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Bare-handed shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me' (+video)

Mick Fanning sat up on a high stool, straight backed and good humored, recounting the story he will be telling for the rest of his days, about how he fought off a shark with his bare hands during a... Read more »

Published July 21, 2015

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Becky Hammon, Spurs take Las Vegas Summer League championship

The NBA's first female summer league head coach has led her team to the title. Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Retired South African caddy teaches golf to kids (+photos)

At first, the children only watched as the their retired neighbor hit a ball across an open field, but soon enough they joined in, forming an amateur golf school in a working class South African... Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Sun Belt commissioner: Cut back on 'money' games vs. Power-5

More non-league games with "peer conferences" would improve the chances of a Sun Belt team going unbeaten and getting a bid to one of six New Year's Day bowl games, the commissioner said at the conference's media day Monday. Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Roger Federer visits Malawi for charity work

It's a long way from Centre Court at Wimbledon for Roger Federer, who has opened a preschool in impoverished Malawi as part of his charity work. Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Surfer fighting off shark not so unusual in South Africa

A shark attacking a top surfer during a televised competition in South Africa captured the world's attention but the incident is not highly unusual. South Africa has an average of six shark attacks... Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Zach Johnson wins British Open; Jordan Spieth finishes short of playoff

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Jordan Spieth amazing bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, no longer just a normal guy from Iowa. Johnson captured his second major at the... Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Down syndrome student focuses on her abilities as she transitions to college

Devon Adelman fell in love with the ocean when she was 2 years old. Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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Blatter news conference at FIFA delayed by British comedian

Sepp Blatter's news conference at FIFA has been disrupted and delayed by a British comedian's stunt. Read more »

Published July 20, 2015

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1 more pass: Brett Favre's busy weekend ends with charity game

The event marked the emotional end to a long reconciliation between Favre and the Packers. Sunday was all about having fun at Camp Randall Stadium on the University of Wisconsin campus. Read more »

Published July 19, 2015

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Spieth, amateur Dunne eyeing history at St. Andrews

For a place dripping with centuries of history, St. Andrews got more than it could have wanted Sunday. Read more »

Published July 19, 2015

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Innovative roof makes Minnesota stadium lighten up

Ethylene-tetra-fluoro-ethylene. Read more »

Published July 19, 2015

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Platini wants to stop top teams signing all the best players

UEFA President Michel Platini wants to stop top teams stockpiling the best players to ensure football remains competitive. Read more »

Published July 19, 2015

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Brett Favre returns to Lambeau for Packers Hall of Fame

Brett Favre headed up the Lambeau Field tunnel, a path that he had walked dozens of times. Read more »

Published July 18, 2015

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Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

Clint Dempsey scored on a fourth-minute header, added a pair of second-half goals for his first international hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth... Read more »

Published July 18, 2015

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After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British

For all the debate over whether the British Open should have started Saturday, Dustin Johnson only cared about the finish. Read more »

Published July 18, 2015

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Win for Cummings, bigger lead for Froome at Tour

British riders ruled Saturday at the Tour de France, with Stephen Cummings taking the win on Stage 14 and Chris Froome extending his already comfortable race lead. Read more »

Published July 18, 2015

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Mike Weir to take 'an indefinite leave of absence,' miss Canadian Open

Former Masters champion Mike Weir is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the PGA Tour and will skip the RBC Canadian Open next week. Read more »

Published July 17, 2015

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Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan

Japan scrapped the design of the Olympic stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Games because of soaring costs Friday and said it will reopen bidding for a new plan, in a stunning reversal that leaves the 2019... Read more »

Published July 17, 2015

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A look at the world's billion-dollar sports stadiums

The first sports stadium to break the $1 billion barrier was London's Wembley Stadium. Now, Tokyo's planned National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics will be the first to reach $2 billion, according... Read more »

Published July 15, 2015

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Tokyo Olympic venue shaping up as world's costliest stadium

When the dust settles on the marquee venue for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, it could well be the most expensive sports stadium in the world. Read more »

Published July 15, 2015

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Trout hits leadoff HR, wins MVP as AL All-Stars top NL 6-3

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats walked off the field. Read more »

Published July 15, 2015

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Froome wins 1st high-mountain stage at Tour de France

Chris Froome used the first high-mountain stage of this year's Tour de France to take control of the race, powering up a punishing climb in the Pyrenees on Tuesday at a pace that none of his rivals... Read more »

Published July 14, 2015

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Reds' Todd Frazier wins All-Star Derby in home park

Todd Frazier waited until the very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark. Read more »

Published July 13, 2015

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US, Panama play to 1-1 draw in CONCACAF Gold Cup match

Michael Bradley scored the equalizer early in the second half, helping the United States to a 1-1 draw with Panama on Monday night and wrapping up a sluggish but unbeaten trip through group play in... Read more »

Published July 13, 2015

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