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Katie Ledecky wins by 19 seconds, breaks world swimming titles record

Katie Ledecky wins by 19 seconds, breaks world swimming titles record

Horton defeated Sun in the 400 free at Rio after calling him a "drug cheat" over his three-month doping suspension in 2014. The Chinese star finished more than two body lengths ahead of the field, touching the wall in 3:41.38. "This is pretty much how I felt the first time I won", she said. That left her level with Missy Franklin on a record 11 gold medals at the world championships.


Yankees survive triple play, top Reds

Yankees survive triple play, top Reds

Just maybe next time, he won't want to use a triple play to get some support on the board for his pitcher. Arismendy Alcantara hit an RBI groundout in the sixth as the Reds lost for the 10th time in 12 games. Peraza started in place of Cozart. Adam Warren recorded the final out of the eighth, and Aroldis Chapman notched his 12th save with a scoreless ninth.


Striking Study Shows How Football Affects the Brain

Striking Study Shows How Football Affects the Brain

According to CNN.com, "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased National Football League players' brains that were donated to scientific research ", according to a study published in Tuesday's Journal of the American Medical Association .


Baltimore Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon to miss season with meniscus injury

Baltimore Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon to miss season with meniscus injury

Dixon had his meniscus repaired, not trimmed, which means a longer recovery time of 4-5 months. Rainey started his career as an undrafted free agent in Baltimore in 2012, but was cut by the Ravens prior to the 2013 season. With the Giants, Rainey gained 63 yards on 17 carries (3.7 ypc). The 2016 fourth-round pick rushed for 382 yards last season, which ranked second on the team.


Michael Vick working with Chiefs because he's interested in coaching

Michael Vick working with Chiefs because he's interested in coaching

It was Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles who signed him, allowing him the opportunity to spent five years with the organization. The Chiefs also confirmed that Vick is part of the NFL's agreement with the NFL Players' Association to assist in coaching internships, better know as the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship Program.


Suns' Brandon Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss the season, per report

Suns' Brandon Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss the season, per report

Brandon Knight may not take the floor next year. For his career, Knight has averaged 15.2 points, 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds over 382 games. He made only five starts, following a campaign that saw him average 19.6 points per game. As for Reed, the 32nd overall pick in last month's NBA Draft agreed to a four-year deal with the Suns. A concrete timeline was not given by the team in the announcement, with the Suns saying that will occur after Knight undergoes surgery to fix the tear.