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- Nittany Lions Wire
Could Oklahoma State be the next Big Ten member?
- NBC Sports
Looking at all of the winners and losers from the NHL draft weekend, including all of the roster transactions around the league.
Twitter users went to bat for the Cleveland Guardians over the Texas Republican's post.
- 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.
- Spartans Wire
Could you picture a Big Ten that doesn't include Michigan and Ohio State? That is apparently a possibility if you believe this latest rumor on conference realignment.
When Annemiek Van Vleuten crossed the line with her arms in the air at the Fuji International Speedway, the Dutchwoman thought she had won the women's Olympic road cycling race on Sunday. Only a few moments later, however, an emotional Van Vleuten realised she had finished second behind Austrian Anna Keisenhofer by a healthy margin of one minute and 15 seconds. "Oh Ruud, I was completely wrong," Van Vleuten told her soigneur Ruud Zijlmans after the finish.
- 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]
- NBC Sports Philadelphia
The United States mens basketball team brought its recent woes to Tokyo.
- MMA Junkie
A fan entered the BKFC ring and sparked a brawl after rapper Blueface won his celebrity exhibition fight.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
Miguel Angel Jimenez's tweet about his albatross at the Senior British Open was almost as good as the shot. Almost.
- Yahoo Sports
The Wimbledon winner last month, Ashleigh Barty never found a rhythm against Sara Sorribes Tormo.
- Yahoo Sports
Another track manager reportedly promised the announcer would receive a standing ovation for his comments.
The flamboyant Li Fabin pulled off his signature one-legged "flamingo" on his opening clean and jerk lift on Sunday as he made it two out of two Olympic weightlifting gold medals for China. Li made the audience laugh when he avoided a loss of balance by lifting his right leg in the air briefly as he made his lift, and he joined in the laughter himself after releasing the bar. "It was a momentary mistake, I almost lost my balance, but I had been working on this scenario in training," Li told a news conference.
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.
- Town & Country
All it took was one email.
- Associated Press
Maria Taylor has joined NBC less than a week after her contract with ESPN expired. NBC formally made the announcement during its primetime Olympic show Friday before a replay of the opening ceremony. ESPN and Taylor announced Wednesday that they could not agree on a new contract.
- Vikings Wire
Here is a stat that ESPN wants you to know about the Vikings.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
Birdie-birdie-birdie-birdie-birdie-birdie-birdie is how Keith Mitchell started his record-tying day in 3M Open
Mitchell tied a PGA Tour record with seven consecutive birdies to begin his round.
- USA TODAY Sports
Gregg Popovich has won five NBA titles with the Spurs, but he has been clueless from the very moment he was given the reins to USA Basketball.
- Sooners Wire
It appears the Big 12 is willing to give more revenue shares to Oklahoma to keep them in the conference.