Rimando moved past Kevin Hartman to become the sole leader on the career list with 181. Conor Dwyer had the look — the strut, the determined glint in his eyes — of someone so confident it was as if he knew he was about to accomplish something big. "I've trained my butt off," Dwyer, a native of Winnetka and graduate of Loyola Academy, said. Australia’s Mack Horton did not hold back how he feels about his rival, China’s Yang Sun, after the two butted heads in the 400-meter freestyle at the Olympics on Saturday. They chanted "Go Pack Go." It was Lambeau Field transported to Ohio, and only one man could have caused it.
Horton captured the gold and Sun, who won the event in the 2012 Olympics, took silver. A big beginning begat some more big innings from soft-spoken White Sox starter Carlos Rodon on Saturday night. In the end, his big innings, and an RBI single that almost wasn't, were just enough for the Sox during a 4-2 victory over the Orioles before a crowd of 28,491 at... Brett Favre, welcome to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
But their rebound has been timely with slightly less than one-third of the regular season left. Outside the beach volleyball venue Saturday, Brazilians and tourists danced on the boardwalk, munched on grilled shrimp, scanned racks of cheap jewelry and played futvolei — soccer on a volleyball court.
If you want to feel alive, you come to Copacabana Beach on a glistening, 85-degree day. Venus Williams faded as her opening match at her record fifth Olympics dragged past 3 hours and she lost 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) to Kristen Flipkens of Belgium.
The 36-year-old American — owner of four gold medals and seven Grand Slam titles — labored at times and even showed frustration by shouting...
You could say Tim Anderson has learned to run before learning to walk.
After tattooing a double off the left-center field wall to lead off the White Sox's first inning Saturday, the rookie shortstop drew a rare base on balls his second time at bat.
It marked the third time in 209 plate appearances...
The New York Yankees have announced they will hold a news conference with Alex Rodriguez before Sunday's game against Cleveland. That wasn't baby oil slathered all over bare-chested Pita Nikolas Taufatofua as he led the Tongan delegation into Maracana Stadium for Rio's opening ceremony.
After watching his Cubs extend their winning streak to six games, manager Joe Maddon hinted he may tweak the lineup in Sunday’s series finale against the Oakland Athletics and left-hander Sean Manaea.
“Everyone is playing, and I really like when people take part in ownership, it matters,” Maddon... Rowing: The bestselling book "Boys on the Boat" told the story of the 1936 U. Oscar Pistorius was treated for minor wrist injuries at a hospital and has been returned to a South African jail where the Olympian is serving a six-year sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, prison officials said Sunday.