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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:04 AM CDT

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program. CAS announced its urgent verdict Tuesday to dismiss the Russian...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 11:46 AM CDT

Aly Raisman Accepts Date Request From NFL Player

Aly Raisman Accepts Date Request From NFL Player

Aly Raisman caught the attention of many with her incredible performance at the Rio Olympics, but especially Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood, who hopes to snag a date with the gymnast the next...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 04:27 PM CDT

Hospital Gives Shoes to Babies Born on Olympian's Golden Day

Hospital Gives Shoes to Babies Born on Olympian's Golden Day

One of Delaware's most famous athletes took home gold at the Rio Olympics and that means each baby born Saturday in her hometown hospital is taking home a pair of sweet sneakers. WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 12:34 PM CDT

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

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 and will have "a heroic welcome," a government...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:51 AM CDT

Centrowitz Win Draws Comparisons to Cubs' Title Hopes

Centrowitz Win Draws Comparisons to Cubs' Title Hopes

Matthew Centrowitz's victory in the 1500 meter run was the first by an American male since the 1908 Olympics, and the significance of that feat was not lost on Chicago Cubs fans.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 03:47 PM CDT

Lochte Begins Losing Endorsements After Rio Incident

Lochte Begins Losing Endorsements After Rio Incident

American swimmer Ryan Lochte lost two sponsorships on Monday and won't have a third one renewed in the wake of his late-night altercation at the Rio Olympics, which he initially reported as an armed robbery.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:17 AM CDT

Cubs Playoff Watch: Bryant, Montero Hammer Rockies

Cubs Playoff Watch: Bryant, Montero Hammer Rockies

The Chicago Cubs recovered nicely from a tough Friday loss on Saturday, as they blew out the Colorado Rockies behind the batting exploits of Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 02:00 AM CDT

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police are blocking Ireland's top four Olympic executives from leaving Brazil as their ticket scalping investigation expanded with a raid on the team on the final day of the Rio de Janeiro Games. The Rio police...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:23 AM CDT

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

How do you connect the current host of the Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, and the next, Tokyo? Send in Super Mario, of course — with a little political help. To the delight of a crowd gathered at the...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:16 PM CDT

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

For 17 days in August, athletes from around the world competed in Rio de Janeiro for the ultimate prize in sports: an Olympic gold medal. You probably didn't win gold yourself, but you can try to get the...

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