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  1. Lance Briggs retires (probably) to join CSN Chicago's Bears coverage
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    Lance Briggs retires (probably) to join CSN Chicago's Bears coverage

  2. Upon further review: Maclin might be a KC masterpiece after all
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    Upon further review: Maclin might be a KC masterpiece after all

  3. Texans Coach filling up team’s swear jar
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    Texans Coach filling up team’s swear jar

  4. On Sir Alex Ferguson, Abraham Lincoln, Louis Van Gaal and the continuing struggles of Manchester United
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    On Sir Alex Ferguson, Abraham Lincoln, Louis Van Gaal and the continuing struggles of Manchester United

  5. Washington Capitals: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview
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    Washington Capitals: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview

  6. Pittsburgh Penguins sale price tag? Might be NHL record $750 million
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    Pittsburgh Penguins sale price tag? Might be NHL record $750 million

  7. Puck Daddy’s Pacific division preview
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    Puck Daddy’s Pacific division preview

  8. Puck Daddy Power Rankings: Trading Patrick Kane, Trashing Tyler Seguin
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    Puck Daddy Power Rankings: Trading Patrick Kane, Trashing Tyler Seguin

  9. Marchand's elbow; Kane trade rumors; Eichel's roommate (Puck Headlines)
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    Marchand's elbow; Kane trade rumors; Eichel's roommate (Puck Headlines)

  10. Sony responds to email hack, denies editing 'Concussion' to avoid NFL wrath
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    Sony responds to email hack, denies editing 'Concussion' to avoid NFL wrath

  11. Bill O'Brien collecting money in a 'Hard Knocks' swear jar for charity
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    Bill O'Brien collecting money in a 'Hard Knocks' swear jar for charity

  12. Stephane Auger, awful NHL referee, hired as head of Swiss Player Safety
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    Stephane Auger, awful NHL referee, hired as head of Swiss Player Safety

  • Raonic overcomes back problems, advances to third round at US Open

    Raonic overcomes back problems, advances to third round at US Open

    Canada's Milos Raonic is through to the third round of the U.S. Open after defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1). "There were sometimes doubts, should I keep going or not," Raonic said. Raonic fired 18 aces to Verdasco's … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 minutes 56 seconds ago
  • Federer to face Darcis in U.S. Open second round

    Federer to face Darcis in U.S. Open second round

    World number two Roger Federer will continue his bid for a sixth U.S. Open title when he takes on Belgium's Steve Darcis in the second round at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday. Swiss Federer, who has been in sizzling form since reaching the … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Pitt quarterback Voytik eyeing expanded role for Panthers

    Chad Voytik isn't offended by the term ''game manager,'' though the Pittsburgh quarterback might be the only one. Consider it a defense mechanism developed from having to quiet doubters who wonder how a largely nondescript 6-foot-1, 215-pound … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Tennis-U.S. Open Order of play on Thursday

    Sept 2 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the U.S. Open on Thursday (prefix numbers denotes seeding): Arthur Ashe Stadium (1500 GMT/11 AM ET) 20-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) v Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) (1700 GMT/1 PM ET) Kateryna … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Special Report: Renowned U.S. drug-rehab program spun out of control

    Special Report: Renowned U.S. drug-rehab program spun out of control

    By Kristina Cooke and Robin Respaut NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martin Szczupak had already been in and out of rehab when, for a misdemeanor possession charge, a judge sent the 21-year-old heroin addict to a century-old estate in the wooded hills of … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago