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A bounce-back night for NBC in Olympics ratings

Olympics' new Total Audience Delivery report - which measures broader Rio Olympics consumption by calculating average minute viewing across broadcast, cable, an...


Bills rookie LB Ragland needs knee surgery, may miss season

Then there's Lawson, Buffalo's first-round pick, who was supposed to start at outside linebacker. The Buffalo Bills were expecting big things from rookie seco...


Entire Russian team banned from competing in Rio Paralympics

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Sunday banned all Russians from its own Games next month because of the widespread doping culture that it says h...


What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

We'll see how much USA star Carmelo Anthony can add to his Olympic scoring total when his dominant team faces Australia at 7 p.m. Anthony is in third place and ...


1 of 2 skydivers killed in California was first-time jumper

The bodies of the men, both in their 20s, were found in a vineyard at 10am on Saturday with the parachute unopened, reports CBS. She said the other man killed...


Delta cancels over 500 flights Tuesday following power outage

Delta said systems were fully operational late Monday but that residual delays and cancellations continued. As a bonus, Delta is giving away $200 in travel vo...


Nishikori advances to Rogers Cup final

But after some consideration, Djokovic decided to make the trip to Toronto. In the end, he said it would help him prepare for his golden quest in Rio. The cards...


Russian Weightlifting Team Banned from Rio Olympics: Latest Comments, Reaction

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) had recommended all Russian athletes be banned from the Games, but weightlifting and athletics are the only sports to have...


The ridiculousness of Katie Ledecky's 400m world record, in photos

Phelps' 47.12 spilt was a personal best. His reaction time of 0.08sec was the quickest of the race. The usually bubbly American swimmer who emerged a darlin...


Aly Raisman earns spot in individual all-around finals in Rio

Then the lights came on. " Simone is Simone ", US national women's team coordinator Martha Karolyi said . She'll compete for a medal in the event on August...


Michael Phelps Gives Death Stare to Opponent, Inspires #PhelpsFace

Meanwhile, Paltrow showed up to the NY premiere of Anchorman in a strapless black top that revealed a constellation of globe-shaped welts on her back, evidenc...


Jim Furyk shoots first 58 in PGA Tour history

The PGA Tour now heads to Silvis in IL for the rescheduled John Deere Classic. He was struck with a nervy moment on the par-3 16th hole when his ball nearly rol...


Kubiak holds off on naming starting QB for preseason opener

At quarterback, I would expect Mark Sanchez to start, followed by Trevor Siemian and then rookie Paxton Lynch to close things out. "I'm just going to play tho...


Paul Pogba takes to Instagram to explain reason behind rejoining Man United

I was thinking "why not". Or that Lionel Messi's failure to win on the worldwide stage means he isn't one of the best football players of all time. When Pogba...


Travis Stevens wins silver for USA judo team

The 30-year-old Tacoma, Wash., native reached the semifinals with consecutive pins of Uzbekistan's Shaxzod Sobirov and Bulgaria's Ivaylo Ivanov, then choked out...


Banged-up Bills to ink LB Brandon Spikes

A-Rod's emotional goodbye to baseballHarbaugh, in his own wordsWoody on Favre's memorable introduction to the JetsIs Coach K right to be nervous?sc Spikes, 28, ...


Suzuki reaches hit No. 3000 against Colorado Rockies

The other is Minnesota Twins star Paul Molitor, who tripled at Kansas City on September 16, 1996.Suzuki's teammates poured out of the third-base dugout to celeb...


Philippines celebrates weightlifter's silver medal in Rio

The Philippine continent went stumbling out of the gate as the competitions at the 2016 Olympics officially kicked off on Saturday. Diaz lifted a total of 200...


Shooters, hockey team disappoint at Olympics

Bindra bid goodbye to the Olympics having finished just outside the podium spots, but he would have hung up his competition gear with pride and relief. In the a...


Tom Daley targets Olympic gold in memory of his late father

New coach Jane Figueiredo has got him into kickboxing, ballet, cycling and yoga. And Daley is confident that living in close quarters with his team-mate will ...


Lewis Hamilton wins German GP, extends lead to 19 points

The Mercedes driver now has a 19-point lead after winning six of the last seven races, helping to reverse a 43-point deficit to Rosberg, but despite that adva...


Alex Rodriguez to play final major league game next Friday

Girardi said that "if he wants to play in every game, I'll find a way". "Baseball is synonymous with numbers but one of the things I'm most proud of is the fact...


Virginia's Rep. Rigell endorses Libertarian Johnson

Kinzinger added that he would not vote for Clinton and was uncertain about whether to write in a candidate. A source close to Rigell said he thinks Trump is d...


Rio Olympics organisers apologise for huge queues

It's a lack of respect for the fan that bought tickets. Andrada, when questioned about supposed transport issues for athletes, fired back that he believes t...


Ranieri: Leicester won't collapse like Mourinho's Chelsea

Claudio Ranieri, will be meeting his old foe after having beaten the Chelsea side 2-1 last December which was also Jose Mourinho's last game before getting sack...


Klopp doubts Mkhitarayan development; denies he was a target

Players have been too powerful at the clubs in the past where things have gone wrong and you blame the manager". "We will give 100 per cent and see what happe...


Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics

The opening ceremony followed fresh protests, when about 3,000 people waving signs saying "No to the Olympics!" gathered outside a luxury hotel where many athle...


What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman welcomed the world to the Games. Suspended President Dilma Rousseff, facing an impeachment trial, was conspicuous by her absen...


World record offers solace to Harrison for Rio absence

Harrison was 0.37 seconds faster than her US teammate, Brianna Rollins , who came in second at 12.57 seconds. Yet, without doubt, the best performance of the...


International Olympic Committee leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

The IOC on Sunday instead ruled that the governing bodies of each sport represented at the Olympics must judge whether to accept or exclude athletes from Russia...


Leaders are off in 4th round of PGA Championship

Play resumed for 47 golfers at 7 a.m. Sunday. Desperate to beat the clock and avoid a second straight Monday finish at Baltusrol, the pairings stayed the same f...


US Women's National Team wins opener and Hope Solo booed

She tweeted an image of herself wearing mosquito netting and a hat. The chants presumably stem from Solo's social media posts in July showing her preparatio...


Watch West Ham v Juventus live on BT Sport

The Premier League outfit travel to Romania for the first leg on 18 August before hosting the return leg in the England capital a week later. "You heard it at...


Cowboys holding off on veteran QB after Kellen Moore injury

The team is going to see much more of Dak Prescott and Jameill Showers , which will help in determining if either could possibly be ready to step into the QB2 j...


Pressure increases on Brazil's soccer team after opening tie

Pokemon Go - which has been available in some parts of the world, including the United States, for about a month - has just now arrived in the Olympic host ci...


Yankees trade Aroldis Chapman to Cubs

The Rangers were supposedly expressing interest in Chapman, but they weren't going to part with a package like the one the Cubs gave up - Torres is a top 25...


Bomb squad probing possible blast near cycling finish line

Omnisport understands that the loud bang heard with 70 kilometres of the race to go was actually a false alarm. An anti-bomb squad at the Olympic Games in Rio...


President Obama Commutes Sentences for 214 Federal Prisoners

His sentence was the oldest, according to the DOJ, and will expire on December 1. The president has worked to reform the USA criminal justice system to re...


Paul Ryan reaffirms support for Trump, critiques campaign

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that his support of Donald Trump was "not a blank check", also standing by his recent criticisms of the Republican nomin...


Ko well back, Jutanugarn leads

A careless double-bogey at the 13 momentarily brought back memories of Jutanugarn's disastrous back nine at the year's first major, the ANA, where she made two ...


Play suspended for the day at PGA Championship

Instead, it turned into an all-day affair, with play eventually called at 5:46 p.m. Saturday's pairings will carry over into both rounds on Sunday. Round 3 ...


Russia: Thomas Bach says more athlete will be allowed to compete

A three-person International Olympic Committee panel then ratified the governing bodies' decisions - and announced on Thursday that 271 athletes had satisfi...


USA ignores taunting, wins Olympic opener

The goal was number 12 on the year for Morgan and put the game out of reach for the New Zealanders. She took a pass from Morgan Brian on the left side of th...


Holt's single in 11th lifts Red Sox past Mariners, 3-2

He got out of the inning, but then he gave up a first-pitch home run to Shawn O'Malley to lead off the bottom of the fifth. Adam Lind sat on a 2-0 changeup an...


Manchester derby cancelled in Beijing

He added: "We haven't seen the pitch yet but the information we have is there has been a lot of rain in the last few days so it's not in good condition". Manche...


Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening

In 2016, Douglas is back for more - as is Aly Raisman. "As athletes you want to compete on a level playing field - and how many Olympics have we had and been ...


Jordan Taylor imitates Odell Beckham at Broncos camp

I think previous year at the end of camp we were a six wide receiver team. Sift through those numbers - to go with the fact that even with Malik Jackson (Jack...


Djokovic too much for Nishikori in final

En route to the Rogers Cup semi, Monfils knocked out two Canadians, most notably homegrown hero Milos Raonic, who many - including organizers - had hoped would ...


US women beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic soccer tournament

The United States Women's National Team has been in good form and is 14-1-0 so far this year. The first is more like a marathon and the second is a sprint. Lloy...


Hope Solo & USWNT blank New Zealand

Julie Foudy reported that Brazilian fans had been critical of Solo for her Zika posts, and they expressed their feelings for her throughout the second half and...