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With Bridgewater starting, Vikings beat Titans 19-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Letting the rookie quarterbacks play and keeping the starters on the sideline may have been the best decisions Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt made all night. Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on...
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What to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round

NEW YORK (AP) Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 - and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011. To do so, the 19th-seeded Williams will need to beat 13th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday. While Williams owns seven major singles titles, including two at the U.S. Open in...
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Hoyer, Manziel lead Browns over Bears 33-13

CLEVELAND (AP) Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel in the Browns' 33-13 exhibition win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday night. Hoyer and Cleveland's offensive starters needed a boost after struggling in the preseason as they learn a new system. Hoyer went 6 of 8 for 69 yards...
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Central Michigan rallies past Chattanooga, 20-16

MOUNT PLEASANT, MICH. (AP) Thomas Rawls ran for one touchdown, Cooper Rush passed for another and Central Michigan scored on its first two second-half drives in a 20-16 comeback victory over Tennessee-Chattanooga on Thursday night. Rawls finished with 123 yards on 25 carries, and Rush completed 15 of 26 passes for 176 yards and two TDs for the Chippewas in the season opener for...
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Giants down Pats on late FG, finish off undefeated preseason

    No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale. Josh Brown kicked a 37-yard field goal with 38 seconds to play and the New York Giants capped their first undefeated preseason since 2006 with a 16-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Thursday night. The win was a gift from Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who went for a first down with a fourth-and-1 from his 39 with less...
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Tucker lifts Ravens over Saints 22-13

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Justin Tucker hit five field goals and the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up a perfect preseason with a 22-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. Baltimore (4-0) found the end zone only once on Tyrod Taylor's 8-yard pass to Deonte Thompson, but that was enough against the Saints (3-1), who struggled to score while quarterback Drew Brees got the...
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Mets put 2B Murphy on DL with calf strain

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have put second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf and promoted infielder Dilson Herrera from Double-A. The Mets made the moves Thursday night after a 6-1 loss to Atlanta. Murphy had a MRI, and additional information was expected to be available on Friday. ''It's frustrating,'' Murphy...
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I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic after 4 straight birdies on back 9

  I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot back in ideal conditions...
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Broncos top Cowboys 27-3 in preseason finale

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Brock Osweiler led four scoring drives in the final tuneup for his third season as Peyton Manning's backup, and the Denver Broncos beat Dallas 27-3 Thursday night. The loss gave the Cowboys their fifth winless preseason in franchise history. With Manning and Dallas' Tony Romo watching in uniform from the sidelines, Osweiler played an efficient three...
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Backup QBs state their case as Packers beat Chiefs

  Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each made decisive closing statements in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Flynn and Tolzien both threw for two touchdowns, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night played mostly by reserves. Flynn threw for 102 yards and Tolzien had 139 in splitting reps by quarter in...
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Kyle Pohl leads Akron to 41-0 rout of Howard

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Kyle Pohl threw a career-best four touchdown passes to lead Akron to a 41-0 victory over Howard of the FCS on Thursday night in the opening game for both teams. Three of Pohl's first five pass attempts were for touchdowns. In the first 5:26, Pohl connected with L.T. Smith with a 57-yard touchdown pass, then hit Imani Davis with a 9-yarder and Mykel Traylor-Bennett...
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Leidner leads Gophers to 42-20 win over Easter Illinois in opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mitch Leidner ran for two scores and threw a touchdown pass to Donovahn Jones, leading Minnesota to a season-opening 42-20 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night. Leidner finished 9 for 17 with 144 yards, David Cobb carried 14 times for 78 yards and the defense delivered a punishing performance to overwhelm the Panthers, a perennial FCS power facing the...
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Giants cap undefeated preseason with win over Pats

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale. Josh Brown kicked a 37-yard field goal with 38 seconds to play and the New York Giants capped their first undefeated preseason since 2006 with a 16-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Thursday night. The win was a gift from Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who went for a first down with a fourth-and...
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Bridgewater starts as Vikings beat Titans 19-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on Thursday night. Blair Walsh kicked four field goals, and the Vikings defense had three sacks in a game where both coaches protected their starters by keeping them safely on the...
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Parkey puts best foot forward, kicks Eagles past Jets

  Cody Parkey took a leg up on Alex Henery in the Philadelphia Eagles' kicking competition. Parkey made field goals of 54, 53 and 25 yards to help the Eagles beat the New York Jets 37-7 in the preseason finale Thursday night. The Eagles (2-2) and Jets (2-2) rested most of their starters and several backups. Michael Vick made a one-play cameo in his first game back in Philadelphia...
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Mike Kafka plays most of game as Bucs fall to Redskins

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Colt McCoy threw for 321 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Washington Redskins to a 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night. With coach Jay Gruden resting both Robert Griffin III and backup quarterback Kirk Cousins, McCoy played the entire game for the Redskins (3-1). He completed 22 of 29 passes while also throwing a...
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Orioles beat Rays 5-4 to stretch lead in AL East

BALTIMORE (AP) J.J. Hardy singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Thursday night to lengthen their lead in the AL East. Steve Pearce homered for the Orioles, who took three of four from the sinking Rays. The victory, combined with the Yankees' loss to Detroit, put Baltimore seven games ahead of New York with...
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Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mitch Leidner ran for two scores and threw a touchdown pass to Donovahn Jones, leading Minnesota to a season-opening 42-20 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday night. Leidner finished 9 for 17 with 144 yards, David Cobb carried 14 times for 78 yards and the defense delivered a punishing performance to overwhelm the Panthers, a perennial FCS power facing the...
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New A&M QB breaks Manziel's mark with 511 yards in win vs. Gamecocks

New A&M QB breaks Manziel's record with 511 yards in win vs. Gamecocks
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Master plan: Drew Brees is getting a vasectomy — but golf comes first

In a move reminiscent of the one made by (insert male's name here) in order to be "forced" to sit around and watch (insert major sporting event here), the New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees will be planning some, uh, "minor-but-necessary surgery" for some time during early April. According to friends of Brees, the surgery should be on the Saturday of the Masters...
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Serena Williams rolls past Vania King in second round of U.S. Open

  Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. And, yes, even a 17-time major champion such as Williams can lose in the early going at the sport's biggest tournaments, as she has repeatedly in 2014. Quickly putting behind a poor-serving start...
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NFL preseason capsules

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs. The first-round pick did not return after being struck in the left side by linebacker Ashlee Palmer on Buffalo's second drive. Buffalo (1-4) continued to sputter on offense...
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RG III, Cousins sit, Redskins beat Bucs 24-10

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Colt McCoy threw for 321 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Washington Redskins to a 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night. With coach Jay Gruden resting both Robert Griffin III and backup quarterback Kirk Cousins, McCoy played the entire game for the Redskins (3-1). He completed 22 of 29 passes while also throwing a pair...
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Panthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale

PITTSBURGH (AP) Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday night. The Panthers (2-2) held the Steelers (1-3) to just 185 total yards. Both teams sat their star players with just 10 days to go before the regular season begins. Carolina backup...
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Packers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night. Flynn threw for 102 yards and Tolzien had 139 in splitting reps by quarter in the evening's most closely watched position battle. Coach Mike...
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