Posts Tagged Social affairs

Pope praises Bayern Munich after Roma rout

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano,  Pope Francis receives an autographed soccer ball by Bayern Munich's CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, left, and Bayern Munich's President Karl Hopfner, center, during a private audience with team and officials at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has welcomed the victorious Bayern Munich team to the Vatican after its 7-1 Champions League rout of Roma, telling the players they “played a wonderful game” and receiving a signed jersey in return.

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Gulfport High suspends 5 football players

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Gulfport Athletic Director Bryan Caldwell has suspended five Gulfport High School football players for Friday’s homecoming game with D’Iberville.

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Investigator to bare more of UNC academic fraud

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — An independent investigator with access to more witnesses and records will reveal what he found after digging into academic fraud at North Carolina’s flagship public university.

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Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended

PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters.

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Parents brawl at Seattle-area youth football game

SEATTLE (AP) — Two Seattle-area youth football teams for players 9 and 10 years old have been banned from the playoffs — not for anything they’ve done wrong, but because of their parents.

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