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'The power of compassion and encounter': The Special Olympics turns 50

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

Presidential sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver started the Special Olympics in 1968 with the hope of transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
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How blindly betting favorites can cost the public a lot of money

How blindly betting favorites can cost the public a lot of money

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Sports books rejoiced last Saturday because highly regarded big favorites all over the college schedule failed to cover their point spreads. The general public loves laying...
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Apopka defeats Boone, 49-13

Apopka defeats Boone, 49-13

11 hours ago   |   WESH

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Convention center lands e-sports competition

19 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - The Albany Capital Center is going to host the HV Gamer Con on March 30 and March 31, which is expected to be the largest collegiate video game competition organized...
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Fan Catches Possum on a Power Trip at the Big Football Game and It Was Clearly a Good Luck Charm

22 hours ago   |   Time

As the Cleveland Browns stormed to their first win since 2016, one fan's act of courage seemed to usher in a new era for the city's long-suffering football team . In the midst...
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Camping World Stadium in line for $60 million in upgrades, 4 years after major renovation

23 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Four years after a $207-million renovation of the former Citrus Bowl, Central Florida leaders recommended Friday spending another $60 million on new upgrades to the...
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Will Carson Wentz lead the Eagles to victory in Week 3?

23 hours ago   |   ABC

Ducis and self-proclaimed sports "expert" Nydia Han predict the winner of Colts-Eagles, and the other NFC East games in Week 3.
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Findings on University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair's death to be released Friday

1 day ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The University System of Maryland's governing body is expected to release Friday the findings from an investigation into the death of football player Jordan McNair. The review...
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Palestinian sports groups threaten Puma boycott over Israel sponsorship

1 day ago   |   RT

The heads of more than 200 Palestinian sports organizations have threatened to boycott sportswear giant Puma over its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association .
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Slate News Quiz

1 day ago   |   Slate

Welcome to Slate's weekly news quiz. It's Friday, which means it's time to test your knowledge of the week's news events. Your host, Ray Hamel, has concocted questions on news...
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Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench." Read more ...

Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping President Trump

Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping President Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White... Read more ...

Fugitive accused of threatening to shoot President Trump arrested in Ohio

Fugitive accused of threatening to shoot President Trump arrested in Ohio

Pennsylvania warrants issued for Christy allege burglary, probation violation and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case. Read more ...

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

It was a fruitful morning for a pair of prison guards who uncovered some monkey business when they spotted $17.8 million of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas. Read more ...

Grassley gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to decide on terms for testifying

Grassley gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to decide on terms for testifying

Christine Blasey Ford asked again Friday night for more time to prepare to testify against Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee she insists tried to rape her 36 years... Read more ...

Several Guardsmen killed, others wounded in attack during military parade in...

Several Guardsmen killed, others wounded in attack during military parade in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite... Read more ...

Friday Night Hits Week 5 Highlights: Drive of the Week

Friday Night Hits Week 5 Highlights: Drive of the Week

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Orlando-bound flight diverted after passenger attacks flight attendant...

Orlando-bound flight diverted after passenger attacks flight attendant, police say

An Orlando-bound Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing overnight, after police said a passenger attacked a flight attendant. Read more ...

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

SHANGHAI - China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported... Read more ...

Johnny Manziel sacked five times in ugly loss

Johnny Manziel sacked five times in ugly loss

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Montreal quarterback Johnny Manziel went 18 for 25 for 212 yards with no touchdowns and one interception in the Alouettes' 31-14 loss to the Winnipeg Blue... Read more ...