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Stan Wawrinka Wins US Open

Stan Wawrinka won a third Grand Slam title, beaten world No. 1 Novak Djokovic on that stage once again, and come through two of the toughest weeks in his entire career. U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka eager for more consistent

Young Yankees Winning

“It’s amazing what these kids have been able to do for us,” Yankees manager Girardi said. The Yankees won 5-4 win over Tampa Bay,  nudging them within two games of the wild card and four games of the first-place

Vegas NFL Proponents Fleecing City

Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas aren’t budging on their request for $750 million in hotel tax dollars and don’t want to return any profits to the public. Vegas stadium backers don’t want to share

Cav Shumpert Arrested DUI

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was arrested for suspicion of DUI last month after a traffic stop near his offseason home in Atlanta, the team announced Friday. Cavs guard Shumpert arrested on DUI suspicion Via www.espn.com The Cavaliers say guard

NFL Opener, Denver Wins, Cam Hit Hard

The hits to Cam Newton came one after the other, to his lower legs, to his chest, to his head. On Thursday night, it brought the Broncos back from a 10-point halftime deficit for a 21-20 victory in the season opener. The assault on

Djokovic’s Easy US Open

Long the world’s No. 1 player and even longer the world’s best hardcourt player, he has made a habit of demolishing full-strength opponents, but his US Open trip has been easy. Novak Djokovic’s Roller Coaster Season Turns

Eagles Enter Carson Wentz Era

Carson Wentz has all the tools to be an excellent NFL quarterback — he possesses the intelligence, the feet and the arm to get the job done at the highest level.  Is Carson Wentz ready to be an

Talking Head Drama Aikman vs. Bayless

Troy Aikman rips FOX Sports for hiring Skip Bayless Via profootballtalk.nbcsports.com Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman is the No. 1 NFL analyst on FOX, but he’s not afraid to criticize his own employer. Aikman ripped FOX for

FSU Comeback Win Over Ole Miss

After 60 minutes, Florida State had proven itself the high-upside, potential title contender many suspected they were. Ole Miss had proven itself as a team with high-upside but streaky. 5 big takeaways from FSU over Ole Miss Via www.sbnation.com

Pats & Redskins Trade Called Off

Bill Belichick acknowledged this morning Stork failed his physical with the Redskins, which will nullify last week’s trade and send him back to the Patriots. Bill Belichick says Bryan Stork to revert to Pats, won't comment on

U.S. Open Tennis Begins w/ New Roof

There is no rain in the forecast Monday, so the United States Open’s biggest new attraction, the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof, will probably not make an appearance. U.S. Open Today: First-Round Matchups Under an Open Roof Via www.nytimes.com Here’s

Chargers End Battle with Rookie Hold Out

Rookie defensive end Joey Bosa has signed a four-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, the team announced Monday. A contract dispute kept the first-round pick out of training camp. Chargers, Bosa finally end contract stalemate Via www.espn.com

Ranger Pitcher DWI Arrest

Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress, who was acquired from theMilwaukee Brewers at the trade deadline, was arrested for drunken driving early Friday morning. Report: Rangers reliever Jeffress jailed for DWI Via www.espn.com Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress reportedly was arrested

Romo Hurt Already?

Despite playing only three snaps of Thursday’s 27-17 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo  reached for his lower back after getting sacked from behind by defensive end Cliff Avril. Romo OK after leaving

Massively Large UFC Star Lesnar Uses PED

Brock Lesnar has been temporarily suspended pending a full hearing after he failed two drug tests surrounding his return to action at UFC 200 in July. Brock Lesnar temporarily suspended, commission reveals drug test results Via www.foxsports.com Brock

Ex-Met Doc Gooden Drug Rumors Swirl

Appearing rail-thin and frail, beloved former Met Dwight (Doc) Gooden refused to discuss Monday whether he had a cocaine problem. Frail-looking Doc Gooden refuses to say if he’s using cocaine Via www.nydailynews.com Appearing rail-thin and frail, former

Nats Stephen Strasburg Elbow Update: DL

Arm injuries are never good for a pitcher, particularly one who has already had Tommy John during his career. The Nationals are playing it safe and do not believe Strasburg’s injury is serious. Nats place Stephen Strasburg on DL

Sponsors Fleeing Liar Lochte

“We appreciate his many achievements,” Speedo USA continued, “and hope he moves forward and learns from this experience.”  Ouch! Three Sponsors Drop Ryan Lochte’s Sponsorship Amid Rio Drama Via www.eonline.com Company promises to donate a $50,000 portion

Lochte Liar Comes Clean

Ryan Lochte apologized on social media on Friday morning, saying he was sorry for not being “more careful and candid” in how he described events Sunday. Ryan Lochte apologizes for description of gas station incident Via www.usatoday.com Ryan Lochte said

BOLT!

His victory in the 200 gave him eight Olympic golds. He has won three in each of the 100 and 200. The final step for the once-unimaginable “triple-triple” is gold in the 4×100-meter relay. Bolt cements his

Hope Solo Losing Friends After Comments

“I’m really disappointed, to be honest” teammate Megan Rapinoe said in an interview on NBC Sports on Thursday, via USA Today, when asked about how she reacted to Solo’s words.  US women’s soccer is totally fed up with Hope Solo Via nypost.com Let’s see Hope

Giant Kicker Suspended One Game

Giants kicker Josh Brown and head coach Ben McAdoospoke to the media on Thursday, a day after Brown was suspended one game by the NFL for a violation of the personal conduct policy, What did Giants’ Josh Brown say about

US Wins 4×100 Relay Appeal

Race officials upheld an American protest due to the jostling in Thursday morning’s preliminary heat, but because relay finals must be limited to eight teams, the runners will be called back to the track. U.S. wins appeal

European Olympic Boss Arrested

Police in Brazil arrested the head of the European Olympic Committees, Irishman Patrick Hickey over illegal Olympic ticket sales. Mr Hickey, 71, is suspected of selling tickets for higher than their face value. Europe’s top Olympic official arrested in Rio

Lochte Ordered to Not Leave Brazil

Brazilian Judge Keyla Blank said she based her ruling on inconsistencies in the testimony of the two swimmers, who said they and two teammates were robbed at gunpoint after a late night out. Judge orders U.S. swimmers Ryan

Cubs Manager Speaks to Papelbon Rumor

Joe Maddon says Papelbon’s name hasn’t come up during his conversations with the front office. “The guys have not discussed him with me,” Maddon said. Cubs could handle it, but Joe Maddon doubts Jonathan Papelbon will walk into

NFL Making PED Investigations More Strict

The NFL is attempting to impose onto the PED policy an obligation for players to provide evidence that would be used against them. Faced with suspension threat, NFLPA’s only option may be to file a lawsuit Via profootballtalk.nbcsports.com