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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 21, 2016 file photo, Ukraine's Roman Zozulya protest to a referee during the Euro 2016 Group C soccer match between Ukraine and Poland at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France. The Ukrainian player called “a Nazi” by fans in a Spanish second-division match suspended because of the insults had already been targeted by fans last season. The game between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 was halted at halftime after Rayo fans used abusive language against Zozulia in chants and a in a banner. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
December 27, 2019 - 8:18 am
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish second-division soccer match suspended at halftime after fans called a player a “Nazi” will be concluded behind closed doors. The Spanish federation said Friday the second half between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete will be played without any fans present. It also said Rayo...
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A photo provided by the Nashville, Tenn. Police Department shows Michael Mosley. Mosley is accused in the Saturday, Dec. 24, 2019 fatal stabbings outside a Midtown Nashville bar that killed two men and wounded another. (Nashville Police Department via AP)
December 26, 2019 - 5:01 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was being held without bond Thursday in the stabbing deaths outside a Nashville bar of two men, including a Long Island University quarterback whose brother is a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Michael Mosley, 23, was charged with two counts of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo Ohio State cheerleaders yell to fans during an NCAA football game against Florida Atlantic in Columbus, Ohio. A New York-based sports network has turned to the federal courts in its trademark dispute with Ohio State University over use of the letter “O.” (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
December 24, 2019 - 1:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oh no: A New York-based sports network has turned to the federal courts in its trademark dispute with Ohio State University over use of the letter “O.” Overtime Sports Inc., an online network focusing on high school basketball and football, has a capital O with sloping corners...
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Houston Texans players De'Andre Hopkins, left, and Kenny Stills, right, shop for Christmas clothes with Jadon Cofield and Miracle Washington-Tribble, center right, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at Galleria Mall in Houston. The two teens are beneficiaries of Eight Million Stories, a Houston program which helps 14-18-year-olds who have either quit or been kicked out of school continue their education, find employment and receive emotional support. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
December 24, 2019 - 2:07 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Miracle Washington-Tribble didn't see much hope for her future. At 16 and already a single mother to a baby boy, she wasn't going to school, had been in numerous fights and lacked ambition to turn her life around. Then in August she was introduced to Eight Million Stories, a Houston...
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Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, center left, walks off the field after of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
December 22, 2019 - 11:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jerry Jones could barely stomach the final ticks of the clock, leaving his luxury box as Dallas' shot at winning the NFC East ended on an incomplete pass in the end zone. Jones, testy of late as the season slips away, had little to say in an abbreviated session with reporters...
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December 21, 2019 - 3:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two men were stabbed to death early Saturday at a Nashville bar and one of the victims was the brother of NFL quarterback C.J. Beathard, authorities said. Nashville Police said 22-year-old Clayton Beathard and 21-year-old Paul Trapeni were stabbed in a fight at 2:50 a.m...
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HOLD FOR STORY BY WILLIAM J. KOLE — FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaks in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. More than two years after he hanged himself in his prison cell in April 2017, while serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, Netflix is releasing "Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez" on Jan. 15, 2020. Hernandez's suicide came just a days after he was acquitted of most charges in another double murder case. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
December 21, 2019 - 1:06 am
BOSTON (AP) — More than two years after he killed himself in his prison cell, former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's story still fascinates — and now it's heading back to the small screen. Netflix is releasing “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez” on Jan. 15. The three-part documentary examines...
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FILE - In this June 3, 1964, file photo, Junior Johnson peers from his car after winning the pole position for the Dixie 400 stock car race at Atlanta International Raceway in Atlanta. Johnson, who won 50 NASCAR Cup Series races as a driver and 132 as an owner and was part of the inaugural class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010, has died at 88. (AP Photo/File)
December 20, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Robert Glenn “Junior” Johnson, a moonshine runner turned NASCAR driver described as “The Last American Hero” by author Tom Wolfe in a 1965 article for Esquire, died Friday. He was 88. NASCAR announced the death of Johnson, the winner of 50 races as a driver and 132 as an owner. He was a member of...
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Flamengo's Gabriel Barbosa celebrates with Flamengo fans end of the Club World Cup semifinal soccer match between Flamengo and Al Hilal at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar).
December 20, 2019 - 5:28 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Cut-price beer being downed in a field. Roadside walls being urinated against. Drum-beating passengers leading chants through the metro. Qatar has taken on a new, very unfamiliar guise this week for a Muslim state that adheres to a strictly conservative religious code. This...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Putin says that global climate change poses new challenges to Russia. Speaking at his annual news conference Thursday, Putin said that global warming could threaten Russian Arctic cities and towns built on permafrost. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
December 19, 2019 - 2:55 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded “unfair.” The Russian anti-doping agency's supervisory board voted Thursday to file an arbitration case with the...
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