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Historic medal won in women's freestyle wrestling

Maroulis won 4-1 on points to take the title in the under 53 kilogram weight class and win the first-ever Olympic gold for the United States in women's wrestling. She won Olympic gold in the discontinued under 55kg weight class in Athens, Beijing and...

US men's volleyball team advances to semifinals

It was the fastest goal in men's Olympic history, and Brazil led 3-0 going into halftime to cruise into the final. The University of Kentucky's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, running for Puerto Rico, came in third with a time of 12.70, and Ali advanced as we...

His career over, Phelps looks forward to being full-time dad

Phelps swam third in the 4x100-meter medley relay, a race the Americans would ultimately win with a new Olympic record. Phelps also believes he would beat Ledecky in at least one swimming event. "To find swimming on a channel in the U.S. that eve...

Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lin Dan

Both are also in the men's singles quarter finals. On another disappointing day for India at the Rio Olympics, Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of badminton men's singles and woman grappler Vinesh Phogat was stretchered off the mat after suffering a kn...

Littleborough's Nicola White in Olympic semi-finals with woman's hockey team

The goal undoubtedly settled British nerves, yet New Zealand continued to prove unsafe on the counter-attack, and goalkeeper Maddie Hinch had to be alert to ensure the interval lead was preserved. The Netherlands beat Germany 4-3 on penalties a...

Jessica Ennis-Hill on track for gold in Heptathlon

After event six, the javelin, she had left them for dead. "It's inevitable, isn't it?" 'It's inevitable isn't it?' Ennis-Hill said. "I feel very happy and content with the way my career has gone and what I've achieved so far". Ennis-Hill sent h...

NZ upend Aussies in women's field hockey, Germany make semis

Germany players celebrate after they beat United States 2-1during a women's field hockey quarterfinal match at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Monday, Aug. It's Argentina's first time in the semifinals in 11 Olympics, and Belgium ...

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Rockies' Jon Gray says he's ready for D-backs' challenge

He went 2-1 with a 3.41 ERA in five starts against the Rockies this season. Tonight's matchup is shaping up to be a pitcher's duel, as Greinke went 17-7 with a 3.20 ERA dur...

Steelers celebrate win in Baltimore

While he only had three catches on the day, they came in key spots and totaled for 47 yards. Bell carried the ball 35 times to help the Steelers amass 381 yards in offense. Bro...

Yankees beat Twins in Major League Baseball wildcard playoff

This was a moment when the Yankees' season was very much on the line, much too early in the Wild Card game. The Yankees slugger made his first playoff appearance and he picke...

Twins chase Yankees' Luis Severino in the first inning

For those who need a refresher on how these two teams fared most recently against one-another, it was a complete one-sided clobbering back on Sept 18-20, when the Bombers swept...

Chiefs Stay Perfect After 29-20 Takedown of Redskins

The number of receivers Alex Smith completed a pass to in last night's contest. Those tallies included a 78-yard touchdown that put the Chiefs on top of the defending Super Bowl ...

Verstappen hopeful Red Bull can repeat Malaysia GP performance

After a dismal performance two weeks ago in the Singapore Grand Prix, Vettel desperately needed to win some points and close the distance between him and rival Lewis Hamilto...

Goff, Prescott meet after wildly different rookie seasons

ESPN notes that in the Super Bowl era, there have been only two other teams to allow that many in each of the first four games in a season - the 2005 San Francisco 49ers and...

Raiders fall to Broncos, may have lost Carr in the process

For the second game in a row, the Broncos managed only 16 points, however, while they lost to the Buffalo Bills last week, they were able to win this week over the Raiders with...

Raiders at Broncos: Betting odds, weather forecast, injuries and more

Timothy Tebow, who led the Broncos to a 38-24 victory on November 6, 2011. They used Matt McGloin and Connor Cook a year ago . The Denver Broncos sack Oakland Raiders q...

National Football League injury updates: Vikings lose rookie rusher; Titans QB out

The Vikings were already without quarterback Sam Bradford for the third straight game because of a sore left knee, and the scars from last year's ruinous injuries starting with...

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Jose Mourinho has six 'chosen ones' at Manchester United - Danny Blind

Jose Mourinho has six 'chosen ones' at Manchester United - Danny Blind

Manchester City have underlined their status as one of the Premier League's title challengers for this season, with Guardiola's men now top of the table and ahead of Mancheste...

W2W4: Best matches to watch Sunday at the Presidents Cup

W2W4: Best matches to watch Sunday at the Presidents Cup

With most of the work already done, a dominant US team needed only one point from the 12 singles matches Sunday. "It was a fun ride, " Stricker said. I'm going to add some tou...

No. 7 Georgia surges into game at Tennessee

Georgia also traveled senior place-kicker David Marvin, to go with place-kicker Rodrigo Blankenship and punter Cameron Nizialek. While the yards don't pile up like they did as a fr...

Lineups for Chelsea vs Manchester City announced

Lineups for Chelsea vs Manchester City announced

They have scored five goals or more in their last three Premier League games, so Chelsea's first task will be to stop them. How Conte must have envied Pep Guardiola , who ...

Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

Lindelof arrived in England with a blossoming reputation and as a player being tipped to take his game to even greater heights on Premier League and Champions League stages with ...

Milestone man Warner sets up win for Australia

Warner (124 off 119 balls), who struck his 14th ODI hundred in his milestone match adding 231 for the opening stand with in-form Aaron Finch (94). Peter Handscomb and Travis Head...

Jack Nicklaus believes the Presidents Cup's popularity is growing

Jack Nicklaus believes the Presidents Cup's popularity is growing

One some of his teammates can't even fathom. "I think it's going to become harder and harder for players to play at the top level for long periods of time", Scott said. But if hi...

Injuries: Randall Cobb set to play for Packers vs. Bears

Injuries: Randall Cobb set to play for Packers vs. Bears

The overall series record now stands at 94-94-6. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers confirmed the players , coaches and staff will repeat its display of unity and wants to tak...

Surprising Knicks player emerges as leader after Carmelo Anthony trade

Surprising Knicks player emerges as leader after Carmelo Anthony trade

George spoke with Sam Amick of USA Today on media day and opened up about how he ended up in OKC and what exactly his frustrations with in were. The Golden State Warriors h...