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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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last updated: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:18:32 GMT2017-06-23T17:18:32Z

NBA draft: blockbuster Jimmy Butler trade makes Wolves the big winners

Minnesota picked up one of the best players in the league, Philadelphia and LA did what they were supposed to do, and don’t write off San Antonio

Everyone was expecting something major to happen in the NBA on Thursday night, yet it was a little surprising when something actually did. Heading into the 2017 NBA draft there was plenty of talk of a team pulling off a big deal. Insiders threw out names like Paul George, Kristaps Porzingis and LaMacus Aldridge. Yet nobody had the Minnesota Timberwolves trading for the Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler until the deal was nearly completed, after the draft has already begun. The blockbuster deal overshadowed an otherwise a draft night that otherwise went pretty much as expected and heads our discussion of last night’s winners and losers.

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last updated: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:43:08 GMT

Let the Waiting Begin: Calling Pitches, Slowly, in College Baseball
The dead time adds up when the call must go from coach to catcher to pitcher, but most coaches are loath to put the responsibility on a young catcher.

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Devils Take Nico Hischier No. 1, Defying N.H.L. Draft Predictions
Hischier, surprised that the Devils picked him over Nolan Patrick, becomes the first Swiss-born player to be selected first over all in the draft.

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Rangers Trade Derek Stepan to Coyotes Ahead of N.H.L. Draft
The team continued to restructure its roster and clear salary cap space just hours before the N.H.L. entry draft.

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On Pro Basketball: N.B.A. Drafts Come and Go, but Carmelo Anthony Always Remains
Even the Kings were able to reset their franchise this year — not so the Knicks, still shackled by Anthony’s no-trade clause.

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N.B.A. Draft: Analysis of Every Pick and Trade in Round 1
The 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first pick in the draft. Lonzo Ball went No. 2 to the Lakers. Here’s a look at the picks and trades in the first round.

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In New York Soccer Rivalry, Cult Figures Outnumber Championships
The Red Bulls and New York City F.C. are known for splashy signings, but their fans seem to connect with a more local kind of hero.

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How a Golfer’s Wife Overcame Her Addiction to Alcohol
Brittany Horschel, whose husband, Billy, plays on the PGA Tour, decided to tell her story in the hopes of helping other people, especially mothers.

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The Hitter Can Hurl. The Hurler Can Hit. Can He Do Both in the Majors?
Will one of these rare double threats become baseball’s first true two-way player? Historically it just hasn’t happened. But maybe now is the time.

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Bermuda Hopes the America’s Cup Doesn’t Go Sailing Away
Residents, and turtles, feel the impact of the biggest international event in the archipelago’s history. One group hopes it will linger.

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Mexico Hopes to Make Statement Against Russia in Confederations Cup
Mexico would not only reach the semifinal with at least a draw but could also reverse its trend of losing to the host team in major tournaments.

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Sporting: In Defense of the One-and-Done
Fans who question players entering the N.B.A. after a year of college ball is the height of selfishness.

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Knicks Sign Canyon Barry, a Student of Triangles
Barry, a physics major at Florida and the son of the Hall of Famer Rick Barry, will join the Knicks’ summer league team.

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For Aric Van Halen, a Steeplechaser, Jump Takes On a New Meaning
Van Halen, 27, the son of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame drummer Alex Van Halen, has blazed his own trail by leaping over barriers and water as an elite racer.

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Frank Kush, Hall of Fame Coach of Arizona State, Dies at 88
Kush led the Sun Devils to six bowl victories, but his career was derailed in an assault investigation.

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Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft
It was a life-changing night for young basketball players, for whom dressing well has become a condition of stardom.

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Dodgers 6, Mets 3: Mets Grimace Their Way Through Fourth Straight Loss to the Dodgers
The past two weeks have brought new lows for the Mets, culminating in the 6-3 loss on Thursday. In four games against the Dodgers, they surrendered 24 walks and 15 home runs.

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Sports Briefing: Jordan Spieth Shoots a 63 to Lead the Travelers Championship
Spieth had eight birdies and a bogey in his seven-under round, as he took a one-shot edge over Johnson Wagner and Brett Stegmaier.

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Bulls and Timberwolves Upstage Draft With Jimmy Butler Trade
There were no big surprises among the early selections in the draft, but Chicago sent Butler, a three-time All Star, to Minnesota.

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Angels 10, Yankees 5: Everything Falls Apart as the Yankees Resume Their Losing Ways
A four-run lead for the Yankees fell apart as three errors and subpar outings from Luis Severino and Dellin Betances let the Angels score nine unanswered runs.

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last updated: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:07:26 GMT

Is this the world's best sport team?
The British and Irish Lions take on the All Blacks in New Zealand -- in sporting terms, there are few more daunting tests.

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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, 22 Jun 2017 22:00:55 EST

The NFL's top QB deals ... and a little reality
The NFL's top QB deals ... and a little reality

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The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA Draft - Washington Post


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The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA Draft
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NEW YORK — The 2017 NBA Draft was supposed to be wild and unpredictable. Instead, it turned out to go almost exactly according to plan. There was one big trade — with Jimmy Butler going from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves — but ...
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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

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