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Referee McAulay: Impossible to give players preferential calls in real time

Thursday  14:50,   20 july 2017
theScore

While much has been made over the perception that players like Tom Brady get more protection than the likes of Cam Newton, NFL officials claim that even if they wanted to, they don't have the ability to give preferential treatment on the field.[...]

British Open officials draw line at hitting over grandstands

Thursday  11:56,   20 july 2017
Associated Press

Jason Day's caddie presented British Open officials with an interesting option on the par-4 ninth hole at Royal Birkdale. Colin Swatton wondered about hitting a tee shot onto the adjacent 10th fairway for a shorter, clearer shot into the[...]

Ledecky leads US at Budapest swimming worlds

Thursday  11:36,   20 july 2017
AFP

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky is powering into the swimming World Championships in Budapest, leading a US team out to build on their latest Olympic show of strength in Rio. To be sure some longtime standard-bearers are missing[...]

The Latest: Noren shows a birdie can be made at No. 1

Thursday  11:00,   20 july 2017
Associated Press

<p>Alex Noren has birdied the first hole at Royal Birkdale in the British Open.</p>8:15[...]

Disgraced Armstrong back on Tour de France -- as commentator

Thursday  10:35,   20 july 2017
AFP

Doping disgraced Lance Armstrong, stripped of seven Tour de France triumphs in an epic fall from grace, is giving his perspective on this year's race on a daily podcast called "Stages."The 45-year-old American, who crossed the finish[...]

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett to speak with Ezekiel Elliott on Friday

Thursday  10:31,   20 july 2017
Sporting News

Garrett wants to speak with his star running back before training camp begins to discuss recent off-field incidents. The Travel Rewards On These 2 Cards Are Insane See The Top Rated Cards Sponsored by CreditCards.com Elliott was[...]

James Conner beating everyone but Tom Brady in NFL jersey sales

Thursday  09:50,   20 july 2017
Sportsnaut

According to the latest sales report, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back James Conner’s jersey ranks No. 2 among all sales at Dick’s Sporting Goods. The only higher-selling jersey is that of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Brady[...]

Out-of-bounds O'Meara gets Open off to bad start

Thursday  09:45,   20 july 2017
Reuters

Former champion Mark O'Meara made the worst possible start when he sent his opening tee shot out of bounds as the American veteran got the 146th British Open underway in cold and wet conditions at Royal Birkdale on Thursday. The 60-year-old, who [...]

Wimbledon and French Open matches trigger fixing alerts

Thursday  09:21,   20 july 2017
Reuters

Matches at Wimbledon and the French Open triggered alerts for potential match-fixing in the second quarter of the year, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Wednesday. It said in a statement that one match at Roland Garros and three at Wimbledon, [...]

'My girl's mad at me!' – Altidore makes light of El Salvador biting incident

Thursday  09:10,   20 july 2017
MSN

The U.S. striker was able to see the funny side of being bitten, though he could be in a bit of trouble at home after the incidentAs if being bit and having his nipple twisted by El Salvador defender Henry Romero wasn't enough, U.S. striker Jozy[...]

Aru falters, Froome soars in thin air of the Alps

Thursday  09:05,   20 july 2017
Associated Press

One series of giant Tour de France mountains out of the way. One more to come. And one less rival for race leader Chris Froome to watch quite so closely. By sticking like fly-paper to the enterprising Romain Bardet, despite the French rider's[...]

Vegas expects Mayweather-McGregor betting to be ‘bigger than the Super Bowl’

Thursday  09:00,   20 july 2017
Sportsnaut

Fights — especially fights that take place in Las Vegas — and gambling go hand in hand.&nbsp;Fights — especially fights that take place in Las Vegas — and gambling go hand in hand. It was expected that the upcoming crossover bout between Floyd[...]

USA outlasts El Salvador to advance, but must improve to succeed at Gold Cup

Thursday  08:40,   20 july 2017
Sports Illustrated

The U.S. national team can play better, and it’ll have to to win a sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup.&nbsp;PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. national team can play better, and it’ll have to to win a sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup. But the Americans never have to be at[...]

Butler blindsided by trade: I left exit meeting thinking I'd stay with Bulls

Thursday  08:10,   20 july 2017
theScore

Jimmy Butler was just as surprised as anyone to find out he got traded.&nbsp;Following his sixth season with the Chicago Bulls, Butler met with general manager Gar Forman and VP of basketball operations John Paxson to reflect on the campaign and [...]

J.D. Martinez removed from Wednesday's game after HBP

Thursday  08:00,   20 july 2017
Sportsnaut

A day after he was traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Arizona Diamondbacks, J.D. Martinez’s debut his new team did not go well.&nbsp;A day after he was traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Arizona Diamondbacks, J.D. Martinez’s debut his new[...]