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Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

- Another National Football League player was arrested on domestic violence allegations hours after two teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended players enmeshed in similar cases on Wednesday.

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Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

INCHEON South Korea - Asia's top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had "broken the ice" when they picked female competitors for the London Olympics.

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Middle East ready to host Olympics, says OCA chief

INCHEON South Korea - Doha and Dubai are capable of hosting the Middle East's first Olympic Games and the region would simply have to trust itself to deliver a great event in the face of doubt and criticism, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia has told Reuters.

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Medinah motivation could backfire on U.S.: Rose

LOS ANGELES - The ploy by the United States to draw extra motivation from a stinging loss to Europe at Medinah two years ago could prove to be "a double-edged sword" for them at next week's Ryder Cup in Scotland, Justin Rose told Reuters.

17 Sep 2014

Extra Cup motivation not necessary for Johnson

- American Zach Johnson says he does not need any extra motivation at this month's Ryder Cup in Scotland where the United States will bid to improve on a dismal record of seven losses to Europe in the last nine editions.

17 Sep 2014

League and players' union agree on revised drug policy

- The National Football League and the union representing its players have agreed to a revised drug policy that includes HGH testing starting this season, the two sides said on Wednesday.

17 Sep 2014
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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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Williams wins 18th grand slam title

World number one Serena Williams swept past Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final.