Notable Athletes Not Going to the OlympicsOne of the biggest headlines going into Brazil isn’t who is going to take home gold, but who is NOT going to, because they have withdrawn for one reason or another. Here are the most famous athletes who aren’t going to the Olympics.
8 Best MLB Players Not in the Hall of FameThe list of players on the doorsteps to the Hall are an impressive list. Among those who are either eligible now or was eligible in the past (in other words, no Derek Jeter or any other recent retirees), here are the best of the best without a plaque in Cooperstown.
Yankees Squeak Out Win in HoustonAustin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.
Sox Dropped By TigersJose Iglesias hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, Justin Verlander pitched six solid innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Monday night to spoil Drew Pomeranz's second start with Boston.
Rain Forces Tuesday DH for MetsThe St. Louis Cardinals' game at the New York Mets on Monday night was postponed because of rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Tuesday starting at 4:10 p.m.
Keidel: The Bell Tolls For Le'VeonLe'Veon Bell, the Pittsburgh Steelers' talented running back, missed a drug test and will be suspended for the team's first four games.
This Week in Golf: Vegas Wins Canadian Open With Closing-Round ComebackJhonattan Vegas came back with a brilliant closing round of 64 at the RBC Canadian Open to win his first PGA Tour event since 2011.
Fantasy Football 2016: Top 10 Wide ReceiversThe wide receiver position in many leagues is two and three deep. So, while these are the top guys, there are plenty of good options out there.
Fantasy Baseball Owners Must Anticipate Trade Deadline DealsNow is the sneaky time for fantasy baseball owners to anticipate action at the Major League Baseball trade deadline coming up on July 31. If a team moves a star player, someone has to take that player's place in the lineup. There are statistics to be had there in such a vacancy, so if you can get the jump on a replacement now, your fantasy baseball team will be the better off for it. Likewise, if one of your star player's value takes a hit with a trade, you have to be ready to replace lost stats. Always keep an eye on the MLB trade deadline!
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