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Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps qualifies for 100 fly final after winning 200 IM

9 hours ago   |   Newsday

Michael Phelps is one step closer to defending his Olympic title in the 100-meter butterfly.
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Ron Galimore, USA Gymnastics COO Tied to Sexual Abuse Scandal, Resigns

17 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Ron Galimore, the last remaining USA Gymnastics official who was in a leadership role during the explosive sexual abuse scandal that emerged in 2016, has resigned. The...
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Puerto Rico national team hopes to lure Carmelo Anthony

Puerto Rico national team hopes to lure Carmelo Anthony

23 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Anthony would be 36 years old when the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo roll around.
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Hanyu leads in Rostelecom Cup short program

23 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu built a 20-point lead in the short program at the Russian round of the figure skating Grand Prix series Friday.
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Browns rookie QB Mayfield raising money for Special Olympics

Browns rookie QB Mayfield raising money for Special Olympics

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

CLEVELAND - Baker Mayfield is making a handoff from the heart.
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Japan's Minister of Cybersecurity Has Never Used Computer

1 day ago   |   SI

Yoshitaka Sakurada, said, "I give instructions to my aide and so I don't punch into a computer myself," he said. "But I am confident our work is flawless."
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Chris Selley: This is the moment to truly reinvent the Winter Olympics - if only the IOC has the brains to recognize it

1 day ago   |   National Post

Calgarians struck a brave blow this week against plutocrat hucksters and blind boosterism, voting no to a threadbare and cobbled-together bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. The...
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Usain Bolt gives himself two weeks to find a new soccer team or retire from the sport

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

The former Olympic sprinter has rejected several offers despite a dream of playing pro football
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Japan beats MLB All-Stars 4-1 in final of exhibition series

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

NAGOYA, Japan - Sosuke Genda drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-1 in the final of their six-game exhibition series on Thursday...
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Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

1 day ago   |   National Post

TOKYO - Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he has never used a computer and making comments showing he has no idea what a USB...
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No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59

No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59

RENO, Nev. - Caleb Martin scored 19 points, Jordan Caroline had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Little Rock 87-59 on Friday night. Read more ...

Weatherspoon leads No. 17 Mississippi St over LBSU 79-51

Weatherspoon leads No. 17 Mississippi St over LBSU 79-51

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 21 points, Tyson Carter added 17 and No. 17 Mississippi State beat Long Beach State 79-51 on Friday night. Read more ...

Dinwiddie, Russell help Nets get first win without LeVert

Dinwiddie, Russell help Nets get first win without LeVert

WASHINGTON - Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-best 25 points, D'Angelo Russell had 23 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Washington Wizards 115-104 on Friday night for their first... Read more ...

Hunter scores 20, No. 4 Virginia beats Coppin State 97-40

Hunter scores 20, No. 4 Virginia beats Coppin State 97-40

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - De'Andre Hunter scored 20 points, and No. 4 Virginia opened with a 21-5 run and beat Coppin State 97-40 on Friday night. Read more ...

Davis scores 43 points, Pelicans rally to beat Knicks

Davis scores 43 points, Pelicans rally to beat Knicks

NEW ORLEANS - If not for Anthony Davis' determination to dominate inside for most of his 40 minutes on the court, the New Orleans Pelicans could have been blown out by the New... Read more ...

Cal-Stanford Big Game postponed because of wildfire smoke

Cal-Stanford Big Game postponed because of wildfire smoke

BERKELEY, Calif. - The annual Big Game between Stanford and California that had been scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of dangerous air quality resulting from a... Read more ...

Smart scores 16, No. 22 LSU rallies past Louisiana Tech

Smart scores 16, No. 22 LSU rallies past Louisiana Tech

BATON ROUGE, La. - Ja'vonte Smart scored 16 points, and his late 3-pointer put No. 22 LSU ahead for good in a back-and-forth 74-67 victory over Louisiana Tech on Friday night. Read more ...

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will undergo heart surgery Nov. 26

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will undergo heart surgery Nov. 26

Jansen's recovery time will be anywhere between two and eight weeks. Read more ...

Bellator 209 results: Patricio 'Pitbull' bloodies Emmanuel Sanchez to defend...

Bellator 209 results: Patricio 'Pitbull' bloodies Emmanuel Sanchez to defend title, set records

Patricio Freire and Emmanuel Sanchez were both hospitalized following a grueling fight Thursday in the Bellator 209 main event. The upside for “Pitbull,” though, is that he was... Read more ...

Scott, Brooks help Cincinnati pull away from Milwaukee 74-63

Scott, Brooks help Cincinnati pull away from Milwaukee 74-63

CINCINNATI - Trevon Scott and Nysier Brooks each had a double-double, and Cincinnati broke open a close game in the second half, pulling away to a 74-63 victory over Milwaukee... Read more ...