1. Danell Leyva: American Gymnast Redeems Himself in Men's All-Around

    U.S. Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva used Monday's failure to propel himself Wednesday, as he won bronze in men's individual all-around...

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  2. MLB Trade Deadline: Pitchers Who Will Shine with Their New Clubs

    With the July 31 MLB trade deadline in the rear-view mirror, it's time to look at the pitchers who will shine brightest for their new teams. Many shopped talents have departed from selling organizations to join contenders...

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  3. Missy Franklin: Why U.S. Gold Medalist Is Great for Swimming

    United States Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin is a bright, young talent in a sport loaded with veteran dominance. The 17-year-old opened a new chapter in U.S...

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  4. Olympic Tennis: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's Tired Legs Will Be His Downfall

    France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga may still be in contention to win a medal in tennis singles at the London Olympics . But he didn't do himself any favors by defeating Milos Raonic in their second-round match on July 31...

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  5. Olympic Diving: Why China Will Keep Momentum Rolling

    The Chinese diving team has been a cut above the competition at the London Olympics . And, there's no reason to believe their success will stop anytime soon. Through three diving events, China has claimed three gold medals, per London2012...

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  6. Great Britain vs. Uruguay: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    On Wednesday, Aug. 1 , Great Britain and Uruguay will hit the pitch for their men's Group A Olympic soccer match at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. According to Rick Zuckerman of NBCOlympics...

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  7. 5 Ways Wes Welker Situation Will Affect the Patriots

    Contract stalemates come with side effects. The situation between franchise-tendered wide receiver Wes Welker and the New England Patriots is no different. Both sides of the equation hit a wall in extension talks this offseason...

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  8. 5 Reasons TE Is the Most Important Position in the New England Patriots' Offense

    If quarterback Tom Brady is the brain of the New England Patriots ' offense, tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez are the heart and soul...

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  9. Brian Waters: Making Sense of Waters' Absence from Patriots Training Camp

    The New England Patriots are in training camp priming for the 2012 season, but a familiar face is missing: right guard Brian Waters ...

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  10. Ohio State Football: Why Buckeyes Will Succeed in 2012 Despite Bowl Ban

    The Ohio State football team's past infractions have resulted in scholarship cuts and a bowl ban, but that won't prevent the Buckeyes from excelling in 2012. According to Toledoblade...

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  11. Liverpool Transfer News: Why Reds Must Keep Chasing Joe Allen

    Liverpool has their eyes set on Swansea City midfielder Joe Allen , and due to a clause, the club could acquire him for only £15 million, reports David Maddock of Mirror...

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  12. Big Ten Media Days 2012: Michigan QB Denard Robinson Becoming Vocal Leader

    Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson is set to speak at the Big Ten Media Day luncheon on July 27 in Chicago Ill., according to ESPN.com 's Adam Rittenberg...

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  13. Phillies Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels' Extension Puts Cliff Lee on Hot Seat

    In wake of Cole Hamels' contract extension, Cliff Lee 's days as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies could be numbered. According to FoxSports.com 's Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr...

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  14. New England Patriots Release Running Back Joseph Addai

    The New England Patriots have released veteran halfback Joseph Addai , according to a tweet by ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss. Patriots announce the release of RB Joseph Addai ...

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  15. MLB Rumors: Possible Destinations for Cubs' Ryan Dempster

    The Chicago Cubs are on the ground floor of the National League standings and the four-year, $52 million contract of starting ace Ryan Dempster is set to expire...

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  16. New England Patriots: Stat Predictions for Every Patriots Rookie in 2012

    The New England Patriots ' 2012 draft picks are in training camp striving to make an impression. These greenhorns will have to sponge up the playbook, because soon they will be called upon to produce...

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  17. Boston Red Sox: Potential Moves Club Would Be Wise to Avoid

    Until the July 31, 4 p.m. EDT trade deadline passes, the Boston Red Sox will be in talks to acquire some new pieces. Boston may be in the AL East basement, but GM Ben Cherington and the rest of the front office should steer clear of an overhaul...

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  18. New England Patriots' Complete 2012 NFL Preseason & Training Camp Guide

    NFL Training Camp and preseason games are right around the corner for the New England Patriots . Starting July 26 , the Patriots will be on the practice field outside Gillette Stadium preparing for the 2012 season...

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  19. Wes Welker and New England Patriots Unable to Reach Contract Extension

    The July 16, 4:00 p.m. EDT deadline for the New England Patriots to reach a contract extension with franchise-tagged wide receiver Wes Welker has passed, reports the NFL Network's ...

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  20. Liverpool Transfer News: What Clint Dempsey Offers the Reds

    Fulham midfielder Clint Dempsey could potentially put Liverpool back in the hunt. And according to Wayne Veysey of Goal.com , the Reds are aggressively pursuing him...

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  21. WWE Money in the Bank: John Cena Victory Is Good for Wrestling

    The most recognizable wrestler in the WWE, John Cena, clinched the Money in the Bank Ladder Match on Sunday night. It may have been predictable, but Cena's victory bodes well for wrestling...

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  22. Boston Red Sox: 6 Second-Half Studs That Must Step Up

    The Boston Red Sox are currently in the basement of the American League East and need their prize players to spark a second half rally...

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  23. What Needs to Happen for New England Patriots to Have AFC East's Best Defense

    The New England Patriots managed to punch a ticket to Super Bowl XLVI, despite having the 31st ranked defense in the NFL . Other AFC East teams fared better on the defensive side of the ball, but no divisional foe clinched a playoff birth in 2011..

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  24. New England Patriots to Hold Joint Practices with the New Orleans Saints

    The New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints will practice together at Gillette Stadium for two days this August, according to the Patriots official Twitter account: ...

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  25. Wes Welker's Contract Talks with New England Patriots Nearing Deadline

    Wide receiver Wes Welker is set to earn $9.5 million via the franchise tag in 2012, unless he and the New England Patriots can agree to a contract extension before July 16, reports James Walker of ESPN...

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