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Inglewood stadium backers submit petitions

INGLEWOOD — Local residents and community leaders Jan. 26 submitted more than 20,000 signatures supporting the City of Champions Revitalization Initiative, a measure calling for an expanded plan to develop 298 acres in the heart of Inglewood. The plan will add a sports and entertainment zone featuring a world-class stadium and performance venue to a Read More…

Ray Rice
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Ray Rice terminated by team, suspended by NFL after new violent video

Running back Ray Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Monday, the same day a shocking video surfaced showing the NFL star knocking out his future wife with a punch in February. The news release from the Ravens was terse. “The Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of RB Read More…

Troublesome remarks
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Hawks GM made racially insensitive remark about player

Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry made racially insensitive remarks about free agent forward Luol Deng in June, ESPN has reported. Talking with members of the team’s ownership group while discussing Deng as a potential free agent, Ferry said Deng “has a little African in him.” Read Deng’s reaction and more here: http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/11496412/miami-heat-forward-luol-deng-saddened-comments-atlanta-hawks-call