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12th player

Are You the Twelfth Player?

Whether on the field or at the job, you must take the initiative to make a meaningful difference on your team, in order to be propelled toward success

Do you have the motivation and determination to be your company’s 12th player? Read about…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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The Weekend Update: Serena’s Game, Set, Match

In case you missed it, here's some of the big news that happened this weekend

Serena Williams celebrates a historic win at Wimbledon, Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ escapes, and…

By Michael Tolbert

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WVU’s Kadeisha Buchanan Wins Hyundai Young Player Award

At 19, Kadeisha Buchanan is making a name for herself internationally

Kadeisha Buchanan represented well during the Women’s World Cup in her home nation of Canada,…

By Michael Tolbert

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GQ Recognizes Some of the Most Stylish Athletes in New List

The magazine galvanizes a few of sports style icons

Lebron James and Mario Balotelli made the cut for GQ’s most stylish men alive list.

By Michael Tolbert

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[WATCH] Carmelo Anthony Acquires Soccer Team In Puerto Rico

The NBA superstar brings professional soccer to his father's homeland

The perennial NBA All Star and budding entrepreneur Carmelo Anthony became the owner of the…

By Michael Tolbert

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The Weekend Update: FIFA Finally Draws America’s Attention

A summation of everything that's happening in the world of FIFA

A massive corruption scandal in FIFA has been exposed, but controversy is nothing new for…

By Michael Tolbert

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US vs. Portugal World Game Game, Highest Rated on ESPN

Productivity: American Businesses Take Million-Dollar Losses in World Cup Fever

Embracing sporting events during work hours may be a bad idea

Yahoo Finance reports that the World Cup has cost American businesses $682 million in labor…

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RECAP: Beats By Dre Premieres ‘The Game Before The Game’

Pegged to the upcoming World Cup, company doubles down on billionaire status

Check out highlights from the world premiere showing of Beats by Dre’s ‘The Game Before…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Another Italian Soccer Match Stopped Due to Racist Fans

Black soccer player Mario Balotelli was acquired by AC Milan in February

What is it with Italy and racism?

By Makkada B. Selah

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A nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil claimed the lives over over 230 people.

After Deadly Blaze, Concern For Brazil’s Turn on World’s Stage

Officials fear Brazil's safety measures isn't up to par with its ambition

Brazil is in mourning over a deadly fire that killed over 230 in a large…

By Darren Sands

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Italian Soccer Player Walks Off Field to Protest Racism

Other players and the game officials walked off too

An Italian soccer player of Ghanian descent walks off the field in protest after fans…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Flagrant Foul: NBA Owners Consider Selling Ad Space on Player Jerseys

Cash-strapped owners consider a drastic move to increase revenue that has many up in arms

In a quest for revenue NBA owners consider placing advertisements on player uniforms which have…

By Adena Andrews

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Corporate Professional Trades in Suits for Soccer Gear

Long love of sports takes woman into international career path

Quina Martin spent years as a corporate hiring professional until one day, she answered the…

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Paraguayan Striker Salvador Cabanas Shot In Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A star player for Paraguay’s World Cup team was shot in…

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Patrick Jan Mtiliga

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, left and Malaga’s Patrick Jan Mtiliga from Denmark…

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Hassen Yebda, Yaya Toure

** CORRECTS ID OF IVORY COAST PLAYER TO YAYA TOURE ** Algeria’s Hassen Yebda, left,…

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Jose Maria Gutierrez ‘Guti’, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, center, reacts after scoring against Malaga with fellow…

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Rui Marques

Angola’s Rui Marques reacts to Angola’s 1-0 defeat by Ghana, during their African Cup of…

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Agyemang Opoku, Rui Marques

Ghana’s Agyemang Opoku, left, is challenged by Angola’s Rui Marques, right, during their African Cup…

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Andre Ayew, Ibrahim Ayew, Lee Addy, Haminu Draman

Ghana players, from right, Andre Ayew, Ibrahim Ayew, Lee Addy, and Haminu Draman react after…

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