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  1. Photos: 2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Competitor Magazine

    On Sunday, 25,000 women, as well as a few good men, ran in the 11th annual Nike Women's Half Marathon in San Francisco to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure access to treatment. Since its inception in 2004, the Nike Women's Half Marathon Series has helped raise more than $152 million for LLS.

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  2. Texas Swimming Earns Commitments From Ryan Harty, Max Holter And Alyssa CookRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

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  3. Martina irked by ITF silenceRead the original story

    21 min ago | The Telegraph

    Singapore: Multiple Grand Slam winner Martina Navratilova has questioned the "silence" of the International Tennis Federation after one of its members described world No.1 Serena Williams and older sister Venus as "brothers". Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev was swiftly banned for a year and fined $25,000 by the Women's Tennis Association after making the comments on local television on Friday.

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  4. French Open badminton to kick off in Paris without Lin Dan, Lee Chong WeiRead the original story

    40 min ago | Xinhuanet

    French Open badminton will be unveiled here on Tuesday at the 3,900-seat Pierre de Coubertin Stadium while the most mouth-watering duo Lin Dan and Lee Chong pulled out earlier last week. The Chinese superstar Lin, as known as "Super Dan", withdrew from his second round match-up with the local favorite Jan O Jorgensen last Thursday at Denmark Open due to a sore knee, while the Malaysian Lee announced to skip even before the Dane event kicked off.

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  5. Reporting: PakistanTORTURE of American Man Exposes Pakistani Schisms on BaluchistanRead the original story

    43 min ago | American Reporter

    If you don't know what I'm talking about, then you aren't one of the many people walking around red-eyed and yawning because they've been up until 1 a.m. every night watching the Olympics. If you do know what I'm saying, then it's because we enjoyed a close-up of those beautiful eyes as Shawn awaited her turn to step onto the platform and receive a gold medal for doing something that, until now, I would have thought was physically impossible: stand on a narrow padded strip of wood and do somersaults backwards.

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  6. World Cup Qualifier: USA book semis ticket with smashing win vs. HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Fox Sports

    All the United States women's national team needs is one more win to secure its place at the 2015 Women's World Cup, following the 6-0 destruction of Haiti in their final group stage game in the qualifying tournament here on Monday night. With the win, the Americans took all nine points on offer and booked a place in Friday's semifinals in Philadelphia.

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  7. Lakers Waive Keith Appling, Jeremy TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | CBS Local

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  8. Distraction, injury no problem for Serena Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams ' winning streak at the WTA Finals. The three-time defending champion made it 16 straight wins at the season-ending championships by beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in Monday's tournament opener, shaking off the injuries that forced her out of her previous two tournaments and the off-court distraction of disparaging comments about her from Russian tennis official Shamil Tarpischev .

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  9. Henry Cejudo Vs Dustin Kimura Signed For UFC PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fighters.com

    Henry Cejudo is set to make his UFC debut, and this is not a repeat from an article earlier in the year. The UFC has announced that the Olympic Silver Medalist in Wrestling will be taking on Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight bout at the UFC FIght Night in Phoenix on December 13. Cejudo was set to make his debut against Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 as a flyweight, but Cejudo never made it to the scales because of medical reasons related to cutting weight.

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  10. Legendary USC swim coach Peter Daland diesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Peter Daland, a legendary coaching figure in swimming and winner of NCAA titles at USC, died Monday morning in Thousand Oaks of Alzheimer's disease. He was 93. Daland coached the USC men's swim team from 1958-92 and coached an array of world-class swimmers, including four-time Olympic gold medalist John Naber.

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  11. OKC Officials Break Ground On MAPS 3 Whitewater CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    By Jessica Holley, News 9 OKLAHOMA CITY - City officials picked up their oars Monday to break ground on the highly anticipated Whitewater Center. The project is on a tight deadline to be ready in time to potentially host the 2016 Olympic trials.

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  12. Serena Williams appalled at 'sexist' remark by Russian Tennis FederationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    The New York Times reported yesterday that Serena Williams spoke out against the male chauvinistic-like remark that Shamil Tarpischev, the president of the the Russian Tennis Federation, said during a talk show last week. Tarpischev referred to the Williams sisters as "the Williams brothers."

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  13. Xabi Alonso doesn't see Arsenal, Manchester City or Liverpool as Champions League contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business News

    The 32-year-old won the European competition at Real Madrid last season but completed a move to Bundesliga champions Bayern this summer. And speaking ahead of his side's clash with Roma tomorrow, the only English side Alonso named when he listed five potential winners of the competition were Chelsea.

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  14. Henry Cejudo meets Dustin Kimura in UFC on FOX 13 bantamweight boutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

    The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist will meet Dustin Kimura in a bantamweight bout at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix on Dec. 13. AZCentral.com broke news of the bout on Monday. The 27-year-old Cejudo entered the UFC was a fair bit of hype after blitzing his way to six wins in less than a year.

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  15. Amgen Tour of California will feature finish from L.A. Live to PasadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    The Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will have four finishes in Southern California and will include a finale race that will wind from L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles to a finish in Pasadena on May 17. The 10th annual event, the largest professional cycling race in North America, will finish at four Southern California sites. In addition, the event has expanded its women's race from one day to four and will feature a stage in Southern California for the first time.

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  16. Murray and Nadal in demand for World Tour FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Organisers of the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month will be keeping a keen eye on Andy Murray's results and Rafa Nadal's health over the next couple of weeks. Home favourite Murray is one of several players scrambling to accumulate enough ATP Race points to grab one of the three remaining spots while already-qualified Nadal has been diagnosed with appendicitis and question marks remain over his appearance.

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  17. Henry Cejudo meets Dustin Kimura at UFC on FOX 13Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cage Pages

    Olympic and Pan-American Gold Medalist, Henry Cejudo , will make his UFC debut and return to Bantamweight at UFC on FOX 13 against Dustin Kimura . The bout will take place in Cejudo's current hometown of Phoenix, Arizona at the US Airways Center on Dec. 13, according to AZCentral.com .

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  18. Chargers Exposed In Loss To Chiefs, Head To DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  19. Kibblewhite shows his incredible hulkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North's Aaron Kibblewhite will be one of the more physical bodybuilders on stage at the national championships in Palmerston North this weekend. Now 41, he is a hulky 107kg bodybuilder on a 1.83-metre frame who can't wait to compete at the National Amateur Body Builders' Association nationals in The Regent on Broadway on Saturday.

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  20. Serena Williams Fires Back At Russian Official Over 'Sexist and Racist' RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    With how the world captures everything these days from social media to cellular phones, everyone must be cautious of what to say especially in front of live television. This is the lesson learned by Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev when he described Serena and Venus Williams as the "Williams brothers" during a live television chat show.

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