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Patriots expected to release two veteran players Wednesday

Patriots expected to release two veteran players Wednesday

Patriots feel Stork is not dependableTimetable unclear for when NFL's Al-Jazeera investigation will concludeFlacco ready to play Friday after strong campDesmond. Besides, he was injured for most of last season and he turned 31 this offseason. C Bryan Stork has been a New England Patriot for the entirety of his two-year career.



Rio Recap: Jason Kenny becomes Britain's joint-most successful Olympian

This meant that every British track cyclist to have ridden at Rio 2016 had come away with a medal, with the nation topping the velodrome medal table for the third straight Games on six gold, four silver and one bronze. She also set a new world record in the women's team pursuit with Joanna Rowsell , Elinor Barker , Katie Archibald and Ciara Horne . While Trott's route to glory was never in doubt, her fiances path to Olympic success could not have been more nail-biting.


Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; 14 injured

Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; 14 injured

Dozens of protesters were injured in pellet firing by Indian armed forces' personnel on anti-India protest rallies in Shopian, Nowgam, Bandipora, Sopore, Rafiabad, Baramulla, Dapan and other areas of the territory. Singh was briefed by top civil, army, police and paramilitary officials about the prevailing situation in the Kashmir Valley, which has been witnessing unrest for the last 47 days after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8.


US romps to men's basketball gold medal, beats Serbia 96-66

US romps to men's basketball gold medal, beats Serbia 96-66

Averaged 6.1 rebounds (10th) playing 17 minutes per game, blocked four shots in semifinal win over Spain, (grabbing U.S. Olympic-record 16 rebounds), blocked three shots in gold medal win over Serbia. That was about the same time the USA Basketball got exhausted of the world catching up and made a decision to get as serious about fielding a team as the rest of the world.



Chris Boardman's wife defends him after remark sparks sexism row at Olympics

The 24-year-old track cyclist from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, won two gold medals at the Rio Olympics, successfully retaining the team pursuit and omnium titles she won at London 2012. When it did finally get going, Kenny timed his move to perfection, overtaking Dutchman Matthijs Buchli and Awang, who won silver and bronze respectively.