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Sixth straight gold for U.S. women's basketball

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Sixth straight gold for U.S. women's basketball

Fourth gold for Taurasi, Bird, Catchings

Songbird sings familiar tune, wins Alabama

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Songbird sings familiar tune, wins Alabama

Filly inviting historic comparisons

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

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In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

But, hey, it's horse racing: Maybe the heavy favorite doesn't win. Maybe.

An unexpected double-bill of racing

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An unexpected double-bill of racing

Rescheduled Fourstardave joins Alabama

USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

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USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

Wins 82-76; will face Serbia

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

Former Section II, college sprinter writes about an unexpected chance to be elite again in a new sport

Undefeated Songbird is a rare masterpiece

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Undefeated Songbird is a rare masterpiece

The walls of the upper gallery at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion are covered with artwork, paintings of horses that circle the seats where buyers look down on the yearlings that pass through the auction every summer.

Area stock car racing: Fonda point race to be decided Saturday

Area stock car racing: Fonda point race to be decided Saturday

How’s this for a pennant race, huh?

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Saratoga notes: Adirondack field gets a seventh entry

And then there were seven.

Niskayuna's Whitley downplays homecoming

Niskayuna's Whitley downplays homecoming

Just another game, just another weekend.

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It was a rough one for Franco, Lull

The Bolton Landing turned into a rough landing for jockey Manny Franco and his mount Lull, the 6-5 favorite, at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.

Some Travers tickets remain available

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Some Travers tickets remain available

All reserved seats, dining and hospitality are sold out for the 147th running of the Travers at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, Aug. 27.

Brazilian officials question U.S. swimmers' robbery story

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Brazilian officials question U.S. swimmers' robbery story

Two U.S. swimmers were pulled off their flights to the United States by Brazilian authorities, U.S. Olympic officials said Wednesday night, the latest indication that law enforcement officials were skeptical of the swimmers’ claims that they were held up at gunpoint here.

U.S. men's basketball romps past Argentina

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U.S. men's basketball romps past Argentina

Mike Krzyzewski, the coach of the U.S. men’s basketball team, was eager to encounter the traveling fans of Argentina, who have made so much noise at these Olympics.

The lady is a champ

For the first time this year in the local bass tournament contests, a woman has won.

New Union football coach ready to handle pressure

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New Union football coach ready to handle pressure

The last seven months have been a whirlwind for new Union head football coach Jeff Behrman.

Biles is golden on floor exercise

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Biles is golden on floor exercise

On the night before the floor exercise Olympic final in women’s gymnastics, Aly Raisman banged on Simone Biles’ door at 9:45 p.m. and told her to “keep it down” because Raisman was trying to sleep.

U.S. men's basketball is winning, but not convincingly

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U.S. men's basketball is winning, but not convincingly

The U.S. men’s basketball team began its summer schedule on a roll, hammering Argentina by 37 points in Las Vegas on July 22.

Bills defensive tackle Dareus suspended first four games

Bills defensive tackle Dareus suspended first four games

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the leagues substance abuse policy.

Hamblin, D'Agostino show true spirit of Olympics

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Hamblin, D'Agostino show true spirit of Olympics

They were strangers at the starting line, a 24-year-old Dartmouth graduate who barely qualified for these Olympics and an English-born runner who transplanted to New Zealand seven years ago. Less than 20 minutes later, they found themselves eternally linked–by circumstance, by action, by benevolence.

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