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  1. September 6, 1995: The inside story of the night Cal Ripken saved baseball
    Andrew McKay

    September 6, 1995: The inside story of the night Cal Ripken saved baseball

  2. Royal Vale's elite hockey program
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    Royal Vale's elite hockey program

  3. Follow college football's opening weekend live on Yahoo Sports
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    Follow college football's opening weekend live on Yahoo Sports

  4. Daily Dime: Paying up for outfielders while going cheap elsewhere
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    Daily Dime: Paying up for outfielders while going cheap elsewhere

  5. Five CFL prospects to watch this NCAA season

    Five CFL prospects to watch this NCAA season

  6. A healthy Marcus Stroman presents Blue Jays with good problem to have
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    A healthy Marcus Stroman presents Blue Jays with good problem to have

  7. Sources: 76ers signing Kendall Marshall
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    Sources: 76ers signing Kendall Marshall

  8. Gus Bradley confident in 2015 Jaguars squad
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    Gus Bradley confident in 2015 Jaguars squad

  9. Milos Raonic was willing at the US Open, but his back didn't cooperate
    Stephanie Myles

    Milos Raonic was willing at the US Open, but his back didn't cooperate

  10. Chris Davis goes deep twice, becomes first to reach 40 homers in Orioles win
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    Chris Davis goes deep twice, becomes first to reach 40 homers in Orioles win

  11. Canada gaining steam as they head to second round at FIBA Americas
    Israel Fehr

    Canada gaining steam as they head to second round at FIBA Americas

  12. Tom Brady issues statement: 'To a large degree, we have all lost'
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    Tom Brady issues statement: 'To a large degree, we have all lost'

  • What to watch on college football's kickoff weekend

    What to watch on college football's kickoff weekend

    With appetizers out of the way, it's time to move on to the main course on this first weekend of college football. … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Untested so far at US Open, Federer faces Kohlschreiber

    Untested so far at US Open, Federer faces Kohlschreiber

    Roger Federer has gotten in some practice during his matches so far at the U.S. Open. The second-seeded Federer has dropped just nine games through two rounds, facing only two break points and saving both of them. Kohlschreiber has 21 career wins … More »

    AP - Sports - 28 minutes ago
  • Group leaders Germany confident of unhinging Scotland

    World Cup winners Germany were brimming with confidence ahead of Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow that could see them book their ticket for next year's tournament, after also beating rivals Poland 3-1 on Friday to take … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

    ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

    For at least one day, the battle at the bottom was more compelling than the battle for No. 1 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whoever lands at No. 1 in the world ranking - Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth or Jason Day - won't be decided until after … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Dodgers hit 5 HRs in 8-4 win over Padres

    Dodgers hit 5 HRs in 8-4 win over Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Somehow, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly still seems surprised at his team's power. … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Washington's Petersen loses Boise return

    Washington's Petersen loses Boise return

    Once the leader of Boise State's rise to prominence, Chris Petersen was on the verge of ending the Broncos' hopes for another special year in the season opener. After nearly all of their 16-0 lead disappeared, the 23rd-ranked Broncos came up with … More »

    AP - Sports - 49 minutes ago
  • Messi and Aguero strike braces as Argentina thump Bolivia

    (Reuters) - Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero struck two goals apiece in Argentina's 7-0 romp against an out-of-sorts Bolivia while Mexico were held 3-3 by Trinidad & Tobago in friendlies in the United States on Friday. A largely second string side, … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Five CFL prospects to watch this NCAA season

    Five CFL prospects to watch this NCAA season

    Five of the top CFL draft prospects to watch in the NCAA this season. … More »

    55 Yard Line - 55 minutes ago
  • Nadal blows first 2-set Grand Slam lead

    Nadal blows first 2-set Grand Slam lead

    For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal lost a Grand Slam match after taking a two-set lead. Once so seemingly invincible, able to run down every last ball and tough to slow down once out in front, Nadal was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. The eighth-seeded Nadal's defeat also … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Nadal falls in marathon U.S. Open match to Fognini

    Nadal falls in marathon U.S. Open match to Fognini

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal ended a sub-par grand slam season on a heartbreaking note when he fell 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the U.S. Open to an inspired Fabio Fognini after winning the first two sets on Friday. … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
  • Williams, Cilic survive scares but no escape for Nadal

    Williams, Cilic survive scares but no escape for Nadal

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Marin Cilic both survived third round scares on Friday to keep their U.S. Open title defences on track but there was no escape for Rafa Nadal with the twice-winner going down in a late night … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Nadal falls in marathon US Open match to Fognini

    * First Nadal grand slam loss after winning first two sets * Snaps Spaniard's 10-year streak of winning a slam * Seven service breaks in a row in fifth set (Adds details, quotes) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal ended a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Williams, Cilic survive scares but no escape for Nadal

    * Nadal, Raonic, Ferrer crash out * Venus Williams takes out Swiss teen * Williams sisters on collision (Adds late match) By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Marin Cilic both survived third round scares on Friday … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Morrison, Seager help Mariners outslug A's, 11-8

    Morrison, Seager help Mariners outslug A's, 11-8

    Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon certainly was happy with his team's offense, especially with the Mariners' top slugger and leading hitter both on the bench. Then again, McClendon has been pleased with the club's offense since the All-Star break, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of MLB games on Friday

    (Adds late games) Sept 4 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's Major League Baseball games: - - - - Cubs 14, Diamondbacks 5 Second baseman Addison Russell went 2-for-3 with two home runs while first baseman Anthony Rizzo added a grand slam … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
  • Cron's 5 RBIs lift Angels over Rangers

    Cron's 5 RBIs lift Angels over Rangers

    C.J. Cron realizes the Los Angeles Angels are down to their last few chances to make a playoff run. Cron tripled, doubled, singled and drove in all five runs, carrying Los Angeles to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Cron came … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Friday's Scoreboard

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    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Pushed to brink, Serena Williams comes all the way back to extend Grand Slam bid at US Open

    Pushed to brink, Serena Williams comes all the way back to extend Grand Slam bid at US Open

    Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the baseline. Yes, … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 57 minutes ago
  • Pirates snap skid with win in St. Louis

    Pirates snap skid with win in St. Louis

    (The Sports Xchange) - Another excellent start from J.A. Happ helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. In trimming St. Louis' National League Central Division lead to 5-1/2 games, Pittsburgh (80-53) looked … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Nadal falls in third-round marathon match to Fognini

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal ended a sub-par grand slam season on a heartbreaking note when he fell 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 at the U.S. Open to an inspired Fabio Fognini after winning the first two sets at Flushing Meadows on … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Serena extends Slam bid with comeback

    Serena extends Slam bid with comeback

    Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the baseline. Yes, … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 8 minutes ago
  • US Open Glance

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

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 14 minutes ago
  • Latest on US Open: Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time

    Latest on US Open: Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time

    Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. The eighth-seeded Nadal's defeat also … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 21 minutes ago
  • Chris Davis goes deep twice, becomes first to reach 40 homers in Orioles win

    Chris Davis goes deep twice, becomes first to reach 40 homers in Orioles win

    Hot-hitting Chris Davis hits his 39th and 40th homer in the Orioles. That plus a look at the tightening AL and NL East races in the Stew's daily recap. … More »

    Big League Stew - 2 hours 21 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Pirates snap skid with win in St. Louis

    Another excellent start from J.A. Happ helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. In trimming St. Louis' National League Central Division lead to 5-1/2 games, Pittsburgh (80-53) looked nothing like the team … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 24 minutes ago
  • Tom Brady says he's sorry NFL had to 'endure' Deflategate scandal

    Tom Brady says he's sorry NFL had to 'endure' Deflategate scandal

    (Reuters) - Star quarterback Tom Brady made his first public comments on Friday since a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, saying he was eager to start the National Football League's 2015 season. Brady thanked U.S. District Judge … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 25 minutes ago
  • Eagles match no World Cup audition for Wallabies hopefuls

    (Reuters) - Michael Cheika has declared his starting 15 for Australia's World Cup bid nailed down but the Wallabies coach is likely to keep everyone guessing until days before their tournament opener against Fiji. Australia play the United States … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 27 minutes ago
  • Rockies extend Giants' slide to 7

    Rockies extend Giants' slide to 7

    The power display from Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado has given the Colorado Rockies a boost in their bid to finish an otherwise disappointing season on a strong note. Arenado and Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, backing a … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
  • Milos Raonic was willing at the US Open, but his back didn't cooperate

    Milos Raonic was willing at the US Open, but his back didn't cooperate

    The 24-year-old Canadian is ousted in the third round by No. 18 Feliciano Lopez as his back woes increased. … More »

    Eh Game - 2 hours 53 minutes ago
  • Happ goes 7 scoreless as Bucs beat Cards

    Happ goes 7 scoreless as Bucs beat Cards

    Happ pitched seven scoreless innings and Starling Marte drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. ''Sometimes a change of scenery can give a guy a shot in the arm,'' Pirates … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 55 minutes ago
  • Mexico salvages 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago

    Mexico salvages 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago

    Hector Herrera scored on a long shot in the 84th minute to help Mexico salvage a 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago in an exhibition game Friday night. Herrera's shot found the upper left corner of the goal, saving Mexico from an embarrassing loss. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Oregon State wins coach Andersen's debut

    Oregon State wins coach Andersen's debut

    Seth Collins won himself the starter's job for Oregon State. The true freshman threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 44-yard fourth-quarter strike to Jordan Villamin, to lead the Beavers to a 26-7 victory Friday night over Weber State in … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • McHugh, Conger lead Astros over Twins

    McHugh, Conger lead Astros over Twins

    Collin McHugh continued his stellar season and the Houston Astros got back to their winning ways. McHugh went 7 2-3 innings and Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Friday night. McHugh (15-7) gave up … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Danks goes distance, ChiSox rout Royals

    Danks goes distance, ChiSox rout Royals

    John Danks loves it in Kansas City. The Royals might prefer the city barred the White Sox left-hander from future visits. Danks continued his mastery over the Royals with a complete game and Adam Eaton matched his career high with four hits, … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Russell totals 6 TDs, No. 4 Baylor rolls

    Russell totals 6 TDs, No. 4 Baylor rolls

    Art Briles and the Baylor Bears made the most of their fresh start - and chance to finally move past the playoff snub and Cotton Bowl meltdown that ended last season. New starting quarterback Seth Russell accounted for six touchdowns, with three of … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Mets have no plans to shut down Harvey

    Mets have no plans to shut down Harvey

    The New York Mets plan for Matt Harvey to keep pitching as long as they keep playing. Harvey is expected to make four more starts during the regular season and assume a ''reasonable workload'' during the playoffs, assistant general manager John … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Davis flexes muscle, Orioles thump Blue Jays

    Davis flexes muscle, Orioles thump Blue Jays

    (The Sports Xchange) - Chris Davis had his second straight two-homer game and had three RBIs on Friday to power the Baltimore Orioles to a 10-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. It's a good feeling, a humbling feeling but this season is not … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Bouchard beats Cibulkova in three sets, advances to fourth round at US Open

    Eugenie Bouchard is salvaging an otherwise forgettable season at the U.S. Open. The 25th-seeded Canadian has advanced to the fourth round of the last Grand Slam of the season after defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (9), 4-6, 6-3. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Prado's RBI double in 11th gives Marlins 6-5 win over Mets

    Prado's RBI double in 11th gives Marlins 6-5 win over Mets

    The New York Mets came from behind twice, and that wasn't enough. Martin Prado's fifth hit of the game was a two-out double in the 11th inning that scored Christian Yelich from first base Friday night and gave the Miami Marlins a 6-5 victory. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago