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A Canadian diver who scored a 0 with a feet-first flop with the finals on the line said she wasn't going to give up
Pamela Ware scored a zero at the Olympics with a failed dive, but she chalked it up to a bad mistake at the worst time.
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A Waffle House waitress who worked a double shift while looking after her baby says she received a $1,000 tip from a country-music star who was impressed by her work ethic
The music star told her that some people were unwilling to work hard, the waitress said in an interview with Fox 8 News.
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Here's complete results, updated points standings and takeaways from Camping World NHRA Drag Racing.
- Entertainment Weekly
"I mean, we only need bodies to eat and walk around and poop," she said.
"Would you feel better if this was a bikini and I was laying in sand?"
- The State
He was driving 60 mph over the posted speed limit when the crash occurred, police say.
- The Guardian
US viewers have been able to see everything at any given moment while understanding fundamentally nothing about what’s going on The women’s 100m final was a brilliant spectacle but you might have had to wait to watch it. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters If there’s one message the Olympics unfailingly conveys, it’s that elite competition is all about making the right choices. At a certain point every athlete needs to make the decision not to do certain things: the fencer lunging for the head ra
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Gadzhi Rabadanov scores nasty KO at Bellator 263; coach Khabib Nurmagomedov loads fallen fighter on stretcher
Khabib Nurmagomedov coached his fighter Gadzhi Rabadanov to a violent KO win – and then loaded the fallen opposition onto a backboard.
- Browns Wire
A new orange jersey available on the Browns team shop website has folks buzzing despite being unlikely to be worn on the field. Give your feedback on the jersey via the poll included in the piece.
- Men's Health
"Doesn't always look pretty but gosh it feels amazing."
- USA TODAY Sports
Lamont Marcell Jacobs surprisingly took gold in the first Olympic 100-meter final of the post-Usain Bolt era. American Fred Kerley won silver.
- Good Housekeeping
Randy had to help out the brides of Kleinfeld from afar.
Jamaica's Shericka Jackson will not be able to add to her bronze from the 100 metres after a terrible error in the heats of the 200 on Monday, where she eased up too much and was overhauled on the line to finish fourth. Jackson, third-fastest in the world over the distance this year, did not bother to glance across and almost came to a stop as Italy's Dalia Kaddari slipped four-thousandths of a second in front of her to snatch the third automatic slot. There were no such problems for her two compatriots in the 100m clean sweep as Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce advanced safely through.
- NBC Sports Chicago
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the dynamic duo of accomplished American figure skaters turned sports commentators, took their broadcasting skills to the next level at the Tokyo Olympics with their first ASMR interview.
- NBC Sports BayArea
Elaine Thompson-Herah is the fastest woman alive.
I don't want this trip to come to an end.
Devastating news dropped about a year ago. Chadwick Boseman, the beloved Black Panther actor, had died after quietly battling cancer for years. Not even Disney knew about his condition. Speculation ran rampant about how Marvel would deal with the loss. The Black Panther sequel was in development, although it was clear that changes would be … The post Marvel’s new Black Panther actor might have been revealed appeared first on BGR.
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After unflattering pictures surfaced from OTAs, concerns about Billings' weight came up. His DL coach squashed those and lauded his amazing strength.
Athlete-activist Gwen Berry is determined to have the last laugh on critics who demanded she be barred from the Olympics over her podium protest at US track and field trials.