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Rio Games prove to be challenge, but in end, things weren’t all that bad

| | Aug 23 2016 - 12:06am | Comments

RIO DE JANEIRO — Dark clouds hovered over Maracana Stadium at dusk, with a sudden wind tugging at flags and whipping the Olympic flame.

  1. | Posted: Aug 24 2016 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison Bumgarner again to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night.

  2. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:06am

    BALTIMORE — Stephen Strasburg’s weary right elbow was stiff and in dire need of some rest, so the Washington Nationals put their winningest pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Monday.

  3. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:06am

    CUBS 5, PADRES 1

  4. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:06am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Dark clouds hovered over Maracana Stadium at dusk, with a sudden wind tugging at flags and whipping the Olympic flame.

  5. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:06am

    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.

  6. | Posted: Aug 22 2016 - 12:05am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team ended up right where expected.

  7. | Posted: Aug 21 2016 - 12:05am

    LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor got his revenge. Now he wants a third fight on his terms.

  8. | Posted: Aug 21 2016 - 12:05am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil won the medal it wanted the most Saturday, claiming its first Olympic gold in soccer and providing a lift to a beleaguered nation in the process.

  9. | Posted: Aug 21 2016 - 12:05am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cam Newton threw for 162 yards and led scoring drives on two of his four series Saturday and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Tennessee Titans 26-16 in a preseason game.

  10. | Posted: Aug 20 2016 - 12:05am

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Tony Romo led a touchdown drive in his preseason debut once the Dallas offense stopped committing holding penalties, rookie backup quarterback Dak Prescott had a strong encore and Ryan Tannehill finally got the Miami Dolphins moving.

  11. | Posted: Aug 19 2016 - 12:05am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt and Ryan Lochte commanded the Olympic spotlight Thursday for drastically different reasons.

  12. | Posted: Aug 19 2016 - 12:05am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Just like four years ago in London, Alistair Brownlee grabbed a British flag, slowed to a trot and then walked across the finish line to win the gold medal in the men’s Olympic triathlon.

  13. | Posted: Aug 18 2016 - 12:05am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team.

  14. | Posted: Aug 18 2016 - 12:05am

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Maybe Neymar and his teammates can make the Olympics a success for Brazil after all.

  15. | Posted: Aug 18 2016 - 12:05am

    LAS VEGAS — From the late entrance to the expletive-laden comments to the bottle-throwing finale, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz left no doubt that the drama will definitely be there for their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202.