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Players' union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

  The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiancee in a casino elevator. The Baltimore running back had already served the first game of that suspension...
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Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez out of lineup with strained elbow

  Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was a late scratch from the lineup Tuesday night because of a strained right elbow. Justin Turner took Ramirez's place at shortstop against the Colorado Rockies. Ramirez missed time last month because of a strained right oblique. He's hitting .278 with 13 homers and 69 RBI this season. The Dodgers are 63-45 when Ramirez starts...
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Mets CF Juan Lagares leaves game with elbow injury

NEW YORK (AP) Mets center fielder Juan Lagares has left New York's game against the Miami Marlins before the start of the fifth inning because of a hyperextended right elbow. Lagares appeared to be injured in the fourth inning Tuesday night when he fielded Jarrod Saltalamacchia's sinking liner on a short hop and quickly came up throwing to force out Garrett Jones at second...
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NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension

BALTIMORE (AP) NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension.
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Falcons rookie LT Jake Matthews returns to practice

  Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews has returned to practice after missing last week's loss at Cincinnati with a sprained left ankle. Coach Mike Smith said Matthews, the NFL's sixth overall draft pick, participated fully in the 2-hour workout and should start Thursday when Tampa Bay visits the Georgia Dome. Matthews' improved health means that Gabe Carimi will...
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Titans agree to terms with veteran LB James Anderson

  The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with veteran linebacker James Anderson and finally placed linebacker Zach Brown on injured reserve. The Titans announced the moves Tuesday. Brown tore a pectoral muscle in the Titans' season-opening win at Kansas City and had surgery Sept. 9. The 6-foot-2, 235-pound Anderson is an eight-year veteran who has started 69 of his 110 career...
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Angels RHP Shoemaker to miss start with oblique

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker is expected to miss at least one turn in the rotation because of a mild strain on his left side. Angels manager Mike Scioscia made the announcement Tuesday, one day after his team became the first in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season. Right fielder and cleanup hitter Josh Hamilton returned to the lineup...
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Susan West reaches quarterfinals of U.S. Senior Women's Amateur

  Former Alabama tennis player Susan West won two matches Tuesday in the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals at Hollywood Golf Club. The 50-year-old West, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, beat Susan Cohn of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 2 and 1 in the second round, and topped Martha Leach of Hebron, Kentucky, 1 up in the third round. ''I had a good morning...
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Hanley Ramirez a late scratch with strained elbow

DENVER (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was a late scratch from the lineup Tuesday night because of a strained right elbow. Justin Turner took Ramirez's place at shortstop against the Colorado Rockies. Ramirez missed time last month due to a strained right oblique. He's hitting .278 with 13 homers and 69 RBIs this season. The Dodgers are 63-45 when Ramirez...
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James unveils new shoe before restart with Cavs

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first. He was at Nike's corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe, the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the Cavs. The rollout comes less than two weeks before the four-time league...
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Farewell tour gives Selig another chance to defend Mets owners

  Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's latest stop on his ballpark farewell tour turned testy over his unyielding support of the New York Mets' ownership. With longtime friend and Mets chief executive officer Fred Wilpon sitting in the second row of the news conference room at Citi Field, Selig said he has no problem with the big-market team operating with an opening-day payroll...
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Lions put cornerback Nevin Lawson on season-ending IR

  Detroit put cornerback Nevin Lawson on injured reserve after he went down with dislocated toes Sunday in the Lions' loss to Carolina. Lawson immediately had surgery, and coach Jim Caldwell said Monday he did not expect the defensive back to return this season. Now Lawson is officially on IR. The Lions also signed cornerback Danny Gorrer, promoted linebacker Julian Stanford...
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Tennessee WR Josh Smith has high ankle sprain

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith has a high ankle sprain, leaving his status uncertain for the Volunteers' next game Sept. 27 at No. 13 Georgia. Vols coach Butch Jones said Tuesday that Smith won't practice this week. ''There isn't a time frame on it,'' Jones said. ''He could be ready for Georgia, but we'll wait and...
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Former Germany keeper Tim Wiese to make switch into pro wrestling?

It may sound like a joke at first -- and you know what? It kind of is, go ahead and laugh -- but former Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese may soon be joining the professional wrestling circuit.
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E. Michigan-Michigan St. Preview

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State returns to the field Saturday to face Eastern Michigan, and although it lost its showdown at Oregon two weekends ago, coach Mark Dantonio's team remains highly regarded. The euphoria from last season's Rose Bowl run hasn't worn off. Now the question is whether the 11th-ranked Spartans can do enough against their remaining opponents...
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Dodger Stadium, Tiger Stadium...Whatevs

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Susan West advances in US Senior Women's Amateur

DEAL, N.J. (AP) Former Alabama tennis player Susan West won two matches Tuesday in the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals at Hollywood Golf Club. The 50-year-old West, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, beat Susan Cohn of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 2 and 1 in the second round, and topped Martha Leach of Hebron, Kentucky, 1 up in the third round. ''I...
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Commissioner Selig defends Mets' finances

NEW YORK (AP) Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's latest stop on his ballpark farewell tour turned testy over his unyielding support of the New York Mets' ownership. With longtime friend and Mets chief executive officer Fred Wilpon sitting in the second row of the news conference room at Citi Field, Selig said he has no problem with the big-market team operating with an opening...
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Tim Duncan is a comic book star now?

Tim Duncan is a big fan of Marvel Comics, and now the San Antonio Spurs star will appear as a character in one of its stories. Duncan will be featured in a special release of "The Punisher," according to a Facebook post by BlackJack Speed Shop, Duncan's car shop. Duncan will play the role of a mechanic in the comic, responsible for making The Punisher's car. Check...
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Astros rookie George Springer won't play again this season

  Houston rookie George Springer, who has been out since July 20 with a left quadriceps injury, won't play again this season. There was some hope that Springer might return for the last few games of the season, but interim manager Tom Lawless said on Tuesday that they decided to shut him down. Lawless said that team officials and Springer came to the decision together and decided...
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ASU's Kelly out for next game with foot injury

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona State senior quarterback Taylor Kelly will miss the 15th-ranked Sun Devils' next game with a right foot injury, though his status beyond that is uncertain. Kelly was injured during Saturday's game at Colorado and left on crutches and wearing a protective boot. Senior Mike Bercovici will replace Kelly for Arizona State's game against No. 12 UCLA...
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Wings, DeKeyser agree to 2-year deal worth over $2M per season

  The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms with defenseman Danny DeKeyser on Tuesday on a two-year deal, with an average cap hit just under $2.2 million. The 24-year-old DeKeyser is coming off a fine rookie season in which he had four goals and 19 assists in 65 games. He averaged 21:38 of ice time, second to only Niklas Kronwall on the team. DeKeyser made his NHL debut in 2012-13,...
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Ex-Pirates closer Kent Tekulve has heart transplant surgery

  Former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kent Tekulve is recovering from heart transplant surgery. Allegheny General Hospital said Tuesday the 67-year-old Tekulve was discharged Friday after the Sept. 5 operation. Tekulve works for Root Sports Pittsburgh, regularly appearing on studio shows before and after Pirates games. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review first reported the surgery in an...
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Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado sidelined with pneumonia, bruised chest

  Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado will be sidelined indefinitely because of a bruised chest and pneumonia. The slick fielder was hurt diving for a ball during a game in New York against the Mets last week. An MRI and CAT scan Monday revealed not only a bruise but fluid in Arenado's lungs. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said it's "going to be a few days before...
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Red Wings agree to 2-year deal with DeKeyser

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms with defenseman Danny DeKeyser on Tuesday on a two-year deal, with an average cap hit just under $2.2 million. The 24-year-old DeKeyser is coming off a fine rookie season in which he had four goals and 19 assists in 65 games. He averaged 21:38 of ice time, second to only Niklas Kronwall on the team. DeKeyser made his NHL debut in...
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