Rio 2016, Day One Report: Samba, Speedos and Sexy Water Polo Players

sportRio 2016, Day One Report: Samba, Speedos and Sexy Water Polo Players
Twenty-four hours ago, the world didn’t really know what to expect from this year’s Olympic games in Rio. But once the Olympic torch was lit at the world-famous Maracanã stadium, there was no turning back for Brazil. The 2016 Olympic Games got …
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Immigrants of the Day: Rio Olympics Edition: The Water Polo Team
The US Men’s Water Polo Team has gotten off to a tough 0-2 start, but, hopefully, things will pick up. Two members of Team USA are immigrants. Tony Azevedo is a native of Rio de Janeiro and is captain of Team USA. That’s well deserved considering …

Rio 2016 USA vs Spain Water Polo Li-ve St-ream
Water polo isn’t a sport that gets Americans on their feet, but they definitely should consider giving it a watch during the 2016 Olympics. Believe it or not, water polo is the oldest team sport in the Olympics, having been a part of the Games since 1900.


Latin American Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Rio Olympics

sportLatin American Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Rio Olympics
She won her first Olympic Gold Medal at the summer 2012 Olympics and is … López looks to end his career with a third straight gold medal at this year’s 2016 Olympics in Rio. María Guadalupe González is breaking barriers for Mexican women.
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Don’t expect a private hospital room at the Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO — When the Olympics kick off Friday … is one of five public hospitals officially designated to accept Olympic tourists. Spectators who attend the opening and closing ceremonies — as well as other sports in the Maracanã Olympic …
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NBC 2016 Rio Olympics Coverage by the Numbers
250 Total cameras used for NBC Olympics coverage (including OBS, venue and studio). 132 HD feeds coming in from Rio. 52 Years since NBC‘s first broadcast of the Olympic Games (1964 Tokyo Games). 51 Edit suites located in the NBC Olympics compound in the …
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Former Rice volleyball player Pazo to represent Venezuela in 2016 Olympics

sportFormer Rice volleyball player Pazo to represent Venezuela in 2016 Olympics
Former Rice volleyball star Olaya Pazo is headed to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she will represent her home country of Venezuela in Beach Volleyball. Pazo last played volleyball at Rice in the fall of 2005 before graduating in the spring of 2006.
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Tanzania: BoT Mwanza Crowned Volleyball Champions
An official from Mwareva and league’s coordinator, Honorati Mayunga also congratulated all the teams that participated in the league and promised to stage a more competitive Beach Volleyball earmarked to start on August 20 this year. Copyright © 2016 …
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Film to provide look at life of beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings
Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings is the subject of a new documentary, and to get any closer to what’s going on inside the three-time Olympic gold medalist you would need an X-ray. Actually, the 45-minute film scheduled to debut five days before …
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Its 2016 Inductees

musicThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Its 2016 Inductees
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 inductees have been revealed. The five inductees were announced today in a press release from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, as well as on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame social media accounts. Artists are …
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Ringo Starr, Green Day, Joan Jett
(Billboard)The key to rock’s longevity is it never defines itself into irrelevance. So while there were some loud, dirty guitars at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland on Saturday night, there was as much recognition for …
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Joe Walsh, Bad Company bring classic rock to First Niagara
BURGETTSTOWN — In some ways, it was a rock ‘n roll fantasy. Two classic rock juggernauts blessed an undersold First Niagara Pavilion with three-and-a-half hours of hot guitar riffs and polished vocals. Bad Company and Joe Walsh, most notably of The …
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Boys lacrosse: Waterman Player of the Year and other postseason honors, 2016

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Montclair Kimberley’s’s offense ran through midfielder Max Hall, and the senior helped the Essex County school win its first sectional title since 2012. Hall scored 43 goals and had 24 assists for an MKA team that finished 14-7 and …
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Letter to the editor: Saugus High School girls lacrosse team thanks Fox Hill Yacht Club
The Saugus High School girl’s lacrosse team had their first annual banquet and would like to THANK the Fox Hill Yacht Club for donating the Hall and for Rino’s Place for the food. We started off slow this season and won an exciting final game against …

Vermont native Dalton tabbed as UVM women’s lacrosse coach
Former Middlebury Union High School star Sarah Dalton has been hired as the next head coach of the University of Vermont women’s lacrosse team, the school announced Friday afternoon. A fourth-year assistant and offensive coordinator at Notre Dame, Dalton …
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20 Alternative Rock Music Videos Turning 20 in 2016

music20 Alternative Rock Music Videos Turning 20 in 2016
No Doubt, 311, Green Day, Sublime, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more — get ready to feel nostalgic. 1996 was a memorable year for alternative rock. It was a time when MTV was highlighting “Buzz Bin”-worthy bands and granting heavy rotation to artists on …
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Alternative Rock Bands
The Feelies, Violent Femmes, and R.E.M. were the very first popular alternative rock bands American had seen. Let’s take a look at the alternative rock bands’ journey so far. Alternative rock music is a subgenre of rock music wherein there are more …
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Forget Pearl Jam. Alternative Rock Lives.
FOR SOME TIME, MUSIC FANS have complained that the term alternative rock has lost its meaning. Radio stations that play it sound stale, and many of the bands don’t have the sales power they once did. But alternative rock hasn’t lost its meaning: it has …
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cSs 30 Day Challenge 2016, Day 12: Favorite Era in Wrestling

sportcSs 30 Day Challenge 2016, Day 12: Favorite Era in Wrestling
I’m an Attitude Era/Monday Night Wars guy through and through, but honestly, my favorite era in wrestling is right now. Never has there been more wrestling available to the world with more ways to access it (whether legal or otherwise) than at this …
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Wrestling Assistant Frank Molinaro Makes US Olympic Team
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Frank Molinaro, current Penn State assistant wrestling coach and one of the greatest wrestlers in Penn State history, has earned a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. Molinaro, representing the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, is …

NRW Pro Wrestling Announces the Signing of NRW Superstar Dozer to WWE
Nikola Bogojvic began his athletic career in Greco-Roman wrestling, and was the National Champion at the Junior Pan-American Games in 2011. In 2014, Nikola won the bronze medal at the Pan-American Games. He then began his Professional Wrestling …
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Jaw-dropping rides from ‘supercar alley’ at the 2016 New York Auto Show

trendJaw-dropping rides from ‘supercar alley’ at the 2016 New York Auto Show
The latest and greatest from the world’s biggest automakers are always front and center at auto shows, especially New York. But right in the middle of the frenzy are some of the most exotic, luxurious, and technologically-advanced rides the world has …
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Room keys, car keys: Hotels indulge with exotic cars
Jack Ezon doesn’t need to be convinced that affluent travelers have become increasingly passionate about making exotic cars part of their trips. Ezon, the president of New York-based Ovation Vacations, was awakened at 4 a.m. one day last summer by one …
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5 Car Mods That Are Sure To Upset Purists
Not everyone can afford an exotic car. Friends don’t let friends by Fieros with ill-fitting Countach-esque body panels, but in defence of this genre, there are some custom kits that are properly well done. That makes no difference to most exotic car …
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WMRT Fremantle 2016 – wheelies on water

sportWMRT Fremantle 2016 – wheelies on water
Instead of a series of round robin races, the new WMRT format uses fleet races (20 skippers, four groups of five) as qualifiers, with the last boat in each group eliminated after seven races and the remainder going through to a match racing knockout …
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GC32 Racing Tour: Bigger Than Ever in 2016
As GC32 class founder Laurent Lenne puts it: “Racing courses with reaching starts and finishes, on foiling catamarans, with more than ten boats competing – how cool is that? It has never been done before.” The sizeable fleet includes a mix of keen, …
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Crash brings back nasty memories for Artemis
A nasty collision involving Team Ceeref and Artemis Racing dominated the discussion back at the dock after day two of the RC44 Bermuda Cup in the Great Sound yesterday. Sparks flew after the two boats came together shortly after the start on the day’s …
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NASCAR 2016: When, where to watch today’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta (photos)

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Tony Schumacher won in Top Fuel, and Rodger Brogdon in Pro Stock. Last event: Ron Capps topped the Funny Car field Feb. 14 in the season-opening Winternationalsin Pomona, California. Steve Torrence won in Top Fuel, and Greg Anderson in Pro Stock.

Capps, Kalitta and Butner top qualifying at Phoenix
In the 14-car ladder, Butner will face V. Gaines, who qualified 14th with a 6.778 at 207.27 in his Kendall Oil Dodge Dart. Points leader Anderson’s 6.623-second effort in the heat of the day means he will meet Vincent Nobile in the first round …

All hail the new Bugatti Chiron
Then there’s the top speed, which Bugatti has limited to 261mph – a token 3mph more than the Veyron Super Sport. The specially-developed, wider Michelins can take more, Bugatti says, and will be used for a Chiron’s record-setting attempt, which is …
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