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  1. Some of Tom Brady's staunchest defenders didn't know of cell phone allegation
    Charles Robinson

    Some of Tom Brady's staunchest defenders didn't know of cell phone allegation

  2. Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced from three games to two
    Eric Edholm

    Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced from three games to two

  3. Patriots and Tom Brady's agent not happy with Roger Goodell
    Frank Schwab

    Patriots and Tom Brady's agent not happy with Roger Goodell

  4. What's wrong with the Riders? 0-5 start despite offence points at defence
    Andrew Bucholtz

    What's wrong with the Riders? 0-5 start despite offence points at defence

  5. Eric Berry, diagnosed with cancer last year, cleared to practice with Chiefs
    Frank Schwab

    Eric Berry, diagnosed with cancer last year, cleared to practice with Chiefs

  6. Sources: Nationals land closer Jonathan Papelbon
    Tim Brown

    Sources: Nationals land closer Jonathan Papelbon

  7. Angels revamp OF depth by acquiring David Murphy and David DeJesus
    Tim Brown

    Angels revamp OF depth by acquiring David Murphy and David DeJesus

  8. How Tom Brady can fight (and overturn) his suspension in court
    Eric Edholm

    How Tom Brady can fight (and overturn) his suspension in court

  9. Tom Brady should've just flushed the darn phone (podcast)
    Jay Busbee

    Tom Brady should've just flushed the darn phone (podcast)

  10. Nicolas Batum dismisses report that he wants to play for Toronto Raptors
    Eric Freeman

    Nicolas Batum dismisses report that he wants to play for Toronto Raptors

  11. Three Stars: Henry Burris, Charleston Hughes and Antoine Pruneau top Week Five
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Three Stars: Henry Burris, Charleston Hughes and Antoine Pruneau top Week Five

  12. The woe of Danny Garcia: How an undefeated boxer can get no respect
    Kevin Iole

    The woe of Danny Garcia: How an undefeated boxer can get no respect

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension, citing destroyed cellphone

    NFL Commissioner Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension, citing destroyed cellphone

    Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game was upheld Tuesday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell said the New England quarterback told an assistant to destroy Brady's … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 minutes 56 seconds ago
  • Chiefs' Berry cleared to return after lymphoma treatments

    Chiefs' Berry cleared to return after lymphoma treatments

    Chiefs safety Eric Berry is returning to the practice field, less than eight months after a stunning cancer diagnosis threatened to derail his Pro Bowl career. Berry was cleared by the Kansas City medical staff and his own doctors after a battery … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A's beat Dodgers 2-0

    Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A's beat Dodgers 2-0

    Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Josh Reddick homered, doubled and singled … More »

    AP - Sports - 18 minutes ago
  • LeMahieu helps Rockies win 1st game after Tulowitzki trade

    LeMahieu helps Rockies win 1st game after Tulowitzki trade

    Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss expected his team would rebound less than 24 hours after taking a tough loss and trading away their star shortstop. D.J. LeMahieu had three hits and scored twice to help the Rockies get a win in their first game … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

    Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

    The Wisconsin state Assembly voted Tuesday to spend $250 million in public funds on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, a deal that both Republicans and Democrats lauded as good for the state and city. No one spoke against the measure, which … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension

    Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension

    Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game was upheld Tuesday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell said the New England quarterback told an assistant to destroy Brady's … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Plouffe goes on paternity list, Twins recall Polanco

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the paternity leave list following Tuesday night's 8-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Minnesota announced it was recalling shortstop Jorge Polanco from Triple-A … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • 49ers put RB Hyde on non-football list

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Second-year running back Carlos Hyde, who will be counted upon to carry the load following Frank Gore's departure, has been placed on the active/non-football injury list four days ahead of the start of training camp for … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Syndergaard perfect into 7th as Mets win

    Syndergaard perfect into 7th as Mets win

    Noah Syndergaard had the fans on their feet and the Padres in the palm of his hand. With one pinpoint pitch after another, he nearly turned a sour day for the New York Mets into a thrilling night at Citi Field. Syndergaard retired his first 18 … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Kansas City Chiefs Capsule

    OPEN CAMP: July 31, St. Joseph, Missouri. … More »

    AP - Sports - 51 minutes ago
  • Mets' Mejia suspended 162 more games

    Mets' Mejia suspended 162 more games

    Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was banned for an additional 162 games Tuesday by Major League Baseball following a second positive test for performance-enhancing substances. This time he tested … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Mookie Betts' non-catch gives Jose Abreu one of the strangest homers

    Mookie Betts' non-catch gives Jose Abreu one of the strangest homers

    Mookie Betts initially made this catch in center field, but Jose Abreu somehow wound up with a home run. … More »

    Big League Stew - 56 minutes ago
  • Yankees score 11 in 2nd, rip Texas 21-5

    Yankees score 11 in 2nd, rip Texas 21-5

    After giving up five runs in the first inning, the New York Yankees made it up for it real fast. Brendan Ryan doubled twice with three RBIs and Didi Gregorius had a bases-loaded triple in New York's 11-run second inning as the Yankees overcame the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Altuve's 5 RBIs power Astros past Angels

    Altuve's 5 RBIs power Astros past Angels

    Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. The Astros, who entered the day a game behind the Angels … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Perkins' woes continue in Twins loss

    Perkins' woes continue in Twins loss

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

    White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

    The Chicago White Sox hit two home runs, one needing a video replay and the other leaving someone in need of a new windshield. Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and the surging White Sox won their sixth straight, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Chiefs DT Poe out after back surgery

    Chiefs DT Poe out after back surgery

    The Kansas City Chiefs are facing a potentially devastating loss on defense, even though training camp doesn't begin for veterans until this weekend. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss camp and likely part of the season after … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Chiefs head into training camp with big expectations

    Chiefs head into training camp with big expectations

    The Kansas City Chiefs will look a little different on offense this season. The biggest changes on offense are wide receiver and the offensive line. Dwayne Bowe was cut loose and the Chiefs signed former Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin as his … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Votto's shot, Leake's arm pace Reds past Cardinals 4-0

    Votto's shot, Leake's arm pace Reds past Cardinals 4-0

    If that was Mike Leake's final turn in the rotation with the Cincinnati Reds, he ended with a flourish. ''Now it's make or break,'' Leake said after throwing eight innings of four-hit ball in a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Casali homers twice again, Rays trounce Price, Tigers

    Casali homers twice again, Rays trounce Price, Tigers

    The small, but appreciative crowd at Tropicana Field stood and cheered, urging Curt Casali to pop out of the dugout for a curtain call. The Tampa Bay catcher's buddy, Detroit All-Star pitcher David Price, backed off the rubber to give his friend a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout after 2-2 draw

    (Reuters) - Chelsea wrapped up their pre-season tour of the United States on a high note by beating Barcelona in a shootout after their International Champions Cup match ended 2-2 on Tuesday. Eden Hazard scored an exquisite opener for the English … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Eric Berry, diagnosed with cancer last year, cleared to practice with Chiefs

    Eric Berry, diagnosed with cancer last year, cleared to practice with Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry will return to the practice field on Wednesday, less than eight months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

    - - - Mets, 4, Padres 0 Rookie right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard retired the first 18 batters he faced and ended up allowing three hits over eight shutout innings as the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 at Citi Field. The win was … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
  • Indians send OF Murphy to Angels

    Indians send OF Murphy to Angels

    Their season wasting away, the Cleveland Indians started looking toward 2016. One of baseball's most underachieving teams, the Indians traded veteran outfielder David Murphy to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday for minor league shortstop Eric … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays' close 3-2 loss to Phillies overshadowed by off-field events

    Blue Jays' close 3-2 loss to Phillies overshadowed by off-field events

    A close loss by the Toronto Blue Jays was overshadowed by events off the field on Tuesday. Second baseman Devon Travis and right-fielder Jose Bautista both left the game as Toronto fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2, hours after shortstop Jose … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Davis hits 2 HRs, has 5 RBIs as Orioles beat Braves 7-3

    Davis hits 2 HRs, has 5 RBIs as Orioles beat Braves 7-3

    With the non-waiver trade deadline approaching, the Baltimore Orioles appear poised to be buyers instead of sellers. Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and Baltimore cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for its fourth … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Australian Rules-Goodes ponders retirement over 'racist' boos - report

    Aboriginal footballer and anti-racism campaigner Adam Goodes is contemplating retirement because of the jeering he has been subjected to over the last few months, Australian media reported on Wednesday. The booing of the 35-year-old former … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • After trading Papelbon, Phillies beat Blue Jays 3-2

    After trading Papelbon, Phillies beat Blue Jays 3-2

    Dependable pitching was no problem for the Philadelphia Phillies in their first game after trading All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to Washington. Alex Morgan pitched six innings and Ken Giles got his first save of the season as the Phillies beat … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Hosmer's HR in 9th lifts Royals by Tribe

    Hosmer's HR in 9th lifts Royals by Tribe

    Eric Hosmer pointed at his teammates celebrating wildly in the dugout and continued his trot around the bases. With one swing, Hosmer gave the Royals another thrilling moment in a season getting better by the second. Hosmer's homer with two outs … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Nationals land Papelbon in trade, fall to Marlins 4-1

    Nationals land Papelbon in trade, fall to Marlins 4-1

    The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies. On the night the Nationals got Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman back from long stints on the disabled list, they also landed Papelbon from … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 9 minutes ago
  • Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's No. 45

    Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's No. 45

    Pedro Martinez was never one to follow the script. Calling his former catcher out to join him in the center of the diamond, Martinez took the mound and the microphone one more time for the Red Sox during a pregame ceremony to retire the No. 45 he … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 13 minutes ago
  • Fernandez remains perfect in Miami, Marlins top Nats 4-1

    Fernandez remains perfect in Miami, Marlins top Nats 4-1

    Jose Fernandez tried to hide from Miami manager Dan Jennings in the dugout after the sixth inning, desperate to find any way to stay in the game. Fernandez stayed unbeaten in his home career, Dee Gordon's standup triple led to him scoring the … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Angels address their left field problem with 3 acquisitions

    Angels address their left field problem with 3 acquisitions

    After a two-day flurry of trades, the Los Angeles Angels have three new veteran outfielders to fill the most glaring hole in their lineup for the stretch run. The Angels acquired David Murphy from Cleveland and picked up David DeJesus from Tampa … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 23 minutes ago
  • CA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

    CA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

    A computer will call balls and strikes as the home plate umpire handles all of his other regular duties. ''It's going to be strange yelling at that computer,'' San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy joked. On Tuesday night, the computer system … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 24 minutes ago
  • NFL's Cardinals Hire Female Training Camp Coach

    NFL's Cardinals Hire Female Training Camp Coach

    The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. (July 28) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • Australia wrong to drop Haddin for third test - Ponting

    Australia wrong to drop Haddin for third test - Ponting

    Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia were wrong to leave wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of the team for the third Ashes test and says they will miss his experience when it starts at Edgebaston later on Wednesday. Ponting's successor … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • Yankees post 11-run inning against Rangers

    Yankees post 11-run inning against Rangers

    The New York Yankees more than doubled a big inning by the Texas Rangers. New York had 11 runs and 10 hits in the second inning Tuesday night after Texas had taken a 5-0 lead in the first. The Yankees sent 15 batters to the plate, and Mark … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 46 minutes ago
  • LeBron James doesn't like his chances vs. Rousey

    LeBron James doesn't like his chances vs. Rousey

    LeBron also admitted via Twitter that he was too scared to introduce himself to Rousey at the ESPYs. … More »

    Cagewriter - 2 hours 46 minutes ago
  • Flyers sign Couturier to multi-year deal

    Flyers sign Couturier to multi-year deal

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Sean Couturier to a multi-year contract extension. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 47 minutes ago
  • Nicolas Batum dismisses report that he wants to play for Toronto Raptors

    Nicolas Batum dismisses report that he wants to play for Toronto Raptors

    His commitment to the Charlotte Hornets is not mutually exclusive to Zach Lowe's report. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 2 hours 48 minutes ago