February 17 US Paper Talk: Chelsea Clinton and Jenna Bush Hager to join forces in Washington

Spirit deal heralds a new era of bipartisanship, while Steve Bruce has no regrets at letting DeAndre Yedlin go.

SOCCER: Chelsea Clinton is set to invest in NWSL side Washington Spirit. Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of George W and Laura Bush and former USWNT goalie Briana Scurry are also purchasing stakes in the club. (Washington Post)

SOCCER: Philadelphia Union are on the verge of signing Kilmarnock centre-back Stuart Findlay. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

SOCCER: Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce says he does not regret allowing USA international DeAndre Yedlin to join Galatasaray, despite his departure leaving the Magpies short at right-back. (Newcastle Chronicle)

SOCCER: Anderlecht left-back and former New York Red Bull Kemar Lawrence is in line for a return to MLS. (SBI Nation)

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BASEBALL: Former Oakland A's player Herb Washington has filed a lawsuit against McDonald's, accusing the fast food giant of systemic racial discrimination. Washington, 69, owned 27 McDonald's restaurants in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania during his four decades as a franchisee. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

BASEBALL: Justin Wilson has agreed to return to the New York Yankees after two seasons with the Mets. (Associated Press)

BASKETBALL: Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum is still feeling the effects of his bout of COVID-19, more than a month after testing positive for the virus. (The Province)

FOOTBALL: Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has blasted the NFL for their failure to engage on mental health issues. His comments came a day after retired receiver Vincent Jackson, 38, was found dead in his hotel room. (USA Today)

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson who was found dead on Monday
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson who was found dead on Monday

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