SPORTS HEADLINES 08/15/2012

McIlroy-Woods showdown is good for fans

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So what’s next for Rory McIlroy in the wake of his PGA Championship romp? For starters, a tee time with Tiger Woods. McIlroy and Woods will play alongside each other in the first two rounds next week, in the PGA Tour’s …San Francisco Gate · 33 minutes ago

Woods, McIlroy to stage duel in China

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Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy to battle

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China demands immediate release of activists held by Japan

BEIJING (Reuters) – China urged Japan on Wednesday to immediately and unconditionally release 14 Chinese nationals held over a protest landing on disputed islands that have long been a source of tension between the two big Asian powers. In …NBCNews.com · 30 minutes ago

Japan, Venezuela draw 1-1 in friendly

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After gold medal, Delran soccer player eyes next Olympics (copy)

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Brazil, Argentina enjoy big friendly wins

LONDON (AP) -Lionel Messi maintained his scoring form for Argentina and Brazil recovered in style from its loss in the Olympic final as the South American powers enjoyed impressive victories in international friendlies in …CNN Sports Illustrated · 3 hours ago

Michael Jordan takes on the 2012 Dream Team

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Argentina cruises to win vs. Germany

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NFL Roundup: Chad Johnson apologizes, Broncos’ Hunter out two months

Chad Johnson wasn’t a lock to make the Miami Dolphins’ roster even before he was arrested on a domestic violence charge last week. The cameras of the HBO documentary Hard Knocks showed the veteran wide receiver being cut by the team in a final …CBS Sports · 2 hours ago

Hits keep coming for ex-Miami Dolphins Chad Johnson

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Ex-Dolphin Chad Johnson loses coconut water endorsement deal

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Continued: Dolphins, Jets among Pick 6 of NFL teams that could use a jolt of Olympic champion Usain Bolt

Now that the Olympics are over, there’s one very fast young man looking at one very long layoff before resurfacing in Rio in four years. Hey, Usain Bolt! You want to play in the NFL? Bob Hayes, gold medal winner in the 100 …Minneapolis Star Tribune · 17 hours ago

Dolphins, Jets among Pick 6 of NFL teams that could use a jolt of Olympic champion Usain Bolt

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Usain Bolt’s Tax Lesson

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Sweden 0-3 Brazil: Pato and Damiao do damage for Selecao

Brazil rose from its Olympic disappointment and was completely dominant as it defeated a well-organized Sweden 3-0 at the Rasunda stadium on Wednesday. The venue, which is due to be demolished in November, was …YAHOO! · 4 hours ago

Brazil beats Sweden 3-0 in friendly

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Pato helps Brazil breeze past Sweden

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