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Rio 2016 Olympics: Kerry O'Flaherty 14th in 3000m steeplechase heat

For precious seconds, the Ethiopian athlete knelt on the track and tried to pull the shoe back on. "It's all it's cracked up to be", she said of the Olympics. Three teams involved in the race protested. An appeal was launched with the case being ...

Jemima Sumgong of Kenya wins Olympic women's marathon

African runners have now won two straight Olympic women's marathons after the title was held by runners from Asia and Europe. Bahrain's Eunice Kirwa moved up one spot from last year's World Championships and got the silver in 2:24:13 as Ethiopia'...

1 of the green pools at Olympics to be drained and refilled

Rio Games officials say they will drain the green-tinged water from one of the Olympic pools and refill it in time for the start of synchronized swimming today. Rio 2016 spokesman Mario Andrada said organizers were stepping up their efforts on Satu...

Per Mertesacker Named Arsenal Captain

Wenger has now seemingly disregarded the role as a leader on the pitch, by passing the armband onto Per Mertesacker , who not only played a bit-part role for us last season, but is also ruled out for the majority of the playing season. The pacy and ...

No Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins rift, says British cycling head

Mark Cavendish is the reserve and focus on the six-discipline omnium, targeting the Olympic medal that has proved elusive in the past two Games. Britain's perennial rivals, the world champions in London in March, clocked 3:55.606 in qualifying on T...

Ibrahimovic: I'll Get Better For United

The Manchester United manager won his first piece of silverware at Old Trafford with Sunday's 2-1 over Leicester City in the Community Shield. "It feels unbelievable to win the first official game", Ibrahimovic told MUTV . So in this moment, w...

Cavaliers to play exhibition game at Value City Arena in October

The Knicks' Derrick Rose makes his return to Chicago on November 4 in a game on ESPN . Averaging 10 points, 8 rebounds, and almost 2 block shots per game, the youngster still has plenty to learn and a trade to a quality team could speed up that ...

Durant leads the way as Team USA hammer China

The United States Men's Basketball team put the hurt on China, cruising to a huge victory in their first game of the 2016 Rio Olympics, 119-62. Durant made three 3-pointers in the first half as the US opened a 29-point halftime lead and coasted.

Engleder captures gold in Rio, her final Games

With 25 medals overall, Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time - and has won more than twice as many medals than the next top medal victor, who has just nine. Peter Kauzer finished second behind Clarke to give Slovenia their first silver...

Census website attacked by hackers, ABS claims

All that matters is that the census is completed in reference to Tuesday night. "I'm encouraging people to go onto the help lines and persevere until they either get to a point where they can complete it online or do a manual paper copy because the...

Athletes most likely to break records in Rio

He set a new world record of 57.13 seconds in the 100m breaststroke, beating an all-time best he had set himself just a day earlier. She was beaten by American Katie Ledecky, who won gold in a world record time of 3:56.46 seconds. As Peaty cruised ...

Eagles' Lane Johnson reportedly facing 10-game suspension

Just days before the first National Football League preseason game is set to take place, a major wrench is being thrown at the Philadelphia Eagles. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed the report and added that Johnson is appealing. A third vio...

West Ham sign Andrew Ayew in club record deal

The signing comes after a week at least of being "a day away" and the club will be happy to have a new player who can share the burden of the striker role with Andy Carroll, seeing as it is liking less and less likely that Sakho will ever pay for us ...

Broncos say QB Sanchez will start Thursday

Siemian, Denver's third quarterback for most of 2015, impressed in offseason workouts to make training camp a quarterback competition. ENGLEWOOD, Colo . Unfortunately for the Broncos, just because they named two starters doesn't mean they can comb...

Buffalo Bills agree to sign linebacker Brandon Spikes

When Rex Ryan took over the Bills in 2015, Spikes was not brought back as it was believed he wouldn't fit in Ryan's 3-4 scheme. Former Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland, the Buffalo Bills' second-round pick in this year's draft, appears to have a...

Hidilyn ends PH medal drought in Olympics

Meanwhile, sports analysts in the Philippines had not expected the 1.54-meter (5ft 1/2in) tall Diaz to bag a medal at the 2016 Games after coming up empty in 2008 and 2012 games. Diaz was a bemedaled weightlifter in various world competitions. But ...

Jim Furyk Makes PGA History With 12-Under 58 At Travelers

Furyk holed an eight-footer for par on his 18th hole on Friday just to make the cut. PGA Tour history was made at the Travelers Championship as Jim Furyk carded a stunning 58. Furyk left himself lengthy putts for birdie on the final two holes, 44...

Troy Tulowitzki has chip fracture in thumb, to be reevaluated Monday

It is certainly not the first time a pitcher has pinch-hit for a pitcher in Major League Baseball history, but we can not imagine too many scenarios where that pitcher was in turn replaced by a fellow pitcher as a pinch runner. "A little sore, it obv...

DEVELOPING First Rio gold for Russian Federation from judo's Mudranov

No one broke down under the psychological pressure", he said. "Here, to win a gold medal on the very first day, of course it means a lot for my country", Mudranov told reporters through an interpreter. Russia escaped a full Olympic ban when the Inter...

South Korea nearly flawless in team archery, beats US

RIO DE JANEIRO- After getting back to the Olympic finals Saturday, the US men's archery team was dealt the same result as in 2012 - a silver medal. The U.S. "We got outclassed. A match like that had never been shot before". The Korean's started ...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs 2-year deal with Browns

Cleveland offers excellent opportunity for playing time, as the rebuilding Browns have questionable veteran depth and surprisingly little young talent for as many draft picks as ...

Man Utd boss Mourinho blasts Real Madrid

The Real Madrid forward surpassed Jimmy Greaves' tally of 366 goals in Europe's top five leagues, netting his 367th and 368th in a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Wednesd...

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's g...

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

The Kentuckian was then transferred to hospital in Cesena further treatment and possible surgery, World Superbike reports. "There are no substantial changes from what was communi...

Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in pr...

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if he di...

Jeter's Jersey Retirement Sets Season High for MLB Ticket Sales

Jordan published a letter to Jeter in The Players' Tribune as a way to honor Jeter's legacy, which will be cemented Sunday when his number is retired at Yankee Stadium. "I got t...

Barcelona vs. Las Palmas live stream

He's not a right-back either, though. "But we have left signs of what our team has been capable of through the season". He said: " Barcelona have the league title at stake and...

Liverpool: Reds will learn - Wijnaldum

For instance, DraftKings and FanDuel have both posted slates featuring the three 10 a.m. kickoffs Saturday, plus the late game between Arsenal and Stoke City. Champions League-...

Simona Halep wins second straight Madrid Open title

Can Mladenovic make it three out of three? or will Halep resume normality? When the key moments came, Halep seems more prepared. The match looked to be a quick affair once ...

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ESPN Cleveland host fired for saying Browns rookie on drugs

The dialogue began with Parr insisting that Peppers won't make it beyond his first year in the NFL. "So I'm not going to get into that", Peppers said via Mary Kay Cabot of Clevelan...

Koeman: Everton will sell star if contract deadline not met

Asked if Barkley continuing to delay his decision is a concern, Koeman replied: "No, because I like to work with players who like to stay and we are already trying to get players i...

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

That led to the Warriors putting up a historic 45 points in the first quarter, tying for the most points in an National Basketball Association playoffs first quarter ever. "He's o...

Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after ...

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Game 3 was a nice step in the right direction, though. Despite his best efforts, he wasn't able to go on Friday night. "See how I feel, see how the ankle feels and go from there"...