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Hope Solo Losing Friends After Comments

“I’m really disappointed, to be honest” teammate Megan Rapinoe said in an interview on NBC Sports on Thursday, via USA Today, when asked about how she reacted to Solo’s words.  US women’s soccer is totally fed up with Hope Solo Via Let’s see Hope

More Doubts on US Swimmers’ Story

A firearm was pointed at the American swimmers by one of the security guards at a vandalized gas station in order to control them, Brazilian police said. It is not being deemed an excessive use of force.

Giant Kicker Suspended One Game

Giants kicker Josh Brown and head coach Ben McAdoospoke to the media on Thursday, a day after Brown was suspended one game by the NFL for a violation of the personal conduct policy, What did Giants’ Josh Brown say about

US Wins 4×100 Relay Appeal

Race officials upheld an American protest due to the jostling in Thursday morning’s preliminary heat, but because relay finals must be limited to eight teams, the runners will be called back to the track. U.S. wins appeal

European Olympic Boss Arrested

Police in Brazil arrested the head of the European Olympic Committees, Irishman Patrick Hickey over illegal Olympic ticket sales. Mr Hickey, 71, is suspected of selling tickets for higher than their face value. Europe’s top Olympic official arrested in Rio

Lochte Ordered to Not Leave Brazil

Brazilian Judge Keyla Blank said she based her ruling on inconsistencies in the testimony of the two swimmers, who said they and two teammates were robbed at gunpoint after a late night out. Judge orders U.S. swimmers Ryan

Cubs Manager Speaks to Papelbon Rumor

Joe Maddon says Papelbon’s name hasn’t come up during his conversations with the front office. “The guys have not discussed him with me,” Maddon said. Cubs could handle it, but Joe Maddon doubts Jonathan Papelbon will walk into

NFL Making PED Investigations More Strict

The NFL is attempting to impose onto the PED policy an obligation for players to provide evidence that would be used against them. Faced with suspension threat, NFLPA’s only option may be to file a lawsuit Via

Dive Across Finish Lines Gets Gold

Shaunae Miller grimaced as she pitched forward, she landed on her chest on the blue track and then rolled onto her back and stayed that way for several minutes, even after she was announced the winner. The Anatomy

Red Sox Shell Zack Greinke

Greinke was shelled for nine runs and six homers — two of Mookie Betts’ three in the game — in 1 2/3 innings as the Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Diamondbacks with a 16-2 win. Rough day for