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Lions stuff Packers 19-7

DETROIT (AP) Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit's defensive front smothered Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn't much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure. He was sacked twice and threw for...
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Defense sparks Arkansas' latest blowout win

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bret Bielema was concerned about how Arkansas defensive tackle Darius Philon might react after his fumble return for a touchdown against Northern Illinois. The Razorbacks coach could be forgiven for not knowing exactly how the Mobile, Alabama, native might celebrate his score. Game-changing defensive plays have been few and far between the last few years...
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Strasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins

MIAMI (AP) Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep. Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rendon drove in runs for the Nationals (91-64), who have won eight of nine and lead the Los Angeles Dodgers (88-67) for the best record in the National League. Strasburg...
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Blue Jays' Stroman drops appeal; MLB reduces suspension to 5 games

  Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension from Major League Baseball, and the penalty was cut to five games. MLB penalized Stroman on Wednesday and fined the 23-year-old rookie for throwing a pitch two days earlier that sailed past the head of Baltimore's Caleb Joseph. Stroman's pitch came a half-inning after Joseph blocked the plate as...
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Fueling issue leads to crew chief telling Denny Hamlin: 'Keep your mouth shut'

Joe Gibbs Racing's Denny Hamlin had one of the stronger cars early in Sunday's Sylvania 300 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, leading 32 of the first 70 laps. However, the two-time New Hampshire winner's chances at a third Loudon victory and automatic spot in the Contender 12 went away when a fueling issues kept the crew from getting the car...
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Andre Reed receives Hall of Fame ring

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed received his Hall of Fame Ring of Excellence in a halftime ceremony at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday. Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker presented Reed with his ring in front of fellow Bills Hall of Famers Joe DeLamielleure, Thurman Thomas, Bruce Smith and Jim Kelly. ''This ring puts the icing on...
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Welker active for Denver, Irvin out for Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) Wide receiver Wes Welker is active in his return from a suspension for the Denver Broncos on Sunday while the Seattle Seahawks will be without linebacker Bruce Irvin. Welker was reinstated this week after the NFL agreed to a new performance enhancing drug policy. Denver linebacker Danny Trevathan, coming back from a broken left leg, was inactive after practicing this...
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Blake Bortles gets first NFL action; Jaguars bench Chad Henne

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have turned to rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. Trailing 30-0 at halftime against Indianapolis on Sunday, coach Gus Bradley benched Chad Henne and gave the third overall draft pick a shot. The first half of Jacksonville's home opener was a debacle, with Henne completing 4 of 7 passes for 33 yards and getting sacked three times....
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Watch Marky Mark leave Robert Kraft hanging on a high-five after Patriots' TD

Well, at least New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft now knows how Tom Brady feels.  What are we talking about?  Missing out on a high-five after actively searching out a high-five.  Kraft was pumped up after Rob Gronkowski scored a first-half TD against the Raiders on Sunday. Marky Mark Wahlberg was standing to Kraft's right. Everything seemed primed for some perfect hand...
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Jaguars switch to rookie QB Blake Bortles down 30-0 to Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have turned to rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. Trailing 30-0 at halftime against Indianapolis on Sunday, coach Gus Bradley benched Chad Henne and gave the third overall draft pick a shot. The first half of Jacksonville's home opener was a debacle, with Henne completing 4 of 7 passes for 33 yards and getting sacked three times...
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Will rotation hold back the O's in October?

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Ray Lewis on Ray Rice: 'Some things you can cover up ... some things you can't'

Former Baltimore Ravens star linebacker Ray Lewis spoke on air at length Sunday about the domestic-violence controversy surrounding his friend and ex-teammate Ray Rice, defending the team while adding the uncomfortable remark that "there's some things you can cover up, and then there's some things you can't." Speaking on ESPN's "NFL Countdown"...
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Alabama's play ranged from great to awful in win

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama's numbers were a mish-mash of the awfully pretty and pretty awful: four turnovers, 11 penalties, 645 yards - and one more win. The third-ranked Crimson Tide retained its perfect record with Saturday's 42-21 win over Florida but the performance was anything but pristine. Even coach Nick Saban didn't seem all that perturbed by the miscues...
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Gardner hits Yankees' 15,000th home run

NEW YORK (AP) Brett Gardner hit the New York Yankees' 15,000th home run, lining a full-count pitch from Toronto's Drew Hutchison into the lower deck in the fifth inning Sunday. The Yankees, citing research from the Elias Sports Bureau, said they became the first team to reach the milestone. The total starts in 1903, the first year the franchise started play in New York....
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Correct use of momentum spot cost Packers five points against Lions

Big Foot Sightings are rare. Same with Big Mo. But there he was in Detroit on Sunday, and it resulted in a gigantic turnaround for the Lions, who were playing the Packers.  What I’m talking about is an intercepting momentum play. How often do you hear that? Even if you’re me, not that often.  Here was the situation:  Detroit had the ball, third-and-10 at the Green Bay...
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Losing 30-0, Jaguars switch to rookie Bortles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have turned to rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. Trailing 30-0 at halftime against Indianapolis on Sunday, coach Gus Bradley benched Chad Henne and gave the third overall draft pick a shot. The first half of Jacksonville's home opener was a debacle, with Henne completing 4 of 7 passes for 33 yards and getting sacked three times...
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No. 6 Texas A&M gets chance to really prove itself

DALLAS (AP) Kenny Hill and sixth-ranked Texas A&M have started with the highest-scoring four-game stretch in school history. The Aggies are 4-0 for the first time since 2006, winning each game by at least 24 points. Now, the Aggies get a chance to really prove themselves, knowing there are still plenty of people not convinced by what Texas A&M has done already in the season...
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Redskins' Ihenacho, Polumbus hurt vs Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Washington Redskins have lost two players in the first half of their game at Philadelphia: safety Duke Ihenacho and right tackle Tyler Polumbus. Ihenacho went out in the opening quarter Sunday with a foot injury, and Polumbus was sidelined late in the half with a right knee problem. Polumbus was expected to return. Earlier, both teams' top running backs...
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Unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain face home test against Lyon

Unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain face home test against Lyon
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Perfect Barcelona travel to rock-bottom Levante

Perfect Barcelona travel to rock-bottom Levante 
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Playing catch up: Gordon, No. 19 Badgers impress

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin's offense is a work in progress with a first-year starting quarterback throwing to receivers placed in more prominent roles this season. But a 68-17 drubbing of Bowling Green offered positive signs for the road ahead for the Badgers, especially with prominent holdover Melvin Gordon leading the charge on the ground. Regardless of the quality of opponent...
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Ravens tight end Pitta injures hip vs Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has been carted off the field with a potentially serious hip injury late in the first half against the Browns. Pitta only played four games last season after dislocating his right hip in training camp. He appeared to re-injure the same hip Sunday after catching a short pass. He took several steps before stumbling and falling...
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After narrow victory, Florida State still first in AP poll

East Carolina is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2008 and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against LSU. The top seven teams are the same as last week, starting with No. 1 Florida State, which escaped 23-17 in overtime against Clemson on Saturday night. The Pirates...
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Bayer Leverkusen miss chance to go top of the Bundesliga

Four rounds into the Bundesliga season both newly-promoted teams remain undefeated, one of them, SC Paderborn 07 is atop things on goal-difference and two points separate the first 10 teams heading into a Tuesday-Wednesday midweek round. Bayer Leverkusen, 1. FC Cologne and Borussia Moenchengladbach all had a chance to move to the top Sunday, but Leverkusen lost their unbeaten league...
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Lions' Stephen Tulloch hurts himself ... celebrating a sack

Some injuries are worse than others. And more embarrassing, too. Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch brought down Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers for a sack on Sunday. Tulloch was pretty pumped up adn took the opportunity to do Rodgers' signature "discout double-check" celebration move. But, it looks like he got a little carried away with his hip thrust because...
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