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MLB Quick Hits: Mariners to skip Felix's Monday start

Felix Hernandez's fantasy owners will be without their ace tonight, as the Mariners are planning to skip his Monday start to keep him fresh for September. Manager Lloyd McClendon said he'll do the same with Taijuan Walker at some point in September. This could happen with other starters - probably Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey, Washington's Joe Ross after 2-3 more starts - so...
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Mason indicates Vandy QB competition might be over

Vanderbilt played four quarterbacks last seasons, and the results were ... well, not good.Commodores coach Derek Mason has said this offseason that he won't go the same route this year, instead opting to pick a starter and stick with him. So the quarterback competition in camp has been one to watch, with sophomores Johnny McCrary and Wade Freebeck the main candidates.Mason (a former...
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Vikings executive: New stadium will be better than Jerry World

Since its completion in 2009, the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium -- nicknamed "Jerry World," after eccentric team owner Jerry Jones -- has been the pinnacle of professional sports venues. That might change, however, in 2016, when the Minnesota Vikings open U.S. Bank Stadium. "This is the most incredible stadium in the world, until the Vikings stadium," executive vice president...
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Zenit demand British record fee for reported Spurs target

Russian side Zenit St Petersburg are demanding a British transfer record fee of around £72million for reported Tottenham target Axel Witsel. Belgian midfielder Witsel has been heavily linked with a move to White Hart Lane all summer, with the Daily Telegraph reporting that the club remain interested in a late move ahead of Tuesday's deadline. The 26-year-old was also tentatively...
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Report: Sunderland agree fee for Liverpool striker Borini

Sunderland have agreed a fee of around £7million for Liverpool striker Fabio Borini, with the Italian set to sign a four-year deal, according to reports. It is understood that the 24-year-old Italian was due to head for Wearside to undergo a medical ahead of a move before Tuesday's transfer deadline. A successful completion would end the lengthy pursuit of a man who played a key...
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Rosenthal notes: Minnesota Twins continue to defy lowered expectations

Those darned Twins, they're making fools of us all. They started the season by getting swept in Detroit by a combined score of 22-1, then fell to 1-6 faster than you can say, "Sano." They rebounded to lead the Royals-dominated AL Central as late as June 8, with statistical analysts hissing "regression," the unkindest sabermetric cut of all. Then, the cute little Twinkies fell to...
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Wilson honored as friend Dixon wins IndyCar championship

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) Stefan Wilson stood in a circle of crew members in front of his brother's car, the entire group swathed in T-Shirts commemorating Justin Wilson. The group spoke softly before Sunday's season finale, then broke by yelling ''Justin!'' in unison. Then they stood together at the car as Wilson was honored in a series of pre-race tributes at Sonoma Raceway. There was...
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Tim Jennings on being cut: 'The writing was on the wall'

The Chicago Bears cut veteran cornerback Tim Jennings over the weekend, as the team began trimming its roster down from 90 to 75 men. Although Jennings had been with the team since 2010, he had a feeling this was coming. "Once the (new) regime came in and everybody was here, I kind of knew and the writing was on the wall," Jennings said, per Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. "But...
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Week 21: Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Streaming Pitchers

Probable two-start pitchers: Brett Anderson, LAD (vs. SF, @ SD) Chris Archer, TB (@ BAL, @ NYY) Chris Bassitt, OAK (vs. LAA, vs. SEA) Chad Bettis, COL (vs. ARI, vs. SF) Madison Bumgarner, SF (@ LAD, @ COL) Andrew Cashner, SD (vs. TEX, vs. LAD) Wei-Yin Chen, BAL (vs. TB, @ TOR) Bartolo Colon, NYM (vs. PHI, @ MIA) Patrick Corbin, ARI (@ COL, @ CHC) Johnny Cueto, KC (vs. DET, vs. CWS...
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Rape trial set to begin for ex-Colts player Josh McNary

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary is set to stand trial for rape. The Indianapolis Star and WISH-TV report the trial of the 27-year-old McNary is scheduled to begin Monday in Indianapolis. He's is charged with rape, criminal confinement and battery in an attack on a woman in December. Court records say the woman met her attacker at a bar and went...
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France allows Martial to travel to Man United to sign deal

PARIS (AP) The French Football Federation says Monaco forward Anthony Martial has been granted permission to leave France's national squad to sign a contract with Manchester United. The FFF says Monday that ''in these exceptional circumstances, the coach (Didier Deschamps) has accepted the request of the player.'' Martial is due to return to the France squad on Tuesday. The 19-year...
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Van Gaal unsure if De Gea will still be at United on Tuesday

Louis van Gaal "does not know" if David De Gea will still be a Man United player on Tuesday - with the Spanish window due to shut on Monday. Van Gaal insisted 10 days ago that De Gea would not be leaving the club, despite the Spain international banished to the sidelines this season amid strong interest from Real Madrid so far this season. However, Van Gaal's stance appeared to soften...
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Giroud: Benzema would have been good addition at Arsenal

Olivier Giroud says Karim Benzema would have been a good addition for Arsenal this summer, but admits the Gunners are unlikely to sign him. Benzema has been constantly linked with a move to Emirates throughout the summer, but appeared to bring speculation to an end last Monday after reiterating his happiness at Real Madrid. While Giroud admits a move for Benzema remains unlikely...
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'No Red Devils contact' over Cillessen, according to Overmars

Manchester United have made "no contact" with Ajax over rumored goalkeeping target Jasper Cillessen, according to club chief Marc Overmars. Doubts remain over the goalkeeping situation at Old Trafford, with David De Gea thought to be edging ever closer to a move to Real Madrid before the Spanish transfer deadline at midnight on Monday. With Victor Valdes frozen out by manager Louis...
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Man United open talks with Monaco's teenage striker Martial

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Manchester United have opened talks with Monaco over a £36m deal for teenage striker Anthony Martial. Paris Saint-Germain have dismissed an enquiry from Chelsea for Brazilian defender Marquinhos. Ronald...
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Braves fly U.S. flag at half-staff in honor of fan killed in fall

  The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Mary Beth Hauptle, an investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner, identified the victim as Gregory K. Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia. Murrey was pronounced...
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Goodell, Brady due to face off in court again Monday (VIDEO)

  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady are expected back in a New York courtroom after failing to settle the "Deflategate" case. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told both sides they will need to appear in federal court Monday morning for a status conference in the case. The case centers on the legality of the NFL's suspension of Brady...
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Saints honor Katrina victims, NOLA on field and with special video

With the NFL regular season less than two weeks from kickoff, the hearts and minds in New Orleans have very much been focused on the past in recent weeks, marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Perhaps no entity is more closely associated with Katrina -- both good and bad -- than the Saints. The team’s home field, the Superdome, was where thousands took refuge and six...
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PJ party! Cubs don one-piece jammies for flight home

LOS ANGELES — When the Cubs wrapped up their six-game West Coast trip, it was time for manager Joe Maddon and the club to break out the pajamas. PJs for the Cubbies? Yep. The plan was set in place before Sunday night's 2-0 victory, a no-hitter by Jake Arrieta at Dodger Stadium. Maddon had no idea the PJ theme party would turn into a celebration of the no-no Arrieta tossed moments...
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Flores helps Mets surge in fascinating deadline postscript

For the New York Mets, August has been like a dream, and nothing sums up their charmed life better than the saga of Wilmer Flores. On July 29, reports surfaced that Flores was being traded in a deal that would bring Carlos Gomez to the Mets. An emotional Flores wiped tears from his eyes on the field, but the trade was never completed. Since that night, the Mets have gone 20-9, and...
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Lynx happy to see August end after struggling this month

NEW YORK (AP) The Minnesota Lynx came into the season as the prohibitive favorite to win their third WNBA championship in five seasons. Acquiring Olympian Sylvia Fowles in late July did nothing to change that. Yet August hasn't been kind to the Lynx, who are just 8-6 since trading for Fowles. ''We're still just trying to get everything going,'' Maya Moore said after the team lost...
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Weekend Sports In Brief

BASEBALL LOS ANGELES (AP) Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night. Arrieta (17-6) became the first 17-game winner in the big leagues by throwing baseball's third no-hitter in less than three weeks. Astros right-hander Mike Fiers blanked the NL...
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After coming so close, Arrieta notches his 1st no-hitter

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jake Arrieta had been building toward this moment. He'd come achingly close to holding opponents hitless three times last year in a breakout season with the Chicago Cubs. Finally, it happened. And near Hollywood, no less. Arrieta threw the second no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night. He struck out a...
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Day wins The Barclays in another runaway

EDISON, N.J. (AP) Jason Day, so poor as a kid that he shopped at a store where he stuffed as much used clothing as he could into a bag for $5, is trying not to think about the potential of a $10 million bonus for winning the FedEx Cup. That's still four weeks away. Day, so cocksure as a teenager that he talked about being No. 1 even before he was a PGA Tour rookie, is trying to...
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Low blow: Hurricanes announce potential starting RB Edwards out for season

  Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the season, an announcement that came Sunday night and with the Hurricanes less than a week removed from their opener. The news was revealed as the Hurricanes released their first depth chart of the season. Edwards -- who was a strong candidate to be the starter -- was injured in a scrimmage Aug. 22 and was in a walking boot last week...
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