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Olympian Grace Claxton Joins Big Board Sports (Audio)
Grace Claxton joins Big Board Sports less than one month after competing in the Olympic games in Rio. Claxton, a member of the UAlbany track team, competed for Puerto Rico in the games. In this interview she talks about her experience in Rio, her relationship with her coach, and readjusting to life …
Polish Olympian Auctions Medal To Help Child
The 2016 Rio Olympics may be over, but they helped provide a very touching story for a child in need. Piotr Malachowski, a prominent Polish discus thrower who took home a silver medal in the Rio Games, decided to auction off his medal in hopes of raising enough money for 3-year-old Olek Szymanski, w…
Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Go Crazy!
The 2016 Rio Olympics had its moments, but none were better than what happened yesterday during the Bronze medal match in wrestling.
With the Mongolian wrestler up a point with seconds left, he started celebrating in the face of his opponent instead of engaging him like he is supposed too...
Like it Or Not, ‘Melo is a Hall of Famer
You may not like Carmelo Anthony, but he's already cemented his legacy.
Maybe his NBA career isn't what you want it to be, maybe he'll never win a championship, and maybe he won't ever be in the same conversation as LeBron James. Maybe you'll equate him to Derrick Rose and Al…
Tim Reynolds Live From Rio (Audio)
With so many negative story lines leading up to the Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro this summer, it's hard to seperate what is true and what has been overblown.
Phelps Wins 25th Medal, 21st Gold
With two more wins in the Tuesday night swimming program, Michael Phelps continued his dominance over the Olympic field.
He has 25 total medals, which is seven more than the next closest competitor all-time. He has 21 gold medals, which is 12 more than the next closest competitor and he has…
Bob Costas Tells Story of Meeting Howard Cosell
Bob Costas is regarded as one of the greatest sports broadcasters of all time. Costas has hosted coverage of the World Series, NBA Finals, Kentucky Derby and has won more Emmy awards than any other sports host in history. The 2016 Olympics marks the 11th games Costas has anchored in his illustrious …
Talking Team USA, Knicks and More (AUDIO)
The Olympics kicked off officially on Wednesday with the U.S. Women's Soccer team topping New Zealand, 2-0.
The Opening Ceremonies are on Friday which really signifies the beginning of the Games, and one of the most anticipated events for the United States is men's basketball...
Phelps to Carry Flag For U.S. at Olympics
One of the best parts of the Olympics is the opening ceremonies. For most athletes who won't medal, for most countries that won't enter the podium at all, it's the thrill of a lifetime, to parade into the Olympic Stadium and wear the colors of your home nation...
Bogut Gives Glimpse into Rio
We already know that the Rio Olympics are going to have problems. Problems with the water, problems with the lodging, and hopefully not problems with security and safety.
But we know that athletes and commentators are going to continue to highlight the issues plaguing the games, and on Tuesday, we go…

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