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Trump endorses Ryan, McCain and Ayotte

The news came the same day that Ryan said during a radio interview that there could be a point where he would withdraw his own endorsement of Trump after the GOP nominee made a series of embarrassing gaffes this week, including attacking a Gold Star family.

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Andy Murray Not Worried About Zika Ahead of Rio Olympics

Andy Murray is set to be named Great Britain flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. "It is by far the proudest moment of my professional career", he said. At the top of the the women's draw, top seed and defending champion Serena Williams will play Daria Gavrilova in her first round match. "I didn't know what to do, to be honest".

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Sturridge absent with 'slight hip issue'

Jordan Henderson hailed Liverpool's performance as they passed a "big test" by thrashing Barcelona 4-0 in the International Champions Cup. Sturridge has been left out of Jurgen Klopp's squad at Wembley as a precaution because of a problem with his hip.

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Andrew Miller admits what Yankees won't on his way out

There are a lot of different things to take in. The news that they lost an All-Star reliever, a clubhouse presence less than a week after Chapman was dealt, was still processing. If Francona can get the game to seventh where his relievers can be lights out, there's no telling how far this team can go. "It's not how we envisioned the season going (with) those guys being moved before the deadline", manager Joe Girardi said.

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In Rio today

Mixed martial arts - UFC Fight Night, prelims, 5 p.m., FS1; UFC Fight Night, Yair Rodriguez vs. Alex Caceres, 7 p.m., FS1. China (LIVE), Judo , Women's Weightlifting , Women's Soccer , Table Tennis , Boxing , 6 a.m., NBCSN; Tennis , 6:30 a.m., Bravo; Beach Volleyball , Women's Handball , Table Tennis , Men's Archery , 9 a.m., MSNBC; Equestrian , Women's Field Hockey - U.S.

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Basketball-It looks like the US and then all the rest

What is your favorite summer Olympic sport? All the other stuff that's around there, whether we worry about it or not, it is not going to make any better. The two squared off in an exhibition leading up to the Games with the USA dominating by a final score of 107-57. The 19-year-old became the first woman to win three consecutive all-around world titles when she won gold in Glasgow last year.

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Pound: There is a 'disconnect' between WADA and IOC

The Russian Olympic Committee had submitted an original entry list of 389 athletes but that has been significantly reduced by 118 after worldwide federations were asked, by the IOC, to individually assess the anti-doping record of each Russian athlete.

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Adam peaty breaks his own 100m breaststroke world record in olympic heats

The Uttoxeter swimmer admitted such a fast swim in the heats had "definitely not" been in his plans, but he insisted he could go even faster in the semis on Saturday night, with the final following on Sunday. Aussie Jake Packard, second to Peaty in their heat in 59.26, was sixth-fastest overall. "He has worked too hard to get distracted by us". "We're going to keep striving, keep pushing the boundaries".

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USOC leader supports decision on Russian athletes

A spokesperson for the International Olympic Committee said: " Having discussed the matter and consulting with the chair of the Athletes' Commission, the International Olympic Committee made a decision to accept the five candidatures. "Although we are heartbroken, we wish to clarify that we have from the beginning chosen to not follow a judicial path". Isinbayeva, who had hoped to compete at a fifth Games in Rio, later tried to clarify that she was against any form of discrimination but her ...

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Pakistan on top after Azhar Ali century

That left Pakistan 257 for 3 at the close, just 40 runs behind England's first-innings 297 all out. Pakistan knocked down the first of those pillars when Root, playing one of his favourite back-foot forcing shots, edged Sohail and was held by sometimes fallible slip fielder Mohammad Hafeez for just three.

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International Olympic Committee chief Bach calls for revamp of anti-doping system

WADA has been criticised by members of the International Olympic Committee for not acting on information from whistleblowers of widespread doping in Russian Federation until it became public through the media previous year. CAS said the rule "does not respect the athletes' right of natural justice". "I heard a view this morning that the system is broken", Reedie told the International Olympic Committee delegates.

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Jose Mourinho Indicates Transition from Louis van Gaal will Take Time

I don't want to speak about Paul because he is a Juventus player and I don't like other managers to speak about my players. Even if Pogba does join up this month he is unlikely to be fully fit following an extended holiday in the United States, and Mourinho said the rest of his players have varying levels of fitness depending on when they rejoined the club.

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Leander Paes Faced Difficulties in Rio Olympic Village

Firstly, Paes, who is playing his record seventh Olympic Games, did not turn up in Rio until Thursday and chose to play the World Team Tennis in the United States while Bopanna arrived in Rio earlier this week and has been practicing with other players, including Serbian Nenad Zimonjic and the Ratiwatana brothers of Thailand.

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Marc Leishman tied for lead at Travelers Championship

He had five bogeys and five birdies on the round. Watson has insisted his focus this week is on CT, but acknowledged that he wore his opening ceremony outfit on Friday night, texting a photo to teammate Rickie Fowler, who took parade in the parade of athletes.

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GenForward Poll: Most young whites think Clinton broke law

Clinton has bounced back into contention in the key state of Nevada in a survey conducted after the convention. Her improvement comes after Clinton got a "bounce" in multiple national polls taken after her political convention, and after Trump spent the week on defense after tangling with the Gold Star parents of a slain Army captain.

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Mourinho: I arrived too late to sign Renato Sanches

Arsenal boss Wenger and Liverpool manager Klopp have questioned the world-record fee of £100million reported to be the amount necessary to sign the France midfielder from Juventus. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has expressed his desire to sign at least one more player ahead of the upcoming season, and has called for the deal to be done by next Friday.

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Horror leg break puts gymnast out of Games

YSpectators say Samir landed awkwardly and the snap of his leg echoed through the arena. The fist day of the Rio Summer Olympics just got off to a REALLY tough start for a French gymnast. Ait Said is a four-time European championships medalist on rings, including gold in 2013. There's always something terribly sad about seeing a world class athlete pick up an injury such as this one.

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Bomb squad probing possible blast near cycling finish line

Members of a bomb squad team in protective clothing were operating at the site, but the cause of the blast was not immediately clear. A loud blast was heard towards the climax of the route at Flamengo Park in Rio according to reports, but there are said to be no injuries and the race is continuing.

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Cousins, other Team USA players accidentally visit Rio brothel

Located near the Copacabana beach, the Termas Monte Carlo seemingly purposely tries to give off the impression that it is a spa. t's one of the high-end brothels in Rio, per Rolling Stone . The players were seen inside the bar, but were said to have purchased nothing more than a drink. This story is so odd that it begs many questions and also sets off my BS detector.

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Big Bat Jay Bruce & Starter Jonathon Niese Added at the Deadline

Though a few teams showed minor interest in Bruce last week, rumors have since heated up, with several teams chiming in to secure the talented player with the hopes of bolstering their offense. "I've talked to some of the great RBI guys in the game, and one thing they talk about is, driving in runs is mental", Collins said. The Mets' offense has been at the heart of the team's inconsistencies this season, and in adding Bruce the Mets are fortifying their offense with one of baseball's most ...

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Russian Federation stays, and clean athletes scratch heads

Former Olympic 400m bronze medallist Katherine Merry went further, writing on Twitter: "IOC are useless. what exactly would a country have to do to get a blanket ban?" Federations "should carry out an individual analysis of each athlete's anti-doping record, taking into account only reliable adequate global tests, and the specificities of the athlete's sport and its rules, in order to ensure a level playing field", the IOC said in a statement.

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Man shot dead near Maracana after Olympic opening ceremony

Waters here have been so polluted that sailors who were preparing for the Olympics last month saw their white boats turn brown. The evening began with thousands of anti-government protesters marching along Rio's Copacabana, while armed police and the military were called in to examine a suspect package.

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Police and protesters clash in Rio anti-Olympic showdown

There will be two cauldrons in Rio, one at the Maracana soccer stadium that is hosting the opening ceremony and another open to the public in downtown Rio. Athletes from 205 nations and territories marched behind their flags, joined by a first-ever Refugee Olympic Team of 10 athletes , displaced from Syria, South Sudan, Congo and Ethiopia.

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London Anniversary Games: Usain Bolt powers to 200m win

Since June, three men have gone sub-20 for the 200m, including Canada's Brendon Rodney, who arguably represented Bolt's major rival in London alongside 2009 world silver medallist Alonso Edward and fellow Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade. She went into the selection meeting as the fastest woman in the world this year - already threatening Donkova's world mark with a time of 12.24 at the Prefontaine Classic in May.

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PGA Championship finishing schedule threatened by ongoing thunderstorms

Kisner and Padraig Harrington of Ireland made the best of their morning rounds Saturday, each carding 65s. Such weather had been forecast, but PGA of America chief championships officer Kerry Haigh said a two-tee start had "not significantly" been discussed, despite a similar situation in the 2014 US PGA at Valhalla.

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Rio 2016: US Goalkeeper on Course to Make History

It would have been a lot more interesting, and far more effective probably, if the best women's soccer team in the world skipped the Olympics to stand up for their right to be paid equally. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY SportsWhen does the US women's national team play again? "Get your own! #zikaproof #RoadToRio ". A few days before the games Solo blamed the American press for spreading fear about Zika and other problems ahead of the Rio Games, saying they were being ...

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Cowboys want to give Prescott look

Jared Smith was pushed into Moore by Lawrence Okoye, and Moore went down in a heap. Still, Richardson lasted only three months with the Ravens because of the same conditioning and injury issues that have marred his career. The offense will be better because Tony Romo and Dez Bryant will be healthy, but that's the thing can they? "My main focus is just to come in and make sure these guys hold me accountable".

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Bilic will be without several first team regulars against Domzale

But it's a really good atmosphere". The East London based outfit played in front of 54,000 fans and head coach Slaven Bilic revealed that he though West Ham deserved the victory. With the new Premier League season just over a week away, Slaven Bilic's side will be keen to put in a performance against the Italian champions.

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Attempting comeback, Stephen Jackson says he's going to Warriors camp

He signed with the Los Angeles Clippers in December 2013 but was waived after just nine appearances. Jackson's last substantial action in the Association was with the then Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs in 2012-13 when he averaged 6.2 points in 55 games.

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Harrison Barnes verbally agrees to exorbitant contract with Mavericks — NBA free agency

However, the Mavs believe what happened with Barnes in the Finals was an aberration. The former GSW players will start playing alongside power forward Dirk Nowitzki , who reportedly signed up for another two years with the Mavericks for $40 million.

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Lionel Messi transfer: La Liga chief fears Barcelona star exit

I don’t think Leo Messi is a delinquent.’ Messi has spent his entire career so far with Barcelona, and has firmly established himself as likely the best player in their history with 453 goals for the club and 28 major trophy wins.

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Bill Goldberg Addresses Return To WWE Rumors

One of the biggest rumors was  Bill Goldberg  signing with WWE and making a huge return at the pay-per-view, and it didn’t happen. Of course, he never said anything about it either. Lesnar said his health battle with the intestinal disorder diverticulitis spoiled his previous stint, so he's anticipating how he fares against a respected contender while back to full health.

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Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies Agree To Largest Contract In NBA History

Reports surfaced last week that Conley's decision could come down to whether Memphis was willing to offer him the five-year max. Just hours after agreeing with  Chandler Parsons on a max contract , the Grizzlies proved to indeed be all in on retaining their playmaker: That $153 million will be the largest contract in the history of the NBA.

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National Hockey League award winners: Patrick Kane wins Ted Lindsey Award (Full results)

Kane is coming off a season in which he set a career-best of 46 goals and 60 assists. "It's been a lot of fun watching LeBron do what he did in the Finals, and you can kind of take motivation from that, too - how hard he's worked and what he's done in his career", Kane said, according to the newspaper.

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Derrick Rose Is Leaving The Chicago Bulls, And That's A Good Thing

La pista de hielo en el Zócalo capitalino comenzará a operar este sábado 3 de diciembre, desde las 08:00 de la mañana, luego de que la inaugure el jefe de gobierno , Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa . Las autoridades de la CDMX destacaron que se mejoró el sistema de boletaje y se instalaron dos pantallas que mostrarán las tallas de patines y los horarios disponibles.


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