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09/02/2014, L'ville shuts down Miami to win ACC debut »»
Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 on Monday night.
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09/02/2014, Cabrera, Price lead Tigers in rout of Indians »»
David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.
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09/02/2014, Sources: Watt, Texans agree to $100M deal »»
The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a new, six-year deal that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
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09/02/2014, Serena in first Slam quarterfinals of season »»
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight US Open title.
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09/01/2014, Raiders start rookie Carr, not Schaub, at QB »»
The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback.
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09/01/2014, Phillies' Hamels, 3 relievers no-hit Braves »»
Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
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09/01/2014, Rams finalize practice squad minus Sam »»
The St. Louis Rams announced their 10-man practice squad Monday afternoon and defensive end Michael Sam is not part of it.
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09/01/2014, Texas worried about QB Ash after concussion »»
Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash will not play Saturday against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms, coach Charlie Strong said Monday.
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09/01/2014, Kirk rallies to pick up Deutsche Bank victory »»
Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
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09/01/2014, Welker practices, not cleared for contact »»
Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker (concussion) returns to practice.
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09/01/2014, Astros fire manager Porter, shake up staff »»
The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, the team announced.
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09/01/2014, Florida State lifts suspension for WR Wilson »»
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that receiver Jesus "Bobo" Wilson's indefinite suspension, which stemmed from a June theft of a scooter, has been lifted.
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09/01/2014, DB Williams, WR White injured for No. 2 Tide »»
No. 2 Alabama loses two starters -- DB Jarrick Williams (foot) and WR DeAndrew White (shoulder) -- for significant time.
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09/01/2014, Gronkowski says he's cleared for Week 1 »»
Rob Gronkowski said Monday that he has been cleared to play in the New England Patriots' opener Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.
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08/29/2014, NFL: Lifetime ban possible for domestic abuse »»
The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.
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NFL Headlines
09/02/2014, Sources: Watt, Texans agree to $100M deal »»
The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a new, six-year deal that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
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09/02/2014, Niners OG Boone ends holdout, practices »»
San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone ended his holdout Monday by reporting and passing a physical, the team announced.
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09/01/2014, Raiders start rookie Carr, not Schaub, at QB »»
The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback.
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09/01/2014, Rams finalize practice squad minus Sam »»
The St. Louis Rams announced their 10-man practice squad Monday afternoon and defensive end Michael Sam is not part of it.
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09/01/2014, Welker practices, not cleared for contact »»
Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker (concussion) returns to practice.
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09/01/2014, CB-needy Jets add Adams to secondary mix »»
Six days before the season opener, the cornerback-needy New York Jets continued to tinker with their secondary, signing free-agent journeyman Phillip Adams.
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09/01/2014, Titans agree to contract with kicker Succup »»
Veteran kicker Ryan Succop has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans who chose to go with experience rather than an undrafted rookie.
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09/01/2014, It's 'unofficial': Lions' Fairley a starter again »»
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley returns to the team's starting lineup.
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09/01/2014, Coughlin: Beckham 'couple, 3 weeks away' »»
Rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. could be weeks away from returning for the New York Giants.
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09/01/2014, Chiefs' Smith wanted deal prior to season »»
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Monday he didn't want to go into the season without a contract extension. He won't have to after signing a four-year extension a day earlier.
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09/01/2014, Bills' Watkins: Ribs 'feel just about normal' »»
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins said his injured ribs feel "just about normal" after practicing Monday.
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09/01/2014, Gronkowski says he's cleared for Week 1 »»
Rob Gronkowski said Monday that he has been cleared to play in the New England Patriots' opener Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.
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09/01/2014, NFL experts' picks for 2014: NFC reporters »»
ESPN.com's NFC experts predict the division winners, wild cards, award winners and the Super Bowl winner.
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09/01/2014, NFL experts' picks for 2014: AFC reporters »»
ESPN.com's AFC experts predict the division winners, wild cards, award winners and the Super Bowl winner.
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09/01/2014, Baylor unveils RG III statue at new stadium »»
RG III in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.
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09/01/2014, 49ers' McDonald arrested for domestic violence »»
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
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08/31/2014, Patriots trade QB Mallett to Texans »»
The Houston Texans have acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots.
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NBA Headlines
09/01/2014, Report: Rockets to get Terry in deal with Kings »»
The Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with the Sacramento Kings, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed.
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09/01/2014, U.S. overcomes halftime deficit to top Turkey »»
They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.
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08/31/2014, Durant signs lucrative deal to stay with Nike »»
With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.
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08/31/2014, Sources: Spurs, Clips join race to sign Allen »»
The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.
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08/30/2014, Wolves set ticket record after Love trade »»
The Minnesota Timberwolves haven't made the playoffs in 10 years and just traded the face of their franchise so he can go chase a championship with LeBron James in Cleveland.
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08/30/2014, Source: Spurs express interest in C Ayon »»
The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon, ESPN.com has learned.
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08/29/2014, S. Sterling: Ballmer got Clips for 'bargain' »»
In an exclusive interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Shelly Sterling offered details of how she wound up negotiating one of the richest deals in sports after her husband's racist rant got him banned from the NBA for life.
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08/29/2014, Clips waive newly acquired Delfino, Raduljica »»
The Los Angeles Clippers waived Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica just three days after trading for both players, the team announced Friday.
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08/29/2014, Pacquiao courts World Peace for Filipino team »»
Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball.
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08/28/2014, Sources: Brazil guard Barbosa, Warriors agree »»
Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.
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08/27/2014, Veteran point guard Brown signs with Heat »»
Shannon Brown signed Wednesday with the Miami Heat, the ninth team the veteran guard has been part of in his career.
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08/27/2014, Sources: Clips to pay Rivers $10M per year »»
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract extension through the end of the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday.
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08/27/2014, Love to Wolves owner: Focus on your team »»
New Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has a message for Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Quit worrying about me and instead focus on your own team.
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08/27/2014, Wiggins, new Wolves welcomed at state fair »»
Andrew Wiggins spent the previous month seemingly in hiding, side-stepping questions about a trade that was all but finished and coming to the realization he was not going to be teammates with LeBron James.
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08/26/2014, NBA stiffens baseline rules to aid player safety »»
The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.
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MLB Headlines
09/02/2014, Cabrera, Price lead Tigers in rout of Indians »»
David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.
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09/01/2014, Perez, Royals edge out Rangers to stop skid »»
Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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09/01/2014, Phillies' Hamels, 3 relievers no-hit Braves »»
Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
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09/01/2014, Phillies' Hamels, 3 relievers no-hit Braves »»
Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
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09/01/2014, Hamels On Combined No-Hitter »»
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09/01/2014, Rockies top Giants after resumed-game loss »»
Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants' six-game win streak on a long day at Coors Field.
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09/01/2014, Dunn homers in 1st at-bat as A's blast M's »»
Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.
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09/01/2014, Cards rally past Pirates, alone atop NL Central »»
Matt Holliday hit a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4, to seize sole possession of first place in the NL Central for the first time this season.
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09/01/2014, Astros fire manager Porter, shake up staff »»
The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, the team announced.
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09/01/2014, Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL »»
The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season.
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09/01/2014, Padres promote highly-touted Spangenberg »»
The San Diego Padres have promoted infielder Cory Spangenberg, their first-round pick in the 2011 amateur draft, as part of their September callups.
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09/01/2014, Royals activate Hosmer amid many moves »»
The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
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09/01/2014, Indians activate Giambi after 60-day DL stint »»
Jason Giambi's long career, the highs and lows and everything in-between, has brought the slugger back to his beginnings.
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09/01/2014, Mariners put Montero on suspended list »»
The Seattle Mariners have put first baseman-designated hitter Jesus Montero on the suspended list.
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09/01/2014, Diamondbacks reinstate P Hudson, OF Ross »»
The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated Daniel Hudson from the disabled list, and the right-hander will likely work in relief in his return from two Tommy John operations.
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09/01/2014, O's add pitchers Saunders, Meek, Gausman »»
Left-hander Joe Saunders is back in the major leagues, returning to the Baltimore Orioles after pitching with Triple-A Norfolk.
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08/31/2014, Touch 'em all: Minor leaguer plays all 9 spots »»
Milwaukee Brewers prospect Nathan Orf played all nine positions for the Class A Brevard County Manatees.
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NHL Headlines
09/01/2014, Former Ranger, 6-time All-Star Vadnais dies »»
Former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais, a six-time All-Star, has died. He was 68.
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08/31/2014, HP: Canes' Faulk an emerging star »»
Faulk an emerging star, but Canes closer to bottom than the top
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08/30/2014, HP: Larsson development key for Devils »»
Big season in Adam Larsson's development; can Patrik Elias keep scoring?
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08/29/2014, Schultz agrees with Oilers after career year »»
The Edmonton Oilers agreed to terms with defenseman Justin Schultz on a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.
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08/27/2014, NHL: Expansion not imminent despite interest »»
The NHL insists expansion is not imminent.
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08/25/2014, Senators ink G Anderson to 3-year extension »»
Goaltender Craig Anderson has signed a $12.6 million, three-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators.
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08/21/2014, CEO of Maple Leafs, Raptors to step down »»
Tim Leiweke, the CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, will step down next year.
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08/21/2014, Veteran G Giguere retires after 16 seasons »»
The goaltender known as "Jiggy" is stepping away from the net.
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08/20/2014, Thornton, Marleau stripped of leadership roles »»
According to a report from Comcast Sportsnet, Sharks GM Doug Wilson and coach Todd McLellan said on Wednesday that they will begin training camp without any captain or alternate captains.
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08/20/2014, NHL's weighted lottery to change in next 2 years »»
Forget about tanking in the NHL. Bottoming out in the standings might not get you to the top of the draft.
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08/20/2014, Moore suit settled with Bertuzzi, Canucks »»
Former NHL player Steve Moore's long-running lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks has ended with the sides agreeing to an out-of-court settlement.
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08/20/2014, BC standout Hayes, Rangers agree to deal »»
Coveted free agent forward Kevin Hayes has agreed to terms with the New York Rangers, the team announced Wednesday.
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08/19/2014, Concussion lawsuits combined in Minnesota »»
Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.
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08/19/2014, Sens sign LW MacArthur to 5-year extension »»
The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Clarke MacArthur to a $23.25-million, five-year extension.
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08/19/2014, Islanders reach deal to transfer ownership »»
Charles Wang has an agreement in place to eventually transfer ownership of the New York Islanders to a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky, it was announced Tuesday.
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08/18/2014, Blackhawks sign goalie Leighton for one year »»
The Chicago Blackhawks signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract Monday.
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08/18/2014, Buffalo to host NHL combine next two years »»
The NHL's pre-draft scouting combine will be held in Buffalo the next two seasons.
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Golf Headlines
09/01/2014, Kirk rallies to pick up Deutsche Bank victory »»
Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
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09/01/2014, Kirk rallies to pick up Deutsche Bank victory »»
Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
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08/31/2014, Couples roars back with 61, wins in playoff »»
Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.
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08/31/2014, Ernst wins LPGA's Portland Classic in playoff »»
Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.
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08/31/2014, Cauley wins Web.com Tour Finals opener »»
Bud Cauley won the Hotel Fitness Championship on Sunday to regain his PGA Tour card, earning $180,000 in the Web.com Tour Finals opener.
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08/31/2014, Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event »»
Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes.
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08/31/2014, Otto claims second Italian win by 2 strokes »»
Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third.
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08/27/2014, Fore! Malaysian golfer aces par 4 in tourney »»
Malaysian golfer Mohd Nazri Zain had a rare hole-in-one on a par-4 during the SapuraKencana National Qualifier tournament on Wednesday.
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08/26/2014, Haney says health, not coach, key for Tiger »»
One of Tiger Woods' former coaches is unsure who might get the job in the future, but Hank Haney believes it doesn't much matter unless the golfer can get healthy enough to put in the time working on his game.
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08/26/2014, Arnie 'fine' after surgery, eager to play golf »»
Arnold Palmer is counting down the days until he can play golf again after having successful pacemaker implant surgery Aug. 18 in Pittsburgh.
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08/26/2014, Tiger ends partnership with coach Foley »»
Tiger Woods said on his website Monday that he has parted ways with Sean Foley, his teacher for the past four years.
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08/25/2014, Mahan loses grip on crystal chalice trophy »»
Hunter Mahan rallied with three straight birdies on the back nine for a comfortable two-shot win Sunday at The Barclays. Maybe too comfortable.
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08/25/2014, Mahan ends drought with Barclays victory »»
About the only thing that went wrong for Hunter Mahan at The Barclays was when the trophy broke. All he had to show for perhaps the biggest win of his career was a large wreath of roses.
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08/24/2014, Ortiz, 23, earns full exemption for PGA Tour »»
Carlos Ortiz won the Portland Open on Sunday for his third Web.com Tour victory of the season, making him fully exempt for the 2014-15 PGA Tour season that starts in October.
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08/24/2014, Garcia, Rose among 4 to skip 2nd FedEx event »»
The Deutsche Bank, which begins Friday at the TPC Boston, will be missing at least four players who otherwise would have qualified among the top 100 in FedEx points.
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Poker Headlines
08/27/2014, NHL - Expansion is on the table, but not imminent »»
Talk of NHL expansion is percolating, but Las Vegas and Seattle face significant obstacles and the league has no formal expansion plans, Scott Burnside writes.
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08/21/2014, Fall Poker Classic 2014 »»
Enter for a chance to win a spot in the $60,000 Fall Poker Classic at Chumash Casino Resort!
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08/20/2014, Tight ends key for Hokies' passing game »»
Bucky Hodges doesn't want to give away any secrets, but it's hard to have much of a poker face at the moment. As Virginia Tech looks to turn a list...
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08/17/2014, Ctrl + ← Incongruous Police, Poverty And Poker »»
This is Ctrl + ←, our weekly data journalism roundup. You'll find the most-read FiveThirtyEight articles of the past week, as well as gems ...
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08/12/2014, Reinkemeier vs. Seiver »»
During the final day of the $1 million buy-in One Drop, Scott Seiver puts his chips at risk against Tobias Reinkemeier.
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08/12/2014, Colman Reacts To $15 Million One Drop Victory »»
How would you react after winning $15 million? Daniel Colman's reaction may surprise you.
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08/06/2014, American Authors on WSOP coverage »»
The American Authors song "Best Day of My Life," from their "Oh, What A Life" album, is being featured in ESPN's coverage of the World Series of Poker...
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07/23/2014, Ravens notes: Time to Cowboy Up »»
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- It's time to Cowboy Up, Baltimore Ravens. That is what you could draw from coach John Harbaugh's comments, which have a partic...
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07/15/2014, The Poker Edge »»
Andrew Feldman, Lance Bradley and Tim Fiorvanti wrap up main event coverage from Las Vegas and speak to the November Nine and tournament director Jack...
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07/15/2014, Meet the 2014 November Nine »»
LAS VEGAS -- After 10 days of competition, only nine remain out of the field of 6,683 players in the 2014 World Series of Poker main event. The Novemb...
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07/14/2014, Day 7: 13 left entering Level 33 »»
Felix Stephensen just received a Christmas gift in July. Stephensen moved into contention for the chip lead after knocking out Tom Sarra, Jr., in ...
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07/14/2014, Day 7: 18 players left »»
Bryan Devonshire: Gone. Leif Force: Gone. Kyle Keranen: Gone. Dan Smith: Gone. Scott Palmer: Gone The familiar faces are quickly leaving the Am...
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07/14/2014, Day 7: Dempsey, Roberts out in first hour »»
Tensions are high in the Amazon Room as players at the final three tables battle it out for a chance to become a member of one of poker's most elite g...
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07/14/2014, Day 6 recap: Jacobson leads final 27 »»
LAS VEGAS -- Martin Jacobson led the WSOP main event after Day 1A and nobody batted an eye. Success isn't automatic for the chip leaders of the early ...
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07/14/2014, The slow road to 36 players »»
There's a pretty substantial pay jump at 36 and for the first time in this tournament, the players seem to recognize it. After a flurry of elimination...
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Autos Headlines
09/01/2014, Moment of the Race: Squirrel 1, Kevin Harvick 0 »»
There was a squirrel sighting -- or two -- during the Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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09/01/2014, Hinton: Welcome to the Chase, Kasey Kahne »»
Kasey Kahne knew that all he had to do to make the Chase was win at Atlanta this week or Richmond next week. Mission accomplished, writes Ed Hinton.
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09/01/2014, Stewart's return to track marred by collision »»
Tony Stewart's return to the track was marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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09/01/2014, Kahne holds off Kenseth to claim Atlanta win »»
Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
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08/31/2014, Blaney takes Trucks race on final-turn pass »»
Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
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08/30/2014, Harvick dominates to win Atlanta Nationwide »»
Crew chief Ernie Cope was worried when Kevin Harvick's practice laps didn't go as well as expected Friday.
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08/29/2014, Harvick captures Atlanta pole; Stewart 12th »»
Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track.
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08/26/2014, Darlington regains Labor Day weekend race »»
Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule.
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08/26/2014, Kenseth releases anti-bullying children's book »»
Championship-winning race car driver Matt Kenseth can now put a children's book on his resume.
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08/24/2014, Logano wins for first time in career at Bristol »»
Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.
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08/23/2014, Hamlin throws device at Harvick after wreck »»
Denny Hamlin got spun out and wrecked while racing as the leader by Kevin Harvick at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Hamlin later fired his HANS device at Harvick's car as it passed under caution.
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08/23/2014, Blaney edges Busch for Bristol N'wide win »»
Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career victory.
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08/22/2014, NASCAR moves '15 Bristol race to mid-April »»
Bristol Motor Speedway is getting its wish -- a later race date in the spring.
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08/22/2014, Roush Fenway lands Ortho as Biffle sponsor »»
Roush Fenway Racing has landed Ortho as a sponsor for "roughly half" of Greg Biffle's races next season.
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08/21/2014, R. Truex (concussion) cleared to race at Bristol »»
Ryan Truex, who suffered a concussion in a practice crash for the Aug. 16 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, has been cleared to race Sunday in Bristol, his BK Racing team announced Thursday.
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08/21/2014, Keselowski gets 1st NASCAR Truck Series win »»
Brad Keselowski earned his first NASCAR Truck Series win on Thursday.
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08/19/2014, Edwards to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in '15 »»
Joe Gibbs Racing has signed Carl Edwards for the 2015 Sprint Cup season as the operation will expand to a fourth team, it was announced Tuesday.
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Tennis Headlines
09/02/2014, Wilansky: Nishikori's middle-of-the-night magic »»
Tied for latest-ending match in US Open history, Japanese star finally advances
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09/02/2014, Nishikori ousts Raonic in 5 sets to reach QF »»
Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first US Open quarterfinal.
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09/02/2014, Serena in first Slam quarterfinals of season »»
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight US Open title.
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09/01/2014, Bryans roll to quarters of US Open doubles »»
Americans Bob and Mike Bryan advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open doubles Monday, downing countrymen Bradley Klahn and Tim Smyczek 6-3, 7-6 (5).
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09/01/2014, France tabs Benneteau vs. Czechs in semis »»
France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month.
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08/30/2014, No. 1 women's doubles duo upset at Open »»
A day after beating Venus Williams in singles at the US Open, Sara Errani and her partner, Roberta Vinci, were knocked out in the second round as the top-seeded team in women's doubles.
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08/27/2014, U.S.'s Johnson retires with severe cramping »»
American Steve Johnson had to retire from his first-round match at the US Open because of severe cramping.
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08/27/2014, Venus will stay committed to doubles, too »»
Venus Williams won't consider dropping out of doubles in order to focus on -- and save energy for -- singles, even if she advances to the third round for the first time in New York since 2010.
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08/26/2014, Michael Jordan cheers on Fed at US Open »»
"His Airness" is now a member of Club Fed.
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08/26/2014, Alec Baldwin snags stray ball at US Open »»
Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open -- the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew into the stands.
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08/25/2014, Del Potro denies tax evasion in Argentina »»
Juan Martin del Potro denies he has committed tax evasion in his native Argentina.
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08/23/2014, Kvitova claims second Connecticut Open title »»
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to win her second Connecticut Open title in the past three years.
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08/23/2014, Rosol rallies vs. Janowicz for Winston-Salem title »»
Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down Saturday to beat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open title.
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08/21/2014, Roddick disappointed in US Open exclusion »»
Andy Roddick says he would like to have made one more appearance at the U.S Open, not for himself, but for his friend Mardy Fish.
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08/21/2014, Serena delivers in 'Diamonds' karaoke ditty »»
Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the US Open.
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08/19/2014, Key Biscayne tourney to be called Miami Open »»
South Florida's biggest tennis tournament is being renamed to the Miami Open.
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Boxing Headlines
08/31/2014, Medina Devastates Love With Huge KO »»
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08/31/2014, Boxing Champions »»
Reigning Champions
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08/30/2014, Huck retains cruiserweight belt for 13th time »»
German cruiserweight Marco Huck defeated Mirko Larghetti of Italy by unanimous decision to retain his WBO belt on Saturday for the record-equaling 13th time.
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08/30/2014, Real deal: Holyfield's son scores seven TDs »»
Elijah Holyfield, the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield and one of the nation's best high school football players, scored seven touchdowns Friday in Woodward Academy's victory over Decatur.
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08/29/2014, Pacquiao courts World Peace for Filipino team »»
Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball.
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08/28/2014, Donaire-Walters unification bout set for Oct. 18 »»
Nonito Donaire and Nicholas Walters will meet to unify their versions of the featherweight world title on Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, organizers told ESPN.com on Wednesday night.
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08/27/2014, Cops: Boxer Taylor shot cousin, posts bail »»
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor is free on a $25,000 bond after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock, Arkansas, in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin.
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08/27/2014, W. Klitschko-Pulev fight moved to Nov. 15 »»
Two days after heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko postponed his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev, the fight was rescheduled for Nov. 15.
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08/27/2014, Pacquiao to help start China boxing academy »»
Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce professional world champions.
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08/26/2014, Jamoye steps in, will fight Quigg on Sept. 13 »»
Junior featherweight titleholder Scott Quigg got a new opponent Tuesday for his fourth title defense: Stephane Jamoye.
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08/25/2014, Lomachenko's first defense on Pacquiao card »»
Featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko will make his first defense on Nov. 22 in Macau.
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08/25/2014, W. Klitschko has torn biceps, postpones fight »»
Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has suffered a torn left biceps, forcing him on Monday to postpone his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev, which was scheduled to take place Sept. 6 at the O2 World arena in Hamburg, Germany.
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08/24/2014, Injured Ambunda withdraws from Quigg bout »»
Junior featherweight titleholder Scott Quigg is in the market for a new opponent to make his fourth title defense against.
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08/22/2014, Hopkins-Kovalev set for Nov. 8 in Atlantic City »»
Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev will take place Nov. 8 (HBO) at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, co-promoters Main Events and Golden Boy Promotions announced Friday.
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08/21/2014, Bayless to ref Mayweather-Maidana rematch »»
Kenny Bayless, regarded by many as the best boxing referee in the world, was appointed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday to officiate the rematch between pound-for-pound king and unified welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a
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08/21/2014, Ward's case against Goossen dismissed »»
Super middleweight champion Andre Ward was dealt yet another blow on Tuesday in his effort to break his promotional contract with Dan Goossen, who has promoted Ward for his entire 10-year professional career.
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08/21/2014, Soliman's defense vs. Taylor to air on ESPN2 »»
Middleweight titlist Sam Soliman's defense against former undisputed champion Jermain Taylor will be on ESPN2.
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Soccer Headlines
06/01/2014, Villa confirms Atletico Madrid exit »»
Transfer news
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06/01/2014, Qatar bid team denies wrong-doing »»
2022 World Cup news
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06/01/2014, Varane: Not the time to talk Chelsea »»
Varane: Not the time to talk Chelsea
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06/01/2014, Diego Costa hopes to face El Salvador »»
Spain news
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06/01/2014, Ghana's Akaminko out of World Cup »»
Ghana's Akaminko out of World Cup
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06/01/2014, Deportivo La Coruna back in top flight »»
Spain news
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06/01/2014, Report: 'Probable' 2010 friendlies fixed »»
World Cup
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06/01/2014, Moyes: Era of long-term planning over »»
Manchester United news
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06/01/2014, Italy's Montolivo ruled out of World Cup »»
Italy news
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06/01/2014, WC warm-ups: RVP on target, Montolivo blow »»
World Cup warm-ups
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06/01/2014, Friendlies: Spain control Bolivia, England hit three »»
International friendlies
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06/01/2014, Cop, Bubnjic and Pasalic cut from Croatia squad »»
Croatia news
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05/31/2014, No surprises in Netherlands squad »»
Netherlands news
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05/31/2014, Uruguay's Forlan wants fully fit Suarez »»
Uruguay news
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College Basketball Headlines
09/01/2014, Report: Arizona St. extends hoops coaches »»
A person familiar with the contracts says Arizona State has agreed to extensions for men's basketball coach Herb Sendek and women's coach Charli Turner Thorne.
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08/28/2014, Celtics' Green donates $1M to Georgetown »»
Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to the new athletic center at Georgetown, a program he led to the Final Four in 2007.
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08/28/2014, Michigan's Beilein honored for sportsmanship »»
Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has been named the 2013-14 recipient of the NCAA's Bob Frederick Sportsmanship Award.
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08/28/2014, Ex-Maryland signee Reed to play at Auburn »»
New Auburn coach Bruce Pearl has added yet another high-major talent with former Maryland signee Trayvon Reed committing to the Tigers.
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08/27/2014, Report: Minnesota denies admission to recruit »»
Senegalese standout Gaston Diedhiou reportedly has been denied admission by Minnesota because of inadequate marks on his English profiency exams.
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08/26/2014, Indiana lands PF recruit Holt from New York »»
Indiana has added power forward Emmitt Holt to its new recruiting class.
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08/25/2014, Ewing helps to pledge $3.3M to Georgetown »»
Former Georgetown Hoyas star Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk will contribute $3.3 million toward the Hoyas' new athletic facility, the school announced Monday.
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08/25/2014, USC AD Haden hospitalized over weekend »»
USC athletic director Pat Haden was hospitalized twice over the weekend.
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08/25/2014, Auburn lands another top recruit in Spencer »»
Auburn coach Bruce Pearl has landed another Top 100 player in the Class of 2015, adding Philadelphia power forward Horace Spencer.
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08/24/2014, Penalty-free Pearl 'normal again' at Auburn »»
For the first time since 2011, Bruce Pearl is back to work at 100 percent.
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08/24/2014, Judge asked to reject NCAA head-injury deal »»
A former San Diego State football player wants a judge to reject the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it will deny billions in damages to athletes who suffered head injuries.
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08/24/2014, Auburn lands No. 10 small forward Purifoy »»
Roughly four hours before his show-cause penalty was set to expire, Bruce Pearl scored a major commitment from ESPN 100 small forward Danjel Purifoy, giving Auburn a huge boost of momentum heading into what was already expected to be a big weekend.
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08/22/2014, A&M gets commit from No. 21 prospect Davis »»
Texas A&M landed a major commitment on Friday morning from Tyler Davis, a 6-foot-10, 270-pound center from nearby Plano, Texas, and Plano West High School. Davis is ranked as the 21st overall prospect and sixth-best center in the current ESPN 100.
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08/22/2014, Colleges tapping into beer sales for cash flow »»
Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.
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08/21/2014, NCAA files intent to appeal O'Bannon decision »»
The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.
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College Football Headlines
09/02/2014, L'ville shuts down Miami to win ACC debut »»
Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 on Monday night.
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09/01/2014, Texas worried about QB Ash after concussion »»
Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash will not play Saturday against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms, coach Charlie Strong said Monday.
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09/01/2014, Texas worried about QB Ash after concussion »»
Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash will not play Saturday against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms, coach Charlie Strong said Monday.
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09/01/2014, For Gators, suspended game is time served »»
Florida coach Will Muschamp reinstates three suspended players after opener is washed out.
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09/01/2014, Florida State lifts suspension for WR Wilson »»
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that receiver Jesus "Bobo" Wilson's indefinite suspension, which stemmed from a June theft of a scooter, has been lifted.
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09/01/2014, Baylor QB Petty day-to-day with injured back »»
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is day-to-day after suffering a minor back injury against SMU on Sunday.
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09/01/2014, QB Miles to start for Huskies after suspension »»
After serving a one-game suspension in the season opener, Washington quarterback Cyler Miles will start for the Huskies against Eastern Washington.
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09/01/2014, DB Williams, WR White injured for No. 2 Tide »»
No. 2 Alabama loses two starters -- DB Jarrick Williams (foot) and WR DeAndrew White (shoulder) -- for significant time.
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09/01/2014, Iowa St.'s Bundrage (ACL) done for season »»
Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads announced Monday that wide receiver Quenton Bundrage would miss the rest of the season after tearing his ACL in the first quarter against the Bison.
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09/01/2014, Coach: Hip flexor limited Badgers RB Gordon »»
Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon had a hip flexor injury that limited him in the second half of the Badgers' loss to LSU, coach Gary Andersen said Monday.
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09/01/2014, Huskers DE Gregory has left knee scoped »»
Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and likely will not play against McNeese State.
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09/01/2014, Baylor unveils RG III statue at new stadium »»
RG III in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.
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09/01/2014, No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with rout of SMU »»
No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU
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08/31/2014, South Carolina RB Davis doubtful vs. ECU »»
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis was "sort of doubtful" to play against East Carolina this week because of bruised ribs.
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08/31/2014, Gurley, Dawgs run wild in 2nd, rout Clemson »»
Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three TDs, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia routed No. 16 Clemson, 45-21.
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08/31/2014, Winston, No. 1 FSU dodge Okla. St in opener »»
Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national title with a 37-31 victory Saturday night over Oklahoma State.
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College Sports Headlines
08/31/2014, Week 1 Plays »»
Volleyball
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08/31/2014, WK 1 Nominees »»
Impact Plays
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08/29/2014, Louisville cheerleaders subject to drug testing »»
Louisville will implement drug testing for members of its spirit teams after following the overdose death of a 22-year-old cheerleader.
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08/26/2014, Former NCAA interim president Isch to retire »»
NCAA chief operating officer Jim Isch has decided to retire.
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08/25/2014, USC AD Haden hospitalized over weekend »»
USC athletic director Pat Haden was hospitalized twice over the weekend.
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08/24/2014, Judge asked to reject NCAA head-injury deal »»
A former San Diego State football player wants a judge to reject the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it will deny billions in damages to athletes who suffered head injuries.
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08/22/2014, UNM soccer coach suspended over hazing »»
New Mexico women's soccer coach Kit Vela has been suspended for a week without pay and most of the team is suspended for one game over a hazing incident.
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08/22/2014, Senators call for investigation into Air Force »»
Two U.S. senators called for an outside investigation of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to football coaches.
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08/22/2014, Colleges tapping into beer sales for cash flow »»
Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.
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08/21/2014, NCAA files intent to appeal O'Bannon decision »»
The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.
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08/20/2014, Blue Jays oppose Creighton's trademark bid »»
The Toronto Blue Jays are contesting Creighton University's use of a new logo, saying the depiction of the school's "Bluejay" too closely resembles the logo of the major league baseball team.
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08/20/2014, Martinez succeeds Gwynn as SDSU coach »»
Mark Martinez was promoted Wednesday to head baseball coach at San Diego State, succeeding the late Tony Gwynn.
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08/19/2014, MAC, ESPN agree to new 13-year media deal »»
The Mid-American Conference and ESPN have agreed to a new 13-year media rights deal through 2026-27.
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08/19/2014, Maryland to guarantee athletic scholarships »»
The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.
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08/18/2014, Former Iowa coach denies bullying players »»
Longtime Iowa women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and was based on false claims by former players that she bullied and mistreated them.
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08/17/2014, Former BC player Griffin drowns in Nantucket »»
Corey Griffin, a former hockey player for Boston College and Babson College who was in Nantucket raising funds for ALS research in honor of his friend Pete Frates, drowned early Sunday morning.
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08/15/2014, Terps' lacrosse player not guilty in assault case »»
Police have charged a University of Maryland lacrosse player with sexual battery after a concertgoer reported that she had been assaulted.
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