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School superintendent resigns over racist comment about NFL quarterback

School superintendent resigns over racist comment about NFL quarterback

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The superintendent of a Texas school district stepped down Saturday and is apologizing after he made racist comments about Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden, superintendent for the Onalaska Independent School District, submitted his resignation letter to the Board of Trustees during a special meeting […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 9/22/18

Scoreboard roundup — 9/22/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEChicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 3 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 3, Baltimore 2, 11 InningsToronto 5, Tampa Bay 2Detroit 5, Kansas City 4Cleveland 5, Boston 4, 11 InningsHouston 10, L.A. Angels 5Seattle 13, Texas 0Oakland 3, Minnesota 2 NATIONAL […]

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Iowa State mourns slain star golfer with sea of yellow, video tribute

Iowa State mourns slain star golfer with sea of yellow, video tribute

ABC News(DES MOINES) — On most game days, the stands filled with fans for the Iowa State Cyclones football team are a riotous mix of colors. But on Saturday morning, all you could see was a sea of solemn yellow, a tribute to a beloved star golfer who was killed […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 9/21/18

Scoreboard roundup — 9/21/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEChicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 4 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 10, Baltimore 8Tampa Bay 11, Toronto 3Boston 7, Cleveland 5Kansas City 4, Detroit 3Texas 8 Seattle 3, 7 InningsHouston 11, L.A. Angels 3Oakland 7, Minnesota 6, 10 Innings NATIONAL […]

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Blind teen scores 2 touchdowns during game

Blind teen scores 2 touchdowns during game

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Brophy College Prep’s freshman running back No. 45 is a star. Last week, during a freshman game, Adonis Watt, 14, scored not one, but two touchdowns for the Brophy Prep Broncos in Phoenix helping them win against Mesa Mountain View. But there’s more to his star power […]

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‘What bothers me is that he has time’: LeBron James says of Trump taking shots on him

‘What bothers me is that he has time’: LeBron James says of Trump taking shots on him

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) — LeBron James has never been one to hold back his disapproval on the actions and remarks of President Donald Trump, and he criticized the president again in his most recent interview, expressing worry that the president can even find the time to take […]

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Coach, family and friends remember slain Iowa college champion golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena

Coach, family and friends remember slain Iowa college champion golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena

Iowa State Department of Athletics(AMES, Iowa) — On Monday morning, Iowa State University women’s golf team coach Christie Martens got a text message from Celia Barquín Arozamena encouraging her and her former teammates, whom she called the “Cyclonitas,” to win the East and West Match Play tournament in Ann Arbor, […]

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NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson on push for insurance: ‘Health care is just a normal thing to have’

NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson on push for insurance: ‘Health care is just a normal thing to have’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — NFL great Eric Dickerson has a gold Hall of Fame jacket, a bust in Canton and the record for most rushing yards in a season, but there’s one thing he doesn’t have from the league: health insurance. Dickerson is one of a handful of Hall of Famers […]

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Champion college golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena stabbed to death on golf course, suspect charged with murder

Champion college golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena stabbed to death on golf course, suspect charged with murder

Iowa State Department of Athletics(AMES, Iowa) — A man with a criminal background was charged with murder just hours after a former Iowa State University champion golfer turned up dead in a pond on a golf course. Collin Daniel Richards, 22, who police said has no known address and, according […]

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Orioles’ Braille jersey praised by blind ball player

Orioles’ Braille jersey praised by blind ball player

Indy Thunder(NEW YORK) — The familiar orange and black script on the Orioles’ uniform will be replaced Tuesday night with Braille to honor the National Federation of the Blind, and for one visually impaired ball player, the night is about recognizing people like him. “They’re acknowledging that you’re there,” Erik […]

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