• Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

    MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out.

    Associated Press37 mins ago
  • Roy Nelson Explains Why He Kicked Referee ‘Big' John McCarthy

    Veteran heavyweight Roy Nelson scored a knockout win over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on Saturday on the UFC Fight Night Brasilia main card, but what he did after the fight overshadowed the victory. As McCarthy was kneeling down explaining to Silva what happened, Nelson walked over and lightly kicked…

    MMA Weekly
  • Auburn loss leads LSU to fire Les Miles after 12 seasons

    After a disappointing 2-2 start, the LSU Tigers have decided to fire head coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron.

    Sporting News
  • Fined for crack block vs. Saints, Odell Beckham Jr. facing suspension if he's flagged again

    It makes a little more sense now why New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. said he would walk away if things get a little too intense between he and Washington cornerback Josh Norman on Sunday: Beckham doesn’t have much choice.

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    Sun, Sep 25
    Washington29 - 27NY Giants
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    Benches clear between Nationals, Pirates after Bryce Harper leaves game (8 photos)

    Bryce Harper left Sunday afternoon's game between his Washington Nationals and the Pittsburgh Pirates with an apparent left hand injury. What led to Harper's hurt hand also led to the benches clearing at PNC Park. – Israel Fehr

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  • Ibrahimovic threatened me over Pogba deal - Raiola

    Manchester United attacker Zlatan Ibrahimovic told Mino Raiola he would have been in trouble had Paul Pogba not moved to Old Trafford.

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  • Cris Cyborg: ‘I Can't Make 135,' Wants UFC Superfight Future

    Cris Cyborg wants to continue fighting in the Octagon, but don't ever expect her to challenge for the UFC bantamweight championship. Cyborg currently holds the Invicta FC featherweight championship, and was the Strikeforce featherweight champion. While adding another belt to her collection would be…

    MMA Weekly
  • Wawrinka beaten by 'future of tennis' Zverev

    US Open champion Stan Wawrinka came up short against rising German star Alexander Zverev in the Saint Petersburg Open final on Sunday, the teenager claiming his debut ATP title 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. In the second set, world number three Wawrinka, who has won 11 of his previous ATP finals, also broke twice…

    AFP
  • AP TOP 25: No. 8 Wisconsin moves up, LSU moves out of poll

    Wisconsin moved up to No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll and LSU became the second preseason top-10 team to drop out of the rankings in the first month of the season.

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    Demonstrators protest outside of Bank of America Stadium (17 photos)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chanting ”No Justice! No Peace!” as they converged outside Bank of America Stadium, about 100 people peacefully demonstrated the fatal police shooting of a black man. A heavy police presence surrounded the stadium, where officers dressed in black riot gear in preparation for…

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  • MacArthur concussed in Senators camp, fight breaks out (Video)

    At Ottawa Senators camp, defenseman Patrick Sieloff – who was acquired in the offseason for Alex Chiasson – made contact with the head of Clarke MacArthur in a play along the boards. MacArthur immediately went to the ice clutching his head. Bobby Ryan, who is not known for being much of a fighter,…

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  • Boxer Tyson Fury Has Been Deemed 'Medically Unfit' To Fight Wladimir Klitschko Due To Mental Illness

    The heavyweight mess surrounding Tyson Fury and former four title holder Wladimir Klitschko continues to be a circus as Fury has pulled out of their rematch for the second time this year. Originally scheduled for July, the match was pushed back to October after Fury injured his ankle two weeks…

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  • Marlins Star Pitcher José Fernández Dies in Boating Accident at 24

    Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernández was confirmed as one of the three deceased found. The Miami-Dade Fire Department released a photo of the crash scene off the coast of the Florida city.

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  • Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 3: Jerick McKinnon has some massive shoes to fill

    The Vikings running back is now the team’s starter after an injury to Adrian Peterson last week. Editor’s update: The Vikings have changed things up and announced Matt Asiata as the starter vs. the Panthers. In reality, Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon would always love to get more…

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    Sun, Sep 25
    Minnesota22 - 10Carolina
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  • Ivanovic: Chelsea let Conte down

    Chelsea fell to a heavy loss at Arsenal and defender Branislav Ivanovic conceded the visitors had failed to follow their boss' game plan.

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  • Women's tennis needed 'new face' at top: Muguruza

    French Open winner Garbine Muguruza said Sunday that it was about time women's tennis had a "new face" at the top, after Angelique Kerber broke Serena Williams' 186-week dominance atop the rankings. Kerber became number one when Karolina Pliskova dispatched Williams in the semi-final of the US Open…

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  • Man City must tell Guardiola to stop, says Toure's agent

    Manchester City need to instruct Pep Guardiola not to treat Yaya Toure badly because he is part of the club's "family", his agent says.

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