Saturday May 27-th, 2017

UVa's Leah Smith Wins Bronze Medal in 400m Free

In the final leg of the relay, Ledecky came from behind to beat Australia as the US won in 7:43.03. The 19-year-old has dominated the longer freestyle events since winning gold in the 800m at London 2012 as a 15 year-old. "Once I was ahead I knew I...

Ibrahimovic eyeing more and more silverware with Man Utd

He needs them [United team-mates] to produce for him and we need to change that, this team was more about possession and recycling the ball. "I have to make choices and sometimes they are choices which hurt me to look behind me and see players li...

Rhode earns bronze to medal in 6 straight Olympics Rhode earns bronze to medal in 6 straight Olympics

She was eliminated in a semifinals shootoff. US Olympic Gold Medal shooter Kim Rhode is wading into the gun control debate and defended the Second Amendment ahead of her competition in Brazil. Both are from Italy. International Olympic Committee ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: What's Niggling Sir Bradley Wiggins?

Before beginning his bid for a fifth Olympic gold and British record eighth medal in all, Wiggins showed annoyance at being summoned by commissaires. The 31-year-old Manxman, the reserve rider for the team pursuit, completed a training session ear...

Britain opens track cycling program with another golden ride Britain opens track cycling program with another golden ride

Trott, along with Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand, clocked a time of four minutes 13.260 seconds at the Velodrome to beat the U.S. Britain have not won a world title in the discipline since 2005, but have now won gold at the 2...

US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia 98-88

Said Krzyzewski, "They're going to vie for the gold medal". The U.S. (3-0) entered as about a 25-point favorite after coasting in its first two games against China and Venezuela by an average of 50.5 points, enjoying their rock star status in Rio a...

Judo history made at Rio Olympics Judo history made at Rio Olympics

Harrison, ranked No. 1 woman judo player in the world at 78 kg., won her second straight gold medal. She credits training at Pedro's judo academy for her recovery and has said she hopes her story will inspire other victims of sexual abuse to speak ou...

LeBron James announces he will sign a new deal with Cavaliers LeBron James announces he will sign a new deal with Cavaliers

James will defend the Cavs' first title in franchise history after a legendary Finals performance against the Golden State Warriors. LeBron James is staying in Cleveland. The Cavaliers were never really in any danger of losing LeBron James to any...

Americans survive scare from Australians Americans survive scare from Australians

The 2016 Olympics have already been notable for Anthony. RIO DE JANEIRO - Rival is the wrong word. The Olympics are underway. "His mindset is a lot of confidence", Mills said of Anthony. Bogut finished with 15 points for the Australians, wh...

Westbrook stays with Oklahoma City after Durant bolts town Westbrook stays with Oklahoma City after Durant bolts town

OKC Thunder general manager Sam Presti was ready to trade him this offseason should they failed to close a new contract deal. Westbrook's deal has reportedly filled the void created by Kevin Durant and brought a ray of hope to the Thunder team....

Katie Ledecky Saves The Day & Leads US To 4x200m Freestyle Relay Win

Ledecky began her leg of the race just under a second behind Australia before she destroyed the field and won by almost two seconds. After over a decade of epic races involving Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, the American swimmers may be suiting ...

Germany's Barbara Engleder wins 50m rifle 3 position event

The mom of 5-year-old son Lucas (and one of the many athletes who have a day job off the bike, as community health director for St. Luke's Health System) is the oldest female cycling medalist of all time and is the first American woman to win an in...

United States of America overcomes slow start to rout Venezuela United States of America overcomes slow start to rout Venezuela

Their next opponent is Australia, which has decisively beaten France and Serbia here, and, as Krzyzewski noted, "They'll start five National Basketball Association players". Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski would later single out Butler and Jordan as...

Juan Del Potro beats Novak Djokovic in Olympic tennis drama

But the lift inconvenience did not shake the Argentine out of his big-hitting stride as he shocked the top seed to set up a second-round clash with Portugal's Joao Sousa . "But I play an incredible match". Also chasing a repeat in singles: Serena...

Team USA's Carmelo Anthony passes Michael Jordan for career points Team USA's Carmelo Anthony passes Michael Jordan for career points

George's highlight slam dunk with 2:50 remaining in the fourth quarter brought the loudest cheers of the night. But, composing great defense after the half made them defeated Venezuela at 113-69. "We used our hands a little bit too much, bailing them...

Nate Ebner, USA Rugby continue pursuit of medal in Rio

His aims in Rio are twofold: to win gold with "some of the toughest guys I've ever met" and to leave a long-lasting rugby legacy in the U.S. Ebner was one of the standouts for the US team which surprised many people with its speed and physical appr...

58! Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record 58 at Travelers 58! Furyk shoots PGA Tour-record 58 at Travelers

Jerry Kelly received a warm ovation Sunday while coming up the 18th fairway, the crowd at TPC River Highlands creating a scene typically reserved for just one person as the final round of the Travelers Championship nears its conclusion. 16 when he pu...

Monday's cover: Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets Manchester United off to a heady start

With our team, something big is going on but we are at the beginning and we have started with a high". So in this moment, we are not a super team, we are just a team with a super desire to work. We begin with a trophy. There is a very good basement a...

Manchester United defender Daley Blind responds to transfer speculation Manchester United defender Daley Blind responds to transfer speculation

United have lacked leadership on the pitch recently, also that drive to get forward and find goals through any measure, which was seemingly restricted by former manager Louis van Gaal. "We are going to follow Ibra because we have one of the best play...

Reggie Ragland, Shaq Lawson injuries derail Bills' quick-fix draft Reggie Ragland, Shaq Lawson injuries derail Bills' quick-fix draft

Ragland injured his knee in practice last Friday. These weren't rookies to be stashed as reserves and unleashed at some future date; the Bills thought they had two first-round talents in Lawson and Ragland , and they felt both could play right aw...

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