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De Gea's move to Madrid stalls on deadline day

MADRID (AP) The transfer window in Spain closed Monday without a deal announced for the expected move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, with local media reporting the deal fell through because the paperwork wasn't submitted on time. Madrid and United had been negotiating a deal that included Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas moving the other way, but...
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Mets' Duda not on track to come off disabled list as scheduled

New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda is no longer a sure bet to come off the 15-day disabled list this weekend.Duda has been sidelined since Aug. 21 due to stiffness in his lower back and is eligible to come off the DL on Sept. 6, but he has not even started swinging a bat while rehabbing at the team's facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla."I don't know how close he is," Mets manager...
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Preseason injuries mean big opportunities for young Packers receivers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers rookie Ty Montgomery watched fellow receiver Randall Cobb get hurt and briefly thought the worst over the weekend. "I was just thinking, 'Man, that sucks!' But we've got to keep moving," Montgomery said. "We don't know what's going to happen, but we definitely need everybody that's in this (locker) room to step up." As it turns out, Cobb appears to have...
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Lambert picked as starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Transfer Greyson Lambert has been picked as the starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia. Coach Mark Richt made the announcement after Monday's practice. Lambert began his college career at Virginia before transferring to Georgia. The junior had battled throughout preseason practice with last year's backup, sophomore Brice Ramsey, and junior Faton Bauta. It was apparent...
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Kilgore goes on reserve/physically unable to perform list

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have placed center Daniel Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform list as he works back from a second procedure on his left fibula that he fractured last October. Kilgore had another operation in June and coach Jim Tomsula isn't sure when he will be ready to return. Among the 10 players cut Monday was former British discus...
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Utah ready for Michigan, not concerned with Harbaugh hype

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was the talk of college football's offseason as he dominated headlines throughout the spring and summer. The Wolverines' season opener has been hyped because of Harbaugh's return to the college ranks. The opponent on Thursday night- Utah - has been an afterthought. And the Utes have taken notice. ''For me, really, it's getting...
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Cubs bolster outfield, acquire Mariners' Jackson for stretch run

HOUSTON -- The playoff-hopeful Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. Mariners interim general manager Jeff Kingston announced the trade Monday night. Because the deal was made before Sept. 1, Jackson will be eligible for the postseason if the Cubs get that far. Chicago began the day with a 5 1/2-game lead over San...
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Reports: Raiders cut RB Trent Richardson

The Oakland Raiders released running back Trent Richardson, according to multiple media reports. Richardson, who was released by the Indianapolis Colts last season, signed with the Raiders in hopes to land a spot on the 53-man roster. The Raiders, however, boast good depth in the running back room with Latavius Murray, Roy Helu, Taiwan Jones and Michael Dyer.  Richardson, the former...
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UVA grad transfer Greyson Lambert named Georgia's starting QB

Georgia has made somewhat of a surprising move and named former Virginia starting quarterback and graduate transfer Greyson Lambert as the team's starting quarterback. Mark Richt announced the move following the team's Monday practice.  “Lambert is going to start the game,” Richt said. “There may be others that get in the game, but he’s the starter. It’s been a very, very...
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Florida State names ex-Notre Dame QB Golson starting quarterback

Florida State put an end to its quarterback competition on Monday as head coach Jimbo Fisher announced that Everett Golson will be the Seminoles starting quarterback. Golson, a senior graduate transfer from Notre Dame, beat out Sean Maguire for the job and Fisher said that he has no plans on changing his mind any time soon. “I’m not going to short-leash anybody,” Fisher told...
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Jaguars fill Steelers' need for kicker, trading Josh Scobee for draft pick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After losing Shaun Suisham and Graham Hartley in the preseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers needed another kicker. The Jacksonville Jaguars had one to spare. So the Jaguars traded longtime placekicker Josh Scobee to the Steelers on Monday for a sixth-round draft pick in 2016. The swap gives the Steelers a capable -- and expensive -- replacement. Scobee is a 12th...
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Kings' Belinelli leads Italy past Michigan State -- really

If you're unaware of the current practice slate for the Michigan State Spartans, this headline might have caught you by surprise. But that's no typo; one of the newest members of the Sacramento Kings, Marco Belinelli, was part of an Italian national team that took on Tom Izzo's team during a four-game European swing by the Spartans.The NCAA season doesn't tip off for another few...
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Playoff-hopeful Cubs get OF Austin Jackson from Seattle

HOUSTON (AP) The playoff-hopeful Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. Mariners interim general manager Jeff Kingston announced the trade Monday night. Because the deal was made before Sept. 1, Jackson will be eligible for the postseason if the Cubs get that far. Chicago began the day with a 5 1/2-game lead over...
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Mark Shapiro says decision to go Blue Jays came down to two things

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Sano storm: Twins rookie shows power, discipline at plate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Miguel Sano has shown he has one of the most powerful swings in the majors, in less than two months with the Minnesota Twins. In just 49 games, the rookie slugger has 13 doubles, 13 home runs and 40 RBIs, plus 33 walks for a whopping .989 on-base-plus-slugging percentage. Sano hasn't played enough to officially qualify in this category, but the only American League...
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Report: Jazz at training camp roster limit after O'Brien signing

The Utah Jazz are looking to take the next step in their maturation in the Western Conference. But before the real games begin, the team will have plenty of options at training camp.Utah announced on Friday the signing of free agent forward J.J. O'Brien, a 23-year-old who played one season at the University of Utah before transferring to San Diego State. O'Brien also participated...
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Confusion over De Gea's transfer to Real Madrid as reports surface of deadline missed

Confusion surrounded the future of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea on Monday night amid reports his move to Real Madrid had collapsed at the last minute. De Gea appeared set to move to the Bernabeu after United agreed a deal with Real, which would have included Madrid keeper Keylor Navas moving in the opposite direction and worth around £29million. The move had to be completed...
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Cubit hopes to project professionalism in new Illinois role

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Bill Cubit joked that he thought the blazer he wore to the podium Monday to speak to reporters made him look good. There was actually a reason a guy usually seen in coaching gear wore the blue coat on a 90-degree day. ''I've always done it at every place I've been. You go out there in a professional manner,'' the 61-year-old Cubit said. Cubit took over as interim...
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Rays minor leaguer Jeremy Hadley suspended 50 games for drug violation

NEW YORK (AP) -- A minor league outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays has been suspended 50 games for a drug violation. The commissioner's office said Monday that 20-year-old Jeremy Hadley had been penalized after testing positive for an amphetamine. Hadley was on the roster of the rookie level Gulf Coast League Rays.
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Without Develin, Patriots plan to be flexible at fullback

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The loss of James Develin to a broken right tibia left the New England Patriots without a fullback on the roster. Sort of. ''Playing fullback sometimes you see the fullback line up at tight end (and) tight ends line up at fullback,'' tight end Rob Gronkowski said Monday. ''It's all what you can do as a player. You've got to do your job so the more you can...
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Opportunities abound for young Packers WRs after injuries

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers rookie Ty Montgomery watched fellow receiver Randall Cobb get hurt and briefly thought the worst over the weekend. ''I was just thinking, `Man, that sucks!' But we've got to keep moving,'' Montgomery said. ''We don't know what's going to happen, but we definitely need everybody that's in this (locker) room to step up.'' As it turns out, Cobb appears...
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Browns LB Mingo returns to practice along with Gilbert, Pryor

Browns outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo was back on the practice field Monday less than four weeks after undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus. Mingo is unlikely to suit up for Cleveland's preseason finale against the Chicago Bears, but he is on target to play in the team's season opener against the Jets. Mingo took part in individual drills during the 30 minutes of practice...
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Missouri Tigers release depth chart for season opener

With less than a week before a contest versus in-state rival Southeast Missouri State, the Missouri Tigers released their week 1 depth chart. At first glance, there's a theme of younger players littered throughout the two-deep. The inexperienced defensive line features high-profile youngsters Terry Beckner, Jr. and Nate Howard. Drew Lock is ensconced as the second-string signal...
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Email shows U. Iowa 'mandate' for female coach over males for track job

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa athletics department administrators ordered a female be hired over male candidates for an assistant track coaching job regardless of qualifications, an internal email from the head coach alleges. Attorneys for a male coach who says he was illegally passed over portrayed the email -- which the coach's attorneys received last week as part of a...
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No. 13 UCLA starting CB Ishmael Adams arrested

LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA cornerback Ishmael Adams has been arrested on suspicion of taking a phone from an Uber driver. UCLA's media relations office confirmed Adams' arrest Monday. Adams was arrested early Sunday morning when he allegedly used force to take the phone, according to Tod Tamberg, the assistant director of UCLA's media relations and public outreach office. Adams started...
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