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NFL, MLB player John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) John ''Bull'' Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the ''Meanest Man in Football,'' has died. He was 73. Shelby County Mayor's Office spokesman Steve Shular told The Associated Press that family members say the Memphis native died early Thursday. Shular said Mayor Mark H. Luttrell was...
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Live on FOX Sports 1: Everton make Europa League trip to Lille

Everton make Europa League trip to fellow unbeaten side Lille 
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Grand Prix season begins with Skate America

The year after a Winter Olympics is a building block for figure skaters. Sure, there's pressure to succeed, just nothing like what the athletes went through heading toward the Sochi Games. So here comes Gracie Gold, with a team bronze medal and a strong individual showing at Sochi on her resume. Time to take the next big step, even if the 2018 Olympics are so distant. For the...
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Ex-Barca goalkeeper Valdes to train with Manchester United's first team

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is to train with Manchester United, the club have announced. The 32-year-old, a free agent after leaving the Nou Camp in the summer, will first continue his recovery from a torn cruciate ligament at United before training with the first team. A statement from the Old Trafford club said: "Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has offered...
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Titans continue frustrating search for answer at quarterback

A former MVP-winning quarterback couldn't help sounding increasingly agitated about the play at the position last Sunday while serving as a television game analyst. But Rich Gannon wasn't the only one who became exasperated during Tennessee's 19-17 loss to Washington. Redskins head coach Jay Gruden had enough of Kirk Cousins by halftime. He was benched in favor of Colt...
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Week 9 picks: USC, ASU both lose as Pac-12 South is up for grabs

Editor's note: Every Thursday during the season, Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel will present their picks for the week. Below are Week 9's selections (all times ET). Enjoy. *** MIAMI (-2.5) at VIRGINIA TECH (Thursday, 8 p.m., ESPN) Mandel: After showing some early promise Virginia Tech’s injury-ravaged offense is proving as unimposing as usual, with the 93rd-ranked rushing...
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Postponed Leafs-Senators game set for Nov. 9

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The game between the Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs that was postponed because of the shooting in Ottawa has been rescheduled for Nov. 9. The NHL announced the new date Thursday, a day after the game was called off. It will start at 6 p.m. A gunman killed a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial Wednesday then stormed Parliament before being shot dead. The Senators...
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Daniel Cormier: UFC Tonight gig will help me beat Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier always wanted a chance to be on TV. Even from his days as a two-time Olympian wrestler, Cormier had the gift of gab. He could break down and analyze matches like few could in his sport.  He was charismatic and well spoken during interviews.  He knew how to place his opinion, back it up with fact and never looked nervous at all. When Cormier finally made it to the...
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Dana White: It would be 'interesting' to see healthy Brock Lesnar in UFC

Brock Lesnar is the biggest pay-per-view draw in UFC history, so why wouldn't Dana White want him back in the fold, right? White told UFC.com on Wednesday that he would be intrigued to see what Lesnar could do now that he is seemingly fully recovered from diverticulitis. The former heavyweight champion (and current WWE world heavyweight champion) was debilitated by the affliction...
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Homeland Security cracks down on store selling illegal Royals panties

If you're going to violate Major League Baseball's copyright rules when selling underwear, Homeland Security will take you down. A store called Birdies Panties, located in Kansas City, had been selling panties with the Royals crown and "KC" logo on the back (you can see the controversial undergarment in question here). However, on Tuesday, two men from Homeland...
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Coach fired over watermelon celebration is rehired

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) A South Carolina high school football coach has been reinstated after his firing over postgame celebrations that officials said had racial overtones, with players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds. In a statement Wednesday, Charleston County School Superintendent Nancy McGinley said she reinstated Bud Walpole of Academic Magnet High School in...
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Bills-Jets Capsule

BUFFALO (4-3) at NEW YORK JETS (1-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Jets by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 3-4, New York 2-5 SERIES RECORD - Bills lead 56-51 LAST MEETING - Bills beat Jets 37-14, Nov. 17, 2013 LAST WEEK - Bills beat Vikings 17-16; Jets lost to Patriots 27-25 AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 16, Jets No. 29 BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (19), PASS (11)...
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Moratti resigns as honorary president of Inter

MILAN (AP) Massimo Moratti has ended an era of nearly 20 years at the helm of Inter Milan by resigning as honorary president of the Serie A club. Moratti, who was Inter president for 18 years, was handed the honorary title last year after completing a majority share sale to Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir. A statement by his company on Thursday said Moratti has stepped down...
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Manchester City midfielder Lampard could be fit for West Ham game

Frank Lampard has an outside chance of recovering from injury ahead of Manchester City's visit to another of his old clubs West Ham on Saturday. The 36-year-old midfielder missed the Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow after being carried from the field on a stretcher against Tottenham last Saturday, but his injury is not a serious one. It is understood he remains a doubt for...
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Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall forging his own NFL identity

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- At the end of his 2012 rookie season, after bouncing back and forth between the practice squad and active roster, Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Brandon Marshall had a conversation with position coach Mark Duffner that would stick with him. "He said, 'You have to get your stuff together because I don't know if you're going to make it, if this...
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Hendrick dealer, motorsports teams compete in Engine Builder Showdown

Rick Hendrick likes to hire folks who compete. And not just for his Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series operation, but also for the 94 automobile dealerships he owns as well. Every fall, the motorsports and dealer groups come together for an event known as the Randy Dorton Hendrick Engine Builder Showdown, named after the team's late head engine builder. The showdown...
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Fantasy Football Week 8 Thursday Chat

Have a question about 2014 fantasy football weekly strategy and waiver wire options?  Check out our fantasy football chat archives.  We'll host several chats four times per week during the 2014 regular season. Can't wait for the chat?  Follow us on Twitter and fire away! @FOXSportsFowler | @JoelMBeall | @FOXSportsMeyer | @jhalpin37
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Rams-Chiefs Capsule

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ST. LOUIS (2-4) at KANSAS CITY (3-3) Monday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Kansas City by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - St. Louis 3-3, Kansas City 5-1 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 6-4 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Rams 27-13, Dec. 9, 2010 LAST WEEK - Rams beat Seahawks 28-26; Chiefs beat Chargers 23-20 AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 24, Chiefs No. 13 RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
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Bears-Patriots Capsule

CHICAGO (3-4) at NEW ENGLAND (5-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Patriots by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chicago 3-4, New England 3-4 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 8-4 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Bears 36-7, Dec. 12, 2010 LAST WEEK - Bears lost to Dolphins 27-14; Patriots beat Jets 27-25 AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 19, Patriots No. 8 BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (24), PASS...
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Colts-Steelers Capsule

INDIANAPOLIS (5-2) at PITTSBURGH (4-3) 4:25 p.m., EDT, CBS OPENING LINE - Colts by 1 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Colts 6-1, Steelers 3-4 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 19-6 LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Colts 23-20 Sept. 25, 2011 LAST WEEK - Colts beat Bengals 27-0; Steelers beat Texans 30-23. AP PRO32 RANKING - Colts No. 4, Steelers No. 17 COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (12), PASS...
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Lightning-Jets Preview

Injuries to key players haven't prevented the Tampa Bay Lightning from achieving some early success. Though the visiting Lightning are off to a solid start, they'll again try to win consecutive games for the first time Friday night against the Winnipeg Jets. With defensemen Victor Hedman (hand) and Radko Gudas (lower body) both on injured reserve and wingers Alex Killorn...
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Fantasy Football Starts and Sits for Week 8 in 2014

Last week’s recap: The positives from my last starts/sits post include advising people to play Tom Brady (three TDs for 261 yards), Larry Donnell (seven receptions for 90 yards), Odell Beckham Jr. (two touchdowns), and Eddie Lacy (63 rushing yards and a TD). On the negative side, I also told people to start Andre Holmes (three catches for 34 yards). When it comes to players to...
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Cunningham, despite dropped charges, still searching for NBA suitor

MINNEAPOLIS -- It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him. Officers put the handcuffs on the Minnesota Timberwolves' reserve as soon as his feet hit the pavement. The reality of his situation and the domestic assault charges that were on their way didn't really sink...
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Latest scores from Thursday's Europa League group matches

The latest scores from Thursday's Europa League group matches.
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Watch red, white and blue 2,121-horsepower all-American burnout

The 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcats have made noise this year as the most-powerful American muscle cars ever built. So ... what better way to show all this American power by getting a red, a white and a blue Hellcat and tearing up the frontstretch at Summit Point Raceway?  Video by The Fast Lane Car.
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