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American Airlines apologizes to pro basketball players

CHICAGO: American Airlines has apologized to two professional basketball players who were kicked off a flight originating from Dallas, Texas, after being falsely accused of theft. The airline said it apologized to Marquis Teague and…

Facebook launches real-time sports platform

Facebook is tackling the sports arena with a new platform called Facebook Sports Stadium, which the social media site said will provide real-time updates on games, popular posts from fans, statistics and commentary from experts.

Qatar forfeit basketball game in hijab row

INCHEON: The Qatar women's basketball team forfeited a game at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab, saying they were taking a stand against what they say is a discriminatory policy against Muslim…

U.S. Open 2014: Federer eases past Matosevic

NEW YORK: Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3 6-4 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, with NBA great Michael Jordan leading the…