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Venus Williams Slapped with $3000 Fine at French Open

Venus Williams bailed on her mandatory press conference at the French Open on Monday following her first-round exit – and for that she was fined $3,000. 98 more words

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WNBA's Johnson: Didn't Expect Arrest After Fight With Wife

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Glory Johnson had no idea her fight with then-fiancee Brittney Griner would become such a big deal.

After the WNBA All-Stars stars battled so fiercely at their home that police were called, the now-married couple immediately began working through their problems together. 704 more words

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Michael Sam Signs 2-Year Deal With CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

Michael Sam has taken his talents north of the border.

The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL has signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, the team announced Friday. 217 more words

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Newlyweds Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson Suspended 7 Games Each By WNBA

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has suspended Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson seven games each because of their domestic violence arrest last month.

The two All-Stars were arrested April 22 on suspicion of assault after they fought in a home they recently bought. 89 more words

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2012 U.S. Sprint Relay Team Stripped Of Gold Medals After Gay Admits Doping

LONDON (AP) — The entire U.S. men’s sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay’s doping case. 633 more words

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Mayweather Pacquiao Fight Is Highest Grossing In Boxing History

Floyd Mayweather Jr. walked away with another belt in the so-called Fight of the Century against Manny Pacquiao, but HBO and Showtime delivered the knockout punch that fans were pining for. 232 more words

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WNBA Reviewing Isiah Thomas Hire, Domestic Violence Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The WNBA has been thrust into the national conversation about domestic violence and sports, and now is facing a decision involving sexual harassment. 575 more words

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