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Wawrinka and Kerber Claim First Career U.S. Open Singles Titles

Angelique Kerber claimed the No. 1 ranking after her first U.S. Open singles title. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Naparazzi

By Samip Delhiwala Published: September 14th, 2016 In a sport that has been dominated by familiar names in recent years, two new players surged through challenging competition in front of thousands of tennis fans right here in the Big Apple. Germany’s Angelique Kerber solidified her No. 1 ranking by defeating …

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Derrick Rose Faces Untimely Rape Accusations Before Start of NBA Season

Derrick Rose at his first press conference after being traded from the Chicago Bulls to the New York Knicks in June. PHOTO/ trbimg.com

By Sandy Mui Published: September 14th, 2016 Derrick Rose always seems to be facing one problem after another. The 27-year-old point guard has had a long history of injury problems. Now, he has run into problems off the court; allegations have recently surfaced that he gang raped an ex-girlfriend. In …

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2016’s Basketball Hall of Fame Player Inductees

Shaq, shown here driving in on Tim Duncan in a 2002 playoff game, enjoyed most of his career's success with the Los Angeles Lakers. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - dmitrius99

By Samip Delhiwala Published: September 14th, 2016 On Friday, September 9th, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame held its annual induction ceremony. In the mix of a referee, coaches, contributors, and players, three significant names stood out: Yao Ming: You might look at this 7-foot-6-inch Chinese center’s eight years …

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Dee Gordon’s PED Suspension Taints His Success

By Harvey Figueroa Published: May 11th, 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) announced, last week, that All-Star second basemen Dee Gordon had been suspended 80 games after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). The disbursement of such disappointment took the baseball world by storm and left many people shocked. Up to …

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