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Question mark hangs over Button's future

Reuters sports - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:59
LONDON (Reuters) - Jenson Button's Formula One future is looking increasingly uncertain after McLaren boss Ron Dennis said on Thursday he was keeping an eye on other leading drivers who might become available.






Aubrey Kelly Named Defensive Backs Coach

Gofightingscots - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:56


EDINBORO, Pa. (August 28, 2014) – Edinboro University Director of Athletics Bruce Baumgartner has announced that Aubrey Kelly has joined Scott Browning's football staff.   Kelly will take over as the defensive backs coach, replacing Kim Niedbala. Niedbala left the staff in late July when his wife received an out-of-town job opportunity.  

Australian triathlete mistaken for illegal immigrant on Channel swim

Reuters sports - Thu, 2014-08-28 02:30
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian triathlete was mistaken for an illegal immigrant by British residents and held up by border authorities when set to swim the English Channel, local media reported.

Winning Wawrinka bristles as Peng causes upset

Reuters sports - Thu, 2014-08-28 02:03
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second round action at the U.S. Open began with a shock and ended with some late-night drama as men's third seed Stan Wawrinka barked at fans before shouting for joy at his 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (1) win over Thomaz Bellucci on Wednesday.






Venus keeps up with sister Serena at U.S. Open

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 23:37
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open.

Top seeds Djokovic and Williams take U.S. Open spotlight

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 22:20
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams take center stage at the U.S. Open on Thursday, headlining a juicy day of action at the year's final grand slam.






USC football player admits making up rescue story

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:21
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - University of Southern California football player Josh Shaw admitted on Wednesday that he fabricated a widely publicized story that he hurt himself while rescuing his young nephew from a swimming pool.

Radwanska out, Sharapova survives Open threat

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 21:09
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Open heated up on Wednesday with China's Peng Shuai upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and fifth seed Maria Sharapova averting an early exit on a sweltering day in Flushing Meadows.






FIFA and other groups sued in U.S. over concussions

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 18:30
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of parents sued several soccer organizations including the sport's international governing body FIFA, saying they have failed to do more about concussions among children.

ESPN regrets report on showering habits of NFL's Michael Sam

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 17:34
(Reuters) - Sports television network ESPN said on Wednesday it regrets a report that detailed the showering habits of St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL.






China's Peng sends Radwanska to early U.S. Open exit

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 16:14
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese doubles specialist Peng Shuai supplied a shocking start to the second round of the U.S. Open by upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3 6-4 on a hot, humid Wednesday at Flushing Meadows.

Chicago pride swells over champion Little League team

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:46
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people lined Chicago's streets on Wednesday to cheer on an all-African-American Little League baseball team whose U.S. championship has brought pride to a city struggling with crime and budget problems.






Degenkolb wins successive Vuelta stages, Matthews retains lead

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:39
BARCELONA (Reuters) - German John Degenkolb sprinted to his second successive victory on the fifth stage of The Tour of Spain, a 180km ride from Priego do Cordoba to Ronda, while Australian Michael Matthews retained the overall leader's red jersey.

Rivers signs contract extension with Clippers

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 14:36
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In his first significant move since taking over as the Los Angeles Clippers' new owner earlier this month, Steve Ballmer has persuaded head coach Doc Rivers to remain with the team for another five years.






U.S. and Spain on course for World Cup showdown

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 12:35
BELGRADE (Reuters) - A much-weakened United States should still be strong enough at least to reach the final of the 2014 basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday.






Record man Marquez crosses another bridge

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 12:15
LONDON (Reuters) - Marc Marquez talks about fighting for his second successive MotoGP title as if there was some uncertainty about the outcome.

Edinboro Honors Doug Watts with Alumni Meet

Gofightingscots - Wed, 2014-08-27 11:45


EDINBORO, Pa. (August 27, 2014) -Edinboro University held its Alumni Meet on Saturday, August 23rd in conjunction with honoring former longtime cross country and track and field head coach Doug Watts. A total of 33 individuals competed, including 17 alumni.

Cubans pack a punch on last day in the ring

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 11:28
NANJING China (Reuters) - World champion Javier Ibanez Diaz and Yordan Alain Hernandez Morejon enhanced Cuba's fine boxing reputation with a gold medal apiece on the final day in the ring at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday.

Putin opens 2018 World Cup Stadium in Moscow

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 10:55
MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Russia's newest completed World Cup stadium, the Otkrytie Arena, in Moscow, was opened by the country's President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.






Klitschko quickly reschedules Pulev fight to November 15

Reuters sports - Wed, 2014-08-27 06:48
BERLIN (Reuters) - World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko will fight Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev for the IBF title on Nov. 15 in Hamburg, after the Ukrainian postponed next month's bout due to injury, he said on Wednesday.






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