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Rio 2016 head Nuzman to be released from jail

Friday  02:18,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be released from jail after a top court decision. The 75-year-old Nuzman was arrested two weeks ago amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the games to Rio.[...]

Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win

Friday  02:16,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

Justin Verlander agreed to that last-minute trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched. Video by FOX[...]

5 things Jagr accomplished before his new linemates were even born

Friday  02:16,   20 october 2017
theScore

Jaromir Jagr's advanced age is no secret, but his new linemates are young enough to be his sons. The NHL's elder statesman will start Thursday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes on the Calgary Flames' top line alongside Johnny[...]

Former NHL player Brian Gionta proud to be representing USA on the ice

Friday  01:50,   20 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Veteran NHL player looking forward to chance to play for country at Deutschland Cup, possibly 2018 Olympics."The biggest appeal is the honor of representing your country on the biggest stage,” Gionta told USA TODAY Sports. “Any time you get that[...]

Former Cowboys exec: Dak Prescott won't ever be as good as Carson Wentz

Friday  01:26,   20 october 2017
Sportsnaut

NFL Media’s Gil Brandt ran the Dallas Cowboys’ front office from 1960-1988. He knows a little something about talent at quarterback, having seen the likes Don Meredith, Roger Staubach and Danny White suit up for that organization during his time[...]

Duke again starts season at No. 1 in USA TODAY Sports college basketball coaches poll

Friday  01:25,   20 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

It’s the seventh time overall since USA TODAY began administering the coaches poll that Duke is the preseason No. 1. But the Blue Devils finished as NCAA champions in only one of those prior seasons when they successfully defended the title in[...]

Hamilton title chase returns to track he's dominated

Friday  00:31,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

Lewis Hamilton usually feels at ease in the U.S. And why not? It's pretty easy to be happy when he's usually finishing first.Yet despite his commanding lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the chase for the Formula One championship, the[...]

Cubs Legend Returns to Wrigley for Game 5 First Pitch

Friday  00:20,   20 october 2017
12up

After surviving to play ​another day with their Game 4 win, the Cubs are looking to rekindle last year's magic that saw them break the greatest curse in the history of North American sports. And who better to help than a vaunted member[...]

Melo: I was honest but still got 'stabbed in the back' by Knicks

Friday  00:10,   20 october 2017
theScore

Carmelo Anthony trusted Phil Jackson until he couldn't anymore. Carmelo Anthony trusted Phil Jackson until he couldn't[...]

Robben yet to hold talks over new Bayern Munich contract

Friday  00:00,   20 october 2017
Sporting News

The Dutch winger is in no rush to discuss an extension with the German champions despite his deal coming to an end next yearThe experienced winger's deal expires in 2018, by which time he will be 34, and there has been speculation he will retire[...]

Panthers QB Cam Newton opts not to speak with reporters

Thursday  23:51,   19 october 2017
Associated Press

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has declined to speak to reporters for the second consecutive day. Panthers team spokesman Steven Drummond said Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player gave no explanation as to why he wouldnt[...]

Alex Smith, Chiefs Offense Look To Take Advantage of Raiders on Thursday Night Football

Thursday  23:47,   19 october 2017
Sports Illustrated

<p>Did Pittsburgh lay the blueprint for stopping Kansas City’s offense? Sure, but it’s not something that every coach in the league didn’t already know.</p>Previewing Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders on NFL Week 7 Thursday Night Football[...]

Alex Smith, Chiefs Offense Look To Take Advantage of Raiders on Thursday Night Football

Thursday  23:45,   19 october 2017
Sports Illustrated

<p>Did Pittsburgh lay the blueprint for stopping Kansas City’s offense? Sure, but it’s not something that every coach in the league didn’t already know.</p>Previewing Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders on NFL Week 7 Thursday Night Football[...]

Swinney to speak to Clemson players after boxing video surfaces

Thursday  23:44,   19 october 2017
theScore

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney will speak to his team about a video that surfaced Wednesday which appeared to show two Tigers players boxing. "We're aware of the video that was posted online. Coach Swinney is addressing it with the team this[...]

Former Florida QB Loses Teaching License After Asking 15-Year-Old Girl to Touch His Genitals

Thursday  23:08,   19 october 2017
12up

Well, this isn't exactly what Florida fans were hoping for once former starting QB Chris Leak left campus. Allegations recently came out regarding Leak's inappropriate relationship with a student. Leak worked at Edgewater High School in[...]