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  1. Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president
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    Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president

  2. Ottawa Redblacks win whilst losing Aston Whiteside, their sacks leader
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    Ottawa Redblacks win whilst losing Aston Whiteside, their sacks leader

  3. Cowboys aren't bluffing about running back by committee plan to replace workhorse DeMarco Murray
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    Cowboys aren't bluffing about running back by committee plan to replace workhorse DeMarco Murray

  4. Loudest grunters in women's tennis
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    Loudest grunters in women's tennis

  5. Blue Jays fans bring hockey hat trick tradition to Rogers Centre
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    Blue Jays fans bring hockey hat trick tradition to Rogers Centre

  6. At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open
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    At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open

  7. Blue Jays fans ditch headwear to celebrate Edwin Encarnacion's home run hat trick (Video)
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    Blue Jays fans ditch headwear to celebrate Edwin Encarnacion's home run hat trick (Video)

  8. Chicago Bears cut longtime starting cornerback Tim Jennings
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    Chicago Bears cut longtime starting cornerback Tim Jennings

  9. Chargers say Seahawks rookie Frank Clark tried to punch Philip Rivers
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    Chargers say Seahawks rookie Frank Clark tried to punch Philip Rivers

  10. Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Winnipeg Jets from A to Zed
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    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Winnipeg Jets from A to Zed

  11. Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose
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    Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose

  12. Corey Chamblin might be out after Riders drop to 0-9 with loss to Redblacks
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    Corey Chamblin might be out after Riders drop to 0-9 with loss to Redblacks

  • Bears terminate cornerback Tim Jennings' contract

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears terminated two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Tim Jennings' contract Sunday and placed safety Ryan Mundy on season-ending injured reserve because of a hip problem. … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Switch-pitcher Venditte gets 1st win, A's top D-backs in 11

    Switch-pitcher Venditte gets 1st win, A's top D-backs in 11

    A frigid beer shower never felt better to Pat Venditte, the switch-pitcher's reward for his first major league win at age 30. Venditte, switching hands from right to left to right in the 11th, tossed two scoreless innings with a strikeout as the … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Hoyer, Mallett solid as Texans win

    Hoyer, Mallett solid as Texans win

    Brian Hoyer sounded pleased about his first game as the Houston Texans' designated starter. Ryan Mallett, meanwhile, looked determined not to let his disappointment linger over his relegation to a backup role. Hoyer led scoring drives on two of … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • No excuses for not winning World T20 in India, says Warner

    No excuses for not winning World T20 in India, says Warner

    Australia will not use Indian conditions as an excuse if they fail to win the World T20 in the subcontinent next year, opening batsman David Warner has said. Australia have never won the tournament despite being a power in tests and the one-day … More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • Cubs' Arrieta has no-hitter through 7

    Cubs' Arrieta has no-hitter through 7

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has a no-hitter going against the Los Angeles Dodgers through seven innings. … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Carter responds to the pressure, ready to shine at World Cup

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - It would have been inconceivable to many four years ago that twice World Player of the Year Dan Carter would have to prove himself ahead of a World Cup but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen insists rugby's … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Golf-Race to Dubai rankings

    Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. Rory McIlroy (Britain) 3012000 2. Danny Willett (Britain) 2648805 3. Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 2559207 4. Justin Rose (Britain) 2238276 5. Branden Grace (South Africa) 2121956 6. … More »

    Reuters - 30 minutes ago
  • Miami RB Edwards out for season

    Miami RB Edwards out for season

    Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the season, an announcement that came Sunday night and with the Hurricanes less than a week removed from their opener. Edwards - who was a strong candidate to be the starter - was injured in a scrimmage … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

    Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

    On the morning after a startling upset at the Travers Stakes, a small gathering of fans visited racing's biggest celebrity. This group on Sunday morning was considerably smaller than the throng of 15,000 that watched American Pharoah take a routine … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Guyer, Kiermaier hit HRs help Rays beat Royals 3-2

    Guyer, Kiermaier hit HRs help Rays beat Royals 3-2

    A couple of solo home runs from unlikely sources and four strong innings of relief were just enough for the Tampa Bay Rays to get their first and only win of the season over the Kansas City Royals. Brandon Guyer and Kevin Kiermaier homered, and … More »

    AP - Sports - 37 minutes ago
  • Indians owner Paul Dolan looking for minority investor

    Indians owner Paul Dolan looking for minority investor

    Indians owner Paul Dolan is looking for a minority investment partner for his franchise. Dolan, who has had primary control of the Indians since 2013, hired a New York-based investment broker several months ago to help him find a minority owner for … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Giants, Dodgers face off; Salazar back from bug

    LEADING OFF: Giants, Dodgers face off; Salazar back from bug

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

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Indians' Shapiro to be Jays' president

    Indians' Shapiro to be Jays' president

    A person familiar with the decision says Indians president Mark Shapiro is leaving the team to take the same job with the Toronto Blue Jays. Shapiro, who has been with Cleveland since 1992, will replace Paul Beeston, Toronto's CEO and president who … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Dicky Pride wins Web.com Tour's Portland Open

    NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) -- Dicky Pride won the Web.com Tour's Portland Open on Sunday and earned a PGA Tour card with a fifth-place finish on the regular-season money list. … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Sun stave off elimination with 72-68 win over Chicago Sky

    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Kelsey Bone scored 25 points and Connecticut kept its slim playoff hopes alive by erasing a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit to earn a 72-68 win over the short-handed Chicago Sky on Sunday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 51 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    Aug 30 (The Sports Xchange) - The New York Mets continued to bolster their bullpen by acquiring right-hander Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a pair of minor leaguers, RHP Miller Diaz and RHP Matt Koch. Reed, who was 2-2 … More »

    Reuters - 52 minutes ago
  • Jason Day blows away field at Barclays and moves closer to world No. 1

    Jason Day blows away field at Barclays and moves closer to world No. 1

    The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, the 27-year-old Australian powered and putted his way to another blowout … More »

    The Canadian Press - 54 minutes ago
  • Moore, Fowles lead Lynx to 71-61 win over Mercury

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 28 points and Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 13 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-61 on Sunday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president

    Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president

    The Blue Jays are expected to hire Indians president Mark Shapiro to fill the same role in their organization. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Lavender leads Sparks to wire-to-wire, 60-52 win over Stars

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jantel Lavender scored a season-high 24 points and the Los Angeles Sparks kept the San Antonio Stars winless on the road with a 60-52 win Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Wright-Phillips' 2 goals lift Red Bulls

    HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- Bradley Wright-Phillips had two goals and an assist to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 3-0 victory over D.C. United on Sunday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Byrd has big day in Giants' 7-5 loss to Cardinals

    Byrd has big day in Giants' 7-5 loss to Cardinals

    Marlon Byrd said there was only one way he could have enjoyed his 38th birthday more. Byrd went had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs, but the St. Louis Cardinals got to starter Chris Heston early and held on to beat the San Francisco … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Reports: Indians executive Mark Shapiro to become Toronto Blue Jays president

    Mark Shapiro will be the next president of the Toronto Blue Jays according to several media reports. Shapiro, who has been with the Indians since 1992, served as the club's general manager from 2001-10 before he was promoted to president. Toronto … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Dawning of a 'new' Day in pursuit of number one

    By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Jason Day had made a habit of getting close to the big victory, but now that the Australian is closing the deal on the golf course he has joined Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth at the top of the game. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • NFL-National Football League roundup

    Washington Redskins coaches and front office personnel want to part ways with quarterback Robert Griffin III, but team owners are against the move, ESPN reported Sunday. The Redskins have even told other teams they may be willing to trade Griffin, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Golf-Dawning of a 'new' Day in pursuit of number one

    By Larry Fine EDISON, New Jersey, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Jason Day had made a habit of getting close to the big victory, but now that the Australian is closing the deal on the golf course he has joined Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth at the top of the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya

    Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya

    Scott Dixon captured his fourth IndyCar championship Sunday by winning the season finale to snatch the title from Juan Pablo Montoya. Montoya led the standings from the season-opener until the final lap of the year. The title went to the New … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose

    Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose

    Instead of having a New York judge rubber stamp Goodell's decision against Tom Brady, the PR nightmare may get worse. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open

    At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open

    One last late-afternoon practice Sunday, and suddenly Maria Sharapova withdrew from the US Open because of an ongoing leg injury. Not a shocker, but still ... … More »

    Eh Game - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Stellar Wind wins Torrey Pines Stakes for fillies at Del Mar

    Stellar Wind wins Torrey Pines Stakes for fillies at Del Mar

    Stellar Wind won the $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by 4 1/4 lengths Sunday at Del Mar. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Stellar Wind ran a mile in 1:36.43 and paid $3, $2.20 and $2.10. Espinoza returned from Saratoga in upstate New … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Brilliant finish gives American Tamulis her first LPGA win

    (Reuters) - Kris Tamulis emerged from obscurity for a surprise one-stroke victory at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday. The 10-year LPGA veteran edged fellow American Austin Ernst and Taiwan's Yani Tseng at the Senator Course at Robert Trent … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • Daly on the mend after collapsing on course

    Daly on the mend after collapsing on course

    (Reuters) - Two-times major champion John Daly said on Sunday that he was "still very sore" after collapsing during a minor tournament in Mississippi. Daly was taken by ambulance to a local hospital after collapsing as he walked off the 18th tee at … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Nigeria wins African basketball title, gets Olympic spot

    RADES, Tunisia (AP) -- Nigeria won its first African basketball championship and earned a spot in the 2016 Olympics. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
  • Cards back Garcia with 3 HRs, top Giants

    Cards back Garcia with 3 HRs, top Giants

    Moss, Matt Carpenter and Mark Reynolds all hit home runs, Yadier Molina drove in two and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Sunday. ''My at-bats continue to feel a lot better than they were,'' Moss said. Jason Heyward … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Japan rallies, scores 18 runs to win Little League World Series

    Japan rallies, scores 18 runs to win Little League World Series

    Japan may have fell behind early, but they fought back to win the contest. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Golf-Brilliant finish gives American Tamulis her first LPGA win

    Kris Tamulis emerged from obscurity for a surprise one-stroke victory at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday. The 10-year LPGA veteran edged fellow American Austin Ernst and Taiwan's Yani Tseng at the Senator Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Johnson takes full advantage of opportunity as Redblacks beat Roughriders 35-13

    Jeremiah Johnson took full advantage when opportunity came calling. Johnson scored three rushing touchdowns as the Redblacks downed the Saskatchewan Roughriders 35-13 on Sunday, three days after Ottawa released international running back Chevon … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Tokyo rallies from 8 down for LLWS title

    Tokyo rallies from 8 down for LLWS title

    With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pennsylvania. Tokyo responded with seven runs in the second, four in … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Saladino lifts White Sox to 6-5 win over Mariners

    Saladino lifts White Sox to 6-5 win over Mariners

    The Chicago White Sox have turned to several rookies during their lackluster season. Third baseman Tyler Saladino took advantage of his opportunity Sunday with his first career game-ending hit. Alexei Ramirez singled and Tyler Flowers walked to … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Cubs don 1-piece pajamas at end of West Coast trip

    Cubs don 1-piece pajamas at end of West Coast trip

    With the Cubs wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, it was time for manager Joe Maddon to break out the pajamas. Known for coming up with inventive themed apparel for his team at the end of a trip, Maddon's latest stab at sartorial splendor … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 9 minutes ago