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Rio 2016 Olympic stadium

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What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?

Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy.

Kenyan track and field team in Samoa, Sept. 9, 2015

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Kenya says it's addressing athletes' doping allegations

Kenya is under investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency amid reports of drugs among athletes. The agency said an independent group is looking into reports Kenya is not doing enough to combat doping.

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Stephen Curry on NBA wins record: 'You've got to go for it'

He's the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player and is arguably the best player in the league. He's having a career year. And he's leading the defending champions to potentially the best record in NBA history.

LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills

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Source: Bills player McCoy suspect in bar fight

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is expected to be charged in connection with an alleged assault against two off-duty police officers at a Philadelphia nightclub, according to an NFL official familiar with the investigation.

Jordan Spieth with caddie Michael Greller

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Caddies lose 'human billboards' lawsuit

A group of disgruntled caddies has lost its lawsuit against the PGA Tour after a judge refuted their claim they were nothing more than "human billboards."

Fenway Park snowboard jump

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Fenway Park transformed for snowboarding

Fenway Park spectators are used to seeing objects hurtling through the air at breakneck speed, but on Thursday it was snowboarders and not baseballs flying around the Boston baseball stadium.

USOC Team USA patch, Olympics

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USOC to hire disease specialists for Zika

The U.S. Olympic Committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to counsel any Olympians who might have concerns about the Zika outbreak in Brazil.

Sasquatch (file photo)

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Announcer: Saskatchewan named for sasquatches

Which came first: Saskatchewan or the sasquatch? That question probably never occurred to you, unless you were watching the Utah Jazz play the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

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