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Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, stops a shot by St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie, center, as defenseman Slava Voynov, of Russia, looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL has indefinitely suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov because of domestic violence charges.

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Troopers called as football game turns ugly

WHITEHALL, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football game has been brought to an early end after a melee erupted on the sideline and state police were called to restore order.

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Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

In this April 16, 2013 file photo, Russia's team captain Shamil Tarpischev speaks during a news conference prior to the Fed Cup match between Russia and Slovakia in Moscow, Russia. Russian Tennis Federation President Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Venus and Serena Williams' gender in comments on Russian television. The WTA Tour said Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that the $25,000 fine is the maximum allowed under tour rules and that it is seeking Tarpischev's removal as chairman of the Kremlin Cup tournament for one year. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as “brothers” were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

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Ga lawmakers consider athlete legislation

ATLANTA (AP) — In the wake of the suspension of Georgia running back Todd Gurley, state legislators are considering ways to punish people who jeopardize college athletes’ eligibility.

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High school coach suspended amid investigation

POWELL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school football coach has been suspended amid an investigation into whether he unnecessarily put students at risk of injury.

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