‘Take a chance at life’: NFL legend Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson ready for his boxing debut

Johnson will square off with 33-year-old former NFL hopeful-turned-bareknuckle-fighter Brian Maxwell.

     

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Collegiate golfer breaks down barriers

Amy Bockersttete is the first person with Down syndrome to compete in a national collegiate athletic championship. With her foundation, “I Got This,” she’s making sure she’s not the last.

     

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US men’s basketball roster still expected to be gold standard, even with uncertain availability

Because of a tight window between the NBA playoffs and start of the Olympics, putting together the men’s basketball roster will carry some challenges.

     

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Is coming out as a member of the LGBTQ community over? No, but it could be someday.

Could the traditional “coming out” narrative someday be a thing of the past? The answer – much like the coming out experience itself – is nuanced.

     

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CVS to offer sweepstakes for COVID vaccine recipients as freebies become increasingly popular incentive

CVS Health announced on Thursday that it will allow people who get COVID vaccines at its stores to enter a sweepstakes for prizes like cash or trips.

     

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GOP senators pitch new $928 billion infrastructure plan in latest offer to Biden

Senate Republicans are offering more than their original counteroffer to Biden, but it’s still far below the president’s scaled down version.

     

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9th victim dies after rail yard shooting in San Jose; gunman was long-time rail employee

A ninth victim has died in the shooting spree at Northern California light rail yard, the “last grim toll” in the nation’s latest deadly rampage.

     

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‘Jeopardy!’: Tournament host Buzzy Cohen says his young daughter was in awe of Alex Trebek

Former champ Buzzy Cohen, hosting “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions, recalls Alex Trebek and his 5-year-old daughter’s fan encounter.

     

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How a New York family medical practice went to battle against COVID-19 — and won

A New York primary care center’s COVID-19 clinic expedited patient care and alleviated hospital burden.

     

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Heading back to the movie theater this Memorial Day? Here’s what to know about new safety protocols

Planning to return to movie theaters for “Cruella” or “A Quiet Place 2?” Here’s what you can expect about mask requirements, concessions and more.

     

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