1. Olympic 100-Meter Results: Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay Fast, but Not Fast Enough

    The men’s 100-meter dash was supposed to be the return of the American sprinter. At least that’s what Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay thought...

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  2. 2012 Olympics Results: Winners and Losers from Day 9

    Records, redemption and revenge. Day 9 of the 2012 London Olympics was full of storylines and dreams coming to fruition. Others weren't so lucky. The most lasting image of the day, though, goes to "The Lightning Bolt...

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  3. Olympic Track & Field 2012: US Marathon Hopes Now Pinned on Men

    With three medal-worthy marathoners, the U.S. men's marathoners look to make up for the lack of medals from the women’s side ...

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  4. Olympic Tennis 2012: Roger Federer Straight-Set Loss to Murray Likely a Fluke

    It wasn ’t Roger Federer ’s best day. Don’t count out the world’s No. 1 player, though. He'll just keep coming back for more...

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  5. Olympic Track 2012: US Sprinter Justin Gatlin's Speedy Comeback from Exile

    Let’s do some word association: 2004 Olympics 100-meter gold medalist. Double gold-medalist in the 100- and 200-meter dash at the 2006 world championships. American track star...

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  6. Sanya Richards-Ross: Fashionista, Sprinter and NFL WAG Who Outran Disease

    Update: On Sunday, Aug. 5, Sanya Richards-Ross, profiled in this article, won the Olympic 400 final, finally winning her first individual gold medal. Previously posted: Sanya Richards-Ross is not your normal American track star...

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  7. Analyzing the Biggest Questions Surrounding the 2012 Team USA Basketball Roster

    Every team has its flaws. Yes, even the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball team. It may be hard to see after the Team USA eviscerated Nigeria by 83 on Thursday , but an upset later on in the tournament cannot be overlooked...

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  8. US Women's Boxer Marlen Esparza to Take Fledgling Olympic Sport to New Heights

    As the world will be introduced to women’s boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics , viewers will also feast their eyes on Marlen Esparza . The U.S...

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  9. Olympic Tennis 2012: Can Andy Murray Stare Down Pressure to Win Gold?

    Andy Murray was supposed to cruise to an Olympic semifinal in front of a home crowd. Boy, did he get a wake up call in his third match of the summer games. Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis gave the No...

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  10. Hottest Games of the NBA Season Diehard Fans Shouldn't Miss

    NBA team schedules were released to the public last week, which means basketball fans everywhere have blocked out entire weekends on their calendars for “basketball reasons...

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  11. 2012 NBA Free Agency: Ranking the Best Signings by Position

    With the door almost shut on NBA free agency, some teams really lucked out with some pivotal signings this offseason...

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  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Dealing Josh Beckett Would Benefit Struggling Red Sox

    As the Boston Red Sox hover around .500, a $17 million Josh Beckett slowly eats up their cap room. Rumors swirl about his future in Boston , as the Red Sox have received calls for Beckett's services...

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  13. Olympic Swimming 2012: Why Ryan Lochte Will Rebound on Day 3

    The Americans had the lead in the men’s 4x100-meter medley. Nathan Adrian and Cullen Jones had done their part. Even the biggest enigma of this Olympics so far, Michael Phelps, had a brilliant swim that preserved the American lead...

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  14. 2012 Olympic Schedule: Biggest American Stars to Watch on Monday

    With China ahead of the United States in the 2012 Olympic medal count , the Americans will try to be opportunistic on Day 3. And no, I'm not talking about what goes on in the Olympic village...

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  15. Brickyard 400: Jimmie Johnson Reaches Career Milestone with Win

    Jimmie Johnson ’s fourth career Brickyard 400 win Sunday may have been his most memorable. Johnson joined Jeff Gordon as the only four-time winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

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  16. London Olympics 2012: Top 5 Storylines to Follow on Day 3

    Ryan Lochte's shot at redemption and Missy Franklin's first big chance for gold highlight the third day of swimming competition, but they'll get stiff competition for the spotlight from the men's gymnastics team finals...

    Mike Shiekman Written by Mike Shiekman about almost 2 years ago 5,742 reads 3 comments

  17. Olympic Swimming Results 2012: Day 2 Recap, Top Times & Medal Standings

    Sunday’s Olympic action featured several swimming finals with gold medals to be had. The events culminated with France getting revenge from 2008 in the 4x100-meter relay (3:09:93), ...

    Mike Shiekman Written by Mike Shiekman about almost 2 years ago 7,523 reads 3 comments

  18. Spain vs. China: Players That Impressed in Opening Basketball Matchup

    The Spain men’s national basketball team coasted to a relatively easy 16-point victory over the Chinese 97-81 . Armed with a stellar group of NBA talent, the Spanish ran away with the lead in the second quarter and never looked back...

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  19. Neymar: Brazilian Phenom Delivers Messi-Like Performance in Win over Belarus

    The 2012 London Olympics are looking like Neymar ’s coming-out party. If their qualifying win against Belarus was any indication, the future is now for the Brazil national team and their 20-year-old phenom...

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  20. Miami Heat: How Each New Acquisition Will Fit into 2012-13 Rotation

    The Miami Heat scoured the free agent market for shooters, ending up with a remarkable haul in Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis...

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  21. Projecting Miami Heat Starting Lineup, Post Peak Free Agency & Summer League

    Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra isn't one to be consistent with his starting lineups along the course of a NBA season. However, after a season of triumph and an NBA championship, the Heat's win in our gain...

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  22. NBA Predictions: Breaking Down NBA Teams Poised to Make Biggest Leaps in 2012-13

    With NBA free agency and the draft in the books, league rosters are starting to shape up to what fans will see on the court in October. With only three new playoff teams in 2012, “The Playoff Leap” only occurs for a select few...

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  23. British Open 2012 Results: Breaking Down Top Europeans' Final Round Performances

    The 2012 British Open had Europeans galore fighting at the top of the leaderboard, including a few unexpected names from the Rory McIlroys and the Lee Westwoods...

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  24. Full Summer League Grades for Miami Heat

    Fresh off a world championship, the Miami Heat aren’t in dire need of youth movement. Nevertheless, Norris Cole, Dexter Pittman and Terrel Harris were on hand to represent the Heat’s Summer League squad in Las Vegas...

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  25. NBA Debate: Which Owner Would You Rather Have: Mark Cuban or Mikhail Prokhorov?

    While James Dolan is being trashed on the web for refusing to pay Jeremy Lin, let’s look on the bright side towards the NBA ’s best owners: Mark Cuban and Mikhail Prokhorov...

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