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Friday September 4 2015
2:48 PM EDT

Beck relieves injured Lulay, leads Lions over Cato-less Alouettes 25-16 CFL

MONTREAL - Quarterback John Beck came on in relief and got the B.C. Lions a victory, but now he may have try his hand at being the starter. Beck replaced the injured Travis Lulay midway through the first quarter and threw touchdown passes to Lavelle...

ESPN pulls Schilling off air for next month after anti-Muslim tweet SPORTS

BRISTOL, Conn. - ESPN says commentator Curt Schilling won't appear on the air for the next month in the wake of his anti-Muslim tweet. ESPN said Thursday that Schilling won't be on telecasts for the rest of the regular season or the American...

Mark Rolfing, NBC golf analyst, being treated for rare form of cancer SPORTS

ORLANDO, Fla. - Television golf analyst Mark Rolfing has been diagnosed with salivary gland cancer and will not be part of the Golf Channel or NBC broadcast team for the rest of the year. Rolfing had surgery three weeks ago to remove a malignant...

Andy Murray fashions 8th comeback from 2 sets down to win at US Open SPORTS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Before they stepped on court, there was nothing to suggest Andy Murray would have any trouble against Adrian Mannarino in the U.S. Open's second round. Murray, after all, is seeded No. 3, owns two major championships including...

NYC teacher arrested for allegedly operating drone at US Open; no injuries SPORTS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S Open, police said. Daniel Verley, 26, faces charges of reckless endangerment and operating a drone in a...

Tom Brady beats NFL in 'Deflategate' court case; judge nullifies league's 4-game suspension NFL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL...

Los Angeles Mayor: 'It is time for America to bring the Olympics back home'

LONDON - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took his city's newly-launched bid for the 2024 Summer Games to IOC headquarters on Thursday, saying it's time "to bring the Olympics back home" to the United States after an absence of nearly...

Toronto manager John Gibbons winning more and eating less with the Blue Jays TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO - The Blue Jays' recent run of success has Toronto manager John Gibbons feeling good — and eating less. In his normal pre-game chat with reporters Wednesday, the 53-year-old Gibbons said his diet is better as a winner. "I...

Wiggins, Canada rout Cuba 101-59 at Olympic qualifying tournament

MEXICO CITY - Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas each had 15 points to lead Canada to a 101-59 rout of Cuba on Wednesday at the FIBA Americas men's basketball championship. A day after losing their tournament opener to Argentina, the Canadians...

NLL all-time leading scorer John Tavares retires from lacrosse

BUFFALO, N.Y. - John Tavares, the all-time leading scorer in National Lacrosse League history, has retired. Tavares, who played his entire NLL career with the Buffalo Bandits, announced the end of his lacrosse career on Wednesday. The 46-year-old...

Personal assistant convicted of stealing $2.1 million from former NBA star Gilbert Arenas

ORLANDO, Fla. - A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player. The jury on Wednesday found 40-year-old John White guilty of 11 counts of wire fraud...

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