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  • Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

    Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:14:55 GMT
    Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships...
    Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.
  • As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

    As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:45:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant says he needed a break this summer, though withdrawing from the U.S. national team was "definitely tough."
    While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U.S. national team is moving forward.
  • Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:24:55 GMT
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
  • Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

    Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:20:40 GMT
    Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
    Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
  • Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

    Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:50:35 GMT
    Yohann Diniz of France set a world record in the 50-kilometer walk at the European Championships on Friday.
    Suddenly, Europe again has a star sprinter who can compete with the best of the Americans and Jamaicans.
  • Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

    Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:29:34 GMT
    DeMarcus Cousins has injured his right knee while practicing with the U.S. national team.
    DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday. He briefly covered his face with a towel as trainers milled around his table next to the folded gym bleachers.
  • Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

    Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:08:40 GMT
    In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory,...
    In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero,...
  • Durant withdraws from US national team

    Durant withdraws from US national team

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:26:01 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Kevin Durant has withdrawn from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American team.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Kevin Durant withdrew Thursday from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad that will go to Spain without the leading scorer on...
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  • Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:34:29 GMT
    Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with...
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's...
  • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

    Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:25:05 GMT
    Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
    Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop...
  • Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

    Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:04:28 GMT
    The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.
    Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting...
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