After getting a one-month suspension for marijuana use, Sha’Carri Richardson says she was trying to cope with the loss of her biological mother. Richardson has sparked a deeper conversation surrounding the mental health of athletes. A decision is expected any day on whether she will be allowed to be on the U.S. Olympic 100-meter relay team.
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It pays to play well on the PGA Tour, folks.
Philippines' first Olympic gold medalist was once accused of plotting to overthrow the president, but the man who accused her is now thanking her for winning
Hidilyn Diaz became the first gold medalist for the Philippines on Monday, but she was linked to a plot to oust her country's president two years ago.
- Golf Channel
Here's a look at tee times for the 60-player field in the Olympic Men's Competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club.
- Sooners Wire
As the landscape of college football shifts and the Big 12 looks to be on the brink of collapse, can the AAC add members of the Big 12?
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In its bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics, Japan claimed "this period provides an ideal climate for athletes to perform." It doesn't, and they lied.
Hugo Millán passed away at age 14 following a collision during a European Talent Cup motorcycle race on July 25, and members of the racing community offered support.
(Reuters) -Sixteen-year-old Viktoria Listunova won the women’s artistic gymnastics all-around title at both the European and Russian Championships earlier this year. However, despite placing sixth overall in the qualifying round on Sunday, the Russian Olympic Committee athlete will not get the chance to try for another all-around crown at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There is a long list of athletes who over the years have been left out of Olympic finals because of the two-per-country rule, first introduced at the 1976 Montreal Games for apparatus finals.
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This trade could work well for both teams.
When you're watching volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics, you might notice a player wearing a different colored jersey than the rest of their team. There's a good reason for their standout appearance: you've just spotted the libero, a specialized player whose unique role requires them to be easily visible at all times.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
With Texas and Oklahoma all but welcomed into the conference, adjustments must be made.
China’s Li Fabin showcased his signature move and broke two Olympic records when he won the gold medal for weightlifting on Sunday. One-legged stunt: The 28-year-old Chinese weightlifter pulled off a one-of-a-kind lift that had him momentarily standing on just one leg during his opening clean and jerk lift in the men's 61-kilogram (around 134 pounds) category, reported the Associated Press. During his lift of 166 kilograms (366 pounds), Li kept his left foot planted while lifting his right leg and slightly extending it forward in the air.
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Highest-earning 'Jeopardy!' winner ever reveals the secret to stealing the game as he moves on to 'The Chase'
If you ever dreamed of being on a trivia game show, Jeopardy! champion and “Chaser” from The Chase Brad Rutter is spilling tips on how to be a trivia master.
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“I felt compelled to make a statement on behalf of the silent majority,” the sheriff said.
It's expensive but worth it.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
Miguel Angel Jimenez's tweet about his albatross at the Senior British Open was almost as good as the shot. Almost.
German equestrian dressage rider Dorothee Schneider came out on top of her Olympic qualifying group on Sunday just weeks after a traumatic accident in which the horse she was riding died and she broke a collar bone. Schneider is part of a powerhouse Germany team including Isabell Werth, the most decorated equestrian Olympian, and Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, the top scorer in Saturday's qualifiers. Germany are among the favourites for team and individual gold on Tuesday and Wednesday.
- NBC Sports Boston
Red Sox manager Alex Cora didn't take kindly to Yankees announcer Michael Kay suggesting that Fenway Park is "quiet."
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Canada will play in the bronze-medal game while Team USA and Japan face off for softball gold on Tuesday.
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After reports surfaced Wednesday afternoon, the Sooners and Longhorns made their grant of rights plans official in joint statement.
"Wokeism makes you lose, ruins your mind, and ruins you as a person. You become warped. You become demented. The US women's soccer team is a very good example of what's going on," Trump said.