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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...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:14 AM CDT

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Rio Olympics just ended and it's summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Never. Here, then, is a look at the United States and its prospects for the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 08:27 PM CDT
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Trailblazers, Record-Setters and More: Rio's Top Moments

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  • The Brazilian Men's Soccer Team
  • Claressa Shields Defending her Gold Medal
  • Michael Phelps's Final Olympic Appearance
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 08:05 PM CDT

Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony

Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony

Being the flag bearer in the Closing Ceremony has its privileges. But it also makes you stick out in the crowd.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:52 AM CDT

Rio's Goodbye Party: Images from the Closing Ceremony

After 2 weeks of intense competition, one last celebration in Rio.View gallery

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