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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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Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case

NEW YORK (AP) 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...
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Reds-Cubs Preview

Jake Arrieta's no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers came at the perfect time for the Chicago Cubs. Kyle Hendricks would probably settle for a quality start. Hendricks looks to end his struggles as the Cubs host the slumping Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Arrieta delivered the Cubs' first no-hitter since Carlos Zambrano in 2008 in Sunday's 2-0 win. Striking out 12, he helped...
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Colts activate OL Donald Thomas from PUP list

After a year on the sidelines, Donald Thomas is back at practice with the Indianapolis Colts.  The team activated the veteran guard from the physically unable to perform list on Friday, clearing the way for him to rejoin the team for the first time since last season's training camp. The 29-year-old Thomas, who signed with the Colts in 2013, has had a difficult time staying healthy...
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Giants-Dodgers Preview

Engaged in a tight race atop the NL West, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants have plenty more than just their longtime rivalry to play for over the final seven meetings. The first-place Dodgers try to bounce back after getting no-hit for the second time in 10 days, while the Giants look to close the gap in the division race Monday night at Dodger Stadium. Although Los...
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Desperate for October (and cash) Indians owner looking for investor

  Indians owner Paul Dolan is looking for a minority investment partner for his franchise. He needs a new team president as well. Dolan, who has had primary control of the Indians since 2013, hired a New York-based investment broker several months ago to help him find a minority owner for the ballclub, which has struggled to stay competitive in a sport without a salary cap in a...
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Lawrie not opposed to shifting around infield with A's

When the Oakland Athletics acquired Brett Lawrie from the Toronto Blue Jays in the Josh Donaldson trade, he joined the club as a third baseman. However, he's also played some time at second base this season with Oakland, especially recently after the club brought in Danny Valencia on a waiver claim.  When asked by Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area over the weekend about his ability to...
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Marcus Mariota may sit out Titans' preseason finale

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Saturday the team is considering holding rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota out of the team's preseason finale Thursday against the Minnesota Vikings."He's had a good preseason, he's making a lot of progress, and we feel good about where he's going," Whisenhunt said, per the Tennessean. "So you could look at it as another opportunity...
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Pa. Little Leaguers get heroes' welcome upon return home

  The victory went to Tokyo, but members of Lewisberry's Red Land Little League team returned to their small community as hometown champions, escorted by police, firefighters and EMS crews. Red Land lost 18-11 to the Kitasua Little League Sunday in the final game of the 2015 Little League World Series championship in South Williamsport. But residents' pride and the thrill of being...
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Gus Bradley: Jaguars DE Marks faces 'uphill battle' to play Week1

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley said Saturday that defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks, who is working is his way back from a torn ACL in his right knee, may not be ready to play in time for the team's Sept. 13 season-opener against the Carolina Panthers. Marks, who was injured in last season's finale against the Houston Texans on Dec. 28, is currently on the physically...
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NYC's first fan: A ballgame with Mayor Bill de Blasio

NEW YORK (AP) He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. He let out a cheer when the best hitter on his favorite team smoked a home run and diligently scanned the out-of-town scoreboard to consider playoff implications. And he waited his turn in the long Citi Field men's room line, just one more fan spending a hot summer day watching the...
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WR Walters pushing for roster spot with Jaguars

Veteran wide receiver Bryan Walters used another strong performance in Jacksonville's preseason loss to the Detroit Lions last Friday to make his case for a roster spot. Walters, who signed as free agent in the offseason from the the Seattle Seahawks, leads the Jaguars in receiving through the first three games, with 10 catches for 102 yards. With the season-ending injury to Arrelious...
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Nationals-Cardinals Preview

While the St. Louis Cardinals' bats are heating up just in time for the home stretch, the Washington Nationals hope their lineup didn't wake up too late. The two surging offenses open a three-game set in St. Louis on Monday night with the Cardinals clinging to the NL Central lead and the Nationals looking to climb in the East. St. Louis (84-46) has won seven of eight but has added...
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Ron Rivera says Kony Ealy has 'taken the bull by the horns'

The Carolina Panthers are badly looking to find the answer to who will pair up with defensive end Charles Johnson in 2015. Apparently, as Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review reports, Ron Rivera strongly believes that man may be Kony Ealy. “He has taken the bull by the horns,” Rivera told Black and Blue Review. “He’s earned the opportunity, and I’ve been very pleased with...
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Ron Rivera: Corey Brown has to stop trying to replace Kelvin Benjamin

Wide receiver Corey Brown had a brutal night when the Carolina Panthers took on the New England Patriots, to say the least. During Carolina's third preseason game, Brown dropped a whopping four passes, one of which would have undoubtedly been a touchdown.When the fourth drop happened, quarterback Cam Newton was the first over to put his arm around Brown, as David Newton of ESPN...
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(WATCH) The Volunteers latest hype video asks 'What Will You Give'

Game week is here and the Tennessee football program has a simply question for you, what will you give for Tennessee today?Beautifully narrated by VFL Inky Johnson, if this video doesn't give you chills you clearly must not have orange blood running through your veins. Even Butch Jones is getting hype just by watching the video:Here is the latest offering from Tennessee, titled...
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Thorns send Angerer, van Hollebeke off with draw

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet. Already eliminated from the playoffs, the Thorns honored a pair of popular players who are retiring from the game: goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and defender Rachel Van Hollebeke. Angerer, who has started in goal for the German national team...
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Denmark's Thomas Sorensen joins Melbourne City

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Former Aston Villa and Denmark goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen has signed a two-year deal to play for Melbourne City in Australian football's A-League. The 39-year-old Sorensen played for Sunderland from 1998 to 2003, Aston Villa from 2003 to 2008 and for Stoke City from 2008 until earlier this year. He played 101 matches for Denmark between 199 and 2012 as...
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Rangers' Hamilton nearing activation from DL but 'not ready' for full-time duty

A balky right knee has kept Josh Hamilton out of action for the Texas Rangers since August 16, but the club is hoping to activate him from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. However, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News Hamilton isn't quite 'ready' to resume full-time playing duties for the hard-charging Rangers, who won again on Sunday thanks on the strength of a...
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Jaguars giving DE Chris Smith chance with first team

With defensive end Andre Branch set to miss "significant time" with an MCL injury according to head coach Gus Bradley, the Jacksonville Jaguars are giving Chris Smith a chance to work with the first team. Smith, a fifth-round draft pick in 2014, occupied the pass-rushing Leo position with the starters during Sunday's practice. He's the latest player to occupy the spot since the end...
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WATCH: WR Julio Jones reacts to news of contract extension

As if Atlanta Falcons fans were excited enough just hearing that their star wide receiver Julio Jones received a big-time contract extension, how about seeing him find out the news? In a video first posted by the team's official Twitter page, you can see owner Arthur Blank approach Jones on the field before this past weekend's preseason game. The rest, well, we'll let that speak...
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Red Bulls thump D.C. United to claim Atlantic Cup

Bradley Wright-Phillips had two goals and an assist to lead New York past D.C. United. The Red Bulls (12-7-6) moved two points behind Eastern Conference-leading D.C. United (13-10-5). Lloyd Sam opened the scoring in the 33rd minute. Wright-Phillips made it 2-0 when he blasted a volley, off a cross from Mike Grella, into the top-right corner from just outside the 6-yard box. Wright...
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Rays-Orioles Preview

Chris Archer has battled consistency issues since the end of June, but the level of offense Baltimore has displayed in a damaging late-August slump might make his next start a little more predictable. The Tampa Bay ace takes the mound Monday night at Camden Yards, where the Rays will try to send the Orioles to a fifth straight loss overall and at home. Archer (11-10, 2.88 ERA) surrendered...
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WATCH: Julio Jones gets news of new contract from Arthur Blank

There are quite a few things to take away from the contract negotiations between the Atlanta Falcons and wide receiver Julio Jones. First of all, the fact that the Falcons got the deal done before the 2015 season was great to see.To go along with that, Jones truly handled himself like a pro throughout the entire process. When the deal was finally done, owner Arthur Blank made sure...
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Chargers might've added the old Stevie Johnson at receiver

Stevie Johnson likes to call his new receiving corps "The Aliens."He's backed it up by playing several different positions at an otherworldly level this preseason.“You need to be versatile in order to be effective in this type of offense,” the veteran receiver told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. “They will need me to do a lot, and I have to be able to do it.  This is not your...
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