Here's the latest for Tuesday June 29th: recovery effort continues in Florida condo building collapse; utility operator warns of heatwave blackouts; Taliban reclaiming parts of Afghanistan amid U.S. pullout; rock climbing team readies to compete at Olympics.
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Twitter users went to bat for the Cleveland Guardians over the Texas Republican's post.
An Algerian judoka has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics before his event starts, after the draw set him on course for a possible match-up against an Israeli. Fethi Nourine told Algerian TV that his political support for the Palestinian cause made it impossible for him to compete against Tohar Butbul. "We worked a lot to reach the Olympics, and the news came as a shock, a thunder," he told the channel late on Thursday.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
As the Big 12 falls apart with the loss of Texas and Oklahoma for the SEC, TCU is trying to secure its Power 5 status by moving to the Pac-12.
- Daily Paws
Our little friend got their rear legs stuck on a too-high hurdle and decided they'd had enough with the course.
"We are beyond proud of each other for living out our dreams and loving every second of getting to experience this together!" Amanda Chidester said before the game
A practice attempt went awry and his face wasn't the same.
Actor Mike Mitchell, a former Mr. Universe who went on to appear in the films Braveheart and Gladiator, died Friday at age 65 on a boat in Turkey. His family reportedly attributed his passing to natural causes. Mitchell began his career as a bodybuilder. He won the Mr. Universe title, and went on to win […]
- MMA Junkie
A fan entered the BKFC ring and sparked a brawl after rapper Blueface won his celebrity exhibition fight.
- Yahoo Sports
Another track manager reportedly promised the announcer would receive a standing ovation for his comments.
Ecuador's Richard Carapaz produced a powerful late burst after six-hour slog to win gold in a thrilling Olympic men's road race as favourite Tadej Pogacar was beaten into third place at the Fuji International Speedway on Saturday. As expected, Slovenian Pogacar launched his assault for victory on the fearsome Mikuni Pass, a brutal climb around 35 km (22 miles) from the end of a 234km race ridden in hot and humid conditions. Carapaz, along with Belgium's eventual silver medallist, Wout van Aert, hunted down Pogacar, and then with around 20km remaining the Ecuadorean seized his chance to take control.
- Entertainment Weekly
'Big Brother' star Frenchie explains the method to his madness and makes a surprising choice for who is playing the best game in the house.
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Bills receiver Cole Beasley, the NFL player who has become the most vocal when it comes to anti-vaccination concerns and conspiracy theories, was at it again today on Twitter. At one point, he essentially dared the Bills to cut him. In response to a tweet suggesting that the Bills would be wise to dump Beasley, [more]
- Wolverines Wire
This would be great for basketball, terrible for football.
- NBC Sports BayArea
Draymond Green is responsible for Team USA Olympians singing happy birthday to Kevin Durant ... on a day that isn't his birthday.
- Rockets Wire
With under one week to go until the 2021 NBA draft, here's a look at the latest wave of mock drafts and who they have headed to Houston.
- MMA Junkie
Sijara Eubanks was the biggest betting favorite on the UFC on ESPN 27 fight card, and she showed why.
- Browns Wire
As promised, the Browns 75th anniversary uniform has been revealed and, so far, fans seem to love them. See for yourself.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Petr David Josek/AP/Shutterstock (5835471ag) Brazil’s Larissa Franca wipes off sand while playing the United States during the women’s beach volleyball bronze medal match of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Beach Volleyball, Brazil – 17 Aug 2016 When someone mentions the Olympics to me, three words come to mind: Shirtless Tongan flagbearer. (His name is Pita Taufatofua and he’s a Tongan taekwondo practitioner and skier. You’re
- MMA Junkie
Rachael Ostovich avenges loss to Paige VanZant, outpoints her in a five-round war at BKFC 19.
- Detroit Free Press
Goalie Alex Nedeljkovic sees a huge opportunity for himself with the Detroit Red Wings.