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Jason Day Out Of Rio Olympics
Another athlete has bowed out of the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. Jason Day, the No. 1 player in the world has decided to skip golf's comeback to the Olympics citing health concerns surrounding the Zika virus.
Rumors are that this had been in the making for awhile...
USA Announces Men’s Basketball Roster
The 2016 United States Men's Basketball roster is set for the Olympics in Rio:
While names like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Anthony Davis, Steph Curry and Dwyane Wade are missing from the roster, the team still boasts all-NBA stars including Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant...
McIlroy Out Of Olympics Due To Zika
The field of talent that was supposed to participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics took another blow this morning as Rory McIlroy has decided to forego playing in the upcoming games.
McIlroy cited the Zika virus as one of the main issues for not attending...
UAlbany Star Going to Rio Despite Health Concerns (AUDIO)
UAlbany track star Grace Claxton is currently in Oregon at the NCAA Track & Field Championships getting ready to compete in the 400m hurdles. Her events semifinals are on July 9th.
Furthermore, because the time she registered at NCAA qualifiers was so good, Claxton also qualified for the 2016…
USA Soccer Eliminated From 2016 Olympics Bid
"I'm real emotional, and I don't want to say anything without coming down a bit," U.S. U-23 head coach Andi Herzog said following the teams 2-1 loss to Colombia on Tuesday night in Frisco, Texas. "I'm really disappointed."
The loss to Colombia now me…
The End For Lindsey Vonn?
In the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on Saturday, Lindsey Vonn suffered three fractures in her knee in an ugly crash that will ultimately end her season. Vonn crashed during the Women's Super G race and had to be taken off the mountain via rescue sled...
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced
South African runner and 2012 Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius, who was found guilty of culpable homicide but cleared of a murder charge, could serve just 10 months in prison -- with the rest under house arre…
Neighbor Testifies in Pistorius Case
A neighbor of Oscar Pistorius has returned to the stand to give evidence in the star athlete's murder trial in South Africa.
Charl Johnson, who says he heard gunshots and a woman screaming on the night Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was testifying at Thursday's proceedings...
Upstate NY Olympians Set to Be Honored
Two parades are scheduled for later this month in the Adirondacks to honor the region's athletes who competed at the Winter Olympics in Russia, including medal winners Andrew Weibrecht and Erin Hamlin.
The Olympic Regional Development Authority say a parade will be held March 16 in the village o…
Russian Olympic Medalists Rewarded With Cars
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.
Medvedev reportedly gave away dozens of white Mercedes-Benz cars, decorated with the Russian Olympic team logo...
Sochi Games End With Grand Ceremony
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With a nod to Russia's Olympic past and 900 children carrying small flames, a giant bear has extinguished the flame of the Sochi Games.
The 26-foot (8-meter) bear shed a single tear down from his left eye after blowing out a cauldron inside FischtOlympic …
Upstate New York Native ‘Shocked’ To Win Silver
As American Andrew Weibrecht crossed the finish line of the Super G for a silver medal last Sunday, the announcers on TV were shocked. Apparently, they weren't the only ones.
"I was a little bit shocked myself," said Weibrecht, when he called into 104...

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