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LeBron James calls for unity and love after Charlottesville, takes swipe at ‘so-called president’ Trump

Toronto Star 73 sources

The Cleveland Cavs star made the remarks at an annual event for his charity at an Ohio amusement park.

‘I wasn’t worried’: Man drives himself to hospital after shooting nail into his heart

Vancouver Sun 39 sources

After X-rays were taken, Doug Bergeson was rushed by ambulance to another Wisconsin hospital. ‘I offered to drive myself, but they wouldn't let me’

Giants beat Marlins, Madison Bumgarner gives up latest Giancarlo Stanton HR

SFGate / Sports 62 sources

The two squared off in Tuesday night’s 9-4 Giants victory, each celebrated player wanting to one-up the other, each wanting mano a mano bragging rights.

Estrada shaky in Blue Jays' loss to Rays [Photos]

TORONTO — Before Tuesday’s game against; Tampa Bay, Blue Jays manager John; Gibbons said right-handed pitcher Marco; Estrada wasn’t going anywhere this; season.

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Review: Minnesota handled football suspensions properly

The Eagle / Sports 8 sources

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An outside review says the University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault.


UNC appears before NCAA Committee on Infractions

NewsObserver.com 6 sources

More than three years after the NCAA opened an investigation into how bogus African Studies courses benefited athletes at UNC-Chapel Hill, university officials convened here on Wednesday for UNC’s long-awaited … Click to Continue »


The Dodgers are 50 games over .500

SB Nation 13 sources

Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the Dodgers’ ridiculous season, Joey Votto being a hero/jerk again, and Giancarlo Stanton’s torrid run.


Verlander: Trade still on mind, hopes for quick turnaround with Tigers

ARLINGTON, Texas – Justin Verlander spoke on a few topics after the Detroit Tigers' 10-4 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday night, their ninth loss in the last 11 games. Among them were the trade rumors that have circulated his name for the…

Dodgers move 50 games above .500 for the first time since 1953

That was quite a team the Dodgers assembled in 1953. They had Hall of Famers everywhere — at catcher (Roy Campanella), shortstop (Pee Wee Reese), left field (Jackie Robinson), center field (Duke Snider) and in the broadcast booth (Vin…


Rare E-5 on Nolan Arenado leads Atlanta to an unlikely victory over the Rockies at Coors Field

The Denver Post 7 sources

Something radically improbable squirted away into the dirt around first base Tuesday night at Coors Field: a Nolan Arenado error.

Royals’ bullpen collapses in the eighth inning in 10-8 loss to A’s

The pitch was a 95 mph fastball on the outer half, and Oakland’s Matt Joyce roped a double off the left-field wall, and just like that, the collapse was complete. … Click to Continue »


Detroit Lions denounce use of their logo in alt-right Charlottesville protest

Detroit Free Press 12 sources

The Lions join the Red Wings as Detroit professional sports teams to have a facsimile of their logo used during the Charlottesville protests.

JV plagued by long ball, Tigers hammered by Rangers

The Detroit News 11 sources

Right-hander gives off three homers as Detroit drops fifth in six games in 10-4 shellacking Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.


Chapman scare overshadows Gray’s first Yankees win

A good night in The Bronx was nearly ruined again by Aroldis Chapman, and now the Yankees have a possible closer crisis to deal with, as manager Joe Girardi declined to guarantee the $86-million left-hander would remain in his role.…

Kinsler on Angel Hernandez: ‘He’s messing with baseball games, blatantly’

The Detroit News 29 sources

Tigers' second baseman doesn't hold back feelings on umpire a day after his ejection.


Stanton extends homer streak, but Marlins win streak snapped

Miami Herald 62 sources

Even former World Series MVPs aren’t safe from Giancarlo Stanton’s bat. Madison Bumgarner, the San Francisco Giants’ four-time All-Star, became the latest pitcher Stanton took deep as he extended his … Click to Continue »

LeBron James blasts Trump, calls him “so-called President”

LeBron James swiped at President Trump on Tuesday, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy.


Pablo Mastroeni fired as Rapids coach, Steve Cooke named interim coach

Pablo Mastroeni has been fired in his fourth season as coach of the Rapids with 12 games remaining in the season, a source has told The Denver Post. Assistant coach Steve Cooke will take over as interim coach.

Report: Kyrie Irving willing to sign extension if traded to Spurs

CBSSports.com 23 sources

Trade talks involving Irving have seemingly stalled in recent weeks


Carroll supports Bennett while saying Seahawks should stand

(AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is supporting Michael Bennett's decision to sit during the national anthem while also saying he believes players should stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner."

John Franklin III headed to FAU to play for Lane Kiffin

AL.com 25 sources

John Franklin III will play his last collegiate football season for Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic.


Texans' Tom Savage says he's not fretting over losing first-team reps

Houston Chronicle 3 sources

Savage remains the starter and will likely have no change in status in the foreseeable future, barring an injury, erratic play or Watson doing something spectacular on the field.

Liverpool close on Champions League group stage with win at Hoffenheim

It was the 90th minute when Liverpool switched off at a set-piece for the first time against Hoffenheim. Benjamin Hubner was unmarked and met Nadiem Amiri’s free-kick with a thumping header six yards out. Not again? Not this time. Hubner…


Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

ABC News / Sports 49 sources

A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated

NFL has no reason to want Ezekiel Elliott’s reputation tarnished

Toronto Star 40 sources

People love a good conspiracy theory, but there isn’t one against the Cowboys’ star running back, who is appealing his six-game suspension for domestic violence.

Tuesday, Aug 15

WWE: Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery and resting

A representative for Ric Flair says the pro wrestling legend has been hospitalized and is dealing with some 'tough medical issues'

Toronto Raptors’ complete schedule released

Toronto Star 62 sources

NBA schedule drops; Raptors will have 14 back-to-backs — three fewer than last season — and play their earliest opener ever, hosting Chicago on Oct. 19.

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

ABC News / Sports 80 sources

Maria Sharapova granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open's main draw; her first major in 1 ½ years after sitting out 15 months for a drug ban

Report: Five drugs found in Tiger Woods system from DUI toxicology report

CBSSports.com 95 sources

Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, Ambien and THC were reported found in Big Cat's blood

Monday, Aug 14

Oakland Raiders back protests racism during national anthem

Toronto Star 78 sources

After Saturday’s game, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio told reporters that he didn’t think Lynch’s sitting would be a distraction.

Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

CTV News / Sports 135 sources

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season. Ronaldo was banned for five games on Monday after shoving a referee who sent him off for diving in Madrid's 3-1…

Trump denounces 'hatred, bigotry' after deadly white nationalist rally

CBC.ca / News 44 sources

U.S. President Donald Trump denounces racist violence in Charlottesville, Va., hours after a man was denied bail Monday on charges he drove his car into opponents at a white nationalist rally on the weekend, killing a woman and injuring 19.

2017 PGA Championship leaderboard: Justin Thomas wins first major at age 24

CBSSports.com 184 sources

Thomas delivered on the promise of his immense talent with his first major victory at Quail Hollow

Sunday, Aug 13

One dead after violent clashes at white nationalist rally

The Hill 1766 sources

One person was killed and 19 others were injured when a car plowed into a group of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., turning a day of violent demonstrations into a tragedy that rocked th...

Usain Bolt crashes to track, loses final career race at worlds (video)

NBC Sports 132 sources

Usain Bolt crashed to the track in his final race with an apparent leg injury in the world championships 4x100m relay Saturday. Bolt was anchoring the Jamaican team. He received the baton behind the U.S. and Great Britain but could not…

Bryce Harper bruised bone, does not have ligament or tendon damage

WTOP.com / News 38 sources

Nationals player Bryce Harper has a bone bruise with no ligament or tendon damage.

Marshawn Lynch follows Kaepernick's lead and sits out national anthem

Colin Kaepernick says he will stand for the national anthem this season – if he manages to find a team – but his message lives on.

Saturday, Aug 12

Watch Usain Bolt compete for last time in 4x100m relay

CBC.ca / Sports 39 sources

Watch live action from the IAAF track & field world championships in London, England, where Jamaica's Usain Bolt will race for the last time, competing in the men's 4x100-metre relays.

Shapovalov magic continues as Canadian teen reaches Rogers Cup semis

CTV News / Sports 25 sources

Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over France's Adrian Mannarino on Friday night.

NHL icon Bryan Murray dies of cancer at 74

Toronto Star 41 sources

Longtime coach and general manager who led Ottawa Senators to 2007 Stanley Cup final battled stage 4 colon cancer since 2014.

Red Wings Threaten Legal Action over Use of Logo During Virginia Marches

Bleacher Report 86 sources

The Detroit Red Wings have condemned the use of their logo during white nationalist marches in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Friday, Aug 11

Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games by NFL after domestic violence investigation

Toronto Star 183 sources

A woman, who said she had a dating relationship with the star running back, reported multiple domestic violence incidents to authorities last year.

Broncos’ new offense, QBs uninspiring in preseason opener

The Denver Post 38 sources

While eyes were on the quarterbacks, the victory highlighted many persistent issues on offense for Denver -- protection problems, penalties and general inefficiency -- with only 144 net yards and a 13 percent conversion rate on third downs…

Eagles trade Jordan Matthews to Buffalo, get cornerback Ronald Darby

Philly.com 114 sources

Darby upgrades the Eagles' secondary. The Birds also traded a 2018 third-round pick.

Marlins will be sold to Derek Jeter’s group

New York Post 90 sources

Derek Jeter is back in Major League Baseball. Jeffrey Loria will sell the Marlins to a group led by Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman, the Miami Herald reported, for $1.2 billion. The paperwork is expected to be at the MLB’s…