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Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

August 22, 2016

Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially tried to pass off as an armed robbery. more »»

Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

August 22, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media, technology and data companies. more »»

Speedo USA, 2 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

August 22, 2016

Ryan Lochte lost three major sponsors when swimsuit company Speedo USA, clothing giant Ralph Lauren and skin-care firm Syneron-Candela announced in quick succession Monday they were dumping the... more »»

Speedo USA, Ralph Lauren drop Lochte after Rio incident

August 22, 2016

Ryan Lochte lost two major sponsors when Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren announced Monday they were dumping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as... more »»

Mysterious sale at horse auction sparks scandal in Poland

August 22, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Anette Mattsson had bid 200,000 euros ($226,500) for a prized gray Arabian mare but soon stopped. more »»

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

August 22, 2016

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home an... more »»

Japanese Prime Minister Abe wows Rio finale as Super Mario

August 22, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's brief but showstopping gig at the Olympics closing ceremony as the Nintendo game character Super Mario offered a tantalizing glimpse at Tokyo's... more »»

Get a Grip: Harvick loves new Bristol Motor Speedway

August 22, 2016

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick believes Bristol Motor Speedway is on to something. Now, he wants similar tracks to follow that lea. more »»

LEADING OFF: Tie for NL batting lead, Strasburg vs Bundy

August 22, 2016

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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EVEN RACE

DJ LeMahieu has a chance to take sole possession of the NL batting lead when Colorado opens a series in... more »»

Pick 6 Predictions: Risers, fallers, a playoff dark horse

August 22, 2016

Before we start this, you should know something — if you already do not. I suspect you might.

I picked Auburn to make the College Football Playoff last year. more »»

Syndergaard outduels Samardzija in Mets' 2-0 win over Giants

August 22, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With 38 games left and three teams standing between the Mets and the second NL wild card, manager Terry Collins is convinced his ballclub can still make a serious push for th... more »»

After Rio, Olympics headed for Asian venues seen as safe

August 22, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — For the Olympics, it's so-long Rio, hello Asia. more »»

Samba, reflections and pride in final Rio Olympics party

August 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Shaking to samba and expressing a sense of longing with uniquely Brazilian words, Olympians and fans said goodbye to the Rio Games with one last big bash that was both... more »»

The Latest: Rio Games close with samba-fueled Carnival party

August 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

The Rio de Janeiro Games couldn't end without a dance party. more »»

The Latest: Rio Games closes with samba-fueled Carnival fun

August 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

The Rio de Janeiro Games couldn't end without a dance party. more »»

Granderson ends Samardzija's no-hitter, then Cespedes homers

August 22, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curtis Granderson has ended Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija's no-hit bid with a double to lead off the seventh inning. more »»

The Latest: Olympic cauldron extinguished as Rio Games end

August 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

10:30 p.m.

The Olympic flame has been extinguished and the Rio Games are over. more »»

The Latest: Super Mario, Hello Kitty kick off 2020 Games

August 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

10:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pele not at closing ceremony but tweets support

August 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed NASCAR race at Bristol

August 22, 2016

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick wasn't worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway. more »»

 
 
 

 

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