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Dez Bryant is more confident than ever

Bryant then filed a counterclaim against West, alleging that his mentor led him to become associated with Dallas bail bondsman David Wells, who Bryant said misused $200,000 of Bryant's money, and that West took more than $300,000 in legal fees without looking out for Bryant's best interest.

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Heat re-sign Beno Udrih

Udrih spent time with the Heat during the 2015-16 season, before suffering a season ending injury. The move reportedly bothered rival franchises as Udrih forfeited a sizable portion of his $2.17 million contract and seemingly had little incentive to accept the buyout, outside of helping the Heat with their tax situation.

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LeBron James wants to own his own NBA team

With its expansion into the Akron I PROMISE network for middle school students, the initiative is now serving more than 1,215 students by providing them with the programs, support and the mentors they need for success in school and life. "I would love to be a part of a franchise - if not at the top", James said on the website Uninterrupted . Even with teams having price tags as high as $2 billion (LA Clippers, 2014), buying and owning one should be no problem for James.

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Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' second preseason game

And Kubiak said it's possible he would name a starting quarterback for the September 8 regular-season opener next week, leading into the Broncos' third preseason game - August 27 against the Los Angeles Rams. "Trevor will start", he said. "Yeah. Will I? I don't know", Kubiak told reporters. "We'll see, we'll see". "I'm looking at everything", the head coach explained.

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Former Butler basketball star dies at 35

Joel Cornette #33 of the Butler Bulldog takes a layup against the Arizona Wildcats during the Second round of the NCAA Tournament at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. His spirit and confidence carried the team in his time as a Bulldog. "We are praying for his family". "I promise my brother will never be forgotten", Jordan Cornette wrote on twitter.

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Olympics: Kerri Walsh Jennings loses in beach volleyball semifinals

She also is chasing history. Walsh-Jennings and Ross won 2-0, but their game didn't finish until well past midnight. It's nearly time to put away our Olympic bat and balls as the table tennis concludes on day 12 with the men's team medal matches.

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Green and golden? Australia men's hoop team eyeing Rio gold

Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova says the team have bigger fish to fry after thumping long-time Olympic rivals Lithuania 90-64 in their quarter-final clash in Rio. On opposite sides of the bracket, however, the Boomers wouldn't encounter the USA again unless both teams advance all the way to Sunday's gold medal game.

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Marcell Dareus Reportedly Suspended 4 Games: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

Yeah, Ryan is known as a players' coach. We will definitely be better than we were previous year, in my opinion. That suspension stemmed from a prior arrest. "It's the right thing to do, to let him go down". "I understand that there are some people that are going to be cynical of him. I believe that moving forward, this young man will learn from this experience and be a better man for it".

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Olympics: Usain Bolt's 6 most charismatic moments

Back in 2009 at the World Championships in Berlin, Bolt broke his own record of 19.30 seconds and ran a 19.19, a time no one has touched since. "I personally think if we got more time we'd be definitely faster", Bolt said . "It was very hard to run fast because the turnaround time was really, really, really short", Bolt said ( via The National Post ). She also made it into the final in 2012, but finished fourth.

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Missing residents in apartment complex blast feared dead

First responders flooded the scene just before midnight after an off-duty police officer heard sounds that led him to the Flower Branch Apartments, where he found some units going up in flames and part of the building collapsing. Officials urged the public to be patient as the heat and concerns about the structure collapsing have slowed their efforts. Crews have removed two bodies from the scene of a deadly explosion and apartment fire outside the nation's capital.

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Spurs captain Lloris out for 4 weeks with hamstring injury

Hugo Lloris will be out for around four weeks with a hamstring injury and could miss Tottenham's first match in this season's Champions League. Spurs will open their Champions League campaign on either September 13th or 14th. He told ESPN: "It's a big blow because Hugo Lloris is one of the best goalkeepers in the world". Lloris is now certain to miss the Premier League fixtures with Crystal Palace and Liverpool before the worldwide break, and faces a race against time to be fit for ...

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Yes, Team USA Olympians pay taxes on their medals

Their opponents, unexpected finalists who outlasted the 2012 London Olympic runners-up Japan in full five games Monday in the semis, however, should be satisfied after settling for a silver, a first ever Olympic medal in history for Germany's women paddlers.

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'Hey Vlad' - Ireland's Conlan tweets Putin after defeat to a Russian boxer

After the defeat, he said: "AIBA are cheats". My dream's been shattered, but you know what - I've got a big career ahead of me and these, they're known for being cheats. We will look to work with other national federations and AIBA to ensure that this happens. "These statements are foundless but he's free to have his opinion".

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Knifeman on Austrian train wounds 2; police arrest suspect

The suspect was arrested. A 19-year-old man suffered wounds to the stomach and back while the other victim, a 17-year-old male, had a throat injury. The 17-year-old was apparently attacked as the train came to a halt in Sulz, about six miles from the Swiss border. A 22-year-old passenger who helped police suffered minor cuts to the hand.

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"The Nightly Show" With Larry Wilmore canceled by Comedy Central

Larry Wilmore's series The Nightly Show has been canceled by Comedy Central. He said the show had steadily improved, "but unfortunately it hasn't resonated with the audience in a way that it would need to for us to continue". Wilmore's show , which premiered in January 2015, has been drawing significantly lower ratings than its predecessor. In its place, Comedy Central is moving Chris Hardwick's @ midnight to the 11:30pm timeslot after The Daily Show with Trevor Noah .

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'We will never see another one like him'

In the stands, his fiancee, Nicole Johnson , bounced along to the music with their son, 3-month-old Boomer , cradled in her arms. The Olympic curtain came down on Michael Phelps Saturday, but not before he and his U.S. After Michael Phelps announced his first retirement, Lochte was skeptical that Phelps could stay away from the sport. It is also apparent, however, he has not been able to elevate it much beyond what it has been - something people only care about during Olympic years ...

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Glorious Goodwood: a look at some of the week’s big races

From the Qatar Lennox Stakes on the opening day to the world famous Stewards Cup, Glorious Goodwood is THE place to be this month. We took a look at just a few of the week’s major races and give our thoughts on who could emerge victorious at this year’s Qatar Goodwood Festival.

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Swimming: Ledecky smashes record in 800m to take freestyle treble

For Ledecky, special is routine. In 1968, a teenager in North Dakota watched transfixed as Debbie Meyer won the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyles at the Mexico City Olympics. After the race, Phelps stopped to embrace teammate Maya Dirado . Ledecky is moving to Stanford University later this year. It's fitting that Ledecky closed out these games with the 800: Back in 2012, it was her shocking win in this event (at age 15, she beat then-world record holder Rebecca Adlington) that ...

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Iranian fan allowed to hold her sign at volleyball venue

Tehran time (1830 GMT) on Monday. Shortly after she began waving her banner, the International Olympic Committee sent security guards to ask her to take down the sign and leave the stadium. The ban used to be only on soccer matches, but as volleyball has gained in popularity, Iranian authorities extended the ban to cover that sport, too.

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India needs 7 more West Indies wickets to win 3rd test

Lucia , Saturday, Aug. 13. Facing a victory target of 345 after India declared almost an hour into the morning session; West Indies imploded for 108 in about two sessions to hand India the series at the Darren Sammy National Stadium.

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Matt Garza wins third straight as Milwaukee Brewers top Atlanta Braves

He limited the Cardinals to one run over six innings in his last start. X-rays came back negative and the Braves are labeling de la Cruz as day-to-day. The Brewers scored in every possible inning for the first time in franchise history. It was also a positive offensive performance from Nick Markakis (2-5, RBI) and Freddie Freeman (1-2, 2 BB, R, RBI), but on a day when the pitching was ghastly, the production from the aforementioned trio wasn't enough.

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Crash or not, nothing can stop Farah over 10000 at Olympics

Mo Farah successfully defended his men's 10,000 metres title at the Olympics in Rio. "When I went down, I thought oh my god, that is it", Farah said of falling a little more than a third of the way through the race. Trott along with Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker knocked nearly two seconds off the world record they set in the morning session to beat the US in the women's team pursuit final.

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Michael Phelps Breaks 2168-Year-Old Record with 13th Individual Olympic Gold

He announced his return two years later. Townley Haas, Conor Dwyer and the swimming legend, Ryan Lochte were alongside Phelps . "We'll hang out because swimming doesn't dictate our friendship", Lochte said. "( Phelps is) definitely an inspiration, just what he's accomplished in the sport, " Lochte said. This time there was to be no repeat of 2012 and Phelps won by four hundredths in 1 minute 53.36 seconds.

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At Rio, USA's Summer Olympic gold medal tally crosses 1000

The collective medal was the United States' 1,000th gold medal at the Summer Olympics as the country became the first nation in history to accomplish the feat. And the relay win was No. 23 in Rio, so by the USOC's count that made it official. It marked the U.S.' second straight gold in the event. "One thousand gold medals is a remarkable achievement made possible by the culture of sport that is the fabric and foundation of Team USA ", said USOC CEO Scott Blackmun.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Schooling beats childhood hero Phelps for Singapore's first Gold

Friday night's final will be Schooling's first Olympic final, with the 21-year-old the first male swimmer from Singapore to qualify for an Olympic swimming final. "It's been a hell of a career", Phelps told reporters, while acknowledging the strain on his 31-year-old body. "I'm just honored and privileged to have the chance to race alongside him".