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After dizzy spell, Cubs' Bryant vows no more head-first slides

After a head-first slide into second base Sunday produced dizziness and a scary moment for Cubs rookie Kris Bryant, the slugger Monday said it's feet-first from now on. "I only have one head," Bryant told reporters on Monday before the Cubs started an important series at the Pittsburgh Pirates. "I only have one life so there's nothing really to joke about."  Bryant tried to stretch...
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Mendenhall: Cougars schedule is tough 'all the way through'

With BYU opening up the 2015 season with matchups against Nebraska, Boise State, UCLA and Michigan, respectively, the front end of the Cougars schedule has received a lot of attention.However, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall took a moment to remind everybody that the rest of the schedule isn't exactly filled with cupcakes. “As part of independence, the schedule is usually front-end...
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Jon Hoke opens up on improving the defense at South Carolina

Longtime NFL defensive assistant Jon Hoke knows firsthand about the possibilities that can exist in a struggling team. As a player on the 1980 Chicago Bears team, Hoke's only season as a player in the NFL, despite a 7-9 season, Chicago had some of the game's most distinguished players on their roster.“I was very fortunate to be in a locker room with Walter Payton, just to see what...
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No. 6 seed Petkovic advances at Bank of the West

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Sixth-seeded Andrea Petkovic beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft in a first round match of the $731,000 Bank of the West Classic on Monday. Petkovic won 5-7, 6-1, 6-3. American teenager CiCi Bellis lost her match to qualifier Misaki Doi, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Bellis was the youngest player in 15 years to win a match at the U.S. Open last year. Qualifier Nicole Gibbs...
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Eagles linebacker Travis Long tears ACL again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles linebacker Travis Long has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee for the second straight year. Long was injured in practice Monday on the second day of training camp. The second-year pro missed last season after injuring his ACL in the final preseason game. Long tore his right ACL during his senior year at Washington State in 2012. The Eagles...
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Giants camp: Fight breaks out between Justin Pugh and Damontre Moore

Training camp is a grind for NFL players, and sometimes that grind can lead to a little extracurricular activities on the field. Teammates get into scuffles, and that's just part of training camp. These camp fights generally take place during the "dog days" of camp, a few weeks in, but New York Giants teammates Justin Pugh and Damontre Moore got things started early. Pugh was taking...
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Giants' Andre Williams makes a different kind of Super Bowl guarantee

Andre Williams is a football player first, but he's also an accomplished student. He holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology and Human Development from Boston College. On Monday, he made a Super Bowl guarantee, only it delivered like some of the guarantees you have heard in the past. “It’s a new year, we’re setting new goals, we’re trying to make it to the Super...
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Quinton Dial could be big part of revamped 49ers DL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Quinton Dial is running with the first-team defense for the San Francisco 49ers, who are looking to once again turn a young, raw prospect into a producer along their defensive line after the departure of long-time starters Ray McDonald and five-time Pro Bowler Justin Smith. As the team prepares for its first practice in pads Tuesday, Dial isn't the only...
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Quinton Dial could be big part of 49ers revamped DL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Quinton Dial is running with the first-team defense for the San Francisco 49ers, who are looking to once again turn a young, raw prospect into a producer along their defensive line after the departure of long-time starters Ray McDonald and five-time Pro Bowler Justin Smith. As the team prepares for its first practice in pads Tuesday, Dial isn't the only...
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Rockies RHP Gray to make MLB debut

DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies top pitching prospect Jon Gray is expected to make his major league debut Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners. Gray, 23, was the third overall pick in the 2013 draft. The hard-throwing right-hander was 6-6 with a 4.33 ERA in 21 games - 20 starts - for Triple-A Albuquerque this season. In his last six starts he is 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA and 38 strikeouts...
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Embattled Bills assistant Kromer joins team, 'excited' to be back

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer was excited to finally join the team at training camp, and grateful to the organization for allowing him to keep his job. Kromer spoke for only 48 seconds and did not take any questions shortly before the Bills opened practice Monday night. It was Kromer's first time back with the team since being placed on paid leave on...
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Get hyped for the 2015 South Carolina season with this new highlight video

The South Carolina Gamecocks obviously didn't live up to the hype last season finishing their 2014 campaign at 7-6, however the program appears to be re-energized following a strong finish to their season capped by the bowl win over Miami. With their coach's future being questioned and outsiders expected the state of the program to rapidly decline, don't be surprised if the Gamecocks...
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Check out these Air Jordan sneakers made entirely out of LEGOs

If you grew up enjoying basketball in the 80s and 90s, chances are you either had a pair, or at least wanted a pair, of Air Jordans (and still do). Chances are also that you owned and/or played with LEGOs at some point, considering they were much more affordable than a pair of luxury basketball sneakers. So, how cool would it be for two of the more memorable things from your childhood...
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Tigers' Verlander returns to ace status as Royals come to town

Justin Verlander lost his status as the unquestioned ace of the Detroit Tigers through a combination of Max Scherzer's emergence, the arrival of David Price and his own regression. Scherzer and Price are now gone, and Verlander's last two outings have given the Tigers hope that he's rediscovering his past form. The right-hander seeks his 20th win over the AL-best Kansas City Royals...
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Should Boston Celtics un-retire some numbers?

When Amir Johnson signed with the Boston Celtics earlier this month, he selected to wear number 90 because all the other numbers he wanted were retired. It's not a recent problem for new players who come to Boston looking to put on their favorite number, or even a normal one. (When Jae Crowder was acquired by the club last December, he wore number 99.)Should the Celtics ease things...
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Jared Sullinger's trainer thinks he'll have 'a special season'

Next season is a make-or-break year for Jared Sullinger and the Boston Celtics. The power forward will enter restricted free agency next summer, and if he can't keep his weight down there's a good chance the Celtics will cut ties.Their frontcourt is suddenly stacked, and paying Sullinger big money may not be a smart move. On the other hand, if he establishes a reliable three-point...
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Ngata on injured list as Lions start practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Ndamukong Suh's replacement began fall practice on the injured list. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. The five-time Pro Bowler, whom the Lions acquired from Baltimore in the offseason when Suh left via free agency, was on the field with his teammates, but he wore...
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Boston Celtics invite Joe Alexander to camp, get rejected

The Boston Celtics reportedly invited former lottery pick Joe Alexander to their training camp, but were rejected.The 28-year-old Alexander was selected eighth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2008, ahead of the Lopez twins, Serge Ibaka, Nicolas Batum, Kosta Koufos, Courtney Lee, Roy Hibbert, DeAndre Jordan and the list goes on. Alexander barely played his rookie season, then was...
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Reijnen wins at Tour of Utah, Phinney finishes third

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Kiel Reijnen won a sprint from a small group of riders Monday to win the opening stage of the Tour of Utah, while Taylor Phinney finished third in his first race in more than a year. Phinney attacked near the conclusion of the rain-soaked 132-mile stage, but the BMC Racing star couldn't hold off Reijnen, who then edged Alex Howes in a sprint. It was the first race...
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ESPN analyst: Boston Celtics can be better than Atlanta Hawks in 2016

The Boston Celtics surprised the NBA when they made the playoffs last season. It was a startling jump for a team most expected to be in the lottery when the season started. What's next for Boston? Can they vault even further next year? In the opinion of ESPN analyst Kevin Pelton, the answer is yes. And they may improve so much to the point that they're better than the Eastern Conference...
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Left fielder Crisp returns from neck injury for Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp has been activated from the 60-day disabled list after being sidelined with a strained neck since May 20. Crisp was in the lineup and batting second for his return Monday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. Manager Bob Melvin said he expects Crisp to play a couple of games then get...
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Alabama/Wisconsin game picked as first 2015 College GameDay site

ESPN's popular pregame show College GameDay announced AT&T Stadium in Forth Worth, Texas as their opening weekend location Monday. The home of the Dallas Cowboys will play host to the Alabama Crimson Tide and Wisconsin Badgers Saturday Sept. 5.  In games covered by the show, Lee Corso has picked Alabama to win more than any other school, 22 times, with a 15-7 record of accurately picking...
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Richardson's closest teammate: 'He's a great guy, he'll bounce back'

No one has given New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson a pass for his actions of late, but one of his closest teammates believes in his friend. Jets safety Rontez Miles, Richardson's roommate, is confident in the Pro Bowl defensive end, and thinks he will bounce back from his latest troubles. To most people, that's being a little bit too confident, especially with the Jets...
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Trimmer Gerald McCoy ready to lead Bucs out of NFC South cellar

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Gerald McCoy is entering his sixth NFL season and has yet to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the playoffs. That doesn't sit well with the three-time Pro Bowl selection, who is determined to help the team end a postseason drought and become relevant again. The Bucs went 2-14 a year ago and missed the playoffs for the seventh straight season. They haven't won a...
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Ex-broadcaster Craig James sues Fox Sports over firing

DALLAS (AP) Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate. The former running back for Southern Methodist University and the New England Patriots is seeking at least $100,000 in damages...
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