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'Incredible' Race: America's Lopez Lomong Sets 2012 World Best [VIDEO]

The sports world is brimming with talk about Lopez Lomong, the American runner who set a 2012 world best in the men's 5,000-meter race Sunday. Lomong ran the distance in 13 minutes and 11.63 seconds — but the race took a very unusual turn in its final laps.
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Norwegian Swimming Star Dies In Arizona

Alexander Dale Oen, 26, was training at high altitude in Flagstaff. He suffered an apparent heart attack on Monday and died. He would have been a top contender for gold in this summer's Olympic Games.
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A Swimmer's Recipe For Olympic Gold: Add More Fun

In the 2008 Olympics, Rebecca Soni swam to a gold medal in the 200 breaststroke. She also won two silvers. Now 25, Soni hopes to add to her medal collection in London. One thing that's helped the world record holder? Not training quite so hard.
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Buzz Bolsters NBA Playoffs

Audie Cornish talks to ESPN commentator Kevin Blackistone about the NBA playoffs.
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Get Ready For Some Football: 3 Key Things About Today's 'Manchester Derby'

Manchester City and Manchester United face off today in a matchup that fans around the world will be watching. The outcome could basically determine which team wins the English Premier League.
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NBA Playoffs: First Round Is Action Packed

Teams in the NBA playoff have begun their quest to be the champion. The headline story of the weekend: Chicago superstar Derrick Rose is out with a torn knee ligament.

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