Serena Williams
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December 27, 2018 - 9:55 am
(CNN) -- Serena Williams says the Women's Tennis Association's changes to the special ranking rule could encourage players to take career breaks earlier than she did to have children. The 37-year-old American gave birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017 and returned to the WTA...
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Buena high school wrestler Andrew Johnson wrestles Lower Cape May's Bobby O'Brien at 126 lb. at Buena Regional High School on Wednesday, January 17.
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Shara Dae Howard
December 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Regional Board of Education in Buena, New Jersey, held an emergency meeting Wednesday, after a high school referee ordered a high school wrester to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit the match. "In light of recent events involving a student athlete of the Buena...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015, file photo, Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid walks off the field following an MLS soccer training session in Tukwila, Wash. Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died.
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December 26, 2018 - 9:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65. Schmid's family said he died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Schmid was hospitalized three weeks ago as he awaited a heart transplant. "Our family is deeply saddened by his passing and is taking...
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The Golden Moon Hotel and Casino, part of the Pearl River Resort is lit in Philadelphia, Miss.
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December 26, 2018 - 1:06 pm
By Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two dozen large-screen TVs showing football and other sports line the walls. There's beer on tap, bar top seating and leather chairs. Chicken wings are on the menu. And at this American Indian casino in the heart of college-football mad...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.
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December 26, 2018 - 12:54 pm
By Brian Mahoney, AP Sports Writer She showed up in Paris wearing a black catsuit, a reminder that nobody can command the Grand Slam stage quite like Serena Williams. She reached the finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, proving again how well she can play no matter how little she practices...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) runs off the field after win against the Houston Texans at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Rachel Kurland
December 26, 2018 - 11:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NFL announced Wednesday morning that Eagles quarterback Nick Foles has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week. . @nickfoles , @AaronRodgers12 & @_bigben7 - nominees for @FedEx Air @NFL Player of Week 16: #airandground — NFL345...
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Andrew Johnson
Johnson family
December 26, 2018 - 10:54 am
By Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- The parents of the 16-year-old black varsity wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks before a match have spoken out for the first time since the incident. Charles and Rosa Johnson, speaking through their attorney, Dominic A. Speziali, said in a Monday statement that...
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Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward (20) is defended by Philadelphia 76ers' Landry Shamet (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
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December 25, 2018 - 8:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving hit back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime for six of his 40 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to a 121-114 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. Irving, who forced the OT on a jump shot with 20 seconds left in the fourth, also pulled down 10 rebounds for the...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles
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December 25, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles will get another shot to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to the playoffs. Coming off a record-setting performance in a 32-30 comeback win over Houston, Foles will start when the Eagles (8-7) visit Washington (7-8) in a must-win game Sunday. Coach Doug Pederson announced...
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