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Bolt: I am the greatest

The greatest ever goes as he should go, as a gold medallist. "It's just so many special feelings I'm feeling". The Kenyan women have also won the 1,500 meters and the marathon, and taken second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 10,000 meters....

Broncos closing in on quarterback verdict; Gary Kubiak impressed by Trevor Siemian

But overall his turnover troubles have been much less worrisome than Sanchez's. The perception changed, though, once we actually got to the preseason . However, they probably also recognize that his floor is higher than Lynch's right not and that ...

Sergio Aguero: Man City star could be banned for Man United derby

Winston was off and Calleri still didn't come on. Both forwards have started the new season quite brilliantly, with bookmarkers already tipping them for a close race to the 2016/17 Premier League Golden Boot. "It's always better to win as much as p...

Cristiano Ronaldo bags Best Player in the Europe award

It was a fantastic season, and I have to say thank you to Real Madrid, the players, the whole structure and the Portuguese national team too, because we had an unbelievable season, an unbelievable tournament. I hope I can win more titles. "But it wou...

Top 5: Premier League Players of the Weekend

James Milner capped a dominant first-half display by Liverpool by converting a 43rd-minute penalty after Roberto Firmino was tripped by Erik Lamela. Willian was back for Chelsea after recovering from a calf injury and the Brazil winger doubled ...

Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada

Five players are bunched at 8 under, including Rio silver medallist Lydia Ko of New Zealand, and first-round leader Chella Choi of Korea. Jutanugarn, a 20-year-old Bangkok native, is now No. Jutanugarn was forced to withdraw from the women's even...

Arsenal, €61m for Lucas & Mustafi

Everton are still hopeful of a deal but reports in Spain suggest Arsenal are strong favourites to sign the player. He said: " After [Sir Alex Ferguson] retired and we played [Manchester United] over there he sent a message to me to come up and ha...

Bravo's debut for City could come against United

He was also voted Copa America's best goalkeeper in 2015 and 2016 as well as earning a place in the Team of the Tournament each time. Guardiola, however, made clear he feels Bravo fits the bill in terms of the ball-playing keeper he is looking for,...

Barcelona signs goalkeeper Cillessen, sells Bravo to City

City sporting director Txiki Begiristain spoke to the press, and he finally confirmed what will happen with Hart. It follows England manager Sam Allardyce admitting earlier this week that it would be hard for him to pick Hart if he is not a regular...

Josh Gordon Trade Rumors: NFL Teams Inquire About Browns' Receiver; Eagles Interested?

Josh Gordon hasn't played for the Cleveland Browns since 2014, and some National Football League teams are hoping that he never suits up for the Browns in 2016. "No. you can't look at it that way", Griffin said . He was suspended for 10 games in 2...

Olympics protest runner fails to return to Ethiopia

Silver medal Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa, crosses his arms as he celebrates on the podium after the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. Despite his protest, the Ethiopian government reportedly stated that...

US wins third straight gold in men's basketball at Rio Games

There were some close calls in Rio , but the United States' 10-year winning streak in worldwide tournaments stands at 53 games. Kevin Durant scored 30 points and helped the USA jump to a huge lead by halftime. They dropped three games in the group...

#UFC202: Diaz 'a hell of a competitor', says Conor McGregor

The previous record was held by Brock Lesnar, who received $2.5 million for his heavyweight encounter against Mark Hunt this past July. Undisputed UFC featherweight champion McGregor was stunned by Diaz in March, forced into submission at UFC 196 ...

Men And Women's Basketball Teams Win Olympic Gold

It's easy to suggest a glorified All-Star team should just walk over their opponents, but in practice it's a lot more complicated. France could pair Rudy Gobert with dynamic backcourt playmakers like Evan Fournier, who sat out the summer after gett...

Michael Phelps announces retirement on TODAY: 'This time I mean it'

Phelps had become the youngest American swimmer at the age of 15 to participate at the 2002 Olympic games in Sydney. They were most common in gymnastics under the old 10-point judging system, which also produced the only four-way tie, for men's vau...

Paul's Gwen Jorgensen wins women's Rio Olympic triathlon gold medal

Her background in both sports made for an easy transition into the triathlon and her first Olympics four years ago. 'Those two, just thinking about all the investments they put into me, thinking about the four years, and it all came down to one d...

US women cruise to gold in 4x400 relay

It's the sixth consecutive gold medal for the US in this event. The team ended up running the second-fastest trial and found themselves in the final. But replays showed that a Brazilian runner bumped Felix as she entered the exchange zone. The ot...

For 10 teams, Rio provided a first feel of Olympic gold

The end of the marathon race also spelt the end of India's campaign in this Brazilian city where they ended up with a disappointing medal tally of one silver (P V Sindhu in women's singles in badminton) and one bronze (woman 58kg category wrestler Sa...

US, Cuban boxers fight for bantamweight gold

It was also better than the lone bronze medal won by Deontay Wilder at heavyweight in 2008 Beijing games. American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather - now a promoter - said this week that Stevenson , the oldest of nine siblings from a tough area of...

Ranieri refuses to cry foul over penalties

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Premier League soccer match at the KCOM Stadium, Hull, England, Saturday Aug. Past year I sat in the away end of the Emirates ...

U.S. beats Spain 82-76 in men's basketball, will play for gold

USA standout Allyson Felix captured her fifth career gold medal in the race. They already picked up a 103-63 win over Spain during the qualifying portion of the Olympics. Some people and journalists like to refer to any USA men's Olympic basketba...

Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot upsets Ayana Almaz in 5000m final

Cheruiyot won Kenya's first ever women's gold medal over the distance, cementing her legacy as a long-distance great. Cheruiyot, 32, had been the almost woman in her last three Olympic finals, winning two silver medals and one bronze , but she...

Rio 2016: Esposito wins surprise gold for Australia in women's modern pentathlon

Her final combined time of 12min, 10.19sec took her points total to an Olympic record of 1,372 and the gold. To make sure to not miss a second of the Women's Modern Pentathlon, please make great use of the available live stream on NBCOlympics.c...

Team GB gold rush continues as Charlotte Dujardin triumphs in dressage

Dujardin added to her legacy after two golds at London 2012 in the team dressage and individual dressage - both with Valegro . I can't even tell you what it is like to ride him. Going fourth from last in the order, Dujardin had no way of knowing i...

Salute The Come Back Queen Sakshi Malik Rio Olympics Bronze

Indians were ecstatic on Thursday after female wrestler Sakshi Malik opened India's account at the Rio Olympic Games just three days ahead of the closing ceremony. Thereafter, it was no looking back for the Indian girl and she took the opponent dow...

Andy Murray moved to tears after retaining Olympic title at Rio 2016

In the 4th set del Potro put up a decent resistance making Murray push himself to the edge in order to secure the gold. From Juan Martin del Potro , who earned the silver, losing to Murray 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the last on Sunday. After the matc...

Neymar leads Brazil into gold-medal game

Neymar will once again be burdened with the hopes of the home nation when Brazil will face Honduras . Honduras , seeking their first football medal in the Olympics, were inferior to a South Korea side that had 16 shots, compared to six for the...

The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln addresses cliffhanger backlash

Erickson also previewed Nick and Luciana's relationship, saying, "I wouldn't say that he potentially finds love, but he does find in Luciana a woman who has become orphaned in a way - but not by choice". F*ck yeah. It's finally time to hear Negan's ...

Brazil women beat US, ending Walsh Jennings' golden run

Walsh Jennings and Ross hung around despite being out-served in the first set, getting the score to 20-20 before the Brazilians scored two straight points to close it out. Agatha and Barbara targeted her throughout the match. They continually ...

Yankees' callups make deep impact in debut

Aaron Judge , one of the New York Yankees' top prospects, homered twice in his first weekend in the majors in a polarizing start to his big league career. "I was ecstatic on deck", Judge said of Austin's opposite field home run. The others, includi...

US Open: Juan Martin del Potro and Laura Robson given wildcards

Murray then broke Del Potro for the match in the next game when for all the world it had looked like going into a fifth set. The Briton could barely lift his arms to celebrate and is now heading to Cincinnati for this week's Western and Southern Ope...

Rio Olympics 2016: Mo Farah recovers from fall to defend 10000m title

The Somalian-born Muslim recovered from a mid-race fall to successfully defend his Olympic 10,000 metres title at the Rio Games. "I'd promised my older daughter Rihanna I was going to get a medal for her and in my mind I was thinking I can't let he...

Team USA to face Argentina in men's basketball quarterfinals

Instead, Argentina have drawn the short straw and will face the daunting task of taking down a US team riding a 22-game Olympic win streak in their quest for a third straight Olympic gold medal. All four quarterfinal games will take place on Wednes...

Gymnastics: Biles wins record-equaling fourth gold with floor victory

Biles was later adopted by her dad and stepmother and was also helped raised by her grandparents. Biles has already earned three golds and a bronze, though her chance to become the first female gymnast to capture five golds in a single Olympics e...

Russian warplanes take off from Iran to target IS in Syria

In January, Russia and Iran signed a military cooperation deal focused on training and fighting terrorism. The commission also documented scores of civilians dying in government-held areas, as coalitions of armed groups including Ahrar al-Sham,...

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Will he or won't he? Nurkic's return still uncertain

He'll also be in L.A., but he also took the time out to say he really he enjoyed playing here even with the losses, which of course surprises us because he's been on some very succ...

Serves as impenetrable wall in Game 1

The Wild outshot the Blues 52-26, literally doubling their counterpart's shot totals, and couldn't find the back of the net on 51 of them. "Well, both games were 2-1", he said af...

Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks

The team missed out on the playoffs for the fourth straight season. Regardless of any struggles this season, Porzingis is the future of the franchise. Anthony has been one of the...

Canadiens confident goals will come after shutout loss to Rangers in opener

Lundqvist's form since returning from a hip injury, and for large parts of the season has been below his best, and Glass has been enemy number one for man, toiling away in the AHL ...

Watch Tim Tebow smash his second home run of the season

What? You really thought that when Tim Tebow left the National Football League you'd heard the last of him? With the help of Tebow, the Fireflies just won all four games in th...

Marcos Alonso sends Diego Costa warning to Manchester United defenders

But this year, he has been in much better form under new manager Antonio Conte and has already picked up 17 goals in 26 appearances for the Blues. I always say that I am very happy...

Yankees worth big league-high $3.7 billion

For the day, Pineda fanned 11 in his 7-2/3 innings, allowing the two hits and no walks, throwing 93 pitches, 67 for strikes. He was 6-12 a year ago with a 4.82 ERA, but he led the...

Saints pre-season opponents announced

It will mark the fourth consecutive season that New Orleans starts their preseason on the road. Dates and times for all games will be released at a later date. New Orleans then f...

Top NFL prospect Myles Garrett bench presses a reporter

Between the uncertainty regarding quarterbacks, situations like Joe Mixon's, the lack of clarity early behind Myles Garrett at No. 1 and plenty more, it's all been erratic to thi...

The Most Valuable Team in Baseball Didn't Make the Playoffs Last Year

Forbes reported Mike Ozanian notes that the Miami Marlins recently had a handshake deal to sell the franchise for $1.6 billion, although that deal fizzled. Forbes said today it e...

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Sergio's time to shine: Garcia wins first major in Masters playoff

Rose was in trouble from the start with a tee shot that sailed right, leaving him blocked by a Magnolia tree. But Garcia dug deep and produced a clutch par save at the 13th after...

Fewer hurricanes for 2017, but three could be 'major'

Fewer hurricanes for 2017, but three could be 'major'

Colorado State meteorologist Phil Klotzbach said that of the four predicted hurricanes, two should be major hurricanes - category 3, 4 or 5 - with sustained wind speeds of 111 mi...

Leaders Chelsea maintain 7-point gap over Spurs

Leaders Chelsea maintain 7-point gap over Spurs

Chelsea delivered the ideal response to Tottenham Hotspur by winning 3-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday to restore their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League table. " Ch...

Ledley King delivers verdict after Tottenham win against Watford

Pochettino confirmed the north Londoners' top goalscorer was fit enough to take his place on the bench and was likely to be involved at some stage. The Saints forward has managed...

Kevin Durant set to return vs. Pelicans, won't be on minutes limit

Durant has been sidelined 19 games after suffering a Grade 2 left MCL sprain and tibial bone bruise against the Washington Wizards on February 28. Saturday marks teammate Kevin ...