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  • Ryan Lochte Gets Slapped With Criminal Charges Over Gunpoint Robbery Story

    Ryan Lochte Gets Slapped With Criminal Charges Over Gunpoint Robbery Story

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    Pine Bros. opted for the Olympic multi-champion, who is facing criminal charges in Brazil for false testimony about an alleged assault at gunpoint, which he invented to hide their vandalistic acts in a Rio de Janeiro's gas station. Lochte admitted to partially fabricating a story about him and three of his teammates being robbed by men posing as police officers in the early morning of August 15.
  • Simone Biles and Zac Efron: Who's the bigger fan of whom?

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    Biles joins Ecaterina Szabo (1984), Vera Caslavska (1968) and Larisa Latynina (1956) as the only gymnasts to win four gold medals in one Games. The rhythmic gymnastics competition doesn't begin until Thursday, but several medal hopefuls, like Anna Rizatdinova of the Ukraine and Melitina Staniouta of Belarus, are slated to perform.
  • Walsh Jennings' flawless Olympic run comes to an end

    Walsh Jennings' flawless Olympic run comes to an end

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    Long lines formed 90 minutes before the start of the match, such was the buzz. And although she and her partner, April Ross, had hoped for gold, they found themselves competing for bronze after losing to Brazil's team in the semifinals. If it was any consolation, Walsh Jennings can say her streak ended in one of the most attractive spots on earth. A lot of their problems stemmed from Walsh Jennings' difficulty passing, as Brazil keyed in on her to record five aces.
  • Durant leads US to Olympic basketball gold

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    The same goes for just about everyone who was part of the Select Team that participated in Team USA's Las Vegas training camp last month - including players like D'Angelo Russell, Jahlil Okafor and Emmanuel Mudiay, who are coming off their rookie seasons - as well as incoming rookies Brandon Ingram, Kris Dunn and Denzel Valentine.
  • Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yankees

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    That was the last question to his post-game interview Tuesday night. The Yankees have an off day Thursday after the afternoon game. Yankees: RHP Masahiro Tanaka (10-4, 3.24 ERA) has won three consecutive starts for the first time since July 9-23 of 2015.
  • Lewis Hamilton set for Belgian Grand Prix grid penalty

    Lewis Hamilton set for Belgian Grand Prix grid penalty

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    It now appears as though Hamilton will take the penalty in F1's first race back from a four-week summer shutdown. "It's been such a proud few weeks for British sport, with the Olympics and then Cal Crutchlow becoming the first British MotoGP victor in more than 30 years", Hamilton said.
  • Why Losing Makes Kerri Walsh Jennings an Even Better Olympian

    Why Losing Makes Kerri Walsh Jennings an Even Better Olympian

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    Brazil achieved what many thought couldn't happen: dominating the United States in straight sets, 22-20 and 21-18. The night required a quick mental and emotional rebound for the Americans. Walsh Jennings twice mishandled early serves that allowed Brazil to build a 7-4 lead at the start. "The bronze medal match is the gnarliest match I've ever played in my career because either you go home with a handsome medal or you get nothing".
  • Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz in Las Vegas UFC thriller

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    I want the trilogy, but it's on my terms. When the dust had settled on his victory McGregor then revealed he would relish the chance to fight in Ireland. That toughness and durability that he has crept back in during the later rounds but I feel happy to come away with the win. However, McGregor hopes McGregor-Diaz 3 will have a bit of a twist in his favor.
  • Conte Pleased With Moses, Fabregas, Batshuayi After Chelsea Win

    Conte Pleased With Moses, Fabregas, Batshuayi After Chelsea Win

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    A series of controversies has followed his arrival at Chelsea in 2014, and Costa is often the pantomime villain wherever the Blues are playing - he was jeered as his name was read out ahead of the clash at Vicarage Road. "It helps me to understand when a player needs a hug and when a player needs a bit of pressure". The 2-1 win mirrored Chelsea's result against West Ham on the opening weekend, and Conte was pleased with his side's commitment as they scored late to snatch another win.
  • Alabama ranked No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

    Alabama ranked No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

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    Ohio State, TCU and Baylor were ranked in the top four heading into last season, but all missed the College Football Playoff. But after No. 4 Florida State , everything is flip-flopped. Tennessee and 1978 Alabama also were No. 1 in the final poll. Oklahoma State 22. North Carolina 23. Iowa 18. Georgia 19. Only Penn State (34) and Nebraska (33) had longer streaks.
  • Olympics: Rio 2016: Neymar a monster - Rogerio Micale

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    Brazil's team includes Marquinhos from PSG, Gabriel Jesus, who signed for Manchester City last month for 27 million pounds and Gabriel Barbosa, who goes by the nickname Gabigol. The Brazilians now face Germany for gold in a rematch of the 2014 World Cup semi-final. The Germans will be Brazil's only real test in the Olympics .
  • An Olympic Speedwalker Appeared to Poop Himself Before Collapsing During a Race

    An Olympic Speedwalker Appeared to Poop Himself Before Collapsing During a Race

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    Diniz, an worldwide men's racewalking star, was forced to stop competing and regroup Friday thanks to a poorly timed bowel movement during the 50-kilometre walk event in Rio. Diniz took an early lead after a fast start, but things soon took a turn for the worse when he began to experience some serious stomach problems. Race walking is a real Olympic sport, and the gold medal walk took place this morning in Rio.
  • Nigeria earns Olympic bronze with 3-2 win over Honduras

    Nigeria earns Olympic bronze with 3-2 win over Honduras

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    Nigeria has been one of the most exciting teams at the Rio Games, both on and off the field. They also finished runners-up at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where current under-23 coach Samson Siasia also coached the "Dream Team" in China. Sadiq Umar scored the third in the 56th. They were shocked when Pereira scored from a set piece with another header just minutes before the final whistle, however, setting up a tense finale.
  • Black caps on top after opening day against South Africa

    Black caps on top after opening day against South Africa

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    After the mauling by South Africa, they lost a series in England later in 2013 but since then have only lost two series out of 11, both against Australia, who also beat them in the 2015 World Cup final. Earlier, South Africa won the toss and chose to bat on the first. South Africa's Hashim Amla runs as New Zealand's Mitchell Santner attempts unsuccessfully to run him out during the first cricket test match in Durban, South Africa , August 19, 2016.
  • Jerry Sandusky taking stand in bid to overturn conviction

    Jerry Sandusky taking stand in bid to overturn conviction

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    Sandusky said he learned he would be doing an NBC interview just minutes before it occurred and that his defense lawyer strongly advised him against taking the stand. The hearing will continue on August 22 and 23. An unsuccessful appeal at the common pleas level here would still leave avenues open with higher courts at the state and federal level, he explained.
  • Green and golden? Australia men's hoop team eyeing Rio gold

    Green and golden? Australia men's hoop team eyeing Rio gold

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    Nowitzki has developed into a very good passer over the years, but with Bogut in Dallas, there's a chance the German might only be the second-best 7-foot passer on his own team. Australia left no doubt they're the favorite to meet Team USA for the gold in blowing Lithuania out, 90-64. He played sparingly in Australia's exhibition games over the summer, but was ready when the games started to count.
  • S. Korea releases N. Korean restaurant defectors

    S. Korea releases N. Korean restaurant defectors

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    It is part of his August 15-23 trip to South Korea, China, Japan and Hawaii to visit his Asian counterparts, senior officials and US Pacific Command leaders. Chinese reaction to South Korea's joint decision has played a role in stoking public opposition to THAAD deployment. The U.S. military launched a charm offensive aiming straight for the heart of China's People's Liberation Army on Wednesday.
  • Triathlon: Brownlee retains title in British family 1-2

    Triathlon: Brownlee retains title in British family 1-2

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    Jonny has closed the gap on his older brother in recent years and the pair were neck and neck halfway through the 10km run towards the finishing line of the event. Luis was quickly shed and reeled in by Schoeman, as Alistair assumed the lead and Jonathan ran just one step behind for the first two of four laps along the Rio waterfront.
  • LeBron says he wishes he was with US team in Rio

    LeBron says he wishes he was with US team in Rio

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    Speaking on the Open Run podcast , James chatted over the course of 90 minutes on a variety of topics. But LeBron is beginning the process of preparing himself for life after basketball, and according to him, it will feature-no surprise here-more basketball.
  • 5 things we learned from opening weekend of the Premier League season

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    The right-back does not think attempting to retain the title will get any easier for Claudio Ranieri's team, with all opponents eager to get one over on the champions, and wants them to bounce back against Arsenal this weekend. We made little mistakes when we lost the ball. Sergio Aguero's early penalty for City was erased by Jermain Defoe's second-half equaliser before an 87th-minute own goal from debutant Paddy McNair gifted the points to Guardiola's side despite their inconsistent display.
  • Bears chairman intervenes in skirmish during joint practice with Patriots

    Bears chairman intervenes in skirmish during joint practice with Patriots

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    We'll see how that goes. The home team is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings. Two of the best in the game going head-to-head. Chicago gave as good as they got, too. - Chicago Sun-Times - Even without Grasu, they Bears are confident they can grow better with Whitehair at guard and Ted Larsen at center. I thought he was a heck of quarterback.
  • Team USA's Hammer takes silver in women's omnium

    Team USA's Hammer takes silver in women's omnium

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    Speaking to the BBC after winning GB's 18th gold in Rio, an understandably emotional Trott said: "I can't believe it". As the 24-year-old ticked off the 100 laps without incident, picking up early sprint points for insurance, the real battle was for silver between American veteran Sarah Hammer and Belgium's Jolien D'Hoore.
  • Max Whitlock gives Britain 1st gold medals in gymnastics

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    There were wild celebrations as Brazilian duo Diego Hypolito and Arthur Mariano won silver and bronze on the floor. Whitlock, who already boasted a bronze medal from the men's all-around competition last week, said: "It was quite hard - I couldn't take in what had happened on the floor".
  • Rio 2016: Thompson takes 100m gold

    Rio 2016: Thompson takes 100m gold

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    Fraser-Pryce was delighted that it was her training partner Thompson who got to stand on the top step of the podium, not least because it extended Jamaica's dominance of an event once owned by the United States to three Olympics. And a toe injury has hampered Fraser-Pryce this year. "When I crossed the line and glanced across to see I was clear I didn't quite know how to celebrate", said the 24-year-old.
  • Venus matches record but it's silver not gold

    Venus matches record but it's silver not gold

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    Her wide smile and high jumps indicate that the illness that sapped her strength in the other two competitions has gone. "I could double for Serena ", Ram joked. "I am a first generation American having been born in the United States in 1984". "But we were saying, 'Oh, you know, we don't know what's going to happen'".
  • Losing a shoe won't keep Etenesh Diro from steeplechase final

    Losing a shoe won't keep Etenesh Diro from steeplechase final

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    Having initially struggled to put the shoe back on, she made a decision to resume running with one bare foot. Diro was leading her heat in the qualification race when her right shoe got loose. She resumed the race, stopped again to remove her sock as well, and then started chasing the leaders - with the crowd roaring her on. It was decided that Ms Diro had been unfairly brought down and along with Jamaica's Aisha Praught and Ireland's Sara Treacy - who also fell after being impeded - would ...
  • Points for Guardiola, pain for Ranieri as EPL season starts

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    Sam Clucas, who has quite incredibly played in the Conference, League 2, League 1, the Championship and now the Premier League in consecutive seasons, also performed out of his skin in an unfamiliar central midfield position, while fellow Premier League debutant Adama Diomandé's relentless work-rate was rewarded when he scored City's spectacular opener.
  • Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Supercup

    Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Supercup

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    Munir was the first non-enforced substitution made by Luis Enrique and, amid his ongoing search for attacking reinforcements, the Barcelona boss was given a timely reminder of the 20-year-old's quality. Of the Spanish champions' four new signings, Lucas Digne is the most likely to start, because left-back Jordi Alba has not featured at all in pre-season due to stomach pains, with Catalunya Radio now reporting he has adductor problems too.
  • Green water temporarily shuts down Olympic pool

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    As ESPN reports , the pool was eventually reopened around 12:00 p.m. - Shrek farting in the pool , or as it's also known, the most plausible theory. "Now is the time to fix the problem". They blamed the color change on "a sudden decrease in the alkalinity" of the water and pledged that they were treating the pools with chlorine, which caused another set of problems: Water polo players started to complain about burning eyes.
  • Garoppolo mostly solid in debut as Pats beat Saints 34-22

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    The second-teamers got in on the action, as well. Brandon Coleman got his hand on the ball, but tipped to linebacker Jamie Collins who took it to the end zone for the game's first score. Brady, who is eligible to play in all four preseason games, wasn't expected to see any action against the Saints, and it was announced by the Patriots before kickoff that he had been excused from the game to attend the memorial services of a family member.
  • Rio Olympics: Ohio's Kayla Harrison wins judo gold

    Rio Olympics: Ohio's Kayla Harrison wins judo gold

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    Boos rained down as Harrison took to the floor for her first match in which she dispatched China's Zhang Zhehui by pinning her down for an ippon in just 42 seconds, before she overpowered Hungary's Abigel Joo in the quarter-finals. She hasn't yet made that jump because her coaches convinced her she could become the most famous judoka in America. Doyle pleaded guilty in 2007 to the federal crime of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign country (he abused Harrison while they were ...
  • Women's National Team Set Scoring Record in Olympic Win vs Senegal

    Women's National Team Set Scoring Record in Olympic Win vs Senegal

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    During her time at Baylor University, Griner, the two-time AP Player of the Year, scored total of 3,283 points, had 1,305 rebounds, 748 blocks, 18 dunks, and.569 field goal percentage. Bird was running the point as they pulled away, registering two assists. “I told him make sure he has his green and gold jersey on watching the game and he threw a couple of other words I cant repeat and said lets go, ” Bogut said.
  • India looks to seal series against Windies in third Test

    India looks to seal series against Windies in third Test

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    India vs West Indies 3rd Test is scheduled for a 7:30 pm IST (10 am local time) start. However, hosts will take a cue from their match saving act in the second Test and stay positive as the series enters third Test. Thereafter, Shami stressed on the importance of a five-bowler attack and the need to focus on taking lower-order wickets, after West Indies stole a sensational draw in Jamaica.
  • USA Beats China In Opening Game

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    With Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony the lone returning Olympians, the US suited up ten Olympic neophytes in pursuit of their third straight Olympic gold medal. He finished with 25 points, four rebounds, and six assists. "It was disappointing when I didn't make that team", Durant said. They were joined by Serbia and Australia who also won their first preliminary round game.
  • Diaz ends 20 year olympic drought for PH

    Diaz ends 20 year olympic drought for PH

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    On the first salvo of action in Rio, Team Pilipinas already lost one of its strongest bet to medal with Charly Suarez's early exit, while netter Ian Lariba and swimmer Jessie Khing Lacuna also bombed out of contention in their respective sports discipline.
  • Daley gunning for gold at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Daley gunning for gold at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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    To be honest, I would quite like it to rain and a lot of people don't like the rain. "Any type of exercise you can imagine I've been doing it", he said. "I haven't noticed any more pressure on him this time". LAUGHER IS SMILES BETTER Rio Olympics: Jack Laugher to escape Tom Daley's shadow - but without a Splash! When he stands on the 10m platform for his synchronized dive alongside his flatmate Dan Goodfellow, he'll be in a good place.
  • Bullet fired at Rio Olympics equestrian centre

    Bullet fired at Rio Olympics equestrian centre

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    The area was not evacuated. Defence Minister Raul Jungmann was in the area accompanying the investigation and would return there on Sunday, a spokesman said. New Zealand communications manager Ashley Abbott said the team's equestrian athletes were being contacted to inform them of the incident. What this meant was that the was the team in the venue were advised immediately to stay in their current location and advised of the situation.
  • Jerseys, alumni rosters unveiled for NHL Heritage Classic

    Jerseys, alumni rosters unveiled for NHL Heritage Classic

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    As well, Jets forward Blake Wheeler and Oilers goalie Cam Talbot modelled the new heritage classic jerseys their respective teams will be wearing when they face off at Investors Group Field on October 23. The NHL is heading to Portage Avenue and Main Street Friday afternoon for a big Heritage Classic announcement. The Oilers will outnumber the Jets 6-1 in Hockey Hall of Famers with centre Dale Hawerchuk leading the way for Winnipeg.