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Commonwealth Games 2014: Dwain Chambers out of Englands sprint relay

published about 13 hours ago
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dwain Chambers out of Englands sprint relay
Sprinter will focus on 100m at the European Championships Jess Tappin replaces injured heptathlete Johnson-ThompsonDwain Chambers has withdrawn from the England mens sprint relay squad for the Commonwealth Games.Team England announced a number of changes across a variety of disciplines on Tuesday, with the inclusion of 24-year-old Jess Tappin in place of Katarina Johnson-Thompson hot favourite to win heptathlon gold in Glasgow before pulling out on Monday because of a foot problem also catching the eye. Continue reading...

Dungy: Sam deserves NFL chance

published about 13 hours ago
Tony Dungy attempted Tuesday to clarify remarks he made regarding Michael Sam, saying the openly gay linebacker who was drafted by the  St. Louis Rams "absolutely" deserves a chance to play in the NFL.  The former  Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach said he would be concerned only with the distraction that media coverage of Sam's attempt to make the roster would create if he were his coach. Dungy's comments to the Tampa Tribune for a story published Sunday created a backlash ... more

Don King reveals plans for Bermane Stiverne to fight King of the Nile

published about 13 hours ago
Don King reveals plans for Bermane Stiverne to fight King of the Nile
King wants fight under shadows of pyramids Promoter defies US advice by travelling to CairoThe hair doesnt quite have the lustre or ping of old, but Don King, at 82, has a few electric shocks left for his obituary writers. The latest of them is among his most outrageous: his announcement here on Tuesday that he hopes to bring the new WBC heavyweight champion, Bermane B Ware Stiverne, to Egypt in November to make his first defence against the most ... more

Commonwealth Games: boxer Paddy Barnes furious over drug tests

published about 14 hours ago
Commonwealth Games: boxer Paddy Barnes furious over drug tests
Boxer brands test timings in Glasgow a disgrace Barnes was kept up until 2am by doping officialsThe Northern Ireland boxer Paddy Barnes has branded Commonwealth Games drug-test timings a disgrace and insisted the procedure could have put his participation in Glasgow in doubt.Barnes and team-mate Michael Conlan were singled out for random testing after training on Monday and the 27-year-old double Olympic bronze medallist was kept up until 2am by doping officials. Continue reading...

Yankees Trade for Third Baseman Chase Headley

published about 14 hours ago
Yankees Trade for Third Baseman Chase Headley
The Yankees acquired Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in exchange for infielder Yangervis Solarte and the minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula.


Mercury Win 13th Straight, Clinch Playoff Berth

published about 2 hours ago
Diana Taurasi isn't focused on winning streaks. She's just trying to get the Phoenix Mercury to keep improving.

Moore Has 48 Points in the Lynx's 112-108 2OT Win

published about 4 hours ago
Maya Moore put on one of the best scoring displays in the history of the WNBA and it was barely enough to lift Minnesota.

Sources: Mavs hosting free agent PG Nelson

published about 4 hours ago
The Dallas Mavericks are hosting free agent Jameer Nelson on a recruiting visit Thursday as part of ongoing negotiations with the former Orlando Magic point ... more

Roy, Kareem Working Together, Post to Instagram

published about 4 hours ago
Roy, Kareem Working Together, Post to Instagram
Pacers fans, it looks like Roy Hibbert is getting a hand this summer from legendary center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Executive Says Clippers Coach to Quit if Sterling Stays

published about 5 hours ago
The interim chief executive of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the ... more
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Roundup: Sam Happy to Be Back on the Field

published about 6 hours ago
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the N.F.L., said his focus has to be on making the Rams.

Player in Dolphins’ Bullying Scandal Won’t Discuss Specifics

published about 6 hours ago
John Jerry, one of the many new players on the Giants roster, could replace the retired Chris Snee as the team’s right guard.

Nervous Energy on Day 1 of Training Camp as Giants Banish the Past

published about 6 hours ago
Nervous Energy on Day 1 of Training Camp as Giants Banish the Past
The Giants convened training camp on Tuesday with 40 new players, three new coaches and a redesigned offensive scheme.

Analysis: N.F.L. Concussion Settlement Divides Former Players

published about 6 hours ago
Retired players will have to pore over the settlement, consult their lawyers and doctors and consider their own needs, as well the arguments for and ... more

Judge Sets January Start for Murder Trial of Ex-NFLer Hernandez

published about 11 hours ago
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be tried in January for the murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd last summer, a Massachusetts ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Zuccarello Re-Signs With Rangers

published about 5 hours ago
The Rangers have avoided salary arbitration with forward Mats Zuccarello, a restricted free agent, agreeing to terms with him on a one-year, $3.5 million contract.

Spartan Hockey Helmets Going Under Microscope

published about 7 hours ago
Spartan Hockey Helmets Going Under Microscope
Virginia Tech scientists and engineers will test popular brands and establish a ratings system similar to that of football helmets in an effort to reduce ... more

Rangers Sign Forward

published Sat, Jul 19 2014 22:39 GMT
The Rangers and the veteran forward Lee Stempniak agreed to a one-year contract for $900,000.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Rangers Add Veteran Forward

published Wed, Jul 16 2014 22:46 GMT
The Rangers have agreed to terms with the free-agent forward Matthew Lombardi, a veteran N.H.L. player who spent last season in Switzerland.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Lightning Sign Morrow

published Fri, Jul 11 2014 23:16 GMT
The Tampa Bay Lightning signed the free-agent forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract.

Hoes Homer in 12th Inning Lifts Astros Past A's

published about 1 hour ago
L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for ... more

Wainwright Stumbles, Cards Lose 7-2 to Rays

published about 2 hours ago
Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay.

Schoop's 2-Run HR Helps O's Beat Angels 4-2

published about 2 hours ago
Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles ... more

Headley Wins It in 14th Inning of Yankees Debut

published about 2 hours ago
Chase Headley hustled to New York, eager to help his new team right away. That's exactly what he did — about 4 1/2 hours after ... more

DeGrom Tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 Victory

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Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat ... more

Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United will adhere to his rules and not embark on big pre-season tours with him in charge

Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United will adhere to his rules and not embark on big pre-season tours with him in charge
Louis Van Gaal has exerted his famous authority at Manchester United already by obtaining assurances that the club do not embark on another big pre-season ... more

Juventus vow to bring World Cup stars for A-League All Stars clash

published about 2 hours ago
Juventus vow to bring World Cup stars for A-League All Stars clash
FFA sought assurances from Italian side over star players20-strong Australia-based squad finalised Continue reading...

Louis van Gaal prepared to give Manchester United's underperformers a chance

published about 4 hours ago
Louis van Gaal prepared to give Manchester United's underperformers a chance
Louis van Gaal is prepared to extend an olive branch to Manchester United's underperforming stars before he rushes into the transfer market this summer.

Manchester United bow to Louis van Gaal's demands over summer tours

published about 4 hours ago
Manchester United bow to Louis van Gaal's demands over summer tours
Van Gaal: 'dreadful distances' not good preparationDutchman promised next summer's tour will be shorter Continue reading...

PSG hit out at Uefa decision to close part of Parc des Princes for next European game

published about 6 hours ago
PSG hit out at Uefa decision to close part of Parc des Princes for next European game
Paris Saint-Germain have hit out at Uefa's decision to close part of the Parc des Princes when the Ligue One club next play in the ... more

Powerhouse Coles seals Hampshire win

published about 11 hours ago
Matt Coles makes a half century off only 18 balls as Hampshire beat Essex by five wickets in the T20 Blast a Chelmsford.

Meaker gives Surrey hope versus Kent

published about 14 hours ago
Stuart Meaker hits a half century and takes four wickets to give Surrey hope against Kent going into the final day.

Worcs force follow on at Cheltenham

published about 14 hours ago
Worcestershire force Gloucestershire to follow on at Cheltenham after skipper Daryl Mitchell carries his bat for 167.

Trott fifty helps Bears fight back

published about 14 hours ago
Jonathan Trott hits his second half century of the summer as Warwickshire reply to Sussex's 413 all out with 163-3.

Yorkshire go top with Middlesex win

published about 15 hours ago
Adil Rashid takes 4-27 as Yorkshire beat Middlesex by 220 runs to go back to the top of the Championship table.

It's Crunch Time for the Ryder Cup

published about 16 hours ago
The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.
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Rory McIlroy Is Poised to Be Golf's Next Big Thing

published about 16 hours ago
Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate.
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Rory McIlroy Rediscovers a Patient Passion for Golf

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Rory McIlroy Rediscovers a Patient Passion for Golf
McIlroy’s forbearance may give him an advantage as he positions himself to possibly take the baton from Tiger Woods.
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McIlroy Climbs to Second in Rankings

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Rory McIlroy climbed to number two in the world golf rankings on Monday following his victory in the 143rd British Open on Sunday.
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Nicklaus and Woods Hail McIlroy's Open Victory

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Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career.
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Powerhouse Coles seals Hampshire win

published about 11 hours ago
Matt Coles makes a half century off only 18 balls as Hampshire beat Essex by five wickets in the T20 Blast a Chelmsford.

Meaker gives Surrey hope versus Kent

published about 14 hours ago
Stuart Meaker hits a half century and takes four wickets to give Surrey hope against Kent going into the final day.

Worcs force follow on at Cheltenham

published about 14 hours ago
Worcestershire force Gloucestershire to follow on at Cheltenham after skipper Daryl Mitchell carries his bat for 167.

Trott fifty helps Bears fight back

published about 14 hours ago
Jonathan Trott hits his second half century of the summer as Warwickshire reply to Sussex's 413 all out with 163-3.

Yorkshire go top with Middlesex win

published about 15 hours ago
Adil Rashid takes 4-27 as Yorkshire beat Middlesex by 220 runs to go back to the top of the Championship table.
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