Posts Tagged Violence

Violence in Ukraine leaves Guingamp president in shock

PARIS (AP) — The president of Guingamp says Dynamo Kiev supporters wanted “to kill” the fans of the French club who traveled to Ukraine for a Europa League match.

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Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

In this Dec. 1, 2013, fikle photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question.

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A’s begin baseball’s mandatory domestic violence training

Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler (16) makes a play during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that has been at the forefront of professional sports following the NFL’s recent troubles.

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Greek government warns soccer clubs over violence

In this photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015,  Panathinaikos fans clash with riot police before a Greek Super League soccer match against Olympiakos at the Apostolos Nikolaides stadium in Athens. Greece's top soccer league on Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 has been suspended indefinitely because of continued match violence. The action followed weekend violence at a league match between rivals Olympiakos and Panathinaikos, and a brawl between club officials Tuesday at a board meeting of league organizers. (AP Photo/InTime Sports)  GREECE OUT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s top soccer league has been suspended for a third time this season because of continued violence at matches.

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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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