The National Rifle Association tweeted a brief, two-part statement Tuesday afternoon defending Donald Trump's comment earlier in the day about Hillary Clinton and the Second Amendment . Across the country, Democratic House and Senate candidates piled on, working to tie Trump's comments to their GOP opponents. I've covered the Trump campaign for a while, and with a particular focus on his views on the Second Amendment .
I couldn't find the groove. "I mean, it's insane I even say that", he said. LF Nori Aoki (.250 AVG) and CF Leonys Martin (.245 AVG) each had a hot on the night (Aoki- 1-for-4, scored a run for Seattle , Martin- 1-for-2 with a walk). On the mound, RHP Hisashi Iwakuma took the ball for the 23rd time this season, a team high for starts by a pitcher. Iwakuma and a pair of power arms out of the bullpen did the rest.
Fernando Rodney, filling in for the injured A.J. Ramos, pitched the ninth to record his 19th save in 21 opportunities. "I would have liked to do a couple of things differently and make some adjustments and not throw that many pitches", Fernandez said.
Instead, the IOC asked global federations to examine each individual Russian athlete to determine whether they should be eligible to compete. The IOC set up a panel of three executive board members to review the entries and make the final call, taking into account the advice of an independent sports arbitrator.
The German was fourth after his sluggish start, and he spent much of the opening phase of the race behind the Red Bull pair of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. I was very surprised by the penalty, I didn't expect it at all. "I am so happy to be here and to win for Mercedes Benz - I have been with them since I was 13".
Only after Biles' score was posted - one that served as an exclamation point on two hours of almost flawless gymnastics - did the architect of a dynasty relax. It means competition routines every day in the gym in the lead-up to these Games. Perhaps these gymnasts' moms should have stitched their names into their team jackets: We just watched a couple of them sift through some of the jackets, putting them on and taking them off, as if they were trying to find the right one.
Liverpool roared to stunning 4-0 win over Barcelona in the International Champion Cup, as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez fell to defeat at Wembley . "If only motivation would be that easy, the whole year I'd come with the Barcelona game", Klopp said when asked about using this as an example of what his team could be experiencing on a regular basis.
There's 19-year-old Katie Ledecky who blew everyone's mind Sunday night when she shattered the 400-meter freestyle world record; Uzebekistan's 41-year-old gymnast Oksana Chusovitina schooling competitors 25 years her junior; Serena Williams bringing her signature slaying abilities to the tennis court; 19-year-old USA gymnastics star Simone Biles exceeding her mythic hype.
But according to Metro , the 23-year-old would prefer a move to the Emirates. "You're going into a new season having earned the right to be in the Premier League and we shouldn't forget the work that was put in a year ago to get us up".
SHAPIRO: And many opportunities yet ahead to medal. United States' Aly Raisman is embraced by teammate Gabrielle Douglas after her performance on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's team final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug.
The 23-year-old picked the ball up just outside the centre circle in the Foxes half which saw him ghost past four Leicester players before firing past goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. "I have one more player [to bring on] and I have to pick the smallest one [to come off]". Jose Mourinho won his first silverware as Manchester United manager, downing Leicester City in the Community Shield.
Aaron Russell is the top scorer for the US team who scored 22 points, 19 from attacks, 1 block and 2 service aces plus 44.83 success rate in service reception. Kelly Murphy got out to a rough start for the US team (zero points on her first nine serves, including several faults), but wound up with 18 points on 15 spikes.
It got so out of hand that U.S. Sen. But with all of the allegations that stemmed from Solo's very public personal life, some have to have wondered why Hope Solo is allowed to compete in the Rio Olympics at all. These mosquitoes are aggressive daytime biters. " Zika! " was also yelled at her during the game. Zika is actually unsafe for women who want to get pregnant, could get pregnant, or already are pregnant.
The 27-year-old, who is a special teams player for the Patriots, never played high school football. Belichick isn't the warm and fuzzy type, but he does appreciate other sports - especially lacrosse, but in this case rugby - and gave Ebner, a core special-teamer on the Patriots, the blessing to chase his Olympic dreams.
One concerns is the high profile nature of the basketball players and whether they will be able to focus without too many distractions from fans if they're housed in a more communal setting. The first day of action concluded with Serbia making quick work of Venezuela in an 86-62 win. For all of you worldwide basketball junkies, here's what's on the schedule.
When Britain's women's rugby sevens side run out on Saturday to play Brazil, they will be creating their own small slice of Olympic history but for the tight-knit squad, most of whom have been training together since 2014 following the decision of the Rugby Football Union to make a priority of the newly included sport over the 15-a-side game, the honour of being the first British Olympic rugby representatives for 108 years is only the start of their ambitions.
Serena Williams is headed home. Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia didn't seem to care what color of water they were hitting. The gold medal for best facial expression in the 2012 Olympics probably goes to McKayla Maroney, who was feeling pretty sour when she got the silver medal for the vault final after an uncharacteristic fall.
New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce speaks to the media during an introductory press before playing in his first baseball game as a Met, Tuesday, Aug. That deal fell through on the day of the trade deadline. Bruce is now a part of a contending team - something he experienced early in his career, but not recently.
Juan Mata (L) is greeted by manager Jose Mourinho (C) and first team coach Silvino Louro (R) at Wembley Stadium in London on August 7, 2016. Ibrahimovic believes he will only get better for Manchester United . Before the match I asked for 120% and they gave me 120%". "I think a draw would have been fair over 90 minutes". Mourinho said after the game that his decision was purely tactical, that he substituted Mata because Leicester were bombarding United's goal with aerial balls, ...
She entered the night 0-4 against Williams, an owner of 22 Grand Slam singles championshp, the 2012 Olympic singles title and three Olympic doubles golds. "It was just a relief for me because I didn't expect even on that moment that I could win, and I think that helped me a lot to don't expect a mistake from her and just fight and to be focused".
Due to a decided advantage in degree of difficulty, the Americans didn't need to be flawless to win. "We had to take things one day at a time", said Biles, an Olympic gold medalist at last having won 14 world championship medals over the last three years, 10 of them gold.
It's the first time in almost 41 years that an NL player has had seven hits in a game - the Pittsburgh Pirates' Rennie Sennett did it in nine innings vs. Giants manager Bruce Bochy was back in the dugout after missing Monday's game with an irregular heartbeat following an overnight stay in a local hospital.
Ortiz made his first start this season at first base and had two nice catches, but didn't do much at the plate. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Sox are -110 money line favorites versus the Dodgers, who have odds of +100 to pull off the upset at home.
In the men's 200-meter butterfly semifinals in Rio on Monday, Phelps' fingers out-touched le Clos , but Hungary's Tamás Kenderesi beat them both for the top qualifying spot. In getting to the final, Phelps becomes the first swimmer in Olympic history to reach the final five times in one event. As a bubbly, 17-year-old high schooler, Franklin won four golds and a bronze at the London Games, but she's endured a mystifying loss of form since turning professional last summer, struggling to ...
King apparently could not stop there, and later added: "If that's what she feels she needs to be able to compete, whatever, that's her deal". Neither did another swimmer who has won more Olympic medals than anyone while competing clean. "I think it just breaks what sport is meant to be and that pisses me off". Novosibirsk resident Anastasia Tsepaikina, wearing a bright blue Team Russia tracksuit and swaddled in the Russian flag, said she had been taunted by French fans in the Olympic Park.
On a one year deal, I'd love to see it happen, and I'd love to see it happen for one reason. And there was A-Rod saying the Yankees were not forcing him out and that it was a mutual decision yet saying, "I think I can still play". "I did talk to him about it". I also will point out, that fickle sportswriters do not elect players to the hall of fame based on sheer numbers alone.
Playing partner Lee Mi-rim of South Korea (73) and American Mo Martin (70) shared second place while Stacy Lewis of the US also carded a 70 to take fourth spot on 277. England's Charley Hull responded well to Saturday's round of 75, and was seven under for the day after 12 holes, before dropping four shots to finish on five under par for the tournament, 11 strokes adrift of the victor.
United States' Lauren Hernandez performs on the floor during the artistic gymnastics women's team final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. "It's Martha's past year. We wanted it to be meaningful". The women proved they really are unbeatable with a stunning eight-point win ahead of the second-place Russian team.
As a former racer, Jarrett said the drivers have always been good when it comes to the road courses, but he credited the team engineers for turning Sonoma and Watkins Glen into two of the most exciting races on the Cup schedule - they made the cars better so the drivers can drive them harder.
In the gym, the American women looked almost unstoppable, nearly sweeping the qualifying events as a team - with Simone Biles and Aly Raisman securing a spot in the individual all-around competition. The 19-year-old US college champion edged out China's Du Li , gold in Athens in 2004, with an Olympic-record score of 208 in the sport's new finals format.
Brazil's Rafaela Silva, centre, celebrates after winning the gold medal of the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Monday, Aug. Unfortunately, he lost that matchup and was sent to the repechage round, where he had one more chance to get a shot at a bronze medal. But given the problems which have plagued the sport's inclusion in the programme for the first time since 1904, Dawson was equally happy that the time for talking about such ...
Furyk, the 2003 US Open champion , recorded one eagle and 10 birdies to be tied for fifth at 11-under after opening with rounds of 73, 66 and 72. Then he buried a 12-foot putt and threw his hat about 50 yards in celebration. I think at some point, Rickie is so family-oriented, and the same with myself, we'll probably shed a tear or two just saying that we're Olympians. Knox, just the third worldwide player to win the Travelers title since 1996, shot a closing 68 to finish one stroke ahead ...
According to a report by the International Business Times , Phelp's lovely fiancée chose to attend the 2016 Rio games to support her partner as he works toward gold at this year's Olympic Games. Both Le Clos's parents - mum Geraldine and father Bert, whose exuberant celebrations captured the public's imagination four years ago - have cancer.
Venus and Serena lost their doubles match on Sunday, a few hours after Venus lost her singles match. However, there were no such problems for defending men's champion Andy Murray and 2008 victor Rafael Nadal who coasted into the third round in straight sets.
Gavrilova found early joy by coming to the net and intercepting Williams' power strokes, but she was pushed further and further back as the world number one took control. On Saturday night, Venus' availability for doubles was put in doubt by USA women's tennis coach Mary Joe Fernandez, who said the four-time gold medalist and seven-time Grand Slam champion had cramping, dehydration and an upset stomach following a first-round loss in singles.