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Is Brazil ready for the 2016 Games?

In just one week, the eyes of the world will be on Rio de Janeiro as the Olympic Games arrive in South America for the first time.

The buildup to Rio 2016 has been beset by political, economic and health crises, while doping has cast a shadow over spo...

Sammy Watkins PUP

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Bills place WR Sammy Watkins on PUP list

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins was among 10 players not cleared for the start of training camp on Friday.

Andre Johnson Titans

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WR Andre Johnson signing with Titans

Veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson agreed to terms with the Tennessee Titans on Friday.

Russian weightlifter Ruslan Albegov, 2013 worlds

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Russian weightlifters banned from Rio

All Russian weightlifters have been banned from the Rio Olympics due to the doping scandal enveloping the country.

Sergey Shubenkov, 2015 world championships

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Banned Russian athletes get their own games

Russian athletes banned from competing at the 2016 Olympic Games took part in an alternative competition in Moscow on the same day the national team left for Rio.

Craig Sager, October 2015

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Craig Sager to skip Rio Olympics to fight leukemia

Craig Sager had hoped August would find him in Rio covering his fifth Olympics, but he will instead miss the Games to continue his fight against cancer.

Dion Jordan, Miami Dolphins 2013

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Dolphins DE Jordan reinstated by NFL on conditional basis

The NFL has reinstated Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan on a conditional basis following his yearlong suspension for violations of the substance-abuse policy.

Andrew Cashner, San Diego Padres

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Marlins acquire RHPs Cashner, Rea from Padres

The Miami Marlins acquired right-hander starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the San Diego Padres in a seven-player trade, according to multiple reports Friday.

Wilson Chandler, Denver Nuggets

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Nuggets, Pacers to square off in London on Jan. 12

The NBA announced Thursday that the Denver Nuggets and Indiana Pacers will travel to London for a regular-season game at The O2 Arena on Jan. 12, 2017.

Ichiro Suzuki, 2,998th MLB hit

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Suzuki gets hit No. 2,998 in Marlins' loss

Ichiro Suzuki had a pinch-hit double for his 2,998th MLB hit, but it wasn't enough as the Miami Marlins fell 5-4 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night at Marlins Park.

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