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Saints poised to cut ties with Galette

Jul 25, 2015

Saints poised to cut ties with Galette

The New Orleans Saints have cut Junior Galette, who has been among their most productive pass rushers the past two seasons, but also has dealt with off-the field trouble. Galette’s agent, Alvin Keels Jr., said Friday that his client has been informed he’ll be ...

Froome rips Nibali for conduct

Jul 25, 2015

Froome rips Nibali for conduct

Tour de France leader Chris Froome accused reigning champion Vincenzo Nibali of unsporting behavior after Friday’s 19th stage. Nibali won the stage after attacking with under 60 km to ride just as Froome suffered a mechanical problem. Italian Nibali had started the day seventh ...

Maple Leafs bring in NHL legend Lamoriello as GM

Jul 24, 2015

Maple Leafs bring in NHL legend Lamoriello as GM

Brendan Shanahan’s new-school Toronto Maple Leafs front office built on his philosophy of differing viewpoints has a new voice, and this one comes with a lot of NHL experience. Shanahan, who’s a year into his duties as team president, believes new general manager Lou ...

Bardet takes 18th stage; Froome holds lead

Jul 24, 2015

Bardet takes 18th stage; Froome holds lead

Romain Bardet helped salvage some host pride with victory on the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. The 24-year-old took off on his own with just under 40 km remaining of the 186.5-km stage from Gap to Saint Jean de Maurienne ...

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady ban

Jul 24, 2015

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady ban

The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was “met with silence” by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told AP. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the NFL Players Association’s offer was ...

Jul 23, 2015

Matsuyama shoots 70 in season debut on Japanese tour

Hideki Matsuyama carded a 2-under-par 70 on his season debut on the Japanese tour on Thursday in the first round of the Fukushima Open. The 23-year-old Matsuyama, coming off an 18th-place finish at the British Open, carded six birdies against four bogeys at Grandee ...

Jul 23, 2015

Sopoaga, Broadhurst to make All Blacks debuts

Flyhalf Lima Sopoaga and lock James Broadhurst will make their test debuts for New Zealand in the Rugby Championship test against South Africa on Saturday. The 24-year-old Sopoaga steered the Dunedin-based Highlanders to the Super Rugby title this season, while Broadhurst was a key ...

Fish to retire after U.S. Open

Jul 23, 2015

Fish to retire after U.S. Open

Former top-10 player Mardy Fish says the U.S. Open will be the last tennis tournament of his career. The 33-year-old American has played just one competitive match since August 2013 as he’s dealt with anxiety issues. Fish will use a protected ranking to gain ...

De Grasse, Simpson claim Pan Am sprint gold

Jul 23, 2015

De Grasse, Simpson claim Pan Am sprint gold

Canada’s Andre De Grasse and Jamaica’s Sherone Simpson won their respective 100 meters finals at the Pan American Games on Wednesday while St. Lucia enjoyed a landmark moment at the multisport competition. De Grasse, Canada’s newest sprinting sensation, took the men’s final in 10.05 ...