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Germany is looking to establish a run of Olympic mens field hockey dominance unseen in more than half a century.The Germans seek their third straight gold medal in Rio this August. With a victory, Germany would become the first nation to win at least three consecutive golds since India won six straight from 1928 to 1956.Theres plenty of veteran leadership and experience left over from Germanys past winners, including two former FIH (International Hockey Federation) Player of the Year award winners -- Tobias Hauke (2013) and Moritz Furste (2012). Maximilian Muller, Benjamin Wess, Oliver Korn and Christopher Zeller also have a pair of gold medals.The path is lined with tough challengers, including top-ranked Australia led by stars Jamie Dwyer and Mark Knowles. The Kookaburras won the Champions Trophy in June.Dwyer, the five-time FIH Player of the Year, was on the 2004 gold-medal winning squad, but Australia settled for bronze in both Beijing and London. Hes 37 years old, but still performing at a high level.He has an underlying competitive desire, Australia coach Graham Reid said. The way he approaches training and the way he approaches games -- he brings that to everything to do with hockey, even off the field. Hes diligent, hes professional. And thats what, I think, gives you that longevity. Longevity is not easy in any sport, to be honest, especially in quite a physically demanding sport.Knowles is coming into his own at age 31 as he heads into his fourth Olympics. He was the FIH Player of the Year in 2014.The Netherlands is ranked second and has a long history of being strong at the Olympics. Robert van der Horst, the 2015 FIH Player of the Year, leads the Oranje. He was a part of the Dutch team that earned silver medals at the 2012 Olympics and the 2014 World Cup.Great Britain should be a threat -- England is ranked No. 4 in the world. India is ranked No. 5 and Belgium is No. 6.Argentina, which won the Pan American Games last year, is No. 7.Here are some things to watch as competition begins in Rio:AUSTRALIAS SUCCESSThe Kookaburras have the No. 1 ranking and perhaps something even more important -- a victory at the 2014 World Cup. Australia rolled past the Netherlands 6-1 in the final.I think perhaps it helps a little bit in belief that some of this group has, Reid said. That always helps to know that you can win a really important title like that. Unfortunately, its a long bow to draw to say that just because we won the World Cup, it will have too much bearing on the Olympic Games.INDIAIndia finished second in the Champions Tourney and has moved up to No. 5 in the world rankings. The squad seeks its first medal since 1980, when it claimed the gold in Moscow.HOME COOKING?Brazils men will compete in the tournament, though the team was just No. 30 in the latest rankings. The squad finished fourth in the Pan American Games last year.Host nations have done well the past few Olympics. Chinas women finished second in Beijing in 2008, and Great Britains men were fourth in London in 2012, while its women were third.LUCK OF THE IRISH?Ireland will make its first ever appearance at the Olympics. The team is No. 12 in the latest rankings and features David Harte, the 2015 FIH Goalkeeper of the Year.RISING STARGermanys Christopher Ruhr was named the FIH Rising Star of the Year in 2015. He scored 15 goals in 30 international matches last year. He also won the award in 2013.KEY MATCHES: Belgium vs. Great Britain, Aug. 6; Netherlands vs. Argentina, Aug. 6; Belgium vs. Australia, Aug. 9; Great Britain vs. Australia, Aug. 10; Netherlands vs. Germany, Aug. 12. 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In May 2014, he was arrested on charges of assault and communicating threats, and a North Carolina judge found him guilty in a bench trial. He asked for a jury trial instead, and when the alleged victim declined to cooperate and prosecutors dropped charges instead of proceeding, he was cleared of all wrongdoing.?While the NFL was investigating the alleged incident, he missed all but one game with the Panthers. After the investigation, the league initially suspended him for 10 games, but then reduced that punishment to four games, and Hardy made his return to the football field with the Cowboys in Week 4 of the 2015 season. But he fought and feuded with coaches and teammates on the sideline.?And last month, he was arrested after a traffic stop and search turned up cocaine in his wallet. He claims it was planted.?So then it isnt surprising that Hardy, 28, hasnt been picked up by another NFL team and needs a Plan B. (Even if a team did become interested in Hardy, he wouldnt be able to play until the NFLs conduct division investigated the most recent arrest).dddddddddddd And a declaration that he wants to take up MMA gets Hardy some attention.But while it reminds teams that hes an athlete, it also brings forth memories that he was accused of inflicting damage on another person.MMA has dealt with these issues before. Bellator, an MMA promotion company, immediately ejected Jon Koppenhaver, aka War Machine, after seeing the near-lethal injuries onetime girlfriend Christy Mack posted to social media after the 2014 attack.?His decision isnt linked to a particular MMA league, but unfortunately, all Hardy needs is one promoter to see a payday in Hardy and stoke his violent image and NFL association for a gate and TV package.Its the worst kind of sports story, wrenching one last spotlight from the yawn of troubled irrelevance. It almost doesnt matter if he can fight -- hell be big and imposing, and its perhaps even better for the fans if he gets pummeled.But let me offer Hardy some free advice. The part of your personality thats geared toward violence? That shouldnt be the part you try to cultivate. And those parties where, as you said in your defense, someone puts a bag of cocaine in your wallet as youre passing it around? You should probably avoid those as well.Hardys opportunity has so far come to a dead end in the NFL, but he has a long life ahead of him. He could make some different choices that might help set him on a better path instead of stoking the worst of his impulses. ' ' '

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