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Las Vegas Raiders Franchise Riddled With Dysfunction and Executive Departures

The Las Vegas Raiders have been rocked by a mass exodus of front office leaders amid dire management blunders like overpaying taxes and underpaying certain employees for years. The latest upheaval came last week with the ouster of the team’s interim team president. That executive, Dan Ventrelle, responded by accusing the owner, Mark Davis, whose …

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Bianca Andreescu’s Extended Break from Tennis Has Served Her Well

ROME – Bianca Andreescu’s first Italian Open had just come to an understandable halt in the quarterfinals against Iga Swiatek, a steamroller disguised as a tennis star. But even after failing to prevent the top-ranked Swiatek from extending her winning streak to 26 matches, Andreescu still took a seat in the Roman sunshine with a …

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The Pain May Never Fade for Delaware State’s Players. I’ve Been There, Too.

At first, Pamella Jenkins, the head women’s lacrosse coach at Delaware State University, wasn’t worried when Georgia sheriff’s deputies pulled over her team’s bus. Her team, around 70 percent Black and representing a historically Black college with roots that stretch to the 1890s, had been enjoying the trip home after playing in a tournament in …

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Rafael Nadal Falls Apart on Clay, Just in Time for the French Open

ROME – Quick and dominant in the first set against Denis Shapovalov, Rafael Nadal was quite the opposite down the stretch at the Italian Open on Thursday night. Late to the ball. Limping between points. Grimacing and wincing even on changeovers. His distress was so visible as the double faults and unforced errors piled up …

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NFL Releasing 2022 Regular-Season Schedule Thursday in Prime Time

A Christmas Day matchup between the Los Angeles Rams, the reigning Super Bowl champions, and the new-look Denver Broncos is a highlight of the early portion of the NFL’s schedule release, which includes contests that the league hopes will build off the 2021 season’s success and an off-season defined by explosive trades and free-agent signings. …

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