Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Skinner braves wind, technical issues to win Olympic gold Skinner braves wind, technical issues to win Olympic gold

She then missed the first shot of the gold medal match but held her nerve. Rooney, also a first-time Olympian, made it to the final in a shoot-off with American Corey Cogdell. She recovered by hitting her final nine shots, only to miss in the shoot...

Team USA members visit Rio brothel by mistake Team USA members visit Rio brothel by mistake

But, one of Team USA's latest trips was nearly a bit too fun while the team was in Brazil for the Rio Olympics. They headed to a building they thought was a spa. So, three National Basketball Association stars walked into a brothel thinking it's a ...

Melania Trump's 1995 Photoshoot Brings New Scrutiny to Her Immigration Story

As Politico notes, Trump previously told Harper's Bazaar and MSNBC that she never stayed in the USA "without papers" and would in her early time in the US go back to Europe "every few months" to get her visa stamped. Revelations about Melania ...

Trade Deadline Review: Thoughts on Jay Bruce Trade

If the Mets were to buy they were most likely going to go for a big bat, which is exactly what they did by bringing in the National League leader in RBIs. Source says Mets "very involved" in pursuing Jay Bruce . What they care about is scoring runs,...

Belgium's Van Avermaet prevails in brutal Olympic road race Belgium's Van Avermaet prevails in brutal Olympic road race

With Thomas also crashing and the chasing group appearing content to battle for silver and bronze medals in the final six kilometres, Majka seemed certain to triumph, but Fuglsang and Van Avermaet then accelerated in pursuit. The 237.5km course, ...

Rio 2016: French gymnast suffers horrific leg break Rio 2016: French gymnast suffers horrific leg break

And the crowd filled the stadium with a loud ovation in sympathy to the injured athlete. Samir was taking part in the men's qualification event at the Rio Olympic Arena. Samir Ait Said's sustained one of the most sickening injuries at an Olympic Ga...

Hope Solo to Appear in 200th Game, a First for a Goalkeeper

Solo apologized upon arriving in Brazil, telling reporters Monday the she "never would want to offend the host country", and took the boos in stride while speaking to NBC Sports postgame. She also doesn't have the best reputation overall, having be...

PGA Championship 2016: Leaderboard Scores and Highlights from Saturday PGA Championship 2016: Leaderboard Scores and Highlights from Saturday

A storm arrived in the afternoon, bringing lighting and heavy rain, and the horn blew to stop play 40 minutes before leaders Robert Streb and Jimmy Walker, tied at 9 under, were supposed to tee off. "It's a major championship and we certainly try, an...

Baseball, softball to return to Olympics in 2020

While an equal number of men's and women's teams will be invited to compete, baseball teams have 24 men apiece, while each softball team will have 15 women. IOC President Thomas Bach said, Tokyo 2020's balanced proposal fulfils all of the goals of ...

Brazil held to scoreless draw in men's soccer opener vs. South Africa Brazil held to scoreless draw in men's soccer opener vs. South Africa

Brazil are held to a goalless draw by 10-man South Africa in their opening match of the Rio Olympic Games football tournament. "For us the draw is a defeat", he said. Despite an energetic start filled with possession, it was South Africa count...

Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect' over Olympic trials exemption Bolt accuses rival Gatlin of 'disrespect' over Olympic trials exemption

This led to him missing the 100m final and 200m. The concern for his opponents is that he insists there is so much more to come. "To make myself feel better, I told myself to just make the team instead of the same mindset I've had all year, which i...

Cubs acquire Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman for prospects

If the deal is completed, the Cubs would add a huge bullpen piece to a powerhouse club that is trying to win the franchise's first championship since 1908. Though the players involved in the trade were off, the Cubs gave up two potential stars in Mc...

Obama shortens sentences of 214 inmates, including 67 lifers Obama shortens sentences of 214 inmates, including 67 lifers

Out of the 214 inmates that were just granted clemency (67 of which were serving life sentences), nearly all were for drug-related offenses , a few of them even just for marijuana-related charges. Michael Sandmeyer was serving a 20-year federal pri...

Rooney: Zlatan is one of the best strikers in the game

According to the Daily Mail , the 32-year-old was recently told to train with United's U-21s by Mourinho, who had earlier informed him he was not a part of his plans for 2016/17. The former Everton player when he is in good form will be involved in ...

Man Utd v Man City clash cancelled due to Beijing weather

Both teams have engagements in Gothenburg, Sweden before the start of the campaign. FC's Paul Mariner believes Juan Mata will be valuable when it comes to the depth of Jose Mourinho's United squad. Manchester City will look to win the match for th...

Durant and Thompson lead Team USA in win over China

Yi led the Chinese with 18 points. It takes some time to adjust to the Molten basketball, which is used in worldwide competition and is said to be a bit slicker than the Spalding basketballs used in the NBA, Krzyzewski said after his team's 106-5...

Peyton Manning Cleared in NFL's HGH Investigation Peyton Manning Cleared in NFL's HGH Investigation

The league acknowledged in its statement that Mannings fully cooperated with the investigation, an investigation that included "witness interviews, a review of relevant records and other materials, online research, and laboratory analysis and review"...

10 people with links to Daesh arrested in Brazil ahead of Olympics

But Moraes reiterated that authorities are more concerned about street crime during the games than terrorism. Mr Moraes told a news conference there was a "minimal probability of a terrorist act during the Rio Olympics". He did not elaborate. In ...

I still stick to my statement that Salman killed Chinkara: Driver I still stick to my statement that Salman killed Chinkara: Driver

His statement was discredited as implausible by the court, which also found that he was never available for cross-examination. Last year, he got a clean chit in the 2002 hit and run case which killed one and injured four and a few days back, he was a...

Manchester United vs Manchester City Derby cancelled due to freak torrential weather

New Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has played down his rivalry with Manchester United's Jose Mourinho ahead of their friendly match in Beijing on Monday. Asked if he would shake Guardiola's hand, former Chelsea boss Mourinho said: "To qua...

Kevin Durant told Russell Westbrook he was staying in OKC Kevin Durant told Russell Westbrook he was staying in OKC

Westbrook wasn't prepared to be in this position because three weeks ago, like everyone else, he thought Durant was coming back. Durant was even looking at multi million dollar houses in Oklahoma City because he was planning on staying for the long ...

Pokemon Go now influencing baby names in US! Pokemon Go now influencing baby names in US!

While Pikachu and Jigglypuff may be the most recognizable names in the Pokemon universe, the most popular Pokemon name in the real world is now Roselia . Though the idea of a " Pokemon Go "-inspired baby name might seem out there, it's really not en...

IOC Postpones Decision On Russia's Participation In Rio Games

Earlier this week a World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA] commissioned report found that state-sponsored doping was rife among Russia's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics team. Some senior sports figures are privately questioning whether the International Olympi...

After Woakes wrecks Pakistan, England opt against follow-on

Joe Root ran riot as England took control of their second Test on the second day of action against Pakistan . Joe Root piled the pressure on Pakistan and came within one boundary of an English record with his career-best double-century in the ...

We have to be ruthless: Ishant Sharma ahead of 2nd Test We have to be ruthless: Ishant Sharma ahead of 2nd Test

That's how we become a better team. "The rest we have to assess as to how the game progresses and plan according to situation". "The way we finished the Test, it all panned out pretty nicely". If we're playing five batsmen, we wanted to deepen the or...

Amar'e Stoudemire Signs With Knicks, Announces Retirement Amar'e Stoudemire Signs With Knicks, Announces Retirement

That is the stark breaking point of his career. Stoudemire had only one monster season in NY before being overcome by injuries. He spent five seasons in the Big Apple before being waived in 2015. He started for the Heat a couple of times but saw his ...

Seattle Sounders part ways with coach Sigi Schmid Seattle Sounders part ways with coach Sigi Schmid

Schmid is the third MLS coach to be fired this year, following Owen Coyle in Houston and Adrian Heath in Orlando. But he has just two MLS Cup titles to Arena's five and that's what really counts. Brian Schmetzer in 2011. Head coach Sigi Schmid of...

West Ham defeated in Europa League qualifier West Ham defeated in Europa League qualifier

He told whufc.com: "It was good to get an hour in on Saturday" and was "good to get a goal and our first win of pre-season as well" and that the " results don't matter at this time of year but it's obviously still nice to win ." . If this is the case...

Guardiola: Nasri yet to play in pre-season because of weight

Manchester City's pursuit of John Stones has been one of the summer transfer markets worst kept secrets. "He's cut out some juice and, of course, pizza". Arsenal boss Wenger is credited with transforming the outlook of English football, introduc...

AP McCoy leads tributes to JT McNamara AP McCoy leads tributes to JT McNamara

McNamara, a father-of-three, was a leading amateur rider before being seriously injured. The jockey from Limerick was paralysed after a fall at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival. - Jake Young (@J_Young_23) July 26, 2016 Just got in from work to the ...

Arnautovic signs new Stoke deal Arnautovic signs new Stoke deal

Marko Arnautović has signed a new four-year contract with Stoke City, scotching rumours the Austria global was set for a move to Premier League rivals Everton . Can't wait for the season to begin!" However, the 27-year-old forward has ended specu...

Higuain completes €94.7m Juventus move Higuain completes €94.7m Juventus move

Only Real Madrid duo Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, when signed from Tottenham and Manchester United respectively, have cost more than the fee Juve paid Napoli for Higuain with him setting us back a club record €90m. It's more about money tha...

Marcus Vick's Baby's Mama Responds To LeSean McCoy Herpes Rumor Marcus Vick's Baby's Mama Responds To LeSean McCoy Herpes Rumor

Appearing on Monday's edition of The Dan Patrick Show , Vick seemed to be far less choosy. Vick played behind another top-notch quarterback last season in Ben Roethlisberger, but, when asked by Patrick if he could beat that quarterback in a race i...

Conte quiet on Tevez, apologises for Fabregas red Conte quiet on Tevez, apologises for Fabregas red

It was reported in the European media that several English Premier League clubs are interested in signing the former Manchester United and City striker and Chelsea were front-runners. Tevez's rejection of Conte's offer means that he is likely to end ...

Payet absence no excuse for West Ham defeat - Noble Payet absence no excuse for West Ham defeat - Noble

Furious West Ham fans labelled their side "awful" after witnessing a strong XI suffer an embarrassing defeat to a side that finished third in the Slovenian league last season. "We lost 2-1, I don't think it was a penalty in the first half but you've ...

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