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  1. 10 Degrees: The postseason contenders, ranked from easiest schedule to hardest
    Jeff Passan

    10 Degrees: The postseason contenders, ranked from easiest schedule to hardest

  2. Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president
    Chris Cwik

    Report: Indians Mark Shapiro to become new Blue Jays president

  3. Draft sleeper Ameer Abdullah gives Lions long-awaited multi-threat RB
    Eric Adelson

    Draft sleeper Ameer Abdullah gives Lions long-awaited multi-threat RB

  4. Chicago Bears cut longtime starting cornerback Tim Jennings
    Eric Edholm

    Chicago Bears cut longtime starting cornerback Tim Jennings

  5. Yankees explode for 20 runs in win over Braves
    Chris Cwik

    Yankees explode for 20 runs in win over Braves

  6. His back woes finally under control, Milos Raonic prepares to finish the summer on the right note at the US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    His back woes finally under control, Milos Raonic prepares to finish the summer on the right note at the US Open

  7. New world order: Big 12 in era of upheaval as Texas, Oklahoma take back seat
    Pat Forde

    New world order: Big 12 in era of upheaval as Texas, Oklahoma take back seat

  8. Corey Chamblin might be out after Riders drop to 0-9 with loss to Redblacks
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Corey Chamblin might be out after Riders drop to 0-9 with loss to Redblacks

  9. Jake Arrieta's no-hitter continues his transformation into one of baseball's best pitchers
    Tim Brown

    Jake Arrieta's no-hitter continues his transformation into one of baseball's best pitchers

  10. At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    At almost the very last moment, Maria Sharapova pulls the plug on her US Open

  11. Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose
    Dan Wetzel

    Roger Goodell, NFL could get favorable deflate-gate ruling yet still lose

  12. As Jimmy Connors leaves New York, protégé Eugenie Bouchard readies to try to put his advice into practice at the US Open
    Stephanie Myles

    As Jimmy Connors leaves New York, protégé Eugenie Bouchard readies to try to put his advice into practice at the US Open

  • Football match in Berlin ends in brawl amid anti-Semitic insults

    An amateur football match in Berlin descended into a mass brawl that left two people injured after fans and players from both teams exchanged anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim insults, German police said on Monday. A police spokesman said the trouble … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Bulgarian weightlifters' bans upheld by CAS

    Bulgarian weightlifters banned over doping violations will not compete at the world championships after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the punishments imposed by the sport's international governing body (IWF). "CAS confirmed the … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Doping-Bulgarian weightlifters' bans upheld by CAS

    Bulgarian weightlifters banned over doping violations will not compete at the world championships after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the punishments imposed by the sport's international governing body (IWF). "CAS confirmed the … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • NYC's first fan: A ballgame with Mayor Bill de Blasio

    NYC's first fan: A ballgame with Mayor Bill de Blasio

    He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio went to a baseball game over the weekend. Actually, he went to all three games played between his beloved Red Sox and the Mets, … More »

    AP - Sports - 28 minutes ago
  • Springboks to stay home after signing new deals at Bulls

    Springboks to stay home after signing new deals at Bulls

    Five South African internationals put uncertainty over their post-World Cup future behind them on Monday by extending their contracts at Super Rugby outfit the Bulls. With a growing number of South African players heading to European clubs, the … More »

    Reuters - 50 minutes ago
  • Lower order frustrate Sri Lanka, India lead by 345

    Lower order frustrate Sri Lanka, India lead by 345

    A string of middle and lower order cameos helped India stretch their overall lead to 345 runs at tea on the penultimate day of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday. Resuming day four on a precarious 21-3 in the bowler-dominated … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Juve suffer side effects of dismantling winning team

    Juve suffer side effects of dismantling winning team

    Juventus appear to be suffering from a predictable early-season slump in the wake of a summer spent fumbling around the transfer market in a bid to rebuild a team that had grown to dominate Serie A. Juve have captured four straight league titles, … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Lovren upset with individual error in West Ham loss

    Lovren upset with individual error in West Ham loss

    (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren is disappointed with his error that lead to West Ham United's second goal on Saturday and the Croatian has vowed to come back stronger from the 3-0 defeat. Liverpool were behind within three minutes as … More »

    Reuters - 56 minutes ago
  • Jones names only two scrumhalves in Japan World Cup squad

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan coach Eddie Jones has opted for only two recognised scrumhalves in his versatile 31-man squad for the rugby World Cup. Jones said versatility had "one hundred percent" played a part in his selection choices after surprisingly … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

    Sharapova pulls out of US Open due to leg injury

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, winner of five grand slam events, has pulled out of the U.S. Open tennis championships due to a leg injury, the Russian said on Sunday. Sharapova, 28, has not played a match since losing to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

    Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

    By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after the final night of action on Sunday. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Fijian back tells of racial abuse in French league game

    Montpellier's Fijian utility back Timoci Nagusa has claimed he was racially abused by a Pau fan during a French Top 14 game on Saturday. The incident occurred in the first half when he picked up a yellow card, Nagusa told French rugby weekly Midi … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • Golf-World Rankings

    Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 12.36 2. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 12.22 3. (3) Jason Day (Australia) 10.99 4. (4) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 8.84 5. (5) Justin Rose (Britain) 7.22 6. (6) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 7.06 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • Australia goalkeeper Ryan ruled out of World Cup qualifiers

    (Reuters) - Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan has been ruled out of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Bangladesh and Tajikistan after suffering a knee injury playing for Spanish club Valencia. "It's a blow for Mat to miss these games but he … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • A's switch pitcher Venditte tops D-backs for 1st win

    A's switch pitcher Venditte tops D-backs for 1st win

    (The Sports Xchange) - Oakland's Pat Venditte took a piece of history away from his first Major League victory Sunday. The switch pitcher threw two scoreless innings in the Athletics' 7-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Chase Field, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 52 minutes ago
  • Valencia sign Tunisia defender Abdennour from Monaco

    Valencia sign Tunisia defender Abdennour from Monaco

    Valencia have further bolstered their defence by agreeing to sign Tunisia centre back Aymen Abdennour from Monaco on a five-year contract, the La Liga club said on Sunday. Abdennour, 26, will be presented to fans on Monday at the Mestalla stadium, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Cook Islands win first ever World Cup qualifier

    (Reuters) - Taylor Saghabi struck a hat-trick as the Cook Islands kicked-off Oceania's Road to Russia 2018 on Monday by beating hosts Tonga 3-0 to record their first ever World Cup qualifying win. It was a first victory anywhere for the Cook … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

    U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on. The 33-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rondon thrilled to get off the mark for West Brom

    Rondon thrilled to get off the mark for West Brom

    (Reuters) - West Bromwich Albion record signing Salomon Rondon is delighted to score his first goal for the Baggies in Saturday's 1-0 win over Stoke City, which also brought the Premier League club their first win of the season. Rondon scored the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Flores helps Mets surge in fascinating deadline postscript

    Flores helps Mets surge in fascinating deadline postscript

    For the New York Mets, August has been like a dream, and nothing sums up their charmed life better than the saga of Wilmer Flores. On July 29, reports surfaced that Flores was being traded in a deal that would bring Carlos Gomez to the Mets. An … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Nadal hopes to make new memories vs Coric as US Open begins

    Nadal hopes to make new memories vs Coric as US Open begins

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal's memories of his lone match against Borna Coric are a bit fuzzy, which is understandable. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Captain Fonte urges Saints not to sell any more players

    Captain Fonte urges Saints not to sell any more players

    (Reuters) - Southampton should not let any players leave before the transfer window closes on Tuesday, the Premier League club's captain Jose Fonte has said. The Portuguese central defender and his teammates have also urged midfielder Victor … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Lynx happy to see August end after struggling this month

    The Minnesota Lynx came into the season as the prohibitive favorite to win their third WNBA championship in five seasons. Acquiring Olympian Sylvia Fowles in late July did nothing to change that. ''We're still just trying to get everything … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night. Arrieta (17-6) became the first 17-game winner in the big leagues by … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Day wins The Barclays in another runaway

    Day wins The Barclays in another runaway

    Jason Day, so poor as a kid that he shopped at a store where he stuffed as much used clothing as he could into a bag for $5, is trying not to think about the potential of a $10 million bonus for winning the FedEx Cup. Day, so cocksure as a teenager … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • After coming so close, Arrieta notches his 1st no-hitter

    After coming so close, Arrieta notches his 1st no-hitter

    Jake Arrieta had been building toward this moment. Arrieta threw the second no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night. ''He's starting to create more buzz around him,'' Cubs manager Joe … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • New world order: Big 12 in era of upheaval as Texas, Oklahoma take back seat

    New world order: Big 12 in era of upheaval as Texas, Oklahoma take back seat

    The two programs with every advantage have faltered as TCU and Baylor have risen to the top of the crop. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 4 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Giants, Dodgers face off; Salazar back from bug

    LEADING OFF: Giants, Dodgers face off; Salazar back from bug

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

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Arrieta dodges Dodgers' bats as Cubs ace no-hits LA

    Arrieta dodges Dodgers' bats as Cubs ace no-hits LA

    (Reuters) - Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw his first career no-hitter, finishing off the milestone in grand style by striking out the Los Angeles Dodgers in order in the ninth inning for a 2-0 win on Sunday. The right-hander also became the … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Goodell, Brady due in court Monday

    Goodell, Brady due in court Monday

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are expected back in a New York courtroom after failing to settle the ''Deflategate'' case. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told both sides they will need to appear in … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Blue Jays complete sweep of Tigers

    Blue Jays complete sweep of Tigers

    (The Sports Xchange) - Russell Martin has been on postseason teams before but the Toronto Blue Jays catcher said after a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday that this team might be on the way to doing something really big. "If this isn't … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Croatia forward Perisic swaps Wolfsburg for Inter

    Croatia forward Perisic swaps Wolfsburg for Inter

    Inter Milan have boosted their frontline after signing Croatia forward Ivan Perisic from VfL Wolfsburg on a five-year deal, the German club said on Monday. "I had a good and successful time in Wolfsburg. Wolfsburg have also sold attacking … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Sherwood hopes Villa's injured trio return for Leicester clash

    Sherwood hopes Villa's injured trio return for Leicester clash

    (Reuters) - Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood hopes injured trio Adama Traore, Jack Grealish and club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor will return from injury in time to face high-flying Leicester City after the international break. All three missed … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Martinez doesn't blame Spurs' Dier for Cleverly injury

    Martinez doesn't blame Spurs' Dier for Cleverly injury

    (Reuters) - Everton manager Roberto Martinez has refused to blame Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier for a tackle on Tom Cleverly that saw the England international stretchered off during Saturday's 0-0 Premier League draw at White Hart Lane. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • 2015 college football - Big 12 at a glance

    2015 college football - Big 12 at a glance

    Yahoo Sports expert Pat Forde breaks down everything you need to know about the Big 12 for this season. … More »

    5 hours ago
  • Moore, Fowles lead Lynx to 71-61 win over Mercury

    Moore, Fowles lead Lynx to 71-61 win over Mercury

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 28 points and Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 13 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-61 on Sunday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Loyd, Langhorne lead Storm past Mystics, 69-59

    Loyd, Langhorne lead Storm past Mystics, 69-59

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Jewell Loyd had 18 points, making all 14 of her free throw attempts, and Crystal Langhorne scored 15 to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 69-59 on Sunday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Jake Arrieta pitches 6th no-hitter in majors this season as Cubs beat Dodgers 2-0

    Jake Arrieta pitches 6th no-hitter in majors this season as Cubs beat Dodgers 2-0

    Even after pitching his first career no-hitter, Jake Arrieta wasn't too big to wear his PJs. Arrieta was lights-out on the mound, striking out a season-high 12. "You see other guys around the league do it and you want to be a part of something … More »

    The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago
  • Arrieta no-hits Dodgers to reach 17 wins

    Arrieta no-hits Dodgers to reach 17 wins

    Even after pitching his first career no-hitter, Jake Arrieta wasn't too big to wear his PJs. Arrieta was lights-out on the mound, striking out a season-high 12. ''You see other guys around the league do it and you want to be a part of something … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Baseball-Blue Jays complete sweep of Tigers

    Russell Martin has been on postseason teams before but the Toronto Blue Jays catcher said after a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday that this team might be on the way to doing something really big. "If this isn't the feel of a … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago