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Journey's End

October 18, 2018

At the tail end of summer, Hailey Dawson stepped up to the plate at Angel Stadium, in Anaheim, California. The 8-year-old from Las Vegas, Nevada, was about to throw the ceremonial first pitch. She was also about to achieve her…

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Record Setter

September 21, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge, of Kenya, shattered the marathon world record on September 16, in the Berlin Marathon, in Germany. He finished the annual 26.2-mile race in two hours, one minute, and 39 seconds. Kipchoge is the first person to run…

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France Wins!

July 16, 2018

France beat Croatia 4–2 on July 15 to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The win makes France a two-time world soccer champion. The country took its first World Cup title in 1998. The World Cup is held every four…

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Soccer Excitement

June 18, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is off to a roaring start. The international soccer competition is held every four years. It lasts for a month. This year, the competition is held in Russia. The opening games were played on June…

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Warriors Win

June 11, 2018

On June 8, the Golden State Warriors won their second straight NBA championship. They defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 108–85, completing a four-game sweep of the series. The win gave Golden State its third title in four years. It was also…

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NFL's New Anthem Policy

May 30, 2018

The National Football League (NFL) announced a new policy on May 23 in response to protests during the national anthem: Teams whose players kneel in protest during the national anthem will be fined. The policy says players have the right…

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Sports Style

February 26, 2018

Skeleton is a sport in which athletes lie facedown on a sled and zoom headfirst down an icy track. Helmets are worn for safety. But who says the headgear can’t be artistic? Check out just a few of the stylish…

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Good as Gold

February 26, 2018

Figure skaters Maia and Alex Shibutani have been an ice-dance team since 2004. At the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, in PyeongChang, South Korea, they nabbed a bronze medal in the team event, on February 12. On February 20, the duo…

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Meet Team U.S.A.

January 23, 2018

On February 9, the 23rd Winter Olympic Games will kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea. Nearly 3,000 dream-chasing athletes from more than 80 countries will compete. The sporting events will span an action-packed 16 days. Then the Paralympic Games will…

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Sports Inc.

October 16, 2017

Joey Erace knocks pitch after pitch into the netting of his $15,000 backyard batting cage in southern New Jersey. His private hitting coach tells him to shorten his stride. The coach is charging $100 for this hour-long evening batting practice.…

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