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Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows there is more work left to do for his team

Despite having two wins under their belt this season and being locked in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his No. 88 team haven't exactly set the woods on fire the past three races. Since winning the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, Earnhardt has finished 21st at Kentucky, fifth at New Hampshire and 22nd in last weekend's Brickyard...
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Manziel, McCown much sharper in second day of Browns practice

The second day of training camp was much better for Johnny Manziel, and starter Josh McCown didn't look too shabby either.Manziel unofficially completed 14 of his 15 pass attempts, according to CBS Cleveland, a far cry from his first training camp practice on Thursday. Head coach Mike Pettine was pleased with the way Manziel rebounded."Too much gets made in that 'He had a bad series...
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Judge suggests Brady, Goodell appear in court Aug. 12 and 19

The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told the sides Friday he had scheduled conferences on both days "with your principles (including, without limitation, Mr. Goodell and Mr. Brady)....
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Vernon Davis fired adviser last year who pushed for new deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Vernon Davis parted ways with an adviser before last season who had been pushing the 49ers tight end to get pushy for a new contract. ''I fired that person because he worships money,'' Davis said. ''That's not what I worship.'' Davis shared the story Friday as San Francisco's veterans reported to training camp ahead of Saturday night's opening practice at...
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Pacers' Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia for reckless driving

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65 mph zone. According to the police report, Hill was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. A police officer from Alpharetta, Georgia, wrote that Hill explained he was ''in a hurry.'' Pacers President Larry Bird...
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Local favorite Tom Lehman leads 3M Championship

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Local favorite Tom Lehman shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship. Lehman had two birdies and an eagle in an early three-hole stretch, added a birdie on the par-4 ninth and closed with three more birdies at TPC Twin Cities, the course he helped Arnold Palmer design. The 56-year-old Lehman is from Alexandria...
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Georgetown track coach resigns following investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) Georgetown has announced the resignation of the director of its track and field and cross country programs following investigations of reports of hazing and sexual misconduct. The university announced Pat Henner's resignation Friday and self-imposed sanctions following two investigations involving alleged racial bias and sexual misconduct. A statement released by...
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Seinfeld mulls new episode: 'A Cespedis for the rest of us?'

The acquisition of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes on Friday made it seem like a holiday for one prominent New York Mets fan.Comedian Jerry Seinfeld took to his Twitter page shortly after the trade and posed a question that any fan of his show "Seinfeld" could appreciate.In tweeting to Mets followers if there's now "A Cespedis for the rest of us?" Seinfeld made a not-so-veiled reference...
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Mets set up well for '15 and beyond

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Cardinals sign former Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed cornerback Shaquille Richardson, who played collegiately at Arizona. Richardson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers last year and spent most of the season on the practice squad before being released on Oct. 15. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in February but was released on April 21. At Arizona, he played in 49 games,...
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Cal coach Sonny Dykes: Pac-12 is 'the best conference' in college football

BURBANK, Calif. -- Bears head coach Sonny Dykes is very confident in his assertion that the Pac-12 conference is among the best in college football.In speaking with the media at Pac-12 Media Days, Dykes referred to the Pac-12 as "the best conference in college football right now from top to bottom."Dykes didn't stop there. He also believes the conference has the best group of coaches...
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Jared Goff wants to leave 'winning legacy' at Cal

BURBANK, Calif. -- Jared Goff may have not have an interest in hearing the preseason Heisman hype surrounding him, but is he interested in winning.While speaking at Pac-12 Media Days, Goff scoffed at his Heisman hype saying that it "went through one ear and out the other."However, what Goff made very clear was that he's interested in winning. Over and over again, Goff mentioned his...
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Red Bulls-Union Preview

While the New York Red Bulls recently added the brother of their star playmaker, the Philadelphia Union pulled off one of the biggest signings in franchise history. Both high-profile additions are expected to debut Saturday night when the visiting Red Bulls seek a fifth win in six matches and an end to their struggles against the Union. Shaun Wright-Phillips, the older brother of...
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Sonny Dykes, Jared Goff both praise Cal's improved defense

BURBANK, Calif. -- Cal's offense is already one of the most prolific units in the entire country. However, in order for the Bears to make a real push this season, its defense is going to have be way better than it was in 2014."I expect our defense to make a big jump," the coach said. "I'm excited about it. We're bigger, stronger, more talented."When QB Jared Goff was asked about...
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Chancellor holds out, Bennett shows up as Seahawks camp opens

Unhappy with his contract, Michael Bennett decided to show and avoid the fines. Kam Chancellor decided the best way to get his point across was to hold out. And Bobby Wagner wants his contract extension done "now." While the Seattle Seahawks were celebrating Russell Wilson's contract extension on Friday, there were a handful of players equally unhappy about their contract status...
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Ex-coach rejoins Oklahoma City soccer team after acquittal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A former Oklahoma City soccer coach who was accused in the death of an off-duty police officer in England plans to rejoin the organization after he was cleared of all charges. The Oklahoma City Energy FC said in a statement Friday that 30-year-old Chris Spendlove has accepted an offer to return to the team. It plays in the USL PRO league. The organization had...
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Mixing Riley's system with QB's skills challenges Nebraska

CHICAGO (AP) Nebraska's offense will look different under new coach Mike Riley. In his first year with the Huskers, Riley inherits a quarterback in Tommy Armstrong with a skill set that does not match what the coach so often had to work with at Oregon State. The transition to Riley's pro-style offense in the spring from the version of the spread the Cornhuskers ran under Bo Pelini...
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DA: No charges in case involving LSU QB Jennings, two other players

BATON ROUGE, La. -- No formal charges will be filed against three LSU football players, including quarterback Anthony Jennings, for allegedly going into a house without permission in June. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore said Friday that the decision is based upon the request of the victim and because of inconsistent and contradictory statements provided to...
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Top-seeded Goffin advances to Swiss Open semifinals

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the Swiss Open semifinals Friday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (1). Goffin will face fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil on Saturday in the clay-court tournament. Two-time Gstaad winner Bellucci beat fourth-seeded defending champion Pablo Andujar of Spain 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. In...
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Bengals' Lewis: Win the Super Bowl, then 'walk away'

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is winless in six career postseason games, but he already has a plan in place if and when he can guide his team to a Super Bowl victory. "I want to hand [Bengals owner Mike Brown] the trophy, then just walk away," Lewis said via the Cincinnati Enquirer.  That doesn't mean Lewis expects it to happen this year, but he says he's ready to call it a career...
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A's acquire left-hander Felix Doubront from Blue Jays

  The Oakland Athletics have acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from Toronto for cash after he was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Wednesday. The clubs announced the trade Friday. The A's will make a 25-man roster move when Doubront reports to Oakland, which is hosting Cleveland this weekend. He will help fill a void in a rotation that lost lefty Scott Kazmir in a...
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Miguel Herrera under investigation for political tweets on election day

MEXICO CITY - The trouble isn't over for fired Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera, who is now under investigation for possible violations of electoral laws for politically oriented tweets sent the day of June 7 midterm elections. The notoriously exuberant Herrera was dismissed as coach on Tuesday following a television reporter's claim that Herrera punched him at a...
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Angels send C.J. Wilson to DL, make no late move at deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have placed left-hander C.J. Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation. The Angels also recalled right-hander Drew Rucinski from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned Efren Navarro to the minors. Wilson is 8-8 with a 3.89 ERA this season for the Angels. He yielded six runs and six hits in four innings in a loss Tuesday to the...
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Column: Harbaugh is... 'The Most Interesting Man in Big Ten'

CHICAGO (AP) Compared to the rest of Jim Harbaugh's year, this was tame stuff. In his first Big Ten media day appearance as Michigan's head coach, Harbaugh ditched the ball cap and khakis and put on a suit. He kept his shirt on. There were no shout-outs to Judge Judy or rappers Big Sean and Lil Wayne. There were no car crashes on the drive over, nor victims to assist. Even so, it...
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Grizzlies' D-League team hires female assistant coach

Sometimes, in order for barriers to begin to fall, all it takes is for someone to take that first step.In the case of the NBA and females being given a shot at coaching positions, the Spurs made it happen with Becky Hammon, and now others are following suit. The Sacramento Kings are hiring Nancy Lieberman as an assistant coach, and now the Memphis Grizzlies (via their D-League affiliate...
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