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‘I get mad every time I watch it,’ NBA player says of video showing police using stun gun on him

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‘I get mad every time I watch it,’ NBA player says of video showing police using stun gun on him

Claus Andersen/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — NBA rookie Sterling Brown felt “defenseless” when police surrounded him in a parking lot, pulled him to the ground and tased him in an arrest for which the Milwaukee police chief apologized.A day after police b…

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Police mum on how Milwaukee cops were disciplined for using stun gun on NBA rookie

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Police mum on how Milwaukee cops were disciplined for using stun gun on NBA rookie

iStock/Thinkstock(MILWAUKEE) — Questions swirled about how officers were disciplined a day after Milwaukee police released video showing those officers using a stun gun on NBA rookie Sterling Brown.In a news conference Wednesday, Milwaukee Police Chie…

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Trump: NFL players who don’t stand for the national anthem ‘shouldn’t be in the country’

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Trump: NFL players who don’t stand for the national anthem ‘shouldn’t be in the country’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — NFL players should “stand proudly” during the national anthem, President Donald Trump said after praising the league’s new rule banning players from kneeling on the field during the song.Trump criticized the leag…

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/23/18

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/23/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEKansas City 5, St. Louis 2, 10 InningsHouston 4, San Francisco 1Cleveland 1, Chicago Cubs 0AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 4, Minnesota 1Texas 12, N.Y. Yankees 10L.A. A…

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NFL mandates that players on the field stand for national anthem

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NFL mandates that players on the field stand for national anthem

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday that the football league’s players who are on the field will need to stand for the national anthem — capping months of controversy and coming in the wake of a series of …

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Video of police tasing Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown could be released today

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Video of police tasing Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown could be released today

Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Milwaukee police are expected to release video Wednesday that shows officers tasering Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown in an incident stemming from a parking violation, according to the basketba…

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Former Mets, Phillies star Lenny Dykstra arrested after allegedly threatening to kill Uber driver

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Former Mets, Phillies star Lenny Dykstra arrested after allegedly threatening to kill Uber driver

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Former Mets and Phillies star Lenny Dykstra was arrested in New Jersey on Wednesday after a dispute with an Uber driver, Linden police said.Dykstra, 55, who lives in Linden, was charged with making terroristic threats and…

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NFL mandates that players on the field stand for national anthem

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NFL mandates that players on the field stand for national anthem

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday that the football league’s players who are on the field will need to stand for the national anthem — capping months of controversy and coming in the wake of a se…

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Congress looking into alleged sexual abuse in USA Swimming and other Olympic sports

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Congress looking into alleged sexual abuse in USA Swimming and other Olympic sports

iStock?Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Congress is looking into more alleged sexual assault of Olympic athletes beyond gymnastics – this time involving USA Swimming and other sports.The president and CEO of USA Swimming, Tim Hinchey, is testifying Wedn…

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/18

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:    INTERLEAGUE Final  Cleveland    10  Chi Cubs        1 Final  Houston &n…

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