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  • Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

    Hewitt extends U.S. Open farewell with a win

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fist-pumping Lleyton Hewitt turned back the clock as he wore down an injured Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-0 7-6(2) 1-0 on Tuesday to extend his U.S. Open grand slam goodbye. Playing on a small outside court in the … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Judge: No 'Deflategate' ruling yet, despite bogus tweet

    Judge: No 'Deflategate' ruling yet, despite bogus tweet

    Judge Richard Berman issued a one-sentence order Tuesday saying he planned to rule by Friday whether the NFL properly followed its collective bargaining agreement with players when it suspended Brady for his role in using underinflated footballs in … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Bills cornerback McKelvin begins light workouts on sideline

    Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin has finally parked the small push cart he's been using to keep weight off his injured right ankle. McKelvin took part in light workouts on Tuesday after trainers removed the protective boot he had been … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions

    Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions

    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers began the preseason with little drama and few questions. Now there's more than plenty of both heading into the exhibition finale against Carolina. … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • McFadden on board if Dallas replaces Murray by committee

    McFadden on board if Dallas replaces Murray by committee

    Darren McFadden wants to be one of the replacements for NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray. If he is one of two, or even three, running backs trying to match the production Murray gave NFC East champion Dallas last season, that's fine, too. … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago