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  1. Why Dave Dombrowski deserves to get paid more like a player than a typical GM
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    Why Dave Dombrowski deserves to get paid more like a player than a typical GM

  2. Is Mayweather ducking tougher competition?
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    Is Mayweather ducking tougher competition?

  3. In appeal testimony, Tom Brady maintained complete innocence
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    In appeal testimony, Tom Brady maintained complete innocence

  4. Todd Gurley making progress returning to field but still being held back by Rams
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    Todd Gurley making progress returning to field but still being held back by Rams

  5. Daily Dime: Going with Nelson Cruz, Drew Hutchison and a big Coors Field Stack
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    Daily Dime: Going with Nelson Cruz, Drew Hutchison and a big Coors Field Stack

  6. Man completes incredible triathalon feat
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    Man completes incredible triathalon feat

  7. Tom Brady's testimony to the NFL in his deflate-gate hearing
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    Tom Brady's testimony to the NFL in his deflate-gate hearing

  8. Is Chip Kelly a racist? Nick Foles weighs in on his former head coach
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    Is Chip Kelly a racist? Nick Foles weighs in on his former head coach

  9. Man completed 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 days
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    Man completed 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 days

  10. Canucks give Brandon Sutter 5-year, $21.875M extension week after trade
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    Canucks give Brandon Sutter 5-year, $21.875M extension week after trade

  11. It's not a matter of Luck: Beware the top-of-draft quarterback
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    It's not a matter of Luck: Beware the top-of-draft quarterback

  12. Daily Dime: Coors Field, Mad Max, Niese Day
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    Daily Dime: Coors Field, Mad Max, Niese Day

  • Chinese sprinter Ning edges favorites in 100-free heats

    Chinese sprinter Ning edges favorites in 100-free heats

    KAZAN, Italy (AP) -- Chinese sprinter Ning Zetao edged favorites Cam McEvoy and Vladimir Morozov to lead the 100-meter freestyle preliminaries at the swimming world championships on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Bayern's Goetze unclear about future at champions

    Bayern's Goetze unclear about future at champions

    A year after scoring the winning goal for Germany in the World Cup final, Mario Goetze has an uncertain road ahead of him with his future at Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich up in the air. The midfielder, who was on target in a 3-0 win over Milan … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Swimming-World championship men's 200m individual medley heats overview

    Aug 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championship Men's 200m Individual Medley Heats on Wednesday 1. Ryan Lochte (U.S.) 1:57.90 Q 2. Dan Wallace (Britain) 1:58.28 Q 3. Wang Shun (China) 1:58.33 Q 4. Conor Dwyer (U.S.) 1:58.63 Q 5. … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Vietnam sponsor suffers big losses on Man City fixture

    (Reuters) - Vietnam suffered an 8-1 hammering at the hands of English outfit Manchester City last week but the sponsor of the glamour fixture suffered far bigger losses. Do Quang Hien, chairman of SHB Bank, said he spent "about 40 billion Vietnam … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • All Blacks ready for litmus test of World Cup preparations

    All Blacks ready for litmus test of World Cup preparations

    The Rugby Championship decider against Australia this weekend will be a litmus test of how New Zealand's preparations for their World Cup defence are going, assistant coach Ian Foster said on Wednesday. After rotating their squad for their first … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • "Football is not ballet," says Mihajlovic after De Jong tackle

    "Football is not ballet," says Mihajlovic after De Jong tackle

    AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has dismissed complaints about a Nigel de Jong tackle during Tuesday's friendly match against Bayern Munich by saying that "football is not ballet." De Jong found himself involved in another row over his rugged … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Swimming-World championship women's 200m butterfly heats overview

    Aug 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championship Women's 200m Butterfly Heats on Wednesday 1. Zhang Yufei (China) 2:06.92 Q 2. Katie McLaughlin (U.S.) 2:07.32 Q 3. Liliana Szilagyi (Hungary) 2:07.46 Q 4. Cammile Adams (U.S.) 2:07.96 … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Chelsea's Terry wants a long career like Giggs

    Chelsea's Terry wants a long career like Giggs

    (Reuters) - Chelsea defender John Terry has worked hard on his fitness in the last few years and wants to have a long playing career like former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs, the former England captain said. Giggs called time on a … More »

    Reuters - 52 minutes ago
  • Mayweather returns to ring in September against Berto

    Mayweather returns to ring in September against Berto

    (Reuters) - Floyd "Money" Mayweather (48-0) will put his unbeaten record on the line when he steps into the ring to face Andre Berto in Las Vegas on Sept. 12 in what could be the final fight of his career, it was announced on Tuesday. Mayweather, … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • More delays for Super League in troubled ASEAN region

    The long-discussed Southeast Asian Super League has been given another revised launch date but with soccer administration in the 11-nation bloc in a fraught state, questions remain whether it is still too soon or even wanted. The 12-team league … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Rio confident a year before Games but questions remain

    Rio confident a year before Games but questions remain

    By Pedro Fonseca and Andrew Downie RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's economy is heading for recession, the president is threatened with impeachment and a huge corruption scandal has engulfed the nation but Rio is riding a wave of confidence in … More »

    Reuters - 58 minutes ago
  • Argentina's Di Maria has medical ahead of PSG move

    Argentina's Di Maria has medical ahead of PSG move

    (Reuters) - Angel Di Maria has undergone a medical ahead of his move from Manchester United to Paris St Germain, according to the hospital where he is having the tests. The former Real Madrid wide midfielder, whose 59.7 million pounds ($93.28 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Swimming-World championship men's 100m freestyle heats overview

    Aug 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championship Men's 100m Freestyle Heats on Wednesday 1. Ning Zetao (China) 48.11 Q 2. Cameron McEvoy (Australia) 48.33 Q 3. Vladimir Morozov (Russia) 48.46 Q 4. Federico Grabich (Argentina) 48.48 Q … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • IAAF fights back against reports of widespread suspected doping

    IAAF fights back against reports of widespread suspected doping

    The world governing body for athletics (IAAF) fought back on Tuesday against media reports of suspected widespread doping in the sport, rejecting accusations it failed to investigate dubious drugs test results properly. The IAAF said the reports by … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Pearson clearing hurdles on long road back to top

    Pearson clearing hurdles on long road back to top

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Olympic champion sprint hurdler Sally Pearson has finally begun the road back to competition after her horror fall in Rome and is convinced she will be a contender once again when the Rio de Janeiro Games come … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Slumping Angels fall to Indians in 12

    Slumping Angels fall to Indians in 12

    Between Carlos Carrasco's stellar pitching and one timely swing by rookie Giovanny Urshela, the Cleveland Indians pulled out a victory that left Matt Shoemaker and the Los Angeles Angels extremely frustrated. Urshela hit a two-run homer in the 12th … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Swimming-World championship women's 50m backstroke heats overview

    Aug 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championship Women's 50m Backstroke Heats on Wednesday 1. Fu Yuanhui (China) 27.66 Q 2. Etiene Medeiros (Brazil) 27.74 Q 3. Emily Seebohm (Australia) 27.75 Q 4. Liu Xiang (China) 27.79 Q 5. Mie … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Free diver Natalia Molchanova remains missing off Spain

    MADRID (AP) -- The search for free-diving great Natalia Molchanova was set to resume Wednesday with little hope remaining she would be found alive more than two days after disappearing off Spain's Balearic islands. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Pearson clearing hurdles on long road back to top

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Olympic champion sprint hurdler Sally Pearson has finally begun the road back to competition after her horror fall in Rome and is convinced she will be a contender once again when the Rio de Janeiro Games … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Yanks youngster Severino debuts, Cueto starts

    LEADING OFF: Yanks youngster Severino debuts, Cueto starts

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

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • The Mets can't lose: New York wins fifth straight after late rally

    The Mets can't lose: New York wins fifth straight after late rally

    The Mets cannot be stopped right now. Plus, news and notes from around the league. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Durable Mick Tingelhoff finally gets his Hall call

    The NFL draft lasted 20 rounds in 1962, for the 14 teams in the league at the time. Mick Tingelhoff didn't attain such status. The Minnesota Vikings stalwart who refused to miss a game while playing one of the most punishing positions on the field … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Cowboys to add Woodson to Ring of Honor

    Cowboys to add Woodson to Ring of Honor

    Darren Woodson is going into the Cowboys' ring of honor, a nod to the unsung Dallas defenses on the Super Bowl-winning teams of the 1990s. The safety who spent all 12 of his seasons with the Cowboys will be the sixth player - and second defender - … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Tuesday Sports In Brief

    Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Special feelings for families involved in inductions

    Cheyenne Humphrey-Robinson was thrilled to hear that the Pro Football Hall of Fame will allow Junior Seau's daughter to speak from the stage during Saturday's induction ceremonies. ''I think it would really have been sad for her considering her dad … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Semien homers to push A's past O's 5-0

    Semien homers to push A's past O's 5-0

    Chris Bassitt knew early on that he was overthrowing, and the Athletics' rookie pitcher wasn't having much luck slowing his delivery down. A few calm reminders from teammate Stephen Vogt was all it took to get Bassitt on track for his first win in … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • The brain or a game, former player Utecht asks

    EDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. Utecht is now a national speaker, concussion … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

    (Adds later games) Aug 4 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from Major League Baseball games on Tuesday: - - - - Reds 3, Cardinals 2 Jay Bruce and Marlon Byrd both doubled in runs during a three-run first inning while right-hander Anthony DeSclafani … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
  • U.S. women's coach Ellis agrees new deal: reports

    U.S. women's coach Ellis agrees new deal: reports

    (Reuters) - U.S. women’s national soccer team coach Jill Ellis has agreed to a new multi-year contract, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though a news conference has been scheduled for Wednesday to announce … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 39 minutes ago
  • Mets score 4 in 8th, win fifth straight

    Mets score 4 in 8th, win fifth straight

    A couple of the New York Mets' biggest hits came from unexpected sources on Tuesday night. Eric Campbell's tiebreaking pinch single and Juan Lagares' two-run triple highlighted a four-run eighth inning that helped send the Mets to a 5-1 win over … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 41 minutes ago
  • Tuesday's Scoreboard

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    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • Chicago police officers start youth baseball league

    CHICAGO (AP) -- In one of Chicago's most dangerous neighborhoods, police officers have created a league of their own. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • Next gen Japan beaten again at Women's East Asian Cup

    (Reuters) - The next generation of Japanese soccer players showed they have some way to go to emulate the 2011 world champions after slumping to a second straight defeat at the Women's East Asian Cup. Japan, who won the World Cup four years ago and … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago
  • Yankees get 9 in 7th to rout BoSox 13-3

    Yankees get 9 in 7th to rout BoSox 13-3

    Brian McCann, Chris Young and the rest of the New York Yankees are enjoying quite a run these days. McCann and Young hit three-run homers during a nine-run burst in the seventh inning and the Yankees broke loose once again, romping past the Boston … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Cruz homers in fifth straight, M's win

    Cruz homers in fifth straight, M's win

    Nelson Cruz and the Seattle Mariners spoiled Jon Gray's major league debut with the Colorado Rockies. Cruz homered for the fifth consecutive game, Rob Rasmussen pitched 1 1-3 innings to earn his first major league win and the Mariners beat the … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • GM: 49ers would like to keep Aldon Smith

    GM: 49ers would like to keep Aldon Smith

    San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated the linebacker would like to re-sign with the team. ''We're going to work hard to make sure that he remains … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • 'No truth' to plagiarism claims - Tokyo 2020 logo designer

    'No truth' to plagiarism claims - Tokyo 2020 logo designer

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese designer behind the logo for the 2020 Summer Olympics said on Wednesday there is "absolutely no truth" to claims it was plagiarized from a Belgian design, while Tokyo Games officials said legally there … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Adams may give up shot at world title defence - report

    Adams may give up shot at world title defence - report

    Olympic champion shot-putter Valerie Adams is considering pulling out of her attempt to win a fifth straight world championship title in Beijing later this month. The 2008 and 2012 Olympic champion has been struggling this season after returning … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Archer bests Sale in Rays' 11-3 rout

    Archer bests Sale in Rays' 11-3 rout

    Chris Archer and the Tampa Bay Rays were well on their way to a lopsided victory over the Chicago White Sox by the time Richie Shaffer homered. ''It was what you dream of as a kid growing up, to be a part of that,'' Shaffer said. Archer pitched … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Ramos' 2-run single gives Nationals 5-4 win over D-backs

    Ramos' 2-run single gives Nationals 5-4 win over D-backs

    Wilson Ramos and his Washington teammates emerged from their offensive slumps a bit on Tuesday, and the Nationals earned a needed win. Ramos blooped a two-run single to right with one out in the bottom of the eighth that helped Washington to a 5-4 … More »

    3 hours ago