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'I've been denied for 3 years': Kaepernick throws passes at public workout

Colin Kaepernick threw passes for about 40 minutes on a high school field, then signed autographs for hundreds of fans who gathered in an end zone to watch his NFL workout that was suddenly moved Saturday.

Former teammate says Colin Kaepernick's workout seems like NFL 'PR stunt'

Colin Kaepernick's NFL tryout sounds more like a setup. A PR stunt to former teammate Eric Reid, one that comes with all sorts of take-it-or leave-it conditions.
GAME 5

Cardinals send Braves packing on strength of 10-run 1st inning

The St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs for the biggest opening inning in post-season history and dealt the Atlanta Braves another playoff heartbreak with a 13-1 rout in decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series on Wednesday.
GAME 2

Unlikely duo propels Braves past Cardinals to even series

Mike Foltynewicz threw seven crisp innings before pinch-hitter Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, evening the NL Division Series at one game apiece.
GAME 1

Cardinals find late offence to launch comeback win over Braves

Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals overcame shaky defence and a wild finish to extend Atlanta's post-season misery, holding off the Braves 7-6 in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Thursday night.

Despite NFC officiating debacle, Goodell offers few answers on key NFL issues

Goodell doesn't want to use his immense power to improve the NFL by changing officiating rules, getting Colin Kaepernick back into the league, figuring out where the Raiders should play next season or even to make sure stadium food is cheaper.
Recap

Manny Machado slugs Dodgers into 3rd straight NLCS

Manny Machado hit a three-run homer, David Freese came through again in the post-season and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the NL Championship Series for the third year in a row, eliminating the Atlanta Braves with a 6-2 victory on Monday.

NFL owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field

NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner, but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.

Michael Phelps hopes to reduce stigma around mental health

After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Michael Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues.

Olympic champ Katie Ledecky turns pro after 2 collegiate seasons

Katie Ledecky is turning pro. The five-time Olympic gold medallist announced on Twitter that she is giving up her final two years of eligibility at Stanford. She'll keep training at the West Coast school while working toward her degree.
Recap

Falcons hang on to beat Saints despite Matt Ryan's 3 picks

Deion Jones made a leaping interception in the end zone with 1:25 remaining and the Atlanta Falcons held on for a crucial 20-17 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night, setting up a three-way race for the NFC South title.
Recap

Falcons dominate Packers in statement NFC championship rematch

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night.

Beyond the beautiful scenery, fear always exists in high diving

Against the stunning backdrop of the Hungarian Parliament, looming on the opposite side of the Danube, 10 women spent a glorious summer afternoon climbing up a towering metal structure, all for the purpose of hurling themselves into a temporary pool.

Hungary's 'Iron Lady' making a splash at swimming world championships

From marketing marvel to ambitious businesswoman to fledgling union organizer, Katinka Hosszu, the Hungarian swimmer known as the "Iron Lady," knows how to make a splash — in and out of the pool.

Katie Ledecky prepared for heavy workload at aquatics worlds

Katie Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she's doing anything special over the next week. For the 20-year-old American star, the improbable has become the expected.