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  1. Puck Daddy’s Metropolitan division preview
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  2. Andrew Wiggins dunks on Andres Nocioni at FIBA Americas
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  3. Youth MMA champion has been competing since age 4
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    Youth MMA champion has been competing since age 4

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  5. Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard are still alive in singles as the rest of the Canadian contingent at the US Open gets going
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    Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard are still alive in singles as the rest of the Canadian contingent at the US Open gets going

  6. Linebacker turned fashion critic
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  7. Royals clubhouse hit by bout of chickenpox
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  8. Daily Dime: Chris Sale and a bunch of Diamondbacks
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  9. When you're Roger Federer, there's no place to hide at the US Open
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    When you're Roger Federer, there's no place to hide at the US Open

  10. Texans owner blames Tom Brady, Patriots for escalating deflate-gate
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  11. The Redskins are a trainwreck that keeps on piling up (podcast)
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  12. Virtual reality training for QBs is the NFL's new wave (and it's pretty cool)
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    Virtual reality training for QBs is the NFL's new wave (and it's pretty cool)

  • Ruf has 6 RBIs, Phils win 14-8 to end 10-game skid vs Mets

    Ruf has 6 RBIs, Phils win 14-8 to end 10-game skid vs Mets

    NEW YORK (AP) -- - Fed up with losing to the New York Mets, Darin Ruf and the Phillies finally did something about it. Ruf homered and had a career-high six RBIs, powering Philadelphia to a 14-8 blowout Tuesday night that emphatically ended its … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Day Two Wrap: 2015 FIBA Americas Championship

    Day Two Wrap: 2015 FIBA Americas Championship

    Watch the highlights from day two of the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship. … More »

    NBA.com - 10 minutes ago
  • Morrison's 2-run homer in 8th helps Mariners over Astros 7-5

    Morrison's 2-run homer in 8th helps Mariners over Astros 7-5

    Logan Morrison's tiebreaking two-run pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. The game was tied 5-5 when Morrison hit the third pinch-hit homer of his career, sending a … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios at US Open

    Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios at US Open

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third-seeded Briton Andy Murray put on a composed display to overcome the mercurial Nick Kyrgios 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights to reach the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday. The … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios at U.S. Open

    Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios at U.S. Open

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third-seeded Briton Andy Murray put on a composed display to overcome the mercurial Nick Kyrgios 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights to reach the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday. The … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios at US Open

    (Adds details, quotes) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Third-seeded Briton Andy Murray put on a composed display to overcome the mercurial Nick Kyrgios 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights to reach the second round of … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

    Highlights of Tuesday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Rays 11, Orioles 2 J.P. Arencibia hit a two-run homer and drove in six runs while starter Drew Smyly threw seven shutout innings as the Tampa Bay Rays rolled to an 11-2 victory over the … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • GVC says could go hostile if Bwin accepts 888's offer - Times

    GVC says could go hostile if Bwin accepts 888's offer - Times

    (Reuters) - Online gambling company GVC Holdings Plc said it could go hostile in the 1-billion-pound ($1.5 billion) battle for Bwin.party Digital Entertainment if Bwin's board recommends a lower offer from 888 Holdings Plc, the Times newspaper … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open

    Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open

    Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open. In the tournament's … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • Gosselin, Pollock help D-backs sweep Rockies, 6-4 and 5-3

    Gosselin, Pollock help D-backs sweep Rockies, 6-4 and 5-3

    A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Moss' 3-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

    Moss' 3-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

    Brandon Moss hit a three-run walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth, giving the St. Louis Cardinals an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The NL Central-leading Cardinals have won nine of 10 and lead the division by six … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Kyrgios lets play do talking in U.S. Open loss

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios let his play do the talking in a first round loss to third seed Andy Murray at the U.S. Open on Tuesday but the effort was sometimes as insulting as the comments that landed the Australian bad boy … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Kyrgios lets play do talking in U.S. Open loss

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios let his play do the talking in a first round loss to third seed Andy Murray at the U.S. Open on Tuesday but the effort was sometimes as insulting as the comments that landed the Australian … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Scola, Argentina win Olympic qualifier

    Scola, Argentina win Olympic qualifier

    Luis Scola had 35 points and 13 rebounds, and Argentina beat Canada 94-87 on Tuesday in the men's Olympic qualifying tournament. Scola, a 35-year-old NBA veteran who just signed with Toronto, was 13 for 26 from the field. Nicolas Laprovittola … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Brewers get to Cole early, beat Bucs 7-4

    Brewers get to Cole early, beat Bucs 7-4

    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Jimmy Nelson pitched seven dominant innings and the Milwaukee Brewers tagged Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole for five early runs on the way to a 7-4 victory Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Rutgers' Flood awaiting probe results

    Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member about the academic status of a player. Flood said Tuesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Kvitova easily advances at US Open

    Kvitova easily advances at US Open

    The U.S. Open is the only Grand Slam tournament where Petra Kvitova has never reached the semifinals. Kvitova, seeded fifth, arrived in New York coming off a hard-court tuneup title in New Haven, Connecticut, and looked good in the final match of … More »

    AP - Sports - 36 minutes ago
  • Yankees overcome Porcello's 13 Ks in win

    Yankees overcome Porcello's 13 Ks in win

    The New York Yankees capitalized on the few hits they got in between strikeouts. Brett Gardner homered and Stephen Drew hit a two-run double as the Yankees pieced together just enough offense to overcome Rick Porcello's career-high 13 strikeouts … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Goins hits two-run homer in 10th inning for Blue Jays' 5-3 win over Indians

    Goins hits two-run homer in 10th inning for Blue Jays' 5-3 win over Indians

    Ryan Goins can barely remember the biggest moment of his career. Goins hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Best feeling of my career so far," said Goins. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 41 minutes ago
  • Verlander, Kinsler lead Tigers by Royals

    Verlander, Kinsler lead Tigers by Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Ebola, fire threaten to derail Commonwealth Youth Games

    By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND (Reuters) - The Commonwealth Games Federation's desire to develop competition for younger athletes survived one blow but suffered another within minutes at the organisation's general assembly on Wednesday. The … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Riders' president says changes were needed with struggling CFL franchise

    Riders' president says changes were needed with struggling CFL franchise

    Bob Dyce won't have a grace period as the new head coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Dyce was named the Riders' interim head coach after Corey Chamblin was fired Monday night, along with general manager and vice-president of football … More »

    The Canadian Press - 47 minutes ago
  • Games-Ebola, fire threaten to derail Commonwealth Youth Games

    By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The Commonwealth Games Federation's desire to develop competition for younger athletes survived one blow but suffered another within minutes at the organisation's general assembly on Wednesday. The … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Arencibia drives in 6 as Rays rout O's

    Arencibia drives in 6 as Rays rout O's

    It's all hands on deck for the Tampa Bay Rays as they make a playoff push this September, and a few pairs of fresh legs more than carried their weight Tuesday night. There were plenty of stars in an 11-2 win over the free-falling Baltimore Orioles … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Goins hits winning HR in 10th, Jays beat Indians 5-3

    Goins hits winning HR in 10th, Jays beat Indians 5-3

    After a remarkable August, Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion saw his hitting streak end on the first day of September. Teammate Ryan Goins, however, found a dramatic way to extend his run. Goins hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Serena gets No. 110 Bertens in 2nd round

    Serena gets No. 110 Bertens in 2nd round

    Serena Williams swung through her service motion with no ball to hit. Waiting for her injured opponent to return to the court Monday night, Williams climbed out of her chair to keep her arm loose and her mind focused. As she seeks the first Grand … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Sano's HR sparks Twins by sloppy ChiSox

    Sano's HR sparks Twins by sloppy ChiSox

    Miguel Sano's towering home run tied the game for Minnesota in the seventh inning, and two Chicago errors aided the go-ahead rally in the eighth for the Twins in an 8-6 victory Tuesday night over the White Sox. Eduardo Escobar's leadoff double, his … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' 2012 champion Murray wins hyped 1st-round US Open match

    Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' 2012 champion Murray wins hyped 1st-round US Open match

    Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open. In the tournament's … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Schwarber's 2-run HR in 7th lifts Cubs

    Schwarber's 2-run HR in 7th lifts Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Kris Bryant had three hits as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • 'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

    A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film ''Concussion'' is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Nicolino, Bour lead Marlins to 7-1 win over hapless Braves

    Nicolino, Bour lead Marlins to 7-1 win over hapless Braves

    Justin Nicolino turned in another impressive performance, taking advantage of a team that can't seem to do anything right. Nicolino pitched seven scoreless innings, Justin Bour hit a three-run homer, and the Miami Marlins beat the hapless Atlanta … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios to reach second round

    Composed Murray swats aside Kyrgios to reach second round

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third-seeded Briton Andy Murray put on a composed display to overcome the mercurial Nick Kyrgios 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights to reach the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Browns cut DT Taylor, former 1st-rounder

    Browns cut DT Taylor, former 1st-rounder

    The Browns cut big Phil Taylor and swallowed his beefy contract. A first-round pick in 2011, Taylor was released Tuesday by Cleveland in a surprising move that included the Browns having to pay him a guaranteed $5.5 million. The 6-foot-3, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Saints preseason clouded by injuries to key veterans

    Saints preseason clouded by injuries to key veterans

    Saints coach Sean Payton is willing to concede that New Orleans' preseason hasn't been ideal as far as creating cohesion among projected regulars. A handful of veterans who were expected to compete for starting or regular roles haven't practiced or … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Australia coach backtracks in pay dispute row

    Australia coach backtracks in pay dispute row

    (Reuters) - Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has backtracked on critical comments and toed the party line of his employers Football Federation Australia (FFA) on a pay dispute that led to his players boycotting commitments. The players skipped … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
  • Rodgers ties career high with 23 points, Liberty beat Dream

    Sugar Rodgers had been in a rut offensively. The work paid off when Rodgers matched her career high with 23 points in New York's 80-75 overtime win over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night. ''It's great to know she's there whenever I need her,'' … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Martin elected president of Commonwealth Games Federation

    By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND (Reuters) - British sports administrator Louise Martin was elected as the Commonwealth Games Federation's first female President on Wednesday after promising to boost the commercial returns and attract top-class athletes … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 46 minutes ago
  • Wrestler Snuka charged with killing girlfriend in 1983

    By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a professional wrestling star in the 1980s, was charged on Tuesday with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, prosecutors said. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
  • Los Angeles named U.S. bid candidate for 2024 Games

    By Jonathan Tolliver LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles was officially selected on Tuesday as the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after Boston pulled out of the race in July, the U.S. Olympic Committee said. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Reynolds taken out with bruised wrist from HBP

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mark Reynolds of the St. Louis Cardinals was taken out for a pinch-hitter two innings after being hit by a pitch on the right wrist in the third inning against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 53 minutes ago