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Men’s Team USA Basketball Wins Gold Over Serbia

Men's Team USA Basketball Wins Gold Over Serbia

While this group of NBA All-Stars did not dominate in the same fashion as their predecessors, the 2016 USA Men's Basketball team took home gold over Serbia. In a 96-66 rout, Team USA claims their third straight gold medal and caps off a display of domination from the US in the Summer Olympics....

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Philadelphia Eagles Trade for WR Dorial Green-Beckham

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The Eagles have acquired second year wideout Dorial Green-Beckham from the Tennessee Titans. The 2015 second-round pick is swapped for Dennis Kelly, who played two games for the Eagles last year. The trade comes as a shock to those who thought the former standout receiver had changed his ways. “We are …

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Chinese Olympic Swimmer Chen Xinyi Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi tested positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide on Thursday at the Rio Olympics, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic used as a masking agent, causing those who use it to make more urine, according to WebMD. The 18-year-old Xinyi, who finished fourth in the 100-meter butterfly …

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Sara Ahmed Becomes First Egyptian Woman to Win Olympic Medal

Egyptian weightlifter Sara Ahmed said she had blazed a trail for women athletes after becoming the first female from her country to stand on the Olympic podium with weightlifting bronze at Rio Wednesday. Ahmed, wearing a sports hijab, lifted 255 kg in the women’s 69kg weightlifting competition to finish third …

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Maurice Smith Granted Release From Alabama

Maurice Smith Granted Release From Alabama

The Southeastern Conference is the only power five conference to have restrictions on transfers with less than two years of eligibility. The University of Alabama granted a transfer for Maurice Smith barring league approval Wednesday. Smith's mother confirmed the news Wednesday night...

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Paul Pogba Transfer to Manchester United Finished

Paul Pogba Transfer to Manchester United Finished

After weeks of confusion and conflicting reports about the impending transfer of Paul Pogba, the former Juventus midfielder returns to Old Trafford. Pogba, 23, left Manchester United after failing to come to an agreement with former boss Sir Alex Ferguson just four years ago. Pogba made seven appearances for United before signing with Juventus in 2012...

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ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO RETIRE FROM BASEBALL ON FRIDAY

ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO RETIRE FROM BASEBALL ON FRIDAY

After two decades in the public eye, Alex Rodriguez says goodbye to baseball next Friday. The New York Yankees held a press conference this morning to break the news. Rodriguez will be released and then serve as a special advisor to the team following Friday...

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RUSSELL WESTBROOK AGREES TO NEW $85 MILLION CONTRACT EXTENSION

RUSSELL WESTBROOK AGREES TO NEW CONTRACT EXSTENTION

To the dismay of Lakers fans, Russell Westbrook has agreed to a new $85 million contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After losing Kevin Durant to the Warriors, the Thunder have reassured fans who thought a rebuilding process was near...

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More Russian Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics

Eighteen more Russian athletes’ dreams of competing at the Rio Olympics were bashed this week. Earlier on Tuesday, eight athletes across canoeing, modern pentathlon and sailing were banned, as seven swimmers and three rowers were on Monday. Governing bodies are making the rulings following the damning World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) …

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