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Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro

Russian president Vladimir Putin denounced all of this evidence and reporting as a conspiracy. He spoke with two-time Olympic pole-vaulting champion Yelena I...


Mike Piazza's emotional Hall of Fame speech

Piazza, who delivered the first speech of the afternoon, grew most emotional when discussing his most famous home run - the game-winning shot he hit in the firs...


Ryan Fitzpatrick agrees to one-year deal with Jets

The standoff between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets finally ended Wednesday evening, with the QB agreeing to a one-year deal that reportedly is worth ...


Martinez shakes off nosebleed, Cardinals beat Padres

Having played in San Diego for the first three seasons of his major league career, Jedd Gyorko has spent this week talking with old teammates when he has a chan...


Curfew lifted in Jammu & Kashmir after 17 days of unrest

As soon as Indian government lifted a 17-day curfew in many parts of Indian-held Kashmir on Tuesday, the regional capital Srinagar saw an immediate resumption o...


Mourinho: Fit squad is my derby priority

The captain's surprise presence on the bench for City's game against Bayern Munich on Wednesday was put down to an admin error, and Guardiola has stressed that ...


Blue Jays cut Drew Storen, recall Ryan Tepera

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Sunday July 24, 20...


Ravens, Long agree to 1-year deal pending physical

Before getting hurt, he was one of the game's top offensive linemen and made four Pro Bowls. The signing doesn't figure to change the Ravens' plans along the ...


Injury anxieties grow but Usain Bolt says 'sport needs me to win'

During the 100-meter and 200-meter finals, Bolt became the first man to set world and Olympic records in both events and would later win a third gold medal with...


Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool, City refuse Trophy invites

Chelsea have been drawn into Southern Group C , with Swindon Town, Exeter City and Oxford United. Sixteen Category One academies were invited to play as part...


Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The other Owls selected were Michael Bozzuto (Wolcott, Conn.), Austin Carter (Bloomfield, Conn.), Michael Mallory (Waterbury, Conn.), and Jonathan Paul (Wes...


Per Mertesacker: Arsenal defender to miss start of Premier League

He had surgery in Germany and it went well'. Rob will be Holding down the fort for the next couple games, probably, and I will never get exhausted of making Ro...


United States basketball squad dominates China in pre-Olympic friendly

It's two months before training camp, three months before opening night, and it's already becoming apparent the adjustments required of the Next Level Warriors,...


Tom Jackson 'likely' to leave ESPN in network's overhaul of National Football League coverage

For all that those analysts have given to ESPN, none has matched what Jackson has contributed. Considering his stature at ESPN, and the respect and acclaim he h...


Amar'e Stoudemire rejoins Knicks, announces retirement

Injuries, however, were often a thorn in Stoudemire's side, and after a relatively healthy 2010-11 season, they derailed the rest of his time with the Knicks ....


Lue, Cavs agree to multiyear contract extension

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical tweeted that Lue will receive around $35 million over the next five years. Under his watch, the team went 27-14 in the secon...


Bernie Sanders supporters heartbroken and defiant

But he also said , "Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States". "The choice is not even close". Al Franken, D-Minn., gives his thumb ...


Juventus agree to pay 94m euro Higuain fee

That fee will be paid over two financial years, according to Juve. News outlets in Italy are reporting the completion of Gonzalo Higuain's move to Juventus. T...


Man City's Vincent Kompany, United's Luke Shaw sorry for ICC cancellation

Luke Shaw and Juan Mata have sent Manchester United fans messages saying that the players share their disappointment over the match against Manchester City ...


Liverpool's biggest summer signing thus far — Georginio Wijnaldum

He didn't want to disown (disappoint?) me but he made it clear that if a great offer came, Newcastle would think about it. Wijnaldum also said that Rafa Benit...


Former Tiger Quarterman Signs with Portland

He averaged 5.8 points while shooting 38.5 percent from the field, including 37.5 percent from 3-point range. The new deal is a maximum extension for McCollum...


Kate's sister, Pippa Middleton, Finds Her Prince Charming

The news broke after Pippa was photographed wearing a large diamond engagement ring earlier this morning. Middleton, 32, accepted her boyfriend James Matthew...


Gators QB Treon Harris transferring from Florida

The 5-foot-11, 201-pound Harris entered UF with high expectations as a four-star recruit and showed flashes of living up to them, leading the Gators to a 38-20 ...


Browns WR Josh Gordon reinstated on conditional basis

In what may be another sign of Cleveland sports teams' newfound positive fortunes , the Browns gained a much-needed shot in the arm in wide receiver Josh Gord...


Chris Froome confirmed for RideLondon-Surrey Classic

Chris Froome bears the scars of competition after falling during stage 18 in the Tour de France. The stage was finally won by Lotto Soudal sprinter Andre Grei...


Instead of making history, Spieth trying to ignore it

Don't expect to see huge scores under-par this week. Designed by famed architect A.W. Tillinghast, it provides ample room off the tee, but challenges players to...


Nico Rosberg fastest in final practice in Hungary, with Lewis Hamilton fourth

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain jumps off his auto to celebrate after winning the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack near B...


Usain Bolt slams 'disrespectful' Justin Gatlin after London Anniversary Games win

In a somewhat cruel twist, the timer showed an incorrect time at first, which meant her record-setting came as an incredible surprise. Brianna Rollins was secon...


Rafael Nadal on final entry list for Rio Olympics

Security preparations for the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be reviewed after a devastating attack in France, Brazilian officials said Friday. Earlier, ...


Bruce home run lifts Reds over Arizona

At this point, though, this doesn't matter that much as the Diamondbacks sit in last place in the National League West at 40-56. The Diamondbacks began the day ...


Tim Duncan's Final Message To San Antonio, Fans

Popovich and Duncan combined for 1,001 career victories, the most by any player-coach duo in National Basketball Association history. In keeping with Dun...


Henrik Stenson Stuns at Troon to Win First Major Title

There is little doubt Mickelson felt unlucky with how well he played on the final day, with not a single bogey in his six-under-par round of 65. "I hope I can...


WWE Battleground 2016: Biggest Unanswered Questions Going into PPV

Owens is well established in the WWE as a top heel, while Zayn could use the win to get a push toward being a top rising star. That won't end the feud, however;...


Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punter die in auto crash

Michael Sadler was a former punter on the Michigan State football team. Nebraska punter Sam Foltz died in a auto crash on his way home from a kicking camp in ...


Health officials continue probing Zika cases

An aedes aegypti mosquito. The city's health department announced that a baby was born with microcephaly , which is caused by Zika and causes serious develop...


Russia slammed by Paralympic leaders, faces Rio doping ban

It means Brits Goldie Sayers plus Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele, Robert Tobin and Michael Bingham, are set to be upgraded to Olympic bronze medals after finishin...


Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic Wimbledon Men's Final Start Time, Betting Odds

In the third round, Murray defeated Australian John Millman , once again in straight sets, before taking out Aussie Nick Krygios in the fourth round in thr...


OLYMPICS: Nadal gets ITF green light to play, Halep and Raonic withdraw

The World Health Organization said in June that there was a "very low risk" that the Zika virus would spread to other parts of the world from Brazil. Wimbledo...


Encarnacion homers, Sanchez wins again in Toronto victory

It was pretty special. - Encarnacion has eight homers and 15 RBI in his past seven games at Chase Field. "If they had average Joe, they might sign (Encarnac...


Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

The International Olympic Committee said its executive board will meet via teleconference on Sunday to consider the issue, but added that a final decision was e...


Banned Australia sports scientist injured after shots fired at home

Dank suffered a grazed forehead, and was later seen walking himself to an ambulance. The victim was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition....


Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

Then again, if the Dale Jr. situation takes a turn for the worst and Gordon is in the vehicle for more races, NASCAR might decide to bump his eligibility a year...


Liverpool: Reds to move for Geordie

It is expected that Wijnaldum will cost the Premier League club £25million plus add-ons. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed his reasons for sealing...


'Lights Out': Visceral Horror That Gets Under Your Skin

But what Palmer adds to the film are her large, luminous eyes, which Sandberg highlights with pin lights as a visual focal point within the frame. Sandberg need...


Henrik Stenson wins The Open championship after thrilling final day battle

Mickelson played one of the best rounds I have ever seen played in the Open and Stenson just played better. We're only just getting started, aren't we? At 4...


Premier Futsal: Goa hold Kolkata, Foglia earns Mumbai semifinal spot

However, Mumbai rode the momentum and went two up as goals from Chanpreet and Angellot made it 5-3 in their favor, leaving Kochi speechless. Mumbai came b...


Warriors' Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

Earlier this month Green said of the case, "My attorneys are handling everything". As part of the agreement, he will pay a $500 fine and $60 in jail restitution...


USA Basketball to host family of fallen military at games

The two teams last faced one another during the 2012 London Olympics, a contest that the USA won 126-97 and again 109-83 during the same Olympic games. While ...


Game Of Thrones Season 7 Air Date: HBO Confirms Details About Delay

Aside from announcing the Game of Thrones season 7 air date, an HBO rep also explained why the team chose to shorten the next two seasons to just less than ei...


More athletes implicated in doping — IOC

It said the Turkish Olympic Committee "shall notably secure the return to the IOC, as soon as possible, of the medal, the medallist pin and the diploma awarded ...