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AC Milan finalize transfer deals for Jonathan Biabiany, Marco van Ginkel

MILAN -- AC Milan has had a busy final day of the transfer window as it completed the signings of Marco van Ginkel and Jonathan Biabiany. The 21-year-old Van Ginkel has been brought in on a one-year loan deal from Chelsea, joining former Stamford Bridge teammate Fernando Torres - who signed a two-year loan deal at the weekend. Biabiany joins from Parma for a reported 4 million-euro...
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Berlin, Hamburg tussle for German 2024 Olympic bid

BERLIN -- Berlin and Hamburg presented low-cost models with contrasting approaches on Monday in bids to become Germany's candidate city for the 2024 or 2028 Olympics. Both cities submitted applications to the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), which will make a decision in the next few months. Berlin, which hosted the 1936 Olympics, proposes a decentralized games using...
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PHOTO: This Miami fan painted his yard to prep for Louisville game

It's Labor Day Monday, which means most people are off work and have some free time. For college football fans, that means counting down the hours until the Miami-Louisville game. And for certain fans of those teams, that means doing crazy things like painting a massive Canes logo in your yard and standing in the middle of it for a great picture. That's what this guy did...
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Texas QB David Ash to miss BYU game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, will not play this week against BYU after getting headaches and feeling dizzy in the hours following the Longhorns' season-opening win over North Texas. Ash took several hard hits to the head in the 38-7 win, but head coach Charlie Strong said Monday that Ash showed no symptoms...
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Gronkowski says he'll be on field for Patriots' season opener

Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday. Saying he is ''super excited,'' Gronkowski vowed to be on the field after he didn't play in any of the four preseason games as he completed his recovery from December right knee surgery...
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Gronk promises he will play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday. Saying he is ''super excited,'' Gronkowski vowed to be on the field after he didn't play in any of the four preseason games as he completed his recovery from December...
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Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to the practice field wearing an oversized flak jacket designed to provide added protection for his fractured ribs. Newton smiled and even stopped to pose for a picture Monday with his newly enhanced armor before walking into practice, throwing passes and going through drills as normal. It was the Newton's first practice...
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No. 16 Clemson seeking to regain offensive spark

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris laid things out as clearly as he could for the Tigers after their dismal, scoreless second half in a 45-21 loss at No. 12 Georgia this weekend: They are either part of the Tigers' problem, or they'll be out. Morris said Monday he challenged the offense to execute and work like the Clemson (0-1) attack has for much...
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Angels-Astros Preview

Six games of elite pitching helped the Los Angeles Angels blow by their main competition for AL West supremacy. They now head out on the road against some of the AL's worst teams, beginning a 10-game trip Tuesday night with Houston as Astros interim manager Tom Lawless takes over for the fired Bo Porter. The Angels (83-53) completed a four-game sweep of Oakland with Sunday'...
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Tottenham announce signing of Stambouli; Holtby heads to Hamburg

Tottenham have announced the signing of Benjamin Stambouli from Montpellier. A fee was agreed for Stambouli on Saturday and the 24-year-old midfielder completed his switch to White Hart Lane on Monday after passing a medical. The former France Under-21 international is Spurs' sixth signing of the summer after the arrivals of Federico Fazio, DeAndre Yedlin, Ben Davies, Michel...
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France coach Clement picks Benneteau vs. Czechs

PARIS (AP) France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month. Tenth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 14 Richard Gasquet and No. 24 Gael Monfils have also been selected for the best-of-five series, which is to be held at Roland Garros - home of...
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As Falcao arrives, Van Gaal has tactical quandary

LONDON (AP) No longer feared by their rivals? A diminished footballing force? Manchester United is flexing its financial muscle to show otherwise. A week after pulling off one transfer coup by signing Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, the 20-time English champions took the football world by surprise on Monday by making a deal to sign Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco. The Colombia...
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Sky reporter uses vanishing spray to control QPR fans

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Nebraska DE Randy Gregory doubtful for McNeese St.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is doubtful for this week's game against McNeese State because of an injury to his left knee. Gregory left the Florida Atlantic game after the Cornhuskers' first defensive series Saturday. Coach Bo Pelini said Monday that Gregory had an old basketball injury ''flare up,'' and it caused a clicking sensation...
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Saban: No. 2 Alabama's QB competition continues

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama still has competition for the starting job at quarterback. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says both Blake Sims and Jake Coker will play Saturday against Florida Atlantic. He says he hasn't determined how the rotation will work for No. 2 Alabama. Sims made his first career start against West Virginia and passed for 250 yards while completing 24 of...
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Pirates recall Cole to start Monday

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole from rookie-level Bristol to start Monday's game against St. Louis. Right-handed relief pitcher Stolmy Pimentel has returned from rehab with Double-A Altoona and has been activated from the 15-day disabled list. Catcher Tony Sanchez was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. Sanchez hit .235 with 17...
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United loans out Hernandez, set to sign Falcao

LONDON (AP) Manchester United loaned out Javier Hernandez and was preparing to tie up deals for Radamel Falcao and Daley Blind as the 20-time English champions continued their squad rebuilding on a slow start to transfer deadline day in the Premier League. With its top-four rivals staying quiet on the final day of the summer transfer window, United remained busy by sending Hernandez...
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Coughlin says Beckham might be a couple weeks away

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) It might be a few weeks before New York Giants first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. plays in a game. Frustrated about repeated questions about the wide receiver, coach Tom Coughlin on Monday said it might be another three weeks until Beckham gets on the field. Beckham missed almost all of training camp with a hamstring injury and did not play in any...
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Takeaways from the 2014 preseason

The NFL preseason has been ridiculed in this sector, and with good reason. Unlike baseball’s spring training, where the public can secure a prime-time seat for $10, football taxes its’ patrons full ticket prices for a glorified practice. The unnecessary risk assumed by its combatants - as Sam Bradford knows all too well – is borderline criminal. Non-news gets blown out of proportion...
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Tennessee Vols fans tie knot at opening night tailgate wedding

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AC Milan signs Van Ginkel and Biabiany

MILAN (AP) AC Milan has had a busy final day of the transfer window as it completed the signings of Marco van Ginkel and Jonathan Biabiany. The 21-year-old Van Ginkel has been brought in on a one-year loan deal from Chelsea, joining former Stamford Bridge teammate Fernando Torres - who signed a two-year loan deal at the weekend. Biabiany joins from Parma for a reported 4 million...
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Fiorentina's Rossi to undergo arthroscopic surgery on right knee

Italy and Fiorentina have suffered a blow with news that striker Giuseppe Rossi will have to undergo further knee surgery. The Italy international hurt his right leg in training last month and tests revealed signs of excessive pressure being put on his right knee. The 27-year-old has already undergone two operations to reconstruct cruciate ligaments in the knee. A statement from...
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Bears sign long snapper Cain

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed long snapper Jeremy Cain to replace the retired Patrick Mannelly. Cain played for the Bears from 2004-05, seeing time on special teams and as a backup linebacker, and served as the long snapper for the final two games last year. He has also played for Tennessee and Jacksonville. The move announced Monday comes one day after Chicago...
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U.S. Open: Flavia Pennetta tops Casey Dellaqua to move into quarters

NEW YORK -- Flavia Pennetta moved into the U.S. Open quarterfinals with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Casey Dellacqua, kicking off a full Labor Day slate of matches featuring top-seeded Serena Williams and six of the top 10 men's seeds. Pennetta, the 11th-seeded Italian who reached the semifinals at Flushing Meadows last year, won with the help of 35 unforced errors from the 29th-seeded...
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FIFA open talks to search for new 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar

ZURICH --  FIFA will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at talks with football officials next Monday. Consultation was promised last year after FIFA President Sepp Blatter insisted the tournament cannot be played in the summer desert heat. FIFA said Monday the six continental confederations plus clubs, leagues and players' unions from around...
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