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Photo of Serena Williams talking to referee Brian Earley during the women's final of the U.S. Open

Serena Williams’ Treatment Resonates Among Black Women

NEW YORK — When Serena Williams told the umpire at the U.S. Open final that he owed her an apology, that he had stolen something from her, and then she got penalized for her words, Breea Willingham could relate to her frustration and anger. "As black women ...

Keselowski Makes It a Penske Sweep at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Brad Keselowski snatched victory from Denny Hamlin in the final laps of the Brickyard 400 on Monday to give Roger Penske a sweep this year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Will Power won the In...
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DeChambeau Goes Into Tour Championship in the Driver’s Seat

Bryson DeChambeau, the Clovis golfer known for his unusual approach to the game, is human after all. DeChambeau finished in a tie for 19th place Monday in the rain-delayed BMW Championship in Newtown Square, Pennslyvania, snapping two straight victories in ...

Nike’s Kaepernick Campaign Signals Change in Shoe Politics

A pair of shoes are set aflame with a cigarette lighter, captured on video and shared widely online to protest a political statement made by the manufacturer. The New Balance shoes were burned by their owners two years ago after a spokeswoman indicated the ...

LeBron James Says in Kaepernick Reference: I Stand With Nike

NEW YORK — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. The basketball superstar — and new Los Angeles Laker — made the remarks as he received an award Tues...
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