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NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic…

Lawmakers find funding, urgency lacking in Olympic sex-abuse crisis

Capitals Top Lightning in Game 7, Advance to…

The Washington Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 in game seven of the Eastern Conference Finals to advance to their second Stanley Cup Final in franchise history.

AP Interview: Halep hoping for 1st Grand Slam title in Paris

Simona Halep has learned from her mistakes, and she is hoping to put her newly acquired knowledge to the test at this year's French Open

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NFL Team Chairman Says He'll Pay Fines If Players…

The team's chairman said he would prefer players stand for the anthem but that he understands if they feel a need to protest.

The NFL Approves A New National Anthem Policy

Players on the field will have to stand for the anthem, but now they'll also have the option to stay in the locker room instead.

Bucks' Brown decries 'police intimidation' during…

Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown says he was a victim of police intimidation during an arrest for a parking violation in January when officers used a stun gun on him

Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing…

USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers

Reuben Foster's Domestic Violence Charges Dropped…

A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing.

Isner, Fritz into Lyon Open quarterfinals

U.S. players John Isner and Taylor Fritz reached the quarterfinals of the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon on Wednesday

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Head Of USA Gymnastics Apologizes For 'Horrific…

Her apology comes a day after the U.S. Olympic Committee said it was providing a $1.3 billion grant for survivors of sexual abuse.

What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem…

With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more

Yankees delayed by plane trouble after Texas loss

Travel problems have delayed the New York Yankees from getting home from Texas

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes

Milwaukee Police Release Disturbing Footage of…

The Milwaukee police held a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to release the footage from a police body camera video showing Bucks guard Sterling Brown getting tased during a police stop over a parking violation.

Putintseva upsets top seed Stephens at Nuremberg Cup

Yulia Putintseva has come from a set down to defeat the top seeded Sloane Stephens 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (3) over two days in the first round of the Nuremberg Cup

Trump lauds NFL policy banning kneeling for…

President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem

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USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from…

USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes

Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long release statements on…

Eagles teammates Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Long released statements after the NFL owners voted on an anthem policy requiring players to stand when on the field.

NFL Team Owner Promises to Pay Fines if Players…

New York Jets owner and chairman Christopher Johnson says he'd prefer players to stand during the national anthem—but if they want to defy the new NFL regulations and protest by sitting or kneeling, the team will pay the fine, not the players. "I never want to put restrictions on...