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  1. Source: Veteran big man Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers
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    Source: Veteran big man Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers

  2. Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open
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    Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open

  3. Roughriders fire GM Brendan Taman, HC Corey Chamblin, abandon '13 Grey Cup team
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    Roughriders fire GM Brendan Taman, HC Corey Chamblin, abandon '13 Grey Cup team

  4. Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1
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    Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1

  5. Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)
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    Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)

  6. Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him
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    Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him

  7. For the first time since the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard is Grand Slam victorious
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    For the first time since the Australian Open, Eugenie Bouchard is Grand Slam victorious

  8. Yahoo Fantasy Freak Show Podcast
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  9. Julius Thomas now expected to miss significant time with finger injury
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    Julius Thomas now expected to miss significant time with finger injury

  10. RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot
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    RG3's potential teams after Redskins exit: 4 bad fits, 1 ideal landing spot

  11. Sources: Euro guard Marcelo Huertas agrees to one-year deal with Lakers
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    Sources: Euro guard Marcelo Huertas agrees to one-year deal with Lakers

  12. Reality setting in on Jameis Winston's huge hurdles in rookie season with Bucs
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    Reality setting in on Jameis Winston's huge hurdles in rookie season with Bucs

  • Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

    Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Mark Canha hit a three-run homer, Jake Smolinski's three-run double highlighted a decisive third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Monday in another quirky night at the Coliseum when part of … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 minutes ago
  • Man City defender Jason Denayer joins Galatasaray on loan

    Man City defender Jason Denayer joins Galatasaray on loan

    (Reuters) - Manchester City centre back Jason Denayer has joined Turkish club Galatasaray on a season-long loan, according to a statement on the Premier League club's website. The 20-year-old Belgian international spent last season on loan at … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Keuchel matches home win milestone in Astros victory

    Houston left-hander Dallas Keuchel matched the club record for consecutive home wins and received ample run support as the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 at Minute Maid Park on Monday. Keuchel (16-6) leads the American League in wins after … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Tokyo 2020 poised to withdraw logo in latest blow - reports

    Tokyo 2020 poised to withdraw logo in latest blow - reports

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Organisers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were poised to withdraw the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago after its designer admitted to copying presentation materials from the internet, media … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Watson's pads take evasive action in ironic dismissal

    Watson's pads take evasive action in ironic dismissal

    Shane Watson's pads have never tired of planting themselves between ball and stumps but on Monday in Cardiff their failure to do so delivered the ultimate punchline at the Australian's expense. Dumped from the test side after a pair of trademark … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Ross shuts down Rangers, hits RBI single in 7-0 Padres win

    Ross shuts down Rangers, hits RBI single in 7-0 Padres win

    Tyson Ross had it all working Monday night: pitching, hitting and sportsmanship toward a good friend and former teammate. Ross held Texas to three hits in seven innings and hit an RBI single, and the San Diego Padres won 7-0, handing the Rangers … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Tokyo 2020 poised to withdraw logo in latest blow - reports

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Organisers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were poised to withdraw the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago after its designer admitted to copying presentation materials from the internet, … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Day One Wrap: 2015 FIBA Americas Championship

    Day One Wrap: 2015 FIBA Americas Championship

    Check out the highlights from day one of the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship. … More »

    NBA.com - 27 minutes ago
  • Bears secondary gets overhaul as preseason winds down

    Bears secondary gets overhaul as preseason winds down

    The Chicago Bears knew they would have a new defensive scheme when they open the season against Green Bay in two weeks. After deciding to cut cornerback Tim Jennings and put safety Ryan Mundy on season-ending injured reserve Sunday due to a hip … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)

    Milan Lucic dreams of playing for Canucks (after LA Kings Cup run)

    Milan Lucic has yet to play his first game as a member of the Los Angeles Kings, and already his thoughts are drifting to where he’ll play next. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 36 minutes ago
  • Iowa State seeks fast start after opening day stumbles

    Opening day losses have all but doomed Iowa State in each of the last two seasons. Iowa State opens its seventh season under coach Paul Rhoads with an immediate must-win game on Saturday against Northern Iowa. The Cyclones have dropped … More »

    AP - Sports - 37 minutes ago
  • Slade hurts knee but should be fine - All Blacks

    Slade hurts knee but should be fine - All Blacks

    Flyhalf Colin Slade threw a small scare through the All Blacks camp on Tuesday when he ended the team's first training session for the World Cup early after twisting his knee. The 27-year-old, however, was quickly cleared of anything serious, … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Nadal flashes old form in win over Coric

    Nadal flashes old form in win over Coric

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal showed flashes of his top form under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium to beat young Croat Borna Coric 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4 and close Day One at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. The first two … More »

    Reuters - 40 minutes ago
  • Japan could scrap Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    Tokyo Olympic organizers are expected to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials in presentations of the design. Organizers have supported designer Kenjiro Sano against … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Paulsen's 2-run single lifts Rockies over Diamondbacks, 5-4

    Paulsen's 2-run single lifts Rockies over Diamondbacks, 5-4

    The Colorado Rockies struggled to get the big hit with runners on base all game. Pinch-hitter Ben Paulsen hit a two-out, two-run single and the Rockies rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Monday … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

    Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style on Monday, while Kei Nishikori's hopes of making another magical run to the final came to a shuddering … More »

    Reuters - 45 minutes ago
  • Royals acquire Gomes from Braves

    Royals acquire Gomes from Braves

    (Reuters) - The American League-leading Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Jonny Gomes in a trade with the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Kansas City receives Gomes and cash from the Braves in exchange for 21-year-old minor league player Luis … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Ortiz feasts on Big Apple to close on 500 home runs

    After hitting two home runs against the New York Mets over the weekend, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz slugged another against their crosstown rivals, the New York Yankees, in a 4-3 win at Fenway Park on Monday Ortiz's blast in the … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Cardinals rally past Nats with 5-run 7th

    Cardinals rally past Nats with 5-run 7th

    Jason Heyward decided to cut loose for a change. The usually reserved St. Louis outfielder celebrated in grand fashion after his two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning keyed a five-run rally that helped the St. Louis Cardinals beat the … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Reds rally to 13-6 win over sloppy Cubs

    Reds rally to 13-6 win over sloppy Cubs

    Adam Duvall's first swing with the Cincinnati Reds wasn't one to remember. Duvall and Eugenio Suarez hit two-run homers in a four-run sixth inning and the Reds took advantage of two late Chicago errors for a 13-6 victory over the Cubs on Monday … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Nadal flashes old form in win over Coric

    * Spaniard avenges loss to the Croat teenager * Next meets Argentine Schwartzman (Adds quotes) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal showed flashes of his top form under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium to beat young Croat Borna … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games

    Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Mets 3, Phillies 1 Bartolo Colon threw eight shutout innings and singled and scored during a three-run fifth inning that lifted the New York Mets to a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Baseball-Two decades later, Ripken's record remains a testament to work ethic

    By Steve Ginsburg Sept 1 (Reuters) - Twenty years after breaking the record for consecutive games played, Cal Ripken, Jr. insists the reason the feat remains one of baseball's most cherished moments is because it involved a trait the average person … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Giants acquire OF De Aza from Red Sox

    Giants acquire OF De Aza from Red Sox

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza in a trade with the Boston Red Sox. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Dodgers acquire minor league Ruggiano from Seattle

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers acquired minor league outfielder Justin Ruggiano and cash considerations from Seattle on Monday night for a player to be named later. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Nadal overcomes dehydration, illness

    Nadal overcomes dehydration, illness

    On a muggy night, Rafael Nadal said he felt dehydrated, and that's why his level of play dropped for about a set. Nadal said he ''had a little bit of (a) stomach problem'' and wasn't ''physically perfect,'' which is why he lost the third set, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

    * Nishikori tops opening day upsets * Nadal works to get past Coric * Serena romps into second round (Adds late matches) By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open

    Without drama, Milos Raonic advances to the second round of the US Open

    The straight-set victory over American Tim Smyczek included a "get-of-of-jail" card used in the second set, but Milos Raonic was never in trouble. … More »

    Eh Game - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Royals acquire Gomes from Braves

    Aug 31 (Reuters) - The American League-leading Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Jonny Gomes in a trade with the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Kansas City receives Gomes and cash from the Braves in exchange for 21-year-old minor league player Luis … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Norwich's Ricky van Wolfswinkel joins Real Betis on loan

    Norwich's Ricky van Wolfswinkel joins Real Betis on loan

    (Reuters) - Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel has joined La Liga side Real Betis on a season-long loan, the Premier League club said on its website. The 26-year-old signed for Norwich from Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon in 2013 for a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • David Ortiz inches closer to milestone with home run No. 495

    David Ortiz inches closer to milestone with home run No. 495

    There's still a chance Red Sox fans will have something to celebrate this season. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
  • Astros' Keuchel first in AL to 16 wins

    Astros' Keuchel first in AL to 16 wins

    On the night when Houston Astros ace Dallas Keuchel became the American League's first 16-game winner, rookie Carlos Correa hit his 16th home run. After an 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night, Correa was asked if he thought Keuchel … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • Angels, A's delayed in 5th for broken outfield fence

    Angels, A's delayed in 5th for broken outfield fence

    A piece of the outfield wall in Oakland fell down after Los Angeles left fielder Shane Victorino crashed into it, causing a 10-minute delay as players briefly returned to their dugouts Monday night in a game between the Angels and Athletics. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 38 minutes ago
  • Colon scoreless streak hits 16, Mets win

    Colon scoreless streak hits 16, Mets win

    Just like all his (much) younger teammates, Bartolo Colon loves to face the Phillies. Colon breezed through eight snappy innings and the New York Mets got homers from Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto, extending their dominant run against … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
  • US Open Glance

    NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at Monday's play, the opening day of the $42.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships: … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 55 minutes ago
  • Ortiz hits 495th HR, Red Sox beat Yanks

    Ortiz hits 495th HR, Red Sox beat Yanks

    It was only fitting that David Ortiz's homer sliced toward a milestone that many are coming to see in a lost season for the Boston Red Sox. Big Papi hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Serena wins opener as Diatchenko quits

    Serena wins opener as Diatchenko quits

    Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women. Williams was out there for only 27 minutes and took … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Starting bid to complete Grand Slam, Serena Williams barely gets a workout when opponent stops

    Starting bid to complete Grand Slam, Serena Williams barely gets a workout when opponent stops

    Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women. Williams was out there for only 27 minutes and took … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays remain confident heading in to September despite 4-2 loss to Cleveland

    The Toronto Blue Jays may have ended August on a losing note, but they're far from concerned. Danny Salazar outlasted David Price in a pitchers' duel as the Cleveland Indians beat Toronto 4-2 on Monday night. The Blue Jays got runners in scoring … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • Rays back Archer with 3 homers, beat O's

    Rays back Archer with 3 homers, beat O's

    A season-defining road trip started on a positive note for the Tampa Bay Rays, who still have designs of reaching the postseason as a wild-card entrant. Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, and Tampa Bay hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 23 minutes ago