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Durant, Warriors to OKC on February 11, Cleveland on Christmas
- August 12, 2016

Obviously the headliner is the revamped Golden State Warriors visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rematch of this past season's NBA Finals. It's Wade's only appearance back in Miami. The Bulls, meanwhile, will be making their seventh straight Christmas appearance, even though Derrick Rose is now in NY. Many are hoping that NY plays the Chicago in the season opener , but this would be just as entertaining. (more...)
Rio Olympics: Team USA cruises past China 119-62 in opening game Rio Olympics: Team USA cruises past China 119-62 in opening game
- August 12, 2016

Krzyzewski is looking to become the first head coach to lead the U.S.to three Olympic gold medals in men's basketball. This U.S. squad may be more "B Team" than "Dream Team" with many top players, including four-time National Basketball Association most valuable player LeBron James and twice reigning MVP Stephen Curry, deciding to stay home but there has been no noticeable drop in skill or quality. (more...)
Bucs vs. Eagles: Score, Stats & Highlights Preseason Week 1
- August 12, 2016

Winston threw for 4,042 yards, 22 touchdowns and 15 interceptions by making 58.3 percent of his passes. Winston has plenty of receiving options led by young wideout Mike Evans . On the ground, DeMarco Murray accumulated 702 yards in 193 carries while Ryan Matthews had 539 yards in 106 carries. Defensively, Philadelphia yielded 267.1 yards in passing and 134.6 yards in rushing. (more...)
LeBron James announces he's re-signing with Cavs in video
- August 12, 2016

His starting salary of $33 million next year will be the highest single-season salary in league history. A source told ESPN that James has a player option for the third year.? Part of LeBron James' decision to come back to Cleveland in 2014 was based on his commitment to the community in northeast Ohio. (more...)
Harrison defends title as women's -78kg champion Harrison defends title as women's -78kg champion
- August 12, 2016

As a young teen, Harrison battled depression and suicidal ideation as Doyle abused her for more than three years. "I never say 'never, '" Harrison said prior to the Olympics . But she left little doubt about whether she would continue in judo. "I'm just going to live in the moment and be Olympic champion, and tomorrow I'll decide what my future is". (more...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Brave Boomers edged by the US Rio Olympics 2016: Brave Boomers edged by the US
- August 12, 2016

The following infographic provides an overview of the biggest estimated cash rewards for gold medal winners in Rio (the values were converted from Australian to usa dollars). "And I think that will help us going forward". Former Boomers great Andrew Gaze, who had five cracks at trying to win and Olympic medal, and four-time Olympian Shane Heal said Australia would be very disappointed in getting so close but would take huge confidence from how they played against a team which to most are, ... (more...)
Bills' Reggie Ragland will undergo surgery to fix torn ACL Bills' Reggie Ragland will undergo surgery to fix torn ACL
- August 11, 2016

General manager Doug Whaley said after the draft that Lawson, Ragland and third-round pick Adolphus Washington were all expected to start immediately for Buffalo's defense. "You can play to the strengths of some guys", Ryan said Wednesday. "Is a guy like Hawthorne or Spikes or Randell Johnson a possibility?" He was primarily a run-stuffing two-down player who started 39 of the 51 games he played for Bill Belichick. (more...)
A bounce-back night for NBC in Olympics ratings
- August 11, 2016

Comcast's massive investment into the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is off to an inauspicious start, with audience ratings for Friday's Opening Ceremonies down 35 percent over 2012's London Games to average of just 26.5 million viewers. NBC says the comparison is valid because even though the cable viewers weren't watching the same thing as people tuned in to NBC, they were still watching the Olympics. (more...)
American women's gymnastics team led by Aly Raisman takes Olympic gold
- August 11, 2016

Over two days of competition, Team USA went 28 for 28. Tuesday night, the cake finished baking. The team won a total of 184.897 points, more than eight points higher than the closest competitor, Russia, which took the silver medal with 176.688 points. (more...)
Rugby chiefs expecting Japan-style boom after Rio Olympic sevens
- August 11, 2016

Everyone packed their bags and moved to Victoria where the team is centralized, majority years ago; half of them have struggled with serious injuries in the last year; and several have played through a parent's cancer treatments, all in their quest to get to Rio. (more...)
United States men look impressive in basketball opener United States men look impressive in basketball opener
- August 11, 2016

We can't come out here and say, 'Oh, we're the United States and we're supposed to win, ' or 'We have this person and that person and we're supposed to win.' We have to be locked in every game. China is led by former NBA player Yi Jianlian and Zhou Qi, a second round pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. No other players were in double figures for the Asian champions. (more...)
Rio 2016 Olympics - Usain Bolt: I skipped opening ceremony because I'm lazy!
- August 11, 2016

In Rio for the Olympic Games, the 100m and 200m world record holder made an unforgettable exit from his press conference , dancing his way off the stage with a bevy of Brazilian beauties. I really want it (world record). Then Bolt changed his mind and said he would call it quits following the 2017 World Championships in London. (more...)
Ibrahimovic scores spectacular goal on Man United debut Ibrahimovic scores spectacular goal on Man United debut
- August 11, 2016

But it's been claimed by several sources that Jose Mourinho doesn't hold the 26-year-old in such high opinion, partly due to his lack of physicality. Ibrahimovic, 34, met Antonio Valencia's cross with a typically athletic volley as United beat Galatasaray 5-2. (more...)
U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Goes For Gold
- August 10, 2016

But Douglas' pain and frustration is Raisman's joy. In addition to winning team gold in London in 2012, Team USA has won team gold at the world championships three consecutive times - 2011, 2014 and 2015 (the team event was not held in 2013). (more...)
More records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold More records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold
- August 10, 2016

Emma McKeon of Australia was second quickest in 1:55.80. Phelps' 47.12 spilt was a personal best. The race was over about the time it began. Sunday's victory was her second medal in 24 hours after the USA woman's team won a silver in the 4x100m freestyle relay on Saturday. (more...)
Bach to continue push for Olympic doping bans Bach to continue push for Olympic doping bans
- August 10, 2016

Paralympic leaders expelled one of its most significant members as the International Olympic Committee announced that 278 Russians have been given clearance to compete at the Olympics after their eligibility in Rio de Janeiro was left to individual sports. (more...)
Rio Olympics (hockey): India reach quarterfinals after 36 years
- August 10, 2016

Pressing hard to get past the Indian defence through their persistent attacks, Argentina found the net in the fourth minute of the final quarter. Argentina came close with seconds of the first quarter left, a cross from the right deflected towards goal by Manuel Brunet, only to clip the post and fall away safely. (more...)
IOC bans 118 Russian athletes from Rio on day before Games begin IOC bans 118 Russian athletes from Rio on day before Games begin
- August 10, 2016

But Elena Zamolodchikova, a two-time gymnastics gold medallist, said Russian Federation was determined to finish top-10 on the medals table, a position they have occupied since the 1950s. They do not include track and field athletes and weightlifters, who were banned for doping offences. Stepanova had been cleared to compete by the world athletics federation, which praised her courage in the affair, but the International Olympic Committee refused to allow her to run in Rio due to her ... (more...)
Michael Phelps, Twitter Will Stare You Down With The Hilarious #PhelpsFace Michael Phelps, Twitter Will Stare You Down With The Hilarious #PhelpsFace
- August 10, 2016

Le Clos continued to let his mouth do the talking. "I was trying not to really even look at him". Yes! Go Michael! Take it away, please! "I don't care about his times, because I know my son is going to beathim", he told theAP . "In the past year there was definitely spoken words over his nationals and I had world championships, I think a lot of it was misquoted". Michael Phelps made a face Monday night. (more...)
Klopp with 'no idea' on Sturridge status ahead of Arsenal opener
- August 10, 2016

We could have played no pre-season games but we've played very good, less good or bad. "It all makes us keener than ever to get back to training and prepare for the next game". As a result, it could even be that another player will be the one who ends up losing out if Klopp decides he has to get both into his starting eleven regularly. (more...)
Congealed field in Canton takes auditions from Colts, Pack
- August 10, 2016

Improper paint may have been used, and when it did not seem to be drying quickly enough, someone apparently made the dubious decision to heat the field in an effort to dry it - thus melting the rubber pellets inside the FieldTurf and creating a slick, sticky and (in Baker's words) "congealed" effect. (more...)
Sergio Ramos eyeing UEFA Super Cup success when Real Madrid play Sevilla Sergio Ramos eyeing UEFA Super Cup success when Real Madrid play Sevilla
- August 10, 2016

There's no Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale tonight but prodigal son Alvaro Morata could feature and he may even partner Karim Benzema up front tonight for Zinedine Zidane's men. "I'd like my team to approach the game with real desire and to honour their badge". In the last four seasons, Sevilla has generated $285M in outgoing players, yet every season they find cheaper, and more talented, replacements. (more...)
US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener
- August 10, 2016

This year, both the Men's and Women's teams are staying on a luxury Cruise Ship called the Silver Cloud that is docked outside the city. "I'm excited to see [Kevin Durant], DeMarcus Cousins , all the guys". 2016 National Basketball Association draftees Zhou Qi and Wang Zhelin are also players to watch along with savvy playmaker Guo Ailun. Yi led China with 25 points, but Zhou and Wang struggled against the USA's pressure defense, which forced 24 turnovers. (more...)
Rematch in Rio: Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly
- August 10, 2016

They met those expectations and then some at the Rio Olympic Arena, winning gold by more than eight points over silver medalists Russian Federation. Each U.S. gymnast has made an event final, and the Americans have two in each event except for vault where Biles is the only one who tried to qualify. (more...)
What to watch at the Rio Games on Tuesday What to watch at the Rio Games on Tuesday
- August 10, 2016

For those that want to watch the shooting event on Tuesday, it can be seen online via a live stream via NBC Olympics . If golf continues to be in the Olympics, then it should consist of the best AMATEUR golfers competing with one another on an global level. (more...)