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‘NFLPA F*ck*ng Sucks’: Players Blast Union, League Over Covid Rules

Deandre Hopkins is not the only player who has publicly questioned the NFL’s policy on vaccines. With a handful of teams already in training camp and the rest to soon follow, the wave of backlash continued through the weekend against the NFL, following Thursday’s memo announcing that players will be held accountable for any outbreaks that occur among unvaccinated teammates.

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Trevor Lawrence Not Cool with Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’

Former Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who is expected to take the number one spot in the NFL draft, commented Sunday on the “Satan Shoes” released by rapper Lil Nas X. The shoe’s details include an inverted cross, a bronze pentagram, and a drop of human blood.

Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers reacts after his teams 44-16 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Levi's Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

24 Women Accuse Deshaun Watson of Sex Assault, Misconduct

In the week since the first woman filed a sexual lawsuit against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, 23 additional women have come forward with accusations and 14 lawsuits have been filed, including an alleged incident that occurred as recently as March 2021.

Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans reacts to a play during a game against the Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Indian Man Killed by Own Rooster During Illegal Cockfight

A man who tied a knife to the leg of his rooster for an illegal cockfight was killed after the bird panicked and stabbed him in the groin, police in Lothunur village in Telangana state, India, said Sunday.

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Golfer Michelle Wie, LPGA Decry Rudy Giuliani for ‘Panties’ Comment

LPGA champ Michelle Wie responded to mentions of her and her undergarments during a story told by Rudy Giuliani during a podcast Thursday. Giuliani told a story of an incident that happened when he and the late radio legend Rush Limbaugh played in charity fundraiser golf tournament alongside Wie in 2014, and how the media seemed to pay more attention to Wie than the two men.

United States' Michelle Wie reacts after missing a putt on the eighth green during her foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Tokyo Olympic Committee Chooses Woman After President Resigns over Sexist Comments

The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee replaced Yoshiro Mori as president Thursday after the 83-year-old former Japanese prime minister made inappropriate comments about women, saying that they talk too much in meetings. The committee chose Seiko Hashimoto for the role, a female politician who is a former speed skater and cyclist and has appeared in seven Olympic games.

Seiko Hashimoto, minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, attends a ceremony to display the Olympic flame at Ishinomaki Minamihama Tsunami Recovery Memorial Park in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture on March 20, 2020, after its arrival from Greece. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty …

WATCH: OSU Basketball Player Surprised with Scholarship During Walmart Shift

Exactly two years from the day he made the Oklahoma State (OSU) basketball team, Dee Mitchell received a surprise visit from head coach Mike Boynton, who interrupted his shift at Walmart to inform Mitchell that he will receive a scholarship for the rest of his time on the team. Mitchell, a junior, made the team as a walk-on in January 2019.

Oklahoma State guard Dee Mitchell poses for a photo during media day Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Stillwater, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler, David Perdue Oppose Changing Atlanta Braves Name

Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue issed a joint statement Monday, stating that they are opposed to the Atlanta Braves changing their name. The statement comes on the same day Cleveland Indians owner Paul Dolan told the Associated Press (AP) his team’s name “is no longer acceptable in our world.”

A general view of The Battery Atlanta connected to Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, on March 26, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Major League Baseball has postponed the start of its season indefinitely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ohio Coronavirus Rules Allow Wrestling, But Not Shaking Hands

The Ohio High School Athletic Association released an update to their Coronavirus regulations December 1, with predictable rules such as the wearing of masks while in community areas and during team travel, and temperature testing before competition. However, it also included some seemingly contradictory rules such as the elimination of athlete handshakes pre- and post-match. Officials are also no longer allowed to indicate the winner of the match by raising the wrestler’s hand.

Photos from a wrestling meet between three Des Moines high school teams: Hoover/Lincoln, North and Roosevelt.