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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Conor Dwyer, a U.S. Olympic swimmer and Chicago native, announced his retirement on Friday after receiving a 20-month ban for doping. An arbitration panel found that he had testosterone pellets inserted into...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:45 AM EDT

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game. Until recently,...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:25 PM EDT

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar after his four-year doping ban. But the sportswear giant is still backing the disgraced coach. Salazar was found...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:10 AM EDT

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence. Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets to end this year's NBA China Games series will be played as scheduled in Shenzhen, though...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:36 PM EDT

Mystics Celebrate Win of First WNBA Championship

Mystics Celebrate Win of First WNBA Championship

The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA championship, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from banged-up league MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:50 PM EDT

Cole, Astros Beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees Next

Cole, Astros Beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees Next

Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:00 AM EDT

Patriots 6-0 After Pulling Away from Giants

Patriots 6-0 After Pulling Away from Giants

The faces have mostly changed, but the New York Giants still remain a royal pain in the side of the Patriots. New England escaped this time, pulling away in the fourth quarter to win 35-14 in a classic Thursday...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 08:43 PM EDT

911 Call: Padres Pitcher Caught Sneaking Through Doggie Door

911 Call: Padres Pitcher Caught Sneaking Through Doggie Door

NBC 7 obtained audio from a 911 call made by a frantic homeowner whose husband used a taser to stop a San Diego Padres starting pitcher from breaking into their home through a doggie door. Right-hander Jacob...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 01:53 PM EDT

Simone Biles Wins 5th All-Around Title at Gymnastics Worlds

Simone Biles Wins 5th All-Around Title at Gymnastics Worlds

Simone Biles won her fifth all-around title at the gymnastics world championships Thursday, underlining her status as the clear favorite for next year's Olympic gold medal. The U.S. gymnast scored 58.999 points...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 11:56 AM EDT

Is Eli Manning a Hall of Famer?

Is Eli Manning a Hall of Famer?

Tom Brady sits just 18 yards away from surpassing Peyton Manning for the second-most passing yards in league history entering Thursday’s matchup with the New York Giants, a figure he could reach on a single...

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