• Rio Olympics 2016: Canada Stuns U.S

    Both teams came out with some sloppy serving in the first set, but Canada shored up the problem area first and took advantage of several USA unforced errors. On an American team packed with fresh-faced players, Olympic veterans David Lee (five points, two blocks) and Reid Priddy (one point) were quiet in the Rio opener.

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  • Backstrokers can't hang on for 100m medals

    Backstrokers can't hang on for 100m medals

    Both swimmers led at the turn but were unable to hold on as the fast-finishing field caught up. The gold medal went to Ryan Murphy (51.97) from the US in an Olympic record with China's Xu Jiayu, securing the silver and fellow American, David Plummer (52.40) the bronze.

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  • Trump Wants To Cap Business Taxes At 15 Percent

    It also is aimed at showing that Trump is a serious candidate in spite of a disastrous stretch that prompted criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike. As a lead-up to his big speech Monday, Trump named an economic advisory council last week. "Trickle-down economics does not help our economy grow".

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  • Gisele walks Opening Ceremony to 'The girl from Ipanema'

    If Beijing 2008 was ostentatiously lavish and London quirky, Rio will try to capture Brazil's fantastic diversity, love of music - and talent for fun. While some participants in this year's summer Olympics are pulling out, fearing a Zika virus outbreak in that area of Brazil , Bundchen was only too happy to support the Olympics and the city.

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  • Brewers C Lucroy vetoes trade to Indians

    Offensively, too, Lucroy provides a spark for teams, as he is hitting.300 this season with 13 home runs and 50 RBI. His contract comes with a $5,250,000 team option for the 2017 season. Of course, I'm referring to the Jonathan Lucroy situation. The NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs added more depth to their bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joe Smith from the Los Angeles Angels just before the trade deadline.

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  • Mariners retire Griffey's No

    It is the same style Mariners players will wear during Friday's game. "All I can say to you is congratulations on going into the Hall of Fame", Mays said. The Mariners pulled out all the stops, including the presence of Hall of Fame players from other Seattle professional franchises. Even former teammate Edgar Martinez, now Seattle's hitting coach, had his picture taken with the plaque in the Mariners' clubhouse.

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  • Teenage US shooter claims first gold ahead of Chinese duo

    Simone Biles is must-see TV any time she competes, but this one should truly be special. Thrasher became only the third usa woman to win an opening gold medal at an Olympics, and the youngest, assuring her place in the history books. The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated did not even have her on their radar in the pre-Olympic prediction. Competition starts on those days at 9:45 a.m.

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  • Killer Mike Issues Challenge to Michael Jordan

    Killer Mike Issues Challenge to Michael Jordan

    But Mike is calling on Jordan to do more, specifically, drop some of the millions he stands to make off of his new Jordans into a black-owned bank in effort to empower the community financially, and stand against the state-sanctioned police violence against black people.

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  • Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty fined after accepting

    Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty fined after accepting

    The 28-year-old Northern Ireland worldwide broke FA rules by betting on a match in February. Lafferty featured for Northern Ireland during their Euro 2016 campaign, with his goals having been crucial en route to qualification. No participant can bet on a match or competition in which they are involved that season, or which they can influence, or any other football-related matter concerning the league that they play in.

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  • China goes 2-for-2 in Olympic diving gold; US pair 2nd

    US women's field hockey? Hours after the Williams' upset, more drama occurred on the tennis court when No.1 Novak Djokovic was defeated 7-6 7-6 by Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro. Her best chance to make an impact is reaching the vault finals, where she will compete against American Laurie Hernandez, among others. Hosszu and DiRado each wrote theirs.

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  • Pogba departure will not stop Juventus from competing - Ogbonna

    Press Association Sport understands a fee of 105million euros (£89million) has been agreed, a figure that beats the estimated £85million that Real Madrid paid Tottenham for Gareth Bale in 2013 in what is the current world-record transfer. The biggest offseason move in a summer of wild spending across English soccer was confirmed on Sunday: Paul Pogba is headed to Manchester United.

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  • Ready or not, it's time for the Rio Olympics

    NBC executives say that pre-Olympics media reports about the Zika virus, polluted water and political unrest in Brazil helped the network's advertising sales. 3-ranked France 1-0 to take sole possession of the group. The six-time world champion has said for years an Olympic gold for his homeland is the only medal that matters to him.

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  • Furyk shoots a 27 on front 9 during Travelers final round

    Russell Knox nicknamed himself "The Beast" after playing two good rounds at the Travelers Championship. "To think about a 1.5 million rounds and the greatest players and names in the game.I am speechless to be honest". Furyk, the 2003 U.S. Open champion and victor of 17 Tour events, said the 58 had to be put into the context of the ultimate goal on the Tour - winning.

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  • Heartbreaking fall devastates US men's gymnastics

    Swim medals will be awarded in men's 200 meter freestyle, 100 meter backstroke, women's 100 meter breaststroke and women's 100 meter backstroke. The action-packed night at the Olympic Aquatic Center culminated with an entertaining 4x100-meter freestyle relay race that featured the return of Michael Phelps .

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  • Five to follow on day three at the Olympic Games

    The 16-year-old Hernandez was born as Chusovitina was planning to compete in her third Olympics in 2000. Great Britain was fourth, posting a team score of 269.752, followed by the US with 268.560. Jamaica will also be represented in gymnastics following the historic qualification of Toni-Ann Williams, who will become the country's first Olympic gymnast.

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  • Comisión Disciplinaria anuncia improcedente inconformidad de América

    Comisión Disciplinaria anuncia improcedente inconformidad de América

    América de la Jornada 4 del Torneo Apertura 2016 ". En tanto, los escualos no podrán contar con Fernando Meneses y Adrián Luna quienes también vieron la roja en el partido ante los americanistas. América recibirá el sábado a Morelia, en duelo correspondiente a la quinta fecha del Apertura 2016, que se celebrará en el estadio Azteca a las 21:00 horas.

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  • Meg Whitman Backs Hillary Clinton, Denounces Donald Trump

    Meg Whitman Backs Hillary Clinton, Denounces Donald Trump

    Trump caused outrage last week after comments he made about the parents of Army captain Humayun Khan, a decorated Muslim-American soldier who died in Iraq, caused upset. The post Republican fundraiser defects to Hillary Clinton camp appeared first on Punch Newspapers. "We come out of the Democratic National Convention with our party united and our supporters energised for the final 98 days of this campaign", said Hillary for America Campaign Manager Robby Mook.

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  • Pennsylvania poll: Clinton leads Trump by 10 points

    Statements from the Trump campaign do not provide details on some of his plans. His proposal would be a significant change from current law. Trump will announce tweaks to his tax plan created to make it more populist, but he has yet to provide and indication of how he'd pay for the massive reduction in revenue-the original would cost $11 trillion over a decade-as he calls for doubling US infrastructure spending and increasing defense spending, all without touching entitlements.

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  • Paul Pogba signs for Manchester United

    Paul Pogba signs for Manchester United

    A family council was held and Pogba dropped a bombshell by quitting United for free to join Juventus in July 2012. British media said United splashed out a world record fee of 89 million pounds ($115.98 million) on the 23-year-old, eclipsing the 100 million euros ($110.84 million) Real Madrid paid for Welshman Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013.

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  • Man United Breaks World Transfer Record to Re-Sign Pogba

    Adidas and rapper Stormzy have already released a viral video with the France global in a Manchester United jersey. He left United for £1.5m in 2012. At Mourinho's first Old Trafford news conference on 5 July he said he wanted to sign four players and had secured three. However, there's potential for Pogba to become one of the finest players of his generation, and the Red Devils will hope to see him achieve that status at Old Trafford.

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  • Man shot and killed outside stadium after opening ceremonies for Olympics

    Man shot and killed outside stadium after opening ceremonies for Olympics

    It's his first Olympic Games after being appointed IOC president in 2013. The ceremony concluded with more fireworks and a stunning visual show as the Olympic cauldron was lit and risen into the air. Then, I was told it would be at the stadium for me, and it wasn't. "With your great talent and human spirit, you are making a great contribution to society".

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  • Olimpiadi, Tiro a segno Carabina 10 mt: Campriani è medaglia d'oro

    Olimpiadi, Tiro a segno Carabina 10 mt: Campriani è medaglia d'oro

    Per l'Italia, è il terzo oro nella manifestazione a cinque cerchi, ottava medaglia in totale. Il tiratore fiorentino ha realizzato un punteggio di 206 .1 precedendo l'ucraino Serhiy Kulish (204.6) e il russo Maslennikov (184.2). PALLANUOTO Seconda vittoria consecutiva per il Settebello di Sandro Campagna nel torneo olimpico di pallanuto. Azzurri primi nel Gruppo B a punteggio pieno, prossimo appuntamento il 10 agosto contro il Montenegro.

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  • Zimbabwe pastor who took on Mugabe online urges reform

    Mr Mugabe warned that "protests don't pay because they usually end up being violent". To show solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe, a peaceful demonstration will be held at Wynyard Quarter on the 13th of August. "No Zimbabwean will starve as the government will continue importing grain o mitigate against the E-Nino induced drought". Zimbabwe wants the ban to remain in force for up to three years to enable its ailing companies to retool and boost capacity utilization.

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  • Red Sox's Ramirez (sprained wrist) out a few days

    Mariners: RHP Felix Hernandez (5-4, 3.46 ERA) opens the three-game series against the Angels on Friday, the middle set of a three-series, 10-game homestand. Of course, three of those four hits were home runs. Shawn O'Malley had three hits for the Mariners, including his first home run of the season in the fifth.

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  • Jutanugarn grabs two-stroke lead

    Jutanugarn grabs two-stroke lead

    Lee, her playing partner, had shot three consecutive birdies to reduce the gap from six shots to one, while Martin hovered menacingly two shots behind. Jutanugarn seemed set to bag the first major win of her career in April when she led late on at the ANA Inspiration but three closing bogeys ruined her chances in California.

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  • Olympic basketball: Kevin Durant powers US romp

    From midway through the first quarter on, the result was not in question. USA too deep for ChinaDeMarcus Cousins scoring one of many easy baskets. Carmelo Anthony believes the United States can get even better at the Olympics after crushing China.

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