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Jens Voigt sets new mark in cycling's historic Hour Record

Jens Voigt has set a new mark in cycling's historic Hour Record, racing 51.1 kilometers (31.7 miles) around a velodrome. Ending his career with a record attempt one day after his 43rd birthday, the German rider beat the 49.7-kilometer (30.8-mile) mark of Ondrej Sosenka in 2005. Voigt passed the Czech Republic rider's distance with almost 1 1/2 minutes left. The Hour Record...
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Ravens QB Joe Flacco returns to practice after day of illness

  Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has returned to practice one day after missing workouts with an illness. Flacco said on Thursday that he had picked up a stomach virus from his son. He says, ''I feel better,'' adding that he ''didn't want to get the whole team sick.'' Flacco, who has never missed a start, says he could not recall missing...
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Sure, the Jeter farewell spot is manipulative. So what.

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Report: Anthony Kim's been MIA because of huge insurance policy?

Anthony Kim's disappearance from the PGA Tour is one of the game's biggest mysteries. Why'd he leave? What's he doing? Is he really injured? The questions will always be asked, and while his absence from golf has become less — shall we say -- relevant, his name hasn't been forgotten. A ruptured Achilles tendon has sidelined Kim for essentially his entire career...
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Eagles could be without top defender Kendricks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles could be without their top defensive playmaker as they face a team coming off a 41-point output last week. Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks, who suffered a calf injury in last Monday's win over the Indianapolis Colts, missed practice for the second straight day, Thursday, in preparation for Sunday's game against the Washington...
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Joan Higgins wins US Senior Women's Amateur

DEAL, N.J. (AP) Joan Higgins won the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur on Thursday, beating Canada's Judith Kyrinis 1 up at Hollywood Golf Club. The 58-year-old Higgins, a former University of Wisconsin tennis player who lives in Glendora, California, also won the 2008 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur. She took the lead with a par on the par-5 16th, matched Kyrinis with a bogey on...
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Former Rangers manager Washington reveals reason for his resignation

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington held a press conference Thursday to reveal the reason he abruptly stepped down from his post on Sept. 5. Washington told reporters, "I was not true to my wife of 42 years. I broke her trust ... I made a mistake, I'm embarrassed. More than I've ever been in my life." This was Washington's first public statement since...
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Inter opens Europa campaign with 1-0 win at Dnipro

PARIS (AP) Three-time European champion Inter Milan opened its Europa League campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Ukrainian side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on Thursday. Defender Danilo D'Ambrosio scored moments after Dnipro captain Ruslan Rotan was sent off. D'Ambrosio made up for an earlier miss when he latched onto Artem Fedetskiy's botched clearance and fired powerfully...
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Jens Voigt sets cycling's Hour Record

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (AP) Jens Voigt has set a new mark in cycling's historic Hour Record, racing 51.1 kilometers (31.7 miles) around a velodrome. Ending his career with a record attempt one day after his 43rd birthday, the German rider beat the 49.7-kilometer (30.8-mile) mark of Ondrej Sosenka in 2005. Voigt passed the Czech Republic rider's distance with almost 1 1/2...
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TUF Talk: Emily Kagan went from international business to survival guide to MMA

TUF fighter Emily Kagan didn't follow a strict path as an athlete to make it on this season of The Ultimate Fighter.  Actually, her first passion was art, but when that didn't pan out as a career she ended up moving to Ireland and working in international business for a few years. It's probably not the typical story of how someone fell in love with MMA, but Kagan is...
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Bills WR Woods misses practice with ankle injury

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills starting receiver Robert Woods was held out of practice, a day after hurting his ankle. Woods told The Associated Press he spent Thursday having the injury treated. Woods is confident he will play Sunday, when the Bills (2-0) host the San Diego Chargers (1-1). The second-year player walked with only a slight limp. Coach Doug Marrone provided...
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Tottenham stumble to lackluster Europa draw against Partizan

A much-changed Tottenham side stumbled to a 0-0 draw at Partizan in the teams' UEFA Europa League opener Thursday. Only goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was retained in the starting lineup from Spurs' 2-2 draw at Sunderland last weekend for the Group C in clash in Belgrade. The changes may have played a part in what was a somewhat lackluster showing from Mauricio Pochettino's...
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Matchup problems when UMass travels to Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Coaches know when their teams match up well with their opponents. Massachusetts coach Mark Whipple tends to think that his Minutemen will have problems against Penn State (3-0) on Saturday. When asked about how his offense matches up against Penn State's defense, Whipple said, "We don't." He added, "We haven't really run the ball...
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Mets-Braves Preview

While the Atlanta Braves picked up a rare win last time out, it's likely too little, too late. The Braves try to win two in a row for the first time in September on Friday night in the first of three against the visiting New York Mets. Atlanta (76-76) scored only eight runs during a five-game losing streak before beating NL East champion Washington 3-1 on Wednesday despite being...
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Oaklawn Park to offer bonuses for horses that win without using Lasix

  Oaklawn Park will offer purse bonuses for horses that run and win without the diuretic furosemide during the 2015 spring meet. The program announced Thursday it will provide a 10 percent bonus to the winner's share of the purse for all horses that run and win without furosemide, commonly known as Lasix. The Lasix-free incentives will range from $1,080 for a minimum purse of...
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Buying Low on Underachieving Players for Profit on 1-Week Fantasy Football

Warren Buffett is famous for once saying, "Never overpay for a tight end in a head-to-head league on DraftKings," and I honestly couldn't agree more with that statement. A lesser-known Buffett quote is this one: "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful." It's even better than the first one because, not only does it fit in perfectly...
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UEFA adopts three-minute break to assess concussion injuries

NYON, Switzerland -- UEFA has adopted a new procedure allowing referees to stop matches for up to three minutes to assess head injuries when a concussion is suspected. FIFA medical committee chairman Michel D'Hooghe sought the approval of UEFA's executive committee for rules that go beyond the existing medical guidance. UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino says the new...
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European Tour: Joost Luiten leads Wales Open by 1 after 1st round

Joost Luiten birdied seven of his last 10 holes to grab a one-shot lead in the first round of the Wales Open at Celtic Manor on Thursday. Luiten parred his opening eight holes before storming up the leaderboard with a 6-under-par 65 on the Twenty-Ten course. Of Europe's four Ryder Cup players in the field, Jamie Donaldson shot a quiet 1-under 70, Thomas Bjorn birdied the 18th...
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Hargreaves, Cooper provide All-American matchup

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) For two guys who have never met, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper sure know a lot about each other. It helps that they follow one another on Twitter. On Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Hargreaves will follow Cooper all over the field. And they'll surely get even more acquainted. It's the key matchup, the game...
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Danny Trevathan returns to practice for Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan is practicing for the first time since breaking his left leg Aug. 12. The team's leading tackler a year ago, Trevathan is expected to miss one more game and then return Oct. 5 against Arizona following the team's bye week. Trevathan, a sixth-round draft choice out of Kentucky in 2012, is coming off a breakout...
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QB Joe Flacco returns to practice for Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has returned to practice one day after missing workouts with an illness. Flacco said on Thursday that he had picked up a stomach virus from his son. He says, ''I feel better,'' adding that he ''didn't want to get the whole team sick.'' Flacco, who has never missed a start, says he...
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Bush eager to boost Lions' running game

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Reggie Bush's workload hasn't been all that high this season, splitting time in the backfield with Joique Bell. That means it's tough for Bush to settle into a rhythm - but it also means he could be fresher down the stretch for the Detroit Lions. ''You can make a case for both,'' Bush said. ''Last year, me and Joique, we...
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White Sox-Rays Preview

While the retiring Paul Konerko is hoping to return from an injury this weekend, the Chicago White Sox's current star first baseman, Jose Abreu, will continue his push toward AL Rookie of the Year honors. After recovering from a broken left hand, Konerko could get to play in a three-game series at the Tampa Bay Rays that begins Friday night. In part because of the emergence of...
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Live on FOX Sports 1: Everton start Europa League campaign vs. Wolfsburg

Everton start Europa League campaign against Wolfsburg.
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Troubling trends lead to Big Ten hitting bottom

NEW YORK (AP) The numbers don't lie. The Big Ten is in bad shape. Troubling trends in recruiting and some reluctance by schools to invest the way it's done in the Southeastern Conference have been dragging down Big Ten football in recent years. This season looks as if it could be rock bottom. The gory details through three weeks: - 1-10 vs. other Big Five conferences. -...
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