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Report: Gay NFL Player Overlooked By Teams

Report: Gay NFL Player Overlooked By Teams

St. Louis (AFP) - Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the NFL's first openly gay player, was passed over by 31 teams Sunday just one day after being cut by St. Louis, USA Today ...

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No Let-Down As Peng Reaches U.S. Open Last 16

No Let-Down As Peng Reaches U.S. Open Last 16

New York (AFP) -- China's Peng Shuai and former world number one Jelena Jankovic led the way into the women's round of 16 on Friday at the U.S. Open. Peng, showing no sign of a le ...

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Djokovic, Serena, Murray Sail Through At U.S. Open

Djokovic, Serena, Murray Sail Through At U.S. Open

By Dave James New York (AFP) -- Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked up her 80th U.S. Open win as the ...

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Titans Agree To Extension With Casey

Titans Agree To Extension With Casey

Nashville (AFP) -- Defensive tackle Jurrell Casey has agreed to a multi-million dollar contract extension, making him the highest paid player with the National Football League's T ...

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Ivanovic Stunned At U.S. Open, Azarenka Battles Back

Ivanovic Stunned At U.S. Open, Azarenka Battles Back

New York (AFP) -- Former world number one Ana Ivanovic became the second top 10 seed to suffer a shock early U.S. Open exit when she was knocked out by Karolina Pliskova of the Cz ...

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Sharapova, Wawrinka Reach U.S. Open Third Round

Sharapova, Wawrinka Reach U.S. Open Third Round

New York (AFP) -- French Open champion Maria Sharapova and Australian Open winner Stan Wawrinka survived some shaky moments Wednesday to book their third-round berths at the U.S. ...

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Djokovic At The Double As Former U.S. Open Champs Advance

Djokovic At The Double As Former U.S. Open Champs Advance

By Rebecca Bryan New York (AFP) -- Novak Djokovic wasted no time in seeing off Argentinian challenger Diego Schwartzman as four former U.S. Open champions reached the second round ...

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Djokovic, Sharapova Set To Shine In New York

Djokovic, Sharapova Set To Shine In New York

By Rebecca Bryan New York (AFP) -- World number one Novak Djokovic, seeking to consolidate his Wimbledon win, is one of four former champions in action Monday on the first day of ...

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Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

Swim Star Phelps’ Form Suggests Olympics Story Not Over

By Robert Smith Gold Coast (Australia) (AFP) -- Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition j ...

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Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month batt ...

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