1. Olympic Swimming 2012: Rebecca Soni Latest to Join World Record Revival

    United States Olympian Rebecca Soni only needed to be among the eight fastest swimmers in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke semifinals on Wednesday to qualify for Thursday’s final in the event...

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  2. U.S. Olympic Swimming 2012: Nathan Adrian Wins 100 Free in Huge Breakthrough

    In what will certainly go down as one of the most exciting races of the 2012 Olympic Games, U.S. swimmer Nathan Adrian out-touched Australia’s James Magnussen by ...

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  3. Olympic Swimming 2012: Doping Accusations Against Ye Shiwen Are Entirely Unfair

    Watching NBC’s primetime Olympics coverage may lead you to believe that 17-year-old U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin is the only teen phenom in women’s Olympic swimming, but that is just not the case...

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  4. New England Patriots Training Camp: Observations from Day 5 of Practice

    Having attended the first two days of New England Patriots training camp practice on Thursday and Friday, I returned to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Tuesday afternoon to pick up more observations of the team as camp progresses...

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  5. 5 NFL Rookies Who Could Make the 2013 Pro Bowl

    An impressive 2011 NFL rookie class sent five players to the Pro Bowl. Those five players—Carolina Panthers quarterback Cameron Newton, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and wide receiver A...

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  6. Olympic Swimming 2012: Ryan Lochte Is Not the Star Michael Phelps Was in 2008

    Following U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte’s victory in the men’s 400-meter individual medley on Saturday, a race he won by 3...

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  7. Olympic Men's Swimming Results 2012: Matt Grevers Claims Team USA's Second Gold

    U.S. swimmer Matt Grevers came up short of breaking the world record in the men’s 100-meter backstroke final on Monday at the Olympic Games, but he should nonetheless be completely satisfied with his result...

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  8. Olympic Swimming 2012: Ye Shiwen Proves Missy Franklin Isn't Only Teenage Star

    Understandably, the long-awaited duel in the pool between U.S. swimming stars Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps in the men’s 400-meter individual medley stole most of Saturday’s swimming headlines...

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  9. Olympic Swimming 2012: Michael Phelps' Failure Overshadows Ryan Lochte's Win

    No star was bigger at the 2008 Olympic Games than U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who set the all-time record for a single Olympics by winning eight gold medals. At the 2012 Games, however, Phelps has been dethroned, as fellow U...

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  10. Michael Phelps vs. Ryan Lochte: U.S. Swimming Stardom on the Line Saturday

    On the first full day of competition at the 2012 Olympic Games, one of this year’s most anticipated showdowns will take place...

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  11. New England Patriots Training Camp: New Observations from Day 2 of Practice

    The New England Patriots started their 2012 training camp on Thursday in front of a record-breaking crowd of more than 12,000 people...

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  12. Olympic Track and Field Schedule 2012: Men's Shot Ideal Opener for Team USA

    The first medal round of track and field competition at the 2012 Olympic Games will occur on Aug. 3 with the final of men’s shot put...

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  13. Patriots Open Training Camp: Observations from the First Day of Practice

    The New England Patriots held their first practice of their 2012 training camp on Thursday in front of a record-setting crowd of more than 12,000 spectators, according to Mike Reiss and Mike Rodak of ESPNBoston ...

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  14. Usain Bolt, 10 Track & Field Athletes Who Won't Replicate Their 2008 Performance

    The 2008 Olympic Games will be remembered by many track and field fans as the year Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt rewrote the record books, setting world records in both the 100-meter ...

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  15. US Olympic Track & Field Team: 8 Events Team USA Will Take Gold in

    The United States track and field team only earned seven gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games, their lowest number of event victories in athletics since the 1976 Games. The 2012 London Games, however, could be a year for U...

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  16. Bill O'Brien: Why Penn State Coach Will Wish He Never Left New England Patriots

    Bill O’Brien, who previously served as the offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, become a head coach for the first time ever on January 7, when he was hired to lead the Penn State University football program...

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  17. NFL Training Camp: 16 Best NFL Rookies That Will Struggle to Win a Spot

    Each team expects its highly-drafted rookies to be integral parts of the franchise’s future, and most rookies are expected to make an immediate impact. Some NFL rookies, however, may not get their opportunity in 2012...

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  18. London 2012: What Diamond League Results Could Mean for Olympic Track and Field

    The Diamond League, the premier series of meets featuring the world’s greatest track and field athletes, made its final stop prior to the Olympics on Friday in Monaco...

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  19. Does the NFL Have a Problem with Player Arrests?

    Since becoming the National Football League’s commissioner in 2006, Roger Goodell has made a strong and consistent effort to protect the league’s integrity and public image...

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  20. Ranking the Top Quarterbacks in the 2013 NFL Draft

    There is no position more important to an NFL team than that of quarterback, which makes it the premium position of each and every NFL draft. The No...

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  21. Olympic Track and Field: 10 Things We Learned from London Grand Prix Results

    Track and field competition at the 2012 Olympic Games begins in London on Aug. 3, but the year’s first major athletics event in England’s capital city occurred on July 13-14...

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  22. Rookie Predictions for NFL Training Camps

    Rookies from many NFL teams will report to their first ever training camp this week. Rookies are allowed into camp early, though, and many teams take advantage, including the Buffalo Bills, who began rookie camp on July 9 (according to NFL...

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  23. 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Will Cleveland Browns Regret Selecting Josh Gordon?

    The Cleveland Browns went into the 2012 NFL Draft needing another wide receiver with the talent to start on the outside across from Greg Little, but they had many other needs as well...

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  24. Best Training Camp Battle for Every NFL Team

    For NFL fans, one of the biggest reasons to get excited for training camp is to see which players on their favorite team win position battles to emerge as starters for the upcoming season...

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  25. 2012 ESPY Awards: Who Deserves to Win the Major Awards?

    The final day of Major League Baseball’s All-Star break annually qualifies as the quietest day on the American sports calendar. With no major U.S...

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