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St. Louis Rams cut celebrated homosexual player

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision. "I will tell you this: I was pulling for Mike," Fisher said at n ...

Group wants Redskins name kept out of stadium

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its "Redskins" name on University of Minnesota turf. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media held a news conference outside TCF ...

Online donations for Ferguson police officer exceed those for Brown family

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Donors have given nearly $700,000 to online fundraising sites set up to collect money for the family of a black 18-year-old and the white police officer who fatally shot him in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. The Michael Brown Memo ...

Vermont bistro faces backlash for political correctness

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. Sneakers Bistro and Cafe in Winooski last week took down a sign saying "Yield for Sneakers Bacon" ...

Pastors avoid Biblical positions on today's issues to keep tithes up

Few pastors preach about today's most challenging political and social issues because they worry about losing members of their flocks and the money they donate, according to a researcher who focuses on issues of Christianity. "Controversy keeps peopl ...

Obama refused ice bucket challenge for charity

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) [caption id="attachment_27230" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption] — President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for am ...

Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise. "My very first thought is it will be W ...

Memorial for dead nun too depressing for Southampton rich

A memorial for a nun killed in an unsolved hit-and-run was removed from the Southampton town where the incident occurred, after residents of the affluent area complained it was depressing. Southampton highway boss Alex Gregor first posted the street ...

Gay Games 9 to begin Saturday in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that's because they are. The eight previous hosts for this quadrennial affair have been gay-friendly cities with identifiable "gayborhoods" — places wh ...

Union of Medical Marijuana Patients sues city

A group of California medical marijuana patients have filed a lawsuit involving air pollution, and it has nothing to do with the smoke that they produce. The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients has filed a suit about the way that the city of San Dieg ...


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