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Kansas St.-Iowa St. Preview

While Kansas State was knocking off the rust in its opener against an FCS school, Iowa State was getting knocked around by a foe from the same level. The 20th-ranked Wildcats can certainly empathize after opening last season with a loss to the same opponent, but will try to hand the Cyclones a second home defeat Saturday while extending their winning streak in the series to seven...
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Report: Cowboys interested in signing Michael Sam to practice squad

Michael Sam may have a new home before the NFL season kicks off. After being cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday and passing through waivers, Sam, who was the first openly gay player ever drafted in the NFL, is trying to be the first to be on an NFL roster. According to a report, the Dallas Cowboys has brought in Sam for a physical, and if he passes, and will sign him to their...
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Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were hacked from an online account. Verlander spoke to reporters Tuesday before Detroit played the Indians. Verlander initially refused to comment Monday after the FBI acknowledged that photos of Academy Award-winning...
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UFC Fight Night on FS1: Souza vs. Mousasi Crystal Ball Predictions

Either Ronaldo Souza or Gegard Mousasi could earn a title shot with a win in the main event of Friday's UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. Alistair Overeem is one of the top heavyweights in the world. Joe Lauzon, Michael Chiesa, Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz are all contenders in their respective divisions. What we're trying to say...
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Tom Brady: 'When I suck, I'll retire'

During Tom Brady's weekly radio spot Tuesday on WEEI's Dennis & Callahan morning show, the hosts asked the Patriots quarterback to contemplate his professional mortality.  The question elicited a very honest and humorous response from the 14-year veteran who turned 37 in early August (emphasis added): Dennis & Callahan: "You want to play forever. But as a goal...
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Cardinals activate Motte off DL, add four others

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals have activated reliever Jason Motte from the 15-day disabled list from a lower back strain, and added four others to put their active roster at 31 players. The Cardinals also recalled catcher Tony Cruz and left-handers Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons. One will start in place of struggling Justin Masterson this week. Lyons and Gonzales...
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Nike confirms Kevin Durant deal extension

  Kevin Durant is staying with Nike. Nike spokesman Heter Myers confirmed that Durant will remain with the shoe giant. Myers said in a statement that Nike is ''pleased to extend our relationship with Kevin Durant, one of the most exciting players in the game.'' Nike did not release terms of the deal. Under Armour had reportedly offered the Oklahoma City Thunder star...
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Former Seahawk Ware arrested on suspicion of DUI

SEATTLE (AP) Former Seattle Seahawks running back Spencer Ware has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence. Jail records show Ware was booked into jail in Kent, south of Seattle, at 3:21 a.m. Tuesday. KIRO-TV reports (http://is.gd/f4pmE9 ) he hasn't been charged and the case was referred to the Maple Valley prosecutor's office. The Seahawks waived...
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Royals recall 4 to help depth in stretch run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals have recalled infielder Christian Colon, outfielder Terrance Gore and pitchers Aaron Crow and Liam Hendriks from Double-A Northwest Arkansas for their playoff push. Colon was in the starting lineup at third base for Tuesday night's game against Texas. Gore gives the Royals a speedy threat on the base paths. He opened the season at Class-A Wilmington...
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San Diego St.-North Carolina Preview

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - An offseason spent pushing the defense to force turnovers paid off in North Carolina's season-opening victory. The 21st-ranked Tar Heels, however, were plenty sloppy themselves. North Carolina tries to iron out its offensive issues Saturday night against San Diego State and hope its defensive improvements were something more than just a one-time burst...
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Belichick says he'll make call on Gronk return

One day after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pronounced himself ready to return, Bill Belichick reminded him it will be the coach's decision. Belichick said during a conference call Tuesday he will decide whether the tight end is ready to take the field after a knee injury. Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels says they'll use Gronkowski however they can. Gronkowski has...
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Rangers send Scheppers to 60-day DL amid moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Rangers transferred right-hander Tanner Scheppers to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday and brought in several reinforcements for the final month of the season. Right-handers Lisalverto Bonilla and Nick Tepesch and infielder Luis Sardinas were recalled from Triple-A Round Rock, while left-hander Michael Kirkman had his contract purchased from the same club...
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Should the Sprint Cup Series go to Atlanta twice in a season?

What a great race we had Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Actually, I hate the fact that we only go there once a year, but I understand why. Unfortunately, it got to the point where the fans weren't supporting two trips a year there. I'm also very excited we got their race back and they will be in our NASCAR on FOX portion of the season beginning next year. I'm...
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England confront apathy vs. Norway ahead of Euro 2016 campaign

LONDON --   The whole point of a new chapter is that it is generally supposed to come with fresh ideas, and with a bit of luck, a burst of optimism. As Roy Hodgson appeared in the dark bowels of Wembley Stadium to announce the England squad for the campaign that begins with a friendly against Norway (live, FOX Sports 2, Wednesday, 3 p.m. ET), the mood was gloomy. There is a toxic...
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Michigan St.-Oregon Preview

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio is doing his best to deflect the importance of Saturday's showdown with No. 3 Oregon as it relates to the first College Football Playoff that is still an entire season down the road. Sure, if his seventh-ranked Spartans were to fall in Eugene in the school's first regular-season top-10 matchup in more than 47 years, there's ample time...
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Heidi Klum and her young boyfriend got rather cozy at the U.S. Open

Heidi Klum spent her Labor Day touching her young boyfriend at the U.S. Open. The 41-year-old supermodel took in the tennis action with her 28-year-old beau, Vito Schnabel, who, of course, is an art dealer. And the two could barely keep their hands off each other, as you can see in the video below.
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No positive doping tests at this year's Tour

PARIS (AP) The International Cycling Union says there were no positive doping tests at this year's Tour de France, after more than 700 blood and urine samples were collected by the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation. The UCI released the figures on Tuesday, saying that of the 719 samples, 197 were collected before the race and 522 during it; altogether 320 were taken for the purposes...
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Shoulder injury shelves Badger QB Joel Stave

MILWAUKEE (AP) Quarterback Joel Stave is out indefinitely with an injured right shoulder, leaving Tanner McEvoy as the unquestioned starter for No. 18 Wisconsin. Coach Gary Andersen said Tuesday Stave needs to rest. He has been dealing with the injury for a couple of weeks, and there is no timetable for his return. Stave was the starter in 2013, when Wisconsin finished 9-4. He had...
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Maryland lineman Dunn: from walk-on to blind side

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) When he started his football career at Maryland as a freshman walk-on, Michael Dunn had low expectations - for good reason. ''I wasn't physically fit. I was out of shape, I was pretty fat,'' he recalled. ''Coming out of high school, I was just thinking, `It's going to be nice to be on a team. Maybe I can play by my senior year...
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East Carolina-South Carolina Preview

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Steve Spurrier quickly corrected himself after saying No. 21 South Carolina needs to play a little better when it faces East Carolina on Saturday night. ''Play a LOT better,'' Spurrier emphasized Tuesday, referring to his team's performance in last week's season-opening 52-28 loss to Texas A&M. Spurrier hasn't been accustomed to...
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Indians activate OF Ryan Raburn

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians have activated outfielder Ryan Raburn from the disabled list. Raburn was placed on the DL on Aug. 19 with a sore right wrist he injured while making a diving catch. Raburn will bat seventh as the designated hitter Tuesday night when the Indians, routed 12-1 by Detroit in the opener, continue their four-game series against the Tigers. Raburn, who played...
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Gophers lose starting DT Scott Ekpe to knee injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee. Coach Jerry Kill declined Tuesday to give specifics, but he called the news on the junior a ''major blow'' to the Gophers. Ekpe was in line to replace Ra'Shede Hageman, a second-round NFL draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons,...
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Turner Scott Motorsports folds Hornaday's team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Turner Scott Motorsports has shut down the Truck Series team driven by Ron Hornaday Jr., a move that required the organization to release 18 employees. Hornaday was fourth in the Truck Series standings when team co-owner Harry Scott announced last week that entry would not race Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Ben Kennedy and Cameron Hayley did compete...
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Serena re-tapes ankle in doubles loss

Serena re-tapes ankle in doubles loss
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Irving scores in double digits as US routs New Zealand

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. The U.S. response wasn't nearly as interesting. Just pound the ball inside and outmuscle an overmatched opponent. Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and...
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