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NATIONALS STAY ALIVE BY BEATING GIANTS, CARDINALS DOWN DODGERS
The Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 to stay alive in National League Division Series while St. Louis downs Dodgers to take 2-1 lead.
PHELPS SUSPENDED FOR 6 MONTHS AFTER ARREST
Michael Phelps gets six-month ban from USA Swimming after drunk driving arrest
F1 DRIVER BIANCHI IN SERIOUS CONDITION
Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in serious conditions with head injuries after crash at Japanese Grand Prix.
DISCUS CHAMP HARDING PROTESTS INCLUSION OF GATLIN IN AWARD SHORTLIST
Olympic discus champion Robert Harding asks to be taken off short-list for athlete of the year in protest at inclusion of American sprinter Justin Gatlin, who has been convicted of doping.
COLLEGE BEGINS ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR VIDEO GAME PLAYERS
Chicago private college Robert Morris University begins athletic scholarships for video game players.
ARGENTINA SUGGESTS WINTER GAMES BID FROM PATAGONIA
As the IOC faces difficulty finding bidders for expensive Olympic hosting rights, cash-strapped Argentina offers up Patagonia as a venue for winter games.