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Phil Mickelson Pro Golfer & Inside Trader?

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday alleged golfer Phil Mickelson made $931,000 after purchasing stock on an insider trading tip from sports gambler Billy Walters. Mickelson not criminally charged by SEC for tip Via espn.go.com Phil

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Russian Dope Fiends in Olympic Trouble

The president of the International Olympic Committee, said on Wednesday that Russian sports could be kept out of the Olympics if allegations about state-sponsored doping among athletes are true. I.O.C. President Says Russian Federations Could Be Barred Via www.nytimes.com Thomas

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How Bad Are the Braves? Really Bad!

The Braves are 9-29, a .237 winning percentage that projected over a whole season would put them at 38-124. That would be the worst record of the 162-game era. How Bad Are the Braves? So Far, 1962 Mets

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Report: Odor Eight Games for MLB Punch

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor received an eight-game suspension for punching Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista on Sunday, according to multiple reports. Reports: Rangers’ Odor banned 8 games for punch Via espn.go.com Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended eight games for

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Thunder Beat Warriors

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City rallied from 14 points down for a 108-102 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals Monday night. Durant, Westbrook Power Thunder Past Warriors 108-102 Via abcnews.go.com Outside his locker room,

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More Dirt Russian Doping Scandal

Accusations of state-sponsored doping among Russian athletes have spurred serious debate about whether the country should be allowed to compete in the coming Summer Olympics Russian Sports Doping: Explained Via www.nytimes.com Answers to questions about Russia’s doping

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Heat Fear Bosh Will Need to Retire

In a joint-announcement made during Miami’s first-round series against Charlotte, the Heat noted that they would work with Bosh so he could return “as soon as possible.”  That looks far off. Report: Heat fear Chris Bosh’s condition could