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Jul 25, 2015

Matsuyama falls to 25th place at Fukushima Open

Hideki Matsuyama struggled to keep pace with the low scoring at the Fukushima Open, where his 3-under-par 69 saw him sink into 25th place after Saturday’s third round. Matsuyama, who returned to Japan after the completion of the British Open on Monday, carded five ...

U.S. edges Japan in PNC encounter

Jul 25, 2015

U.S. edges Japan in PNC encounter

The United States posted a confidence-boosting 23-18 win over Japan in the Pacific Nations Cup on Friday. Less than three months before the same two teams clash at the World Cup, where they are in the same group, the U.S. survived late pressure to ...

Bolt powers to win in London 100

Jul 25, 2015

Bolt powers to win in London 100

Usain Bolt returned to form by winning the 100 meters in 9.87 seconds at the Diamond League meet at Olympic Stadium on Friday night. After a poor start, the Jamaican struggled to break away from the pack but eventually edged Michael Rodgers of the ...

Jul 25, 2015

Allenby leaves tourney after row

Robert Allenby has withdrawn from the Canadian Open after splitting with his caddie in the middle of the first round, with a fan carrying his bag the rest of the way. Allenby shot a 9-over 81 Thursday at Glen Abbey Golf Club and finished ...

Jul 25, 2015

Hulk Hogan fired for racial slurs

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan amid a report that one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape. The company deleted most references to Hogan on its website ...

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 ...