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  1. Parapan Am athlete balances two sports as he eyes Paralympics
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    Parapan Am athlete balances two sports as he eyes Paralympics

  2. Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15
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    Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15

  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. 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'

  5. Why is baseball waiting to address fan safety?
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    Why is baseball waiting to address fan safety?

  6. High Fives: A fantasy draft
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    High Fives: A fantasy draft

  7. Cody Eakin gets four-year extension from Dallas Stars
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    Cody Eakin gets four-year extension from Dallas Stars

  8. Brendan Parker tries sledge hockey
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    Brendan Parker tries sledge hockey

  9. Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)
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    Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)

  10. Taylor Swift, U2, country ... what music act does your NFL team like best?
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    Taylor Swift, U2, country ... what music act does your NFL team like best?

  11. Al Arbour created championship culture with New York Islanders
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    Al Arbour created championship culture with New York Islanders

  12. Daily Dime: Going with Donaldson, Cruz and bargain pitchers
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    Daily Dime: Going with Donaldson, Cruz and bargain pitchers

  • Boston RHP Buchholz done for year; health key to 2016 option

    Boston RHP Buchholz done for year; health key to 2016 option

    Boston pitcher Clay Buchholz is done for the season because of a strained flexor muscle in his right elbow, and his health is the key to whether the Red Sox pick up the option on his 2016 contract. The 31-year-old Buchholz hasn't pitched since the … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash

    Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash

    NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15

    Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15

    The shuffle atop the Yahoo '15 fantasy rankings has landed on Marshawn Lynch, for the time being. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • New Duck Adams expected to face former school EWU

    With a simple announcement of the Oregon depth chart Friday, the opener for Eastern Washington became a game not to miss - similar to Saturday's FCS Kickoff between four-time defending national champion North Dakota State and Montana. Oregon has … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • The Latest: 50K walk gets under way without Yargunkin

    The Latest: 50K walk gets under way without Yargunkin

    BEIJING (AP) -- The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Illinois coach Beckman fired amid probe

    Illinois coach Beckman fired amid probe

    A week before the start of the football season, a difficult summer for the University of Illinois became chaotic as coach Tim Beckman was fired after an investigation found he tried to influence medical decisions and pressure players to play with … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Correction: High-Tech Practice story

    In a story Aug. 20 about professional sports teams using GPS devices to track player performance, The Associated Press reported, based on information provided by StatSports, that the New York Knicks were using the technology. The Knicks are not … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Brisk morning workout ends Cardinals training camp

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals brought their training camp to an end with a brisk morning workout in front of a smattering of fans at University of Phoenix. … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Spieth misses Barclays cut, loses top ranking to McIlroy

    Spieth misses Barclays cut, loses top ranking to McIlroy

    By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth's initial reign as world number one ended after two weeks when the 22-year-old American missed the cut at The Barclays on Friday. Spieth added a three-over … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • On second thought, Robert Griffin III will sit out with concussion

    On second thought, Robert Griffin III will sit out with concussion

    We're probably beyond the point in which we'd be surprised by anything with the Redskins, but the Robert Griffin III concussion story this week has been pretty weird. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 37 minutes ago
  • NFL-National Football League roundup

    Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle R.J. Dill has been suspended for the first four games of the season due to a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Dill, 25, was undrafted out of Rutgers in 2013 and had short stints with the … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Key women's players to watch at U.S. Open

    (Reuters) - Here are five players to watch for on the women's side of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 U.S. Open in New York. SERENA WILLIAMS The top-ranked American is at the center of the tennis universe as she swings for history and ultimate domination. … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • QB Griffin out Saturday with concussion

    QB Griffin out Saturday with concussion

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins say quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday's exhibition game at the Baltimore Ravens because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play. … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Keys, Stephens head next U.S. generation

    Keys, Stephens head next U.S. generation

    (Reuters) - It has been 16 years since an American not named Williams won the U.S. Open women's singles title, and the drought shows no sign of ending any time soon. Lindsay Davenport was the 1998 champion at Flushing Meadows and since then Serena … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Montreal Canadiens star Carey Price rated top goalie in 'NHL 16' video game

    Carey Price was the big winner at the NHL Awards in June and the accolades keep coming. The stingy Montreal Canadiens star is rated the league's top goalie by EA Sports in its upcoming "NHL 16" video game. The game gives Price a 94 rating, ahead … More »

    The Canadian Press - 41 minutes ago
  • Fan suing Red Sox after suffering injuries from foul ball

    Fan suing Red Sox after suffering injuries from foul ball

    A fan injured by a foul ball in 2014 is suing the team and hoping to overcome "The Baseball Rule," which usually protect teams from assuming liability. … More »

    Big League Stew - 42 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    General manager Jack Zduriencik was fired by the Seattle Mariners on Friday in the midst of a disappointing 59-69 season for a team many experts pegged as a contender entering the year. Jeff Kingston, who has been the Mariners' assistant general … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • LSU's Cameron OK after cancer treatment

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron says he has been treated for prostate cancer, but has been given ''a clean bill of health'' and plans to maintain his regular coaching duties this season. … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • History-chasing Serena already best ever: analysts

    History-chasing Serena already best ever: analysts

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of a crowning achievement in tennis, but as far as several top analysts are concerned, the 33-year-old American has already established herself as the greatest women's player ever. … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    Aug 28 (The Sports Xchange) - Legendary Hall of Fame coach Al Arbour, who guided the New York Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup championships in the 1980s, died Friday. He was 82. Arbour was being treated for Parkinson's disease and dementia … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes 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 - 46 minutes ago
  • List of U.S. Open women's singles winners

    (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open women's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968). 2014 Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-3 6-3 2013 Serena Williams (U.S. ... … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • French qualifier Herbert keeps marathon run going

    French qualifier Herbert keeps marathon run going

    (Reuters) - Marathon man Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France delivered another Houdini-like escape to reach his first ATP World Tour final with a 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday. Herbert, … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Federer eyeing a win for the ages at U.S. Open

    Federer eyeing a win for the ages at U.S. Open

    The U.S. Open has long been a tournament for the 20-something set but an in-form Roger Federer is looking to break that trend at the year's final grand slam. In the last three-plus decades only Pete Sampras in 2002 and Jimmy Connors in 1983 won the … More »

    Reuters - 47 minutes 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 - 48 minutes ago
  • Golf-Spieth misses Barclays cut, loses top ranking to McIlroy

    By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth's initial reign as world number one ended after two weeks when the 22-year-old American missed the cut at The Barclays on Friday. Spieth added a … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • List of U.S. Open men's singles winners

    (Reuters) - List of U.S. Open men's singles champions (since tennis turned professional in 1968): 2014 Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-3 6-3 6-3 2013 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1 2012 Andy Murray … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Transfer QB Adams tops Ducks depth chart

    Transfer QB Adams tops Ducks depth chart

    Transfer Vernon Adams is listed atop Oregon's depth chart at quarterback heading into the first week of the season. Adams, an FCS All-American, joined the No. 7 Ducks just two weeks ago after passing the final math class he needed to graduate from … More »

    AP - Sports - 52 minutes ago
  • BYU has high hopes for Twin Towers at receiver

    BYU has high hopes for Twin Towers at receiver

    The BYU offense has visions of mismatches across the field for quarterback Taysom Hill to exploit this season. The Cougars lost Hill to season-ending injuries in two of his three seasons. ''That'll be a lot of fun to be able to pick on (defensive … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Watson leads Barclays, Spieth misses cut

    Watson leads Barclays, Spieth misses cut

    Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. Bubba Watson, momentarily distracted by a rare warning for taking too long to play a shot, recovered with a birdie on the 18th hole at Plainfield Country Club for a 2-under 68 … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)

    Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)

    The latest to dabble in the dark arts of the lacrosse shot is Pavel Medvedev or URga of the Kontinental Hockey League, scoring one at 4:18 of the first period. Jeez, buddy, at least let people settle into their seats first … … More »

    Puck Daddy - 58 minutes ago
  • IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

    IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was back to work for IndyCar on Friday as its drivers were able to climb back into their cars as a distraction - albeit a temporary one - from their grief over the death of Justin Wilson. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic scores

    Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic at the par-70 course on Friday in Edison, New Jersey. The cut was set at 142. -7 Bubba Watson (U.S.) 65 68 -6 Jason Dufner (U.S.) 66 68 Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 68 66 Tony … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Beckman denies Illinois probe's findings, hints at lawsuit

    Fire Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says the findings of an investigation indicating he interfered with medical procedures and pressured players to play hurt are ''utterly false'' and suggested he might take legal action. In a statement … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Canadian captain Christine Sinclair has left ankle, Achilles strain

    Canadian captain Christine Sinclair has a left ankle and Achilles tendon strain, according to the National Women's Soccer League. Sinclair was hurt last weekend playing for the Portland Thorns. The 32-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., had to be helped … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Saints testing potential of ex-basketball player Manhertz

    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton couldn't resist trying out another former college basketball player at tight end. Who could blame him after the smashing success Jimmy Graham became before New Orleans traded him and his hefty contract to … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Goydos, Sauers share Champions lead

    Goydos, Sauers share Champions lead

    Before Gene Sauers entered the interview room at En-Joie Golf Club, he grinned as he looked at his round details. ''I've always loved this course,'' Sauers said. Sauers shot a 6-under 66 to tie Paul Goydos for the first-round lead in the Champions … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Devin Setoguchi comes to Maple Leafs with right attitude after 'wrong turn'

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

    The 28-year-old forward, who signed a PTO with Toronto, admitted he entered rehab last April. Is he ready to rediscover the form that saw him score 31 goals in 2008-09 with the San Jose Sharks? He says he has a clear mind and he’s ready to move … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Francona says he won't opt out of deal

    Indians manager Terry Francona says he won't use an out clause in his contract if Cleveland President Mark Shapiro takes a job elsewhere. Shapiro reportedly is a candidate to succeed Toronto Blue Jays President Paul Beeston, who plans to retire … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 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 - 1 hour 23 minutes ago