U.S. delegation to Sochi to include openly gay athletes

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President Barack Obama made a big statement about what he thinks regarding Russia’s treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is sending as the United States’ representatives to the Sochi Olympics.

The top 10 trophies in all of sports

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Here’s our list of the 10 greatest trophies in the sporting world. They’re all not a “trophy” in the most literal sense, but they all fall into the dictionary definition of a trophy being “something gained or given in victory or conquest.”

Top 10 Best Sports Music Themes

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With the expansion of sports television coverage, each TV network has aimed to make its broadcast presentation the best and most memorable in the business by creating theme music for each sport. Here is a list of the top 10 sports theme songs in recent memory.

Apparently, Tulsa Is Bidding to Host the 2024 Olympics

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We already know where the 2016 Summer Olympics will be held, and where the next two Winter Olympics will be. And Tokyo, Madrid, and Istanbul are the finalists for the 2020 games. Plenty of cities are preparing bids for the 2022, 2024, and 2026 games, including … Tulsa, Oklahoma?

Poll Question: Should There be an Age Restriction on NBA Players Headed to the Olympics?

Kobe Bryant and David Stern don't see eye to eye on a potential age restriction for Olympic basketball players. (Image credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images via About.com)

When Kobe Bryant caught wind that David Stern was tossing around the idea that members of team USA be age 23 or younger, he called the idea “stupid.” Calm down, Mr. Bryant, this isn’t the worst idea the commissioner has proposed.

Forget the Dream Team … Which Was The Best Bronze Medal-Winning USA Men’s Basketball Team?

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The Internet and sports radio have been abuzz lately with current USA Men’s Basketball players claiming that they could beat the 1992 “Dream Team,” which is widely considered the greatest team ever assembled. Lost in all of this hubbub, however, is a debate that is much more fun and ridiculous: Which was the best bronze medal-winning USA Men’s Basketball team?

The Ultimate Dream Team: What Players From Team USA 2012 Would Have Made the Dream Team Roster?

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After Kobe Bryant calmly stated that he thought this vintage of Team USA could beat the Dream Team, fans everywhere – plus MJ, Larry, and Charles – started to straight up lose their minds. It got Jon thinking … who would make the Ultimate Dream Team cut out of the 24 combined players involved in this discussion?

U.S. Gymnastics Team Trials: Preview and TV Schedule

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The country’s most talented gymnasts will soon battle for their chance to perform at the 2012 London Olympics and be part of a medal-winning team.

10 American Olympians To Keep an Eye On

Jordyn Wieber with her all-around gold medal from last year's World Championships. (Photo by Lintao Zhang, Getty Images)

Less than seven weeks remain until the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Now is a good time to start familiarizing yourself with some of the athletes who will compete in this year’s games.

British Foxes Get Revenge For Centuries of Fox Hunting, Wreck Olympic Shooting Venue

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Fox hunting has been a distinguished sport in the British Isles since the sixteenth century. Apparently, the foxes are fed up.

USA Hockey Makes the Semifinals, Blanks Switzerland 2-0

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The USA Olympic hockey team is one step closer to fulfilling the dream of becoming the world’s greatest after a 2-0 quarterfinal win over Switzerland yesterday afternoon.

USA Hockey Skaters Know The Match Against Canada Isn’t the End

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The American hockey team did the unbelievable by beating the heavily favored and gold favored Canadian team Sunday night. But the USA hockey team needs to stay focused and win the next game.

USA Hockey Team Gets a Solid Win Over Switzerland Despite Chemistry Issues

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The USA earned a solid 3-1 win over the Swiss on Monday. Scorers for team USA were David Backes, Bobby Ryan, and Ryan Malone.

Peyton Manning: Football Should Be An Olympic Sport

Peyton Manning wants football to be an Olympic sport. What do you think?

Is Michael Phelps Really a Douche Bag?

Michael Phelps is not a douche bag, but plenty of other sports personalities are. Who do you think is a douche bag?