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August 1st
The Nets will be paying the price for their win-now era for a few years to come still.
August 1st
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) A day after the high-profile vote which awarded Beijing the 2022 Winter Games, International Olympic Committee members dealt Saturday with issues affecting the next two Summer Games - severe water pollution in Rio de Janeiro a…
August 1st
KAZAN, Russia (AP) Italy's Simone Ruffini won gold in the men's 25-kilometer open water race Saturday, edging out Alex Meyer of the United States at the world swimming championships....
August 1st
It'll be a busy Saturday with the Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series at Pocono, while the Xfinity Series is at Iowa Speedway.
August 1st
The Cowboys ran the ball more than 30 times a game last season, and DeMarco Murray got most of the work, with an NFL-high 392 carries for 1,845 yards. With Murray now in Philadelphia, will the Cowboys’ commitment to the run change? Not according to …
August 1st
BEIJING (AP) Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to ramping up support for winter sports in a nation…
August 1st
PARIS (AP) Australian rider Richie Porte hopes to fulfill his ambition of winning a Grand Tour within the BMC Racing team....
August 1st
OLYMPICS KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it - and in the span of just 14 years. The Chinese capital was awarded the 2022…
August 1st
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) Arizona's 2014 season was the physical manifestation of the Twitter hashtag Pac12AfterDark: wildly unpredictable and wildly entertaining....
August 1st
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Athletes have been dismissing the dangers of swimming in Rio de Janeiro's dirty waters, saying the risks are not great enough to alter their Olympic plans....
August 1st
CHICAGO (AP) Top of the first, one out. It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins....
August 1st
A few days later than expected, Clayton Kershaw finally appears ready to continue his recent dominance. Riding the majors' longest active scoreless streak, the left-hander will get the ball in the Freeway Series on Saturday at Dodger Stadium opposite unbe…
August 1st
Dallas Keuchel had one of his worst efforts of the season in his latest start but a return to Houston might be what he needs to put that behind quickly....
August 1st
Mark Teixeira has a chance to do something Saturday night that has been accomplished four times in baseball history and never in the illustrious history of the New York Yankees....
August 1st
Loaded with talented young pitchers, it has been understood for months the New York Mets' plan was to add a proven hitter before the trade deadline to foster a playoff push....

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