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American Indians group takes 'Redskins' name to U.S. Supreme Court

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 13:54
A group of American Indians who find the Washington Redskins name offensive wants the Supreme Court to take up the matter.

South Africa asks UN to weight in on how IAAF handled Caster Semenya case

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 10:58
South Africa's minister for women and children has filed a complaint with the United Nations over how Caster Semenya's case was handled.

Shawn Andrews of Philadelphia Eagles placed on injured reserve with back, make room for Jeff Garcia

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 10:03
The Eagles have placed two-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman Shawn Andrews on the injured reserve list due to his persistent back problem in order to make room for quarterback Jeff Garcia, who was signed yesterday.

Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau out; Jason Kubel sits; Joe Crede done for year?

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 09:55
Justin Morneau's season is over due to a stress fracture in his back.

Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher's season is over after wrist injury

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 09:48
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a dislocated right wrist -- a major blow for a team with high expectations.

Juan Martin Del Potro denies Roger Federer 6th U.S. Open title in row

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 09:06
Juan Martin del Potro has ended Roger Federer's run of dominance at the U.S. Open.

Sproles' TD at :18 boosts Chargers past Raiders

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 07:49
Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers opened the season doing what they do best: beating the Oakland Raiders.

Brady keys Pats' late rally over Bills in return

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 07:33
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes in a 1:16 span late in the fourth quarter, rallying the New England Patriots past the Buffalo Bills 25-24 in the star quarterback's regular-season return.

Jake Delhomme still starter, but Carolina Panthers get A.J. Feeley

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 02:03
Jake Delhomme is still Carolina's starter -- even after 11 turnovers in two games.

Serena Williams apologizes for outburst toward line judge during U.S. Open semifinal

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 02:02
Serena Williams apologized Monday on her Web site to a U.S. Open line judge she scolded near the end of a loss to Kim Clijsters this weekend.

Lincecum's return a gem as Giants rout Rockies

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 01:17
Tim Lincecum pitched seven strong innings in his return from a balky back, Eugenio Velez drove in four runs and the San Francisco Giants gained ground on the NL wild card-leading Colorado Rockies with a 9-1 victory Monday night.

Philadelphia Eagles sign Jeff Garcia as insurance for hurt Donovan McNabb

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 21:35
With Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb a long shot to play in Week 2 as he manages the pain from a broken rib, Philadelphia reached agreement with Jeff Garcia.

USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley to practice with bruised shoulder

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 20:40
Southern California coach Pete Carroll says quarterback Matt Barkley and safety Taylor Mays both will practice this week despite minor injuries.

Indianapolis Colts monitoring WR Anthony Gonzalez's knee injury

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 20:25
Colts coach Jim Caldwell says he is waiting to meet with team doctors about Anthony Gonzalez's right knee injury. He can't say how long the third-year receiver might be out.

NFL players promise brains to concussion research

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 19:41
Three NFL players announced Monday they will donate their brains and spinal cord tissue to a Boston University medical school program that studies sports brain injuries.

Pittsburgh Steelers' Troy Polamalu doesn't need knee surgery

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 18:04
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu doesn't need knee surgery and says "the best case scenario" is that he will be back in three to six weeks as expected.

Jacksonville Jaguars lose Reggie Hayward for season

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 16:51
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Reggie Hayward will miss the rest of the season after breaking his left shin.

San Francisco 49ers might change offer to holdout Michael Crabtree

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 15:23
Coach Mike Singletary says the San Francisco 49ers have discussed changing their offer to top draft pick Michael Crabtree.

Kim Clijsters climbs to 19th in rankings after U.S. Open win

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 13:19
Kim Clijsters went from a player with no ranking to 19th in the world with her comeback victory at the U.S. Open.

Amputee runner Oscar Pistorius faces assault charges

Mon, 09/14/2009 - 11:29
Famed amputee runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with assault after a 19-year-old woman said she was injured at a party he hosted, but the athlete on Monday denied the allegations.


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