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Facing Olympic boycott calls, China presses U.S. companies to speak up in its defense

6 hours ago   |   The Washington Post


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Americans cannot criticize the ‘greatest nation' of human rights & democracy, says NBA star

Americans cannot criticize the ‘greatest nation' of human rights & democracy, says NBA star

12 hours ago   |   RT

An outspoken NBA star has changed his last name to 'Freedom' after claiming US citizenship and told Americans that they should "stop criticizing" their country, winning praise...
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PHT Morning Skate: Marchand on suspension; U.S. reveals WJC camp roster

21 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Wednesday's collection of links.
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Sam Mewis, reigning U.S. Female Player of the Year, traded to Kansas City

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Mewis has won an NCAA title, five NWSL trophies, a Women's FA Cup, and a host of international trophies with the USWNT including the 2019 World Cup.
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Olympic Stock Watch: Stamkos up for Canada; Troy Terry in U.S. mix?

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Can hot streaks translate to some surprise additions to 2022 Winter Olympic rosters?
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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to be 'almost' like Dana White, with one big exception: 'I want to save my hair'

2 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

As Khabib Nurmagomedov 's Eagle FC brand readies for its U.S. debut in 2022 , the former UFC lightweight champion admits he's looking to emulate some of the same strategies as...
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Italy levels with Croatia in Davis Cup quarterfinal

Italy levels with Croatia in Davis Cup quarterfinal

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

TURIN, Italy - Jannik Sinner rallied from a set down to keep Italy in the Davis Cup Finals after beating former U.S. Open champion Marin Čilić to level their quarterfinal with...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov bringing his Eagle FC promotion to Miami in January

Khabib Nurmagomedov bringing his Eagle FC promotion to Miami in January

2 days ago   |   MMAjunkie   |   2 articles

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is about to take his post-fighting career to the next level. Nurmagomedov's Russia-based promotion, Eagle FC, will try out...
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US eliminated from Davis Cup Finals after loss to Colombia

US eliminated from Davis Cup Finals after loss to Colombia

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

U.S. captain Mardy Fish hinted at a lack of passion within his team after the record 32-time champion Americans were eliminated from the Davis Cup Finals by following up a...
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Celtics' Enes Kanter changing name to Enes Kanter Freedom

3 days ago   |   NBC Sports   |   4 articles

Kanter officially becomes a U.S. citizen on Monday and will make the change.
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Back in Spain, Ancelotti has Madrid back on the title track

Back in Spain, Ancelotti has Madrid back on the title track

BARCELONA, Spain - Relying on Karim Benzema's feet and Thibaut Courtois' hands, Real Madrid is back on course to winning titles in its second stint under veteran coach Carlo... Read more ...

‘What a coward': Teen KO'd by sucker punch during handshakes at US high...

‘What a coward': Teen KO'd by sucker punch during handshakes at US high school basketball game

A teenage US high school basketball player has been arrested after a rival was brutally sucker-punched during the ceremonial handshakes following a game earlier this week. The... Read more ...

Catholic Memorial looking to erase bad memories in Div. 2 Super Bowl against...

After coming up short in 2018 and 2019, Catholic Memorial has a chance to erase those bad memories. When the No. 1 Knights take the field in the Div. 2 Super Bowl on Thursday... Read more ...

MLB Lockout: Players Association and Commissioner's Statements in Full

The MLBPA called the lockout a "dramatic measure," after commissioner Rob Manfred said he hoped it would "jumpstart the negotiations." Read more ...

I.O.C. Says It Held Second Video Call With Peng Shuai

Olympic officials said they ‘shared the same concern as many' about the safety of the Chinese tennis star but offered no details of what they discussed with her. Read more ...

IOC to Meet China's Peng Shuai Before Olympics Amid Global Pressure

International demands for proof that the tennis star is safe, led by the Women's Tennis Association, led to another video call between the IOC and Peng Shuai on Wednesday. Read more ...

The WTA stands up in decency, while the rest of sports bows to China's tyranny

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Baseball's lockout is about economics. What needs to be fixed is the sport

The game itself is wounded at its highest level. That should matter to the powers that be more than the money. Read more ...

Rookie Elijah Mitchell becomes pleasant surprise for 49ers

Rookie Elijah Mitchell becomes pleasant surprise for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Elijah Mitchell has been one of the NFL's biggest surprises this season. Read more ...

Clippers face the Lakers, aim to end 3-game skid

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