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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 07:22 PM EDT

NBA House in Rio Will Have Mascots and More

NBA House in Rio Will Have Mascots and More

For those fans who don't have Olympic tickets, or are around downtown Rio de Janeiro and don't want to trudge out to the Olympic Park in suburban Rio, the NBA is providing an alternative. The league will...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:26 PM EDT

31 Caught in Retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic Sample: IOC

31 Caught in Retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic Sample: IOC

In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports could be barred from competing in this year's Olympics after they were caught in retesting of drug samples from the 2008 Beijing...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 08:56 AM EDT

Zika More Worrying but Olympics Shouldn't Be Moved: UN

Zika More Worrying but Olympics Shouldn't Be Moved: UN

The World Health Organization's chief said Tuesday the agency is increasingly worried about the Zika virus, even though it does not recommend canceling or postponing the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:12 AM EDT

76ers 1st NBA Team to Land Jersey Sponsorship

76ers 1st NBA Team to Land Jersey Sponsorship

The Philadelphia 76ers have become the first team in the NBA to put a sponsorship logo on player uniforms, striking a deal with StubHub for a spot on one of the hottest pieces of real estate available in sports....

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:37 AM EDT

Overcoming Sight Loss to Become Top Athlete

Overcoming Sight Loss to Become Top Athlete

A legally blind triathlete has overcome her loss of sight and debilitating weight gain to become one of the top para-athletes in the world and she's hoping to compete in Rio.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 04:04 PM EDT

UConn's Diaco Agrees to 2-Year Contract Extension

UConn's Diaco Agrees to 2-Year Contract Extension

UConn says football coach Bob Diaco has agreed to a two-year contract extension designed to keep him in Storrs through the 2020 football season.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 10:46 AM EDT

Preakness 2016: 5 New Horses to Watch

Preakness 2016: 5 New Horses to Watch

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will face a slew of new challengers in the Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:58 AM EDT

Simmering Toronto-Texas Feud Erupts in Rangers' 7-6 win

Simmering Toronto-Texas Feud Erupts in Rangers' 7-6 win

Rougned Odor's powerful punch to Jose Bautista's jaw will be remembered for a long time. Perhaps it's a good thing the Rangers and Blue Jays have played for the final time this regular season.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 07:11 AM EDT

Fake Bomb at ManU Game Left From Training Exercise: Police

Fake Bomb at ManU Game Left From Training Exercise: Police

Greater Manchester Police says a bomb disposal unit has carried out a controlled explosion at Old Trafford stadium. The controlled blast came soon after British military bomb disposal experts arrived at...

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 09:55 AM EDT

Russia Backs Retesting Olympic Doping Samples

Russia Backs Retesting Olympic Doping Samples

Russia says it supports retesting drug test samples from the 2014 Sochi Olympics after accusations it operated a mass doping program at the games. Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of the Russian national...

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