• ESPN drop commentator over Venus Williams 'gorilla' remark
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    ESPN drop 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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    The 12 Worst NFL Trades of All Time

    There’s always a bit of risk involved any time an NFL organization chooses to make a trade. Although there are occasions when trades work out for everyone, oftentimes, like the game itself, there are winners, and there are losers. With that in mind, here are the 12 worst NFL trades of all time. 12. In 2007, for some inexplicable reason that still makes no sense to this day, the Oakland Raiders decided to trade wide receiver Randy Moss, who was in the prime of his career, to the New England Patriots in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.

  • College basketball Power Rankings, Jan. 19: North Carolina into the top 5
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    College basketball Power Rankings, Jan. 19: North Carolina into the top 5

    Saturday’s top 10 clash between North Carolina and Florida State told us a lot about both teams, and almost all of it was positive. As Creighton coach Greg McDermott said at a Wednesday press conference that was both reflective and upbeat, nobody died. The fact that McDermott had to give that reminder