Posts Tagged Social affairs

Ex-coach in New Jersey hazing case retains teaching job

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The former coach of the New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations will remain a teacher.

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Police bracing for high-risk Feyenoord-Roma match

In this Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, an injured Feyenoord fan lies on the ground after being arrested with others during clashes with Italian policemen at the Spanish steps prior to the start of the Europa League soccer match between Roma and Feyenoord in Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Rotterdam are tightening security and drafting in reinforcements ahead of a highly charged Europa League match between Feyenoord and Roma, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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California bill would ban chewing tobacco at baseball parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates are hoping to strike out chewing tobacco at California baseball games.

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UNC, ex-learning specialist reach settlement agreement

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The former North Carolina learning specialist who questioned the literacy level of Tar Heels athletes has reached a settlement to end her lawsuit against the school.

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Redskins: Canceling trademark violates free-speech rights

In this photo taken Aug. 7, 2014, the Washington Redskins logo is seen on the field before an NFL football preseason game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md. Lawyers for the Washington Redskins are telling a judge that the team's free-speech rights are being infringed by a federal panel's decision to cancel the team's trademarks for being disparaging to Native Americans. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins’ trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.

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