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Rio 2016: Judoka Kayla Harrison Seeks to Defend Her Olympic Title

U.S. judoka Kayla Harrison, who won gold in London in 2012, is looking to repeat in the 78 kg weight class at Rio’s Olympic Park on Thursday.

Rio 2016: Virginia Thrasher Aims to Win Another Gold in Shooting

Virginia Thrasher will seek to become only the second American ever to win two gold medals in shooting at the same Olympic Games.

Bullet Found at Olympic Equestrian Center From Military Operation, Officials Say

For the second time in four days, a bullet was found in the Olympic Equestrian Center Wednesday morning, which Brazilian officials said came from a military operation in a nearby neighborhood.

Rio 2016: Keeping the Peace Between Brazilian and Argentine Fans

Olympic organizers are racing to pacify a potentially explosive rivalry between host nation Brazil and its southern neighbor Argentina.

Play Ball? Tim Tebow Is Giving Baseball a Shot

The college football superstar who causes a frenzy few professional athletes can match, expects to work out for Major League Baseball teams within the next month.

Can the U.S. Break Up China’s Run of Diving Dominance?

David Boudia, who won the sole U.S. diving gold in London, vies for another medal Monday afternoon in the men’s synchronized 10-meter platform.

Bolt’s First Opponent at the Rio Olympics: Boredom

Bolt and the rest of the Jamaican track team have been in Rio since July 27 with little to do but practice and sleep.

Rome Makes Push for 2024 Games

As the Rio Games got underway, a high-profile Italian delegation was busy with its own kind of challenge: convincing the International Olympic Committee that it would be a good idea for Rome to host the 2024 Olympics.

Good News for Oklahoma City: Russell Westbrook Re-Ups With the Thunder

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At Rio Olympics, It’s ‘Pokémon No’ for Athletes

For athletes and other visitors caught up in the wave, not having access to the mobile game is just one more knock against an Olympics plagued by construction delays, Zika virus worries and polluted water.

Chris Sale Isn’t a Fan of Throwback Jerseys

White Sox ace Chris Sale didn't like the team's throwback jersey. As a result, he cut them up in protest.

U.S. Hurdler, Who’s Not Going to Rio, Breaks World Record

Kendra Harrison breaks 23-year-old record while Usain Bolt returns to action in London meet

NBA and WNBA Diverge at a Political Crossroads

While the NBA moves All-Star Game from Charlotte, the stars of the WNBA experience what’s at risk by speaking up in a time of crisis

Ivy League to Experiment With Kickoffs at 40-Yard Line

The conference is tinkering with the rules of football in the name of research and player safety.

Former Texans Running Back Foster Joins Miami Backfield

The injury-plagued Foster's move to the Dolphins, effectively completes a running back swap between Houston and Miami.

Henrik Stenson Wins the British Open

Henrik Stenson shot an 8-under 63 in the final round of the British Open to claim the Claret Jug.

Brock Lesnar Cuts His Own Path in WWE and UFC

Brock Lesnar made his return to MMA and overpowered his competition, signalling his return to the scene and re-establishing himself as singular, generational anomaly.

With Wade Headed to Chicago, the Heat Are Left in the Cold

It’s unsettled what Wade's departure means for Miami—the franchise with whom he will be synonymous long after he’s retired.

NHL Free Agency Starts With a Flurry of Moves

Islanders were central figures as they acquire Ladd and Chimera and lose Okposo and Nielsen

Umpire’s Overrule Sends Viktor Troicki Into a Tirade at Wimbledon

At Wimbledon on Thursday, Viktor Troicki lost his mind after a questionable call at a crucial moment in his second-round match on Court 17.

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