This Weekend in Sports: Summer Olympics, UFC and the Hall of Fame Game
The track & field events of the 2012 Summer Olympics begin this weekend, while the NFL preseason gets started in Canton. Here’s what else to watch this weekend in sports:
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 6 — Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte in 200 IM; Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Gold
The United States won six gold medals on Thursday to jump ahead of China in the overall medal count. Here’s Thursday’s Olympic Games’ recap:
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 5 — Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt lead US to Gold in 4×200 Freestyle Relay
The US women’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay team won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Wednesday, but China claimed the lead in the overall medal count. Here’s Wednesday’s Olympic Games’ recap:
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 3 — Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers Win Gold Medals
The US swim team captured two gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Monday, while the US men’s gymnastics squad disappointed. Here’s what happened at the London Games:
10 Unforgettable Moments from the Olympics
The Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London. For more than a century, the modern Olympic games have provided a global stage for athletes to deliver unforgettable moments of competition, courage and compassion.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Swimmer Matt Grevers
US Olympian Matt Grevers, 27, will compete at the Summer Olympics in London at the end of this month. After hauling in three medals in Beijing in 2008, Grevers has trained diligently and seems destined to add to his personal medal count in 2012.
Weekly MLB Report: Josh Hamilton Sets Record For All-Star Votes Received [VIDEO]
Major League Baseball announced which players will represent their respective leagues at the All-Star Game in Kansas City on July 10. Here’s what’s happening in MLB this week:
LeBron James’ Gets Triple-Double to Lead Miami Heat Past Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 to Win the NBA Title
LeBron James recorded a triple-double, and the Miami Heat won the 2012 NBA title with a 121-106 rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Miami on Thursday night.
Webb Simpson Wins the 2012 US Open
Webb Simpson shot a final round of 68 to win the US Open golf championship on Sunday at the Lake Course at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. Simpson bested Graeme McDowell, who failed to force a playoff after missing a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole ...
What Awesome Prizes Do Horses Get for Winning the Triple Crown?
With a win at Belmont Park on Saturday, I’ll Have Another would have become the 12th horse to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown by virtue of consecutive victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Unfortunately, the horse has been scratched with a leg injury. So, besides famously becoming the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win all three races, what would’ve I’ll
Josh Hamilton Hits Four Home Runs for Texas Rangers in 10-3 Win Over Baltimore Orioles [VIDEO]
Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton hit four home runs in his team’s 10-3 win against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Tuesday night. Hamilton became the 16th player in Major League Baseball history to accomplish the feat and the first since Carlos Delgado of the Toronto Blue Jays on Sept. 25, 2003.
15 Things Guys Can Buy With The Mega Millions Jackpot
The multi-state Mega Millions lottery is giving away a record jackpot of at least $540 640 million * on Friday night to anyone whose six numbers match the six balls that come up during the Mega Millions jackpot drawing. You can get more than a half-billion dollars just for having the right balls go your way (who knew you had so much in common with NBA groupies?).