• 'He's in my house!': Sidney Crosby makes a housecall

    'He's in my house!': Sidney Crosby makes a housecall

    According to Pottie, he had a lot of hope that Crosby would stop by and sign the jersey because he had heard the National Hockey League star was not only a great guy, but he sometimes travelled through the area. He was relaxed". He found out when his wife emailed him a photo of Crosby and Madison under the subject, "Look who dropped in". One of Pottie's friends, Andrew Titus, put up a Facebook post on Friday about what had happened - along with a photo of the sign that had been outside the ...

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  • Blue Jays bats go silent in 7-1 loss to the Royals

    Blue Jays bats go silent in 7-1 loss to the Royals

    The Blue Jays had runners on base in each of the first four innings and in three of those four, had two runners on, but could not convert those opportunities into even one run. "I just didn't put it where I wanted to". Today, I didn't have what I had the last time out, but I had enough. "But it's baseball and it's just one of those plays that I didn't make in the moment and it ended up costing me".

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  • On the air for August 8

    On the air for August 8

    Saratoga Live, Cab Calloway Stakes, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., FS2, 3 p.m. Olympics: Men's diving , men's gymnastics , swimming , women's beach volleyball , WMC Channel 5, 7 p.m. USA - Women's Rugby - Preliminary Round (LIVE); Men's Volleyball - France vs. Italy, Noon-2 p.m. China (LIVE). 8-9 p.m.: Women's - Germany vs. Australia.

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  • Efimova's doping past stirs up waves in Olympic pool

    Efimova's doping past stirs up waves in Olympic pool

    Efimova and defending Olympic gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte were paired against each other in adjacent lanes in the first semifinal. After Sunday's semifinals, Tafoya asked King what she "had left" for the medals race. Even organizers were caught unawares with some start lists, printed in advance of weekend, not including Efimova's name. Out of the Olympics, then in.

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  • Novak Djokovic joins William sisters in day of shocks in Rio

    Novak Djokovic joins William sisters in day of shocks in Rio

    Juan Martin del Potro produced 41 winners in a stunning display to upset top seed Novak Djokovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) and defeat the Serb for a second straight Olympics . "It was incredible. They were giving me strength and I'm sad I wasn't able to take the match to a third set". In a day that already saw the Williams sisters eliminated in the opening round of women's doubles, the top seed in the men's singles bracket, Novak Djokovic , also fell.

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  • Coman wants to stay for 'many years' at Bayern Munich

    Coman wants to stay for 'many years' at Bayern Munich

    I have made a great progress and it was a very good decision to move to Bayern'. "I would love to stay here", the former Paris Saint-Germain player told Kicker . "It was a wonderful year". 'This year has brought me forward in every case. 'It was a depressing feeling to lose because the chance to become European champions playing in our own country will probably never come back to me'.

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  • Mediocre actuación de Daniel Corral en Río 2016

    Mediocre actuación de Daniel Corral en Río 2016

    Con dos Juegos Olímpicos a cuestas, el cuerpo ha empezado a cobrarle factura y a los 26 años al concluir su participación en la indicó que pensará en su futuro. Fue hasta el final de su prueba que falló en donde dobló las piernas y eso le dificultó la salida. Río de Janeiro , Brasil, agosto 5. "Puedo decir que son mi segundos, para mí es un sueño y algo grande, lo que me queda es disfrutar el evento", dijo.

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  • Jessica López brilló en la gimnasia olímpica

    Jessica López brilló en la gimnasia olímpica

    En Londres 2012, en la serie final individual de All Around -que incluye cuatro modalidades-, logró un puntaje general de 56.665: 14.566 en salto de potro; 14.266, en barras asimétricas; 13.933, en riel de equilibrio; y 13.900, suelo. Continuó en salto del potro, donde acumuló 14.933 y finalizó en las barras asimétricas con una puntuación de 15.333. Esto la deja con posibilidad de pasar a la final de esta prueba, que se desarrollará el domingo 14.

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  • Del Potro:

    Del Potro: "No esperaba este momento"

    El argentino Juan Martín del Potro dio la gran sorpresa al eliminar al serbio Novak Djokovic , número uno del mundo, en primera rponda del tenis olímpico en Río 2016. "Disfruté mucho con todo el clima que se armó en el país con los juegos".Juan Matín Del Potro . En otro partido de la llave en la que están Murray y Mónaco, el italiano Fabio Fognini se sacó de encima en tres sets (2-6, 7-6 y 6-0) al dominicano Víctor Estrella del torneo.

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  • Logano wins Saturday race; Edwards will start first Sunday

    The race was slowed by eight cautions, the first two for debris on Lap 14 and Lap 49. He went wide off turn 10 and as he tried to set up Hamlin for a pass off turn 11, he got bumped by Keselowski. 11 FedEx vehicle if necessary. "That was really unfortunate and the last thing I wanted to see". "The guy (Brett Bodine) knows what he is doing", said Dareus.

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  • Rio Olympics: 271 Russian athletes reinstated after doping scandal

    Not all hope is lost for athletes who have been denied the right to compete, they may still appeal to a world sports arbitration court in Switzerland. The IOC chose not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes at a meeting in July, but directed sports federations to allow Russians to compete if they met a set of criteria, including a clean doping past and sufficient testing at global events.

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  • Jonathan Lucroy: Lucroy swats two homers in defeat of Astros

    Jonathan Lucroy: Lucroy swats two homers in defeat of Astros

    Fortunately, Texas finally plated the go-ahead runs in the 11th inning to pick up the 5-3 win. The Rangers improved to 10-2 against the Astros this season and pulled 6 1/2 games ahead of Houston in the AL West. The Astros forced extra innings with a run against closer Sam Dyson in the ninth. Jurickson Profar hit a two-run double off Ken Giles to extend the lead to 3-0 in the eighth.

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  • Jimmy Walker produces ideal round to win US PGA Championship

    Jimmy Walker produces ideal round to win US PGA Championship

    The players, when their ball lies on a closely mown area "through the green", may mark the ball, clean it and replace it within one club length no nearer the hole or in a hazard. Walker also moved from No. 29 to No. 4 in the Ryder Cup standings, all but assuring him a spot on the team. Besides Jason Day , most superstars had poor showings.

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  • Universitario y Cristal empataron 2-2 por el Torneo Clausura

    Universitario y Cristal empataron 2-2 por el Torneo Clausura

    Universitario de Deportes dejó escapar una gran chance de colocarse como líder absoluto del Descentralizado y terminó perdiendo en condición de visita ante la Universidad San Martín de Porres por 3-1. Tras el empate ante Sporting Cristal , Edison Flores se acercó a la tribuna norte para despedirse de la hinchada de Universitario . Con el 2-0 Cristal se sintió ganador, permitiendo la reacción crema, que a los 78' tras un corner de Edison Flores , encontró a Rodrigo Cuba , que de buen ...

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  • Pogba arrives in Manchester ahead of move

    Assuming the formalities progress without a hitch, an announcement could be imminent. The Portuguese believes that Pogba will have more of a chance to develop at United than at Barcelona or Real Madrid, presumably due to the high competition levels at the Spanish giants.

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  • Hall of Fame Game canceled because of field conditions

    He told ESPN's Lisa Salters the call was made after consulting with coaches Mike McCarthy and Chuck Pagano, as well as NFL COO Tod Leiweke. The change in turf was already planned and was not a reaction to Sunday's game problems. Yet to be resolved is how the thousands of fans will be reimbursed for the cancellation. They will have had three weeks of practice before they engage in a live game, which probably pleases the two coaches.

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  • Somalia to Hold Presidential Election on Oct. 30

    Somalia to Hold Presidential Election on Oct. 30

    Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Parliament Speaker Mohamed Sheikh Osman (Jawari), Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke and the leaders of Puntland, Galmudug, Southwest State and Jubaland have attended the leadership forum at the heavily-fortified compound, Villa Somalia.

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  • Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals in Olympics

    Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals in Olympics

    Despite the popularity, India had not quite taken to the world stage of Gymnastics for a long time since its inception in the 1896 games. "You do your best", said Nandi, according Karmakar. The are her debut and she obtained 7.000 (difficulty) and 8.1 (execution) in her first attempt of her vault execution. He said that before the event began, Dipa telephoned them and said she was a little nervous.

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  • When does Michael Phelps swim? Times and TV, stream information

    When does Michael Phelps swim? Times and TV, stream information

    The sophomore at North Carolina State didn't make the USA team in an individual event, so getting the chance to swim the relay final with veterans Adrian and Phelps was huge. Peaty took gold in the men's 100-meter breaststroke Sunday night with a time of 57.13 seconds, shattering the mark of 57.55 he set one day earlier in the preliminaries.

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  • Emotional A-Rod announces retirement; final game set for Friday

    Rodriguez made the announcement of his retirement prior to the Yankees playing the Cleveland Indians. "This is a tough day ", Rodriguez, 41, told reporters . He called Rodriguez a "team player" who helped shine a spotlight on the Bronx and the Yankees franchise, particularly after he helped lead them to the 2009 World Series title.

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  • Roberto Mancini Leaves Inter Milan

    A statement published on read: "Inter would like to place on record its thanks to Roberto for the work carried out with the team since he joined in November 2014". Mancini's future at Inter had been thrown into question since the club was taken over during the summer by Suning Commerce Group. He led the Amsterdam club to four successive Dutch titles but lost out to PSV Eindhoven on the final day of last season.

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  • Bronze medal in women's 3m synchro

    Bronze medal in women's 3m synchro

    It was a slow start for Kiwi-born 20-year-old Keeney and London Olympian Smith, who finished the second round in last place after returning the afternoon's lowest score of 42.00 off a reverse dive. Keeney recorded a score of zero on her final dive in the one-metre springboard final at last year's world championships in Kazan, slipping from fourth to 12th and last place in the process.

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  • French gymnast breaks leg during Rio Olympic vault

    French gymnast breaks leg during Rio Olympic vault

    The cracking bone was reportedly heard throughout the arena during the men's qualifying. The lower half of his shin and his foot was already dangling. "Guys needed to take more time to get ready for that", Williams said. This is the second such major injury Said has suffered in competition as of late.

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  • Olympic flag raised for Refugee Olympic team at athletes village

    Mardini was a talented swimmer in war-torn Damascus. Last August, Mardini was fleeing her war-ravaged nation when the Mediterranean Sea started to swallow the boat she was in. Bombs hitting training facilities would be harrowing enough for one lifetime, but the official Olympics website recounted Mardini's flight from Syria (to join her father in Berlin) and it adds another layer of intrigue to the Olympian.

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  • England bowled out for 297

    Sami was not far behind his more experienced partner in going to his half-century, the first of his Test career, and as the tea interval approached both batsmen began to show more positive intent. Nevertheless, Sohail was recalled in place of Wahab Riaz as Pakistan broke up the all left-arm pace attack they had deployed for the first two Tests of this four-match contest following England's 330-run series-leveling win at Old Trafford.

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