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Chinese Olympic Swimmer Sun Yang Defends His Role in Doping Test Controversy

Yang refused to take a doping test in 2018, claiming officials lacked the proper ID

‘I Looked Inward.’ Aly Raisman on How She Triumphed When Her Faith Was Shaken

"When my faith and others were shaken I looked inward," Raisman said in her toast.

‘I’ve Been Ready For This For 3 Years.’ Colin Kaepernick Schedules New Tryout For NFL Teams

Colin Kaepernick has scheduled a new try out for the NFL

‘You People.’ Hockey Commentator Don Cherry Fired Over Anti-Immigrant Rant

He said he would not be apologizing over the televised rant

How Trump’s Visit to an Alabama Football Game Caused Controversy Before He Even Arrived

President Donald Trump is causing controversy at the University of Alabama even before he arrives on campus Saturday for the big game against Louisiana State University. A memo from the Alabama student government warning students against “disruptive behavior” during the game was met with an angry reaction from some on campus, who interpreted it as…

A Sports Fan Was ‘Caught’ on Camera Eating Mayo Out of the Jar and That’s Not the First Time This Has Happened

But why?

‘Touchdown!’ Black Cat Who Ran Into End Zone During Monday Night Football Is Viral Purrfection

Football is full of unexpected action, but perhaps never more so than on Monday night when a black cat with superior athletic skills jumped into the game to offer a little more hustle. If you were looking for an alternate player to step in during the second quarter of the showdown between the Dallas Cowboys…

Trump Honors World Series Champion Nationals at the White House

"Everyone fell in love with Nats baseball," Trump said

Cleveland Browns Cut Jermaine Whitehead After ‘Unacceptable and Highly Inappropriate’ Twitter Rant

He made threatening and expletive-laden posts on Twitter while still in uniform

The Nationals Are Headed to Trump’s White House Today — Without One Key Player

"I just can't do it," says reliever Sean Doolittle

Joyciline Jepkosgei Wins New York City Marathon in First-Ever 26.2-Mile Race, Geoffrey Kamworor Wins Second Men’s Title

Jepkosgei was only seven seconds off the course record

President Trump’s Arrival to a New York City UFC Fight Received a Very Mixed, Very Loud Reaction

The audience erupted into boos and cheers

South Africa Wins Third Rugby World Cup Title Over England

The Springboks overpowered England in a 32-12 victory on Saturday

Washington Nationals Top Astros in Game 7 to Win First World Series Title

Almost out of contention in May, champs in October

In Historic Move, NCAA Board Unanimously Agrees to Allow College Athletes to Profit From Their Fame

The vote came during a meeting at Emory University in Atlanta

‘Man These LA 🔥 Aren’t No Joke.’ LeBron James Forced to Evacuate Amid California Wildfires

More than 180,000 people are under threat

Tiger Woods Ties Sam Snead’s Record of 82 PGA Tour Wins

"I can still manage my way around the golf course," Woods said.

Big League Umpire Rob Drake Apologizes for His Tweet Threatening Civil War if Trump Is Impeached

Drake unlocked his Twitter account on Thursday and posted several messages to say he was sorry.

Fans Show Support for Hong Kong Protesters at Houston Rockets Home Opener

(HOUSTON) — A group of 30 fans at the Houston Rockets’ season opener against Milwaukee held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday night. Houston general manager Daryl Morey angered China with a since-deleted tweet in support of the protesters earlier this month. Wednesday’s opening-night games were not…

Houston Astros Fire Assistant GM After Outburst at Female Reporters

Brandon Taubman reportedly defended a player once suspended for domestic violence

Italy’s Female Soccer Stars Are Fighting to Change the Law That Limits Their Pay to $33,000

(ROME) — Italy’s surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup this year went a long way toward changing misconceptions about the female game in a country where the most popular sport is dominated by men. Out of a population of 60 million, more than 20 million spectators watched Italy’s five matches on…

‘Daryl Morey Was Right.’ Shaquille O’Neal Weighs In On NBA-China Controversy

Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal has defended Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who sparked controversy earlier this month when he tweeted in support of protestors in Hong Kong. O’Neal, a 19-year veteran of the NBA, is now an analyst for TNT. He spoke in support of Morey during a pregame show ahead of the NBA’s…

‘For Me It’s Something Peaceful.’ Paralympic Gold Medal Winner Marieke Vervoort Dies by Euthanasia

Vervoort was a strong advocate of the right to choose euthanasia, which is legal in Belgium

‘I Don’t Believe In Limits.’ Marathoner Eliud Kipchoge On Breaking the 2-Hour Barrier

'I have broken a barrier. Which makes a difference in human life, in a human family.'

Of Course the Jets Quarterback’s Perfectly Reasonable ‘Seeing Ghosts’ Comment Got Memed Until Dawn

The Patriots defense had Sam Darnold spooked

This Year’s World Series Has All the Makings of a Classic. Here’s What to Know

The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals get underway Tuesday night

China Denies Asking for Morey’s Firing Over Hong Kong Tweet

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says the "Chinese government never posed this requirement."

‘The Losses Have Already Been Substantial.’ Adam Silver Addresses Fallout From the NBA-China Controversy

During the first TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that he’s willing to deal with the business consequences of Daryl Morey’s Oct. 4 tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong. The Houston Rockets general manager angered the Chinese government and caused Chinese sponsors to pull away from the NBA during two…

North Korea, South Korea Play Soccer World Cup Qualifier in Empty Pyongyang Stadium

South Korean spectators and media were denied entry to the game

How LeBron James Reignited the NBA-China Conflict Just Days Before Tipoff

A scandal that was dying down has new life thanks to the superstar's comments

Olympic Swimming Champion Retires After Receiving Ban For Injecting Testosterone Pellets

Conor Dwyer announced his retirement last week after receiving a 20-month ban for getting testosterone pellets surgically inserted into his body

Simone Biles Breaks All-Time Record for Most Medals at World Championships

It's the 24th world championship medal for Biles

Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Person in Recorded History to Run a Marathon in Under 2 Hours

"Today we went to the Moon and came back to earth! I am at a loss for words for all the support I have received from all over the world," Kipchoge tweeted Saturday.

A Man Wearing a Colin Kaepernick Jersey Was Thrown Out of Trump’s Minneapolis Rally. Here’s What He Says Happened

Saul Eugene, 23, knew he was walking into hostile territory when he attended Thursday night’s Trump rally in Minneapolis wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey. But he never expected to be ejected from the venue. Trump has very publicly disparaged Kaepernick and other NFL players who’ve knelt during the National Anthem in protest of police violence…

Chris McDougall Helped Spark the Barefoot Running Craze. Now He’s Racing With Donkeys.

I submit: one has never really gone out for a proper run, unless one has shuffled through a cornfield in Amish country, dodging a donkey who’s trying to kick you with his hind legs while passing gas in your face. That’s where I’ve found myself on this bright late-September morning in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania, on…

Boxing Champion Errol Spence Seriously Injured After Speeding Ferrari Flips and Crashes in Dallas

Spence's Ferrari flipped several times and ejected the welterweight champion

Simone Biles Wins 5th All-Around Title at Gymnastics World Championships

Biles has two more all-around world titles than any other female gymnast ever

Iranian Women Allowed at FIFA Soccer Match for First Time in Decades

4,000 tickets were allocated for women in a stadium that holds about 80,000

Protesters Hand Out ‘Free Hong Kong’ Shirts at Wizards Game

Protesters handed out "Free Hong Kong" T-shirts and held up signs reading, "Shame the NBA"

NBA Postpones Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

It remains unclear if the teams will play in China this week as scheduled

The Internet Has Dubbed This British Celebrity ‘WAGatha Christie’ After She Faked Instagram Stories to Catch Out a Friend Leaking Details to a Tabloid

And the Internet is applauding her social media detective work

The China-NBA Spat Underscores Just How Far Sino-U.S. Relations Have Deteriorated

The showdown between the NBA and Beijing over free speech is fast becoming the latest hot potato in deteriorating Sino-U.S. relations

‘It’s Just So Surreal.’ Simone Biles Sets Record as U.S. Wins World Gymnastics Team Gold

Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships

Amid China Backlash, NBA Commissioner Says League Will Support Freedom of Speech

China's state broadcaster said it would not show this week's games between the Lakers and Nets

NBA Statement About Hong Kong Tweet Translated Differently on Its Chinese Social Media Account

The league had addressed the Houston Rockets General Manager's post on Hong Kong

Everyone’s Flipping for Olympic Divers Assembling Avengers Style in This Splashy Video

'Endgame' wasn't the end, after all

‘Crochet Lady’ Doing Her Thing Is Pretty Much Everyone Staying On-Task in an Unpredictable World

The Oklahoma Sooners beat the Kansas Jayhawks 45 to 20 during Saturday’s NCAA football game. But before the game started, a video of one fan doing crochet in the stands went viral. In the midst of a weather delay, there was a lone woman spotted in the empty stands of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium…

How a Quickly-Deleted Tweet About China Got Pretty Much Everyone Mad at the NBA

The owner of the Houston Rockets tweeted support for the Hong Kong protesters

The General Manager of the Houston Rockets Angers China With a Tweet on the Hong Kong Protests

Daryl Morey tweeted an image that read "Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong"

ESPN’S Jessica Mendoza on Breaking Barriers and How to Change Baseball’s Rules

Jessica Mendoza, the glass-shattering baseball broadcaster who is the first woman, in any major American men’s team sport, to serve as top color commentator for a national network, never envisioned this: walking through Fenway Park, on her way to calling baseball’s prime-time game of the week, talking veggies with Jennifer Lopez. But on this perfect…