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No charges for Blackhawks star Kane after rape investigation (Yahoo Sports)

Prosecutors dropped a rape investigation against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane on Thursday, citing a lack of credible evidence in a case ”rife with reasonable doubt” and said the accuser no longer wanted to cooperate. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said a three-month investigation found that physical and forensic evidence ”tend to contradict” the accuser’s claim that she was raped last Aug. 2 at Kane’s offseason home outside Buffalo.

No charges for Blackhawks star Kane after rape investigation (Yahoo Sports)

Prosecutors dropped a rape investigation against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane on Thursday, citing a lack of credible evidence in a case ”rife with reasonable doubt” and said the accuser no longer wanted to cooperate. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said a three-month investigation found that physical and forensic evidence ”tend to contradict” the accuser’s claim that she was raped last Aug. 2 at Kane’s offseason home outside Buffalo.

Grace leads WGC in China as McIlroy guts it out

South African Branden Grace shot a sparkling nine-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Thursday while Rory McIlroy overcame a bout of food poisoning to finish five strokes back. World number three McIlroy had been bedridden for two days and missed out on practice rounds at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai. It was a score matched by world number two

Grace leads WGC in China as McIlroy guts it out

South African Branden Grace shot a sparkling nine-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Thursday while Rory McIlroy overcame a bout of food poisoning to finish five strokes back. World number three McIlroy had been bedridden for two days and missed out on practice rounds at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai. It was a score matched by world number two

Adidas CEO says FIFA scandal not damaging its brand

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – The corruption scandal engulfing soccer’s world governing body FIFA is not tarnishing the image of its long-standing sponsor Adidas, the chief executive of the German sportswear company said on Thursday. Adidas said its sales of soccer products rose 19 percent in the third quarter, helped by the launch of new “ACE” and “X” soccer boots and kits for new partners Manchester United and Italian

Adidas CEO says FIFA scandal not damaging its brand

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – The corruption scandal engulfing soccer’s world governing body FIFA is not tarnishing the image of its long-standing sponsor Adidas, the chief executive of the German sportswear company said on Thursday. Adidas said its sales of soccer products rose 19 percent in the third quarter, helped by the launch of new “ACE” and “X” soccer boots and kits for new partners Manchester United and Italian

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