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NBA suspends player accused of exposing himself to sports psychologist

By Kevin Dotson, CNN (CNN) — The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced Friday that former San Antonio Spurs player Joshua Primo has been given a four-game suspension without pay for “conduct detrimental to the league” after a league investigation determined that “Primo engaged in inappropriate and offensive behavior by exposing himself to women.” “The league

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A baseball fan and his emotional support alligator named Wally (seen here in 2019) were barred from entering a Major League Baseball stadium to meet players of the Philadelphia Phillies on September 27

Emotional support alligator Wally barred from entering Phillies’ stadium, but owner still hopes to bring playoff luck

By Ben Morse, CNN (CNN) — A baseball fan and his emotional support alligator named Wally were barred from entering a Major League Baseball stadium to meet players of the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, though he’s still hoping a meetup will be possible in future. Joie Henney and Wally attempted to enter the Philadelphia Phillies’

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Endler captained Chile at its first ever Women's World Cup in 2019.

Chile’s football federation criticized for handling of star player’s 100th appearance

By Matias Grez, CNN (CNN) — The Chilean football federation (ANFP) has been criticized for its handling of a star player’s 100th appearance for the women’s national team. Christiane Endler is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers, male or female, Chile has ever produced. On Tuesday, Endler, the team’s captain and goalkeeper, made history by

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Jared Goff celebrates the Detroit Lions' victory over the Green Bay Packers.

Detroit Lions humble ‘embarrassing’ Green Bay Packers as David Montgomery scores three touchdowns

By Ben Morse, CNN (CNN) — The Detroit Lions laid down a marker for their season with a statement victory over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday evening. Lions running back David Montgomery ran for 121 yards and three touchdowns as Detroit convincingly beat their division rivals 34-20 at Lambeau Field. Montgomery’s performance was the

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What is hazing and how is it affecting student athletes in the US?

By George Ramsay, CNN (CNN) — Million-dollar lawsuits, “toxic” cultures facilitating harassment and sexual abuse and college sport programs suspended. The dan­gerous – and sometimes deadly – consequences of hazing are prevalent at US universities, placing their sports programs in particular under growing scrutiny. Athletic programs at Boston College, New Mexico State University and Northwestern University are just three

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FC Barcelona under investigation for ‘sustained … active bribery,’ according to court document

By Patrick Sung, George Ramsay and Pau Mosquera, CNN (CNN) — FC Barcelona and several of the soccer club’s current and former executives are officially being investigated as suspects for “the sustained crime of active bribery,” according to a court document obtained by CNN – the latest twist in an alleged improper payment scandal overshadowing

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