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Why Smith and Carlos Raised Their Fists

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In 1968, two black Olympic athletes protested during the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Few understood the message they were trying to send.
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The Smith-Carlos Black Power salute: Once vilified, now praised

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Tommie Smith, John Carlos were ridiculed after raising fists during 1968 Olympics. Fifty years on, they inspire others.
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Aly Raisman Joins Chorus of Criticism Against New USA Gymnastics Head

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman spoke out against the new interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics Monday. In a series of tweets, Raisman criticized USA Gymnastics for hiring...
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Kansas City to host 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center

Kansas City to host 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Sprint Center

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Championship stepping stone for 2020 Olympics
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Simone Biles lashes out at new USA Gymnastics chief for 'anti-Nike' tweet

Simone Biles lashes out at new USA Gymnastics chief for 'anti-Nike' tweet

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Olympic champion gymnast Simone Biles has criticized newly-appointed USA gymnastics CEO Mary Bono for posting an anti-Nike tweet after the sportswear giant announced it...
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Rival Koreas to meet in late October to discuss plans to jointly host 2032 Olympics

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Special Olympics athletes go for gold in Roseville soccer competition

Special Olympics athletes go for gold in Roseville soccer competition

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After training for months, hundreds of Special Olympics athletes were in Roseville putting their soccer skills to the test on Sunday.
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As South Korean Athletes Avoid the Draft, Some Ask: Why Not K-Pop Stars?

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For decades, medal winners in the Olympics and other events have been excused from South Korea's mandatory military service. Some people are asking why.
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Simone Biles Upset by USA Gymnastics President's Anti-Nike Tweet

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Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while...
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Olympic champ Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics interim president's Nike tweet

Olympic champ Simone Biles criticizes new USA Gymnastics interim president's Nike tweet

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A controversial tweet quickly surfaced after the new interim president of USA Gymnastics was announced.
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Report: Man told police he shot 'nuisance' neighbor in 'snap decision' killing

Report: Man told police he shot 'nuisance' neighbor in 'snap decision' killing

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Fish and game commissioner resigns after bragging about killing family of baboons

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Father sitting on porch killed by bullet fired at street sign, deputies say

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