Quote of the Day

"It felt like a cross between a golf tournament and a carnival. It was unique, incredible."
-- Gold Medal-winning British golfer Justin Rose, on the atmosphere in Rio on Sunday. (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 8/15)
Monday August 15, 2016 Vol. 22 — No. 240 Print This Issue

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  • Criminal Element

    Lochte and his fellow swimmers may have been intoxicated at the time of the incident

    The U.S. State Department is "assisting in the investigation" into the incident involving four U.S. swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, being robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in Rio, according to ABC's Matt Gutman. Lochte and his teammates -- Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen -- "had apparently been partying" at the France House in Rio when they were pulled over by thieves impersonating police officers. With the "security situation here unlikely to improve" before the end of the Games, the USOC is "reiterating its security protocols to American athletes, reminding them it's probably not a good idea to take a local taxi at 4:00 in the morning” ( “World News Tonight,” ABC, 8/14 ). Meanwhile, Gutman this mor ...

  • Hat Trick

    Buffalo-based New Era grabs naming rights for Bills' stadium.

  • Lane Change

    Eagles' Johnson puts the blame on the NFLPA for his 10-game PED suspension.

  • Sun Block

    Rangers mulled canopy for current ballpark prior to pursuing new roofed venue in Arlington.

  • Data Entry

    Sources: Sportradar, Second Spectrum near deal with NBA.

  • Golden Rose

    Justin Rose's thrilling victory in Rio solidifies golf's return to the Olympics.

  • Wheels In Motion

    Bridgestone signs on as Olympic Channel's first-ever advertiser.

  • Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

    The NFL and Pepsi deny offering Adele the headline act at next year's Super Bowl halftime show.

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