Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess

Lochte described how four American swimmers being asked to pay for damages at a gas station by two armed guards blossomed into a much taller tale, and took the blame for letting it get that far. When discrepancies were found in the story, a Brazilian judge insisted Lochte not be allowed to leave the country - the entire story is extremely surreal. [Full Article...]

Miami Marlins To Place Giancarlo Stanton On The Disabled List

The Marlins put Stanton on the disabled list earlier in the day, and manager Don Mattingly said after Miami's 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox that the MRI on Stanton was serious and he wouldn't play again this season. He's one of the best in baseball, and we have confidence every day he goes out there that he's going to give us six, seven, eight, nine innings at time. [Full Article...]

Need to win two more golds for immortality, says Usain Bolt

The Jamaican won the 100m final in 9.81 seconds on Sunday night (Rio time), beating home Justin Gatlin (9.89) and Andre De Grasse (9.91) for the gold. The newly crowned Rio Games champion hugged Del Potro after the four-hour match, both men with tears in the eyes. "I'm just happy to be here". What also continues to be astonishing, even though we've seen him run on the worldwide stage for ove... [Full Article...]

IU Swimmer Lilly King Wins Gold In Rio

IU Swimmer Lilly King Wins Gold In Rio Efimova was initially suspended from the Rio games for using meldonium (the same drug that got Maria Sharapova banned from tennis for two years), but was reinstated in competition hours before she was set to race. The 2015 world champion was only 0.26 seconds off a podium finish, while China's Sun Yang won gold in a time of 1:44.65. She was also asked about her thoughts on Justin Gatlin, a US spri... [Full Article...]

Lochte apologizes for not being more candid about incident

The saga began when Lochte said he and Conger, Bentz and Feigen were held at gunpoint and robbed several hours after the last Olympic swimming races ended. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said late Thursday night . The saga also dominated Olympic headlines, overshadowing worthy accomplishments of athletes who trained for years just to get to Rio and set records during their performances. [Full Article...]

Hull have to be realistic - Phelan

Hull have to be realistic - Phelan Hull City continued their impressive start to the season as late goals from Shaun Maloney and Abel Hernandez gave the Tigers a 2-0 win at Swansea City on Saturday. "It's common knowledge now that there is something around the corner for this football club", said Phelan. And Swansea's council leader has revealed he is optimistic progress can be made after the club's USA investors put the plans a... [Full Article...]

Costa Scores Late Winner For Blues

Costa Scores Late Winner For Blues Some late inspiration off the bench saw Chelsea record a come from behind 2-1 win over Watford at Vicarage Road earlier tonight. However, with 10 minutes left, that incident was forgotten as Chelsea found an equaliser through Batshuayi , who was in the right place at the right time to net from six yards after Gomes had saved from Hazard. [Full Article...]

Liverpool agree to sell Benteke to Palace

Crystal Palace pay club record fee for Benteke was posted in Sports of TheNews International - on August 20, 2016 and was last updated on August 20, 2016. "That's something that didn't always happen at Newcastle, so I'm pleased the board have been courageous with this move". They have largely managed to make back the money they spent to sign him from Villa and Thomps... [Full Article...]

Bills release suspended RB Williams

With a preseason game looming, the Buffalo Bills announced the release of Karlos Williams on Saturday. He missed the first two weeks of training camp while working with the team's training staff on getting into shape. The 23-year-old Williams, who showed up for offseason workouts 20-25 pounds overweight, was suspended by the National Football League in July for the first four games of the regu... [Full Article...]

Olympics 2016: Australian athletes fined, released by Rio police

Olympics 2016: Australian athletes fined, released by Rio police Fiona de Jong , Chief executive of the AOC, was on hand with the athletes, trying to smooth the situation over with law enforcement. If the Brazilian police decide to pursue the charges, the entire group could have their accreditation revoked, which would mean they face immediate deportation from Rio. [Full Article...]

Nigeria earns Olympic bronze with 3-2 win over Honduras

Nigeria earns Olympic bronze with 3-2 win over Honduras Honduras were able to get chances on the counter, but with their reliance on the pace of Alberth Elis and Rommel Quioto on the counter attack without real support through the middle was easy for Nigeria to shield against, despite the success Honduras had enjoyed with that tactic earlier. [Full Article...]

Mets activate Cespedes, Cabrera from disabled list

Mets activate Cespedes, Cabrera from disabled list To make room on the roster, the Mets optioned Ty Kelly and T.J. Rivera to Triple-A Las Vegas. Although the Mets are probably out of the NL East race, as the Nationals hold an 11-game lead on them, they sit 4.5 games back of the second wild card. [Full Article...]

Volleyball: US women beat Dutch to take bronze

Volleyball: US women beat Dutch to take bronze Serbia, which lost in four sets to the USA earlier in the Olympics in pool play, won 20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 16-25, 15-13 Thursday, handing the Americans their first defeat in Rio and relegating them to the bronze-medal match at 11 a.m. She paced Serbia out to a 2-1 lead, before the Americans rallied back to take the fourth set. Other track and field finals include reigning Olympic champ Jenn Suhr of... [Full Article...]

Former Razorback Stacy Lewis makes 11 birdies, in second at Olympics

Former Razorback Stacy Lewis makes 11 birdies, in second at Olympics I don't think there is a comparison to having a gold medal. Charley Hull of Great Britain, hits from the fairway on the 5th hole during the second round of the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , Thursday, Aug. [Full Article...]

Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscienly joins the first team

On Saturday Arsenal travel to EPL champions Leicester, having lost 4-3 at home to Liverpool . Guillem Balague has updated Arsenal fans in their club's efforts to sign Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez . They are without a win from their first two games - and fans chanted demanding Wenger open the club's chequebook before the transfer deadline. "We spoke together last season and in pre-... [Full Article...]

Britain tops Netherlands, wins 1st women's field hockey gold

Victory meant Britain - also featuring East Grinstead players Laura Unsworth and Sophie Bray - won all eight games on their way to the gold medal. "But we definitely backed ourselves going into the shootout". I am constantly keeping my database up to date . "I am just glad I made the nation proud". "I think the players thought they could just do it themselves, rather than playing as a unit"... [Full Article...]

Zack Greinke Pummeled by Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox

Hembree, the lone pitcher called up, has a 2.41 ERA with Boston in 37.1 innings. Schoop homered off Santiago Casilla (2-4) with two outs after Manny Machado singled and Mark Trumbo walked. "Guys swung the bats tremendous today against one of the best pitchers in the game", Porcello said. He is only the second player in Red Sox history to have multiple three-homer games in a season, joining ... [Full Article...]

Kone turns down new deal from Sunderland

Kone turns down new deal from Sunderland He came in this morning with a bad back so he won't be available for the Middlesbrough game", said Moyes. According to the Daily Mail , Sunderland have identified Brighton and Hove Albion star Lewis Dunk as a possible replacement for Younes Kaboul or Lamine Kone. [Full Article...]

Nadal knocked out at Cincinnati, Steve Johnson moves up

Nadal knocked out at Cincinnati, Steve Johnson moves up It was no easy task, as Romanians Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau kept it close all the way, ultimately conceding 6-2 3-6 6-4 to bring home Romania's first Olympic medal in tennis competition. 1 ranked American on Monday. Murray won the hardcourt event in 2008 and 2011 and has reached the quarter-finals in eight of his previous 11 appearances in Cincinnati. [Full Article...]

Younes Kaboul and Roberto Pereyra having Watford medicals - Mazzarri

Younes Kaboul and Roberto Pereyra having Watford medicals - Mazzarri The Frenchman asked to leave the Wearside club due to personal reasons, and insisted that he is looking forward to his future with the Hornets. Speaking to Watford's website, Kaboul expressed his happiness at securing a transfer to the club. [Full Article...]

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