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Bills place Williams, McKelvin, Carpenter on non-football injury list

The Buffalo Bills will open training camp on Friday without three key players on the field. The team placed defensive end Mario Williams, cornerback Leodis McKelvin, and kicker Dan Carpenter on the non-football injury list Thursday.Because of the moves, all three players will be held out of practice until they are medically cleared to play, at which time they can be activated at...
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Bills owner says team in no rush to build new stadium

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says the team is in no rush to build a new stadium or sell naming rights to its current home. Pegula said Thursday that the team has time and an existing lease on the current stadium. When Pegula purchased the team in October 2014, he said the team would build a new stadium despite a $130 million renovation the previous summer...
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Washington Redskins' Jay Gruden: Deangelo Hall is going to be the starter

After sitting out all of the Washington Redskins' spring practices, cornerback Deangelo Hall is on track to suit up for the first practice of training camp. When he steps on the field, he expects to be a starting cornerback again, and head coach Jay Gruden has confirmed that this will be the case.At 31 years old, doctors were extremely impressed with Hall's recovery from the second...
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Pirates designate Worley to make room for reliever Blanton

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pirates designated pitcher Vance Worley for assignment on Thursday to make room on the roster for newly acquired reliever Joe Blanton. Pittsburgh acquired Blanton from Kansas City early Thursday for cash considerations. Blanton went 2-2 with a 3.94 ERA and two saves in 15 appearances for the Royals this season, including four starts. Worley bounced between the...
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WATCH: J.J. Watt is awesome at hitting baseballs, too

He sacks the quarterback. He scores touchdowns. He bats away passes. He jumps crazy high. At this rate, we're getting a little bored with Texans star J.J. Watt's awesomeness. It'd be news if he was actually ordinary at something. But that said we felt obligated to show you how Watt was crushing balls at what looks to be batting practice at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Forgive us...
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How should the Kings fill their last roster spot?

The Kings have one open spot left on the roster to get to 15 guaranteed contracts. So, who should they target?Jarren Murillo has some ideas over at ISportsWeb.com:The Kings have actually recently waived Eric Moreland. David Stockton is around, but is on a non-guaranteed contract to start the season. If the Kings don't want to keep him (or his questionable defense), they could waive...
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Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed feels 100 percent, hopes to play all 16 games

For Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed, making plays in the passing game has never been an issue. Reed's struggles with the team stem from his inability to stay on the field. Reed had a stem cell shot in his knee this offseason, no pun intended, and now he feels healthier than he has in a long time. The treatment was to help him recover from issues to both his knee and hamstring...
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Report: Steelers, Kelvin Beachum enter preliminary contract talks

After locking up defensive end Cam Heyward to a long-term deal, the Steelers are reportedly turning their focus to the offensive line and left tackle Kelvin Beachum. Beachum, a former seventh-round pick, has performed well above his pay grade the last two seasons. The Steelers are hoping to lock up Beachum before training camp as he enters the final year of his rookie contract, according...
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Should the Steelers target Michael Vick?

If Ben Roethlisberger goes down at any point this season, the Steelers would be in a world of trouble. Backup Bruce Gradkowski, who hasn't thrown a pass in two seasons with the Steelers, has been battling arm fatigue and is weeks away from practicing. That has left Landry Jones and Tajh Boyd to take the reps behind Roethlisberger, and the early results have been pretty disastrous...
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Kentucky coach John Calipari visits Steelers camp, Bud Dupree

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari made his annual trip to Steelers training camp on Wednesday and got to meet with a fellow Wildcat. Calipari, originally from Moon Township, Pa. still bleeds black and gold, and tries to make it to the team's facility every summer. He loves getting to meet with Mike Tomlin and quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner, who he knows from their time together...
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Steelers rookie Holliman getting early shot to show he can tackle

Steelers rookie safety Gerod Holliman didn't get drafted until the seventh round due to his suspect tackling ability. The former ballhawk at Louisville has a prime opportunity to prove his doubters wrong at training camp this week. Fellow safeties Mike Mitchell and Will Allen did not partake in the team's first practice in full pads on Wednesday, according to Behind The Steel Curtain...
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Austrian pole-vaulter seriously injured after training fall

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) The Austrian athletics federation says the country's leading pole-vaulter was ''in serious but stable'' condition following surgery on Thursday, hours after she landed beside the mat on her head and neck in a practice jump. The federation says 21-year-old Kira Gruenberg suffered ''severe cervical injuries,'' and was being treated in the intensive care unit...
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Former NHLer Boynton to appear at hockey camp for diabetics

Former NHL defenseman Nick Boynton didn't let diabetes slow him down while he was on the ice.Now, the current Arizona Coyotes radio analyst is intent on showing others how to cope with the disease as well.Boynton, who has Type 1 diabetes, is scheduled to attend DSkate Milton on Friday. The hockey camp, which is based in Milton, Ontario, is designed to educate young players with diabetes...
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Detroit Lions: Three major players to start training camp on PUP

The Detroit Lions have announced that three major contributors will start training camp on the sidelines. Right tackle LaAdrian Waddle, running back Joique Bell and defensive end Jason Jones have all been put on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, according to the team's official website. Both Waddle (knee) and Bell (knee, Achilles) had surgery during the offseason...
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Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate shares his thoughts on Deflategate

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate wasn't directly affected by the Deflategate scandal -- which resulted in a four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady -- but that doesn't mean he has no opinion about those who break the NFL's rules. Recently, Tate told Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press what he thinks about all the hubbub surrounding Brady and his...
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Spurrier proves he still has his sweet moves

Steve Spurrier is on quite the roll here lately. After dominating the headlines last week, landing a number of recruits over the weekend and gaining a beastly four-star defensive end Wednesday, Spurrier's good fortune appears to have carried over to his golf game.  Check out The Old Ball Coach's sweet moves after nailing a birdie during a team gold outing right here. Looks like...
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Hortal of Spain takes 1st-round lead in Madeira Islands Open

SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) Antonio Hortal of Spain carded a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the Madeira Islands Open on Thursday. Hortal had a bogey on the second hole but made it up by hitting an eagle and eight birdies, including one on the 17th, to overtake countryman Nacho Elvira, whose 64 featured eight birdies. Ryan Fox of New Zealand and...
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'Madden 16': Von Miller, not Justin Houston, is NFL's best OLB

New rule: Players who notch 22 sacks in a single season should have the highest 'Madden' rating at their position.That's exactly what Justin Houston accomplished last year. But technically speaking, Von Miller is the best outside linebacker in the highly-anticipated game coming out later next month.The good folks at EA Sports rated Houston and Miller as 97 overall players. But in...
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Eric Berry is a monster, actually gained weight after chemo

A cancer diagnosis kept Eric Berry off the field. It could not keep him out of the gym.The Chiefs' Pro Bowl safety said he continued working out despite rounds of chemotherapy. When he was cleared to return after eight months of treatment, Berry had actually gained weight.https://twitter.com/pgsween/status/626417742942334976Berry admitted there were times he felt like "dying" during...
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Colts' Chuck Pagano supported Eric Berry through cancer fight

The NFL community supported Chuck Pagano through his bout with cancer in 2012.The Colts head coach repaid the favor in a big way by helping Chiefs safety Eric Berry through his own battle."He (Pagano) would text me and tell me, 'look, they're going to do a bone marrow biopsy," Berry told reporters at his This is what you need to be prepared for - this, this, this, and this.'"Berry...
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Chiefs used Chase Daniel as an emergency camp running back

Chiefs fans might cry if Chase Daniel has to take snaps at running back this season.It's no big deal if the team's backup quarterback has to line up there now, though. These early camp practices are designed to knock off the rust for quarterbacks and rookies only.Andy Reid was out of rookie running backs. So, the head coach turned to Daniel, who was more than happy to do his best...
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Report: Broncos will meet with free agent tackle Jake Long

Denver's efforts to replace its lost franchise left tackle just took an interesting turn.According to the New York Daily News, the Broncos will host former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long for a visit to Dove Valley. Long could help efforts to replace fallen tackle Ryan Clady, who was lost earlier in the spring with an ACL tear.Of course, Long has dealt with his own knee injuries. The...
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Ex-Broncos great: Peyton Manning can win a title with Gary Kubiak

Peyton Manning isn't calling the offensive shot for what feels like the first time in forever.That title goes to new head coach Gary Kubiak -- and former Broncos great Rod Smith thinks Manning will be better off for it."If anybody can make sure that Manning has a great year, give him every chance to win as many football games and put a Super Bowl ring on his finger, it's Kubiak,...
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Broncos' top rookie Ray says he's '100 percent' for training camp

Shane Ray stayed put to rehab his toe when his Broncos teammates left for a pre-camp break.That strategy paid off. Now fully healthy, Ray is a complete practice participant at Dove Valley."I'm 100 percent ... all drills, 100 percent," the first-round linebacker told ESPN.Ray's lingering toe injury might've contributed to his draft day slide. He held out of Scouting Combine workouts...
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Gray Gaulding to drive three NCWTS races for Kyle Busch Motorsports

Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday afternoon 17-year-old NASCAR Next alumnus Gray Gaulding has joined the team for three races during the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Gaulding will climb behind the wheel the No. 54 Toyota Tundra at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Aug. 30, New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 26 and Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 31. Gaulding...
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