AP - ap.online.headlines.sports http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.sports News Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:59:04 -0400 Oh boy! Segedin homers, races to hospital for son's birth Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:51:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/24/BBN--Giants-Dodgers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBN--Giants-Dodgers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1b7c LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Segedin sprinted from the outfield to the dugout, got frenzied high-fives from teammates and flew down the stairs toward the clubhouse. 3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retests Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:44:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/24/OLY--WEI-Doping/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY--WEI-Doping c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1bac BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics. Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:16:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/BBA--Rangers-Hamilton.Released/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBA--Rangers-Hamilton.Released c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1976 CINCINNATI (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to allow him to try for a spot with the team next season. Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:21:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/24/BBN--Dodgers-DL.Record/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBN--Dodgers-DL.Record c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a65 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the major league record with 27 players on the DL this season. Premier League stars face early-season clampdown by refs Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:19:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/24/SOC--England-Referee.Clampdown/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_SOC--England-Referee.Clampdown c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1d1a MANCHESTER, England (AP) — WWE-style grappling at corner kicks, manhandling of match officials, verbal abuse: Sometimes the beautiful game can take on an ugly side. Cowboys WR Dez Bryant out after concussion in practice Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:04:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/FBN-Cowboys-Bryant-Concussion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN-Cowboys-Bryant-Concussion c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1819 FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant will miss the next preseason game after suffering a concussion in practice. LEADING OFF: Hill debuts with Dodgers, Tanaka vs Iwakuma Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:31:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/24/BBO-Leading-Off/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBO-Leading-Off c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1c5f A look at what's happening all around the majors today: Arrieta dominates for 8 innings, Cubs beat Padres 5-3 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:27:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/24/BBN-Cubs-Padres/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBN-Cubs-Padres c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1bad SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta might be starting a late-season push for an NL Cy Young Award. He's done it before. Olympics done, WNBA ready for sprint to the finish Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:30:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/24/BKL--WNBA-Sprint.to.the.Finish/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKL--WNBA-Sprint.to.the.Finish c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1c60 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break. Settling it on field: Bowls, role of AP poll change in 1990s Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:47:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/23/FBC-T25-AP-All-Time-Poll-1990s/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBC-T25-AP-All-Time-Poll-1990s c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1868 Florida State moved into the Atlantic Coast Conference and Penn State joined the Big Ten. South Carolina landed in the Southeastern Conference. The Big East gathered Miami, Syracuse, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Pittsburgh. Notre Dame's Butler charged; accused of tackling officer Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:02:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/FBC--T25-Notre.Dame-Players.Arrested/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBC--T25-Notre.Dame-Players.Arrested c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:18dc SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation outside a bar was charged Tuesday with felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official. Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:06:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/FBC--California-Hawaii/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBC--California-Hawaii c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:19a4 SYDNEY (AP) — With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season. Brady ready after 'silly accident' with scissors cuts thumb Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:37:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/FBN--Patriots-Brady/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Patriots-Brady c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1818 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a "silly accident" before the Patriots' preseason game against the Bears last week. Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host of next Summer Games Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:01:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/24/OLY--Tokyo2020/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY--Tokyo2020 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1ad1 TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flag has arrived in Tokyo, host of the next Summer Games. Jordan's first Olympic medalist comes home to royal welcome Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:33:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/24/OLY--Jordan-Gold.Medalist/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY--Jordan-Gold.Medalist c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1b62 AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's first Olympic champion, taekwondo gold medal winner Ahmad Abughaush, has returned home to a royal welcome. Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:35:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/24/FBN--Broncos-Ware/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Broncos-Ware c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a1b ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday with the plan to have him ready for the season opener against Carolina. New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz returns to practice Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:31:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/08/24/FBN--Giants-Cruz.Back/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Giants-Cruz.Back c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a1c EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Victor Cruz has returned to practice for the New York Giants and earned the Odell Beckham Jr. seal of approval. US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton' Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:15:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/24/US--Hamilton-Olympic.Team/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_US--Hamilton-Olympic.Team c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1ab5 NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's gymnastics team has flipped over Broadway's "Hamilton," in a night that had athletic gold meeting theatrical gold. After career year, Seahawks' Baldwin ready for his encore Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:24:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/FBN--Seahawks-Baldwin_s.Encore/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Seahawks-Baldwin_s.Encore c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:195f RENTON, Wash. (AP) — While the rest of the wide receivers were going through agility drills, Doug Baldwin joined teammates almost literally twice his size. Raiders' Underwood looking forward to seeing Raisman Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:35:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/08/23/FBN--Raiders-Underwood-Raisman/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Raiders-Underwood-Raisman c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:192a ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Raiders tight end Colton Underwood said he never anticipated the kind of attention he would get when he sent gymnast Aly Raisman a video asking the Olympic gold medalist out on a date.