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  1. Devin Setoguchi comes to Maple Leafs with right attitude after 'wrong turn'
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    Devin Setoguchi comes to Maple Leafs with right attitude after 'wrong turn'

  2. Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15
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  3. On second thought, Robert Griffin III will sit out with concussion
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    On second thought, Robert Griffin III will sit out with concussion

  4. Running Back Shuffle Up: Peterson and Lynch share the yellow jersey
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    Running Back Shuffle Up: Peterson and Lynch share the yellow jersey

  5. Eugenie Bouchard's short stint with tennis legend Jimmy Connors ends Sunday
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    Eugenie Bouchard's short stint with tennis legend Jimmy Connors ends Sunday

  6. Titans QB Marcus Mariota impresses again in third preseason game
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    Titans QB Marcus Mariota impresses again in third preseason game

  7. Brendan Parker tries sledge hockey
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  8. Patriots' offense, Tom Brady rally a bit after slow start to preseason
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    Patriots' offense, Tom Brady rally a bit after slow start to preseason

  9. Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streaking Mets
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  10. Parapan Am athlete balances two sports as he eyes Paralympics
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    Parapan Am athlete balances two sports as he eyes Paralympics

  11. Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)
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  12. Unexpected ace helping power Cubs’ resurgence
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    Unexpected ace helping power Cubs’ resurgence

  • Canada's Damian Warner races to world silver medal in decathlon

    BEIJING, China - Canada's Damian Warner has won the silver medal in decathlon at the world track and field championships. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 5 minutes ago
  • Farah burns up the Bird's Nest for golden triple double

    Farah burns up the Bird's Nest for golden triple double

    Britain's Mo Farah stormed to victory in the 5,000 metres on Saturday to secure an unprecedented third successive distance double at major global championships. It was Farah's seventh successive major distance crown after he won the 5,000m at the … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Athletics-American Eaton sets decathlon world record

    BEIJING, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Olympic champion Ashton Eaton of the United States set a world record in the decathlon at the world athletics championships on Saturday. Eaton clocked four minutes 17.52 in the 1,500 metres to take his tally to 9,045 … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Ashton Eaton sets world record in decathlon

    The Latest: Ashton Eaton sets world record in decathlon

    Ashton Eaton broke his world record in the decathlon, running 4 minutes, 17.52 seconds in the 1,500 meters to finish with 9,045 points and retain his world title. It was the first world record at the 2015 championships at the Bird's Nest, the venue … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Aston Eaton sets world record in decathlon at world championships, breaking his own mark

    BEIJING (AP) -- Aston Eaton sets world record in decathlon at world championships, breaking his own mark. … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Young Russian Kuchina takes high jump gold

    Young Russian Kuchina takes high jump gold

    BEIJING, (Reuters) - Mariya Kuchina won thewomen's high jump with a clearance of 2.01 metres on Saturday to become Russia's second gold medallist at this world championships. The 22-year-old from Moscow had a blemish-free card to that height, her … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Young Russian Kuchina takes high jump gold

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Mariya Kuchina won thewomen's high jump with a clearance of 2.01 metres on Saturday to become Russia's second gold medallist at this world championships. The 22-year-old from Moscow had a blemish-free card to that height, her … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Eaton has gold in sight; Farah gets long-distance double

    Eaton has gold in sight; Farah gets long-distance double

    A world record is well within his sights, too. The American has 8,216 points, 27 points ahead of his world-record pace, after throwing 63.63 meters with the javelin. With his wife, heptahlon silver medalist Brianne Theisen-Eaton, cheering from the … More »

    AP - Sports - 28 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Farah burns up the Bird's Nest for golden triple double

    Britain's Mo Farah stormed to victory in the 5,000 metres on Saturday to secure an unprecedented third successive distance double at major global championships. It was Farah's seventh successive major distance crown after he won the 5,000m at the … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Pujara holds firm for India against Sri Lanka

    Pujara holds firm for India against Sri Lanka

    Cheteshwar Pujara recorded his seventh hundred and held India's innings together against an inspired spell of fast bowling by Dhammika Prasad on the second day of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. Pujara, playing his first … More »

    Reuters - 47 minutes ago
  • Arzamasova holds on for 800 meters world title

    Arzamasova holds on for 800 meters world title

    Marina Arzamasova of Belarus outsprinted defending champion Eunice Sum down the home straight to win gold in the women's 800 meters at the world athletics championships on Saturday. Canada's Melissa Bishop stayed with the leading pair on the last … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Arzamasova holds on for 800 metres world title

    Arzamasova holds on for 800 metres world title

    Marina Arzamasova of Belarus outsprinted defending champion Eunice Sum down the home straight to win gold in the women's 800 metres at the world athletics championships on Saturday. Canada's Melissa Bishop stayed with the leading pair on the last … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Athletics- Arzamasova holds on for 800 metres world title

    Marina Arzamasova of Belarus outsprinted defending champion Eunice Sum down the home straight to win gold in the women's 800 metres at the world athletics championships on Saturday. Canada's Melissa Bishop stayed with the leading pair on the last … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Colombia drop Falcao, Cuadrado for Peru friendly in U.S

    Colombia drop Falcao, Cuadrado for Peru friendly in U.S

    Coach Jose Pekerman has dropped Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao and Juventus midfielder Juan Cuadrado as he looks to breathe new life into Colombia’s team for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Pekerman, whose side failed to get past the Copa America … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • After winning four Stanley Cups, Arbour shined again with 1993 Islanders

    Hockey will remember Al Arbour for winning the Stanley Cup four straight times in the 1980s with the New York Islanders. "We had no business winning those two rounds in the playoffs in '93," then-Islanders forward Ray Ferraro said by phone Friday. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • Two more milestones for Mourinho

    Two more milestones for Mourinho

    It will be his 200th league match, of which he has lost only 20, and a 100th home league game with only one defeat -- by lowly Sunderland in April 2014. "I'm proud of the record but I don't think it has any influence in the future," Mourinho told a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Platini ducks FIFA talk, praises his work at UEFA

    Platini ducks FIFA talk, praises his work at UEFA

    By Brian Homewood MONACO (Reuters) - Michel Platini declined to discuss his bid for the FIFA presidency on Friday, preferring instead to deliver a glowing assessment of his own performance in charge of European soccer's governing body UEFA. In a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Czech mates Kvitova, Safarova in New Haven final

    Czech mates Kvitova, Safarova in New Haven final

    (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova will meet in an all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open after the compatriots enjoyed straight sets wins in their respective semi-final matches in New Haven on Friday. Defending champion and second seed … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Strong finish puts Tseng one ahead in Alabama

    Strong finish puts Tseng one ahead in Alabama

    (Reuters) - Taiwan's Yani Tseng produced a stunning eagle-birdie finish to seize a one-stroke lead in the weather-disrupted second round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama, on Friday. The former world number one covered her … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Watson takes one-shot 36-hole lead at The Barclays

    Watson takes one-shot 36-hole lead at The Barclays

    By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Two-times Masters champion Bubba Watson rolled in a 12-foot birdie putt at the last to claim a one-stroke lead after 36 holes of The Barclays on Friday, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Grand Slam question: Who can challenge Serena?

    Grand Slam question: Who can challenge Serena?

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams has been vulnerable this grand slam season but unbeaten in the year's first three major championships. With the 33-year-old American looking to register the first Grand Slam in 27 years with a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Bolt on track for more gold after Jamaica lead relay qualifiers

    Bolt on track for more gold after Jamaica lead relay qualifiers

    Usain Bolt remained on course to win a third gold medal at the 15th world athletics championships on Saturday when Jamaica easily qualified for the final of the men's 4x100 metres relay. Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Rasheed Dwyer and Nickel Ashmeade … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Local Syrian ceasefires break down as shelling resumes

    A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and in two villages to the north has broken down after renewed heavy shelling, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Saturday. The truce between the Syrian army and … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Vin Scully will be back for a record 67th season in the broadcast booth for the Dodgers, who revealed the news in the second inning of their game against the Chicago Cubs. Magic Johnson, a co-owner of the team, appeared on the Dodger Stadium video … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Fiers to make 1st start since no-hitter

    LEADING OFF: Fiers to make 1st start since no-hitter

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Spieth loses No. 1 ranking with missed cut

    Spieth loses No. 1 ranking with missed cut

    By the end of the week, Jordan Spieth might be No. 1 in just one major category - the PGA Tour money list. Rory McIlroy will get back to No. 1 in the world ranking after Spieth replaced him two weeks ago. Bubba Watson and Jason Day are the only … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Arbour's success with 1 team - Isles - stands out to Bowman

    Arbour's success with 1 team - Isles - stands out to Bowman

    Upon learning of Arbour's death on Friday, Bowman marveled at how the former New York Islanders coach was capable of winning 740 games and four Stanley Cup championships with just one team. ''Nobody can do that,'' Bowman told The Associated Press … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Standard Liege sack coach after less than three months

    Standard Liege sack coach after less than three months

    Belgian club Standard Liege said they have sacked coach Slavoljub Muslin after less than three months in the job. The club also failed to reach the group phase of the Europa League after losing a play-off against Norwegian side Molde last week. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott

    Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace. ''We were just pawns,'' Beardsley said. Carter's diagnosis of cancer that spread to his brain - and his … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk

    Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk

    Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships. Tallent has two silver medals from the … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Soldado back among the goals on La Liga return

    Soldado back among the goals on La Liga return

    Roberto Soldado's two-year stint at English club Tottenham Hotspur was widely considered a failure but the former Spain forward appears to have rediscovered his scoring touch on his return to La Liga with Villarreal. Soldado struck in the Europa … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Toth strolls to victory at world championships

    Toth strolls to victory at world championships

    Matej Toth became the first Slovakian to win a gold medal at the world athletics championships when he cruised to victory in the men's 50 km race walk on Saturday. The 32-year-old Toth surged ahead after opening up an early lead in the gruelling … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Giteau hopes Burgess is off-key as Wallabies depart

    Giteau hopes Burgess is off-key as Wallabies depart

    (Reuters) - Experienced Australia back Matt Giteau hopes Sam Burgess is unable to show his X-factor qualities against the Wallabies after the code-switching centre was named in England's rugby World Cup squad on Thursday. Former rugby league … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Athletics-Toth strolls to victory at world championships

    * Toth wins Slovakia's first gold at world titles * Silver medallist Tallent hails 'clean' race * Tanii finishes third for Japan (Adds quotes) BEIJING, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Matej Toth became the first Slovakian to win a gold medal at the world … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Atletico Madrid's busy summer in the transfer market has continued with the La Liga club's signing of Argentina midfielder Matias Kranevitter from River Plate on a five-year contract. Kranevitter, 22, who was included in the latest Argentina squad, … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Goldschmidt homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 win over A's

    Goldschmidt homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 win over A's

    For all the home runs Paul Goldschmidt has hit - he launched No. 109 in his career in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics - Friday night's win came down to a hustle play Goldschmidt made, at least in the eyes of manager … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Tomlinson lifts Giants by Cards in 9th

    Tomlinson lifts Giants by Cards in 9th

    Rookie Kelby Tomlinson has been called upon out of necessity for the injury-plagued Giants, and he keeps delivering. Veteran Marlon Byrd has been called upon for big moments like this down the stretch, and is doing his part since coming to San … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Tulowitzki, Donaldson hit back-to-back homers, Osuna perfect as Jays top Tigers

    Roberto Osuna fell behind 3-0 to the first batter he faced on Friday night. The Blue Jays' rookie closer bounced back with three straight strikes, then promptly struck out the next two hitters, en route to his 16th save of the season and a 5-3 win … More »

    The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago
  • Canada's Evan Dunfee walks to more than eight-minute PB at world championships

    For more than three hours Saturday morning, Evan Dunfee chased a Canadian record that's a decade older than he is. "The wheels came off a little bit, but I still kept at it," Dunfee said. Dunfee crossed in three hours 49 minutes 56 seconds, … More »

    The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago