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Betsy DeVos blasted again for proposing cuts to the Special Olympics

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support...
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Corey Crawford has saved his best for the Blackhawks' playoff run

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Before a critical weekend of hockey, the Blackhawks' best player wasn't about to slight any of the men who've patrolled the team's net in the 2018-2019 season. “I...
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Pence woos 2016 anti-Trumpers to bankroll billion-dollar reelection

Pence woos 2016 anti-Trumpers to bankroll billion-dollar reelection

5 days ago   |   Politico

When Vice President Mike Pence appeared before some of the GOP's most powerful donors at the iconic Pebble Beach golf course on Monday evening, he did something that would've...
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UFC on ESPN+ 9 gets Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee welterweight main event

6 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

A welterweight clash between former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and Kevin Lee will headline the UFC's first trip to Rochester, N.Y. UFC officials on Wednesday...
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A 2020 presidential candidate says that the NCAA's ban on paying athletes is 'immoral'

A 2020 presidential candidate says that the NCAA's ban on paying athletes is 'immoral'

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

The NCAA Men's basketball tournament will begin later this month. The annual "March Madness" tourney generates over $1 billion in TV ads, broadcasting rights, ticket sales, and...
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The SNC-Lavalin affair has shades of Watergate - just like every other scandal

The SNC-Lavalin affair has shades of Watergate - just like every other scandal

21 days ago   |   National Post

A rite of passage for any scandal, minor or major, is a comparison to Watergate. Some controversies are lazily tagged with a “-gate” suffix, like Nipplegate, when Janet Jackson...
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Lawmakers Clash Over Accusations of Racism During Michael Cohen Hearing

27 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

An accusation of racism led to a heated exchange between two members of Congress during Michael Cohen's marathon testimony Wednesday. During his testimony to the House...
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Mendoza's rise built on alliances with old-school Democrats

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Susana Mendoza's TV ads in the mayor's race focus on her personal story: a skilled soccer player who overcame gender bias to play with the boys after her family fled Little...
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Will China Seize Taiwan?

1 month ago   |   Foreign Affairs

“China must be, and will be reunified,” Chinese President Xi Jinping declared in a speech in January. Xi spoke of “peaceful reunification” with Taiwan, but he warned, “We do...
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Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics

1 month ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's company is scrapping plans for two new hotel chains announced two years ago, casting blame in part on a hostile political environment. The...
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Top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. reportedly makes Padres' Opening Day roster

Top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. reportedly makes Padres' Opening Day roster

San Diego seems to be passing on the opportunity to manipulate its top prospect's service time and thus gain an extra year of team control. Read more ...

NFL adopts new rule to review pass interference penalties

NFL adopts new rule to review pass interference penalties

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Conor McGregor being investigated for sexual assault in Ireland, report says

Conor McGregor being investigated for sexual assault in Ireland, report says

McGregor announced his retirement from MMA with a shocking social media post earlier Tuesday. Read more ...

AP source: Mets, deGrom agree to $137.5 million, 5-year deal

AP source: Mets, deGrom agree to $137.5 million, 5-year deal

NEW YORK - NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets have agreed to a $137.5 million, five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The... Read more ...

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended by MLB after altercation with wife

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended by MLB after altercation with wife

Saying team leaders should be held to “a higher standard,” MLB commissioner Rob Manfred suspended Giants president and CEO Larry Baer without pay through July 1 after a... Read more ...

Arkansas fires Mike Anderson after 8 seasons

Arkansas fires Mike Anderson after 8 seasons

Anderson went 169-102 during his tenure at Arkansas. Read more ...

Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

Betsy DeVos defended her proposed budgets cuts at the Department of Education on Monday - including slashing nearly $18 million to the Special Olympics, a report said. The... Read more ...

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Top seed Novak Djokovic was upset by Roberto Bautista Agut 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open Tuesday. Read more ...

Cain Velasquez joins Mexico's AAA; ex-UFC champ to make pro wrestling debut...

Cain Velasquez joins Mexico's AAA; ex-UFC champ to make pro wrestling debut at Triplemania

Another UFC star is making the move to professional wrestling. Read more ...

The Latest: 2 companies awarded for helmet advances

The Latest: 2 companies awarded for helmet advances

PHOENIX - The Latest on the NFL owners meetings Tuesday : Read more ...