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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:19 PM EDT

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will be busy in the pool at the Rio Olympics. Just not as busy as they wanted to be. The two popular stars from the U.S. swimming team four years ago in London have just...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:43 PM EDT

NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From North Carolina

NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From North Carolina

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:13 PM EDT
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Broad Stripes and Bright Stars: Team USA's Most Patriotic Olympic Uniforms

How many different ways can the American flag be adapted into sportswear?View gallery

  • [Rio2016] Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens and Peter Vanderkaay at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • [Rio2016] 1992 Olympic U.S. women's gymnastics team
  • [Rio2016] US cycling uniform at 2012 London Olympics
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:56 AM EDT

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia Loses Appeal Against Olympic Track and Field Ban

Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de...

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DeMarcus Cousins Looks to Make Most of Chance With U.S. Basketball Team

DeMarcus Cousins Looks to Make Most of Chance With U.S. Basketball Team

DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA's most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile.

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Decision Time: IOC Poised to Rule on Russia's Status for Rio

Decision Time: IOC Poised to Rule on Russia's Status for Rio

LONDON (AP) — As the clock ticks down to the Opening Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment.

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WNBA President Lisa Borders Talks About Fining Players Over Warmup Shirts

WNBA President Lisa Borders Talks About Fining Players Over Warmup Shirts

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league's players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:06 AM EDT

Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold in Rio

Chloe Dygert Ready to Chase Gold in Rio

The Olympics were never something to which Chloe Dygert paid much attention, not when there were pick-up basketball games and a million other things on her mind while growing up near Indianapolis. Not even four...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:15 PM EDT

U.S. Romps Over Argentina in First Olympic Exhibition

U.S. Romps Over Argentina in First Olympic Exhibition

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New team. Same old result.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:45 PM EDT

Maryland Kayaker to Compete in Olympics

Maryland Kayaker to Compete in Olympics

A kayaker born and raised in Maryland will compete in the Olympics this summer.

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