• Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 42-year-old skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps made history Saturday when he became the first person to leap without a parachute and land in a net instead.

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  • PGA Championship: Fed Up McDowell Fires Back at Shouting Fans

    If you've been to a PGA Tour event in person or watched a broadcast on TV, you've heard it before. A pro tees off with the cameras rolling surrounded by spectators, and one fan decides to yell something at the top of his lungs as soon as impact is made. A new fan favorite on Tour is "BABA BOOEY,"…

  • Padres dump Hector Olivera quickly after acquiring him for Matt Kemp

    Hector Olivera appeared in 30 games with the Braves over the past two seasons. The San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves agreed to swap one regret for another on Saturday. According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Padres have traded veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to Atlanta in…

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    Team USA Opening Ceremony uniforms throughout the years (15 photos)

    Over the years, the styles and fashions for Team USA’s Opening Ceremony uniforms have changed, but the red, white and blue color palette has remained constant. Take a look at how the Opening Ceremony looks for Team USA have evolved throughout the history of the Summer and Winter Olympics.

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  • Ibrahimovic intrigued by looming arrival of Juventus juggernaut

    After joining Manchester United on a free transfer this summer, the Swede is optimistic regarding the upcoming campaign, especially if Paul Pogba enters the mix

  • Peterson has pulled hamstring, so Vikings being cautious

    The Minnesota Vikings have taken a cautious start to the season with running back Adrian Peterson, because of a hamstring pull he suffered prior to training camp while working out. The Vikings kept kickoff returner/wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson out of practice Saturday, following an injury…

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  • Broncos going against the grain again

    The Denver Broncos won the Super Bowl in an unorthodox manner and they're out to defend that title in an unconventional way as well. ''Our room is a big, big, big part of what we want to do,'' running back C.J. Anderson said Saturday. When Peyton Manning retired, coach Gary Kubiak reinstalled his…

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  • Alba: Foolish not to respect Ronaldo, but Messi on another level

    Jordi Alba has stressed Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi should win the Ballon d'Or ahead of Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Jordan Spieth at Center of Latest Major Rules Controversy

    Jordan Spieth shot a solid second-round 67 at the 98th PGA Championship at hot Baltusrol on Friday, but all anyone wanted to talk about afterward was a puddle on the gravel path to the right of the seventh fairway, and whether Spieth was stepping in it. "It was no problem," Spieth told reporters…

  • F1 Raceweek: Rosberg in control again, Hamilton under investigation

    An unsafe release in the pit lane could see Lewis Hamilton, who was only slightly slower than Nico Rosberg, handed a grid penalty.

  • Amar'e Stoudemire's Desire To Retire As A Member Of The Suns 'Wasn't Well-Received'

    If you’re like me, there was one thing that was just totally off about Amar’e Stoudemire’s retirement earlier this week, and that was his decision to retire as a New York Knick instead of a Phoenix Sun. Sure, Stoudemire had some good years in New York, but the overwhelming majority of basketball…

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    BKR teammates collide in Pocono

    Brad Keselowski Racing teammates Daniel Hemric and Tyler Reddick collide in Pocono.

  • What Joe Rogan's New Deal With The UFC Tells Us About Its Post-Sale Future

    As one of Dana White’s close personal friends, Joe Rogan probably had a lot more inside knowledge on the evolving UFC sale than he ever let on. Was UFC 200 Joe Rogan’s Last Event As A Commentator? All signs pointed to the UFC’s main color commentary man leaving the company when his contract expired…

  • Irving helps US to ugly 80-45 win over Venezuela

    Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for an ugly 80-45 exhibition victory Friday night. Coming off three straight flashy victories in Las Vegas and California, the United States used a strong…

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  • Klopp: I didn't want Mkhitaryan

    Jurgen Klopp decided against signing players he had worked with previously for Liverpool, including Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

  • Halep upsets Kerber, will face Keys in final

    (Reuters) - Fifth-seeded Romanian Simona Halep overcame a crisis of confidence in the second set to reach the final of the Rogers Cup with a 6-0 3-6 6-2 upset victory over second seed Angelique Kerber of Germany in Montreal on Saturday. Halep had been a set and a break up before Kerber reeled off…

  • Stevenson defends title with fourth round KO

    Canada's Adonis Stevenson made his seventh successful title defense by knocking out Thomas Williams at 2:54 of the fourth round to retain his WBC light heavyweight belt on Friday night. With about 30 seconds left in the first round, Stevenson slammed a hard left into the side of Williams' head,…

  • Three Cheers and three jeers Through three days of Packers Training Camp

    As we’re now three days into Green Bay Packers training camp, several story lines are already beginning to take shape for this year’s preseason. Some are residual stories from the offseason, and some are new stories being forced by players who’s play is demanding to be noticed. Here are three…

  • Ex-Texas A&M linebacker, wife killed at their home

    A former Texas A&M and Miami Dolphins linebacker and his wife were fatally shot at their home in Houston, and a 16-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile with murder in the slayings. Texas A&M University identified the victims in a statement as Antonio and Dawn Armstrong. Dawn Armstrong died…

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  • DeAndre Hopkins not at Texans camp, displeased over his contract

    The Houston Texans’ two best players are not participating in training camp now. One is the injured J.J. Watt, who is out indefinitely. The other is DeAndre Hopkins, who apparently didn’t report to camp after it appeared initially that he arrived and then left, per ESPN.com.

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