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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:53:34 -0400
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:35 -0400
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero, labor" — and it is where visiting Olympic officials planted an olive sapling that would bear their names for posterity.
Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:21:22 -0400
The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South.
FCC's Pai supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:35:20 -0400
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ajit Pai called the NFL's television blackout rules "outdated," and urged his fellow Federal Communications Commission representatives to vote in favor of having them repealed to address fan concerns.
Mixed martial arts fighter accused of attacking ex
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:34:10 -0400
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are looking for a mixed martial arts fighter and porn actor after his girlfriend posted graphic photos of her swollen and beaten face online and said the man, known as War Machine, beat her and a friend so severely that she feared for her life.
Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:56:17 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.
Watson still considering Woods for Ryder Cup
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:22:12 -0400
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup, a decision that ultimately would be based on Woods' words instead of his actions.
Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:05:37 -0400
PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.
ITF rules on Israel and Ukraine Davis Cup venues
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:22:29 -0400
LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation ruled Tuesday that Davis Cup matches will be moved out of Ukraine and Israel because of security issues in both countries.
FCC chief supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:55:58 -0400
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:49:26 -0400
Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 11.27 2. (2) Adam Scott (Australia) 9.13 3. (3) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 7.89 4. (4) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 7.64 5. (5) Justin Rose (Britain) 7.33 6. (7) Jason Day (Australia) 7.07 7. (6) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 6.95 8. (8) Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 6.68 9. (9) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 6.44 10. (10) Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 5.99 11. (11) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.55 12. (14) Martin Kaymer (Germany) 5.31 13. (12) Tiger Woods (U.S.) 5.28 14. (13) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 5.19 15. (15) Zach Johnson (U.S.) 4.91 16. (16) Graeme McDowell (Britain) 4. ...
Kirk beaming after biggest PGA career win
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:01:36 -0400
Chris Kirk fired a bogey-free closing-round 66 to win the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship by holding off hard-charging fellow American Billy Horschel. The 29-year-old Kirk posted the biggest win of his career Monday and moved into the top spot in the FedEx Cup playoff standings. Kirk, who jumped to the top of the FedEx Cup playoff points list with two events to play, posted his first victory since last year's McGladrey Classic. Horschel needed a birdie to tie or an eagle to win heading to the par-five last hole.
Astros sack manager Porter
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:57:55 -0400
Houston (AFP) - The Houston Astros have fired team manager Bo Porter in mid-season, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced on Monday.
Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:53:48 -0400
Starter Cole Hamels and his Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen tossed a combined no-hitter with a 7-0 shutout of the Atlanta Braves on Monday. The left-handed Hamels struck out seven batters in six innings before the bullpen took over for the first combined no-hitter in the Major League Baseball team's history. Philadelphia ace Hamels had five walks and a high pitch count, forcing manager Ryne Sandberg to remove him for a pinch-hitter in the top of the seventh inning. Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon preserved the no-hitter, each throwing a solid inning out of the bullpen.