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NBC announcer says he regrets tweet about Biles' parents NBC announcer says he regrets tweet about Biles' parents
- August 12, 2016

Former Olympic great Dominique Dawes says no one has ever seen anyone like her. The Olympics are ongoing, and America's final medal count is still unclear. Seriously, guys, what's wrong with "parents"? To a person, each of the individuals I studied and featured didn't succeed in spite of being adopted. (more...)
Obama settling in on Martha's Vineyard with lots of golf Obama settling in on Martha's Vineyard with lots of golf
- August 12, 2016

The two pals apparently had some time to kill on Monday, Curry because he chose to skip playing for USA Basketball at the Rio Olympics, Obama because if anyone deserves to take some time on a random day and hang out with one of his friends, it's the leader of the free world. (more...)
IOC approves entry of 271 Russian athletes IOC approves entry of 271 Russian athletes
- August 10, 2016

Pound said the doping watchdog had to be given the power to test 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and to impose provisional sanctions rather than just give alerts of suspicions to other federations. Bach added that beginning with the Olympics in Brazil the responsibility of imposing penalties on athletes guilty of doping abuse would rest with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne instead of the IOC . (more...)
Fans like dunks, but Griner eyeing Olympic shot block mark Fans like dunks, but Griner eyeing Olympic shot block mark
- August 10, 2016

She finished with nine points. The three first-timers are Stewart, Delle Donne and Griner. When it ended, they had set three Olympic marks: Points scored in a game, margin of victory and assists. The team tallied up 36 assists on their way to the rout. The key for the US offense's immediate domination was hitting outside shots to open the floor first thing. (more...)
Conor McGregor Makes His First Prediction For Nate Diaz Rematch Conor McGregor Makes His First Prediction For Nate Diaz Rematch
- August 09, 2016

I gave up a hell of a lot of money, gave up Hollywood opportunities, for this contest. I want to exclusively focus on this. It all worked out though. McGregors opinions are fine, and I have no issue with them. The Straight Blast Gym (SBG) boss told Reuters that the next fight against Diaz would be a completely different ball game. Miletich added: "I was running three miles in 16 minutes when I was in my prime". (more...)
Eric Ebron leaves mock game with injury Eric Ebron leaves mock game with injury
- August 09, 2016

Fantasy impact: It's good news that Ebron avoided a server injury, but this episode is another reminder of his durability problems - he has yet to play a full 16-game season. He headed straight to midfield, where he and coach Jim Caldwell conversed for a few minutes before Ebron walked over to be with the tight ends. If Ebron is lost for a significant amount of time, this would be a huge blow to the Lions offense. (more...)