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Trump revels in latest war of words with professional sports

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his return to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (Photo by MANUEL BALCE CENETA / AP)) WASHINGTON — With his attacks on activist athletes, President Donald Trump plunged into the middle of his favorite kind of drama – personal, aggressive, …

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UAAP Starting 5: Week 3

It had been quite a whirlwind week in the UAAP. Reigning MVP Ben Mbala returned like he never left and University of the Philippines showed it’s a force to reckon with after taking down defending champion De La Salle in a game that saw the Fighting Maroons hit a record-setting …

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Corey Kluber gets 18th win as Indians beat Mariners

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) SEATTLE — At this point, there is not much Corey Kluber can do to strengthen his case for the American League …

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Trump criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago. President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around …

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Kenya loses hosting rights to African soccer tournament

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, accompanied by Deputy President William Ruto, right, leaves after speaking to the media at State House in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Kenya’s electoral commission has announced it has moved the date for a fresh presidential election to Oct 26. The electoral commission had …

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No Mercy: Lesnar retains Universal title in toughest test yet

Brock Lesnar retained his WWE Universal Championship after surviving a tough challenge from Braun Strowman at WWE No Mercy. Photo by WWE.com Call him the conqueror among men. Brock Lesnar escaped his toughest test yet, beating Braun Strowman to successfully defend his WWE Universal Championship at WWE No Mercy Monday …

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Brazilian with German Olympian’s heart runs race of her life

Brazilian Ivonette Balthazar, 67 (C), who was submitted to a heart transplant one year ago, participates in a three-kilometre (1.9-mile) fun run alongside Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 24, 2017. Balthazar got her heart from Stefan Henze, 35, a German Olympic canoeing team coach and winner …

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Sparks avoid collapse, beat Lynx in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

Los Angeles Sparks center Candace Parker (3) celebrates with teammate forward Nneka Ogwumike (30) after their team won 85-84 in Game 1 in the WNBA basketball finals against the Minnesota Lynx, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs) MINNEAPOLIS — Chelsea Gray got a sliver of daylight and …

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Oakland’s Maxwell first MLB player to kneel during anthem

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell kneels during the national anthem before the start of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Oakland, California. Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics has become the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem. (Photo by …

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NFL owners speak out in support of players, against Trump

The NFL’s players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season. The two sides in the nation’s most popular professional sports league united on Saturday in a manner …

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