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Redskins' Jackson 'very limited' in practice

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson is questionable for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles after being ''very limited'' in practice Friday. Jackson is recovering from a sprained left shoulder and didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday. He's been looking forward to facing the Eagles, who cut him in March, and has said...
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Hagel seeks info on military relationship with NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking for information about the military's relationship with the National Football League, amid a number of high-profile domestic violence incidents involving players. The military routinely uses broadcast games as recruitment tools. The military spends millions of dollars a year advertising during NFL games...
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Panthers' Rivera expects Williams, Tolbert to play

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera says running back DeAngelo Williams and fullback Mike Tolbert practiced and are expected to start Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The coach isn't so sure about starting wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. Williams returned to work Friday after sitting out last week's game against Detroit with a hamstring injury. Tolbert...
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4 quarterbacks may play for Florida State, Clemson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) There will be a revolving door of quarterbacks on the field when Florida State and Clemson meet in the showcase matchup this weekend. That leads to a lot of uncertainty in a game that could have national championship implications. The winner of this meeting has played in the ACC title game the last five years. Florida State redshirt sophomore Sean Maguire...
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Jayhawks, Chippewas trying to get back on track

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) The first order of business for Kansas after a lackluster loss at Duke last week was to learn from its myriad of mistakes. That took, oh, about a full afternoon. By supper time, Kansas coach Charlie Weis was already on Central Michigan, hoping that his crew can get things righted before opening Big 12 play. A similar story unfolded this week at Central Michigan...
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Kansas State coach accuses Auburn of stealing signals in close loss

Did Auburn's defense have an unfair advantage shutting down Kansas State's attack in Thursday night's 20-14 Tigers win? Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder seems to think so. "They're getting our signals," he told ESPN, explaining his team switched some of them at half. Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn denied any foul play. Florida State accused Auburn of doing...
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MSG honors women's basketball anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) Madison Square Garden will honor the first women's basketball game played at the arena 40 years ago with a rematch between Queens College and Immaculata as part of the Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4. Immaculata won the inaugural women's game 65-61 in front of 12,000 fans on Feb. 22, 1975. St. John's will face two-time defending champion Connecticut in the...
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Whitecaps FC-Timbers Preview

Having split two earlier meetings, the Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers know Saturday's showdown in Portland could go a long way in determining who makes the playoffs and who goes home. With 37 points, Vancouver (8-7-13) is one ahead of Portland (8-8-12) for the fifth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Both clubs have five matches remaining following this...
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Dodgers LHP Ryu looks to begin throwing program

CHICAGO (AP) Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to begin a throwing program in the next couple days and thinks he will be able to return this year. Ryu was removed from his start last Friday at San Francisco after just one inning due to shoulder inflammation. The left-hander then had a cortisone shot on Monday. Ryu says Friday he is feeling a lot better and is hoping to return...
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Rutgers braces for Navy's triple-option

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Rutgers coach Kyle Flood describes Navy's running game as ''the gold standard of option offenses.'' The Scarlet Knights' goal Saturday is to tarnish that reputation by stopping a potent running attack that leads the nation with 403 yards per game. ''When you face the triple-option, it's about everybody knowing their jobs, knowing...
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Jimmie Johnson: 'We're working our guts out' to find more speed

Jimmie Johnson isn't persuaded his No. 48 team is running well enough to win the 2014 Sprint Cup championship, tying Johnson with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for the most titles in NASCAR's top series. Johnson, however, doesn't believe the performance gap between himself and the drivers who are in championship form is too great to overcome this season. With nine...
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Maximizing the efficiency of EcoBoost

In the ultra-competitive world of sports car racing, development never stands still, with manufacturers often working year-round to extract the maximum performance and efficiency out of each car. For Ford Racing, which entered this year’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with brand-new EcoBoost-powered engines, optimizing the powerful, yet compact V6 twin-turbo to the DP chassis...
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Top-seeded Tsonga ousted by Goffin in Moselle Open quarterfinals

  Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals. Goffin next plays Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, who advanced after third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber retired when trailing 5-0 after just 20 minutes. Looking to win the Moselle title for the third time, Tsonga dominated the first...
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Female fans stand by NFL, if uncomfortably

CHICAGO (AP) Mary Jo Kane, a lifelong Chicago Bears fan and college professor, settles in to watch a football game and finds herself taking a tally of the players - one she'd rather not do, but can't help. Have any of these guys committed a crime? Tried to strangle a wife? Knocked one out? Beaten a child? The NFL has an image problem. Some would say it's at a moral crossroads...
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FOX Sports vs. DraftKings Week 3 Fantasy Football Contest

Throughout the 2014 NFL season, FOX Sports fantasy contributor Adam Meyer will square off against DraftKings pro Peter Jennings in one-week fantasy football contests on DraftKings.com Week 3 H2H series: Peter Jennings = 2 (124.91 average points) Adam Meyer = 0 (116.73 average points) Get your FREE DraftKings contest entry here! Last week’s recap can be found here… Peter’s Picks...
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LeBron banner approved to hang in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) A larger-than-life LeBron James will again tower over downtown. The city's planning commission approved artwork on Friday for a new 10-story-high banner of the NBA superstar, his arms outstretched and ''Cleveland'' across the back of his jersey. It will hang across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cavaliers. The Nike-sponsored banner...
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Rejuvenated Arkansas ready for road-tested Huskies

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas has done its best to put a school-worst 10-game losing streak behind it, outscoring its opponents by a combined 122-35 in a pair of dominating wins. Carrying the recent success forward this week is not a given for the Razorbacks (2-1), particularly against a Northern Illinois team that travels to Fayetteville with a 17-game road winning streak. The...
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Goffin beats top-seeded Tsonga in Moselle quarters

METZ, France (AP) Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals. Goffin next plays Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, who advanced after third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber retired when trailing 5-0 after just 20 minutes. Looking to win the Moselle title for the third time, Tsonga dominated...
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Galliani reveals Balotelli wanted to leave AC Milan for Liverpool

AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani has confirmed that Mario Balotelli wanted to leave the club and join Liverpool this summer. Balotelli, who moved to Milan from Manchester City in January 2013, completed a £16million switch to Anfield last month after much speculation had surrounded his future. The 24-year-old was heavily linked with an exit this summer following Milan&...
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F1 is considering three-car teams for 2015, Ecclestone confirms

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted F1 could fill up a depleted grid next year by having the top teams field three cars. Former Williams chairman Adam Parr set off alarm bells after the Italian Grand Prix recently when he tweeted that three struggling teams are about to collapse. When asked about the news in Singapore, and whether allowing small teams to buy customer cars from their...
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Yaya Toure must shake off poor form to remind Chelsea of City's pedigree

LONDON -- It's been a while since we've been convinced about who will be a season's champions before start of the campaign. Chelsea from the start and nothing in their four straight wins has shaken that faith. Manchester City, however, should be their toughest test so far -- tougher even than the trip to Everton that produced a 6-3 carnival -- and City cannot afford to...
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After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

Representatives of Major League Baseball and the players' union are opening talks about establishing new policies and punishments for domestic violence. The first meeting is scheduled for Friday in negotiations that could continue for several weeks or even months. The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted the discussions...
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Syracuse hosts Maryland aiming to go 3-0

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse has seen what it can do with quarterback Terrel Hunt in the lineup for an entire game and what it can't do when he's not. The Orange will take the former any day. So, too, will Hunt, who last week guided Syracuse to a 40-3 road victory over Central Michigan after starting the season by getting ejected in what turned into a nail-biting, one-point...
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Another big year for Bruce Bochy

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Purdue looks for bigger plays vs S Illinois

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) A week ago as Purdue prepared to play Notre Dame, sophomore quarterback Danny Etling was fighting to keep his job. After solidifying his role by completing 27 of 40 passes for 234 yards and two touchdowns in the 30-14 loss to the Fighting Irish, Etling is ready to take the next step: more yards per completion on Saturday when the Boilermakers (1-2) host...
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