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Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone is he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice. So Marrone cleared the field in the middle of a team drill and ordered players run sprints Thursday after several players got into shoving matches. Marrone then directed his anger at defensive end Jerry Hughes on the sideline. Looking directly...
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Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Johnny Manziel pulled off his orange helmet, dropped to his left knee and watched from the side as Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland's starting offense during practice. It's about all Manziel will be doing for now. The Browns' celebrated rookie quarterback has been relegated to a backup role: Johnny Headset. Browns coach Mike Pettine chose Hoyer to start...
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Marlins-Rockies Preview

Henderson Alvarez has pitched much like an ace while trying to help the Miami Marlins overcome the season-ending injury to star Jose Fernandez. Not even a stint on the disabled list could cool off the right-hander. Alvarez will try to win his fourth straight start Friday night when the Marlins try to resume their push for a playoff spot as they open a nine-game road trip with the...
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Craziest moments in NFL history: The Snowball Game(s)

We're having difficulty containing our excitement for the start of the NFL season. In an effort to cope with that delirium, each day until the Sept. 4 kickoff, the Buzzer will post about one crazy moment in NFL history. "Crazy" is subjective, so what does that mean here? In this series we won't be highlighting the most outstanding plays or statistical feats -- but...
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Evolution of guard position has thinned once-talented ranks

As a member of an offense led by a coach known for his trend-setting ways, Evan Mathis understands how quickly things can change in the NFL. So as he went back to watch some clips of great linemen from the recent past - namely those of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys, he pondered a thought that might be considered by many football purists to be downright blasphemous. "Were they really...
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Serena Williams to face Taylor Townsend in US Open first round

NEW YORK -- Two-time defending champion Serena Williams will face American teen Taylor Townsend in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 18-year-old Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French Open this year. She got into her first U.S. Open main draw with a wild card. Williams could potentially play Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in...
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Watch as biker crashes into car and sticks the landing on its roof

A video of a biker in what, according to Jalopnik.com, is a highway just outside of Koroleva, Russia, has gone viral as the biker runs into the rear of a car in front, somersaults through the air and lands - on his feet - on the car's roof. The accident begins as the car in front switches lanes at the same time as the motocyclist, who runs straight into the back of him. The bike...
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Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

NEW YORK (AP) Two-time defending champion Serena Williams will face American teen Taylor Townsend in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 18-year-old Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French Open this year. She got into her first U.S. Open main draw with a wild card. Williams could potentially play Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova...
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UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos Crystal Ball Predictions

The UFC's return to Tulsa has a number of intriguing matchups, foremost the main event. Benson Henderson might not be in the UFC's official rankings, but he's one of the best pound-for-pound talents in the organization. The tough sell for him is that he has already lost to Anthony Pettis, the lightweight champion, twice. If Henderson beats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight...
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Sparks-Mercury Preview

The Phoenix Mercury set a WNBA record for regular-season wins, boast two of the top five finishers in this year's MVP voting and have won a team-record 15 straight at home. They also took all five meetings with the Los Angeles Sparks, their opponents in a best-of-three Western Conference semifinals series that begins Friday night in Phoenix. Yet despite all that, Sparks coach...
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Price vs. Cobb: What happens when friends face off?

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Poland protests joke at European swimming championships in Berlin

WARSAW, Poland -- Polish officials have complained to the organizers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish team by joking that they would return home with stolen cars. Poland's Foreign Ministry said its embassy in Berlin was asking for a clarification on the matter and possible ''consequences'' for the announcer...
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Real Salt Lake-FC Dallas Preview

Real Salt Lake has gone on a nice little streak to retain its status among the top contenders for the Supporters' Shield. FC Dallas has needed an even greater one to join the conversation. The Western Conference foes meet Friday night with visiting Salt Lake trying to hold off surging Dallas at the top of the standings. Salt Lake (11-4-9) grabbed sole possession of first in the...
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Johnny Manziel still the favorite to win Offensive Rookie of the Year

Johnny Benched is still Johnny Favorite. One day after Browns coach Mike Pettine named Brian Hoyer the team's starting quarterback, Vegas has shown that it still believes in Johnny Manziel. According to odds released by Bovada.lv on Thursday, Manziel is still the favorite to win the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 2014. Johnny Manziel, Browns, QB: 11/2 Sammy Watkins...
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Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman has what coach Jason Garrett describes as a career-ending neck injury. Garrett said Thursday that Holloman has been dealing with a neck issue for a couple of weeks. The linebacker played in Saturday's preseason game against Baltimore, but came out midway through the fourth quarter. Holloman was evaluated this week...
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RB Davis might miss No. 9 South Carolina's opener

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Steve Spurrier says 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis hasn't practiced this week and might not be ready when the ninth-ranked Gamecocks open the season against No. 21 Texas A&M in a week. The teams play at Williams-Brice Stadium next Thursday night. Davis has been slowed by several injuries during camp, most recently a rib injury suffered last Saturday. Davis...
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Fill-in Fiers making a pitch for Brewers rotation

MILWAUKEE (AP) Mike Fiers is making an impression filling in for the injured Matt Garza in the Milwaukee Brewers' starting rotation. Fiers is 3-0 with a 0.86 ERA in three starts since being called up from the minors two weeks ago and Garza is on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his rib cage. Fiers has 25 strikeouts and three walks in that span for the NL Central leaders...
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Big Ten preview: Without Braxton, Buckeyes can still take on Sparty

Editor's note: This year, we're eschewing traditional conference previews for more bite-size nuggets of information and insight. Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel have spent the summer visiting teams and speaking with coaches around the country. What you find below are byproducts of those conversations and their own opinions. On Monday, we looked at the SEC. Tuesday, the Pac...
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No. 16 Clemson backup OL Anthony transferring

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson. A release from the school stated that Anthony met with Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney on Thursday morning to discuss his decision. Anthony played in 17 games for the Tigers, making five starts the past two seasons. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound Anthony was not projected as a starter heading...
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No. 6 Auburn WRs catching more preseason buzz

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn receivers coach Dameyune Craig set a goal for his players a year ago: Be the nation's best group in 2014. The sixth-ranked Tigers should at least have a more dangerous receiving corps this season with top junior college prospect D'haquille Williams joining speedy deep threat Sammie Coates and Ricardo Louis. Expectations are certainly higher going...
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Liverpool reach transfer deal for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli

Liverpool have agreed to a £16 million transfer fee with AC Milan for Italian striker Mario Balotelli. The reports came after Balotelli told Sky Italia that Thursday would be his last day at the club's Milanello training ground. A statement on Milan's website later revealed the 24-year-old had said his farewells to teammates. Liverpool have not commented but Press Association...
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Brazil's Palmeiras struggling with Argentine coach

SAO PAULO (AP) Brazilian club Palmeiras made a rare move when it hired an Argentine coach earlier this year, and the results have not been good. Since the arrival of Ricardo Gareca, Palmeiras hasn't won a single match in the Brazilian league, and its latest defeat on Wednesday left the club in last place in the 20-team standings. Gareca was hired in May but only made his official...
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The Fringe: Fowler helps Hurricane Sandy victim go home again

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Formula E: Buemi tops final test as China Racing confirms driver lineup

Former F1 driver Sebastien Buemi has established himself as a threat early on in the FIA Formula E series after putting his name at or near the top of the Donington Park scoring pylons after all five Formula E tests this summer. The Swiss e.dams-Renault driver lapped the circuit in 1:31.792 during the series' final day of testing on Tuesday, his teammate Nicolas Prost just three...
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