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Rams, Tavon Austin agree to four-year extension

The Los Angeles Rams and wide receiver Tavon Austin have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

For retired US Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets

Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: "Where is it?"

Colin Kaepernick Explains Why He Sits Out The National Anthem

The 49ers quarterback says he won't support the flag of a country that oppresses people of color.

Few contenders, more pretenders in NFC

The last four teams to play for the NFC championship have the same goal: Super Bowl or bust.

More exhausting than a five-setter: Protecting the US Open

With more than 700,000 fans expected, the U.S. Open tennis tournament poses unique security challenges

Ravens TE Benjamin Watson out for season after tearing Achilles

Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson tore his Achilles during a preseason game on Saturday night and will miss the entire season, the team announced.

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Hertha clinches dramatic 2-1 win over Freiburg in Bundesliga

Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg in their opening Bundesliga game of the season Sunday

Ricciardo's on the podium, and the smile's back on his face

The smile is back on Daniel Ricciardo's face. After a tough start to the Formula One season, which saw him struggle for form, watch a teenager upstaging him and then berate his own team, the Australian driver has now secured three straight podium finishes

Endwell, New York win LLWS U.S. title, play South Korea in championship

Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final.

Fellaini comes to aid of United fan after late goal

With his injury-time goal, Marcus Rashford was the match-winner for Manchester United at Hull in the Premier League

Olympic Discus Thrower Auctions His Silver Medal For A Boy With Cancer

The boy's surgery will reportedly cost about $126,000.

Middlesbrough stays unbeaten after 0-0 draw at West Brom

Middlesbrough maintained its unbeaten start to life back in the English Premier League by drawing 0-0 with West Bromwich Albion in a match of few clear-cut opportunities at The Hawthorns on Sunday

Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game

Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final

Al-Quadin Muhammad, Jermaine Grace dismissed from Miami program

Miami has dismissed two of its top defensive players from the team for violating NCAA rules, the team announced Saturday.

College football Down Under attracts 61,000 fans at Sydney

The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between California and Hawaii appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience

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Cowboys' Tony Romo out indefinitely with broken bone in back

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, head coach Jason Garrett told reporters on Saturday.

Brazil Charges Ryan Lochte But Probably Can't Extradite Him From US

"Lying to police" isn't covered under the U.S. extradition treaty with Brazil.

LEADING OFF: Ellis starts for Phils, Jones maybe OK for O's

LEADING OFF: Ellis makes first start for Phillies, Jones might be OK for O's, Royals-Red Sox at night

Sanchez hits another home run, Yankees rout Orioles 13-5

Rookie Gary Sanchez kept up his remarkable run, homering for the third straight game as the New York Yankees routed Baltimore 13-5 Saturday.Sanchez hit a drive that bounced off the top of the right-center field wall and over in the fourth inning

Report: Two Western Michigan players in custody, allegedly held up student

Two Western Michigan players are in custody after holding up a female student at gunpoint, according to local TV affiliate WMMT.

Rahal makes last-lap pass to win IndyCar race at Texas

Graham Rahal made a last-lap pass and just held on to beat James Hinchcliffe in the closest finish ever for an IndyCar race at Texas

Ejection Night: 4 Tigers tossed vs Angels, win streak ends

Detroit stars Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez were ejected, along with manager Brad Ausmus and hitting coach Wally Joyner in a series of balls-and-strikes disputes as Tigers' five-game winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the Angels

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Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem in protest of racial inequalities

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem before Friday’s preseason game against the Packers in Santa Clara, telling NFL.com’s Steve Wyche after the fact that his decision came in protest of the racial inequalities t

Harper throws helmet, gets ejected in Nats' loss to Rockies

Bryce Harper yelled at umpire Mike Winters and threw his helmet to the ground, leading to his ejection from the Washington Nationals' 9-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies