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  1. Astros' bats come alive in 9-5 win over Diamondbacks

    Ksat.com - All Sports 08.17 / 09:24 ksat.com
    Houston had not been playing like the team with the best record in the American League over the last few weeks. But the Astros are showing signs of coming out of their slump after the offense came alive to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, winning consecutive games for the first time in three weeks.Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer in a four-run eighth that put the game away. Starter Charlie Morton (10-5) threw 6 1/3 solid innings as the Astros defeated the Diamondbacks 9-5 on Wednesday…
  2. Fantasy plays: Preparing for the 2017 football season

    Ksat.com - All Sports 08.17 / 09:24 ksat.com
    Football is back in full swing and that means the start of your fantasy league is right around the corner. August is an extremely important time for fantasy football prep. It is crucial to keep a watchful eye on player news out of training camp, preseason performances, injuries and positional battles.In perhaps the biggest news of the offseason, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games. While he is appealing, Elliott is now a risky selection in the first three…
  3. Marc Bartra, a fan favorite in Dortmund

    Dw.com - All Sports 08.17 / 09:21 dw.com
    There are few football clubs that can boast as passionate a fan base as Borussia Dortmund. DW spoke to BVB's Spanish defender, Marc Bartra, about football, fans, passion - and last April's attack on the team…
  4. USF panel to discuss on-campus stadium today

    Tampabay.com-Sports 08.17 / 09:08 tampabay.com
    The University of South Florida today will take another step in what it describes as "a long process" of exploring the possibility of building an on-campus football…
  5. After Gorman, football's Sunset Southwest up for grabs

    LasVegasSun-Sports 08.17 / 09:07 lasvegassun.com
    Every team will be in contention for a playoff spot — and second place finish — in the Sunset Southwest League. Take Bishop Gorman, the three-time defending national champions, out of the …
  6. Why Conor McGregor believes he'll end Floyd Mayweather's undefeated record

    LasVegasSun-Sports 08.17 / 09:07 lasvegassun.com
    McGregor, who has been continuously mocked by the boxing community for everything from his warmup routine to his punching techniques, believes he will have last laugh…
  7. Golden Knights deployed sales strategy to give locals best shot at single-game tickets

    LasVegasSun-Sports 08.17 / 09:07 lasvegassun.com
    The Golden Knights implemented blockades in an attempt to prevent opposing fans from invading T-Mobile Arena when single-game tickets went on sale earlier this week.…
  8. Analysis: Projecting UNLV basketball's player rotation for 2017-18

    LasVegasSun-Sports 08.17 / 09:07 lasvegassun.com
    If you need a quick refresher on how much the UNLV basketball landscape has changed since the end of last season, just take a look at our last roster projection. That analysis was done just a few days after the 2016-17 campaign wrapped up with a loss to San Diego State in…
  1. Feyenoord send Schuurman on loan to NEC

    Football-oranje.com - Soccer 08.17 / 09:18 football-oranje.com
    NEC Nijmegen have confirmed the signing of Feyenoord midfielder Jari Schuurman on a season-long loan deal.  Follow Football-Oranje on Twitter The 20-year-old spent last season on loan with Willem II but only made 11 appearances, scoring three times. Schuurman is still highly rated in Rotterdam, but with no first team action in sight, he has […] The post Feyenoord send Schuurman on loan to NEC appeared first on Football …
  2. Conor McGregor is a 'massive Floyd Mayweather fan'

    Capitalbay.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:42 capitalbay.com
    Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather go head-to-head on August 26The pair will meet in the ring at the T-Mobile Arena in Las VegasMcGregor sparred…
  3. Is this the wildest scorecard in golf history?

    Capitalbay.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:42 capitalbay.com
    Oliver Smith of Ashton on Mersey Golf Club had a spectacular round last weekHe was playing at the PGA Assistants' Championship at Coxmoor Golf ClubSmith …
  4. Christian Pulisic won't quit Dortmund for Liverpool

    Capitalbay.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:42 capitalbay.com
    Christian Pulisic has insisted he will remain at Borussia Dortmund this summerPulisic has been outlined as a potential replacement for Philippe CoutinhoLiverpool boss…
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid aces celebrate Super Cup

    Capitalbay.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:42 capitalbay.com
    By Amitai Winehouse For Mailonline Published: 03:35 EDT, 17 August 2017 | Updated: 04:28 EDT, 17 August 2017 Real Madrid's players…
  6. Odds Of Conor McGregor Victory Plummet On The Back Of Glove Announcement

    Punditarena.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:26 punditarena.com
    Bookmakers have taken note of the NSAC announcement to grant the wish of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to fight with 8-ounce gloves on August 26th and the odds on McGregor are shortening fast. Ever since their fight was announced, the boxing world has scoffed and dismissed the Irishman’s chances of defeating one of the…
  7. Philippe Coutinho Is Reportedly Taking Drastic Measures To Force Barcelona Move

    Punditarena.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:26 punditarena.com
    You would think that handing in a transfer request via email is as drastic as it gets but, according to reports in Spain, Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho is willing to go much further to ensure his move to Barcelona is given the green light. Philippe Coutinho was undoubtedly Liverpool’s stand out performer of the season in…
  8. Transfer Rater: Jonny Evans to Man City, Lorenzo Insigne to Chelsea

    Espnfc.com - Soccer 08.17 / 08:25 espnfc.com
    Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers…
  1. Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

    WashingtonTimes-Golf 08.17 / 09:08 washingtontimes.com
    Whether it's playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf. Nothing brings out the passion and pressure quite like a team competition between the United States and Europe, especially when the last edition of the Solheim…
  2. Kiwi Daniel Pearce leads Fiji International after 1st round

    WashingtonTimes-Golf 08.17 / 09:08 washingtontimes.com
    NATADOLA BAY, Fiji (AP) - New Zealand's Daniel Pearce shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the wind-swept Fiji International. Compatriot Ben Campbell and Australian Daniel Valente shared second place on the Natadola Bay course at Sigatoka. Gavin Green of Malaysia was…
  3. From the Archives: Johnny Carson on 'The Tonight Show'

    LATimes-Golf 08.17 / 09:07 latimes.com
    In 1982, Johnny Carson was the undisputed king of late-night television. Two years earlier, a new contract with NBC gave Carson a substantial raise and shortened the 90-minute show to 60 minutes. This photo by Gary Friedman accompanied an in-depth story in the Sept. 17, 1982, Los Angeles…
  4. Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears a burqa in Parliament

    LATimes-Golf 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black…
  5. Billions in new spending for housing, water, parks and more could be on the 2018 ballot

    LATimes-Golf 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    In the last month of the legislative year, Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers could be making deals to put billions of dollars in new spending on the 2018…
  6. When it comes to racism and bigotry, California has had its own cross to bear

    LATimes-Golf 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    So this is making America great again? We’re losing respect around the world. The president is striking out in Congress. And he seems incapable of leading a nation that he increasingly is tearing apart. He’s a president who can’t even manage a simple, believable denunciation of racism and bigot…
  7. Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

    Whether it's playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf. Nothing brings out the passion and … Click to Continue…
  8. Kiwi Daniel Pearce leads Fiji International after 1st round

    New Zealand's Daniel Pearce shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the wind-swept Fiji International. Compatriot Ben Campbell and Australian Daniel Valente … Click to Continue…
  1. When it comes to racism and bigotry, California has had its own cross to bear

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    So this is making America great again? We’re losing respect around the world. The president is striking out in Congress. And he seems incapable of leading a nation that he increasingly is tearing apart. He’s a president who can’t even manage a simple, believable denunciation of racism and bigot…
  2. Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears a burqa in Parliament

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black…
  3. Billions in new spending for housing, water, parks and more could be on the 2018 ballot

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    In the last month of the legislative year, Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers could be making deals to put billions of dollars in new spending on the 2018…
  4. Yasiel Puig's walk-off double lifts Dodgers over White Sox

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    For three hours Wednesday night, the Dodgers were lifeless, by their manager’s admission. Their new star starting pitcher disappointed in his Dodger Stadium debut. Their prolific offense managed little against one of baseball’s worst teams. Then, at once, they came alive, as they so often hav…
  5. Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    As Yu Darvish waited to return to the mound for the seventh inning Wednesday night, he was approached by Clayton Kershaw. “How do you feel?” Kershaw said. “I’m a little concerned,” Darvish replied. Davish’s back was tight, as was six days earlier when he made his last start. “We need you in six…
  6. At least 7 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    Attackers stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals with guns blazing Wednesday to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least seven people were killed and five were arrested. Carlos Soto, director of Roosevelt Hospital in the capital, said an unknown number of gunmen entered…
  7. 1,000 animals found at illegal Northern California boarding facility

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    An animal welfare organization says it has rescued more than 1,000 llamas, horses, cows, goats, chickens and other animals from an illegal boarding facility in Northern California where many of them were being mistreated. Salinas television station KSBW reports Wednesday that a calf and a…
  8. President Trump says the 'alt-left' was partly to blame for the violence at Charlottesville. Wait: What's the alt-left?

    LATimes-AutoRacing 08.17 / 05:59 latimes.com
    American politics used to divide itself into two generally opposing streams: Liberals leaned left. Conservatives leaned right.Then came the era of Donald Trump, and the political landscape shifted from a two-lane highway to a train wreck. “Right” was no longer adequate to include the fringe coalition of disaffected citizens whose views — anti-establishment, anti-diversity, anti-feminist, anti-Semitic, anti-…
  1. From the Archives: Johnny Carson on 'The Tonight Show'

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 09:07 latimes.com
    In 1982, Johnny Carson was the undisputed king of late-night television. Two years earlier, a new contract with NBC gave Carson a substantial raise and shortened the 90-minute show to 60 minutes. This photo by Gary Friedman accompanied an in-depth story in the Sept. 17, 1982, Los Angeles…
  2. Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears a burqa in Parliament

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black…
  3. Billions in new spending for housing, water, parks and more could be on the 2018 ballot

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    In the last month of the legislative year, Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers could be making deals to put billions of dollars in new spending on the 2018…
  4. When it comes to racism and bigotry, California has had its own cross to bear

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com
    So this is making America great again? We’re losing respect around the world. The president is striking out in Congress. And he seems incapable of leading a nation that he increasingly is tearing apart. He’s a president who can’t even manage a simple, believable denunciation of racism and bigot…
  5. At least 7 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    Attackers stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals with guns blazing Wednesday to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least seven people were killed and five were arrested. Carlos Soto, director of Roosevelt Hospital in the capital, said an unknown number of gunmen entered…
  6. 1,000 animals found at illegal Northern California boarding facility

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    An animal welfare organization says it has rescued more than 1,000 llamas, horses, cows, goats, chickens and other animals from an illegal boarding facility in Northern California where many of them were being mistreated. Salinas television station KSBW reports Wednesday that a calf and a…
  7. Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com
    As Yu Darvish waited to return to the mound for the seventh inning Wednesday night, he was approached by Clayton Kershaw. “How do you feel?” Kershaw said. “I’m a little concerned,” Darvish replied. Davish’s back was tight, as was six days earlier when he made his last start. “We need you in six…
  8. President Trump says the 'alt-left' was partly to blame for the violence at Charlottesville. Wait: What's the alt-left?

    LATimes-Tennis 08.17 / 05:59 latimes.com
    American politics used to divide itself into two generally opposing streams: Liberals leaned left. Conservatives leaned right.Then came the era of Donald Trump, and the political landscape shifted from a two-lane highway to a train wreck. “Right” was no longer adequate to include the fringe coalition of disaffected citizens whose views — anti-establishment, anti-diversity, anti-feminist, anti-Semitic, anti-…
  1. Capitals, Philipp Grubauer agree to one-year contract

    WashingtonTimes-WashingtonCaps 08.17 / 08:03 washingtontimes.com
    The Washington Capitals re-signed goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, the team announced Thursday. Grubauer was the Capitals' last remaining restricted free agent and is the backup to starter Braden Holtby. The 25-year-old appeared in a career-high 24 games last year and had a .926 save percentage.…
  2. Sports in :60 – April 20, 2017

    Tommiemedia.com - Hockey 08.17 / 03:36 tommiemedia.com
    This is Sports in :60 for Thursday, April 20,…
  3. Here's when, where to catch Da Beauty League playoff action

    StarTribune.com-Wild 08.17 / 03:05 startribune.com
  4. How banking on a self-reliant Draisaitl affects McDavid, Oilers' Cup chances

    Thescore.com - Hockey 08.17 / 02:31 thescore.com
    The Edmonton Oilers just made a large investment in forward Leon Draisaitl. They're now expecting his game to reach new heights, and he is going to have to do so without the game's most electrifying player on his line.Though Draisaitl is a natural center, he spent the bulk of last season playing right wing alongside Connor McDavid. The two phenoms found instant chemistry. In fact, the club's top line of McDavid, Draisaitl, and Patrick Maroon accounted for 35.4 percent of the Oilers' goals…
  5. WATCH: Coyotes Cook for Hospice of the Valley

    Yardbarker.com - Hockey 08.17 / 01:44 yardbarker.com
    This summer, the Coyotes paid a special visit to Hospice of the Valley to cook and serve dinner to people grieving the loss of a significant loved…
  6. Expert Analysis: 2017-18 Preview: Part 1

    Rotoworld.com - Hockey 08.17 / 01:41 rotoworld.com
    The first part of the 2017-18 season preview features Montreal, Ottawa, Boston, Toronto and Tampa…
  7. Draisaitl on signing with Oilers: ‘We have something really special’

    Nbcsports - NHL 08.17 / 01:05 nbcsports.com
    The deal reportedly includes a no-trade…
  8. From Donald Trump jokes to Justin Bieber feuds: The greatest hits of the Dallas Stars video board

    In the 2016-17 season, the Dallas Stars took home the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and provided as much entertainment on the ice as any fan could hope for.While the on-ice success was not at the same level last season, the level of play behind the scenes was as high as ever thanks to the ever-entertaining video board at American Airlines Center.Even the president can't avoid the shade thrown by the Stars' in-game production crew.In January, they calculated the AAC's attendance…
  1. Sweden, Estonia through to the Qualifiers

    Sportando.com - Basketball 08.17 / 08:45 sportando.com
    Sweden and Estonia joined the ranks of teams to lock up FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European…
  2. US men's basketball enters a new world — without its stars

    Billingsgazette.com - Basketball 08.17 / 08:15 billingsgazette.com
    The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be…
  3. US men's basketball enters a new world _ without its stars

    Wtoctv.com - Basketball 08.17 / 07:47 wtoctv.com
    US men's basketball is entering a whole new world, one in which the best American players are not…
  4. US men's basketball enters a new world — without its stars

    The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable. When the U.S. men's basketball team returns to action later this month, fans might be left wondering, "the red, white and who?" The Americans are cautiously entering a whole new basketball world, one in which not only are the best U.S. players not available, but neither are any in the NBA. LeBron James, Kevin Durant and the stars might show up in a few years for the Basketball World Cup and Olympics, but only if a…
  5. US men’s basketball enters a new world _ without its stars

    Wkrg.com - Basketball 08.17 / 07:35 wkrg.com
    The jerseys say USA, though that’s about all that will be recognizable. When the U.S. men’s basketball team returns to action later this mon…
  6. US men's basketball enters a new world _ without its stars

    StarTribune.com-Wolves 08.17 / 06:58 startribune.com
  7. Seattle edges Lynx on late basket

    StarTribune.com-Lynx 08.17 / 06:00 startribune.com
    They couldn’t hit in the closing seconds at…
  8. Langhorne's late basket lifts Storm over Lynx 62-61

    Billingsgazette.com - Basketball 08.17 / 05:14 billingsgazette.com
    SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and Crystal Langhorne made a go-ahead basket with 11.1 seconds left, helping the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 62-61 on Wednesday n…
  1. Meyers' single leads Salem over Potomac in 10 innings

    Billingsgazette.com - Baseball 08.17 / 09:20 billingsgazette.com
    WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) -- Mike Meyers hit a two-run single in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the Salem Red Sox to an 8-4 win over the Potomac Nationals on…
  2. Wednesday's Sports In Brief

    WashingtonTimes-Baseball 08.17 / 09:07 washingtontimes.com
    BASEBALL CHICAGO (AP) - Derek Jeter won five World Series during a 20-year run with the New York Yankees. He piled up 3,465 hits and made the All-Star team 14 times while becoming one of baseball's biggest stars. Will that success continue in the front office of the Miami Marlins?…
  3. Morales hits walk-off single in 10th, Clinton beats Kane County 5-4

    Billingsgazette.com - Baseball 08.17 / 08:15 billingsgazette.com
    CLINTON, Iowa (AP) -- Jhombeyker Morales hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning, as the Clinton LumberKings beat the Kane County Cougars 5-4 on…
  4. Holmes leads Midland to 4-3 win over NW Arkansas

    Billingsgazette.com - Baseball 08.17 / 08:15 billingsgazette.com
    MIDLAND, Texas (AP) -- Grant Holmes allowed just four hits over six innings, leading the Midland RockHounds over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals in a 4-3 win on…
  5. Castillo, Dominguez lead the way for Pawtucket

    Billingsgazette.com - Baseball 08.17 / 08:15 billingsgazette.com
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Rusney Castillo and Matt Dominguez each homered and drove in two runs as the Pawtucket Red Sox topped t