• Wait over for Pokemon Go in Brazil ahead of Olympics
Wait over for Pokemon Go in Brazil ahead of Olympics

Brazil is in the grip of a deep recession and political crisis, and further protests are expected ahead of the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday. "I think I can honestly say as well in my career I don't know if I've ever competed in a clean sport, and it's upsetting". "It feels so right", said 21-year-old teammate Missy Franklin, one of ma...

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  • Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening
Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening

In the quarter-finals the USA dismissed Canada 91-48 before seeing off biggest rivals Australia 86-73, then crushing an over matched France 86-50 in the final. But both Justin Gatlin and Trayvon Bromell have the speed to dethrone Bolt if he's at anything less than 100 percent in Rio. Joe Kovacs is a favorite in the shot put.

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  • Rio 2016: USWNT look strong on Day 1
Rio 2016: USWNT look strong on Day 1

This is the sixth edition of the Olympic Football Tournament, and the USWNT has been dominant thus far, having won four gold medals and one silver in the five previous competitions. Carli Lloyd opened the scoring for the United States at the Rio Olympics. It can only be good that Morgan has scored so soon in the tournament, as the U.S.

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  • Rio 2016: Goalkeeper Hope Solo taunted with Zika chants
Rio 2016: Goalkeeper Hope Solo taunted with Zika chants

While Solo ultimately made the decision to attend the games, she's still sticking to her diligent use of mosquito repellent, although she told the Associated Press that she feels American media has been a bit unfair to Brazilians. First she said she didn't want to go to Brazil, but in May she said she'd "begrudgingly" attend - but wouldn't le...

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  • VP nominee Kaine attacks Trump in DNC speech
VP nominee Kaine attacks Trump in DNC speech

Espinoza said he worked with Kaine when the nominee was then the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Democrats gathered in Philadelphia formally selected Tim Kaine as their U.S. There's nothing suspicious in my tax returns-believe me! " We all should feel the Bern and we all should not want to get burned by the other guy", he sa...

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  • QB Nick Foles agrees to deal with Chiefs, report says
QB Nick Foles agrees to deal with Chiefs, report says

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Foles in the third round of the 2012 National Football League draft while Reid was the team's head coach. Thinks never quite worked out for Foles in St. Presumably that scenario would mean no Alex Smith . Instead, Foles finds a home with the Chiefs, and this marriage just might work well. That second year? Whoo...

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  • Walker makes it a sweep of first-time major winners in 2016
Walker makes it a sweep of first-time major winners in 2016

On Friday, the cup on No. 10 was put on the wrong side of the green but the PGA Rules Committee didn't notice it until the first group off that tee had already hit their second shots so the cup was left on the right side for the remainder of the round.

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  • Darmian does not fear competition for places at Man Utd
Darmian does not fear competition for places at Man Utd

United probably need another option at right-back and Fabinho would be a quality addition to the team. "I think he will settle in very quickly". Wayne Rooney is one of very few current Manchester United players to have shared a pitch with Paul Pogba during the Frenchman's first spell at the club.

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  • Rolando McClain abusing codeine, unlikely to return to Cowboys
Rolando McClain abusing codeine, unlikely to return to Cowboys

A Jolly Rancher hard candy is often thrown in for extra sweetness. McClain was placed on the reserve/did not report list to open camp. McClain missed the entire offseason program, including organized team activities _ though he showed up out of shape for mini camp to avoid being fined.

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  • An all-time first for venerable AP Top 25
An all-time first for venerable AP Top 25

Programs were given one point for each poll appearance, an additional point for a No. 1 ranking and 10 points for being named the AP national champion in a given season. Outside of Notre Dame, the entire top 25 is composed of teams from Power Five conferences. Interesting note: The Wolverines were the first team to appear in every poll over t...

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  • 'Rashford is being carried by Rooney at Manchester United'
'Rashford is being carried by Rooney at Manchester United'

Cristiano is a special player and he has gone on to be one of the best in the world. Just go next to him and you'd find an elbow or some other sharp bit. 'We want to improve this week to be ready for the first game of the season'. Joining Riekerink, Sinan Gümüş said it was their "toughest pre-season friendly" but they managed to fend off Manches...

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  • Cardinals, Mathieu agree to 5-year, $62.5M deal
Cardinals, Mathieu agree to 5-year, $62.5M deal

The reason that negotiations went on for nearly three months is because the two sides had to figure out Mathieu's value. However, the problem with Mathieu is that it wasn't exactly clear what position he should be paid to play. I'm kind of different than both of those guys, but I still have the same type of impact on the game as those guys do. ...

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  • Deal 'em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce, Moore move
Deal 'em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce, Moore move

The Texas Rangers are all in to win their first World Series title in club history. Jeffress was originally selected by Milwaukee in first round (16th overall) of the 2006 June draft and has gone 11-4 with a 2.93 ERA (63 ER/193.2 IP) over 198 career games with Milwaukee (2010, 2014-16), Kansas City (2011-12), and Toronto (2013-14).

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  • Matteo Darmian happy to play left-back for Manchester United
Matteo Darmian happy to play left-back for Manchester United

Pogba moved to Juventus in an £800,000 deal from the 13-time Premier League winners in 2012 after failing to secure regular first-team football under Sir Alex Ferguson. "When he came to see me before the tournament, I came away very happy". However, with Mourinho now at United, the Portuguese tactician was keen on luring Willian to Old Trafford f...

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  • Pakistan slumps to 47-2 after England setup 565-run target
Pakistan slumps to 47-2 after England setup 565-run target

The stand was worth 105 in 85 balls when Cook called a halt after he and Root had added 75 runs in just nine overs on Monday. The scale of Pakistan's task could be seen from the fact that no side have made more to win in the fourth innings of a test than the West Indies' 418 for seven against Australia at St John's in 2003.

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  • Rooney wants Pogba back at Manchester United
Rooney wants Pogba back at Manchester United

I was 19 [and] having rows with Gary, even with Alex Ferguson. "The bruises", Rooney told the Daily Mail as he reflected on Pogba's first spell in Manchester. Zlatan Ibrahimovic says it felt good to score a sensational goal at his Man United debut in his home country. I wasn't apprehensive at all. After all, when one of football's brightest s...

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  • Manchester United V City Match Called Off
Manchester United V City Match Called Off

This isn't the way Jose Mourinho dreamed of starting his career at Manchester United. With the Barclays Premier League season kicking off on August 13th, both sides will want to get their teams in top gear for the start of the new campaign.

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  • Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn Wins Women's British Open
Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn Wins Women's British Open

Lexi Tompson of the U.S in action during day three of the Women's British Open at Woburn Golf Club in Woburn, England, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Jutanugarn held the 54-hole lead in each of her three victories, experiences that served her well on Sunday at Woburn where she maintained her lead despite mistakes down the closing stretch.

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  • Rangers walk-off, Royals still winless in roadtrip
Rangers walk-off, Royals still winless in roadtrip

The Kansas City Royals took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning with a home run from Eric Hosmer . The Rangers increased their lead over Houston in the American League West to four games while the sinking Royals - who have lost eight of their last 10 - fell 10 games behind first-place Cleveland in the Central.

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  • MLB Rumors: Dodgers and Reds close on Bruce deal?
MLB Rumors: Dodgers and Reds close on Bruce deal?

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the Brewers have Triple-A catcher Manny Pina up with the team in San Diego to prepare for a Lucroy trade. The only other concern with Bruce is his fielding. Despite the small sample-size, Nimmo is projected to be a regular major-league outfielder, with solid all-around skills.

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