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2 hrs ago | The Age

Mitton stars as Kookaburras beat South Africa

Third-generation Kookaburra Trent Mitton has shown off his rich hockey pedigree with a spectacular between-the-legs goal in Australia's 6-0 win over South Africa in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Hawks' Paul Millsap added to Team USA training camp roster

Pamela Grimmé places a lamp in the Tamarac showroom of AMC Liquidators, which sells to customers locally and in 44 countries.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Paul Millsap, Al Horford, NBA Players, Kyle Korver, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Washington Wizards

Sun Jul 27, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Athletics: Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones Passes Away

He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/jaPX7mzI97 News broke this afternoon that Kentucky great Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones passed away.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Sports

CBS Local

Denver Fans Finally Get Look At 2013 AFC Champions

Lakers vs. FC Barcelona The Los Angeles Lakers face off with Pau Gasol's former team and European Champions FC Barcelona on October 7, 2010.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Pau Gasol, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Juan-Carlos Navarro, Ricky Rubio (2008 Beijing Olympics)

Air Alamo

NBA News: Team USA Basketball Takeaways

Mar 5, 2014; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond dribbles at Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah in the fourth quarter at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

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ChicagoSports.com

Bulls' Rose ready for USA Basketball

Rose on Monday will be one of 18 players at USA Basketball's five-day minicamp in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Russell Westbrook, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Doug McDermott, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard

Crescent-News.com

Langer takes 8-shot lead at Senior Open

Bernhard Langer stretched his lead to eight strokes Saturday in the Senior British Open, shooting a 3-under 68 at Royal Porthcawl to reach 14-under 199.

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Seattle Times

Storm’s Karen Bryant, first executive of...

Karen Bryant, the CEO of the Seattle Storm, remembers yet another story as she takes a break from packing up her office for her announced departure this Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird, Sports, More Sports, Seattle Storm, WNBA Women's Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NBA.com

No Love Overseas

USA Basketball announced Saturday morning that Love won't be participating for the National Team this summer, because of "his current status."

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Dwight Howard (2008 Beijing Olympics), Serge Ibaka, Pau Gasol, Carmelo Anthony, Marc Gasol

Westland Observer

Team USA roster vulnerable after Kevin Love's withdrawal

With the Saturday announcement that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love won't take part in the FIBA Basketball World Cup tournament in Spain, the task of securing an automatic bid for the 2016 Olympics and defending its gold medal gets a whole lot harder yet again, as LaMarcus Aldridge , Kawhi Leonard , Blake Griffin also bowed out recently ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Blake Griffin (2012 London Olympics), Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant

Big East Coast Bias

Where Are They Now? Samuel Dalembert

Seton Hall's Samuel Dalembert has been a staple on NBA rosters for 13 years now and he's still going strong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Samuel Dalembert, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Tyson Chandler, Summer Olympics, Allen Iverson

The Washington Post

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Trade talk requires Kevin Love to withdraw from Team USA basketball

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers

The Globe and Mail

Kevin Love pulling out of Team USA amid trade talk

In this April 13, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love gets ready to play the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif.

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Northwest Asian Weekly

LeBron James begins tour of China

The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted by pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans.

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Bplans Blog

Gatorade and the Kings of Cool

When you are developing a marketing plan, it's important to focus on the aspect of your product that you mean to be the selling point.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Kelly: Canada's success hinges on Andrew Wiggins in a Wolves jersey

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

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The Washington Post

As Team USA beckons, Davis not worried about rest

Coming off his first All-Star campaign with the New Orleans Pelicans in only his second NBA season, Davis is now looking forward to starting Team USA training camp in Las Vegas on Monday and the likelihood of joining the club for the FIBA World Cup in Madrid in August.

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WUSA-TV Washington

John Wall placed on USA Basketball roster

John Wall placed on USA Basketball roster John Wall will join Bradley Beal on the USA Basketball team.

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NOLA.com

Team USA basketball continues its decade-long rebuilding mode into...

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis argues with Bennett Salvatore after getting a technical foul late in the forth quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers in the New Orleans Arena, Monday February 24, 2014.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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