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  1. NHL star Mike Richards faces drug charges
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    NHL star Mike Richards faces drug charges

  2. Cody Franson, Buffalo Sabres nearing 2-year contract deal?
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    Cody Franson, Buffalo Sabres nearing 2-year contract deal?

  3. Scott Gomez gets Blues camp invite, and he’s earned it
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    Scott Gomez gets Blues camp invite, and he’s earned it

  4. Sources: Kings sign Marshall Henderson
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    Sources: Kings sign Marshall Henderson

  5. The US Open road for Canadians Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic goes through world No. 1 Novak Djokovic
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    The US Open road for Canadians Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic goes through world No. 1 Novak Djokovic

  6. What NHL players are told about rape, domestic violence
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    What NHL players are told about rape, domestic violence

  7. Angelo Mosca gives emotional speech as Tiger-Cats retire his jersey
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    Angelo Mosca gives emotional speech as Tiger-Cats retire his jersey

  8. Why fantasy owners should still buy Martavis Bryant
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    Why fantasy owners should still buy Martavis Bryant

  9. Christian Ehrhoff signing adds more Slava Voynov questions for LA Kings
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    Christian Ehrhoff signing adds more Slava Voynov questions for LA Kings

  10. Hurricanes sign building block Elias Lindholm to two-year $5.4M extension
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    Hurricanes sign building block Elias Lindholm to two-year $5.4M extension

  11. Ticats suffer first Tim Hortons Field loss, while Jim Popp gets first 2015 win
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    Ticats suffer first Tim Hortons Field loss, while Jim Popp gets first 2015 win

  12. Isame Faciane’s Katrina nightmare: destruction, tragedy before redemption
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    Isame Faciane’s Katrina nightmare: destruction, tragedy before redemption

  • German sailor gets sick after Rio regatta

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- A German sailor has fallen ill and is getting daily hospital treatment for several infections after competing in polluted water at a test event for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against France, Albania

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania. … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Bayern midfielder Hojbjerg loaned to Schalke

    Bayern midfielder Hojbjerg loaned to Schalke

    Bayern Munich midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has gone on loan to Schalke 04 for the rest of the season in order to get more match practice, the German champions said on Friday. The 20-year-old Danish international, who has been at the club since … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Schippers pips Thompson to 200 metres gold

    Schippers pips Thompson to 200 metres gold

    By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - Dutch sensation Dafne Schippers clocked the fourth fastest run of all time to pip Jamaica's Elaine Thompson by three-hundredths of a second to win 200 metres gold at the world championships on Friday. Only … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • American Bartoletta rolls back years in long jump

    BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - - American champion Tianna Bartoletta became world long jump champion once again on Friday, snatching the gold medal with a leap of 7.14 metres in the final round. Britain's Shara Proctor had led the competition after … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Only bronze for US in 2 hurdles finals; Schippers wins 200

    Only bronze for US in 2 hurdles finals; Schippers wins 200

    On a night when the United States was looking for five medals in the two sprint hurdle races at the world championships, only Aries Merritt delivered - a bronze for the kidney patient that should feel like gold. The world-record holder will be … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Schippers pips Thompson to 200 metres gold

    (Adds detail, byline) By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Dutch sensation Dafne Schippers clocked the fourth fastest run of all time to pip Jamaica's Elaine Thompson by three-hundredths of a second to win 200 metres gold at the world … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Newcastle must be better on the ball, says McClaren

    Newcastle must be better on the ball, says McClaren

    Manager Steve McClaren wants Newcastle United to be "better on the ball" when they host title hopefuls Arsenal at St James' Park on Saturday. After picking up one point from his first two games in charge, the former England boss was delighted to … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Jamaican Williams wins surprise hurdles gold

    Jamaican Williams wins surprise hurdles gold

    Jamaica's Danielle Williams won the world championship 100 metres hurdles title on Friday as the favourites and global leaders crumbled under pressure around her. Williams only took the lead after the last flight to win thetitle in a lifetime best … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Athletics-American Bartoletta rolls back years in long jump

    (Adds quotes) BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - American champion Tianna Bartoletta became world long jump champion once again on Friday, snatching the gold medal with a leap of 7.14 metres in the final round. Britain's Shara Proctor had led the … More »

    Reuters - 35 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Jamaican Williams wins surprise hurdles gold

    Jamaica's Danielle Williams won the world championship 100 metres hurdles title on Friday as the favourites and global leaders crumbled under pressure around her. Williams only took the lead after the last flight to win the title in a lifetime best … More »

    Reuters - 45 minutes ago
  • Romania leave out trio for Euro qualifiers

    Romania leave out trio for Euro qualifiers

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu omitted three players when he announced his squad on Friday for next month's Euro 2016 qualifiers against Hungary and Greece. Midfielder Cristian Tanase and strike pair Ciprian Marica and Bogdan … More »

    Reuters - 47 minutes ago
  • Athletics-World championships women's javelin throw qualification overview

    Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championships Women's Javelin Throw Qualification on Friday 1. Christin Hussong (Germany) 65.92 Q 2. Li Lingwei (China) 65.07 Q 3. Barbora Spotakova (Czech Republic) 65.02 Q 4. Brittany Borman … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers

    Spain coach calls up David de Gea for Euro 2016 qualifiers

    Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday included goalkeeper David de Gea, Diego Costa and Juan Mata in his squad to take on Slovakia and Macedonia in qualifying matches for next year's European Championship. Del Bosque called up De Gea even though … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Januzaj and Kompany recalled by Belgium

    Januzaj and Kompany recalled by Belgium

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium coach Marc Wilmots made six changes when he named his squad on Friday for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against Bosnia and Israel, including giving recalls to forward Adnan Januzaj and captain Vincent Kompany. Belgium, second … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • American Bartoletta wins long jump

    American Bartoletta wins long jump

    American champion Tianna Bartoletta became long jump world champion once again on Friday, snatching the gold medal with a leap of 7.14 meters in the final round. Britain's Shara Proctor had led the competition after breaking her own national record … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Danielle Williams wins 100 hurdles at worlds

    The Latest: Danielle Williams wins 100 hurdles at worlds

    Danielle Williams won the 100-meter hurdles at the world championships in 12.57 seconds on Friday in a final that didn't feature an American in the top three. Sharika Nelvis, who had the fastest time of the season and was a medal contender for the … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Russian Shubenkov wins 110m hurdles gold

    Russian Shubenkov wins 110m hurdles gold

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Sergey Shubenkov ran a Russian record to win 110 metres hurdles gold at the world championships on Friday, storming down the track in 12.98 seconds. Hansle Parchment of Jamaica was second in 13.03 and Olympic champion and world … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Russian walker out of worlds due to doping investigation

    Russian walker Alexander Yargunkin will not compete in the world championships following reports that he has failed a drugs test, a Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) official said on Friday. The 33-year-old Yargunkin has given a positive test for … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Athletics-American Bartoletta wins long jump

    American champion Tianna Bartoletta became long world champion once again on Friday, snatching the gold medal with a leap of 7.14 metres in the final round. Britain's Shara Proctor had led the competition after breaking her own national record with … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Image of Asia: Ashton Eaton races to wide lead in decathlon

    Image of Asia: Ashton Eaton races to wide lead in decathlon

    In this photo by David J. Phillip, decathlete Ashton Eaton celebrates winning the decathlon's 400-meter race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. The defending world champion has 4,703 points after the event's first day, a lead of 173 … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Russian walker out of worlds due to doping investigation

    Russian walker Alexander Yargunkin will not compete in the world championships following reports that he has failed a drugs test, a Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) official said on Friday. The 33-year-old Yargunkin has given a positive test for … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Russian Shubenkov wins 110m hurdles gold

    BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Sergey Shubenkov ran a Russian record to win 110 metres hurdles gold at the world championships on Friday, storming down the track in 12.98 seconds. Hansle Parchment of Jamaica was second in 13.03 and Olympic champion and … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Schippers wins 200 meters gold at world championships

    Schippers wins 200 meters gold at world championships

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Dutch flier Dafne Schippers pipped Jamaica's Elaine Thompson by three hundredths of a second to win the women's 200 meters at the world championships on Friday. The former heptathlete, who won silver in the 100 meters behind … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Man City record holder Lopes joins Monaco

    Manchester City's youngest ever goalscorer Marcos Lopes has joined Monaco on a permanent deal, the Premier League club announced on Friday. Lopes was aged 17 years and nine days when he scored on his City debut in a League Cup game at Watford but … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Christabel Nettey comes in 4th in women's long jump at world championships

    Christabel Nettey comes in 4th in women's long jump at world championships

    Canada's Christabel Nettey has come in fourth in the women's long jump at the world track and field championships. Canada had never had a finalist in women's long jump at the world championships. Nettey won last month's Pan American Games in … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Schippers wins 200 metres gold at world championships

    BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Dutch flier Dafne Schippers pipped Jamaica's Elaine Thompson by three hundredths of a second to win the women's 200 metres at the world championships on Friday. The former heptathlete, who won silver in the 100 metres … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Germany picks Liverpool's Emre Can for Euro qualifiers

    Germany picks Liverpool's Emre Can for Euro qualifiers

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Germany coach Joachim Loew called up Liverpool midfielder Emre Can on Friday for the upcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Poland and Scotland. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Former European champions Ajax, Celtic meet in Europa League

    By Brian Homewood MONACO (Reuters) - Former European champions Ajax Amsterdam and Celtic, who both suffered the indignity of being knocked of the Champions League qualifiers by underdogs this season, will meet in the Europa League after being drawn … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Isame Faciane’s Katrina nightmare: destruction, tragedy before redemption

    Isame Faciane’s Katrina nightmare: destruction, tragedy before redemption

    Vikings hopeful Isame Faciane suffered doubly when Hurricane Katrina, but 10 years later he has reminders of his strength. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 1 hour 46 minutes ago
  • Former European champs Ajax, Celtic grouped in Europa League

    Former European champs Ajax, Celtic grouped in Europa League

    Former European champions Ajax and Celtic were drawn together with Fenerbahce and Molde in the Europa League groups on Friday. ''There are three big teams in this group,'' said Ajax CEO Edwin van der Sar, counting Fenerbahce which signed his former … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Analysts question costs in Los Angeles 2024 Olympics bid

    City analysts warned that construction costs for athlete housing in Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic bid may be significantly underestimated. The cost of acquiring land and building an Olympic Village for athletes near downtown Los Angeles ''may … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M

    Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M

    A visit to Texas A&M football practice is musically akin to a trip to a swanky hip-hop club in downtown Houston or a hotspot on Miami's South Beach. The Aggies opened fall practice with Drake's Meek Mill diss track ''Back to Back'' as a prelude to … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • What NHL players are told about rape, domestic violence

    What NHL players are told about rape, domestic violence

    “A lot of time in that they’ll talk about social issues like that. They have a lot of research available for you,” said the player. “But that specifically – sexual abuse – there’s not a whole lot of conversation about that.” … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • London Knights take Patrick Kane's name off training camp team

    London Knights take Patrick Kane's name off training camp team

    The London Knights realized naming a training camp squad after Patrick Kane would be massively insensitive. … More »

    Buzzing The Net - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Arjen Robben has been made captain of the Netherlands in Danny Blind's first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach, replacing striker Robin van Persie. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Boy catches 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island's north shore

    Boy catches 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island's north shore

    A 10-year-old boy from Prince Edward Island who recently reeled in a mammoth 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off the province's northeastern shore says he's not quite satisfied with his potentially record-breaking catch. Koen Norton set out on his … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Robben replaces Van Persie as Netherlands captain

    Robben replaces Van Persie as Netherlands captain

    Arjen Robben will replace Robin van Persie as the Netherlands captain, new coach Danny Blind said on Friday after naming the squad for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey next month. "I did not make the choice on the basis of their … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • Athletics-World championships men's 1500m semifinal overview

    Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championships Men's 1500m Semifinal on Friday 1. Elijah Manangoi (Kenya) 3:35.00 Q 2. Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria) 3:35.05 Q 3. Abdalaati Iguider (Morocco) 3:35.20 Q 4. Charlie Grice (Britain) … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Neymar may make Barca return against Malaga - coach

    Neymar may make Barca return against Malaga - coach

    Barcelona's Brazil forward Neymar could play a part in Saturday's La Liga match at home to Malaga after completing his recovery from illness, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday. The Brazil forward has been suffering from mumps, depriving Barca of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago