Top Sports Stories (Aug 07, 2012)


Michael Phelps & Girlfriend Megan Rossee Make Red Carpet Debut In London

Record-breaking Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps publicly stepped out with girlfriend Megan Rossee for the first time on Monday night in London. The multi gold-medal winner (22 medals in total!) walked the red carpet with Megan, 25, by his side at …

YAHOO! August 07, 2012, 8:47 AM (PST)


Bolt gets through Olympic 200 prelims in a breeze

For Usain Bolt, there are bigger things to come. For some of the runners lucky – or unlucky – enough to race against him in 200-meter qualifying Tuesday, this was the highlight of the Olympics. Bolt opened defense of his 200-meter title with a …

Seattle Times August 07, 2012, 11:25 AM (PST)

FOX News

Serena C-walks at Wimbledon

Serena Williams exploded with joy after pounding Maria Sharapova for the Olympic gold medal Saturday morning, and it’s fair to say the hallowed grounds of Wimbledon have never seen a celebration like it. Williams’ did a dance with her hands over her … August 07, 2012, 8:12 AM (PST)

Washington Post

Penn State Board of Trustees Member Appeals NCAA Sanctions

A Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees member is to appeal sanctions imposed on the school for its handling of child sex-abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Lawyer Paul Kelly of Jackson Lewis LLP sent a …

Businessweek August 07, 2012, 8:33 AM (PST)

Philadelphia Daily News

Olympics 2012: Gabby Douglas slips off the balance beam and again fails to earn a medal in individual event

All-around champ Gabby Douglas can’t add to her London medal haul as she slips on the balance beam. Gabby Douglas slipped off the balance beam during Tuesday’s individual competition and finished well out of the medals. Douglas, who won gold in the …

New York Daily News August 07, 2012, 8:55 AM (PST)

New York Daily News

Canadians say they lost to referee, not U.S in women’s soccer

LONDON – The Americans used words such as "dramatic," "gutty" and "inspiring" to describe their 4-3 overtime win against Canada in the women’s soccer semifinals Monday. The Canadians? Well, they used different words – not …

Chicago Tribune August 07, 2012, 9:37 AM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Red Sox Fan Analysis: John Henry’s Letter Insults Boston Fans

On Monday, Red Sox principal owner John Henry sent out a letter to several media outlets defending manager Bobby Valentine, Red Sox players, and his ownership group. The letter came in response to increasing criticism of Valentine and the team’s …

YAHOO! August 07, 2012, 9:09 AM (PST)

Boston Herald

Reds-Brewers Preview

The Cincinnati Reds’ Johnny Cueto is in position to become the NL’s first 15-game winner in part because of some recent support from his teammates. Having cooled off a little from a torrid stretch, the visiting Reds might not be poised to give their …

ESPN August 07, 2012, 7:43 AM (PST)