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Australia's Games turn ugly: Steve Moneghetti 'disappointed' at dramas

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Australia's Games turn ugly: Steve Moneghetti 'disappointed' at dramas
Team chief says he is not embarrassed after Sally Pearson row and assault conviction sour Australias Commonwealth GamesAustralias team chief Steve Moneghetti says hes disappointed, but not embarrassed, by ugly incidents which led to the athletics head coach and a weightlifter being kicked out of the Commonwealth Games.Athletics head coach Eric Hollingsworth and bronze medallist Francois Etoundi have both had their accreditations revoked, with Hollingsworth being sent home and Etoundi fined $730 after pleading guilty in Glasgow sheriff court to ... more

Defending Champion Red Sox Trade 5 Players

published about 16 hours ago
Last-place Red Sox trade 5 veterans 9 months after winning World Series

Yankees Acquire Martin Prado and Stephen Drew

published about 16 hours ago
Prado, signed through 2016, is a versatile player with a career .290 batting average. Drew, although he was hitting .176 for the Red Sox, is a shortstop.

Commonwealth Games 2014: men's weightlifting in pictures

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Commonwealth Games 2014: men's weightlifting  in pictures
Our photographer was over at the Clyde Auditorium to check out the big fellas hoisting big weights in the men's +105kg weightlifting competition Continue reading...

Weightlifter Francois Etoundi fined for headbutt that broke Welsh rival's nose

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Weightlifter Francois Etoundi fined for headbutt that broke Welsh rival's nose
Australian Commonwealth Games medal-winner pleads guilty to assault in athletes villageThe disgraced Australian weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been ordered to pay £400 ($730) to Welsh fellow competitor Gareth Evans for breaking his nose with a headbutt.Commonwealth Games bronze medal winner Etoundi, 29, appeared in the Glasgow sheriff court on Thursday and pleaded guilty to assault by headbutting. Continue reading...


DeMarcus Set for USA Exhibition

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DeMarcus Set for USA Exhibition
All week, Team USA coaches have praised DeMarcus Cousins’ energy and attitude, citing his growth as a player and person.

Sports Briefing | Basketball: Delle Donne Lifts Sky in Return

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Elena Delle Donne, who had been dealing with a recurrence of Lyme disease, played for the first time since June 25 and scored 10 points ... more

Report: Rose acknowledges tension with Bulls

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Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose acknowledged tension between members of his inner circle and team management.

Windhorst: Anthony Davis at center of attention

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As Team USA camp winds down in Las Vegas, Anthony Davis is stepping into the spotlight and an unexpected player is fighting for a roster ... more

Rose acknowledges tension with Bulls, circle

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Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose acknowledged Thursday that there is lingering tension between some members of his inner-circle and members of the Bulls' organization.
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Ed Sprinkle, Defensive End Known for Violent Play, Dies at 90

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Ed Sprinkle, Defensive End Known for Violent Play, Dies at 90
Mr. Sprinkle, a member of the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and ’50s under George Halas, was a prototype for pass-rushing defensive ends.

N.F.L. Roundup: Rice Breaks His Silence in a Public Repentance

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N.F.L. Roundup: Rice Breaks His Silence in a Public Repentance
Ray Rice, who was arrested and charged with assaulting his then-fiancée on Feb. 15, said his actions "were totally inexcusable" in his first public comments ... more

Injury to Wilson Puts the Giants’ Backfield in Motion

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Injury to Wilson Puts the Giants’ Backfield in Motion
With David WIlson's status uncertain after another injury, the Giants' other running backs may have to adjust to execute the team's new West Coast offense ... more

Jerry Jones: Brent Out of Rehab, NFL Question Next

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before ... more

Redskins Hire PR Firm Burson-Marsteller Amid Fight Over Name

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The National Football League's Washington Redskins have hired public relations firm Burson-Marsteller as it battles criticism that its name is a racial slur, a company ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Panel Might Consolidate Lawsuits

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A hearing was held Thursday before a federal panel in Kansas City, Kan., that will decide if several concussion lawsuits recently filed by former players ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Longer Deal for Devils' Defenseman

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The Devils signed defenseman Andy Greene to a long-term contract extension.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Suit Filed Against N.H.L.

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Another class-action lawsuit against the N.H.L. was filed Tuesday by former players saying that the league took insufficient action to reduce brain injuries caused by ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Islanders Reach Deal With Poulin

published Thu, Jul 24 2014 23:19 GMT
The Islanders agreed to a one-year contract with goalie Kevin Poulin.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Rangers and Chris Kreider Agree on 2-year Deal

published Wed, Jul 23 2014 22:59 GMT
Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers agreed on a two-year deal shortly before going to arbitration.

Dodgers Beat Braves 2-1 on Kershaw's 9-Hitter

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Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the ... more

Marte, Hill Lift Diamondbacks Past Pirates, 7-4

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Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a ... more

Pujols' RBI in 13th Lifts Angels Over Orioles 1-0

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Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night to avert a ... more

Baseball Capsules

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Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over ... more

Reimold Powers Toronto Past Houston 6-5

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Nolan Reimold hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the ninth, and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win ... more

Man City's transfer activity is FINISHED, says chief executive Ferran Soriano

Man City's transfer activity is FINISHED, says chief executive Ferran Soriano
Manchester City’s business is done in the transfer window, according to chief executive Ferran Soriano. The champions have surprised many with their lack of business ... more

Alexis Sanchez takes part in Arsenal training as first pictures emerge of £30million star ahead of Emirates Cup

Alexis Sanchez takes part in Arsenal training as first pictures emerge of £30million star ahead of Emirates Cup
Alexis Sanchez took part in Arsenal training on Friday ahead of making his debut at the Emirates Cup.

Paul Lambert faces last chance saloon at Aston Villa... but will Roy Keane, Joe Cole and Co do anything to help?

Paul Lambert faces last chance saloon at Aston Villa... but will Roy Keane, Joe Cole and Co do anything to help?
GERARD BRAND: Aston Villa fans should be in little doubt. Paul Lambert’s side will struggle to stay out of a relegation battle this term. Despite ... more

Mesut Ozil meets NBA stars Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose in Las Vegas as Arsenal midfielder enjoys holiday

Mesut Ozil meets NBA stars Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose in Las Vegas as Arsenal midfielder enjoys holiday
Mesut Ozil took advantage of his holiday to Las Vegas by taking time out to meet NBA stars Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose at the ... more

Diego Costa has surprised Chelsea players with his ability, claims Jose Mourinho

Diego Costa has surprised Chelsea players with his ability, claims Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho claims Chelsea players are 'so surprised' at Diego Costa's ability, and that the Spain striker is the team player the club have lacked ... more

Widnes Vikings v Hull KR (Sun)

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Team news as Widnes Vikings host Hull KR in Sunday's Super League fixture at Select Security Stadium (15:00 BST).

'Dig up' troublesome Essex wicket

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Essex coach Paul Grayson wants the wicket used in the One-Day Cup loss to Leicestershire to be put out of action.

Cobb urges greater Leics ambition

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Out-of-contract Josh Cobb insists he wants to stay but says Leicestershire must show more ambition to keep their best players.

Wallabies fans to trial moving seats

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Rugby Union supporters in Australia will pilot moveable seats during their Test against New Zealand on 16 August.

AUDIO: Taylor backs 'outstanding' Notts

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One-day captain James Taylor says Nottinghamshire are in outstanding form and will continue to shine in Sunday's home T20 Blast quarter-final against Hampshire.

Kaymer Would Love to Partner Langer at Ryder Cup

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U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer has added his name to a growing list calling for Europe captain Paul McGinley to consider 56-year-old Bernhard Langer as ... more
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A Solid Start for Woods, the Lead for Leishman

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Tiger Woods began his title defense in the Bridgestone Invitational with a perfect tee shot down the middle of the fairway and a shot that ... more
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Watney Soars High With 18 Points in Reno

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American Nick Watney has never missed out on the FedExCup playoffs and he put himself in good position to maintain that record after charging into ... more
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Nick Watney Leads Barracuda Championship

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Nick Watney made nine birdies Thursday in a bogey-free round in the Barracuda Championship to take a two-point lead in the modified Stableford event.
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Golf Capsules

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Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.
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'Dig up' troublesome Essex wicket

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Essex coach Paul Grayson wants the wicket used in the One-Day Cup loss to Leicestershire to be put out of action.

Cobb urges greater Leics ambition

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Out-of-contract Josh Cobb insists he wants to stay but says Leicestershire must show more ambition to keep their best players.

AUDIO: Taylor backs 'outstanding' Notts

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One-day captain James Taylor says Nottinghamshire are in outstanding form and will continue to shine in Sunday's home T20 Blast quarter-final against Hampshire.

Cobb to miss rest of Leics season

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Leicestershire one-day captain John Cobb is expected to miss the rest of the season because of a fractured thumb.

Moeen T20 absence disappoints Worcs

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Worcestershire boss Steve Rhodes says Moeen Ali should have been allowed to play in their T20 Blast quarter-final.
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