Top Sports Stories (Aug 02, 2012)

Phelps Wins 20th Medal in 200-Meter Medley Over Lochte

Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley at the London Games to extend his record for the most medals won by an Olympic athlete to 20. Phelps, a 27-year-old from the U.S., won in 1 minute, 54.27 seconds at the Aquatics Centre. Teammate Ryan …

Businessweek August 02, 2012, 1:04 PM (PST)


FOX News

Daily look at Manning in Broncos training camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – A look at Peyton Manning’s day at Denver Broncos training camp: PEYTON’S PLACE: Manning was as sharp as ever in another padded practice with replacement referees on hand to officiate. HOW’D HE DO?: With top target Eric Decker …

CNN Sports Illustrated August 02, 2012, 1:04 PM (PST)

 

Italy wins Olympic gold at women’s foil team event

LONDON-Elisa Di Francisca won her second fencing gold medal of the London Olympics on Thursday, leading Italy to a 45-32 victory over defending champion Russia in the final of the women’s team foil. Di Francisca and teammates Arianna Errigo and …

San Jose Mercury News August 02, 2012, 1:04 PM (PST)


Washington Post

Browns sold to Jimmy Haslam for reportedly more than $1 billion

Less than a week after initial reports that Browns owner Randy Lerner could give up controlling interest in the team and Jimmy Haslam could move "very quickly," that’s exactly what has happened. CBSSports.com’s Jason La Canfora confirms that …

CBS Sports August 02, 2012, 9:29 AM (PST)


CBS Sports

Soni sets world record in 200 breast

Rebecca Soni of the United States set another world record to defend her 200-meter breaststroke title at the London Olympics on Thursday. Luckily for you, we are. Updated medal count. Soni clocked 2 minutes, 19.59 seconds to improve on her own mark …

FOXSports.com August 02, 2012, 12:57 PM (PST)

 

Germany wins Olympic gold in women’s team sprint

LONDON – Guo Shuang and Gong Jinjie had just finished a victory lap and started celebrating with officials from the Chinese team when they found out they were not Olympic champions. The Chinese pair had already beaten the world record earlier. And they…

Atlanta Journal Constitution August 02, 2012, 1:04 PM (PST)

 

LaShawn Merritt’s coach: Hamstring now pain free

LONDON – First a ban. Now a bad leg. Just getting to London has been difficult for LaShawn Merritt. Now that he’s here the question is whether he will be healthy enough to defend his Olympic 400-meter title. Merritt, who returned to track last season …

Atlanta Journal Constitution August 02, 2012, 1:04 PM (PST)


Washington Post

Former UK assistant Strickland arrested

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Former NBA guard and Kentucky assistant coach Rod Strickland was arrested near the Kentucky campus Thursday and charged with driving on a DUI suspended license. Strickland, 46, was also charged with not having registered license …

San Francisco Gate August 02, 2012, 1:04 PM (PST)


Sporting News

ALL AROUND: Gabby Douglas Vying For Gold

Gabby Douglas competes Thursday in the Olympic All-Around competition, representing the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team. Douglas will face off against teammate Aly Raisman and some of the best female gymnasts in the world in an effort to add another gold …

NBCNews.com August 02, 2012, 7:13 AM (PST)

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