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Syndergaard the Horse Is Running for Champagne Riches

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard pitched seven scoreless innings in Wednesday night’s National League Wild Card game but didn’t get the win. On Saturday, Syndergaard, the horse, is hoping for a different outcome.

The Carolina Panthers Have Regressed at an Alarming Rate

Rather than trying to win now, the team took a long-sighted approach to the offseason and is no paying the price.

After a Prolonged Fall From Grace, the Bears Finally Hit Bottom

After years of mediocrity, the proud franchise reaches its nadir with three straight poor efforts, two of which were on national television.

The Cubs Are Baseball’s Most Anxious Juggernaut

Chicago clinches its division early, giving fans extra time to fear the presumed inevitable

Bill Belichick’s Unflappable Football Machine

The New England Patriots were stripped of their two best weapons, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, and didn't seem to miss a beat.

How Allen Iverson Changed the NBA

The former 76ers star, who will be inducted into the basketball Hall of Fame Friday, was a devastating talent on the court and transformative figure off it.

Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand (and Sits) During the Anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to stop standing for the National Anthem has touched off a controversy about whether he’s disrespecting the flag, the troops and the country.

The Severity of Hope Solo’s Punishment Sparks Debate

The U.S. goalkeeper receives six month ban for trash-talking her opponents after a loss

Rio’s Locals Are About Done Giving Out Directions in English

The influx of negative attention and tourists has annoyed many of the city's residents, particularly any complaints about the food

Rio 2016: Mo Farah vs. Vegas in the 5000 Meters

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Rio 2016: Germany’s Pressuring Offense Finally Cracks Sweden’s Defense

Germany scored a brilliant second-half goal, then was gifted another by an anxious Swedish defender, to win the Olympic gold medal final 2-1 Friday evening at Maracanã Stadium.

U.S. Women’s Basketball Team to Play Spain for Gold

After a sluggish start, the U.S. women’s basketball beat France 86-67 to advance to the gold medal game on Saturday.

Australia Disciplines Swimmers for Late-Night Partying

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Rio 2016: Walsh Jennings/Ross Fall to Brazilians in Beach Volleyball

American Kerri Walsh Jennings’s hopes for a fourth consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball came to an end late Tuesday.

Rio 2016: The Olympic Velodrome Belongs to Great Britain

For the third Olympics in a row, the velodrome track belonged to Great Britain, who took six out of 10 possible gold medals.

Rio 2016: Brazil’s Thiago Braz Da Silva Pulls Off a Surprise in the Pole Vault

A pair of stunning upsets sealed the track action for Monday night: a spectacular dive by Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas for 400 meter gold, and an Olympic record leap of 6.03 meters for Thiago Braz Da Silva to win the pole vault for Brazil.

Rio 2016: The Dream is Over for Nigeria but Still Alive for Brazil

There are more important basketball stories at the Olympics, but maybe the most interesting one was the saga of the lowest-ranked team with the longest medal odds: Nigeria.

Rio 2016: Fishing to Feed the Open Water Swimmers

The unsung heroes of the open water swim spend the race floating on a barge, hoping they have enough dexterity with a fishing pole-like gadget to make sure swimmers stay nourished throughout the roughly two-hour event.

Rio 2016: Gabby Douglas Has No Regrets, Doesn’t Hate the Haters

A tearful Gabby Douglas said Sunday she was confused and hurt by online criticism of her behavior at the Olympic Games.

South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk Sets World Record in the 400

Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa broke the world record in the 400 meters Sunday night at the Olympic stadium, completing the race in 43.03.

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