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US Open - Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was given royal treatment at the US Open. She just wasn't ready to perform like a star.

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Floyd Mayweather beats Conor McGregor: how the fight unfolded – in pictures

Floyd Mayweather ended his career with a 50-0 record after beating Conor McGregor with a 10th round TKO

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer rolls to a record eighth title, 19th Grand Slam win

In front of a crowd of celebrities and supporters, Federer humbles Marin Cilic in straight sets

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Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko in epic Wembley battle

Anthony Joshua retained his IBF world title and added the WBC ‘super’ belt by stopping Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round of their heavyweight contest at Wembley

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Roger Federer outlasts Rafael Nadal in classic Australian Open final

Roger Federer is now the holder of five Australian Open titles. One of the greatest rivalries in tennis history received another chapter Sunday night in Melbourne, Australia, as Roger Federer outlasted Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open title, 6-4,

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Conor McGregor makes history with second-round KO of Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

UFC 205 will be remembered mostly for what happened in the cage. Conor McGregor made history with a brilliant performance against Eddie Alvarez, winning the lightweight title with a second-round knockout before a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden.

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Angelique Kerber wins first US Open title

Angelique Kerber did not disappoint in her first match as the new world No. 1, defeating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to win the US Open. Facing off against Pliskova, who had defeated top-seeded Serena Williams in the semifinals, Kerber executed her ga

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McGregor outlasts Diaz in classic UFC brawl

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Brock Lesnar Fails 2nd Drug Test ... On Day of UFC 200 Fight | TMZ.com

Brock Lesnar tested positive for a banned substance on the DAY OF UFC 200 ... this according to the UFC.  The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency notified the…

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Brock Lesnar flagged for anti-doping violation in test taken before UFC 200

Former UFC and WWE heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was flagged for an anti-doping violation by the USADA for a drug test from June 28

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Portugal beats France in Euro 2016 final to win first major title - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: A mostly Ronaldo-less Portugal, a team that won just one of its seven games in France during regulation, won the European Championship with a 1-0 extra-time win over the hosts on Sunday, thanks to a late, long strike from Eder. In spite

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Confirmed: UFC Sold for $4 Billion

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UFC 200: Anderson Silva steps in to face Daniel Cormier on two days' notice - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The UFC took it to the last minute Thursday before announcing that Anderson Silva would step in to replace Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena at UFC 200. Jones was yanked from the bout with Cormier on Wednesd

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Jon Jones' positive drug test 'devastating' blow to UFC's once-dominant champion

When Jon Jones was a young, strong, acrobatic prospect at UFC 100 in 2009, the heights he might scale with his fighting talent seemed infinite.

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Russian track athletes banned from 2016 Rio Olympics due to doping violations - CBSSports.com

Track and field team from the world power will be absent from Rio; IOC could ban entire delegation

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Photo finish in 148th Belmont Stakes Creator edges Destin by a nose to capture the final leg of horse racing's Triple Cr

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Kimbo Slice dead at 42 | Cagewriter - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed Slice's death in a statement late Monday.

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Exaggerator wins Preakness Stakes, upsets Nyquist – NBC Sports

Exaggerator has won the Preakness, ruining Nyquist's bid to become horse racing's second Triple Crown winner in two years. Racing in the rain on a sloppy track late Saturday, Exaggerator finally beat Nyquist after losing to the Kentucky Derby winner four

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Canelo vs. Khan results: Alvarez lands devastating knockout punch - CBSSports.com

Canelo Alvarez looked shaky early on with Amir Khan controlling the action at the start of the fight, but Alvarez landed one of the best right hooks of the year to score the knockout.

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Nyquist wins 2016 Kentucky Derby – NBC Sports

Nyquist, the presumptive favorite, remained unbeaten and won the 2016 Kentucky Derby.

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Nyquist Maintains Momentum as Kentucky Derby Betting Favorite

Repole's Uncle Mo is the sire of three horses running in Saturday's Derby -- from favorite Nyquist to a horse Repole owns, Outwork.

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UFC 197 results: Jones dominates Saint Preux, Mighty Mouse steals the show - CBSSports.com

Jon Jones extends his fight win streak to 12 in a fairly slow, five round bout against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197.

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Maria Sharapova reveals failed drug test "I don't want to end my career this way"

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UFC 196 results: Nate Diaz, Tate earn shocking upsets over McGregor, Holm

It was upset city on Saturday night in Las Vegas as underdogs Nate Diaz and Miesha Tate earned submission victories over Conor McGregor and Holy Holm, respectively.

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Tate rips title from Holm in 5th round at UFC 196

Challenger Miesha Tate took the bantamweight championship from Holly Holm with a rear-naked choke submission in the fifth round at UFC 196 in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

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Lindsey Vonn suffers hairline knee fracture in crash in women's Super-G - CNN.com

Top American skier Lindsey Vonn crashed while leading her World Cup event in Andorra and was then taken off the slope on a sled.

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2016 Daytona 500: Denny Hamlin wins in photo finish

He passes teammate Matt Kenseth on final lap, beats Martin Truex Jr. by inches

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Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie 3: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction for Bellator 149 | Bleacher Report

In their first encounter 23 years ago, Ken Shamrock felt he got robbed against Royce Gracie. It appeared to be a repeat of history all over again Friday night, as Shamrock lost to Gracie by TKO in the first round at Bellator 149 in Houston...

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Dada 5000 in stable condition after his heart reportedly stopped following loss to Kimbo Slice | Cagewriter - Yahoo Spor

From Yahoo Sports: Harris was reportedly placed on a ventilator and needed resuscitation after his fight with Kimbo Slice.

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Bret Hart Announces He Has Cancer

Former WWE star Bret "The Hitman" Hart announces he has prostate cancer.

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Djokovic beats Murray to win 6th Aussie Open title

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UFC 194: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds

McGregor ended the fight early with a shocking finish to win the undisputed UFC featherweight title.

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Tyson Fury shocks Wladimir Klitschko to take world heavyweight title | Sport | The Guardian

Tyson Fury has become the world heavyweight champion, beating Wladimir Klitschko by a unanimous decision to win the three principal titles

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UFC 193: Holly Holm shocks, upsets Ronda Rousey via 2nd round KO - CBSSports.com

Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm will square off in Australia on Saturday night and we will have you covered right here with live updates.

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BBC Sport - Fifa: Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini & Jerome Valcke suspended

Fifa provisionally suspends president Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome Valcke and Uefa chief Michel Platini for 90 days.

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Floyd Mayweather beats Andre Berto, says 'I am done'

Five-division world champion defends two welterweight title belts, walks away from 19-year career with historic 19-0 record

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Serena Williams upset by Roberta Vinci in U.S. Open semifinal

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John Jay High School players suspended, may face charges for hitting referee

Two San Antonio high school football players have been suspended and could face possible criminal charges after one hit a referee from behind and the other subsequently speared him.

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Maria Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury.

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Triple Crown hero Pharoah stunned in Travers Stakes - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: American Pharoah, US racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, was stunned in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday by Keen Ice. The Bob Baffert-trained colt was unable to take his winning streak to nine races as he was overt

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies from head injury at Pocono | From The Marbles - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Justin Wilson raced for parts of eight seasons in the IndyCar Series. He was 37.

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Ronda Rousey KOs Bethe Correia in 34 seconds at UFC 190 title bout | Cagewriter - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The UFC women's bantamweight champion remains undefeated with her third consecutive victory in a title fight that lasted less than a minute.

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Serena Williams claims sixth Wimbledon singles title

No 1 seed now holds all four Grand Slam titles and moves to 21 career majors

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BBC Sport - Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic plans 'many years' of Slam titles

Novak Djokovic hopes to fight for Grand Slam titles for "many more years" after his third Wimbledon and ninth Grand Slam victory.

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Conor McGregor endures beating, knocks out Chad Mendes to win interim featherweight title

Mendes' wrestling put McGregor to the test but the Irishman survived and stopped Mendes in the second round.

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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer book spots in Wimbledon final - CBSSports.com

Richard Gasquet challenged Novak Djokovic, but it wasn't enough to even take a set against the world's No. 1 player, who will face seven-time champ Roger Federer in Sunday's final.

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Wimbledon 2015: Gasquet Outlasts Wawrinka to Reach Semifinals - The New York Times

Richard Gasquet, the No. 21 seed, upset No. 4 Stan Wawrinka in five sets to join No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 2 Roger Federer and No. 3 Andy Murray in the Wimbledon semifinals.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. stripped of WBO title after failing to pay sanction fee | Boxing - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The world's top pound-for-pound boxer has been stripped of the WBO title he won from Manny Pacquiao.

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Serena defeats Venus in straight sets at Wimbledon - NBC Sports | NBC Sports

Serena Williams, the 20-time major champion beat older sister Venus 6-4, 6-3 Monday at Wimbledon to advance to the quarterfinals.

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United States crush Japan for first WWC title since 1999 - ESPN FC

Carli Lloyd scored a first-half hat trick as the United States crushed Japan for first their WWC title since 1999.

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2015 Wimbledon -- Men's second-round matches at All England Club

Rafael Nadal lost in four sets Thursday to German qualifier Dustin Brown. It was Nadal's fourth straight loss at Wimbledon to a player ranked over 100 in the world (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Stan Wawrinka wins first French Open title | Busted Racquet - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Everyone expected Novak Djokovic to complete his career Grand Slam. Everyone, except opponent Stan Wawrinka

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American Pharoah Wins Belmont Stakes and Triple Crown - NYTimes.com

For the first time since Affirmed in 1978, a horse swept the Triple Crown. American Pharoah became the 12th horse to accomplish the feat.

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Only surprise of corrupt, exploitative FIFA is that more weren’t indicted

The world is corrupt, and FIFA, which oversees much more than the World Cup, represents the world.

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Swiss open criminal proceedings in 2018, '22 World Cup votes

ZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors say they have opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. The prosecutors' office says the proceedings are against

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Juan Pablo Montoya's great pass gives him Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya went third-to-first with three laps to go for his second Indianapolis 500 victory.

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American Pharoah claims Preakness Stakes crown

American Pharoah became the 23rd horse in Triple Crown history to win the first two legs after claiming the Preakness Stakes on Saturday

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How the Preakness Stakes shapes up - LA Times

First thing to remember, there is really no such thing as a Preakness party. Yes, there is the hat thing, but only at Pimlico, the track in Baltimore that plays host to the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown . No place else.

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Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision

Mayweather fought at his pace and kept his distance as the pound-for-pound champ stayed undefeated at 48-0.

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Jon 'Bones' Jones stripped of title, suspended indefinitely by UFC - CBSSports.com

Jon "Bones" Jones is no longer the UFC light heavyweight champion after being suspended and stripped of his title by the company.

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Jon Jones booked into Albuquerque jail for alleged hit-and-run accident | Cagewriter - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Witnesses told police that Jones ran from the crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman.

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Japanese centenarian notches up world swim record - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: A 100-year-old Japanese woman has become the world's first centenarian to complete a 1,500-metre freestyle swim, 20 years after she took up the sport. Mieko Nagaoka took just under an hour and 16 minutes to finish the race as the sole com

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Ronda Rousey destroys Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds at UFC 184

The UFC women's bantamweight champ has won her last three fights in a combined time of 1:36.

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Done deal: Floyd Mayweather will fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2

The Las Vegas bout is expected to set numerous records, including purse size, live paid gate and pay-per-view sales.

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Jackie Robinson West stripped of U.S. Little League title for cheating | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: After months of cheating allegations, Little League International takes action and strips U.S. title.

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray's first

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.

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UFC Champ Jon Jones Tests Positive for Cocaine, Enters Rehab - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, stemming from a Dec. 4 random drug test requested by the Nevada Athletic Commission in the lead-up to his UFC 182 bout wit

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Manny Pacquiao knocks down Chris Algieri six times in lopsided decision win - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Pacquiao took care of business on Saturday, and now all eyes again turn to a dream fight with Floyd Mayweather.

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Sergey Kovalev runs the table, routs 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins | Boxing - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Russian claims the WBA and the IBF belt in addition to retaining the WBO title in a flawless, one-sided victory.

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Michael Phelps suspended after DUI

Michael Phelps has been suspended by USA Swimming for six months.

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USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: With golden confetti raining on their heads and ''Party in the U.S.A'' ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. Tournament MVP Kyrie Irving made all six of his 3-point attempts and scored 26 points, and the U.S. James

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Mayweather still unbeaten despite bite incident - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Floyd Mayweather worked far too hard against Marcos Maidana their last time out to have to do it again in the rematch Saturday night. Mayweather dominated Maidana from the opening bell, using his boxing skills to keep the Argentine off

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Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in his home after hearing what he said soun

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US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Harden scored all of his 16 points in the lopsided third quarter of a near carbon copy of the Americans' quarterfinal victory over Slovenia, when he awoke from a scoreless first half to help turn a close game into a blowout in a split s

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Ex-Olympic star Van Dyken severs spine

Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs. The 41-year-old swimmer, who goes by her

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California Chrome's Triple Crown quest collapses

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes to 9-1 long shot Tonalist.

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Landon Donovan misses out on the U.S.'s 23-man World Cup roster, heads explode

The U.S.'s final 23-man World Cup roster has been released and Landon Donovan, the country's all-time leading scorer, is not a part of it.

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Bellator 120 Results: Rampage Jackson Grabs Unanimous Decision Over King Mo Lawal

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeated Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, earning a unanimous decision in the main event at Bellator 120 in Southaven, Mississippi, on Saturday night. Despite a number of takedowns by Lawal, Rampage outstruck his opponent to ea

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California Chrome takes Preakness, Triple Crown dream alive

We'll have continuous updates on Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.

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Oscar Pistorius Trial Day 30: Defense expert does Blade Runner no favors

Paralympian could face a minimum of 15 years in prison even if he didn't mean to shoot his girlfriend.

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UFC Fight Night 40 Results: Whatever was Lost, Costa Philippou Found it in KO of Lorenz Larkin

Lorenz Larkin and Costa Philippou had both experienced some recent disappointments heading into their co-main event battle at UFC Fight Night 40 on Saturday night in Cincinnati. As it so happened, it was Philippou that got back on the winning track, tryin

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Gordon surges late for first win of 2014

At any age, Jeff Gordon sure knows how to win. Nearly two decades after he burst onto the scene with his first victory, Gordon keeps taking checkered flags, storming to the lead in the final laps at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night for his first victory

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Floyd Mayweather beats Marcos Maidana by majority decision

CBSSports.com is at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, reporting live from the pay-per-view event headlined by the welterweight showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana.

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Star is Born: California Chrome Dazzles in Derby

LOUISVILLE – When Art Sherman visited the grave of Swaps the other day at Churchill Downs, he stopped to say a prayer. Sherman was 18 years old when he accompanied Swaps on a 4-day journey by rail from California to win the Kentucky Derby in 1955. Now,

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Bernard Hopkins, 49, earns split decision win over Beibut Shumenov

CBSSports.com has round-by-round updates from Hopkins' win over Shumenov.

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Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over. The top-ranked Spaniard hopes his confidence isn't gone, too. Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Frid

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Pistorius accused of staging outbursts

Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of lies and accused the Olympian of staging emotional outbursts to mask

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Ultimate Warrior passes away

Ultimate Warrior passes away, and WWE mourns the loss of the Hall of Famer.

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Kyle Busch gets 2nd straight win at Fontana

Kyle Busch won at Fontana for the second straight year Sunday, holding off Kyle Larson, Tony Stewart and his older brother Kurt on a frantic two-lap sprint to the finish.

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    Meet the most dysfunctional team in Sochi

    The suits controversy is just one thing that has gone wrong for the U.S. speedskating team.

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      US' Kotsenburg wins Sochi's first gold

      Sage Kotsenburg loves snowboarding for all its unexpected surprises. Winning the first Olympic gold medal in slopestyle, for one.

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        Now there's a Sochi pillow shortage?

        Looks like Sochi's underestimated the amount of pillows it would take to accommodate an Olympic games.

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        Most Overrated Traditions in Sports

        To some people, tradition really is everything. For instance, with the holidays coming up, I'll admit that I get to be quite the spoiled brat when it comes to what my family does ...

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          Stoke’s Asmir Begovic scores fastest goal ever by a goalkeeper

          A mere 12 seconds into the match, Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic scored an improbable goal against Southampton that will likely put him in the record books. Begovic simply booted a backpass up the pitch and Southampton's central defenders let it …

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            UFC 165: Jones retains belt in 'toughest' tilt

            Jon Jones proved his worth -- and his durability -- by overcoming Alexander Gustafsson in five rounds to defend his light heavyweight title at UFC 165.

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              Wrestling reinstated to Olympics

              Wrestling is reinstated as an Olympic sport for the 2020 Games after beating baseball/softball and squash in a vote.

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                Martina Hingis preps for return to WTA

                Coming off a Washington Kastles title, Martina Hingis is making a comeback.

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