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Red Sox 2B Pedroia leaves with injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been shaken up and removed from Boston's game at Tampa Bay. Pedroia was hurt in the second inning of Saturday night's game after a sliding Logan Forsythe made contact with him while advancing on a fly ball. It appeared Forsythe may have hit Pedroia in the head with his arm. After laying facedown near second...
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Michael Flacco among 22 players cut by Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have cut 22 players to get down to the 53-man limit, including tight end Michael Flacco, a younger brother of Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco. Other notable cuts were backup tackle Mike Harris, linebacker Thomas Keiser, third-string quarterback Brad Sorensen, rookie wide receiver Tevin Reese and wide receiver Vincent Brown. If Brown clears...
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Itsmyluckyday wins Woodward at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Itsmyluckyday dueled with Moreno from the gate into deep stretch, surging in the shadow of the wire to win the Grade 1 $600,000 Woodward by a half-length Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Paco Lopez, the 4-year-old Itsmyluckyday ran 1 1/8 miles on the main track in 1:48.84 and paid $7.70, $3.70 and $3 as the 5-2 second choice in a field of nine...
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Lightning delays kickoff between USF, Central Arkansas

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Lightning has delayed the scheduled kickoff of the Central Arkansas-South Florida college football opener Saturday. Players were sent from the field to their respective locker rooms and fans were asked to clear the stadium. If there are no further lightning strikes in the area, the game will kick off at 8:13 p.m. local time.
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Astros minor league RHP Alaniz suspended 50 games

NEW YORK (AP) Houston Astros minor league pitcher Ruben Alaniz has been suspended 50 games without pay for violating baseball's drug program. The commissioner's office announced Saturday that Alaniz was punished following a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The 23-year-old right-hander has no record and a 6.44 ERA in 14 games, including one start, with Double-A Corpus...
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Ex-skipper changes tune on boat in fatal capsize

SAN DIEGO (AP) Former America's Cup skipper Terry Hutchinson is backing down from his contention that Artemis Racing was sailing an unsafe boat when it capsized on San Francisco Bay last year, killing British Olympic star Andrew ''Bart'' Simpson. In an interview with Maxim magazine published earlier this month, Hutchinson was quoted as saying that he was fired...
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No. 2 Alabama beats West Virginia by committee, 33-23

ATLANTA -- Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday. Sims was 24-for-33 for 250 yards and added 42 running, playing the entire opener at the Georgia Dome. The fifth-year senior beat out Florida State...
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Oregon State kicks past Portland State 29-14

CORVALLIS, Oregon (AP) Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion passed for 328 yards and one touchdown and rushed for another score Saturday to pace the Beavers to a 29-14 victory over Portland State. Trailing 14-13 at halftime, Oregon State forced turnovers on five of Portland State's first six possessions of the second half and took the lead for good on Garrett Owen's 26...
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Oklahoma LB Evans ejected

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma inside linebacker Jordan Evans was ejected from Saturday night's game against Louisiana Tech for targeting. Evans went to make a play on Louisiana Tech quarterback Cody Sokol with 5:04 left in the first quarter. Evans went over Sokol's head as Sokol ducked to avoid contact. The play was reviewed and the call stood. Frank Shannon, the usual starter...
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Champions Tour: Bob Tway shoots 63, climbs into tie for lead

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Bob Tway shot a 7-under 63 on Saturday for a share of the second-round lead with Joe Durant and Joe Daley in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic. Durant and Daley shot 68 to match Tway at 10-under 130 at Canyon Meadows. The 55-year-old Tway is winless on the Champions Tour after winning eight times on the PGA Tour, including the 1986 PGA Championship...
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Golden, Benard among 20 players cut by Cardinals

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) There were no big surprises among the 20 players cut by the Arizona Cardinals to reach the NFL's 53-man limit. Wide receiver Brittan Golden, outside linebacker Marcus Benard and defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga were among the players released. The team reached an injury settlement with offensive tackle Jake Potter (shoulder) and placed cornerback Eddie Whitley...
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Former Steelers, Bengals LB James Harrison retires

PITTSBURGH (AP) Five-time Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement on Saturday, saying his desire to play doesn't match the desire to stay home with his family. Harrison, the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, wrote on his Facebook page he didn't want to miss another birthday or first day of school so he could continue his career. The 36-year-old was...
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Lightning delays kickoff in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Lightning has delayed the scheduled kickoff of the Central Arkansas-South Florida college football opener Saturday. Players were sent from the field to their respective locker rooms and fans were asked to clear the stadium. If there are no further lightning strikes in the area, the game will kick off at 8:13 p.m. local time.
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IndyCar driver Aleshin healing after Fontana crash

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session. IndyCar announced Aleshin's improvement Saturday before its season-ending race at Fontana. Aleshin was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center on Friday night after his car flew...
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Bob Tway shoots 63 for share of Calgary lead

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Bob Tway shot a 7-under 63 on Saturday for a share of the second-round lead with Joe Durant and Joe Daley in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic. Durant and Daley shot 68 to match Tway at 10-under 130 at Canyon Meadows. The 55-year-old Tway is winless on the Champions Tour after winning eight times on the PGA Tour, including the 1986 PGA Championship...
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Fighter War Machine extradited to Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) Mix martial arts fighter War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he brutally beat his porn star ex-girlfriend. The man born Jonathan Koppenhaver was booked early Saturday morning into the Clark County jail after waiving extradition in a Ventura County, California, courtroom following his arrest. The 32-year-old Koppenhaver is accused of beating...
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Red Sox-Rays game delayed by lighting problems

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The start of Boston's game at Tampa Bay has been delayed for 12 minutes due to a stadium lighting outage. With a thunderstorm in the area, a series of playing field lights at Tropicana Field went out nine minutes before Saturday night's scheduled start time of 7:10. It took around 20 minutes for the lighting to return to normal levels, with the...
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Old Dominion beats Hampton 41-28

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Taylor Heinicke was 29 of 40 and threw three touchdown passes to help Old Dominion beat Hampton 41-28 in the season opener for both teams Saturday. Heinicke threw two touchdown passes to Zach Pascal in the second quarter, including an 18-yard score in the final minutes of the first half, to give Old Dominion a 28-7 lead. Gerard Johnson carried the ball 22 times...
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Cato leads Marshall, 42-27 over Miami (Ohio)

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Rakeem Cato threw three touchdowns- all in the first half- and ran for one more to lead Marshall to a 42-27 victory over Miami (Ohio) in a season opener on Saturday. Cato threw an 11-yard pass to Eric Frohnapfel for the first score and racked up 124-passing yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter. A 1-yard TD pass to Frohnapfel - set up by Devon Johnson&...
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Crocker, Coleman, Evans among Vikings cuts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have cut veteran safeties Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman and placed Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, leaving them thin at safety as the season opener approaches. The Vikings announced their final cuts Saturday night to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Sanford has spent five seasons with the Vikings and was a starter for the previous...
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Live on FOX: No. 15 USC chases first win of Sark era vs. Fresno St.

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No. 22 Nebraska rolls over Florida Atlantic

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 232 yards, Tommy Armstrong Jr. passed for a career-high 271 yards and two TDs, and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Florida Atlantic 55-7 Saturday. The Cornhuskers rushed for 498 of their 784 total yards and won their 29th straight opener, the longest streak in the nation. Abdullah had 178 yards by halftime while becoming the eighth...
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Raiders cut Little, Ross to get to 53

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have cut receiver Greg Little, safety Brandian Ross and 20 other players to reduce their roster to the 53-man limit. Little impressed early in training camp but struggled in recent weeks in practice and exhibition games, leading to his release Saturday. Brice Butler made the team after catch four touchdown passes in the exhibition season...
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Packers keep 3 quarterbacks on roster cutdown day

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Backup quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien both made the team as the Green Bay Packers trimmed their roster to the NFL's 53-man limit on Saturday afternoon. Flynn and Tolzien had a competitive preseason competition behind star quarterback Aaron Rodgers the last month. The previous time the Packers kept three quarterbacks going into a season was 2008...
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MLS Capsules

SEATTLE (AP) Clint Dempsey scored off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead. Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei had his league-leading eighth shutout. The Sounders (15-7-3) boosted their points total to 48, assuring that they'll retain the Western Conference and Supporters Shield leads...
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