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Liu breaks 50-meter backstroke world record at…

Liu Xiang of China has set a world record time of 26.98 seconds to win the women's 50-meter backstroke gold medal at the Asian Games. She lowered the mark of 27.06 set by fellow Chinese swimmer Zhao Jing at the 2009 world championships in Rome

Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

Athletes from Kuwait will compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted the country's suspension.

NFL Expects 'Probable Three-Year' Adjustment to…

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer believes the implementation of the NFL's new helmet rule will ultimately result in cost players roster spots.

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Jansen gives up 2 HRs in return, Cards top…

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen allowed ninth-inning homers to Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter in his return from the disabled list, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles 5-3 on

Olympic gymnastics champion Shushunova dies at 49

Elena Shushunova, a Soviet gymnast who won the women's all-around gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, dies at 49

Did John Cena's Absence Negatively Affect…

John Cena did not perform at SummerSlam for the first time in 15 years, but SI's Justin Barrasso shares why it was the right call for Cena to skip the event.

Pick 6: Some old geezers to watch this season

Anyone who pays attention to the NFL knows that Tom Brady is 41 as he heads into the season

As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake…

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors

Why Athletics Winning AL West Could Actually Hurt…

A Yankees-Astros wild-card matchup would certainly be thrilling, but would the MLB Postseason be hurt by losing one of its best teams before the divisional series?

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LEADING OFF: Stanton returns to Miami, Altuve off…

LEADING OFF: Stanton returns to Miami, Altuve off the DL, Jones gets odd reunion with Blue Jays rookie

IOC disappointed UN won't grant North Korea sports exemption

IOC President Thomas Bach disappointed the United Nations will not allow sports equipment to be sent to North Korea

Does Simone Biles' Dominance Deserve More…

After a 23-month hiatus, Simone Biles shined at the U.S. Gymnastics Championship and became the first woman to win five U.S. all-around titles. So why is she not receiving the attention she deserves?

Cano homers late, lifts Mariners to 7-4 win over…

Robinson Cano hit his first home run since returning from an 80-game suspension, a three-run shot in the bottom of the eighth inning and lifted the Seattle Mariners to a key 7-4 win over the Houston Astros

Survey: Athletes feel pressure of…

Anti-doping survey: Athletes feel pressures of win-at-all-costs culture

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Klay Thompson says he wants to finish career with…

Klay Thompson says he would like to finish his career with the Golden State Warriors, although he wouldn't mind testing the free agent market as well.