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Army allows West Point graduate to sign with Philadelphia Eagles

Army allows West Point graduate to sign with Philadelphia Eagles

skynesher/iStock(NEW YORK) —  A former West Point offensive tackle has been granted an exception by the Army in order to sign a three-year deal to play football for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN. Brett Toth, an Army second lieutenant, graduated from West Point as a nuclear engineer in May 2018 and has fulfilled his…

Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/19

Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/19

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 7, Detroit 2  Cleveland 19, NY Yankees 5Minnesota 13, Texas 6    LA Angels 8, Chi White Sox 7Oakland 7, Houston 6NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 13, LA Dodgers 7Cincinnati 2, St. Louis 1Philadelphia 7, Chi Cubs 5NY Mets 10, Atlanta 8San Francisco…

Report: Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins hurts knee during workout

Report: Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins hurts knee during workout

Matt_Brown/iStock(NEW YORK) — DeMarcus Cousins may have suffered a knee injury just a month after signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN reports.Sources tell ESPN the 29-year-old center bumped knees with another player while working out in Las Vegas Monday. Cousins left the court after the incident and is expected to undergo further testing in…

US women’s soccer team ends mediation in equal salary fight, looks forward to trial

US women’s soccer team ends mediation in equal salary fight, looks forward to trial

Pavel1964/iStock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. women’s soccer team rarely loses on the pitch, and it is not about to settle for what they consider an “L” in the courtroom either.The reigning World Cup champions walked out of mediation talks being held Wednesday over an equal pay lawsuit filed against the U.S. Soccer Federation earlier this…

Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press speak out after ending US Soccer salary mediation

Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press speak out after ending US Soccer salary mediation

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two stars of the U.S. women’s soccer team say the ball is in the court of the U.S. Soccer Federation after the reigning World Cup champions walked out of mediation talks being held Wednesday in their fight for equal pay.”They’re the only employer that we could have playing for the national…