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U.S. Olympians Cheat, Too. They Just Cheat With An American Accent.

Down came the announcement and up went the cheap bunting and shabby little American flags. “Do you believe in miracles?” a USA Today headline blared, comparing the International Olympic Committee’s decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics with the U.S. hockey team’s upset of the Soviet team in 1980. “The bad guys just […]

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Shalane Flanagan Becomes First U.S. Woman To Win NYC Marathon In 40 Years

Shalane Flanagan became the first American to win the women’s division of the New York City Marathon since 1977. Flanagan crossed the finish line on Sunday with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 26 minutes and 53 seconds, the New York Times reported. She defeated three-time defending champion Mary Keitany of Kenya, who came in second. […]

Here's What We Know About The U.S. Open Blimp Crash

Thousands of people at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin were shocked when a commercial blimp flying over the golf course crashed and burst into flames Thursday.  The pilot, who was still inside the airship when it crashed, suffered serious burns. He was taken to a Milwaukee hospital in serious condition, but his injuries were not […]

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U.S. Open 2017 leaderboard scores: Rickie Fowler leads after Thursday’s first round at Erin Hills

We’ve got 18 holes in the books at Erin Hills and while we’ve got a superstar at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard, most of the big names struggled. Some notes on some of the bigger stories of Day 1 at the U.S. Open. Score of the Day This is an easy and obvious […]

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The U.S. Women's Hockey Team Had Boycotted For Fair Pay. Now They're World Champs

The U.S. women’s national hockey team became the world champions Friday at the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Women’s World Championship in Plymouth, Michigan. U.S. forward Hilary Knight scored the winning goal in overtime, ending the game with a 3-2 lead over Canada. The team’s stunning victory came less than two weeks after it won a more personal battle against […]

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On Equal Pay Day, U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Finally Strike A Deal

The United States women’s national soccer team have reached a deal with the U.S. Soccer Federation that could resolve a yearlong dispute over equality issues including pay. The USWNT and the U.S. Soccer Federation, the sport’s American governing body, ratified a new collective bargaining agreement Tuesday night ― just over a year since five top […]

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U.S. Wins First World Baseball Classic Title With 8-0 Rout Of Puerto Rico

March 22 (Reuters) – The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday behind the stellar pitching of Marcus Stroman and a 13-hit attack. Puerto Rico came in with a spotless 7-0 record in the 16-team tournament but […]

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Will Boycott World Championship Tournament Over Fair Pay

The U.S. women’s national soccer team has spent the last year waging a public battle with the U.S. Soccer Federation over equal pay and fair wages. Now, it’s the women’s hockey team’s turn. Members of the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team announced Wednesday that they will not play in this month’s International Ice Hockey Federation […]