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The International Olympic Committee has sold its soul. Worse, it’s sold out all those clean athletes who have been begging for someone to have their backs, along with the woman brave enough to reveal Russia’s dirty secrets.
Players who have needed more than one ballot to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America (number of ballots includes run-off elections):
Chris Froome kept his lead intact during the final day of climbing in the Alps on Saturday and was poised to secure his third Tour de France title in four years.
Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, two players who left indelible imprints on the game, will be rewarded Sunday with induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Kendra Harrison of the United States broke a 28-year world record in the 100-meters hurdles by running 12.20 seconds Friday at the London Diamond League meet.
Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, officials said Friday.
Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision that could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month’s games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Brewers stole a season high-tying five bases Wednesday, upping their major league-leading total to 84. By comparison, they stole 84 for all of 2015.
The National Basketball Association is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.