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  1. Patriots' offense, Tom Brady rally a bit after slow start to preseason
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    Patriots' offense, Tom Brady rally a bit after slow start to preseason

  2. Unexpected ace helping power Cubs’ resurgence
    Tim Brown

    Unexpected ace helping power Cubs’ resurgence

  3. Titans QB Marcus Mariota impresses again in third preseason game
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    Titans QB Marcus Mariota impresses again in third preseason game

  4. Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streaking Mets
    Mark Townsend

    Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streaking Mets

  5. Eugenie Bouchard's short stint with tennis legend Jimmy Connors ends Sunday
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    Eugenie Bouchard's short stint with tennis legend Jimmy Connors ends Sunday

  6. Brendan Parker tries sledge hockey
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    Brendan Parker tries sledge hockey

  7. Running Back Shuffle Up: Peterson and Lynch share the yellow jersey
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    Running Back Shuffle Up: Peterson and Lynch share the yellow jersey

  8. Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)
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    Pavel Medvedev scores nasty ‘lacrosse’ goal in KHL (Video)

  9. Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15
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    Fantasy Football Ranks: Preseason '15

  10. Devin Setoguchi comes to Maple Leafs with right attitude after 'wrong turn'
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    Devin Setoguchi comes to Maple Leafs with right attitude after 'wrong turn'

  11. Parapan Am athlete balances two sports as he eyes Paralympics
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    Parapan Am athlete balances two sports as he eyes Paralympics

  12. On second thought, Robert Griffin III will sit out with concussion
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    On second thought, Robert Griffin III will sit out with concussion

  • Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott

    Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace. ''We were just pawns,'' Beardsley said. Carter's diagnosis of cancer that spread to his brain - and his … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk

    Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk

    Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships. Tallent has two silver medals from the … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Ceasefire breaks down in three areas in Syria - monitor

    A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and two villages to the north has broken down after renewed shelling, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Saturday. The truce between the Syrian army and the … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Pujara hits fifty as Sri Lanka reduce India to 119-4

    Pujara hits fifty as Sri Lanka reduce India to 119-4

    Comeback man Cheteshwar Pujara recorded his seventh half-century as India made slow progress to reach 119 for four wickets at lunch on the second day of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. Resuming on 50-2, the visitors lost … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Soldado back among the goals on La Liga return

    Soldado back among the goals on La Liga return

    Roberto Soldado's two-year stint at English club Tottenham Hotspur was widely considered a failure but the former Spain forward appears to have rediscovered his scoring touch on his return to La Liga with Villarreal. Soldado struck in the Europa … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • Toth strolls to victory at world championships

    Toth strolls to victory at world championships

    Matej Toth became the first Slovakian to win a gold medal at the world athletics championships when he cruised to victory in the men's 50 km race walk on Saturday. The 32-year-old Toth surged ahead after opening up an early lead in the gruelling … More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Giteau hopes Burgess is off-key as Wallabies depart

    Giteau hopes Burgess is off-key as Wallabies depart

    (Reuters) - Experienced Australia back Matt Giteau hopes Sam Burgess is unable to show his X-factor qualities against the Wallabies after the code-switching centre was named in England's rugby World Cup squad on Thursday. Former rugby league … More »

    Reuters - 54 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Toth strolls to victory at world championships

    * Toth wins Slovakia's first gold at world titles * Silver medallist Tallent hails 'clean' race * Tanii finishes third for Japan (Adds quotes) BEIJING, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Matej Toth became the first Slovakian to win a gold medal at the world … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Atletico agree to sign Argentina midfielder Kranevitter

    Atletico Madrid's busy summer in the transfer market has continued with the La Liga club's signing of Argentina midfielder Matias Kranevitter from River Plate on a five-year contract. Kranevitter, 22, who was included in the latest Argentina squad, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Goldschmidt homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 win over A's

    Goldschmidt homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 win over A's

    For all the home runs Paul Goldschmidt has hit - he launched No. 109 in his career in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics - Friday night's win came down to a hustle play Goldschmidt made, at least in the eyes of manager … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Tomlinson lifts Giants by Cards in 9th

    Tomlinson lifts Giants by Cards in 9th

    Rookie Kelby Tomlinson has been called upon out of necessity for the injury-plagued Giants, and he keeps delivering. Veteran Marlon Byrd has been called upon for big moments like this down the stretch, and is doing his part since coming to San … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
  • Tulowitzki, Donaldson hit back-to-back homers, Osuna perfect as Jays top Tigers

    Roberto Osuna fell behind 3-0 to the first batter he faced on Friday night. The Blue Jays' rookie closer bounced back with three straight strikes, then promptly struck out the next two hitters, en route to his 16th save of the season and a 5-3 win … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
  • Canada's Evan Dunfee walks to more than eight-minute PB at world championships

    For more than three hours Saturday morning, Evan Dunfee chased a Canadian record that's a decade older than he is. "The wheels came off a little bit, but I still kept at it," Dunfee said. Dunfee crossed in three hours 49 minutes 56 seconds, … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Friday's MLB games

    Highlights of Friday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Dodgers 4, Cubs 1 Clayton Kershaw struck out 14, sparking the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs before 44,874 at Dodger Stadium on Friday. Kershaw (11-6), who is … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Kershaw Ks 14 in 4-1 win over Cubs

    Kershaw Ks 14 in 4-1 win over Cubs

    ''Leading the league in outs is cool,'' he said after striking out a season high-tying 14 in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. The NL West-leading Dodgers won their fourth in a row returning home for the first … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Bolt on track for more gold after Jamaica lead relay qualifiers

    Bolt on track for more gold after Jamaica lead relay qualifiers

    Usain Bolt remained on course to win a third gold medal at the 15th world athletics championships on Saturday when Jamaica easily qualified for the final of the men's 4x100 metres relay. Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Rasheed Dwyer and Nickel Ashmeade … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Strong finish puts Tseng one ahead in Alabama

    Strong finish puts Tseng one ahead in Alabama

    Taiwan's Yani Tseng produced a stunning eagle-birdie finish to seize a one-stroke lead in the weather-disrupted second round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama, on Friday. The former world number one covered her final six … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • French qualifier Herbert maintains marathon run

    French qualifier Herbert maintains marathon run

    Marathon man Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France delivered another Houdini-like escape to reach his first ATP World Tour final with a 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over American Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday. The French … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 1 minute ago
  • Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streaking Mets

    Blake Swihart's inside-the-park homer helps Red Sox stop streaking Mets

    The Stew's nightly recap looks at the Red Sox win over the Mets, a break out night for the Yankees offense and another dominant outing from Clayton Kershaw. … More »

    Big League Stew - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Bolt on track for more gold after Jamaica lead relay qualifiers

    Usain Bolt remained on course to win a third gold medal at the 15th world athletics championships on Saturday when Jamaica easily qualified for the final of the men's 4x100 metres relay. Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Rasheed Dwyer and Nickel Ashmeade … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Unexpected ace helping power Cubs’ resurgence

    Unexpected ace helping power Cubs’ resurgence

    Jake Arrieta took some time to blossom into something formidable. Just like these Cubs. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • Friday's Scoreboard

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    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Gatlin on Bolt: 'I hope he's tired, too'

    The Latest: Gatlin on Bolt: 'I hope he's tired, too'

    There's one showdown left between Justin Gatlin and Usain Bolt - in the 4x100-meter relay later Saturday. Gatlin, who has two silver medals in the first two meetings with the Jamaican, has been feeling the effects of all this racing. ''I hope he's … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 21 minutes ago
  • Salinas, Earthquakes beat 10-man Galaxy

    Salinas, Earthquakes beat 10-man Galaxy

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Shea Salinas scored on a header in the first half and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the 10-man Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 in the California Clasico on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 23 minutes ago
  • Eaton closes in on decathlon gold at worlds; Relays start

    Eaton closes in on decathlon gold at worlds; Relays start

    Ashton Eaton is closing in on another decathlon world title, and keeping the world record in sight, too. The American finished just behind his closest rival, Damian Warner of Canada, on Saturday in the 110-meter hurdles before a sizable discus … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 25 minutes ago
  • Rookie QB James Franklin leads Eskimos to 38-15 win over Argonauts

    Rookie QB James Franklin leads Eskimos to 38-15 win over Argonauts

    The Edmonton Eskimos may have finally found a quarterback who can fill Mike Reilly's shoes until he returns from injury. Rookie quarterback James Franklin threw a touchdown and ran in another as the Eskimos beat the Toronto Argonauts 38-15 on … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
  • Mariners overcome losses to eke out win over White Sox

    (The Sports Xchange) - A day of losses concluded with a win for the Seattle Mariners when they beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday. Paced by a dominant performance from right-hander Taijuan Walker, the Mariners evened … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • Injury to Robbie Lawler sends Ronda Rousey to Australia to headline UFC 193

    Injury to Robbie Lawler sends Ronda Rousey to Australia to headline UFC 193

    The welterweight champion injures his thumb and has to pull out of his title fight against Carlos Condit, prompting the UFC to move the women's bantamweight championship fight to Melbourne, Australia, to headline the show. … More »

    Cagewriter - 2 hours 45 minutes ago
  • Athletics-World championships men's 4 x 100m relay heats overview

    Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championships Men's 4 x 100m Relay Heats on Saturday 1. JamaicaN.Carter/A.Powell/R.Dwyer/T.Tracey 37.41 Q 2. FranceE.Biron/C.Lemaitre/G.Anouman/J.Vicaut 37.88 Q 3. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Mariners overcome losses to eke out win over White Sox

    A day of losses concluded with a win for the Seattle Mariners when they beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday. Paced by a dominant performance from right-hander Taijuan Walker, the Mariners evened the series at a game … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 50 minutes ago
  • Red Sox snap Mets' 7-game winning streak

    Red Sox snap Mets' 7-game winning streak

    Boston Red Sox rookie catcher Blake Swihart will tell you that he's never hit an inside-the-park home run, even if the record books now reflect the contrary. Swihart led off the 10th inning with an inside-the-parker and the Red Sox stopped the New … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 53 minutes ago
  • Gregorius shines as Yankees find power to crush Braves

    Gregorius shines as Yankees find power to crush Braves

    (The Sports Xchange) - Shortstop Didi Gregorius went a surprising 4-for-5 with a homer and a career-high six RBIs as the New York Yankees broke out for a 15-4 interleague rout of the Atlanta Braves to remain 1 1/2 games behind Toronto in the AL … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Gregorius shines as Yankees find power to crush Braves

    Shortstop Didi Gregorius went a surprising 4-for-5 with a homer and a career-high six RBIs as the New York Yankees broke out for a 15-4 interleague rout of the Atlanta Braves to remain 1 1/2 games behind Toronto in the AL East. "I felt really … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Seager, Gutierrez homer, Walker goes 6 1-3 in M's 2-0 win

    Seager, Gutierrez homer, Walker goes 6 1-3 in M's 2-0 win

    A cramp may have shut down Taijuan Walker on Friday night, but not before he did the same to the Chicago White Sox. The Seattle Mariners' right-hander allowed three hits before leaving with an injury in the seventh inning and Kyle Seager and … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Athletics-World championships women's 4 x 100m relay heats overview

    Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Overview from the World championships Women's 4 x 100m Relay Heats on Saturday 1. JamaicaS.Simpson/N.Morrison/K.Stewart/S.Fraser-Pryce 41.84 Q 2. U.S.E.Gardner/A.Felix/J.Prandini/J.Todd 42.00 Q 3. Trinidad & … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars, 83-69

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Crystal Langhorne had 22 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 on Friday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Jungmann, Santana lead Brewers over Reds

    Jungmann, Santana lead Brewers over Reds

    Brewers rookie Domingo Santana wanted to make a strong showing in his first start at Miller Park. Santana homered and fellow rookie Taylor Jungmann pitched six strong innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Stafford throws 2 TDs, Bortles solid

    Stafford throws 2 TDs, Bortles solid

    Matthew Stafford didn't even need Calvin Johnson to carve up the Jacksonville Jaguars. Stafford completed 11 of 15 passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Lions beat the Jaguars 22-17 in a preseason game Friday night. ''He's been … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Gibson sharp as Twins win seventh in 8

    Gibson sharp as Twins win seventh in 8

    For much of the season, the Minnesota Twins bullpen was falling short in the American League arms race. Now that All-Star closer Glen Perkins is back healthy and Trevor May and Kevin Jepsen are throwing heat, the Twins hope they too now have the … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Hamels Ks 10, dominates reeling Orioles

    Hamels Ks 10, dominates reeling Orioles

    Cole Hamels delivered the type of performance the Texas Rangers hoped to get when they traded for him. Hamels pitched his best game since being acquired by Texas, striking out 10 in eight innings Friday night in a 4-1 win over the Baltimore … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago