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Roger Federer is the heavyweight champion of sports

Next Sunday will be more about Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback of them all, at the Super Bowl. But this Sunday was about Roger Federer, and one more night in an extraordinary career when he looked like the heavyweight champion ...

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Justin Gatlin, 100m champion, involved in another doping scandal

American sprinter Justin Gatlin, an Olympic gold medalist who has twice received doping bans in the past, is being investigated by anti-doping authorities following a published report that said Gatlin and members of his immediate circle allegedly offered to supply ...

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Champion Scrabble player banned after investigation

This Scrabble ace has been ex-spelled. Former UK Scrabble champion and star Allan Simmons has been banned from playing the game competitively for three yeas following an investigation that found he is a C-H-E-A-T-E-R. Under the right circumstances, that’s a ...

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Raw Data: To Beat Go Champion, Google’s Program Needed a Human Army

Photo Lee Se-dol, a professional Go player from South Korea, was smiling amid other players despite losing four of five games against a Google computer program called AlphaGo. Credit Lee Jin-Man/Associated Press Nearly 20 years ago, after a chess-playing computer ...

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Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes buys Grand Champion hog at fair

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 29, 2016, 7:39 PM PORT ST. LUCIE — Yoenis Cespedes’ latest purchase is not a new Lamborghini or Ferrari. The Cuban slugger who has an affinity for flashy clothing and expensive cars bought a ...

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Cara McCollum, Miss New Jersey pageant champion, dead at 24

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 22, 2016, 8:45 AM A 24-year-old beauty pageant champion and TV news anchor died Monday, one week after she was critically injured in a crash, her friends announced. Cara McCollum, who won the Miss ...

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Bits Blog: Alphabet Program Beats the European Human Go Champion

Photo Demis Hassabis, a former child chess prodigy, is vice president of engineering at Alphabet’s DeepMind and leads Alphabet’s general A.I. efforts.Credit Alphabet Artificial intelligence researchers are closing in on a new benchmark for comparing the human mind and machine. ...

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Olympic ski champion Matthias Mayer saved by new air bag

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Saturday, December 19, 2015, 12:18 PM OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images Matthias Mayer of Austria is evacuated by helicopter after a fall during Saturday’s downhill. VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — In less than a tenth of a second, safety ...

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Rachel Dolezal has a new champion: Rihanna

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 3:28 AM Vanity Fair Rihanna has an opinion few have publicly expressed since a scandal brought down a NAACP leader accused of lying about her race. The singer is supporting Rachel Dolezal ...

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