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Steve Penny, former USA Gymnastics president, arrested for allegedly tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

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Steve Penny, former USA Gymnastics president, arrested for allegedly tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

U.S. Marshals Service(GATLINBURG, Tenn.) — Steve Penny, former president of USA Gymnastics, was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly tampering with evidence in the case of disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar.Penny was arrested by the U.S. Marshals se…

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A collar might help prevent concussions in sports like soccer: Study

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A collar might help prevent concussions in sports like soccer: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. TAMBETTA OJONG(NEW YORK) — Team sports build character, teach discipline and keep your kids healthy, but for some sports, like soccer and football, they could also increase their risk of brain injuries. Helping to prevent thes…

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Meet the internet’s newest adorable sensation: LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri

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Meet the internet’s newest adorable sensation: LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — She’s only 3 years old, but LeBron James’ daughter Zhuri is already making a name for herself online.The King has been posting about her a lot recently, whether it be style, her ability to be sassy, or …

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50 years after raised fists at Olympics, legacy of protest continues with Kaepernick

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50 years after raised fists at Olympics, legacy of protest continues with Kaepernick

Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — It was a moment in time that, even if you haven’t heard the story, you’ve probably seen the images.The date was Oct. 16, 1968, and Tommie Smith and John Carlos had just won …

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Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

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Aly Raisman joins criticism of interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono

Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Aly Raisman joined the growing calls to oust new interim USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono — just three days after she was named to take over the floundering organization.Raisman, a two-tim…

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Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono over anti-Kaepernick tweet

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Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono over anti-Kaepernick tweet

Tim Bradbury/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — USA Gymnastics just can’t seem to get out of its own way when it comes to establishing new leadership.The honeymoon lasted just one day for USA Gymnastics interim President Mary Bono, who was appointed on Friday a…

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Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/18

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Scoreboard roundup — 10/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 7, Boston 2NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 4, Milwaukee 3NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVegas 1, Philadelphia 0Edmonton 2, N.Y. Rangers 1Ottawa 5, L.A. Kin…

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Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

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Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

Colin Kaepernick/Twitter(SAN FRANCISCO) — Colin Kaepernick, who helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl but made even bigger headlines protesting against social injustice, was among those honored on Thursday for their significant contribut…

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Laurie Hernandez talks new children’s book, announces she’s training for 2020 Olympics

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Laurie Hernandez talks new children’s book, announces she’s training for 2020 Olympics

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez is returning to gymnastics.The 18-year-old made the announcement on “Good Morning America” Thursday, saying she is “currently training.””Crossing your fingers for 2020,” Hernandez said of…

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Scoreboard Roundup — 10/8/18

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Scoreboard Roundup — 10/8/18

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston  11  Cleveland     3 Final  Boston   16  N-Y Yankees   1&nbs…

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