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Browns name Hoyer over Manziel for Week 1 starter against Steelers

The Cleveland Browns named Brian Hoyer ahead of Johnny Manziel on Wednesday as starting quarterback for Week 1 against Steelers on Sept. 7. Neither QB played all that well Monday night against the Redskins. Hoyer started his second straight preseason game but never found a rhythm against Washington, finishing just 2 of 6 for 16 yards and no touchdowns. Manziel wasn't much better...
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Napoli signs De Guzman, sends Fernandez to Swansea

NAPLES, Italy (AP) Napoli has signed Netherlands midfielder Jonathan De Guzman and sent Argentina defender Federico Fernandez to Swansea. De Guzman spent the past two seasons on loan at Swansea from Spanish club Villarreal, scoring nine goals in 59 league appearances. He says ''I am happy to have come to Napoli. I can't wait to start.'' The 26-year-old De Guzman...
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Rusney Castillo is a high-priced gamble worth taking

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CFB AM: Watch Miami's star LB crush 235-pound RB in scrimmage

Nightmares have trouble sleeping because they’re haunted by Denzel Perryman. Miami’s senior linebacker, a fourth-team All-American last season, is a 6-foot, 242-pound brick house who’s built himself a reputation of delivering pain and justice in equal quantities over the middle of the field. You might remember Perryman stick, lift and plant Wake Forest running back Dominique...
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Di Maria is Real Madrid's best player, says Atleti coach Simeone

Angel Di Maria is Real Madrid's best player, according to Atletico coach Diego Simeone. The Argentina winger, who is a reported target of Manchester United, came on as a substitute in the 75th minute in Tuesday's 1-1 draw against city rivals Atletico in the Spanish Supercup first leg. Real took the lead five minutes later through James Rodriguez before Raul Garcia equalised...
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Barcelona banned from signing players in next two transfer windows

Barcelona will be unable to sign new players in the next two windows after a FIFA committee upheld their transfer ban. The ban, suspended in April pending an appeal, was handed down after Barca were found guilty of breaching rules governing the international transfer of minors. Barca fought their corner with FIFA's Appeals Committee but have been told the embargo stands. And...
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Not so fast: Darvish's return uncertain

When Rangers SP Yu Darvish was placed on the DL last week, the team sounded pretty sure that he'd come back on August 25, when eligible. Now, they're not nearly as sure when their ace will return. Manager Ron Washington said Tuesday that he's "not really thinking about the 25th" for Darvish, who hasn't thrown since August 9. Washington added: "I don...
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Bayern Munich forward Muller reveals Manchester United offer

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller has admitted to rejecting a lucrative offer to join Manchester United. The Germany international, who tasted World Cup glory in Brazil over the summer, is reported to have been identified as a top target by Louis van Gaal after he inherited the managerial reins at Old Trafford. An approach was made, with United eager to bring world-class talent...
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FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban

ZURICH (AP) FIFA has rejected Barcelona's appeal against one-year transfer ban as punishment for repeatedly breaching transfer regulations in signing youth players. The ban on signing any players will apply for all of 2015, covering the January and summer transfer windows. Because Barcelona appealed, the punishment was frozen during the current transfer window, which closes...
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Midfielder Modric signs new four-year contract with Real Madrid

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has signed a new four-year contract with European champions Real Madrid. The 28-year-old former Dinamo Zagreb and Tottenham man, who started in Tuesday's 1-1 Supercopa first-leg draw against Atletico Madrid, moved to the Spanish capital in 2012 and helped Carlo Ancelotti's side to Champions League and Copa del Rey glory last term. "Real...
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UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has opened a disciplinary investigation against the new Italian football federation president over an alleged racist comment. Carlo Tavecchio won the vote last week despite causing a stir over a reference to bananas when discussing the presence of foreign players in Italy. UEFA says the 71-year-old Tavecchio has been informed by its chief ethics and disciplinary...
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Rock climber falls to death after marriage proposal

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. —€” Authorities say a veteran rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park — just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat says Brad Parker's girlfriend, Jainee Dial, had accepted his marriage proposal after the pair completed a climb of Cathedral Peak Saturday. Parker...
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Brazil goalkeeper Cesar leaves QPR to sign two-year Benfica deal

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has joined Benfica after being released by QPR. The Portuguese giants confirmed on their website on Tuesday evening that the 34-year-old had signed a two-year deal. Julio Cesar, who arrived at Loftus Road on a free transfer in August 2012, had been under contract for another two years with the Barclays Premier League newcomers. A statement on www...
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Barcelona will allow Song to leave during summer transfer window

Barcelona have opened the door for Alex Song to make a move away from the club before the summer transfer window closes. The Cameroon international has fallen out of favour at the Nou Camp under new coach Luis Enrique. A return to the Premier League has been mooted for a man who represented Arsenal for six years prior to heading for Catalunya. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur...
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Cardinals activate 'Honey Badger' from PUP list; knee rehab continues

  Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu came off the physically unable to perform list Tuesday. The club said that nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu, who tore his ACL in the final game last season, has also come off the list. Mathieu is coming back from surgery to repair a torn ACL and LCL. The player widely as the "Honey Badger" was having a standout rookie season when...
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USA defender Cameron wants to leave Stoke after being dropped

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Chelsea will offer goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois a new, double-your-money £60,000 a week contract. Newcastle United are ready to throw Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair a lifeline. Manchester City...
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New Indian football league all set to take shape

NEW DELHI (AP) Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar will lead a clutch of former cricketers and movie stars in promoting the start of the Indian football league. Tendulkar and former India captain Sourav Ganguly are among team owners in the Indian Super League, which will have its draft for foreign players in Mumbai on Thursday when 49 big names will be available for eight franchise...
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Those elusive one-pitch saves

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Cubs beat Giants, game called in 5th after 4 1/2-hour rain delay

  Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field. After a brief but heavy downpour, the game was delayed 4 hours, 34 minutes before it was called off at 1:16...
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Tuesday's Sports In Brief

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) A ''substantial'' minority interest in the New York Islanders was sold, pending approval by the NHL board of governors, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years. The hockey team said Tuesday a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin agreed to...
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Duffy, Royals look to complete the season sweep of Rockies

If the Kansas City Royals are to continue their surge, they likely must find a way to end Jorge De La Rosa's current success at Coors Field. Looking for a fourth consecutive victory, the AL Central-leading Royals try to prevent the Colorado Rockies' left-hander from winning his sixth straight home start Wednesday night. Omar Infante had four hits with four RBIs and James...
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Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

CHICAGO (AP) Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field. After a brief but heavy downpour, the game was delayed 4 hours, 34 minutes before it was called...
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Cubs beat Giants, game called in 5th inning after 4:34 rain delay

  Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field. After a brief but heavy downpour, the game was delayed 4 hours, 34 minutes before it was called off at 1:16...
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Lynn looks to help give Cardinals first sweep of Reds in STL since '08

As poor as the Cincinnati Reds have played of late, there's reason to feel good about their chances with Johnny Cueto on the mound. Looking to help the Reds avoid a fifth consecutive loss and road series sweep at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals, Cueto can be the majors' first pitcher to 16 victories by winning a career-high sixth straight start Wednesday night. Cincinnati...
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Dodgers beat Padres 8-6 to end 3-game skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) Justin Turner drove in two runs and scored another pair, helping rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night that snapped a three-game skid. The Dodgers have won six of their last seven against the Padres, and improved to 8-3 against their NL West rival this season. They avoided their first four-game losing streak. Carl...
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