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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:23 AM CDT

IOC Decides Against Full Ban on Russian Athletes

IOC Decides Against Full Ban on Russian Athletes

Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:55 AM CDT

Rio Olympics Opens Doors to Athletes Village

Rio Olympics Opens Doors to Athletes Village

Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

White Sox Send Chris Sale Home for 'Clubhouse Incident'

White Sox Send Chris Sale Home for 'Clubhouse Incident'

The White Sox scratched pitcher Chris Sale less than an hour before Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers for a "clubhouse incident." “Chris Sale has been scratched from tonight’s...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 05:32 PM CDT

WNBA Withdraws Fines for Players Protesting Shootings

WNBA Withdraws Fines for Players Protesting Shootings

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games.

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Japanese Buddhist Priest Contemplates Canoe Gold in Rio

Japanese Buddhist Priest Contemplates Canoe Gold in Rio

NAGANO, Japan (AP) — When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 11:22 AM CDT

New Orleans Is Favorite to Land NBA All-Star Game

New Orleans Is Favorite to Land NBA All-Star Game

As the NBA looks for a new home for the 2017 All-Star Game, cities are lining up with open arms to welcome LeBron James, Stephen Curry and the hundred million or so dollars the festivities would bring to...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 06:22 PM CDT

Dexter Fowler Returns to Cubs' Lineup Friday Night

Dexter Fowler Returns to Cubs' Lineup Friday Night

After missing a month with a hamstring injury, Dexter Fowler will return to the Chicago Cubs' lineup on Friday when the team takes on the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 09:31 PM CDT

Conor Dwyer Looks to Complete 'Unfinished Business' in Rio

Conor Dwyer Looks to Complete 'Unfinished Business' in Rio

When Conor Dwyer heads to a meet there’s one thing his family said he always looks for.

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FINA Rules 7 Russians Ineligible for Olympics Because of Doping Violations

FINA Rules 7 Russians Ineligible for Olympics Because of Doping Violations

Swimming governing body FINA has ruled seven Russian swimmers ineligible to compete at the Olympics, including three it says were linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities.

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Olympic Canoe/kayak Slalom Preview: A Guide to Whitewater Racing in Rio

Olympic Canoe/kayak Slalom Preview: A Guide to Whitewater Racing in Rio

Whitewater churns into foam as double-ended paddles windmill one-person boats into position. The paddles go up in the air as the boats slide through red or green gates, then the furious wind milling begins...

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