• Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double
Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

Olympic career as he set a Trials record in the pole vault. Stowers, who set her 2016 seasonal best of 12.55 on the same Hayward Field track while running at the Prefontaine Classic back in May, advanced to Thursday's semifinal that will run at 7:02 p.m.

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  • Ledecky punches ticket to Rio with fastest 400m freestyle of 2016
Ledecky punches ticket to Rio with fastest 400m freestyle of 2016

Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2016. "But it's the Olympic trials", he said. But the race belonged to a pair of youngsters, Olivia Smoliga and Kathleen Baker , who went one-two to claim their first-ever Olympic team berths.

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  • GOP Senators Skipping Trump Convention to Watch Dumpster Fires, Mow Lawn
GOP Senators Skipping Trump Convention to Watch Dumpster Fires, Mow Lawn

Ever since he announced last June that he was running for the White House, there has been speculation that Trump isn't a serious candidate. Almost two dozen GOP senators may be skipping the Republican National Convention later this month in Cleveland, where Donald Trump is expected to receive the party's official nomination.

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  • Did Wendy Williams Defend Racism Against Blacks?
Did Wendy Williams Defend Racism Against Blacks?

As Jesse Williams pointed out so powerfully in his acceptance speech, we certainly do not live in a post-racial society when unarmed Black people are killed by police in disproportionately large numbers. Critics fled to Twitter to call out the host, many noting that while some schools are HBCUs (historically black colleges or universities) most...

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  • P.K. Subban trade is Canadiens purging NHL's biggest persona
P.K. Subban trade is Canadiens purging NHL's biggest persona

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin insisted that he was not shopping Subban, only to flip him to the Predators for an aging Weber less than a week later. Subban has the largest cap hit among National Hockey League defensemen at $9 million, while Weber's comes in at just over $7.85 million. He still boasts an explosive shot, one that produce...

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  • Will Euro 2016 be another tale of the underdogs?
Will Euro 2016 be another tale of the underdogs?

Strong team performances rather than moments of individual brilliance have been the common feature of this tournament. Wales and Hungary, who started the tournament at odds of 80/1 and 400/1 respectively, both pulled off shock wins in their groups.

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  • How to Become a FIFA 17 Professional eSports Star
How to Become a FIFA 17 Professional eSports Star

There is good news, however, you can become the next Gareth Bale with your controller at hand. FIFA is a popular eSport, and FIFA 17 might be your chance to become a professional eSports star. To become a pro you need to play the best ranked players, and enter any tournament possible. Improvement will come quickly then. You will see your weaknes...

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  • This Year’s U.S. Open in Oakmont Could Be the Hardest Due to Rough and Greens
This Year’s U.S. Open in Oakmont Could Be the Hardest Due to Rough and Greens

Open is the greatest golf event globally. In a deeper perspective, the true nature of the U.S. Open demonstrates that anyone can join the championship if they have a 1.4 handicap or higher. Therefore, upgrading them to the standards advocated by the USGA calls for restructuring the courses completely. Secondly, restructuring these courses few wee...

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  • Rory McIlroy Calls Oakmont Difficult Course
Rory McIlroy Calls Oakmont Difficult Course

Open, McIlroy had one word: Trepidation. McIlroy said players are going to be put under a lot of pressure and every shot they hit is going to be scrutinized, which is something they have to be ready for whenever they play the U.S. Oakmont on the other hand has some of the fastest greens in the world, which means there will be a lot of high scores...

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  • England got it wrong over Sam Burgess, says Eddie Jones
England got it wrong over Sam Burgess, says Eddie Jones

It's a bit of carry on, but what will win us the game is aggression, speed, good skills, hunger and being prepared to do whatever it takes. "Their first game is up against a team that has been undefeated throughout the Six Nations, there will always be rust in that first Test match for a team and that's what the Wallabies will be facing", he said...

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  • Sidney Crosby celebrates with girlfriend Kathy Leutner
Sidney Crosby celebrates with girlfriend Kathy Leutner

He handed it to injured defenseman Trevor Daly, who broke his ankle earlier in the playoffs. The Sharks remarkable season, and their historic playoff run, came to and end Sunday. Given what we've read and heard about Mr. Hockey in the days since his passing, we don't think he would mind at all. Howe won the Stanley Cup four times with the Red...

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  • Predictions for England Vs Russia Match
Predictions for England Vs Russia Match

At the end of December draw of the final tournament of UEFA EURO 2016, the participants of Group B became the national teams of England, Russia, Slovakia and Wales. The Russian team, in turn, at the qualification stage experienced a number of changes, but the most important change was the appointment of the head coach - Leonid Slutsky.

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  • Wawrinka, Murray and Muguruza in French Open last 8
Wawrinka, Murray and Muguruza in French Open last 8

Three-times semi-finalist Murray will play Richard Gasquet, the sole surviving French singles player, who had the crowd in raptures on Court Philippe Chatrier with a scintillating 6-4 6-2 4-6 6-2 win over Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori .

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  • Who Won the 2016 Indy 500?
Who Won the 2016 Indy 500?

Lady Gaga did a lap with racing driver Mario Andretti at the Indianapolis 500 . As team co-owner and race strategist Bryan Herta asked Rossi to keep saving fuel and told him he led by half a lap, Rossi's final lap was 179.784 miles per hour - more than 40 miles per hour off of the normal pace and a speed that would have been considered slow at...

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  • Rafael Nadal Reacts to Roger Federer's Roland Garros Withdrawal
Rafael Nadal Reacts to Roger Federer's Roland Garros Withdrawal

He'd win the final set 6-1 after Nadal taxed him in the first, with Nadal's resolve and his serve both broken in the end. "Winning in Rome - I'd had some awful times there over the years with injuries, with my back, so to win there was incredible, one of my nicest wins.

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  • Sports anchor blows up at colleague on-air
Sports anchor blows up at colleague on-air

Before Radnich began his segment, Heenan revealed that James had been tapped to star in a " Space Jam " film revamp 20 years after the movie first premiered. And as a cherry on top, Radnich had the ideal response to clearly getting mad over something so trivial: Saying he wasn't actually mad at all and instead was just "playing".

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  • NBA Draft Lottery winners and losers: Lakers, Kings come out on top
NBA Draft Lottery winners and losers: Lakers, Kings come out on top

While reports have surfaced that the Sixers are leaning heavily toward taking Ben Simmons of LSU (and he is on top of most teams' draft boards), of course, Colangelo was not about to commit to one player or the other publicly yet. 2 pick to do whatever they please with. The 76ers' roster is littered with young players who possess considerable...

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  • Barcelona deserved La Liga title - Zidane
Barcelona deserved La Liga title - Zidane

The Brazil global said that while his numbers were not his best, the club's success was owed to teamwork. Neymar then generously played in Suarez to complete his hat-trick before the end. "Next season we will once again fight for it". "It hurts not to be in the Champions League final, especially because we know we could have made it", he added.

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  • Steph Curry put in the shade by his daughter, again
Steph Curry put in the shade by his daughter, again

Curry scored an NBA-record 17 points in overtime, finished with 40 in his first game back after missing two weeks with a sprained knee ligament, and helped the Warriors put the Blazers on the brink of elimination with a 132-125 win. "We're talking about the $20 million range, as opposed to $11 million range, so it will be interesting to see how W...

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  • Libertarian Gary Johnson secures running mate
Libertarian Gary Johnson secures running mate

Johnsontold CBS News when asked about the report. I can say that I haven't reached out to the Kochs, ' he added. Those double-digit polling numbers are unprecedented for a Libertarian candidate and are the only time a candidate other than a Republican or Democrat has polled in the double digits since Ross Perot in 1992.

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