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MLB Trade Deadline: Winners and Losers

Some teams got better, while others looked towards the future.
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Every summer August 1 is something like New Year’s Day in baseball. General managers around the league work frantically through July 31 to reshape their teams into contenders or sell off spare parts in order to rebuild for the future. It marks the beginning of the pennant drive, with a different look to many lineups.

Cowboys' Jason Witten Injures Spleen, Week 1 Status in Doubt

All-Pro tight end could be out extended period of time if surgery is needed
<p> Cowboys' Jason Witten Injures Spleen, Week 1 Status in Doubt</p>

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten suffered a lacerated spleen in Monday's preseason game against Oakland, putting his Week 1 availability very much in doubt.

Pat Summitt: A Remarkable Tennessee Tenure on and off the court

Well Done, Coach
<p> Pat Summitt’s Tennessee tenure was remarkable on and off the court.</p>
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On the occasion of Pat Summitt's retirement as Tennessee women's basketball coach, Summitt's long-time friend and co-author Sally Jenkins of The Washington Post celebrates the remarkable legacy of a national treasure.

Robert Griffin III Talks Heisman, Baylor and Redskins

An exclusive Q&A with RG3
<p> An Exclusive Q&amp;A with Robert Griffin III</p>

Robert Griffin III, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner from Baylor and No. 2 pick overall in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable faces in sports. Recently RG3 sat down with Baylor Bear Insider editor Jerry Hill for Athlon Sports Monthly and provided some insight about his well-decorated past and a future with endless potential.

2012 NBA Mock Draft: First Round With Tiers

Anthony Davis towers over the 2012 NBA Draft, as the only Tier 1 franchise player available.
<p> Athlon Sports' 2012 NBA Mock Draft starts with Kentucky's Anthony Davis, the only Tier 1 player available, and includes usual Tier 2 suspects like Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Ghilchrist, North Carolina's Harrison Barnes, Kansas' Thomas Robinson, Florida's Bradley Beal and Connecticut's Andre Drummond.</p>

Athlon Sports’ 2012 NBA Mock Draft (updated June 27, 4:45 p.m. ET) breaks down all 30 picks in the first round, highlighting each “tier” of talent and exploring several trade rumors in the opening round of the June 28 draft.

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Potential 2012 Olympian, one-man band headed to the Big Easy.

The Crazy History of the Stanley Cup

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It’s considered the toughest trophy to win in professional sports. It’s made of silver and nickel alloy, weighs 34.5 pounds and measures 35 ¼ inches. It’s the Stanley Cup. Unlike other trophies in North American pro sports, the Cup isn’t remade every year, which makes it more special and creates a kind of folklore surrounding it. Each year, after the playoffs, stories about the Cup come to fruition after team members spend their designated day with the Cup. Here are some of the more popular stories surrounding teams and their experiences with the trophy.

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