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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 01:14 PM EDT

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 01:13 PM EDT

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 01:20 PM EDT

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 08:22 PM EDT

Olympic Women's Boxing Tournament Could Be Platform to Pros

Olympic Women's Boxing Tournament Could Be Platform to Pros

Many of the 40 men leaving Rio de Janeiro with Olympic boxing medals around their necks in three weeks will have their pick of professional promoters eager to reward them with riches and fame.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:23 AM EDT
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Former Bulls Player Lists Chicago Home for $4.1M

Former Chicago Bulls player Mike Dunleavy has listed his Lincoln Park home for...View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:15 PM EDT

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick on Nate Ebner

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick on Nate Ebner

When the New England Patriots reported for training camp on Wednesday, Nate Ebner wasn't with them.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:15 PM EDT

Usain Bolt Lands in Rio Ready for His Final Olympics

Usain Bolt Lands in Rio Ready for His Final Olympics

Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100- and 200-meter sprints.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:15 PM EDT

US Sailors Look for Redemption in Rio

US Sailors Look for Redemption in Rio

They've had their shots, have an all-star coaching staff and are probably as acclimated to Rio de Janeiro's tricky conditions and foul water as sailors from any other country.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:30 PM EDT
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By Emily Holzknecht

Top NCAA Athletes Competing Against Team USA

Some of the best current and former college athletes will be competing at the...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:35 PM EDT

Who Is... Kayla Harrison

Who Is... Kayla Harrison

In her first Olympic appearance, Harrison won gold at the London Games in 2012. In doing so, she became the first American to ever earn an Olympic gold medal in judo. Harrison also attended the 2008 Beijing...

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