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  1. Johnny Manziel hoping rest heals hurting right elbow
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    Johnny Manziel hoping rest heals hurting right elbow

  2. Anze Kopitar, LA Kings significantly apart on contract talks
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    Anze Kopitar, LA Kings significantly apart on contract talks

  3. Royals clubhouse hit by bout of chickenpox
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    Royals clubhouse hit by bout of chickenpox

  4. Super Bowl Media Day will become 'Super Bowl Opening Night'
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    Super Bowl Media Day will become 'Super Bowl Opening Night'

  5. Kopitar negotiations update; Ryan's RV trek; Eichel's mega hockey card deal (Puck Headlines)
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    Kopitar negotiations update; Ryan's RV trek; Eichel's mega hockey card deal (Puck Headlines)

  6. Wishing Vin Scully would never say goodbye
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    Wishing Vin Scully would never say goodbye

  7. Yahoo Fantasy Freak Show Podcast
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    Yahoo Fantasy Freak Show Podcast

  8. Marek Vs. Wyshynski Podcast: Islanders architect Bill Torrey on Al Arbour
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    Marek Vs. Wyshynski Podcast: Islanders architect Bill Torrey on Al Arbour

  9. Texans owner blames Tom Brady, Patriots for escalating deflate-gate
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    Texans owner blames Tom Brady, Patriots for escalating deflate-gate

  10. John Dodson ready to rid UFC of 'plague' in flyweight division
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    John Dodson ready to rid UFC of 'plague' in flyweight division

  11. Linebacker turned fashion critic
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    Linebacker turned fashion critic

  12. Vladimir Putin teams up with Ovechkin and Malkin in hockey exhibition (Video)
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    Vladimir Putin teams up with Ovechkin and Malkin in hockey exhibition (Video)

  • 5th-year senior Stallworth to make first start for Stanford

    The first time fifth-year senior Rollins Stallworth catches a pass this season, he'll double his career output. Stallworth gets the nod over returning redshirt junior receiver Michael Rector, who was suspended for a week by coach David Shaw for … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 minutes 15 seconds ago
  • Rockies turn triple play in 9th inning vs Diamondbacks

    Rockies turn triple play in 9th inning vs Diamondbacks

    DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies turned a triple play in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

    Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fist-pumping Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock as he wore down an injured Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-0 7-6(2) 1-0 on Tuesday to extend his U.S. Open grand slam goodbye. Playing on a small outside court in the … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Judge: No 'Deflategate' ruling yet, despite bogus tweet

    Judge: No 'Deflategate' ruling yet, despite bogus tweet

    Judge Richard Berman issued a one-sentence order Tuesday saying he planned to rule by Friday whether the NFL properly followed its collective bargaining agreement with players when it suspended Brady for his role in using underinflated footballs in … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Bills cornerback McKelvin begins light workouts on sideline

    Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin has finally parked the small push cart he's been using to keep weight off his injured right ankle. McKelvin took part in light workouts on Tuesday after trainers removed the protective boot he had been … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions

    Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions

    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers began the preseason with little drama and few questions. Now there's more than plenty of both heading into the exhibition finale against Carolina. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • McFadden on board if Dallas replaces Murray by committee

    McFadden on board if Dallas replaces Murray by committee

    Darren McFadden wants to be one of the replacements for NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray. If he is one of two, or even three, running backs trying to match the production Murray gave NFC East champion Dallas last season, that's fine, too. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

    * Hewitt savours trip down Memory Lane * Still battling 14 years after U.S. Open win (Adds detail, quotes) By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - A fist-pumping Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock as he wore down an injured Aleksandr … More »

    Reuters - 11 minutes ago
  • As seeded women's players keep losing at US Open, No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki win easily

    As seeded women's players keep losing at US Open, No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki win easily

    Caroline Wozniacki crashed John Isner's post-match news conference, needling her good friend for arriving late to his interview session and delaying the start of hers. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki was in quite a hurry Tuesday, when she needed just … More »

    The Canadian Press - 12 minutes ago
  • 3.4 million saw Travers Stakes finish; American Pharoah 2nd

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The second-place finish of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at the Travers Stakes was watched by 3.4 million viewers on NBC. … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Wisconsin's Clement, Alabama's Henry carry on in backfields

    Wisconsin's Clement, Alabama's Henry carry on in backfields

    When it comes to running the ball, few teams in the country can match the recent successes and lineages boasted by Wisconsin and Alabama. Next to step out of the shadows on Saturday night are two juniors: Corey Clement for the 20th-ranked Badgers … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki avoid upset bug at US Open

    No. 2 Halep, No. 4 Wozniacki avoid upset bug at US Open

    Caroline Wozniacki crashed John Isner's post-match news conference, needling her good friend for arriving late to his interview session and delaying the start of hers. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki was in quite a hurry Tuesday, when she needed just … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Playing in London 'match made in heaven', says Jaguars owner

    Playing in London 'match made in heaven', says Jaguars owner

    (Reuters) - Shad Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, says he would like to work out a long-term deal for his National Football League team to continue playing in London, possibly right through to the 2030 season. The Jaguars have two years … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • NFL-Playing in London 'match made in heaven', says Jaguars owner

    Shad Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, says he would like to work out a long-term deal for his National Football League team to continue playing in London, possibly right through to the 2030 season. The Jaguars have two years left on a … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Vernon Adams opens Oregon QB career with Eastern Washington

    Vernon Adams opens Oregon QB career with Eastern Washington

    It's certainly not lost on Oregon that Vernon Adams' first game for the Ducks will be against his old team, Eastern Washington. The No. 7 Ducks host the Eagles on Saturday afternoon. ''They're not going to drastically change,'' Helfrich said. … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • An independent league team is putting Ozzie Guillen back in the dugout

    An independent league team is putting Ozzie Guillen back in the dugout

    Ozzie Guillen be the guest manager for the Normal CornBelters for one game. … More »

    Big League Stew - 24 minutes ago
  • Facebook post costs newly hired Neb stadium announcer job

    A months-old Facebook post has cost the Nebraska football stadium announcer his job one day after his hiring was announced. Jon Schuetz said Tuesday that a university official told him he was let go because of a Facebook post critical of the firing … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

    Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

    Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. Acknowledging that viral water testing was now necessary, local organizing … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • RB Jackson taking physical with Seahawks

    RB Jackson taking physical with Seahawks

    After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running back Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle. Jackson traveled to Seattle to meet with the Seahawks on Tuesday, but coach Pete Carroll … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • After 12-year hiatus, ETSU football returns

    After 12-year hiatus, ETSU football returns

    The Buccaneers will make their return to FCS football Thursday night, hosting Kennesaw State in the school's first game since 2003. "It's been over 700 days since we started this process," said Carl Torbush, the former North Carolina head coach who … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed to miss Falcons' preseason finale

    Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed to miss Falcons' preseason finale

    Coach Dan Quinn is hoping the Atlanta Falcons' list of injuries doesn't get any longer. Left tackle Jake Matthews and linebacker Brooks Reed have been ruled out for Thursday's preseason finale against Baltimore, and the team has parted ways Tuesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Rutgers' Flood awaiting probe results

    Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member about the academic status of a player. Flood said Tuesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 37 minutes ago
  • 49ers' Jim Tomsula names newcomer Devey starting right guard

    49ers' Jim Tomsula names newcomer Devey starting right guard

    Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. Now, game playing aside, the biggest question is, can they protect Colin Kaepernick following a season in which the 49ers quarterback was sacked 52 times? Coach Jim Tomsula named … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • After Edwards, Miami still has plenty of RB options

    After Edwards, Miami still has plenty of RB options

    Of all the players who will be on the field for Miami this season, only one has scored multiple rushing touchdowns so far in his Hurricanes career. Losing Gus Edwards late last month to a season-ending foot injury means there's many more carries … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Dodgers re-acquire Heisey from Blue Jays

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers acquired outfielder Chris Heisey from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations in a minor league deal. … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Linebacker turned fashion critic

    Linebacker turned fashion critic

    Von Miller is an all-pro linebacker, but also has a keen fashion sense. Miller stopped by Yahoo Studios to give his take on a few of the more fashion-forward athletes. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 42 minutes ago
  • CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games for 1st time

    NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS will stream some regular-season NFL games online for the first time. … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Concerns over cost of Olympics rise as excitement over Pan Am Games wanes

    Concerns over cost of Olympics rise as excitement over Pan Am Games wanes

    If Toronto Mayor John Tory plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, he'll have to quell concerns in his own council about the financial risks involved. The head of the city's budget committee said Tuesday that now that the excitement over the Pan … More »

    The Canadian Press - 46 minutes ago
  • Underdog Sherels solidifying his role with Minnesota Vikings

    Underdog Sherels solidifying his role with Minnesota Vikings

    After the Vikings announced their first wave of cuts this week to whittle a 90-man roster down to 75, Sherels has now made it through 11 preseason cuts in his career. ''Whether it's playing corner or it's kickoff team, punt team, punt returner, … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Bercovici finally gets his shot with 15th-ranked Sun Devils

    Bercovici finally gets his shot with 15th-ranked Sun Devils

    Mike Bercovici could have transferred from Arizona State without anyone really blaming him. ''It shows the type of man he is and that he's someone you want to root for,'' Arizona State offensive coordinator Mike Norvell said. Bercovici's decision … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Braves call up Cuban defector Olivera

    ATLANTA (AP) -- In what is shaping up as their worst season since 1990, the Atlanta Braves at least have a little something to be excited about in the final month of the season. … More »

    AP - Sports - 49 minutes ago
  • Browns cut DT Taylor, former 1st-rounder

    The Browns cut big Phil Taylor and swallowed his beefy contract. A first-round pick in 2011, Taylor was released Tuesday by Cleveland in a surprising move that included the Browns having to pay him a guaranteed $5.5 million. The 6-foot-3, … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Federer eases into second round; others toil in heat

    Federer eases into second round; others toil in heat

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer glided to victory on another hot, steamy day at the U.S. Open, the envy of a clutch of men's players made to work overtime on Tuesday at the season's final grand slam. Federer, who has been in … More »

    Reuters - 52 minutes ago
  • Hewitt extends U.S. Open grand slam goodbye with win

    Hewitt extends U.S. Open grand slam goodbye with win

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fist-pumping Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock as he wore down an injured Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-0 7-6(2) 1-0 on Tuesday to extend his U.S. Open grand slam goodbye. Playing on a small outside court in the … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Ronda Rousey: I'm not going to be fighting in my 30s

    Ronda Rousey: I'm not going to be fighting in my 30s

    Rousey discussed her potential retirement before admitting that her UFC career is still very much 'unfinished.' … More »

    Cagewriter - 54 minutes ago
  • Case Keenum wins job as Rams backup QB

    When the Rams pulled off their blockbuster trade of Sam Bradford to the Eagles for Nick Foles back in the offseason, they also sent a seventh-round pick to the Texans to re-acquire Case Keenum. On Tuesday, Rams coach Jeff Fisher announced that … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Packers WR Cobb hopes to play opener

    Packers WR Cobb hopes to play opener

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Packers receiver Randall Cobb says he doesn't plan to miss to Green Bay's regular-season opener against Chicago after spraining his shoulder in a preseason game last week. … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Federer eases into second round; others toil in heat

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer glided to victory on another hot, steamy day at the U.S. Open, the envy of a clutch of men's players made to work overtime on Tuesday at the season's final grand slam. Federer, who has been … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • Hasselbeck looking for meaningful snaps in preseason finale

    Matt Hasselbeck understands the significance of Thursday's preseason finale. The 39-year-old quarterback has a one-year contract and is backing up Andrew Luck, who has never missed a pro game. If all goes well in Indianapolis this season, this … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • Officials suspend Texas racing operations amid funding clash

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Racing Commission has suspended operations - meaning horse and dog racing tracks cannot take bets - amid legislative funding squabbles. … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago