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Ryder Cup 2014: Poulter, Gallacher and Westwood are wild-card picks

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Ryder Cup 2014: Poulter, Gallacher and Westwood are wild-card picks
No place for Luke Donald in Europes team It was a very difficult conversation, says McGinley Ryder Cup wild-card picks as they happenedIan Poulter, Stephen Gallacher and Lee Westwood have been named as Europes Ryder Cup wild-card picks, with the captain Paul McGinley opting against the selection of Luke Donald.McGinley announced his choices at Wentworth on Tuesday. While there is delight for Gallacher, who will make his Ryder Cup debut at Gleneagles just 35 miles from his Scottish home the ... more

Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher Picked for Ryder Cup

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Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher selected by McGinley for Europe Ryder Cup team

Jaguars' first clashes of NFL season may show how loudly London is calling

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Jaguars' first clashes of NFL season may show how loudly London is calling
Jacksonville, on their way to Wembley, have a highly rated quarterback who wont play and a stadium they struggle to fillLondon is calling once more for the Jacksonville Jaguars, in the second year of their four-year commitment to the NFLs International Series at Wembley. As the new season approaches, Britains American football fans might wonder just what kind of team they are likely to see.Last years Jaguars put in a less than edifying performance in a 42-10 rout at the ... more

Aston Villa hope to sign Manchester Uniteds Tom Cleverley on loan

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Aston Villa hope to sign Manchester Uniteds Tom Cleverley on loan
Premier League to rule if deal can be completed after deadline Cleverley not part of Louis van Gaals first-team plansTom Cleverley may yet move to Aston Villa on a season-long loan a day after the transfer deadline ended after the requisite paperwork was filed late, with the Premier League potentially making a decision by the end of Tuesday.Villa are expected to try and demonstrate to the Premier League board that while they were late in the application to take Cleverley ... more

Sport picture of the day: Diego Maradona meets the pope

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Sport picture of the day: Diego Maradona meets the pope
Diego Maradona met the Pope prior to a special inter-religious football match in Rome, it was a headline writer's dream. Our favourite was 'Hand of God meets God's right hand man' a nod to Maradona's notable description of his ill-gotten goal against England in 1986, which he said was the product of divine intervention Continue reading...


Spain Cruises Past Brazil

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Tony Parker’s Respite Recasts the Basketball World Cup

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The decision by Parker, France’s most famous basketball player, to skip the World Cup altered the country’s expectations but provided a reminder of an approaching ... more

Pacers Coach Frank Vogel Joins Effort to Help Fever Return to WNBA Finals

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Pacers Coach Frank Vogel Joins Effort to Help Fever Return to WNBA Finals
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel has joined local efforts to send the Indiana Fever back to the WNBA Final

Spain, Greece move to 3-0; Senegal upsets Croatia

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Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B ... more

Day 3: World Cup Recap (9/1)

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Day 3: World Cup Recap (9/1)
SPAIN 82 - BRAZIL 63 ANDERSON VAREJAO (BRAZIL) POINTS: 10 REBOUNDS: 4
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NFL Calendar

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Sept. 4 — Regular season begins, Green Bay at Seattle.

Idzik Says Jets Have No Regrets in Cutting Patterson

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General Manager John Idzik said, “We felt it wasn’t good for the team to go forward” with cornerback Dimitri Patterson, who was released Saturday.

Raiders Tab Rookie Derek Carr as Starting QB

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Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of ... more

Roundup: Gronkowski Says He’s Ready for Patriots’ Opener Against Dolphins

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Roundup: Gronkowski Says He’s Ready for Patriots’ Opener Against Dolphins
New England tight end Rob Gronkowski, who had right knee surgery in December, did not play in the preseason.

Sam Fails to Secure Spot on Rams' Practice Squad

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Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) looked even more remote on Monday when ... more

Carol Vadnais, All-Star N.H.L. Defenseman, Dies at 68

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Carol Vadnais, All-Star N.H.L. Defenseman, Dies at 68
Vadnais, who began his career when the N.H.L. had six teams, won Stanley Cup titles with Montreal in 1968 and Boston in 1972 before playing ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Rangers Add College Star

published Wed, Aug 20 2014 23:38 GMT
The Hobey Baker Award finalist Kevin Hayes agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the Rangers.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: N.H.L. Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated

published Tue, Aug 19 2014 22:13 GMT
A federal panel ruled that all concussion-related lawsuits brought by retired N.H.L. players would be consolidated into a single suit and heard by the United ... more

Settlement May Be Near in Career-Ending Attack That Has Shadowed N.H.L.

published Tue, Aug 19 2014 21:36 GMT
Settlement May Be Near in Career-Ending Attack That Has Shadowed N.H.L.
One of the most violent on-ice events in N.H.L. history seemed headed to resolution, as lawyers prepared a settlement to a $68 million lawsuit brought ... more

Islanders Owner Announces Sale

published Tue, Aug 19 2014 14:10 GMT
The Islanders announced Tuesday that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.

This Date In Baseball

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Sept. 3

MLB Calendar

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Sept. 30 — Postseason begins.

Hamels, 3 Phils Relievers Combine to No-Hit Braves

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The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia ... more

Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

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The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that.

Homer-Happy Nationals Beat Dodgers 6-4

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Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals ... more

Tom Cleverley will join Aston Villa on loan from Manchester United If move is ratified by Premier League

Tom Cleverley will join Aston Villa on loan from Manchester United If move is ratified by Premier League
Aston Villa are still waiting to discover if they have succeeded in a last-ditch attempt to take Tom Cleverley on loan from Manchester United. Both ... more

Cristiano Ronaldo hits out at loss of Angel di Maria and Xabi Alonso

Cristiano Ronaldo hits out at loss of Angel di Maria and Xabi Alonso
There was no transfer bombshell on deadline day at Real Madrid, so Cristiano Ronaldo decided to send shockwaves through the club with a damning indictment ... more

Ryder Cup wildcards handed to Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as Luke Donald is left out

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Ryder Cup wildcards handed to Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as Luke Donald is left out
Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher have won the race for Europe's Ryder Cup wildcards, with Luke Donald controversially left out of the team ... more

John Terry enjoys family outing with wife Toni and children on transfer deadline day

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John Terry enjoys family outing with wife Toni and children on transfer deadline day
John Terry avoided the transfer deadline madness on Monday as he enjoyed a family outing with wife Toni and his children.

Radamel Falcao, Diego Costa and Danny Welbeck make up new forward lines for top Premier League clubs

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Radamel Falcao, Diego Costa and Danny Welbeck make up new forward lines for top Premier League clubs
Strikers can be the difference between Champions League qualification or twiddling your thumbs for the next season, so how do the Premier League big five ... more

Marler daunted by Quins captaincy

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Harlequins forward Joe Marler is daunted at leading the side this season, admitting he will be entering uncharted territory.

Broncos to sign Garside from Eagles

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Relegated Super League side London Broncos sign Sheffield Eagles centre Matt Garside on a two-year deal from 2015.

England women thrash S Africa in T20

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Charlotte Edwards stars as England thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the opening game of their three-match Twenty20 series.

Hants sign Nottinghamshire's Adams

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Hampshire sign Nottinghamshire seamer Andre Adams on a short-term deal for the 2015 season.

Collingwood gives Durham upper hand

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A 59-run eighth-wicket stand between Paul Collingwood and Paul Coughlin puts Durham on top against Notts.

Golf-Westwood, Poulter, Gallacher Named as Wildcards

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Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher were named as Europe's wildcard picks for this month's Ryder Cup against the United States by captain Paul ... more
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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher Picked for Ryder Cup

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European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup, with Luke Donald the ... more
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Kirk Wins Deutsche Bank, Gets Into Ryder Cup Talk

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Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has ... more
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A Win for Chris Kirk, and a Boost for Others

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A Win for Chris Kirk, and a Boost for Others
Aside from Chris Kirk, the Deutsche Bank Championship winner, there were the handful of players who played well enough earn the right to play next ... more
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American Kirk Wins Deutsche Bank Title

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American Chris Kirk broke clear of a tightly bunched leaderboard with two late birdies to clinch his third PGA Tour victory by two shots at ... more
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England women thrash S Africa in T20

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Charlotte Edwards stars as England thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the opening game of their three-match Twenty20 series.

Hants sign Nottinghamshire's Adams

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Hampshire sign Nottinghamshire seamer Andre Adams on a short-term deal for the 2015 season.

Collingwood gives Durham upper hand

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A 59-run eighth-wicket stand between Paul Collingwood and Paul Coughlin puts Durham on top against Notts.

Somerset's Overton shines after rain

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Somerset's Craig Overton takes three wickets but rain allows for only 29 overs on day two against Northants.

Rain thwarts Middlesex and Warwicks

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Persistent rain and bad light sees only seven overs bowled between Warwickshire and Middlesex on day two at Lord's.
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