Swimming

The Night Duncan Armstrong Became the Dragon Slayer

[ad_1] The Night Duncan Armstrong Became the Dragon Slayer and Laurie Lawrence Embodied a Caged Animal Ranked 46th in the world in the 200 freestyle entering the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Australia’s Duncan Armstrong was an afterthought in medal discussions. When the championship final was over, however, Armstrong was the gold medalist and his stunning triumph set off one of the great coaching celebrations the sport has seen. Wherever
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Euro 2024 semifinal: Netherlands v England live updates, score

[ad_1] Jul 10, 2024, 11:09 AM ETCan you believe it? After being thrilled and awed by Spain and France on Tuesday, now we get the second Euro 2024 semifinal as the Netherlands take on England in Dortmund, Germany.The Dutch have managed their way through the Euros with skill and timely moments of brilliance from unlikely players -- Liverpool forward Cody Gakpo is tied for the tournament's Golden Boot, with three
Golf

2024 Genesis Scottish Open odds, predictions: Favorites, picks from the field

[ad_1] By Vik ChokshiFOX Sports Gambling LeadThe PGA Tour is making its annual summer voyage over the pond, as several of the tour's best will compete in the Genesis Scottish Open this weekend ahead of The Open the following weekend. The Renaissance Club in North Berwick, Scotland will host the event for the sixth straight year. This is a par-71 track that's 7,293 yards long.We had another close call at the
Basketball

Caleb Martin on rejecting bigger Heat offer – ‘Live and learn’

[ad_1] CAMDEN, N.J. -- Caleb Martin turned down a deal that would have reportedly paid him $65 million over the next five seasons to stay with the Miami Heat and instead signed a four-year deal guaranteed for more than $32 million with the Philadelphia 76ers, a decision he's taking as a lesson and moving past."Just certain things didn't work," Martin said Tuesday at the Sixers' New Jersey complex. "There was
Nascar

Bubba Wallace fined $50K by NASCAR for door-slamming Alex Bowman postrace

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider NASCAR fined Bubba Wallace $50,000 for initiating contact with another car on the cool-down lap after the Cup Series race Sunday on the Chicago street course.Wallace door-slammed race winner Alex Bowman, who had run into Wallace early in the event as he was trying to diagnose an inoperable windshield wiper.He was the only driver fined following the race weekend. Also on the cool-down lap,
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Spain’s Lamine Yamal, 16, ‘genius’ in Euro record evening

[ad_1] MUNICH -- Spain coach Luis de la Fuente lauded the "genius" of Lamine Yamal after he became the youngest player to score at a men's European Championship on Tuesday when he netted in Spain's 2-1 semifinal win against 2018 World Cup winners France.Yamal, 16, cancelled out Randal Kolo Muani's opening goal with a stunning 21st-minute strike from 25 metres that was clocked at 102 km/h (60 mph) on its
Football

Hard Knocks: Giants tried to sell Saquon on being a franchise legend

[ad_1] Jordan Raanan, ESPN Staff WriterJul 9, 2024, 11:00 PM ETCloseJordan Raanan is a reporter for NFL Nation at ESPN. Raanan covers the New York Giants. You can follow him via Twitter @JordanRaanan.Hard Knocks has traditionally focused on training camp, and it has also produced an in-season version. However, before this year, it had never covered the offseason, which meant it had never gotten the chance to dig deep into
Baseball

Tampa Bay Rays’ Wander Franco charged with sexually abusing a minor

[ad_1] Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco was formally charged on Tuesday by prosecutors in the Dominican Republic with sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.The prosecutors decided to press charges four days after the initial deadline expired on July 5, six months after a judge ordered that Franco be investigated in connection with sexual and psychological abuse of the minor.Nairobi Viloria, the attorney general's office spokesperson, confirmed to The Associated Press
Soccer

Scaloni has turned Argentina into a well-oiled, winning machine

[ad_1] EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Argentina entered the Copa América tournament as reigning Copa and World Cup champions, with nothing left to prove -- just another trophy to play for.Lionel Messi no longer yearns for the validation of his country or feels the burden of achieving success after captaining La Albiceleste to back-to-back titles in 2021 and 2022. Ángel Di María, who once received criticism for his lack of accomplishments
Hockey

Panthers, defenseman Adam Boqvist agree to 1-year contract

[ad_1] The Florida Panthers agreed to terms with defenseman Adam Boqvist on a one-year contract Tuesday.The Swede will join his older brother, forward Jesper Boqvist, with the reigning Stanley Cup champions.Adam Boqvist, 23, recorded one goal and nine assists in 35 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2023-24.A first-round pick (eighth overall) by Chicago in 2018, he has 85 points (23 goals, 62 assists) in 209 games with the