• New security measures bring long lines at Brazil airports
New security measures bring long lines at Brazil airports

Starting at 6 a.m., long, chaotic lines formed at Congonhas regional airport in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo. Within a half-hour, more than 700 people were waiting on the building's first and second floors to pass through security filters.

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  • Keeping All-Star Game MVP Hosmer is Royals' top priority
Keeping All-Star Game MVP Hosmer is Royals' top priority

Fox, however, entered an eight-year deal that pays Major League Baseball $500 million per year for rights to regular season games, playoff games, the World Series and, perhaps most importantly, the All-Star Game. Hosmer had more planned for his first time. So, a relatively small sample size has seemingly vindicated MLB on that front, considerin...

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  • Oklahoma State expecting spark from RB Barry J. Sanders
Oklahoma State expecting spark from RB Barry J. Sanders

But Gundy insists it isn't a mullet. The haircut was born from a game of chicken with his 11-year-old son. "The quarterback play is so good in this league that if you turn over the ball a couple times, you could end up scoring 31 points and lose the game", Gundy said.

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  • Lesnar and Cain Velasquez on a collision course for UFC rematch
Lesnar and Cain Velasquez on a collision course for UFC rematch

After having spent three weeks undergoing intensive training in Las Vegas according to an article News.com.au , his efforts have been thwarted by Lesnar's much more powerful overall strength. The original main event between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz was canceled when McGregor didn't participate in the initial press conference. With the tw...

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  • Antonio Conte speech helped sway N'Golo Kante to join Chelsea
Antonio Conte speech helped sway N'Golo Kante to join Chelsea

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has admitted that he understands N'Golo Kante's decision to join Chelsea , but was hopeful that the midfielder would stay put. Leicester, who are playing in the Champions League unlike Chelsea , recently secured England striker Jamie Vardy on a contract extention but the loss of Kante will be a major blow ...

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  • Baton Rouge gunman's anger at police
Baton Rouge gunman's anger at police

Gavin Eugene Long called for black people to "fight back" against police "devils" just days before the attack in baton Rouge. "We did our time in the military, and when that time was up, you just can't turn off that want to serve the people", Ryan Cabral, who served with Gerald in Iraq, told the news outlet .

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  • Tour to race on as Froome extends lead in time trial
Tour to race on as Froome extends lead in time trial

It was Dumoulin's second stage victory of this Tour after he also claimed Stage 9 with a solo breakaway through a hailstorm on a mountain-top finish in Andorra. It's the strangest moment of my career. And before the rider's embarked on a 37km individual time-trial stage today, there was a minute silence for the victims of yet another atrocious at...

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  • 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' might not have opening crawl
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' might not have opening crawl

Also, Darth Vader is in the film and of course James Earl Jones is doing his voice. New hair aside (Sabine's purple now!), the big villain this time around is one Admiral Thrawn , who diehard fans will remember from the Expanded Universe.

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  • Bushes 'part of the past,' Trump campaign head says
Bushes 'part of the past,' Trump campaign head says

The Republican convention kicks off Monday with a one-two punch of law-and-order tough-talk, and Donald Trump's wife playing character witness as the bombastic mogul seeks to lock up his presidential nomination. "We have been working to reach out and to be inclusive in our party with minorities, with African-Americans, Hispanics", said Lawler, a Pe...

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  • New Sandusky Documents Indicate Paterno Knew About Abuse In 1976
New Sandusky Documents Indicate Paterno Knew About Abuse In 1976

The man reported the incident to Paterno, who failed to report the accusation to authorities. An alleged victim said he personally told Paterno in 1976 of an assault, but Paterno told him he did not want to hear about it. In it, McQueary said former Penn State assistant Tom Bradley told McQueary that he had heard from Schiano about Sandusky's...

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  • Eflin gets only hit off deGrom, Phillies lose 5-0 to Mets
Eflin gets only hit off deGrom, Phillies lose 5-0 to Mets

Jacob DeGrom is smiling in this photo like, hit me Philadelphia if you can. Trainer's room: Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes returned to the lineup after sitting out the first two games to rest his strained right quadriceps. He was at 89 entering the ninth and retired the side in order. Over his last four starts, deGrom is 3-0 with a 0.93 ERA. In...

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  • Bush Praises Britain's Role in Iraq War
Bush Praises Britain's Role in Iraq War

Directly or indirectly, newspaper headlines clearly showed no mercy. He was responding to the criticisms of his leadership by the Iraq Inquiry committee led by Sir John Chilcot. "I will at the same time say why, nonetheless, I believe that it was better to remove Saddam Hussein and why I do not believe this is the cause of the terrorism we se...

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  • Ferguson picks Liverpool fringe man in Euro 2016 team of the tournament
Ferguson picks Liverpool fringe man in Euro 2016 team of the tournament

The 25-year-old finished the competition with two assists and six goals. In short, he was excellent, and if he can maintain that level for Liverpool next season we're onto a victor. Ronaldo twice attempted to continue, but was forced to concede defeat as a knee injury meant he was unable to play on. "I do not agree with this choice", Leboeuf to...

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  • Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic after long playoff struggle
Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic after long playoff struggle

I hit a great seven-iron, I mean high, right at it. turning toward the pin and I knew it was going to be fairly close but never expected it to go in. If life and sports were always fair, such a weekend position would not be so unfamiliar to Lee.

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  • NFL Planning to Insert Chips into Game Balls
NFL Planning to Insert Chips into Game Balls

Place-kickers are increasingly accurate with the field-goal and extra point attempts, so much so that the National Football League is considering action to make the attempts more hard. According to the Toronto Sun , the NFL is planning on inserting customized data chips into game balls for the 2016 preseason, beginning next month, and for Thursd...

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  • Georginio Wijnaldum deal could see a Liverpool fringe player head to Tyneside
Georginio Wijnaldum deal could see a Liverpool fringe player head to Tyneside

And reports claim that the prospective move is heading in the right direction, with Wijnaldum expected to travel to Liverpool soon to undergo a medical. If he is sold to Liverpool, there is no doubt that Benitez will work hard to replace the Dutchman before the start of the season. The 25-year-old's form dipped slightly in the latter stages of ...

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  • How the Reds could line up if they sign Newcastle's Georginio Wijnaldum
How the Reds could line up if they sign Newcastle's Georginio Wijnaldum

However, the Polish global is set to snub the Reds in order to join Serie A outfit AC Milan. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Georginio Wijnaldum (R) of Newcastle United celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his team mate Moussa Sissoko during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St J...

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  • Charles Tillman retires with a creative, amusing video
Charles Tillman retires with a creative, amusing video

It was a great career for a great defensive back and now he can live life swatting other objects out of hands. Tillman would still reside near the top of available free agent corners if he decides to backtrack on this well-executed announcement.

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  • Warriors re-sign C Anderson Varejao
Warriors re-sign C Anderson Varejao

Going into the NBA Finals, Varejao, who played for the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers last season, was in the unique and cool position of getting a ring no matter which team won because, after spending his first 11 1/2 seasons in Cleveland, Varejao was traded to Portland at the trade deadline.

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  • MLS names All-Star team to face Arsenal on July 28
MLS names All-Star team to face Arsenal on July 28

They will be joined by Kaka, who plays for Orlando City, and New York City FC's Andrea Pirlo in midfield. The MLS' Most Valuable Player Sebastian Giovinco will also be in the side and he has scored 8 goals so far. The Nigerian is the third highest goal scorer in the America elite division and was on the score sheet in the Timbers' 3-1 derby win o...

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