NBC was expecting to take a $200 million loss on its coverage of the London Olympics, but ratings have been so stellar over the first five days of the Games, they are now expecting to break even.
Kristin Armstrong of the United States covered the 18-mile course south of London in 37 minutes, 34.82 seconds.
The St. Louis Cardinals activated newly acquired right-hander Edward Mujica on Wednesday and optioned righty Trevor Rosenthal to Triple-A Memphis.
Some have chosen to boycott social media in an attempt to keep away from Olympics updates.
Nathan Adrian made a name for himself by winning the 100-meter Olympic freestyle Wednesday, and Allison Schmitt chased down Alicia Coutts to give the Americans gold in the 4x200 freestyle relay.
Danell Leyva added another step in his incredible journey from Cuban refugee to world-class athlete, closing the day with spectacular routines on parallel bars and high bar to win the bronze medal.
One Chinese, Indonesian and two South Korean women's badminton teams were kicked out of the London Olympics for trying to lose on purpose.
Japan coach Norio Sasaki told his players not to win against South Africa on Tuesday so that his team wouldn't have to travel to Scotland for the quarterfinals.
The zoo said Wednesday the Asian elephant Ellie is pregnant and is due to deliver next spring.
Three water mains broke late Tuesday or early Wednesday in St. Louis.
Roger Federer endured two rain delays and a shaky moment late in the first set to reach the quarterfinals by beating Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 7-5, 6-3.
Not only did the win end Britain's agonizing wait for gold after four barren days of Olympic action, Glover and Stanning also became the first women to win rowing gold for Britain after decades of dominance by men's crews.
The program pairs universities and colleges with businesses to train students for jobs in high-demand fields.
The Branson police chief supports a plan to allow the hunting during bow and arrow season because an increasing number of deer causing car accidents.
Boris Johnson was seen dangling in midair briefly when he joined the crowds at an open-air viewing site at east London's Victoria Park.