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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.

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:44:10 -0400
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File: In this Tuesday May, 20, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:04:31 -0400
Washington says quit over infidelity

Former manager of the Texas Rangers Ron Washington, pictured here on September 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri, says he resigned over marital infidelityDallas (AFP) - Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that his resignation earlier this month was the result of him "not being true to his wife."

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:14:50 -0400
In Barry Bonds appeal, U.S. judges take swings at Justice Department

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago Cubs at San Francisco GiantsBy Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Several U.S. appeals court judges appeared skeptical on Thursday about the Department of Justice's attempt to preserve a criminal conviction against baseball home run king Barry Bonds that resulted from a steroids probe. The case involves testimony Bonds gave to a grand jury in 2003 about whether he used steroids to help him bash more long balls. Last year, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a conviction against him for obstruction of justice. However, the full 9th Circuit voted to rehear the case. ...

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:09:42 -0400
R&A allows women members after overwhelming 'yes' vote

St. Andrews souvenirBy Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming members' vote opened the doors to the famous St Andrews clubhouse and paved the way for them to play a role in the governance of the game. More than 75 percent of the club's 2,400 worldwide members, voting in person and via proxy and postal votes, took part and 85 percent were in favour of the change. ...

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:59:54 -0400
Rio's Olympic golf course in legal bunker

Workers construct the golf field for the 2016 Olympic Games on May 21, 2014 atop Reserva de Marapendi, a protected forest area in Barra of TijucaRio de Janeiro (AFP) - The return of golf to the Olympics after what will be 112 years by the time Rio hosts South America's first Games in 2016 comes amid accusations environmental laws were got round to build the facility in a nature reserve, horrifying ecologists.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:57:00 -0400
Cardinals Dwyer placed on reserve non-injury list

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown on September 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, New JerseyPhoenix (AFP) - NFL running back Jonathan Dwyer was placed on the Arizona Cardinals' reserve non-injury list Thursday, one day after being arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:39:35 -0400
NFL teams speed up response to domestic violence woes

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (R) runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium in East RutherfordBy Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Football League is showing signs of getting off the sidelines in the brouhaha over domestic violence and taking up a new playbook. The Arizona Cardinals suspended Jonathan Dwyer after his arrest on charges of head-butting and breaking the nose of a woman. The Baltimore Ravens invited fans to trade in jerseys of former star player Ray Rice, who has been indefinitely suspended for punching out his wife. ...

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:08:28 -0400
What they said about the R&A vote to allow women members

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - The Royal & Ancient golf club's decision to allow women members after 260 years on Thursday has been widely welcomed within and beyond the game. Here are a selection of reactions to the vote, which was passed with an 85 percent majority: Peter Dawson, chief executive of the R&A: "This is a very important and positive day in the history of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. "The R&A has served the sport of golf well for 260 years and I am confident that the club will continue to do so in future with the support of all its members, both women and men. ...

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:27:31 -0400
Golf-European Tour Wales Open scores

Sept 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Wales Open at the par-71 course on Thursday in Newport 65 Joost Luiten (Netherlands) 65 66 Andrew McArthur (Britain) 66 Nicolas Colsaerts (Belgium) 66 67 Justin Walters (South Africa) 67 Robert Rock (Britain) 67 Sam Walker (Britain) 67 68 Craig Lee (Britain) 68 Ricardo Santos (Portugal) 68 Shane Lowry (Ireland) 68 Steve Webster (Britain) 68 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 68 Daniel Brooks (Britain) 68 Jamie McLeary (Britain) 68 Eddie Pepperell (Britain) 68 Simon Wakefield (Britain) 68 Thongchai Jaidee (Thailand) 68 69 Patrik Sjoeland ...

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:12:07 -0400
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