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U.S. overcomes halftime deficit to top Turkey
They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.

Lewis will be a full-time track coach at Houston
Carl Lewis has agreed to become a full-time coach for the track and field program at the University of Houston.

Wlodarczyk sets hammer throw world record
Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a world record of 79.58 meters in women's hammer throw at the ISTAF athletics meet on Sunday.

Walsh Jennings ties for third all-time in wins
Kerri Walsh Jennings, who is the women's career leader in professional beach volleyball wins, moved into a tie Sunday for third place in all-time overall victories.

Bolt decides to end injury-plagued season
Usain Bolt has decided to end his injury-plagued season early, having competed in just three races in 2014.

Berlin, Hamburg plan to bid for Summer Games
Berlin and Hamburg have announced their intention to bid for the Olympics in 2024 or 2028.

Phelps caps comeback with another gold medal
Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on Sunday, winning in 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds to post her second world record in as many nights at the Pan Pacific championships.

U.S. teen Ledecky sets another world record
Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on Sunday, winning in 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds to post her second world record in as many nights at the Pan Pacific championships.

Van Garderen wins 2nd USA Pro Challenge
American Tejay van Garderen claimed his second straight USA Pro Challenge with a sixth place in the concluding, sunny-and-warm, Boulder, Colorado, to Denver road race seventh stage Sunday.

Mikulak defends gymnastics title with rally
Sam Mikulak successfully defended his U.S. men's gymnastics title Sunday, rallying past Jake Dalton in the final rotation to cap a dramatic comeback.

Colangelo: Drummond gives U.S. 'new look'
After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected emphasis on size in its final player selections by choosing Andre Drummond to fill the last spot on a 12-man roster.

Bolt runs 9.98 for first sub-10 100m of year
Usain Bolt ran a 100-meter race in under 10 seconds for the first time this year, clocking 9.98 for a comfortable victory at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial on Saturday.

Britain's Peaty breaks 50m breaststroke record
Adam Peaty of Britain has set a world record in the 50-meter breaststroke, finishing in 26.62 seconds in a semifinal heat at the European Swimming Championship on Friday.

Van Dyken-Rouen takes steps using walker
Injured Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has posted videos on social media of herself taking steps with the help of a walker and a bionic exoskeleton device.

Brazil men's, women's volleyball trophies stolen
Brazil's volleyball confederation says the trophies for the men's and women's world championships have been stolen in Rio de Janeiro.

Defending Vuelta champ Horner won't compete
Team Lampre Merida says defending Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner will not compete in this year's race.

Carter wins 100 in Stockholm; Felix wins 200
Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men's 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday.

Mutai, Jeptoo to defend NYC Marathon titles
Kenyans Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon.

Italian Moelgg (leg) may miss Alpine season
Italian skier Manfred Moelgg could miss the entire Alpine skiing season because of serious right leg injury.

5 challengers sign up for 2017 America's Cup
Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup.

Silver: Risks indeed high in international play
With nearly three weeks to mull the circumstance and consequences surrounding Paul George's leg injury, NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he fully understands it's a personal decision while calling it "a big risk without enormous financial reward."

Baker's basketball gold medal sells for $67K
Vin Baker's gold medal from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney sold for $67,642 on Thursday morning.

CAS rejects Kreuziger appeal to race in Vuelta
Under suspicion for doping, Roman Kreuziger has been denied his request to start the three-week Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

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