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  1. Blue Jays fans bring hockey hat trick tradition to Rogers Centre
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    Blue Jays fans bring hockey hat trick tradition to Rogers Centre

  2. NFL Preseason Blitz: Tim Tebow tries his new role for red-hot Eagles
    Frank Schwab

    NFL Preseason Blitz: Tim Tebow tries his new role for red-hot Eagles

  3. Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Winnipeg Jets from A to Zed
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    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Winnipeg Jets from A to Zed

  4. Steve Smith ejected for fighting, then watches rest of game with oldest son
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    Steve Smith ejected for fighting, then watches rest of game with oldest son

  5. The fight that boxing is supposed to be about
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    The fight that boxing is supposed to be about

  6. Sources: John Daly taken to hospital for evaluation
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    Sources: John Daly taken to hospital for evaluation

  7. Daily Dime: Recommendations for Sunday's slate
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    Daily Dime: Recommendations for Sunday's slate

  8. Tennis legend Jimmy Connors has a whole lot to say to Genie Bouchard
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    Tennis legend Jimmy Connors has a whole lot to say to Genie Bouchard

  9. Fan makes Tyler Seguin a Twitter offer he can’t refuse: In-N-Out burger
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    Fan makes Tyler Seguin a Twitter offer he can’t refuse: In-N-Out burger

  10. Superb second half leads to Stampeders' 36-8 stomping of Bombers
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    Superb second half leads to Stampeders' 36-8 stomping of Bombers

  11. Blue Jays fans ditch headwear to celebrate Edwin Encarnacion's home run hat trick (Video)
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    Blue Jays fans ditch headwear to celebrate Edwin Encarnacion's home run hat trick (Video)

  12. More preseason injuries: Three Packers injured, including Randall Cobb
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    More preseason injuries: Three Packers injured, including Randall Cobb

  • FSU's Aguayo on pace to be best kicker in college history

    FSU's Aguayo on pace to be best kicker in college history

    ''He's good because he's talented, but he's great because he has a tremendous work ethic,'' Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said. All those wide rights and wide lefts - kicks that doomed Florida State against Miami so many times and probably … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 39 seconds ago
  • Indians owner hires firm to find minority investor

    Indians owner Paul Dolan hired an investment broker several months ago to help him find a minority investor for his franchise. Dolan secured Allen & Co., a New York-based firm, to search for a minority owner, a team spokesman confirmed Sunday. The … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Braves fan dies in fall from upper deck

    Braves fan dies in fall from upper deck

    The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Mary Beth Hauptle, an … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays' Encarnacion homers again to extend hitting streak to 25 games

    Edwin Encarnacion homered in his first at-bat Sunday, his fourth in six at-bats, to extend his major-league-best hitting streak to 25 games. The Toronto Blue Jays' slugger hit a solo home run to right-centre in the first inning off Detroit Tigers … More »

    The Canadian Press - 17 minutes ago
  • Swansea end Man United's unbeaten start, Southampton win at Premier League

    Swansea end Man United's unbeaten start, Southampton win at Premier League

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Swansea City came from behind to end Manchester United's unbeaten start to the Premier League season with an impressive 2-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday. After an entertaining first half ended goalless … More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Kagawa shines as Dortmund reclaim top spot

    Kagawa shines as Dortmund reclaim top spot

    Japan international Shinji Kagawa helped set up two goals as Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin 3-1 on Sunday to go back top of the Bundesliga, ahead of champions Bayern Munich, on goal difference. Kagawa, who looks to have rediscovered his form … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Encarnacion homers for third straight at-bat

    Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion connected in the first inning against Detroit, homering for the third straight at-bat. Encarnacion hit three home runs and matched a Blue Jays record with nine RBIs in Saturday's 15-1 win over the Tigers. … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Injury for Jets DL Williams not serious

    Injury for Jets DL Williams not serious

    The New York Jets - and their anxious fans - can exhale. An MRI exam Sunday revealed that rookie defensive lineman Leonard Williams has a muscle strain behind one of his knees, and the team avoided a potentially devastating injury to its … More »

    AP - Sports - 37 minutes ago
  • Pharoah OK after loss; no word on future

    Pharoah OK after loss; no word on future

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- American Pharoah looks in good shape the morning after his startling loss in the Travers Stakes, with no decision on whether the Triple Crown winner will race again. … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Fan dies after falling from upper deck during Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field

    Fan dies after falling from upper deck during Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field

    The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Mary Beth Hauptle, an … More »

    The Canadian Press - 42 minutes ago
  • Arizona agrees to trade RHP Reed to Mets

    Arizona agrees to trade RHP Reed to Mets

    The NL East-leading New York Mets tried to bolster their late-inning bullpen Sunday, getting right-handed reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks for two minor league pitchers. Reed is expected to join the Mets on Monday when they play … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 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 - 50 minutes ago
  • Swansea end United unbeaten start, Southampton win

    Swansea end United unbeaten start, Southampton win

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Swansea City came from behind to end Manchester United's unbeaten start to the Premier League season with an impressive 2-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday. After an entertaining first half ended goalless … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • El Ghazi’s goals help Ajax maintain 100 percent start

    Ajax Amsterdam's Anwar El Ghazi kept up his early season scoring form with two more goals in a 4-0 win over ADO Den Haag that took them clear at the top of the Dutch league on Sunday. Ajax have 12 points, three ahead of Heracles Almelo, Feyenoord … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Dumoulin wins 9th Vuelta stage, takes overall lead

    Tom Dumoulin passed Tour de France winner Chris Froome with about 50 meters (yards) left in a steep climb to win the ninth stage and take the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday. Dumoulin crossed the line in 4 hours, 9 minutes, 55 seconds. … More »

    AP - Sports - 56 minutes ago
  • Texas beats Mexico 6-4 in Little League consolation game

    Issac Garcia hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help Pearland, Texas, beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 6-4 in Sunday's consolation game of the Little League World Series. Jarrett Tadlock, who got the win in relief of Garcia, struck … More »

    AP - Sports - 57 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana team classification after stage 9

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Team Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 9 on Sunday 1. Team Sky (Britain) 106:20:45" 2. Movistar (Spain) +6:02" 3. Astana (Kazakhstan) +11:51" 4. Katusha (Russia) +15:46" 5. Caja Rural (Spain) +18:52" 6. Lotto … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana points classification after stage 9

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Points Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 9 on Sunday 1. Esteban Chaves (Colombia / Orica) 71 2. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) 70 3. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) 67 4. Nicolas Roche (Ireland / Team … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana mountain classification after stage 9

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Mountain Classification Vuelta a Espana after Stage 9 on Sunday 1. Omar Fraile (Spain / Caja Rural) 18 2. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) 13 3. Bert-Jan Lindeman (Netherlands / LottoNL) 13 4. Walter Pedraza (Colombia … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • The Latest: Coe gets to work right away as IAAF president

    The Latest: Coe gets to work right away as IAAF president

    Sebastian Coe officially replaced Lamine Diack as president of the IAAF on Monday, and he got to work right away. In a statement released a minute after midnight, Coe marked his ''first day of office'' by promising a new era of governance. ''I am … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana classification after stage 9

    Aug 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Classification from Vuelta a Espana after Stage 9 on Sunday 1. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) 35:22:13" 2. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) +57" 3. Esteban Chaves (Colombia / Orica) +59" 4. Nicolas Roche (Ireland … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Blue Jays fans ditch headwear to celebrate Edwin Encarnacion's home run hat trick (Video)

    Blue Jays fans ditch headwear to celebrate Edwin Encarnacion's home run hat trick (Video)

    After Encarnacion smashed dinger No. 3, a grand slam, in Toronto’s 15-1 Saturday win over the Detroit Tigers, a crowd of 46,444 littered the field of Rogers Center with hats, celebrating a home run hat trick. Encarnacion finished the day 3-for-5 … More »

    Puck Daddy - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Moving on: US bobbles a relay, starts thinking about Rio

    Moving on: US bobbles a relay, starts thinking about Rio

    For the world's best sprinters, passing the baton in the 4x400 relay is about as easy as rolling out of bed in the morning. The American women fell by 0.31 seconds and settled for a second straight silver at the worlds after winning the Olympic and … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Phillips standing out in heralded Tennessee freshman class

    Tennessee defensive end Kyle Phillips is quite familiar with Nashville's Nissan Stadium, the site of the 25th-ranked Volunteers' season opener. As a youngster, Phillips and his brother would run onto the field in Tennessee State uniforms before … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

    By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING, Aug 30 (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 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
  • Johnson finally has the reins at Auburn

    Jeremy Johnson's Auburn teammates believe the preseason hype for their new quarterback is warranted. Wide receiver Ricardo Louis said Johnson is worthy of the buzz. ''I've seen him make some throws that I've never seen any quarterback make, right … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Man City breaks transfer record again to sign De Bruyne

    Man City breaks transfer record again to sign De Bruyne

    Manchester City demonstrated its financial might by breaking the club's transfer record for the second time this summer to sign Kevin de Bruyne on Sunday, making the Belgium midfielder the second most-expensive player in English football history. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Derek Drouin wins gold in high jump to cap Canada's best ever world showing

    Derek Drouin wins gold in high jump to cap Canada's best ever world showing

    In the days leading up to the world track and field championships, Derek Drouin played the words over and over in his head, like a song on repeat: You can win this. The 25-year-old from Corunna, Ont., was true to his word, winning gold in high jump … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Cycling-Dumoulin takes stage and overall lead in Vuelta

    Dutchman Tom Dumoulin won the ninth stage of the Vuelta, prevailing in a punishing uphill finish to claim the overall leader's red jersey on Sunday. The Giant-Alpecin rider attacked in the final climb, a 4km ascent with an average gradient over 10 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
  • Randy Flores hired as Cardinals scouting director in aftermath of hacking scandal

    Randy Flores hired as Cardinals scouting director in aftermath of hacking scandal

    The Cardinals have replaced Chris Correa, who was dismissed after admitting to having a role in the Cardinals’ breach of the Astros’ computer network. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • WRs Posey, Graham among Jets' early cuts

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have released 12 players, including five wide receivers, reducing their roster to 78 a day after defeating the Giants 28-18. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Smith-Maclin combo clicking in KC

    Smith-Maclin combo clicking in KC

    Alex Smith was familiar with Jeremy Maclin long before the wide receiver signed with Kansas City, first catching him on television and then studying him on film with the Eagles. ''It was good for us,'' Maclin said. Smith went 15 of 20 for 146 … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Concerns about hiker behaviour on Appalachian Trail grows as use of 2,000-mile path explodes

    Concerns about hiker behaviour on Appalachian Trail grows as use of 2,000-mile path explodes

    When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. "If we have 2,000 hikers now, how will it be when we have 3,500 or 4,000 hikers?" … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Drouin wins 1st world title in a jump-off after 3-way tie

    Drouin wins 1st world title in a jump-off after 3-way tie

    With the world high jump title hinging on a jump-off in front of a raucous crowd at the Bird's Nest chanting for his Chinese rival, Derek Drouin needed to dig deep to find an advantage somewhere. In the deep recesses of his memory, he said he … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Winnipeg Jets from A to Zed

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Winnipeg Jets from A to Zed

    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z(ed) series, in which we ask fans of all … More »

    Puck Daddy - 2 hours 12 minutes ago
  • UPDATE 1-Athletics-Merritt anchors U.S. to traditional 4x400m gold

    (Corrects second para to say Merritt was 2008 Olympic 400m champion) By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING, Aug 30 (Reuters) - LaShawn Merritt produced a perfectly-judged final leg to lead the United States to a sixth successive world 4x400 metres relay title … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Pieters wins Czech Masters for 1st title

    Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Czech Masters by three strokes for his first European Tour victory. Pieters overcame a bad start with a double bogey on the third hole by making four birdies the rest of the way to hold off … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • China's most successful worlds wrap up with 2 more medals

    China's most successful worlds wrap up with 2 more medals

    China captured two more medals on the final day of the world championships to cap an unexpectedly successful week with a record nine medals - more than double its total from Moscow two years ago. On Sunday, Zhang Guowei won a silver medal in the … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • Merritt anchors U.S. to traditional 4x400m gold

    Merritt anchors U.S. to traditional 4x400m gold

    By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - LaShawn Merritt produced a perfectly-judged final leg to lead the United States to a sixth successive world 4x400 meters relay title and bring down the curtain on the 15th world athletics championships on … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 17 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 - 2 hours 25 minutes ago