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Stephen Curry Ready to See LeBron James Even More Often

WALNUT CREEK — Stephen Curry can only imagine the intensity level of the Lakers-Warriors rivalry now that LeBron James has landed in L.A. After four straight NBA Finals against James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, two-time defending champion Golden State will...
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Meyer on Hot Seat Over Handling of Assistant Abuse Claims

Urban Meyer's Ohio State program has been one of the best in college football and for the most part has avoided major off-field issues and player behavior problems that tarnished his championship teams at Florida. Now Meyer appears to be in jeopardy of losi...
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Ballplayer Tweets From Past Trigger Team Fears of Social Media

As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL...
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Mariners Acknowledge Harassment Allegations Against Exec

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners say they have "made amends" with former female employees who made allegations of harassment against current team president and CEO Kevin Mather. The club issued statements from majority owner John Stanton and Mather on Wednesd...
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