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Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics

By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the first major...full story
updated 2016-08-24 11:22 PM
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Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics
By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the first major....Fullstory

2016-08-24 11:22 PM

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Park Chu-young helps FC Seoul to 3-1 win over Shandong
By SEAN CARROLL
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2016-08-24 09:22 PM

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By STEVE DOUGLAS
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SAUGET, Ill. (AP) -- A minor league baseball player in southern Illinois hit a grand slam homerun only to find the ball smashed the windshield....Fullstory

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By MARK SCOLFORO
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