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Michael Phelps added a 21st gold to his Olympic tally

Phelps fought back tears during his 20th career gold-medal ceremony, after locking up the 200 fly victory. Here's a look at Tuesday's highlights. Debbie Meyer is the only female swimmer to capture the three longest freestyle events at a single Olympics, winning the 200, 400 and 800 at Mexico City in 1968.

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HBO's "Hard Knocks" to feature LA Rams (and possibly Taylor Bertolet)

Fortunately for Long, the Eagles do not hold training camp on a college campus anymore, so he is free to do as he pleases at his residence. And why did they do that? Debuting TUESDAY, AUG. Long invited a woman to his room at UC-Irvine, where the recently relocated Rams are set up for training camp. In Tuesday's episode of HBO's " Hard Knocks " Fisher tells Long that he's being cut for violating team rules.

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Henrico's Townley Haas swims for gold in 4x200m freestyle relay

If it wasn't for Michael Phelps , American swimmer Ryan Lochte would be the most decorated male swimmer in Olympic history. Much of the talk ahead of the rematch in Rio had centered on Phelps' revenge mission - and he didn't disappoint - he smashed it.

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Ryan Says He's 'Humbled and Honored' After GOP Primary Win

Nehlen, 47, had portrayed Ryan as as a "soulless globalist" on issues such as trade and immigration, and accused him of "repeated betrayal" of Trump. But they also could be read as an implicit critique of Trump, whose tone and approach to politics are far more slashing and confrontational than Ryan's.

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Behind Simone Biles, U.S. women romp in Olympic gymnastics team qualifying

That means Douglas will not have the chance to defend the gold medal she won at the all around women's gymnastics event at the 2012 London Games. Only Biles, the three-time all around world champion who is appearing at her first Olympics, and Raisman, a gold medal victor in the floor exercise at the London Games, scored higher.

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Hosszu Wins Third Gold! Claims 200m IM In Olympic Record Time

The Hungarian - nicknamed the Iron Lady - was set to contest five individual medals at the Games but, with an appearance in the 200m individual medley final coming later on Tuesday, she opted to drop the 200m butterfly. Olympic Trials in June to defend her gold in Rio. And Hosszu ensured that she would not be the anomaly. China's Ye Shiwen, who won the medley double at the last Olympics in London when she was just 16, finished last in the eight-woman final.

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Destiny returned me to Man-U, says Paul Pogba

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has claimed that Paul Pogba will have no problems dealing with the pressure of being the world's most expensive player. But former England and Liverpool goalkeeper David James poked fun at the fact those big-name signings will not be plying their trade in the Champions League in the coming campaign.

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U.S. wins men's 4x200m freestyle relay, Phelps takes 21st gold

Phelps, who now is the most decorated Olympian of all time also brought his career tally to a total of 25 medals including two silver and two bronze. Cape Town - Former South African Olympic gold medal victor, Ryk Neethling, has suggested Chad le Clos won't swim the 200m butterfly in Tokyo in 2020.

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China demands Australian apology after 'malicious' attack on country's swimmers

The International Olympic Committee says it has not yet received a formal complaint and does not intend to investigate further, while Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller has ruled out an apology. "Nobody should focus on if he (Horton) has problems with a Chinese swimmer or not". Horton "couldn't hold in his cynical smugness after beating Sun, and the Australian media recklessly spread Horton's rude speech", the op-ed said.

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Furyk humbled by record 58

It will also be remembered as the best chance Jerry Kelly had to winning a tour event in the state he went to college in nearly three decades ago. Wesley Bryan birdied the second playoff hole to defeat JT Poston and Grayson Murray on Sunday at the Web.Com Tour's Digital Ally Open at the Nicklaus Golf Club in Overland Park, Kan.

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Andrew Bogut has Mark Cuban's backing heading into the Olympics

He's going to be the starting center for the Mavs, but don't be surprised if his new team limits the 31-year-old center's minutes just like the Warriors did. "It's not our game to play one-on-one", Diaw said. Bogut bustled his way through the lane defensively, and resumed his preferred role as a secondary playmaker - igniting multiple handoffs and throwing his weight into picks.

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Michael Phelps now has as many medals as India have since 1900

Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi took bronze in 1:53.62. The only thing that mattered was getting to the wall first. Le Clos beat Phelps by 0.05 seconds in the event at the London 2012 Olympics and had created tension with the American due to his ready-room antics during these Games.

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With Michael Phelps as anchor, US 4x200 free relay wins gold

Throughout his spectacular career, Phelps' signature event was the 200-meter butterfly. It was his 20th Olympic gold. The 24-year-old South African took home gold with 1:52.96 , with Phelps trailing not so far behind at 1:53.01. The 200-meter freestyle is not an event in which Ledecky overwhelms. The American phenom, who won the 400m title with a stunning world record on day two, clocked 1:53.73 to win by 0.35 seconds from Sjostrom.

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First Rio gold is within reach for United States gymnastics

Finally, floor, again with Hernandez, Raisman and Biles. USA gymnasts Simone Biles , Gabby Douglas and Madison Kocian celebrate after winning the women's team final Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro . Flavia Saraiva will also be a threat for Brazil after she had an excellent qualifying round as well. Also, the athlete has the highest number of Olympic medals to his name.

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Smyly pitches 6 innings for win, Rays beat Blue Jays

They addressed that Tuesday night with an impressive hit show, rapping 15 on the way to a 9-2 victory over the Blue Jays. TORONTO (AP) - In a season that has seen the losses pile up, Drew Smyly finally put two wins together. Rays Manager Kevin Cash said after the game. Travis, the hero of Monday's game with four hits and a heads-up read for an out at third off a ground ball, also had the shakes.

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That's torn it! Phelps wins in borrowed cap

Phelps said he had been prepared to leave "every ounce" in the pool, and strain every sinew, and did not know how close it had been until he was on the podium. Speaking about taking back the title from Le Clos, Phelps said: "I wanted that one back". With the medals on the line, the prizefighters were ready for round two in Tuesday night's final.

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Carlos Sanchez: Aston Villa midfielder joins Fiorentina on loan

Sanchez scored one goal in 55 appearances for Villa and was part of the side that was relegated from the Premier League last term. Fiorentina have confirmed a loan deal for the defensive midfielder, who is due in Italy tomorrow to undergo a medical before then putting pen to paper on his contract at the club.

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Weightlifter Yoon Jin-hee Wins Bronze Medal

South Korea once again asserted its dominance in the archery world, as the women, led by reigning Olympic champion Ki Bo-Bae, beat Russian Federation easily in the final match 6-0, coming away with the country's eighth gold medal in the team competition in a row (in fact, South Korea's women have won every gold medal since archery was introduced in 1988).

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Baggies eye move for Villa's Ayew

Sunday might not have delivered three points but there were encouraging signs in Villa's performance which hinted at a greater steel and determination, no better illustrated than by the captain, who played the majority of the game with a bandage around his head after a clash of heads with Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher.

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Donald Trump accused of hinting Hillary Clinton's assassination by guns rights supporters

The National Rifle Association, America's largest pro-gun lobby, put forth that Trump was correct in saying it would be hard to protect the Second Amendment if Clinton appoints new justices. Priorities USA, a super PAC - expenditure-only committee - supporting Mrs Clinton, said Mr Trump had "suggested that someone shoot Hillary Clinton ".

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Argentina survive penalties to top United States in Olympic rugby

Scott Curry and Akira Ioane collected touchdowns either side of half-time, but Japan would not buckle and they secured a famous victory through Kameli Soejima's try that Katsuyuki Sakai converted. "Most of all it's our last event of the season after the Sevens Series, and the last chance for everyone to prove to the world that Japan rugby can beat any team".

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US Swimmer Michael Phelps Wins 20th Olympic Gold Medal

He's picked up medals in the 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, 200m individual medley, 400m individual medley as well as several relay events. Britain's Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, Dan Wallace and James Guy took silver, 2.47sec behind the US, and Japan's Kosuke Hagino, Naito Ehara, Yuki Kobori and Takeshi Matsuda pocketed bronze, 2.84sec further back.

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Michel Phelps wins 200 butterfly for 20th Olympic gold medal

The largely Brazilian crowd appreciated his performance in the pool on Tuesday night, chanting "Phelps, Phelps, Phelps" and "USA, USA, USA" after he secured what was then his 20th gold medal. Monday night, Phelps grimaced visibly as Le Clos conducted a weird shadow-boxing warm-up in front of him in preparation for the first 200 fly semifinal.

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Rio 2016: Armstrong completes sensational time-trial hat-trick

The silver-medallist at the 2008 Beijing OIympics was thought to have a great opportunity to land a medal for Team GB as the course suited her style. Anna ven der Breghen of the Netherlands, victor of the road race on Sunday, was third, finishing in a time of 44:37.80.

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US women gymnasts, Phelps, Ledecky all golden again

Ledecky hit the halfway mark six one-hundreths of a second back. Then he wagged a finger at the field, especially Chad le Clos of South Africa, who had vanquished him in London and tried to declare Phelps's glory era over a year ago. Sjostrom pushed her hard over the last 50 meters and earned silver in 1:54.08. It was South Africa's le Clos who pipped him to gold in London, inflicting a shock defeat on the American who had won the event in 2004 and 2008.

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Leicester City sign new contract with coach Ranieri

The 206/17 Premier League gets underway this weekend, and it's shaping up to be one of the most competitive campaigns for a long time. Claudio Ranieri has put pen to paper on a new Leicester City contract, the new four-year deal tying him to the club until 2020 as the manager becomes the latest member of the club's title-winning staff to be rewarded with a long-term offer.

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Simone Biles, 'Final Five' dominate Summer Games' gymnastics team final

The U.S. pulled out front on their first rotation, posting a combined score of 46.866 on the vault to narrowly lead Russian Federation by 0.7 points. "There is nothing better for ticket sales than when the country wins its first gold, " Games spokesman Mario Andrada told reporters on Tuesday.

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The Rugby World Sympathizes For Sonny Bill Williams

RIO DE JANEIRO — Japans stunning upset win over New Zealand and Sonny Bill Williams subsequent withdrawal made for a rocky opening session for the return of mens rugby to the Olympics after 92 years. "There are no given games these days". I don't think we're going to be sleeping until we get home'. Former Kirkham Grammar School student Dan Bibby was in top, try-scoring form for the Great Britain rugby sevens team at the Rio Olympics .

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Before defeating Djokovic, del Potro was stuck in Rio elevator

He's won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, including five of the last seven. "It's one of the toughest losses in my life and career". "It's not easy to handle, especially now, just after the wounds are still fresh", Djokovic told reporters after the match.

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EXTRA Hosszu wins women's 200m individual medley for third gold in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Three golds in four days. Dirado already had a silver medal from the 400-meter individual medley final on Saturday. "Amazing", said Hosszu, whose nickname comes from her grueling schedule. American Maya DiRado added a bronze to the silver she won in the 400m IM. Hosszu broke her own Olympic record with a time of 2:06.58. "It's really weird.

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Favre gives emotional speech after being inducted into Hall of Fame

Favre was an overweight, beer-guzzling rookie quarterback buried on the Atlanta Falcons' bench when Wolf was named general manager of the Green Bay Packers late in the 1991 season. The boisterous crowd was Packers-heavy, with probably at least 60 percent of the spectators wearing Packers gear. Though Favre had a contentious split with the Packers in 2008 that eventually culminated in his signing in 2009 with one of the Packers' great rivals, the Minnesota Vikings, his popularity with Packers ...

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Phelps wins 20th Olympic gold and redemption

The Americans put Phelps on last in case they needed him as a boost to get over the edge. So far, this swan song is going far better. Michael Phelps claimed his second gold medal in one night and the 21st of his career as the United States won the men's 4x200 metres Olympic freestyle relay on Tuesday.

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Arsene Wenger Downplays Impact of Elite Managers Ahead of Premier League Season

While nearly all of the Premier League's top clubs have spent heavily this summer, Arsenal have so far shown restraint in the transfer market - Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka being the only high-profile arrival to the Emirates this summer. Arsene Wenger's initial diagnosis was an ankle sprain and, while the club has yet to provide an update on Gabriel's status after he underwent a scan on Monday, the player himself wrote on Instagram on Tuesday: "Today I feel much better, is not a big problem".

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Simone Biles & US Women's Gymnastics Take Home Gold

They are not only one of the toughest Olympic teams ever, they are also one of the most real. Three-time gold medalist Douglas thanked her predecessors on her Instagram account: "These girls showed us how to get it done in #Atlanta1996 and we hope to follow in their footsteps in #Rio2016".

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Rio ready for carnival as opening awaits

He asked the athletes to "respect yourself, respect each other, respect the Olympic Values which make the Olympic Games unique for you and for the entire world". The trouble came after a march targeting what demonstrators called "The Exclusion Games" had come to a peaceful end in at the leafy Afonso Pena square near the Maracanã.


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