Only the margin of victory was ever in question. All five USA athletes advanced to individual finals later in the week. In other soccer action, the defending champion US women's soccer team takes on Columbia. Gabby Douglas (15.766) and Madison Kocian (15.933) were especially strong on the uneven bars in the team's second rotation and Biles' 14.800 was the lowest score any of the USA gymnasts would post Tuesday.
Shooter Corey Cogdell won her second bronze medal . At the 2012 Olympics, Franklin won gold medals in the 100m and 200m backstroke, including a world record in the latter. On Sunday, NBC's hosting team may not have exactly thought things through again when one of its ranks reportedly described Team USA's excited huddle post dominating the gymnastics qualifying round as appearing as if the women " might as well be standing in the middle of a mall ", instead of, you know, having just ...
Delta said Monday that it was looking into what caused the system outage. Tuesday is expected to be better - but headaches remain as the airline tries to catch up. Instead of staying at home or poolside at a hotel until the airline could fix the mess, many passengers learned about the gridlock only after they reached the airport.
New West Ham signing Andre Ayew. Ghana worldwide, Andre Ayew , has expressed joy over his reunion with former Marseille teammate, Dmitri Payet after he completed a move to English Premier League side, West Ham United on a four-year deal worth £20.5 million.
American swimmer Lilly King , who defeated Efimova to win gold Monday, had earlier vented frustration that the Russian swimmer was allowed to compete given her two previous bans for doping charges. "I once made a mistake and served my ban", she said, referring to the 16-month suspension incurred after testing positive for a banned steroid. Gatlin tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance in 2006 and served a four-year ban on competing.
Because reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne's and Breanna Stewart's positions on this team signal a changing of the guard is coming soon. RIO DE JANEIRO Rio visitors have been warned of the risk of muggings during the Olympics but Senegal still could not avoid a brutal beat down as the US women's basketball team began their bid for a sixth consecutive gold with a 121-56 rout on Sunday.
While the Patriots are known for coaxing quality play from unknown commodities, Ninkovich is probably the player most synonymous with New England's defense this decade, having started since the 2010 season and having made 90 straight starts for the Pats.
He now returns as one of the world's most famous players after winning four consecutive Serie A titles and helping France to the Euro 2016 final. Phil Neville has said that he wants Manchester United to become "hated" in the Premier League once again under new manager Jose Mourinho.
That came a year after he signed a four-year, $32 million deal in D.C. Culliver tore ACL and MCL ligaments in his right knee during practice last Thanksgiving with the Washington Redskins , and they released him in May. Rookie Xavien Howard and second-year project Tony Lippett were the top two contenders for the job, but Howard has spent the first 10 training camp practices on the physically unable to perform list due to arthroscopic knee surgery and Lippett hasn't done enough to claim ...
The Americans didn't need it in winning their second consecutive Olympic women's gymnastics team gold medal, one they were expected to claim and did so handily. HollywoodLifers , what do you think of the team's new nickname? Her husband, coaching legend Bela Karolyi, retired in 1996. Karolyi, the women's national team coordinator, took over the program in 2001 and the gymnastics legend announced that she would retire after this campaign.
Efimova arrived in Rio as one of the symbols of the massive Russian doping scandal, an athlete who had already served a 16-month suspension and tested positive again this year for the now-banned substance meldonium. Ledecky might be best known for the 400-meter freestyle, an event she dominated Sunday for the gold medal, but she's looking like a favorite at the shorter distance, too.
The former governor, who appeared for the hearing via video conferencing, had requested the judge to reduce his sentence to five years in prison. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals later overturned five of Blagojevich's 18 convictions, but upheld the remaining counts, and ordered a new sentencing hearing.
Bogut's durability will be a concern for him at age 31, so it'll be tough to draft him with his concerns on free throw shooting. Bogut admits Australia - chasing their first Olympic medal in men's basketball - have their work cut out. "We've just got to get together", Gobert said. "We need to be physical because that's the only chance we have to beat a lot of these teams who are a little more talented than us".
Each Olympian who entered the opening ceremony was given a seed and a cartridge of soil, which was to be placed in mirror towers all over the stage floor. Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman welcomed the world to the Games. Phelps was 15 when he made his first Olympic team in 2000, and he has competed in every Games since.
World champion Peaty clocked 57.13 seconds, slicing nearly half a second off the mark he set in Saturday's heats to emulate Adrian Moorhouse's victory in the same event at the 1988 Seoul Games - the last time a British male swimmer won gold.
Also, as the Times pointed out , the USA has a 93.9 percent chance of taking the team gold. Move over McKayla, #Phelpsface is the meme taking over the internet for the Olympics in Rio. Which is why when Raisman was asked what she and her teammates needed to improve upon Tuesday, her response was matter of fact without a hint of conceit.
It remains unclear if more flights will be canceled throughout the day, as was the case Monday. By late afternoon Tuesday, the airline said it had canceled 680 flights as it moved planes and crews to "reset" its operation. The company said it is cancelling almost 250 more flights on Tuesday as it looks to restore operations. "Other Georgia Power customers were not affected by the issue with Delta's equipment".
The dominant US men's basketball team takes on Venezuela at 7 p.m. after Saturday's romp over China, 119-62. The Americans scored 184.897 to beat second-place Russian Federation by 8.209 points, a rout in a sport that's often decided by tenths.
And while he said was cock-a-hoop to be joining the Titans, he made it pretty clear he would have much preferred to be rejoining his old club, the Parramatta Eels. "I waited as long as I could to get a formal offer off Parra and I didn't". The Titans felt they were just one marquee recruit away from being a genuine force.
It's a friendly game, I know about it and I don't want to overestimate this game but it's still good for us. "I think we have loads of different players who can play loads of different positions". The Reds get their Premier League campaign underway against Arsenal on Sunday, and the former Southampton midfielder believes that Mane could be a real surprise package this season.
The Brazilian women won their opening match against China 3-0 before thrashing Sweden 5-1 in the Maracana (renamed Olympic Stadium for the games), with five times World Player of the year scoring twice. Admittedly, Brazil - featuring Paris stopper Marquinhos and captained by Barcelona superstar Neymar - can still top the group with a win on Matchday 3, but there will be plenty of pressure on them.
His activation from the PUP list, and his participation is practice, is a real sign that he's making progress toward being on the MetLife Stadium field on September 11 when the Jets open their season against the Bengals. The only players left on the PUP list are wide receiver Devin Smith (knee) and tackle Breno Giacomini (back). "It felt good to break down the huddle", Wilkerson said.
The hit also earned Crawford this distinction: the first seven-hit game by a big leaguer since the Pirates' Rennie Stennett in 1975. Sure, I care and I want the club to do well but I don t think I get stressed out. San Francisco scored five times in the seventh off three relievers and started the inning with six consecutive hits on its way to a 6-5 lead. Crawford's feat tied a National League record, which only had been accomplished twice before.
Two reserve members of the who did not make the final team, Liu Jinru and Liu Tingting, were 15 years old at the time of the issues' publication in late May of this year. The result was history for the Americans, who claimed their third team medal. It was little wonder that her team mates were already hugging and whooping for joy even before she had begun her hip-swinging routine to the beats of Samba music.
When Hungarian-born Szandra Szogedi stepped onto the judo mat at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, she made history - for Ghana. Gold medalists Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky of the United States and Katinka Hosszu of Hungary will be looking for even more glory; Phelps in the 200 meter butterfly, Ledecky in the 200 meter freestyle and Hosszu in the women's 200 meter individual medley.
Since then, its largest investor and board member, activist Bill Ackman, has been leading a drive to try to stabilize the company. Finally, Scotiabank reissued a "sector perform" rating and set a $32.00 price objective (down previously from $35.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th.
She made amends a few days before the games, blaming the American media for spreading fear about Zika and other problems ahead of the Rio Games. I actually spoke to three different infectious disease doctors and specialists. She went so far as to suggest she might skip the Olympics this summer. " Zika! " during her team's game against New Zealand to open up their Olympic play.
He retired as the league's all-time leader in passes attempted, completed, yards and touchdowns. The three-time MVP and Super Bowl champion who started in 297 consecutive games was greeted at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday by a sea of Green Bay disciples wearing his No.
Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of the Olympic rugby sevens tournament after injuring his left ankle in New Zealand's shocking 14-12 opening loss to Japan. "They are going to think they're Superman", he said of his teammates. The win puts the Aussie gold haul so far at four, placing us third on the medal tally behind the U.S.
But with more than a dash of "gambiarra", the Brazilian art of quick-fixes and making do, Rio is ready. The cauldron in central Rio is expected to be lit by a runner after the opening ceremony is finished, Howe said. Michael Phelps, who is appearing in his fifth Games but his first Opening Ceremony, will carry the United States flag. On behalf of all 11,288 competitors (6,182 men; 5,106 women), a Brazilian athlete will pledge an oath that they won't take banned drugs - a promise likely to ...
He led the Amsterdam club to four successive Dutch titles but lost out to PSV Eindhoven on the final day of last season. This squad has a lot less experience than the current Ajax squad so I expect to be able to bring over my ideas to them quickly.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Plenty of illuminating star power for the Rio Games on Tuesday. There is more on tap Tuesday night with Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and Ryan Lochte in the pool, and the Brazilian women's soccer team trying to atone for their underwhelming men against South Africa.
Votaw admitted he was disappointed with the comments of Rory McIlroy, who mocked Olympic golf at the Open Championship at Royal Troon last month. "The notion of golf in the Olympics - something that last happened a quarter-century before I was born - was completely alien".
Their performances will give long-suffering Caribbean cricket fans hope that their team, world champions in the short Twenty20 version of the game, also has a future in the traditional five-day format. What looked like to be an easy outing for India , turned into a long and unproductive day at the office. It was another day of tiredness for West Indian bowlers as Indian batsmen went on scoring a good total.
Former All-Star slugger Gary Sheffield came to bat for Tebow on Twitter. For the past year, the former quarterback-turned-ESPN broadcaster has been training in Arizona and Los Angeles to improve his hitting and fielding skills, as he has not played baseball full-time since his high school days.