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Cleveland Browns player Malik McDowell arrested on charges of attacking an officer, public exposure
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Cleveland Browns player Malik McDowell arrested on charges of attacking an officer, public exposure

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell was arrested Monday in Florida on charges of public exposure, battery on a law enforcement officer and obstruction of justice with violence for resisting arrest, according to an incident report. A Broward County sheriff’s deputy responded to a report of a naked man walking near a school in Deerfield…MORE

US basketball player Sonny Weems racially abused by fans in China
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US basketball player Sonny Weems racially abused by fans in China

American basketball player Sonny Weems has been subjected to racial abuse from fans while playing in China. In a video circulating on social media, fans can be heard repeatedly shouting the “N” word and “get out of China” at 35-year-old Weems, who plays for the Guangdong Southern Tigers in the Chinese Basketball Association. The incident…MORE

Golden State Warriors distance themselves from team investor who said: ‘Nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs’
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Golden State Warriors distance themselves from team investor who said: ‘Nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs’

The Golden State Warriors have distanced themselves from comments made by Chamath Palihapitiya, a part owner who said that “nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs.” Palihapitiya made the comment on the “All-in Podcast” on Saturday, after co-host Jason Calacanis brought up US President Joe Biden’s “very strong” stance on the alleged human rights…MORE

Australian Open: Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players
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Australian Open: Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players

The organizer of the Australian Open says the organization deeply regrets the impact that the Novak Djokovic saga has had on players competing in the first grand slam of the tennis season. Djokovic arrived back in Serbia’s capital Belgrade on Monday after his deportation from Australia ended the world No. 1 tennis player’s hopes of…MORE

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Arsenal from AFCON for ‘in-depth exams’
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Arsenal from AFCON for ‘in-depth exams’

Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is returning to Arsenal from the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for further medical tests having been diagnosed with “cardiac lesions” following a positive Covid-19 test. Striker Aubameyang and Gabon teammate Mario Lemina, who plays for French club Nice, both tested positive for Covid-19 on January 6 upon arrival in Cameroon…MORE

Yao Ming: Chinese basketball legend says Peng Shuai in ‘pretty good condition’ during December meeting
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Yao Ming: Chinese basketball legend says Peng Shuai in ‘pretty good condition’ during December meeting

Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming has for the first time addressed his encounter last month with tennis star Peng Shuai, describing her as in “pretty good condition.” Peng’s well-being has become a global concern after she made allegations of sexual assault against a former national leader. “I’ve known Peng Shuai for almost 20 years,” Yao…MORE

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