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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/24/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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NBA Stars Watch Miami Lose To No. 18 Duke 67-46

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Celebrity spectator Dwyane Wade amused the Duke-Miami crowd at halftime Wednesday by taking some shots from half-court, including several with his back to the basket.

01/23/2014

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

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Coach K Should No Longer Be Team USA’s Coach

Both Jerry Colangelo and Coach K deserve credit for their work and Coach K deserves to remain in an emeritus role, but with so many candidates he should not be continuing in the capacity of head coach for USA Basketball

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/28/2013

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Erik Spanberg Talks Future Sports Possibilities For CLT

On The Beat With Brett Jensen 2-28-13: Erik Spanberg of the Charlotte Business Journal spends a few minutes with Brett Jensen to discuss Charlotte’s chances of hosting the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, the Olympics in 2024, a soccer match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Bank of America Stadium, and where the stadium’s renovations stand.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/01/2013

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DNC Pumped Nearly $164M Into Charlotte Economy

A year before the first convention-goers set foot in town, Charlotte leaders insisted the city would reap the benefits of hosting a political convention.

CBS Charlotte–01/28/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Nashville Metropolitan Police Department, Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, 26, is seen in a police booking photo on Sept. 17, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn. (credit: Nashville Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Police: Drunk Shaun White Accused Of Pulling Fire Alarm, Destroying Hotel Phone

Two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Shaun White faces charges of public intoxication and vandalism, accused of drunkenly destroying a phone at a Nashville hotel and ending up in the hospital after he hit his head.

09/18/2012

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