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Red Sox's Betts on 7-day concussion DL after tumble into bullpen

  The Red Sox have placed center fielder Mookie Betts on the seven-day disabled list for a concussion after he tumbled into Boston's bullpen attempting to make a catch a night earlier. To take his place on the roster, the club recalled center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Wednesday from Triple-A Pawtucket. Betts caught the ball after running from center to right-center. He took two...
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Abby Wambach, U.S. Soccer should capitalize on World Cup momentum

Abby Wambach is ready to wind down -- for a vacation. Soccer’s all-time leading goalscorer says she’ll go on holiday starting this Friday after a three-week, cross-country blitz. The 35-year-old U.S. women’s national team veteran has gone coast-to-coast and back again, from hoisting the World Cup trophy in Vancouver to a ticker-tape parade in New York City to introducing Caitlyn...
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Big Ten Media Day Q's: What's next for Michigan State?

With coaches and representatives from all 14 Big Ten teams set to descend on Chicago this week for the conference's annual football media days, we preview some of the topics most likely to come up for discussion. 1. What is Michigan State doing to get back to the top of the conference? Head coach Mark Dantonio's Spartans have had quite a couple of years. They went from the hunter...
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Adrian Peterson back in pads and moving forward with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson burst through the line of scrimmage and veered toward the sideline as he headed up the field. Safety Robert Blanton had the Minnesota Vikings running back in his sights and eased off the throttle as he went in to ''thud'' Peterson, looking to deliver a cordial bump during the team's first training camp practice with players in pads. To Blanton...
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Lester strikes out 14 to lead Cubs over Rockies 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) Jon Lester struck out 14, one shy of his career high and the most for a Cubs pitcher in more than a decade, leading Chicago over the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Wednesday. A day after he was acquired from Toronto, Jose Reyes was 1 for 3 with a walk and a stolen base in his Rockies' debut. The four-time All-Star, obtained in a trade that sent Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto, batted...
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Boston places CF Betts on 7-day concussion DL

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have placed center fielder Mookie Betts on the seven-day disabled list for a concussion after he tumbled into Boston's bullpen attempting to make a catch a night earlier. To take his place on the roster, the club recalled center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Wednesday from Triple-A Pawtucket. Betts caught the ball after running from center to right-center. He...
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Stedman Bailey's goals for 2015: 'To get to the playoffs'

Wide receiver Stedman Bailey had some down time on his hands, so he took to Twitter to participate in a Q&A with his fans and followers. A user by the name of nflking404 asked Bailey his personal expectations/goals for the season, and Bailey responded below.  But can St. Louis make the playoffs? Their defense will certainly keep them in games, but whether the offense comes around...
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Jets place Colon, Ridley, Vickerson on active/PUP list

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have placed right guard Willie Colon, running back Stevan Ridley and defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson on the active/physically unable to perform list. The Jets reported for training camp Wednesday, with the first practice scheduled for Thursday. All three players have to pass a conditioning test before being cleared to practice. Colon,...
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Toronto FC's Bradley out 7-10 days with calf injury

TORONTO (AP) Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley will be sidelined a week to 10 days because of a strained calf. Toronto FC said Wednesday that the U.S. national team midfielder underwent a scan Tuesday to detail the extent of the injury. Bradley played every minute in the Americans' recent six-game Gold Cup campaign that ended with a loss to Panama in the third-place game.
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Several Jets voice their opinions about Richardson's suspension

The New York Jets will be without one of their top defensive linemen for the first four games of the 2015 season. Sheldon Richardson was suspended for four games earlier this month for violating the league's substance abuse policy, leaving a hole in the middle of the defense for rookie Leonard Williams to fill.Granted, the Jets already have one of the best defensive lines with Williams...
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Report: Charges against LSU QB Anthony Jennings likely to be dropped

It appears the LSU Tigers starting quarterback job won't be handed to Brandon Harris after all, as The Advertiser is reporting the victim of the alleged crime wishes to have all charges dropped. In fact, the alleged victim never wished to press charges in the first place, according to the report. The district attorney of East Baton Rouge Parish, where the incident took place,...
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Nolan Carroll explains Eagles' recovery, cognitive learning tactics

Nolan Carroll's military upbringing prepared him for his days with the Philadelphia Eagles. Growing up the son of parents who served for almost a combined 50 years, Carroll understood the importance of hard work and achievement. "My childhood was all about discipline, doing what you're told, being on time and being punctural," Carroll told FOXSports.com. "All of those things are...
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American Pharoah arrives at Monmouth for Sunday's Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Triple Crown winner American Pharoah received star treatment as he arrived to prepare for Sunday's $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. After landing at Atlantic City airport, racing's biggest attraction was led off the plane, then escorted by New Jersey State troopers for the final leg of the journey. The van he was loaded into was decked out...
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Santana, Twins unravel in 10-4 loss to Pirates

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep. Jung Ho Kang homered for the second straight day for the Pirates, after going deep for the go-ahead run in the ninth the...
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Cardinals place Gresham on active/PUP list

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals placed tight end Jermaine Gresham on the active/physically unable to perform list Wednesday because of a back injury. Arizona signed Gresham to a one-year contract Friday. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound Gresham is a two-time Pro Bowl selection who spent five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals after being drafted 21st overall out of Oklahoma in 2010...
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Boston Celtics forward on strange number: 'The '90s were good'

The Boston Celtics came to an agreement with Amir Johnson a few weeks ago, but his official signing didn't happen until Monday, when the team held an introductory press conference.It was here Johnson first revealed what number he'll wear in Boston: 90. A strange choice. But Johnson's decision to wear it makes sense. Here's what he told reporters in attendance, per ESPN Boston's Chris...
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Looking at the Boston Celtics all-time starting five

The Boston Celtics are the most successful organization in basketball history. They've had some incredibly talented players and seen unbelievable success. But of all who've worn Celtics green, which five players should crack the team's all-time starting lineup?Some choices are easy, like Bill Russell at center. But a few others are incredibly difficult. You can look at the team Yahoo...
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What will the Boston Celtics' bench look like?

The Boston Celtics could have one of the best benches in the entire league next season. Led by Isaiah Thomas, arguably the team's best player, the Celtics are ocean deep. The only problem is their starting lineup isn't much better than the backups. But Brad Stevens can work with what he has. Here's a look at who the first five guys off the bench will be, according to the Celtics...
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McCutchen, Liriano lead Pirates sweep of Twins with 10-4 win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep. Jung Ho Kang homered for the second straight day for the Pirates, after going deep for the go-ahead run in the ninth...
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Oregon State's new defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake could make big impact

Oregon State's new defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake needs to make an immediate impact for head coach Gary Andersen. With a freshman QB likely to start, the Beavers defense is likely going to have to be the strength of the team early in the season.Athlon Sport's Steven Lassan thinks Sitake could be one of the most influential coordinator hires of the 2015 offseason:"Gary Andersen...
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Royce Freeman, DeForest Buckner named to CFB Top 100

Sports on Earth recently put out its rankings of the top 100 players in college football for the 2015 season. Unsurprisingly, two Oregon Ducks found their way on the list. Defensive end DeForest Buckner was named the No. 59 player in the country, while sophomore running back Royce Freeman was named No. 57.Here is what writer Matt Brown had to say about his rankings of Buckner:"Fellow...
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DeForest Buckner named No. 1 Pac-12 draft prospect

Who is the best NFL prospect in the Pac-12 right now? Most people would assume that it would have to be a QB, likely either Cal's Jared Goff or USC's Cody Kessler. While both are very talented, the NFL may be more interested in Oregon defensive lineman DeForest Buckner.Here is why Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke believes Buckner could be a top-10 pick in 2016:"Former Duck Arik...
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Jason Licht heaps massive praise on offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter

While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stayed active throughout the offseason, general manager Jason Licht believes the biggest addition actually wasn't a player. According to Zach Shapiro of Pewter Report, Licht believes the biggest addition was offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. “If we wouldn’t have signed or drafted any player, we still think we are a better team than we were last...
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Mark Helfrich talks Jeff Lockie, Oregon QB competition

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich went through ESPN's "carwash" today and spoke about QB Jeff Lockie and the Ducks' impending QB battle. Helfrich addressed the QB battle, which will take place between Lockie and incoming graduate transfer Vernon Adams. of the QBs, Helfrich said he all they need to do is "Score. To take care of the football and score." Helfrich went on to add "The...
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Jameis Winston: 'I'm back at a good weight' heading into training camp

There had been a lot of scrutiny when it comes to Jameis Winston's weight, but fortunately, Winston isn't the slightest bit concern. As Pat Yasinskas of ESPN reports, Winston's weight is right where he wants it to be with training camp set to get underway. "I'm 236 [pounds] right now," the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft told ESPN Tuesday. "And I know in this Tampa heat during...
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