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ESPN
Tiger Woods, Serena Williams and racial identityYou can't miss the term "black excellence" pulsating through Claudia Rankine's
Tiger Woods, Serena Williams and racial identity
ESPN / Posted 9 hours ago
You can't miss the term "black excellence" pulsating through Claudia Rankine's provocative story on Serena Williams in last week's New York Times magazine. Though Serena never goes there herself, the acclaimed poet and professor takes the journey for... Read more
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metro
Aylan Kurdi plus 12 other images that changed the worldHeartbreaking WARNING: This post contains graphic images which some readers m
Aylan Kurdi plus 12 other images that changed the world
metro / Posted 16 hours ago
Heartbreaking WARNING: This post contains graphic images which some readers may find distressing.(Picture: AP/Getty) Thousands of people have been moved by the heart-breaking image of Aylan... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Bolt’s surreal auraGoing where gold has been found in the past has been Usain Bolt’s best bet. Bo
Bolt’s surreal aura
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Going where gold has been found in the past has been Usain Bolt’s best bet. Bolt’s breathtaking Beijing breakout performance in 2008 still reverberates. The Trelawny speedster has swept up nuggets in a modern-day gold rush that takes sprinting... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Will America finally embrace Serena Williams?She arrived just after noon on Thursday to a standing-room-only throng of press
Will America finally embrace Serena Williams?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
She arrived just after noon on Thursday to a standing-room-only throng of press that had gathered in the main interview room below Arthur Ashe Stadium, clad in a navy T-shirt and gray sweats after a morning on the practice courts. Camera shutters... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Cops: Domestic dispute call leads police to Indiana fugitiveAfter giving a false name and attempting to elude police, Tommie Smith was arre
Cops: Domestic dispute call leads police to Indiana fugitive
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 23 days ago
After giving a false name and attempting to elude police, Tommie Smith was arrested and prepared for extradition to Indiana, where he is allegedly wanted on charges of rape, armed robbery and criminal confinement. (Special Photo) While responding to... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Pizarro: Marriage proposal steals the show at San Jose Jazz Summer FestThere was a veritable cornucopia of good music at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Pizarro: Marriage proposal steals the show at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Oakland Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
There was a veritable cornucopia of good music at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest over the weekend. But the most popular act on the main stage might have happened Friday night just before Tower of Power played. That's when personal trainer Rick... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Pizarro: Marriage proposal steals the show at San Jose Jazz Summer FestThere was a veritable cornucopia of good music at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Pizarro: Marriage proposal steals the show at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
The Fremont Argus / Posted 24 days ago
There was a veritable cornucopia of good music at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest over the weekend. But the most popular act on the main stage might have happened Friday night just before Tower of Power played. That's when personal trainer Rick... Read more
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The Daily Review
Pizarro: Marriage proposal steals the show at San Jose Jazz Summer FestThere was a veritable cornucopia of good music at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Pizarro: Marriage proposal steals the show at San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
The Daily Review / Posted 24 days ago
There was a veritable cornucopia of good music at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest over the weekend. But the most popular act on the main stage might have happened Friday night just before Tower of Power played. That's when personal trainer Rick... Read more
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ESPN
Ferguson One Year LaterFive African-American football players entered the combat zone through a haze o
Ferguson One Year Later
ESPN / Posted 25 days ago
Five African-American football players entered the combat zone through a haze of smoke and flashing lights, hands raised in a symbol of solidarity that bound them to freedom fighters past and present. In that indelible moment, our athletes proved the... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer FestSAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun cha
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
The Fremont Argus / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun chairs, blankets and umbrellas, finding shady spots in the Plaza de Cesar Chavez as the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest's first full day of music got underway. "Good afternoon,... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer FestSAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun cha
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun chairs, blankets and umbrellas, finding shady spots in the Plaza de Cesar Chavez as the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest's first full day of music got underway. "Good afternoon,... Read more
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The Daily Review
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer FestSAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun cha
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
The Daily Review / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun chairs, blankets and umbrellas, finding shady spots in the Plaza de Cesar Chavez as the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest's first full day of music got underway. "Good afternoon,... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer FestSAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun cha
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun chairs, blankets and umbrellas, finding shady spots in the Plaza de Cesar Chavez as the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest's first full day of music got underway. "Good afternoon,... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer FestSAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun cha
It's here: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest
Oakland Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- There they were again, rolling in with their coolers, their sun chairs, blankets and umbrellas, finding shady spots in the Plaza de Cesar Chavez as the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest's first full day of music got underway. "Good afternoon,... Read more
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The North West Star
Character will always triumph in the race gameMany athletes have been forced to overcome big hurdles, writes Daniel Lane Whe
Character will always triumph in the race game
The North West Star / Posted 1 months ago
Many athletes have been forced to overcome big hurdles, writes Daniel Lane When Bert Trautmann - a former German soldier - arrived at Manchester City four years after World War II ended, he knew not everyone at the club would welcome... Read more

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