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  1. Henrik Lundqvist finally addresses rumors about future (of his hair)
    Greg Wyshynski

    Henrik Lundqvist finally addresses rumors about future (of his hair)

  2. Daily Dime: Paying up for outfielders while going cheap elsewhere
    Dalton Del Don

    Daily Dime: Paying up for outfielders while going cheap elsewhere

  3. Milos Raonic was willing at the US Open, but his back didn't cooperate
    Stephanie Myles

    Milos Raonic was willing at the US Open, but his back didn't cooperate

  4. Tampa Bay Lightning: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview
    Sean Leahy

    Tampa Bay Lightning: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview

  5. Tom Brady issues statement: 'To a large degree, we have all lost'
    Frank Schwab

    Tom Brady issues statement: 'To a large degree, we have all lost'

  6. Canada gaining steam as they head to second round at FIBA Americas
    Israel Fehr

    Canada gaining steam as they head to second round at FIBA Americas

  7. Chris Davis goes deep twice, becomes first to reach 40 homers in Orioles win
    Mark Townsend

    Chris Davis goes deep twice, becomes first to reach 40 homers in Orioles win

  8. Five CFL prospects to watch this NCAA season
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Five CFL prospects to watch this NCAA season

  9. Tip Drill: 15 things you need to know before your 2015 fantasy draft
    Andy Behrens

    Tip Drill: 15 things you need to know before your 2015 fantasy draft

  10. Follow college football's opening weekend live on Yahoo Sports
    Yahoo Sports Staff

    Follow college football's opening weekend live on Yahoo Sports

  11. Matt Wieters hits home run thanks to unintentional assist from Ben Revere
    Mark Townsend

    Matt Wieters hits home run thanks to unintentional assist from Ben Revere

  12. Genie Bouchard's improbable US Open run continues with a third-round win over Dominika Cibulkova
    Stephanie Myles

    Genie Bouchard's improbable US Open run continues with a third-round win over Dominika Cibulkova

  • Tampa Bay Lightning: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview

    Tampa Bay Lightning: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview

    (The 2015-16 NHL season is nearly upon us! Why bother watching this team? What will make or break the season? Find out as we preview all 30 teams as camps begin!) … More »

    Puck Daddy - 3 minutes 43 seconds ago
  • Cycling-Aru holds off Rodriguez to protect Vuelta lead

    Fabio Aru held off a strong challenge from Joaquim Rodriguez to protect his overall lead in the Vuelta as BMC Racing's Italian Alessandro De Marchi won the 14th stage on Saturday. Italian Aru of the Astana team looked fresh in the final 18km climb … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • De Marchi wins 14th Vuelta stage, Aru keeps lead

    ALTO CAMPOO, Spain (AP) -- Alessandro de Marchi surged upward into the mountain fog to win the 14th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while fellow Italian Fabio Aru kept the red leader's jersey on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana points classification after stage 14

    Sept 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Points Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 14 on Saturday 1. Esteban Chaves (Colombia / Orica) 87 2. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) 77 3. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) 75 4. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / … More »

    Reuters - 12 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana mountain classification after stage 14

    Sept 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Mountain Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 14 on Saturday 1. Omar Fraile (Spain / Caja Rural) 55 2. Ruben Plaza (Spain / Lampre) 27 3. Mikel Landa (Spain / Astana) 25 4. Alessandro De Marchi (Italy / BMC Racing) … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Legursky, Harris among cuts for Steelers

    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Doug Legursky's return to the Pittsburgh Steelers didn't last long. … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana classification after stage 14

    Sept 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Vuelta a Espana after Stage 14 on Saturday 1. Fabio Aru (Italy / Astana) 57:20:10" 2. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) +26" 3. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) +49" 4. Esteban Chaves (Colombia / … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • LT Tunsil sits for No. 17 Mississippi

    Mississippi says starting left tackle Laremy Tunsil will not play in Saturday's game against UT Martin because of an ongoing investigation by the NCAA. Ole Miss said during the summer it was working with the NCAA regarding potential violations … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • FCS Top 25 Roundup

    FCS Top 25 Roundup

    (STATS) - The best way for Fordham to state that it was not dwelling on the loss of 32 seniors was a season-opening victory over an FBS opponent. … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Nowitzki helps Germany hold off Iceland

    Nowitzki helps Germany hold off Iceland

    BERLIN (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki and Dennis Schroeder scored 15 points each to lead Germany to a surprisingly close 71-65 victory over Iceland at the start of the European Basketball Championship on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Monza future looks secure, says local leader

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - The historic Monza circuit is "99.9 percent" certain of remaining on the Formula One calendar after 2016 with a deal likely by the end of the year, the president of the northern Lombardy region said on … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Wiggins, Canada win Olympic qualifier

    Wiggins, Canada win Olympic qualifier

    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points to help Canada beat Puerto Rico 112-92 on Friday night for its third straight victory in the Olympic qualifying tournament. Cory Joseph, Nik Stauskas and Kelly Olynik added 15 points … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • France's Ferrand-Prevot claims unique world treble

    France's Pauline Ferrand-Prevot became the first woman to hold world titles in three cycling disciplines when she won the mountain bike gold medal on Saturday. The 23-year-old, who already has titles in cyclocross and road cycling, hammered her … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Hamilton takes pole but Ferrari is close behind in Monza

    Hamilton takes pole but Ferrari is close behind in Monza

    Lewis Hamilton extended his recent stranglehold on pole position in Formula One, while Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari fans something to cheer about at their home Italian Grand Prix by qualifying second and third Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Cycling-France's Ferrand-Prevot claims unique world treble

    France's Pauline Ferrand-Prevot became the first woman to hold world titles in three cycling disciplines when she won the mountain bike gold medal on Saturday. The 23-year-old, who already has titles in cyclocross and road cycling, hammered her … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Henrik Lundqvist finally addresses rumors about future (of his hair)

    Henrik Lundqvist finally addresses rumors about future (of his hair)

    So go ahead and watch the video above, exhale mightily and appreciate its cleverness as a sneaky advertisement for one of the products Lundqvist endorses back in Sweden. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Transfer QB Birdsong ready to lead Marshall against Purdue

    Transfer QB Birdsong ready to lead Marshall against Purdue

    Michael Birdsong is downright giddy about being the latest strong-armed quarterback to play at Marshall. Seventeen months after deciding to transfer from James Madison, Birdsong will get his first start for the Thundering Herd on Sunday against … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Hamilton storms to 11th pole in 12 races

    Hamilton storms to 11th pole in 12 races

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton saw off a strong Ferrari challenge at the Italian team's home Grand Prix to seal his seventh pole position in a row and 11th in 12 races on Saturday. The Mercedes … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • British crew member dies in round the world race

    A British crew member of a yacht taking part in the Clipper Round the World race has died after an accident off the coast of Portugal, his team said in on Saturday. Paramedic Andrew Ashman, 49, was reefing a sail on the IchorCoal entry around … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Ferrari CEO will not leave post before IPO - Marchionne

    Ferrari CEO will not leave post before IPO - Marchionne

    Ferrari Chief Executive Amedeo Felisa will not leave his post before the luxury sportscar maker's initial public offering (IPO) planned for later this year, the boss of parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said on Saturday. Felisa, who is … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • Sailing-British crew member dies in round the world race

    A British crew member of a yacht taking part in the Clipper Round the World race has died after an accident off the coast of Portugal, his team said in on Saturday. Paramedic Andrew Ashman, 49, was reefing a sail on the IchorCoal entry around … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • Tonga hoping for better luck at World Cup

    Tonga hoping for better luck at World Cup

    Inconsistency and ill-discipline have always been among the biggest obstacles facing Tongan teams at the Rugby World Cup. At the 2003 World Cup, Tonga had to play four pool matches in just 14 days, much less than the top-tier nations, prompting … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 38 minutes ago
  • Federer express aims to keep rolling at U.S. Open

    Federer express aims to keep rolling at U.S. Open

    The Roger Federer express will look to gather further pace in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday as the world number two continues his bid for a sixth U.S. Open title and an 18th grand slam crown. Federer, who has been in sizzling form … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 43 minutes ago
  • Djokovic and Cilic through to U.S. Open fourth round

    Djokovic and Cilic through to U.S. Open fourth round

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Marin Cilic took different routes into the fourth round of the U.S. Open as the upsets and searing heat at Flushing Meadows both eased off on Friday. After a week … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • Hamilton takes 11th pole in 12 races

    Hamilton takes 11th pole in 12 races

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen joining him on the front row. The pole was Hamilton's 11th in 12 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • China beats Russia in 4 sets at volleyball World Cup

    NAGOYA, Japan (AP) -- China beat Russia 25-23, 25-15, 23-25, 25-20 Saturday to move into first place at the women's volleyball World Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Serena roars back to keep Grand Slam bid alive

    Serena roars back to keep Grand Slam bid alive

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams flirted with grand slam danger once again but kept her calendar-year Grand Slam bid on track by beating a battling, 101st-ranked Bethanie Mattek-Sands 3-6 7-5 6-0 at the U.S. Open on Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Canada looking to break 2015 win drought

    Canada looking to break 2015 win drought

    Coach Kieran Crowley is looking for the two wins Canada, who have played at every World Cup, need to guarantee qualification for the 2019 tournament in Japan with Ireland, France, Italy and Romania lining up to deny them in Pool D. At 18th in the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Hamilton fastest in final practice

    Hamilton fastest in final practice

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton completed a sweep of Italian Grand Prix practice with the top time in Saturday's final session before qualifying. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel gave the home fans … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Nadal falls in marathon US Open match to Fognini

    Nadal falls in marathon US Open match to Fognini

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal ended a sub-par grand slam season on a heartbreaking note when he fell 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. Open to an inspired Fabio Fognini after winning the first two sets on Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Nicaragua stun Jamaica in World Cup qualifying

    Nicaragua stun Jamaica in World Cup qualifying

    (Reuters) - Nicaragua scored a shock 3-2 away win over Gold Cup runners-up Jamaica on Friday to open the third round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. "Today we stole the eagle's eggs," Nicaragua's Costa Rican coach Henry Duarte said … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Hamilton stunned by how far McLaren have fallen

    Hamilton stunned by how far McLaren have fallen

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, who won his first title with McLaren in 2008, says he is shocked at how far the sport's second most successful team have fallen since he left for Mercedes. Woking-based … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Namibia target elusive first World Cup win

    Namibia target elusive first World Cup win

    By Nick Said CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Namibia’s sole aim at the rugby World Cup is to end a run of 15 straight defeats at the global showpiece as they go into the 2015 tournament with some good form behind them. All of those teams are placed well … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Iceland's imminent qualification has been on the cards - coach

    Iceland's imminent qualification has been on the cards - coach

    By Mark Gleeson AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Iceland’s ascent to the brink of qualifying for their first major tournament has been increasingly on the cards, co-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said as an expectant country anticipates achieving that goal on … More »

    Reuters - 8 hours ago
  • Matt Wieters hits home run thanks to unintentional assist from Ben Revere

    Matt Wieters hits home run thanks to unintentional assist from Ben Revere

    Ben Revere accidentally boosts Matt Wieters' fly ball over the wall with last-second leap. … More »

    Big League Stew - 8 hours ago
  • What to watch on college football's kickoff weekend

    What to watch on college football's kickoff weekend

    With appetizers out of the way, it's time to move on to the main course on this first weekend of college football. … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 hours ago
  • Federer rolling, gets Kohlschreiber next

    Federer rolling, gets Kohlschreiber next

    Roger Federer has gotten in some practice during his matches so far at the U.S. Open. The second-seeded Federer has dropped just nine games through two rounds, facing only two break points and saving both of them. Kohlschreiber has 21 career wins … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 hours ago
  • Group leaders Germany confident of unhinging Scotland

    World Cup winners Germany were brimming with confidence ahead of Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow that could see them book their ticket for next year's tournament, after also beating rivals Poland 3-1 on Friday to take … More »

    Reuters - 8 hours ago
  • ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

    ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

    For at least one day, the battle at the bottom was more compelling than the battle for No. 1 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whoever lands at No. 1 in the world ranking - Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth or Jason Day - won't be decided until after … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 hours ago
  • Messi and Aguero strike braces as Argentina thump Bolivia

    (Reuters) - Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero struck two goals apiece in Argentina's 7-0 romp against an out-of-sorts Bolivia while Mexico were held 3-3 by Trinidad & Tobago in friendlies in the United States on Friday. A largely second string side, … More »

    Reuters - 9 hours ago