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Dodgers rally to 4-3 win over Giants

published about 13 hours ago
Dodgers rally to 4-3 win over Giants
KEY MOMENT: With one out and runners at second and third in the fifth inning, Adrian Gonzalez was struck out by Jake Peavy, his former teammate on the San Diego Padres. But Peavy's pitch went in the dirt and squirted away from catcher Buster Posey, who retrieved it and threw out Gonzalez at...

LeBron James to go back to No. 23

published about 14 hours ago
Sixteen days after he decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James has finally picked his number. At around 1 p.m. ET Sunday on his Instagram account, James announced he would go back to wearing No. 23. He also shared the link on his Twitter account. 23 it is! It's only right I go back. 2·3=6 We still family 6. #HomeTeam #StriveForGreatness http://t.co/2MpznC8JNM - LeBron James (@KingJames) July 27, 2014 Three minutes later, Adidas spokeswoman Madeline Breskin confirmed that ... more

Dean Cox accepts Ty Vickery's apology but says: 'we're not best mates'

published about 14 hours ago
Dean Cox accepts Ty Vickery's apology but says: 'we're not best mates'
Knockout blow brings an apology from the Richmond man but West Coast ruckman still can't remember Friday night's clash West Coast ruckman Dean Cox admits he's not the "best of mates" with Ty Vickery, but was grateful to receive an apology from the Richmond big man.Vickery is facing a lengthy AFL suspension after hitting Cox in the jaw with a crude roundhouse blow during Richmond's 17-point win on Friday night. Continue reading...


Poll: LeBron's reputation near pre-Decision level

published less than 1 hour ago
LeBron James is coming back, not only to Cleveland but back into the favor.

George Joins USA Basketball for Start of Training Camp

published less than 1 hour ago
George Joins USA Basketball for Start of Training Camp
For Paul George and Team USA, the quest for gold begins in earnest today.

2014 FIBA World Championships Schedule

published about 1 hour ago
2014 FIBA World Championships Schedule
Two years ago, Thunder players were an integral part of the 2012 Olympics as the United States and Spain battled for the Gold Medal.

Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Draw the Real World’s Attention

published about 1 hour ago
Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Draw the Real World’s Attention
Even as they fight sports betting, pro leagues are viewing websites that have whittled fantasy seasons down to a single day as potentially important to ... more

Zach LaVine Dunk Contest

published about 2 hours ago
Zach LaVine Dunk Contest
On Sunday, the Wolves first round draft pick Zach LaVine participated in--and won--the 2015 Slam Dunk contest in the Seattle Pro-Am.
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Andrew Furney Faces Long Odds as Kicker With Jets

published about 17 hours ago
Andrew Furney Faces Long Odds as Kicker With Jets
Andrew Furney, an unsigned kicker out of Washington State, will not find a starting spot with the Jets, but he is not deterred.

In Path of Falcons’ New Stadium, Atlanta Church Awaits Demolition

published about 18 hours ago
In Path of Falcons’ New Stadium, Atlanta Church Awaits Demolition
Friendship Baptist, Atlanta’s oldest African-American Baptist church, is being torn down, perhaps this summer, to make way for the Falcons’ new football stadium.

N.F.L. Roundup: Bills Lose Another Tight End As Receiving Options Wane

published about 18 hours ago
Buffalo's Scott Chandler left practice with a groin injury, leaving the Bills without three of their tight ends.

Sports Briefing | Football: 49ers’ Hunter Tears Knee Ligament

published 1 day ago
San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at practice Friday.

Roundup: Packers Give Leading Receiver a Contract Extension

published 1 day ago
Roundup: Packers Give Leading Receiver a Contract Extension
Jordy Nelson kept the deal secret for a while, but word leaked out quickly on social media.

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.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Rangers and Forward Agree on Deal

published Wed, Jul 23 2014 22:56 GMT
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

published Tue, Jul 22 2014 22:04 GMT
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 Tue, Jul 22 2014 20:15 GMT
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

Relief Roles a Matter of Routine

published about 10 hours ago
When Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez won the MVP in 1984, he pitched in 80 games. Only 33 of those appearances were save opportunities.

First-Place Dodgers Complete Sweep of Giants

published about 13 hours ago
Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL ... more

Jaso Has 3 RBIs as A's Beat Rangers 9-3

published about 15 hours ago
John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

Roundup: Sacrifice Fly From Machado Lifts Orioles Past Mariners

published about 16 hours ago
Roundup: Sacrifice Fly From Machado Lifts Orioles Past Mariners
Manny Machado hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the visiting Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners, 3-2.

Keeping Score: Evaluating Who’s on the Block as a Trade Deadline Nears

published about 16 hours ago
Keeping Score: Evaluating Who’s on the Block as a Trade Deadline Nears
Contenders will be looking to shore up their hitting or their pitching as the nonwaiver trading period ends Thursday.

Robert Pires signs up for Indian Super League as former Arsenal star joins ex team-mate Freddie Ljungberg

published less than 1 hour ago
Robert Pires signs up for Indian Super League as former Arsenal star joins ex team-mate Freddie Ljungberg
Robert Pires has followed former Arsenal team-mate Freddie Ljungberg in signing up for the inaugural Indian Super League.

Muhamed Besic signs for Everton for £4million on five-year deal from Ferencvaros

published less than 1 hour ago
Muhamed Besic signs for Everton for £4million on five-year deal from Ferencvaros
Everton have signed Bosnian midfielder Muhamed Besic from Hungarian side Ferencvaros for £4million. Besic, 21, represented Bosnia-Herzegovina in the World Cup.

Arsenal must follow Atletico Madrid's blueprint to win Premier League against big spending title rivals, says Santi Cazorla

published about 1 hour ago
Arsenal must follow Atletico Madrid's blueprint to win Premier League against big spending title rivals, says Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla believes Arsenal must follow the blueprint of Atletico Madrid if they are to end their 10-year Premier League trophy drought against their big ... more

Will Lewandowski prove to be the signing of the summer ahead of Suarez and Rodriguez?

published about 2 hours ago
Will Lewandowski prove to be the signing of the summer ahead of Suarez and Rodriguez?
It has been a summer of bank breaking transfers. At almost all of Europe's major clubs, there has been a changing of the guard, and ... more

Laura Massaro has to settle for silver in women's squash final as world No 1 Nicol David dominates to win gold

published about 2 hours ago
Laura Massaro has to settle for silver in women's squash final as world No 1 Nicol David dominates to win gold
England's Laura Massaro was forced to settle for a silver medal in the women's squash final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after a dominant ... more

Trott making good progress - Brown

published about 2 hours ago
Warwickshire's Dougie Brown says a return to England duty for batsman Jonathan Trott is not an immediate priority.

SA regain top spot in Test rankings

published about 4 hours ago
South Africa replace Australia as the number one side in the world Test rankings as the Proteas win their series in Sri Lanka.

Jaques quits Notts for Aussie return

published about 4 hours ago
Nottinghamshire release Phil Jaques from his contract so the ex-Australia batsmen can take up a coaching role in his homeland.

Captain Sarwan leaves Leicestershire

published about 5 hours ago
Leicestershire captain Ramnaresh Sarwan leaves the club after an agreement is reached to end his contract early.

Chanderpaul ends Derbyshire stint

published about 5 hours ago
Batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul ends his spell with Derbyshire to play for West Indies against Bangladesh.

McGinley Pulls Out of U.S. PGA With Shoulder Injury

published about 8 hours ago
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of next week's U.S. PGA Championship with a shoulder injury, the Irishman said on Monday.
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Sports Briefing | Golf: Langer Sets Record at Senior British Open

published about 14 hours ago
Bernhard Langer won his second Senior British Open championship, finishing 13 strokes ahead of Colin Montgomerie of Scotland.
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Sports Briefing | Golf: Clark Edges Furyk in the Canadian Open

published about 14 hours ago
Sports Briefing | Golf: Clark Edges Furyk in the Canadian Open
Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday with birdies on five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim ... more
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Zack Sucher Won the Midwest Classic

published about 16 hours ago
Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke ... more
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Golf Capsules

published about 18 hours ago
Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.
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Trott making good progress - Brown

published about 2 hours ago
Warwickshire's Dougie Brown says a return to England duty for batsman Jonathan Trott is not an immediate priority.

SA regain top spot in Test rankings

published about 4 hours ago
South Africa replace Australia as the number one side in the world Test rankings as the Proteas win their series in Sri Lanka.

Jaques quits Notts for Aussie return

published about 4 hours ago
Nottinghamshire release Phil Jaques from his contract so the ex-Australia batsmen can take up a coaching role in his homeland.

Captain Sarwan leaves Leicestershire

published about 5 hours ago
Leicestershire captain Ramnaresh Sarwan leaves the club after an agreement is reached to end his contract early.

Chanderpaul ends Derbyshire stint

published about 5 hours ago
Batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul ends his spell with Derbyshire to play for West Indies against Bangladesh.
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