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Taylor Townsend was forced to play 2-on-1 when doubles partner injured

Bizarre scene in #WTT: Taylor Townsend now plays women’s doubles alone, not allowed to return serves on Huber’s side.— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) July 25, 2014 In an incredible scene at a World TeamTennis event, 18-year-old Taylor Townsend was forced to play against two opponents when her doubles partner had to leave the match due to injury. Townsend initially planned ... Read More »

Audubon Society concerned new Vikings Stadium will be deadly for birds

AP Photo/HKS Sports and Entertainment Group, File The new Minnesota Vikings stadium is definitely not one for the birds. Activists with the Audubon Society are calling for a change in the plans for the new stadium, which is scheduled to hold the Super Bowl in 2018. The Society claims that the Vikings ignored their advice on which glass to use ... Read More »

17 Times Lady Gaga Worshipped Her Little Monsters at the artRAVE

If there is one thing we know to be true in this world, it’s that Lady Gaga loves her little monsters. Never is that more apparent than at a Gaga show. The superstar closed out her two-night Los Angeles tour stop on Tuesday at Staples Center and put her adoration on full display. She screamed, she sang and she shook ... Read More »

Michael Bloomberg Flying to Israel to Protest Flight Restrictions

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday he will be flying to Tel Aviv to protest the recent flight restrictions and show it’s safe to fly in and out of Israel “The flight restrictions are a mistake that hands Hamas an undeserved victory and should be lifted immediately. I strongly urge the FAA to reverse course and permit US ... Read More »

Center for American Progress report examines effects of Indian sports mascots in schools

Jason Miller/Getty Images WASHINGTON — A report released by the Center for American Progress Tuesday calls on state and federal boards of education to enforce civil rights protections for American Indian and Alaska Native students who face hostile education environments related to Indian sports mascots. The report to be released at a news conference later this morning recommends: – The ... Read More »