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Aug 15, 2014

China to have arena football league

Hey, China: Are you ready for some American football? The China American Football League plans to begin in the world’s most populous country in 2015. The announcement Thursday comes less than a year after Marty Judge, co-owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul, ...

Djokovic's struggles continue with loss to Robredo

Aug 15, 2014

Djokovic's struggles continue with loss to Robredo

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while second-seeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the third round. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 7-6 (8-6), 7-5 before Federer escaped with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils ...

Backup QB Palmer rallies Bears to late win over Jags

Aug 15, 2014

Backup QB Palmer rallies Bears to late win over Jags

Chad Henne did all he could to keep the starting quarterback job with the Jacksonville Jaguars. First-round pick Blake Bortles was about as good. Henne passed for 130 yards and a touchdown, and Bortles threw for 160 in relief before backup quarterback Jordan Palmer ...

Aug 14, 2014

U.S. men's volleyball squad sweeps Iran

Carson Clark led all scorers with 16 points on 14 kills and two aces and the U.S. men’s national volleyball team swept Iran on Wednesday night in the second match of the USA Volleyball Cup series. Clark spiked for match point in the 25-23, ...

Romo set to take field for first time since back surgery

Aug 14, 2014

Romo set to take field for first time since back surgery

Tony Romo will play his first game for the Dallas Cowboys since undergoing back surgery for a herniated disk last December. Romo will start for the Cowboys in Saturday’s exhibition game against the Baltimore Ravens. Romo missed Dallas’ exhibition opener against San Diego as ...

Tiger pulls out of consideration for Ryder Cup

Aug 14, 2014

Tiger pulls out of consideration for Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team on Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play. One day after U.S. captain Tom Watson said he trusted Woods to give him the “straight skinny” on ...

Federer reaches another milestone

Aug 14, 2014

Federer reaches another milestone

Roger Federer had another big moment. Those seem to happen for him a lot in Cincinnati. Federer won his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, a three-set victory over Vasek Pospisil that was his 300th career victory during a Masters ...

Aug 14, 2014

Arizona State lineman says he's gay

Arizona State offensive lineman Chip Sarafin has become the first Division I football player to publicly announce that he is gay. Sarafin told Compete magazine, based in Tempe, Arizona, that he had informed his teammates about his sexuality a few months ago. “It was ...

Aug 14, 2014

Kings to retire Blake's No. 4 jersey

The Los Angeles Kings will retire Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake’s No. 4 jersey on Jan. 17. The Stanley Cup champions announced the honor earlier this week. Blake played 14 of his 20 NHL seasons with the Kings, including six seasons as their ...

Farah triumphs in 10,000 at Euros

Aug 14, 2014

Farah triumphs in 10,000 at Euros

Mo Farah looked a picture of perfect health on Wednesday and made the image even better by adding another gold medal, a new Mobot dance and a hug from his friend Usain Bolt. After being airlifted to a hospital with a stomach ailment barely ...

Djokovic survives shaky first match against Simon

Aug 13, 2014

Djokovic survives shaky first match against Simon

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic came back to beat Gilles Simon 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday. The Cincinnati tournament is the only Masters series event Djokovic has never won, finishing as the runnerup four times. If ...

Manning having more fun at training camp

Aug 13, 2014

Manning having more fun at training camp

Peyton Manning seems to be having a lot more fun this summer. He’s still grinding through training camp like always but he’s also showing a loosey-goosey side that he rarely flashed in Indy or in his first two seasons in Denver. One morning, he’s ...