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Caitlyn Jenner red carpet

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Caitlyn Jenner poses on 'SI' cover sporting gold medal

Caitlyn Jenner's newest "Sports Illustrated" cover is here. The 66-year-old posed for the July cover complete with the gold medal she won in 1976 Olympic games.

"The decathlon for me was the ultimate in what people think of as manhood," Jenner says in...

Tennessee coach Pat Summitt

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Pat Summitt, legendary women's basketball coach, dead at 64

Pat Summitt, who built the University of Tennessee's Lady Volunteers into a perennial power on the way to becoming the winningest coach in the history of major college basketball, died Tuesday.

Her death came five years after she was diagnosed with Al...

Buddy Ryan, September 2015

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NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan dies

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles, died Tuesday at age 82.

Aussie watches tee shot

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Jason Day to miss Rio Olympics over Zika virus scare

He's the best golfer on the planet -- but Jason Day won't be winning Olympic gold anytime soon.

The world. No. 1 withdrew from Rio 2016 Tuesday after citing fears over contracting the Zika virus.

His move comes after four-time major winner Rory McIlroy...

Aerial view of Olympic venues city

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Rio's acting governor: Olympics could be a 'big failure'

The headache for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games organizers shows no signs of subsiding.

Six weeks before the Games are set to begin, Francisco Dornelles, the acting governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, told the Brazilian newspaper O Globo that the st...

Kris Bryant 3rd HR of game

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Cubs' Bryant has giant night with three HRs, two doubles

Kris Bryant had an historic night at the plate with three home runs, two doubles and six RBIs, lifting the Chicago Cubs to an 11-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday at Great American Ball Park. Bryant became the first player in major league history to hit three homers and two doubles in a game.

Glen Taylor receives WNBA trophy

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Report: Timberwolves, Lynx owner to sell shares to China's Jiang

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has sold shares in the team to Shanghai-based businessman Lizhang Jiang that will enable the former to remain the franchise's controlling owner, sources told ESPN on Monday.

Derek Jeter waving

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Derek Jeter's 'Players' Tribune' broadens ambitions with video series

These days, seemingly every digital media property is ramping up its video production. The Players' Tribune is no exception.

The website, founded by former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter as a platform for athletes to circumvent traditional media.

Novak Djokovic, 2016 Wimbledon opener

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Wimbledon: Djokovic, Federer win openers

On the opening day at Wimbledon -- the granddaddy of tennis tournaments -- three grand slam winners at very different stages of their career featured at the sport's most famous stadium.

Iceland defeats England

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Euro 2016: Iceland shocks England in historic upset to reach quarterfinals

Iceland pulled off one of the most astonishing results in the history of European football on Monday, knocking England out of the Euro 2016 finals.

Playing at its first major international tournament, Iceland came from behind to win 2-1 in Nice and se...

Kevin Durant

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Durant adds meetings with Celtics, Heat, Clippers

Kevin Durant plans to add face-to-face meetings with the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers in addition to previously reported talks with the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder at the outset of free agency.

Giorgio Chiellini, Eder celebrate Euro goal against Spain

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Italy sends Spain crashing out of Euro 2016

Spain's reign as champion of Europe came to a shuddering halt Monday as Italy claimed a famous 2-0 win in Paris.

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Tennessee coach Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt, legendary women's basketball coach, dead at 64

Pat Summitt, who built the University of Tennessee's Lady Volunteers into a…

Baylor football coach Art Briles

Baylor rape victim files lawsuit

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles faces a federal lawsuit from a sexual assault…

Brandon Vandenburg

Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty in rape case

A Tennessee jury found former Vanderbilt University football player Brandon…

John Calipari, Kentucky Wildcats coach

Calipari: Coaches know what happens on campus

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari says coaches always know when scandals occur…

Baylor football coach Art Briles

Report: Baylor to settle with Briles

Art Briles will not be brought back as Baylor coach in 2017, according to a report…

Baylor football coach Art Briles

Baylor reportedly considering 1-year suspension for Briles

Some of Baylor's biggest donors reportedly are pushing to bring back Art Briles as…


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