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Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent incidents that are sparking outcry from fans, including an investigation into how long the NFL...
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Kershaw revives age-old argument: Can a pitcher be MVP?

Either you believe or you don’t, right? Either you think a starting pitcher can be a deserving MVP, or you think that the award should go to a position player. Well, yes. Except -- as I’ve written previously regarding my Hall of Fame vote -- once the ballot is in your hand, the obvious sometimes becomes less obvious, and black and white sometimes turns to gray. I’m a National...
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Giants put Thurmond, Jernigan on injured reserve

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. They were injured Sunday in New York's 25-14 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Thurmond had surgery Tuesday to repair a torn pectoral muscle. Jernigan has a mid-foot sprain. The Giants (0-2) filled the roster openings...
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Myles Jury prefers patience over pouting, deeds over words

In a perfect world, Myles Jury would be fighting Nate Diaz this weekend with a chance to vault into the conversation for a title shot in 2015. But instead he's facing Takanori Gomi in Japan with little chance to move forward in the lightweight divisional rankings. Jury was offered a fight with Diaz a few months back, but the wayward Ultimate Fighter winner turned down the bout...
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Atlanta mayor says he talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA -- Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team. Flanked by former Hawks star Dominique Wilkins, Reed said Tuesday that Levenson and his partner Ed Peskowitz have both agreed to sell their shares of the team, which total 50.1 percent...
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Ray Rice rally set for New Rochelle on Tuesday night

Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle is rallying in support of the beleaguered alumnus. A “Night of Prayer” will be held for Rice for 7 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Catherine AME Zion Church located at 19 Lincoln Avenue, New Rochelle, according to a report. The event’s organizer, Bishop Feston Leak, said that this event will be a rallying cry for Rice and his family. "This...
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Gerrard helps Liverpool edge Ludogorets in Champions League opener

Steven Gerrard's last-gasp penalty earned Liverpool a fortunate 2-1 win over brave Ludogorets as they marked their return to the Champions League with a victory. Ludogorets looked set to spoil Liverpool's return to Europe's premier competition when substitute Dani Abalo scored in the final minute to cancel out Mario Balotelli's 82nd minute opener. However, there was...
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Penn State's Franklin has long-term plan

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State coach James Franklin has a long-term plan. ''As fans and coaches and players, we'd all like it to happen faster,'' Franklin said Tuesday. He knows it takes time to develop a cohesive offensive line, powerful running game and team depth. The first-year coach has guided Penn State to a 3-0 start, with the Nittany Lions rallying...
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Juventus defeat Malmo in Champions League group stage

TURIN, Italy (AP) Carlos Tevez broke his Champions League duck as he scored twice to lead Juventus to a hard-fought 2-0 victory at home to Malmo in their opening Group A fixture on Tuesday. Juventus struggled at times before Tevez broke the deadlock in the 59th, following good interplay with Kwadwo Asamoah. It was the Argentina forward's first goal in Europe's elite club...
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Dana White talks his favorite toys and the 'most testosterone-fueled office on Earth'

Ferraris. Guns. Pieces of artwork loaded with cocaine and heroine. No big deal. Just another day in the life of Dana White. The UFC president gives a mini-tour of his office and talks about his favorite expensive toys in a recent video from Jetset Magazine (h/t MMA Mania) and you have to check it out. "I've bought just about everything I've ever wanted to buy,"...
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Georgia's Richt not ruling out RB Chubb vs. Troy

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Perhaps Georgia's depth at tailback didn't take an immediate hit after all when freshman Nick Chubb had surgery on Monday to repair his fractured left thumb. Coach Mark Richt said Tuesday he hasn't crossed Chubb off his list of running backs for No. 13 Georgia's game against Troy on Saturday. ''I don't know how much he will practice this...
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Bengals put TE Alex Smith on injury list

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals put tight end Alex Smith on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season and cutting deeper into Cincinnati's depth at the position. Smith hurt his left biceps during a 24-10 win over Atlanta on Sunday. The Bengals (2-0) also are missing tight end Tyler Eifert, who is out for at least eight games with an elbow injury. The Bengals signed free-agent tight...
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Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team. Flanked by former Hawks star Dominique Wilkins, Reed said Tuesday that Levenson and his partner Ed Peskowitz have both agreed to sell their shares of the team, which total 50.1...
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No. 16 Stanford using bye week to rest, recruit

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) David Shaw had to search through his practice plans from 2011 to determine how he wanted to approach Stanford's two-week stretch between games. Forgive the coach for needing a refresher. After all, it has been three years since Stanford had a full bye week - and this season it actually has two. The Cardinal had a couple of extra days off before and after...
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Arian Foster rips Anheuser-Busch's statement on NFL's issues

One of the NFL's biggest sponsors, Anheuser-Busch, released a statement on Tuesday expressing concern for the league's handling of recent off-field problems. The statement reads: "We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season," the statement read. "We are not yet satisfied with the league's...
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South Carolina-Vanderbilt Preview

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier figures he's got an equally difficult task getting No. 14 South Carolina ready for Vanderbilt as he did last week for Georgia. Spurrier said while the Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) may have picked up a big victory over then-top-10 ranked Georgia, they are not close to being a dominant team that can take wins for granted. So...
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Dortmund open Champions League with convincing win over Arsenal

Arsenal were reduced to chasing shadows on Tuesday night at the Westfalenstadion as Borussia Dortmund raced right round the Gunners en route to a 2-0 victory. Ciro Immobile scored one of the goals of the round, a solo, streaking effort from midfield that ended with him splitting the defense and burying the ball far post at the stroke of halftime. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would add...
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Maddon: Technology key to attracting young fans

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon maintains technology and not shorter games is key to attracting young fans to baseball. Maddon's comments followed Monday night's 1-0 win over the New York Yankees, a game that lasted 3 hours, 28 minutes - the longest nine-inning, 1-0 game by time in major league history. ''I really think that if all we...
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What to expect next in Tony Stewart case

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No. 14 South Carolina needs focus against Vandy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Steve Spurrier figures he's got an equally difficult task getting No. 14 South Carolina ready for Vanderbilt as he did last week for Georgia. Spurrier said while the Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) may have picked up a big victory over then-top-10 ranked Georgia, they are not close to being a dominant team that can take wins for granted. So they...
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Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush: I will 'harshly discipline' daughter if situation arises

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush made the media rounds on Tuesday. In hindsight, that may have been a bad idea. The former USC star did a handful of interviews as part of a sponsor campaign with Taco Bell. However, one interview with WFAN might have sports fans and media talking about anything but the Taco Bell program. Bush appeared on WFAN's "Boomer and Carton"...
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Bayern Munich, Manchester City kickoff European campaign with giant clash

Last season, Manchester City and then-defending champions Bayern Munich were perfect in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Except for when they faced each other. Viktoria Plzen and CSKA Moscow were no match for them, but when they went head-to-head, fireworks erupted. In Manchester, Bayern stunned the hosts by running out to a glittering 3-0 lead within the hour, before settling...
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Ducks re-sign Devante Smith-Pelly to 2-year, $1.6 million deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Forward Devante Smith-Pelly has agreed to a two-year, $1.6 million deal to return to the Anaheim Ducks. The club announced the deal Tuesday. Smith-Pelly has scored 23 points in 75 games over the past three seasons with the Ducks, bouncing between the NHL and Anaheim's AHL affiliates. He had two goals and eight assists in 19 games last year for the Ducks. Smith...
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Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL's handling of controversies

  Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league. The beer giant issued a statement on Tuesday saying it was ''disappointed and increasingly concerned'' by recent incidents and was not yet satisfied with the league's response. It said it had shared its concerns and expectations...
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Plenty of candidates as Big Ten's best on offense

So who's the best offensive player in the Big Ten? Yes, the conference has gotten off to a dismal start. And, yes, the season is young. Ohio State's Braxton Miller, the Big Ten's top offensive player the past two years, is out for the season after shoulder surgery. Someone is destined to step into that vacancy. Yet not many teams in the country would turn down backs like...
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