Biles , the reigning three-time all-around world champion, herself remains on track for five gold as she scored highest on vault (16.050), beam (15.633) and floor (15.733). Penny paused, and then delivered the highest compliment there is in USA Gymnastics these days. Biles has forged her success through a ferocious pursuit of perfection, setting standards that she acknowledges may be impossible to achieve.
Harrison was the first of eight members of the 2016 class. Following his brief playing career, Dungy joined the Steelers coaching staff as the defensive backs coach in 1981. He went 127-65 as a head coach, and had only one losing record - in 1996, his first year in Tampa, when the Bucs needed a total rebuild. "People can't be afraid to go outside the box", Dungy said.
The Portuguese bench boss, speaking after his side's 2-1 win over Leicester in the English Community Shield on Sunday, described his excitement about the potential move. We have everything to give him. United forked out almost £60 million for Argentine Angel Di Maria in the late summer of 2014 - to become the most expensive transfer in the club's history, however the Frenchman will smash that record when he signs later this week.
Think original Dream Team, being in cruise control by halftime and winning by 60. That's how big it was to post a team score of 185.238 and leave top contenders China (175.279) and Russian Federation (174.620) hopelessly behind. A controversial selection to the five-woman team after a so-so performance at Olympic trials, Douglas validated Karolyi's choice with steady performances all over, including a bars set that earned her a spot in the individual finals.
By the end of the day, it was easy to overlook a familiar figure - Stenson, the British Open champion who made eagle on the 18th at the turn and polished off another 67. 1, he had birdies on Nos. Day had a no-bogey 67 to keep alive his chance of joining Tiger Woods as the only players to defend the PGA title since it went to stroke play in 1958.
They passed through Lebanon and Turkey before their treacherous crossing by dingy to the Greek island of Lesbos. The sisters and another woman jumped into the water and took turns kicking and pulling the boat for three-and-a-half hours before they reached safety.
Suzuki ended an 0-for-11 slump with the hit in the eighth inning against Colorado at Coors Field. Suzuki's 3,000th hit will tie him with Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente for 29th on the major leagues' all-time hit list. "When you add in his 1,278 hits from Japan, where he played until he was 26, his career will be counted as one of the best of this or any other generation", Jeter said in a posting on The Players' Tribune.
While running to first base during the 2004 playoffs he infamously slapped the ball out of the glove of Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo, who was trying to tag him out, and in a 2007 game he yelled "Ha!" at Toronto infielders while running the bases, causing the startled players to misplay an easy popup.
They had just delivered the most severe non-Buckner blow to the rival Red Sox in the fall prior thanks to Aaron Boone , and it was still a birthright that the team would be representing the American League in the World Series every single fall.
O'Malley hit his second home run of the season to put the Mariners ahead 8-6 on a night when Mike Trout belted a first-inning homer that gave Los Angeles a 3-0 lead for the second straight game. Shawn O'Malley, once a property of the Angels, delivered the decisive blow with a three-run homer off Deolis Guerra with two outs in the seventh to cap Seattle's rally and a celebratory night for the Mariners franchise after the retirement of Griffey's No.
Pogba's transfer is reportedly being held up by paperwork, but the 23-year-old has been instructed by Massimiliano Allegri to report for pre-season training at Juventus anyway. "We left today 7 players out of the group, and they are very good players that work so hard to be [very good], so we have the options, we have the players, we have the squad".
Craven stressed that the decision was not about individual athletes cheating the system but about "state-run system that cheats athletes". The Russian government he said "has catastrophically failed its para-athletes". The suspension means that Russian Federation can not compete in the Rio Paralympics from September 7 to September 18. Russian athletes were booed at the Olympic opening ceremony.
He also wanted everybody to know something else about him. "Denny went out of his way to teach me the responsibilities of being a head coach, taught me about things on and off the field", Dungy said. said. "I love you, every one of you". Last year, he was presenting Charles Haley for Hall of Fame enshrinement, and Haley made it a point to ask why DeBartolo didn't have a bust of his own in Canton.
Andy Murray says carrying the British flag at Friday's Olympic opening ceremony will be his proudest day but admits his technique needs some work. "I wasn't expecting it, genuinely. In doubles, Murray will team with his older brother Jamie against Thomaz Bellucci and Andre Sa of Brazil. Andy has been the flag bearer for Great Britain this time round.
The UK will win six fewer medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics than in 2012 when Britain hosted the games, according to economists at Goldman Sachs. The global financial firm in its "The Olympics and Economics" report has predicted the number of medals and their colour that each country will win at the quadrennial sporting extravaganza, which begins on August 5.
The team received a very big applause and standing ovation when they entered the stadium. The artistic segment of the ceremony, directed by Fernando Meirelles, who is best known for his 2002 film " City of God ", was a brief run through of the history of Brazil .
Blackmon came within a double of hitting for the cycle for the first time in his career. The Rockies trailed 3-2 when they zeroed in on Andrew Cashner (4-8) in the sixth, driving him from the game after he gave up four straight hits and a walk to start the inning.
His last touch of note was the winning goal in the 83rd minute. Within minutes Ibrahimovic had punished his wastefulness, soaring above Morgan to meet Valencia's cross with a downward header that hit the left-hand post and bounced into the goal.
Tonegato scored the first and the last tries of the match, and Jessica Javelet scored two in between to give the Americans a 12-5 lead going into the last minute. Alice Richardson set the ball rolling with an early score, before Amy Wilson-Hardy touched down with a brilliant solo effort as Britain took charge of the contest.
The American duo was seeded No. 1 in Rio and coming off a 14th Grand Slam championship together at Wimbledon a month ago. London Games Olympic champion Andy Murray was the highest-ranking male player to pass the first round after a comfortable 6-3 6-2 victory against Serbia's Viktor Troicki.
The 31-year-old said: "This tour has obviously taken place against the backdrop of bad events in Nice, and we pay our respects once again to those who have lost their lives in this awful event". Only four riders in 103 editions have more yellow jerseys, but Froome is taking nothing for granted when the 2017 race route in announced in October.
Mardini was fleeing Syria along with 17 other people including her sister a year ago when the little boat the passengers were in had motor problems before the two sisters pushed the boat for three hours due to the fact that nobody else in the boat could swim.
The current World No. 1 and four-time Olympic gold medalist needed some time to warm up in the first set, trading points with her 22-year-old opponent. "The first set, especially, was extremely tricky", Williams said, referring to the wind, "but I'm glad it kind of slowed down in the second a little bit, so I was able to produce better tennis".
That said, they covered the history of the country, from rainforest to the sprouting of civilization in several swift, brilliant production moves. Fireworks formed the word "Rio" in the skies. That is a fate that befell athletes from Brazil's traditional rival Argentina, although those boos were of the pantomime variety and the selfie-snapping Argentinians did not appear to be remotely fazed.
His report followed an earlier investigation into doping cover-ups in Russian track and field. When asked why he, as an International Olympic Committee member, supported Bach's decision to let each sport make its own assessment on individual Russian athletes for the Rio Olympics - a convoluted and at times chaotic process that has led to Russia fielding a team of 278 athletes - Craven stressed the differences between the structures of the two organisations.
The first week of August has become fairly lucrative in the past few years with Guardians of the Galaxy and Straight Outta Compton becoming massive hits, and Suicide Squad is aiming to continue that trend. Makes sense really - who better to take out the bad guys than a secretly-convened group of deadly, despicable individuals with nothing to lose? The reshoot report was denied by the studio, and the final cut of the film seems to confirm the studio's response, as it's decidedly light on ...
The U.S. continues it's dominance in soccer through the women's team while the men's team struggles. "Hope Solo is solid when it comes to focusing on the games". It's something to be aware of and I'm taking every precaution necessary. Solo is not the only foreign athlete who's stirred tension with Brazilian crowds prior to Friday's Opening Ceremony in Rio.
Considered the greatest hitter in Japanese baseball history, Ichiro dominated the game in his homeland for almost nine years during which he was a seven-times Pacific League batting champion and racked up 1,278 hits. Marlins Manager Don Mattingly chose to give outfielder Marcell Ozuna a day off in the series finale against the Rockies. The 6-foot-2 pitcher reached high to get the ball before it went up the middle and, after dropping the transfer, quickly gathered it to barely throw out the ...
Well fancied New Zealand also sauntered into the quarter-finals, with Portia Woodman claiming three of eight tries in a Pool B thrashing of Kenya and another in a 31-5 hammering of Spain. "Britain exposed us but it's better now than later and we're still in the quarter-finals, where we play France ". "Having a full-contact game in the Olympics is pretty unbelievable".
Cardinals 1, Braves 0: Jaime Garcia pitched eight scoreless innings and drove in the game's only run with an RBI single as St. Louis beat Atlanta. LOS ANGELES Left-hander Rich Hill knew that when he went looking for work in 2015 it was going to be hard to get a major league team to give him a chance because he wanted to go back to starting, which he had done the first five years of his career before becoming a reliever in 2010 for the Boston Red Sox.
Over his last four starts, he's 1-1 with a 3.12 ERA. The Mets - victimized by back-to-back infield singles in the seventh - managed to avoid a three-game sweep. Detroit are 9-1 in their last 10 overall and are 9-1 in their last 10 games on grass while the over is 9-2 in their last 11 interleague home games.
Douglas, 20, is the reigning Olympic all-around titleholder and Games rookie Biles, 19, a three-time world all-around champion. Since her global competition debut in 2013 - she didn't meet the minimum-age requirements for the 2012 Summer Games - Biles has won 14 medals at the world championships, including 10 golds, and became the first woman since 1974 to win four consecutive all-around titles at USA nationals.
With time running out on both, Solo opted to go to Brazil with precautions. Hope Solo was unaffected by the Brazilian boos as she made her 200th global appearance. Just like in the World Cup, the US backline proved impossible to break, leading to a comfortable second half once the two-goal advantage was established.
Rodriguez later opted out of that contract and signed a new $275 million deal with NY following the 2007 season. "It's both a happy and sad day", Rodriguez told Rosenthal. The contract created a Sisyphean existence that Rodriguez could never escape, no matter how many homers he hit for poor teams. "Hopefully we can send him off with a thank you for a great career".
Novak Djokovic immediately made his intentions known on as to what his next goal on the court was: Olympic Gold. He can overpower at times- surprising given his deceptive 170-lb frame. But he came close here in the Finals. The rout looked to be on as Djokovic took a set and a break lead early in the second, but Nishikori showed strength of character and game by breaking to level at three-all.