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Marcus Willis, 2016 Wimbledon first round

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Almost retired 'loser' Willis readies for Federer clash

The tale of Marcus Willis is set to snowball, with the 772nd-ranked player in the world taking on third-seeded Roger Federer at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

Guanabara Bay pollution

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U.S. Olympic rowers' suits are anti-pollution

The U.S. Olympic rowing team will appear in seamless unisuits when they hit the bay waters of Rio de Janeiro this summer. Though many viewers will notice only the second-skin fit, these innovative suits will also be providing much-needed protection a...

Richard Jefferson, 2016 NBA Finals

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Report: Jefferson wants to play 2-3 more years

Richard Jefferson announced he would retire following the Cleveland Cavaliers' victory in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, but now wants to play multiple more seasons, according to Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports.

Tim Tebow, 2015 Sugar Bowl

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Tim Tebow prays with family during in-flight medical emergency

Tim Tebow made a name for himself on football fields, but passengers on a recent Delta flight got a different glimpse of the former NFL star.

Eric Lindros, 2014

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NHL notebook: Lindros leads 2016 Hockey Hall of Fame class

The sixth time was the charm for Eric Lindros, who headlines this year's Hockey Hall of Fame class.

Tony Hawk, September 2015

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Tony Hawk lands famous trick at 48

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk turned back time on Monday as he landed a 900 -- or a two-and-a-half aerial spin -- at the age of 48, exactly 17 years after he first performed the historic stunt.

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.

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...

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.

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Tim Tebow, 2015 Sugar Bowl

Tim Tebow prays with family during in-flight medical emergency

Tim Tebow made a name for himself on football fields, but passengers on a recent…

Buddy Ryan, September 2015

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan dies

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles,…

James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers' Harrison demands Goodell come to his house for PED interview

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the…

Johnny Manziel-dad

NFL notebook: Manziel's father calls son 'druggie'

Even Johnny Manziel's father says jail might be the best place for his son. In a…

Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews, 2015

NFL to interview players named in Al-Jazeera report on PEDs

The NFL plans to interview players named in an Al-Jazeera America report last year…

Stanley Wilson, Detroit Lions, 2007

Police: Ex-NFL player shot during naked break-in

Former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson was shot and hospitalized and…

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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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