• Team USA reaches gold-medal game with win over Spain
Team USA reaches gold-medal game with win over Spain

NBC reports he did not say what the athletes did to alter their credentials, which are needed to access Olympic venues in Rio. Serbia beat Australia 87-61 in the second semifinal. The team's points-allowed totals - 62, 69, 88, 91, 97, 78, 76 - are partly a function of the opponent, but effort and concentration also play into those numbers.

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  • Jerry Sandusky Takes The Stand For First Time
Jerry Sandusky Takes The Stand For First Time

Sandusky told the judge that he never had oral sex with anyone, saying, "it's completely foreign to me and disgusting". Among the claims by Sandusky are that his lawyer, Joe Amendola, did not properly prepare him for an interview with NBC's Bob Costas, which prosecutors used against him in the trial.

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  • This Dad Ate 4 Pot Brownies And Cursed At The Family Cat
This Dad Ate 4 Pot Brownies And Cursed At The Family Cat

It turns out he had eaten four brownies that he found in the backseat of his auto after his adult children used it earlier that day. Immediately suspecting the brownies were the cause, his wife tried to get in touch with the children to find out what was in them, but was unable to get through.

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  • Wheat rises on short-covering; soybeans weaken
Wheat rises on short-covering; soybeans weaken

Midwest, which fueled optimism over the coming crop. Indicators for wheat are mixed with the near term turning positive, while the main trend is still down. USA soybean futures eased on Thursday, closing well above session lows as technical buyers stepped into the market after profit-taking sparked an early sell-off, traders said.

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  • Miller edges Felix to take 400m gold
Miller edges Felix to take 400m gold

After winning the world championship at 400 meters past year, she put the 200-400 double in her sights for the Olympics. A dive is what won gold for the Bahamas in the 400m race last night. Before disappearing underneath the Olympic stadium, she offered candid thoughts about what had just happened both on Monday and throughout the year.

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  • Nadal beats Cuevas in Cincinnati
Nadal beats Cuevas in Cincinnati

After coming from Rio and after the marathon that I had, it's a very important victory for me. "Two and a half months without competing and to be able to arrive there with no practice at all and be able to win the matches that I won in singles and doubles was a great thing", the 30-year-old told ATP World Tour website .

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  • Brianna Rollins leads American sweep in 100 hurdles
Brianna Rollins leads American sweep in 100 hurdles

Nia Ali had silver (12.59) and Kristi Castlin earned bronze (12.61). The team was so strong, it didn't even include the world leader, Kendra Harrison, who finished sixth in the final at the US trials, and then went out just more than a week later and broke a 28-year-old world record.

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  • Serbia beats top-ranked US in women's volleyball
Serbia beats top-ranked US in women's volleyball

Serbia's Silvija Popovic, left, and Brankica Mihajlovic dive for the ball during a women's semifinal volleyball match against the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. The women's volleyball team had momentum heading into this match having crushed Japan in straight sets during preliminary rounds. The A...

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  • Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas compete for more medals
Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas compete for more medals

While the day might belong to Whitlock, the games belong to Biles. Maria Paseka of Russian Federation won the silver with a combined score of 15.253 and Giulia Steingruber of Sweden took home bronze with a combined score of 15.216. The crowd repeatedly shushed itself during Zanetti's set then exploded when his score of 15.766 flashed. The trium...

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  • Notre Dame QBs Kizer, Zaire will share duties vs
Notre Dame QBs Kizer, Zaire will share duties vs

Oh boy, here we go. "It was just counter-intuitive for me to take one of them off the field at the expense of putting somebody else on the field for so many more plays", he said . Zaire went 26-of-40 for 428 yards, four touchdown passes and no interceptions in his short 2015 campaign. "These two guys are just too good", he said Wednesday.

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  • Is Paul Pogba worthy of world-record £89 million?
Is Paul Pogba worthy of world-record £89 million?

The Preston keeper was at United when Pogba was with the club. " We don't [didn't] have what I used to call the second midfield player ". "We have Michael Carrick, 34 or 35-year-old-man". However, we had a look at the potential best possible line-up the Portuguese could field. Press Association Sport understands the Spanish giants were push...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praises striker
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praises striker

You're never quite where you want to be, I'm sure that will come after a few games. Many questioned how the 34-year-old striker would do in the top-flight, but has gone a long way to prove the doubters wrong, and Rooney was full of praise for his new teammate.

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  • Don't expect Hope Solo to lose a soccer game with dignity
Don't expect Hope Solo to lose a soccer game with dignity

Solo, who has faced domestic violence charges, was also kicked off the team at the 2007 World Cup after publicly criticising the decision to replace her for the semi-final defeat to Brazil. A counter-attack was finished by Stina Blackstenius to give Sweden the lead shortly after the hour only for Alex Morgan to sweep home a loose ball with 13...

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  • United and Liverpool off to a flier
United and Liverpool off to a flier

At the back we lack a bit of maturity but you know that before we go into the game. "For this moment we switched off the machines for a second". Seven minutes later it was 4-1. That Arsenal were able to save some grace with two second-half goals saved Wenger from facing an even bigger backlash at the full-time whistle, but his comments after ...

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  • Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91
Another scare: US men's basketball team edges Serbia 94-91

Indiana Pacers' star Paul George noted after escaping with a win against Serbia that their offense became predictable as they turned to isolation. One win changes that, though, and leaves them in contention for fourth. Coach Mike Krzyzewski wants Team USA to play pressure defense, switch most screens, force turnovers and push the ball in tran...

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  • Rio 2016 Olympics - Usain Bolt: I skipped opening ceremony because I'm lazy!
Rio 2016 Olympics - Usain Bolt: I skipped opening ceremony because I'm lazy!

Bolt is expected to compete in the 100- and 200-meter races, as well as the 4x100 relay at these Rio Games. The evening with Bolt also included his now-immortalized "To The World" pose, a few serious questions about racing and doping, along with one reporter who said he had no question, but pronounced: "I really love you, man", then poetry ...

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  • Lochte, Phelps race in 200m medley showdown
Lochte, Phelps race in 200m medley showdown

Perhaps in another 2,000 years the stories of Phelps and his exploits will be shared around the table given his astonishing record. Then, he'll close out these Olympics in the 4x100 medley relay. Here is what remains for Michael Phelps in what he says will be the last of his five Olympics: three events in which he has never lost Olympic gold.

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  • Newly-promoted Hull stuns EPL champion Leicester 2-1
Newly-promoted Hull stuns EPL champion Leicester 2-1

Yet the defeat by Hull , as they became the first defending champions to lose their opening Premier League match, showed how things will be tougher this time around, particularly if Leicester's key players can't repeat last season's heroics.

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  • USA men, women's basketball teams ready to get to work in Rio
USA men, women's basketball teams ready to get to work in Rio

Tougher competition might come later, but it should be an easy start for the Americans, who play against Venezuela on Monday. Durant made three 3-pointers in the first half as the US opened a 29-point halftime lead and coasted. The 2016 Rio Olympics is already underway and all eyes are on the incredible athletes competing in this year's summe...

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  • Hello Games Developing New Title After No Man's Sky?
Hello Games Developing New Title After No Man's Sky?

They were in the same location, but couldn't see or interact with each other in any way. The game is now available on PlayStation 4. The corner of the internet that had built up " No Man's Sky " as a sort of all-game with limitless possibilities is disappointed by the results, but the story doesn't end there.

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  • Message in drenched southern Louisiana: Get to dry ground
Message in drenched southern Louisiana: Get to dry ground

John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Louisiana as a result of severe weather. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood alert for parts of southern MS and southeastern Louisiana, warning that heavy rainfall was likely to continue throughout the weekend.

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  • Farewell day for Michael Phelps at Rio Games
Farewell day for Michael Phelps at Rio Games

So now it's all about execution and getting it right when it comes to the finals. Justin Gatlin clocked 10.01 seconds, the fastest time of the first round, to win his heat by.19 seconds. The 29-year-old, though, clearly looked to be feeling no lingering ill-effects of the hamstring strain which forced him out of the Jamaican trials, while the rus...

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  • Saints give up turnovers and yards in loss to Pats
Saints give up turnovers and yards in loss to Pats

On Friday, August 12, NFL Network provides a doubleheader of live preseason games, starting at 7:00 PM ET with the Pittsburgh Steelers hosting the Detroit Lions. Others made sure to stay hydrated. You see that frequently where a return man drops the ball and the defenders over-pursue the ball. Also out was Rob Ninkovich , who has been absent sin...

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  • Rio 2016: Come and Watch me Make History, Says Usain Bolt
Rio 2016: Come and Watch me Make History, Says Usain Bolt

I think people should have faith. "We have had a few rough years, but I think in a few years, the sport will be clean and everything will be great", Bolt said . Bolt first takes to the striking blue track at the Olympic Stadium in the 100m heats on Saturday. And it is the 200m mark he wants to break more than anything.

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  • Rivals are scared of title talk, says Mourinho
Rivals are scared of title talk, says Mourinho

Wayne Rooney has scored more goals on the opening weekend than any other player now playing in the Premier League (6). As Manchester United fans the world over collectively scratched their heads, a reply from the FA clarified things. Januzaj was left out of the group for the Community Shield win over Leicester City last Sunday and has been inst...

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