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WADA panel recommends reinstatement of Russian agency

A key review committee changed directions suddenly this week, and is recommending Russia’s anti-doping agency be reinstated after a nearly three-year suspension resulting from the country’s scheme to circumvent rules and win Olympic medals. Read More

Titans limit Mariota at practice as they evaluate quarterbacks

The Tennessee Titans limited Marcus Mariota at practice today and gave more work to backup Blaine Gabbert, and coach Mike Vrabel says they want to evaluate which quarterback will give them the best chance against the Houston Texans. Read More

Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin promise knockout of a fight

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez had to follow a circus to town the first time they met a year ago. The two return Saturday night for a rematch on the Las Vegas Strip that might be even better. Read More

Mets’ David Wright set to play Sept. 29

New York Mets captain David Wright will return for the team’s final homestand, making what will probably be his last appearance as a big leaguer. Read More

MLB commemorates 9/11 anniversary with ballpark ceremonies

A moment of silence to honor victims and first responders was held before every game. Players, coaches and umpires wore caps with a “We Shall Not Forget” ribbon patch, and MLB planned to donate all royalties from the sales of those hats to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the Pentagon Memorial Fund and the Flight 93 National Memorial. Read More

David Wright is getting better. But will the Mets allow his return?

Only three weeks left in a season they would rather forget, a large group of New York Mets players, coaches, executives and staff members gathered last Saturday afternoon behind the batting cage at Citi Field to watch and wonder about the man who has meant so much to the franchise. Read More

NHL in mediation on concussion lawsuit, commissioner says

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman downplayed the significance of entering mediation with former players in a bid to settle a concussion lawsuit, saying today the league is simply following a judge’s order. Read More

Jordan Spieth might look at earlier start to his season

Jordan Spieth shed a little insight on his expectations at the beginning of 2016 when he said his goals start with winning and include “being there” with a chance in a couple of major championships. Read More

International Tennis Federation defends umpire after Serena Williams flap

The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the U.S. Open final, saying his “decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules.” Read More



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