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No changes needed for Triple Crown

California Chrome left Belmont as a horse without his crown. View full post on SI.com – More

Eagle, Fouts to be CBS’s No. 2 NFL broadcasters

Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts are getting a promotion. View full post on SI.com – More

Olympic star Van Dyken severs spine in accident

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs. View full post on SI.com – More

USA Swimming CEO says sorry to abuse victims

More than four years after saying he had nothing to be sorry for, USA Swimming chief Chuck Wielgus finally apologized to victims of sexual abuse for the first time. View full post on SI.com – More

IOC prez: Rome 2024 bid would be a strong one

ROME (AP) IOC President Thomas Bach offered his encouragement Monday to a possible Rome bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the Italian capital would be a “very strong contender.” View full post on SI.com – More

Chicago White Sox sign Olympian Eddy Alvarez

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago White Sox have signed Olympic speedskater Eddy Alvarez to a minor league deal as an infielder. View full post on SI.com – More

Boston, LA headline potential 2024 Olympics bid

The USOC announced Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington D.C. as its four finalists for a potential campaign to land the 2024 Summer Olympics. View full post on SI.com – More

Emrick’s classic Stanley Cup non-call

Sports broadcasters call it “laying out.” It’s a term used to describe intentional silence from a play-by-play announcer. The best practitioners — usually ones who are ego free on-air — understand instinctively the importance and value of natural sound following an iconic moment. Mike Emrick, the voice of hockey for NBC and NBCSN, is one [...]

Legal setback for Armstrong in failed dismissal

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss the government’s lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and a number of associates for alleged doping and use of banned performance-enhancing techniques. View full post on SI.com – More

Phelps finishes third in 200 IM in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Michael Phelps finished third in the 200-meter individual medley Sunday in the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and fellow Olympic star Missy Franklin won the 100 backstroke. View full post on SI.com – More

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