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Ex-Penn State Coach Awarded 7.3 Million In Wake of Child Sex Abuse Case

BELLEFONTE, Pa. –  A jury awarded a former Penn State assistant football coach $7.3 million in damages Thursday, finding the university defamed him after it became public that his testimony helped prosecutors charge Jerry Sandusky with child molestation. Jurors deliberated for about four hours in Mike McQueary’s defamation and misrepresentation lawsuit. McQueary remained stoic as […]

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Wife Claims NFL Fired Husband for Anthem Protest

The Indianapolis Colts parted ways with veteran cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Oct. 4 after just four games for what Chuck Pagano deemed as football reasons. Cromartie’s wife claims that’s not the case, accusing the Colts of releasing her husband over his decision to kneel during the national anthem. Terricka Cromartie, in a since-deleted Instagram post, highlighted comments […]

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Concussion: Study shows 91% of ex-college players have CTE

Former college football players from over 100 schools have CTE according to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. The foundation, which studies concussions and brain injuries, said Wednesday that 138 of 152 former college football players studied at the Veterans Affairs-Boston University-Concussion Legacy Foundation brain bank have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE. CTE is […]

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Kaepernick’s retort to Ginsburg

Colin Kaepernick said it was “disappointing” to hear Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recent criticism of his National Anthem protest. Ginsburg had told Yahoo News that Kaepernick’s decision not to stand for the “Star-Spangled Banner” to call attention to racial injustice is “dumb and disrespectful.” She likened it to flag burning and said that […]

All-black youth football team kneel during anthem, crowd hurls racial slurs

Youth football coach Marcus Burkley knew there would be backlash if his players knelt during the national anthem. He just never thought it would be this severe. When three members of Burkley’s all-black team took a knee during a Saturday night game in Bethel Park, Pa., people in the stands began shouting racial slurs at them, eventually becoming […]