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Brady ready after 'silly accident' with scissors cuts thumb

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Curran from Comcast SportsNet New England has reported that Brady has been excused from practice for reasons not related to injury. News stories displayed here appear in our category for Sports and are licensed via a specific agreement between LongIsland.com and The Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news organization. Read More »

England v Pakistan 1st ODI, Southampton

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Our one-day ranking is not that good right now but hopefully we can take the way the Test team performed and convert it in the ODIs as well". "Stokes will not bowl in the first two games". Pakistan , following their results in England , and India's rain-affected fourth Test draw with the West Indies in Port-of-Spain, are now number one in the Test rankings for the first time in history. Read More »

Man has 40 knives surgically removed

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Upon cutting into the victim's stomach, Malhotra said they found folding knives that could be extended up to seven inches long. Singh sought medical care after having stomach pain and little appetite, Reuters reported. "It started in June when I swallowed the first knife and I enjoyed the feeling". Doctors said that initially it was thought that the patient was suffering from Tumour after the body scan showed large solid mass. Read More »

Michael Phelps adamant that he will stay retired

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I had been in five Olympics in that race, and I wanted to finish on top. "One of the biggest things I really wanted back was the 200-meter fly victory back", said Phelps, who was beaten in that event by Chad Le Clos at London 2012. A stunner at the Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps has been beaten. "Thank you for giving us a front row seat to a great run", said Lauer. Joseph Schooling of Singapore, the surprise victor of the men's 100-meter butterfly, was delighted to share the podium with ... Read More »

US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

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After a few close calls earlier in the tournament, this was no contest. Closing the game out with a 30-point win, Carmelo Anthony became a three-time Olympic champion, and the USA have now won six of the last seven gold's available to them, maintaining their dominance of Olympic basketball. Read More »

Moyes: Sunderland Will Be In Relegation Fight

Mannone said: "In the last week, you lose important players through injuries, whatever it is, I don't even know, so you find yourselves with different players, and the players who have just come in have to step in in a hard game like today". Read More »

USA Basketball chairman: Other nations need to be more competitive

There would be no storms, or lasting fears of silver, on this afternoon. They suffered a 96-66 (19-15, 33-14, 27-14, 17-23) defeat in Sunday's final played against the United States. Team USA was a few bad bounces away from a loss. He was brought in to win, and that's what he's done, winning every FIBA tournament and putting up a 60-1 record. Read More »

Former Raiders QB Todd Marinovich found naked, booked for drugs

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Authorities said the substance may be methamphetamine, but the contents of the bag are still undergoing testing, according to the report. He was then found in a nearby backyard when cops arrived. Marinovich served three months in jail in 1997 after cultivating marijuana in his home. He has been charged with trespassing, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Read More »

Placed on DL with elbow soreness

Both have been solid this season, Strasburg's 15 victories tie him with Jake Arrieta for the most in the National League so far this season. Strasburg opened the season 13 - 0 and did not suffer his first losing decision until July 15. Since then, he's allowed 19 earned runs in 11.2 innings pitched for a 14.66 ERA-and his overall number has risen almost a full run to 3.59. His FIP stands at 2.98, indicating that his recent struggles are due in part to his elbow soreness. Read More »

United States roasts Serbia, wins third straight gold medal

It's a comeback nearly hard to believe. "We just raised the level of intensity and it was a great game", Clay Thompson said. The U.S. won its third straight gold medal Sunday, beating Serbia 96-66 in the final game for Krzyzewski, who led the program for a decade and became the first coach to win three Olympic gold medals. Read More »

Wenger Hopes Mustafi Signing "Will Be Done"

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Why Valencia have suddenly chose to demand such a fee is unknown, but it's suspected they wish to take advantage of Arsenal's desperate need for a new centre-back. "It is good for the young players could see a Thierry Henry, a [Freddie] Ljungberg, or a [Martin] Keown who have been at the club a good few years working in the academy, or working somewhere". Read More »

Conor McGregor set another UFC record with his gutsy Nate Diaz victory

He was 25 to 30 pounds heavier than me, I don't care what anyone says. "And about two weeks after that, I was just sparring boxing and I really hurt my rib and that put me out of sparring about two-and-a-half weeks ago. The victory made Aldo the interim featherweight champion, but McGregor isn't ready to commit to facing the Brazilian fighter. "And that was built through hard work and I'm going to capitalize on that". Read More »

I told you Ryan Lochte was a lying sack of you-know-what

Police say and surveillance video shows that Lochte and friends went to a gas station after leaving a nightclub, urinated on the walls, broke some doors and mirrors and got back in their cab. In an excerpt of the interview broadcast Saturday, Lauer notes how the story changed within a few days. In his first sit-down TV interview since the scandal, Lochte admitted that he left out some key details from his initial because he was "still intoxicated" at the time. Read More »

Park silences the doubters with gold

Entering the final day with a two stroke advantage, Park used the front nine to close the door on the field at the specially designed layout in Rio, allowing for a relatively drama-free walk back to the clubhouse. The seven-time major victor ended the Rio 2016 tournament at the Olympic Golf Course on an impressive 16-under-par by carding a 66. "I had to overcome a lot of obstacles", Park said. Read More »

Ryan Lochte says 'immature behavior' got him into a mess

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Srour said said an indictment of Lochte would be easily dismissed with help from a local attorney. The 12-time gold medalist reiterated his view that a stranger pointed a gun at him and demanded money to let him leave. NBC aired excerpts of the interview during its Olympics coverage on Saturday night. "I left certain things out, and I over-exaggerated certain parts of the story". Read More »

Wrestler Yogeshwar loses Rio freestyle qualification bout

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Yogeshwar Dutt will now go into the repechage rounds. Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt lost without putting up much of a fight to two-time world championship bronze medallist Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran of Mongolia 3-0 in the freestyle 65 kg category of the Olympic wrestling competition here today. Read More »

Aussies fail to medal in women's triathlon

There was no escape route, no contingency plan. "It feels great to have someone from this small town do this huge worldwide thing", she said. No matter what happened over the next two hours, she had to cross the finish line first. They stayed that way through three laps of the four-lap run and then exchanged words starting the final lap. We were like, 'You lead. "And it's fair enough". Read More »

USA men reclaim the gold medal in 4x400 relay

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The US team of Tianna Bartoletta, Felix, English Gardner and Tori Bowie clocked 41.01 seconds, the second-fastest time ever after the world record they set in London four years ago, to beat Jamaica on 41.36 and Britain on 41.77. The British team of Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita came third to take their country's first medal in the event since 1984. Read More »

James Harrison wants meeting televised with 'crook' Roger Goodell

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In an interview with Pro Football Talk , Harrison said he wanted the meeting to be televised. According to Parise, the meeting with Harrison is scheduled for August 29. Harrison had been adamant that he had no reason to meet with Goodell and would submit to an interview only if it was done in his Pittsburgh-area home. Read More »

Eaton defends decathlon title; US wins 400 hurdles

But that was never going to happen, with Eaton racing past his rival with 200 meters remaining to seal the win, clocking a time of 4:23.33 seconds. The American, who is a two-time world champion, and equaled the Olympic record, set back in 2004 by Roman Sebrle , to defend his Olympic title in Rio 2016 yesterday, revealed this belief to Business Insider at a sponsorship event before his eventually successful defense of his title. Read More »

Bumgarner homers as Giants outslug Mets

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The numbers are startling from a pitching perspective: The Mets have allowed 38 runs over the last four games, with underwhelming performances from Bartolo Colon, Jon Niese and deGrom since Monday. T.J. Rivera singled to begin the rally and consecutive walks to Wilmer Flores and d'Arnaud with one out loaded the bases before Ruggiano worked the count full and blasted a fastball over the center-field fence. Read More »

Golden opportunity: US men's basketball goes for 3 in a row

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Though he's the least deft offensive player on the USA team, center DeAndre Jordan was a fitting star for a ragged spectacle. The countries met to decide the gold at the previous two Olympics in London and Beijing, with the U.S. "DeAndre was all over the place", US assistant coach Tom Thibodeau said. They don't want to be responsible for costing USA Basketball the legacy it has rebuilt under Krzyzewski. Read More »

Olympic moments that have helped to define Usain Bolt

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Earlier on Friday, Liu Hong's long wait for an Olympic medal came to a happy ending when the Chinese world record holder won a thrilling 20km race walk. Relieved because he had a mission and that mission was accomplished; sad because this was the last time he was racing in the Olympics. "All that hard work just crumbles". Read More »

Ticket inquiry: Hickey leaves hospital, speaks to Rio police

Prosecutors had yet to decide on any charges. The head of the European Olympic Committees resigned after being arrested by Brazilian police for alleged ticket scalping. "We will defend ourselves to the hilt". "I should still point out that as far as we know we haven't had any details yet of charges and more importantly the presumption of innocence prevails", said Mr Adams. Read More »

Cheruiyot, Obiri reveal how they beat Ayana in 5000m

After attempting to run away with the race as she did in winning the 10,000 last Friday, Ayana was a well-beaten third in 14:33.59. His ninth gold medal drew him level with Paavo Nurmi, the Finn who dominated distance running in the early 20th century, and American sprinter and long jumper Carl Lewis as the most successful Olympic track and field athletes. Read More »

Durban Test: Dale Steyn bags New Zealand openers before rain

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The significance of trying to defeat South Africa in a test series might not resonate with Kane Williamson's New Zealand cricket side yet. It was 1-1 going into the final two tests of the five-match series in 1961-62 before South Africa won the fourth at Johannesburg and New Zealand won at Port Elizabeth to draw the series 2-2. Read More »

US men's basketball beats Spain 82-76, will play for gold

Kevin Durant chipped in 14 points, and he passed LeBron James for second on the American Olympic scoring list. Every time that Team USA and Spain cross paths, it's going to be a massive deal for global basketball. It was the kind of defense the Americans thought they could play but hadn't much in the tournament. After beating Lithuania by 50 points and then France by nearly 30 in the first game of the knockout stage, they looked to be back to their normal selves going into Friday's ... Read More »