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14 min ago | The Washington Post

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Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No.

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4 hrs ago | Streatham Guardian

Serena Williams, pictured, breezed past Vania King 6-1 6-0 despite windy conditions

The two-time defending champion is perfectly capable of bulldozing her way through the toughest of draws but cannot now meet a top-10 rival until the semi-finals after Ana Ivanovic lost to Karolina Pliskova.

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4 hrs ago | Streatham Guardian

Novak Djokovic had the easiest of matches as he eased into the third round of the US Open

Novak Djokovic dropped just four games against Paul-Henri Mathieu as he coasted into the third round of the US Open.

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6 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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6 hrs ago | NewsRadio540.com

Goodell Apologizes For Rice Decision, Changes Policy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is apologizing for his decision in the Ray Rice domestic violence case, while also unveiling changes in the league's policy.

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7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Roger Goodell, NFL unveil harsh new penalties for domestic violence, sex assault

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Related Topix: Ray Rice, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

11 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Angel di Maria, left, was unveiled at Old Trafford alongside Louis van Gaal

The 26-year-old has been handed the club's famous number seven shirt, and his arrival has the potential to excite fans after a poor start to the season.

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13 hrs ago | Harrow Times

Andrew Flintoff was spared a driving ban

Millionaire cricketer Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff has escaped a driving ban for speeding in his Bentley after arguing "exceptional hardship" to magistrates.

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13 hrs ago | Streatham Guardian

Alastair Cook has much to ponder ahead of the second one-day international

Alastair Cook needs to find some effective answers quickly if England are to avoid making a damaging false start to their World Cup preparations.

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16 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

This could be Jenson Button's final season in F1

Jenson Button has revealed for the first time he could be forced to retire from Formula One at the end of the season.

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17 hrs ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Bayern Munich have made a move for Xabi Alonso

Bayern Munich are on the brink of signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid, according to the Bundesliga club's financial director Jan-Christian Dreesen.

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18 hrs ago | York Press

Wayne Rooney is expected to be announced as England captain

England's post-World Cup era is set to begin with Wayne Rooney as captain and three uncapped players in a new-look squad.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Danny Rose, Ross Barkley, Steven Gerrard, Chris Smalling

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

Paul Lambert, left, saw his side humbled by lower-league opponents again

Paul Lambert admitted his Aston Villa side were made to pay for not taking their chances after they were knocked out of the Capital One Cup by Leyton Orient.

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Yeovil Express

Lleyton Hewitt fell at the first hurdle at Flushing Meadows

Lleyton Hewitt was unable to cause another upset at the US Open as he went down in straight sets to sixth seed Tomas Berdych in the first round.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at U.S. Open

NEW YORK>> A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.

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Andover Advertiser

Dons rewarded with Bradford clash

Manchester United's conquerors the MK Dons were handed a favourable draw in the third round of the Capital One Cup with a home tie against fellow League One side Bradford.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Adam Johnson, Billy Knott, Connor Wickham, Peter Crouch

Congleton Guardian

Black Cats finish strongly

Birmingham City's Clayton Donaldson and Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson battle for the ball during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at St Andrews, Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Soccer Players, Sebastian Larsson, Connor Wickham, Colin Doyle, World Soccer, More Sports, Sunderland, Birmingham

Cravenherald.co.uk

Jonathan Walters, centre, bagged a brace for Stoke

Forward Jonathan Walters scored twice and made a late third for Peter Crouch to ease Stoke into the third round of the Capital One Cup as on-loan Chelsea winger Victor Moses enjoyed a promising debut against Portsmouth at the Britannia Stadium.

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Related Topix: World Soccer, More Sports, Stoke City, Soccer Players, Victor Moses, Chelsea, Charlie Adam, Liverpool, Marc Muniesa

Hereford Times

Andy Murray sees the rest of his US Open campaign as a second chance

Andy Murray will hope he can at last trust his body when he plays his second-round match against Matthias Bachinger at the US Open on Thursday.

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The Washington Post

Brownsa future muddled after Gordona s suspension upheld

Wednesday's announcement that wide receiver Josh Gordon's appeal of his season-long suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy had been rejected is a serious, perhaps fatal blow to any aspirations that the Browns had for creeping closer to respectability this season.

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