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Smith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giants

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning gets up off the turf after being sacked by the New York Jets in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly ... (more)


Related Topix: New York Jets, NFL Football, New York Giants, Eli Manning, NFL Players, Geno Smith, Michael Vick, Eric Decker

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS Local

Giants Romp, Snap Nationals' 10-Game Win Streak

The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.


Related Topix: Michael Morse, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Brandon Belt, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Joe Panik, San Francisco Giants

Cybercast News Service

Boston's Farrell: Castillo is 'exciting, athletic'

Farrell spoke Friday amid multiple media reports that the Red Sox had agreed with Castillo on a $72.5 million, seven-year contract.


Related Topix: Yoenis Cespedes, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jackie Bradley Jr.

Sporting News

Bud Selig hasn't changed outlook about Pete Rose

As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.


Related Topix: Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball

Monterey County Herald

50 Cent challenges Floyd Mayweather Jr. to read one page of Harry Potter book

Rapper 50 Cent says if boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. can read aloud just one page out of a Harry Potter book without stopping or otherwise messing up, he will donate $750,000 to a charity of Mayweather's choice.

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Related Topix: Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Entertainment

Click Orlando

Johnny Manziel, Cleveland Browns, in uniform

Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for making an obscene gesture at the Washington Redskins' bench, multiple media outlets reported Friday.


Related Topix: Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Brian Hoyer

Cybercast News Service

Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga

He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed.


Related Topix: Horse Racing, Racing, Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby

Rock FM

Samaras Makes Move To West Brom

The Greece international, who was a free agent after leaving Celtic earlier this summer, becomes Alan Irvine's ninth summer signing and he was delighted to have secured the services of the former Manchester City forward.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Saido Berahino, World Soccer, More Sports, Celtic

Greenwich Citizen

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers .


Related Topix: Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers, Ricky Rubio, NBA Players, Alexey Shved, Thaddeus Young, Joel Embiid

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from U.S. team

Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a "commitment" to his family.


Related Topix: Tim Howard, FIFA Soccer World Cup, United States World Cup

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Bryce Harper, Josh Collmenter, Oliver Perez, Anthony Rendon, Wade Miley

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

DETROIT - A judge on Thursday dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying the testimony of the woman who accused him wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place.


Related Topix: Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers


Serena's US Open starts with American teen

Serena Williams, who just won the Western & Southern Open, will begin play at the US Open against American Taylor Townsend.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, French Open, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Agnieszka Radwanska

Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli

Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier League club as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who left Anfield to join Barcelona for $130 million.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Mario Balotelli

The Winnipeg Free Press

Padres rap out 11 hits in 4-1 victory over NL West-leading Dodgers

The left-hander allowed one run on four hits in five innings of the San Diego Padres' 4-1 win over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Alexi Amarista, Los Angeles Dodgers, A.J. Ellis

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams


Steelers RB LeVeon Bell arrested for possession of marijuana

Pittbrugh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell were arrested today for possession of marijuana.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, LeGarrette Blount, Dri Archer

Ruidoso News

Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

This May 11, 2014 file photo shows singer Justin Bieber, second from right, watching the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder with his mother Pattie Mallette, second from left, in the first half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles Clippers

The Republic

Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.


Related Topix: NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, John Borneman III, Cory Collum, Mike MacKenzie

Moray Firth Radio

Dzeko Signs New Manchester City Contract

Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester City, keeping him at the Etihad Stadium until 2018.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko, World Soccer, More Sports, Samir Nasri, Manchester City, Aleksandar Kolarov, David Silva