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Draymond Green, Team USA crush Argentina for trip to Olympic semis

Team USA defeated Team Argentina by a commanding score of 105-78 to advance out of the quarterfinals. REUTERS/Jim Young FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY...

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Joe Haden: Josh Gordon "looks the exact same"

The Cleveland Browns gave Josh Gordon a chance when other teams may have made a decision to cut him loose. Gordon has the ability to be one ...

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Jose mourinho has stars in his eyes after dazzling paul pogba performance

It is like a puzzle - we need to put the puzzle together and then make it work. "The most important thing for us is to play football", he said ...

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Ruben Fernandez leads Vuelta while Alexandre Geniez takes stage

Having already ridden the Tour de France and both the Olympic road race and time trial this summer, the Team Sky rider predicted he would make a...

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Simone Biles will carry the United States flag at the Olympics closing ceremony

Olympian with more gold than Felix is swimmer Jenny Thompson. But experts say firms tend to give endorsement deals to stars in more traditional ...

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Simone Biles Serves as Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer for US

Athletes and entertainers packed the Maracana Stadium, which was greeted by pouring rain. NBC's coverage of the Rio Olympics closing cerem...

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Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat tropical note

And given that the medals athletes won in 2012 were made using just 9.6 kilograms of gold, 1,210 kilograms of silver, and 700 kilograms of coppe...

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Lochte, Phelps race in 200m medley showdown

Ryan Lochte , one of the strongest swimmers alive, and teammate Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, will face off in the...

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

Saving their best for last in a tournament that had been tough, the USA convincingly won its third straight gold medal, beating Serbia 96-66 on ...

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Park returns to her best to win in golf's Olympic return

Ko was unable to catch Park at the end, but she did roll in a clutch eight-foot putt on the 18th hole Saturday to snatch the silver medal from...

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IndyCars postpones Pocono race due to rain

It marks the first time in four years IndyCar will race on a Monday at the 'Tricky Triangle'. It seems the fairly new water fall, which greets...

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Longoria, Maile homer; Rays end Rangers' winning streak

Tampa Bay broke up Cole Hamels' no-hitter when Corey Dickerson singled with two outs in the sixth (one of two hits he had). Tampa Bay ...

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Kerri Walsh Jennings says bronze 'meant so much more' than gold medals

Walsh Jennings and Ross to the lead at 7-6 and didn't let go. Just when you thought the Americans were responding, Brazil kept coming and hitt...

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Klopp: Liverpool striker's lack of 'rhythm' clear to see

It's not about not being in Europe that the cup is important - it's important. At right-back we think the superbly talented Trent Alexander-Ar...

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26000 evacuated from flood affected areas

In addition to evacuating people to safer locations, NDRF is also providing medical care to those in need. The Prime Minister assured total su...

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Riyad Mahrez Happy To Continue Leicester City 'Adventure'

After the 4-3 defeat to Liverpool, Wenger claimed that it was impossible for those players to be fit enough to start the match, but said that th...

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Arsenal not ready yet, says Wenger

Klopp charged down the touchline to revel in Mane's magnificent 63rd-minute goal and, by the time he realised he might be expressing premature j...

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China ends Serbia's volleyball adventure to claim Rio 2016 gold

But by the penultimate day of competition, they had won just 26 gold medals, their fewest since Atlanta 1996. "Did the Chinese team not partic...

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Japanese Prime Minister Abe wows Rio finale as Super Mario

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe took the stage in Rio in an ode to one of the most famous games in history to come out of the country - Super ...

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Aussies fail to medal in women's triathlon

Crucially, Jorgensen quickly bridged her way to the middle of the pack and close contact with the leaders. She averaged 15th place over the cour...

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USA women cruise to gold in 4x400 relay

It was the second fastest time ever. Their time of 41.01 is the second-fastest time in the women's race and gives the U.S a second consecutive...

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Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

The seemingly ageless Harrison is coming off a season that saw him register 40 tackles, five sacks and one interception as a situational player....

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Ashton Eaton retains Olympic title in Rio

And picking the world's greatest athlete is an open debate, but it would be hard to find a better athlete anywhere in the world who is less well...

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Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess

Lauer asked Lochte if he understood their option at that point was to pay for the damages right then and there or the police would be called....

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Cespedes hits 2 homers, Colon strong as Mets top Giants 9-5

The lanky righty has already beaten San Francisco once this season, surrendering no earned runs in six innings of a 6-5 home victory back on A...

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Lochte takes 'full responsibility' for robbery story

United States gold medallist Ryan Lochte admitted to Brazil's largest broadcaster Saturday night that he'd exaggerated his story about being rob...

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Stanton shaken up as Marlins lose to White Sox 8-7

As a National League team, the Marlins have no need for a designated hitter outside of occasional interleague play. "I saw the replay, and it lo...

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Ibrahimovic: I'll only get better for Man Utd

They did this and I'm very pleased. "He needs the team to play and produce chances for him". The Spaniard replaced Jesse Lingard in the 63rd...

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American Galen Rupp finishes in Rio marathon

Kipchoge, who won the London Marathon in April, stormed to victory in two hours, eight minutes and 44 seconds - 70secs ahead of second-placed Fe...

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Team USA get by France, go undefeated in preliminaries

But the 2016 squad isn't without its flaws, and a silver or bronze medal isn't out of the realm of possibility. "Today they didn't play very goo...

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Rio officials say they have solution to fix green water

Nascimento added that the participation of over 120 athletes in the diving pool had added to the "organics" in the water that were responsible f...

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Hull make it two wins in two at Swansea

And Swansea's council leader has revealed he is optimistic progress can be made after the club's U.S. investors put the plans at the top of thei...

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Police detain Aussie athletes over altered accreditation

The incident follows outrage in Brazil after four United States swimmers including Ryan Lochte - one of America's most decorated swimmers - were...

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Chelsea: Conte praises Costa attitude

However, with 10 minutes left, that incident was forgotten as Chelsea found an equaliser through Batshuayi , who was in the right place at th...

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Mets activate Cespedes, Cabrera from disabled list

To make room for the duo's return, the Mets optioned Ty Kelly and T.J. Rivera back to Triple-A Las Vegas. Although the Mets are probably out...

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