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Serena Williams Once Refused to Play in South Carolina over Confederate Flag

After winning her first round match at Wimbledon on Monday, Serena Williams shared her feelings about the Charleston massacre, calling the June 17 shooting of nine black worshipers by an alleged white supremacist “unspeakably sad,” and recalling how she refused to play in South Carolina while the Confederate flag flew above the state legislature. 367 more words

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Brittney Griner’s Ex Glory Johnson Reveals She’s Having Twins [PHOTO]

WNBA player Glory Johnson announced via Instagram that she’s having twins.

The news comes after a whirlwind of activity, beginning with the announcement of her pregnancy on June 4 – when she was still married to fellow NBA star… 263 more words

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Lance McCullers' emergence shows difference between Astros, Royals - SweetSpot - ESPN

Monday night’s game in Houston between the first-place Kansas City Royals and the first-place Houston Astros was a fascinating matchup beyond the first meeting of the season between two potential playoff teams.

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JPS football player looks to fulfill his dream, despite early setbacks

Professional athletes put in hours of training to be the best in their sport. For some, they are blessed with athleticism in conjunction with coaching and learned skills. 941 more words

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Serena Williams Wins 20th Major After French Open Win

PARIS (AP) — Overcoming a mid-match lull and a third-set deficit, Serena Williams won her third French Open title and 20th major singles trophy by beating 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2 on Saturday. 103 more words

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