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  1. What happens when KHL team refuses to pay its players? (Puck Daddy Interview)
    Josh Cooper

    What happens when KHL team refuses to pay its players? (Puck Daddy Interview)

  2. Patrick Kane witness will appear before grand jury: Report
    Greg Wyshynski

    Patrick Kane witness will appear before grand jury: Report

  3. Patriots planned to unveil Tom Brady banner if QB remained suspended
    Ben Rohrbach

    Patriots planned to unveil Tom Brady banner if QB remained suspended

  4. Fans injured by falling bolt at Colts' Lucas Oil Stadium
    Jay Busbee

    Fans injured by falling bolt at Colts' Lucas Oil Stadium

  5. New hope, same Michigan: Jim Harbaugh's debut shows rebuild may take a while
    Pat Forde

    New hope, same Michigan: Jim Harbaugh's debut shows rebuild may take a while

  6. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy out 2-3 months after surgery for blood clots
    Sean Leahy

    Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy out 2-3 months after surgery for blood clots

  7. Why Frank Mir-Andrei Arlovski fight at UFC 191 will be well worth the wait
    Kevin Iole

    Why Frank Mir-Andrei Arlovski fight at UFC 191 will be well worth the wait

  8. Fired Dolphins trainer from bullying scandal also has issue with Ted Wells
    Frank Schwab

    Fired Dolphins trainer from bullying scandal also has issue with Ted Wells

  9. Falcons owner Arthur Blank open to limiting Roger Goodell's power in CBA
    Ben Rohrbach

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank open to limiting Roger Goodell's power in CBA

  10. Redskins' week of online futility continues with RG3 swipe, fan disregard
    Jay Busbee

    Redskins' week of online futility continues with RG3 swipe, fan disregard

  11. Daily Dime: Carlos Martinez, Charlie Blackmon, Mookie Betts, various Reds
    Andy Behrens

    Daily Dime: Carlos Martinez, Charlie Blackmon, Mookie Betts, various Reds

  12. Mike McCarthy said Packers plan to 'kick Chicago's ... ' well, you know
    Eric Edholm

    Mike McCarthy said Packers plan to 'kick Chicago's ... ' well, you know

  • Is Oregon QB Vernon Adams ready for the spotlight?

    Is Oregon QB Vernon Adams ready for the spotlight?

    In perhaps the ultimate irony of college football's opening weekend, quarterback Vernon Adams makes his debut for Oregon against his former team, Eastern Washington. The No. 7 Ducks face the Big Sky's Eagles on Saturday in Autzen Stadium. Oregon … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Droga, Piatti, Camara return to bolster Impact in "must win" match with Fire

    Designated players Didier Drogba and Ignacio Piatti and fullback Hassoun Camara are all fit to play for the Montreal Impact, much to the relief of new coach Mauro Biello. All three are returning from injury and will be available as the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 20 minutes ago
  • Arrest made in drone crash at US Open

    Arrest made in drone crash at US Open

    A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open, police said. A police department spokesman said Verley was a teacher at the Academy of Innovative Technology in … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Jayhawks aim to open in style under new coach David Beaty

    Head coaching debuts at Kansas have rarely been kind. Along the way, newbies have been shut out twice, held to a single field goal twice more, and lost to North Dakota State, a powerhouse in the Football Championship Subdivision. In other words, … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Petrino shrugs off past as Louisville faces No. 6 Auburn

    Petrino shrugs off past as Louisville faces No. 6 Auburn

    When Louisville opens the season against No. 6 Auburn at the Georgia Dome, Bobby Petrino will be reminded of two ugly episodes in his coaching career. Auburn again has the look of a championship contender, now that Gus Malzahn's dynamic offense is … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • QB Josh Rosen debuts when No. 13 UCLA hosts Virginia

    UCLA freshman quarterback Josh Rosen's debut is the main event Saturday in the season opener for the 13th-ranked Bruins and the Cavaliers. The Bruins are quietly thrilled by Rosen's maturity and aptitude in practice, but it's finally time to see … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Georgia adds son boxing champ Holyfield

    Elijah Holyfield, the top-rated running back in the state of Georgia and the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield, says he will sign with Georgia. Holyfield, a senior at Woodward Academy in the Atlanta area, announced his decision on … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Bills cut ex-Jets LB who punched Smith

    Bills cut ex-Jets LB who punched Smith

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin will miss the start of the season because of an ankle injury. … More »

    AP - Sports - 40 minutes ago
  • Titans trade pricey G Levitre to Falcons

    Titans trade pricey G Levitre to Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons acquired veteran guard Andy Levitre from the Tennessee Titans on Friday in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft and a future conditional pick. The Titans and Falcons announced the deal. The first indication of … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Allen's experience key to Arkansas' hopes as season begins

    Allen's experience key to Arkansas' hopes as season begins

    Brandon Allen and Bret Bielema's careers have been closely linked since the moment Bielema was hired at Arkansas following the 2012 season. Despite the turmoil following the Bobby Petrino scandal and eventual firing, Allen hopes to complete the … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Cubs' Schwarber likely out 3-5 days

    Cubs' Schwarber likely out 3-5 days

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs rookie slugger Kyle Schwarber is expected to miss three to five days because of a mild rib cage strain. … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • 5 rhythmic gymnastics judges sanctioned for biased judging

    Five rhythmic gymnastics judges at the 2014 world championships have been sanctioned for biased judging. The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) says three judges received a warning for ''partisan judging'' while two were suspended - one for … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Bayern's Robben out for four weeks with muscle injury

    Bayern's Robben out for four weeks with muscle injury

    Bayern Munich's experienced winger Arjen Robben will miss the start of their Champions League campaign after being ruled out for four weeks with a groin injury, the German champions said on Friday. "Further tests by Bayern team doctor Volker Braun … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Cilic's 16-set US Open win streak ends

    Cilic's 16-set US Open win streak ends

    Ekaterina Makarova, a U.S. Open semifinalist last year, was trying to serve out her third-round match Friday when her leg suddenly started cramping. With double match point at 6-5 in the second set, the 13th-seeded Russian double-faulted then hit a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • No. 21 Stanford, Northwestern look to show old winning form

    Along with their sterling academic reputations, No. 21 Stanford and Northwestern share at least one more thing in common: Both want to show they can play winning football again. Stanford is trying to show that a strong finish last year was not just … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Texas A&M, No. 15 Arizona St meet for 1st time in opener

    Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, just 15 minutes from Arizona State. It's a fact has the sophomore more than a little excited for Saturday's season-opener against the 15th-ranked Sun Devils in Houston. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Pats coach Belichick on having Brady back: 'He never left'

    Pats coach Belichick on having Brady back: 'He never left'

    Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's focused on his next opponent. ''He never left,'' Belichick said Friday when asked how it felt to have Brady back with his four-game ''Deflategate'' suspension erased. A federal judge brought … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • CBC names former Curling Canada CEO Greg Stremlaw head of sports

    Former Curling Canada CEO Greg Stremlaw is taking the helm at CBC Sports. Stremlaw has been named the public broadcaster's head of sports, effective Sept. 15. CBC says he will spearhead the implementation of a new sports strategy, which will focus … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Why Frank Mir-Andrei Arlovski fight at UFC 191 will be well worth the wait

    Why Frank Mir-Andrei Arlovski fight at UFC 191 will be well worth the wait

    This could have been one of MMA's biggest fights even 10 years ago. But Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski might surprisingly be even better now. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Canoeists complain about dirty water, weeds in Olympic venue

    Canoeists complain about dirty water, weeds in Olympic venue

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Canoeists at an Olympic test event complained Friday about the polluted water at the venue but were most outspoken about aquatic plants that tangled with their oars and rudders. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Giants cut P Weatherford, acquire P Wing

    The New York Giants released popular punter Steve Weatherford on Friday and acquired Brad Wing in a trade with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The moves came days after coach Tom Coughlin suggested neither Weatherford nor free agent Robert Malone would be … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • New York City teacher arrested for flying drone at U.S. Open stadium

    By Katie Reilly NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City public school teacher was arrested early on Friday on reckless endangerment and other charges after a drone he was operating crashed into the stands in a stadium where a U.S. Open tennis match … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
  • Italy's Serie B to introduce green cards for fair play

    Italy's Serie B to introduce green cards for fair play

    Dragged down by fan violence and match-fixing in recent seasons, Italy's Serie B is introducing virtual green cards to award instances of fair play on the pitch. ''We need to provide good examples - because clearly they're lacking lately,'' league … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Astros activate OF Springer from DL

    Astros activate OF Springer from DL

    HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Astros have activated outfielder George Springer from the 15-day disabled list. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Kings D Voynov may be facing deportation

    Kings D Voynov may be facing deportation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by U.S. immigration officials, two months after pleading no contest to a domestic violence charge. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Drury rejoins Rangers in front office

    Drury rejoins Rangers in front office

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Rangers captain Chris Drury is the team's new director of player development. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
  • Veteran receiver Rambo signs one-day contract with Calgary to retire as a Stamp

    Calgary has signed receiver Ken-Yon Rambo to a one-day contract, allowing him to retire as a Stampeder. Rambo played 98 games from 2005 to 2011 with the Stampeders and ranks among the franchise's top 10 all-time in receptions (406), yards (5,995) … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • No. 9 Georgia, ULM to unveil new starting QBs in opener

    No. 9 Georgia, ULM to unveil new starting QBs in opener

    This is standard business for the Warhawks. ULM, a Sun Belt team, played three Southeastern Conference teams last season and has beaten a team from a Power Five conference three straight years. ULM's seniors have played against such other major … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • USA Cycling unveils teams for road world championships

    Taylor Phinney will get his opportunity to chase a world championship at home. After a devastating crash nearly ruined his career, Phinney was part of the roster announced by USA Cycling on Friday that will compete this month in Richmond, Virginia. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
  • Unreal Raikkonen stuns Ferrari boss

    Unreal Raikkonen stuns Ferrari boss

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene was left wondering whether he was with the real Kimi Raikkonen after his Finnish Formula One driver devoted half an hour to signing autographs and greeting fans at the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Toronto FC looks to new set of forwards with Giovinco, Altidore absent

    Without Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore, the high-flying Toronto FC offence will have to find goals elsewhere Saturday in Seattle. Giovinco (17 goals) is nursing an adductor injury while Altidore (10) is away with the U.S. national team. The … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Porto wants Champions League donations to migrants

    PORTO, Portugal (AP) -- Porto wants clubs in the group stage of the lucrative Champions League to donate money from ticket sales to help thousands of migrants and refugees currently trying to enter Europe. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • No. 14 LSU starts season vs. McNeese St. with options open

    No. 14 LSU starts season vs. McNeese St. with options open

    As 14th-ranked LSU opens a season in which expectations are high - but questions are many - the Tigers can at least take the field against McNeese State on Saturday night knowing that their quarterback competition is settled. Coach Les Miles tends … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Golf-European Tour Russian Open scores

    Sept 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Russian Open at the par-71 course on Friday in Moscow. The cut was set at 142. ... … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • ESPN picks Jessica Mendoza to replace Curt Schilling

    ESPN picks Jessica Mendoza to replace Curt Schilling

    Jessica Mendoza will work as an analyst on Sunday Night Baseball for the rest of the season. … More »

    Big League Stew - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Yanks' Teixeira on DL with bruised shin

    Yanks' Teixeira on DL with bruised shin

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees have put first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list because of a bruised right shin, leaving them without a prime power source as they chase Toronto for the AL East lead. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 6 minutes ago
  • Toronto FC MF Warner suspended 2 matches

    Toronto FC MF Warner suspended 2 matches

    TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto FC midfielder Collen Warner and Montreal defender Victor Cabrera have received suspensions for violent play. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • No. 8 USC hosts Arkansas St in joyous post-sanctions opener

    No. 8 USC hosts Arkansas St in joyous post-sanctions opener

    Cody Kessler has had eight months to think about everything he wants to see when Southern California opens the next chapter in its storied football history. ''Start fast,'' Kessler said with a grin. The eighth-ranked Trojans begin life after heavy … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
  • Immigration officials take Kings' Slava Voynov into custody after domestic violence sentence

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by U.S. immigration officials, two months after pleading no contest to a domestic violence charge. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Man United says Madrid 'clumsiness' at fault in De Gea spat

    Man United says Madrid 'clumsiness' at fault in De Gea spat

    Manchester United believes Real Madrid is trying to deflect attention from its own ''clumsiness'' by blaming the English club for the collapse of David de Gea's transfer. De Gea failed to secure his desired move to Madrid before Monday's transfer … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 13 minutes ago