Top Sports Stories (Aug 09, 2012)

Olympics 2012: Usain Bolt – Can Anyone Beat Him?

Usain Bolt made Olympic history when the Jamaican sprinter joined Carl Lewis as only the second man ever to win a second gold medal in two consecutive Olympics for the men’s 100-meter dash. Bolt not only retained his title of world’s fastest man, but …

YAHOO! August 09, 2012, 9:57 AM (PST)


U.S. beach volleyball foes to team up in Rio?

(AP) Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross were opponents in the gold medal game in London. There’s a good chance they could be teammates in Rio. Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor capped a brilliant career with their third straight Olympic gold, …

CBS News August 09, 2012, 9:42 AM (PST)

CBS News

Canada wins bronze in Olympic women’s soccer

COVENTRY, England-Diana Matheson scored in injury time Thursday to give Canada the Olympic bronze medal in women’s soccer with a 1-0 victory over France. In the second minute of injury time, Matheson passed inside the penalty area to midfielder Sophie …

San Jose Mercury News August 09, 2012, 9:21 AM (PST)

Seattle Post Intelligencer

Les Bowen: Birds embrace ‘humble’ Andy

BETHLEHEM – The line between memorializing and exploiting is a tricky one, but it wasn’t hard to divine Wednesday at Lehigh, the day Andy Reid returned to coach the Eagles. Michael Vick was talking about memorializing Garrett Reid by dedicating this …

Philadelphia Daily News August 09, 2012, 9:57 AM (PST)

Philadelphia Daily News

Kobe says he can’t learn anything from his young Team USA teammates

Kobe Bryant doesn’t want to learn anything in London. (Getty Images) The saying: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But really, it’s just you can’t teach ’em if that old dog doesn’t want to learn anything else. Especially from any young pups. …

CBS Sports August 09, 2012, 9:28 AM (PST)

CBS Sports