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Christine Brennan

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USA Today columnist, ABC News, CNN, PBS and NPR commentator, best-selling author, speaker. christinebrennan.com

Brennan: Performances, not problems, win out in Rio

usatoday.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - On a dark and stormy night, a surprising success story wrote its final chapter. The much-maligned 2016 Rio Olympic Games closed with color, song - and a huge sigh of relief. It's the sports upset we didn't see coming. Rio pulled it off.

U.S. women are 'killing it' at these Olympics

usatoday.com — RIO DE JANIERO - In an Olympic Games in which the U.S. women's soccer team lost earlier than it ever has, the Williams sisters failed to win a gold medal for the first time since 2004 and both the indoor and beach volleyball teams failed to reach their gold-medal match, U.S.

Brennan: Even with apology, Ryan Lochte swimming in treacherous waters

usatoday.com — RIO DE JANIERO - The only thing possibly standing between embattled U.S. Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte and a lifetime suspension from USA Swimming was an apology - an all-encompassing, sincere, lengthy apology. And so an apology of sorts came Friday morning via Instagram, more than five days into the U.S.

Brennan: Ryan Lochte owes Rio, Olympics an apology

caller.com — By Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports RIO DE JANEIRO - For well over 100 hours now, Ryan Lochte and his story have hijacked these Olympic Games.

Brennan: Ryan Lochte owes Rio, Olympics an apology

U.S. Swimmers Pulled Off Planes, Robbery Story Questioned

athleticbusiness.com — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved In a new and dramatic twist to the story about four U.S. swimmers allegedly being robbed at gunpoint, Olympians Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from their flight late Wednesday as they tried to leave Brazil, according to U.S.

Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte detained at Rio airport

kvue.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte the night of an alleged robbery were removed from a flight and detained at a Rio airport on Wednesday night as they tried to leave the country.

Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte detained at Rio airport

13newsnow.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte the night of an alleged robbery were removed from a flight and detained at a Rio airport on Wednesday night as they tried to leave the country.

U.S. Olympic swimmers detained in Brazil

khou.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte the night of an alleged robbery were removed from a flight at a Rio airport on Wednesday night as they tried to leave the country.

U.S. Olympic swimmers detained in Brazil

kgw.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - Two U.S. swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte the night of an alleged robbery were removed from a flight at a Rio airport on Wednesday night as they tried to leave the country.
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Aug 25, 2016

Awww, thanks. Great to see you! If they gave out medals for honest political commentary, you'd be looking at gold.  https://twitter.com/secupp/status/768890024385474560 

Aug 25, 2016

More on the well-deserved suspension of Hope Solo in a few minutes on @cnn Headline News.

Aug 25, 2016

Hope Solo's six-month suspension is a lifetime achievement award from U.S. Soccer. More on @wtop at 11:10 am.

Aug 24, 2016

RT @RealSportsHBO: "I believe you should always dress like you're going to work not like you're going to a cocktail party." - @cbrennansports #RealSports

Aug 23, 2016

More Lochte: IOC wants community service component as part of punishment for 4 US swimmers. Decision likely to come within two weeks.

Aug 23, 2016

Lochte & Co. update: 4 organizations working together to decide punishment - IOC, FINA, USOC and USA Swimming. Held one meeting in Rio.

Aug 23, 2016

Paralympics does what IOC should have done. Now that principled decision is upheld. More shame for IOC.  https://twitter.com/usatoday/status/768039631615033344 


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