Posted July 31, 2012 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Michael Phelps breaks Olympics medal record! TeamUSA blows out Tunisia!

“I thanked those guys for helping me get to this moment,” Phelps said. “I told those guys I wanted a big lead. I was like, ‘You better give me a big lead going  into the last lap,’ and they gave it to me. I just wanted to hold on. I thanked them for being able to allow me to have this moment.” – nypost

Michael Phelps tied the #Olympic record for medals with a Silver medal in the 200-meter Butterfly Tuesday afternoon.

@SportsBata ..nuff said

#LondonOlympics2012 Michael Phelps broke the #Olympic record for career medals (19) with a Gold medal in the 4×200 Freestyle Relay today! #USA Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Ricky Berens also got a Gold medal in the Freestyle Relay team event. Phelps tied the record (for career medals held by Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina) an hour before (breaking the record) with a Silver medal in the 200-meter Butterfly!

#TeamUSA rolled over Tunisia, 110-63 tonight, in the Men’s basketball preliminary round! #Knicks #TeamUSA #Melo scored 16 points, Kevin Love threw in 16, #KD had 13, and pre-rookie ‘Tucky Anthony Davis had 12 points in this game. #KingJames and #Kobe sat for most of the game. Men’s Basketball #Olympics Schedule

Medal Count
Rank Country Total
1. CHN 13 6 4 23
2. USA 9 8 6 23
3. JPN 1 4 8 13
4. FRA 4 3 4 11
5. KOR 3 2 3 8
6. ITA 2 4 2 8
7. RUS 2 2 4 8
8. GER 2 3 1 6
9. AUS 1 3 2 6
10. ROM 1 2 2 5
13. CAN 0 0 4 4

#OlympicsUpdate: Abby Wambach led #USA Women’s soccer to 1-0 win over Korea DPR today; they advance to the quarterfinals (take Group G title) after going 3-0 in the preliminary round. #USA Women’s basketball beat Angola, 90-38, in the second preliminary round game, last night! Check out the latest medal chart directly above!

“We actually might win on Christmas Day for the first time ever,” Bryant says. nydailynews

At the #LondonOlympics2012 on Monday, #Kobe put down the #Knicks for the Christmas day game: Tuesday, Dec. 25 Knicks vs. LA Lakers 3PM ABC! Check it out right above!

“I’ve been playing 11 ½ years [in the majors], so 100 home runs, not that I’m embarrassed, but it’s not a big deal,” Ichiro said through a translator, before acknowledging that his first with his new team did mean something.”That was very special,” Ichiro said. “To go out there and have the fans  react was very special.” – nypost

#Ichiro1stYankeeHR Suzuki Ichiro hit his first HR as a #Yankee at #YankeeStadium in the #Bronx last night! It was coincidentally his 100th HR of his career as well! The Baltimore Orioles ended up beat the Yankees 5-4, but it was still a nice feat for #Ichiro and the #Yankees!

#NBANews: Vanessa Bryant is furious over shirt-less #Kobe #London #Olympic Village photos, Lakers’ Matt Barnes was arrested and released, and former Knick PG ‘Nasty’ Nate Robinson was picked up by the Chicago Bulls!

#NFLNews: Dallas Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones slammed the NY Giants, and Tennessee Titans’ WR O.J. Murdock passed away from an apparent suicide!