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Russia’s Olympic Team in Doubt

German Sports Minister Thomas de Maiziere says that “now is the time for hard decisions and not for generosity” after a ban on Russia’s track and field team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics was upheld. The

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Back Surgery for Dodger P Kershaw?

Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts is admitting that back surgery is a possibility for ace Clayton Kershaw, which would be a terrible blow to the team’s October plans. Back surgery a "possibility" for Clayton Kershaw Via www.sbnation.com Thursday’s Say

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Krzyzewski Slams NC LGBT Bill

Duke’s Krzyzewski: Anti-LGBT law ’embarrassing’ Via espn.go.com Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has joined the clamor against North Carolina’s House Bill 2, telling USA Today Sports the bill that directly affects LGBT people is “embarrassing.” 07/21/2016 11:53 AM

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Arrests in Rio Around Terror Threat

Brazilian authorities arrested 10 people loyal to the Islamic State who were believed to be planning attacks during the Summer Olympics, a government official confirmed Thursday. 10 arrested for allegedly planning attack involving Rio Olympics Via www.usatoday.com Brazilian authorities

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Jets & QB Ryan Talks in a Bad Place

Talks between the Jets and the free agent quarterback have ground to a halt, and it appears as though they aren’t going to pick up any time soon, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Ryan Fitzpatrick's Standoff With

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Let The Trades Begin – MLB Rumors

Yankees Chapman and Beltran are the best bets to go if the team opts to sell, and according to MLB Insider Jon Heyman, GM Brian Cashman is preparing both to unload players and be a buyer. MLB trade rumors: Latest on

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NBA & Twitter to Livestream but NOT Games

In a joint release with Twitter, the NBA announced on Tuesday it will bring two live shows to the social network for the upcoming NBA season. Twitter, NBA ink deal on livestreaming shows Via www.usatoday.com Twitter’s livestreaming plans

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Microchipped NFL Footballs to Study Kicking

The Toronto Sun talked to Dean Blandino, the NFL’s senior vice president of officiating, who confirmed that the league is looking into putting microchips in footballs. The NFL wants to make kicking harder Via www.sbnation.com The league

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China Sending 416 Athletes to Olympics

China is sending 416 athletes to the Rio de Janeiro Games, including 35 former Olympic champions, 160 men and 256 women, competing in 210 events. China sending 416 athletes to Rio Olympics Via www.usatoday.com China is sending

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Jets Sign Wilkerson – How NFL Deals Get Done

The Jets emailed Wilkerson a new proposal Wednesday night. It was a five-year offer. Wilkerson had been seeking a six-year deal totaling more than $100 million. Behind Jets’ Mo Wilkerson deal: How hasty emails, calls sealed it Via nypost.com