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Sep 10, 2014

'Miracle on Ice' member dies at 57

Bob Suter, a member of the “Miracle On Ice” team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. Suter died suddenly in his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, and ...

Sep 10, 2014

Report: Sabres owner to buy Bills

Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula took a highly aggressive approach by bidding an NFL-record $1.4 billion to get the Buffalo Bills and keep them in western New York. A person with direct knowledge of the sale process confirmed the winning bid to ...

Cilic ends Nishikori's dream run

Sep 9, 2014

Cilic ends Nishikori's dream run

Kei Nishikori came up short in his bid to become the first Asian man to win a Grand Slam title, losing in straight sets to Marin Cilic in the U.S. Open final on Monday. Tenth-seeded Nishikori fell 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to his Croatian opponent, ...

Sep 9, 2014

Sprinter Kiryu withdraws from Asian Games

Japan’s teenage sprint sensation Yoshihide Kiryu has withdrawn from this month’s Asian Games in South Korea with a torn left hamstring, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said on Tuesday. A scan confirmed the worst for the 18-year-old gold medal prospect, who sustained the ...

Sep 9, 2014

Takahashi drops third-place match at wrestling worlds

Yuki Takahashi missed out on Japan’s first medal at the World Wrestling Championships, losing to Iran’s Hassan Rahimi in the men’s 57 kg third-place match on Monday. The 20-year-old Takahashi lost to North Korea’s Yang Kyong Il in the quarterfinals and moved to the ...

Stafford, Johnson leads Lions in rout of Giants

Sep 9, 2014

Stafford, Johnson leads Lions in rout of Giants

Matthew Stafford was at his best when improvising — and that alone may be a sign of improvement. Stafford threw two early touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 on Monday night in Jim Caldwell’s first game as ...

Nishikori's stock rises despite defeat by Cilic

Sep 9, 2014

Nishikori's stock rises despite defeat by Cilic

Kei Nishikori won’t leave New York as the first Asian man with a Grand Slam title, but his U.S. Open near-miss has shown him what he’s capable of. Nishikori fell 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 to Marin Cilic in Monday’s title match, a battle of first-time ...

Ravens cut Rice after latest video emerges

Sep 9, 2014

Ravens cut Rice after latest video emerges

Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February. The grainy video, released by TMZ Sports, shows Rice and Janay Palmer in ...

Sep 9, 2014

Colts' Mathis likely done for season

Defending NFL sacks champion Robert Mathis is expected to miss the Colts’ entire season after tearing an Achilles tendon during a private workout last week in Atlanta, a person with knowledge of the injury said on Monday. Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano was expected to ...

Sep 9, 2014

SMU football coach Jones resigns

SMU coach June Jones resigned Monday only two games into his seventh season at the school, citing “some personal reasons” for his sudden decision. The resignation, effective immediately, came after the Mustangs scored only one touchdown while losing their first two games this year. ...

Sep 9, 2014

Clowney undergoes knee surgery

Jadeveon Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday and will be out 4-6 weeks. Coach Bill O’Brien said he didn’t know exactly what was repaired in Clowney’s knee. Clowney was injured late ...

Star sprinter Kiryu doubtful for Asian Games

Sep 8, 2014

Star sprinter Kiryu doubtful for Asian Games

Teen sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu is doubtful for the Asian Games after suffering a torn left hamstring, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Monday. The 18-year-old Kiryu, carrying the hopes of becoming the first Japanese to run the 100 meters in under 10 seconds, ...