Posts Tagged Social affairs

NC State extends contract for AD Debbie Yow to 2019

RAELIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State’s board of trustees has approved a two-year contract extension for athletic director Debbie Yow that includes a significant pay bump.

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Maryland wrestler accused of attacking woman gets suspended

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A University of Maryland wrestler has been suspended after police say he attacked a woman at her Pennsylvania apartment and tried to carry her away.

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IOC to launch online courses for Olympic athletes, coaches

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is launching an online educational service for Olympians and other elite athletes and coaches.

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Study: Balotelli targeted by 4,000 racially abusive messages

A supporter wears a Mario Balotelli mask during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Monday, April 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Research by an anti-discrimination group shows that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been targeted by more than 4,000 racially abusive posts on social media this season.

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Puppies Attack: Hugo Awards reflect sci-fi/fantasy divide

In this March 18, 2014 file photo, author and co-executive producer George R. R. Martin attends HBO's "Game of Thrones" fourth season premiere in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the invasion of the Sad Puppies.

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