Australian Athletes Refuse To Enter "Uninhabitable" Rio Olympic Village

But the first day was marred by controversy. The problems at the village include leaking pipes and accompanying cleaning problems, electrical shorts, insufficient lighting problems in stairwells, and reports of gas smells. Meanwhile, authorities ... More..

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by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Rio Olympic Village officially opens

Paes then was reported by local media as saying Rio village was "more attractive and better" than Sydney's equivalent in 2000 as a potential worldwide feud began to take shape. Olympians have refused to move ...More..

Redskins' Junior Galette tears Achilles for second consecutive year
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Redskins' Junior Galette tears Achilles for second consecutive year

As a result, Galette will miss a second consecutive season in its entirety. Exactly a year later, Galette suffered his second Achilles tear in as many years. Smith, who recorded eight sacks as a rookie, had a...More..

Vikings RT Loadholt retires, ends 7-year career
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Vikings RT Loadholt retires, ends 7-year career

Loadholt played 7 seasons for the Vikings after being selected in the 2nd round (54th overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft. His 89 regular-season starts are ninth in Vikings history for an offensive tackle. After dis...More..

Mike McCarthy confident Rodgers-Nelson chemistry will come back
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Mike McCarthy confident Rodgers-Nelson chemistry will come back

A player who is still on the preseason PUP list when 53-man rosters are set can be placed on the regular-season PUP list, which sidelines a player for the first six weeks of the regular season. In the aftermath...More..

Murray set to miss Davis Cup tie with Serbia
by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Murray set to miss Davis Cup tie with Serbia

The 29-year-old ended a 77-year wait for a home men's singles champion three years ago, finally answering the question of whether he could lift tennis' most prestigious trophy. Hopefully mine is still to come. ...More..

by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Cheers! Froome cruises home for third Tour de France

Immediately afterward, Froome was greeted by his wife and infant son, who he took in his arms. Andre Greipel won on the Champs-Élysées in 2015 and has yet to win a stage of the Tour. Alexander Kristoff of Nor...More..

Chris Sale: Chris Sale won't be at ballpark Sunday
by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Chris Sale: Chris Sale won't be at ballpark Sunday

As the game started, the White Sox issued a statement saying Sale would not start the game and had been sent home due to "a clubhouse incident". The White Sox announced the punishment on Sunday after Sa...More..

by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Leicester beat Celtic on penalties in friendly

According to Eurosport France , Mahrez is ready to swap the King Power Stadium for the Emirates after being "seduced" by Arsenal , who have been consistently linked with the 25-year-old in recent months. Weng...More..

IOC leaders meet to consider Olympic ban on Russia
by | Monday, July 25, 2016

IOC leaders meet to consider Olympic ban on Russia

However, the impact on the Russian medal tally is likely to be less severe than the damage caused by the earlier ban on its track team, Russia's most successful contingent in London four years ago. All three ...More..

by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Sanders: I would have preferred Warren over Kaine for VP pick

As Clinton dealt with an up-and-down series of primary contests against Sanders, her team delved deeply into several potential running mates, scouring public information and ultimately asking a select few to pr...More..

by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Two college football punters killed in car crash

All 3 were in Wisconsin attending a kicking camp. Foltz came to Nebraska out of Greeley, Nebraska, by way of Grand Island High School. "Tragic news", tweeted Spartans Football. Foltz was named Big Ten pun...More..

by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

Peskov questioned the credibility of the single source in the doping scandal, former head of Moscow's anti-doping laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov, on whose testimony the WADA recommended the IOC to suspend th...More..

by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

A court in the state of Parana, where Curitiba is based, said there were indications that the group was planning to use weapons and guerilla tactics to achieve its aim. This week, Brazil's intelligence agency s...More..

Dank injured in drive by shooting
by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Dank injured in drive by shooting

Dank suffered a grazed forehead, and was later seen walking himself to an ambulance. Another person believed to be in the home at the time escaped without injury, Fairfax reports. The biochemist was at the ...More..

by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Henrik Stenson outlasts Phil Mickelson for British Open crown

J.B. Holmes closed with a 69 and finished in third, 14 strokes behind Stenson. It was the first time all day the two had been separated by more than a single shot - they were tied on eight holes, Stenson led ...More..

Froome defends yellow jersey in Tour de France Stage 19
by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Froome defends yellow jersey in Tour de France Stage 19

The stage started in Sallanches and featured an 11km section where the race ascended nearly 700m from 566m to 1,279m before a technical descent into the finish in Megeve. During the descent, he lost control of ...More..

by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

He declined to speculate, but it will be at least through next week at Pocono Raceway. Earnhardt missed two races in 2012 with concussions and took himself out of the vehicle last weekend at New Hampshire bec...More..

by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Kolo Toure to sign for Celtic on Sunday, Brendan Rodgers says

The game came after hours of speculation surrounding a potential new signing for Celtic, with BBC Sport reporting that Kolo Toure was undergoing a medical with the club. "Obviously it's far to travel and it...More..

Doug Pederson says Carson Wentz will likely be inactive Week 1
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Doug Pederson says Carson Wentz will likely be inactive Week 1

Daniel serves as Pederson's indispensable teaching assistant. Kelly got fired, though. It sounds marvelous for everyone involved - Peterson, most of all. 2. Most likely, he's going to be a leader in slot catego...More..

by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

They did not know each other personally, the minister said. Investigators say those arrested were discussing targets in Rio, which leads them to believe they were planning attacks during the Olympics. The arr...More..

by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Life begins at 40 For Open champion Stenson

Nicklaus weighed in via Facebook on what we all witnessed. The 46-year-old, a five-time major victor, said: "I've always thought that he is one of the best ball-strikers in the game and that major champions...More..

Kyrie Irving, Team USA open exhibition play against Argentina Friday night
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Kyrie Irving, Team USA open exhibition play against Argentina Friday night

Facebook hasn't been as active in live streaming major events with the exception of some of the Republican National Convention, thanks to a deal with ABC. men's team and the women's are favored. Kyrie Ir...More..

Shorter seasons for Game of Thrones
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Shorter seasons for Game of Thrones

As reported by Watchers on the Wall , the show is now casting two young Northern characters , a 16-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy who will take part "in what's being called a high-stakes scene with le...More..

IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, '12 samples
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, '12 samples

The International Olympic Committe (IOC) has so far re-tested 1,243 samples from Beijing and London - targeting athletes still competing and aiming to be at the Rio Games which start on August 5. The second wav...More..

Arthur Jones Suspended Four Games for Violating NFL PED Policy
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Arthur Jones Suspended Four Games for Violating NFL PED Policy

Jones, 30, will be eligible to rejoin the Colts on October 3, one day after the team's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Indianpolis' defensive line is looking to bounce back in 2016 after ranking 25th a...More..

by | Friday, July 22, 2016

Theresa May mocks 'unscrupulous' Jeremy Corbyn in first clash at PMQs

We are part of but not the entirety of the Labour Party and the Labour movement. His position is untenable. He said: "We believe that choice is a good thing ". Asked to imagine Ms Eagle was off the ticket, 5...More..

Killed in action Captain Melton graduated from Reno County High School
by | Friday, July 22, 2016

Killed in action Captain Melton graduated from Reno County High School

Authorities say Captain Robert Melton responded to a call of shots fired by several people inside a vehicle. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday addressed the recent string of shootings killing police...More..

New Spain coach Lopetegui vows 'evolution'
by | Friday, July 22, 2016

New Spain coach Lopetegui vows 'evolution'

Del Bosque stepped down from the post following a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign and Lopetegui will now guide the former World champions towards the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Goal reports. Two years later...More..

by | Friday, July 22, 2016

Phil Mickelson happy with his game despite runner-up finish

I've always thought that he is one of the best ball-strikers in the game and that major championships are perfectly suited for him. "Henrik and Phil are sort of playing their own tournament right now", Rory M...More..

Mitch McConnell Gets Round Of Boos At Republican National Convention
by | Friday, July 22, 2016

Mitch McConnell Gets Round Of Boos At Republican National Convention

Ryan and McConnell, the nation's highest-ranking Republicans, delivered separate speeches in Cleveland that struck a similar note: the U.S. election will be a binary choice, in which Trump is a preferable alt...More..

by | Friday, July 22, 2016

WNBA teams, players fined for shirts in wake of shootings

In spite of the fact that earlier this week the league sent the teams a reminder about their dress code policy, the Liberty's have responded to compromising , in hopes of coming to a medium ground with the hig...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Chris Froome insists winning third Tour de France remains a huge challenge

Australian Richie Porte (BMC) moved a few places up the pecking order to 14th in the overall standings, but is still two minutes 10 seconds from his former teammate Froome. "If I have a bad day, no stress". "...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Markieff Morris speaks out against Kevin Durant joining Golden State

The seven-time All-Star said: "When I met these guys, I felt as comfortable as I've ever felt. They're going to try and figure out a way to sell him, to put his foot down and really take over this team", E...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

CDC probing possible first Zika case from US mosquito bite

They did not immediately respond Wednesday to questions about why they believe the infection is not travel-related, and whether the possibility of sexual transmission has been ruled out. The unidentified pati...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Zika cases confirmed in SC, health officials investigate unusual case in Florida

Miami-Dade County has the most confirmed infections in Florida so far - 88, but all have involved someone who traveled to areas such as Latin America and the Caribbean where Zika outbreaks are widespread. State...More..

Patience Key To Success On Slow West Indian Pitches: Rahane
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Patience Key To Success On Slow West Indian Pitches: Rahane

Dhoni has also had a good stint with the limited-overs sides leading India to the semifinals in both the ODI and T20 World Cups. 2 Uncapped players in West Indies' squad for the first Test - Miguel Cummins an...More..

Airbnb hires ex-AG Eric Holder to shape anti-discrimination policy
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Airbnb hires ex-AG Eric Holder to shape anti-discrimination policy

Laura Murphy, the former head of the American Civil Liberties Union's legislative office in Washington, has been leading a companywide review, Chesky wrote . David Schaefer, Covington's Director of Public Rela...More..

Bayern Munich 1-0 Man City: Pep Guardiola loses first friendly
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bayern Munich 1-0 Man City: Pep Guardiola loses first friendly

So, it's safe to say that Munich fans are excited for his return. Will they respond to one of the game's great coaches? "Pep Guardiola's style was very good and attractive". There are no injuries so far, whic...More..

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he 'will be God at Old Trafford'
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he 'will be God at Old Trafford'

Manchester United's newest recruit doesn't have to prove anything to anyone and doesn't he just know it. " I will be God of Manchester ", report Swedish paper Aftonbladet . The Swedish striker famously said " ...More..

Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Cavendish pulls out of Tour de France

And whereas during his two previous Tour victories in 2013 and past year, Froome was "hanging on" in the final week as his main rival Nairo Quintana launched a comeback, this time around the Kenyan-born Brito...More..

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Castro's 4 RBIs lift Eovaldi, Yankees over Orioles 7-1

The Yankees (46-46) evened their record - again - as they started off this four-game set with Baltimore (53-38) with a win. The Orioles offense is batting.268. But the Orioles let the Yankees off the ...More..

Stoke making moves to sign West Brom striker Saido Berahino
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Stoke making moves to sign West Brom striker Saido Berahino

The former England Under-21 internatioal has just 12 months left on his current deal and has reportedly rejected a new contract worth £50,000-a-week, making it clear he does not want to stay at the Hawthorns ....More..

Griezmann named best player of Euro 2016
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Griezmann named best player of Euro 2016

They passed with flying colours. Relieved of any obligation to pass to Ronaldo every time he was free or allow him to take free kicks, Portugal's players appeared less inhibited without him on the pitch. Righ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Kenseth pulls away late to win Cup race at New Hampshire

The penalty for a laser failure has traditionally been a 15-point penalty, but this is the first time a race victor has been busted since the lasers were instituted in 2013. "We're doing everything right, but w...More..

Bruce follows Allardyce in talking to FA about England job
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bruce follows Allardyce in talking to FA about England job

Bruce would leap at the chance to manage his country despite never winning an global cap during his other distinguished playing career. Like Allardyce , he is an experienced home-grown coach who has made his...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray to Miss Davis Cup Quarter-Finals Tie

I'm sure he can help before the matches and during the matches as well. "I'm going to try to get fitter, stronger". Which means that Edmund will spearhead the British challenge in only his second Davis Cup ap...More..

by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bach: Absence of top male golfers to be evaluated after Rio

The other Americans are Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed. Despite the apprehension surrounding Rio and the athletes' decisions to participate or stay home, one thing remains clear: Golf is back in...More..

Charles Tillman to retire
by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Charles Tillman to retire

Tillman played in 12 games for the Carolina Panthers last season, his only year with an National Football League team other than Chicago. The Peanut Punch is a move that made Charles Tillman famous. He is fir...More..

Pujols' 2 HRs power Angels past White Sox 8-1 for sweep
by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Pujols' 2 HRs power Angels past White Sox 8-1 for sweep

Right-hander Jered Weaver continues his rugged struggle of a season when his Los Angeles Angels meet the Chicago White Sox in Sunday's final game of their weekend series. Miguel Gonzalez allowed four runs in s...More..