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Kevin Norwood on becoming a Carolina Panther: 'This was a dream'

When the Carolina Panthers made the move to acquire wide receiver Kevin Norwood from the Seattle Seahawks, it was an interesting move, but not one that blew anyone away. Apparently, the move was absolutely huge for one person, and that one person was Norwood himself.As Max Henson of Panthers.com reports, the second-year receiver actually had a feeling he was going to be heading to...
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Report: Panthers GM Dave Gettleman 'most pleased' with LT Michael Oher

General manager Dave Gettleman and the rest of the Carolina Panthers organization have plenty to be excited about heading into 2015, even after the tough loss of wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. The Panthers are loaded with one of the stronger defenses on paper and still have a few very intriguing offensive weapons.Recently, Gettleman stopped to talk with reporters after practice,...
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Cam Newton not lacking confidence in offense, even after slow start

The Carolina Panthers would have every right to be concerned about their offense after multiple slow starts during the 2015 preseason. Fortunately, quarterback Cam Newton isn't flinching when it comes to the confidence in this offense.When asked recently about the offense and his trust level heading into 2015 by David Newton of ESPN, the quarterback gave a quick response."Unbelievable...
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Pollock's home run gives D-backs sweep of Rockies

DENVER -- A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Moss' three-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

ST. LOUIS -- Brandon Moss hit a three-run walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth, giving the St. Louis Cardinals an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The NL Central-leading Cardinals have won nine of 10 and lead the division by six games. They've won nine in a row over Washington, coming from behind the last two nights. Moss, who struck out with the bases...
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Gosselin, Pollock help D-backs sweep Rockies, 6-4 and 5-3

DENVER (AP) A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Moss' 3-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) Brandon Moss hit a three-run walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth, giving the St. Louis Cardinals an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The NL Central-leading Cardinals have won nine of 10 and lead the division by six games. They've won nine in a row over Washington, coming from behind the last two nights. Moss, who struck out with the...
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Reynolds lifted after taking pitch to right wrist

ST. LOUIS -- Mark Reynolds of the St. Louis Cardinals was taken out for a pinch-hitter two innings after being hit by a pitch on the right wrist in the third inning against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Reynolds was plunked by Joe Ross with the bases loaded. He stayed in the game until the fifth when Tommy Pham pinch-hit and grounded out. The team said X-rays were negative...
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Stann'd and Bang: What Demetrious Johnson needs and Paige VanZant's value to 115

In a new ongoing column, FOX UFC analyst Brian Stann will break down some of the biggest fights and the most talked about storylines for every televised card in a segment we call 'Stann'd and Bang'. With UFC 191 fast approaching, Demetrious Johnson will look for his seventh straight title defense while facing John Dodson, but despite his standing as one of the best pound-for-pound...
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Enjoy it now, KC and Toronto … it may not last for long

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Schwarber's homer dooms Reds 5-4

CHICAGO (AP) -- Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Kris Bryant had three hits as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Tuesday night. Schwarber sent a deep drive into the left-center field bleachers on a 3-2 pitch from Burke Badenhop (1-4). The blast scored Dexter Fowler, who had singled with two outs. Bryant drove in two runs for...
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Morrison's 2-run homer in 8th helps Mariners over Astros 7-5

HOUSTON (AP) Logan Morrison's tiebreaking two-run pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. The game was tied 5-5 when Morrison hit the third pinch-hit homer of his career, sending a pitch from Pat Neshek (3-4) into the seats in right field. Franklin Gutierrez hit a solo homer in the second and Mark Trumbo...
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Sano's blast spurs Twins win over White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS -- Miguel Sano's towering home run tied the game for Minnesota in the seventh inning, and two Chicago errors aided the go-ahead rally in the eighth for the Twins in an 8-6 victory Tuesday night over the White Sox. Eduardo Escobar's leadoff double, his third hit, started the trouble for Zach Duke (3-5), who threw away a sacrifice bunt attempt by Kurt Suzuki for one run...
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Dan Quinn goes 'throwback Thursday' for Tuesday's practice music

It's known that head coach Dan Quinn likes to have a wide range of music blaring through the speaker system during the Atlanta Falcons' practices. Exactly how wide of a range are we talking? Well, Quinn posted to his official Twitter account to show what Tuesday's playlist looked like. It's definitely a "throwback" playlist, but it's also a pretty solid list of songs. Maybe Quinn...
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Verlander, Kinsler lead Tigers to 6-5 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night. The Tigers, who had lost nine of 10 to drop into last place in the AL Central, snapped a four-game losing streak. Verlander (3-6) limited the Royals to seven hits and four runs, two...
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Nelson, Brewers take down Pirates, 7-4

MILWAUKEE -- Jimmy Nelson pitched seven dominant innings and the Milwaukee Brewers tagged Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole for five early runs on the way to a 7-4 victory Tuesday night. Nelson (11-10) gave up four hits, didn't walk a batter and struck out six. The Brewers collected four consecutive hits in the first off Cole (15-8). Ryan Braun drove in a run with a single and Adam...
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Report: RB Devonta Freeman has most active day, ready for next step

The Atlanta Falcons got some good news on Monday. While running back Devonta Freeman has been battling a hamstring injury since August 6, it seems that he's officially right on the fringe of being fully back in action. As D. Orlando Ledbetter of MyAJC.com reported, Freeman had his "most active day in practice" Monday. Head coach Dan Quinn had some very positive things to say about...
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Cueto's struggles continue in Royals' 6-5 loss to Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Justin Verlander threw his fifth consecutive quality start, and Ian Kinsler homered and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Tuesday night. The Tigers, who had lost nine of 10 to drop into last place in the AL Central, snapped a four-game losing streak. Verlander (3-6) limited the Royals to seven hits and four runs, two unearned...
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For CB Dezmen Southward, Thursday is just another game

Dezmen Southward is a 2014 third-round pick, who's in the midst of a transition from free safety to cornerback. It obviously hasn't been an easy one, but there's plenty to like about what Southward has done to this point. Unfortunately, it still may not be enough for Southward to make the final roster in Atlanta. As Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports, the cornerback knows he's fighting...
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Mississippi State has experience blowing out Southern Miss

For the second season in a row, Magnolia State rivals Southern Miss and Mississippi State will meet on the football field. This year both teams hope for better results on the field. “I thought last year against Southern Miss, we executed fairly well on offense,” Bulldog coach Dan Mullen said, according to the Clarion Ledger.That's putting it mildy. The Bulldogs won the game...
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Ashton Shumpert embraces high expectations as starting RB

Ashton Shumpert has some big shoes to fill, as last season's starter Josh Robinson ran for 1,203 yards - Mississippi State's third best single-season ever recorded on the ground. Before Robinson, LaDarius Perkins, Vick Ballard and Anthony Dixon starred for the Bulldogs at running back. With a line of so many successful runners under Dan Mullen, is Shumpert poised to become the next...
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Texas A&M QB Allen has put on 25 pounds this offseason

As expected, sophomore Kyle Allen will enter the season as Texas A&M's starting quarterback after an impressive half-season debut as starter at the end of 2014.But, according to coach Kyle Sumlin, Allen won't look quite the same as he did the last time he took the field; Sumlin said at his Tuesday media availability that Allen has put on about 25 pounds this offseason. On top...
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Aggies ready to consistently contend? Sumlin says so

Kevin Sumlin is entering his fourth year at Texas A&M, and after an eventful first three years featuring Johnny Football, some poor defenses and a regression to 8-5 in 2014, he says his program is finally ready to consistently contend in the SEC West. Speaking on The Paul Finebaum Show on Tuesday, Sumlin explained exactly what it is that has him feeling more confident this year...
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Sumlin: Aggies have 'chip on their shoulder' this season

Sixth in the division. Unranked in both the Associated Press and coaches polls. That's the perception of Texas A&M heading into 2015, even with the skill positions loaded with talent and the defense expected to improve (perhaps significantly) under new coordinator John Chavis, the longtime overseer of LSU's perennially dominant units. And how does that sit with the Aggies? Not...
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Sano sparks Twins in rally past White Sox 8-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Miguel Sano's towering home run tied the game for Minnesota in the seventh inning, and two Chicago errors aided the go-ahead rally in the eighth for the Twins in an 8-6 victory Tuesday over the White Sox. Eduardo Escobar's leadoff double, his third hit, started the trouble for Zach Duke (3-5), who threw away a sacrifice bunt attempt by Kurt Suzuki for one run. Third...
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