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  1. Arizona Cardinals hire NFL's first-ever female coaching intern
    Eric Edholm

    Arizona Cardinals hire NFL's first-ever female coaching intern

  2. Seau family not happy Hall of Fame preventing Sydney from speaking
    Eric Edholm

    Seau family not happy Hall of Fame preventing Sydney from speaking

  3. Troy Tulowitzki sent to Blue Jays in shocking trade
    Mike Oz

    Troy Tulowitzki sent to Blue Jays in shocking trade

  4. Expos Nation well represented in Cooperstown, as former Expos Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson are inducted
    Stephanie Myles

    Expos Nation well represented in Cooperstown, as former Expos Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson are inducted

  5. Inside the shocking trade of Troy Tulowitzki
    Jeff Passan

    Inside the shocking trade of Troy Tulowitzki

  6. MLB Trade Deadline Digest: The chase for Cole Hamels is heating up
    Mike Oz

    MLB Trade Deadline Digest: The chase for Cole Hamels is heating up

  7. Daily Dime: Chris Heston, Kyle Hendricks, Mike Napoli, Nelson Cruz
    Scott Pianowski

    Daily Dime: Chris Heston, Kyle Hendricks, Mike Napoli, Nelson Cruz

  8. New coach for 18-year-old tennis prospect Françoise Abanda is a big name in the sport
    Stephanie Myles

    New coach for 18-year-old tennis prospect Françoise Abanda is a big name in the sport

  9. What We Learned: Why are teams waiting on Cody Franson?
    Ryan Lambert

    What We Learned: Why are teams waiting on Cody Franson?

  10. Big Ben in full command of offense, expects Steelers to average 30 points a game
    Charles Robinson

    Big Ben in full command of offense, expects Steelers to average 30 points a game

  11. If Russell Wilson stands firm, will the Seattle Seahawks give in?
    Frank Schwab

    If Russell Wilson stands firm, will the Seattle Seahawks give in?

  12. Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki traded to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, prospects
    Tim Brown

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki traded to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, prospects

  • AP source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

    AP source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

    After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Tulowitzki was sent to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects late Monday night in a stunning swap of star … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse

    Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at Mohegan Sun, one of the world's largest casinos, throw chairs, scream at dealers and expect rules to be bent at the tables. ''All men are created equal except in the casino,'' said Glen … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • China denied dive sweep at world championships

    China missed out on sweeping the diving gold medals at the world aquatics championships when Tania Cagnotto won the women's one-meter springboard on Tuesday. Cagnotto led from the start, and held on through all five rounds for a winning score of … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Inside the shocking trade of Troy Tulowitzki

    Inside the shocking trade of Troy Tulowitzki

    Fearful Tulowitzki requesting a trade publicly would make the Rockies look weak, the team asked him to play good soldier, which he obliged, according to club sources. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Nevill gets nod ahead of Haddin for third test

    Nevill gets nod ahead of Haddin for third test

    Peter Nevill has got the nod ahead of Brad Haddin as Australia's wicketkeeper for the third Ashes test against England at Edgbaston starting on Wednesday. Captain Michael Clarke said selection chairman Rod Marsh and coach Darren Lehmann had spoken … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Muller of France wins women's 10k open water title at worlds

    Muller of France wins women's 10k open water title at worlds

    There were medals at stake in the women's 10-kilometer open water race at the world swimming championships. A top-10 finish was just as good, though, since it secured a trip to next year's Olympics. Aurelie Muller of France won by 2.4 seconds on … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Warnings on cost rises were ignored: Japan stadium designers

    Warnings on cost rises were ignored: Japan stadium designers

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - The firm of architects whose design for Japan's new Olympic stadium was scrapped said the ballooning costs that doomed their plan were due partly to an uncompetitive selection of contractors and that warnings about … More »

    Reuters - 39 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Warnings on cost rises were ignored - Japan stadium designers

    (Repeats adding full name of company on para two) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, July 28 (Reuters) - The firm of architects whose design for Japan's new Olympic stadium was scrapped said the ballooning costs that doomed their plan were due partly to an … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • UEFA head Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

    UEFA head Platini to announce FIFA presidency bid

    By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) - Michel Platini, the head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, is to announce in the next few days that he will stand for the presidency of FIFA, a source close to the former France international told Reuters … More »

    Reuters - 57 minutes ago
  • AP source: Blue Jays trade shortstop Jose Reyes to Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki

    AP source: Blue Jays trade shortstop Jose Reyes to Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki

    The Toronto Blue Jays have traded shortstop Jose Reyes to the Colorado Rockies for fellow shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, an Associated Press source confirmed early Tuesday. In addition to Tulowitzki, the source said the Rockies also shipped 42-year-old … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • AP source: Rockies trade slugger Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, 3 pitchers

    AP source: Rockies trade slugger Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, 3 pitchers

    A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded slugger Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops. In addition to Tulowitzki, the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 29 minutes ago
  • Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany

    Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany

    More than 2,000 Jewish athletes gathered Tuesday in Berlin for the European Maccabi Games, being held for the first time in Germany, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics. In a nod to the past, organizers of the 14th edition of the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 32 minutes ago
  • Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says

    Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says

    The Russian president, speaking with Swiss TV on Monday, said the embattled head of FIFA deserves a Nobel Prize for his work. ''Thank you, President Putin, you make us happy and comfortable,'' said Blatter, who was making his first trip outside his … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 35 minutes ago
  • Some in Almaty cool on 2022 Winter Olympics bid

    By Mariya Gordeyeva and Dmitry Solovyov ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan is aspiring to host the 2022 Winter Olympics but many in the Central Asian nation view the bid as yet another vanity project of long-ruling President Nursultan Nazarbayev. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • South Africa's first post-isolation captain Rice dies

    South Africa's first captain of the post-isolation era Clive Rice died on Tuesday after battling a brain tumour, the country's cricket board said. Rice's family confirmed his death to South Africa's Eye Witness News, saying he was admitted to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 19 minutes ago
  • War-torn South Sudan set to join Olympic family

    War-torn South Sudan set to join Olympic family

    South Sudan is set to become the 206th member of the Olympic family later this week, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday, despite ongoing fierce fighting in the African country. The IOC Session will vote on South Sudan's membership … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
  • Olympics-War-torn South Sudan set to join Olympic family

    South Sudan is set to become the 206th member of the Olympic family later this week, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday, despite ongoing fierce fighting in the African country. The IOC Session will vote on South Sudan's membership … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 44 minutes ago
  • Sprinter Dutee Chand cleared to compete after CAS ruling

    Sprinter Dutee Chand feels her life is back on track after being cleared to race following the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) ruling on gender testing guidelines. The Lausanne-based court suspended the governing International Association of … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Putting touch has deserted me, says Poulter

    Putting touch has deserted me, says Poulter

    By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England (Reuters) - Less than three years after his magical putter inspired a 'miracle' Ryder Cup victory for Europe, Ian Poulter says his touch on the greens has temporarily deserted him. "I'm not disappointed how I played … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Ennis-Hill to compete at world championships

    Ennis-Hill to compete at world championships

    Olympic heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced that she is to compete in the world athletics championships in Beijing next month. "My coach and I have made the decision that I'm going to make myself available for selection for … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-Putting touch has deserted me, says Poulter

    By Tony Jimenez WOBURN, England, July 28 (Reuters) - Less than three years after his magical putter inspired a 'miracle' Ryder Cup victory for Europe, Ian Poulter says his touch on the greens has temporarily deserted him. "I'm not disappointed how … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Bryant's HR in 9th gives Cubs wild win

    Bryant's HR in 9th gives Cubs wild win

    After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out. Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory over the Colorado … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Athletics-Ennis-Hill to compete at world championships

    Athletics-Ennis-Hill to compete at world championships

    Olympic heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced that she is to compete in the world athletics championships in Beijing next month. "My coach and I have made the decision that I'm going to make myself available for selection for … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Yahoo Sports' trade deadline tracker: Follow the latest MLB news and rumors

    Yahoo Sports' trade deadline tracker: Follow the latest MLB news and rumors

    The MLB trade deadline is 4 p.m. ET on July 31. Keep this post open in a tab until then. … More »

    Big League Stew - 4 hours ago
  • MLB Trade Deadline Digest: The chase for Cole Hamels is heating up

    MLB Trade Deadline Digest: The chase for Cole Hamels is heating up

    Our daily recap of trade-deadline news and rumors, including tidbits on Jeff Samardzija, Justin Upton and Craig Kimbrel plus Monday's done deals. … More »

    Big League Stew - 4 hours ago
  • 'Dead in water' U.S. swimming team expects slow start in Kazan

    'Dead in water' U.S. swimming team expects slow start in Kazan

    USA Swimming was rubbing its hands with glee when it announced a squad packed full of gold medal winners and record breakers for the 2015 world championships, but that was a year ago and the team that lands in Kazan may need time to fire on all … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Chand aims to qualify for Rio Olympics after CAS verdict

    Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will aim to qualify for next year's Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to suspend IAAF rules that could have blocked women with high levels of male hormones from competing in Rio de Janeiro. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive

    LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive

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

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Monday Sports In Brief

    Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint. Next, it might be time to see if there is more … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • 'Dead in water' U.S. team expects slow start in Kazan

    'Dead in water' U.S. team expects slow start in Kazan

    USA Swimming was rubbing its hands with glee when it announced a squad packed full of gold medal winners and record breakers for the 2015 world championships, but that was a year ago and the team that lands in Kazan may need time to fire on all … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • People like Blatter deserve Nobel prize, Putin tells Swiss TV

    People like Blatter deserve Nobel prize, Putin tells Swiss TV

    By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - FIFA boss Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his stewardship of soccer's governing body, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview aired by Swiss broadcaster RTS on Monday. On Saturday, at a meeting … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Swimming-'Dead in water' U.S. team expects slow start in Kazan

    By Steve Keating July 28 (Reuters) - USA Swimming was rubbing its hands with glee when it announced a squad packed full of gold medal winners and record breakers for the 2015 world championships, but that was a year ago and the team that lands in … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Ex-FIFA official Warner to seek judicial review, may delay extradition

    Ex-FIFA official Warner to seek judicial review, may delay extradition

    By Linda Hutchinson-Jafar PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) - Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner's lawyers plan to file for judicial review against the government of Trinidad and Tobago claiming political bias in the move to extradite him to … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Barca, Bilbao face fines for politically-motivated whistles

    Barca, Bilbao face fines for politically-motivated whistles

    The national anthem was drowned out and there were anti-Spanish flags and chants from the crowd during the match won by Barca last May. The clubs come from the separatist regions of Catalonia and the Basque Country and both had been warned that … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Beasley still interested in playing for national team

    A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. Beasley was coaxed out of his retirement from the national team by the U.S. coach for the CONCACAF Gold Cup competition and played … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off homer to give Cubs dramatic win

    Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off homer to give Cubs dramatic win

    Also: Matt Wieters makes Orioles a walk-off winner too, the White Sox win fifth straight, the Royals hit 60 wins. … More »

    Big League Stew - 5 hours ago
  • Ex Chelsea striker Drogba joins Montreal Impact

    Ex Chelsea striker Drogba joins Montreal Impact

    (Reuters) - Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has signed for the Montreal Impact, the club announced on Monday as the Ivorian joined a growing list of famous international players in Major League Soccer. Drogba, who was part of the Chelsea team … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • CA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

    CA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

    A computer will call balls and strikes as the home plate umpire handles all of his other regular duties. ''It's going to be strange yelling at that computer,'' San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy joked. On Tuesday night, the computer system … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

    IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

    By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee remains confident the United States will deliver a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games despite Boston's withdrawal from the race on Monday. "For the IOC this was always … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Yasiel Puig on possibility of getting traded by Dodgers: 'I'll play anywhere'

    Yasiel Puig on possibility of getting traded by Dodgers: 'I'll play anywhere'

    The latest trade rumor says the Dodgers are letting teams know Puig is available "in the right deal." … More »

    Big League Stew - 6 hours ago