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  1. Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, former 800-meter world champion, dies in car c...

    Former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was killed in a car crash Friday while traveling to a meet, the spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma said.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  2. WSOP 2014 - Felix Stephensen ready to become poker's world champi...

    Bernard Lee

    From football to poker, Felix Stephensen finds a way to thrive in all that has come his way.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  3. Why Simone Biles Is The Most Talented (And Hilarious) Gymnast In ...

    Dvora Meyers

    She's the world's greatest gymnast -- and we've got the proof. These eight videos show why last week's world champion, Simone Biles, is also as likable as she is dominant.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  4. Gonzalez's first flyweight defense on tap

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Flyweight world champion Roman Gonzalez (40-0, 34 KOs), who won an alphabet title and the lineal championship via his ninth-round knockout of Japan's Akira Yaegashi on Sept. 5 in Tokyo, is r...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  5. Raymond Beadle, former NHRA champion and NASCAR team owner, dies ...

    Raymond Beadle, a three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and a championship NASCAR team owner, has died. He was 70.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  6. World Cup skiing champ Aksel Lund Svindal injured while playing s...

    Two-time overall World Cup champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway is likely out for the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2014
  7. Floyd Mayweather Jr. sued by sons of former champion Hasim Rahman...

    Dan Rafael

    The sons of former heavyweight world champion Hasim Rahman are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Mayweather Promotions and Showtime on a variety of charges stemming from the infamous sparring sessions televised on the network's "All Access" reality series.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014
  8. Marc Marquez takes MotoGP pole in Australia

    World champion Marc Marquez of Spain took pole position and Cal Crutchlow and Jorge Lorenzo also secured front-row starts in the MotoGP race at Sunday's Australian Grand Prix.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  9. Stephanie Gilmore wins Cascais Women's Pro

    Casey Butler

    With a huge win in Portugal, her third of the season, Stephanie Gilmore has taken control of the race for the ASP Women's World Title.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2014
  10. Andrzej Fonfara to face Doudou Ngumbu at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

    Dan Rafael

    Andrzej Fonfara to face Doudou Ngumbu at UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Nov. 1.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  11. Figure skater Carolina Kostner questioned in doping case

    Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner claims she had nothing to do with doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  12. Roxy Pro France Preview

    Casey Butler

    As the ASP Women's World Tour turns to the Atlantic and the Roxy Pro France, the race for the 2014 is very much up for grabs.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  13. Saarland -- the forgotten international team within Germany

    Uli Hesse

    By voting no at the independence referendum last week, the Scottish blew what may have been their only chance at ever boasting their own Wimbledon winner, having their own world champion track cyclist or sending a team to the Olympics. - Uersfeld: Wh...

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  14. Om Yun Chol, North Korean weightlifter, sets world record

    North Korea's Om Yun Chol has set a world record in the clean and jerk, lifting 170 kilograms in the men's 56-kilogram class at the Asian Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  15. Carolina Kostner risks punishment after skipping hearing

    Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner risks punishment for skipping a hearing before Italian authorities investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champ Alex Schwazer.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  16. U.S.A. vs. New Zealand Rugby Preview

    ESPN The Magazine

    In ESPN The Magazine, we preview the United States and New Zealand, getting set to play the biggest match in American rugby history on November 1 at Chicago's Soldier Field.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014