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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Green, not gold, was the color of the day at the Olympic diving venue. Sure, China won its third consecutive gold medal on Tuesday, but the buzz was about the color of the water in the diving pool — a murky green. That was in stark contrast to the pool's...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just call them the Final Five. Dominant. Peerless. Golden. The U.S. women's gymnastics team gave retiring national team coordinator Martha Karolyi a fitting send off in the Olympic finals on Tuesday night, putting on a two-hour display of precision and...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One by one, as best they could, Emanuele Birarelli's teammates made their way over to him for a hug or handshake. Their captain lay on the sideline with his right ankle elevated and freshly taped. He was injured in the third set of Italy's 28-26, 20-25, 25-...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Five Americans were together on the Olympic Golf Course, checking out everything from the three types of sand in the bunkers to which side of the fairway allowed for the best angle to the green during a practice round Tuesday. The group included Gil Hanse,...
Several fans who traveled to Canton, Ohio, for the Hall of Fame game that was canceled on Sunday night because of poor field conditions are planning to sue the NFL and the hall. Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented ticket holders for the 2011 Super Bowl who wound up...
Big-money sports football and men's basketball were involved in 83 percent of NCAA Division I major infractions cases from 1953 to 2014, according to the first study of its kind released Tuesday. Probation and public reprimand and censure were the most common penalties. Temple...
With professional football not working out, Tim Tebow is going to give baseball a try. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL first-round draft pick plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams this month. Tebow last played organized baseball in high school...
A study of NCAA Division I major infractions cases from 1953 to 2014 shows big-money sports football and men's basketball were involved in 83 percent of the cases. It also found that probation and public reprimand and censure were the most common penalties. Temple University's...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A judge ordered Olympic organizers to allow peaceful protests inside venues after several fans were escorted from stadiums for displaying anti-government signs. With Brazil's political crisis deepening and the Senate on Tuesday taking up impeachment...