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Lawn bowls generation game gets Glasgow 2014 under way with a bang | Andy Bull

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Lawn bowls generation game gets Glasgow 2014 under way with a bang  | Andy Bull
Curry chefs, calisthenics, father-and-son teams and the Jackaroos lawn bowls raised the curtain on the 2014 Commonwealth Games in styleTen. Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre, 8.44am. Nine. A pretty venue, backdropped by the red sandstone of the big, baroque, art gallery. Eight. It seats 2,500, and right now its a little less than half full. Seven. Theres a blanket of thick grey cloud overhead. Six. Here come the officials, followed by the athletes. Five. Some seemed to be taking their warm-ups ... more

Austrians Investigate Disturbance at Israeli Game

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Austrian authorities investigate disturbance by pro-Palestinians against Israeli club

Commonwealth Games: Queen photobombs hockey players selfie

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Commonwealth Games: Queen photobombs hockey players selfie
Australian Jayde Taylor shares selfie taken in Glasgow The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! #sheevensmiledTwo years after her starring role in the London 2012 opening ceremony, the Queen has gone viral again after appearing to photobomb an Australian hockey players selfie.Jayde Taylor, one of the players introduced to the Queen at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Thursday, took the photo to mark the moment, and when she saw the result, shared it on Twitter.Ahhh The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! �� ... more

Commonwealth Games lament losing another name with Mo Farah withdrawal

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Commonwealth Games lament losing another name with Mo Farah withdrawal
Double Olympic champion opts to stay at Font Romeu We are really disappointed for Mo, says Games spokesman Mo Farah pulls out of Glasgow 2014 because of illnessGlasgow 2014 organisers have lamented a major blow to the Commonwealth Games with the withdrawal of Mo Farah through illness, claiming they are disappointed but can understand the double Olympic champions decision.Farah is the latest big name to have pulled out, announcing on Thursday morning that he would remain at his France training ... more

Falcons WR White Agrees to 4-Year Extension

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After injury-plagued season, Falcons WR Roddy White agrees to 4-year contract extension


Daily News - July 24, 2014

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Daily News - July 24, 2014
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Indian Sports Minister Irked by Turban Row

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Basketball's no-headgear rule has irked the Indian sports minister who has reacted with anger after two Sikh members of the men's national team had to ... more

W.N.B.A. Star to Retire

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San Antonio Stars guard Becky Hammon will retire after this season, her 16th in the W.N.B.A.

After Lewis deal fals through, Mavs sign Aminu

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The Dallas Mavericks have reached a deal with free-agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu after scrapping a contract with Rashard Lewis because of a knee problem.

Hornets sign free agent Roberts

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The Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts.
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Ryan Feels Confident, As Does His Team

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Ryan Feels Confident, As Does His Team
As training camp began, Coach Rex Ryan said, “I don’t know if we’ve had a better quarterback situation,” and the backup Michael Vick talked of ... more

General Manager’s Recipe for Giants: Youth and Speed

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General Manager’s Recipe for Giants: Youth and Speed
Jerry Reese, the Giants’ general manager, said age may have played a role in the team’s woeful performance last season, but he expressed confidence in ... more

Robert Newhouse, 64, Rusher Whose Pass Secured a Title, Dies

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Robert Newhouse, 64, Rusher Whose Pass Secured a Title, Dies
Mr. Newhouse, who played 12 seasons in the N.F.L., mostly as a fullback, threw a touchdown pass on a trick play in the Super Bowl ... more

Wayne Hoping Colts Get Off to Faster Start in 2014

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Reggie Wayne wants the Colts to live this season in the fast lane.

Bills DT Marcell Dareus Wants to Earn Team's Trust

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Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus can finally start focusing on football again, even though he spent much of Wednesday riding a stationary bike on the ... more

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

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Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers agreed on a two-year deal shortly before going to arbitration.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Rangers and Forward Agree on Deal

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The Rangers and forward Chris Kreider avoided a salary arbitration hearing by agreeing to a two-year contract, the team announced.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Zuccarello Re-Signs With Rangers

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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

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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.

Cespedes Hits 2 HRs, A's Hold Off Astros 9-7

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Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held ... more

Angels Beat O's on Bases-Loaded Walk in 8th

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Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Los ... more

Yankees Top Rangers 2-1 in Rain-Shortened Game

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A wet field gave the New York Yankees one weird win.

Kennedy Pitches Around 5 Walks in Padres Win

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Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago ... more

Yankees 2, Rangers 1, 5 Innings: Rain Comes Just in Time for Injury-Riddled Yankees

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Yankees 2, Rangers 1, 5 Innings: Rain Comes Just in Time for Injury-Riddled Yankees
The Yankees put Kelly Johnson on the disabled list and took a rain-shortened game from the Texas Rangers.

Sir Chris Hoy asked for ID to enter his OWN velodrome at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

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Sir Chris Hoy asked for ID to enter his OWN velodrome at Glasgow Commonwealth Games
When Sir Chris Hoy had a velodrome named after him ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, he probably presumed he could enter the arena at ... more

Win a shirt signed by the 2014 Brazil World Cup team

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Win a shirt signed by the 2014 Brazil World Cup team
Enter our competition for a chance to win a shirt signed by each member of the Brazil squad playing at the 2014 World Cup Continue ... more

Jodie Stimpson wins first gold medal of Glasgow Commonwealth Games in women's triathlon

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Jodie Stimpson wins first gold medal of Glasgow Commonwealth Games in women's triathlon
Jodie Stimpson of England has won the first gold medal of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The 25-year-old from the West Midlands finished first in the ... more

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hails Philippe Coutinho as the 'brain of the team'

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hails Philippe Coutinho as the 'brain of the team'
Brendan Rodgers has hailed Philippe Coutinho as the 'brains of Liverpool's team' after impressing in their pre-season friendlies to date.

Luis Suarez Barcelona debut Real Madrid El Clasico former Liverpool striker's biting ban ends

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Luis Suarez Barcelona debut Real Madrid El Clasico former Liverpool striker's biting ban ends
Luis Suarez is available to make his La Liga debut in the first El Clasico of the season after the released fixtures placed Real Madrid ... more

Morgan named Cornish Pirates captain

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Cornish Pirates name Chris Morgan as captain, taking over from Gavin Cattle.

Somerset wait on Kieswetter return

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Somerset remain unsure when wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter will return to action from a serious facial injury.

Saints can still improve, says Amor

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Kyle Amor urges St Helens to push themselves harder ahead of Friday's Super League clash with Widnes.

Flower to be England Lions coach

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Former England coach Andy Flower will lead the Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A.

Hants groundsman confident in pitch

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Hampshire groundsman Nigel Gray says the Ageas Bowl pitch is in good shape for the third Test between England and India.

7 Tied for Early Lead at Russian Open

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Sweden's Rikard Karlberg is among seven players tied for the lead with five under par 67s midway through the opening round of the Russian Open ... more
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Horsfield, Crocker Win at US Junior Amateur

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Qualifying medalists Sam Horsfield and Sean Crocker won their opening matches Wednesday in the U.S. Junior Amateur at The Club at Carlton Woods.
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Angel Yin Advances in US Girls' Junior

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Qualifying medalist Angel Yin won her first-round match Wednesday in the U.S. Girls' Junior, beating Julie Luo 4 and 2 at Forest Highlands.
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Snedeker Boosted by Coach Change for Title Defense

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Invigorated by his new swing coach Butch Harmon, Brandt Snedeker believes he is on the "right path" as he bids to return to the winner's ... more
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Weir, DeLaet Look to End 60-Year Canadian Drought

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Mike Weir was well aware that it has been 60 years since a Canadian won the Canadian Open.
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Somerset wait on Kieswetter return

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Somerset remain unsure when wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter will return to action from a serious facial injury.

Flower to be England Lions coach

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Former England coach Andy Flower will lead the Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A.

Hants groundsman confident in pitch

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Hampshire groundsman Nigel Gray says the Ageas Bowl pitch is in good shape for the third Test between England and India.

Notts end Northants T20 defence

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Nottinghamshire ended Northants' defence of their T20 title with a 22-run win at Wantage Road.

Poynter hits 109 but Sri Lankans win

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Wicketkeeper Stuart Poynter scores a maiden century for Ireland but Sri Lanka A win the one-day game by 28 runs.
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