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at 01:00 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

Canada's Milos Raonic, Eugenie Bouchard advance to third round at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canadians Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard reached the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday, earning tough night-time victories in swirling wind against dangerous opponents.


at 00:06 on August 29, 2014, EDT.

At end of a disappointing-so-far Grand Slam season, Serena Williams powers through at US Open

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.


at 23:42 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

As gay rugby tournament opens, Australian Rugby Union unveils plans to tackle discrimination

SYDNEY - World Cup-winning captains John Eales and Nick Farr-Jones joined with the Australian Rugby Union on Friday for an anti-discrimination policy launch that coincided with the opening day of the Bingham Cup gay rugby tournament.


at 20:14 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Winless after 3 games, including cup rout, Van Gaal needs upturn in United fortunes at Burnley

LONDON - From the World Cup semifinals to a bruising introduction in Britain, Louis van Gaal's fortunes have changed rapidly inside two months.


at 20:00 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Stampeder receiver Maurice Price wants to recapture Labour Day magic

CALGARY - The last Labour Day game was a banner one for Stampeders receiver Maurice Price with three touchdown catches totalling 165 yards.


at 19:27 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Famous fibs: A look at other lies told by athletes covering up injuries

The coverup can be worse than the crime. And Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw is far from the first sports figure to spin a bogus story to explain an injury.


at 18:43 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Nervy time as Alouettes face expansion Redblacks in battle of 1-7 teams

MONTREAL - It's early in the CFL season to talk of a "must win" game, but that's how it may be for the Montreal Alouettes.


at 18:14 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Veteran slotback Weston Dressler returns to Saskatchewan Roughriders

REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders had one thing to offer Weston Dressler that no other CFL team could match.


at 18:05 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen is a student of the ever-changing beautiful game

TORONTO - When Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen sees wide open spaces on the soccer field, he also sees opportunity.


at 17:47 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

Dressler's return to Roughriders won't make winning Sunday easier for Bombers

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers haven't managed to beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders on the Labour Day weekend in nine years, and the return of receiver Weston Dressler to the Saskatchewan lineup certainly isn't improving their chances this Sunday.


at 17:20 on August 28, 2014, EDT.

NASCAR'S Tony Stewart to return to competition Sunday for 1st time since fatal crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.


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