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- 1741 days ago -
Crisis in Russia: two brutal murders for being gay within weeks as the Russian government bans Pride marches and pushes a new anti-gay law. And this Tuesday, a major Russian gay rights organisation will go on trial to fight closure.
First Ever Palestinian Marathon: Running to Change West Bank's Image
World  (tags: middle-east, West Bank, Bethlehem, Marathon, sports, freedom, RRight to Movement )

- 1794 days ago -
"It's a strange site to see people run in the West Bank," said runner Dina Khuri, 21, from Beit Sahour. "Usually when people run here it has to do with violence, but this time it's for fun."
North Korea Olympic Athletes Face Reward Or Punishment At Home
World  (tags: sports, world, society, world, politics, North orea, Olympic results, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, HumanRights, freedoms )

- 2052 days ago -
ABC reported on Thursday that the state offers a carrot-and-stick approach to the Olympic Games; athletes can look forward to refrigerators, cars, and televisions when they win, and labor camp when they lose.
World  (tags: Olympics, 1936 Olympics, greatest moments, sports, world, politics, GoodNews, interesting, news )

- 2061 days ago -
In 1936, nine American rowers took on the Nazis in front of Hitler and 75,000 screaming Germans. The story of the greatest Olympic race you've never heard of.
The Greatest Moments in NBA All-Star Weekend History (Video)
World  (tags: sports, basketball )

- 2211 days ago -
From the first All-Star Game in 1951 to the more recently adopted Slam Dunk Contest and Three-Point Competition, The Association has offered us various acts of brilliance from best to ever play the game. In anticipation for all the action, we bring you th
10 Sports Media Scandals That Shook the Industry
World  (tags: Sports, Media Scandals, Scandals )

- 2471 days ago -
Studios consisting of sports reporters and analysts, most of whom are guys, often resemble high school locker rooms more than professional work environments.These sports media members victimized themselves -- just one was victimized by someone else........
10 Historic Sports Accomplishments That Are Forever Tainted
World  (tags: Sports, Sports Accomplishments, athletes, games )

- 2500 days ago -
Playing sports at the highest level requires an intense competitive drive in which failure is never an accepted result. Michael Jordan's desire to win, for example, was unparalleled during his time in the NBA, which is why he never lost an NBA Finals.....
10 Babe Ruth Facts Every Baseball Fan Should Know
World  (tags: Babe Ruth, Baseball, Facts, sports )

- 2519 days ago -
On April 27, 1947, Babe Ruth, a few short months after being diagnosed with malignant throat cancer, stood before the New York faithful in the house that he built and received the highest honor a true Yankee can receive -- the retirement of his number.
10 Tips to Give You An Edge in Your Office NCAA Bracket
World  (tags: NCAA, sports, Super Bowl, office brackets, games )

- 2566 days ago -
Despite the fact that it's extremely difficult to predict so many games -- the new 68-team bracket offers 147.57 quintillion possibilities -- there are several proven strategies that'll increase the likelihood you'll finish ahead of that obnoxious ........
10 Most Corrupt College Athletic Programs
World  (tags: Sports, Athletic Programs, college, Corruption, violations, cheating )

- 2568 days ago -
According to Insider Higher Ed, almost half of all big-time college sports programs have been punished for major violations by the NCAA during the last decade. These days, even the Ivies aren't immune to major infractions. The following programs..........
10 College Basketball Underclassmen Who Are Assuredly NBA Bound
World  (tags: Sports, Basket ball, NBA )

- 2577 days ago -
The names listed below have been bandied about in mock drafts for months, and will assuredly be announced by David Stern at the Prudential Center in Newark come June 23rd (barring a lockout)
10 Famous Athletes Who Are Also Incredibly Smart
World  (tags: Famous Athletes, Smartness, sports, intellegence, skill )

- 2595 days ago -
Despite the prevalence of "dumb jock" jokes, the world of professional sports has fielded some truly gifted minds. From upper-level schools to extraordinary business pursuits, these athletes demonstrated an ability to make themselves fully rounded,
Americans Gear Up for Super Bowl XLV Media Day
World  (tags: Super Bowl Day, XLV, Sports, NFL, TV, Media, America )

- 2599 days ago -
The Super Bowl Day is considered as the nation holiday of the US after Thanksgiving Day and the day is called "Super Bowl Sunday". It is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL) that is most popular and the watched American sporting....
Orangutan, Elephant Predict Green Bay Super Bowl Win
World  (tags: Orangutan, Elephant, Prediction, Green Bay Super Bowl, winning, sports )

- 2600 days ago -
Perhaps it has something to do with cheese, but several animals supposedly predict that the Green Bay Packers will win Super Bowl XLV, according to a Fox Sports report.
15 Celebs Who Played Sports in College
World  (tags: celebrities, sports, games, college, career )

- 2603 days ago -
Playing sports in college is quite different than joining a team in high school. You've got to display real talent, and may even have your sights set on a career in the pros. For most of these 15 celebrities, though, their love of sports didn't carry on..

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