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Japan's Olympic superfan dies before realizing 2020 dream

Japan's Olympic superfan dies before realizing 2020 dream

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

TOKYO - Superfan Naotoshi Yamada, famous in Japan for having been to every Summer Games since 1964, has died aged 92 with an unfulfilled dream of watching the Olympics when it...
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Panathinaikos-Olympiakos game abandoned after clashes

20 hours ago   |   National Post

ATHENS, Greece - Greek league rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had their soccer game abandoned on Sunday after fans from host Panathinaikos clashed with police outside...
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Olympic, world champ Biles cruises in 2019 debut

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

STUTTGART, Germany - Simone Biles started off 2019 the same way she ended 2018: atop the podium.
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Vanille celebrates National Macaron Day

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

The WGN Sunday Morning news is making macarons! A Macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond powder or ground...
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Mikaela Shiffrin earns another World Cup record with 40th career win in slalom

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Citius, altius, 40th. Mikaela Shiffrin, embodying the Olympic motto in a World Cup slalom Saturday, went faster in her second slalom run and higher in the World Cup all-time...
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Ex-Texas Longhorns star, Olympic gold medalist Johnny ‘Lam' Jones loses lengthy battle with cancer

2 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   2 articles

The wide receiver who won gold at the 1976 Montreal Olympics was 60 years old.
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Tokyo's Olympics becoming showcase for Japan's robots

Tokyo's Olympics becoming showcase for Japan's robots

3 days ago   |   New York Post

TOKYO - Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the “Robot Games.” Organizers on Friday showed off robots that will be used at the new National Stadium to provide assistance for...
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Former Texas star Johnny 'Lam' Jones dies at age 60

Former Texas star Johnny 'Lam' Jones dies at age 60

3 days ago   |   Sporting News   |   2 articles

Jones won a gold medal as a sprinter in the 1976 Olympics and was an All-American for the Longhorns, but injuries derailed his NFL career.
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America's Top Curling Prospects Travel the Globe for Opportunities

3 days ago   |   SI

Is U.S. curling taking off after 2018 Olympic gold? A look at the obstacles facing a team of America's top prospects.
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The bond that broke down barriers for Robert Moore

3 days ago   |   ESPN

As a young child, Robert Moore could not walk or talk. But a connection with horses - and a loving home - opened up his world, and now he is at the Special Olympics World Games...
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'It's really a team': Blind runner, guide dog trio make history running half...

'It's really a team': Blind runner, guide dog trio make history running half marathon

"It never made sense to me to walk out the door and leave my guide dog behind when I love to run and they love to run," Thomas Panek says. Read more ...

NFL free agency rumors: Bengals release Vontaze Burfict

NFL free agency rumors: Bengals release Vontaze Burfict

The veteran LB was limited to just seven games in 2018 after suffering another concussion that has left his playing career in question. Read more ...

Duke back on top; ACC sits 1-2-3 atop final AP Top 25

Duke back on top; ACC sits 1-2-3 atop final AP Top 25

NEW YORK - Duke is back on top followed by Virginia and North Carolina to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season. Read more ...

March Madness 2019: Bracket predictions, NCAA Tournament odds, more

March Madness 2019: Bracket predictions, NCAA Tournament odds, more

NCAA bracket predictions, tournament odds, scores, schedules and everything else you need for March Madness. Read more ...

When does March Madness start? Full schedule for 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket

When does March Madness start? Full schedule for 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket

Sporting News has you covered on everything you'll need to watch March Madness, from scores, schedules and TV dates for the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Read more ...

What channel is truTV? How to watch First Four games, 2019 NCAA Tournament

What channel is truTV? How to watch First Four games, 2019 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament is back for another year, and so to is trying to locate the elusive truTV television channel. Read more ...

A man became the first blind person to complete the New York City Half...

A man became the first blind person to complete the New York City Half Marathon with the help of 3 guide dogs who had little running shoes on their paws

Thomas Panek, a 42-year-old man, becomes the first blind person to complete the New York City Half Marathon. He was helped by his three guide dogs Westley, Waffle, and Gus. The... Read more ...

Williams' 3-pointer lifts Clippers to 119-116 win over Nets

Williams' 3-pointer lifts Clippers to 119-116 win over Nets

LOS ANGELES - Lou Williams hit the game-winning 3-pointer from the top of the key at the final buzzer to give the Los Angeles Clippers a 119-116 victory over the Brooklyn Nets... Read more ...

March Madness 2019: Odds for every team to win the NCAA Tournament

March Madness 2019: Odds for every team to win the NCAA Tournament

Duke opened as the favorite to win the 2019 NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed. Read more ...

Amid hoopla around Ichiro and Mariners - A's are here, too

Amid hoopla around Ichiro and Mariners - A's are here, too

TOKYO - Amid all the hoopla surrounding Suzuki Ichiro's return to Japan with the Seattle Mariners, it's been easy to overlook something else: the Oakland Athletics are here, too. Read more ...