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Rio Olympics: Ledecky, not Franklin, all the swimming rage

Rio Olympics: Ledecky, not Franklin, all the swimming rage

She finished 12th in the preliminary heats and has struggled to repeat her performance from the 2012 Olympics , where she won four gold medals. Franklin struggled mightily at the USA trials, qualifying for the team in only two individual events and one relay — a far cry from her seven-event program at the London Games.



Freeman, Garcia shots boost Braves past Cardinals

Foltynewicz comes off a 5-3 loss to Pittsburgh with all five runs plated on four hits and three BB in 5.1 innings. Whether five days rest, a feeble Braves lineup or simply better stuff was the difference - or a combination of all three - Garcia dominated.


NASCAR impounding Cope auto after freaky explosion

NASCAR impounding Cope auto after freaky explosion

Cope's auto was impounded following the incident, so race officials could examine No. 70. NASCAR vice president of officiating technical inspection Elton Sawyer told reporters Sunday that a odd sequence of events led to the explosion. "In my 35 years of racing, I've never ever experienced anything like that", stated Cope after being evaluated and launched from the infield care center.



Tennessee Ferris wheel accident victim suffered a head injury

Law enforcement cordon off the area surrounding the Ferris wheel on Monday. She and two other girls - ages 10 and 16 - fell 35 to 40 feet after a basket overturned on a Greene County Fair ride and dumped out the occupants. The 6-year-old girl suffered a traumatic brain injury and the 10-year-old is in stable condition with forearm injuries, according to the Johnson City Medical Center and Niswonger Children's Hospital.



NYC woman visiting mom in Massachusetts found slain in woods

He also noted that the death is being investigated as a homicide. An autopsy is scheduled. "Right now we have a very active investigation going on". Adding: 'People should be concerned'. Originally from the MA town of Leominster, Marcotte, who had been living in New York City , was visiting her mother in Princeton over the weekend.


Khalmurzaev wins Russia's 2nd judo gold of Rio Olympics

Khalmurzaev wins Russia's 2nd judo gold of Rio Olympics

This is the first time the USA has won a medal in men's judo since 2004. No American man has ever brought home the gold medal in this event. Stevens holds black belts in both judo and jiu-jitsu. Travis Stevens (L) celebrates victory in his quarterfinal bout against Ivaylo Ivanov of Bulgaria during the men's -81 kg. bout at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.