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  1. Top 10 Current U.S. Arena Songs (Video)

    4:53 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    Recorded popular music is the latest craze in sports entertainment, raising licensing revenue for the likes of Calvin Harris, Pharrell Williams and Katy Perry. READ MORE

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  2. Lisa Leslie, Reggie Miller and 3 More Olympic Legends Recall Their Favorite Memories

    2:24 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    Janet Evans (swimming), Lisa Leslie (basketball), Reggie Miller (basketball), Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner (figure skating) all share their favorite Olympic memories. READ MORE

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  3. Ex-NFL Star David Kopay: Drug Use Was Rampant in the League

    12:14 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    The former 49er and Redskin opens up about the unbridled drug use by professional football players in the 1960s. READ MORE

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  4. Throwback Thursday: Bing Crosby Took a Swing at Baseball in the 1940s

    12:00 pm PDT 07/17/2014
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    The singer-actor-entrepreneur purchased a stake in the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1946; years after his death, a pristine recording of what's been called The Best Game Ever — the seventh game of the 1960 World Series — was found in his cellar. READ MORE

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  5. Clio Sports Awards: Under Armour Takes a 'Rough, Ragged, Raw' Approach to Marketing

    11:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    The brand, which posted net revenue of more than $2.3 billion in 2013, will be honored with the Brand Innovation Awards at the inaugural awards ceremony July 17. READ MORE

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  6. St. Louis Rams' Michael Sam: Experts Analyze Endorsement Potential of NFL's First Openly Gay Player

    10:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    Following an early deal with Visa, advertisers have taken a much more cautious approach to signing Sam as the face of their brands. READ MORE

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  7. NFL's First Gay Star on Michael Sam and His Own Shocking Decision to Come Out in 1975: 'I Was Desperate'

    9:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    In THR's annual Sports Issue, former Washington Redskins running back David Kopay, who scandalized an incredulous America, opens up about the reasons behind his decision, his life since then and his concerns for the openly gay rookie player. READ MORE

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  8. NFL's First Gay Star David Kopay on Michael Sam: I Would Have Done It Differently

    9:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    "I'm from a different age and a different school, and certainly wouldn't have conducted myself the way Michael reacted," says the ex-San Francisco 49er. READ MORE

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  9. Terry Crews Reveals 5 Tips for Other Athletes Aiming to Break in to Hollywood

    8:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    In THR's annual Sports Issue, the former NFL defensive end — and new host of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and star of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and the "Expendables" franchise — shares his hard-earned wisdom, from learning to be humble to leaving the rage behind. READ MORE

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  10. Terry Crews: 'I Started Acting Because I Was Broke'

    8:00 am PDT 07/17/2014
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    The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star and former Western Michigan University football star reveals how the movie "White Chicks" changed his career. READ MORE

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  11. Dodgers Announcer Vin Scully Remains the Gold Standard, But Is Retirement on His Mind?

    3:00 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    THR sat down with the legendary play-by-play man, who is in his 65th season with the Dodgers, to talk about his unparalleled career — and caught up with team members past and present, plus Scully's wife, to discuss what makes him great. READ MORE

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  12. Soccer's Post-World Cup Challenge: How to Keep Ratings Momentum

    12:00 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    ESPN and Univision post big gains, and U.S. star Tim Howard earns endorsement riches, but momentum-killers are coming. READ MORE

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  13. CBS Sports' David Feherty on His Mental Illness and Pill-Popping: 'He’s Got Every Psychosis There Is'

    11:30 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    In THR's annual Sports Issue, the golf analyst opens up about his struggles with addiction, his inability to censor himself and the reason he thinks Tiger Woods is misunderstood. READ MORE

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  14. Inside the Biggest Nerd Sporting Event You've Never Heard Of

    11:00 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The exploding universe of e-sports culminates every year in a "League of Legends" tournament that sold out more than 11,000 seats at Staples, has Coca-Cola and American Express as sponsors and keeps teenagers training year-round. READ MORE

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  15. CBS Sports' Sean McManus: We Won't Tell Our Announcers Whether Or Not to Say Redskins On Air

    11:00 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    In THR's annual Sports Issue, the exec talks to THR about WME's $2.4 billion deal for his old shop — sports management behemoth IMG — and the scariest person he ever faced at the negotiating table. READ MORE

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  16. Robert Griffin III on Recovering From His Injuries and Promoting the NFL

    10:50 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The former Heisman trophy winner and No. 2 pick opens up about his two knee surgeries and playing his second season for the Washington Redskins. READ MORE

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  17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Luc Robitaille and Roosevelt Grier on Why They Love Los Angeles

    10:49 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The three Los Angeles sports legends open up about what it was like playing and living in Los Angeles. READ MORE

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  18. Ronda Rousey on Starring in 'Expendables 3' and Why She Cries After Every Fight

    10:49 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The UFC champion says she aspires to be the "female Rock" and that she's filling a void in the entertainment industry that people didn't know they wanted filled. READ MORE

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  19. UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey: My Plans to Become 'The Female Rock'

    10:45 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    In THR's annual Sports Issue, the MMA athlete opens up about being the only woman in "Expendables 3," her role in the "Entourage" movie and the advice she got from Sylvester Stallone. READ MORE

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  20. Hometown Heroes: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Rosey Grier, Vin Scully and 8 More Sports Legends Who Played and Stayed in L.A.

    10:30 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The City of Angels spawns superstars — and loyalty — as demonstrated by these 11 athletes, ranging from a six-time MVP basketball icon to the final surviving member of the Rams' Fearsome Foursome, who posed for THR's annual sports issue. READ MORE

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  21. THR's Sports Issue: Exclusive Portraits of Vin Scully, Ronda Rousey, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Photos)

    6:02 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    Washington Redskins' Robert Griffin III, Terry Crews, David Feherty, Luc Robitaille and a very special group of Olympians are also among the sports greats who pose for The Hollywood Reporter's annual sports issue. READ MORE

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