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Chicago White Sox fans will have a new corporate name attached to their home stadium next season, as the team has sold naming rights for their ballpark to Guaranteed Rate, the team announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[LA Dubs 8/24 'Kobe Bryant Day']]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:53:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kobe-Bryant-Day-8-24-LA.jpg
Wednesday, Aug. 24, which can be abbreviated as "8/24," will be "Kobe Bryant Day" in Los Angeles when Councilman Jose Huizar, Council President Herb Wesson and Councilman Curren Price introduce a resolution...

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<![CDATA['Final Five' Take New York City]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:20:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16236682575231.jpg
The Final Five are taking New York City by storm. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin a whirlwind media tour after their...

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<![CDATA[Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:58:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/feigen-lochte-conger-bentz.jpg
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates.In a written statement...

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<![CDATA[Raisman Says Yes to Date]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:46:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WEB+RAW+UNDERWOOD+ASKING+ALY+FB+-+00001703.jpg
Aly Raisman caught the attention of many with her incredible performance at the Rio Olympics, but especially Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, who hopes to snag a date with the gymnast the next...]]>
<![CDATA[Nike's Gold Medal Newborn Giveaway]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:27:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Elena+Delle+Donne+Baby+Nikes+Medal.jpg
One of Delaware's most famous athletes took home gold at the Rio Olympics and that means each baby born Saturday in her hometown hospital is taking home a pair of sweet sneakers.WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and...

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<![CDATA[Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt Say Adieu to the Olympics]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 04:50:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/phelps+bolt.jpg
Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt wrapped up their Olympic careers in style by leaving Rio with nine combined gold medals.]]>
<![CDATA[Remembering the Titans of the 2016 Rio Olympics]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 02:46:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-592606404.jpg
Take a look back at all of the must-see moments from Rio including Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt’s final moments as Olympians.

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<![CDATA[Passing the Torch: Tokyo Prepares for 2020 Olympics]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:53:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16235054413656.jpg
Super Mario and Co. stole the show as Tokyo was introduced as the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games.

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<![CDATA[Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 22:16:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/michael-phelps-200m-im-web-aptopix-rio-olympics-_webf-5.jpg
For 17 days in August, athletes from around the world competed in Rio de Janeiro for the ultimate prize in sports: an Olympic gold medal. You probably didn't win gold yourself, but you can try to get the...

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<![CDATA[A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:14:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mikGettyImages-516484680.jpg
The Rio Olympics just ended and it's summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Never.Here, then, is a look at the United States and its prospects for the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

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<![CDATA[Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:05:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16235012101506.jpg
Being the flag bearer in the Closing Ceremony has its privileges. But it also makes you stick out in the crowd.

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<![CDATA[Trailblazers, Record-Setters and More: Rio's Top Moments]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:27:24 -0400 first Olympic soccer gold and a rematch for the two countries, which faced each other in the 2014 World Cup. Two years ago, Germany won 7-1.]]> first Olympic soccer gold and a rematch for the two countries, which faced each other in the 2014 World Cup. Two years ago, Germany won 7-1.]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-592597200.jpg


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<![CDATA[Biggest Letdowns of the 2016 Rio Olympics]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:52:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/587771844-olympics-hope-solo-rio-colombia.jpg
There were plenty of winners during the 2016 Rio Olympics, but there were also plenty of disappointments. Some of the world's best athletes left Brazil without the medals they dreamed about, and instead...

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<![CDATA[Rio's Goodbye Party: Images from the Closing Ceremony]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:52:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-593262134.jpg
After 2 weeks of intense competition, one last celebration in Rio.

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<![CDATA[Most Painful Moments of Rio Olympics]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 17:51:30 -0400 when he fractured his tibia while trying to land on vault. Despite his leg being bent grotesquely at a nearly 90-degree angle, Said is already planning a comeback for the 2020 Games.]]> when he fractured his tibia while trying to land on vault. Despite his leg being bent grotesquely at a nearly 90-degree angle, Said is already planning a comeback for the 2020 Games.]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/french-gymnast.jpg
There were plenty thrills of victory at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, but there were also many agonies of defeat (and a few slips and stumbles thrown in for good measure). Here are some of the moments we...

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<![CDATA['Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:06:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-593225412.jpg
When Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa raised his hands at the marathon finish line in Rio on Sunday, he wasn't just celebrating his silver medal in the grueling race.The long-distance runner crossed his wrists...

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<![CDATA[Wrestling Coaches Strip in Protest of Penalty Point]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:56:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/210*120/sdfsdfsdfsdf1.jpg
A controversial penalty point at the 65kg bronze wrestling bout resulted in two coaches stripping on the mat.

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<![CDATA[Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault for US National Anthem]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:18:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SamKendricks-AP_16229128426671.jpg
An army reservist competing at the Rio Olympics chose patriotism over the pole vault during the preliminaries.

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