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Watch Hilarious Scene Unfold as Wimbledon Heckler is Invited onto Field

When people hear the phrase “good sportsmanship”, they probably don’t associate that with men wearing skirts. But that’s exactly what happened at the Wimbledon 2017 Championships earlier this week. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> 4-time major tennis champion Kim Clijsters was playing a double invitational game at Wimbledon when she asked the crowd whether she should serve […]

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O.J. Simpson is granted parole after serving 9 years for Vegas robbery

CARSON CITY, Nev.— O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday for convictions connected to a robbery in Las Vegas about a decade ago. He could be out of jail as early as October. The moment the former football star received his fourth and final vote from the Nevada Board of Parole recommending release, Simpson dropped his […]

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The First Self-Defense Studio in the Middle East that Teaches Women to Fight Back

Women in the Middle East have always been conditioned to believe that they have to be the victims of violence and abuse – but not anymore. That’s because SheFighter, an exclusively female martial arts studio in Jordan, is the first Middle Eastern organization that teaches women how to defend themselves. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Lina Khalifeh […]

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Iconic sportscaster Wolff dead at 96

Bob Wolff, a versatile and prolific sportscaster whose career spanned 78 years, died Saturday at age 96 in South Nyack, N.Y. The longtime voice of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers, he also was behind the microphone for World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Final and NFL championship calls. The Baseball Hall of […]

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American swimmer makes a splash with 60 years of Maccabiah Games competitions

After her first appearance in 1957, septuagenarian Olympian Jane Katz has returned to Israel every 4 years to celebrate Jewish athleticism By Renee Ghert-Zand Dr. Jane Katz may have just competed in her fifteenth Maccabiah Games, but the swimmer still gets nervous before each race. “I’m running to the bathroom with everyone else. I do […]

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Former Patriots QB ‘Babe’ Parilli dies at age 87

Vito “Babe” Parilli, a member of the Patriots’ Hall of Fame and one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the American Football League, has died. He was 87. “The New England Patriots are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of former Boston Patriots quarterback Vito ‘Babe’ Parilli, who passed away,” the team […]

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Eric Trump mingles with fans at US Women’s Open, hints President Trump may attend

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, mingled with fans on Thursday during the first round of the U.S. Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Club. But the big question is if President Trump himself will be on the grounds this weekend. In a brief interview with The Record and one […]

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Michelle Obama showed up at the ESPYs, and the crowd went nuts

Michelle Obama returned to the spotlight as a presenter at The ESPYs, drawing the loudest ovation at the awards show honoring the past year’s best athletes and moments in sports on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The former first lady has rarely made public appearances since leaving the White House in January. She presented the […]

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With age-defying dominance, Jewish handball star David Fink a high-scorer at 39

Overcoming a finger injury that sidelined him almost a decade, the athlete is making a comeback you’ve got to see to believe By Rich Tenorio David Fink completed his most successful season in handball this year — and that’s saying something. For one glorious stretch during the World Players of Handball Race 4 Eight tour, […]

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The coach who rose from the Holocaust’s ashes to dominate European soccer

A new biography celebrates Béla Guttmann, the superstar coach who still has soccer’s greatest praying by his Vienna grave for a miracle By JP O’ Malley LONDON — On May 23, 1990, Eusébio da Silva Ferreira — considered by many to be one of the greatest soccer players of all time — took a short […]

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Three Men Including Two US Citizens Gored at Bull Running Festival in Spain’s Pamplona

Three men were gored during the first run of Pamplona’s bull-running festival Monday. Two of them were from the United States, while the third was from Navarra in Spain. According to local media, a 35-year-old US citizen sustained a chest wound and a 29-year-old US citizen was gored in the scrotum. Another 39-year-old man, from […]

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Israeli Dudi Sela advances with shock Wimbledon victory

Come-from-behind win against American John Isner, ranked 21st in the world, propels the Israeli singles tennis champ to third round By Times of Israel staff and Justin Cohen Dudi Sela at Wimbledon on July 6, 2017. (screen capture: Sky News) Dudi Sela, Israel’s top-ranked men’s singles tennis player, has advanced to the third round of […]

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Cubs visit with Donald Trump at White House: ‘This is a great team’

WASHINGTON — Just more than five months after a robust East Room celebration with President Barack Obama, several Cubs players, coaches and executives held a more modest celebration in the West Wing with President Donald Trump Wednesday. “This is a great team,” Trump told reporters of the 2016 World Series champions as he chatted with […]

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Son of former MLB player on life support following freak accident on the baseball diamond

Jason Lockhart, the son of former Atlanta Braves infielder Keith Lochart, is on life support at an Atlanta hospital following a freak accident on the baseball diamond. The family is asking for prayers for the 15-year-old, who is in the intensive care unit. Jason Lockhart was playing in a baseball tournament in South Carolina when […]

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