Tour leader Nibali: A 'flag-bearer' against doping

...race. "Being Sicilian - Sicilians are full of pride ... he said, 'OK, now I've got to really prepare perfectly, because I wasn't competitive here and that's not OK'."Nibali took 5 days off to rest, then followed that up with eight...
Today In Sports History

...three-run rally in the third inning, and the United States beats Australia 3-1 in the World Cup of Softball championship game at Oklahoma City.2010 - One day after Ilya Kovalchuk of the New Jersey Devils agrees to a staggering contract, the NHL rejects the deal...
Kadri wins 8th stage to Vosges

...He yelled in frustration after crossing the line."He's ok ... it's not something that's going to affect him much...said van Garderen. "To lose him ... I really just hope he's ok, I hear he banged his knee pretty hard."Overall van Garderen...
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...noted of the explosion, "It could be nothing more than a simple accident. We hear he's in the hospital in Seattle and doing OK. But it's a question of, what is the situation, and what was going on? And I think we all want to know that."? Contact...
The Return: James goes home to Cavaliers

...during a meeting in Florida last weekend.The backlash of his departure scarred James.He has healed."It was easy to say, 'OK, I don't want to deal with these people ever again.' But then you think about the other side," he said. "What if I were...
Saari, Hitchcock in Midsummer Night battle

...Hitchcock hit 36 minutes, 47 seconds and was just a head of Quinten Hennekam who placed with a 37 minute, 54 second effort.Oklahoma Christian University runner Katie Jones, a former Thunder Mountain High School Falcons athlete, was the top women finisher...
Today In Sports History

...Montreal Expos, throwing the 14th perfect game in modern history to lead the New York Yankees to a 6-0 victory.2005 - In Oklahoma City, the United States loses a tournament title game for the first time since 1997, falling 3-1 to Japan in the championship...
Today in sports history

...years ago in the race that gave Campbell his fifth win. Campbell, 46, is a winner of a $1 million race 19 times.2005 - In Oklahoma City, the United States is beaten in an international softball game for the first time since 2002, losing 2-1 to Canada...
LeBron move makes Cleveland Cavaliers a betting favorite in Vegas

...were in the Western Conference even with LeBron they would be a fifth or sixth pick."Sherman agreed, saying the Spurs and Oklahoma Thunder would probably still be the favorites if they ended up meeting Cleveland in the finals. Still, he said, the impact...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...individuals that created fake lists or fraud should be held accountable - and if the Justice Department needs to come in, I'm ok with that... We do need to reform the VA system."There's been an epidemic in the US with gun violence - particularly youth...


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