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Black New England Patriots Say They Don't Feel Welcome In Trumps White House After Superbowl Win

Usually when the President of the United States invites you to the White House you go with no questions asked.  But Donald Trump isn't your average President and with so much turmoil in his first few weeks its not surprising his invites are getting turned down.  

Fresh off their Superbowl win President Trump invited the team he was rooting for The New England Patriots to the White House for a visit, but not every one responded warmly to the welcome.  From Mic: 

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Golden State Warriors win NBA Championship

The Golden State Warriors claimed their first title in 40 years beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night.

The Warriors rounded out the NBA Finals by claiming the last three games of the series, including Games 4 and 6 on the road in Cleveland, to win four games to two.

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French Open 2015: Serena Williams wins 20th Major

Despite being sapped by a nasty flu for much of the last week, the American beat Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-7 (2) 6-2 to win the French Open on Saturday and claim a landmark 20th major.

"It seems a little bit like a dream," Williams told reporters. "Like, is this really my life? Is this really happening right now? So yeah, it's really kind of weird."

But as the score suggested, this was no walk in the Bois de Boulogne -- a park close to Roland Garros -- for Williams against the Czech. The way the tournament unfolded for the 33-year-old, perhaps it should have been expected.

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American Pharoah wins the Triple Crown

American Pharoah accomplished one of the rare feats in sport Saturday, becoming the first horse in 37 years and just the 12th horse ever to win the Triple Crown.

The heavily favored colt completed the quest by running away from seven rivals in the Belmont Stakes, three weeks after a rain-soaked dash in the Preakness and five weeks after a gritty, stretch-duel victory in the Kentucky Derby.

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Sepp Blatter to Resign as FIFA President

Sepp Blatter says he will resign as president of football's governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal.

In announcing his exit, the 79-year-old Swiss has called an extraordinary Fifa congress "as soon as possible" to elect a new president.

Blatter was re-elected last week, despite seven top Fifa officials being arrested two days before the vote as part of a US prosecution.

But he said: "My mandate does not appear to be supported by everybody."

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Judge Throws Out Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray Rice

A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year.

Judge Michael Donio signed the order after the Atlantic County prosecutor told him the former Baltimore Ravens running back had completed the terms of his pretrial intervention.

Under terms of the program, Rice paid $125 in fines and received anger management counseling.

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Wife of NFL Player Says She Was Harrassed, Terminated Because of Interracial Relationship

The wife of a San Francisco 49ers player has filed a federal suit claiming racial and sexual harassment at her former New York workplace, a financial firm she likened to a “Wolf of Wall Street”-style office.

According to published reports, Philippa Okoye, wife of reserve player Lawrence Okoye, claims she was taunted about her interracial relationship and sexually harassed at the financial consultancy firm deVere Group in Manhattan. The suit claims that when she complained, she was demoted and eventually fired.

Former NFL Linebacker Adrian Robinson Dies At Age 25

Former Temple standout Adrian Robinson Jr. died Saturday night at age 25, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The cause of his death has not been released to the public.

When reached by the Inquirer, a Temple spokesman said the football program was grieving Robinson’s loss and was “not prepared to make a comment.”

Symmetry, the agency that represented Robinson, released the following statement on its Facebook page:

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Mitt Romney To Box Evander Holyfield In Charity Match

Yes you read that right.

In this corner, weighing in at 236 pounds: Evander Holyfield, the former heavyweight champion of the world.

And in this corner, weighing in at 179 pounds — Mitt Romney? The former Republican presidential nominee?

Relax. It's for a good cause: They're stepping into the ring Friday night in Salt Lake City to raise money for Charity Vision, which fights blindness in some of the poorest countries in the world.

NFL Suspends Tom Brady For 4 Games Amid Infategate Scandal

The NFL has announced its punishment of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his alleged involvement in the Deflategate scandal earlier this year. He will be suspended for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season without pay.

In addition, the Patriots will be fined $1 million, lose their 2016 first-round pick and their 4th round pick in 2017.

The NFL provided the following statement on the decision Monday afternoon:

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