Violence in sports

In this photo taken on Saturday, March 24, 2018, people hold banners during the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march in Birmingham, England. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, John Meighan envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence _ to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. It didn’t quite work out that way, as the Football Lads Alliance found itself drawn into the orbit of Britain’s growing far-right. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 03, 2018 - 3:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. They would be...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, March 24, 2018, people hold banners during the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march in Birmingham, England. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, John Meighan envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence _ to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. It didn’t quite work out that way, as the Football Lads Alliance found itself drawn into the orbit of Britain’s growing far-right. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 03, 2018 - 7:24 am
LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. They would be...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, police officers stop to check Spartak Moscow's supporters before the a Russian Premier League Championship soccer match between Spartak Moscow and Tosno in Moscow, Russia. Ahead of the World Cup, Russian authorities are cracking down on the hooligan culture in football. Groups which wreaked havoc two years ago report surveillance and threats from law enforcement. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 29, 2018 - 8:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — At their peak, Russian hooligans felt like gods. "We're on Mount Olympus right now and it had to be done," is how one veteran hooligan from Moscow recounts his part in brawls with English fans at the 2016 European Championship. "We went for the English, who were kings, to knock them...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster (56) stands on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 23, 2018 - 11:18 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge ruled Wednesday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever hit his ex-girlfriend. Judge Nona Klippen said prosecutors didn't...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster (56) stands on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 23, 2018 - 8:05 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge ruled Wednesday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever hit his ex-girlfriend. Judge Nona Klippen said prosecutors didn't...
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May 23, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing. Judge Nona Klippen said Wednesday that prosecutors didn't...
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This Saturday, May 12, 2018 booking photo provided by St. Johns County, Florida, Sheriff's Office shows Krista Glover, the wife of former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover. She was arrested on charges related to domestic violence during the weekend of The Players Championship. (St. Johns County, Florida, Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 2:38 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The wife of former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover is facing a domestic violence charge stemming from an altercation with Glover and his mother after he missed the 54-hole cut at The Players Championship. Krista Glover was arrested Saturday night and taken to the St...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — All the teams in an elite AAU circuit will wear orange patches this season, joining a New York-area program that started wearing them in a campaign against gun violence. The New Renaissance Basketball Association — or Rens, as the program is known — developed the orange patch...
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Security Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, second from left, walks with other members of a U.N. Security Council team upon arrival at Naypyitaw International Airport in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, April 30, 2018. The U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
April 30, 2018 - 9:18 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority met Monday with the country's leader and military chief after visiting Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps...
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Security Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, second from left, walks with other members of a U.N. Security Council team upon arrival at Naypyitaw International Airport in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, April 30, 2018. The U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
April 30, 2018 - 6:22 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived in the country's capital on Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. The U.N...
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