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AP Photos: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues

AP Photos: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues

13 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics are getting closer and things are starting to stir around the venues, though not as much as you might expect. Many preparations are still up in the...
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Japan's Prime Minister Leads Celebrations of Hideki Matsuyama's Historic Masters Win

1 day ago   |   Time

TOKYO - Led by Japan's prime minister, the country celebrated golfer Hideki Matsuyama's victory in the Masters - the first Japanese player to win at Augusta National and pull...
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It's Time to Rethink the Olympics

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Displacements, human rights violations, health concerns and overspending have dogged the Games in recent years. The Olympic mission is a mess in need of long-term fixing.
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Canadian Basketball Hopes a New Floor Will Raise Its Ceiling

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Canada hasn't made the Olympics in men's basketball in two decades, but its sports officials hope a memento from the Toronto Raptors' championship run will bring good luck.
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The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The United States is " not focused on a boycott " of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing despite its concerns over human rights abuses committed by the...
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Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

2 days ago   |   Sporting News

The U.S. was far from its best against a game Swedish side as they faced a major test ahead of the Olympics
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Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

2 days ago   |   New York Post

After witnessing 2020 first hand , it's easy to see why people have long said, “Life is full of surprises.” But shocking events are hardly anything new. In the sports world...
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Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

2 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC president Dana White has teased working with Floyd Mayweather for the past few years. What they might have in mind is anybody's guess since nothing has seemed close to...
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Chasing Ledecky: Leah Smith keeps coming after US star

Chasing Ledecky: Leah Smith keeps coming after US star

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - If Katie Ledecky wasn't setting world records and piling up Olympic medals, Leah Smith would be the top middle-to-long distance swimmer in the U.S...
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Olympic Hopefuls Mariah Duran And Heimana Reynolds: Olympics Will Show Skateboarders Are “Real Athletes”

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Skateboarding is debuting at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And USA Skateboarding Olympic Team members and Tokyo Olympics hopefuls Mariah Duran and Heimana Reynolds think the...
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Chauvin trial: Defense set to start presenting its case

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NFL Mock Draft 2021: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Bears, Washington with new QBs after top picks

Sporting News' latest NFL mock draft for 2021 spans seven rounds, covering all 259 picks from projected No. 1 overall selection Trevor Lawrence down to Mr. Irrelevant. Read more ...

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What channel is PSG vs. Bayern on today? Time, TV schedule to watch Champions League match in USA

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Curry scores 53 as Warriors beat Nuggets 116-107

Curry scores 53 as Warriors beat Nuggets 116-107

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry scored 53 points to pass Wilt Chamberlain for the most in Warriors franchise history as Golden State beat the Denver Nuggets 116-107 on Monday night. Read more ...

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

LOS ANGELES - Max Pacioretty scored his 300th career goal, Mark Stone had a goal and an assis, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night. Read more ...

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-2

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-2

DENVER - Mikko Rantanen had two goals and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 Monday night for their eighth victory in nine games. Read more ...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shohei Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, and Mike Trout hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Read more ...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on... Read more ...

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win over the Blue Jackets. Read more ...

JJ Redick makes Dallas debut against former team in 76ers

JJ Redick makes Dallas debut against former team in 76ers

DALLAS - JJ Redick made his Dallas debut Monday night after being sidelined by a sore right heel since being acquired from New Orleans at the trade deadline. Read more ...