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Panel of experts says Jeff Teague is better than Ty Lawson

Who is a better player: Jeff Teague or Ty Lawson?That was the (somewhat random) question posed to CBS Sports' panel of NBA experts: Zach Harper, James Herbert and Matt Moore. Based on conventional wisdom, many would assume Lawson is the natural answer, as he's made more of a name for himself in the NBA than Teague has.But the panel disagreed. Harper, Herbert and Moore unanimously...
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LeSean Mccoy practices, but will he play in Week 1?

Though saying he's optimistic, running back LeSean McCoy wasn't prepared to announce whether his injured left hamstring will be healed in time for the Buffalo Bills' season opener against Indianapolis on Sept. 13. "I feel good. It's just a matter of time," McCoy said Friday, while acknowledging he is still experiencing some pain when making certain cuts. "We'll wait and see, see...
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Hungary, Romania draw 0-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Hungary and Romania played to a 0-0 draw Friday in a European Championship qualifier as rival fans clashed before the game, with police using tear gas and water cannon. On the pitch, four Romanians and three Hungarians were given yellow cards in a match full of fouls. Also in Group F, Northern Ireland defeated the Faroe Islands 3-1 and can now directly qualify...
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Rizzo's slam, Russell's two homers power Cubs past D-backs

  Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in Chicago's eight-run fifth inning, and rookie Addison Russell homered twice in a game for the first time in his career to power the Cubs and Jon Lester to a 14-5 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Javier Baez added a two-run shot -- his first homer this season -- and went 3 for 4 in his third game since his recall from the minors as the...
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Orioles place RHP Gonzalez on 15-day DL

TORONTO (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have placed Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis, retroactive to August 31. Right-hander Mike Wright has been activated off the 15-day DL and will start for Baltimore against Toronto on Saturday. Wright is 2-3 with a 4.99 ERA in seven games, including six starts. He's been out since July 31 with a strained...
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Temple looks for showcase victory over rival Penn State

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Temple can boast a sold out stadium for its season opener, a rare feat in the 12 years the Owls have called Lincoln Financial Field home. The Owls could only wish the crowd would give them a home field advantage. The fans will more likely be clad in Penn State blue and white than Temple cherry and white. The Nittany Lions are storming into Philadelphia and they...
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Injured Yankees LHP Sabathia could rejoin rotation next week

NEW YORK (AP) CC Sabathia has pitched a simulated game without any pain for the New York Yankees and could rejoin their rotation next Wednesday. Sabathia tested his injured right knee while throwing about 60 pitches before Friday night's game at Yankee Stadium against Tampa Bay. He threw four innings in game conditions while wearing a brace and said it went fine. The 35-year-old...
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USC Trojans will wear GPS device during season opener

College football is known for all types of fancy equipment, and sometimes, the gear can even get a bit experimental. Such is certainly the case for the USC Trojans, who will rock a tiny GPS device underneath their shoulder pads during their game on Saturday. The project, which was introduced by USC Marshall School of Business and the USC Athletics Department, is designed to "provide...
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Berry wins Steelers punting battle

PITTSBURGH (AP) From flipping burgers to flipping footballs. Nice work if you can get it. Jordan Berry locked down the punting job with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday, beating out incumbent Brad Wing by default after Pittsburgh sent Wing to the New York Giants on Friday for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. A seemingly tight competition apparently turned into a bit of a...
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Final practice results: Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

Take a look at the full results from Friday's final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Darlington Raceway ahead of Sunday night's Bojangles' Southern 500.
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As Chiefs consider final cut down, plenty of questions loom

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) John Dorsey watched the Kansas City Chiefs play their preseason finale against the St. Louis Rams with a close eye, keenly aware that a game meaningless to many meant much to his players. Like every other NFL team, the Chiefs will need to pare their roster from 75 players to the league limit of 53 by Saturday. But unlike many teams, Dorsey may be waiving numerous...
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Cardinals get QB Barkley in trade with Eagles

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles have traded quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals, clearing a roster spot for Tim Tebow. Arizona sent a conditional seventh-round draft pick to Philadelphia for Barkley. He'll provide depth behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Logan Thomas and rookie Phillip Sims were competing for the No. 3 job. Tebow outplayed Barkley in the...
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Jeff Gordon feeling the stress of being near Chase bubble

On paper, Jeff Gordon appears to be in great shape to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup for the 11th time in the 12 seasons the playoff format has existed. But Friday at Darlington Raceway, though, Gordon was feeling less then sanguine about his Chase chances in this, his final season of racing. With two races left in the Sprint Cup regular season -- Darlington Sunday...
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McCoy optimistic but won't say he'll play in Bills opener

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Though saying he's optimistic, running back LeSean McCoy isn't prepared to announce whether his injured left hamstring will be healed in time for the Buffalo Bills' season opener against Indianapolis on Sept. 13. McCoy said it was ''just a matter of time,'' while acknowledging he is still experiencing some pain when making certain cuts. As for how confident...
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After cuts, Nick Marshall, Corey Grant still on Jaguars, for now

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- It looks like two undrafted rookies from Auburn will make Jacksonville's opening-day roster. The Jaguars waived 18 players Friday and two Auburn players were not among the cuts. Quarterback Nick Marshall, who switched to cornerback in January, and former Tigers running Corey Grant, are still on the team. That doesn't guarantee them roster spots, especially...
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Report: Justise Winslow is trying to improve his jump shot

Miami Heat rookie wing Justise Winslow can just about anything on a basketball court.Winslow played in both the Orlando and Las Vegas Summer Leagues this summer, and he impressed his coaches and teammates with his defense, energy, ball-handling and ability to get to the rim.He showed only one weakness -- the same Achilles heel experts projected at the draft -- and he's trying to...
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Miami Heat Guarantee Hassan Whiteside's Contract

The Miami Heat have fully guaranteed center Hassan Whiteside's contact for next season, according to the Basketball Insiders. The Heat had until Dec. 1 to make a decision on Whiteside's deal, but they made the easy choice and prevented any contract drama in training camp or the beginning of the season.The move comes as no surprise, as Whiteside's $981,348 contract is perhaps the...
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Titans set offensive line featuring 2 new starters, 1 rookie

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans finally have settled on their starting offensive line, and the group tasked with protecting rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota features two new starters. The Titans traded veteran left guard Andy Levitre to the Atlanta Falcons earlier Friday, leaving veteran Byron Bell as his replacement with rookie Jeremiah Poutasi the new right tackle...
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Eagles trade Barkley to Cardinals, clear spot for Tebow

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have traded quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals, clearing a roster spot for Tim Tebow. Arizona sent a conditional seventh-round draft pick to Philadelphia for Barkley. He'll provide depth behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Logan Thomas and rookie Phillip Sims were competing for the No. 3 job. Tebow outplayed Barkley in...
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Springer returns to Astros wearing UConn helmet, per coach's orders

The Houston Astros welcomed high-flying outfielder George Springer back on Friday, activating him from the 15-day disabled list. Springer had been out of action for the Astros since undergoing surgery on his wrist in early July. Even before that, he had to deal with the concussion protocol after making a tumbling catch and smacking into the outfield wall back in May. It's within...
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Valbuena's strike pushes France past Portugal in friendly

LISBON, Portugal -- France substitute Mathieu Valbuena scored from a late free kick to snatch a 1-0 win at Portugal in a friendly on Friday. The Lyon midfielder went on in the 80th minute and scored only four minutes later to extend France's 40-year winning streak over Portugal to 10 straight victories. France's Anthony Martial added to his big week by playing his first international...
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Jaguars make cuts, keep Auburn's Marshall, Grant for now

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) It looks like two undrafted rookies from Auburn will make Jacksonville's opening-day roster. The Jaguars waived 18 players Friday and two Auburn players were not among the cuts. Quarterback Nick Marshall, who switched to cornerback in January, and former Tigers running Corey Grant, are still on the team. That doesn't guarantee them roster spots, especially...
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Denmark, Albania draw 0-0 in European qualifier

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Denmark failed to take its chance to move away from Albania in their European Championship group with a 0-0 draw Friday, while Serbia beat Armenia 2-0. Sokol Cikalleshi's header in the 23rd minute almost put the visitors ahead but Denmark dominated the second half with attempts by Nicolai Jorgensen, Nicklas Bendtner and Daniel Agger. Portugal leads Group...
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No. 15 ASU, Texas A&M meet for 1st time in opener

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen was born and raised just 15 minutes from Arizona State. It's a fact has the sophomore more than a little excited for Saturday's season-opener against the 15th-ranked Sun Devils in Houston. "Special one for me," he said. "A lot of people say A&M has a lot of rivals in the SEC. I didn't grow up in the South, I grew...
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Manziel 'on schedule' in recovery from elbow injury

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been throwing tennis and weighted balls as he recovers from a sore right elbow. Coach Mike Pettine said Manziel is "on schedule" in his rehab program and that he could begin throwing a football again as early as Friday. Manziel has been dealing with tendinitis in his forearm and elbow, a condition that has bothered him since his freshman year...
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