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No, Kentucky Derby winner Sonny Leon didn’t turn down an invitation to visit the White House

Sports

No, there has never been a perfect men’s college basketball bracket on record

Sports

No, a Virginia Tech swimmer didn’t tweet that her NCAA finals spot was ‘stolen’ by Lia Thomas

Sports

No, photo of NCAA women’s swimmers not a protest against transgender athlete

Sports

No, top-tier WNBA players don’t make $20 an hour

Sports

No, the MLB has never missed any regular season games due to a lockout

Sports

Black figure skaters were never formally banned from competing, but Jim Crow laws and socioeconomic barriers have limited access

Sports

No, bets on Medina Spirit do not change even when Kentucky Derby winner is disqualified

Pop Culture

Yes, the US has finished outside of the top three in Olympic medals before, but only at the Winter Games

Olympics

The key differences between Kamila Valieva and Sha’Carri Richardson’s Olympic suspension cases

Olympics

Yes, the NFL donates the losing Super Bowl team’s merchandise

Sports

No, athletes can’t switch countries when they’re at the Olympic Games

Olympics

No, there’s no evidence the Super Bowl is the biggest sex trafficking event in the world

Crime

Yes, the Olympics and NBC can block your Olympic videos on social media

Olympics

Yes, the Beijing Olympics is relying almost entirely on artificial snow

Olympics

No, US athletes don’t get paid to compete in the Olympics, but they can earn money from medals and sponsorships

Olympics