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100 days until Rio 2016: 'It will be a great party, with a garbage legacy'
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Bananas, is one of those members of the Brazilian middle class: conservative (ultra), egocentric, uneducated, pessimist against anything that resembles "Brazil", and crazy to move to Miami, which, in their view, is the branch of God's paradise on earth.

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D'Angelo Russell giving Nick Young space after leaked video: “Can't force peace”
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Can they keep Miami out of it? The Hornets will have Nicolas Batum back from injury faster than expected, a boost to their Game 5 chances on the road. But more than a French swingman, the thing to watch in this series is which team is getting their …

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Steve Clifford: Nicolas Batum likely to play for Hornets in Game 5 against Heat
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The Rens became the first basketball team in the country at any level to wear orange patches on their jerseys as a statement against the crisis of gun violence after multiple incidents of gun violence involving the team's members. Ellington … Can …

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Scales: Three Cowboys near top of NFL in merchandise sales; see where Dez …
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Overall sales exceeded $1.5 billion and included jerseys, bobbleheads, drinkware, wall decals, T-shirts, socks and electronic devises, among other items. Manning was not the only member of the Super Bowl champions to make it on the list. Coming off a …

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Dee Gordon was stunned by the giant diamond-studded pendant the Marlins gave him
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When you win a batting title, you are rewarded with a 34-inch Silver Bat to commemorate the accomplishment. If you win a batting title while playing for the Miami Marlins, you also receive a giant pendant. Dee Gordon won the National League batting …

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Jackie Robinson Day tributes
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“I lived through Jim Crow,” said Keels, 60, who is from Miami. “I was raised in the … has a couple of framed No. 42 jerseys hanging in his home, along with a photo of himself and Rachel Robinson — among his most treasured souvenirs from his playing …

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2016 NFL mock draft: New England Patriots pick Sterling Shepard
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After sitting and watching 59 picks in front of them, the New England Patriots are finally on the clock in the 10th annual SB Nation NFL writers mock draft. There have been some surprising picks this year, allowing the Patriots to sit back and pick up …

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2016 NFL mock draft: Pittsburgh Steelers pick up Javon Hargrave
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The way the 10th annual SB Nation writers mock draft has fallen, there are still several top-50 overall players on the board. Despite that, Jeff Hartman from Behind the Steel Curtain ignored them all in making the second-round pick for the Pittsburgh …

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Barry Bonds soaks up the love in return to SF, but puts Marlins first
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The return of Bonds, the home-run king, PED poster child and controversy magnet who had surprisingly taken a job as the Miami Marlins hitting coach, figured to be a circus. Because he's Barry Bonds and most everything involving him has the potential be …

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