IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is refusing to reinstate fired women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum or to re-investigate what her supporters call a pattern of unfair treatment of female coaches.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL’s domestic violence scandal, it’s that we’re actually talking about domestic violence.
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A school principal said Tuesday that members of his high school’s football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his team had just played an away game and lost.
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The cross-dressing South African satirist says he doesn’t tell jokes and can’t remember punchlines.
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have formally accused four Gremio fans of racially insulting a player in a Brazilian Cup match.
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