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Red Sox and trans pride flag win the World Series

The world series got a colorful reminder of human rights during the game.

Just as the L.A. Dodgers and Red Sox were battling it out for the Commissioner's Trophy at the World Series on Sunday night, activists draped a huge trans Pride flag from over an upper deck in the stadium seats. 

Chargers owner Alex Spanos has died, he was 95

Alex G. Spanos: 1923 - 2018

Alexander Gus Spanos was a real estate developer with humble beginnings. He created  A.G. Spanos Companies which at one time was the largest apartment developer in the United States.

But most people in San Diego knew him as the owner of the Chargers which he took majority control of in 1984.

Spano passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning. 

International female sports rivals get married

The hockey rivals got married this past Sept.

Although Americans may not be as in love with hockey as Canadians are, there was at least one international rink-side meet-cute that resulted in a fine romance and a sporting world "royal wedding."

Nike stocks the best ever despite controversy

Despite a national boycott initiated by people who disagreed with making NFL player Colin Kaepernick the face of Nike, the company's shares reached an all-time high this past Friday. 

Some people are really hating male cheerleaders in the NFL

History was made in the NFL this month as they have officially hired their first male cheerleaders, one of them being Jesse Hernandez of the New Orleans Saints' Saintsations. He is only one of three other men who cheer on their teams. 

But that prestige also comes with harsh criticism, especially from homophobic fans who take to social media to air their grievances. 

Sharice Davids: Native American, Ex-MMA figher, lesbian and maybe future congresswoman

Sharice Davids could become

Sharice Davids is an ex-mixed martial arts fighter, a lesbian, an entrepreneur and Native American. She can also add Democratic nominee for a U.S. House seat in Kansas to that list. 

On Tuesday she won the primary in Kansas' 3rd district and she will face opponent Kevin Yoder (R) come November. 

Pitcher Sean Newcomb apologizes for homophobic and racist tweets

In another case of a baseball sports star having to apologize for tweets he made in his youth, Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb left Twitter because of the many homophobic and racist things he wrote on social media that recently came to light.

Newcomb, 25, was only 18 when he posted the offensive content to his feed. He mostly used a homophobic slur when tagging his friends.