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  1. Sky Blue FC players face different paths to Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Once A Metro

    Sky Blue and United States player Kelley O'Hara goes for the ball against a Haiti defender during the match at Legion Field. - Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports Sky Blue FC is lucky to list among it's roster players who also pull double duty and play for the United States, Costa Rican and Australian national teams.


  2. Monday, Feb 08, 2016Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Soccer America

    Szabolcs Huszti , Havard Nordtveit , Johannes Geis , Nicolai Mueller and Kostas Stafylidis provide the Top 5 goals from Bundesliga Week 20 play. Read the whole story Aaron Ramsey says Arsenal can stop Leicester City in its tracks.


  3. Tommie Smith & John Carlos: from villains to heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    U.S. Olympians Tommie Smith, left, and John Carlos talk to the media before speaking with students at Oklahoma Christian University on Monday. The 1968 medal-winning track stars and civil rights icons are remembered for standing on the medals podium and raising black-gloved fists to protest the treatment of African-Americans in the U.S. John Carlos likes to say he doesn't see the 71-year-old Tommie Smith when he glances at his old partner in time.


  4. U.S. womena s soccer avoids distractions during Olympic qualifying in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    Megan Rapinoe, left, Lauren Holiday, center, and Carli Lloyd are trying to lead the United States to an Olympic gold medal this summer after winning the World Cup last year. A frigid wind whipped across the practice fields of Toyota Stadium in Frisco as the U.S. women's national soccer team opened practice Friday for the eight-team CONCACAF women's Olympic Qualifying Championship, hosted by the home venue of FC Dallas.


  5. NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Albany Times Union

    FEBRUARY 23: Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait at Space Coast Stadium during photo day on February 23, 2014 in Viera, Florida. ORG XMIT: 461756183 less VIERA, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait at Space Coast Stadium during photo day on February 23, 2014 in Viera, Florida.


  6. Beyonce's Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Brandon Sun

    A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapologetic blackness and political activism during one of the most-watched events of the year. The halftime show - seen by an estimated 112 million people - is drawing praise from her fans and consternation from critics.


  7. Schilling Fretted About ESPN Job Security in Ben Carson DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News Max

    Former Major League Baseball star pitcher Curt Schilling expressed his fears over losing his job as an ESPN baseball analyst while donating $250 to Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's campaign last September, Federal Election Commission filings show. The Sept.


  8. American star Evie Stevens to attempt world hour recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Star Tribune

    Evelyn Stevens, shown winning the 2010 Stillwater Criterium. She will attempt to break the world hour record later this month at the recently renovated velodrome at the U.S. Olympic training center in Colorado Springs.


  9. Ahmad Shah Massoud's spy chief leads a different battle - in GuwahatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Indian Express

    When Lieutenant General Mohammad Zahir Aghbar was part of a resistance force involved in anti-Russian operations in Afghanistan, he was perhaps the only commander who could pursue a sport. That was a perk extended to the former intelligence chief who was part of the inner circle of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the military commander who led the fight against the Russians and later the Taliban.


  10. 5 boxers to watch for during 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Vasyl Lomachenko celebrates ninth round technical knockout over Gamalier Rodriguez in their WBO featherweight championship boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 2, 2015.


  11. Man shot dead in Dublin near scene of AK-47 attack on boxing weigh-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Independent

    A man has been shot dead in Dublin in what is believed to have been a retaliatory attack for Friday's fatal assault on a boxing weigh-in at the city's Regency Hotel . The victim was shot in Poplar Row in the North Strand area of the city at 7:45pm on Monday, the Irish Garda said.


  12. Welsford shows he's ready for higher cycling honoursRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Yahoo!

    Rising WA cyclist Sam Welsford still has a lot of work to do before earning a spot in the Olympic squad. But WAIS coach Clay Worthington believes the 20-year-old's performance at last week's track national championships sent a message that he's ready if the national selectors pick him.


  13. Impact goalkeeper Crepeau hungry for MLS action after first start for CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Medincine Hat News

    Canada goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau dives for the ball during the second half of a CONCACAF men's Olympic semifinal soccer match against Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Sandy, Utah. Canada's national team thinks highly enough of goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau to make him a starter, but he remains the third string goalie on the Montreal Impact behind veterans Evan Bush and Eric Kronberg, patiently awaiting his chance to move up the depth chart.


  14. Khloe Kardashian and James Harden: Is It Over?!?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Hollywood Gossip

    Like the NBA world championship hopes of the Houston Rockets this season, the relationship between Khloe Kardashian and James Harden appears to be over. "She dumped him weeks ago," a source actually tells the tabloid of Khloe, who went public with Harden in July.


  15. Olympic Qualifier: Canadian women's soccer, young and driven read commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBC News

    From left, Team Canada's Nichelle Prince, Jessie Fleming, Rebecca Quinn and Kadeisha Buchanan are on the team vying for an Olympic berth in Houston, Texas at CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship. It is a big week for the Canadian women's soccer team as they make their way to Houston, Texas, for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament .


  16. Canadian allocation to NWSL revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    After two seasons in England with Notts County Ladies FC, Canadian international Desiree Scott is headed to the U.S. Midwest and FC Kansas City. The Winnipeg midfielder known as The Destroyer is one of six newly allocated Canadians - among the 11 in total - in the National Women's Soccer League in 2016.


  17. Resilient Dunn shoots for a trip to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Sept. 20, 2015, file photo, United States' Crystal Dunn passes the ball during the US Women's World Cup victory tour against Haiti in Birmingham, Ala.


  18. Portugal wrinkles its nose at UK's EU dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Newsday

    Joanna Pedro twists her hair in her hands, visibly upset at the idea that the British Prime Minister wants to cut benefits to people from her country who work in Britain. She is a Portuguese nurse and worked in the UK for four years.


  19. Is golf a preserve of only the corporates?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    Many people are of the view that golf is a game for rich people. Darren Allan Kyeyune explores why corporates engage in the game and how golf makes business sense.


  20. Derrick Goold: Cuba" s Gourriel brothers will attempt leap to majorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Erie Times News

    ST. LOUIS "" The "oeif" that hovers around the best Cuban baseball players has now become a "oewhen," so when Cuban infielder Lourdes Gourriel Jr. scores his dramatic offer let it be remembered that one of the first Major League Baseball representatives to scout him in Cuba was a pitcher, Clayton Kershaw. Lourdes and his brother Yulieski Gourriel left the Cuban national team after this past weekend" s Caribbean Series and have defected, according to reports.