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Beverly Hills Youth Soccer Ref Slams 'Despicable' Parents

22 minutes agoSports : Sports from Newser

A referee administrator for youth soccer in Beverly Hills says he is resigning for a simple reason: He hates many of the parents and their entitled attitudes. In an emailed resignation letter obtained by the Ankler, Avery Krut of the Beverly Hills branch of the American Youth Soccer Organization tells...

Trump on Rumored NFL Plan: 'Almost as Bad as Kneeling!'

23 minutes agoSports : Sports from Newser

President Trump is still latched onto the idea of punishing NFL players who don't stand for the national anthem, most recently calling for the suspension of Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch, and he definitely has thoughts on a new idea the league is reportedly tossing around. Per the Washington Post, sources...

'IT WAS ME': Trump Ramps Up Feud With UCLA Father

The father of one of the UCLA basketball players freed by China after shoplifting maintains that he's not in a feud with President Trump over the incident, but the president may feel differently. Trump fired off two tweets Wednesday morning critical of LaVar Ball, at times referring to Ball as...

The Perfect Photo Op, Then: 'Get Out of the Way, Bus!'

"I am CRYING." That was just one online reaction to an ill-fated photo shoot that was meant to capture a planned stadium implosion. Photographers gathered near the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta on Monday, waiting to snap a shot of the controlled destruction of the 71,000-seat structure, and among...

After Trump Tweet, NFL Player's Mom Fires Back

Twitter user @MommaLynch24 —also known as Delisa Lynch, mother of Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch—channeled her inner mama bear after President Trump attacked her son in a tweet Monday. "What NFL team do Trump own?" she asked. "Oh yeah they wouldn't let him have one!" She was apparently...

White House Walks Back Trump Tweet on UCLA Players

President Trump was merely making a "rhetorical response" to criticism when he said he should have left three UCLA players in a Chinese jail, according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. She said Monday that Trump was "happy to intervene" in the case and had been responding to...

Former Wimbledon Champ Dies of Cancer at 49

The Women's Tennis Association says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body says Novotna died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, the AP reports. The WTA made the announcement on Monday. Her family confirmed her death to the Czech Republic's...

One of the Nation's Biggest Domed Stadiums Will Implode Early Monday

One of the nation's largest domed stadiums is set for implosion. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives are on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30am EST. If all goes well, the dome that opened in 1992 will be flattened within about 15...

Marshawn Lynch Sits for US Anthem, Stands for Another

On Sunday, Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch stood for a national anthem for the first time this season. It was the Mexican one. Lynch remained sitting for the American national anthem before the team's game in Mexico City against the New England Patriots, Sports Illustrated reports. Lynch has stayed...

Trump: 'I Should Have Left Them in Jail!'

President Trump is singing a different tune after helping three UCLA athletes who were arrested for shoplifting in China come home. “I should have left them in jail!” the president tweeted Sunday in response to an interview in which one of the players' fathers downplayed his role in helping the...

Figure Skater Gracie Gold Withdraws From US Championship

Two-time US women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety, and an eating disorder, the AP reports. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments, and her decision to skip nationals in...

US Gymnast: 'Dress Modestly and Be Classy' to Avoid Abuse

Three former USA Gymnastics teammates were arguing about sexual abuse and victim-shaming Thursday on Twitter, with Gabby Douglas responding and then later apologizing to Aly Raisman after being called out by Simone Biles, ET reports. "Just because a woman does a sexy photo shoot or wears a sexy outfit does...

Serena Williams Weds in Super-Secret Ceremony

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian got married Thursday night in a New Orleans wedding ceremony that Page Six reports was "shrouded in secrecy until hours before." Sources say even the guests didn't know where the wedding would be held until cars picked them up from their hotels and they were...

African Bobsled Team Makes History in 2 Ways

An amazing achievement by the Nigerian women's bobsled team had more than one person speculating about Cool Runnings 2 this week. The team—driver Seun Adigun and brakemen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga—qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics after completing their final qualifying races in Calgary, ESPN reports. They...

Thieves Steal $400K Worth of Stuff From Venus Williams' Home

Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the US Open, the AP reports. The burglary happened between Sept. 1 and Sept. 5 at Williams' 10,000-square-foot home, which is in a well-to-do gated community, Palm Beach Gardens police said...

Sumo Rocked by Champ's Alleged Beer Bottle Assault

Going after a fellow sumo wrestler in the ring is quite all right. Outside the ring, and with a beer bottle, not so much. Hence why star athlete Harumafuji of Mongolia, one of only four active wrestlers to have achieved sumo's highest rank of grand champion, has thrown the sport...

First CTE Diagnosis in Living Patient Confirmed

In a potentially groundbreaking first, doctors say they detected chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease associated with repeated head injuries, in a living patient. Just weeks after Boston University researchers announced CCL11 proteins in the brain could indicate CTE in living patients, researchers in Chicago say they identified CTE...

UCLA Basketball Players Admit Shoplifting, Thank Trump

Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China admitted to the crime and apologized before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely. LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were described as "good young men" by Alford at a campus news conference on Wednesday, the AP reports....

Guy Attacks Jogger, Jogger Stabs Him

An attacker had the tables turned on him quite thoroughly Friday morning in Salt Lake City. He grabbed a female runner from behind and groped her, but she had a small knife in her hand and stabbed him with it, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. He turned and fled, and...

Papa John's Apologizes for Founder's NFL Remarks

Papa John's Pizza has walked back founder and CEO John Schnatter's claim that NFL player protests are behind falling pizza sales. In a series of tweets Tuesday, the chain apologized to anyone who found the remarks "divisive," and said it was open to ideas from all, except neo-Nazis, USA Today...

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