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2018 Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) — Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks has conceded that he “participated in insider trading” four years ago and deeply regrets it. “I was drawn in by the allure of being more than just a football player,” Kendricks said in a statement released by his attorney Michael Schwartz. “While I didn’t […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. Open officials have apologized for a controversial incident that occurred Tuesday in which a female tennis player was penalized for briefly taking off her shirt on the court during a break amid the sweltering heat and humidity. Temperatures soared near 100 degrees Fahrenheit in New York City as French player Alize […]

TPN/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Serena Williams and Venus Williams have revolutionized the sport of tennis with their decades of dominance. The two African-American sisters from Compton, California, blew right past stereotypes of tennis as a “country-club sport” on their way to a combined 30 Grand Slams, and counting. In their wake, younger African-American female players […]

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(HOUSTON) — Houston Texans star and activist JJ Watt revealed Monday that his foundation raised more than $41 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Harvey decimated Houston and the surrounding areas in 2017 with nonstop flooding and destruction. Watt initially set out to raise a few hundred thousand dollars to help. […]

:Uri Schanker / Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump once again took aim at the “fake news media,” this time in defense of golfer Tiger Woods. “The Fake News Media worked hard to get Tiger Woods to say something that he didn’t want to say,” Trump tweeted Monday morning. “Tiger wouldn’t play the game […]

Hachette Book Group, Inc.(NEW YORK) — A new book is revealing chilling new details about the final hours of disgraced NFL star Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez, once an unstoppable tight end for the New England Patriots, took his own life in 2017 while serving a life sentence for the murder of his friend Odin Lloyd. “Unnecessary […]

iStock/Thinkstock(HONOLULU) — An ocean rowing team attempting to make history is facing one last obstacle on its way to Hawaii: Hurricane Lane. Mick Dawson and Steve Sparkes, the two-man crew of the Cockleshell Pacific Endeavor, and both former Royal Marines, are taking part in the Great Pacific Race, which takes participants from Monterey, Calif., to […]

Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images(PARIS) — The French Open appears to be sidelining Serena Williams’ famed catsuits, with the tournament’s chief saying they “would no longer be accepted.” The tennis pro, 36, wore the Black Panther-inspired bodysuit earlier in May to mark her return to her first major tournament since giving birth to her daughter […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:      AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Boston      7  Cleveland       0 Final  Detroit     7  Chi White Sox   2 Final  Tampa Bay   4  Kansas City     3 Final  Minnesota   6  Oakland         4       NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  Philadelphia    2  Washington   0 Final  San Francisco   3  N-Y Mets     1 Final  Colorado        4  San Diego    3 Final  Atlanta         5  […]

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer has been suspended for three games over his handling of domestic violence allegations against an assistant coach. The university also suspended Athletic Director Gene Smith without pay from August 31 to September 16. Ohio State’s investigation concluded that neither Meyer nor Smith violated […]

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