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NBA Player Enes Kanter on Turkey Revoking Passport, Death Threats

NBA Player Enes Kanter on Turkey Revoking Passport, Death Threats

May 23
Enes Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder player from Turkey, says he was held in a Romanian airport over the weekend when his home country revoked his passport. He has long been an outspoken critic of Turkey's President Erdogan.

Nike Marathon Runners Push to Break 2-Hour Milestone

Nike Marathon Runners Push to Break 2-Hour Milestone

May 9
"Three of Nike's best marathon runners will try to make history this weekend on a race track near Milan, Italy. They want to be the first to run a marathon in two hours or less.

Specter of Bribery Cases Hangs Over FIFA Council Elections

Specter of Bribery Cases Hangs Over FIFA Council Elections

By Rob Harris | May 9
The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud.

Play 60: Battling Youth Obesity and Lack of Fitness

Play 60: Battling Youth Obesity and Lack of Fitness

By Barry Wilner | Apr 23
When the NFL launched Play 60 a decade ago as a way to get American youth active, the league had no idea what reach the program would have.

Wired Up: Digital Devices the Rage in Baseball

Wired Up: Digital Devices the Rage in Baseball

By Ronald Blum | Apr 5
In 21st-century baseball, digital devices monitor heart rates, skin temperature - they even track fielder's movements, all part of the exponential data explosion used to determine batting orders, pitching changes and defensive shifts.

Star Gymnasts Testify to Congress on Sex Abuse Scandal

Star Gymnasts Testify to Congress on Sex Abuse Scandal

Mar 30
Former elite U.S. gymnasts testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday about sexual abuse endured while in the USA Gymnastics program. The Senate is considering a bill to change the culture of national sports, which critics say enabled the abuse.

Don't Tell Your Boss: How to Stream March Madness Tournament at Work

Don't Tell Your Boss: How to Stream March Madness Tournament at Work

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 14
The 67-game March Madness basketball tournament begins Tuesday, with many games taking place during the day when you're, ahem, supposed to be working.

Tracking Tech Helps Teams Know When to Practice, Rest, Sub

Tracking Tech Helps Teams Know When to Practice, Rest, Sub

By Jimmy Golen | Mar 7
Sports data is going biometric, tracking players' heart rates, movements and energy levels to get a better picture of what's going on inside their bodies as they run, jump and even sit on the bench.

Thunders Arena Wrestlers Inside the Ring: Scrappy vs. Blayne!

Thunders Arena Wrestlers Inside the Ring: Scrappy vs. Blayne!

Mar 6
I don't think I've ever had a video that got as much attention before I even blogged about it as Scrappy vs. Blayne has received. It's a breakout video for the stunning young Scrappy, presenting him in an exciting new way.

Every Single NHL Team Is Selling LGBT Pride Shirts

Every Single NHL Team Is Selling LGBT Pride Shirts

By Brittany Ferrendi | Mar 4
As a continuation of the NHL's Hockey is for Everyone month, the league is selling pride shirts for all 30 teams. The gray men's T-shirts feature the logo of each team in rainbow colors.

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