Arrieta dodges Dodgers’ bats as Cubs ace no-hits LA

(Reuters) – Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw his first career no-hitter, finishing off the milestone in grand style by striking out the Los Angeles Dodgers in order in the ninth inning for a 2-0 win on Sunday.









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Blue Jays complete sweep of Tigers

(The Sports Xchange) – Russell Martin has been on postseason teams before but the Toronto Blue Jays catcher said after a 9-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday that this team might be on the way to doing something really big.

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U.S. Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.









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NFL notebook: Washington Redskins reportedly discussed trading RG3

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Washington Redskins coaches and front office personnel want to part ways with quarterback Robert Griffin III, but team owners are against the move, ESPN reported Sunday.

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Injured Maria Sharapova withdraws from U.S. Open

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Maria Sharapova announced Sunday via social media that she will miss the U.S. Open, which begins Monday in New York.

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Tim Lincecum may miss rest of San Francisco Giants season

By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange
SAN FRANCISCO — Two days after Giants fans pondered the potential retirement of one former staff ace, then were alerted to the possibility of another Sunday.

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Chicago Bears cut former pro-bowl CB Tim Jennings

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Cornerback Tim Jennings, a two-time Pro Bowl honoree, was cut after five seasons with the Chicago Bears, the team announced Sunday night.

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Chicago Cubs’ Jake Arrieta no-hits Los Angeles Dodgers, fans 12

By Joseph D’Hippolito, The Sports Xchange
LOS ANGELES — By making history, Jake Arrieta led the Chicago Cubs to a place they had not visited in seven years.

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