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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:19 PM CDT

Simone Biles' Career Soars to Record-Breaking Heights

Simone Biles' Career Soars to Record-Breaking Heights

Three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles has changed the standards in her numbers-driven sport. Her career is adding up to be one of the greatest in gymnastics history.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

In Women's Rowing, the US has a New Great Eight

In Women's Rowing, the US has a New Great Eight

U.S. Women’s Eights Rowing team boasts a dynasty of 10 straight World Championship or Olympic titles heading into the August 8 start of competition in Rio.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 10:47 AM CDT

USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed

USA Uniforms for Opening Ceremony Revealed

American athletes will walk into the Maracana stadium for the Olympic opening ceremony next week following the light on their flag bearer's jacket.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:32 AM CDT

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

Michigan-Ohio State. Auburn-Alabama. USC-UCLA. To sports fans from these schools, the mention of the rivalry gets the blood boiling. And the hatred extends beyond football. This summer, it will extend all...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:46 AM CDT

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:25 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Behind Olympic Skier's Newest Competition

Chicago Marathon Behind Olympic Skier's Newest Competition

Standing a little over 5 feet tall, Chirine Njeim might be easy to miss on her daily training runs along Chicago’s lakefront. Many she passes have no idea she’s about to make Olympic history in Rio.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:21 PM CDT

Sale Returns But Cubs Beat Sox 3-1

Sale Returns But Cubs Beat Sox 3-1

Chris Sale returned from his jersey-trashing suspension and threw six effective innings, but John Lackey outpitched him and Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs to save the Cubs' 3-1 victory over the...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:42 PM CDT

Naperville's Kevin Cordes Bringing the Unconventional to Rio

Naperville's Kevin Cordes Bringing the Unconventional to Rio

Naperville native Kevin Cordes’ journey to becoming an Olympic swimmer all started with a little twist of fate.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:15 PM CDT

Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

Russian Weightlifters Banned From Rio Olympics for Doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP)” All of Russia's weightlifters were banned from the Rio Olympics on Friday for doping for what the international federation called "extremely shocking" results that brought the sport into...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:44 PM CDT

Volleyball Cross Training Leads Basketball Player to Olympics

Volleyball Cross Training Leads Basketball Player to Olympics

A sport that started as cross training for basketball shortly became a sport that would send Bartlett native Kelsey Robinson to the Olympics.

Countdown to Rio

 

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