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  1. Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open

  2. Virtual reality catches on in football
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    Virtual reality catches on in football

  3. Source: Veteran big man Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers
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    Source: Veteran big man Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers

  4. Compton Country Club: The birthplace of Serena Williams' rise to stardom
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    Compton Country Club: The birthplace of Serena Williams' rise to stardom

  5. For the first time since the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard is Grand Slam victorious
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    For the first time since the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard is Grand Slam victorious

  6. Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1
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    Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1

  7. Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)
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    Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)

  8. Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him
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    Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him

  9. RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot
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    RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot

  10. Forde-Yard Dash: Where college football hits the ground running
    Pat Forde

    Forde-Yard Dash: Where college football hits the ground running

  11. Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory
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    Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory

  12. Roughriders fire GM Brendan Taman, HC Corey Chamblin, abandon '13 Grey Cup team
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    Roughriders fire GM Brendan Taman, HC Corey Chamblin, abandon '13 Grey Cup team

  • Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games

    Aug 31 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Mets 3, Phillies 1 Bartolo Colon threw eight shutout innings and singled and scored during a three-run fifth inning that lifted the New York Mets to a 3-1 win … More »

    Reuters - 4 minutes 22 seconds ago
  • Kemen swaps Newcastle for Lyon after signing four-year deal

    (Reuters) - Newcastle United midfielder Olivier Kemen has joined Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyonnais on a four-year contract, according to a statement on the French club's website. Newcastle are entitled to a percentage of any fee if the French club … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Japan could scrap Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    Japan could scrap Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    Tokyo Olympic organizers are expected to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games on Tuesday following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials in presentations of the design. Up to now, Olympic organizers have supported … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Dodgers beat Giants 5-4 in 14 innings on Gonzalez's single

    Dodgers beat Giants 5-4 in 14 innings on Gonzalez's single

    Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

    Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

    In less than a month with Oakland, Danny Valencia has learned plenty about his ballpark's quirks. Valencia hit a two-run double in the third inning and another RBI-double in the fifth to back Felix Doubront in his first win for Oakland, and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Nadal flashes old form in first-round win over Coric

    Nadal flashes old form in first-round win over Coric

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal showed flashes of his top form under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium to beat young Croat Borna Coric 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4 and close Day One at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. The first two … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Monday's Scoreboard

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    The Canadian Press - 17 minutes ago
  • Man City defender Jason Denayer joins Galatasaray on loan

    Man City defender Jason Denayer joins Galatasaray on loan

    (Reuters) - Manchester City centre back Jason Denayer has joined Turkish club Galatasaray on a season-long loan, according to a statement on the Premier League club's website. The 20-year-old Belgian international spent last season on loan at … More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • Was 'difficult' to work with Van Gaal, says Di Maria

    Was 'difficult' to work with Van Gaal, says Di Maria

    (Reuters) - Angel Di Maria has admitted to clashing with former manager Louis Van Gaal during his ill-fated stint at Manchester United and hinted that his poor relationship with the Dutchman contributed to a dip in his performance. The former Real … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Ireland include Healy, Cave in World Cup squad, Trimble out

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN(Reuters) - Ireland included injured prop Cian Healy in their 31-man Rugby World Cup squad on Monday while winger Andrew Trimble missed out as the Six Nations champions picked from a full strength panel loaded with depth. The … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Song returns to West Ham on loan from Barcelona

    Song returns to West Ham on loan from Barcelona

    (Reuters) - Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has rejoined West Ham United on a season-long loan, the Premier League club's chairman said on his official Twitter account. The 27-year-old Cameroonian spent last season on loan at the Hammers as well, … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Cautious Kompany expects Chelsea, Arsenal to bounce back

    Cautious Kompany expects Chelsea, Arsenal to bounce back

    (Reuters) - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany refuses to get carried away by his team's strong start to their Premier League campaign and expects usual contenders like Chelsea to bounce back after stuttering early in the season. City have won … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago
  • Norwich sign DR Congo forward Mbokani

    Norwich sign DR Congo forward Mbokani

    LONDON (Reuters) - Norwich City have signed Dynamo Kiev striker Dieumerci Mbokani on a season-long loan with an option to buy pending the approval of a work permit, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 29-year-old Democratic Republic of Congo … More »

    Reuters - 45 minutes ago
  • Virtual reality catches on in football

    Virtual reality catches on in football

    Experts have pegged virtual reality for a 120 billion dollar industry by 2020 and sports looks to be a big part of it. Teams like the Tampa Bay Bucs and Jameis Winston have climbed on board for a new way to train. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 7 hours ago
  • Compton Country Club: The birthplace of Serena Williams' rise to stardom

    Compton Country Club: The birthplace of Serena Williams' rise to stardom

    Venus and Serena Williams didn't learn to play tennis at a fancy country club. They honed their games on a couple of cracked blacktop courts in the middle of crime-ridden Compton. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 7 hours ago
  • New Jersey high school football players put on probation for hazing

    The seven Sayreville War Memorial High School players, aged between 15 and 17, were arrested in October and charged with the sexual abuse of four freshmen on the team, prosecutors in Middlesex County, New Jersey, said. The victims were held against … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Guam basking in dreamy start to World Cup qualifying

    (Reuters) - Ahead of what has been described as the biggest match in their history, the President of the Guam Football Association (GFA) says his team's overnight success has been a decade in the making. With back-to-back wins to open their World … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Guam, Hong Kong face stern World Cup road trips

    (Reuters) - Surprise early Asian pace-setters Guam and Hong Kong face daunting World Cup qualifying road trips to Iran and China on Thursday that will better gauge the progress the two minnows claim to have made. Guam, a tiny U.S. territory in the … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Bwin receives revised proposal from 888

    Bwin receives revised proposal from 888

    (Reuters) - Online gambling firm 888 Holdings Plc stepped up the battle for Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc on Tuesday, submitting a revised takeover proposal as it looks to see off rival interest from GVC Holdings Plc . Bwin, up for sale … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Sheriff: Deputy shoots man suspected of stalking wrestler

    A deputy fearing for his life shot a man who authorities say had been stalking a female wrestler, wounding him Monday outside a World Wrestling Entertainment training facility in central Florida, authorities said. Orange County Sheriff Jerry … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • NFL's toughest division has big changes, challenge ahead

    Anytime there's a debate about the NFL's toughest division, teams in the AFC North are quick to point out the playoff appearances. The AFC North has sent more teams to the playoffs than any other division in the last seven years - 15 in all. Last … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Mathews wages lone battle, Sri Lanka 134-5 at lunch

    Mathews wages lone battle, Sri Lanka 134-5 at lunch

    India's bowlers claimed two wickets in the morning session to reduce Sri Lanka to 134 for five at lunch and inch closer to a series-clinching victory on the final day of the third and final test on Tuesday. Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews (56) … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Forde-Yard Dash: Where college football hits the ground running

    Forde-Yard Dash: Where college football hits the ground running

    In the first Forde-Yard Dash of the season, Pat Forde runs through his playoff picks and what to expect in 2015. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Southampton's Mayuka signs for French side Metz

    Southampton's Mayuka signs for French side Metz

    (Reuters) - French club Metz have signed forward Emmanuel Mayuka from Southampton on a permanent deal, the Premier League club said on their website (www.saintsfc.co.uk). The 24-year-old Mayuka, who was the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • West Ham sign Song on loan from Barcelona

    West Ham sign Song on loan from Barcelona

    (Reuters) - Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has rejoined West Ham United on a season-long loan, the Premier League club's chairman said on his official Twitter account. Alex Song has signed a season long loan deal to join West Ham. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Monday Sports In Brief

    With Boston out, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games. The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric Garcetti to execute agreements related to the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • UK's Bwin receives revised offer from 888

    (Reuters) - Online gambling firm Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc said it had received a revised offer from 888 Holdings Plc and was evaluating it together with the proposal received from GVC Holdings Plc. Bwin had earlier accepted 888 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Outfielders headline waiver trade deadline as teams prepare for September

    Outfielders headline waiver trade deadline as teams prepare for September

    Three teams with postseason aspirations acquired outfielders in the final hours of the waiver trade deadline Monday. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Defender Layun leaves Watford to join Porto on loan

    Defender Layun leaves Watford to join Porto on loan

    (Reuters) - FC Porto have signed defender Miguel Layun from Watford on a season-long loan, with an option to buy him for six million euros (4.39 million pounds) at the end of the current campaign, the Portuguese club said. The Mexican international … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • De Gea future uncertain after surreal transfer deadlock

    De Gea future uncertain after surreal transfer deadlock

    Manchester United's Spain goalkeeper David De Gea was facing an uncertain future on Tuesday after his expected move to Real Madrid was apparently scuppered when the paperwork did not arrive at the Spanish league on time. As the clock ticked towards … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory

    Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory

    The Indians are surging heading into September. Plus, news and notes from around the league. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 55 minutes ago
  • Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

    A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate. The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric Garcetti to … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Keuchel matches home win milestone in Astros victory

    Keuchel matches home win milestone in Astros victory

    (The Sports Xchange) - Houston left-hander Dallas Keuchel matched the club record for consecutive home wins and received ample run support as the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 at Minute Maid Park on Monday. Keuchel (16-6) leads the American … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • India's Sharma, three Sri Lankans charged for misconduct

    India's Sharma, three Sri Lankans charged for misconduct

    India paceman Ishant Sharma and three Sri Lankan players have been charged for misconduct during the ongoing third test between the neighbours, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday. Sharma, who was fined 65 percent of his match … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Ishant Sharma, three Sri Lankans charged for misconduct

    Ishant Sharma, three Sri Lankans charged for misconduct

    India paceman Ishant Sharma and three Sri Lankan players have been charged for misconduct during the ongoing third test between the neighbours, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday. Sharma, who was fined 65 percent of his match … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Keuchel matches home win milestone in Astros victory

    Houston left-hander Dallas Keuchel matched the club record for consecutive home wins and received ample run support as the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 at Minute Maid Park on Monday. Keuchel (16-6) leads the American League in wins after … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Tokyo 2020 poised to withdraw logo in latest blow - reports

    Tokyo 2020 poised to withdraw logo in latest blow - reports

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Organisers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were poised to withdraw the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago after its designer admitted to copying presentation materials from the internet, media … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Watson's pads take evasive action in ironic dismissal

    Watson's pads take evasive action in ironic dismissal

    Shane Watson's pads have never tired of planting themselves between ball and stumps but on Monday in Cardiff their failure to do so delivered the ultimate punchline at the Australian's expense. Dumped from the test side after a pair of trademark … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 13 minutes ago
  • Ross blanks Rangers for 7, lifts Padres

    Ross blanks Rangers for 7, lifts Padres

    Tyson Ross had it all working Monday night: pitching, hitting and sportsmanship toward a good friend and former teammate. Ross held Texas to three hits in seven innings and hit an RBI single, and the San Diego Padres won 7-0, handing the Rangers … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Tokyo 2020 poised to withdraw logo in latest blow - reports

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Organisers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were poised to withdraw the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago after its designer admitted to copying presentation materials from the internet, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 23 minutes ago