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In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 photo John McEnroe offers tips to children ages 6 to 12 during tryouts in Harlem for the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.) **FILE**

Cheating in sports trickles down to youth level

And as these athletes cheat, it gives tacit permission to those at lower levels of competitions to find a way to skirt the rules. The result runs the gamut from using performance enhancing drugs to lying about the ages of competitors at youth level competitions.

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In this March 31, 2017 photo, video game players compete against one another in an esports tournament at Caesars casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Casinos are slowly embracing esports as a way to help their bottom line, but so far, the money is coming from renting hotel rooms to the young players and selling them food and drinks, not from turning them into gamblers. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Video games may be added to 2024 Olympics

- The Washington Times

In an interview with The Associated Press, co-president of the Paris Olympics bid committee Tony Estanguet said that there is a possibility that video games could become a part of Olympic competition in 2024.

Katie Ledecky loses for first time at world championships

- Associated Press

Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in the 200-meter freestyle Wednesday evening when Italy's Federica Pellegrini surged to a stunning victory on the final lap.

UFC president Dana White, center, intervenes as boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor exchange words during a news conference at Staples Center Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Los Angeles. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match in Las Vegas on Aug. 26. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Mayweather-McGregor promo tour gets off to frenzied start

- Associated Press

Mayweather and McGregor kicked off a four-city promotional tour Tuesday, facing off in front of a raucous crowd that thoroughly enjoyed this circus' first stop in Hollywood. Both fighters promised a knockout, and they had a prolonged shouting match during their second faceoff.

Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, hits Jessie Vargas during their WBO welterweight title boxing match, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Manny Pacquiao to fight Jeff Horn on ESPN

- The Washington Times

Manny Pacquiao's July 1 fight against Jeff Horn has been done for months, but it finally has a television partner. ESPN will broadcast the fight, making it Pacquiao's first non-pay-per-view fight since 2005.