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Martinez's throw gives Tigers 6-5 win over Mets

Reed got out of the eighth unscathed only with the help of some Tigers' bad baserunning. The loss was only Detroit's second in its last 11 games. The Tigers were unable to dent the scoreboard through the first six innings, but managed to push deGrom from the contest with two outs in the seventh inning.



On The Air: Aug. 8, 2016

Senegal (LIVE); Men's Basketball - Brazil vs. Lithuania (LIVE); Men's Soccer - Germany vs. Women's Shooting - 10m Air Rifle Gold Medal Final (LIVE). Women's Field Hockey - U.S. vs. Australia (LIVE); Women's Fencing; Women's Basketball - U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE); Women's Fencing; Women's Rugby (LIVE); Table Tennis; Women's Fencing (LIVE); Archery; Men's Basketball - U.S.



Verstappen says he had to avoid Rosberg crash

Heading into the summer break, Lewis Hamilton has earned a strong lead of 19 points. In fact, he looked like he failed to react to the start and was in fourth place before he could blink as first Hamilton passed and then the Red Bulls passed him to leave the pole-sitter in fourth - exactly where he finished.



The Best and Worst Moments of the 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony

While we can neither confirm nor deny, we can say this: There's likely to be more stunning feats of athletic prowess in the days to come. These are hard times for a country that was enjoying rapid economic growth when Rio won the right to host the Games but is now in recession and with a government in tatters.



Iwakuma finally figures out Red Sox

Cruz hammered a 1-1 pitch from Porcello for a 441-foot solo shot to open the second inning. Travis Shaw's RBI groundout scored Jackie Bradley Jr., but Diaz got Sandy Leon for the final out on an excellent defensive play by second baseman Robinson Cano in shallow right field.