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Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at 'uphill climb'

IRVING, Texas (AP) Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an ''uphill climb.'' Not exactly Super Bowl talk from an eternally optimistic owner who has made such preseason predictions a few times. The Cowboys have 34-year-old quarterback...
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Armed with new deal, Chiefs QB Alex Smith looks forward

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Smith didn't have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. He had the final say when it came to staying with the Chiefs, though. One day after signing a four-year extension that should solidify his future through the 2018 season, Smith expressed relief at being able to focus solely on football -- rather than negotiations...
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Saban: When QB plan is decided, 'I'm probably not going to tell' media

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Alabama quarterback competition continues, even though the opener was all Blake Sims. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Monday that the battle for the No. 1 spot remains open between first-game starter Sims and Jake Coker, who mostly watched the second-ranked Alabama's 33-23 win over West Virginia from the sidelines. Expect Coker to get his first significant...
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Rams announce practice squad minus Sam

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams have signed 10 players to their practice squad. As expected, Michael Sam was not among them. The Rams added two each at linebacker, offensive line, wide receiver and safety Monday, fortifying needy positions. Sam starred at defensive line for Missouri, but coach Jeff Fisher said the defensive line was the strongest group on the team. Rookie quarterback...
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Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season. Bailey hurt his right elbow and went on the 15-day disabled list Aug. 16. The Reds initially expected to have him back in September. The Reds were off on Monday before opening a three-game series in Baltimore. They plan to...
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Sunderland sign Coates, Alvarez on season-long loan deals

Sunderland have signed Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates and Inter Milan Ricardo Alvarez midfielder on a season-long loans The 23-year-old has struggled to make an impact in his three years at Anfield, making just six Barclays Premier League starts in his 24 appearances for the Reds. But Black Cats boss Gus Poyet believes he can get the best out of his fellow Uruguayan and has...
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5 Reasons to Watch: UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1: Jacare vs Mousasi

It's been almost nine years since the UFC last visited the state of Connecticut, but on Friday night the promotion returns with an insanely stacked card featuring six main card bouts with a slew of top fighters featured on the show. At the top of the list is the main event pitting No. 4 ranked middleweight Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza against No. 7 ranked Gegard Mousasi in...
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Toronto FC's Defoe unlikely to join QPR, but could still go in January

Jermain Defoe is unlikely to join Queens Park Rangers on deadline day but chairman Tony Fernandes remains optimistic a deal can be done in January. Defoe, 31, has been keen to return to the Premier League after failing to settle at Major League Soccer side Toronto and Sky sources understand both Rangers and Leicester have enquired about the former England striker. However, Toronto...
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Chargers cut Grice, add Mathews

SAN DIEGO (AP) Running back Marion Grice, a sixth-round pick from Arizona State, was released by the San Diego Chargers on Monday in favor of defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews. Chargers general manager Tom Telesco is familiar with Mathews. Telesco was in the Colts' front office when Mathews was a seventh-round pick in 2010. Over four years in Indianapolis, Mathews played in...
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Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels (8-6) was pulled after six innings and seemed fine with the decision. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field. Relievers...
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Mauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4

BALTIMORE (AP) Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep. Nelson Cruz hit his major-league leading 36th home run and Nick Hundley had a three-run shot for the AL East-leading Orioles, who lost for only the second time in eight games. Mauer tripled...
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Agent: Titans agree to one-year contract with K Ryan Succop

Veteran kicker Ryan Succop has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans who chose to go with experience rather than an undrafted rookie. Agent Joel Turner said Monday that Succop is happy with a ''very good opportunity'' with the Titans. The Titans, who earlier Monday announced they had agreed to terms with linebacker Quentin Groves, had no immediate comment...
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Cole Hamels, Phillies bullpen pitch no-hitter against Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels (8-6) was pulled after six innings and seemed fine with the decision. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field. Relievers...
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Cole Hamels and 3 Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter against Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Cole Hamels and 3 Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter against Braves .
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Jags select McClendon as starter at center

JACKSONVILLE, Fla (AP) Jacques McClendon will start at center for the Jacksonville Jaguars in Sunday's regular-season opener in Philadelphia. McClendon had battled rookie Luke Bowanko and veteran Mike Brewster throughout training camp. Brewster was waived by the Jaguars last Friday. McClendon is in his fifth NFL season but has played in only nine games. His two starts came at...
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Mariners suspend designated hitter Jesus Montero for rest of season

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Seattle Mariners have put first baseman-designated hitter Jesus Montero on the suspended list. The Mariners made the move Monday. The 24-year-old Montero was recalled from his rehabilitation assignment Friday following a verbal altercation with a Mariners scout at a Class A Northwest League game. General manager Jack Zduriencik said Friday that Montero wouldn...
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Kentucky prepares for bigger challenge vs. Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky fans should enjoy the Wildcats' dominating season debut against Tennessee-Martin - just not too much. At least not yet. Sure, the Wildcats looked unstoppable at times in rolling up 656 yards and scoring the game's first 52 points before yielding a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns in the 59-14 rout. And offensive improvement was expected as players...
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Padres promote Spangenberg for MLB debut

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have promoted infielder Cory Spangenberg, their first-round pick in the 2011 amateur draft, as part of their September callups. Spangenberg was scheduled to start at third base and bat eighth in Monday's game against Arizona. Spangenberg was hitting .331 with two homers and 22 RBIs with Double-A San Antonio. The Padres also recalled left-hander...
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Jason Giambi returns to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians have activated veteran slugger Jason Giambi from the disabled list after he was sidelined for nearly three months. Giambi has been on the 60-day disabled list since June 12 with knee soreness. The 43-year-old recently did a rehab assignment at Double-A Akron. While he was out, Giambi gave his No. 25 to for All-Star Jim Thome, who signed a one-day contract...
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Injured Alvarez out, slams ball to manager's hand

MIAMI (AP) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez has exited Monday's game because of a side injury, slamming the ball into his manager's hand as he left the mound. Alvarez retired the first six batters before allowing a home run to Dilson Herrera in the third inning. The Mets scored four times before Alvarez was pulled. Alvarez slammed the ball into Miami manager Mike Redmond...
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Man United completes $23m signing of Daley Blind

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Manchester United completed the signing of versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind from Ajax on Monday for 14 million pounds ($23 million). The 24-year-old Blind is being reunited with Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford after being part of his World Cup squad that reached the World Cup semifinals. ''Louis van Gaal is a tremendously talented coach...
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Mariners put INF-DH Montero on suspended list

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have put first baseman-designated hitter Jesus Montero on the suspended list. The Mariners made the move Monday. The 24-year-old Montero was recalled from his rehabilitation assignment Friday following a verbal altercation with a Mariners scout at a Class A Northwest League game. General manager Jack Zduriencik said Friday that Montero wouldn...
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Renovated Vikings defense ready to play for real

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have been remaking their defense since Mike Zimmer took over this season as head coach. They've made several changes to the lineup, with seven new starters in their base scheme. Their system is a lot different, too, using more man-to-man coverage, blitzing and disguises than in the past. Improvement on last year will hinge on many...
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Live: Labor Day no-hitter? Phillies working on it vs. Braves

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N'Gog joins Reims on quiet day of French transfers

PARIS (AP) On a quiet day of transfers in the French league, the main news was who left rather than who joined, with Colombia striker Radamel Falcao leaving Monaco after just one season to sign a loan deal with Manchester United. Struggling first division side Reims, however, boosted its forward line by signing former Liverpool striker David N'Gog from Premier League club Swansea...
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