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NFL notebook: Eagles plan to take a stand on 'MNF'

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 3:47am
Safety Malcolm Jenkins said the Philadelphia Eagles plan to join the wave of social injustice protests during the national anthem before "Monday Night Football" at the Chicago Bears.

Kaepernick effect: Taking a knee in high school sports

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:54am
Political football has a whole new meaning since 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem.

Evian Championship: In-Gee Chun leads going into final round

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 8:21pm
In-Gee Chun shot a near faultless six-under par 65 to extend her lead going into the final round of the Evian Championship.

Braun homers twice, Carter hits slam, Brewers top Cubs 11-3

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 7:09pm
Ryan Braun went deep twice to reach 30 homers for the sixth time, Chris Carter hit a grand slam off the Wrigley Field video board and the Milwaukee Brewers routed the NL Central champion Chicago Cubs 11-3 on Saturday.

Iranian Para-cyclist dies after crash

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 5:35pm
An Iranian Para-cyclist has died following a crash in the men's road race Saturday. Bahman Golbarnezhad crashed on the downhill slope of the C4-5 classification road race. "The athlete received treatment at the scene and was in the process of being tak...

Shields ruled out for Sunday's game

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 5:22pm
The Packers rule cornerback Sam Shields out for Sunday's game against the Vikings

No. 9 Wisconsin surges late to beat Georgia State 23-17

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 3:27pm
Backup quarterback Alex Hornibrook led No. 9 Wisconsin to three scoring drives in the second half, helping the sluggish Badgers avert an embarrassing upset with a 23-17 win on Saturday over Georgia State.

Liverpool ends Chelsea's unbeaten start under new manager

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 3:04am
Liverpool ended Antonio Conte's unbeaten start as Chelsea manager with an impressive 2-1 victory in Friday's English Premier League clash in London.

Brewers lose to Cubs in extra innings

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:04pm
     Brewers: CF Keon Broxton slammed into the wall in left center while tracking down Tommy La Stella's drive in the third inning, breaking his right wrist. He went down immediately after the play and was helped off the field by a trainer who held Broxton's arm against his body as he walked off. Broxton was replaced by Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who left in the seventh inning with an abdominal strain.

The ratings are in for Twitter's NFL stream

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 8:39pm
Twitter's stream of its first NFL Thursday Night Football game was a hit with the people who watched it, but the number of viewers paled in comparison to those who tuned into the game on TV.

Paralympics day nine: Highlights from Rio

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 2:42pm
It's a cloudy and blustery day nine of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, which offers 59 gold medals in events including women's goalball, men's wheelchair tennis singles and seven-a-side football.

Padres GM suspended 30 days following MLB probe

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 1:56pm
Major League Baseball suspended San Diego Padres executive vice president and general manager A.J. Preller 30 days without pay following its review of left-hander Drew Pomeranz's trade to the Boston Red Sox in July.

Thursday Night Football on Twitter is a hit

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 9:49am
Twitter's experimentation with streaming NFL games has been met with largely rave reviews during Thursday night's game.

University offers 'Deflategate' class

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:31am
Most sports fans breathed a sigh of relief when the NFL saga known as "Deflategate" was finally put to rest two months ago. But for one law professor, the NFL's assertion that Tom Brady intentionally deflated balls during a January 2015 playoff game ...

Cubs are 1st in MLB to clinch division

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 1:51am
The Chicago Cubs became the first MLB team this season to clinch a division title Thursday. It’s their first NL Central crown since 2008. The Cubs took claim to the division despite losing 5-4 to the Milwaukee Brewers. The title came after the San Francisco Giants beat Central Division rivals the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2, knocking the Cards out of the title race.

Ward, No. 6 Houston overcomes 3 turnovers in Cincinnati

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:11am
Heisman Trophy-candidate Greg Ward and the Houston defense was more than enough to help the No. 6 Cougars overcome three turnovers against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on Thursday.

Brewers spoil Cubs party

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:15pm
The Chicago Cubs tried to throw a party. Pinch-hitter Scooter Gennett had other ideas. Gennett hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers spoiled the Chicago Cubs' first opportunity to clinch the NL Central title with a 5-4 victory Thursday night

Forte's 3 TDs lead Jets over Bills

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:07pm
Matt Forte rushed for 100 yards and three touchdowns to help the New York Jets secure their first victory of the season, 37-31, over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night at New Era Field.

Tourism committee OKs funding for Raiders stadium in Vegas

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 3:40pm
Las Vegas on Thursday moved closer to being able to lure the Oakland Raiders to town when $750 million in public funding was approved toward the building of a proposed $1.9 billion stadium.

Hall of Fame manager La Russa rips Kaepernick's stance

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:26pm
Baseball Hall of Famer Tony La Russa termed the national-anthem protests of Colin Kaepernick as "disrespectful" and said he doubts the NFL quarterback's sincerity, according to Sports Illustrated Now.