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Pereira: In ugly Week 2, nothing uglier than those flaws in replay system

There's no sugarcoating it — Week 2 was an ugly one in the NFL. Off-field issues dominated the headlines in the beginning of the week. And injury updates on some of the game's biggest stars will no doubt dominate Monday morning headlines. But when it comes to actually playing football, we saw plenty of examples Sunday that we're still in the early season, from blown...
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Panthers DE Addison emerges in Greg Hardy's absence

Ninety minutes prior to the Carolina Panthers’ home debut against the Detroit Lions, news of defensive end Greg Hardy’s deactivation began to swirl inside the locker room. Amidst a wave of public pressure to sit Hardy, the Panthers held firm on their on their decision to allow him to play up until this point. Hardy, who was convicted on two counts of domestic violence on his...
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Orioles walk off vs. Yankees, whittle magic number in AL East to 3

  Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Sunday night to inch closer to the American League East title. Any number of Orioles wins and Toronto losses totaling three will give Baltimore its first division title since 1997. The winning rally came after Brian McCann...
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Seahawks stumble at San Diego

Seahawks stumble at San Diego
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Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

BALTIMORE (AP) Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title. Any number of Orioles wins and Toronto losses totaling three will give Baltimore its first division title since 1997. The winning rally came after Brian McCann hit...
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Danica, Stenhouse tangle on track

Danica, Stenhouse tangle on track
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Toledo's Alan Fadel earns medalist honors at U.S. Senior Amateur

  Alan Fadel shot a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to top the 64 match-play qualifiers. The 59-year-old Fadel, from Toledo, Ohio, had a 7-under 137 total at Big Canyon. First-round leader Tim Jackson was a stroke back after a 72. The 55-year-old Jackson, from Germantown, Tennessee, is a two-time U.S. Mid-Amateur champion. Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Washington...
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Mariners-Angels Preview

Don't tell Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia that his team has the luxury of a 10-game division lead. For the Seattle Mariners, luxury is a word that is certainly not in their vocabulary. The Angels will become the first team in baseball to clinch a playoff spot if they win Monday night in the opener of a four-game home set. Los Angeles (93-56) failed to record its first...
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Live: Pounded thus far, Chicago trying to mount comeback in SF

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Giants-Diamondbacks Preview

After missing their chance to tighten up the NL West race, the San Francisco Giants will have to find a way to close their deficit on the road. Facing a team they've recently dominated could move them in the right direction. The Giants seek their eighth win in nine games against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Monday night's opener to a nine-game trip. San Francisco (82-67) got...
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Vikings fan sports Peterson jersey ... and a switch?

Some Minnesota Vikings fans will continue to support Adrian Peterson amid his recent legal issues, but one might have gone a little too far Sunday. In the Vikings' first game since the All-Pro running back was indicted on a charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child, a fan showed up to the game wearing a Peterson jersey. She also brought a "switch," a branch...
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Vikings reinstate special teams coach Priefer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have reinstated special teams coach Mike Priefer after a two-game suspension for making anti-gay remarks. The Vikings announced their decision Sunday night, a few hours after a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots. Priefer was suspended after former punter Chris Kluwe accused him of making anti-gay remarks at the team's headquarters during...
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Indians-Astros Preview

After getting swept by AL Central-leading Detroit, the Cleveland Indians are running out of time in their bid to reach back-to-back postseasons for the first time in 15 years. It doesn't appear to be getting easier as they face red-hot Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros. The Indians hope to put an end to their longest losing streak since early August while denying the Astros...
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Wake Up Nick rallies to win, improves to 5-0

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) Wake Up Nick rallied to win the $103,900 Barretts Juvenile by 2 3/4 lengths, improving to 5-0 at Los Alamitos on Sunday. Ridden by Elvis Trujillo, Wake Up Nick ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:17.60 and paid $4.20, $2.80 and $2.20 as the 11-10 favorite. The victory gave trainer Doug O'Neill a sweep of the weekend stakes. He won the $93,850 Barretts Debutante...
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NFL Today, Week 2

SCOREBOARD Monday, Sept. 15 Philadelphia (1-0) at Indianapolis (0-1), 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN. Andrew Luck and the Colts will look to get their first win of the season against coach Chip Kelly's high-flying Eagles offense. --- STARS Passing -Kirk Cousins, Redskins, replaced the injured Robert Griffin III and finished 22 for 33 for 250 yards and two touchdown passes in Washington&...
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Kaepernick throws early TD pass, 49ers lead Bears

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Colin Kaepernick hit Michael Crabtree for a 3-yard touchdown pass following a blocked punt, and the San Francisco 49ers led the Chicago Bears 10-0 after one quarter Sunday night. Rookie Aaron Lynch blocked the punt by Patrick O'Donnell on Chicago's initial series, giving San Francisco first-and-goal from the 8. Kaepernick found Crabtree in the right...
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Alan Fadel tops US Senior Amateur qualifiers

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) Alan Fadel shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to top the 64 match-play qualifiers. The 59-year-old Fadel, from Toledo, Ohio, had a 7-under 137 total at Big Canyon. First-round leader Tim Jackson was a stroke back after a 72. The 55-year-old Jackson, from Germantown, Tennessee, is a two-time U.S. Mid-Amateur champion. Tom Brandes of...
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Big Picture: Why Oklahoma can live up to hype, ECU's upset and more

On Friday night our “Countdown to Kickoff” show on FOX Sports 1 had a panel discussion about why there seems to be more skepticism about Oklahoma than any other Top 5 team. My answer was some of that probably stems from this: In the past five years, the Sooners have been ranked in the preseason Top 5 three times and all three times they didn't finish in the top 14. That said...
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Week 2 fantasy football studs and duds: tight ends begin to heat up

It’s Jimmy Graham and everybody else, right?  It Week 2, 11 fantasy football tight ends scored double-digit points, seven scored 15-or-more, four scored 20-or-more and three (3!) scored more than 30 fantasy points in PPR leagues. Antonio Gates – 34.6 Fantasy Points The last time Gates scored three touchdowns in a game, George Bush was still in office and it was the day before...
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Federer, Swiss into Davis Cup final vs France

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka each have Grand Slam singles titles, and Olympic gold together in doubles. Now they've got the chance to win Switzerland's first Davis Cup. Federer carried Switzerland to its first final in 22 years, beating Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the opening reverse singles Sunday for a winning 3-1 lead over Italy and into a Nov. 21-23 decider...
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Hyo-Joo Kim wins Evian Championship

Hyo-Joo Kim wins Evian Championship
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Report: Rice set to appeal NFL's indefinite suspension Monday

When the Baltimore Ravens released Ray Rice earlier this week, the NFL followed suit with its own punishment and suspended the running back indefinitely. How long that suspension may last is unclear, but it sounds like Rice plans to fight it. Citing multiple media reports, NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk says Rice intends to file an appeal Monday that "will be handled by the...
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NL Capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Papelbon grabbed his crotch as he walked to the dugout and was ejected by crew chief Joe West. He jogged out of the dugout and got into a face-to-face argument with West...
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Almirola leads the Chase crowd leaving Chicagoland 'heartbroken'

All 16 championship contenders entered in Sunday's first Chase for the Sprint Cup race arrived at Chicagoland Speedway with hopes of starting NASCAR's playoff in style. Several drivers did -- but for five in particular, Sunday's showdown was hardly a thing of beauty. As a result, Aric Almirola, Greg Biffle, AJ Allmendinger, Ryan Newman and Carl Edwards are all in serious...
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AL Capsules

DETROIT (AP) Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers reopened a 1 1/2-game AL Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Kinsler's homer off Bryan Shaw (5-5), his first since Aug. 30, followed Rajai Davis' infield single and put the Tigers ahead 4-3. Phil Coke (5-2) pitched a scoreless...
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