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IOC makes 'zero tolerance' pledge

The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has promised the organization will pursue a policy of "zero tolerance" if allegations of widespread doping by track and field athletes at the Olympics are proven.

Allegations published in the Sunda...

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Batboy struck during warmup swing dies

A 9-year-old who was hit with a bat during a baseball game in Kansas over the weekend has died.

Kaiser Carlile, a batboy for the Liberal Bee Jays team, was accidentally struck Saturday at a National Baseball Congress World Series game.

"With the permi...

Sydney Seau to deliver induction speech

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Junior Seau's daughter to speak at Hall of Fame

After a week of controversy, the daughter of the late NFL star Junior Seau will speak on stage during her father's induction at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the hall's president said in a written statement.

Mets' Flores reaches home after home-run trot

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Mets' Flores goes from tears to cheers

Just two days ago, Wilmer Flores was in tears during a game over rumors that the Mets would trade him. On Friday night, he got a big welcome at the plate after hitting a walk-off home run in the 12th inning.

Rowdy Roddy Piper

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Pro wrestling's 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61

He once cracked another wrestler over the head with a coconut. He kicked singer Cyndi Lauper in the head. He mesmerized fans as he fired frenzied insults and threats at opponents.

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper -- the kilt-wearing heel who headlined the first W...

Chung Mong-Joon, June 2015

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Chung Mong-Joon joins FIFA presidency race

Could a billionaire be the man to drive reform at the top of world football?

South Korean Chung Mong-Joon, who is head of the Hyundai Group, is joining the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA, an aide told CNN Thursday.

The 63-year-old ty...

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'Mob Museum' to open FIFA scandal exhibition

FIFA's reputation has taken a bit of battering recently and world football's governing body is remaining tight lipped over a museum, that is usually dedicated to gun-toting gangsters, giving the organization its very own exhibition.


Winter Olympics 2022: Beijing chosen by IOC

Beijing is set to become the first city to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics after it was chosen to stage the 2022 Winter Games.

International Olympic President Thomas Bach confirmed Beijing, which hosted the Summer Games in 2008, had be...

Usain Bolt blurb

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Usain Bolt swaps chicken nuggets for veggies

He sprinted his way to fame at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, winning three gold medals and setting a trio of world records -- and all powered by a diet of fast food.

Usain Bolt's love of junk food -- especially chicken nuggets -- has been well documented...

Tom Brady yelling on field

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Brady looks to federal court to overturn suspension

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday criticized the National Football League for suspending him for four games in the "Deflategate" scandal and said he did nothing wrong in breaking a cell phone containing more than 10,000 text mes...

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Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch

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Busch grabs elusive Indy victory as comeback continues

Kyle Busch's incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to sweep the weekend at the historic track.


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NASCAR, Indy honoring Marine vet Jeff Kyle at Brickyard

The brother of famed "American Sniper" Chris Kyle will be honored this weekend at the NASCAR race in Indianapolis.

NFL wide receiver Hunter granted bond by Virginia Beach judge

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter has been granted bond by a Virginia judge after being charged with malicious wounding.

Kurt Busch

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Ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch resigns from veterans charity

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend has resigned from the veterans charity that she headed amid an investigation of her finances.

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New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots to practice at Greenbrier

Throughout their time at The Greenbrier, the New Orleans Saints will hold 29 practices.

NFL star returns to Lynchburg to teach kids at camp

Young Athletes in Lynchburg get a lesson from Rashad Jennings

Kids in the Lynchburg area got the chance to develop their football skills while learning from a pro.


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Rain cancels Sprint Cup, Xfinity qualifying at Kentucky

Rain returned to Kentucky Speedway on Friday and canceled qualifying for the Sprint Cup and Xfinity series races.


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Catchfence, barrier repaired after Trucks wreck at Kentucky

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers finally got on to Kentucky Speedway Friday morning, hours after track workers repaired a section of catchfence damaged in the wreck-shortened Camping World Truck Series race.








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