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Serena Williams: ‘Nothing That Can Stop Me Right Now Besides Me’

Serena Williams is excited to do something she hasn’t done in more than a month: play a tennis match.

Team of Refugees to Compete at Rio Olympics

Olympic officials have identified 43 candidates for a team of refugee athletes who will compete in this year’s Summer Games in Rio.

NFL’s Deflategate Appeal Is Set to Begin

The controversy that refuses to die will get another day in court Thursday, as the NFL takes its appeal in the so-called “Deflategate” case to the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in New York.

Tiger Woods Is Hitting 9-Irons, Chipping, Putting

Tiger Woods is nowhere near a return to competitive golf, but his outlook isn’t as bleak as it appeared late last year.

Likable, Optimistic, Talented: Words Seldom Associated With the Cubs

The Cubs have made enough offseason splashes to poise themselves as World Series favorites—assuming the tyranny of expectation doesn’t lead to a new type of heartbreak.

Felix Verdejo Takes Another Step Toward World Title Shot

Lightweight Felix Verdejo took the next step toward a world title shot with a 10-round unanimous decision over Willian Silva on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

CDC Advises Women to Consider Skipping Rio Olympics

After weeks of rising concern about the impact of the Zika virus on this summer’s Rio Olympics, the Centers for Disease Control has warned pregnant women to consider not traveling to the Games.

USOC Moves to Dismiss Antitrust Lawsuit Over Brand Logos

At the center of the suit is a two-time Olympic runner who contends the USOC's and USA Track & Field's strict control of sponsorships is anti-competitive and harms U.S. athletes.

5 Things to Know About New FIFA President Gianni Infantino

For the first time since 1998, FIFA has a new president. Here's what you need to know about him and the future of world soccer's governing body.

Inside a Brad Stevens Play

In his three seasons as the Celtics coach, Brad Stevens has become known as a master strategist. A play he called Monday offers a window into why his plays work so often.

FIFA Reduces Ban for Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini

FIFA reduced the eight-year suspensions to six for former president Sepp Blatter and the man once poised to be his successor, Michel Platini, the organization’s appeals committee announced on Wednesday.

Yoenis Cespedes Drove a Tricycle to Work Today

Cespedes turned heads at the Mets' team facility in Port St. Lucie when he arrived in a customized Polaris SL.

Dwight Howard’s Star Hasn’t Fallen—but It Has Certainly Dimmed

The trade came and went without a deal for the Rockets' bigman, bringing to question how much he is worth in the modern NBA.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Shoots for Spot in Rio

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team should book its ticket to Rio Friday when it faces Trinidad & Tobago in the semifinal of the Olympic qualifying tournament for North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Manny Pacquaio’s Anti-Gay Comments: Social Media Reacts

How social media reacted to Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s offensive remark against homosexuals.

Genzebe Dibaba Breaks Indoor Mile World Record

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia broke a 26-year-old world record in the women's indoor mile on Wednesday, running 4:13.31 in Stockholm.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Earned $34 Million in 2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league’s tax filing.

A Historically Amazing Weekend Awaits the English Premier League

For only the third time in the 24-year-old Premier League era, the top four teams all play each other on the same day this Sunday.

Eight Must-See Routines From College Gymnastics

UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus's floor exercise recently went viral, but college gymnasts have been producing amazing, entertaining routines for years.

A Unique Retirement for Marshawn Lynch, a Unique Player

With one Super Bowl win in his career, and an uncertain future with the Seahawks, what else is there for Lynch to do but ride out into the sunset to live the good life?

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