Michael Phelps' Biggest Fans? The U.S. Men's Basketball Team

Oppose to everyone's speculating, the team U.S. basketball men's had a shoddy first and second quarter game against Venezuela Monday game. Another slow Rio Olympics start for the American NBA stars ended with the same result, a lopsided victory for... More..

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Furyk shoots 58, Knox wins Travelers title
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Furyk shoots 58, Knox wins Travelers title

Jim Furyk watches his drive on the 18th hole on his way to shooting a PGA record 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell , Conn., Sunday, Aug. "I mean, golf is so h...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

USA men's basketball loses its mind as Phelps wins gold

Playing the United States for the first time in Olympic play, Venezuela continued to play the US tough in the third quarter, the outcome was never in doubt in the second half. Venezuela, which doesn't have an N...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Rio Olympics: Venus and Serena Williams stunned in first round match

Still, Strycova said: "We're good friends, and we know each other's games". "It was what it was, " Serena said . When the interviewer asked what the most romantic thing that a guy has ever done for her, she ...More..

Aussie-born, American-raised, Irving faces homeland in Rio
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Aussie-born, American-raised, Irving faces homeland in Rio

He had a team-high 31 points, eight rebounds, an assist and two steals. The problem, as he saw it, was the officials didn't allow them to stand toe-to-toe in that department. He took a charge with 38.4 seconds ...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Christian gymnast Simone Biles wins first Olympic gold in Rio 2016

Biles already has one gold medal, and she could rack up five of them by the time the Rio games are over. And at the Rio Olympic Arena, Biles showed why she is held in such high esteem by producing the day's...More..

LeBron James signs $100 million contract with Cavs, per report
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

LeBron James signs $100 million contract with Cavs, per report

There is no word yet on whether the deal has any opt outs. Here's probably the least surprising thing you will read today: The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to play the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Da...More..

Bills' Reggie Ragland will undergo surgery to fix torn ACL
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Bills' Reggie Ragland will undergo surgery to fix torn ACL

Buffalo was already going to play at least half the season without its No. 1 draft pick, Shaq Lawson , and now Ragland , drafted in the second round, is off the depth chart until 2017. While Rapoport is repor...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Usain Bolt Says Rio 2016 Will Be His Final Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The " Usain Bolt Variety Hour" hit Brazil, big time, on Monday. The production began with a short film about Jamaican sports history. The run-up to the Games was dominated by Russia's do...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Man United: Schweinsteiger trains with United kids as he ponders move

Valencia got his third assist when Marouane Fellaini headed home his cross, before substitute Juan Mata stabbed in a fifth to round off a dominant display by United, who open their Premier League campaign away ...More..

International Olympic Committee decision banning Russian athletes from Rio unenforceable - CAS
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

International Olympic Committee decision banning Russian athletes from Rio unenforceable - CAS

Recently, the IOC opted not to issue a total ban of Russian athletes, so as not to punish those who are legitimately clean and not acting above the Olympic rules and in violation of the World Anti-Doping Agency...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Girls Injured After Falling From Ferris Wheel

The Ferris wheel's cabin tipped over around 6:15 p.m.at the Greene County Fair in Tennessee, sending the 6-year-old, her 10-year-old sister and a 16-year-old girl to the ground. But by then it was too late - ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

ABS has a lot to lose in census row

We will update you in the morning. The programme will also increase the use of administrative data and surveys in order to enhance the statistics from the 2021 Census and improve annual statistics between c...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Ailing Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains uncertain of return to Cup racing

Allmendinger crashed the Chase with a win at Watkins Glen International in 2014 and will try to do it again in 2016 with a visit to Victory Lane in Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen. He's a two-time victor ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Archbishop celebrates Adam Peaty's Rio Olympic gold

He knew he just had to keep his head and the result should look after itself but he is not the sort of competitor to sit back, and duly reacted fastest to the gun and smashed out another world best of 57.13. He...More..

Olympic judo 2016 results: American Travis Stevens brings home the silver
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Olympic judo 2016 results: American Travis Stevens brings home the silver

As of now, Russian Federation has three gold medals, five silver medals and three bronze medals. Kayla Harrison remains the only American to win gold in judo, which she accomplished in London during t...More..

Baba Rahman congratulates Black Stars teammate Andre Ayew on West Ham
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Baba Rahman congratulates Black Stars teammate Andre Ayew on West Ham

Benjamin, a fan of the Hammers, believes Ayew's reunion with his former Marseille pal Dimitri Payet will constitute a great threat to opponents in the Premier League. Ayew scored 60 goals in 202 games for Ma...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: US women's basketball continues dominance vs. Spain

As the game wore on, though, Team USA's superior overall quality became apparent. BRASILIA, Brazil - The frustration with Brazil's soccer team is so great that fans are jeering Neymar and wishing women's st...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Rematch In Rio: Phelps Ready For Le Clos In 200M Butterfly Final

Le Clos qualified in fourth. Using the hashtag #PhelpsFace , folks on Twitter likened the swimmer to an axe murderer and Anakin Skywalker when he transformed into Darth Vader. However, Phelps could only mana...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Three Test, Day One

Needing to win the series 3-0 to displace Australia at the top of the worldwide rankings, India have also omitted leg-spinner Amit Mishra and fast bowler Umesh Yadav in preference for left-arm orthodox slow bow...More..

Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended 10 games
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended 10 games

FOX Sports Insider Jay Glazer , who is a good friend of Johnson, tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that he spoke to Johnson and he told him that he took an amino acid that was approved by the National Football Leag...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Durant leads the way as Team USA hammer China

Bogut's presence was a bit of a surprise after he suffered a hyperextended knee in the NBA Finals. Team USA will have to win seven more games to win the gold medal. But here he is in Rio, making a almost id...More..

Denver Broncos Name Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian Co-Starting Quarterbacks
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Denver Broncos Name Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian Co-Starting Quarterbacks

Lynch is listed as the No. 3 quarterback. "One of them is going to play with those guys, and one of them is not", Kubiak said of the quarterbacks' working with the starters. 1 quarterbacks on the Broncos' fir...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Watch Aly Raisman's Flawless Floor Exercise

So it was up the all-around race to provide the drama: three of the USA women were eligible by dint of doing all four events in qualifications, but only two would be allowed to advance thanks to the two-per-cou...More..

Paul Pogba passes Manchester United medical
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Paul Pogba passes Manchester United medical

With the growing number of games being played each season making the top level of the sport increasingly demanding, clubs require a larger number of top quality players than ever before to succeed. So hopefully...More..

Aussies, Kiwis to play for 1st Olympic gold in rugby 7s
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Aussies, Kiwis to play for 1st Olympic gold in rugby 7s

They agreed that whichever home nation achieved the benchmark for qualification first, in the 2014-15 World Series, would take on the mantle of heading up Team GB - and they'd also have their pick of the player...More..

On guard: US team locking down on defense for Rio gold
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

On guard: US team locking down on defense for Rio gold

TMZ reports Cousins, the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, the Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan, and possibly a few others went to Termas Monte Carlo . Naturally, the Team USA ball players assumed they were...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Real Madrid Announce Sevilla Super Cup Squad

Wales forward Gareth Bale has been left out of Real Madrid's squad for Tuesday's Uefa Super Cup against fellow Spanish side Sevilla. In total, the head-to-head statistics read 32 Real wins, four draws ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Team USA romps past China at Rio Olympics

They last tasted defeat in 2004, finishing the Athens Olympics with a bronze medal along with three losses. The Oklahoma City Thunder is an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklaho...More..

Irish boxer tests positive for banned substance
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Irish boxer tests positive for banned substance

Barnes and fellow Belfast boxer Michael Conlan are hoping to bring home gold at the Games and were given byes in the last 16 of their respective weight divisions. O'Reilly shot on to the Irish scene when he top...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

RIO DE JANEIRO - Kevin Durant and the new-look U.S. Olympic basketball team appear just as dominant as the ones who slammed and jammed their way to the past two gold medals. That stretched the American lead t...More..

Clippers star Blake Griffin tries his hand at comedy
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Clippers star Blake Griffin tries his hand at comedy

The Thunder believes that the Los Angeles Clippers star, who is a native from Oklahoma, could be a great tandem for Russell Westbrook who will play in the forthcoming National Basketball Association season with...More..

Bills address injuries; sign linebackers Spikes, Hawthorne
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Bills address injuries; sign linebackers Spikes, Hawthorne

These two signings would seem to be a clear indication that rookie Reggie Ragland's knee injury is as serious as first feared, though the Bills have not confirmed Ragland's status. He is reunited with forme...More..

Filipina silver medalist in Rio Olympic Games is Air Force airwoman
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Filipina silver medalist in Rio Olympic Games is Air Force airwoman

Her silver medal win Sunday (Brazil time) was the Philippines' first Olympic medal in 20 years and the first ever for a Filipina. She finished second to Chinese-Taipei's Shu-Ching Hsu (gold) and above South Kor...More..

Olympics 2016 Diving: Tom Daley's Best Olympic Moments
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Olympics 2016 Diving: Tom Daley's Best Olympic Moments

He said: "Every single morning, I like to do 10 minutes of meditation". "I'm going into this Olympic Games for a gold medal", Daley said. "Then going into this Olympic Games I feel I'm at my most consistent...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Fernandez loses 2nd straight, Marlins beaten 3-2 by Cubs

After putting Rizzo aboard, Ramos walked in the tying run before uncorking a wild pitch that allowed the winning run to score in a 5-4 Cubs comeback victory. Mathis' blast snapped a 1-1 tie in the seventh and w...More..

Hammel, Chapman pitch Cubs past Fernandez, Marlins 3-2
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Hammel, Chapman pitch Cubs past Fernandez, Marlins 3-2

Wednesday's victory was just as dramatic as Sunday's 7-6 comeback against the Mariners in 12 innings whenthey overcame a 6-0 deficit to score the tying run in the ninth on a wild pitch and then the game victor ...More..

Hammel, Chapman pitch Cubs past Fernandez, Marlins 3-2
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Hammel, Chapman pitch Cubs past Fernandez, Marlins 3-2

Wednesday's victory was just as dramatic as Sunday's 7-6 comeback against the Mariners in 12 innings whenthey overcame a 6-0 deficit to score the tying run in the ninth on a wild pitch and then the game victor ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

American sets new PGA Tour record

He started with a par, then birdied the second hole. "I'm glad the second putt was just a foot". It got better from there as he shot a course-record 27 on the front nine, breaking the 29 mark held by multiple...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Archery - South Korea restore order with men's team gold

On the South Korean men's archery team, the affection that Kim Woo-jin, Ku Bon-chan and Lee Seung-yun feel for each other is genuine. South Korea wouldn't be denied, though, placing 15 of its 18 arrows in t...More..

Judoka Beslan Mudranov clinches Russia's first gold
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Judoka Beslan Mudranov clinches Russia's first gold

We were confident. Only on the day the decision was announced were we slightly nervous". Russian President Vladimir Putin is also the honorary President of the IJF and had travelled to London four years ago t...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

LEADING OFF: O's vs Jays for 1st place, Davis goes for MRI

Baltimore took the lead in the top of the 12th when Pedro Alvarez walked and moved to second on a pitcher's balk. One out later, Schoop lined a single for his third hit of the game. Chavez then served up the J...More..

Rio police: Would-be thief killed near Olympic Park
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Rio police: Would-be thief killed near Olympic Park

It would have been a fairly unremarkable story by Rio's standards except that the victim-turned-killer-a man named Marcos Cesar Feres Braga-told police that he was a Russian diplomat, a tidbit that filtered up ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Ranieri: The big six want to kill Leicester

Ranieri expects last season's runners-up Arsenal and third-placed Tottenham to challenge again and is wary of the chasing pack. Never give up, I always believe in myself and if one man wants to do something in ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Team USA's Katie Ledecky blazes through 400-meter freestyle, sets Olympic record

Considering that Phelps is now competing in his fifth Olympics, if Ledecky truly is going to emulate the trajectory of his career, she'll be making the United States proud for years to come. "I think my last st...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

Ledecky took part in the fourth heat, and finished first in the heat. Ledecky holds the world's top times this year in the 400-meter freestyle - she also owns the world record - and the 200 freestyle. He has...More..

Rio 2016: Investigation opened after bullet enters equestrian venue
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Rio 2016: Investigation opened after bullet enters equestrian venue

Abbott said media had been advised by a police officer assigned to the team to gather in a workroom to await further advice. A TVNZ report said the bullet narrowly missed a New Zealand team official who was...More..

Garcia shuts down Braves, has RBI single in Cards' 1-0 win
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Garcia shuts down Braves, has RBI single in Cards' 1-0 win

Coming off an 11-0 loss Saturday night in Miami in which he gave up four runs in the game's first five batters and allowed six runs in only 3 1/3 innings while pitching on just three days' rest, Garcia (8-8) mo...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

NY Jets and Fitzpatrick Sign 1 year $12 Million Deal

The Jets basically viewed him as a starter for one season, and then he would be paid like a backup quarterback for the next two seasons. The total number of passing yards and touchdowns are so far career-bests ...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Russia's Efimova says she's cleared to swim in Rio

The International Boxing Association says all 11 of Russia's boxers who qualified for the Rio Games have been cleared to participate following a doping review for all Russian athletes. However, CAS outlawed t...More..