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USC Trojans Have Terrifying Moment Aboard Team PlaneSome USC football coaches and staff got a real scare after landing at an Idaho airport on Friday. Per ESPN , a plane that ferried the team, staff, and coaches to Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport tipped backward on the tarmac during the deplaning process ahead of Saturday's game against the...
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Video Shows Wild Rescue of Falling Cat at Football StadiumA cat that somehow found its way into Miami's Hard Rock Stadium got a lot more of an adventure than it had bargained for Saturday: It somehow ended up dangling from a wire that was hanging below the upper deck railing, and then, as fans who were watching the drama...
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15 Years After Murder of 'Canes Star, Teammate Is ArrestedUpdate: A former player on the University of Miami football team has pleaded not guilty to killing a teammate in 2006. Raushan Jones, 35, is currently charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of Bryan Pata, 22, though that could eventually be bumped up to a first-degree count. Our original...
Newser3 days ago
After Olympic Letdown, WADA to Review Controversial BanSha'Carri Richardson missed her chance to compete in Tokyo's Summer Olympics due to pot use, but a move by the World Anti-Doping Agency could keep future athletes from meeting the same fate. On Tuesday, WADA announced it will set up an advisory committee to review whether cannabis should remain on...
Newser5 days ago
FBI Agent Tried to Tell Me Nassar Abuse 'Wasn't That Bad'Simone Biles says those involved in the botched FBI investigation of her abuser, former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, need to be "federally prosecuted to the fullest extent." Her Wednesday statement in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee came a day after the Washington Post reported that the FBI had...
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Women's National Soccer Team Flees AfghanistanAfghanistan's national women's soccer team has joined the throngs of people, especially women, fleeing the country since the Taliban's takeover. The team reached neighboring Pakistan via a major border crossing in the city of Torkham and were received by a representative of the Pakistan Football Federation, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry...
Newser5 days ago
Former 49ers, Saints Linebacker Dies at 37A sad day for the San Francisco 49ers: The team is mourning former linebacker Parys Haralson, who has died at the age of 37. The team says Haralson died Monday, ESPN reports. No cause of death was disclosed. Haralson's 9-year NFL career included seven seasons with the 49ers, from 2006...
Newser5 days ago
Marathon Course Goof Leads to Debate About Real WinnerA marathon runner who runs an extra half-kilometer might be proud. Then again, a runner winning at the 26.2-mile mark, where the finish line should be, might be more than a little annoyed if that extra distance gives another runner a chance to pass and win. Sunday’s Brighton Marathon...
Newser6 days ago
He Made History, and Maybe the Play of the GameThe game was going to be memorable for Carl Nassib no matter what happened, but making a huge play in overtime made it even more so. When the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end stepped on the field Monday night, he became the first openly gay player to play in a...
Newser6 days ago
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