• Police search house of Brazilian Olympic committee president
Police search house of Brazilian Olympic committee president

Soon after the Rio Games, IOC President Thomas Bach awarded Nuzman the 'Olympic Order, ' given to those who have made extraordinary contributions to the Olympic movement. The French have been looking into allegations that Diack, one of his sons, Papa Massata Diack, and others were involved in blackmailing athletes and covering-up doping positives.

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  • National Football League will evaluate Bucs-Dolphins options this morning
National Football League will evaluate Bucs-Dolphins options this morning

Playing the game November 19 might be the simplest logistically, but it could have significant competitive effects on the teams, especially with Tampa Bay's three straight resulting road games. In 2004, Hurricane Ivan forced the Dolphins' Week 1 game against the Titans to be moved up 24 hours, to Saturday. The game could be moved up to Thursday...

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  • Keys, Vandeweghe win, putting four Americans in US Open quarters
Keys, Vandeweghe win, putting four Americans in US Open quarters

She will play Kaia Kanepi of Estonia. Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro will meet in the quarter final of the men's draw after wins this afternoon. Vandeweghe will face off with Pliskova in the next round. "Five years ago, we committed to the players that total player compensation would reach $50 million at the U.S.

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  • Notre Dame jumps into top 25; MI up to #8
Notre Dame jumps into top 25; MI up to #8

Georgia coach Kirby Smart was a graduate assistant at Florida State when a No. 5 Seminoles team trounced Notre Dame 37-0 in 2003. "The five of us up front want the game on our shoulders. "It wasn't just one individual", Adams said. Fittingly, the two games are the same two mentioned earlier in terms of scoring three touchdowns in one quarter, Nev...

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  • Oklahoma vs. Ohio State Free Betting Pick for Week 2
Oklahoma vs. Ohio State Free Betting Pick for Week 2

They didn't regret the decision to use Dobbins. Oklahoma was not yet the team that would run the table after that night, and the Sooners look like they've picked up this season right where they left off. Another went for a 5-yard touchdown. Andrews and Mayfield have been connecting since 2014, when they were on scout team together. NOTES: O...

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  • Sloane Stephens in US Open semifinals; Carreno Busta wins
Sloane Stephens in US Open semifinals; Carreno Busta wins

Open a year ago. Anderson will meet Spanish 12th seed Pablo Carreno Busta on Friday for a place in Sunday's final. The 26-year-old Spaniard recorded a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 victory over the 29th-seeded Argentine to keep his streak of not losing a set intact.

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  • Boston Red Sox caught using Apple Watches to steal pitching signs
Boston Red Sox caught using Apple Watches to steal pitching signs

The accusation is that video personnel working for the team used the wearable smart devices to transmit information about hand signals used by opposing teams' catchers to Red Sox trainers, who then sent that intel to Red Sox players. The Red Sox are in first place in their division and on track for a playoff berth. "But I will say I think sig...

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  • Red Sox outlast Blue Jays in 19 innings
Red Sox outlast Blue Jays in 19 innings

Boston's lead over the New York Yankees in the American League East is down to 3 ½ games as it has dropped seven of its last 11 contests, but the club will face the slumping Blue Jays and AL West cellar-dwelling Oakland during its string at Fenway Park.

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  • Michelle Obama joins Beyonce's birthday surprise
Michelle Obama joins Beyonce's birthday surprise

Bey's former Destiny's Child bandmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams , also got in on the action and channelled the pop star, as well as famous friends Serena Williams and former First Lady Michelle Obama . "Your donations will help in long-term revitalization and aid in purchasing immediate needs including: cots, blankets and pillows, b...

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  • Jeremy Kerley returns to the Jets
Jeremy Kerley returns to the Jets

Veteran wide receiver Jeremy Kerley was signed Tuesday to a one-year deal, reuniting with the team for which he played his first five National Football League seasons. Gailey retired this offseason, and the Jets replaced him with John Morton and a West Coast offense. That according to the New York Daily News . They also drafted Chad Hansen and...

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  • Gareth Bale: Ben Woodburn Makes Me Feel Old
Gareth Bale: Ben Woodburn Makes Me Feel Old

Wales are winless in six away games (D3 L3), their worst run since August 2002 under Mark Hughes (a run of seven). Despite being born in Nottingham, Woodburn elected to represent Wales - his grandfather's country of birth - after speaking with Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale .

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  • Failed transfers: Sanchez will have 'problems' at Arsenal - ex-coach
Failed transfers: Sanchez will have 'problems' at Arsenal - ex-coach

Regarding his club football, the consensus opinion is that Alexis is gutted he never got to move away from Arsenal this summer. The Gunners begin their European campaign on Thursday with a home game against FC Koln in Group H, which also features BATE Borisov and Red Star Belgrade.

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  • Juan Martin del Potro to face Roger Federer in last eight
Juan Martin del Potro to face Roger Federer in last eight

The elegant Swiss maestro and the muscular Spaniard have played for titles on French Open clay, Wimbledon's manicured lawns and in Australian heat and while no trophy would be on the line, a NY meeting would still have the Big Apple buzzing.

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  • US Open: Rafael Nadal glides through, Karolina Plisovka needs just 46 minutes
US Open: Rafael Nadal glides through, Karolina Plisovka needs just 46 minutes

Though Dolgopolov is unseeded, he had won two of the last three meetings with Nadal . The Spaniard was so dominant on serve, that he would win his first nine service points of the third set and 14 in a row dating back to the eighth game of the second set before Dolgopolov finally managed a return point.

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  • Anderson not focused on 500 milestone
Anderson not focused on 500 milestone

The India series will get underway just a week later with the first T20 slated for July 3. Number one-ranked Test side India arrive for three Twenty20s and three one-day internationals and then only their second five-match Tests series in the United Kingdom in 59 years.

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  • Falcao earns draw for Colombia against Brazil
Falcao earns draw for Colombia against Brazil

The game tips off at 4:15 PM EST in Estadio Metropolitano, Barranquilla . Though they are now second place in the group, they remain only 1 point ahead of rival Uruguay and 2 points ahead of Chile and Argentina . Neymar was made to wait to take a corner as a dog entered the field and was reluctant to leave - moving the match into first-half s...

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  • USA - Honduras: Three things we learned
USA - Honduras: Three things we learned

The USMNT remain in third place , but Honduras has drawn even with eight points (the United States leads in goal differential). Panama moved into the automatic qualification places after an emphatic victory over Trinidad and Tobago, while US left it late to earn a valuable point in Honduras in the day's early kick-off.

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  • How did Tennessee game answer Tech's preseason questions?
How did Tennessee game answer Tech's preseason questions?

UT's Labor Day meeting with the Yellow Jackets will mark the 25th time that the Vols have played on a Monday. " John Kelly sparked us, as well, and he played with passion, played with energy". "Katrell [Moss] and Jonas [Griffith] were a real presence out there", Mallory said. Once again it came on a long, grueling drive. At the end? In two-minut...

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  • National Football League season starts on Thursday - Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots
National Football League season starts on Thursday - Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots

Kickoff is slated for 8:30 p.m. Last season ended as Predicted : The New England Patriots completed another great season with an OT victory in the Super Bowl . Many Chiefs insiders have stated that despite the hype, Smith is still ahead of Mahomes by a wide margin. Here are the best games of the week. The KC running game was supposed to funn...

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  • Socceroos lose direct ticket to World Cup
Socceroos lose direct ticket to World Cup

A spirited Thailand gave Australia a scare before losing 2-1 in the War Elephants' last World Cup qualifying game for the 2018 finals yesterday. Australia, the reigning Asian champion, will face Syria in a playoff to stay in contention for a World Cup place after both teams missed the chance to seal automatic qualification, as the group stages ...

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