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A Russian B-Boy Dreams of Gold

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The inclusion of unconventional sports in future Olympics is creating a new breed of aspiring medalist. Sergey Chernyshev, a break dancer known as Bumblebee, is one of them.
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Jack Whitaker, Emmy-Winning Sportscaster, Dies at 95

12 hours ago   |     |   8 articles

He covered all areas of sport, from baseball and football to golf and the Olympics, but he was perhaps best known for his graceful essays.
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3-on-3 Basketball To Make Olympic Debut

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MINNEAPOLIS - A new sport is making its Olympic debut next summer in Tokyo: three-on-three basketball. A tournament today in Blaine was part of the process of choosing Team...
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Analysis: Popovich faces tough numbers game for World Cup

Analysis: Popovich faces tough numbers game for World Cup

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ANAHEIM, Calif. - When Gregg Popovich was cut from the 1972 U.S. Olympic basketball roster, those making the decision took the easiest way out.
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UFC 241 breakdown: Can Paulo Costa earn a career-making win over Yoel Romero?

UFC 241 breakdown: Can Paulo Costa earn a career-making win over Yoel Romero?

2 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Without a doubt, one of the most intriguing matchups at UFC 241 on Saturday night is the main-card middleweight showdown between contenders Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa . And...
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UCLA's Otito Ogbonnia aspires to compete in the Olympics - and lead a fierce pass rush

2 days ago   |     |   2 articles

UCLA defensive lineman Otito Ogbonnia has Olympic hopes in shotputting as well as opening the season as part of fierce pass rush.
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FIFA bans two-medal Olympic coach in fixing bribes case

FIFA bans two-medal Olympic coach in fixing bribes case

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ZURICH - The coach who led Nigeria to two Olympic Games medals has been banned for life by FIFA for agreeing to receive bribes to fix soccer matches.
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Volleyball's old dudes compete at the Manhattan Beach Open with an eye on the Olympics

2 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Casey Patterson and Phil Dalhausser are in the twilight of their careers, but the two Manhattan Beach Open stars want to taste Olympic glory again.
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P.J. Tucker impressed with Jayson Tatum, 2017 draft class at USA training camp

2 days ago   |     |   6 articles

USA Basketball's roster for the 2019 FIBA World Cup isn't going to have the superstar names we normally see at the Summer Olympics, but the upcoming tournament in China is a...
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Casey's, Coca-Cola announce $565K donation to Special Olympics Iowa

Casey's, Coca-Cola announce $565K donation to Special Olympics Iowa

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A major donation was announced Friday for Special Olympics Iowa.
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Reports: Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in wreck

Reports: Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in wreck

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BMW Championship: Justin Thomas moves to No. 1 in FedEx Cup standings after win

BMW Championship: Justin Thomas moves to No. 1 in FedEx Cup standings after win

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Martinez scores again as Atlanta beats Portland 2-0

Martinez scores again as Atlanta beats Portland 2-0

PORTLAND, Ore. - Josef Martinez extended his MLS-record scoring streak to 11 games, helping Atlanta United beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Sunday night. Read more ...

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the New York Mets in their 11-5 victory over the... Read more ...

Gase: Bell won't make Jets debut until regular season

Gase: Bell won't make Jets debut until regular season

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Ohtani, 3 other Angels homer in 9-2 win over White Sox

Ohtani, 3 other Angels homer in 9-2 win over White Sox

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Shohei Ohtani, Kole Calhoun, Matt Thaiss and Anthony Bemboom all homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Read more ...

D-backs avoid sweep, top Giants in Bochy's Arizona farewell

D-backs avoid sweep, top Giants in Bochy's Arizona farewell

PHOENIX - Wilmer Flores and David Peralta homered, Merrill Kelly held the San Francisco Giants to one run in 5 2/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided a four-game... Read more ...

Choi has 2-run single in 9th, Rays beat Tigers 5-4

Choi has 2-run single in 9th, Rays beat Tigers 5-4

TAMPA, Fla. - Ji-Man Choi's two-run single in the bottom of the ninth completed a rally from a late three-run deficit and gave the Tampa Bay Rays a 5-4 victory over the Detroit... Read more ...

Hampson's single in 10th rallies Rockies past Marlins, 7-6

Hampson's single in 10th rallies Rockies past Marlins, 7-6

DENVER - Garrett Hampson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, completing a... Read more ...