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  1. Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose
    Dan Wetzel

    Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose

  2. Chicago Bears cut longtime starting cornerback Tim Jennings
    Eric Edholm

    Chicago Bears cut longtime starting cornerback Tim Jennings

  3. Draft sleeper Ameer Abdullah gives Lions long-awaited multi-threat RB
    Eric Adelson

    Draft sleeper Ameer Abdullah gives Lions long-awaited multi-threat RB

  4. Yankees explode for 20 runs in win over Braves
    Chris Cwik

    Yankees explode for 20 runs in win over Braves

  5. Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president
    Chris Cwik

    Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president

  6. Corey Chamblin might be out after Riders drop to 0-9 with loss to Redblacks
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Corey Chamblin might be out after Riders drop to 0-9 with loss to Redblacks

  7. Jake Arrieta's no-hitter continues his transformation into one of baseball's best pitchers
    Tim Brown

    Jake Arrieta's no-hitter continues his transformation into one of baseball's best pitchers

  8. As Jimmy Connors leaves New York, protégé Eugenie Bouchard readies to try to put his advice into practice at the US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    As Jimmy Connors leaves New York, protégé Eugenie Bouchard readies to try to put his advice into practice at the US Open

  9. New world order: Big 12 in era of upheaval as Texas, Oklahoma take back seat
    Pat Forde

    New world order: Big 12 in era of upheaval as Texas, Oklahoma take back seat

  10. 10 Degrees: The postseason contenders, ranked from easiest schedule to hardest
    Jeff Passan

    10 Degrees: The postseason contenders, ranked from easiest schedule to hardest

  11. His back woes finally under control, Milos Raonic prepares to finish the summer on the right note at the US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    His back woes finally under control, Milos Raonic prepares to finish the summer on the right note at the US Open

  12. At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open

  • Jones names only two scrumhalves in Japan World Cup squad

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan coach Eddie Jones has opted for only two recognised scrumhalves in his versatile 31-man squad for the rugby World Cup. Jones said versatility had "one hundred percent" played a part in his selection choices after surprisingly … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

    Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday. Sharapova, 28, has not played a match since losing to … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

    Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

    By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after the final night of action on Sunday. … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Fijian back tells of racial abuse in French league game

    Montpellier's Fijian utility back Timoci Nagusa has claimed he was racially abused by a Pau fan during a French Top 14 game on Saturday. The incident occurred in the first half when he picked up a yellow card, Nagusa told French rugby weekly Midi … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • Rohit falls after fifty, India stretch lead to 243

    Rohit falls after fifty, India stretch lead to 243

    India lost both overnight batsmen but rode Rohit Sharma's gutsy half-century to stretch their overall lead to 243 runs at lunch on the penultimate day of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday. Resuming day four on a precarious 21-3 … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago