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LeBron banner could rise again in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) A 10-story tall LeBron James could tower over downtown again. Sherwin-Williams Co. has asked the city for approval to hang a new banner of James on its headquarters across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, the Plain Dealer reported Tuesday. The banner is similar to the iconic one that was in place for years before being taken down after James signed with the Miami...
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Pressey, Eyen, Madsen on Lakers' coaching staff

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will be Byron Scott's assistant coaches with the Los Angeles Lakers. Scott announced his coaching staff for the upcoming season Tuesday. Pressey was on Scott's staffs in Cleveland and New Orleans. He played 11 NBA seasons with three clubs. Eyen returns to the Lakers after three seasons as an assistant coach under...
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Dolphins C Pouncey practices for first time since July surgery

  Miami Dolphins starting center Mike Pouncey practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing hip surgery back in July. Pouncey, who was selected to his first Pro Bowl last season, confirmed that he participated in every drill. But he is leaving it up to the team doctors to determine his status for Sunday's home game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sun Life Stadium....
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The Fringe: Woods reveals return date, but is he still feeling heat?

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Houston's Springer won't play again this season

HOUSTON (AP) Houston rookie George Springer, who has been out since July 20 with a left quadriceps injury, won't play again this season. There was some hope that Springer might return for the last few games of the season, but interim manager Tom Lawless said on Tuesday that they decided to shut him down. Lawless says that team officials and Springer came to the decision together...
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Rory McIlroy wins PGA of America's player of the year award

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America's player of the year for the second time. McIlroy won the points-based player of the year award on the strength of his two majors at the British Open and PGA Championship. Winning two majors comes with a 50-point bonus. McIlroy also won the Bridgestone Invitational. McIlroy had an...
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Georgia Tech faces tough test vs. Virginia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech has struggled to put two solid halves together in the same game and Sunday's ACC opener at Virginia Tech doesn't look like a great place for the Yellow Jackets to try and get it done. The Yellow Jackets are one of 23 Division I teams that are 3-0, but the Hokies (2-1) have beaten them four straight times. Last year Virginia Tech's 17-10 win...
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Indiana-Missouri Preview

Maty Mauk is looking to build on another big game for unbeaten Missouri, which is expected to have its top two rushers available for Saturday's meeting with visiting Indiana. Slowing down Hoosiers running back Tevin Coleman could prove crucial as the No. 18 Tigers try to open 4-0 in back-to-back seasons. The Tigers have outscored opponents by an average of 24.3 points after easily...
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Colts trying to bounce back after rare 0-2 start

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis got back to work Tuesday. Less than 24 hours after blowing a 14-point second-half lead and letting a seemingly secure win slip away in the final five minutes, the Colts coaches began searching for answers. At 0-2, Indy looks like a team in trouble. The defense has allowed 61 points in two games - 24 in the final 20 minutes Monday night. The offense...
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Dolphins center Mike Pouncey returns to practice

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins starting center Mike Pouncey practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing hip surgery back in July. Pouncey, who was selected to his first Pro Bowl last season, confirmed that he participated in every drill. But he is leaving it up to the team doctors to determine his status for Sunday's home game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sun...
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Paul Pierce rocking his new Wizards jersey looks kind of strange

Ladies and gentlemen, we present Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce. That might sound a little weird to fans who became used to rooting for Pierce as a member of the Boston Celtics for 15 seasons, but it’s a reality — a reality that was hammered home with the first look at Pierce wearing a Wizards uniform. This will mark Pierce’s third team in three seasons, after spending...
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McIlroy wins PGA player of the year award

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America's player of the year for the second time. McIlroy won the points-based player of the year award on the strength of his two majors at the British Open and PGA Championship. Winning two majors comes with a 50-point bonus. McIlroy also won the Bridgestone Invitational. McIlroy had an adjusted...
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Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on Sunday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month. Yankees manager Joe Girardi says the Japanese right-hander tentatively is set to start against Toronto at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka will throw another bullpen session before the start. ''He's pitching if he's OK,''...
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Stanton posts pictures of facial injuries online

NEW YORK (AP) Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton posted online side-by-side graphic photos of his face, showing healing in the five days since he was struck by a pitch. Stanton had tests in Miami on Tuesday to determine whether he can play again this season. He posted the pictures on the photo-sharing site Instagram earlier in the day. The first shot was taken shortly after...
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Get a grip! Pro schools opponent on art of proper handshake

Handshakes have long been part of tennis etiquette, with the two opponents meeting each other halfway in a gesture of good sportsmanship to signify the end of a match. To not establish firm eye contact with an opponent or resist shaking hands at all is considered bad form, and could get you booed off the court (see: Tomas Berdych).  Poland's Elina Svitolina was not booed off...
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Troy-Georgia Preview

Georgia boasts one of the nation's most potent rushing attacks, but the Bulldogs abandoned it at a crucial time last week and the decision may have cost them a shot at the SEC title. Moments after the painful loss, No. 13 Georgia had already shifted its attention to bouncing back Saturday against winless Troy. Experts were ready to hand the Bulldogs (1-1) the SEC's Eastern...
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What will it take for voters -- this one included -- to make Kershaw MVP?

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Fuller emerges for Bears in win over 49ers

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) With two late interceptions, Kyle Fuller showed his athleticism and instincts. If this is a sign of things to come, the Chicago Bears will take it. The rookie cornerback made a big impression by picking off Colin Kaepernick twice to help the Bears rally from a 17-point deficit in a 28-20 victory at San Francisco on Sunday night. ''I'm definitely...
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Gerrard helps Liverpool earn last-gasp victory over brave Ludogorets

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Rio 2016 Olympics organizers announce basic ticket prices

Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics. Organizers said Tuesday that 7.5 million tickets will be issued for the Rio Games. Half of them - 3.8 million - will be priced under $30. Organizers said the cheapest ticket will be about $20. The most expensive ticket to the Games will be 4,600 Brazilian reals (about $2,000) for the...
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Bucs backup RB Rainey making name for himself

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) It hasn't taken long for Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith to develop an appreciation for Bobby Rainey, the diminutive running back who's making a name for himself as Doug Martin's backup. The play of the third-year pro has been one of the few encouraging aspects of the disappointing 0-2 record the Bucs will take into Thursday night game at Atlanta...
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Florida-Alabama Preview

The relationship between Alabama coach Nick Saban and Florida coach Will Muschamp is well documented with the mentor taking on his student again this weekend. The matchup on the field to watch is how Crimson Tide star receiver Amari Cooper fares against Gators defensive back Vernon Hargreaves III. Saban recruited Hargreaves hard, but the talented cornerback opted to play for the...
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Lions put cornerback Nevin Lawson on IR

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit put cornerback Nevin Lawson on injured reserve after he went down with dislocated toes Sunday in the Lions' loss to Carolina. Lawson immediately had surgery, and coach Jim Caldwell said Monday he did not expect the defensive back to return this season. Now Lawson is officially on IR. The Lions also signed cornerback Danny Gorrer, promoted linebacker...
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Broncos, Seahawks top AP Pro32 before rematch

NEW YORK (AP) The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league. Heading into their Super Bowl rematch Sunday, that's where they are in the latest AP Pro32 rankings. The Broncos moved to the top spot after holding off the Kansas City Chiefs 24-17 at home, and the Seahawks dropped to No. 2 after they lost to the Chargers 30-21. Denver...
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Where Marcus Stroman was right...and wrong.

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