Tuesday April 25-th, 2017

Obama Commutes Sentences of 214 Prisoners Obama Commutes Sentences of 214 Prisoners

Kent Edward Kiser, of Manassas, had been sentenced to 270 months' imprisonment for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. That is indeed more than...

Baseball, softball making return to Olympics in 2020 Baseball, softball making return to Olympics in 2020

We have to go to them", said IOC President Thomas Bach in the statement. "I know many people will expect to me win the gold medal, but for now, I just want to enjoy the sport, not thinking about medals". Kieren Perrow, Commissioner of the World S...

US's Kendra Harrison breaks world record but not going to Rio

Kentucky track and field class of 2015 alumna Kendra Harrison broke the 28-year-old world record in the 100-meter hurdles, winning the Diamond League London Anniversary Games, on Friday at the Olympic Stadium . I feel like it's a cop-out. "He's ...

Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win

Following a disastrous start that handed the lead , and possibly the 2016 title, to teammate Lewis Hamilton , Nico Rosberg's German Grand Prix took a further turn for the worse when he didn't. "It's of course disappointing not to make the podium at...

Blanket weightlifter ban new blow for Russian Federation

The panel will receive independent advice from the Court of Arbitration for Sport before making its decisions. Four more swimmers were withdrawn from the team by the Russian Olympic Committee as they had previously served doping bans, after the Int...

Russian boxing team cleared for Rio Olympics: AIBA Russian boxing team cleared for Rio Olympics: AIBA

The 129th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) started officially with a ceremony at the Cidade Das Artes in Rio de Janeiro . Greece are set to take the spot of the men's four, while the place of the men's eight has been given to I...

Wait over for Pokemon Go in Brazil ahead of Olympics

Accompanying the launch are the usual server issues, which much of the Northern Hemisphere has already come to expect - but hey, it's there, the ideal distraction when you're killing time between men's archery qualifiers and women's beach volleyball....

Ariya Jutanugarn, 20, wins Ricoh Women's British Open by three strokes

At 16 under par she had nipped two strokes ahead of the overnight leader Mirim Lee, who scored a 69. Two days after opening with a 12-under 58 to break the Web.com mark and match the lowest score on a substantial tour, the 27-year-old German reache...

Rio police arrest 10 in pre-Olympic raid on slum

According to Gaffney holding the Olympics in the same city every time could be a possible solution but says that would entail a much more modest Olympic movement. "In London, I wanted to make history", Phelps said. Chinese internet users have acc...

Papa John's revises upward after Q2 financials reported Papa John's revises upward after Q2 financials reported

During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.27 earnings per share. In that regard, Papa John's is permitted to use NFL logos in its advertising and conduct integrated marketing campaigns involving the NFL Kickoff event and the Pro ...

Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening

And now, I want to walk in the opening ceremony, take it all in, represent America in the best possible way and make my family proud. The U.S. men's team is hoping to win its third consecutive gold after a disappointing 2004 Olympics in which they ...

US women beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic soccer tournament US women beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic soccer tournament

Seeking a fourth straight Olympic gold, the Americans are also without Christine Rampone because of injury, while Sydney Leroux and Amy Rodriguez are pregnant. Should they take it, that +650 will look like a great bet. Challenges in women's world...

Twitter Just Turned VP Nominee Tim Kaine Into Your Dad Twitter Just Turned VP Nominee Tim Kaine Into Your Dad

Democratic vice presidential nominee and Virginia Sen. "Our nation is too great to put in the hands of a slick-talking, empty-promising, self-promoting, one man wrecking crew", he said . Kaine's blustery impression of Trump, the Republican nominee...

Nick Foles reunites with HC Andy Reid in Kansas City Nick Foles reunites with HC Andy Reid in Kansas City

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid was the Philadelphia Eagles' head coach when that team drafted Foles in 2012, and when added to the inexperience Kansas City has behind Alex Smith there was a clear fit. Behind them is undrafted free agent Joel Stave o...

US House races highlight Michigan primary US House races highlight Michigan primary

It could be a close race between Mitchell and state State Sen. It's a crowded Republican primary in the 10th Congressional District where the incumbent, Candice Miller, is not running. Tom Casperson and former Sen. The district stretches from Lansi...

Former Everton manager Roberto Martinez named as new Belgium head coach Former Everton manager Roberto Martinez named as new Belgium head coach

Writing on Twitter, former England striker and TV presenter Gary Lineker said: "Roberto Martinez is the new coach of Belgium". The vacancy was advertised online by the Belgian Football Association. Martinez spent three years at Everton after previo...

Everton fail with £10 million bid for Williams Everton fail with £10 million bid for Williams

Gylfi Sigurdsson has handed Swansea City a huge boost by ruling out following Ashley Williams out of the Liberty Stadium exit and signing a new four-year deal. "Ashley is very important to us and I don't know what the situation is," said Guidolin aft...

Last minute penalty helps Celtic edge into Champions League playoff round Last minute penalty helps Celtic edge into Champions League playoff round

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers would have no qualms in handing Kolo Toure his Celtic debut in tomorrow's pivotal Champions League tie. The ball is whipped in, there is no real danger and for it to come off his leg that far outside the post and to go ...

Rooney expects revitalised United to challenge for title

It was the first game for some players. " We are going to follow Ibra because we have one of the best players in the world and we have a big leader in our dressing room with him ". "We have a game against Leicester next week (Community Shield) and ...

Lucroy, Beltran, Bruce key names dealt in trade deadline

All but three Major League Baseball teams - the Tigers, Phillies and Rockies - got in on the action ahead of the non-waiver deadline. Josh Reddick will play out most of his remaining contract at Dodger Stadium after being sent as part of the Hill...

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