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Victor Cruz to make preseason debut for Giants against Jets

Whatever he gets, Cruz is looking to build on what he started on the practice field. In any event, Petty likely played his way onto the roster in the first two ...


Magnussen escapes big crash at Belgian GP with small injury

The Renault Sport F1 driver lost control of his RS16 on the exit of Eau Rouge, and went backwards into the barriers at high speed, with his auto disintegratin...


Webb fires as Jutanugarn leads LPGA

She made bogey on Nos. "I mean some weeks I use my driver if it's wide enough and if I need the distance, but this week I don't need that". On the second-tier...


Brazil charges US Olympic gold medalist Lochte over false robbery claim

The 6-time Olympic gold medalist also received global attention and disgrace after an incident at a Rio gas station on August 14. Brazil's Justice Department is...


Teacher who canceled homework hailed as a national hero

Young said she's read research that proves homework doesn't help students. Rather, I ask you to spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate wi...


Magic, Ferrell help LAFC break ground

Several members of the LAFC ownership group turned out at the ground-breaking event, including Lakers great Magic Johnson, actor Will Ferrell and motivational s...


Zlatan Ibrahimovic "great" to play with, says Wayne Rooney

In a summer that has seen United break the world record fee for Paul Pogba from Juventus and rack up a near £150m spend so far it was the cost nothing free ag...


Eredivisie: Krul ready to join Ajax on loan

The La Liga champions are set to sell Claudio Bravo to Manchester City and need to sign a replacement to act as a number two to Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Barcelo...


US NBA stars rip Serbia for third Olympics gold in a row

Many top American players opted to skip the Olympics for the first time since 2004. Based on Durant's performance in the gold-medal game against Serbia, it se...


Instant Replay: Gabbert steady in 49ers' preseason win

So I knew this was going to take some time and I think it's a credit to them in how well they've battled and pushed each other. It's down to the nitty-gritty ...


Sabathia, Ellsbury lift Yanks past Mariners 5-1

NY starter CC Sabathia entered Tuesday's game with a career record of 8-1 and a 2.16 ERA (83 1/3 innings, 20 earned runs) at Safeco Field. NY veteran left-h...


Denver Broncos' Quarterback Battle Takes a Turn

Despite a number of serviceable veteran QBs being available this summer, John Elway decided that free agent journeyman Mark Sanchez and third-string holdover Tr...


Cuban-American Swimmer Ryan Lochte Aims for Another 2016 Olympic Gold

Japan's Kosuke Hagino , victor of the 400 IM on Saturday, won a slower first semi-final to go through to Thursday's final in fourth place. Olympic roommates ...


Rio Ready to Wrap: Final Day of 2016 Summer Olympics

Alfred Jochim was the previous gymnast who was a flag-bearer for the USA team in 1936. She was hoping to achieve a record five gold medals in gymnastics, but...


Gwen Jorgensen brings home gold in triathlon

The pre-race favorite held off a challenge from the defending Olympic champion to earn the biggest victory of her career. That's about four times as long as Oly...


Beach volleyball medal matches, including Walsh Jennings, Ross

As waves crashed nearby, Agatha and Barbara , the reigning world champions, defeated Walsh Jennings and Ross, 22-20, 21-18, to advance to the gold-medal game...


Taekwondo grudge match in Rio off after surprising loss

The African country has only won one other Olympic medal before, a silver in the men's 400m race in 1984. Ivory Coast then got a second medal on the night whe...


Diego Costa vs. Watford: Proving that Costa is Conte's spirit animal

Chelsea's aging defence looked creaky once more , as a lack of concentration caused them to leave Etienne Capoue free to bury his second goal of the season. An...


LSU opens season at No. 5 in AP Poll

Not surprisingly, the SEC leads the way among conferences, with six teams in the Top 25, including four among the top 11, as Tennessee checks in at No. It is th...


Rio 2016: Nigeria beat Honduras to bronze medal

Lozano pulled one back for Jorge Luis Pinto's side on 71 minutes, before Pereira cut Nigeria's advantage to just one goal after heading home Oscar Salas' free-k...


It looks like French race walker Yohann Diniz pooped his trousers

The French world record holder had multiple problems at the grueling event, beginning when he suffered what is being called a "gastrointestinal accident" about ...


Ronald Koeman hints he wants a goalkeeper amid Joe Hart rumours

He added: "He's not a sub or a squad player, and I hope he leads Aston Villa to promotion". On Niasse, RK said if he wants to play football he has to leave E...


US outlasts Spain to advance to gold medal game

Team USA came out on top and claimed gold over Spain in 2008 and 2012. That changed in the biggest game of the Olympics - just in time to keep the United ...


Proteas left to rue day of promising starts

The return of the fast bowling duo of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander was the major talking point ahead of South Africa's first Test against New Zealand in in...


Astra 1 West Ham 1: Noble penalty not enough

This may only be the first leg, with a return match at the Olympic Stadium next Thursday, but both teams will be looking for a win to make life easier for them ...


Olympics-Athletics-Clement wins 400m hurdles but Culson in tears

Clement, 30, is a two-time world champion and the silver medalist from Beijing in 2008, but this is his first individual gold at the Olympics. The race go...


Men's 200m Final Rio Olympics 2016

Talking with BBC Radio 5, Bolt pointed to Gatlin being 34. It'd be the second leg of a potential triple-triple for the 29-year-old; he's seeking to win the 10...


Nigeria's Divine Oduduru Fails To Qualify For Rio Olympics 200m Final

Last night, Bolt covered the distance in 19.78 seconds - the fastest he's gone this season - while De Grasse set a Canadian record with a time of 19.80 second...


US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

But residents of Seongju - some 300km (186 miles south of the capital Seoul ) - fear they could bear the brunt of retaliation, which North Korea has already th...


Republican US House primary critical race on Wyoming ballot

Sen. Christensen released a statement after the race was called for Cheney, congratulating her and thanking his supporters. Since then, The Wall Street Jou...