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US Women Win Olympic Soccer Opener

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo was targeted for abuse by Brazilian fans on Wednesday night as the women’s national team began its quest for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal. U.S. women’s soccer team blanks New Zealand in Olympic


Michael Phelps Will Carry Flag at Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has been selected as the U.S. flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games by a vote of fellow Team USA members. Michael Phelps selected as


60 Day DL for Dodgers’ Kershaw

Kershaw hadn’t pitched in a game since June, and hadn’t participated in aptly-named baseball activities since suffering a mid-July setback. He’s not eligible to return until August 27. Dodgers have a tough road ahead, because Kershaw isn’t


A-Rod At Peace with Possible Release

Alex Rodriguez, perhaps the best all-around player of a generation with another year and more than $20 million left on his contract, could be released in the coming days and weeks. A-Rod ‘at peace’ with possibility of


US Open Stadium Roof Breaks in Demo

Arthur Ashe Stadium’s retractable roof faults during unveiling Via They had one job! A technical glitch occurred Tuesday as US Open officials were unveiling their new 6,500-ton retractable roof above Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows —


Aussie Team Robbed During Fire Alarm in Rio

Approximately 100 athletes were evacuated after a small fire broke out in the basement car park of the Olympic Village apartments housing the Australian team.  When they returned, items had been stolen. Australian team 'robbed' in fire


Yanks Fire Sale Continued, Beltran Gone

Three consecutive losses — one to Houston and the next two to Tampa Bay, convinced the owner Hal Steinbrenner to green light the trades of Miller, Beltran and Nova. Yankees Continue to Deal, Trading Carlos Beltran and


MLB Trade Deadline Coming!

On Monday at 4 p.m. ET, the 2016 non-waiver trade deadline shall come to pass. Obviously, we’ve already seen plenty of deals go down, as names like Chapman, Miller, Pomeranz, and Melancon change teams. 2016 MLB Trade Deadline: Five