Y.A. Tittle, Quarterback Who Led Giants to 3 Title Games, Dies at 90

Y. A. Tittle, the Hall of Fame quarterback who led the Giants to three consecutive National Football League championship games in the early 1960s after the San Francisco 49ers had discarded him as too old and too slow, died on Sunday night in Stanford, Calif. He was 90.

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Blind Football Player Snaps for Extra Point in a U.S.C. Win

The long-snapper, Jake Olson, lost his eyesight when he was 12. He has been a lifelong fan of U.S.C.’s football team and was eager to take the field at the Coliseum after two years of high school football and two years of practicing alongside his college teammates. After U.S.C.

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As Colin Kaepernick’s Gesture Spreads, a Spirit Long Dormant Is Revived

Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback who touched off a national debate when he chose not to stand during the playing of the national anthem before games, has emboldened a handful of other players to follow suit.

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United States Advances to Copa América Semifinals

SEATTLE — The first time the United States men’s national soccer team played in the Copa América was in 1993 in Ecuador. In its second game of that tournament, the hosts soundly defeated a United States team that was still largely composed of former college players.

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Meet the triplets set to make history in the Olympic marathon

Countries are allowed to send up to three athletes of each gender to race in the Olympic marathon, which works out very nicely for the Luik sisters. The trio of Estonian runners are set to become the first set of triplets to compete in the same event at the Games.

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