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Southampton-West Ham United Preview

New Southampton manager Ronald Koeman will be in search of his first Premier League victory as he takes a new-look Saints squad to West Ham on Saturday. Koeman, who joined the Saints in June as a replacement for Mauricio Pochettino, saw his side lose 2-1 at Liverpool on the opening day of the Premier League season, then draw 0-0 at home against West Bromwich Albion. The Saints were...
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Leicester sign ex-Inter midfielder Cambiasso to 12-month deal

Leicester have pulled off a surprising coup by signing former Inter Milan and Argentina midfielder Esteban Cambiasso on a 12-month deal. The 34-year-old had been without a club since being released by the Italian giants over the summer, ending a decade-long spell at the San Siro in which he helped Inter win several trophies. But the Foxes announced in a statement on Thursday evening...
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Manchester United-Burnley F.C. Preview

Louis van Gaal could hardly have had a worse start at Manchester United. Coming off an embarrassing League Cup loss, the Red Devils again try to regroup as they face newly promoted Burnley on Saturday. The biggest club in English football were expected to bounce back into title contention under the stewardship of the veteran Dutch boss, but the early signs have not been good. A 2...
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10 World Cup vets on US roster

CHICAGO (AP) U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 10 players from this year's World Cup team to play against the Czech Republic next Wednesday. Such stars as Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley were not on the roster as Klinsmann chose a mixture of youngsters and veterans to Prague. Howard is taking a one-year-sabbatical from the national team. It's the first game...
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Champions League group stage will provide entertaining storylines

The UEFA Champions League group stage draw took place on Thursday and, as you would expect for the world's elite club soccer tournament, yielded quite a few appetizing matchups. The draw was relatively even this year, suggesting that most all of the games, aired on the FOX Sports family of networks, should be competitive. Some, however, are even more compelling than others. Mostly...
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Ex-Hoya Jeff Green adds to donation haul for new Georgetown athletics center

It's not easy to raise $61 million. But it's a bit easier when you have a Hall of Famer alongside a six-year NBA veteran helping your cause. Earlier this week, Georgetown Hoyas great Patrick Ewing joined longtime sports agent David Falk in donating $3.3 million toward the total $61 million cost of construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center at...
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Ryan Blaum leads Web.com Tour Finals opener by one stroke

  Ryan Blaum shot an 8-under-par 64 on Thursday to take the lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals. Blaum had a bogey-free round at Sycamore Hills. The 30-year-old former Duke player finished 31st on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list. The top 25 players on the Web.com Tour money list earned PGA Tour cards last week...
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Bresciano replace injured Antonis for Socceroos

SYDNEY (AP) Veteran midfielder Mark Bresciano has been added to Australia's squad for friendly internationals against Belgium and Saudi Arabia after injury ruled out Sydney FC midfielder Terry Antonis. Football Federation Australia on Friday said Antonis strained his hamstring during Sydney's 4-2 preseason win over Newcastle on Wednesday. Socceroos head coach Ange Postecoglou...
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Isner yet again to face Kohlschreiber at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) John Isner is back in the U.S. Open's third round, so that can only mean one thing for the highest-ranked American man: a match against Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber. The 13th-seeded Isner hit 30 aces and saved the only break point he faced in a 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 victory over 77th-ranked Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany on Thursday at Flushing Meadows. In a...
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ARU announces measures to tackle discrimination

SYDNEY (AP) A new policy to tackle discrimination in rugby will be unveiled on the opening day of Bingham Cup gay rugby tournament. Former Wallabies captains John Eales and Nick Farr-Jones, both tournament ambassadors, were scheduled to attend the announcement of the Australian Rugby Union's policy on Friday. ARU chief executive Bill Pulver said the so-called ''inclusion...
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Schiller hired as Cup's commercial commissioner

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Former USOC executive director Harvey Schiller was hired Thursday to oversee all business aspects of the America's Cup. Schiller was named commercial commissioner, a new role in the competition for the oldest trophy in international sports. He will be responsible for supervising, managing and protecting the commercial interests of the America's Cup. Schiller...
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Mets activate Daisuke Matsuzaka, place reliever Vic Black on DL

  The New York Mets have put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his neck and activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka. The Mets made the moves before Thursday night's game against Atlanta. Matsuzaka was put on the 15-day DL on July 26 with elbow inflammation. Black received a cortisone shot on Wednesday. General manager Sandy Alderson...
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Celtics' Green donates $1 million to Georgetown

WASHINGTON (AP) Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green is donating $1 million to Georgetown's new athletic center. The university announced the gift from the former Hoyas star on Thursday, Green's 28th birthday. He helped lead Georgetown to the Final Four in 2007 and was the No. 5 overall pick in the NBA draft that year. Green's donation will go toward the John R. Thompson...
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In return to doubles, Serena Williams wins at Open

NEW YORK (AP) Playing doubles for the first time since her odd, three-game appearance at Wimbledon, Serena Williams teamed with older sister Venus to win a match at the U.S. Open. Bidding for their 14th Grand Slam doubles title, but first at Flushing Meadows since 2009, the siblings beat seventh-seeded Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 7-6 (0), 6-7 (4), 6-1 on Thursday in the...
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Ana Ivanovic lone upset in US Open 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) Ana Ivanovic's comeback tour has ended with yet another early exit at the U.S. Open. Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, looked out of sync and had 29 unforced errors in a 7-5, 6-4, second-round loss Thursday to 42nd-ranked Czech Karolina Pliskova. ''It was just a really bad day,'' the eighth-seeded...
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After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

NEW YORK (AP) Acknowledging he ''didn't get it right'' with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtained by The Associated...
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Clemson-Georgia Preview Capsule

No. 16 Clemson (0-0) vs No. 12 Georgia (0-0), 5:36 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Georgia by 7 1-2. Series Record: Georgia leads 41-18-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE A chance to make an early statement in the national race. While college football's first four-team playoff is far down the road, this is an attractive nonconference matchup that would likely score points with the selection committee...
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USC backup RB quits, coach refutes racism claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned Thursday by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him on social media. A photo of the words ''Couldn't play for a racist man!!!!'' was posted on what USC said was Brown's Instagram account. The posting was later...
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Cowboys backup S Jakar Hamilton gets 4-game suspension

  Dallas backup safety Jakar Hamilton has been suspended for the first four games for violating the league's policy on substance abuse. The league announced the ban Thursday. The second-year player will be eligible for the final preseason game against Denver on Thursday night. Hamilton is the second Cowboys defensive back to get banned the first four games. Starting cornerback...
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Ryan Blaum leads Web.com Tour Finals opener

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Ryan Blaum shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals. Blaum had a bogey-free round at Sycamore Hills. The 30-year-old former Duke player finished 31st on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list. The top 25 players on the Web.com Tour money list earned PGA Tour...
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Bills WR Watkins hurts ribs against Lions

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins hurt his ribs after being struck in the side during the first quarter of Buffalo's preseason finale against the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. Watkins was hurt on Buffalo's second possession, when he cut in from the right side on a slant pattern. Quarterback EJ Manuel never looked Watkins off and was a little...
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Sunderland-Queens Park Rangers Preview

Three games into the season, the prospects are already looking bleak for Harry Redknapp's Queens Park Rangers as they head into their match Saturday versus Sunderland. Beaten 1-0 by Hull City on the opening weekend, QPR were taken apart by Redknapp's former club Tottenham Hotspur last Sunday with a display that centre-back Steven Caulker described as "weak". However...
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Rutgers' sells out first Big Ten football game

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers' first home football game in the Big Ten Conference is sold out. The university announced Thursday that tickets for the Sept. 13 matchup against Penn State are no longer available. Athletic Director Julie Hermann also announced that a record 30,927 season tickets have been sold and there are no more available. Small quantities of single-game tickets...
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US OPEN SCENE: Serena's opponent sure can sing

NEW YORK (AP) She might have been out-hit by Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, but Vania King hit all the right notes at her news conference afterward. King, a 25-year-old based in Florida, studied music as a kid. In 2006, she performed ''America the Beautiful'' in Arthur Ashe Stadium before a tournament night session. So following King's 6-1, 6-0 loss the top...
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SEC: Commissioner recovering from back surgery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive will have to watch games on the league's new network for opening week. The SEC announced on its Twitter page Thursday that Slive had successful back surgery two days earlier. The league says he had experienced back pain for several weeks and that Slive will watch games from home this weekend. The 74-year-old...
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