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CFB AM: Watch Aggies go wild in locker room after Gamecocks win

Nobody, no matter what they say this morning, saw Texas A&M entering Columbia on Thursday night and beating South Carolina 52-28. The Aggies were a 10.5-point underdog, and the best you could get someone to say about them leading up to their season-opener was, “Well, they have talent, so maybe they keep it close.” So you can’t blame Kevin Sumlin for saying after the game...
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Promoter's dream: Pacquiao wants Metta to play on his hoops team

  Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture — professional basketball. Pacquiao has become playing coach of the newly-formed KIA Sorentos in the Philippine Basketball Association, adding to his other careers as a world champion boxer and local congressman. Local media this week...
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Tulsa 38, Tulane 31

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Dane Evans threw for 438 yards and four touchdowns, the last an 8-yarder to Conner Floyd in double-overtime, in Tulsa's 38-31 victory over Tulane on Thursday night. Demarco Nelson, who missed all of last season due to academic reasons, intercepted Tanner Lee's pass two plays later to seal the victory. With Tulsa down 28-20 with 2:53 remaining in regulation...
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Arizona State attack kicks into gear to stomp Weber State, 45-14

TEMPE, Ariz. -- D.J. Foster ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns, Jaelen Strong had 10 catches for 146 yards, and No. 19 Arizona State opened its season with a 45-14 rout over Weber State on Thursday night. The Sun Devils' young defense was sharp in its debut, harassing Weber State quarterback Billy Green and stuffing the Wildcats' running game before the starters came...
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After weather delay, Vanderbilt routed by Temple

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- P.J. Walker threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score as Temple forced seven turnovers to upset Vanderbilt 37-7 in a lightning-delayed game that ended Friday at 1:14 a.m. Central time. Temple earned its first win over a Southeastern Conference team since beating Florida in 1938. The Owls spoiled the head coaching debut of Vanderbilt's Derek Mason...
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Saints fall to Ravens in preseason finale

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Saints coach Sean Payton watched as New Orleans' offense failed time and again to move the ball into scoring position. And while the Saints defense allowed only one touchdown, it couldn't stop the Ravens from driving into field goal range several times. Ravens kicker Justin Tucker hit five field goals of distances ranging from 24 to 45 yards, and the Ravens...
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Temple upsets mistake-prone Vanderbilt 37-7

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) P.J. Walker threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score as Temple forced seven turnovers to upset Vanderbilt 37-7 in a game that ended Friday at 1:14 a.m. Central time. Temple beat a Southeastern Conference team for the first time since a victory over Florida in 1938. The Owls spoiled the head coaching debut of Vanderbilt's Derek Mason, hired after...
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Pacquiao eyeing World Peace for his hoop team

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture - professional basketball. Pacquiao has become playing coach of the newly-formed KIA Sorentos in the Philippine Basketball Association, adding to his other careers as a world champion boxer and local congressman....
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AL West showdown: Angels win in 10 on sac fly, A’s file protest

  Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major-league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call. Josh Hamilton had a 10th-inning single as the Angels won the opener in a four-game...
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Sun Devils run away from Weber State

TEMPE, Ariz. -- D.J. Foster ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns, Jaelen Strong had 10 catches for 146 yards, and No. 19 Arizona State opened its season with a 45-14 rout over Weber State on Thursday night. The Sun Devils' young defense was sharp in its debut, harassing Weber State quarterback Billy Green and stuffing the Wildcats' running game before the starters came...
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Indians-Royals Preview

After putting together gems in back-to-back victories, the Kansas City Royals' pitching imploded in the club's series finale. But given Jason Vargas' recent history against the Cleveland Indians, the Royals have to like their chances to get back on track Friday night in Kansas City. The Royals (74-59) allowed a combined two runs and 10 hits in positioning itself to sweep...
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Rutgers rallies, tops Washington St. in first game as Big Ten member

  Paul James ran for 173 yards and his third touchdown run with 3:24 left gave Rutgers a wild 41-38 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in the Scarlet Knights' first game as a member of the Big Ten Conference. Gary Nova threw a 78-yard touchdown to Leonte Carroo on the first play from scrimmage and Rutgers withstood a passing onslaught from Washington State quarterback...
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Angels rally in 10th for 4-3 win over Oakland

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call. Josh Hamilton had a 10th-inning single as the Angels won the opener...
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Mercer edges Reinhardt 45-42

MACON, Ga. (AP) - John Russ threw for three touchdowns and Alex Lakes ran in two more to lead Mercer to a 45-42 win over Reinhardt in its season opener Thursday night. Trailing 42-38 in the fourth quarter, Mercer retook the lead on a 6-yard TD run by Lakes with 2:51 left then held on as Mercer missed a 42-yard field goal in the final seconds. Russ was 16 for 22 for 246 yards, while...
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Twins-Orioles Preview

Getting back home has made all the difference for the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore tries to stay hot Friday night in the first of four against the last-place Minnesota Twins. The Orioles (76-56) have been especially good at Camden Yards over the last two months, going 18-6 to post the league's best home record since June 30. After closing a 4-5 road trip with...
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Eastern Michigan hopes gray turf brings success

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Rynearson Stadium's green artificial turf didn't do Eastern Michigan's football team any favors over the past decade, so the team hopes a switch to gray might give it a fresh outlook. If it looks like a factory floor, that's by design. New head coach Chris Creighton said after a recent practice at the Ypsilanti stadium now dubbed ''The...
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Rutgers rallies in 4th to beat Cougars 41-38

SEATTLE (AP) Paul James ran for 173 yards and his third touchdown run with 3:24 left gave Rutgers a wild 41-38 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in the Scarlet Knights' first game as a member of the Big Ten Conference. Gary Nova threw a 78-yard touchdown to Leonte Carroo on the first play from scrimmage and Rutgers withstood a passing onslaught from Washington...
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No. 19 Sun Devils beat Weber State 45-14

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) D.J. Foster ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns, Jaelen Strong had 10 catches for 146 yards, and No. 19 Arizona State opened its season with a 45-14 rout over Weber State on Thursday night. The Sun Devils' young defense was sharp in its debut, harassing Weber State quarterback Billy Green and stuffing the Wildcats' running game before the starters came...
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There are rumblings that Yadi Molina is ready to work in St. Louis

After Yadier Molina tore a ligament in his right thumb July 9, the St. Louis Cardinals were told their star catcher would be out 8-12 weeks and may miss the remainder of the regular season. Molina seemingly ignored the timeline. He's expected to join the Cardinals for Friday night's series opener and possibly play against the visiting Chicago Cubs, much to the delight of...
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Henry Cejudo: "I always put myself second because I strive to be first"

When Henry Cejudo was just 21 years old he traveled to Beijing, China to wrestle in the freestyle competition representing the United States of America at 55-kilograms in the 2008 Olympics.  The fact that he made it to the games was shocking enough, but then he went out and pulled off upset after upset all the way through to the gold medal match where he defeated Tomohiro Matsunaga...
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Forget smokes (and pants) — John Daly wants you to buy his cocktails

The next time you visit Outback, Holiday Inn or your local Hooters restaurant, you've got another option for beverage choice — The Original John Daly Cocktail made by GIASI Beverages. That's right, Daly has his own line of adult beverages including sweet, peach and raspberry teas — all mixed with lemonade and infused with vodka. Currently, he's on tour in South Carolina...
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Blake Bortles caps impressive preseason with strong outing

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles followed up his three preseason performances with a strong outing in Thursday night’s 24-14 loss against the Falcons. The rookie played just short of two full quarters, with the highlight coming on a 57-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Marqise Lee. A pump fake froze a Falcons defender and Bortles dropped in a perfectly placed pass. "It...
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Bryant beats Stony Brook 13-7

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) - Dalton Easton threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Chad Ward midway through the third quarter, and Bryant's defense held off Stony Brook in a 13-7 victory Thursday night in the opener for both teams. Marquise Watson and Jeff Covitz each had 10 tackles to help the Bulldogs shut down Stony Brook's running game. Bryant had five sacks and held the Seawolves...
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Missouri St beats Northwestern St 34-27

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Kierra Harris threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Missouri State to a 34-27 come-back win over Northwestern State on Thursday night. Julian Burton caught four passes for 140 yards and one score. Harris completed 11 of 22 passes for 195 yards. Northwestern State, which won the season opener against Missouri State 23-17 last year...
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SE Missouri cruises past Missouri Baptist 77-0

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Kyle Snyder passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Southeast Missouri beat Missouri Baptist 77-0 in the season opener for both teams Thursday night. After Missouri Baptist went three-and-out on its first possession, Spencer Davis returned the ensuing punt 61 yards to the 8-yard line. Two plays later, Snyder punched it in from one yard. SE Missouri...
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