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Madison Keys advances, Sloane Stephens upset in Cincinnati

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Top-ranked Simona Halep needed only eight points to complete a gritty comeback, beating qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic. More>>

Bautista drives in 7, Mets set record in 24-4 win over Phils

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Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings of 24-4 victory in the first game of a doubleheader. More>>

Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

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The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired. More>>

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended 2 games, fined

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Los Angeles outfielder Yasiel Puig has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed fine for fighting and inciting a bench-clearing incident against San Francisco. More>>

Browns hosting former Cowboys star WR Dez Bryant

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Dez Bryant meeting with Browns, who may sign former Pro Bowl wide receiver. More>>

Giants' Beckham: 'Back in love with what I've always loved'

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Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. looks fully recovered from ankle surgery. More>>

Braves' Acuna back in lineup after being plunked with pitch

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Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami's Jose Urena. More>>

Yanks load bases in 9th, but Rays rookie escapes for 3-1 win

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Rookie left-hander Adam Kolarek pitched out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the ninth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays over New York 3-1 to win their first series at Yankee Stadium since 2014. More>>

'Really cool feeling': Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham

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"I don't do this every day": Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham, the 10th on PGA Tour to break 60. More>>

Foles leaves preseason game with shoulder strain

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles left Thursday's exhibition game against the New England Patriots with a shoulder strain. More>>

Rookie Sam Darnold starts at QB for Jets at Redskins

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Rookie Sam Darnold is starting at quarterback for the New York Jets in their preseason game at the Washington Redskins. More>>

3 Eagles stay off field for anthem before Super Bowl rematch

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Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins and De'Vante Bausby remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before their Super Bowl rematch against the New England Patriots. More>>

Marlins' Urena suspended 6 games for hitting Acuna

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Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena has been suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves with a pitch. More>>

Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in camp

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Keeping football players cool during the sweltering days of training camp is critical. The Titans and Saints have new equipment to cool down players during practice, improving both safety and the workouts. More>>

Spanish league plan for game in US chided by players' group

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A regular-season Spanish league game is coming to the United States, possibly as early as this year, but a "clasico" between Real Madrid and Barcelona is pretty much out of the question. More>>

'Really cool feeling': Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham

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Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship, becoming 10th on PGA Tour to break 60. More>>

AP Interview: Wilder to announce next fight _ if Fury wins

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Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will challenge Tyson Fury to fight, if he wins Saturday. More>>

Olympic gymnasts Ross and Kocian: we were abused by Nassar

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Olympic gold-medal winning gymnasts Kyla Ross and Madison Kocian say they are among the sexual abuse victims of disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. More>>

Johnny Manziel says he had 'delayed onset concussion'

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Johnny Manziel described his condition as a "delayed onset concussion" and said he had headaches. More>>

Ronaldo's Juventus debut the pick of European soccer weekend

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Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to make his Juventus debut in the northeastern Italian city of Verona following his Serie A record 112 million euro ($132 million) move from Real Madrid. More>>

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

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NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. More>>

Davis Cup overhauled for 2019 with season-ending team event

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Davis Cup overhauled with season-ending, 18-team tournament starting next year. More>>

Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year

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Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year. More>>

Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

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Reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles says it's time for new USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry to speak up. More>>

Swanson fills void after Acuna's exit as Braves top Marlins

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Swanson's 2-run homer fills power void for Atlanta in 5-2 win over Marlins after Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch, triggering melee. More>>

Dozier ends Dodgers' skid with RBI in 12th against Giants

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Brian Dozier's sacrifice fly in the 12th inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, snapping a five-game losing streak. More>>

Djokovic wins in Cincinnati, Halep's match suspended

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Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach to get a three-set victory at the Western & Southern Open. More>>

Kuwait's Olympic suspension provisionally lifted

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The International Olympic Committee says it has provisionally lifted Kuwait's suspension which had been in place for nearly three years. More>>

Ozuna homers, Cardinals beat Nationals for 8th straight win

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Marcell Ozuna homered and Austin Gomber tossed six shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals. More>>

Johnny Manziel placed under concussion protocol by Alouettes

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Johnny Manziel has been placed under the Canadian Football League's concussion protocol. More>>

Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4

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Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 in his first game with his new team. More>>

LEADING OFF: Braves-Marlins melee, Cards soaring, Lester up

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LEADING OFF: Braves-Marlins melee, Cardinals soaring, Lester tries to find form, Mets and Phillies begin unusual 5-game series with twinbill, Snell and Rays look to end Bronx skid. More>>

Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies

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Evan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1 win over the Colorado Rockies to snap a five-game skid. More>>

A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

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Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?. More>>

Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M's top A's 2-0

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Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. More>>

Hard Knocks: Bills receiver Coleman can't escape Browns past

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New Buffalo Bills wide receiver Corey Coleman can't escape reminders of Cleveland no matter how hard he's tried to put his two seasons with the Browns in the past. More>>

Eagles face Patriots again, this time in preseason

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It's not exactly a Super Bowl rematch, especially in the preseason. But the Philadelphia Eagles will face the New England Patriots on Thursday night for the first time since the Eagles won their first Super Bowl with a 41-33 win in Minneapolis. More>>

Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins scuffle

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Braves' hot-hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. hit by first pitch from Marlins' Urena, sparking melee with benches and bullpens emptying twice. More>>

Rizzo leads Cubs past Brewers 8-4

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Rizzo homers in return to cleanup spot as Cubs beat Brewers 8-4. More>>

Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title

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West Virginia will have some significant firsts if quarterback Will Grier can mimic Baker Mayfield. More>>

Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season

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Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season after September shoulder surgery. More>>

Atletico beats Real Madrid 4-2 after extra time in Super Cup

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Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Real Madrid on the European stage, scoring twice in extra time to win 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday without having to face Cristiano Ronaldo. More>>

Austin makes move for new stadium to land MLS' Crew

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Another day, another scheduled vote on the future of pro soccer in Texas and Ohio. More>>

Can Washington lead Pac-12 rebound?

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The Pac-12 is banking on a strong Washington team, some new coaches and a couple of Heisman Trophy contenders to provide the conference a bounce back from a lackluster 2017. More>>

Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

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The Seattle Mariners placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a left forearm contusion, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive. More>>

Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

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Maryland has parted ways with its football team's strength and conditioning staff Rick Court in the wake of the death of a player. More>>

Nervous? Not Japan's big bats chasing Little League repeat

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A team from a city north of Tokyo is trying to repeat for Japan at the Little League World Series. More>>

Jags' Sparano returns to Minnesota weeks after dad's death

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Tony Sparano Jr. is expected to have an emotional return to Minnesota three weeks after his father's death. More>>

Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves' 10-6 win

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Ronald Acuna Jr. kept up his torrid pace with a leadoff homer and a three-run shot in the 7th inning to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6. More>>

Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio St wants

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The fate of Urban Meyer's coaching job at Ohio State has boiled down to whether university leaders want to fire him or not. More>>

Federer wins, Serena loses in Cincy tourney

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Australian Open semifinalist Hyeon Chung rallies past Jack Sock at Western & Southern in Cincinnati. More>>

Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

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There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament. More>>

UConn greats expect program to climb back to elite status

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Don't tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program. More>>

A's edge Mariners to pull within 1 game of 1st in AL West

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Jed Lowrie hit his 100th career homer after his line drive knocked Mariners ace James Paxton out of the game, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 3-2 to move within one game of the slumping Houston Astros for the AL West lead. More>>

Puig takes swing at Hundley before Giants rally past Dodgers

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Yasiel Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning, then Alen Hanson hit an RBI single in the ninth to lift San Francisco over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1. More>>

LEADING OFF: Acuna's instant pop, Astros skid, Paxton struck

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LEADING OFF: Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. provides instant pop, Darvish gets closer, Kinsler could return. More>>

Braves' Acuna homers in 5th straight; 3 leadoff shots in row

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Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. has struck again. The 20-year-old Acuna has become the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, doing it when he hit his third leadoff shot in a row. More>>

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

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New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted. More>>

LaMarre's hometown homer helps White Sox beat Tigers, 6-3

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Ryan LaMarre hit his first major league home run and Lucas Giolito escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3. More>>

M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's

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Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was pulled in the first inning after being hit by a line drive and replaced by Felix Hernandez. More>>

Mariners' Cano returns from drug suspension, now playing 1B

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Robinson Cano is back in the big leagues with the Seattle Mariners after serving an 80-game drug suspension. More>>

Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to 6-4 win over Nationals

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John Gant homered and pitched five strong innings as the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals ran their season-high winning streak to seven games in a 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. More>>

Puig takes swing at Hundley, both ejected as benches clear

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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig took a swing at San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley and both players were ejected during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning. More>>

Happ shines for Yankees again in 4-1 win over Rays

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J.A. Happ allowed one soft single in seven shutout innings to win his third consecutive start since joining the New York Yankees, who beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1. More>>

Brady sees 'urgency' in preseason game vs Super Bowl foe

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It's just an exhibition game, but you wouldn't know it from talking to Tom Brady. More>>

Carson Wentz's status for Week 1 remains uncertain

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Carson Wentz expects to participate in 11-on-11 drills next week, but it's uncertain whether he'll be ready for the season opener. More>>

Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps

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Ben Zobrist told plate umpire Phil Cuzzi he would prefer an "electronic strike zone" before being ejected in the eighth inning of the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. More>>

Bills GM backs McCoy; eviction of ex-girlfriend finalized

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A lawyer for LeSean McCoy says the eviction proceedings against the Buffalo Bills running back's ex-girlfriend have been finalized and she is no longer living in his Atlanta area home. More>>

FIFA defends bans for 'false' info, tarnishing reputations

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FIFA justified an overhaul of its ethics code by asserting that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from soccer. More>>

Roquan Smith signs with Bears, and gets right to work

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Linebacker Roquan Smith, last holdout from entire draft, signs with Bears and gets to work. More>>

Wawrinka, Azarenka, Kuznetsova given US Open wild cards

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Stan Wawrinka, Victoria Azarenka, Svetlana Kuznetsova get wild cards for US Open. More>>

Braun hits 2 HRs, Chacin goes 7 as Brewers beat Cubs 7-0

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Braun homers twice, Chacin pitches gem as Brewers inch closer to Cubs with 7-0 win. More>>

Free agent Dez Bryant to visit receiver-thin Browns

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Dez Bryant to visit Browns, who have interest in free-agent receiver. More>>

Indians place Trevor Bauer on DL with stress fracture

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Cleveland Indians place RHP Trevor Bauer on disabled list with stress fracture. More>>

2-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso leaving at end of season

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Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will not race in Formula One next season. More>>

Will Tiger Woods be chosen for Ryder Cup?

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Tiger and Phil in the Ryder Cup and a lot more in PodcastOne Sports Now latest. More>>

Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging B10 East dominance

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Wisconsin leads way as West Division bids to challenge East dominance in Big Ten. More>>

Double duty: Braves' Acuna rips 2 leadoff HRs in 1 day

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Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off one of baseball's rarest feats in a doubleheader sweep of the Marlins, connecting on a pair of leadoff homers. More>>

Qatar says Nepali worker dies building World Cup stadium

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Qatar says a Nepali worker has died while helping to build a stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Arab nation. More>>

American Shalane Flanagan to defend NYC Marathon title

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Shalane Flanagan, Geoffrey Kamworor to defend titles at New York City Marathon on Nov. 4. More>>

Dodgers' Jansen expects early return, then offseason surgery

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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen expects to have a second heart surgery in the offseason but is confident he'll be able to come off the disabled list within the next few weeks. More>>

Bills' McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend following home invasion

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LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten and had $133,000 worth of jewelry stolen during a home invasion last month. More>>

Nats walked off again, this time by Cards' DeJong

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Paul DeJong handed the Washington Nationals a second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-6 victory. More>>

Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape acquittal

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Former Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot at the NFL a month after he was acquitted of rape charges. More>>

Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn't ready

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The new stadium being built for English Premier League club Tottenham isn't ready to host the NFL this year. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cano back from suspension, Acuna on HR streak

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LEADING OFF: Cano returns from suspension, Acuna on HR streak, Jansen working back, Cubs vs. Brewers, Verlander tries to bounce back. More>>

Williams wins Cincinnati opener; Murray first-round victim

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Murray ousted in opening round in Cincinnati, clearing another obstacle for Federer. More>>

Giants rally with 4 runs in 9th to down Dodgers 5-2

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Pinch-hitter Nick Hundley hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to give the Giants the lead, and San Francisco rallied for a 5-2 victory, handing the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen its fourth consecutive loss. More>>

Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at 63

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Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart has died. More>>

Baseball with signatures of 11 greats fetches $623,369

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Baseball with signatures of 11 original Hall of Fame inductees, including Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, sells for $623,369. More>>

AP Source: Bears, Roquan Smith agree to deal

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The standoff between the Chicago Bears and No. 8 overall draft pick Roquan Smith appears to be over. More>>

DeGrom, backed by 5 Mets HRs, tops Severino, Yankees 8-5

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Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and the New York Mets backed him in a big way, hitting five home runs while battering Luis Severino and the New York Yankees 8-5. More>>

Double duty: Acuna hits 2 leadoff HRs, Braves sweep Marlins

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Haitian-American Touki Toussaint threw six strong innings in his big league debut, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 9-1 rout of the hapless Miami Marlins in Game 1 of a doubleheader. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cano back from suspension, Acuna on HR streak

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LEADING OFF: Cano returns from suspension, Acuna on HR streak, Jansen working back, Cubs vs. Brewers, Verlander tries to bounce back. More>>

Double duty: Acuna homers leading off both games of DH

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Ronald Acuna Jr. has pulled off an exceedingly rare baseball feat, hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader for the Atlanta Braves. More>>

Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

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Carmelo Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets. More>>

Indians OF Martin recovering from serious infection

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Indians OF Leonys Martin recovering from serious bacterial infection. More>>

As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake than sport

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Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors. More>>

Future bright for Woods after PGA, but Koepka is in the way

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Future looks bright for Woods after 2nd at PGA, but Koepka stands in the way. More>>

Furyk gets core of Ryder Cup team, and obvious pick in Woods

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US team gets its 8 players for Ryder Cup, and obvious captain's pick in Woods. More>>

Packers' Rodgers expects to make preseason debut this week

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers expects to make his preseason debut this week. More>>

Lynx star, Minnesota legend: Whalen to retire from WNBA

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Minnesota Lynx star Lindsay Whalen says she'll retire at the end of the season. More>>

Grandma sees red on foul blue streak by Browns player on HBO

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Browns defensive end Carl Nassib in trouble with grandma after profane TV speech. More>>

The Latest: Ex of fired Ohio St coach talks to investigators

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The Latest: Ex-wife of fired Ohio State assistant football coach has talked to university investigators. More>>

Heisman darkhorses: Can Browning repeat Mayfield's path?

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Washington's Jake Browning is hoping to repeat what Baker Mayfield did last year. More>>

McNair lawyer calls for Maryland coach DJ Durkin to be fired

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The attorney for the family of the University of Maryland football player who died on the practice field is calling for head coach DJ Durkin to be fired. More>>

Jaguars suspend Ramsey, Fowler for roles in practice fight

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Jacksonville Jaguars defensive ends Yannick Ngakoue and Dante Fowler had to be separated repeatedly following practice. More>>

Murray loses in Cincinnati, clearing Federer's path

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Murray ousted in opening round in Cincinnati, clearing another obstacle for Federer. More>>

Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

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Brooks Koepka captures 3rd major in last 6 tries by holding off Tiger Woods to win the PGA Championship. More>>

Harvick wins at Michigan for NASCAR-high 7th victory of year

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Kevin Harvick broke a tie atop NASCAR's Big 3 with dominant performance. More>>

Bote's grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3

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Pinch hitter David Bote smashed a grand slam against Ryan Madson with two out in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday night. More>>

Nadal ends Tsitsipas' Toronto run on Greek's 20th birthday

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Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday _ and spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas' 20th birthday. More>>

Rooney's spectacular steal, cross sets up winner for DC

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Luciano Acosta completed a hat trick in the 96th minute to give D.C. United a 3-2 victory over 10-man Orlando City. More>>

LEADING OFF: DeGrom-Severino in NYC, Bumgarner-Kershaw in LA

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LEADING OFF: DeGrom-Severino wrap up Subway Series, Bumgarner-Kershaw again, Cardinals and Mariners try to extend winning streaks. More>>

On the brink: Woods electrifies in 2nd-place finish at PGA

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On the brink: Woods teeters on edge of title in agonizing 2nd place at PGA Championship. More>>

US Ryder Cup team unchanged after wild PGA Championship

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Tiger Woods will have to await captain Jim Furyk's picks for the Ryder Cup after coming up short at the PGA Championship. More>>

Rays holding their own with creative pitching approach

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The Tampa Bay Rays are holding their own with a creative pitching approach. More>>

Browns 'sticking' with plan to start Taylor over Mayfield

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Browns 'sticking' with QB plan to have Mayfield watch Taylor as rookie. More>>

Sale returns, fans 12 in 5 innings, Red Sox beat Orioles 4-1

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Chris Sale celebrated his return from the disabled list by striking out 12 over five dominant innings, and the Boston Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the lowly Baltimore Orioles with a 4-1 victory. More>>

Simona Halep wins in Montreal, beating Sloane Stephens

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Top-ranked Simona Halep outlasted third-ranked Sloane Stephens 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4 on Sunday to win her second Rogers Cup title. More>>

Guardiola tells Mendy to tweet less; defender replies online

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Benjamin Mendy enthralls and infuriates Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. More>>

Messi record 33rd title as Barcelona wins Spanish Super Cup

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Lionel Messi won his 33rd title with Barcelona on Sunday to become the most successful player in the Catalan club's history. More>>

49ers' 7th-round picks shine in preseason opener

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Jimmy Garoppolo and most of the other high-profile members of the San Francisco 49ers made brief cameos at most in the exhibition opener, giving 7th-round picks chance to shine. More>>

The Latest: Koepka tops Scott, Woods to win PGA Championship

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Early players show low scores (still) available at PGA Championship. More>>

No cutter: Cards' Weaver slices finger on tray, misses start

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Luke Weaver cut his finger while opening a food tray in the clubhouse at Kansas City and has been scratched from his start against the Royals. More>>

Duplantis sets U20 record at Euros; 3rd gold for Asher-Smith

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The 18-year-old Armand Duplantis won a thrilling pole vault competition and British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith powered to her third gold medal at the European Athletics Championships on Sunday. More>>

The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins at Michigan, 7th win of year

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Kevin Harvick has won the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. More>>

Learn new offense? Titans' Blaine Gabbert on 8th in 8 years

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Titans backup QB Blaine Gabbert learning his 8th different offense in 8 NFL seasons. More>>

No quick fix for Arsenal: Emery era begins with loss to City

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Arsenal opened the post-Arsene Wenger era with a 2-0 loss to Manchester City. More>>

Brazil great Ronaldo hopes to leave hospital on Monday

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Brazil great Ronaldo says he has been hospitalized in Ibiza since Friday because of flu. More>>

Sterling shines as City beats Arsenal in Emery's 1st game

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Arsenal opened the post-Arsene Wenger era with a 2-0 loss to Manchester City. More>>

US beats Japan 7-6 in final of softball world championship

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The United States has qualified for the softball tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after Japan beat Canada 3-0 at the women's world softball championship. More>>

Italian cyclist Trentin sprints to Euro gold as Sagan quits

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Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin has sprinted to gold in the men's road race at the European Championships as three-time world champion Peter Sagan quit with 84 kilometers left. More>>

Johnny Manziel better, but Alouettes stumble at end

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Johnny Manziel eliminated the interceptions but couldn't generate enough offense for the Montreal Alouettes in a 24-17 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks. More>>

Koepka takes 2-shot lead at PGA and goes for another major

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Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and the rest of the 78 players that were still on the course when play was suspended by rain have resumed their second rounds at the PGA Championship. More>>

Home run king Barry Bonds has his No. 25 retired by Giants

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Barry Bonds has gotten his No. 25 jersey retired by the San Francisco Giants, 11 years after he broke Hank Aaron's home run record in his 22nd and final major league season. More>>

Putts won't drop, but Woods moves up the board at PGA anyway

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Putter doesn't cooperate but Woods moves up leaderboard at PGA anyway. More>>

Cousins perfect in Minnesota debut, Vikings beat Broncos

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Kirk Cousins was perfect in his first game for Minnesota, completing all four of his passes, including a 1-yard touchdown strike to Stefon Diggs in the Vikings' 42-28 exhibition victory over the Denver Broncos. More>>

Darnold, Bridgewater make cases to be Jets' starting QB

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Impressive outings by Sam Darnold, Teddy Bridgewater make New York Jets' already intriguing quarterback competition a lot more interesting. More>>

Greek teen Tsitsipas, top-ranked Nadal reach Toronto final

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Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas became the youngest player to beat four straight top-10 players in an event since the ATP World Tour was established in 1990, outlasting Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (7) to reach the Rogers Cup final. More>>

Ronaldo makes Juventus fans wait only 8 minutes for 1st goal

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Cristiano Ronaldo made Juventus fans wait only eight minutes before scoring his first goal for the club in a traditional pre-season friendly against the team's "B" side on Sunday. More>>

Maryland puts Durkin on leave amid football investigation

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Person briefed on matter to AP: Maryland places strength coach on leave while it investigates accusations. More>>

Southampton frustrated by Burnley in Premier League draw

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Mark Hughes booted a water bottle in frustration as Southampton opened the Premier League season with a 0-0 draw against Burnley. More>>

600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

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More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress. More>>

McMahon's 3-run homer lifts Rockies past Dodgers 3-2

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Ryan McMahon hit a three-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2. More>>

Okung raises fist; Marshall, Thomas not on field for anthem

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Two Denver Broncos players weren't on the sideline for the playing of the national anthem. More>>

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Sale back

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LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels at Wrigley on Sunday night, Mets' Wright starts rehab assignment, Sale returns from disabled list. More>>

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Sale back

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LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels at Wrigley on Sunday night, Mets' Wright starts rehab assignment, Arenado and Encarnacion ailing. More>>

Guice injury mean opportunity for Redskins' other RBs

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Derrius Guice. More>>

Simona Halep, weary and aching, reaches Montreal final

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Top-ranked Simona Halep tops Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-1 to reach final of Rogers Cup in Montreal. More>>

NASCAR's Big 3 running strong entering Michigan race

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NASCAR's Big 3 _ Busch, Harvick, Truex _ awaits Michigan race having lapped the field. More>>

Shaky Hernandez vows to return to Mariners' rotation soon

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Felix Hernandez vows his first-ever stint in Seattle's bullpen won't last long. More>>

Saints praising Williams' response to unhappy ending

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Marcus Williams isn't talking about his role in the Saints' heartbreaking playoff exit, and the team can only hope that's a good thing. More>>

The Latest: Parent of player says some fully support Durkin

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Maryland athletic director Damon Evans has announced coach DJ Durkin is being placed on leave while the school reviews allegations of "unacceptable behavior by members of our football staff.". More>>

The Latest: Koepka takes 2-shot lead over Scott into Sunday

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The third round is underway at the PGA Championship, where Daniel Berger rallied to make the rest of the weekend after a dismal start. More>>

Ingebrigtsen, 17, beats big brother for 1-2 finish at Euros

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Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen had the joy of beating his older brother in a 1-2 in the men's 5,000 meters, and host nation Germany celebrated two more golds at the European Athletics Championships on Saturday. More>>

Finau ties PGA Championship record with 10 birdies

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Tony Finau takes a wild ride to the weekend at Bellerive with record-tying 10 birdies at PGA Championship. More>>

NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstrations

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While the NFL continues discussions with the players' union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression. More>>

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '18: Coaches feeling heat this season

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The 2018 hot-seat watch has already taken a bizarre turn at Ohio State. More>>

Guzman 1st rookie to hit 3 HRs in game vs Yanks, Texas wins

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Ronald Guzman became the first rookie to hit three home runs in a game against the Yankees, powering the Texas Rangers past New York 12-7. More>>

Raiders beat Lions 16-10 in Gruden's return to sideline

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Coach Jon Gruden was a winner in his return to the sideline for Oakland when the Raiders got a touchdown pass from Connor Cook in a 16-10 victory over the Detroit Lions. More>>

Heyward's single, Rizzo's walk lift Cubs over Nationals 3-2

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Jason Heyward broke up a no-hitter with a tying two-run single in the sixth inning, Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 3-2. More>>

Maryland says staffers placed on leave after player death

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Members of the University of Maryland athletic staff has been placed on administrative leave, pending the final outcome of a review of the death of football player Jordan McNair in June. More>>

Chelsea, Tottenham dispel doubts with winning starts in EPL

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Chelsea and Tottenham dispelled doubts about their readiness to make winning starts to the Premier League on Saturday. More>>

Neves inspires Wolves to 2-2 draw with Everton on EPL return

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Ruben Neves curled in a free kick before setting up Raul Jimenez's equalizer as Wolverhampton Wanderers drew 2-2 with Everton on its return to the Premier League. More>>

Darnold shines, Bridgewater sharp as Jets top Falcons 17-0

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Sam Darnold sparkled in his NFL debut, Teddy Bridgewater looked sharp and healthy, and the New York Jets earned the franchise's first preseason home shutout by beating the sluggish Atlanta Falcons 17-0. More>>

Jim France choosing to stay quiet as interim head of NASCAR

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Jim France choosing to quietly stay in the shadows as interim head of NASCAR. More>>

Russia overcomes slow start to win European gymnastics title

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Russia won the men's team gymnastics final at the European Championships on Saturday. More>>

Fulham beaten by Palace on EPL return despite heavy spending

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Crystal Palace taught Fulham a painful lesson on its London rival's return to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory on Saturday. More>>

Pan Pacs: Ledecky, Dressel get wins; Ikee pleases home fans

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Americans Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel had a better day at the Pan Pacific Championships after unexpected losses during the first two days of the four-day event. More>>

No shot: Stephen Curry's 86 leaves him last in Web.com event

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Stephen Curry dropped 11 strokes to par on the first eight holes and shot a 16-over 86 to finish last in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. More>>

Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

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Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League. More>>

Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA

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Gary Woodland has lead at PGA and would like a little more separation from field. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers await wait on Jansen, Arenado ailing

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers await word on Jansen, Martinez tops 100 RBIs, Mariners top Astros aces. More>>

Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets defending champ Zverev

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Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, beating defending champion Alexander Zverev 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 in the quarterfinals. More>>

  • BaseballMore>>

  • Bautista drives in 7, Mets set record in 24-4 win over Phils

    Bautista drives in 7, Mets set record in 24-4 win over Phils

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:25:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:09:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). New York Mets' Jose Bautista, center, high-fives Wilmer Flores after Bautista hit a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). New York Mets' Jose Bautista, center, high-fives Wilmer Flores after Bautista hit a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.
    Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings of 24-4 victory in...More >>
    Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings of 24-4 victory in the first game of a doubleheader.More >>
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended 2 games, fined

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended 2 games, fined

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:30:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:08:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, shoves San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley, left, as they argue while relief pitcher Tony Watson, below, runs in and home plate umpire Eric Cooper gets between them during the s...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, shoves San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley, left, as they argue while relief pitcher Tony Watson, below, runs in and home plate umpire Eric Cooper gets between them during the s...
    Los Angeles outfielder Yasiel Puig has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed fine for fighting and inciting a bench-clearing incident against San Francisco.More >>
    Los Angeles outfielder Yasiel Puig has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed fine for fighting and inciting a bench-clearing incident against San Francisco.More >>
  • Braves' Acuna back in lineup after being plunked with pitch

    Braves' Acuna back in lineup after being plunked with pitch

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:52:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:08:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) is tended to by a member of the training staff as Ozzie Albies talks to him after Acuna was hit by a pitch from Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena during the first inning of a baseb...(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) is tended to by a member of the training staff as Ozzie Albies talks to him after Acuna was hit by a pitch from Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena during the first inning of a baseb...
    Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami's Jose Urena.More >>
    Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami's Jose Urena.More >>
  • FootballMore>>

  • Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

    Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:46:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:09:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Annie Rice, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago. The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University o...(AP Photo/Annie Rice, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago. The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University o...
    The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired.More >>
    The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired.More >>
  • Browns hosting former Cowboys star WR Dez Bryant

    Browns hosting former Cowboys star WR Dez Bryant

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:47:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:08:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Arlington, Texas. Dez Bryant has dropped in to meet the Browns....(AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Arlington, Texas. Dez Bryant has dropped in to meet the Browns....
    Dez Bryant meeting with Browns, who may sign former Pro Bowl wide receiver.More >>
    Dez Bryant meeting with Browns, who may sign former Pro Bowl wide receiver.More >>
  • Giants' Beckham: 'Back in love with what I've always loved'

    Giants' Beckham: 'Back in love with what I've always loved'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:41:13 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:08:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., walks on the field at the Detroit Lions football training facility, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Allen Park, Mich.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., walks on the field at the Detroit Lions football training facility, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Allen Park, Mich.
    Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. looks fully recovered from ankle surgery.More >>
    Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. looks fully recovered from ankle surgery.More >>
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise

    Nominees for Franken's Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo's rise

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:25:51 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:58:12 GMT
    (Dave Orrick/Pioneer Press via AP). In a Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, speaks to delegates at the Republican Party of Minnesota convention as her husband, NHL Hall of Famer Phil Housley, looks on in...(Dave Orrick/Pioneer Press via AP). In a Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary's Point, speaks to delegates at the Republican Party of Minnesota convention as her husband, NHL Hall of Famer Phil Housley, looks on in...
    The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.More >>
    The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement could set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.More >>
  • Predators GM Poile tops US Hockey Hall of Fame class

    Predators GM Poile tops US Hockey Hall of Fame class

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:20:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:37 PM EDT2018-08-09 23:37:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headline...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, David Poile, general manager of the Nashville Predators, poses with the NHL General Manager of the Year Award after winning the honor at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Poile headline...
    Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.More >>
    Nashville Predators general manager David Poile headlines the class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.More >>
  • Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

    Stan Mikita, who led Blackhawks to 1961 title, dies at 78

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:34:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-08-08 12:33:13 GMT
    Stan Mikita, the hockey great who led Blackhawks to 1961 Stanley Cup, dies at 78.More >>
    Stan Mikita, the hockey great who led Blackhawks to 1961 Stanley Cup, dies at 78.More >>
  • College Sports NewsMore>>

  • Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

    Jordan McNair's dad: Maryland should fire suspended coach

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:46:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:09:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Annie Rice, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago. The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University o...(AP Photo/Annie Rice, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago. The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University o...
    The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired.More >>
    The parents of offensive lineman Jordan McNair say suspended University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin should be fired.More >>
  • Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year

    Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:11:07 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:47:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, left, directs quarterbacks Kyler Murray, center, and Austin Kendall, right, during an NCAA college football practice in Norman, Okla. Rile...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley, left, directs quarterbacks Kyler Murray, center, and Austin Kendall, right, during an NCAA college football practice in Norman, Okla. Rile...
    Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year.More >>
    Oklahoma coach Riley ready to build on success in 2nd year.More >>
  • Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:28:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:42:29 GMT
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.More >>
    Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other male students in the 1980s and 1990s.More >>
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