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  1. The NFL just can't let go of Marshawn Lynch's crotchRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Mashable

    When it comes to Marshawn Lynch's crotch, it seems neither he nor the NFL can simply let it go. Lynch was fined $20,000 by the league last Thursday for a post-touchdown celebratory crotch grab in the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 18. That disciplinary action quickly backfired on the league this weekend after it was discovered that a photo of the very crotch grab that drew the fine was available for sale on the NFL website for $150.


  2. Maria Cerra Tishman, 1948 Olympic fencer, dies at 96Read the original story

    17 min ago | Washington Times

    Maria Cerra Tishman, a U.S. fencer who finished fourth in individual foil at the 1948 Olympics, has died. She was 96. The Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home in Fair Lawn said she died Saturday at a health-care center in Paramus.


  3. Drought could delay test event at Olympic CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Golfweek

    ... Wie begins her seventh full season on the LPGA at the inaugural Coates Golf Championship. If the 2024 Summer Olympics hit Boston - which is still a long way off - where might the golf be played? Our own Boston native Jim McCabe explains. The Gil ...


  4. American Family Insurance Partners with Athletes Kevin Durant and J.J. Watt as New Brand AmbassadorsRead the original story

    51 min ago | Business Wire

    "American Family's commitment to champion and protect our customers' dreams is strong and evolving," said Telisa Yancy, marketing vice president for American Family. "As part of that evolution, we seek out different ambassadors whose experiences and values can help motivate consumers to dream and go after those dreams fearlessly.


  5. The gadgets and gimmicks changing the future of live sportRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australia's love of sport appears to be more from in front of a TV screen than actually attending any event live, and that could be on the increase given some of the new technology heading our way. Samsung has confirmed that its new Sports Live app - on display at this year's Consumer Electronic Show in the US -will be available in Australia later this year, but for which sport codes has still to be announced.


  6. South Korean Olympic swim star Park Tae-hwan fails drug testRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Age

    Seoul: South Korea's four-time Olympic swimming medallist Park Tae-hwan has failed a dope test, local media reported on Monday. Park, one of South Korea's most-decorated athletes, received chiropractic treatment at a local hospital before last year's Asian Games, when he was given an injection that contained a banned substance, news agency Yonhap reported his management agency as saying.


  7. Sampras Tips Djokovic To Win Australian OpenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | World Tennis Magazine

    Sampras was posed the question Monday morning on CBC Radio in Vancouver, Canada, appearing to promote his appearance at the May 2 PowerShares Series event in the western Canadian city. "I like Djokovic," said Sampras.


  8. 5 golds distributed on 2nd day of Amir's CupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Arab Times

    KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: The Fourth Amir International Shooting Competition continues for the second day at Sheikh Sabah Shooting Complex with the participation of 526 shooters representing 59 countries. Organizers confirmed distribution of five gold medals on Monday in the cartouche and bullets categories with the qualifying rounds in the morning for Gun 10 meters for women , Gun 50 meters for men and Trap 50 bullets for men , besides the official training sessions for rifle 10 meters for men , Gun 50 meters for women and Skeet for both genders, men and women .


  9. Casillas: I want to play in MLSRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The Real Madrid goalkeeper's long-term future has been under scrutiny for some time and he now admits he would like to head to the United States one day Iker Casillas has admitted he would like to make a move to the United States before finishing his playing career. The Real Madrid goalkeeper has been criticised in recent seasons for a drop in form and was second-choice in La Liga as recently as last season, while playing in all Copa del Rey and Champions League clashes that term.


  10. We want to make history, says MaheRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    French players Thierry Omeyer , Kentin Mahe and Nikola Karabatic celebrate after winning the Qatar 2015 Men's Handball World Championship 2015 match against Sweden at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena at Al Sadd Club in Doha, in this January 24 file photo. Doha: Handball has always been in the centre of the Mahe family's life: Pascal Mahe was a successful player, later coach, so it was obvious that his son Kentin would fill his footprints.


  11. UPDATE 1-Imperial Tobacco launches caffeinated mouth stripsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Imperial Tobacco Group, the world's third largest cigarette maker, is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit, launching a melt-in-your-mouth strip designed to give an energy boost in seconds. The product, called Reon, comes in flavours such as "grapefruit & zing" and "black currant & fresh".


  12. Eight Irish cyclists qualify for World ChampsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Cycling Ireland has successfully qualified eight riders to compete in the UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the Velodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Paris from the 18-22 February. This news comes at the end of a tough track cycling season which included the European Championships and three World Cups.


  13. Polar Bear Swim Classic Honors Memory Of Masters Swimming's Max Von IsserRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Max Von Isser was one of the most beloved figures in Arizona Masters Swimming. For many decades, his artwork graced not only T-shirts designed for the state championships, but for the monthly newsletters that showed a talent that was overshadowed by his many accomplishments in the pool.


  14. U.S. could leave Solo off World Cup rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ESPN's Julie Foudy discusses goalkeeper Hope Solo's 30-day suspension from the U.S. women's national team. U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said on Monday it's possible that goalkeeper Hope Solo will not be on the team for this summer's 2015 Women's World Cup.


  15. Limitless: Rohan Dennis' 2013 Alberta win threw the doors wide openRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Velonews

    Editor's note: This article was originally published in the November 2013 issue of Velo magazine. After Rohan Dennis' win at the 2015 Tour Down Under , a look back at the young Australian's first major victory, taken in 2013 at the Tour of Alberta.


  16. England's winning U17 team last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    EUROPE'S top teenage footballers will be battling it out at a Staffordshire sporting venue after England was awarded hosting rights to the 2018 UEFA European Under 17 Championship. St George's Park near Burton on Trent, home of the FA's national football centre, will be at the heart of the action in the Midlands when Europe's 16 elite nations at U17 level go head to head.


  17. College Swimming, Drug Tests Top the Talk In The Week That WasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    College swimming, in the United States and Canada, took a lot of the headlines in the past few days, and as we count down the top five swimming headlines on The Week That Was, we'll look further into news regarding an All-American's absence and a CEO's exit. Richard Quick's history with swimming dates well back before his days as a legendary coach for the University of Texas and Stanford University.


  18. USA Diving Picks Bloomington to Host 2015 World TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    USA Diving will hold its 2015 World Championships Trials for the individual Olympic events in Bloomington, Ind. Competition will be conducted May 15-17 at Indiana University's Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center.


  19. Sara Hall To Make Marathon Debut In Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

    Hall has shown incredible range throughout her career, winning races from the mile to the half marathon. Photo: The 31-year-old will share the starting line in Los Angeles with her husband, Ryan Hall, on March 15. Fresh off a fourth-place, 1:10:50 personal best effort at the recent U.S. Half Marathon Championships in Houston, a resurgent Sara Hall will make her 26.2-mile debut at the LA Marathon on March 15. The race, which doubles as the 2015 U.S. Marathon Championship, will feature a formidable field of American athletes, including 2012 Olympian Janet Bawcom, who edged Hall by four seconds in Houston, along with Becky Wade, Alissa McKaig, Heather Lieberg and Melissa White.


  20. Birkbeck College academic investigated after allegations of 'research misconduct'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Professor David Latchman and members of his research team have retracted or corrected up to eight studies following an inquiry by fellow academics Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency.