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# Fake Injury
Boxer appears to feign injury to get out of fight
US Junior boxer sustains ‘phantom punch’
# US Open
Venus, Clijsters and Nadal all progress
Third seed Venus will now face second seed Clijsters in semi-final
# Vuelta a Espana
Schleck sent home from Vuelta
Luxembourg left with just one Schleck brother to cheer for.
# Boxing
Haye to defend WBA title against Harrison
The Hayemaker to face EBU champion in new “Battle of Britain”
# Basketball
USA destroy hapless Angola to secure Q/F berth
Quest for first World Championship since 1994 rumbles on.
# US Open
Federer through to quarter finals with familiar faces
Swiss number two seed could meet last year’s US Open nemesis- Robin Soderling- in semis.
# Frame-Fixing
Fate of Higgins to be decided today
Former World Champion could have his name cleared by tomorrow and return to competitions in weeks.
# Shanghai Masters
Doherty squeezes past Sajjad into 1st round
1997 World Champion stages a late comeback to set up first round match against Graeme Dott.
# US Open
Murray crashes out to Wawrinka at US Open
Scot despondent after shock loss.
# Tennis Tension
Brawl breaks out at US Open
Action in the stands overshadowed play on the court.
# Starspangledbanner
Supersub O’Donoghue takes reins
# US Open
Djokovic advances despite fighting in stand
A disagreement over using too many words at the root of it all, say Sky Sports.
# Match-Fixing
Pakistani cricketers charged by ICC
That’s the International Cricket Council, not the International Criminal Court.
# Match-Fixing
Pakistani cricketers were set up- commissioner
“Ludicrous allegations” say News of the World.
# No Ball
Warne wants life bans for cheats
Legendary Aussie spinner gets all worked up over Pakistan’s alleged cheating.
# Man Flu
Illness rules Fallon out again
Second duvet day in a row for Co. Clare jockey.
# Vuelta a Espana
Farrar wins 5th stage of Vuelta, Roche 11th overall
Cavendish’s crusade for 3rd stage win of the year falls short.
# US Open
Roddick and Berdych crash out early
US star throws away tennis racket into crowd after loss. Hopefully it didn’t hit anyone.
# Strange But True
Miami Dolphins search for $50k earring
Maybe take the earrings off before training next time, Kendall.
# Man Flu
Kieran Fallon out of two races
Even jockeys get the man flu sometimes.
# US Open
Wins all round for favourites at Flushing Meadows
Wozniacki lives up to the hype, while Nadal endures a minor hiccup against Gabashvili.
# Formula 1
Japan gets sneak peak at Ayrton Senna movie
Documentary film due to hit the silver screen
# Fail
Pietersen tweets that he's been dropped
He actually meant it to text it to his mate, is the consensus.
# Nutmeg
Federer repeats 'shot of the century'
Now, that’s just showing off…
# FIBA World Championships 2010
USA edge out Brazil by 2 points in World Championship
American horrified to discover Brazillians aren’t just good at soccer.
# Match-Fixing
ICC say Pakistan tour should continue
Pakistan to play out their tour, and not a mention of the West Indies in 2007 in sight.
# US Open
US Open starts with promising match-ups
The best of today’s US Open… eh… openers
Carmelo Anthony's twitter 'hacked' after strange tweet
Basketball star claims he didn’t send earlier abusive tweet.
# Match-Fixing
Match-fixing scandal develops as 'fixer' is bailed
Pakistani at the centre of match-fixing scandal bailed without charge
# Scrap
Greek and Serb players riot at World Basketball Champ'ships
Hellenic basketballers get in a chair-heavy ruckus.
# GAA
Novel pairing makes for intriguing semi-final
Weekend GAA preview: Down and Kildare face off to see who gets a Final date with Cork.
# Does The Wife Know?
So does the wife really know or not?
A commentator gets a bit flummoxed at a two-way battle between Mywifenosevrything and Thewifedoesntknow.
# UEFA
Mixed fortunes for English sides in European draws
Manchester City are given the same group as Juventus in the Europa League, while Spurs’ Champions League group has Inter Milan and Werder Bremen.
# Liverpool FC
Masch could finally be on his way out of Liverpool
The wantaway Argentine will start talks with Barcelona after the Reds agreed a transfer fee.
# Bad Snooze
Furyk dents FedEx Cup chances by sleeping in for event
Disqualified before the event even starts – because he was in bed for the pro-am.
# Bloodgate
Leinster doctor: I would have stopped Bloodgate from happening
Leinster’s matchday doctor was barred from entering the Harlequins dressing room after the mouth ‘wound’.
# Boxing Gold
Irish boxer takes gold at the Youth Olympics
18 year old Ryan Burnett defeats Azerbaijan’s Salman Alizida.
# Dan Rooney
US ambassador to Ireland kicked out of press box at NFL game
Dan Rooney was asked to leave the press box – because he didn’t have the credentials to watch his own team play.
# Rugby
Irish women defeat USA in Rugby World Cup
# Ryder Cup
Selection woes mount for US Captain Pavin
Woods and Goydos throw US Ryder Cup preparation into turmoil.