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Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio


Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading


How Muhammad Ali’s life reflected America’s struggles


Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died of natural causes on Friday in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 74. Continue reading

Feb 10, 2016; Frisco, TX, USA; United States midfielder Carli Lloyd (10) pokes the ball into the Costa Rica zone during the second half at Toyota Stadium. United States defeats Costa Rica 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports - RTX26F49

U.S. women’s soccer players demand equal pay for equal play


Following last summer’s Women’s World Cup win, five top U.S. women’s soccer players say it’s time for them to be paid the same as their male counterparts. Continue reading

Jan 2, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback James Whitaker (9) is tackled by Arizona State Sun Devils long snapper Mitchell Fraboni (63) during the first half at Chase Field during the Cactus Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports - RTX20U89

College football player with concussion transfers to play on


In both professional and college-level football, concern about concussions has led to increased scrutiny of the sport and how teams handle injuries. Continue reading

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Youth football deaths highlight athletes’ tough choices


The recent deaths of three high school football players have shined a spotlight on the potential dangers of sports injuries. Continue reading


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