• Neil Walker's ninth inning homer lifts Mets over Tigers

    Matt Reynolds was out at first. Nick Castellanos, who is batting.286 with 18 home runs, suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal on his left hand after being hit a pitch as part of a five-run fourth inning against the New York Mets at Comerica Park on Saturday night, reports George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • It's gold again in diving for China at Rio Olympics

    After routing Senegal and setting Olympic records in points, margin of victory and assists, the USA women's team next faces Spain at 12 p.m. The U.S. So far, the United States is in the lead, with three gold, five silver, and four bronze medals adding up to 12 medals in total. You'll have to put civic pride aside in the interest of Olympic history here, but it'll be worth watching Usain Bolt try to become the first man to win this event in three consecutive Olympic games.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Cristiano y Bale finalistas a mejor jugador UEFA

    Cristiano y Bale finalistas a mejor jugador UEFA

    El diario indicó que entre los diez candidatos que pasaron la anterior selección estaban Bale (Real Madrid), Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Antoine Griezmann ( Atlético de Madrid ), Toni Kroos ( Real Madrid ), Lionel Messi ( Barcelona ), Thomas Müller (Bayern Múnich), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Múnich), Pepe ( Real Madrid ), Cristiano Ronaldo ( Real Madrid ) y Luis Suárez ( Barcelona ), aunque en dicha lista no entró el brasileño Neymar (puesto 19).

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Australia has won gold in the women's Olympic rugby 7s

    Australia has won gold in the women's Olympic rugby 7s

    The Medal Round was not the only action on show for those assembled at the Deodoro Stadium . Jessica Javelet added a try at 2:28 to make the score 12-5, followed by a Joanne Fa'avesi try at 4:09 and a conversion from Richelle Stephens at 4:25 to close out the scoring.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Suzuki donates 3000-hit gear to Hall

    Suzuki donates 3000-hit gear to Hall

    Fellow slap-hitting artist Dee Gordon led the charge of Marlins who visited Ichiro on third base to congratulate him. “Justin Bour, ” he said, drawing laughter. "That's a lot of hits, and you have to play a long time", adding, it shows "how they've worked and persevered and continue to take care of their bodies", Mattingly said.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Canadian Masse wins bronze in women's 100-metre backstroke

    The 20-year-old will share the medal with China's Yuanhui Fu after they posted identical 58.76 times in front of another raucous crowd at the Olympic Aquatics Centre in Barra. "From the performances like the relay and Penny last night, everyone's done so well not just in the pool, but also the other Canadian athletes, it's really inspiring to see everyone do well", Masse said.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Lilly King News, Pictures, and Videos

    Lilly King News, Pictures, and Videos

    Meldonium was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of banned substances from January 1, but some positive tests were later overturned after WADA said there was a lack of clear scientific evidence about how long it takes for the drug to be excreted from the body.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Rio Olympics: Katie Ledecky advances to 200 freestyle semis

    Rio Olympics: Katie Ledecky advances to 200 freestyle semis

    And it was an absolute rout. Marta Karolyi, U.S. gymnastics team coordinator, looks at the scoreboard along with, from right, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas during the artistic gymnastics women's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • RIO 2016: Boomers get win over Serbia

    RIO 2016: Boomers get win over Serbia

    It proved to be a pivotal moment as the Serbs would threaten over the final minutes, but would never get closer than four points down. Former University of Utah center Andrew Bogut contributed nine points and 12 rebounds for the Boomers (2-0), who also pulled away from France with a second-half run in Saturday's opening game of the tournament.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Adonis Garcia: Garcia hits three-run home run against Cards

    The Atlanta Braves scored six runs in the first two innings Sunday as they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3. "From the first inning, I didn't feel right", Martinez said through an interpreter after giving up two three-run home runs in a 13-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Todo mal para Boca: se cayó el pase que más deseaba Guillermo

    Todo mal para Boca: se cayó el pase que más deseaba Guillermo

    Sin embargo, el fuerte deseo de Agustín Marchesín de pasar a Boca (es hincha del club) cambió el rumbo de la historia. El entrenador del Puebla , el argentino Ricardo Valiño anticipó hoy que su equipo buscará imponer su juego ante el Santos Laguna, al que recibirá el domingo en la cuarta jornada del torneo Apertura 2016 del fútbol mexicano.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Impone nuevo récrod olímpico en levantamiento de pesas

    Impone nuevo récrod olímpico en levantamiento de pesas

    La dominicana Yuderqui Contreras fue sexta con 217 kilos, un escalón por delante de la colombiana Lina Rivas Ordóñez, quien levantó 96 kilogramos para el arranque y 120 kilogramos en el envión para un total de 216, un kilo más que los que le dieron el oro en los Panamericanos de Toronto del año pasado.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • U.S. continues gold streak, leads medal count in Rio

    U.S. continues gold streak, leads medal count in Rio

    It was a big time blowout with the United States winning 121-56. But due to several missteps, the USA men underperformed and came in fifth. Days 1 and 2 of Olympic activity provided plenty of dramatic and memorable moments and this first full week of the games promises to be even better with marquee athletes from a wide range of different sports will be competing for everlasting Olympic glory.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Tras noche mágica, Del Potro consigue nuevo triunfo

    Y es que Del Potro , 145 del mundo, llegó al certamen olímpico sin estar todavía en plenitud tras una nefasta racha de lesiones en la muñeca que lo mantuvo prácticamente inactivo en los últimos dos años, lo cual brinda más valor a su victoria.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Rio Olympics 2016: Organisers apologise for long queues

    Happening at the 2016 summer games Sunday. The U.S. men qualified second behind China for the team final. Every athlete should have a fan as devoted as #OlympicNan. Nineteen-year-old Virginia Thrasher picked up the games' very first gold medal on Friday in the 10-meter air rifle competition, while Phelps padded his own world-record with 19 career gold medals.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • England Unchanged After Third Test Win

    England Unchanged After Third Test Win

    Anything other than two wins would see England also leapfrog India, completing an unbelievable first 15 months in the job for coach Trevor Bayliss. Four of the six wins have come at home this northern summer against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, while the other two at Durban and the Wanderers sealed a memorable series victory in South Africa.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • French gymnast aims for Tokyo despite leg break

    Samir Ait Said in agony after breaking his leg while attempting to land a vault. Said's father, persuaded to come out to Rio, watching his son compete for the first time in four years, witnessed the incident, which we shan't detail here - you've, of course, seen the video by now.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Ledecky record gives United States 1st swimming gold in Rio

    NBC's primetime coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad continues at 8 p.m. ET/PT tonight, as US swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, looks to avenge a 2012 second-place finish in the men's 200m butterfly, while USA swimmers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin square off in the women's 200m freestyle.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • US rolls over China in opener

    US rolls over China in opener

    Irving took over as a facilitator during the first half, finding Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant for multiple buckets. DeMarcus Cousins added 17 points and Paul George 15 for the US, which is a heavy favorite to win a third straight gold and won't change any opinions with Saturday's performance.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Tigers fall to the Mets 3-1, still just 2 games back

    Jacob deGrom allowed one run in 6/3 masterful innings, and the Mets (57-54) will not play a team with a winning record again until August 18. The Mets still have not won back-to-back games in a month, but they remain in the thick of the National League wild-card race.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Michael Phelps' formula after late-night finals: pound pasta, sleep

    Naddour posted a selfie with a big cupping mark on his shoulder last week, while Sankovich, 26, posted a photo on Instagram in June saying, "This kinda Saturday morning". The theory is that the increased blood flow speeds healing. Fans from both nations, always willing to taunt each other, have put on a show in the Olympic stands in the first days of competition in Rio.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki reaches 3000th Major League Baseball hit

    The Suzuki collection at the Hall of Fame numbered more than two dozen items even before Sunday's triple at Colorado, which made him the first Japanese player to reach 3,000 hits. The anticipation of history being made was unmistakably present around Coors Field all Sunday afternoon. He said the sporadic playing time and at-bats had begun to wear on him in this quest to reach 3,000.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Conte wants Chelsea players to match his passion

    Conte wants Chelsea players to match his passion

    Eden Hazard scored the opening goal and laid on strikes for Oscar and Diego Costa , with Pedro wrapping up the victory in the final minute . On the second half Chelsea were knocked down again with a goal from Lennart Thy , but Pedro's lovely finish from Michy Batshuayi's pass made it 4-2 for Chelsea in the dying minutes of the game.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Okay, So What Exactly Were Those Purple Dots on Michael Phelps's Back?

    Okay, So What Exactly Were Those Purple Dots on Michael Phelps's Back?

    Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8: The most decorated Olympian in the history, Michael Phelps bagged his 19th Olympic gold medal today (August 8) as Team USA came first in 4x100 relay category. "It's awesome because it's all natural". So far, science has yet to prove that cupping truly relieves pain. Many doctors have called it nonsense, and others believe it is no more effective than a placebo.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Durant leads United States to 119-62 rout of China in Olympic opener

    United States' Kevin Durant (5) celebrates with teammates during a basketball game against Venezuela at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Monday, Aug. "You go all out", DeRozan added, "[because] you know you're not going to play a large amount of minutes to where you get worn out". Up next for USA Basketball will be Serbia as they will take them on come Wednesday afternoon in Rio.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Duffey, Rosario lead surging Twins past Astros 3-1

    McHugh has never lost to Minnesota, owning a 3-0 record with a 3.04 ERA in four career starts.Duffey has been on the verge of losing his spot in the rotation for the last month and allowed four or more runs in each of his last four outings.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Olympic venues see thin crowds for some sports in Rio

    Olympic venues see thin crowds for some sports in Rio

    Look for the world record holder to be a lock for the final at 11:01 p.m. The top stars of the tennis world will be in action on Sunday, from World No 1 Novak Djokovic to defending champion Andy Murray, and 22-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams.

    Sigue leyendo...
  • Mataron a tiros a dos personas cerca del estadio Maracaná

    Mataron a tiros a dos personas cerca del estadio Maracaná

    En el segundo día de los Juegos Olímpicos, mientras se espera a que se programen nuevas rondas de protestas; los brasileños no se quedan en silencio e inundan las redes sociales para expresar su sentir entorno al Gobierno interino, aportando al ambiente deportivo de la nación suramericana un tinte político por una realidad que sus habitantes no quieren vivir.

    Sigue leyendo...