Simone Biles sweeps all-around, event titles at US Gymnastics Championships
USA TODAY, 20 August at 05:35
BOSTON — Give Simone Biles all the medals. No, really. The Olympic champion not only won her fifth title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday night, she swept all four of the event titles. Even her “worst” event, uneven bars. Biles is the
Ayello: Alexander Rossi wins again, brings IndyCar title fight to Scott Dixon
USA TODAY, 20 August at 05:20
LONG POND, Pa. — Ladies and gentlemen, we have a title fight. For more than a month, it looked liked Scott Dixon might run away with his fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship, but one driver and his team have been relentlessly determined to keep
IndyCar's Robert Wickens suffers 'orthopedic injuries' in scary crash
Washington Post, 20 August at 04:52
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was “awake and alert” after a frightening, multicar crash in the ABC Supply 500 race Sunday at Pocono Raceway, but suffered “orthopedic injuries,” according to IndyCar. Curt Cavin, the vice president of communications for ...
Yankees Keep Winning Games and Losing Players
New York Times, 20 August at 03:40
It seems these days that nothing can be completely favorable for the Yankees. On Saturday, they easily beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 11-6, but their catcher, Austin Romine, took a baseball off his chin, shaking him to the point that he had to be held up
USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault
Reuters, 20 August at 03:35
(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on Sunday, less than a month after his lawyers alleged he was assaulted. FILE PHOTO: Larry Nassar, ...
Josef Martinez eyes outright goal record as teammates hail "best-ever" year
MLSsoccer.com, 20 August at 03:34
ATLANTA – Josef Martinez is never satisfied. Even after the Atlanta United striker tied the single-season scoring record that's stood in the MLS record books for more than two decades, he wasn't in much of a celebratory mood. “I tied it, but what I
USA Gymnastics Boss Kerry Perry Finally Addressed The Media And Said Nothing For Nearly 20 Minutes
Deadspin, 20 August at 03:27
BOSTON, Mass.—Kerry Perry, the president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, finally faced the media at the 2018 national gymnastics championships today. Perry has appeared before two Senate subcommittee hearings and done a few of brief, very limited ...
This is the injury test Yankees wanted no part of
New York Post, 20 August at 02:41
You have to wonder if the Yankees will be fully healthy by the wild-card game. Life got a lot tougher for the injury-plagued Yankees in their 10-2 wipeout of the terrible Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on Sunday when shortstop Didi Gregorius had to leave
5 observations after rewatching the Bears-Broncos preseason game
Chicago Tribune, 20 August at 02:22
The Bears' first-string offense emerged from Saturday's preseason game against the Broncos with some successes to build on and plenty of mistakes to fix. In the starting offense's penultimate tuneup for the regular season, the Bears averaged a modest 5 ...
Cowboys' Zack Martin avoids injury scare with knee
USA TODAY, 20 August at 02:15
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the diagnosis say Dallas Cowboys right guard Zack Martin has no structural damage in his hyperextended left knee and should be ready for the opener. Martin was injured in the second quarter of the ...
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