1st Olympic beach volleyball match canceled due to COVID-19

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Jalen Suggs announces he’s going pro with an NFT

At the start of April, Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs made NCAA history by nailing the first semi-finals buzzer beater in more than 40 years. With just 3.3 seconds left on the clock, he advanced up...

Neville and Beckham feel the heat as another United old boy hands Miami defeat

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Olympics host Japan turns down China’s COVID-19 vaccine offer

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GOP seizes on women’s sports as unlikely wedge issue

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Man turns $100M sports memorabilia collection into new stock market

Over the last seven decades, Joel Platt has acquired one of the world’s great sports memorabilia collections. The 82-year-old’s high-security vaults in Florida contain more than a million items — ranging from Jackie Robinson’s bat...

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