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Wires go to microphones above a logo of the Russian Olympic Committee during President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov's news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes.
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeals to down judge Patrick Holt that wide receiver N'Keal Harry had scored a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Harry was ruled out of bounds before he crossed the goal line.
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Baylor head coach Scott Drew argues a foul call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.
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New York Knicks forward RJ Barrett (9) shoots next to Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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International assistant captain K.J. Choi, left, captain Ernie Els and player Sungjae Im talk during a practice session ahead of the President's Cup Golf tournament in Melbourne, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.
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USA's Patrick Reed hits out of a bunker during a practice session ahead of the President's Cup Golf tournament in Melbourne, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.
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A man walks past the logos of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics and Olympics in Tokyo. Ticket demand for the Tokyo Paralympics is at record levels. The unprecedented demand follows a similar surge in interest for the Tokyo Olympics. The president of the International Paralympic Committee said Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, there were 3.1 million tickets requests in the first lottery phase earlier this year.
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Philadelphia Eagles' Jay Ajayi (28) is tackled by New York Giants' Dalvin Tomlinson (94), Janoris Jenkins (20), Corey Ballentine (25) and Michael Thomas (31) during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick approaches a podium to take questions from reporters before an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.
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Orlando Magic's Michael Carter-Williams shoots past Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Milwaukee.
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Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is introduced in the starting line up prior to the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Boston, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Hayward returned to play after breaking his left hand in early November.
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Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Washington.
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Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi speaks during the Major League Baseball winter meetings Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in San Diego.
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Ohio State defensive end Chase Young poses with the The 2019 Bronko Nagurski Award before the awards banquet in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series, in Los Angeles. World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Washington Nationals. The right-hander has agreed to a record $245 million, seven-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The person spoke on condition of anonymity at baseball's annual winter meetings because the agreement had not been announced.
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Marvin Miller, executive director of the Major League Players Association, talking to New York Mets' Tom Seaver (41), and Ed Kranepool, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019.
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San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle celebrates after defeating the New Orleans Saints on a last second field goal, which was set up by his pass reception, after an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. The 49ers won 48-46.
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields (1) celebrates with fans following the team's Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. Ohio State won 34-21.
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New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (5) attempts a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in New York.
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) looks to pass against Georgia during an NCAA college football game for the Southeastern Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
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Lane Kiffin waves to fans as he enters The Pavilion, a multipurpose arena on the campus, to be introduced to Mississippi fans as the new NCAA college football coach, in Oxford, Miss., Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Kiffin was previously, the football coach for three years at Florida Atlantic.
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A boys pops a wheelie as he rides his bicycle past a mural featuring Lionel Messi in La Bajada, Rosario, Argentina. Soccer wasn't always Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his hometown, he spent his time bicycling with friends, building forts out of branches and stones, playing hide and seek — and occasionally stealing lemons from a neighbor to make juice.
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Connecticut's Megan Walker takes off with a steal from Notre Dame's Katlyn Gilbert, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Storrs, Conn.
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Ohio State's E.J. Liddell, center, grabs a rebound in between Penn State's Myles Dread, left, and Seth Lundy during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Penn State 104-74.
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A Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the start of the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia on Monday Dec. 9, 2019 from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes.