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Joe Dodoo: Blackpool sign Rangers striker on loan

League One club Blackpool have signed striker Joe Dodoo on a season-long loan deal from Rangers. The 22-year-old, who has made 27 appearances for the Scottish Premiership side, spent the first half of last season on loan with Charlton. Dodoo, who has r…

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Trump drops Philadelphia Eagles invite

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a White House visit by the Philadelphia Eagles football team over a protest by some players over the national anthem. The Super Bowl champions were due to send a "smaller delegation" after some players …

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Trump drops Philadelphia Eagles White House invite over anthem protest

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a White House visit by the Philadelphia Eagles football team over a protest by some players over the national anthem. The Super Bowl champions were due to send a "smaller delegation" after some players …

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‘Weight-shamed’ NFL cheerleaders sue team

Five cheerleaders for the Houston Texans are suing the NFL team for gender discrimination and for creating unfair and unsafe working conditions. This is the second such lawsuit against the Texans in as many months and just the latest legal action again…

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Steven Gerrard needs major investment at Rangers to catch Celtic

Former Rangers assistant manager Archie Knox says Steven Gerrard needs major investment at Ibrox.

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Cannabis and sport: NFL’s Mike James asks for permission to use cannabis

Take cannabis or retire? That’s the dilemma for the NFL running back who says he needs the drug to continue playing American football. Mike James, a 27-year-old free agent, believes he has become the first player to ask the league for permission to use cannabis, submitting a therapeutic use exemption

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Reality Check: How diverse is the NFL?

America’s National Football League (NFL) says it plans to fine teams if their players kneel during the national anthem. The form of protest, known as “taking a knee”, has seen sports stars refuse to stand for the anthem, to highlight what they see as police brutality against African Americans

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Anthem protest: How diverse is the NFL?

America’s National Football League (NFL) says it plans to fine teams if their players kneel during the national anthem. The form of protest, known as “taking a knee”, has seen sports stars refuse to stand for the anthem, to highlight what they see as police brutality against African Americans

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Could James Comey have been a basketball superstar?

Former FBI director James Comey is among the tallest men in the United States at 6ft 8in (2m) tall. Only one in 30,000 men in the United States can stand eye-to-eye or higher But could Mr Comey – or any other very tall man come to that – have counted o…

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Could Comey have been a basketball superstar?

Former FBI director James Comey is among the tallest men in the United States at 6ft 8in (2m) tall. Only one in 30,000 men in the United States can stand eye-to-eye or higher But could Mr Comey – or any other very tall man come to that – have counted o…

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Could Comey have been a basketball superstar?

Former FBI director James Comey is among the tallest men in the United States at 6ft 8in (2m) tall. Only one in 30,000 men in the United States can stand eye-to-eye or higher But could Mr Comey – or any other very tall man come to that – have counted o…

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Could Comey have been a basketball superstar?

Former FBI director James Comey is among the tallest men in the United States at 6ft 8in (2m) tall. Only one in 30,000 men in the United States can stand eye-to-eye or higher But could Mr Comey – or any other very tall man come to that – have counted o…

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Washington Redskins: NFL team ‘concerned’ by cheerleader allegations

The Washington Redskins are "very concerned" by allegations some of their cheerleaders were required to pose topless in front of male sponsors and be "personal escorts" at a nightclub. The New York Times reports the incidents occurr…

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Washington Redskins: NFL team ‘concerned’ by cheerleader allegations

The Washington Redskins are "very concerned" by allegations some of their cheerleaders were required to pose topless in front of male sponsors and be "personal escorts" at a nightclub. The New York Times reports the incidents occurr…

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Kenny Miller’s milestone moments at Rangers

Kenny Miller joined Rangers for a third spell in 2014 but an Ibrox career that includes five major trophies looks like ending on a sour note, with the former Scotland striker currently suspended by the club. Available to UK users only.

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Rangers: Graeme Murty’s future not hinging on Scottish Cup v Celtic

Graeme Murty’s future as Rangers manager does not hinge on beating Celtic for a place in the Scottish Cup final, says Ally McCoist. Murty’s side will be aiming to dash Celtic’s hopes of potential back-to-back trebles at Hampden on Sunday. “I don’t think the chairman Dave King will

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