Manchester United sign Falcao

09/01/2014 10:36 PM EDT
LONDON -- Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window. The record 20-time English champions are paying around $9 million to Monaco to take Falco on loan for the season with an option to buy the 28-year-old Colombia striker. 
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Kirk gets second win of year
09/01/2014 10:36 PM EDT - NORTON, Mass. -- Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns. Kirk won for the second time this season. He went the last 37 holes at the TPC Boston without a bogey. Full Story

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Manchester United sign Falcao

09/01/2014 10:36 PM EDT
LONDON -- Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window. The record 20-time English champions are paying around $9 million to Monaco to take Falco on loan for the season with an option to buy the 28-year-old Colombia striker. 
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Kirk gets second win of year
09/01/2014 10:36 PM EDT - NORTON, Mass. -- Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns. Kirk won for the second time this season. He went the last 37 holes at the TPC Boston without a bogey. Full Story

Bouchard falls while top men roll on
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Roundup: Mascari picks up conference honor
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Gronk clears himself to play
09/01/2014 10:22 PM EDT - FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots’ opener at Miami this Sunday. Meanwhile, the news hardly caught the Dolphins by surprise. "I’m super excited," said Gronkowski, who didn’t play in any of the four preseason games as he completed his Full Story

Greece, Spain improve to 3-0
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Beckham still out for weeks
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