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1 hr ago | Harrow Times

Roger Federer continued his good form under the lights at Flushing Meadows

Roger Federer put on a show in front of Michael Jordan to reach the second round of the US Open.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, US Open

1 hr ago | Somerset County Gazette

Louis van Gaal watches on as his side are thumped by MK Dons

Manchester United's humiliating 4-0 defeat to MK Dons came as no surprise to Louis van Gaal, who insisted he needs time to turn things around at Old Trafford.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Jonny Evans

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Porcello, Tigers halt Yankees' run with win

Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2.


Related Topix: Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer

Ealing Times

Shrewsbury produced one of the upsets of the night

Mangan, signed on a free-transfer from Forest Green Rovers during the summer, scored the only goal of the night at the King Power Stadium to send the League Two Shrews into the third round.


Related Topix: Michael Brown, NFL Players, Soccer Players, Darren Pratley

Gazette Series

Angel Di Maria has become the most expensive signing in British football

United have paid A 59.7million for the former Benfica player, who has signed a five-year contract with his new club.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Angel Di Maria, Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez

Gazette Series

Samuel Eto'o has joined Everton

The 33-year-old striker was released by Chelsea at the end of last season and had been linked with Everton's Merseyside rivals Liverpool before they sealed a surprise deal for Mario Balotelli.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Romelu Lukaku, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Cameroon World Cup

South Wales Argus

Heather Watson crashed out of the US Open in the opening round

Nothing went right for the British number one, who won just 12 per cent of second serve points in a 6-1 6-1 loss that lasted 54 minutes.


Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Heather Watson, Fed Cup

Root still right behind Cook

England are confident they have the right captain, and right methods, to take on India in the Royal London Series and on the journey to next winter's World Cup.


Related Topix: Cricket, England, India, Australia, New Zealand

Journal Gazette

USC captain saves drowning nephew, hurts ankles

LOS ANGELES Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew, Carter, from drowning in a pool.


Related Topix: Swimming

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he won't be looking for revenge against Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton has promised he will not be seeking revenge against Nico Rosberg following his Mercedes team-mate's actions in Sunday's controversial Belgian Grand Prix.


Related Topix: Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, McLaren


Actor Alec Baldwin snags stray ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open - the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew into the stands.


Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Maria Kirilenko, Maria Sharapova

Ealing Times

Maria Sharapova beat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko in two sets

Maria Sharapova recovered from a slow start to defeat fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko and reach the second round of the US Open.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Tennis, Maria Kirilenko, US Open, Australian Open

Ealing Times

Novak Djokovic was a comfortable winner in the first round

Novak Djokovic cast off concerns over his form and mindset by easing to a 6-1 6-2 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman in the first round of the US Open.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Tennis, US Open, Wimbledon

Ealing Times

Andy Murray, left, overcame physical problems to reach the second round

Andy Murray was shocked to be let down by his body in a dramatic first-round victory over Robin Haase at the US Open.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Andy Murray, Tennis, US Open, Robin Haase

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Journal Gazette

Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates

Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.


Related Topix: National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jon Jay, Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Tony Cruz


Renewed calls for early-warning system after quake

In the coming years, Californians could have valuable seconds of warning before earthquakes such as this week's wine country temblor reach them, allowing trains to slow down or stop, power plants and factories to shut off valves, and schoolchildren to dive under desks to avoid falling objects.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Alex

ABC News

Buccaneers Bringing in Incognito for a Visit

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to determine if Richie Incognito is a good fit for their struggling offensive line.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carl Nicks, Josh McCown, NFL Players, Gerald McCoy, Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito

Cybercast News Service

Jets suspend CB Dimitri Patterson 'indefinitely'

Dimitri Patterson ended his puzzling absence after 48 hours - but his future with the New York Jets is now uncertain.


Related Topix: New York Jets, NFL Football, NFL Players, Dimitri Patterson, Dexter McDougle, Dee Milliner, Antonio Allen

WTOL-TV Toledo

Italy striker Mario Balotelli signs for Liverpool

Liverpool signed Italy striker Mario Balotelli from AC Milan on Monday for a reported 16 million pounds , taking a calculated gamble on a headline-grabbing player known as much for his controversies as his goals.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Mario Balotelli, World Soccer, Manchester City, More Sports, Samuel Eto'o, Daniel Sturridge

WONE-AM Dayton

First Openly Gay NFL Draftee Michael Sam May Not Make the Team

Michael Sam , who became the first openly gay football player to be drafted by an NFL team, has made waves in just three preseason games.

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Related Topix: St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Michael Sam, NFL Players, Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel