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Analysis: Popovich faces tough numbers game for World Cup

Analysis: Popovich faces tough numbers game for World Cup

16 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ANAHEIM, Calif. - When Gregg Popovich was cut from the 1972 U.S. Olympic basketball roster, those making the decision took the easiest way out.
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UFC 241 breakdown: Can Paulo Costa earn a career-making win over Yoel Romero?

UFC 241 breakdown: Can Paulo Costa earn a career-making win over Yoel Romero?

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

Without a doubt, one of the most intriguing matchups at UFC 241 on Saturday night is the main-card middleweight showdown between contenders Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa . And...
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UCLA's Otito Ogbonnia aspires to compete in the Olympics - and lead a fierce pass rush

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

UCLA defensive lineman Otito Ogbonnia has Olympic hopes in shotputting as well as opening the season as part of fierce pass rush.
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FIFA bans two-medal Olympic coach in fixing bribes case

FIFA bans two-medal Olympic coach in fixing bribes case

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ZURICH - The coach who led Nigeria to two Olympic Games medals has been banned for life by FIFA for agreeing to receive bribes to fix soccer matches.
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P.J. Tucker impressed with Jayson Tatum, 2017 draft class at USA training camp

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

USA Basketball's roster for the 2019 FIBA World Cup isn't going to have the superstar names we normally see at the Summer Olympics, but the upcoming tournament in China is a...
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FIFA bans Olympic bronze-winning coach in fixing bribes case

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

ZURICH - The coach who led Nigeria to bronze at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been banned for life by FIFA for agreeing to receive bribes to fix soccer matches.
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Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi weren't satisfied with USA Basketball's schedule. So they changed it

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

The new program is aimed at increasing competition and generating exposure before the Olympics, and will help keep some top players in the United States.
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Photos: 'Cops on Top' raises money for Special Olympics

1 day ago   |   Times Union

On Friday, members of Capital Region police agencies were standing on rooftops at participating Dunkin' restaurants to help raise funds for Special Olympics New York. Special...
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Video: Popovich Says 'We Partied Our Ass Off' After Being Cut by 1972 Team USA

1 day ago   |   Bleacher Report

When Gregg Popovich failed to make the United States' roster for the 1972 Olympics, it was a disappointment to say the least. Then 23 years old, the former Air Force guard knew...
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'Have a game plan': Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

After watching both his father and uncle represent their country at the Olympic Games, iperhaps t's no wonder that world-class equestrian rider Martin Fuchs started riding so...
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Jon Jones won't say Daniel Cormier's name reacting to UFC 241 headliner

Jon Jones won't say Daniel Cormier's name reacting to UFC 241 headliner

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had the highest praise for newly re-crowned heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic - and nothing to say about his longtime rival, Daniel... Read more ...

UFC 241 results: Derek Brunson rallies past Ian Heinisch for decision win

UFC 241 results: Derek Brunson rallies past Ian Heinisch for decision win

Gallery Derek Brunson def. Ian Heinisch at UFC 241: Best photos view 26 images ANAHEIM, Calif. - After his last fight, Ian Heinisch made it a point to call out veteran Derek... Read more ...

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

WASHINGTON - Eric Thames hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 14th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers finally held on for a wild 15-14 victory over the Washington Nationals on... Read more ...

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

HONOLULU - Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. Read more ...

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Damoun Patterson with 4:12 left, rallying the New England Patriots to a 22-17 victory over the Tennessee... Read more ...

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4

DENVER - Ryan McMahon continued his power surge with two home runs to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 11-4 on Saturday night for their first three-game winning... Read more ...

Watson throws TD pass to help Texans over Lions 30-23

Watson throws TD pass to help Texans over Lions 30-23

HOUSTON - Deshaun Watson took advantage of one series in his preseason debut looking sharp in directing a 75-yard drive capped by a 4-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins to... Read more ...

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu, Dodgers 4-3

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu, Dodgers 4-3

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson and Adam Duvall hit consecutive homers off Hyun-Jin Ryu in the sixth inning, the faulty Atlanta bullpen redeemed itself for a change, and the Braves... Read more ...

Dodgers' Julio Urias suspended 20 games for alleged domestic incident

Dodgers' Julio Urias suspended 20 games for alleged domestic incident

Julio Urias was arrested in May following an alleged incident with his girlfriend. Read more ...

Jon Gruden thinks Antonio Brown will be practicing with Raiders soon

Jon Gruden thinks Antonio Brown will be practicing with Raiders soon

Brown ran routes and caught passes Thursday ahead of the team's second exhibition game and also was part of Oakland's walkthrough Saturday. Read more ...