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French Open director Amelie Mauresmo: Women's matches are less compelling

French Open director Amelie Mauresmo: Women’s matches are less compelling

Placeholder while article actions load PARIS — For 30 weeks in 2006, Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo was ranked No. 1 in the world, a champion of that year’s Australian Open and Wimbledon. But in her first year as the French Open’s tournament director, Mauresmo has not proved to be the champion of women’s tennis that many …

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Snyder, Goodell requested to testify at hearing

Snyder, Goodell requested to testify at hearing

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have been requested to testify at a congressional hearing on June 22. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-New York), the chairperson of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois), the chairperson of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, announced Wednesday morning …

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NFL: DEC 13 Texans at Bears

Lawsuit filed by 23rd plaintiff details three different encounters with Deshaun Watson – ProFootballTalk

Getty Images On Tuesday, a 23rd lawsuit was filed against Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson. The complaint, a copy of which PFT has obtained and reviewed, details three different incidents involving the plaintiff, Nia Smith, and Watson. Smith, who went public last August in a podcast appearance with her contentions against Watson, explains in the lawsuit …

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Sponsor 'extremely disappointed' in Dustin Johnson's LIV Golf decision

Sponsor ‘extremely disappointed’ in Dustin Johnson’s LIV Golf decision

Placeholder while article actions load Dustin Johnson’s unexpected inclusion on the list of 42 golfers who will play in LIV Golf’s inaugural event has drawn the apparent ire of a major sponsor. After the lineup was unveiled Tuesday night, Royal Bank of Canada issued a statement in which it stopped short of specifically cutting ties …

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How Mike Trout figures into the fantasy football fight between Tommy Pham and Joc Pederson

How Mike Trout figures into the fantasy football fight between Tommy Pham and Joc Pederson

BOSTON — As Tommy Pham walked toward the dugout at the conclusion of batting practice Tuesday, the Reds outfielder signed autographs for some fans on the left-field line at Fenway Park. When he finished, he continued on towards the dugout. There, a fan yelled out “Joc deserved it!” Pham stopped and signed an autograph for …

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Mark Rypien faces abuse allegations in longtime partner's lawsuit

Mark Rypien faces abuse allegations in longtime partner’s lawsuit

Placeholder while article actions load Mark Rypien’s longtime domestic partner filed a lawsuit against the former NFL quarterback, accusing him of years of physical and mental abuse. In the lawsuit, filed in mid-May at a state courthouse in Spokane, Wash., Rypien’s partner was identified as Danielle Wade. She has used his last name at times, …

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Mass.  baseball coach charged with child rape in connection with 2008 sexual assault

Mass. baseball coach charged with child rape in connection with 2008 sexual assault

A Massachusetts man who works as a baseball coach is facing a child rape charge in connection with a sexual assault that happened at a Woburn training facility 14 years ago.The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that 45-year-old Keith Forbes, of Wakefield , was arraigned Friday in Middlesex Superior Court on one count of …

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