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Mavs Center Porzingis Accused of Rape in New York

Mavs Center Porzingis Accused of Rape in New York

New York (AFP) -Dallas MavericksforwardKristaps Porzingisis being investigated in New York after being accused of raping a woman last year, the New York Post reported on Saturday.

Steelers Star Antonio Brown Requests Trade

Steelers Star Antonio Brown Requests Trade

Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has formally requested a trade from the franchise following an end-of-season bust-up with the team, reports said Tuesday.

Silver: Kanter's Assassination Fears Taken Seriously by NBA

Silver: Kanter's Assassination Fears Taken Seriously by NBA

London (AFP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted he takes the issue of player safety "very seriously" followingNew York KnicksstarEnes Kanter's decision to miss his team's game in London amid fears he would be killed for his political views.

Report: Male Tennis Players Punished More than Women

Report: Male Tennis Players Punished More than Women

Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female counterparts, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Mayweather Says Pacquiao Rematch on Cards This Year

Mayweather Says Pacquiao Rematch on Cards This Year

Mayweather earned an estimated $220 million from his first fight with Pacquiao. Former world welterweight championFloyd Mayweathersaid Saturday he will face Manny Pacquiao later this year in a rematch of their 2015 superfight.

No-Show Steelers Rusher Bell Loses $855,000 in Holdout

No-Show Steelers Rusher Bell Loses $855,000 in Holdout

NEW YORK (AFP)-Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not report to the NFL club on Saturday, forfeiting an $855,000 game check for Sunday's season opener at Cleveland to extend his contract holdout.

Transgender Referee Takes Charge in England

Transgender Referee Takes Charge in England

London (AFP) - A transgender referee was to set to take charge of a football match in England on Sunday in what was hailed by the British press as a first.

Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60

Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60

Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence.

France Beat Croatia to Win World Cup After Moscow Thriller

France Beat Croatia to Win World Cup After Moscow Thriller

Moscow (AFP) – France won their secondWorld Cup20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, seeing off a dogged and desperate Croatia side who refused to lie down in one of the most electrifying finals in recent years.

Party Begins As Delirious French Revel in World Cup Victory

Party Begins As Delirious French Revel in World Cup Victory

Paris (AFP) - France erupted in joy on Sunday as the country clinched the World Cup, with fans streaming into the streets, honking car horns and flying the tricolore flag at the start of an enormous national celebration.

Houston's Altuve Tops Voting for Baseball All-Star Game

Houston's Altuve Tops Voting for Baseball All-Star Game

Washington (AFP) -Houston Astrossecond basemanJose Altuvereceived a pace-setting 4.84 million votes in fan balloting totals unveiled on Sunday that decided starters for the 89th Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

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