Cowboys' Brent reinstated, suspended for 10 games (Yahoo Sports) - Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being allowed to return to the NFL, though he won't play right away. The NFL on Tuesday outlined a series of conditions Brent must meet to be eligible to play when the Cowboys return from their bye week in November. Brent retired last year and was sentenced to 180 days in jail after a trial earlier this year. The NFL says Brent will be suspended for the first 10 games of the season for his intoxication manslaughter conviction in the 2012 death of teammate Jerry Brown. Monfils beats Dimitrov, into quarters of US Open (Yahoo Sports) - NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils, a flashy Frenchman known more for his shot-making than results, beat Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010. Monfils upsets Dimitrov in New York - France's 20th seed Gael Monfils upsets seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria to reach the US Open quarter-finals. Trott joins British road racing team - Olympic track cycling champion Laura Trott leaves Wiggle-Honda to join British team Matrix Fitness Vulpine. Gael Monfils into quarters of US Open (Yahoo Sports) - NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils beat Grigor Dmitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010. Belichick says he'll make call on Gronk return (Yahoo Sports) - One day after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pronounced himself ready to return, Bill Belichick reminded him it will be the coach's decision. Baylor QB Petty plans to play with cracked bones (Yahoo Sports) - Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty says he plans to play for the 10th-ranked Bears in Saturday's night game against Northwestern State despite two cracked small bones in his back. He also ran for a score to put Baylor up 31-0. England 'must review Cook ODI role' - Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss (Yahoo Sports) - Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. The Williams sisters, owners of 13 Grand Slam doubles titles, were beaten 7-6 (5), 6-4 Tuesday by the fourth-seeded Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina. They play their quarterfinal matches in that event Wednesday, with Serena - who has dropped only 17 games through four rounds - meeting 11th-seeded Flavia Pennetta, and Makarova taking on 16th-seeded Victoria Azarenka. Open singles titles since Chris Evert won four in a row from 1975-78. NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000 (Yahoo Sports) - The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Irsay is barred from team facilities, practices and games and cannot represent the Colts and NFL meetings or events. ''I have stated on numerous occasions that owners, management personnel and coaches must be held to a higher standard than players,'' Goodell told Irsay in a letter released publicly by the NFL.

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Cowboys' Brent reinstated, suspended for 10 games (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:14 pm]
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being allowed to return to the NFL, though he won't play right away. The NFL on Tuesday outlined a series of conditions Brent must meet to be eligible to play when the Cowboys return from their bye week in November. Brent retired last year and was sentenced to 180 days in jail after a trial earlier this year. The NFL says Brent will be suspended for the first 10 games of the season for his intoxication manslaughter conviction in the 2012 death of teammate Jerry Brown.
Monfils beats Dimitrov, into quarters of US Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:36 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils, a flashy Frenchman known more for his shot-making than results, beat Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.
Monfils upsets Dimitrov in New York [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:26 pm]
France's 20th seed Gael Monfils upsets seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
Trott joins British road racing team [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:22 pm]
Olympic track cycling champion Laura Trott leaves Wiggle-Honda to join British team Matrix Fitness Vulpine.
Gael Monfils into quarters of US Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:06 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils beat Grigor Dmitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.
Belichick says he'll make call on Gronk return (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:38 pm]
One day after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pronounced himself ready to return, Bill Belichick reminded him it will be the coach's decision.
Baylor QB Petty plans to play with cracked bones (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 7:39 pm]
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty says he plans to play for the 10th-ranked Bears in Saturday's night game against Northwestern State despite two cracked small bones in his back. He also ran for a score to put Baylor up 31-0.
England 'must review Cook ODI role' [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 7:24 pm]

Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 7:16 pm]
Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. The Williams sisters, owners of 13 Grand Slam doubles titles, were beaten 7-6 (5), 6-4 Tuesday by the fourth-seeded Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina. They play their quarterfinal matches in that event Wednesday, with Serena - who has dropped only 17 games through four rounds - meeting 11th-seeded Flavia Pennetta, and Makarova taking on 16th-seeded Victoria Azarenka. Open singles titles since Chris Evert won four in a row from 1975-78.
NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000 (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 7:02 pm]
The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Irsay is barred from team facilities, practices and games and cannot represent the Colts and NFL meetings or events. ''I have stated on numerous occasions that owners, management personnel and coaches must be held to a higher standard than players,'' Goodell told Irsay in a letter released publicly by the NFL.

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NBA Soccer
Warriors sign James Michael McAdoo, Mitchell Watt [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 11:30 pm]
Golden State also announces signing of Aaron Craft, who previously reached deal

Report: Washington Wizards contact Ray Allen, too [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:36 pm]
Can't blame a team for trying, I guess.

Slovenia alone atop group at basketball worlds (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:51 pm]
Goran Dragic got Slovenia out of the kind of trouble that Lithuania couldn't escape.

Hornets rookie Noah Vonleh out 6-8 weeks after sports hernia surgery [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:45 pm]
He will miss most and maybe all of training camp.

Israeli, Brazilian teams part of NBA preseason (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:15 pm]
Euroleague champion Maccabi Tel Aviv and two other clubs will be part of what the NBA says will be a record nine preseason games featuring international teams in North America. The league said in a statement Tuesday that Maccabi Haifa, also of Israel, and the Brazilian team Flamengo will also take part. Maccabi Tel Aviv will open its trip Oct. 5 against the Cleveland Cavaliers and its former coach, David Blatt.

ACL tear brings premature end to Tally Hall’s season [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 11:15 pm]
Houston's defense suffers a setback, with Hall expected to be sidelined for 6-9 months.

Walker undergoes abdominal surgery [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:53 pm]
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker, who has not played since March, is recovering from lower abdominal surgery.

Soccer-Spurs defender Walker has abdominal surgery [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:09 pm]
LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's England right back Kyle Walker, who has not played for the Premier League club since March, has had lower abdominal surgery. "His pre-season preparations were disrupted by the abdominal injury and the decision to have surgery was taken following further medical assessment by specialists," Spurs said on their official website (www.tottenhamhotspur.com). "Kyle is good some days. On other days he has a bad feeling. ...

PST’s Major League Soccer Player of the Week: LA Galaxy’s Landon Donovan [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:08 pm]
A one-goal, four-assist week means another legend claims our honor.

Brazilian club Santos fires coach Oliveira [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:46 pm]
Santos has fired coach Oswaldo de Oliveira after poor results in the Brazilian league following the World Cup break. Santos has had six losses in nine league matches since the World Cup, and dropped to 11th in the 20-team standings. The team added former Brazil star Robinho to the squad last month but the struggles continued. Oliveira coached Santos in 44 games, winning 25 and losing 10.

NFL NHL
Cowboys' Brent reinstated, suspended for 10 games (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:47 pm]
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being allowed to return to the NFL, though he won't play right away. The NFL on Tuesday outlined a series of conditions Brent must meet to be eligible to play when the Cowboys return from their bye week in November. Brent retired last year and was sentenced to 180 days in jail after a trial in January in the intoxication manslaughter death of teammate Jerry Brown, a practice squad linebacker for the Cowboys.

Chiefs sign Coleman, place Mays on injured reserve (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:51 pm]
The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Coleman made 29 starts and appeared in 59 games over four seasons in Philadelphia, three of those under current Chiefs coach Andy Reid.

Bears place Wilson on IR with return designation (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:20 pm]
The Chicago Bears have placed receiver Marquess Wilson on injured reserve with a designation to return this season and signed cornerback Kelvin Hayden. Wilson, who appeared in 10 games last season, broke his collarbone in training camp. He will miss the first eight weeks and will not be eligible to play until Nov. 9, when the Bears visit Green Bay after their bye. With Wilson out, the Bears brought in veteran Santonio Holmes.

Jets S Allen cleared, says he'll start at CB (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:16 pm]
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- New York Jets safety Antonio Allen has been medically cleared after suffering a concussion on Aug. 22 and says he has been told he will start at cornerback in the regular-season opener against the Oakland Raiders.

Belichick says he'll make call on Gronk return (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:38 pm]
One day after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pronounced himself ready to return, Bill Belichick reminded him it will be the coach's decision.

Jeff Deslauriers agrees to tryout with Kings [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:35 pm]
He'll have a difficult time winning the backup job over Martin Jones.

First rounder Nikolaj Ehlers signs with Jets [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:12 pm]
He was selected with the ninth overall pick in 2014.

Rinaldo signs two-year extension with Flyers (Updated) [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:05 pm]
He still has a season left on his existing contract.

Rinaldo signs two-year extension with Flyers [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:05 pm]
He still has a season left on his existing contract.

Datsyuk interested in playing in KHL someday [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 7:40 pm]
He's not the only Russian star linked to the KHL recently.

Baseball Golf
Wacha to start Thursday for Cardinals (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:22 pm]
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Wacha will replace Justin Masterson in the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation on Thursday and make his first start since mid-June.

Pedroia still out with concussion symptoms (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:09 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the Boston Red Sox lineup for the third consecutive game because of concussion-like symptoms.

Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:53 pm]
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were hacked from an online account.

Royals recall 4 to help depth in stretch run (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:41 pm]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Royals have recalled infielder Christian Colon, outfielder Terrance Gore and pitchers Aaron Crow and Liam Hendriks from Double-A Northwest Arkansas for their playoff push.

Indians activate OF Ryan Raburn (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:05 pm]
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have activated outfielder Ryan Raburn from the disabled list.

New Balance Golf adds new spikeless shoe to its lineup (PGA) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:30 pm]
Only months after the introduction of its 574 cleated golf shoe, New Balance is rolling out its men's 574B spikeless companion. The new 574B spikeless models is built on the same New Balance platform as in the 574 cleated shoe, and is designed for golfers seeking a modern classic style with a spikeless outsole. The new 574B features a mesh upper with no-sew Fantom Fit technology -- a skeletally engineered upper created by fusing two extremely thin materials -- for ultralight support and fit, and New Balance's Ndurance rubber outsole for maximum durability in high-wear areas. GETTING IN THE GAME: New Balance launches its first line of golf shoes "The 574 golf shoe has been one of our top selling shoes in the current line," said Bruce Schilling, the general manager of golf and tennis for New Balance.

PGA of America officers to ring NASDAQ opening bell (PGA) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 7:49 pm]
In celebration of the 40th Ryder Cup, four PGA of America officers will ring the opening bell Wednesday morning at the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York. PGA of America Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua, President Ted Bishop, Vice President Derek Sprague and Secretary Paul Levy are scheduled to participate. PGA of America's officers are in New York, along with U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson, to announce the captain's picks for this year's event, to be held at Gleneagles in Scotland from Sept. 26-28.

Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 6:06 pm]
Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup. Making the Ryder Cup team for either side is tougher than ever. Some were going to be at the mercy of European captain Paul McGinley. I would assume McGinley's wild cards are going to be very hotly contested.

'Lucky' McGinley picks Westwood, Poulter, Gallacher (Reuters) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 5:05 pm]
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Paul McGinley called himself "a very lucky man" after Europe's Ryder Cup captain dipped into an overflowing selection box before opting for Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wildcard picks on Tuesday. The trio join automatic qualifiers Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer, Victor Dubuisson, Thomas Bjorn, Jamie Donaldson and Graeme McDowell in a 12-man team for the Sept. 26-28 matches against the United States.

VIDEO: McGinley explains wildcard picks [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 4:36 pm]
Europe's Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley explains his wildcard selections and says it was a very difficult process, especially to leave out England's Luke Donald.

Motor Sports Tennis
WATCH: MAVTV 500 replay and INDYCAR championship celebration tonight, starting 8 p.m. ET [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 11:30 pm]
The Fontana race replay and championship celebration air tonight on NBCSN from 8 p.m. ET through 11:30 p.m. ET.

NASCAR AMERICA: Who can challenge Hendrick, Penske drivers in Chase? (VIDEO) [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 11:03 pm]
NASCAR AMERICA's Kyle Petty and Parker Kligerman have their ideas on who can beat out NASCAR's two strongest teams for a championship.

NASCAR AMERICA: Kahne looking ahead to the Chase (VIDEO) [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:34 pm]
The newest Chase-bound driver chats with NBCSN's Marty Snider about his win on Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Everything you need to know for Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:00 pm]
400 miles. 2 Chase Grid spots. It all comes down to Saturday night.

WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA talks with Atlanta winner Kahne at 5 p.m. ET [NBC Sports: September 2, 2014, 8:45 pm]
Coming up today: Beating the Hendrick/Penske bloc; Atlanta edition of "Scan All 43"; Kyle Busch's continued struggles; the career of crew chief Jimmy Fennig.

Murray ready for Djokovic challenge [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 10:19 pm]
Britain's Andy Murray is relishing the prospect of facing world number one Novak Djokovic in a US Open night session.

Monfils beats Dimitrov, into quarters of US Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:36 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils, a flashy Frenchman known more for his shot-making than results, beat Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.

Monfils upsets Dimitrov in New York [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:26 pm]
France's 20th seed Gael Monfils upsets seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria to reach the US Open quarter-finals.

Hingis in 1st major doubles semifinal since 2002 (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:18 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Martina Hingis is back in a Grand Slam doubles semifinal for the first time since 2002.

Gael Monfils into quarters of US Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 2, 2014, 9:06 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils beat Grigor Dmitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.


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Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 photo, the abandoned beach volleyball Olympic venue is seen in Neo Faliro, southern Athens. As Greece groans under a cruel depression, forecast to end this year, the 10-year anniversary once again raises the question of whether the Athens Games were too costly an undertaking for a weak economy. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero, labor" — and it is where visiting Olympic officials planted an olive sapling that would bear their names for posterity.


Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

The Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio is being constructed on the ground levee of the Brenda Lawson Athletic Center in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Saul Young)The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South.


FCC's Pai supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ajit Pai called the NFL's television blackout rules "outdated," and urged his fellow Federal Communications Commission representatives to vote in favor of having them repealed to address fan concerns. Mixed martial arts fighter accused of attacking ex

This undated photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Johathan Koppenhaver who appeared in UFC's Ultimate Fighter TV show in 2007. Las Vegas police say the former UFC fighter is the primary suspect in a domestic dispute that resulted in serious injuries. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are looking for a mixed martial arts fighter and porn actor after his girlfriend posted graphic photos of her swollen and beaten face online and said the man, known as War Machine, beat her and a friend so severely that she feared for her life.


Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, photo, then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left, shakes hands with former NBA players Bill Russell, right, and "Downtown" Freddie Brown as Omar Lee looks on during an NCAA college basketball game between Washington and Oregon State in Seattle. Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The team says the sale closed Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.


Watson still considering Woods for Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods winces after tee shot on the sixth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup, a decision that ultimately would be based on Woods' words instead of his actions.


Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

A small memorial of flowers is seen at Canandaigua Motorsports Park Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Canandaigua, N.Y. On Saturday night, Tony Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race at the track in upstate New York. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.


ITF rules on Israel and Ukraine Davis Cup venues

A Palestinian boy rides a donkey next to the destroyed Nada Towers residential neighborhood in the town of Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation ruled Tuesday that Davis Cup matches will be moved out of Ukraine and Israel because of security issues in both countries.


FCC chief supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.
08/29/2014 05:59 PM
NFL: Lifetime ban possible for domestic abuse
The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.
09/02/2014 11:36 PM
Sources: Welker banned for amphetamines
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
09/02/2014 10:52 PM
Brent can return in Week 11, with conditions
Josh Brent is a member of the Dallas Cowboys once more but before he can return to the field he must serve a 10-game suspension handed down from the NFL.
09/02/2014 11:29 PM
NFL bans Irsay six games, fines him $500K
The NFL on Tuesday suspended Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 after the Indianapolis Colts owner pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
09/02/2014 07:53 PM
Aggies, Dawgs vault into top 10 of AP poll
The Texas A&M Aggies, buoyed by their victory over South Carolina, moved up 13 spots to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 after the opening weekend of college football.
09/02/2014 11:38 PM
Bradley, Mahan, Simpson on U.S. Ryder squad
Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.
09/02/2014 10:49 PM
Badge of honor: Yankees to wear Jeter patch
The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season.
09/02/2014 11:08 PM
Source: Cowboys to bring in Sam for physical
Michael Sam is flying to Dallas on Tuesday night and will take a physical Wednesday and if all goes well they will add him to their practice squad, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
09/02/2014 10:25 PM
Davis: Several 49ers were at McDonald party
Tight end Vernon Davis said a larger number of 49ers players were at the party Saturday night in which the alleged incident between Ray McDonald and his girlfriend took place.
09/02/2014 05:28 PM
Cook will not quit as ODI skipper
Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.
09/02/2014 07:24 PM
England 'must review Cook ODI role'
09/02/2014 10:29 PM
England v Norway
09/02/2014 02:55 PM
Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard
09/02/2014 04:48 PM
European Ryder Cup profiles
A snapshot of the 12 European players who will take on the USA in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles from 26-28 September
09/02/2014 06:47 PM
Cleverley joins Aston Villa on loan
Aston Villa receive Premier League approval to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley on a season-long loan.
09/02/2014 03:45 PM
India humble England to win series
India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.
09/02/2014 09:38 PM
Peng powers into US Open semi-finals
China's Peng Shuai reaches her first Grand Slam semi-final by beating Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic in straight sets.
09/02/2014 09:26 PM
Monfils upsets Dimitrov in New York
France's 20th seed Gael Monfils upsets seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
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