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  1. Pass or Fail: New York Islanders leaked black and white alternate jersey
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    Pass or Fail: New York Islanders leaked black and white alternate jersey

  2. Did Brady ruling affect stock prices too?
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    Did Brady ruling affect stock prices too?

  3. Tim Tebow might just have locked up spot on Eagles' 53-man roster
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    Tim Tebow might just have locked up spot on Eagles' 53-man roster

  4. NFL Preseason Blitz: Kiko Alonso, another big Eagles addition, debuts
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    NFL Preseason Blitz: Kiko Alonso, another big Eagles addition, debuts

  5. Women's doubles Thursday for Eugenie Bouchard, singles and mixed doubles Friday in a busy US Open
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    Women's doubles Thursday for Eugenie Bouchard, singles and mixed doubles Friday in a busy US Open

  6. College football bets - Week 1
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    College football bets - Week 1

  7. Canadian Erin Routliffe has the experience of a lifetime at the US Open
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    Canadian Erin Routliffe has the experience of a lifetime at the US Open

  8. Conor McGregor's latest boast: He'd sell out Cowboys Stadium by himself
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    Conor McGregor's latest boast: He'd sell out Cowboys Stadium by himself

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

  10. Slava Voynov taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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    Slava Voynov taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

  11. Toronto's Adil Shamasdin pulls off a big upset in the first round of US Open doubles
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    Toronto's Adil Shamasdin pulls off a big upset in the first round of US Open doubles

  12. Lions bump slump with 25-16 road win over Alouettes, but both face QB questions
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    Lions bump slump with 25-16 road win over Alouettes, but both face QB questions

  • NYPD: Teacher arrested for allegedly flying drone at US Open

    NYPD: Teacher arrested for allegedly flying drone 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 - 9 minutes ago
  • Bayern boss says rejected 'very high' Mueller offer

    Bayern boss says rejected 'very high' Mueller offer

    (Reuters) - Bayern Munich rejected a "very high" offer for versatile attacking midfielder Thomas Mueller this summer, president of the German club Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said. The 25-year-old Mueller, who worked with Manchester United manager … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate at Monza

    Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate at Monza

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday with Mercedes team mate and closest rival Nico Rosberg nearly half a second slower. The Briton, … More »

    Reuters - 19 minutes ago
  • Mercedes dominates opening Italian GP practice; Vettel spins

    Mercedes dominates opening Italian GP practice; Vettel spins

    MONZA, Italy (AP) -- Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dominated the opening practice session for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday, while Sebastian Vettel spun out at low speed after setting the third-fastest time in his Ferrari. … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Debuchy mulled Arsenal exit after losing place to Bellerin

    Debuchy mulled Arsenal exit after losing place to Bellerin

    Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy has said he considered leaving the Gunners after losing his place in their starting line-up to Spaniard Hector Bellerin, French sports daily L'Equipe reported. Arsene Wenger signed the France international for a … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Max Wittek leads Hawaii over Colorado 28-20

    Max Wittek leads Hawaii over Colorado 28-20

    Max Wittek threw three touchdown passes and Rigoberto Sanchez kicked a pair of field goals to lead Hawaii over Colorado 28-20 Thursday night. Wittek, who was making his first career start for the Rainbow Warriors (1-0), completed 19 of 38 passes … More »

    AP - Sports - 57 minutes ago
  • United's 'lack of experience' wrecked De Gea deal - Perez

    United's 'lack of experience' wrecked De Gea deal - Perez

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has blamed Manchester United's "lack of negotiating experience" for the failure of goalkeeper David De Gea's move to the Spanish capital on Monday. The deal, which included Real's Costa Rica keeper Keylor … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • GVC trumps 888 with 1.06 billion pounds bid for Bwin

    GVC trumps 888 with 1.06 billion pounds bid for Bwin

    By Neil Maidment and Aastha Agnihotri LONDON (Reuters) - Bwin.party ditched an agreed takeover deal with 888 on Friday in favour of a higher 1.06 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) cash and shares offer from GVC Holdings, creating a sports betting … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Fraser-Pryce secures Diamond League 100 trophy

    Fraser-Pryce secures Diamond League 100 trophy

    By John Mehaffey ZURICH (Reuters) - Twice Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce streaked to victory in the Diamond League women's 100 metres final on Thursday with a time of 10.93 seconds against a head wind on a cold, blustery evening. The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Williams increase revenues and pay down debt

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - The improved track performance of the Williams Formula One team was reflected in the interim results of the parent company on Friday with Williams Grand Prix Holdings reporting increased revenues and reduced … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Shark mauls 65-year-old man, injuring leg as spate of attacks continues off Australian coast

    A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia's most populous state on Friday, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help for a serious leg injury, police said. David Quinlivan was paddling a surf ski near the New South Wales … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Tottenham striker Kane dismisses 'one-season wonder' tag

    Tottenham striker Kane dismisses 'one-season wonder' tag

    Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Harry Kane has shrugged of suggestions that he is a one-season wonder after failing to find the net in his four games this campaign, British media reported. The 22-year-old scored 31 goals in his breakthrough … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Pedro denies rejecting Man Utd offer to avoid Van Gaal

    Pedro denies rejecting Man Utd offer to avoid Van Gaal

    Chelsea summer recruit Pedro has dismissed reports that he refused a move to Manchester United because he was averse to working under coach Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford. The former Barcelona winger said while United dragged their heels over his … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • Adam Johnson set to return to Sunderland training after injury

    Adam Johnson set to return to Sunderland training after injury

    Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is set to return to training next week after recovering from a shoulder injury that ruled him out of all but the first game of the campaign, which the Black Cats lost 4-2 to Leicester City. "This week Adam had to go … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Funes Mori tipped to make Everton debut against Chelsea

    Funes Mori tipped to make Everton debut against Chelsea

    (Reuters) - Everton's new signing Ramiro Funes Mori could make his first-team debut against Chelsea at Goodison Park when the Premier League resumes next week after the international break, manager Roberto Martinez said. The Toffees take on the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Chamberlain backs Walcott to flourish as striker

    Chamberlain backs Walcott to flourish as striker

    Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has backed team mate Theo Walcott to succeed as an out-and-out striker for the Premier League club, and for England. Played as a winger throughout his career, the 26-year-old Walcott has made it known that … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 43 minutes ago
  • Dr. Ferrari and son skip CONI doping hearing on biathlete

    ROME (AP) -- Lance Armstrong's former physician, Michele Ferrari, and his son Stefano have informed the Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor that they will not attend a hearing over allegedly providing illegal drug assistance to a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Dutch chase third spot in group after Blind's horror debut

    Dutch chase third spot in group after Blind's horror debut

    By Mark Gleeson AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands, just over a year after finishing third at the World Cup, have resigned themselves to battling for the third place in their Euro 2016 qualifying group and the prospect of playoffs after a horror … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Russia beats US for 1st place at volleyball World Cup

    NAGOYA, Japan (AP) -- Russia moved into first place at the women's volleyball World Cup by beating the United States 25-17, 31-29, 25-23 Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    Tom Brady learned he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. U.S. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Real set to retain status as world's richest club

    Real set to retain status as world's richest club

    Real Madrid look certain to retain their status as the world's richest club by income after the La Liga club's revenue for the 2014-15 season jumped 9.4 percent to 660.6 million euros ($733.33 million). Real topped Deloitte's latest ranking of … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Halep, Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock wilts

    Halep, Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock wilts

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka beat the heat with straight-sets wins to reach the third round of a sweltering U.S. Open on Thursday while American hope Jack Sock wilted under the punishing conditions, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Stanton could return, Martinez well rested

    LEADING OFF: Stanton could return, Martinez well rested

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Work to do for Michigan at quarterback, Utah feeling better

    Work to do for Michigan at quarterback, Utah feeling better

    Michigan brought back its former star quarterback Jim Harbaugh to resurrect the program and hopefully improve the position he used to play. The nation found out there's work to be done in Ann Arbor after the Wolverines lost 24-17 to Utah on … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • Players hoping "Deflategate" can usher in change

    Players hoping "Deflategate" can usher in change

    Tom Brady is free and Ramon Foster can't help but laugh. The Pittsburgh Steelers' guard remembers joining the rest of his teammates in declining to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement between the owners and the NFL Players Association in … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 31 minutes ago
  • Fernandinho says he never lost faith in Pellegrini

    Fernandinho says he never lost faith in Pellegrini

    (Reuters) - Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho says he never doubted manager Manuel Pellegrini even when he was heavily criticised last season after the side finished eight points behind Premier League champions Chelsea. Manchester City have … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 33 minutes ago
  • US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena

    US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena

    Venus Williams' opponent in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday is 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who just so happens to be the last player to beat Serena Williams. ''We always give each other advice, especially if one of us has … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
  • Euro 2016 job not done yet, Iceland put off celebration

    By Mark Gleeson AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Iceland have decided to suppress the desire to celebrate a famous victory over the Netherlands as they stand tantalisingly close to qualifying for a first-ever major championship. "It would be very nice to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 40 minutes ago
  • After Harbaugh's debut, Michigan fans will need patience

    After Harbaugh's debut, Michigan fans will need patience

    Jim Harbaugh was first to greet Jake Rudock on the Michigan sideline after he threw the pick-6 that pretty much ended any hope the Wolverines had of winning the much-hyped debut of their much-hyped coach. Michigan fans will need to have the same … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 52 minutes ago
  • Bwin admits investors split on its backing of GVC takeover

    Online gambling firm Bwin.party, which on Friday accepted a 1.06 billion pound takeover from GVC, said many of its investors had been split on whether to back the approach over a rival offer from 888. Bwin Chairman Philip Yea said it had talked … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Corey Seager impresses in big-league debut, despite Dodgers loss

    Corey Seager impresses in big-league debut, despite Dodgers loss

    The 21-year-old shortstop is the latest big-name prospect to arrive in the big leagues. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 hours ago
  • Gyorko HR in 8th gets Padres by Dodgers

    Gyorko HR in 8th gets Padres by Dodgers

    Jedd Gyorko and Yangervis Solarte powered a late rally against a red-hot opponent. Gyorko hit a two-run homer and Solarte had four hits to lead the San Diego Padres to a 10-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night in the opener of a … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Samoa scrape through to next round of Oceania qualifiers

    (Reuters) - Samoa advanced to the second round of Oceania World Cup qualifying by the barest of margins after a 3-0 win over Tonga on Friday. The Cook Islands, who only needed a draw to win the four-nation qualifying group, were beaten 2-0 by a … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Hawkeyes open 2015 with dangerous Illinois State

    Hawkeyes open 2015 with dangerous Illinois State

    C.J. Beathard has been waiting for his chance to be Iowa's starting quarterback for years. Beathard will make just his second career start - and his first at Kinnick Stadium - when the Hawkeyes host FCS school Illinois State on Saturday. Beathard, … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • BYU provides measuring stick for Nebraska to start Riley era

    BYU provides measuring stick for Nebraska to start Riley era

    ''That part of it is going to be really good for us,'' Riley said. Tommy Armstrong Jr. is entering his third season as starting quarterback, but he'll be operating a new offense that blends the pro-style system and some facets of the … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Indiana not taking Southern Illinois game lightly

    A common theme among Indiana players this week was that the Hoosiers are not taking Southern Illinois lightly. Forget that the Salukis are an FCS opponent. The only other time Indiana has played Southern Illinois was 2006 when Indiana blew a 21-7 … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Texas Tech aims for better season, starts vs Sam Houston St

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has told one of his quarterbacks he'll start Saturday when the Red Raiders play Sam Houston State. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Iowa State hosts UNI in crucial opener

    AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Hardly anyone outside of the state will pay much attention to the Northern Iowa-Iowa State game. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Jayhawks hope to lean on captains to emerge from obscurity

    There has been turnover in nearly every aspect of the Kansas football program over the past year, from the coaching staff to the roster to the way the entire operation is run. Three new captains will attempt to lead the Jayhawks out of the fog. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • No. 19 Oklahoma OK without hype heading into opener

    No. 19 Oklahoma OK without hype heading into opener

    Oklahoma is fine with that. The Sooners entered last season with a No. 4 ranking, boldly talking about securing a berth in the college football playoff. No. 19 Oklahoma will take its lowest preseason ranking since 2000 into its opener against … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago