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Biggest Olympic scandals of all time

With Russian track and field athletes losing their appeal Thursday to compete in the Rio Games amid allegations of a culture of state-sponsored doping, take a look at some other controversial and shocking moments in Olympic history.

Muhammad Ali with torch at 1996 Olympics

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Famous Olympic torchbearers

With the Olympic torch making its way toward Rio and Tuesday marking the 20th anniversary of Muhammad Ali's famous cauldron lighting to open the Atlanta Games, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the years.

Tom Brady pointing during 2016 AFC Championship Game

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NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline

With New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady dropping the appeal of his four-game suspension, the NFL's Deflategate saga has officially come to an end. Check out the timeline of events in the case.

Tom Brady walking off field after 2016 AFC Championship

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Biggest sports scandals of all time

From questionable wins and Deflategate to doping allegations and murder, here's a look at sports scandals that shocked the world.

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Sports stars honored at 2016 ESPY Awards

ESPN held their annual sports award show, the ESPY Awards, July 13, at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

Manny Pacquiao in ring

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Never mind! Celebrities who unretired

Boxer Manny Pacquiao is hardly the first famous person to walk away from their chosen fields only to get the itch and return. Take a look at some celebrities who have "unretired."

Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi

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Celebrities who have had tax problems

Soccer star Lionel Messi, found guilty Wednesday of defrauding the Spanish government of $4.6 million, is just the latest famous name to run afoul of the tax man.

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Top all-time Olympics medal winners

With the Rio Games nearly here, take a look at which athletes rank among the most winningest Olympic athletes of all time.

Maria Sharapova, 2016 Australian Open

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Ivy League celebrities

Maria Sharapova, freshly enrolled in a course at Harvard Business School, is just the latest celebrity with ties to prestigious Ivy League institutions.

Pat Summitt cuts down net

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Pat Summitt through the years

Pat Summitt finished her career as the University of Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach with a record 1,098 wins and eight NCAA National Championships. Here's a look at her legendary coaching career.

Sharapova in Melbourne

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Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

While Maria Sharapova may still face corporate fallout from her two-year suspension, Nike is at least standing by her, saying it will continue to partner with the five-time grand slam champion.

LeBron James, 2015 season

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World's highest-paid athletes of 2016

It's no secret that professional athletes make a lot of money, but some make more than others. Check out how much some of the top-paid athletes made over the past year, as compiled by Forbes.

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