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A Blind Football Player Joins His Trojan Heroes On The Field

As a young, dedicated fan of the University of Southern California football team, Jake Olson dreamed he would wear the Trojan jersey one day — even after cancer took his sight at age 12.

Twitter's Suspension Of Sports Media Revives Debate Over Fair Use

Twitter is going after news media that share highlights of U.S. football games without sports organizations' permission. The move shines a spotlight on the notion of fair use of copyrighted content.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Jinxes Houston Astros With Premature Tweet

Superstitious Houston Astro fans can blame Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for their team's collapse Monday in the American League Division Series.

University Of Louisville Men's Basketball Rocked By Escort Scandal

University of Louisville is investigating claims that a former staffer hired escorts to have sex with basketball players and recruits. In a new book, Katina Powell claims she provided escort services to teenage recruits for four years.

Girls Of Brazil Face Slurs And Taunts If They Play Soccer: #15Girls

They're called lesbians and "macho girls." Their teams don't get much financial support from the public sector. But teenagers like Lala and Milena love the sport so much that they keep on kicking.
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Firing Of Maryland's Football Coach Brings Relief — And Criticism Of Payout

An embarrassing season for the men's football team has prompted the firing of coach Randy Edsall.

Giants' Daniel Fells Could Lose His Foot Due To MRSA Infection

The New York Giants dedicated their Sunday night win over the San Francisco 49ers to Fells, who is in the hospital suffering from a MRSA infection.

Suspended, Eligible, Benched: Dodgers' Utley Sits Out Game 3, Mets Win 13-7

Utley appealed a two-game suspension handed down by MLB for a slide that broke Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's leg. Though Utley is eligible to play during the appeal, he's not in the starting lineup.

Former President George H.W. Bush Throws Out First Pitch

Before Game 3 of the American League Division Series between the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals on Sunday, Bush who is 91, uses a wheelchair and wears a neck brace, threw out the first pitch.

To Prevent Aggression Off The Pitch, Jerusalem Takes Aim At Teams' Purses

City officials are getting tough on the soccer field — by cracking down on fan behavior, especially anti-Arab actions. If fans are racist or violent, the teams they support will pay the price.