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Titans CB Wreh-Wilson looking forward to preseason debut

After suffering a high ankle sprain Aug. 8 that kept him out of the first three preseason contests, Tennessee Titans cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson is eager for the opportunity to get some work in during Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings. “I need the reps,’’ Wreh-Wilson said, per the team's official website. “I’m looking forward to getting back out there...
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Andrus leads Rangers to 8-6 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Elvis Andrus singled in the go-ahead run and then stole home to cap a four-run seventh inning, and Prince Fielder hit a two-run homer to lift the Texas Rangers to an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. The seventh inning started with reliever Marc Rzepczynski (0-1) getting the first two outs before the Rangers broke a 4-all tie on Andrus' bases-loaded...
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Tuesday Sports In Brief

NEW YORK (AP) OLYMPICS LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host. The announcement by USOC CEO Scott Blackmun came under a summer sun at Santa Monica Beach, where the city's plan calls for staging beach volleyball...
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Perrish Cox bringing playmaking skills to Titans

After intercepting passes in back-to-back games, including one returned for a touchdown two weeks ago against the St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans cornerback Perrish Cox is making good on the promise he made when he signed as a free agent in March.“I told them when I came here: I am here to make plays, and regardless of where I am at, the nickel, corner, wherever you need me, I...
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Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running. But with a late surge of life brought on by Boston's dropout from the process, the city found itself on Tuesday as the U.S. candidate, and its leaders were left feeling inspired and destined. ''This is...
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Francisco Lindor goes all-out with back-breaking slide to avoid tag (VIDEO)

Ever since Francisco Lindor was called up to the big leagues, the Cleveland Indians' equipment staff has been working overtime on laundry. That's because the rookie shortstop can't keep his uniform clean. Night in and night out, Lindor has been making Gold Glove-caliber plays in the field and dangerous moves on the base paths. Tuesday night was no exception. With the Indians trailing...
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Calhoun's HR helps Angels end losing streak, beat A's 6-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Kole Calhoun had three hits, including his 21st home run of the season, to back a strong start by Matt Shoemaker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing streak. David Freese singled and scored in his return to the Angels' lineup after missing more than a month with a fractured right index finger. Carlos...
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Report: Vol freshman DE cited after running down highway while intoxicated

Some typical freshman foolishness has reared its head once again, this time in Knoxville as freshman defensive lineman Andrew Butcher was arrested over the weekend. Butcher was apparently spotted running down the road and believed to be intoxicated.  Sounds like someone's fired up for some football this weekend.  "The defendant was running around on 40 East near James White Parkway...
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Greinke outduels Bumgarner, Dodgers beat Giants to stretch West lead

LOS ANGELES — Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day. The Dodgers increased their division lead to 5 games after taking the series opener 5-4 in 14 innings in a game that ended at 12:39 a.m. PST Tuesday. They...
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Cards' Moss hits 3-run, walk-off homer, caps rally vs. Nationals

ST. LOUIS — This is what the St. Louis Cardinals had in mind when they acquired Brandon Moss at the non-waiver trade deadline. "That's a long way to go," manager Mike Matheny said after Moss hit a three-run, walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth inning for an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. "I know he's been pressing a bit to show what he can do —...
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Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd win over rivals in same day

LOS ANGELES (AP) Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day. The Dodgers increased their division lead to 5 1/2 games after taking the series opener 5-4 in 14 innings in a game that ended at 12:39 a.m. PST Tuesday...
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New Jacksonville kicker Myers embraces opportunity

After winning the Jacksonville Jaguars kicking job from veteran Josh Scobee, rookie Jason Myers is adjusting to his new role as starter. “Obviously, I’m excited,” Myers said, per the team's official website. “It’s not all the time you get an opportunity like this, so when it came about, I was happy.” Myers showed enough in training camp to beat out Scobee, prompting the...
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DE Clemons see reserve role with Jaguars as opportunity

With all the injuries the Jacksonville Jaguars have suffered at the pass-rushing Leo position, it's somewhat of a surprise the team elected to elevate second-year defensive end Chris Smith to the starting lineup after Andrew Branch was injured last week against the Detroit Lions.After all, the Jaguars have a proven pass rusher on the roster in veteran Chris Clemons, who started all...
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Sebastian Tretola: 'We got that (Joe Moore Award) locked up'

College football is a game chalk full of postseason awards and individual honors, however one new award seems long overdue, as the Joe Moore Award was just announced Monday. The award will honor the top offensive line unit, not singling out any individual lineman. The award is named after famed Pittsburgh and Notre Dame offensive line coach Joe Moore and will recognize, “the...
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Another offseason of chaos and confusion? Business as usual in Miami

The plan appears simple enough: The Miami Marlins this week will ask Dan Jennings to step down as manager and resume his role as GM, according to major-league sources. The change, if Jennings agrees, would occur at the end of the season. The Marlins then would seek to hire an experienced manager, sources say. Neither move would qualify as a surprise; the return of Jennings to the...
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Urijah Faber: Duane Ludwig is a bully

Urijah Faber and the former head coach of his Team Alpha Male stable Duane Ludwig have feuded publicly for some time, now, but always only making the most vague of references to issues with one another. "The California Kid" is done restraining himself on the topic of "Bang," however. "You know, I've tried to keep it real private because I don't want to air dirty laundry necessarily...
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The case for Terrelle Pryor making the Browns roster

Terrelle Pryor has been called a project by his coach, an early lock for a roster spot by fellow receiver Dwayne Bowe, and a guy who resembles Calvin Johnson in a uniform by teammate Joe Haden. The quarterback turned receiver turned heads early in camp, but a lingering hamstring injury has derailed his progress and pushed him to the roster bubble. If he doesn't make his debut in...
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Baseball Capsules

BOSTON (AP) Brett Gardner homered and Stephen Drew hit a two-run double as the New York Yankees pieced together just enough offense to overcame Rick Porcello's career-high 13 strikeouts and beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night. Porcello (6-12) scattered five hits over eight innings and the only earned run he allowed was Gardner's solo homer in the eighth. However, the Red...
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Kevin Norwood on becoming a Carolina Panther: 'This was a dream'

When the Carolina Panthers made the move to acquire wide receiver Kevin Norwood from the Seattle Seahawks, it was an interesting move, but not one that blew anyone away. Apparently, the move was absolutely huge for one person, and that one person was Norwood himself.As Max Henson of Panthers.com reports, the second-year receiver actually had a feeling he was going to be heading to...
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Report: Panthers GM Dave Gettleman 'most pleased' with LT Michael Oher

General manager Dave Gettleman and the rest of the Carolina Panthers organization have plenty to be excited about heading into 2015, even after the tough loss of wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. The Panthers are loaded with one of the stronger defenses on paper and still have a few very intriguing offensive weapons.Recently, Gettleman stopped to talk with reporters after practice,...
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Cam Newton not lacking confidence in offense, even after slow start

The Carolina Panthers would have every right to be concerned about their offense after multiple slow starts during the 2015 preseason. Fortunately, quarterback Cam Newton isn't flinching when it comes to the confidence in this offense.When asked recently about the offense and his trust level heading into 2015 by David Newton of ESPN, the quarterback gave a quick response."Unbelievable...
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Pollock's home run gives D-backs sweep of Rockies

DENVER -- A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Moss' three-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

ST. LOUIS -- Brandon Moss hit a three-run walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth, giving the St. Louis Cardinals an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The NL Central-leading Cardinals have won nine of 10 and lead the division by six games. They've won nine in a row over Washington, coming from behind the last two nights. Moss, who struck out with the bases...
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Gosselin, Pollock help D-backs sweep Rockies, 6-4 and 5-3

DENVER (AP) A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Moss' 3-run homer ends it as Cardinals beat Nationals 8-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) Brandon Moss hit a three-run walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth, giving the St. Louis Cardinals an 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The NL Central-leading Cardinals have won nine of 10 and lead the division by six games. They've won nine in a row over Washington, coming from behind the last two nights. Moss, who struck out with the...
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