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Source: The Guradian

Faulk, McNabb among pundits taken off air amid sexual harassment allegations

Today 10:52 GMT

Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk and six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb are among five on-air pundits and a senior executive who have been suspended by ESPN, the NFL Network and Bill Simmons’ The Ringer after a former co-worker alleged sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.

In the suit against NFL Enterprises, she alleges age and sex discrimination, sexual harassment that created a hostile work environment, wrongful termination and defamation.

Source: The Guradian

The bench myth: why resting athletes may not be as helpful as teams believe

Today 12:44 GMT

With fines of at least $100,000, teams are prohibited from sitting healthy players for high-profile nationally televised games, resting multiple players in the same game, or resting players on the road.

With the host of factors that affect fatigue and stress, particularly a schedule that asks teams to fly across the country to play games in different time zones, playing time is one of the few factors that coaches can control.

Source: New York Times

This Premier League Player’s Position Left Out

Today 12:44 GMT

“Every coach I have had, every goalkeeper I have worked with, has said I should have played 200 or 300 Premier League games,” Taylor said. “I look back at it and think the same.”

He took a loan spell at Cardiff City, in the second-tier Championship, hoping “a Premier League team would notice me and give me a chance.” In 2009, he signed for Manchester City, as cover for Shay Given — “the bionic man: he’d have an arm falling off and he’d still play” — expecting chances in the F.A. and League Cups.

Source: BBC

FAW chief Jonathan Ford faces probe over 'English' comment

Today 12:44 GMT

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has begun disciplinary action against its chief executive Jonathan Ford for saying the next Wales manager could be "foreign", but "definitely not English". The FAW has set up a three-person panel to investigate a BBC Sport Wales interview in which Ford said: "We have always favoured Welsh people because arguably the passion is there.

Ford believes the Wales job has become an attractive proposition following Coleman's successful Euro 2016 campaign.

Source: The Guradian

She could have been a top US soccer player. Problem was, she was undocumented

Today 08:06 GMT

She thought those things alone would get her into almost any top soccer school, until she realized those colleges sometimes flew to away matches and because she had no government ID she wouldn’t be able to get on the planes.

If she really hoped for a soccer career, she realized she’d have to come to the US, play on a big youth team them go to a top college where the professional coaches and scouts would see her.

Source: The Guradian

The NBA has surpassed the NFL as the league of America’s future

Today 08:06 GMT

The Magic 8-Ball of our cultural zeitgeist says, “All signs point to the NBA replacing the NFL as the league of America’s future.”

To be not just sports heroes, but social heroes who reflect the kind of engaged Americans who won’t tolerate anyone stepping on our values, just for the price of a ticket, a hot dog and a beer.

Source: NBC News

NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, two others over alleged harassment

Today 08:06 GMT

NFL Network suspended Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk and two other former National Football League players as analysts on Monday after they and a former network executive were alleged to have sexually harassed a female colleague.

Faulk and fellow on-air analysts Ike Taylor and Heath Evans, along with former executive producer Eric Weinberger and former network analysts Donovan McNabb, Warren Sapp, and Eric Davis, were named in an updated lawsuit against NFL Enterprises by Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist for the network.

Source: The Guradian

Tom Brady intercepted twice as Miami Dolphins shock New England Patriots

Today 06:06 GMT

Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami snapped the New England Patriots’ eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory.

The Patriots sputtered without tight end Rob Gronkowski, who served a one-game suspension for a late hit to the head of an opponent.

Source: Common Domain

Fashion Adopts the Soccer Scarf...and Fans Just Don’t Get It

Today 06:06 GMT

As fashion designers transform the egalitarian club-scarf into a logofied luxury, true-blue soccer fans are left scratching their heads

Soccer fans have Tottenham, fashion fans have Thom Browne, but with those logoed scarves, they’re each saying “I’m in the club.” As fashion designers transform the egalitarian club-scarf into a logofied luxury, true-blue soccer fans are left scratching their heads

Source: BBC

Manchester derby: City celebrations not to blame for 'hilarious' row, says Ian Wright

Tuesday 20:59 GMT

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright rejected claims that Manchester City over-celebrated Sunday's derby win and played down the post-match row.

Wright believes Mourinho should have used City's celebrations as a way to motivate his players to not give up the title battle just yet. It is not known who threw it and sources from both clubs say no punches were thrown during the incident.

Source: The Guradian

Champions League: tie-by-tie analysis of the last-16 games

Tuesday 16:23 GMT

No easy games in the Champions League, anyone can beat anyone on their day, etc and so on and so forth: but this is probably the easiest tie of the round to call.

When paired together Chelsea and Barcelona almost seem allergic to tedium, incapable of producing anything but drama and thrilling encounters in the Champions League. Who knows what will happen this time, but these are two talented yet flawed teams with a history of needle-filled excitement.

Source: New York Times

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on Bias Against Gay Workers

Tuesday 16:23 GMT

The Supreme Court said on Monday that it would not hear an appeal in a case that could have resolved whether a federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against gay and lesbian workers.

In April, by an 8-to-3 vote, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in Chicago, said Title VII covered gay people. “It would require considerable calisthenics to remove the ‘sex’ from ‘sexual orientation,’” Chief Judge Diane Wood wrote for the majority.

Source: The Guradian

Philadelphia Eagles confirm Carson Wentz is done for season with torn ACL

Tuesday 16:23 GMT

Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss rest of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson confirmed.

He replaced an injured Michael Vick in 2013 and led the Eagles to an NFC East title during Chip Kelly’s first season as coach. Foles tied an NFL record with seven TD passes in a game at Oakland in November 2013 and finished that season with 27 TDs and only two picks.

Source: Common Domain

No. 2 Oklahoma leads with 3 1st-team AP All-Americans

Tuesday 16:23 GMT

Quarterback Baker Mayfield, offensive tackle Orlando Brown and tight end Mark Andrews of Oklahoma were selected to the Associated Press All-America team, giving the Sooners more players on the first team than any school.

The All-America team, which dates to 1925 and was selected this season by a panel of 17 Top 25 voters, was released Monday. Four of the top five vote-getters for the Heisman Trophy made the first team, including the runaway winner Mayfield.

Source: BBC

Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Tuesday 16:23 GMT

"I am very happy to be like them in winning this award," said Salah, who follows compatriots Mohamed Barakat (2005) and Mohamed Aboutrika (2008) in receiving the trophy.

"I want to be the best Egyptian ever so I work hard," added Salah, who is the third player from Egypt to win the award and first since 2008. He also had a hand in all seven of the goals that took the Pharaohs to their first World Cup since 1990 - assisting two and scoring five, including the stoppage-time penalty against Congo that qualified them for Russia.

Source: NBC News

These Heisman Trophy finalists could make college football history

Saturday 16:22 GMT
Source: BBC

Avocado injuries a thing of the past?

Thursday 21:51 GMT
Source: Common Domain

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Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: CBS News

Walmart cashier’s act of kindness leaves foster parent in tears

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: CBS News

Anonymous customer buys 58 meals in honor of Las Vegas shooting victims

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: New York Times

How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: New York Times

Eluding Censors, a Magazine Covers Southeast Asia’s Literary Scene

Monday 01:31 GMT
Source: Global News

Here’s what the new mortgage rules will do to home prices in 2018: Royal LePage

Today 12:44 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Here’s Why YouTube’s Streaming Music Could Be a Huge Deal

Tuesday 16:23 GMT
Source: NBC News

China remembers 142K killed in massacre, offers 'friendship' to Japan

Today 12:44 GMT
Source: Global News

Trump directs NASA to send Americans to the Moon, lay foundations for Mars mission

Tuesday 16:24 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Hong Kong Home Prices Expected to Soar in 2018

Tuesday 19:10 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Apple Acquires Shazam and Its Song-Recognition App

Tuesday 16:23 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Why Apple bought Shazam, the music-recognition app that’s been declining in popularity

Tuesday 22:49 GMT

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