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Everything You Need to Know About the Asian Para Games

After succeeding in hosting the 2018th Asian Games, Indonesia is once again honored to be the hosting country of the Asian Para Games, with the city of Jakarta being the hosting city of this year’s Para Games. What is the Para Games? Para Games is a sports competition for the disabled, much like the Paralympics which is a much older competition than the Asian Para Games. While the Paralympics is an international sports competition, Para

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The NFL Is Signing Criminals, But Kaepernick Is Still a Free Agent

We’re coming up on the third week in the NFL regular season and there are more examples of corruption facing the league than ever. During Monday Night Football on Sep. 17, the Chicago Bears faced the Seattle Seahawk. Although the Bears came out on top with a 24-17 victory, that wasn’t what caught the attention of most fans. The spotlight was on linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who was starting on the Seahawks defense. The same man

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Naomi Osaka’s Historic Grand Slam Win And The Mistreatment Of Serena Williams

The 2018 U.S. Open for the Grand Slam Tennis Championship was wracked with intensity, excitement, and controversy as underdog Naomi Osaka defeated her childhood idol Serena Williams in the finals. This weekend 20-year-old Osaka made national headlines as the first ever Japanese tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title. While her 6-2 6-4 unprecedented victory was certainly something to celebrate, the way Williams lost left everyone feeling uneasy and bitter. Osaka is a

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Here Are The Athletes Who Are Doing More For Our Communities Than The Government

LeBron James is making headlines this week on account of his establishment of a brand new public school, I Promise. Built in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, James’ school is covering its students tuition, meals, supplies, uniforms, and transportation. Additionally, the I Promise School will offer the parents of these students help with GED and job opportunities, truly illustrating the extent to which the school wants to see its families prosper. James’ generosity and dedication

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Footballs Made in Pakistan To Be Used in FIFA World Cup 2018

Sialkot is Pakistan’s 12th most heavily populated city. It is situated in the east of the province of Punjab. The success story of Sialkot diligences is grounded on the incomparable talent and craftsmanship of home-grown wage earner. It is amongst the most technologically-advanced regions of the country and is also regarded as to be a much rather prosperous zone in comparison with other cities of South Asia. All over the world, the city of Sialkot

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Former USA Gymnastics Team Doctor Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty

Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for the USA Gymnastics National Team and Michigan State University, has pleaded guilty to state charges involving seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. His sentencing is set for January 12, to last at least 25 years. Nassar also awaits other sentences for child pornography and sexual abuse of over 100 athletes, a majority of them children, over a span of more than 20 years. Victims include Olympians Jamie Dantzscher,

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Does FIFA Disregard Women’s Football?

The Best FIFA Women’s Player Award was shrouded in contempt, Lieke Martens won the award, but one of the finalists was a little-known player who does not play in a professional league. The issue regarding her nomination is its implications on how FIFA views women’s football, as if it were the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, a non-professional player would undoubtedly have not been made a finalist. Discrepancies surrounding women’s football have long existed, from

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Jerry Jones Is Threatening NFL Players

As of Oct. 9, 2017, Jerry Jone, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has threatened to bench any NFL player from the Dallas Cowboys who decides to kneel during the national anthem. Jones found the trend of NFL players kneeling during the anthem as disrespectful and a violation of an NFL policy which has been around for years. The policy states, “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must

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Things to Know About Field Hockey, America’s Forgotten Sport

When you hear the words “field hockey,” what do you think? Do you think of the scene from Gossip Girl where Serena and Blair are fighting while playing field hockey in heels? Do you think of the rivalry between Spencer Hastings and Alison DiLaurentis in the Pretty Little Liars book? Or the sport you might’ve flipped over in some Summer Olympics? In the United States, unless you know someone who plays field hockey, it seems as if it’s

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