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Cardinals sign former Patriots DT Tommy Kelly

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Arizona Cardinals signed Tommy Kelly, two days after he was cut by the New England Patriots. The 33-year-old Kelly is coming off surgery to repair a torn ACL but was playing with the Patriots’ first-team defense this preseason before he was cut. The Cardinals were in the market for a tackle after Darnell Dockett went down with a season-ending … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Thursday, August 28, 2014

NFL League upholds season-long suspension for Browns WR Gordon CLEVELAND – Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended for the entire NFL season for … 0

Patriots wrap up preseason with annual meeting with Giants

Thursday, August 28, 2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – In any other year, Tom Coughlin wouldn’t be happy playing an extended preseason schedule. A four-game schedule might be considered too … 0

Murray grits through cramps to win at U.S. Open

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

NEW YORK – Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open. Murray outlasted Robin Haase, 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5, … 0

Fisher Cats win suspended game, then drop regularly scheduled game to Harrisburg

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In a doubleheader that included a suspended game from July, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats split with the Harrisburg Senators last night, winning the suspended game, 9-7, before dropping the regularly scheduled game, 5-3. Because the victory is credited to July 27, the Fisher Cats now have a … 0

Cespedes lifts Red Sox to 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

TORONTO – Another late clutch hit from Yoenis Cespedes brought an end to Boston’s lengthy losing streak. Cespedes singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Red Sox survived a ninth-inning collapse to beat the … 0

Rangers’ Choo to have season-ending elbow surgery

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

SEATTLE – Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is scheduled for surgery to remove a bone spur from his left elbow and will miss the rest of the season. Choo was placed on the 15-day disabled list yesterday, and the Rangers recalled outfielder Michael Choice from Triple-A Round Rock. … 0

Joint practices changing the NFL’s preseason

Monday, August 25, 2014

DENVER – The sight of J.J. Watt donning a baseball cap even before the Houston Texans’ first defensive series was over said it all: Teams are changing the way they treat the preseason. Starters have traditionally played into … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, August 25, 2014

Golf Mahan comes up with timely victory at The Barclays PARAMUS, N.J. – Hunter Mahan pulled away with three straight birdies to win The Barclays yesterday, ending an 0-for-46 drought on the PGA Tour. The victory could not … 0

Little chance for players other than Big 4 at U.S. Open

Monday, August 25, 2014

NEW YORK – Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon. Perhaps this year’s U.S. Open will be the tipping point for the rise of a new generation. But recent … 0

Player dies after hit by rock at Algerian game

Monday, August 25, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria – A player died of a head injury after being hit by a rock apparently thrown by his own fans at a top-flight league game in Algeria and a police investigation will be opened into his death, the Confederation of African Football and the player’s club … 0

Keselowski: Don’t count out Gibbs guys just yet

Monday, August 25, 2014

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Brad Keselowski is part brash racer, and part pragmatist. He was both after following Penske Racing teammate Joey Logano to the checkered flag at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night, giving the team a 1-2 … 0

Serena Williams chasing major title No. 18

Monday, August 25, 2014

NEW YORK – Serena Williams stopped hiding from history and started making more of it. Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts. Now she says it … 0