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Soccer fans, players skeptical of FIFA chief’s claim of innocence


By Abby Reese
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Sports | In the wake of FIFA executives’ arrests on Wednesday, European soccer teams are calling for soccer’s governing body to clean house, starting at the top.

Midday Roundup: Hastert indicted for cover-up of still-secret scandal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Paid off. A federal grand jury has indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for paying someone $3.5 million in hush money over “prior misconduct.” The…

Summertime bruise

Summertime bruise

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Warm weather brings a sharp rise in sports-related injuries

Christians love their athletes loud and proud

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Stephen Curry is the biggest star in the NBA playoffs not named LeBron James. He won the league’s MVP award for the first time, broke his own record for…

Roger Goodell’s power play

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | It sure looks like New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cheated. The evidence indicates it. The witnesses attest to it. During last season’s AFC…

Sarah’s gift

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The best may be yet to come for homeschooler and all-American runner  

Midday Roundup: Officials probe cause of deadly Amtrak derailment

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly derailment. Six people died late Tuesday when an Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City derailed in Philadelphia. Another six…

Texas debates mandatory heart testing for high school athletes

By Laura Edghill
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Health | Texas lawmakers are pushing their state to become the first in the nation to require public high school athletes to undergo annual electrocardiogram (ECG)

‘The Fight of the Century’ and our deluded society

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | You may have missed it, but “The Fight of the Century” happened last Saturday night when Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather squared off in a…

Report implicates quarterback in latest Patriots scandal

By Bob Brown
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Sports | Tom Brady might belong on the list with Edward Snowden and the Exxon Valdez oil tanker as a notorious leaker. According to a report released yesterday by an…

When hazing goes wrong

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Saint Olaf College is a small but highly rated liberal arts college in Northfield, Minn. Athletically it is in the NCAA’s Division III but is more known for…

Outside the playbook

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Louisiana looks to take on big sports in a battle to protect consciences

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