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August 18th, 2016

American Gold-Winning Decathlete Ashton Eaton Rates Tennis Second Most Athletic Sport

Is tennis the second most athletic event on the planet?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:19 pm in Olympics | 7 Comments »

August 17th, 2016

Rafael Nadal’s Wrist Isn’t 100%, He’s Tired, But He’s Playing Cincinnati And He’s Staying Positive

How will Rafael Nadal’s wrist hold up this week in Cincinnati?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:21 am in Olympics | 2 Comments »

August 14th, 2016

Andy Murray Wins Historic Second Olympic Gold, Denies Juan Martin Del Potro In Rio

Andy Murray is the first 2-time Olympic singles gold medalist.

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in Olympics | 43 Comments »

August 14th, 2016

Venus Williams’s Bid For A Fifth Gold Falls Short In Mixed Final In Rio, Loses With Ram To Sock/Mattek-Sands

The All-American gold medal mixed doubles match at the Olympics went to Jack Sock and Bethanie Mattek-Sands who spoiled Venus’s bid for history.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 pm in Olympics | No Comments »

August 14th, 2016

Russians Makarova/Vesnina Win Women’s Doubles Gold In Rio, Beat Bacsinszky/Hingis

Russians took the women’s gold in doubles Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 pm in Olympics | 1 Comment »

August 14th, 2016

Did Kei Nishikori Use A 10-Minute Shower Break To Help Him Win Bronze Over Rafael Nadal In Rio?

Kei Nishikori won his first Olympic medal handing Rafael Nadal his second loss in singles in as many days.

Posted by Staff @ 7:30 pm in Olympics | 79 Comments »

August 14th, 2016

Monica Puig Stuns Angelique Kerber In Rio, Becomes First Puerto Rican To Win Gold At Olympics

Monica Puig made history Saturday in Rio.

Posted by Staff @ 12:27 am in Olympics | 7 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Del Potro Outlasts Nadal In Rio Epic, Will Face Fresh Murray For Olympic Gold; Who’s The Pick?

Sean Randall previews the men’s gold medal singles match from Rio.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:05 pm in Olympics | 95 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Petra Kvitova Holds Off Madison Keys For The Bronze Medal At Rio Olympics

Calling it one of the best things to happen in her career, Petra Kvitova took home a bronze medal in Rio.

Posted by Staff @ 3:41 pm in Olympics | 1 Comment »

August 13th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro v Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori v Andy Murray; Rio Olympics Men’s SF Picks And Pans

Sean Randall makes his picks for the semifinals a the Rio Olympics.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:00 am in Olympics | 104 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Angelique Kerber Will Meet The Surprising Monica Puig For The Rio Olympics Women’s Singles Gold

Monica Puig will try to make history Saturday in Rio by becoming the first Puerto Rican to win a gold medal at the Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 1:17 am in Olympics | 5 Comments »

August 13th, 2016

Rafael Nadal And Marc Lopez Win Doubles Gold At The Rio Olympics

Rafael Nadal won his second gold medal at the Olympics!

Posted by Staff @ 1:00 am in Olympics | 4 Comments »

August 12th, 2016

Murray, Del Potro Author Comebacks At Rio Olympics; Nadal Says No To Mixed, Stays Perfect In Singles

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal have each won 9 straight singles matches at the Olympics.

Posted by Staff @ 12:25 am in Olympics | 53 Comments »

August 12th, 2016

Kvitova-Puig, Keys-Kerber In The Rio Olympic Women’s Semifinals

The semifinals are set at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Three players will win medals for the first time.

Posted by Staff @ 12:14 am in Olympics | 2 Comments »

August 10th, 2016

Rain Washes Out Play At Rio Olympics; Rafael Nadal Faced With Winning 10 Matches In Four Days!

Rafael Nadal will now have to win 10 matches in four days to win 4 gold medals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:14 pm in Olympics | 50 Comments »