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Michael Phelps won his first international race since the London Olympics on Saturday at the Pan Pacs.
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Derrick Rose returned and Team USA comfortably cruised to a 112-86 victory over Puerto Rico at MSG.
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When it comes to Geno Smith, the margin for error is slim. Just ask his backup, Michael Vick.
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Despite another losing season, Twins GM Terry Ryan says manager Ron Gardenhire will be back.
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With racing around the world, including IndyCar in Sonoma, this weekend is going to be big.
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Joe Sakic is confident Tyson Barrie's contract troubles will be resolved in time for training camp.
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WATCH: Phil Mickelson's shot on the 5th bounced onto the hospitality deck. Naturally, he played it.
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Austin Hatch barely survived a pair of plane crashes. Now, he's playing for Michigan.
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Michael Phelps won his first international race since the London Olympics on Saturday at the Pan Pacs.
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South Carolina's Steve Spurrier says star RB Mike Davis is "going to be in there" against Texas A&M.
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WATCH LIVE: Can anyone stop the dominant Mercedes team? They'll try in Belgian GP qualifying.
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BPL: Team News(Aug 23) All the starting XI's, benches and more right here for this weekend's games.
MLB: The Week Ahead
(Aug 23) The Baltimore rotation boasts big two-start potential in The Week Ahead.
BPL: Player Analysis
(Aug 23) Sitting comfortably with your mobile phone/tablet/laptop at the ready with the matches on in front of you? Rob Allen prepares you for the Week 2 Barn Door.
BPL: Team News
(Aug 23) Injury guru Ben Dinnery is back with the last word in Premier League team news before the matches kick off for Match Week 2.
NHL: Expert Analysis
(Aug 23) Corey Abbott takes a look back and forward with Dallas, Minnesota, Nashville, St. Louis and Winnipeg.

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