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Medvedev penalized, draws boos after tantrum

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Daniil Medvedev angrily snatched a towel from a ball person's hands, threw his racket toward the chair umpire and was captured on the big screens giving his middle finger.All that in the first set of the fifth-seeded Medvedev's third-round US Open match against Feliciano Lopez on Friday night turned the Louis Armstrong Stadium crowd against him, resulting in a cascade of boos and thunderous cheers every
Golf

Bradley cards 9-under 61 to lead Shaw Charity Classic

[ad_1] CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Bradley birdied his final two holes and tied the course record with a 9-under 61 in Friday’s opening round of the Shaw Charity Classic. The 53-year-old Bradley had his finest round on the over-50 circuit with 10 birdies and a bogey at the par-70 Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club. He matched the low score posted by 2014 Shaw Charity Classic winner Fred Couples
Football

Rypien misdemeanor assault charge dropped

[ad_1] SPOKANE, Wash. -- A misdemeanor assault charge against former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien has been dropped.KREM-TV reports a judge in Washington state on Friday dismissed the fourth-degree assault charge involving Rypien's wife.A report by Spokane Officer Todd Brownlee said Rypien acknowledged hitting her on June 30.The former Washington Redskins quarterback told police that she covered his eyes as he drove and she got the wind knocked out of
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Castillo, Dotel cleared of Dominican drug-ring ties

[ad_1] A week after Luis Castillo and Octavio Dotel headlined a list of suspects named in an investigation of drug trafficking in the Dominican Republic, local authorities have cleared the former MLB players of charges of money laundering.The public prosecutor announced on Friday that he's suspending the arrest warrant against Castillo after an interview where Castillo presented documentation to demonstrate he's not linked to the criminal organization.Authorities explained that Castillo,
Golf

Green shoots 63, takes 5-stroke lead at Portland Classic

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Australian Hannah Green shot a 9-under 63 Friday to take a five-stroke lead at 17 under after the second round of the Portland Classic. Green’s round included an eagle on the par-5 No. 5 hole. The winner of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in June, Green was at 127 after 36 holes at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. Sei Young Kim was second after a record-setting
Football

Source — Seahawks waive Lynch in favor of Geno

[ad_1] 7:43 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks have waived quarterback Paxton Lynch, a source confirms to ESPN, ending his bid to back up Russell Wilson.That job will instead go to Geno Smith as long as tests on his knee don't reveal a serious injury.The Seahawks signed Lynch to a futures deal in January after the 2016 first-round pick of the Denver Broncos was out of football in 2018. They
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Federer ‘tired’ of notion he influences scheduling

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Roger Federer vigorously denied speculation that, due to his status, he has an undue amount of influence on tournament scheduling.The denial follows comments from beaten third-round opponent Daniel Evans, who implied that the top players have more control over when they play than their lesser-ranked peers."I don't remember that I asked for something," Federer said shortly after eliminating Evans, who had been forced to play the
Football

Rudolph wins Steelers’ backup QB job

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH -- After a strong preseason, Mason Rudolph has won the Pittsburgh Steelers' No. 2 quarterback job and will back up Ben Roethlisberger this season barring an unforeseen development, according to sources.Rudolph and Josh Dobbs competed all preseason for the prime backup job, which Dobbs held last season.Rudolph -- a third-round pick in 2017 whom general manager Kevin Colbert deemed a first-round talent -- completed 28 of 43 passes
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‘What did we just watch?’

[ad_1] After the Dream Team's Olympic gold medal in 1992, USA Basketball continued to coast along in international play, remaining undefeated whenever NBA players represented the country, winning gold at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. Then, at the 2002 FIBA World Championships in Indianapolis, an American team led by Paul Pierce and Michael Finley and coached by George Karl suffered losses to Spain, Argentina and Yugoslavia en route to a