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  1. Daily Dime: The unstoppable Michael Brantley
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    Daily Dime: The unstoppable Michael Brantley

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

  3. Why fantasy owners should still buy Martavis Bryant
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  4. Daily Dime: Going with Donaldson, Cruz and bargain pitchers
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  5. Daily Dime: Loading up on the Mariners at Chicago (weather permitting)
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  6. Buy low for the bounce back: A pick at each position
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  7. Closing Time: Francisco Lindor, better than advertised
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  8. Daily Dime: Gerrit Cole, Marlon Byrd and a collection of Royals
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  9. Daily Dime: Loading up on LHBs from the Cubs, Fish
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  10. Fantasy Hockey: Ranking the best NHL defensemen for 2015-16
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  • Dealing with anxiety disorder, Fish wins in US Open return

    Dealing with anxiety disorder, Fish wins in US Open return

    This, Mardy Fish said afterward, is what ran through his mind during his first U.S. Open match in three years - and the first match of his last tournament as a tennis pro: ''I'm going to be OK. Helped by medication and therapy, Fish has been … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Paire parlays fun approach into upset of Nishikori

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Fun-loving Frenchman Benoit Paire registered the biggest shock of an upset-filled opening day at the U.S. Open with a stunning five-set victory over 2014 finalist Kei Nishikori of Japan on Monday. The … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Tennis-U.S. Open order of play on Tuesday

    NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the U.S. Open on Tuesday (prefix numbers denotes seeding): Arthur Ashe Stadium (1500 GMT/11 AM ET) Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) v 2-Simona Halep (Romania) Jamie Loeb (U.S.) v … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Federer launches U.S. Open bid against Mayer

    World number two Roger Federer launches his bid for a sixth U.S. Open title, and his first since 2008, with a first-round match against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Swiss has been in sparkling … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • All-senior secondary a strength for Minnesota this season

    The Minnesota football program has hardly been prone to some catchy nickname like Cornerback College or Safety School. Now, in another sign of progress under coach Jerry Kill and his staff, the Gophers have an all-senior group of legitimate NFL … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Reds call up Duvall, Lorenzen from Triple-A Louisville

    CHICAGO (AP) -- After placing outfielder Brennan Boesch on the disabled list with an ankle contusion late Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds promoted outfielder/infielder Adam Duvall from Triple-A Louisville on Monday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Cards' Martinez scratched from Tuesday start with sore back

    Cards' Martinez scratched from Tuesday start with sore back

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez has been scratched from his scheduled start on Tuesday with a sore back. … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1

    Forde Yard Dash - No more duds in Week 1

    Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde explains why the opening weekend of College Football is better than ever with big matchups including Michigan vs. Utah, Texas vs. Notre Dame, and Ohio State vs Virginia Tech … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 15 minutes ago
  • No. 13 UCLA starting CB Adams arrested on robbery suspicion

    No. 13 UCLA starting CB Adams arrested on robbery suspicion

    UCLA starting cornerback Ishmael Adams has been arrested on suspicion of felony robbery after allegedly taking a phone from an Uber driver early Sunday morning. UCLA's media relations office confirmed Adams' arrest Monday while the 13th-ranked … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Braves move Miller up a day to start for ill Foltynewicz

    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have moved Shelby Miller into Mike Foltynewicz's rotation spot for Monday night's game against the Miami Marlins. … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Playoff-hopeful Cubs get OF Austin Jackson from Seattle

    Playoff-hopeful Cubs get OF Austin Jackson from Seattle

    The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday, boosting their depth for their run at a possible playoff spot. Chicago sent a player to be named and an international draft slot to the Mariners. The Cubs, … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • GK De Gea's move to Real Madrid stalls

    GK De Gea's move to Real Madrid stalls

    The transfer window in Spain closed Monday without a deal announced for the expected move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, with local media reporting the deal fell through because the paperwork wasn't submitted on time. … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • QB Lambert to start for No. 9 Georgia

    QB Lambert to start for No. 9 Georgia

    With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback. Coach Mark Richt announced Monday that Greyson Lambert, a transfer who started nine games for Virginia last season, had won the starting job … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • Bills release veteran RB Jackson

    Bills release veteran RB Jackson

    Bills safety Aaron Williams had tears welling in his eyes and wore his emotions on his back upon learning the team had cut Fred Jackson. Rather than wear his blue No. 23 jersey for practice, Williams hit the field wearing Jackson's No. 22 white … More »

    AP - Sports - 36 minutes ago
  • Georgia Tech opens season of high expectations vs. Alcorn St

    At Georgia Tech, the expectations these days are much higher. After a trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game and a victory in the Orange Bowl, the 16th-ranked Yellow Jackets open the season Thursday night by hosting lower-division … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • Harbaugh can't accept losing, even preseason games

    Harbaugh can't accept losing, even preseason games

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh has never found it easy to accept losing, even when it comes to a preseason game that probably won't be remembered beyond the first week of September. At halftime last weekend, Harbaugh snapped at the sideline reporter … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • Florida State names Golson starting QB

    Florida State names Golson starting QB

    After playing coy for the past couple weeks, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher ended the suspense on Monday of who will be his starting quarterback by announcing Everett Golson had earned the job. Golson, a graduate transfer from Notre Dame, beat … More »

    AP - Sports - 44 minutes ago
  • Indiana Fever re-sign point guard Briann January

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Fever have signed point guard Briann January to a contract extension. … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Lions activate Bell, Ngata, cut 2012 2nd-round pick Broyles

    The Detroit Lions have activated running back Joique Bell off the physically unable to perform list and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata off the active/non-football injury list. ''I just don't want to be lagging behind the guys,'' Ngata said. Bell … More »

    AP - Sports - 46 minutes ago
  • LB Alexander, P Zastudil among 11 players cut by Cardinals

    LB Alexander, P Zastudil among 11 players cut by Cardinals

    Outside linebacker and longtime special teams standout Lorenzo Alexander and veteran punter Dave Zastudil were among 11 players released by the Arizona Cardinals on Monday. The team cut three inside linebackers - Glenn Carson, Edwin Jackson and … More »

    AP - Sports - 47 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    The Chicago Cubs acquired centerfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday in exchange for a player to be named later and international slot money. - - Closer David Robertson will not return to the New York Yankees. The Chicago … More »

    Reuters - 48 minutes ago
  • Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him

    Trent Richardson's NFL career on life support after Raiders cut him

    Running back Trent Richardson didn't make the Oakland Raiders' roster. He didn't even make the cutdown to 75 players on Monday. … More »

    Shutdown Corner - 50 minutes ago
  • Confusion reigns over De Gea's Real Madrid move

    Confusion reigns over De Gea's Real Madrid move

    Confusion reigns over goalkeeper David De Gea's expected transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid after media reported the relevant paperwork was not delivered in time on Spain's deadline day. The Spain stopper signed his new contract but the … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Kilgore goes on reserve/physically unable to perform list

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers have placed center Daniel Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform list as he works back from a second procedure on his left fibula that he fractured last October. … More »

    AP - Sports - 52 minutes ago
  • No. 25 Tennessee still has uncertainty on both sides of line

    No. 25 Tennessee still has uncertainty on both sides of line

    Tennessee's starting combinations on the offensive and defensive lines remain a mystery less than a week before its season opener. The 25th-ranked Volunteers released a depth chart Monday that indicated both defensive tackle positions and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 52 minutes ago
  • Utah ready for Michigan, not concerned with Harbaugh hype

    Utah ready for Michigan, not concerned with Harbaugh hype

    New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was the talk of college football's offseason as he dominated headlines throughout the spring and summer. The Wolverines' season opener has been hyped because of Harbaugh's return to the college ranks. ''For me, … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • NFL-National Football League roundup

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were back in federal court Monday morning in an effort to settle the Deflategate case, but they failed to reach a settlement. U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Sano storm: Twins rookie shows power, discipline at plate

    Sano storm: Twins rookie shows power, discipline at plate

    Torii Hunter, Minnesota's 40-year-old right fielder in his 17th full major league season, was at the plate last week with the bases loaded. Miguel Sano, the rookie slugger, was shouting more than simple encouragement from the dugout. ''Make him … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 1 minute ago
  • Milwaukee arena funds goes before public

    The public's first opportunity to formally comment on part of a $500 million funding plan to build a new Milwaukee Bucks arena attracted an overflow crowd Monday evening, with one group questioning how the city has enough money to help pay for the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 4 minutes ago
  • Cubs acquire Austin Jackson to solidify outfield depth for stretch run

    Cubs acquire Austin Jackson to solidify outfield depth for stretch run

    The Cubs made another waiver acquisition Monday, picking up Austin Jackson from the Mariners. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Vandeweghe does in-match interview, wins

    Vandeweghe does in-match interview, wins

    CoCo Vandeweghe beat fellow American Sloane Stephens in straight sets in the first round of the U.S. Open - and stopped to talk about it in the middle. The 45th-ranked Vandeweghe won 6-4, 6-3 to follow up her breakthrough run to the Wimbledon … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Mocked courtroom artist gets a wave and courtesy from New England quarterback Tom Brady

    Mocked courtroom artist gets a wave and courtesy from New England quarterback Tom Brady

    A courtroom artist who some Internet critics say made New England quarterback Tom Brady look like an aging cartoon villain has gotten a wave and a "thank you" from the superstar. Jane Rosenberg returned to Manhattan federal court Monday several … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Kei Nishikori, last year's runner-up, stunned by Benoit Paire in US Open 1st round

    Kei Nishikori, last year's runner-up, stunned by Benoit Paire in US Open 1st round

    A year after his run all the way to his first Grand Slam final, Kei Nishikori's stay at the U.S. Open lasted only a few hours. The fourth-seeded Nishikori had two match points in the fourth-set tiebreaker against 41st-ranked Benoit Paire, but the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Nishikori stunned in US Open 1st round

    Nishikori stunned in US Open 1st round

    A year after his run all the way to his first Grand Slam final, Kei Nishikori's stay at the U.S. Open lasted only a few hours. The fourth-seeded Nishikori had two match points in the fourth-set tiebreaker against 41st-ranked Benoit Paire, but the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Hoosiers dismiss Holt, discipline Bryant

    Hoosiers dismiss Holt, discipline Bryant

    On Monday, the Hoosiers announced sophomore Emmitt Holt had been kicked off the team and prized recruit Thomas Bryant will face internal discipline after being cited for illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage. For Holt, it was a second … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Canadians Raonic, Bouchard advance to second round at US Open

    Canadians Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open on with wins over American opponents Monday. Raonic moved on with a 6-4, 7-6 (8), 6-1 win over Tim Smyczek, and later, Bouchard beat Alison Riske for the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Jets DL Williams expects to play Week 1

    Jets DL Williams expects to play Week 1

    Leonard Williams didn't even realize he was injured at first. Then, the New York Jets rookie defensive lineman crouched on the sideline and a sharp pain shot through the back of his right knee. It turns out Williams only strained a muscle behind … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Cubit hopes to project professionalism in new Illinois role

    Cubit hopes to project professionalism in new Illinois role

    Bill Cubit joked that he thought the blazer he wore to the podium Monday to speak to reporters made him look good. Cubit took over as interim coach Friday after athletic director Mike Thomas decided that his predecessor, Tim Beckman, should no … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
  • Prosecutor: Ex-Colts LB McNary ignored woman's pleas to stop

    A prosecutor said in opening statements Monday that former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary ignored a woman's requests to stop after he began having sex with her at his apartment last December. McNary's attorney said the accuser is ''a … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
  • Bielema confident about Arkansas defense despite turnover

    Bielema confident about Arkansas defense despite turnover

    Arkansas lost four top defensive players to the NFL, and coach Bret Bielema thinks the unit can pick up where it left off last season. The expectations remain the same for Bielema heading the opener against UTEP on Saturday. Leading the way for … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 30 minutes ago