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  1. Michael Sam Talks Coming Out, Troubled Childhood And His NFL Future In GQRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    Michael Sam capped off an incredible 2014 when he was named one of GQ's Men of the Yea r alongside Chris Pratt, Steve Carrell, Ansel Elgort and others. Still, the 24-year-old, who became the first openly gay player to be drafted by the NFL but is currently without a team , reveals many personal struggles in the interview the accompanies the GQ cover.

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  2. Katie Taylor receives walkover into World semi-finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Katie Taylor off to a good start as she seeks a fifth consecutive world boxing title in Jeju City, South Korea. KATIE TAYLOR has received a walkover into the semi-finals of the AIBA World Women's Elite Championships in Jeju, South Korea.

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  3. M C Mary Kom receives Rs 5 lakh for boxing academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DNA India

    ... five-time world champion who won the 51kg Asian Games gold medal in Incheon last month. "After seven years women's boxing is becoming tougher with more and more competition at the Olympic Games, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games," said the Manipur ...

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  4. '100 Yen Love' unique mix of seriousness, comedyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Arab Times

    In Japan, ?100 goes about as far as a dollar. That's how much everything costs at the store where Ichiko works in "100 Yen Love," a Japanese indie with the soul of a 1970s American film - a project that might've caught Hal Ashby's eye, for example - and a cast of wise-cracking slackers who'd be right at home in a movie like "Clerks."

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  5. Top 5 Challengers in UFC Women's Bantamweight Division TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | BleacherReport

    However, in a sport bubbling over with talented fighters from all corners of the globe, a champion's tenure is never a sure bet. Instead, scintillating titleholders like Rousey are forced stand their ground and power through the waves of hungry contenders that crash upon MMA 's beachfront.

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  6. Once again, Tori Nelson retains her titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Examiner.com

    Jimmy Lange and Tony Jeter fought a rough and tough rematch recently at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Jeter came out the winner and took home the North American Boxing Association USA Middleweight belt.

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  7. Film Review: '100 Yen Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In Japan, ?100 goes about as far as a dollar. That's how much everything costs at the store where Ichiko works in "100 Yen Love," a Japanese indie with the soul of a 1970s American film -- a project that might've caught Hal Ashby eye, for example -- and a cast of wise-cracking slackers who'd be right at home in a movie like "Clerks."

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  8. When will leftistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Progressive

    Rocker Tom Morello brought the house down--and the crowd of 800 to their feet --with rollicking renditions of Bruce Springsteen and Woody Guthrie songs at a Los Angeles event celebrating the publication of the 10th anniversary edition of Voices of a People's History of the United States . Co-edited by the late Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove, the hefty volume contains quotes by indigenous people, slaves, abolitionists, suffragettes, labor organizers, agitators, anarchists, communists, feminists, and dissidents of many stripes representing the marginalized.

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  9. Martha Salazar eases in to champion's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | SFBay

    ... gripe with the bout was the fact that she and Salazar fought for six three-minute rounds. Professional women's boxing matches are usually sanctioned to last two minutes per round. Gutierrez said she and Salazar don't have any personal disdain ...

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  10. Leslie Smith UFC incident exposes society at its worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Yahoo!

    No matter how progressive or how equal modern society is at face value these days, all it takes is one moment to rip away the wafer-thin charade and expose most it for what it really is. This is Leslie Smith, one of many female mixed martial arts fighters not only doing what she has decided is her passion in life, but also part of a rapidly-rising trend in the world of sport.

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  11. Heather Hardy Is the Definition of a FIGHTERRead MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Sweet Science

    ... Sandy wreaked havoc. "There was a raw and honest feel to her," the film-maker told me. She'd like to give women's boxing a hand up, help start a conversation about these hitters' appeal to viewers and potential to make an impact on the premium ...

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  12. Hollywood Left Turns Out to Celebrate Howard Zinn's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Progressive

    Rocker Tom Morello brought the house down--and the crowd of 800 to their feet --with rollicking renditions of Bruce Springsteen and Woody Guthrie songs at a Los Angeles event celebrating the publication of the 10th anniversary edition of Voices of a People's History of the United States . Co-edited by the late Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove, the hefty volume contains quotes by indigenous people, slaves, abolitionists, suffragettes, labor organizers, agitators, anarchists, communists, feminists, and dissidents of many stripes representing the marginalized.

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  13. Nicola Adams says Frank Warren 'is in the minority' following his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Daily Mail

    ... is in the minority view. 'I've competed for my country and won gold medals, so regardless of whether he likes women's boxing I'm doing the sport and I'm doing it well. 'Not everybody is going to like everything. I don't like sprouts whereas my ...

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  14. Heather Hardy Added To Dec. 3 DiBella Show in NYCRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | The Sweet Science

    With a documentary about her rise in the boxing world about to premiere this Sunday, November 16, in New York City, popular female fighter Heather "The Heat" Hardy, 11-0 , has also been added to the next installment of DiBella Entertainment's Broadway Boxing series. The card will take place on Wednesday, December 3, at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, in Times Square, New York City.

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  15. Women's boxers not afraid to duke it outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Logan Banner

    ... Ali's daughter - Clint Eastwood's 2004 movie Million Dollar Baby starring Hillary Swank and the first-ever women's boxing event held at the 2012 London Olympic Games, women's boxing has seen a rise in popularity. But this year, seven women have ...

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  16. Highly Anticipated UFC Debut Of Unbeaten Prospect Holly Holm Will Have To WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Rant MMA

    UFC fans will have to wait a little longer before getting their first glimpse at what unbeaten women's bantamweight contender Holly Holm brings to the Octagon. She's been forced out of her scheduled debut in December at UFC 181 against Raquel Pennington because of an injury.

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  17. Steve Bunce: It's been a tough, long fight but women's boxing in Britain is finally winning outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Independent

    ... but it was still operating just above a freak show. An attempt in the early Nineties to launch professional women's boxing in Britain by Sue Atkins, a landscape gardener, had ended in brave failure. Atkins had tried to put on legitimate shows, which ...

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  18. Nick Lees: Boxing champ Jelena Mrdjenovich to spar columnist for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Edmonton Journal

    The Bev Facey Falcons defeated the Salisbury Sabres 24-0 in the Division 1 city high school football final at Clarke Stadium on Saturday Nov. 8, 2014. Nick Lees says his proper British upbringing prevents him from punching six-time world female featherweight champion Jelena Mrdjenovich at a Nov. 26 charity boxing match.

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  19. What does it mean to be vulnerable?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The F-Word Blog

    This week, disability campaign group DPAC offered an impassioned blog post , about the use of the word vulnerable to describe disabled people: "We can see how tempting it is to talk up the viciousness of the Tories by playing on images of those bearing the brunt of their rotten policies as helpless victims. But disabled people are not just a stick with which to beat the Tories and the language used to describe disability has a powerful role to play in the continuing fight against disabled people's oppression.

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  20. Deion Sanders Suggests Michael Sam's Sexuality 'Could Be' A ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Switched

    NFL veteran Deion Sanders is making headlines for comments he made about Michael Sam in an interview with Larry King, Deadspin and Outsports are reporting. "I'm not saying I condone it, but I don't condemn it," the Pro Football Hall of Famer said of Sam, who became the first openly gay player to be drafted by the NFL earlier this year.

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