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Kaepernick throwing, but not against Broncos
- August 22, 2016

Gabbert finished 6-9 for 69 yards with an 89.6 passer rating. Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder. (more...)
Anderson lasts 1 inning in return, Dodgers lose 11-3 to Bucs
- August 22, 2016

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brock Stewart throws to the plate during the second inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Aug. "It lets me know where I need to be and I want to stay there". The Dodgers have certainly figured out a way to do without quality efforts from their starting pitchers - hit their way through it. (more...)
Pogba, Ibrahimovic shines as Man Utd thrash Southampton
- August 22, 2016

We need to get used to winning". "I think they would [take 1-0 wins and the title], but you can still have both and United fans are greedy". "Maybe a simple phone call can make a difference", Mourinho said in quotes reported by the Daily Express . (more...)
Matz Flirts with No-Hitter; Mets Breeze to Victory
- August 22, 2016

Six batters into the game, the New York Mets were down five runs. The ball appeared to skip right over the bag, and first base umpire Carlos Torres quickly called it fair. New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 in New York . (more...)
Ashton Eaton Won Another Gold Medal in the Decathlon
- August 22, 2016

Eaton, who is also the two-time reigning world champion in the event, was leading the competition going at the end of Wednesday's events and maintained that lead throughout Thursday. "It's historic." Eaton, whose performance fell short of the world record he set past year in Beijing, said he had worked to improve his throwing events. (more...)
Bob Costas mocked for interview with Simone Biles and Aly Raisman
- August 22, 2016

Though we are literally no experts. A bronze in the balance beam increased her medial count to five. Just because her older sister is a gold medaled gymnast, it's no different for Adria - and she has to earn her spot on Team USA. But her age did not keep Raisman from having tremendous success at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Raisman told Joyce she would consider it. The Los Angeles Times reported that Biles was in disbelief, and when she expressed how nervous she was, Efron admitted ... (more...)
Ponder helps 49ers to 31-24 exhibition win over Broncos
- August 22, 2016

Gabbert has yet to take a sack and he also hasn't thrown an interception in either game. After the Broncos 31-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, Sanchez admitted that he feels like he lose the opportunity. After the offensive line settled down, and thanks to some miraculous escape jobs by Lynch, he made a strong case for the Broncos to start him. That set up Siemian to start Saturday. (more...)
Trump campaign manager Manafort resigns after troubled stretch
- August 22, 2016

Trump also met on Saturday with Hispanic supporters, representatives of a community that has been wary of the billionaire businessman's proposals to build a giant wall on the U.S. But it also spent more, so the RNC finished July with $34.5 million on hand, the DNC just $10.1 million - although that's also the DNC's biggest cash-on-hand number for the 2015-16 cycle. (more...)
Silva fifty helps Sri Lanka build strong lead
- August 22, 2016

However, if Virat Kohli's men failed to win the match at Port-of-Spain, it will be Pakistan who will become the top Test rank side in the world for the first time since the ICC introduced an official rankings system in 2003. Sri Lanka had only ever beaten Australia once before in a Test match, in 1999 in the series in which Herath made his debut, but won the first two matches of this series comfortably in Galle and Pallekele coming into the final game in Colombo . (more...)
Andy Murray vs Marin Cilic, Cincinnati Masters 2016 final
- August 22, 2016

Milos Raonic rematch in the Cincinnati Masters semifinals fell flat as the Brit rolled to an easy 6-3, 6-3 win. Despite hitting an ace, Raonic hit another double fault to hand Murray two break points, but the match was suspended due rain. (more...)
Harrison shines in Pirates' 3-1 loss to Marlins Harrison shines in Pirates' 3-1 loss to Marlins
- August 22, 2016

With two outs, he gave up a bases-loaded walk and a grand slam to the Reds' Tucker Barnhart. General manager Neal Huntington said the team will continue to monitor rookie RHP Jameson Taillon, who missed 2014 because of Tommy John surgery and 2015 due to a sports hernia. (more...)
Rio throws final party to say goodbye to 2016 Olympics
- August 22, 2016

Carnival designer Rosa Magalhaes is the creative director of the ceremony, which will be nothing short of a festival. The committee behind the ceremony is being silent about what to expect, however, and little is known about the actual performance other than that Kygo, a Norwegian electronic musician who partly grew up in Brazil, will be involved. (more...)
Celtic charged by UEFA over Palestinian flags Celtic charged by UEFA over Palestinian flags
- August 22, 2016

UEFA said its disciplinary committee will judge a case of "illicit banners" on September 22. During the match, hundreds of fans at a football match between Glasgow Celtic and Israeli team Hapoel Beer Sheva turned whole sections of the stadium into a sea of Palestinian flags in a protest against the Israeli occupation. (more...)
Olympic champion Murray wins career-best 22nd straight match
- August 22, 2016

There will certainly be plenty of reasons to watch as Murray is playing for his 23rd straight win and to close the gap on Novak Djokovic while Kerber will be playing to take over the number one ranking on the WTA. He's been on a great run the past couple of months". "Today I also did a better job of creating opportunities on his serve that I didn't make count". (more...)
Haryana announces cash award for Sindhu, Dipa, Lalita
- August 22, 2016

If the women have outshone men in the Games in Rio, which have proved a great disappointment for Indian sport despite Sindhu and Sakshi, it is, perhaps, an indication of how extremely competitive the men's sports have become with numerous 207 participating countries attaching such importance to their teams and sportspeople performing in the theatre of sport. (more...)
McGregor avenges defeat against Diaz at UFC 202
- August 22, 2016

In an epic rematch of their previous encounter, in which American Diaz stunned the MMA world to defeat the Irishman, McGregor wore down his opponent in a bloody encounter to take it on points. In a highly anticipated rematch of their two-round welterweight thriller in March, the two put on an action-packed fight, with each taking control at different moments. (more...)
Leicester's Claudio Ranieri aims at minimum of 82 Premier League points
- August 22, 2016

It's important to spend money - but we have to spend it the right way". The dying seconds of the game saw the Foxes win a free kick on the edge of the box, but Drinkwater's effort was blocked by his own player. What has changed in the Euros is that it lasts a month like the World Cup. "This week he was already sharper in training". He picked up a hamstring injury last December which sidelined him for nearly two months after Wenger opted to play him at Norwich despite the number of games he ... (more...)
Water polo: U.S. women advance to gold-medal game
- August 22, 2016

Poked and prodded by Hungary, the US pushed back with its relentless attack. “Thats what were about, ” Steffens said, “is going out there, having fun and playing the best water polo we can.”. “Its one of the best teams Ive ever been a part of, and Ive been a part of some really fantastic teams, ” Neushul said. Water polo is a rough-and-tumble game where, during 32 minutes of sprinting, grappling, shooting and gasping for air, athletes never touch the bottom of the pool. (more...)
Rain delays play on 3rd day in Trinidad
- August 22, 2016

West Indies take on India in the fourth and final Test match at Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad on 18 August (Thursday). Though the day started well with sunshine and breeze, play was ruled out for the first session as well as the post-lunch session after umpires Red Tucker and Nigel Llong found the outfield damp and dreary. (more...)
Ryan Lochte, Teammates Apologize For Incident In Rio Ryan Lochte, Teammates Apologize For Incident In Rio
- August 22, 2016

As Us Weekly previously reported, Brazilian police stated in a press conference on Thursday, August 18, that there "was no robbery" and Lochte and his teammates Gunnar Bentz , Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen lied about being held up at gunpoint on Sunday, August 14, after allegedly being involved in a fight