Ledecky has now broken her own world record six times in the 800-meter freestyle. Ledecky was simply too good, too dominant. When she touched the wall, nobody else was even in the frame on television. "Joe should be getting most of the questions", Phelps said. BRONZE BOXER: Nico Hernandez's chance for a gold medal ended Friday when he lost to Uzbekistan's Hasanboy Dusmatov.
Bolt holds the world records for 100m and 200m races, 9.58 for 100m and 19.19 for 200m, and has revealed his desire to break the 200m record. He is almost seven years removed from his world record times in the 100- and 200-meter races, but he is still the man to beat every time he is in the starting blocks.
A few of the familiar faces include San Antonio Spur Patty Mills, former Cleveland Cavalier (and current Milwaukee Bucks) Point Guard Matthew Dellavedova , and former Golden State Warrior (and current Dallas Maverick) Andrew Bogut . However, Team USA still got the win, and if the two teams meet again in the medal round, they will not be caught off guard again. The Americans have never done that in the Olympics and are on pace to break the 102.4 points a game the 1996 team averaged en route ...
It is unclear how much playing time Rodriguez will receive in what is now the final week of his career. Beltran reflected on his time with former Yankees teammate Alex Rodriguez , who announced his pending retirement after after Friday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
I strongly believe that. The three-time reigning Olympic champions and current World Cup champions are also going home without an Olympic medal of any kind for the first time, eliminated by Sweden 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the teams played to a 1-1 stalemate over 120 minutes of soccer.
The 20-year-old, Texas born swimmer earned a silver medal with Team USA during the women's 4X100 meter freeform relay almost a week ago on Saturday. "My color just comes with the territory". "To have the two young ones win the sprint means a lot for swimming". With the win, Manuel gave Team USA their first gold medal in the women's 100-meter free in 36 years - and as the U.S.
The under is 10-3-1 in Detroit's last 14 road games and is 19-9-1 in their last 29 overall while the Tigers are 1-9 in Boyd's last 10 road starts. Since acquiring former Milwaukee Brewer Jonathan Lucroy, the catcher has hit four home runs for Texas.
He hit a miserable.212 with just eight home runs, and it was eventually determined that his recurring neck problems had an enormous affect on his on-field production. At one point during the news conference, Fielder wiped away tears and said, "Shoot, I thought I was just going to cry in the auto". I reminded Prince about the fans and how they might not be able to understand how he was already past being knocked out of the playoffs.
Now, he's the oldest swimmer of any nationality to win an individual gold medal. And it wasn't even the top step. Michael Carter , a former Olympic silver medallist in the shot put himself, now coaches his daughter. Stunner: American Anthony Ervin , at 35, won the 50 freestyle - 16 years after he first won the event - to become the oldest swimming gold medalist in history.
The Monaco defender remains in second spot as he continues to be linked with a move to Old Trafford. "The signing of Pogba by @ManUtd is a watershed moment for @premierleague". He told the Daily Mail: "What United have done is buy a young man who has the potential and talent to become the game's next all-action hero". Pogba's return to Old Trafford from Juventus has marked the latest front in Wenger and Jose Mourinho's long-running verbal feud, with the Manchester United boss unhappy ...
Mike Trout then crushed a three-run homer. The only thing the Mariners couldn't script Saturday in an otherwise smoothly executed program to retire Ken Griffey Jr.'s No. 5, 2016, in Seattle . "He's pragmatic. He understands the work he needs to do". Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout watches a third strike go past as he strikes out against the Seattle Mariners in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug.
In five outings since finally getting a shot in the big league rotation, the 23-year-old is 3-2 with a 3.00 ERA, including quality starts in his past two games despite limited pitch counts. - The eighth inning was the turning point, as Brad Ziegler loaded the bases with three singles and one out. And the Jerry Rice are anxious about your last night we did that elation that which it must have been feeling pretty good they hit two bombs like that man.
It proved worthwhile as Silva took gold in the women's under-57kg event in Rio, and she believes Brazil's athletes require greater support from the public. "She was afraid to look at her computer in case she'd see even worse things written about her". Silva, who faced discrimination for her skin color, will now be a symbol of hope for generations to come in Brazil.
Back in 2012, Ledecky came away with just one gold - she had yet to polish her performances in the shorter distances at 200 and 400 meters. As Schooling spoke, Phelps smiled and nodded his head. Along with her individual golds, Ledecky also topped the podium with the 4×200 relay. "She's doing times that women have never done before because she's not afraid to think outside the box", Phelps said.
Miami placed RHP A.J. Ramos (fractured finger on right hand), on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 6 and optioned LHP Hunter Cervenka to Triple-A New Orleans. "It's insane to me", he said. He reached the sixth-inning finish line for the 12th consecutive start, dispensing 111 pitches and exited on a high note.
Irving added 19 points and five assists, coming up big in the fourth quarter as well. With the game tied at 72 in the fourth quarter, the Americans went on to outscore Australia 26-16. The red, white and blue got all they could handle from Patty Mills, Andrew Bogut and a tough Australia squad in a 98-88 victory to move to 3-0 in pool play in the 2016 Olympics.
Following his final major-league game, A-Rod will transition into a Yankees special adviser and instructor through 2017 - a period that covers the club's hefty financial commitment to its most controversial star. That includes Mark Teixeira , who has been a teammate of Rodriguez since the 2009 season. "We all want to keep playing forever", Rodriguez said. "But it doesn't work that way".
The United academy graduate was facing a somewhat uncertain future at the club as Mourinho splurged on Henrikh Mkhitaryan to add to other competitors for Lingard's spot in the squad like Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney. "I didn't know that, so I was waiting for the decision". "I can do a lot for the young players", Ibrahimovic told Sky Sports . I don't believe I'm arrogant in the way that people think.
Soccer can no longer afford. This time they didn't. The Germans defeated China 1-0 in Salvador, while the Canadians upset France 1-0 in Sao Paulo. It's hard not to forget what transpired at the 2007 semifinals. Sweden's lone goal was nearly as accidental, coming on a counterattack in the 61st minute. Mallory Pugh was barely in high school the last time the Americans scored against a Swedish team.
Cancellara, seventh behind gold medallist Bradley Wiggins four years ago, said: "It is pretty special". First at all the time checks except one on the way round, which meant that at the time of finishing Cancellara was over a minute ahead of his nearest rivals.
Four years ago, Thrasher was still new to shooting. The media appearances that followed finally allowed her to return to the Olympic Village at 11 p.m. The pairing is a rematch of the London gold-medal contest, which included Ellison and Kaminski. US advances to gold-medal match: With a 6-0 semifinal win against China, the United States is assured at least a defense of its silver medal when it faces Korea in the gold-medal men's archery team event.
That year, young black and white protesters in St. Augustine, Florida, were assaulted with acid thrown into the pool water before being locked in jail in their bathing suits for daring to challenge segregation. "From a personal political point of view, I believe this "strategy to help raise participation in under-represented racial groups" is UTTER NON-SENSE".
In 2012, a 15-year-old Ledecky won the 800 freestyle in 8:14.63. This was a startling loss for a USA team that had won every gold medal since women's soccer became an Olympic sport 1996. Ledecky's coach, Bruce Gemmell, said Ledecky's "biggest internal motivator is getting better, it's raising the bar". American Missy Franklin, who holds the world and Olympic records, advanced to the semifinals with the 11th-fastest time of 2:09.36.
The three-time Grand Slam victor said he would try to carry the flag with one hand in an attempt to copy Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Matthew Pinsent and Sir Chris Hoy at previous opening ceremonies. 1 ranking from Novak Djokovic with a strong finish to the year at the U.S. Open and other big hardcourt events. Murray clinched gold in the men's singles at London 2012, defeating multiple Grand Slam victor Roger Federer in the final, and the British number one arrives in Brazil full of confidence.
New Orleans had to watch division rival, Carolina Panthers, reach the Super Bowl. Week One of the New England Patriots preseason ended on a positive note versus the New Orleans Saints. The season starts off with Arizona Cardinals who are the favorites to win the NFC West. Jacksonville was among the NFL's worst first-quarter teams in 2015 with only 35 points.
The Rangers do have an insurance policy for his contract, so their financial commitment will be roughly $9 million a year, per Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News . This wasn't Fielder's choice, as he hasn't been medically cleared to ever play again. Prince Fielder said an emotional goodbye to baseball on Wednesday, as he leaves the sport at the age of 32.
Matheny added Holliday will be evaluated further Friday morning, but a trip to the disabled list seems a foregone conclusion. The Chicago Cubs are on a winning streak and making history along the way. There were times during the Cubs' 13-2 victory Friday over the Cardinals when manager Joe Maddon said he saw Jake Arrieta in his 2015 Cy Young form.
The first one was for the team. Biles will be 23 by the time the 2020 Olympics kick off in Tokyo, but Raisman is showing at the age of 22 that medals can be won in bunches even beyond teen-age years. "It was hard to give up my kids but I had to do what I had to, I wasn't able to care for them", she said. She is a rising junior at Stanford University in California, where she's part of the swimming team.
The 31-year-old Phelps, who already had four Rio golds in his keeping, left himself a lot of work to do after turning at the 50-metre mark in sixth place. The rivalry between these two dates back to the 2012 Olympics, where Le Clos bested Phelps in the 200 m butterfly. Murphy hit the wall in 1 minute 53.62 seconds, 0.34sec ahead of Australia's Mitchell Larkin.
Joseph Schooling won the race, earning the first ever gold for Singapore. Her 15th individual race at an major worldwide competition and her 15th gold. "She reminds me so much of me 48 years ago", Meyer told USA TODAY Sports by phone on Wednesday. Ervin, the oldest US man to swim an individual event in the Olympics since 1904, won the 100 in 21.40 seconds.
And perhaps one more for Penny and her teammates in the women's 4×100-m medley relay that same night. Both women, one 16 and the other 20 and very much part of a new wave in swimming, touched the wall in 52.70 seconds as the crowd gasped at the times flashing up on the scoreboard.
During the game, Rodriguez interacted with a 10-year-old boy named Jacob Doherty. Girardi indicated that Rodriguez's lack of work in the field - he hasn't played there since May 23, 2015 - and the Yankees' continued pursuit of a wild card spot were enough for him to veto the idea.
Hope Solo reacted sharply to the loss in a penalty shoot-out, resulting in the earliest exit for a US team since women's soccer became an Olympic sport in 1996, the Daily Mail reported. They didn't want to open the game. "You either decide that you're going to adjust to your opponent or you're going to play the way you want to play".
The U.S. brings a fresh-faced squad to Rio, with newcomers Kyrie Irving , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green joining returning Olympians Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant . Anthony finished with nine points and made history by becoming the first USA male to play basketball in four Olympics. Anthony, who had 9 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, one steal and one block, tied LeBron James and David Robinson for most Olympic games played for the United States with 24.
Winners of the last Olympic gold medal awarded in 15-man rugby at the 1924 Paris Games, the United States needed only to avoid defeat by a margin of five points or more to reach the quarter-finals and send sevens powerhouse New Zealand home.