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Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games

Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic GamesJust days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The AP’s survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rio’s Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and open-water swimmers.


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last updated: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 01:45:03 EST

NCAA basketball: Navy women beat American, earn first NCAA tournament bid
Navy seniors Angela Myers and Cassie Consedine were the first to embrace at center court following a 47-40 victory over American in the Patriot League final Saturday at Alumni Hall. Their improbable journey from the depths of the league standings four seasons ago to champions was complete, and ah...

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Wade's four early blocks set tone as Miami take Memphis to woodshed
MIAMI -- In less than a minute, Dwyane Wade set the tone for the Miami Heat.

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NCAA basketball: Douglas Davis's buzzer-beater sends Princeton to the Ivy League title
"It felt good, it went in and I fell to the ground," Douglas Davis said after his buzzer-beater beat Harvard to send Princeton to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2004.

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Spiders knock off three-time defending Atlantic 10 champion Owls
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Kevin Anderson scored 22 points and Richmond beat three-time defending champions Temple 58-54 in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament on Saturday.

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NCAA basketball: Roadrunners power to Southland title, punch NCAA ticket
KATY, Texas -- Freshman forward Jeromie Hill scored 25 points to lead Texas-San Antonio to a 75-72 win over McNeese State on Saturday in the Southland Conference championship, giving the Roadrunners an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.

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Georgia Tech fires Hewitt after 11 years as basketball coach
ATLANTA -- The mounting losses and declining attendance finally caught up with Paul Hewitt.

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NCAA basketball: Top-ranked Ohio State pulls away from Michigan in Big Ten tourney semifinals, 68-61
INDIANAPOLIS -- Whether it's football or basketball, Ohio State still owns the rivalry with Michigan.

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Morgan State beats Hampton 60-55 for MEAC crown
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Brandon Tunnell scored 20 points, including four free throws in the final 35 seconds, and Hampton secured its first NCAA tournament berth in five years with a 60-55 victory over Morgan State on Saturday in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title game.

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Knight leads youthful Wildcats past Alabama and into SEC title game
ATLANTA -- Brandon Knight finally got rolling at the Southeastern Conference tournament and No. 15 Kentucky looked like a young team peaking at just the right time with a 72-58 semifinal victory over Alabama on Saturday.

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Utah cuts ties with basketball coach Boylen after four seasons
SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah men's basketball coach Jim Boylen was hoping for one more year to rebuild.

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Terriers nip Stony Brook for America East championship
BOSTON -- John Holland hit two free throws with 2.4 seconds left to cap a 27-point performance and lift Boston University into the NCAA tournament with a 56-54 win over Stony Brook in the America East championship game Saturday.

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Jackson's late free throws vault Memphis to Conference USA title, NCAA berth
EL PASO, Texas -- Joe Jackson made two free throws with 7 seconds left and Memphis rallied past UTEP 67-66 on Saturday to win the Conference USA championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

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Spiders advance to Atlantic 10 semifinals
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Kevin Anderson scored 21 points and third-seeded Richmond won a defensive battle with Rhode Island, posting a 55-45 victory in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament on Friday night.

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Theisen sets collegiate record in pentathlon at NCAA Indoor Track and Field championships
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Oregon's Brianne Theisen broke her own collegiate record Friday in winning the pentathlon for the second straight year on the opening day of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field championships.

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Pirates rout Spartans to earn spot in MEAC championship game
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Kwame Morgan scored 30 points to lead Hampton to an 85-61 victory over Norfolk State on Friday night and a spot in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament title game.

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Philadelphia topples Eastern Conference-leading Boston at home
PHILADELPHIA -- Elton Brand played a big part in the 76ers win over the best team in the East.

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Top-seeded Bison win Patriot League title, NCAA berth
LEWISBURG, Pa. -- National powers, beware: Bucknell is headed back to the NCAA tournament.

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last updated: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:30:02 GMT2017-04-27T09:30:02Z

'The impact we could make': African American quarterbacks in the NFL draft

While stereotypes around black quarterbacks have weakened, they are still drafted lower than their white counterparts and some old perceptions linger

They were just kids back then, a couple of 16 year olds running plays at quarterback camps. It would be years before DeShone Kizer would land at Notre Dame and Deshaun Watson would win a national title at Clemson. But even in those days at passing clinics in Portland, Oregon and Columbus, Ohio there was an understanding that as African American quarterbacks a future was possible for them that hadn’t always been there in the past.

“[We used to say to each other] how cool would it be if we were two of the top quarterbacks coming out in whatever draft class we decided to come out in … and the impact that would be able to make as African American quarterbacks in the league,” Kizer said on Wednesday on the eve of the NFL Draft.

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last updated: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:12:48 GMT

A Business Deal and a Murder, Seen Through the Rearview Mirror
It seemed like the beginning of a good relationship. It ended in a murder trial and a suicide.

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last updated: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:17:01 GMT

How faith is helping take Wanyama to the top
Tottenham Hotspur's Victor Wanyama will wake up on Sunday and he will pray.

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Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed merging with Breaking News
The Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed is merging with Breaking News. Please use http://feeds.news.com.au/public/rss/2.0/fs_breaking_news_13.xml instead.

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last updated: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:58:00 GMT

The returning Saint who’s all grown up
AFTER a year away from St Kilda, Jake Carlisle is a changed man, according to a teammate, and is primed to reassert his influence on the AFL in 2017.

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last updated: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:31:38 EST

Under Armour CEO: Curry 3 sales miss target
Under Armour CEO: Curry 3 sales miss target

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NFL Draft 2017: Final Team-by-Team Needs and Fits - Bleacher Report


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The new status quo
The World Baseball Classic rosters were announced on Thursday, drugs price and as we expected there are a couple of Pirates planning to participate. Team Canada will be of the most interest to Pirate fans. Russell Martin will be the starting catcher, and the Bucs

The World Baseball Classic rosters were announced on Thursday, drugs price and as we expected there are a couple of Pirates planning to participate.

Team Canada will be of the most interest to Pirate fans. Russell Martin will be the starting catcher, and the Bucs

Original article: The new status quo

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