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Rockies designate struggling Davis for assignment

The Colorado Rockies are parting ways with high-priced reliever Wade Davis as manager Bud Black told reporters Saturday that Davis has been designated for assignment. More »


FC Dallas benefit from late gaffe, edge Sporting KC

Ryan Hollingshead scored the go-ahead goal off a Sporting Kansas City gaffe in the 86th minute, lifting visiting FC Dallas to a 3-2 win on Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, Kan. More »


PGA to implement pace-of-play policy in January

The PGA Tour will implement its revised pace-of-play policy at the 2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions in January, the Golf Channel reported. More »


McIlroy fights back to stay in contention at U.S. Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) - Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy clawed his way back up the leaderboard at Winged Foot on Saturday, carding a two-under par 68 after a second round slump had threatened to derail his latest U.S. Open campaign. More »


No. 7 Notre Dame stifles South Florida, 52-0

Seventh-ranked Notre Dame capitalized on a series of special teams blunders and overwhelmed South Florida on defense to cruise to a 52-0 rout Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium. More »


Tigers skipper Gardenhire retires with 8 games left

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement Saturday, effective immediately, with eight games remaining in the team's season. More »


Djokovic overcomes Koepfer to set up Ruud semi-final in Rome

(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic overcame a mid-match wobble against Dominik Koepfer before securing a 6-3 4-6 6-3 win over the unseeded German and a semi-final spot at the Italian Open on Saturday. More »


49ers DE Ford (neck) ruled out vs. Jets

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Dee Ford was downgraded from questionable to out for Sunday's game against the host New York Jets. More »


UPDATE 2-Soccer-Aspas double downs Valencia, Emery gets first win with Villarreal

MADRID, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The evergreen Iago Aspas scored in either half to give Celta Vigo a 2-1 win at home to Valencia in La Liga on Saturday. More »


Doaks fuels No. 13 Cincinnati's rout of Austin Peay

Gerrid Doaks scored four touchdowns Saturday as No. 13 Cincinnati opened its college football season with an easy 55-20 romp over Austin Peay at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati. More »


Soccer-Truffert enjoys dream debut as Rennes sink Monaco

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Teenage midfielder Adrien Truffert capped a memorable Ligue 1 debut as he scored a stoppage time winner for Rennes which gave his side a comeback 2-1 victory at home to Monaco on Saturday and sent them top of the table. More »


Soccer-Forge defeat HFX Wanderers to retain CPL title

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Forge FC defeated HFX Wanderers FC 2-0 to secure their second consecutive Canadian Premier League title on Saturday. More »


MAC presidents discuss return to football, delay vote

The Mid-American Conference will continue to discuss the possibility of playing a fall football season, commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said Saturday. More »


Report: WR Robinson, Bears resume contract talks

Wide receiver Allen Robinson and the Chicago Bears are trying to work out a contract extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday. More »


Wolff, Reed in share of early third-round U.S. Open lead

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) - A laser-focused Matthew Wolff took a surprising bite out of Winged Foot with a blistering front nine to move into a share of the early third-round U.S. Open lead with overnight leader Patrick Reed on Saturday. More »


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