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Redskins defense: 0 to 10 - and back - in a hurry

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins defense has proved it can go from zero to 10 in seven days - and then back to zero just as quickly. The Redskins didn't have a sack in Weeks 1 and 3, but they tied a franchise record by hitting double digits in Week 2. It's just one of several anomalies for a defense ranked No. 4 in the NFL in yards allowed despite the team's...
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Notre Dame-Syracuse Preview

Everett Golson playing mistake-free football is a major reason why Notre Dame is off to an unbeaten start. Syracuse's bid to stay perfect heading into this matchup ended thanks to turnovers and other miscues. These teams meet for the first time in six seasons Saturday night, and the eighth-ranked Fighting Irish and Orange will both be looking to win for the first time at MetLife...
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Lightning's Drouin out 3-4 weeks with thumb injury

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Lightning rookie forward Jonathan Drouin will miss three to four weeks due to a right thumb injury. The team announced Tuesday that the third overall pick in the 2013 draft has a slight fracture of the thumb, which Drouin says occurred when he fell to the ice during practice Thursday. Drouin, who was expected to make the Lightning opening day roster, added...
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Bearcats want to prove themselves vs No. 22 OSU

CINCINNATI (AP) These chances don't come around often for the Bearcats. Cincinnati (2-0) lost a lot of regular opportunities to prove itself against ranked teams when conference realignment stripped the schedule of long-time rivalries. The Bearcats' best chance to gain national attention this season comes on Saturday at No. 22 Ohio State (2-1), a team that it would love...
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Strasburg or Zimmermann in Game 1?

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Student: Ex-Titan chased him, friends before crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A college student told a 911 dispatcher that a man he later identified as Rob Bironas chased he and his friends, then tried to hit their pickup truck minutes before the former Titans kicker's fatal crash. Metro Nashville Police Department released copies of two 911 calls Tuesday afternoon. One call was made by Bironas' wife reporting him missing at...
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League Cup: Southampton oust Arsenal; Liverpool survive on PKs

Southampton ejected Arsenal from the League Cup for the first time in 11 straight seasons, with Nathaniel Clyne scoring a brilliant long-range goal to lead the Saints to their first win at Arsenal since 1987. Ronald Koeman’s boys have now won five straight across all competitions and they did it in style on Tuesday, with Clyne’s sumptuous finish beating debutant David Ospina...
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BC-HKN--NHL Team Previews,ADVISORY

Sports editors: To help you with your planning, the AP will move 600-word season previews for each NHL team in a Five Things to Watch format. Each team will also get a 200-word preview capsule. Eastern Conference team previews and capsules will move Oct. 1. Western team previews and capsules will move Oct. 2. AP Sports
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Beamer: Hokies not a very good team right now

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and his players have a little edge to them this week. The coach said he's not used to going through growing pains two weeks in a row. ''We're not a good football team right now,'' Beamer said this week. ''Just too many penalties, too many mistakes and too much not coming up with the play. But we can be a good football...
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Audible: Jameis Winston vs. Jimbo Fisher, Alabama, Michigan, Week 5

It's a new week in college football, which means we have a new edition of The Audible. Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel dive into what happened with Jameis Winston last week, the dynamic between Winston and head coach Jimbo Fisher and how the circus could (if at all) impact Florida State on the field going forward. "I trust Jameis less and less after last week," Feldman...
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Power Rankings: Cardinals a top 5 team

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Victims of Broncos' 2013 injury epidemic return

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos didn't exactly hit their bye week in full stride. There are issues all around. But some promising signs have emerged, too, like the play of all those starters who missed the Super Bowl. The Broncos made their run last year without left tackle Ryan Clady, whose foot injury sidelined him in Week 2 and kicked off an injury epidemic that...
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Rangers reinstate OF Adduci after concussion

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have reinstated outfielder Jim Adduci from the disabled list after he missed 3 1/2 weeks because of a concussion. Adduci was not in the starting lineup Tuesday night against Houston but was available to play after being taken off the 15-day disabled list. Adduci was hurt Aug. 28 at Houston and left that game after hitting his head on the warning...
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Purdue looks for confidence vs Iowa

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Purdue is making progress. The Boilermakers already have won twice - one more than in 2013 - and have beaten an FBS school, something they did not achieve during coach Darrell Hazell's first season as coach. Next on the list? How about beating Iowa on Saturday during homecoming to give Hazell his first Big Ten victory? Hazell made no attempt to downplay...
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Hawks sign free agent Bazemore, re-sign Elton Brand

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Hawks have signed free-agent guard Kent Bazemore and re-signed forward-center Elton Brand. The 6-foot-5 Bazemore played for Golden State and the Los Angeles Lakers last season. After he was acquired by the Lakers on Feb. 13, he averaged 13.1 points in 23 games, including 15 starts. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said Tuesday the 25-year-old Bazemore is versatile...
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Toronto's Bradley fined for criticizing officials

NEW YORK (AP) Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley has been fined by Major League Soccer for criticizing the officials after a game. Bradley was upset that referee David Gantar called a foul that disallowed what would have been a go-ahead goal in the 90th minute of a 1-1 tie against Chicago on Sept. 13. MLS has acknowledged the call was wrong. The league did not say Tuesday how...
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Mavericks sign free agent Charlie Villanueva

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, who spent the past five years with Detroit. The signing announced Tuesday gives the Mavericks 19 players on their roster with training camp opening next Tuesday. Villanueva had his best season in 2008-09, when he averaged 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in his final season with Milwaukee. The 30-year...
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Fernando Torres scores first AC Milan goal in comeback draw against Empoli

EMPOLI, Italy (AP) Fernando Torres scored in his first start for AC Milan as his side came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at promoted Empoli in Serie A on Tuesday. After early goals from Lorenzo Tonelli and Manuel Pucciarelli, Torres found the target with a header in the 43rd and Japan international Keisuke Honda equalized with a shot from the edge of the area in the 58th....
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Ovechkin, Capitals unveil Winter Classic uniforms at Nationals Park

  Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis' lobbying for a Winter Classic in his NHL team's home city began with an email sent to Commissioner Gary Bettman the moment the league's first New Year's Day game was played in 2008. ''The first emails I see any morning, on any typical day, are from Ted on any of a variety of subjects but he has been both persistent...
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Dantonio asked about score after 73-14 rout of EMU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) No. 9 Michigan State is favored by more than four touchdowns for the second straight week, though Mark Dantonio is expecting Wyoming to provide a better test than Eastern Michigan did last weekend. Michigan State (2-1) hosts the Cowboys (3-0) on Saturday coming off a 73-14 win over EMU. Dantonio said he doesn't want to run up the score on opponents and...
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South Florida-Wisconsin Preview

Wisconsin came out of a bye week and unleashed a record-setting performance. The Badgers may be poised for another explosive showing with one more apparent mismatch before Big Ten play begins. Melvin Gordon looks to help No. 19 Wisconsin extend its lengthy non-conference winning streak Saturday in its first meeting with South Florida. Wisconsin (2-1) ran for a Big Ten-record 644...
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Penguins' Fleury focused on present as he enters final year of deal

  Of all the things that happened during a tumultuous offseason for the Pittsburgh Penguins, shoring up goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury for the long term was not one of them. Fleury is entering the final season of a seven-year, $35 million contract. He is eligible for unrestricted free agency next summer if he is not re-signed. The first-overall pick in the 2003 NHL draft helped the...
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Manning in comfort zone in new Giants offense

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Eli Manning is finding his comfort zone in the New York Giants' new West Coast offense. After a couple off iffy performances, the 11-year veteran hit 75 percent of his passes (21 of 28), threw two touchdowns and did not turn the ball over in a 30-17 win over Houston on Sunday. His quarterback rating was a whopping 123.2. Manning had help. His line...
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A rough week for Miami, and now Duke looms

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) It's already been a rough week for Miami. Coaches skipped sleep after Miami's charter flight landed early Sunday morning following the 41-31 loss to Nebraska, choosing instead to head into their offices and get to work for several hours. Later Sunday, the university announced that coach Al Golden is dealing with a family medical emergency that would...
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Mavs sign free agent forward Charlie Villanueva

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, who spent the past five years with Detroit. The signing announced Tuesday gives the Mavericks 19 players on their roster with training camp opening next Tuesday. Villanueva had his best season in 2008-09, when he averaged 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in his final season with Milwaukee. The 30...
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