Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge (Yahoo Sports) - BALTIMORE (AP) -- Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over. Phelps 'arrested for drink driving' - US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence, police in Baltimore, Maryland say. Colts give Mathis 1-year contract extension (Yahoo Sports) - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis is keeping Robert Mathis around through 2016. Verstappen could be 'superstar' - Stewart - Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut at Suzuka. Earls ruled out of autumn series - Keith Earls is out for for three to four months, including Ireland's autumn internationals, after undergoing knee surgery. Corbisiero & Parling out for England - NC State coach apologizes for fake injury remarks (Yahoo Sports) - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren said Tuesday he has apologized to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher for his comments accusing the top-ranked Seminoles of faking injuries to slow down the Wolfpack's offense. NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized (Yahoo Sports) - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception. Man Utd's Herrera joins injury list - Manchester United's Ander Herrera may be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in the victory over West Ham. New Giroud contract agreed - Wenger - Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has agreed a new contract with the club, manager Arsene Wenger reveals.

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:19 pm]
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.
Phelps 'arrested for drink driving' [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:09 pm]
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence, police in Baltimore, Maryland say.
Colts give Mathis 1-year contract extension (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:43 pm]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis is keeping Robert Mathis around through 2016.
Verstappen could be 'superstar' - Stewart [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:23 pm]
Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut at Suzuka.
Earls ruled out of autumn series [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:16 pm]
Keith Earls is out for for three to four months, including Ireland's autumn internationals, after undergoing knee surgery.
Corbisiero & Parling out for England [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:30 pm]

NC State coach apologizes for fake injury remarks (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:17 pm]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren said Tuesday he has apologized to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher for his comments accusing the top-ranked Seminoles of faking injuries to slow down the Wolfpack's offense.
NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 2:30 pm]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.
Man Utd's Herrera joins injury list [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 2:19 pm]
Manchester United's Ander Herrera may be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in the victory over West Ham.
New Giroud contract agreed - Wenger [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 1:46 pm]
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has agreed a new contract with the club, manager Arsene Wenger reveals.

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Quote of the Day: Nick Young thinks he can win MVP. Or sixth man. Or…. [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:59 pm]
The NBA is just more fun with Swaggy P in it.

LeBron James dealing with back pain [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:59 pm]
LeBron could miss Cavaliers’ practice tonight

Kevin Durant says his killer instinct matches Kobe Bryant’s, Michael Jordan’s [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:26 pm]
It does -- at least Kobe's

Brian Shaw wants Ty Lawson to watch Peyton Manning practice, lead team [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:40 pm]
Manning leads by detailed preparation and then an ability to read a defense, a good example for any point guard.

Rajon Rondo says he didn’t hurt hand at trampoline park, hopes to stay with Celtics [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:00 pm]
GM Ainge hints he'd offer the max to Rondo next summer.

Manchester United’s Ander Herrera suffers broken rib to add to woes [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:30 pm]
A tough break, indeed (pun absolutely intended).

Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador to play in NJ [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:06 pm]
NEW YORK (AP) -- Colombia, Ecuador and El Salvador will meet next month in exhibition soccer games at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.

Sturridge not fit to face Basel [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:47 pm]
Striker Daniel Sturridge and defender Mamadou Sakho are not in the squad for Liverpool's Champions League group game at Basel.

PST’s Major League Soccer power rankings: More movement, just not No.1 [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:31 pm]
The Los Angeles Galaxy are really, really good, while Chivas USA is across town and the PR table.

Fire-Union Preview [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:49 pm]
Just outside of playoff position, the Philadelphia Union are already in postseason mode entering the final month of league play.

NFL NHL
Colts give Mathis 1-year contract extension (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:43 pm]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis is keeping Robert Mathis around through 2016.

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 2:30 pm]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

Charles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:33 am]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium.

Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:15 am]
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season.

Chiefs lead Patriots 17-0 at halftime (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 2:03 am]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jamaal Charles returned from a sprained right ankle to score two touchdowns Monday night, helping the Kansas City Chiefs to a 17-0 halftime lead against the New England Patriots.

‘Canes ‘still don’t know’ who’ll replace Staal at center [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:02 pm]
And they open at home on Oct. 10.

After suffering concussion last night, Lehtonen ‘seems pretty good today’ [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:49 pm]
So says Lindy Ruff.

Speedy recovery: Giroux (lower body) to play vs. Rangers tonight [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:57 pm]
Flyers captain will make preseason debut at Wells Fargo.

Devils release Fedotenko and Kaberle from tryouts [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:46 pm]
Could either catch on with another team?

Former Wild 1st-rounder Cuma signs in Austria [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:39 pm]
Another draft bust leaves the organization.

Baseball Golf
Black back with Padres despite playoff drought (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 12:00 am]
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Arguably the worst year in San Diego Padres history ended with an eighth straight season out of the playoffs and manager Bud Black still employed.

After narrow division win, Tigers head to playoffs (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 29, 2014, 11:43 pm]
DETROIT (AP) -- Max Scherzer stood in Detroit's soaked clubhouse amid another euphoric celebration and spoke for a team that was taking nothing for granted.

AJ Hinch hired to manage Astros (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 29, 2014, 10:36 pm]
HOUSTON (AP) -- A.J. Hinch has been introduced as the new manager of the Houston Astros.

Pirates savoring another playoff push (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 29, 2014, 10:18 pm]
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Clint Hurdle greeted each member of the Pittsburgh Pirates as they walked off the field in Cincinnati on Sunday, telling them he ''liked the fight'' even after their chances of winning the NL Central evaporated in a loss to the Reds.

Shoemaker, Hamilton hope for Angels playoff return (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 29, 2014, 10:01 pm]
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Rookie right-hander Matt Shoemaker and outfielder Josh Hamilton are both making progress in their hopes of returning from injuries for the Los Angeles Angels' postseason.

A flawed Ryder Cup system for Americans (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:10 pm]
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) -- Paul Azinger is not ruling out a return as Captain America in the Ryder Cup.

McGinley had control of European Tour tee times (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 2:55 pm]
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Eight years ago as the Ryder Cup qualifying was ending, 10 of the top 20 players in the U.S. standings were either in the same group or in a group with captain Tom Lehman. It looked as if it was rigged, though the PGA Tour promised it was done by computer and merely a coincidence.

Azinger open to Ryder Cup return [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 9:42 am]
Former Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger will not rule out returning to lead the United States in the 2016 Ryder Cup.

Lewis backs mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup' [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:21 am]
World number one golfer Stacy Lewis says she would be keen to see the introduction of a mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup' tournament.

Ryder Cup win 'not sunk in yet' [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 29, 2014, 9:50 pm]
Wales' Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson says winning the point that secured victory for Europe has yet to sink in.

Motor Sports Tennis
IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe presides over Charlie Kimball’s wedding [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 5:15 pm]
"The Mayor" has now apparently become The Minister.

IndyCar: Penske drivers off to Verizon HQ; CFH ones to Mid-Ohio today [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 4:00 pm]
A busy day for members of two IndyCar teams, as Penske and CFH drivers head to New Jersey and Mid-Ohio, respectively.

It’s been two years since Kobayashi’s Suzuka podium with Sauber (VIDEO) [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 3:00 pm]
Two years ago, Kamui Kobayashi stood on an F1 podium in his home country, with Sauber. It seems so long ago, now.

Stats of note heading into Suzuka [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 2:00 pm]
Some of the stats of note as we head into the Japanese Grand Prix.

IndyCar: What’s Honda’s next move, driver-wise? [NBC Sports: September 30, 2014, 1:00 pm]
Honda has Ryan Hunter-Reay, but losing Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden are big blows from marketing and on-track standpoints.

Nadal dominates in return at China Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 1:42 pm]
BEIJING (AP) -- Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 in 78 minutes at the China Open on Tuesday.

Murray fights back to beat Janowicz [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 1:18 pm]
Andy Murray follows up his first title for 15 months with a hard-fought win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the China Open.

Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 1:11 pm]
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese tennis star Li Na received a tearful send-off on center court at the China Open on Tuesday, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from home fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal.

Ito upsets top seed Wawrinka at Japan Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: September 30, 2014, 1:08 pm]
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese wild card Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Japan Open on Tuesday.

Nadal wins first match since injury [BBC.co.uk Sports: September 30, 2014, 10:49 am]
Rafael Nadal makes a winning return from injury by beating France's Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-0 in the first round of the China Open.


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10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

10ThingstoSeeSports - Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) can't make the catch as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


U.S. FCC votes to do away with sports TV blackout rule

Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to eliminate a decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games, such as NFL football, if tickets to those games did not sell out. In a bipartisan 5-0 vote, the FCC did away with a 1975 sports blackout rule that has been backed by the broadcasters and the National Football League but in recent years has faced mounting criticism that it was outdated. ...


NFL admits mistake in penalizing player for post-touchdown prayer

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs(Reuters) - The National Football League admitted on Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for sliding on his knees and bowing in prayer after scoring a touchdown. Abdullah, a devout Muslim, was slapped with a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty after his touchdown during the Chiefs' 41-14 rout of the New England Patriots on Monday night. NFL spokesman Michael Signora said players are not allowed to celebrate while on the ground but this was different. ...


Abdullah flagged for touchdown prayer gesture

Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 29, 2014Kansas City (AFP) - Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was slapped with a 15-yard penalty in Monday's NFL contest after punctuating a fourth quarter touchdown by dropping to his knees in prayer, the US media reported.


NFL TV ratings on the rise despite domestic violence fumble

NFL: Preseason-Baltimore Ravens at Dallas CowboysBy Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Americans are tuning into NFL football in greater numbers than last year, according to early season viewership figures, signaling the league's fumbled handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its overall popularity. Through the first three weeks of the season, audiences watching nationally televised primetime broadcasts have risen and nearly all networks have seen an uptick in viewership so far this season. ...


AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown. Los Angeles has been without professional football since 1994 when the Rams and the Raiders both left, to the dismay of legions of fans. AEG signed a deal with city authorities in 2012 to sign up a National Football League (NFL) team by Oct. 18 this year, build the new "Farmer's Field" stadium and improve the aging Los Angeles Convention Center. ... Cardinals Dwyer facing assault charges

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Giants, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on September 14, 2014Phoenix (AFP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been officially charged in connection with a domestic dispute inside an Phoenix apartment in which his girlfriend suffered a broken nose.


Charles returns to power Chiefs past Patriots

Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs is tripped up by Logan Ryan of the New England Patriots during their NFL game, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 29, 2014Kansas City (AFP) - Jamaal Charles, who returned from an ankle injury, scored three touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs routed the New England Patriots 41-14 in a National Football League contest Monday night.


Neutral arbitrator to hear Rice appeal: ESPN

NFL: Preseason-Baltimore Ravens at Dallas CowboysSep 29 (Reuters) - Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension for domestic violence will be heard by a neutral arbitrator, not NFL commissioner Roger Goodell or someone he appoints, ESPN reported late on Monday. In a copy of an email obtained by ESPN, NFL Players' Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told the union's executive board it was the first time a neutral arbitrator had been appointed in a personal conduct disciplinary case. ...


09/24/2014 06:12 AM
Pirates edge Braves to clinch playoff spot
Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
09/30/2014 04:06 PM
NFL: Penalty on Chiefs S for prayer wrong
Husain Abdullah should not have received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty after dropping to his knees and bowing in prayer following a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown during the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over the New England Patriots
09/30/2014 04:50 PM
Michigan apologizes for how QB injury handled
The Michigan Wolverines football staff made mistakes due to a "serious lack of communication" while dealing with quarterback Shane Morris' head injury, athletic director Dave Brandon said.
09/30/2014 05:49 PM
Michael Phelps arrested for DUI, speeding
Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland.
09/30/2014 02:57 PM
Raiders fire coach Allen after 0-4 start
The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night after an 0-4 start and only eight wins in his 36-game tenure.
09/30/2014 04:29 PM
FCC drops blackout rule; NFL won't budge
The Federal Communications Commission voted 5-0 to eliminate its sports blackout rules Tuesday, but the NFL said that it doesn't plan to change the way its broadcasts are handled.
09/30/2014 03:18 PM
NC St. coach apologizes for FSU comments
NC State Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren apologized to Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday after accusing the Seminoles of faking injuries in their win over the Wolfpack on Saturday.
09/30/2014 05:47 PM
Source: Yanks start work on Cashman deal
The New York Yankees have begun the process of constructing a new contract for longtime general manager Brian Cashman, a source said.
09/30/2014 04:10 PM
Pacquiao says Mayweather 'should fear God'
A wellspring of outside-the-ring sparring between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao reached a crescendo Monday with Pacquiao citing Bible verse while saying he was unaffected by the pound-for-pound king's barbs.
09/30/2014 11:08 AM
Pardew set to stay as Newcastle boss
09/30/2014 01:18 PM
Murray fights back to beat Janowicz
09/30/2014 04:23 PM
Verstappen 'could be F1 superstar'
Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut at Suzuka.
09/30/2014 03:30 PM
Corbisiero & Parling out for England
09/30/2014 05:21 AM
Lewis backs mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup'
09/30/2014 05:29 PM
Phelps 'arrested for drink driving'
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence, police in Baltimore, Maryland say.
09/30/2014 04:16 PM
Earls ruled out of autumn series
Keith Earls is out for for three to four months, including Ireland's autumn internationals, after undergoing knee surgery.
09/30/2014 02:52 PM
Man Utd's Herrera joins injury list
Manchester United's Ander Herrera may be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in the victory over West Ham.
09/30/2014 03:13 PM
Muslim NFL player's 'prayer penalty'
US Kansas City Chiefs NFL player Husain Abdullah is penalised after celebrating a touchdown by sliding on his knees and praying.
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