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Virus-stricken Marlins resume season with 18 new players

Virus-stricken Marlins resume season with 18 new players

9 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MIAMI - Scrambling for replacements following a coronavirus outbreak, the Miami Marlins added a Moran, a Morin, two pitchers named Josh Smith and a former Olympic medalist in...
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TPC Harding Park Profile: Municipal Gem Hosts The PGA Championship

17 hours ago   |   CBS

TPC Harding Park has enjoyed a long and interesting life on the banks of Lake Merced in southwest San Francisco. The notable history of this municipal course began in 1925, two...
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Bill aimed at re-shaping U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee passed by Senate

17 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Legislation crafted in wake of the Larry Nassar scandal and seeks to empower athletes.
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Judge sentences Kathie Klages, a former Michigan State gymnastics coach, to 90 days in jail in Larry Nassar-related case

18 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   4 articles

A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach was sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into ex-Olympic and university doctor...
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Judge sentences ex-MSU coach to jail in Nassar-related case

Judge sentences ex-MSU coach to jail in Nassar-related case

18 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   4 articles

LANSING, Mich. - A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into ex-Olympic...
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Ex-gymnastics coach faces sentencing in Nassar-related case

Ex-gymnastics coach faces sentencing in Nassar-related case

19 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   4 articles

LANSING, Mich. - A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach faced a sentencing hearing Tuesday for lying to police during an investigation into ex-Olympic and...
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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee finances in peril with Tokyo Games delayed

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Records show the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee was operating at a considerable deficit before the coronavirus postponed the Tokyo Olympics.
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"Blood in the Water:" War in the 1956 Olympic pool

"Blood in the Water:" War in the 1956 Olympic pool

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Quentin Tarantino called a documentary film about it “the best untold story ever.” Even allowing for the famed director's Hollywood-spawned hyperbole, generations of sports...
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Olympics-USOPC financial picture looking grim as brace for COVID-19 hit

1 day ago   |   National Post

The United States Olympic Paralympic Committee opened its books on Monday offering a bleak 2019 financial picture that is only likely to get worse when the full COVID-19 impact...
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Visa's CEO on COVID-19's effects: “We're doing very little hiring right now”

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Al Kelly, the American Express lifer who is now CEO of credit-card giant Visa , was supposed to be in Tokyo right now, attending the summer Olympics his company had planned to...
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Liberal challenger Cori Bush defeated Rep. Lacy Clay in a primary for Clay's St. Louis-based House seat on Tuesday - a seismic loss for the Congressional Black Caucus, which... Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion killed at least 100

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion killed at least 100

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Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Trump ally and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was defeated by Rep. Roger Marshall, calming Republican leaders' worst fears in the race against Democratic state... Read more ...