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  • Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery

    Matt Harvey has torn ligament, could need Tommy John surgery
    Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, an injury the New York Mets' young ace hopes will not require surgery. Harvey and General manager Sandy Alderson both say they we're shocked when they were given the results of the MRI...
  • UCLA football: Bruins looking to spend less time in the sack

    The 52 sacks UCLA allowed last season were a talking point post-practice Monday. Coach Jim Mora said it took a village to allow the second-most sacks in the nation -- Washington State gave up 57. But Mora said that quarterback Brett Hundley had to do...
  • U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win

    U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win
    NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
  • Galaxy forward Robbie Keane named MLS player of the month

    Galaxy forward Robbie Keane named MLS player of the month
    Galaxy forward Robbie Keane on Thursday was named Major League Soccer's player of the month for August. The 33-year-old Galaxy captain had five goals and two assists in four MLS games last month, in which the Galaxy was unbeaten with a 3-0-1 record....
  • Angels Manager Mike Scioscia: 'Next year starts today'

    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia: 'Next year starts today'
    After a lengthy closed-door meeting with pitchers Jered Weaver, Jason Vargas and Garrett Richards before batting practice Thursday, Manager Mike Scioscia said he will not scale back the workload of the Angels starters in the final three weeks of the...
  • Martin Kampmann looks to avoid judges in rematch with Carlos Condit

    On April Fools’ Day of 2009, Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit stood in the middle of the cage enduring the longest moments for an MMA fighter. After spending 15 competitive minutes trying to knock out or submit their opponent, all they could do now...
  • Venus Williams beaten again in second round of U.S. Open

    NEW YORK -- Venus Williams gave every ounce of effort she had in her 33-year-old body that is touched by an immune system disease and pained with back issues. She lunged for volleys and yelled in effort on big serves. But as the three-set match crept...
  • Plant-based diets take root in U.S. among athletes, exercisers

    Plant-based diets take root in U.S. among athletes, exercisers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Brendan Brazier it all started with a smoothie. The former Ironman triathlete and ultra-marathon champion said he decided to change to a vegan diet as a high school athlete hoping to turn professional. "I knew I had to improve,"...
  • Marion Bartoli defeats Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

    Marion Bartoli defeats Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title
    WIMBLEDON -- Marion Bartoli of France overpowered a nervous Sabine Lisicki in the first set and rode out a challenge from her ponytailed German opponent in the second set to win her first Wimbledon title in her second appearance in the final. Bartoli,...
  • Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit

     Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit
    "Venus Vs.," which premieres Tuesday on ESPN, is a new documentary film that follows the career of tennis star Venus Williams and her part in the fight to make the prize money in women's tennis equal to that of men's. There is a special focus on...
  • A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie

    A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie
    Ravens veteran offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie was convinced he had assumed permanent residence inside coach John Harbaugh's doghouse. Between frequently facing concerns about his weight and conditioning, reporting late for training camp after saying...