ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The rocks came raining down after the final whistle of the Algerian soccer match, an increasingly common ritual in stadiums across the country. This time, the violence ended in tragedy: Hit in the head, Albert Ebosse, the league’s top goal scorer last season, crumbled to the ground and died in a hospital.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Offers of help have been pouring in since a Chicago newspaper published a story revealing that the family of one of the players on the Little League championship team has struggled with homelessness.
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Gremio has promised to help identify and punish the fans who taunted a player in the latest case of racism to taint the national game.
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SYDNEY (AP) — A new policy to tackle discrimination in rugby will be unveiled on the opening day of Bingham Cup gay rugby tournament.
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