Opinion: NFL gets it wrong again by not disciplining Chiefs' Tyreek Hill
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:30:40 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Tyreek Hill won't face NFL discipline over child abuse allegations "based on the evidence presently available." But there is enough to justify action.

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:39:20 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke.

Cost of Raiders stadium in Las Vegas rises to $1.9 billion
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:51:21 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Officials have raised the budget to $1.9 billion for the 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football

6 Broncos offensive players coming back from injuries
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:21:21 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Denver Broncos' new offense features a half-dozen players coming off injuries that cut short their 2018 seasons

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:11:49 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke

NFL won't suspend Chiefs' Tyreek Hill in case involving son
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:27:07 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill escapes NFL suspension in domestic violence case involving son.

Shark group names great white for Patriots' Julian Edelman
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:21:37 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A conservation group says it's named a great white shark after New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman

Families at forefront for Hall of Fame inductions
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:07:18 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Families will be at the forefront for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's induction ceremonies next month. Four of the eight members of the class of 2019 will have relatives present them for induction: Kevin Mawae, Johnny Robinson, Ed Reed and Tony...

Buffalo Bills sign safety Coleman after Rafael Bush retires
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:11:13 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Kurt Coleman to replace Rafael Bush after the player unexpectedly announced his retirement less than a week before the start of training camp

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:38:25 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won't face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.

Is it Patriots or bust in the AFC East?
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:55:02 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes examines each team in the AFC East and tells us why each may or may not makes the playoffs.

Police investigate death threats against Thunder in wake of Paul George trade
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:13:42 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A man allegedly left two voicemails in which he made threats against general manager Sam Presti, coach Billy Donovan and the Thunder front office.

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he's better — 'by far' — than LAFC's Carlos Vela
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:02:37 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
As with all good rivalry games, somebody had to add fuel to a fiery LA Galaxy-LAFC matchup. That somebody, of course, was Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Nishino aims to make Thailand regional soccer power
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:58:00 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Former Japan head coach Akira Nishino says he wants to help Thailand's national team become a regional power as its new manager

De Ligt not fazed by price tag after Juventus move
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:28:01 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Juventus new signing Matthijs de Ligt is not fazed at becoming the most expensive defender in Serie A history at the age of 19

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:40:11 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
It's the Swiss finishing school preparing hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports

Ebobisse scores in 83rd, Timbers tie Orlando City 1-1
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:39:19 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Jeremy Ebobisse scored on a header in the 83rd minute soon after subbing in to give the Portland Timbers a 1-1 tie with Orlando City

Rodríguez, Rooney help DC United rout FC Cincinnati
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:25:55 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
MLS Capsules

Best of the 2019 Major League Soccer season
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:23:38 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Take a look at the best images from the 2019 Major League Soccer season.

Opinion: Tiger Woods misses cut at British Open, and that's just part of the new norm
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:54:33 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Tiger Woods, who played in just his 10th tournament of the year, missed the cut at the British Open. Will this be the new norm?

British Open: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson miss cut in same major for first time ever
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:52:59 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have played in the same major championship 83 times. This will be the first time in which both missed the cut.

Lee Westwood aims for golf history with girlfriend Helen Storey on the bag at British Open
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:08:58 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Westwood was tied for third entering the weekend, just one shot off the lead as he tries to become the oldest first-time major winner in golf history.

British Open: What you missed overnight, Jordan Spieth surging in Round 2
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:59:08 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
If you're just waking up on the East Coast, here's what you've missed in the early morning at the British Open.

Key hole at British Open
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:45:51 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Key hole in second round of British Open

The Latest: McIlroy makes a late charge with 65
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:24:18 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The Latest from British Open: McIlroy shoots 65, just outside projected cutline

Column: Another missed cut for Tiger, who's not 23 anymore
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:00:21 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Column: Nothing wrong with Tiger Woods, he's just not 23 anymore

'I literally don't care': Westwood back in mix at the majors
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:34:02 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Lee Westwood is back for another shot at erasing his "nearly man" tag in the majors

A good round for Holmes in British, an early exit for Tiger
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:23:11 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Tiger Woods headed home early from British Open as Holmes sets the target at Royal Portrush

Spieth back to playing some good golf at British Open
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:14:21 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Jordan Spieth knows he can win the big ones, which may be why he saves his best golf for them

A final Open for Lehman, who won British Open 23 years ago
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:55:53 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
A final British Open for Lehman, who won his only major in 1996

Royal pains at Royal Portrush during British Open
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:35:56 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Bad tee shots, from the tall rough, into the bunkers and missed putts. The not-so-top shots from the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.

British Open: The chase for the Claret Jug
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:02:59 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

US tennis player Tatishvili wins appeal of French Open fine
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:56:51 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
US tennis player Anna Tatishvili wins appeal over loss of French Open prize money

Li Na's tennis journey to stretch from China to Hall of Fame
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:02:47 -0400
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Li Na, the first player from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend

Holmes and Lowry share lead as Fleetwood and Westwood push
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:44:38 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Ireland's Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B. Holmes at the British Open on Friday.

McIlroy misses halfway cut despite shooting 65 at Portrush
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:44:38 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Hometown favourite Rory McIlroy missed the halfway cut by one stroke at the British Open on Friday, despite matching the best score of the championship with a six-under-par 65 in the second round at Royal Portrush.

Yankees' Boone suspended 1 game for umpire rant
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:53:32 -0400
From feeds.reuters
New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for his rant at home plate umpire Brennan Miller during Thursday's afternoon game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Lowry is the unexpected Irishman with chance at Portrush
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:15:01 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Ireland's Shane Lowry grabbed a share of the lead at the British Open after carding a second consecutive round of 67 giving himself a chance of redeeming his 2016 meltdown at the U.S. Open.

Alaphilippe is Tour favorite, says Thomas
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:06:54 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Defending champion Geraint Thomas labeled Julian Alaphilippe the Tour de France favorite after the Frenchman extended his overall lead with a stunning victory in Friday's individual time trial.

Toronto FC looks to add to Dynamo's road woes
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:15:40 -0400
From feeds.reuters
While Toronto FC has reason to feel good about its current form, the Houston Dynamo are again looking for any way to produce a win.

Alaphilippe beats Thomas in time trial to extend Tour lead
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:09:33 -0400
From feeds.reuters
France's Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his overall lead on Friday.

Union acquires GK Bendik while opening international slot
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:08:03 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The Philadelphia Union moved to solidify their spot atop the MLS's Eastern Conference, acquiring veteran goalkeeper Joe Bendik on Friday in a trade with the Columbus Crew for a second-round draft pick in 2020.

Union face Fire looking to shake off ugly loss
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:04:47 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Coming off their worst performance of the season, the Philadelphia Union look to re-establish themselves as the Eastern Conference's top team when they play host to the Chicago Fire on Saturday.

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:43:16 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey.

Reports: Smyly set to sign with Phillies
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:36:30 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Free agent lefthander Drew Smyly will sign with the Philadelphia Phillies and likely join the starting rotation, according to multiple reports.

NFL declines to punish Chiefs WR Hill
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:32:50 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into multiple alleged physical altercations.

Woods to miss cut despite improved round
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:28:51 -0400
From feeds.reuters
A battling Tiger Woods rediscovered some of the old magic at the British Open on Friday but the American will be packing for home after failing to make the cut at Royal Portrush.

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:45:51 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday.

Owens to referee World Cup opening match
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:38:40 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, will get the 2019 tournament underway when he takes charge of the opening game between Japan and Russia in Tokyo on Sept. 20.

Emotional Lehman bids farewell to British Open
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:57:07 -0400
From feeds.reuters
More than two decades after lifting the Claret Jug, former champion Tom Lehman fought back the tears as he walked down the 18th fairway at Royal Portrush on Friday for what is almost certain to be his last British Open.

With little fanfare, Fleetwood puts himself in the frame
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:54:16 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Two years ago, at Royal Birkdale, Tommy Fleetwood was the talk of the town -- the in-form, local hero primed to make a push for his first major championship win.

Tour de France organisers looking to launch major women's race
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:49:26 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women's race which "would be to women's cycling what the Tour de France is to men's cycling", they said on Friday.

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:18:59 -0400
From feeds.reuters
South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not second-string in comparison to the one sent to New Zealand.

MLB roundup: Strasburg knocks in 5, earns 12th win
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:50:29 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Stephen Strasburg did it all for the visiting Washington Nationals on Thursday, earning his National League-leading 12th win, hitting a three-run homer and driving in five runs in a 13-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves.