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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:59 PM EDT

Serena Williams 'Sad' Some Athletes Skipping Rio Over Zika

Serena Williams 'Sad' Some Athletes Skipping Rio Over Zika

Tennis star Serena Williams said she will be attending the Olympics in Rio despite concerns about the spread of Zika and is "sad" some have pulled out because of the virus. “[That’s] something that's been on my...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 01:02 PM EDT

Nike Tennis Dress Courts Controversy at Wimbledon

Nike Tennis Dress Courts Controversy at Wimbledon

Nike has come under fire over the tennis dress it designed for its sponsored female athletes at this year's Wimbledon tournament. The Championships at the All-England Club started Monday, and the dress...

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Michael Phelps Headed to Rio for Record 5th Olympics

Michael Phelps Headed to Rio for Record 5th Olympics

Michael Phelps is heading back to the Olympics. So is Missy Franklin. Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, held off a stiff challenge from Tom Shields to win the 200-meter butterfly at...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 07:17 AM EDT

Scottie Pippen Lists Highland Park Mansion

Scottie Pippen Lists Highland Park Mansion

The Hall of Famer and his wife, Larsa, listed the five-bedroom, 10,000 square-foot home on a 2.9-acre lot in Highland Park Monday for just under $3.1 million.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:01 PM EDT
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By Emily Holzknecht

Faces You Won't See in Rio

Some athletes are opting out of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro... View gallery

  • Steph Curry
  • Jason Day
  • Tejay Van Garderen
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 08:50 PM EDT

With Family Cheering, Hurdler Keni Harrison Eyes Olympics

With Family Cheering, Hurdler Keni Harrison Eyes Olympics

Even as the middle child in a family with 11 kids, Keni Harrison always stood out. Only fitting, then, that her family stands out, too. A few of them are hoping they'll be at the stadium in Rio de Janeiro later...

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