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Ban The United States From The Olympics

At a press briefing last week with International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams, there was stern talk about a country of cheaters so shot through with a gold-at-all-costs mentality that they countenanced the systematic exploitation of Olympic athletes. And when they weren’t talking about the United States, they talked some about Russia.

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17-Year-Old Snowboarder Wins United States’ First Gold Medal In Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Redmond Gerard won the United States’ first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday by taking victory in the men’s snowboarding slopestyle final. Canadian Max Parrot took the silver with his final run and compatriot Mark McMorris the bronze. (Editing by Peter Rutherford) Let’s block ads! (Why?) … Sports

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NBA requests set of laws that would help legalize sports gambling in United States

The NBA is acknowledging an elephant that has been in the room for a very long time, and one that many sports leagues try to ignore: Gambling and sports go together. There is currently a case in New Jersey related to the legality of sports gambling, which could change how it’s handled nationwide. <a href="http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/22198782/nba-outlines-plan-professional-sports-leagues-pushing-national-legalized-wagering" target="_bla… CBSSports.com NBA Headlines

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States That Voted For Trump Would Be Biggest Losers In NAFTA Pullout

MEXICO CITY — A new projection from the biggest business lobby in the United States shows the 12 states that would likely feel the impact of NAFTA’s cancellation the most also voted for Donald Trump. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has stepped up its efforts to save the North American Free Trade Agreement amid threats of an American pullout. The ...

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Reaction to the 2017 United States Grand Prix

THE US Grand Prix descended into chaos seconds after the drivers crossed the finish line as stewards snatched Max Verstappen’s 11th career podium out of his hands. Officials deemed the 20-year-old to have run Kimi Raikkonen off the track in his final-lap overtake which saw the young Dutchman steal a third-placed finish. Verstappen was hit with a five-second deduction and ...

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