’ performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball’s Hall of Fame.

The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game at the LLWS. 83 more words

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Dive Right In

Let’s all be honest with ourselves here, embellishment or “acting” is a part of sports. Most of us absolutely hate it but sometimes it’s the only way that refs see fouls being committed. 1,155 more words

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Fairweather Sports Fans Are the Absolute Worst

Being a sports fan used to mean something. Don’t get me wrong. It still means something to some people. But some people are the absolute worst. 478 more words

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