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Venus Williams Loses in Third Round at Wimbledon

While she has not experienced much success in recent years, many thought that this year was potentially the year Venus Williams would once again prove why she is one of the greatest to ever play the game of tennis. Battling Sjogren’s Syndrome and various illnesses and injuries over the past three years, Venus had finally gotten in playing-shape once again. …

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Fukushima Radiation Tested for Along Pacific Coast

In March of 2011, a 9.0 earthquake in the Pacific triggered a tsunami which hit the coast of Japan, nearly demolishing the Fukushima nuclear power plant and resulting in huge amounts of radiation being washed into the ocean. In the three years since the event occurred, not much fall-out has been seen from the nuclear waste. However, many coastal cities …

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Amy Van Dyken Stays Positive After ATV Accident

On June 6, former gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken’s life changed forever following an ATV wreck in which she severed her spinal chord. While doctors were able to perform surgery to save Amy’s life, she was left paralyzed below the waist, with no feeling at all in her legs or toes. Despite the huge setback for such a …

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Jadeveon Clowney Played Through Injury at USC

When the 2014 NFL Draft rolled around on May 8, there was no doubt as to who would be the number one pick. During his three years at the University of South Carolina, Jadeveon Clowney performed athletic feats that many would not have thought possible. His explosiveness off the line and ability to rush the passer vaulted him to national …

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Tiger Woods Struggles in Return to PGA Tour

If you’ve been wondering why you haven’t heard much from the golf world lately, it’s perhaps due to a few reasons: 1) The NBA Finals (Go Spurs!); 2) The World Cup (Go USA!); and 3) The absence of Tiger Woods. Whether one appreciates Tiger Woods for the elite athlete he is or not, everyone has to admit that golf is …

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North Korea Deems ‘The Interview’ an ‘Act of Terror’

When Matt Stone and Trey Parker released Team America: World Police in 2004, little to no noise was made. Sure, critics in the United States had a field-day discussing all of the different aspects of American and North Korean life that the South Park creators took jabs at, but there was seemingly no response from Kim Jong Il or North …

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Martina Hingis Invited Back to Wimbledon

In 1996, Martina Hingis shocked the tennis world for the first time by becoming the youngest player to ever win a Grand Slam title, partnering with Helena Sukova at Wimbledon to take home the women’s doubles title. At 15 years old, many expected Hingis to dominate the world of women’s tennis for quite some time. However, due to ligament injuries …

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Poppy Montgomery Being Sued By UTA

Poppy Montgomery, formerly the lead actress on CBS’s Without a Trace, currently holds the lead role on TV’s Unforgettable, a crime-drama in which Montgomery’s character, Carrie Wells, is a police detective with a rare disorder which allows her to remember anything she has ever seen or heard in her lifetime. With the recent drama in her life, one can only …

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Tijuana Drug Cartel Leader Arrested in Mexico

Since June 12, World Cup fever has swept the entire world, with millions upon millions of people tuning in to watch every match. The fervor has been especially apparent in North America this year as both Mexico and the United States have experienced their own successes. Unfortunately for Fernando S├ínchez Arellano, Mexico’s World Cup success proved to be his personal …

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Hank Baskett Reportedly Cheated on Kendra Wilkinson

On Friday, Hank Baskett will celebrate his five year anniversary with wife and former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson. That is, if Kendra doesn’t leave Baskett before the date comes. Recent reports state that Baskett, a former NFL star, had an extramarital affair with Ava London, a transsexual model famous for her YouTube videos. London, who also goes by Ava Masaniai, …

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Bindi Irwin Incites Feud With Fashion Advice

Bindi Irwin, the 15-year-old daughter of the late Australian wildlife expert Steve Irwin, has remained in the spotlight over the years due to continuing her father’s work and for beginning an acting career. However, Irwin may have gotten herself in an unsavory spotlight recently due to several comments she made concerning the outfit choices of teenage girls. In an interview …

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Curiosity Rover Celebrates First Year on Mars

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover touched down on the Red Planet in August 2012, nearly two years ago. However, today marks the one year Martian anniversary of the rover’s presence on Mars, a feat many thought would never been seen. Mars, being further away from the sun than Earth, takes 687 days for one revolution to occur, meaning that a year …

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