Sunday April 23-rd, 2017

Team USA shakes off sluggish start in blowout win over Venezuela

Paul George scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 17 in a 113-69 rout of Venezuela, but the South American side played the USA squad level at 18-18 after the first quarter. "We played their game, but once we made that adjustment we were good". ...

Rio Olympics 2016: Williams sisters suffer first Games doubles loss

There's a first time for everything. For the record, Venus and her sister were goddesses, owning gold medals since 2000, 2008 and 2012. Third seed Nadal was pumped up for his return and easily overpowered world number 43 Federico Delbonis of Arge...

Manchester United's Daley Blind vows to 'work very hard' for his place

Blind's best asset is probably his intelligence on the pitch and in games where we need a level headed player to come on and calm a game down or to help see it out, he's the ideal substitute to bring on. I wouldn't keep them in my squad. Bailly did...

Bills rookie LB Ragland needs knee surgery, may miss season Bills rookie LB Ragland needs knee surgery, may miss season

With first round pick already Shaq Lawson expected to miss a significant portion of the season after shoulder surgery , the top the Bills draft will be largely irrelevant in 2016. Ragland was expected to start at inside linebacker for the Bills...

IPC disgusted by Russia's 'medals over morals mentality' and issues blanket ban IPC disgusted by Russia's 'medals over morals mentality' and issues blanket ban

The entire Russian Federation team was banned from competing in the upcoming Paralympic Games on Sunday as punishment for the country running a doping operation that polluted sports by prioritizing "medals over morals". The global committee said it w...

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

The respective governing bodies of athletics and weightlifting, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Weightlifting Federation, had already decided that no Russian athletes will take part in their sports ...

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Ledecky pleased with Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Ledecky pleased with "hardest swim of the week"

The usually bubbly American swimmer who emerged a darling of the 2012 London Games with five medals failed to make the 200-meter freestyle final. There was little time for the 19-year-old to relax, though, as she was back in action in the 200-meter...

US women's gymnastics team go for Olympic gold in Rio

They finished with a score of 185.238, almost 10 whole points ahead of China (175.279.) Simone scored the best on balance beam , floor exercise and vault , while Madison shined on the uneven bars . But Biles will be the story. As Team USA coac...

Ramos: Madrid can cope with Ronaldo, Bale absence Ramos: Madrid can cope with Ronaldo, Bale absence

That's why I think Real will win today, Sevilla is still very much a work in progress while Real Madrid have already beat Chelsea and Bayern Munchen this summer. Benzema still hit 20 or more goals in each of his three seasons under Mourinho, howeve...

Japan's Nishioka in Atlanta Open semis Japan's Nishioka in Atlanta Open semis

Nishioka did not drop a serve as he posted his most dominant victory so far in a week that also saw him oust fourth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov. "More percentage, more power", said Nishioka. Isner put early pressure on Kyrgios with three break points ...

Wainwright has rough go, Cardinals drop another home series

Louis, is 3-4 with a 5.40 ERA in seven road starts this season.Wainwright has not lost since June 27 but is winless in his last three starts and could not make it into the sixth inning at Cincinnati on Tuesday. Atlanta's Ender Inciarte singled and sc...

Girl badly hurt in Tennessee Ferris wheel accident

A Ferris wheel that three people fell from at a Tennessee fair is owned and operated by a Valdosta company, according to an accident report. A witness, whose daughters were also on the ride, told ABC affiliate WJHL that "they bounced off the me...

Brazil's First Gold Medal In Rio Games Goes To Hometown Judo Champion Brazil's First Gold Medal In Rio Games Goes To Hometown Judo Champion

Australia won the first gold medal for rugby sevens at the Olympics, beating archrival New Zealand 24-17 in the women's final Monday night. She even held back the emotions in the moments after she won, keeping an even temper to pay respect to Dorjsur...

SBW ruled out of the rest of Rio after injury SBW ruled out of the rest of Rio after injury

New Zealand will face Kenya at 8.30am while U.S. will take on Brazil at 9am. Japan hustled and bustled the second-seeded New Zealanders throughout for a deserved victory. The 14-12 defeat to Japan in Rio wasn't in the script, says NZ Rugby boss Tew...

NYC woman visiting mom in Massachusetts found slain in woods

A woman who worked at Google's NY office was found murdered in MA this past weekend after going for a jog, according to officials and reports. He said Marcotte joined the team when it had less than 15 people and stayed there in various cust...

Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen

Dave Wilson from TRD (Toyota Racing Development, president) just came down. At Watkins Glen, Kenseth has one top five and six top 10s in 16 starts. Gordon, who was the most career road-course victories of any NASCAR Premier Series victory, rallie...

Tacoma's Travis Stevens wins silver medal in Judo at Rio Olympics Tacoma's Travis Stevens wins silver medal in Judo at Rio Olympics

In May, he became the first American man to win gold at the invite-only Judo World Masters tournament. His medal is the first for a USA man in since now-coach and two-time Olympian Jimmy Pedro won bronze at the Athens 2004 Games (he also won b...

Race car's front end unexpectedly explodes at Watkins Glen Race car's front end unexpectedly explodes at Watkins Glen

Sawyer told NASCAR .com that Cope's vehicle made contact with another racer one or two laps before the explosion, causing a vibration and brake issues on his car's right-front corner. "In 35 years of racing, I don't think I've ever seen that transpi...

Philippines celebrate first ever female medal victor in Rio Philippines celebrate first ever female medal victor in Rio

Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara, vice chair of the Senate committee on sports, said Diaz would be the first Olympic medalist to receive the hiked cash incentive for athletes approved through Republic Act No. Nobody expected the Chinese to fail in all three ...

Abhinav Bindra happy to end on a high despite Rio heartbreak Abhinav Bindra happy to end on a high despite Rio heartbreak

The 33-year-old Indian, who won a gold in 2008 Beijing Olympics in the same event, was at the second spot at one time but lost places later on. Another seasoned campaigner Narang, however, disappointed after picking up 73.7 points from his first se...

Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki reaches 3000 Major League Baseball hits with triple

The Japanese phenomenon proved his abilities despite starting his Major League Baseball journey at the advanced age of 27. "That's how I felt today". By the time the 2016 season is over, Ichiro will likely end up 25th on baseball's all-time hit lis...

Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow take bronze medal in Rio Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow take bronze medal in Rio

But someone, somewhere is walking their dog in the park who has no idea what is going on. The 22-year-old from Plymouth is set to be one of the Team GB poster boys at Rio 2016 as he looks to improve on the Olympic 10m platform bronze medal he won...

On the air for August 8 On the air for August 8

Baseball: Cincinnati at St. Louis, FSTN, 7 p.m. 8 a.m.: NBCSN - Women's Field Hockey, U.S. vs. Australia (LIVE); Women's Fencing; Women's Basketball , U.S. NBC UNIVERSO - Swimming - Qualifying Heats; Men's Soccer - Argentina vs. Algeria ...

Bears Hronnis Grasu out with torn ACL

Grasu, who was projected to start for Chicago, sustained a non-contact injury at the team's "Family Fest" on Saturday night. It was during such a scrimmage Saturday when Grasu crumpled to the turf as he attempted to block downfield on a screen pass t...

Long wait over in record-style lift Long wait over in record-style lift

Thailand's Sinphet Kruaithhong took the bronze medal after a snatch of 132kg and a clean-and-jerk of 157kg gave him a total of 289, 11 more than the fourth-placed Arli Chontey of Kazakhstan. "I'd like dedicate this medal to my baby who is going to be...

Anticipation grows for Greyhound Gold Cup Anticipation grows for Greyhound Gold Cup

The semi-final draws have now been made, with a number of high profile competitors providing punters with opportunities to win big in the Greyhound odds from bookmakers. Despite having failed to deliver in the recent Sussex Cup having headed into the...

U.S. cyclist Mara Abbott caught near finish in Rio road race

In a near carbon copy of the men's race, Abbott was left out alone in front following Van Vleuten's crash, just as Poland's Rafal Majka had been when Nibali and Henao fell. I realised I was first in the team and had to chase. "That's what I've been w...

Andre Ward dominates Alexander Brand, Sergey Kovalev next in November Andre Ward dominates Alexander Brand, Sergey Kovalev next in November

Maurice Hooker (21-0-2) successfully defended his NABO junior welterweight title with a vicious first-round knockout over Tyrone Barnett (23-5-1) in the cofeature bout. Ward landed 190 of his power punches compared with Brand's 45. Brand never had a ...

Rio Olympics: Jitu Rai finishes 8th in men's 10m air pistol final Rio Olympics: Jitu Rai finishes 8th in men's 10m air pistol final

Earlier the shooters began their day on an ominous note after the reigning Commonwealth champion and runner-up duo of Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul failed to make the final finishing 34 and 47 in the qualification round. However, the men's hockey ...

Berger shoots 62 to take lead after 3 rounds at Travelers Berger shoots 62 to take lead after 3 rounds at Travelers

The 23-year-old Floridian had been on a roll before the injury, with four top-10 finishes in seven starts. The 2015 PGA Tour rookie of the year stands at 15-under heading into today's final round, three strokes up Russell Knox, Russell Henley and T...

Josh McCown focused on Browns despite interest by Cowboys Josh McCown focused on Browns despite interest by Cowboys

McCown would be the Browns' top backup if they keep him. If the Browns were a playoff contender, having McCown as a backup would make a lot of sense. "I would hope that this is somewhere that a lot of players want to be and want to stay". Most of...

USA Basketball ended up at a brothel allegedly by mistake USA Basketball ended up at a brothel allegedly by mistake

Apparently the athletes thought "they were walking into a spa", when it ended up being nothing of the sort. According to TMZ , DeMarcus Cousins , DeAndre Jordan, DeMar DeRozan and three other players went to the brothel thinking it was a spa.

Deepika blames it on "windy conditions" after India ouster

The women's team also ended up at a disastrous seventh position and will have to face Columbia on Sunday to move into the quarters. Both sides managed to hit the bull's eye once while India hit three 9s in reply to Colombia's four 9s. Needing 28 poin...

Britain's Chris Froome: Rio's road course is 'savage' Britain's Chris Froome: Rio's road course is 'savage'

We are not here with a set plan to protect one rider as a leader". However, Froome is attempting to improve upon this 2016 haul by fighting for Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro. "We've all got an opportunity. That will be key on Saturday". Froome...

How to watch the Rio Olympics online

First, we'll start with the easy stuff. To access this material, a customer must validate an account with a cable or satellite provider. The 2016 Olympics have officially begun! It's not yet clear whether Vue will get the temporary soccer and ba...

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