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QB Mark Sanchez to start in Denver Broncos preseason opener

That's not going to change anything". The Broncos have liked what they've seen from him dating all the way back to the pre-draft process, and they could soon see the rewards of their patience. Our algorithms now expect Sanchez to earn the starting gig, projecting him for 3,668 passing yards, 20.41 touchdowns and 15.58 interceptions on a 58.30 completion percentage this upcoming season.

Wakefield Resident Takes Silver Medal in Judo

It was the first medal in men's judo for the USA of any kind since 2004. A Wakefield resident has taken home a silver medal in judo during the 2016 Olympic Games. Stevens, a Tacoma, WA, native who now lives in Wakefield and trains at Pedro's Judo Center in Wakefield, has taken home the first men's medal in judo since his coach Jimmy Pedro took bronze at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.

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

Still, it was quite a run to the silver medal for Stevens, who defeated world No. 1 ranked Avtandili Tchrikishvili of Georgia in the semifinals of the 81-kilogram division. Stevens progressed to the elimination round of 16, defeating Uzbekistan's Shakhzodbek Sabirov 101s1 to 0s2, and he beat Bulgaria's Ivanov Ivaylo 100 to 0s1 to advance to the semifinals.

Bills rookie Reggie Ragland has partially torn ACL, report says

Their health troubles have been continuing too as linebacker Kevin Reddick recently made his way to their waived/injury list, according to Fox Sports The Buffalo Bills were hoping 2016 could be a big year, but so far things are not going as planned.

Jay Bruce Reds trade take: It could have been worse

Even before taking the mound against the New York Yankees, Jacob deGrom was excited: Jay Bruce was in the lineup, a day after the Mets acquired him in a trade with Cincinnati. Bruce, however, is under team control next season and thus provides another type of protection for Cespedes, because the Cuban star can opt out of his contract and become a free agent again after this year's World Series.

Horror as Olympic gymnast's leg break broadcast live to world

The 26-year-old's lower left leg snapped upon landing, with his foot left dangling as he lay on the floor in agony. Saamir Ait Said covered his eyes as he clutched the back of his knee while lying prostrate on the crash mat. After being attended by medics, Ait Said managed to raise one arm to acknowledge the ovation of the crowd before being taken to hospital. In the past, the Olympic athlete has won silver on the vault at the 2011 European Championships.

Lucroy dealt from Brewers to Rangers

In Lucroy , the Rangers acquire what many consider to be the second-best catcher in all of baseball, behind Buster Posey. Daniels discussed the catcher with Brewers officials last winter and spring, and thought the chance to get him was done when the Indians had an agreement with Milwaukee.

Phelps to carry United States flag during Olympic opening

Phelps is the second swimmer to lead the US delegation into the opening ceremony and the fifth swimmer to be the flag bearer for Team USA at the Olympic Games. Lochte and Phelps have had some epic battles in the past, with the former losing out to Phelps in the 200 meters individual medley in 2012. "They fit nicely.

Karate, baseball among five new sports approved for Tokyo Olympics

In this Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 photo, former major leaguer Warren Cromartie speaks during an interview in Tokyo. According to the IOC, the decision made during its 129th session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is meant to bring the Olympic Games closer to the youth through urbanised sports.

'America's Got Talent' Contestant Ryan Stock Shot In Neck With Flaming Arrow

The couple promised to post footage of the act online, showing what it looks like when it's done right. "I've done this show for 10 or 11 years, and this has never happened before", he said. "I hate that I saw what can happen". The stunt man could be seen putting a curved sword down his throat as well as an arrow. "Even after he was still standing, he wobbled his way downstairs to get judged, and I am thinking, 'Go to the doctor.' Finally, Simon said, 'Go to the doctor'".

US Olympic men's basketball team tops Nigeria in last tuneup

There were some initial concerns about Team USA's talent level coming into the 2016 Olympic Games after so many superstars declined to participate. That's right, US women are undefeated in basketball since winning the bronze medal game of 1992 - two years before reserve center Breanna Stewart was even born.

Atlanta signs DE Dwight Freeney

Free agent Dwight Freeney needed a team. He will be a good fit in Atlanta, where he will team up with Vic Beasley to help the Falcons' pass rush. In his career, Freeney has played in 194 games and has recorded 119.5 sacks and 47 forced fumbles to go along with 319 tackles and 16 passes defensed.

Duffy flirts with no-no, logs 16 K's in beating Rays

Kendrys Morales homered in the seventh to put the Royals on the scoreboard against Rays starter Chris Archer . Paulo Orlando led the Royals offense with three hits while Morales and Cheslor Cuthbert both had two hits. Kepler homered off All-Star Danny Salazar in the first and third innings and hit another off Cody Anderson in the sixth. Kepler became the first Twin to homer three times in a game since Justin Morneau in 2007.

Olympics: IOC to review final Rio preparations

Chiller, however, feels Australian athletes should avoid getting distracted by the Russian doping situation when they are in Rio de Janeiro . RIO DE JANEIRO Partial sanctions against Russian athletes over the country's state-run doping system are preliminary, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Sunday, defending the organisation's position amid vocal criticism.

Russian swimmers file appeals against Olympic ban

But for athletes and sporting fans who are making their way to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics beginning on August 5, their quest to "catch 'em all" will have to wait until they leave Brazil. The Russian sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, said on Friday that 272 Russian athletes had been cleared to compete , although those decisions are subject to ratification by the International Olympic Committee and a court of arbitration for sport panel.

Yankees trade Andrew Miller to Cleveland Indians

Frazier is the centerpiece of the deal, as the 21-year old outfielder was the consensus top prospect in the Indians organization in midseason rankings this year, having been listed as baseball's 21st-best prospect by Baseball America , 24th-best prospect by MLB.com and 34th-best prospect by ESPN.

Russia says taekwondo team approved for Rio Olympics

At the farewell ceremony before the Russian athletes departed from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, the president of Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) Aleksandr Zhukov stated that about 270 Russian athletes have been given the green light by their respective worldwide federations to participate in the competition.

Monfils tops Goffin to reach Toronto quarterfinals

Saturday's match will mark Wawrinka's first excursion beyond the quarter-finals in Toronto , but he's not satisfied yet. The Canadian easily dispatched American qualifier Jared Donaldson 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday night in the third round of the Rogers Cup .

Rosberg edges out Hamilton in Hockenheim

Sebastian Vettel will be making a first home appearance as a Ferrari driver , an event sure to evoke memories of fan favourite and seven times champion Michael Schumacher, who won at Hockenheim four times . Vettel won this race back in 2013. "The team's in no rush, the team's got a lot to sort out for next year, and I'm happy to wait for the moment.

Higuain finally agreed Juventus contract

And now they look set to lose out on Higuain too, with speculation linking him with a move to Serie A champions Juventus in the next couple of days, according to talkSPORT. The France-born forward's move is the third highest in history and the most expensive domestic fee of all time. FC's Shaka Hislop applauds the signing of striker Gonzalo Higuain by Juventus .

Husker punter Foltz killed in vehicle accident

Foltz came to Nebraska out of Greeley, Nebraska, by way of Grand Island High School. Nebraska defensive end DaiShon Neal tweeted a photo of Foltz with the caption, "As sad as it is to see you go I truly know you were a man of faith. According to a report from The Advocate , Delahoussaye was injured in a vehicle crash that took the lives of Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz and Michigan State punter Mike Sadler .

Phil Mickelson: 'Finishing second at The Open tough to take'

Stenson becomes the first Swedish man to win a major. Then he went out and birdied the first hole to Henrik Stenson's bogey, and took the lead in the final round of the 145th Open Championship. Mickelson finished 11 shots ahead of Holmes and 12 ahead of Stricker. It looks to be a two-man competition. "There's only one thing that matters tomorrow", Stenson said.

Texans Star JJ Watt Has Back Surgery

Last season he famously played through a broken hand and a severe groin injury. Watt had surgery in January and was rehabbing from that procedure before injuring his back. Despite those injuries, Watt won his third defensive player of the year award after recording 17.5 sacks last season. Later, Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network tweeted the 10-week timetable before Ian Rapoport said eight weeks is the best-case scenario.

Colts' Arthur Jones suspended four games for PED use

The 30-year-old lineman will lose $588,235 in salary for sitting out the four suspended games. This came a year after Jones played in just nine games with Indianapolis . The Colts can play without Jones, but it's still a hit to the depth. Signed by the Colts to a five-year, $33 million contract ($16 million guaranteed) in 2014, a deal that reunited him with his defensive coordinator in Baltimore, Chuck Pagano, and was meant to shore up the Colts' bad run defense.

CDC, Florida probing possible Zika case from Miami mosquito

Officials will also ask whether the patient has had sexual contact with anyone who traveled to an area where Zika is spreading, because the virus can be transmitted sexually. Erin Staples said. More than 900 Zika cases have been reported in Mexico so far. Common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes).