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High School Athletes File Complaint Over Transgender Policy

High School Athletes File Complaint Over Transgender Policy

By Dave Collins | Jun 19
Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships.

Wedding to Follow World Cup for US Teammates Krieger, Harris

Wedding to Follow World Cup for US Teammates Krieger, Harris

By Ronald Blum | Jun 19
Many World Cup teammates have special bonds. The tie that binds U.S. defender Ali Krieger and American goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris is among the strongest at the tournament.

Anti-Gay Aussie Athlete Israel Folau Takes to Pulpit, Blasts LGBTQs

Anti-Gay Aussie Athlete Israel Folau Takes to Pulpit, Blasts LGBTQs

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
Israel Folau might have wrecked his sports career with repeated instances of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, but he might have a nascent career as a homophobic preacher already underway if his latest blast from the pulpit at LGBTQs is any indication.

Australia and Sam Kerr Quiet the Haters at the World Cup

Australia and Sam Kerr Quiet the Haters at the World Cup

By Anne M. Peterson | Jun 18
Australia's path to the Women's World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round.

Woman Accuses Neymar of Rape, Father Says Player Set Up

Woman Accuses Neymar of Rape, Father Says Player Set Up

By Mauricio Savarese | Jun 2
A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player's father calls the incident "a setup" against his son.

Olympian Adam Rippon's New Memoir Reveals He Used to Hate Skating

Olympian Adam Rippon's New Memoir Reveals He Used to Hate Skating

By Sam Cronin | May 31
Before slaying the Winter Olympics last year, out figure skater Adam Rippon said he hated the sport, according to his new memoir.

Serena's Warmup Jacket is Fit for a 'Queen' and 'Goddess'

Serena's Warmup Jacket is Fit for a 'Queen' and 'Goddess'

By Andrew Dampf | May 28
"Champion," ''queen," ''goddess" and "mother." Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday.

Soccer Club President Latest Tie to French Corruption Probe

Soccer Club President Latest Tie to French Corruption Probe

By Graham Dunbar | May 25
The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading.

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

By Stephen Whyno | May 23
Various studies have tried to determine how many concussions there are in any given season in the NHL. There's little doubt to retired players that the total among 700-plus players over nearly 1,300 regular-season games, whatever it may be, is too much.

On Two Wheels, 'The Climb' Rides Through Cannes as a Hit

On Two Wheels, 'The Climb' Rides Through Cannes as a Hit

By Jake Coyle | May 19
Some stars and directors come to the Cannes Film Festival by boat, others by private jet. Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin pretty much cycled their way into Cannes.

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