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Phelps 4th in 1st final back at international meet

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Michael Phelps placed fourth in his first international final since coming out of retirement, with Cameron McEvoy upstaging the most decorated swimmer of all time to take the 100-meter freestyle title at the Pan Pacific... More>>

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

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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. More>>

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

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While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U.S. national team is moving forward. More>>

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

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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. More>>

Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

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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. More>>

Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

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Suddenly, Europe again has a star sprinter who can compete with the best of the Americans and Jamaicans. More>>

Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

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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. More>>

Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

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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,... More>>

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