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Monday Myriad, Aug. 4: Flip and fight

Starting with a few bits of news: – Both U.S. teams won their first matches at the 2014 Chess Olympiad, then faltered today against high seeds. The U.S. open team lost 2.5-1.5 to the Netherlands, while the U.S. women lost … Continue read...

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Gymnastics medal haul might even impress McKayla

The first year after the Olympics is always the least meaningful in gymnastics — that 17-year-old sensation of the next Games is only 14. But when four gymnasts combine for 12 medals, it’s worth noticing. And quadruple medalist Simone Bil...

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2012 medal projection update: Gymnastics

To do truly accurate gymnastics projections, we’d probably need spies in small gyms in China, Romania, Russia and elsewhere. We can’t do that, so we’ll just go with the 2011 World Championships and whatever we had from the previous ...

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2012 gymnastics: China takes show on the road

Some sports (track and field, most forms of skiing) are big in the Olympics and have well-established international competitions through the year. Some sports wallow in obscurity, even at the Games. Then there’s gymnastics, one of the biggest s...

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Here comes the judge …

Time for that annual tradition for much of the country: Watching the Westminster Dog Show. (Or, if you work in journalism, creating Westminster-related content that will get startling traffic numbers.) It’s fun to watch, but does anyone really ...

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