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Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

Monday, September 1, 2014

ST. LOUIS – Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation. They’re just too well-stocked at defensive end, Sam’s position. Sam showed up for his face-to-face exit meeting with Coach Jeff Fisher yesterday, a few hours after clearing waivers. He arrived via the media … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, September 1, 2014

BASKETBALL Down at half, U.S. beats Turkey by 21 in World Cup BILBAO, Spain – Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis scored all of … 0

Atlanta headed for new late-winter NASCAR slot

Monday, September 1, 2014

HAMPTON, Ga. – Atlanta Motor Speedway’s slot in NASCAR’s schedule is going from Labor Day weekend to late winter. The move, however, does not leave … 0

Fisher Cats lose to Senators, 9-6

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Brad Glenn drove in three runs with a single, double and homer, but the Harrisburg Senators held off the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 9-6, last night. Harrisburg (51-86) scored four unearned runs in the top of the first inning, but New Hampshire (65-72) came back to tie with … 0

NHMS Sprint Cup dates announced as 2015 NASCAR slate revealed

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NASCAR’s announcement of its 2015 Sprint Cup schedule revealed when New Hampshire Motor Speedway will get to host stock car racing’s premier series. NHMS will host its two races July 19 and Sept. 27, with the September race again being the second race of the 10-race Chase for … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NFL Redskins’ Meriweather to appeal suspension ASHBURN, Va. – Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal a two-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Torrey Smith. Gruden said yesterday he felt Meriweather’s hit on … 0

U.S. teen Bellis, 15, stuns Cibulkova at U.S. Open

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW YORK – While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal … 0

Women talk about sports on CBS Sports Network

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

CBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they’re set to make television history. The network announced yesterday that We Need to Talk will premiere Sept. 30 on CBS Sports Network. … 0

Glenn homers twice to lead Fisher Cats over Senators

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Brad Glenn hit a pair of home runs and drove home a season-high four runs to power the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 6-4 victory over the Harrisburg Senators last night. Glenn’s second two-homer night of the season helped the Fisher Cats (65-71) break a five-game losing … 0

U.S. Open at a glance

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW YORK – A look at yesterday’s play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships: WEATHER: Mostly sunny and warm. High of 85. ATTENDANCE: Day: 31,247. MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 4 David Ferrer, No. 10 Kei Nishikori, No. 12 Richard Gasquet, No. 13 John Isner, No. 15 … 0

Huge 11th inning sends Red Sox over Blue Jays

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

TORONTO – Mike Napoli and Allen Craig both homered in a seven-run 11th inning, Dustin Pedroia homered and had four RBI and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 11-7, last night. Boston broke away from a … 0

Tim O’Sullivan column: Hard to make sense of Pats trade of Mankins

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The initial reaction after hearing the Patriots traded guard Logan Mankins yesterday: When things seem too good to be true, they usually are. Before the swap, which sent Mankins to Tampa Bay and brought tight end Tim Wright … 0

Fantasy explosion has some giving up day jobs

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Cory Albertson was cruising at 30,000 feet and, like others on the plane to Detroit, taking care of some business on his laptop. His spreadsheets contained names familiar to anyone who follows baseball. Pitchers, catchers, maybe a center … 0