Bomb squad probing possible blast near cycling finish line

RIO DE JANEIRO — Olympic road cycling races promise to be a grueling, 6-hour showcase featuring everything from the sun-splashed beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema to the squalor of the nearby slums. There have been several bomb scares in the city the... More..

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In One Day, Obama Shortens Life Sentences of 67 Prisoners
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

In One Day, Obama Shortens Life Sentences of 67 Prisoners

His sentence was commuted to 360 months, or 30 years, in prison, so he must serve seven more years. Nearly all are men, though they represent a diverse cross-section of America geographically. Davis was set...More..

Russian doping scandal debated at IOC meeting in Rio
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Russian doping scandal debated at IOC meeting in Rio

Stepanova, who had herself been banned in the past for doping, was refused a spot, despite being proposed to compete as a neutral athlete by the ruling body of worldwide athletics the IAAF, along with any Russi...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Surfing, Skateboarding Among Sports Added to 2020 Olympics

Although baseball and softball actually made separate appearances between 1992 and 2008, they were jointly readmitted this time around. The International Olympic Committee chose five sports that they think wi...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Bolt wins on return from injury; Harrison breaks 28-yr WR

I need races, I need more work. "I came out and for the first one (200m) in a while the execution wasn't ideal but it?s my first one so I can't complain". However, Bolt said he felt disrespectful and disappoint...More..

Verstappen says he had to avoid Rosberg crash
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Verstappen says he had to avoid Rosberg crash

A fourth successive triumph increased defending champion Hamilton's advantage at the top of the drivers' standings to a commanding 19 points heading into the mid-season break, having trailed Rosberg by 43 in Ma...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Russian Federation to appeal blanket ban on weightlifters for Olympics

A three-strong International Olympic Committee panel will have the final say on Russian competitors' eligibility for this summer's Rio Games. In the aftermath of that report, the International Olympic Committ...More..

Baylor offensive lineman Rami Hammad accused of stalking
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Baylor offensive lineman Rami Hammad accused of stalking

After unsuccessful calls to Baylor athletics, the professor and student made a decision to call police, saying they feared for their safety, according to the affidavit. The document states she was able to defus...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn wins Women's British Open

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn putts during day four of the Women's British Open at Woburn Golf Club, Woburn, England, Sunday July 31, 2016. Ariya Jutanugarn became Thailand's first major champion after hold...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Updated Price Targets

Using Zacks simplified scale, the stock has a mean rating of 2.5. PZZA EPS growth this year and EPS growth next year is 7.90%, 11.88% respectively. AIG return on assets is -0.10%. 05/08/2015 - Papa John's...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Wait over for Pokemon Go in Brazil ahead of Olympics

Michael Phelps said it is "upsetting" not knowing if he has ever competed in a clean sport ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. At the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, site of Brazil's humiliati...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening

But I'm just going to say that". Half-Argentinian, half-Italian, this Latina has competed on all levels in the basketball world and has won countless awards throughout her career, including being named one of t...More..

US Women Beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic Soccer Tournament
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

US Women Beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic Soccer Tournament

Who are the standout players? The USWNT has looked sharp this season, sweeping through the World Cup with relative ease. New Zealand badly needs to hold on to possession. The U.S. has beaten New Zealand 11...More..

Olympic Soccer Crowd Trolls Hope Solo With
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Olympic Soccer Crowd Trolls Hope Solo With "Zika!" Chants

Of course, the Zika virus has been a big concern of the athletes and tourists visiting Brazil. Hope Solo's Twitter drama followed her to the soccer field. " Zika! " was also yelled at her during the game....More..

Tim Kaine accepts Democratic vice-presidential nomination
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Tim Kaine accepts Democratic vice-presidential nomination

Ms Clinton formally secured the Democratic Party's presidential nomination on Tuesday. US Democratic Nominee for Vice President Tim Kaine speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo ...More..

Foles reunites with Reid in Kansas City
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Foles reunites with Reid in Kansas City

Spotrac.com reports the Chiefs near $160,000 in space. That would be enough to accomodate the minimum contract for Foles. But Foles hasn't been able to duplicate that kind of efficiency. Nick Foles has a total...More..

Darmian does not fear competition for places at Man Utd
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Darmian does not fear competition for places at Man Utd

However, new manager Jose Mourinho clearly had some choice words for the squad during the interval, with United returning to the pitch with added impetuous and desire. "We are going to play 60 matches (in a s...More..

by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Yanks deal Beltran to Rangers for former 1st-round pick

Beltran, the top player in the Yankees' lackluster offense, was sent to Texas on Monday for right-hander Dillon Tate , the fourth overall pick in the 2015 amateur draft, and two other pitching prospects: right...More..

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs in first inning, beat Orioles 6-5
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs in first inning, beat Orioles 6-5

Louis. "It means that we're playing good baseball", Martin said. Mark Trumbo's two-out double gave Baltimore a 2-0 lead in the first but the Blue Jays answered with a trio of solo shots in the bottom half...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Wayne Rooney testimonial to be streamed live on Facebook

Speculation has been emerging for almost 2 and a half weeks now about France worldwide maestro Paul Pogba about his world record re-signing fee to Manchester United. "They are playing really well, their train...More..