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Minnesota Vikings fans donate more than $150,000 to Saints punter Thomas Morstead’s charity

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Minnesota Vikings fans donate more than $150,000 to Saints punter Thomas Morstead’s charity

Moussa81/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — After his team’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL playoffs, New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead has learned how “ridiculous” Vikings fans are.Through Thursday morning, Vikings fans had donated mo…

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Olympic gymnastics star McKayla Maroney demands justice against Larry Nassar

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Olympic gymnastics star McKayla Maroney demands justice against Larry Nassar

Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — She was not present in the courtroom but Olympic gymnastics star McKayla Maroney’s words rang powerful and clear to the former doctor she says molested her at the age of 13.Maroney, a multiple Olympic go…

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Toddler swings baseball bat like a star slugger

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Toddler swings baseball bat like a star slugger

Leah Willig(LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.) — Asher Willig isn’t even two-years-old yet and he’s already a bit of a baseball phenomenon — to his family and to those watching his batting videos anyway.From the living room to the batting cage, Asher, 22 months, ha…

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Molestation victim’s coach lashes out at ex-Olympic doctor Nassar in court: ‘Go to hell’

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Molestation victim’s coach lashes out at ex-Olympic doctor Nassar in court: ‘Go to hell’

ABC News(INGRAM COUNTRY, Mich.) — Thomas Brennan planned to stand in silent support Wednesday at the side of a gymnast he once coached as she faced down in a Michigan courtroom the man who molested her when she was a young girl — former Olympic docto…

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Dying Jacksonville Jaguars fan gets tickets to championship game

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Dying Jacksonville Jaguars fan gets tickets to championship game

33ft/iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A longtime Jacksonville Jaguars fan with stage 4 cancer will get to see his team play this weekend when the New England Patriots host the Jaguars.Eric “Mitch” Mitchell, 50, was told by his doctors that he h…

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San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard out indefinitely with quad issue

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San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard out indefinitely with quad issue

Photo by Antonio Hernandez / ESPN Images(SAN ANTONIO) — San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard is being put back on the shelf indefinitely, the team announced, as Leonard continues to recover from a  quadriceps issue.  The team announced durin…

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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead from apparent suicide: Police

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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead from apparent suicide: Police

Chris Coduto/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Washington State University quarterback who started in the Holiday Bowl last month was found dead in his apartment Tuesday from an apparent suicide, police said.On Tuesday at about 4:30 p.m., police officers i…

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USA Gymnastics revokes fine for McKayla Maroney after Chrissy Teigen offers to pay

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USA Gymnastics revokes fine for McKayla Maroney after Chrissy Teigen offers to pay

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Supermodel Chrissy Teigen offered on Tuesday to pay a fine imposed on Olympic gold medal gymnast McKayla Maroney if she wanted to speak at former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar’s Tuesday sentencing due to a non-disclosur…

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Serena Williams’ exit from Australian Open sends message to new moms: It’s okay to take your time

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Serena Williams’ exit from Australian Open sends message to new moms: It’s okay to take your time

serenawilliams(NEW YORK) — New mom Serena Williams’s decision to bow out of the Australian Open was not lost on other moms also finding their way back to fitness after childbirth.“I think that sets a great example, the fact that she’…

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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead

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Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead

Chris Coduto/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead at the age of 21 Tuesday in Pullman, Washington from an apparent  self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A rifle and suicide note were found next to him acco…

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