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Flyers extend Rinaldo's contract

Left winger Zac Rinaldo signed a two-year contract agreement with the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday that extends through the 2016-17 season.

Peng Shuai, 2014 US Open quarterfinals

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China's Peng powers into U.S. Open semifinals

China's population may be in excess of 1.3 billion inhabitants but only two of its players had ever reached a grand slam semifinal -- until Tuesday.

Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

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Report: Cowboys considering Sam

Defensive end Michael Sam, cut by the St. Louis Rams last weekend, might have found a new home.

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FSU, Alabama remain 1-2 in Top 25

Florida State and Alabama remained in the top two spots in The Associated Press Top 25 poll released Tuesday afternoon.

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Colts owner Jim Irsay pleads guilty to DUI

In a time when the NFL has come under scrutiny about how it punishes its players, players and fans were monitoring Tuesday how Commissioner Roger Goodell might punish one of his own bosses: an NFL team owner.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pleaded...

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Nike swooshes in with $300M to keep Durant

Under Armour had its man. It was about to sign basketball superstar Kevin Durant to a 10-year, $285-million endorsement deal.

Fat chance.

At the last minute, Nike swooshed in Sunday with a reported $300 million deal, and Durant stayed put.

The key reas...

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Harbaugh: No tolerance for domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday that the team has a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse.

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Report: Texans' Watt lands $100M extension

J.J. Watt is set to become the NFL's highest-paid defensive player.

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CFB roundup: Baylor QB Petty has cracks in his back

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was diagnosed with having two cracks in the transverses processes of his back, CBSSports.com reported.

Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

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Sam not signed to Rams practice squad

The St. Louis Rams announced the signing of 10 players to their practice squad on Monday, and defensive end Michael Sam was not among them.

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Report: Carr named Raiders' starting QB

The Oakland Raiders named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback, Fox Sports reported Monday.

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Green Flag: Patrick posts milestone performance

All but lost among the Chase implications at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a milestone performance by Danica Patrick.

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Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

Report: Cowboys considering Sam

Defensive end Michael Sam, cut by the St. Louis Rams last weekend, might have found…

Jim Irsay Colts owner arrested

Colts owner Jim Irsay pleads guilty to DUI

In a time when the NFL has come under scrutiny about how it punishes its players,…

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Harbaugh: No tolerance for domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday that the team has a zero…

J.J. Watt, Houston Texans, 2013

Report: Texans' Watt lands $100M extension

J.J. Watt is set to become the NFL's highest-paid defensive player.

Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

Sam not signed to Rams practice squad

The St. Louis Rams announced the signing of 10 players to their practice squad on…

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Report: Carr named Raiders' starting QB

The Oakland Raiders named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback, Fox Sports…

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FSU, Alabama remain 1-2 in Top 25

Florida State and Alabama remained in the top two spots in The Associated Press Top…

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CFB roundup: Baylor QB Petty has cracks in his back

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was diagnosed with having two cracks in the…

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NCAA Week One Review: Sumlin makes the difference at Texas A&M

College football is mostly about two things. Quarterbacks. And the Southeastern…

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College-athlete pay case nearly didn't happen

College football is changing. About half of the players who put on pads and helmets…

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Manziel's successor sets record in A&M rout

No Johnny Football, no problem. Sophomore Kenny Hill showed solid command of the…

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Linebacker DePriest to miss Alabama opener

Alabama senior linebacker Trey DePriest will sit out the season opener against West…

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