A graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, Matt majored in American Studies and wrote his senior thesis paper about the Houston Astros. A fan of all sports, his main interest is the NHL. He is a credentialed media member with the Philadelphia Flyers and covers the daily activities of the team.
Allison Schmitt helped power the United States women's 4x200 freestyle relay team to the gold medal on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Allison Schmitt set the Olympic record in the women's 200-meter freestyle.
Michael Phelps was beaten in the final stretch of the men's 200-meter butterfly by Chad le Clos of South Africa.
Detroit Lions defensive end Nick Fairley has had his hearing for possession of marijuana delayed until Nov. 27.
DeWitt, Michigan, native Jordyn Wieber helped Team USA win the gold medal in the Women's Team Gymnastic Final on Tuesday, July 31.
The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox are set to play the second game of a three-game set on Tuesday, July 31.
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has experienced a setback in his rehabilitation from knee surgery and has been downgraded to a 50-50 shot of returning this season, according to a report.
The United States tied China for the medal count at the 2012 Olympic games with 17 overall medals.
On Tuesday night, Tyler Clary will have his chance to defeat Michael Phelps in the 200-meter butterfly.