Sport

Bolt wagged his finger at De Grasse as the two shared a laugh at the finish line. It was his first gold medal following silvers at the last two world championships. Bolt . "My coach told me to race him to the line, try and tire him for tomorrow's final". Bolt holds the world record at 200 meters and is the clear favorite in Thursday's final.
  • Astros' Joe Musgrove goes seven strong in win over Jays

    Sport

    Conversely, with Jose Bautista (who is now on the disabled for the second time this season after another mishap in the outfield) and 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion (who leads the Majors in Runs Batted In) still unsigned beyond 2016, the Blue Jays' best window of opportunity to win it all closes following the current season.
  • NBC chairman blasts Trump in private post on Facebook

    NBC chairman blasts Trump in private post on Facebook

    Sport

    In fact, Moore is confident that Trump would likely prefer to give up his nomination entirely than be labelled a loser, which does kind of sound like the Trump we know. Moore contends Trump was "stunned" but soon "fell in love with himself all over again" because he found himself the star of "EVERY TV SHOW - and, soon, winning almost every primary!" Moore then argues that Trump's recent wave of stunning behavior is merely an attempt to sabotage his chances of winning - a way for him to ...
  • Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

    Sport

    The teams continue their three-game series Tuesday, with aces Danny Duffy (9-1, 2.82 ERA) and Justin Verlander (12-6, 3.42) squaring off. Verlander is 22-8 with a 3.21 ERA in 40 career starts against the Royals, giving him the most wins against Kansas City of any active pitcher.
  • Dana White Thinks UFC 202 Will Break PPV Record

    Dana White Thinks UFC 202 Will Break PPV Record

    Sport

    Prior to the first fight, McGregor punched Diaz's hand during a prefight staredown. As you know, McGregor has skipped out on a presser earlier this summer, and was also late for another one... McGregor immediately set his sights on a rematch and was firm in his demands, insisting the fight take place at welterweight once again despite him campaigning regularly at lighter weights.
  • Brazil hands Kerri Walsh Jennings first ever Olympic beach volleyball loss

    Sport

    Seixas and Bednarczuk handed Walsh-Jennings, the three-time defending gold medalist, her first Olympic loss on sand (she finished fourth as a member of the USA indoor team in Sydney in 2000). The Brazil men are still alive, however, and play a soccer semifinal match against Honduras on Wednesday. Tuesday's live coverage of track and field finals features men's high jump, the women's 1500m and men's 110m hurdles.
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings And April Ross Advance To Beach Volleyball Semifinals

    Sport

    In the end, it was a Brazilian beach party, and the US queens of midnight Rio volleyball saw their quest for gold end. Plus there was this gem, in which Walsh Jennings went under the net to make the play. The match started out strongly for the Americans, who capitalized on several unforced errors to jump to an early lead. Walsh Jennings had never lost an Olympic beach volleyball match before tonight.
  • Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting

    Sport

    The confrontation was sparked by the police's fatal shooting of Sylville K. Smith, a 23-year-old black man, when he was trying to flee from two police officers who had stopped his vehicle. On Sunday morning, the Milwaukee Police Officers Association published a statement on Facebook calling demonstrators who had destroyed property "terrorists" who "must be held accountable", and Wisconsin Gov.
  • Michael Phelps Announces Retirement from Swimming: "This Time I Mean It"

    Sport

    Including the other sensation of Rio - Simone Biles who took home for gold medals. "This is it. I said before, but you guys can say, this is the last time". But there will always be a void where Phelps and Bolt once lived so large. I've prayed for you each day in Rio. How many gold medals did Michael Phelps win? He also passed along a message for the next generation of swimmers.
  • Canadian Drouin wins high jump gold

    Sport

    He passed at 2.29 and 2.36 metres and tried to put pressure on Drouin at 2.38. "I'm sure people are going pretty insane back home", added the 26-year-old, who won bronze in London four years ago. Meanwhile, De Grasse is on pace for a second sprint medal at the Rio Olympics, cruising into the semifinals of the men's 200 metres earlier Tuesday.
  • Hope Solo calls Sweden soccer team 'cowards' following loss

    Sport

    A tied score of 1-1 at the end of overtime led to a shoot-out, and Sweden stole the game from the heavily-favored Americans. The sport joined the Olympics at the 1996 Atlanta Games, with the US winning the first gold medal. "And they tried to counter with long balls". In a career that includes 202 appearances and 103 shutouts, Solo has won two gold medals and a World Cup.
  • Raiders Playing it Safe With No. 1 Pick Joseph

    Sport

    A team spokesman confirmed after the game that it was a hip injury and Edwards left the locker room in crutches. There were nerves, but they calmed quickly after Joseph got back in rhythm. Second-year tackle D.J. Humphries had his hands full with Khalil Mack but eventually got help from David Johnson . He was solid in run-blocking, but struggled some against the pass rush Friday.