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The Latest: Zimmer proud Vikings didn't kneel…

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer: 'I think it's important we stand for the anthem'

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic…

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

Jets Chairman Christopher Johnson Will Pay…

After the NFL owners voted on an anthem policy requiring players to stand when on the field, Jets chairman Christopher Johnson said he will pay any fines for players who choose not to stand, according to Newsday.

Ex-Twin Niko Goodrum homers to lift Tigers to…

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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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.

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.

Spieth remembers win and near-misses at Colonial…

Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of…

A dispute between the University of North Dakota and one of its most generous benefactors is underscoring the difficulty the school has had in selling its Fighting Hawks nickname

Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing…

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

Ex-Michigan State Player Sues School, Says Sexual…

Former Michigan State football player Keith Mumphery sued the school claiming they are keeping him from playing in the NFL after his due process rights were violated during a Title IX sexual assault investigation in 2016.

Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber…

Police say an Uber driver told them that former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his head when he declined to change the trip's destination

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Video of Bucks guard's arrest in Milwaukee to be released

Milwaukee police are poised to release body camera footage from the officers who used a stun-gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown during a January arrest

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

Rockets Even Series With Warriors, But Can They…

The Houston Rockets held off the Golden State Warriors and tied the Western Conference Finals at two games apiece. With the series returning to Houston, can the Rockets capitalize while the Warriors feel the heat?

Incognito taken into custody for psychiatric…

Richie Incognito, the NFL offensive lineman who was once suspended for bullying a teammate, was taken into custody for psychiatric examination after an incident at a Florida gym

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

Adam Rippon Focuses on Self-Acceptance in Work…

Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon has used his platform to help instill confidence in himself as well as others within the LGBTQ community.

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A's slugger Khris Davis on disabled list with…

Athletics slugger Khris Davis has landed on the disabled list with a strained right groin. He underwent an MRI exam Tuesday that revealed a Grade 1 strain, and manager Bob Melvin said after Tuesday night's loss to Seattle that the DL was a possibility.

Chargers' Telesco laments Henry's injury, demurs…

Chargers GM Tom Telesco isn't saying whether he'll try to re-sign tight end Antonio Gates after losing Hunter Henry to injury

Olympic observers find skepticism over…

Questions over integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at Winter Olympics; 2 tightened bottles so tightly, they cracked caps