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Serena Williams backtracks on rape statements

Serena Williams has apologized for comments she made to Rolling Stone magazine about the Steubenville rape case.

Openly gay soccer player Robbie Rogers joins LA Galaxy

Rogers said the support he received from family, friends and players gave him the courage to be the league's first openly gay player.
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Robbie Rogers has announced he will be returning to the US after two seasons in the United Kingdom. Rogers will join the LA Galaxy as the league's first openly gay player. Rogers came out in February, the same day he announced he was retiring from the sport. (JAMIE SABAU/AFP/Getty Images)
Rogers said he's ready to be Major League Soccer's first openly gay player. "I don't know what I was so afraid of," he said.

British Olympic medalist Andrew Simpson killed in capsize of America's Cup catamaran

Gold medallist America's Cup sailor dies in San Francisco during training.

Jay-Z to sell his shares in Brooklyn Nets

Jay-Z, who owns a 0.15 percent stake in the pro basketball team, was instrumental in bringing them to Brooklyn from New Jersey.
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Jay-Z attends the game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at Barclays Center on January 18, 2013. (Al Bello/AFP/Getty Images)
Rapper turned business mogul Jay-Z said Monday that he was sellling his stake in the Brooklyn Nets.

Twitter troll hunted down by boxer Curtis Woodhouse

Curtis Woodhouse, a British boxer decided earlier this week that he wasn't going to take it anymore.

Former MLB player Ryan Freel dead of apparent suicide

The 36-year-old Freel was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Jacksonville, Fla.
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CHICAGO - MAY 27: Ryan Freel #4 of the Chicago Cubs takes a swing against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 27, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Pirates 5-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) (JONATHAN DANIEL /AFP/Getty Images)
Freel retired prematurely after a series of injuries starting in 2006.

Small college basketball player smashes NCAA point record

VIDEO: Jack Taylor of Iowa's Grinnell College scored 138 points in a single game.
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Grinnell College point guard Jack Taylor scored 138 points in a single game Tuesday night. The Division III player broke the NCAA record by 25 points. (Grinnell College/Courtesy)
Division III basketball player Jack Taylor broke the NCAA record by scoring 138 points in a single game.

Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings was pregnant during Games

The beach-volleyball champion announced on Today that she was 5 weeks pregnant during the Games.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Kerri Walsh Jennings of the United States serves during the Women's Beach Volleyball Gold medal match against the United States on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Horse Guard's Parade on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (CAMERON SPENCER/AFP/Getty Images)
Walsh-Jennings said she felt "unreasonably moody" during the London Games.

15-year old Lydia Ko is youngest LPGA champion

Lydia Ko from New Zealand becomes the youngest player to ever win the LPGA tournament.
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COQUITLAM, BC - AUGUST 26: Amateur Lydia Ko of New Zealand hits a tee shot on the fifth hole on her way to a three shot victory during the final round of the Canadian Women's Open at The Vancouver Golf Club on August 26, 2012 in Coquitlam, Canada. (HARRY HOW /AFP/Getty Images)
Lydia Ko, 15, became the first amateur in 43 years to win an LPGA event.
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