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  1. Let's use Ryan Lochte and Hope Solo's cases to talk about gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    Hope Solo was suspended for six months and effectively kicked off the U.S. national women's soccer team for comments after a loss at the Olympics. Hope Solo was suspended for six months and effectively kicked off the U.S. national women's soccer team for comments after a loss at the Olympics.

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  2. Lilly King embraces role as poster child for clean sportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Team USA swimmers Lilly King and Cody Miller, both of Indiana University, has fun on the Today show set in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics. Team USA swimmers Lilly King and Cody Miller, both of Indiana University, has fun on the Today show set in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics.

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  3. Sinclair voted NWSL Player of the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    Canada's Christine Sinclair, who plays for the Portland Thorns, has been named the National Women's Soccer League Player of the Olympics. Sinclair scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over host Brazil to earn Canada its second straight Olympic bronze medal.

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  4. Gold medal home TBD for Olympic champion, KU track alumnus Kyle ClemonsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

    "Really I've had it pretty much in my glove compartment box in my car," Clemons said with a laugh. "Wherever I go, if someone wants to see it, I don't want to go back home."

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  5. BOZICH | Memo to Russian trolls: Indiana's Lilly King firm on gold medal anti-doping stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. For all the hackers, trolls and Internet bullies from Moscow to Kazan, the message is clear and unyielding: Lilly King would not change one syllable of the anti-doping lecture she delivered at the Rio Olympics before she brought two gold medals home to Indiana University.

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  6. Milos Raonic shaking off the Big Four thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    Milos Raonic of Canada hits a shot during a practice session prior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City. Milos Raonic of Canada hits a shot during a practice session prior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City.

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  7. Column: Solo, Lochte and a look at gender equality after RioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

    In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Solo has been suspended form the team for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct "counter to the organization's principles."

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  8. UCF fans need to do their part to impress Big 12Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    In past columns, we've discussed how UCF 's football team and administration as well as local politicians and business leaders need to do everything in their power to make the Knights as attractive as possible to the Big 12 . Hey, UCF fans, the season opener is a week away; are you going to show up? Are you going to buy tickets to the games? Are you going to show the big-boy conferences that you're not a small-time fan base? "The better our metrics look, the more attractive we become," UCF athletics director Danny White told me recently.

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  9. Derek Drouin says 'contagious' mentality put Canada on podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    High jump gold medallist Derek Drouin, of Corunna, Ont., speaks to the media as he arrives in Toronto on Aug. 24, 2016. High jump gold medallist Derek Drouin, of Corunna, Ont., speaks to the media as he arrives in Toronto on Aug. 24, 2016.

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  10. 'Big Four' in no mood to cede powerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal insisted Friday that they have no intention of loosening their grip on power despite the sport's 'Big Four' slipping into the twilight of their careers. Britain's Andy Murray, pictured on August 14, 2016, says that at 29 years old, he is using his age as a motivating factor The physical cracks are starting to show -- Djokovic and Nadal have been bothered by wrist problems in recent weeks while 35-year-old Federer has shut down his 2016 season due to a knee injury.

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  11. Match preview: Sky Blue FC seeks to take over Red Star's playoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Once A Metro

    In the first match back from the month-long Rio window, no. 5 Sky Blue FC takes on no.

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  12. U.S. Open top seed Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coming off injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    Serena Williams has been undergoing physical therapy for a sore shoulder, which has hampered her since after her Wimbledon victory. The U.S. Open's top seeds in both singles brackets are coming off injuries, and neither has played since an early loss at the Olympics.

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  13. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman offers to train John Legend's daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Music-News.com

    John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have landed gold medal-winning Olympian Aly Raisman as their baby girl's gymnastics tutor. Model Chrissy reached out to the Team USA athlete via Twitter on Thursday , when she boldly begged the gymnast to be friends with the celebrity couple.

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  14. Recap: Nike's Court Collection NYC Launch With KITHRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vibe

    In celebration of Nike's new Court collection, the sportswear dominator and Ronnie Fieg's KITH held an event in Soho. The two brands have come together in a Snarkitecture designed space to bring sneakerheads and streetwear enthusiasts alike a rotating selection of "special edition silhouettes."

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  15. Christine Sinclair voted NWSL Player of the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    Canada's Christine Sinclair, who plays for the Portland Thorns, has been named the National Women's Soccer League Player of the Olympics. Sinclair scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over host Brazil to earn Canada its second straight Olympic bronze medal.

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  16. U.S. Open tennis draw 2016: Serena Williams gets tough 1st round matchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic secured the top seeds for the 2016 U.S. Open when the draw was revealed Friday. Williams is once again No.

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  17. An independent Scotland's medal parade would have a very different feelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... there was not another individual Olympic title by a Scot until Hoy's kilometre sprint title in 2000. Of 136 Summer Olympic medals won by Scots since 1896, only 55 have been individual ones. Come 2020, athletes like Skinner (team sprint gold with ...

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  18. Payne and Benson looking on the bright side as they prepare to take the plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Great Britain swimmers Keri-Anne Payne and Craig Benson during a photocall ahead of the Great Scottish Swim 2016 at Loch Lomond. Picture: PA KERI-Anne Payne notes the incredulous expression on my face as she explains that the water temperature in the icy depths of Loch Lomond in September is in fact comparable with that which she experienced off Copacabana beach 12 days ago.

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  19. The Latest: Nadal says left wrist still isn't 100 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    Andy Murray, of Britain, speaks during a media availability for the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in New York. Rafael Nadal, of Spain, speaks during a media availability for the U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in New York.

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  20. Bronze or not, Walsh Jennings and Ross go right back at itRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings won their first match of the main draw Friday at the Long Beach Grand Slam. Photo courtesy of FIVB.

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