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  1. UFC 187: Daniel Cormier seeks peak performance against Anthony JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    Daniel Cormier gets another shot at the light heavyweight title when he takes on Anthony Johnson in the main event at UFC 187 on Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Only this time, as much as this follows his pattern of life's hopeful ups and devastating downs, it couldn't be more different.

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  2. UFC 187: Daniel Cormier seeks peak performance against Anthony JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | LA Daily News

    Daniel Cormier gets another shot at the light heavyweight title when he takes on Anthony Johnson in the main event at UFC 187 on Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Only this time, as much as this follows his pattern of life's hopeful ups and devastating downs, it couldn't be more different.

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  3. Drozd Stops Janik In Nine; Chakhkiev Knocks Out WrightRead the original story

    36 min ago | Boxing Scene

    Looking his best and boxing his best WBC cruiserweight champion and TBRB #4 Grigory Drozd continued his Polish extermination tour and successfully retained his regalia for the first time with the ninth-round stoppage of late sub Lukasz Janik . WBC #19 Janik, 29, was no match for the 35-year old Russian from the very beginning.

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  4. Weights From Boston: DeGale 167.2, Dirrell 167.8Read the original story

    37 min ago | Boxing Scene

    Andre Dirrell and James DeGale had less trouble at the scales than they did with being in each other's presence during Friday's weigh-in. Both fighters made weight for their showdown this Saturday in Boston, but had to be separated after an intense staredown and brief trash talk exchange.

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  5. Photos: Dirrell, DeGale Tense Face To Face at WeighinRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Boxing Scene

    Things got tense as Andre Dirrell and James DeGale came face to face at their official weighin. Both fighters came in inside the super middleweight limit.

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  6. Spanish horses celebrated in new dressage seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Horsetalk

    Juan Manuel Munoz Diaz and the spectacular Spanish Horse Fuego XII, who was dubbed "The White Totilas" at the World Equestrian Games in 2010. A Kit Houghton/FEI A touch of Spain will brighten up British Dressage this season, with the announcement of a new series for Spanish Horses.

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  7. Lisa Carrington into kayaking World Cup final in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Lisa Carrington's World Cup kayaking form has continued, while two of her New Zealand teammates will join her in A finals on Saturday night at the German round of the series. Competition increased significantly in the second of the World Cups in Duisburg, with double the nations and more than triple the number of athletes from last week's opening regatta in Portugal.

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  8. James DeGale vows to lead Andre Dirrell on a merry dance in pair's title showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Daily Mail

    DeGale is preparing to face Andre Dirrell in the IBF super-middleweight world title bout on Saturday night in Boston James DeGale might have been starring in Billy Elliott on the West End stage instead of fighting for a world title had he not seen a film of Prince Naseem Hamed between ballet lessons. The Londoner nicknamed Chunky was sent to ballet classes as a boy to work off his puppy fat and curb his rebellious tendencies.

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  9. Summer of Truth for 11 American Young GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Michael Phelps. Ryan Lochte. Matt Grevers. Nathan Adrian. Tyler Clary. Conor Dwyer.

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  10. Science Is Still Trying To Figure Out What Makes A Female AthleteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MSN Healthy Living

    In 2013, professional sprinter Dutee Chand was banned from competing as a female athlete. She wasn't accused of doping, and she wasn't accused of not being a woman-she was born and raised as a girl.

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  11. Armstrong's road to Rio runs through ChattanoogaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Velonews

    Kristin Armstrong finished third in the Amgen Tour of California women's time trial. Photo: Casey B. Gibson Retirement doesn't agree with Kristin Armstrong.

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  12. Redkach-Zlaticanin eliminator added to Wilder-Molina cardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ESPN

    Lightweights Ivan Redkach and Dejan Zlaticanin will fight in a title elimination bout June 13 at the Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Promociones del Pueblo won the right to the 122-pound bout between Hugo Ruiz and Nonito Donaire.

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  13. Hartpury's Harry heading to continent for Junior European ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    HARTPURY modern pentathlete Harry Sykes has been selected to represent Great Britain at the European Athletics Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the age of only 17, it will be Harry's first major championships with the Great Britain junior squad and he will be one of the youngest competitors.

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  14. Kendra Harrison on Latest Bowerman Watch ListRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kendra Harrison's 18 points at the Southeastern Conference Championships last weekend landed Kendra Harrison on the latest addition of the Bowerman Trophy Watch List, Harrison won the SEC 100-meter hurdles last week in 12.50 seconds, which made her the fastest hurdler in the history of the conference.

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  15. Cyclone hit Vanuatu bounces backRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    After the cyclone, Vanuatu's participation was in a limbo with finances tied up for the sport but a visit by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has changed that. Team Vanuatu chef de mission Eileen Nganga said they went through the selection criteria and selected all 14 disciplines and were confident of beating the record they finished at during the 2011 New Caledonia Games - one gold, eight silver and eight bronze medals.

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  16. Table tennis tour a successRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    FOUR national under-15 table tennis players returned home with two gold medals and three bronze medals after competing at the Oceania Cadet Qualification Championship in Kiribati. Siblings Sally Yee and Grace Yee won three bronze medals in the team event, junior team and cadet team categories.

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  17. Harry Marra is the maestro of multi-events; why did the Pac-12 pass...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Harry Marra at practice with Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton and massage therapist Don Butzner. -- There is a very nice profile of Harry Marra, who coaches world decathlon record-holder Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton on the website RunBlogRun by Dave Hunter.

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  18. You'll Have To See Tarik Cohen's One-Handed Backflip Catch To Believe ItRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    Granted, Tarik Cohen of North Carolina A&T's football team is not wearing pads, nor are large men trying to hit him like they'd be doing in an actual football game. FILE - In this June 13, 2014 file photo, Netherlands' Robin van Persie heads the ball to score during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Arena Ponte Nova in Salvador, Brazil.

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  19. Booth on DeGale v DirrellRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Adam Booth believes Andre Dirrell will go in to his IBF Super-Middleweight title showdown with James DeGale as the slight favourite. The pair meet on Saturday night at the Agganis Arena in Boston, with DeGale hoping to create history by becoming the first British Olympic gold medallist to claim a world title.

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  20. DeGale and Dirrell make weightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Ahead of their fight on Saturday night, James DeGale and Andre Dirrell exchange heated words in their head-to-head. The British super-middleweight came in at 167lbs 2oz, inside the 168lbs limit, ahead of his clash with the American in Boston, live on Sky Sports on Saturday night .

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