LONDON (AP) — The Italian football federation’s new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment and could be banned for three months.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.
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WARROAD, Minn. (AP) — An organization that works to stop racism in sports is backing off its threat to sue a Minnesota school district over use of the Warriors name and logo.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has punished three eastern European clubs for racist behavior by fans at Champions League and Europa League matches by ordering some parts of stadiums closed to spectators.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise’s attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
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