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Sweden did enough in 120 minutes of soccer and the penalty shootout to advance to the Olympic semifinals. During a shootout with underdog Sweden , the United States lost. I'm really bad at it". The wife of Ashton Eaton, the reigning Olympic decathlon gold medalist from Bend, scored 3,871 points through four events and was 186 points off the pace set by first-day leader Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain, who scored 4,057 points.
  • UFC 202 Mcgregor vs. Diaz II: Stars of the Night

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    In the post-fight interviews, McGregor's clean striking from the bout was clear. "I proved the class difference but that toughness and durability crept in the later rounds", McGregor said after Saturday night's win. That may have been part of the conversation at the end of the fight as the bloodied fighters embraced and shook hands after a contentious fight week that included a bottle-hurling burst of violence at a Wednesday news conference.
  • Neymar gives up Brazil captaincy after Olympic triumph

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    The Barcelona player was appointed as skipper by Dunga following the 2014 World Cup, in which hosts Brazil were demolished 7-1 by Germany in the semifinals - a match Neymar missed through injury. The Rio Games will now, in Brazil at least, be remembered as the first time they won an worldwide tournament at home, and finally added the gold medal to their five World Cup victories.
  • Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault to Listen to US National Anthem

    Sam Kendricks Stops Pole Vault to Listen to US National Anthem

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    The pause didn't affect Kendricks' pole vault game, with the 23-year-old athlete winning the qualifying event and then going on to win bronze in the final on Monday. Kendricks, however, doesn't see the difference and clearly feels respect for one's country should always come before sports. He won the USA championships in 2014 and 2015 and also won a silver medal in the 2016 World Indoor Championships.
  • OU Golfer Brad Dalke Headed to US Amateur Championship

    OU Golfer Brad Dalke Headed to US Amateur Championship

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    Mr Fee said Luck was a mature young man who lived and breathed golf. Well, now he can. Hamilton High graduate and University of MI sophomore Nick Carlson made an incredible run in the U.S. Dalke and Luck will play a total of 36 holes on Sunday morning starting at 8 a.m. CST to decide the victor. Both players parred that hole and birdied No.
  • Simone Biles leads Team USA at rainy Olympics Closing Ceremony

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    Influenced by his spirit and two decades after the 1996 Games, Biles was among a host of Team USA Olympians to pay tribute to Ali. His wordplay is among the most quoted. Aptly referenced by her retiring coach coach Marta Karolyi, Biles is "a force of nature". "Alright - if there was any doubt in your mind that a 4'9" gymnast from the United States owned the 2016 Olympics, you can safely put that doubt to rest.
  • Family of Face-Biting Attack Austin Harrouff Suspect Offers Condolences

    Family of Face-Biting Attack Austin Harrouff Suspect Offers Condolences

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    Harrouff's concerned mother phoned police after her son angrily left a restaurant, anxious about his unusual behaviour and comments about being "a superhero". The Associated Press reported that Snyder earlier suggested that he is not in a hurry to charge Harrouff because his family or insurance will have to pay the hospital bill until he is charged.
  • Justin Rose Brings Home the Gold!!!

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    Golf's return to the Olympics was hampered by difficulty constructing the course and then several stars - including the top four in the world - electing to stay away out of health concerns. "They were the really special part of this, and that's what I'll remember much more than anything else". "What a great showdown at the end. I would never want to take away the two majors I won, but I think that's going to be the same for the Olympics".
  • Si Woo Kim wins Wyndham Championship for 1st PGA Tour title

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    Amateur final: BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - Australia's Curtis Luck birdied the third playoff hole to beat MI sophomore Nick Carlson in the U.S. Amateur semifinals. "It was the same previous year, I was one ahead, so I've been in this position and hopefully I can just use what I learned the last time". There was an impressive calm about him on the back-nine yesterday - his birdie at the 18 was magnificent - and this great emerging talent can be fancied to finish the job today.
  • Ginnastica ritmica, azzurre quinte dopo la prima rotazione

    Ginnastica ritmica, azzurre quinte dopo la prima rotazione

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    Le atlete italiane della ginnastica ritmica si sono esibite nel turno di qualificazione nella Olympic Arena alla specialità del nastro esibendosi proprio con due canzoni simbolo della napoletanità. "Sono soddisfatta della gara delle ragazze", ha commentato il ct azzurro Emanuela Maccarani, che sui punteggi attribuiti dalla giuria ha chiosato: "La gara è partita con votazioni un po' troppo basse e quindi ci ritroviamo tutti appaiati".