The Princess, the Private Investigator and Another Inquiry for FIFA

US Sports - 2 hours 44 min ago
The Jordanian princess, whose brother twice lost bids for the FIFA presidency, has been discretely working with British investigators for more than a year to collect evidence of soccer corruption.
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Playing Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

US Sports - 2 hours 50 min ago
The Boston University study links cognitive and behavioral problems later in life — among all players, not just in the N.F.L. — to playing tackle at a young age.
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Keeping Score: Nationals Join Elite Teams Who Have Crushed Their Divisions

US Sports - 5 hours 5 min ago
Washington is in position to join a small group of clubs that have won by 20 games or more.
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Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III gloated when Redskins fired Mike Shanahan; RG3 calls comments 'a betrayal'

LA Times Sports - 5 hours 22 min ago

Robert Griffin III accused his former Washington Redskins teammate Santana Moss of betraying him and lying by saying that RG3 gloated when coach Mike Shanahan was fired by the team after the 2013 season.

During a radio interview Monday on WFAN in Washington, D.C., Moss told of a fractured relationship...

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Giants coach Ben McAdoo calls out Eli Manning for key delay of game penalty against the Lions

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 22:55

Not all of the New York Giants’ woes can be pinned on Eli Manning.

But coach Ben McAdoo called out the two-time Super Bowl champion Monday night following a 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions, blaming Manning for a key delay of game penalty.

“Sloppy quarterback play,” McAdoo said. “Quarterback and...

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Lions 24, Giants 10: Giants Sputter Against Lions in Odell Beckham Jr.’s Return

US Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:36
Beckham, who was recovering from an ankle injury, returned to the lineup but could not save the Giants from stumbling to an 0-2 start to the season.
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College football: Auburn quarterback Sean White dismissed

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:20

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn dismissed former starting quarterback Sean White following a suspension and a subsequent arrest.

The 15th-ranked Tigers’ backup quarterback was arrested early Sunday morning on a charge of public intoxication. White had been suspended for the first two games for undisclosed...

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Rams prepare for Thursday night, by resting

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:10

The whirlwind preparation for a Thursday night game began in earnest Monday for the Rams.

And it started with … rest.

Coach Sean McVay canceled a scheduled workout so players could have an extra day to physically recover after Sunday’s 27-20 loss to the Washington Redskins.

Rams players said after...

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Mystics Discover Hurdles on the Way to a W.N.B.A. Breakthrough

US Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:09
Washington made a big splash by acquiring Elena Delle Donne in the off-season, but its ambitions were derailed by a combination of overseas commitments and injuries.
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On Soccer: After Chelsea Ties Arsenal, a Feeling Something Has Been Lost

US Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:09
Casting off the last member of a generation of player-warriors, Chelsea still can bare its teeth, but it seems to be missing its customary bite.
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Woman Wins Championship Motorcycle Race for First Time

US Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:08
Ana Carrasco, a 20-year-old from Spain, has been riding since she was 3.
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Yankees 2, Twins 1: Jaime Garcia Leads Yankees Past Twins, Bringing His 2017 Season Full Circle

US Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:08
Garcia pitched for Minnesota once, in July, before the Twins shipped him to the Yankees. In a crucial game Monday, he delivered a painful blow to his former team.
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Lakers have agreed to one-year deal with Andrew Bogut

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 11:55

The Lakers have agreed to a one-year deal with Andrew Bogut, according to people familiar with the deal who were not authorized to speak publicly. Bogut is very familiar with Lakers coach Luke Walton’s system, having played for the Golden State Warriors from 2012 to 2016.

Walton was an assistant...

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Lions sack Giants, 24-10

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 11:55

Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night.

The Lions (2-0) sacked Eli Manning five times and Stafford put together another big game while...

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MLB: Dustin Pedroia injured

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 11:45

Second baseman Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox was struck in the face by his own foul ball and forced out of Monday night’s game against the host Baltimore Orioles.

The Red Sox said Pedroia suffered a bruised nose and is listed as day to day. He fouled a pitch off the plate, and the ball...

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Clayton Kershaw gives up first career grand slam in Dodgers' 4-3 loss to Phillies

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 11:30

Clayton Kershaw peeked over his right shoulder, noted the flight of the baseball and looked away. The milestone carried no weight for him. Kershaw never saw the baseball land, never saw the disappearance of the first grand slam he had ever allowed in the major leagues.

It happened in the 10th season,...

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On Baseball: Didi Gregorius, Shortstop and Occasional Slugger, Is at Heart of Yankees’ Revival

US Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 11:28
The Yankees took a bit of a gamble with Gregorius when they acquired him three years ago, but he has developed into a worthy heir to Derek Jeter.
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Cam Fowler is confident and ready to again be a leader for Ducks' defensemen

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 10:40

A year ago, it seemed that no amount of salary-cap wizardry would allow the Ducks to avoid trading defenseman Cam Fowler. He didn’t want to leave the team that had drafted him 12th overall in 2010, but he understood that the Ducks wanted to keep emerging stars Rickard Rakell, Sami Vatanen and Hampus...

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Denver Broncos are off to a running start

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 10:25

The team from the Mile High City is on the rise.

The Denver Broncos are running the ball and stopping the run — they did neither well last season — and have a surprisingly effective quarterback in Trevor Siemian.

As a result, they are 2-0 with impressive home victories over the Chargers and Dallas,...

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One thing Mike Trout hasn't hurt is his MVP chances

LA Times Sports - Tue, 2017-09-19 09:15

One afternoon at Angel Stadium last week, Mike Trout tossed a large foam football around the clubhouse with some teammates. At one point, Trout fired the football in a tight, perfect spiral across the room to Garrett Richards, his housemate and the Angels’ ace. Richards returned the throw on an...

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