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June 28,2017 14:00
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Tumbling nice: Doucette excelling at her new sport

BRENTWOOD — Melissa Doucette picked up power tumbling 10 months ago. The former elite gymnast and diver, ranked fifth in the country in her new sport, will compete this weekend in the USA Gymnastics Championships in Milwaukee, Wisc.She’s come a long way in a short period of time, overcoming some serious obstacles along the way.“I went from nobody to fifth in the country,ȁ...
June 25,2017 00:00
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Pope tells swimmers their sport's anything but 'liquid'

Pope Francis, who's an avid sports fan, told a group of swimmers on Saturday that their sport happens in the water, but it's anything but 'liquid,' meaning ambivalent and lacking points of reference. He called on swimmers to learn lessons from their time in the water, including the importance of 'making clean again everything that's polluted, in sport and in life....
June 24,2017 16:00
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Pope tells swimmers their sport's anything but 'liquid' - Crux Now

Pope Francis, who's an avid sports fan, told a group of swimmers on Saturday that their sport happens in the water, but it's anything but 'liquid,' meaning ambivalent and lacking points of reference. He called on swimmers to learn lessons from their time in the water, including the importance of 'making clean again everything that's polluted, in sport and in life....
June 23,2017 20:40
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Legend of Korra's Pro-Bending Sport Is Being Turned Into a Board ...

The Legend of Korra brought a new twist to Avatar’s world of element-wielding magic users by introducing Pro-Bending, a 3v3 spectator sport where benders could use their abilities in arena combat. Now, it’s becoming the first official Korra board game, thanks to IDW and Nickelodeon.
June 23,2017 19:00
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Sport stories: Tough love, hard work key to success

ROCKFORD — Corey Anderson was not born to star in one of the world’s toughest sports. Tough love from his dad paved the way.Anderson, the No. 6-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight in the world, was the keynote speaker Thursday at a Sport Stories event held at Veterans Memorial Hall. Anderson said he didn’t have the same outsized sports dreams growing up as...
June 23,2017 19:00
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Legend of Korra's Pro-Bending Sport Is Being Turned Into a Board Game

The Legend of Korra brought a new twist to Avatar’s world of element-wielding magic users by introducing Pro-Bending, a 3v3 spectator sport where benders could use their abilities in arena combat. Now, it’s becoming the first official Korra board game, thanks to IDW and Nickelodeon.
June 22,2017 09:00
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First Drive: 2018 Genesis G80 Sport

HELENA, CA – A friend once asked me the key to my happy marriage. Was it communication, he asked? Intimacy? Blackmail? No, I told him, our secret is simpler: Low expectations. My wife doesn’t expect much from me; therefore it’s nearly impossible to disappoint her. (And yet, from time to time, I still manage.)The 2018...
June 20,2017 00:00
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Pioneer preview: Owlz boast two-sport stars

The Orem Owlz have two intriguing outfielders in two-sport stars Brandon Marsh and Torii Hunter Jr. as they begin defense of their Pioneer League championship on Monday.
June 18,2017 09:41
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Cricket: Indo-Pak rivalry transcends sport

An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final ...
June 15,2017 05:20
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Prep Talk Boys Three-Sport Athlete of the Year: Leugim Castillo ...

The #PrepTalkCountdown is now concluded. We have unveiled the Prep Talk Players of the Year (more than 35 total honorees) for the last several days as we counted down to the Prep Talk Awards for tonight's banquet at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Leugim Castillo Lancaster, Senior Twitter: @CastilloLG21 #PrepTalkResume: There was little that LG didn't do this season. Castillo was…
June 13,2017 09:40
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Adidas, ASU announce partnership to shape the future of sport ...

Adidas and ASU today announced the Adidas and Arizona State University Global Sport Alliance, a strategic partnership aimed at shaping the future of sport and amplifying sport’s positive impact on society. Bringing together education, athletics, research and innovation, the Global Sport Alliance will explore topics including diversity, race, sustainability and human potential, all through the le...
June 13,2017 06:00
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Adidas, ASU announce partnership to shape the future of sport

Adidas and ASU today announced the Adidas and Arizona State University Global Sport Alliance, a strategic partnership aimed at shaping the future of sport and amplifying sport’s positive impact on society. Bringing together education, athletics, research and innovation, the Global Sport Alliance will explore topics including diversity, race, sustainability and human potential, all through the le...