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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:38 PM EDT

NHL Awards Expansion Franchise to Las Vegas

NHL Awards Expansion Franchise to Las Vegas

The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas. The league will expand to Las Vegas after awarding its 31st franchise to billionaire businessman Bill Foley on Wednesday. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:25 PM EDT

Johnny Manziel Says He's the Victim of Hit-and-Run Car Crash

Johnny Manziel Says He's the Victim of Hit-and-Run Car Crash

Johnny Manziel reported a hit-and-run crash to Dallas police earlier this week, and a representative of the troubled quarterback says he wasn't seriously injured.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:56 AM EDT

McIlroy Out of Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns

McIlroy Out of Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling to...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:31 PM EDT

Argentina Trounces US 4-0, Into Copa America Final

Argentina Trounces US 4-0, Into Copa America Final

Lionel Messi was too much for the United States to contain. The five-time world player of the year set up Ezequiel Lavezzi's opening goal in the third minute, then scored on a free kick to break Argentina's...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:55 PM EDT

Priddy Makes 4th Olympic Team After Knee Injury

Priddy Makes 4th Olympic Team After Knee Injury

Reid Priddy's volleyball story would not end this way, as many around him figured it might. The picture itself is still painful to see even two years later: The hard-hitting American down on a volleyball court...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:42 AM EDT

Diver Chases More Olympic History as Career Winds Down

Diver Chases More Olympic History as Career Winds Down

Troy Dumais started diving with a dream of becoming the best in the world. He's leaving the sport still trying to prove it. Only a few American divers have a resume even approaching the achievements of...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 08:30 AM EDT

Anti-Doping Summit Convenes After Russia Ban

Anti-Doping Summit Convenes After Russia Ban

Olympic leaders met Tuesday to consider further measures to crack down on doping ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in the wake of the ban on Russian track and field athletes. IOC President Thomas Bach...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 06:26 PM EDT

Bubba Watson Says He's Committed to Olympics

Bubba Watson Says He's Committed to Olympics

Bubba Watson says he's 100 percent committed to playing in the Olympics in August, assuming he qualifies for the team. The two-time Masters champion was in Connecticut on Monday promoting the Travelers...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 02:18 PM EDT

NASCAR Driver Mike Wallace Attacked After Concert

NASCAR Driver Mike Wallace Attacked After Concert

NASCAR driver Mike Wallace says he and his daughter were attacked after a Rascal Flatts concert in North Carolina. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told local media three men have been arrested after the...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 07:11 AM EDT

The End: Cleveland Rocks as Title Drought Ends in NBA Finals

The End: Cleveland Rocks as Title Drought Ends in NBA Finals

More tears. Only this time, tears of joy. Cleveland's championship drought, crossing 52 years, generations and noted by a long list of near misses, is over at last. On Father's Day, LeBron James, the kid from...

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