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3:01pm

Fri July 31, 2015
The Two-Way

Federal Court Places A Stay On Order Compelling NCAA To Pay Athletes

One day before a district court ruling was to go into effect that would force the NCAA to allow colleges to pay student-athletes $5,000 per year, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has placed a stay on that order.

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11:18am

Fri July 31, 2015
Sports

Summer Olympics 2008 Host Beijing Awarded 2022 Winter Games

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And the winner is...

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: The International Olympic Committee has the honor to announce the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022 - Beijing.

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5:08am

Fri July 31, 2015
Sports

IOC Awards Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And the winner is...

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: The International Olympic Committee has the honor to announce the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022 - Beijing.

(APPLAUSE)

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4:34pm

Thu July 30, 2015
Environment

AP Study Finds Viruses Linked To Raw Sewage In Rio De Janeiro Olympic Waters

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 6:24 pm

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4:31pm

Thu July 30, 2015
Sports

Kazakhstan Promises 'Real Winter Wonderland' In Bid To Host 2022 Games

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 6:24 pm

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4:31pm

Thu July 30, 2015
Asia

Despite Rising Costs, China Is Gung-Ho To Host 2022 Winter Olympics

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 6:24 pm

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7:40pm

Wed July 29, 2015
The Two-Way

Michel Platini Is Running For President Of Scandal-Plagued FIFA

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 5:47 pm

Michel Platini of France announced his campaign for FIFA president and is considered a strong candidate.
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A new candidate has tossed his name in the hat for FIFA president.

France's Michel Platini is currently the president of European soccer's governing body, UEFA, and a FIFA vice president. He wrote in a UEFA press release that he wanted "to give FIFA back the dignity and the position it deserves."

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6:04pm

Wed July 29, 2015
Sports

Mexico's Soccer Coach Fired After Punching TV Reporter

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

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5:12pm

Wed July 29, 2015
Sports

After Boston Drops Olympic Bid, U.S. Committee Scrambles To Find New Choice

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

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9:17am

Wed July 29, 2015
The Two-Way

Tom Brady Calls NFL's 4-Game Suspension 'Unfair'

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 11:11 am

NFL quarterback Tom Brady attends the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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Tom Brady issued an impassioned defense of his actions this morning after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decided to uphold a four-game suspension over his role in "deflategate."

The New England Patriots quarterback called the suspension "unfair" and said he was "disappointed" that Goodell dismissed his "hours of testimony."

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