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  1. RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot
    Charles Robinson

    RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot

  2. Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory
    Chris Cwik

    Danny Salazar leads Indians to sixth straight victory

  3. Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him
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    Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him

  4. Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)

  5. Forde-Yard Dash: Where college football hits the ground running
    Pat Forde

    Forde-Yard Dash: Where college football hits the ground running

  6. RG3 blames intern for social media snafu, liking Dan Snyder hate page
    Eric Edholm

    RG3 blames intern for social media snafu, liking Dan Snyder hate page

  7. Virtual reality catches on in football
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    Virtual reality catches on in football

  8. Compton Country Club: The birthplace of Serena Williams' rise to stardom
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    Compton Country Club: The birthplace of Serena Williams' rise to stardom

  9. Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1
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    Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1

  10. Roughriders fire GM Brendan Taman, HC Corey Chamblin, abandon '13 Grey Cup team
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Roughriders fire GM Brendan Taman, HC Corey Chamblin, abandon '13 Grey Cup team

  11. For the first time since the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard is Grand Slam victorious
    Stephanie Myles

    For the first time since the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard is Grand Slam victorious

  12. Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open

  • India clinch series despite Mathews heroics

    India clinch series despite Mathews heroics

    Home captain Angelo Mathews' batting heroics went in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 on Tuesday. Having set Sri Lanka a 386-run victory target in the bowler-dominated contest, India … More »

    Reuters - 3 minutes 37 seconds ago
  • Blue Jays remain confident heading in to September despite 4-2 loss to Cleveland

    Blue Jays remain confident heading in to September despite 4-2 loss to Cleveland

    The Toronto Blue Jays may have ended August on a losing note, but they're far from concerned. Danny Salazar outlasted David Price in a pitchers' duel as the Cleveland Indians beat Toronto 4-2 on Monday night. The Blue Jays got runners in scoring … More »

    The Canadian Press - 6 minutes ago
  • Germany out to avenge Poland defeat, says Schweinsteiger

    Germany out to avenge Poland defeat, says Schweinsteiger

    World Cup winners Germany will be looking to make amends for their Euro 2016 qualifying defeat to Poland last year when the two sides meet again in Frankfurt on Friday in order to heave their qualification campaign back on track. The Germans … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • De Gea in limbo after surreal transfer deadlock

    De Gea in limbo after surreal transfer deadlock

    Manchester United's Spain goalkeeper David De Gea was facing an uncertain future on Tuesday after his expected move to Real Madrid was apparently scuppered when the paperwork did not arrive at the Spanish league on time. As the clock ticked towards … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • US, Swiss federal prosecutors to give update on FIFA cases

    Federal prosecutors leading investigations of corruption in international football are to hold a joint news conference in FIFA's home city. On Sept. 14 in Zurich, U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch and her counterpart from Switzerland, Michael … More »

    AP - Sports - 28 minutes ago
  • United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World Cup

    OKAYAMA, Japan (AP) -- The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to remain top of the standings at the women's volleyball World Cup on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Hulkenberg signs two-year extension at Force India

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - German Formula One driver Nico Hulkenberg has signed a two-year contract extension to stay with Force India until the end of the 2017 season, the Silverstone-based team said on Tuesday. "I know this team inside … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • Kenya celebrates athletes but more doping probes underway

    Kenya celebrates athletes but more doping probes underway

    Javelin gold medalist Julius Yego, 400-meter hurdles champion Nicholas Bett and steeplechase winner Ezekiel Kemboi were among those met at an airport in Nairobi by Deputy President William Ruto, who danced with them on a red carpet. Kenya … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Fans to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins

    CATASAUQUA, Pa. (AP) -- Fans will get their chance to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins. … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Hull City's Jelavic joins West Ham on two-year contract

    Hull City's Jelavic joins West Ham on two-year contract

    REUTERS - West Ham United have signed forward Nikica Jelavic from Championship side Hull City on a two-year contract, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The Hammers did not disclose the financial terms of the deal, which has an option of a … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • RG3 blames intern for social media snafu, liking Dan Snyder hate page

    RG3 blames intern for social media snafu, liking Dan Snyder hate page

    Roger Griffin III is trying to his get his life, his career and his passwords back. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 54 minutes ago
  • Germany's Ozil nursing knee injury but should be fit

    Germany's Ozil nursing knee injury but should be fit

    Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil is nursing a knee injury but should be fit for their Euro 2016 qualifiers against Poland on Friday and Scotland next week, Germany assistant coach Thomas Schneider said on Tuesday. The Arsenal midfielder will not be … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • United hit the panic button with Martial signing

    United hit the panic button with Martial signing

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal promised that there would be no panic signings before the transfer deadline but the recruitment of French forward Anthony Martial appears to be exactly that. Van Gaal has … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • Beijing says access to winter sports also a human right

    Access to winter sports is also a human right, a spokeswoman for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics said on Tuesday, rejecting vociferous complaints from rights groups that China should not have won the right to host the Games. Campaigners say human … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Beijing says access to winter sports also a human right

    Access to winter sports is also a human right, a spokeswoman for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics said on Tuesday, rejecting vociferous complaints from rights groups that China should not have won the right to host the Games. Campaigners say human … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Two decades later, Ripken's record remains a testament to work ethic

    (Repeats story with no changes to text) By Steve Ginsburg Sept 1 (Reuters) - Twenty years after breaking the record for consecutive games played, Cal Ripken, Jr. insists the reason the feat remains one of baseball's most cherished moments is … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • West Ham signs 3 players on final day of transfer window

    West Ham signs 3 players on final day of transfer window

    West Ham was the biggest early mover on the final day of trading in Britain's summer transfer window, taking midfielders Alex Song and Victor Moses on loan and buying Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic on Tuesday. Everton signed Argentine defender … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Chelsea's Moses signs for West Ham on a season-long loan

    Chelsea's Moses signs for West Ham on a season-long loan

    West Ham United have signed midfielder Victor Moses from Chelsea on a season-long loan, the Hammers said on their website on Tuesday. The 24-year-old, who spent the last season on loan with Stoke City, scored three goals in 19 Premier League … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Netherlands seek to delay Iceland fairy tale qualification

    By Mark Gleeson AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Iceland can complete a fairy tale qualification for the European Championship finals on Thursday but must first overcome a much-changed Netherlands team determined to catch up after a poor start to the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Online betting firm 888 forced to improve bid for Bwin

    Online betting firm 888 forced to improve bid for Bwin

    Online gambling firm 888 Holdings stepped up a billion pound battle for Bwin.party Digital Entertainment on Tuesday, submitting a revised takeover proposal as it looks to see off rival interest from GVC Holdings . Bwin, which like smaller rivals … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Was Tokyo Olympic logo designer a serial plagiarizer?

    Was Tokyo Olympic logo designer a serial plagiarizer?

    The cry of plagiarism over the now-dropped logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was only the beginning. In the five and a half weeks since its July 24 unveiling, a mounting series of allegations suggested the high-profile Japanese designer behind the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • London bans lorries deemed unsafe to protect cyclists after deaths

    London has banned lorries that do not have safety features designed to protect cyclists from driving in the city after a series of fatal accidents in which riders were dragged under the wheels of heavy goods vehicles. Under new rules that came into … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials. Reversing their earlier support for designer Kenjiro Sano against allegations of … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • UK's Bwin receives revised proposal from 888

    (Reuters) - Online gambling firm 888 Holdings Plc stepped up the battle for Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc on Tuesday, submitting a revised takeover proposal as it looks to see off rival interest from GVC Holdings Plc . Bwin, up for sale … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • 11 Bulgarian weightlifters lose appeals against doping bans

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed appeals by 11 Bulgarian weightlifters against their doping bans, meaning they will miss the upcoming world championships in Houston. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Rooney as clueless as Man United fans about Anthony Martial

    Rooney as clueless as Man United fans about Anthony Martial

    (Reuters) - Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney did not have the faintest idea who Anthony Martial was when the Monaco forward was linked with a move to Old Trafford earlier this week, according to team mate Morgan Schneiderlin. News of United's … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Injured Dembele withdraws from Belgium squad

    Moussa Dembele has withdrawn from Belgium's squad for their European Championship qualifiers against Bosnia and Cyprus and has been replaced by Steven Defour, the Belgian football association said on Tuesday. Dembele injured his ankle in Tottenham … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Tokyo 2020 scraps logo in latest blow to reputation

    Tokyo 2020 scraps logo in latest blow to reputation

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers on Tuesday scrapped the Games logo over accusations of plagiarism, maintaining that it was not copied but saying too many doubts had been raised for it to be usable. The unusual … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Tokyo 2020 scraps logo in latest blow to reputation

    * Organisers deny plagiarism, says too many doubts raised * Open competition soon to decide on new logo (Recasts, adds details throughout) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers on Tuesday scrapped the Games logo … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Mathews halts India, Sri Lanka 249-6 at tea

    Mathews halts India, Sri Lanka 249-6 at tea

    Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews hit his seventh test century to frustrate India and help the hosts reach 249-6 at tea on the final day of the third and final test on Tuesday. Chasing a 386-run victory target, Sri Lanka lost two wickets in the … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • David's nine-year ranking reign ended by Egyptian

    David's nine-year ranking reign ended by Egyptian

    (Reuters) - Malaysia's Nicol David had her nine-year run as women's squash world number one, one of the longest reigns in world sport, finally halted on Tuesday by Egyptian Raneem El Welily. The 26-year-old El Welily, who kicks off her season at … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 18 minutes ago
  • Squash-David's nine-year ranking reign ended by Egyptian

    Malaysia's Nicol David had her nine-year run as women's squash world number one, one of the longest reigns in world sport, finally halted on Tuesday by Egyptian Raneem El Welily. The 26-year-old El Welily, who kicks off her season at the China Open … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
  • Ireland go with two scrumhalves as Cave makes the cut

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt named just two recognised scrumhalves in his World Cup squad on Tuesday and will rely on flyhalf Ian Madigan as emergency cover to allow Darren Cave travel as specialist backup at … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago
  • Wales and Cyprus believe long wait can end

    By Peter Stevenson NICOSIA (Reuters) - Wales and Cyprus have always finished among the also-rans in the qualifiers for the European Championship but when they meet in Nicosia on Thursday both will be hoping to take another step towards ending their … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Australia coach fumes over distracting pay dispute

    Australia coach fumes over distracting pay dispute

    (Reuters) - Australia players opted to boycott team activities on Tuesday over a long-running pay dispute, just 48 hours before their World Cup qualifier with Bangladesh, leaving head coach Ange Postecoglou fuming. The players skipped commercial … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Gonzalez lifts Dodgers over Giants in 14

    Gonzalez lifts Dodgers over Giants in 14

    A.J. Ellis drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the 14th inning before the Los Angeles Dodgers loaded the bases with no outs. With slugger Adrian Gonzalez at the plate, the slow-footed Ellis knew he would have to hustle to score. Gonzalez singled … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Defender Mori joins Everton on five-year deal

    Defender Mori joins Everton on five-year deal

    (Reuters) - Everton have signed defender Ramiro Mori from River Plate on a five-year deal for a fee of 9.5 million pounds ($14.6 million), according to a statement on the Premier League club's website. The 24-year-old, who was part of the team that … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Inter's Hernanes signs three-year deal with Juventus

    Inter's Hernanes signs three-year deal with Juventus

    (Reuters) - Italian champions Juventus have signed midfielder Anderson Hernanes from Inter Milan on a three-year contract, for an initial fee of 11 million euros (8.07 million pounds) with another 2 million euros in potential add-ons. The … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Cautious Kompany expects Chelsea, Arsenal to bounce back

    Cautious Kompany expects Chelsea, Arsenal to bounce back

    (Reuters) - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany refuses to get carried away by his team's strong start to their Premier League campaign and expects usual contenders like Chelsea to bounce back after stuttering early in the season. City have won … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games

    Aug 31 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Mets 3, Phillies 1 Bartolo Colon threw eight shutout innings and singled and scored during a three-run fifth inning that lifted the New York Mets to a 3-1 win … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago