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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:28 PM CDT

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Looks to Win Big in Rio

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Looks to Win Big in Rio

The reigning gold Olympic medalist in freestyle wrestling, Jordan Burroughs is likely one of the favorites to win big in Rio. "I want to have exceptional goals," the Olympic wrestler said in a sponsored video...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 10:15 AM CDT

Russia Says Taekwondo Team Approved for Rio Olympics

Russia Says Taekwondo Team Approved for Rio Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says its taekwondo team has been approved to compete at the Rio Olympics against the backdrop of the country's doping scandal.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 09:00 AM CDT

Olympians Make Sure to Bring Special Items to Rio

Olympians Make Sure to Bring Special Items to Rio

CHICAGO (AP) — Long before the Olympics, Kami Craig was just another homesick kid at her first travel water polo tournament. She called her mom, Dale, and mothers being who they are, she drove from Santa Barbara...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 02:56 PM CDT

NCAA Stars Take Their Talents to Rio

NCAA Stars Take Their Talents to Rio

College sports stars have a long history at the Olympics. Some well-known college athletes — and some not so well known — will attempt to add medals to their NCAA championships when the Rio Games get underway.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 01:36 PM CDT

Athletes With NCAA Championships and Olympic Medals

Winning championships is the goal of every athlete. But very few can say they areView gallery

  • David Boudia
  • Michael Jordan
  • Sue Bird
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 01:29 PM CDT

Northern Michigan: Greco-Roman Wrestling's Powerhouse

Northern Michigan: Greco-Roman Wrestling's Powerhouse

The University of Northern Michigan will be represented at three different weight classes in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 2016 Olympics.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:14 PM CDT

What to Know About Handball

What to Know About Handball

Ahead of the Rio Olympics, handball is breaking out of its traditional European base and becoming a truly global sport. The men's game has never seen an Olympic or world champion from outside Europe, but...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:13 PM CDT

Learn the Rules of Handball

Learn the Rules of Handball

Men's handball made its first Olympic appearance in Berlin in 1936 and returned to the games in 1972. Women's handball was introduced to the Olympics at the 1976 Games in Montreal, Canada.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:20 PM CDT

Handball: What You've Missed Since London

Handball: What You've Missed Since London

On the men's side, France returns to the Olympics seeking a third straight Olympic gold medal. With a typically loaded squad, the French also boast three International Handball Federation World Player of...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:14 PM CDT

Leonard Floyd Carted Off Field at Bears Practice

Leonard Floyd Carted Off Field at Bears Practice

Chicago Bears training camp is kicking off on Thursday, and there's already bad news on the horizon as Leonard Floyd left practice early.

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