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NCAA Basketball Is Trying to Break Into the Chinese Market

For the first time, the NCAA will broadcast the Final Four in China and India.


Can Putin’s Professional Hockey League Challenge the NHL?

Russia’s KHL is trying to expand from Scandinavia to Beijing. But sanctions and distrust of Moscow is taking the luster off Putin’s pet project.

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FIFA Probe Nabs its Biggest Fish: Former Honduran President

Rafael Callejas admits to taking bribes as FIFA probe continues.

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Obama: If I Didn’t Attend Baseball Game in Cuba, the Terrorists Win

President Obama said the terrorists responsible for the Brussels attacks would win if he didn't attend a baseball game in Cuba.

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Bryce Harper Might Want to Start Brushing Up On His Spanish

Cuba wants the Washington Nationals to play a game in

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Can FIFA’s New President Root Out Its Institutional Rot?

Gianni Infantino won FIFA's presidency by promising reforms. It remains to be seen if he can deliver.


The Olympic Games You’ve Never Heard Of

For more than 20 years, athletes from around the world have been facing off in everything from badminton to butterfly stroke. The only rule of engagement: You must be the recipient of an organ transplant.


Are the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Trouble?

With an out-of-control budget, bumbling leadership, and embarrassing scandals, the city of the future is looking to the past for guidance.

Best Defense

Can the Army hit the curveball?

The Army today is like a baseball hitter who thinks he is great but refuses to swing at curveballs, alleges Andrew Hill, a professor at the Army War College.

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Sepp Blatter: My Downfall Is America’s Fault

Sepp Blatter blamed America for his eight-year ban from soccer.

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