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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | ESPN

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

18 hrs ago |

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

22 hrs ago | 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.


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

AM 1430 The BUZZ

'Busy' Ballmer Quits Microsoft

Steve Ballmer has decided his new role as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers hasn't left him enough free time for other responsibilities - like serving on Microsoft's board.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers

Merced Sun-Star

FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, center, poses with Barcelona's sports director Andoni Zubizarreta, left, and Barcelona's vice-president Jordi Mestre during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Merced Sun-Star

Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

And when the game was finally called early Wednesday morning, they still hoped to play some more.


Related Topix: National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Tigers score 3 in 11th, top Rays 8-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Kevin Keirmaier blamed himself for Tuesday night's 11-inning loss to the Detroit Tigers, but Joe Maddon wouldn't let him.


Related Topix: Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Andy Dirks, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Jeff Beliveau, Miguel Cabrera


MLB changes Jeter's milestone hit to error

Major League Baseball made an official scoring change Tuesday that took away an infield single from Jeter on Aug. 8 and instead charged Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana with an error on the play.


Related Topix: Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players

Rock Hill Herald

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Neil Walker

Sporting News

Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit after 10 years

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore's career.


Related Topix: Steve Moore, NHL Players, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Hockey


Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.


Related Topix: Sports Etc.

The Macon Telegraph

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History.


Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis