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Deshaun Watson’s apology over his alleged sexual misconduct doesn’t stop the boos
Becky Sullivan | August 12, 2022
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, participates in Friday's preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fans booed him at TIAA Bank Field. Mike Carlson | Getty Images Updated August 13, 2022 at 4:15 PM ET The NFL is back this month — and with ...
Vin Scully, the famed Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, dies at 94
Ted Robbins | August 2, 2022
For a half-century, Vin Scully was the broadcast voice of the Dodgers (first in Brooklyn and then Los Angeles). His style and delivery were one of a kind. Associated Press Updated August 8, 2022 at 1:15 PM ET LOS ANGELES — If there's one name synonymous with the Dodgers, it's ...
Phoenix Mercury fans long for Brittney Griner’s release from Russian captivity
Matthew Casey | July 30, 2022
Mercury season ticket holder Patty Talahongva holds an autographed picture of Brittney Griner while watching her WNBA team play in a crucial home game. Matthew Casey/KJZZ PHOENIX, Ariz. — The home of the Phoenix Mercury is a newly remodeled downtown arena. Near where fans entered to watch the team play ...
FBI opens settlement talks with gymnasts who survived abuse by Larry Nassar
Carrie Johnson | July 28, 2022
From left: Former U.S. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney and three-time national champion Jessica Howard participate in a news conference following a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Sept. 15, 2021. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Updated July 28, 2022 at 4:27 PM ET The FBI is opening settlement ...
Employees at Dodger Stadium threaten to strike days before the MLB All-Star Game
Ayana Archie | July 13, 2022
Empty seats and cutouts are viewed in Dodger Stadium as Houston Astros' Lance McCullers Jr. pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series in Los Angeles, Oct. 5, 2020. Concession workers at the stadium have voted to authorize a ...
The Colorado Avalanche wins its first Stanley Cup in 21 years
Ayana Archie | June 26, 2022
Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri lifts the Stanley Cup after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. John Bazemore | AP The Colorado Avalanche are professional hockey's new champions — and ...
Benching the patriarchy: 50 years of Title IX and how 4 women fought for change
Emily Harris, Ida Hardin | June 23, 2022
The University of Oregon Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on campus in Eugene, Ore., in May. Celeste Noche for NPR There's a glass case in a hallway at the University of Oregon that looks like it should be in a museum. The case sits in the university's state-of-the-art ...