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Russian athlete doping scandal

Richard McLaren, head investigation into Russian doping, says he's been under 'deluge' of requests to implicate Russian athletes by name - AFP


2016 Olympics

2nd Russian swimmer, Nikita Lobintsev, joins appeal of Rio Olympics ban, Court of Arbitration for Sport says - AFP



Photo: More than 100,000 people pack Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan to watch Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid play London's Chelsea football club - @MrTuktoyaktuk

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Federal judge refuses to dismiss sexual battery lawsuit against New York Knicks basketball player Derrick Rose - AP

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Kansas City, MO, US

#BREAKING: Kansas City Chiefs announce contract extension with Eric Fisher - https://t.co/OrgPf5XeHw https://t.co/mAVX1uSLBK - @KCTV5


PGA Championship 2016

Play suspended at the PGA Championship in Springfield, N.J., after lightning; 10 golfers still to tee off on 3rd day of championship - @PGATOUR


2016 Olympics

Russian Vladimir Morozov becomes 1st athlete to appeal to the international sports tribunal against ban on competing at the Rio Games - AFP


Houston, TX, US

Teenage son of former Miami Dolphins football player Antonio Armstrong charged in killings of his parents in Houston, Texas - NBC News

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2016 Olympics

Russia appeals ban on its 8 weightlifters at Rio Olympics - AP

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Formula One

German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole position for Sunday's Grand Prix - Reuters

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San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers agree to terms with first-round pick Joshua Garnett - NFL

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2016 Olympics

Australia threatening to leave Olympic Village if Rio authorities don't ramp up fire protection; after earlier fire, Australian committee wants 1 firefighter for each floor of building housing delegation - Folha

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PGA Championship 2016

Robert Streb becomes 30th player to shoot 63 in a major as he ties for lead in PGA Championship - @PGATOU

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2016 Olympics

Update: Australian athletes were safely evacuated after small fire in Rio Olympic Village building; now allowed back in building, team says

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38 Studios

Rhode Island officials: No criminal charges in probe of video came company 38 Studios, founded by Red Sox star Curt Schilling - WPRI

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2016 Olympics

Fire reported at Rio Olympics athlete village, in building housing Australia delegation, Globo News reports

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Oakland, CA, US

#BREAKING: @Raiders @AldonSmith has reportedly entered a rehab facility: https://t.co/DJFioiyZDl - @nbcbayarea


2016 Olympics

Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio Olympics, official says - AFP

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Tennessee, US

#BREAKING @Titans have agreed to terms with seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson https://t.co/sG54yJNNkd - @Tennessean


Paradise Valley, Phoenix, AZ, US

8 high school football players in Paradise Valley, Ariz., suspended for the season over alleged hazing incident - Arizona Republic

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