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Australian rules football star likens photo comments to 'sexual abuse'

AFLW Carlton Blues forward Tayla Harris speaks during a press conference at Ikon Park on March 20, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Michael Dodge/Getty Images)A female Australian rules football star lashed out this week against crude and disparaging comments made about a photo of her in mid-air kicking the ball.Tayla Harris, who plays for the Carlton…

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UCLA student never played for soccer club listed on her Bruins' athletic profile, official says

A UCLA student, whose parents are wrapped up in a nationwide college admissions scandal involving several prominent public figures and universities, reportedly didn’t play for the soccer club of which she’s listed as team captain.Lauren Isackson’s athletic profile on the university’s women’s soccer team website claims she was captain for the Woodside Soccer Club from 2012 to 2016…

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Trump goalie mask made for youth hockey player draws criticism

A Pennsylvania youth hockey player and an artist were reportedly slammed on social media after the goalie wore a mask which featured President Donald Trump holding a trowel and a brick, in a nod to Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.Doug Wagner, an artist who had been working…

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Miami Marlins minor league affiliate to host 'Florida Man Night'

Miami Marlins minor league team will host a ‘Florida Man Night.’ (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)Minor league baseball is known for wacky promotions, but a Miami Marlins affiliate capitalizing on strange crime in the state is really out of left field.The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp announced earlier this month the team will host “Florida Man Night” on July 26, sponsored…

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UC Berkeley student accuses football players, coaches of sexual harassment in Facebook post

A woman has accused football players and coaches at the University of California at Berkeley of sexual harassment in a social media post.  (University of California at Berkeley)A former student at the University of California at Berkeley alleged sexual harassment involving the school’s football team in a Facebook post on Wednesday.The student – who worked for…

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Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout agrees to record 12-year contract

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout agreed to a record 12-year contract, the team announced. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports, File)The Los Angeles Angels and star outfielder Mike Trout have agreed to a 12-year contract, the club announced Wednesday evening.The club did not immediately disclose the terms of the deal, but reported that…

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