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2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS
Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Is Getting Her Very Own Barbie
Hernandez will be the newest doll in Mattel's Barbie "Shero" line.
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Ryan Lochte Banned 14 Months For Anti-Doping Violation
By Frank Pingue, Reuters
The Olympic swimmer had posted an image on social media showing himself receiving an infusion in May.
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There's Nothing 'Fair' About The New Rules For Women Track Athletes
Women's sports should be about the destruction of gender norms, not reinforcing them.
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Pita Taufatofua Goes Shirtless One Last Time For Closing Ceremony
Curtis M. Wong
The Tongan flag bearer and cross-country skier stole the show once more.
Nigerian Bobsled Team Brought Something More Valuable Than Gold To The Olympics
"This is gonna go down in history.”
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USA Makes History With First Olympic Curling Gold After Unlikely Comeback
Alana Horowitz Satlin
It was a real Cinderella story.
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Russian Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Doping Test
A Russian curler had earlier lost his bronze medal over doping charges.
Parkland Shooting Survivor’s Dad Escaped Earlier Las Vegas Shooting
“My parents never had to talk to me about situations like this," the father said.
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Brazil's Military Takeover Of Security In Rio De Janeiro Is A Looming Disaster
Handing public security to the military is likely to worsen the plight of poor residents who are already subject to the worst of Rio's violence.
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Slovenian Ice Hockey Player Fails Doping Test, Has To Leave Olympics
It's the third proven instance of doping so far at this year's Games.
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Sexual Assault Clinics Offered At Winter Olympics For The First Time
They're a safe space for spectators and the workforce to report misconduct and receive counseling.
Leslie Jones Is Olympic Commentary Perfection
Emmy-nominated “Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones has started her hysterical reporting on the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea as part of NBC’s official coverage team.
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We Can Expect Comedic Gold From Leslie Jones' Coverage Of The Upcoming Olympics
“Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones will report from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
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The Blackest Season In NFL History
NFL players have broadcast their blackness in a way white people can no longer ignore.
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Olympian McKayla Maroney On Larry Nassar: 'He Abused My Trust. He Abused My Body.'
A prosecutor read the gymnast's powerful victim impact statement in court on Thursday.
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U.S. Olympians Cheat, Too. They Just Cheat With An American Accent.
In Russia, doping is a state matter. In America, it's privatized and corporatized.
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Olympic Weightlifter To Sell Gold Medal For Iran's Earthquake Victims
Iranian Kianoush Rostami, who earned the medal in Rio last year, says it belongs to his people.
Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Just Got Her Very Own Barbie
The doll will be available in stores in 2018.
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Trump's Game Plan
Author, 'An Accidental Sportswriter'
Racism and violence as decoys.
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McKayla Maroney Says Larry Nassar Began Sexually Abusing Her When She Was 13
She joins the list of 100+ gymnasts accusing the former USA team doctor of sexual abuse.
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Shawn Johnson Believes Des Moines Is 'The Heart Of America'
The gymnast says her hometown represents a supportive community that "you really can't find anywhere else."
Offended By Protest, Pence Leaves Football Game; Colts Win Anyway
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
On Sunday, Vice-President Mike Pence walked out of an Indianapolis Colts – San Francisco 49er football before the game even
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