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Los Angeles Times

Donovan Mitchell outduels Larry Nance Jr. to win NBA's Slam Dunk Contest
Los Angeles Times
Utah guard Donovan Mitchell elevates along the baseline while performing during the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night at Staples Center. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times). Donovan Mitchell wasn't much of a shooter. He wasn't really a ball-handler or a ...
Skills, thrills and windmills -- what an All-Star Saturday Night it was!ESPN
Mitchell wins dunk title; Booker sets 3-point markABC News
The 2018 Dunk Contest Participants' Overreliance on the Past Makes for an Uninspiring NightSports Illustrated
Dallas News (blog) -Bleacher Report -Deadspin -CBSSports.com
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CBSSports.com

Chicago fans ejected following racist taunts at Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly
CBSSports.com
Washington's Devante Smith-Pelly was subjected to racially charged taunts in Chicago. Stephen R. Sylvanie / USA TODAY Sports. An awful incident during Saturday's Capitals-Blackhawks game in Chicago resulted in a group of fans being ejected after ...
Barry Trotz calls fans' racist taunts at Devante Smith-Pelly 'disgusting'ESPN
NHL condemns Chicago fans' racist comments toward Capitals' Devante Smith-PellyUSA TODAY
NHL condemns fans chanting racial taunt against black playerMinneapolis Star Tribune
Fox News -WTOP -NJ.com -Newsweek
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The Denver Post

Kiszla: Why kiss with his boyfriend means more to Gus Kenworthy than medal at Winter Olympics
The Denver Post
You might disagree with Kenworthy's politics, but can any red-blooded capitalist argue with him leveraging his Olympic fame in the name of politics and profit? Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Reddit ...
Gus Kenworthy's kiss with boyfriend a 'moment to celebrate'CNN
Fans celebrate freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and boyfriend sharing televised kissWashington Post
Gus Kenworthy Didn't Repeat His 2014 Medal Run, But His Journey Since Has Him in a Better PlaceSports Illustrated
USA TODAY -Yahoo Sports -ABC News -PEOPLE.com
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USA TODAY

IOC acknowledges but won't confirm report of Russian Olympic curler suspected of doping
USA TODAY
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – The International Olympic Committee on Sunday acknowledged a report that an Olympic Athlete from Russia tested positive for meldonium while not specifically addressing the case. In a statement, the IOC said it took note of a ...
Russian athlete suspected of failing drugs test, TASS saysCNN International
Russian Athlete May Lose Olympic Medal After Failed Doping TestNew York Times
Russian medalist at Games suspected of doping: sourceReuters
The San Diego Union-Tribune -Wall Street Journal -Yahoo Sports -Bustle
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E! Online

Lindsey Vonn Fires Back at Twitter Trolls After Not Winning Medal in First 2018 Olympics Race
E! Online
Despite her recent loss at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Lindsey Vonn is not letting the trolls get her down. The games in Pyeongchang, South Korea mark the fourth Olympics the 33-year-old athlete, the most successful female alpine skier in World Cup ...
New Winter Olympic sport: American 'fans' hating on American athletes who speak their mindUSA TODAY
Why rooting for Lindsey Vonn to fail is un-AmericanYahoo Sports
'I sleep well at night,' says skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate tweetsCNN International
Los Angeles Times -TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press -Sports Illustrated -PEOPLE.com
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ABC News

AP source: Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year deal
ABC News
FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer hits an RBI-single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. A person with direct knowledge of the deal ...
MLB: Eric Hosmer, San Diego Padres reach agreement on eight-year dealLos Angeles Times
Eric Hosmer left Kansas City. But let's not miss the point of his time hereKansas City Star (blog)
Saturday night's all right for making tons of baseball movesSB Nation
The San Diego Union-Tribune -Baseball-Reference.com -SB Nation
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Los Angeles Times

Gay athletes use their platform at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games
Los Angeles Times
United States figure skater Adam Rippon is among 15 openly gay athletes in Pyeongchang, two more than 2010 and 2014 combined. (Chris Graythen / Getty Images). The first openly gay male athlete at a Winter Olympics was British figure skater John Curry ...
NBC hires Scranton's Adam Rippon and his golden commentary for the rest of the OlympicsAllentown Morning Call
NBC hires Olympic figure skater Adam RipponCNNMoney
Adam Rippon to Serve as NBC Correspondent After 2018 Olympics DebutBleacher Report
USA TODAY -New York Daily News -Yahoo Sports -TIME
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Washington Post

Peyton Manning is driving the Daytona pace car while Aaron Rodgers does his best to hide
Washington Post
It will be impossible to miss Peyton Manning at Sunday's Daytona 500. His fellow future Hall of Fame quarterback Aaron Rodgers probably hopes the same will not be said about him. Good luck with that. Manning, who retired from the NFL after the Denver ...
LOOK: Danica Patrick posts beach picture with Aaron Rodgers before Daytona 500CBSSports.com
Danica Patrick shares beach photo with Aaron RodgersSporting News
Opinion: Brand intact, Danica leaves NASCAR with promises unfulfilledMotorsport.com, Edition: Global

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ESPN

NBA players, referees discuss rising issues, agree to improve communication
ESPN
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talks about the efforts to mend the relationship between NBA players and officials after a high number of technical fouls so far this season. (1:27). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 5:37 PM PT ...
Adam Silver: NBA Won't Cling to 'Tradition' as It Evaluates Postseason Format ChangesSports Illustrated
NBA players, referees meet in search of common groundNBA.com
Adam Silver admits the NBA is 'conflicted' with the 1-and-done ruleSB Nation
WHIO
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USA TODAY

Nick Goepper, Gus Kenworthy can inspire others by sharing their personal stories
USA TODAY
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Nick Goepper's mother has already heard from a friend inspired by her son's story. Goepper, now a two-time Olympic medalist, has heard from a few people himself. Though he's an accomplished freeskier, the responses have come ...
5 to Watch Recap: Medal Victory, Unexpected Performances for USNBC Chicago
Goepper Salvages Silver for US in Ski SlopestyleWall Street Journal
Nick Goepper: 5 Things About Olympic Skier Who Went From Contemplating Suicide To Winning SilverHollywood Life
The Denver Post -ABC News -Cosmopolitan.com -The Independent
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