• ESPN drops commentator over Venus Williams 'gorilla' remark
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    AFP

    ESPN drops commentator over Venus Williams 'gorilla' remark

    US broadcaster ESPN has dropped commentator Doug Adler after he compared Venus Williams to a "gorilla" at the Australian Open -- although he insisted the word he used was "guerrilla". ESPN said Adler should have been more careful during his coverage of the seven-time Grand Slam-winner's win over Stefanie Voegele. "During an Australian Open stream on ESPN3, Doug Adler should have been more careful in his word selection," an ESPN statement said.

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    20 Big-Name NFL Players Set to Be Free Agents in 2017

    Super Bowl 51 is just under a month away, but the vast majority of the 32 franchises in the National Football League have already begun working toward building their rosters for the 2017 season. Last offseason, we witnessed the New York Giants completely rebuild their defense by committing just under $200 million to defensive end Olivier Vernon, defensive tackle Damon Harrison, and cornerback Janoris Jenkins. Despite their early playoff exit, being aggressive during free agency majorly paid off for the G-Men.

  • Warriors get 6th straight win, 125-108 over Rockets
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    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Warriors get 6th straight win, 125-108 over Rockets

    The Golden State Warriors wanted to make sure the Houston Rockets wouldn't beat them from the 3-point line. Kevin Durant scored 32 points and the Warriors used a big third quarter to build a huge lead and coast to the victory. In a matchup of two of the best teams in the Western Conference and