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Suspended for Premier League opener

They're both former European heavyweights who still hold plenty of clout, but their respective fortunes have taken a dip in recent times despite the odd domesti...


Januzaj joins Sunderland on loan

Meanwhile, the Daily Express noted that aside from Januzaj , Moyes is also set to make a bid for United's defender Paddy McNair "for a fee that could reach...


Legendary Pakistani Test cricketer Hanif Mohammad, dubbed Asian Bradman, dies

Another Pakistani great Javed Miandad said world cricket is poorer without Hanif because he was one of those rare cricketers who are an institution. His conditi...


House Speaker Ryan survives primary challenge

That stuff sells, but it doesn't stick", Ryan said . "It doesn't last. Most of all, it doesn't work". Ryan's race was the unexpected focus just a week after ...


Mustafi Agrees Personal Terms With Arsenal

So it looks like Arsenal are on the verge of wrapping-up a deal to sign the German global but we face a race against time to get Mustafi available to face L...


Lead removal from Flint water making progress, researchers find

Edwards says Flint residents should continue to keep filters on their kitchen taps or use bottled water until officials say unfiltered water is OK to drink. A U...


Gymnastics in the time of Simone Biles: All-around gold is almost hers

The Republic of Simone, ranking somewhere between Canada and Sweden, perhaps. Could Simone Biles fall and still win the Olympic All-Around? . At the World Cha...


Simone Biles, Team USA Take Over Olympic Gymnastics Team Qualifying

But perhaps the most exciting part of the session was the showdown between reigning Olympic all-around champion Gabby Douglas and 2012 floor gold medalist ...


NBC analyst criticized over comment about Simone Biles

In doing so, he touched on an issue many adoptive parents face. Don't ask Al Trautwig. "They don't really understand its permanence". Now, Shannon is simply...


LeBron James re-signs with Cavaliers for $100M

At times, Love was seen as out of place with the Cavaliers, and this occurred even off the court when the team would fool around and Love is not found in the ph...


Rio Olympics: Del Potro advances to 3rd round

Soon after the match was over, Djokovic left the field in tears. "The crowd always makes a special atmosphere". Del Potro stuns Djokovic, Williams' doubles...


It's golf's time to deliver a good show at the Olympics

This is a very important sport!" "And there may be some personal messages that have been sent back and forth that I was definitely showing them - that we're hav...


Jackson solid, Jankowski steals home and Padres beat Bucs

Ryan Vogelsong (1-2) gave up two unearned run and three hits in six innings while striking out five and walking one. Josh Harrison hit a leadoff double in the...


Former UFC Champ Jon 'Bones' Jones appears in court

Jones was issued several citations for unlawful drag racing, unlawful exhibition driving, unlawful use of modification of exhaust systems, failure to maintain t...


Sports digest: Tim Tebow is ready to give baseball a shot

Big league teams might not be on board with rushing Tebow through the minors to give the former University of Florida star the spotlight of major league basebal...


Kyrie Irving: Kyrie Irving considered playing for Australia

Irving, one of the two players vital in helping Team USA seal the victory, was close to competing for Team Australia's basketball team back when he was a teenag...


Australian, Chinese swim officials tangle amid doping feud

Horton needled Sun in a victory press conference, saying that he has "a problem with athletes who have tested positive and are still competing". Sun won gold ...


Olympics: India's Deepika struggles to figure out reason for poor show

Although Deepika started with a flawless 10, had she ended the shootout with a bullseye, it would have been a different story altogether. Deepika dominated pr...


Manny Pacquiao coming out of retirement to maintain boxing income

His upcoming opponent, Vargas, is 27-year-old American who has won 27 fights with 10 Knock Outs and has lost just a fight. Koncz said the press tour for the f...


US continues gold streak, leads medal count in Rio

It's time for some Olympic golf. Golf's global leaders are working behind the scenes to secure the sport's place in the Olympic lineup beyond 2020 despite 12 ...


England captain Alastair Cook: Ball-tampering allegations are a load of rubbish

It will also take Cook level, in England's all-time list of most successful Test captains , with his predecessor Andrew Strauss - and put him just two short ...


Owen backs Wembley hero Lingard for Manchester United start

Bailly's battle with Vardy brought a yellow card for a rash shoulder barge but there will be plenty of golden moments - good and bad - from the centre-back this...


Giants: Beckham, Cruz to speak to media after practice

The Giants open their preseason schedule with a home game against Miami Friday at 6 p.m. CT. The Giants, though, were without backup linebacker Keenan Robinso...


Five Lessons Learned From Watkins Glen

Allmendinger and Tony Stewart. It was Hamlin's first Sprint Cup race win on a road course in 22 starts. Exiting turn 7 on the final lap, Truex had contact wit...


Missy Franklin's Rio debut is nothing like she planned

Compounding the pain on Monday was Franklin's belief that she did nothing wrong during the race or in her training. When Efimova waved a finger after her semifi...


Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

NBC owner Comcast Corp.is showcasing its X1 set-top box, giving its customers a way to search for live coverage and replays by country, athlete and sport. Chann...


Rio 2016 Olympics: Andy Murray beats Juan Monaco in round two

Murray had gained the measure of Monaco and added two more breaks on the way to a commanding 4-0 lead. The Scot, whose potential quarter-final opponent David ...


Red Sox cancel David Ortiz bobblehead giveaway due to 'unacceptable' design

Of course it's not a spitting image, but what did the club expect? The decision appeared to be last-minute, considering the Red Sox had previously tweeted out...


Nico Rosberg rues disappointing German Grand Prix performance

When asked about Hamilton's recent strong run, that has turned Rosberg's 43-point advantage into a 19-point deficit, he pointed out that his teammate has always...


Painful decision to cancel Hall of Fame Game was right decision

The paint melted, and there was concern players' cleats would get stuck in the resulting mire. The turf used for this year's game, though, was replaced earlie...


Hope Solo not bothered by 'Zika' crowd chants at Olympics

In the game, New Zealand only managed four shots because, well, have you never seen a soccer game before? Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo. Solo slammed the Inte...


What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

Jesse Owens defying Adolf Hitler by winning four track gold medals in Berlin in 1936 comes to mind, as does the USA eight-oared rowing team from that same year,...


LEADING OFF: O's vs Jays for 1st place, Davis goes for MRI

Left-hander Franklin Morales (0-1) walked Pedro Alvarez to open the 12th inning. He committed a balk on a pickoff throw to first and Alvarez was awarded secon...


US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

On Aug. 2, 2012, Anthony exploded for 37 points - in only 14 minutes - in a 156-73 win over Nigeria, setting the single-game scoring record and three-point reco...


U.S. men cruise past China 119-62 in basketball

But he made up for it, striking four times in a stretch of five straight U.S. three-pointers to put the team up 87-43 and well on its way to a laugher. Four-t...