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Dive Across Finish Lines Gets Gold

Shaunae Miller grimaced as she pitched forward, she landed on her chest on the blue track and then rolled onto her back and stayed that way for several minutes, even after she was announced the winner. The Anatomy

Red Sox Shell Zack Greinke

Greinke was shelled for nine runs and six homers — two of Mookie Betts’ three in the game — in 1 2/3 innings as the Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Diamondbacks with a 16-2 win. Rough day for

US Swimmers Robbed at Gun Point

U.S. Swimmer Ryan Lochte Robbed at Gunpoint in Brazil Via www.nbcnews.com Ryan Lochte told TODAY’s Billy Bush that he and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint. 08/15/2016 9:53 AM   Mitch Gunn / Shutterstock.com

A-Rod Walks Away – Finally

“I’m sure I’ll wake up full of emotion,” Rodriguez said Thursday night. “It should be fun. I’m looking forward to it, I really am.”  But will he play next year somewhere else? Doubtful. A-Rod’s last call: 22

Olympics Finally Close Green Pool

The water turned green Tuesday, midway through the synchronized diving events. The pool was shut down when some divers arrived Friday morning, though it did finally open around noon. Color guard: Green pool reopens to Rio divers

US Women’s Soccer Loses in Rio

Hope Solo, the controversial American goalkeeper, executed soccer’s version of icing the kicker at the end of Friday’s penalty shootout against Sweden. It did not work and USMNT lost. U.S. women’s soccer out of Rio Olympics after stunning

Gabby Douglas in Gold Medal Drama

Gabby Douglas says she “meant no disrespect” and apologized if anyone was offended by a gesture she did not make as she and the U.S. women’s gymnastics team received their gold medals. Ease up, America. Gabby Douglas wasn’t

Phelps vs. Lochte One Last Time

With both competing in the 200-meter individual medley final on Thursday night, Phelps and Lochte will face each other for one final time in the Olympics. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will face each other in the

Cowboys Denied Decal to Honor Dallas PD

The Cowboys, led by tight end Jason Witten, tried and failed to honor the five police officers killed in a downtown Dallas shooting in July. The NFL has denied the request. Outraged by Cowboys helmet decal tribute denial? Direct fury at the

Tebow Tries to Be Like Mike, Play Baseball?

ESPN reports that Tebow is “actively pursuing a career in professional baseball” and plans to hold a workout for major league teams later this month.  Tim Tebow turns his attention to baseball Via profootballtalk.nbcsports.com Tim Tebow hasn’t reached the same

US Men’s Basketball Beats Venezula

Shaking off a sluggish start and maybe some Brazilian boredom, the Americans regrouped in the second quarter and romped over Venezuela 113-69, taking another step toward a gold medal. U.S. men overcome slow start to beat Venezuela Via

Olympic Bad Blood in Swim Events

Everybody hates each other in the pool this Olympics and it’s made for better prime time entertainment than we could ever ask for. The general theme for this year: call out the cheaters.  SWIMMING BEEF is becoming

USA’s Katie Ledecky Breaks Swim WR

Only two women have gone under four minutes: Ledecky and Italy’s Federica Pellegrini, who twice accomplished the feat in 2009 but she was wearing the high-tech buoyant suits that since have been banned. Katie Ledecky Smashes Her

A-Rod Done Playing with Yankees

The 41-year-old Rodriguez, who sat out the 2014 season while serving a suspension, will play against Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium and then be released following Friday’s game.  Yankees leaders explain why Alex Rodriguez will thrive in new

Farve Comeback to Cowboys?

The 46-year-old passer said he’d love to be the Dallas Cowboys’ backup quarterback so as long as the team could guarantee no 300-pound defenders are going to run into him. Brett Favre would play for the Cowboys if

Boxer Arrested in Brazil on Sex Assault

The Brazilian police arrested the Moroccan Olympic boxer Hassan Saada on Friday morning on charges of sexually assaulting two workers at the Olympic Village. Moroccan Olympic Boxer Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges Via www.nytimes.com Hassan Saada was

Suspended President of Brazil to Miss Opener

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says she’s sad to be missing out on the Olympics festivities as Rio gears up to Friday night’s opening ceremony. The Latest: Suspended Brazil president sad to miss ceremony Via www.usatoday.com Suspended

US Women Win Olympic Soccer Opener

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo was targeted for abuse by Brazilian fans on Wednesday night as the women’s national team began its quest for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. U.S. women’s soccer team blanks New Zealand in Olympic

60 Day DL for Dodgers’ Kershaw

Kershaw hadn’t pitched in a game since June, and hadn’t participated in aptly-named baseball activities since suffering a mid-July setback. He’s not eligible to return until August 27. Dodgers have a tough road ahead, because Kershaw isn’t

A-Rod At Peace with Possible Release

Alex Rodriguez, perhaps the best all-around player of a generation with another year and more than $20 million left on his contract, could be released in the coming days and weeks. A-Rod ‘at peace’ with possibility of

US Open Stadium Roof Breaks in Demo

Arthur Ashe Stadium’s retractable roof faults during unveiling Via nypost.com They had one job! A technical glitch occurred Tuesday as US Open officials were unveiling their new 6,500-ton retractable roof above Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows —