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Damian Lillard wants spot at 2020 Olympics, but talent alone is not enough for USA Basketball

Damian Lillard wants spot at 2020 Olympics, but talent alone is not enough for USA Basketball

7 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Perhaps there will be a place for Damian Lillard on the 2020 Team USA roster. But he should only be included if a whole lot of other great players won't - or can't - compete.
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Warriors' Klay Thompson Says He Plans to Play for Team USA in 2020 Olympics

7 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

Team USA will not be lacking starpower at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. With Draymond Green and Stephen Curry having already expressed their interest in representing ...
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Warriors' Klay Thompson Wants to Play for Team USA in 2020 Tokyo Olympics If Healthy

8 hours ago   |   SI   |   2 articles

Thompson is currently recovering from a torn ACL.
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Sex misconduct report on water ski champ shows limits of SafeSport's reach

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Organization charged with policing Olympic sports faces challenges on allegations that predate the code of conduct it implemented in 2018.
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Humphries serves as forerunner at USA Bobsled push race

Humphries serves as forerunner at USA Bobsled push race

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Kaillie Humphries competed as a guest in USA Bobsled's national push championships on Thursday, with the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Canada waiting...
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Tony Wyllie, Redskins' head of communications, is leaving the organization

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Wyllie, the team's senior vice president for communications, is taking a job with the Special Olympics.
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Japan the center of attention in 1st Rugby World Cup in Asia

Japan the center of attention in 1st Rugby World Cup in Asia

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - The first Rugby World Cup in Asia starts Friday in Tokyo, another sport out to tap a giant region that's in the midst of playing host to three straight Olympics and...
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A first: 18 Olympic rugby players competing at World Cup

A first: 18 Olympic rugby players competing at World Cup

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Fiji captain Leone Nakarawa has made the transition from 15-a-side to rugby sevens to pick up an Olympic gold medal and now he's back again in the traditional format...
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Surfers to catch manmade waves on road to Olympic debut

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SAN DIEGO - Kelly Slater claims he has no "home wave" advantage at the Surf Ranch he co-founded in California's Central Valley, where many of the world's top surfers will...
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Damian Lillard says he plans to play for Team USA in 2020 Olympics

2 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Stephen Curry said he wants to play for Team USA in the 2020 Olympics. He isn't the only star point guard eager for Tokyo.
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Patriots release Antonio Brown after another accusation

Patriots release Antonio Brown after another accusation

The New England Patriots have released receiver Antonio Brown after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct. Read more ...

Antonio Brown Cut From New England Patriots Amid Sexual Assault Accusations

Antonio Brown Cut From New England Patriots Amid Sexual Assault Accusations

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Keselowski wins pole for Cup race at Richmond

Keselowski wins pole for Cup race at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Brad Keselowski has won the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Read more ...

Panthers QB Newton ruled out for Sunday's game vs Arizona

Panthers QB Newton ruled out for Sunday's game vs Arizona

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Kansas basketball expected to be notified of multiple major violations from...

Kansas basketball expected to be notified of multiple major violations from NCAA, report says

KU has been under investigation by the NCAA since a federal probe discovered a pay-for-play scandal against schools sponsored by Adidas. Read more ...

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Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL

Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL

Longtime Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi announced his retirement Friday after 13 seasons in the NHL. “I would like to thank all my coaches, family, friends and teammates for... Read more ...

'Just let us play!': Tom Brady criticizes NFL officiating during game he...

'Just let us play!': Tom Brady criticizes NFL officiating during game he wasn't playing in

Tom Brady expressed frustration with NFL officials on Thursday night while watching the Jacksonville Jaguars-Tennessee Titans game. "Too many penalties. Just let us play!... Read more ...