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Rowing Worlds Survive the Storm

Construction crews had just completed the $6 million finish tower at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, when Hurricane Irma drew a bead on the gleaming glass structure. The tower had been a key piece of infrastructure at the park’s worldclass rowing course, helping to persuade the World Rowing Federation, FISA, to bring the World Rowing Championships to the U.S. for the first time since

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Anaheim Raises the Bar

USA Gymnastics had a lot riding on the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships, the organization’s signature event. Typically, in the year after the Olympic Summer Games, the championships are something of a reboot, a sneak peek at the next four years, and this year’s event at Honda Center in Anaheim was no

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Peachtree Survives the Heat

The 48th running of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race hosted by the Atlanta Track Club lived up to its hype with heated competition and warm temperatures. With an estimated 55,320 finishers and about 200,000 spectators, the event known as the “World’s Largest Running Party” certainly shined in Georgia’s capital city

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IIHF Women’s Championship

When Hilary Knight of the U.S. team scored in the winning goal in overtime in the gold medal game to beat Canada 3-2, the IIHF Women’s World Championship came to a thrilling—though not unexpected—conclusion. The United States won the tournament for the fourth straight time and seventh in eight

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NCAA Wrestling Championships

No collegiate conference has put its stamp on wrestling more than the Big Ten. Penn State recently won the team title at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at Scottrade Center in St. Louis—the school’s sixth title in the last seven years and the 11th straight win for a Big Ten member. And if a city

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USA Curling Nationals

If you walk around Everett, Washington, these days and ask residents about the sport of curling, chances are they’ll be able to tell you a thing or two. That wasn’t necessarily the case before the USA Curling National Championships came to Xfinity Arena for seven days of competition. More than 5,000 residents, visitors and

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Cyclocross National Championships

In cyclocross—a sport in which racers pedal cross-country and carry bikes across obstacles—competing over muddy, rutted courses in snow, ice and rain is considered an epically good time. By those standards, conditions were ideal for the 2017 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships, held in January in Hartford, Connecticut

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AKC National Championship

The 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin was one of the largest dog shows ever held in North America. And in the end, a Puli named Preston earned Best in Show honors, beating out nearly 5,000 competitors—representing 190 breeds—and earning a $50,000 cash prize at the event at the Orange County Convention

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National Hockey Festival

The 35th edition of the National Hockey Festival, held over Thanksgiving weekend, was a field hockey feast for all involved. The festival is one of the largest annual amateur sporting events in the country. More than 5,000 athletes, family members and friends attended the event at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida

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