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Tony Stewart to race Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Stewart-Haas Racing announced Thursday that three-time Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart has not raced since Aug. 9 when he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr.  during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. Kevin Ward, 20, exited his car and was walking down the first track...
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Watch: Alex Avila's walk-off RBI single

Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers moved into a tie with the Seattle Mariners for the second American League wild card spot following Alex Avila’s RBI single with two out in the the bottom of the ninth to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Thursday. Rookie Kyle Lobstein made his first major league start, allowing one earned run in six innings. He retired the...
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Tigers tied with Mariners for 2nd AL Wild Card spot

Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers moved into a tie with the Seattle Mariners for the second American League wild card spot following Alex Avila’s RBI single with two out in the the bottom of the ninth to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Thursday. Rookie Kyle Lobstein made his first major league start, allowing one earned run in six innings. He retired the...
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Adrian Peterson: ‘I never indicated I wanted to leave the Vikings’

The Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson have released statements following a report by ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that the Pro Bowler told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that he wants to be a Cowboy. Statement from the Vikings: “We are focused on the 2014 season, and as we have consistently communicated, Adrian is an integral part of the Vikings organization...
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Tolzien, Flynn still battling for backup QB job

The Green Bay Packers found out how important it is to have a quality backup last season when Aaron Rodgers went down with a broken collarbone, and Matt Flynn ended up being that guy. Scott Tolzien had a chance to win the job, but he was just too inexperienced at the time and was thrown into action that he simply wasn’t ready to face. Green Bay is still in the process of deciding...
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NFL letter to owners on new domestic violence policy

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to all team owners on Thursday to announce the immediate implementation of a new domestic violence policy. The NFL announced sweeping new measures on domestic violence in a letter to owners today; Six games for 1st offense, lifetime ban for 2nd. — Jane McManus (@janesports) August 28, 2014 On Ray Rice discipline: “I didn’t get it...
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Report: Adrian Peterson told Jerry Jones he wants to be a Cowboy

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that he would like to play for the Cowboys when his contract with the Vikings ends, according to a an “Outside the Lines” report. “Well, I understand, Adrian,” Jones told Peterson during the call. “I’d like that, too … Well, I love your story. I love your daddy’s story. I’ve...
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Derrick Rose: ‘I’m past my injuries’

The Chicago Bulls are excited about the upcoming NBA season, especially due to the health of their superstar point guard Derrick Rose. Rose has looked great so far with Team USA, and it appears that his confidence is completely back in both of his knees. If he can play up to his full potential, the Bulls are going to be a major force to be reckoned with this season in the Eastern...
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Peyton Manning fined for taunting: ‘Money well spent’

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been fined $8,200 for taunting, reports ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Peyton Manning notified by NFL he is fined $8,200 for taunting of DJ Swearinger. No appeal. Peyton: “I accept it. Money well spent.” — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August 28, 2014 Officially Manning’s taunting fine is $8,268, per league’s fine schedule for unsportsmanlike...
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Kobe Bryant studying old rival on how to adjust game

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is using his old rival as an example of how to become “more efficient” on the court at the age of 36. Bryant, who turned 36 on Aug. 23, is preparing to make his comeback from a knee injury and has been studying Paul Pierce this offseason. From Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard: In preparing for this season, Bryant told friends that the...
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Packers coach: Jarrett Boykin has ‘taken the next step’

The Green Bay Packers felt comfortable in the offseason with letting wide receiver James Jones go in free agency because they believed Jarrett Boykin was ready to move up the depth chart. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday that the third-year wide receiver has taken the next step. “Clearly, Jarrett Boykin has taken the next step,” McCarthy said, via the Milwaukee Journal...
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Thomas Smith and the ‘Look-Up Line’

http://justcureparalysis.org Could there be a change on the horizon in the way the game of hockey approaches dangerous hits along the boards? If Thomas Smith has his way, this is just the beginning. Smith was paralyzed playing for the Boston Junior A Bulldogs when he went headfirst into the boards while trying to avoid a collision. Somehow, he came back and resumed playing hockey...
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Vikings want ‘poise’ from Christian Ponder

The Minnesota Vikings have chosen Matt Cassel as their starting quarterback to start the upcoming season, and have Teddy Bridgewater as his primary backup. Christian Ponder is the quarterback that has been left out of the rotation equation, and he seems to have had his last chance at playing time in Minnesota. That being said, the Vikings have not traded him and Ponder hasn’t requested...
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TJ Dillashaw hoping to solidify status as UFC bantamweight champ

For the first time since pulling off a Matt Serra-like upset win over Renan Barao to capture the 135-pound crown in May, current bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will defend his belt in a rematch with the Brazilian set for the main event of UFC 177, and after their first meeting, it’s no surprise that their upcoming headliner has become one of the most highly-anticipated fights...
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Report: Josh Gordon considering playing in CFL

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for the 2014 NFL season due to a repeat violation of the league’s substance abuse policy, and will now explore the possibility of playing in the Canadian Football League the remainder of the year, reports ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. According to Mortensen, Gordon will talk with CFL officials on whether he would be eligible...
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Warriors, Leandro Barbosa agree to contract

The Golden State Warriors have been looking to improve their depth over the last couple of weeks, and they finally found their man. According to reports, the Warriors have agreed to a deal with veteran guard Leandro Barbosa. Barbosa has been searching for a deal over the past couple of weeks, and has been obviously healthy while playing with the Brazilian national team. According...
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2014 NFC North Preview: Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions

In his second season at the helm, head coach Marc Trestman should be able to keep the Chicago Bears in the hunt for their first playoff appearance since the team’s division-winning campaign of 2010, and barring disaster, eclipsing last year’s 8-8 finish shouldn’t be a problem. But from the moment that Jay Cutler first arrived in the Windy City, the Bears have been vulnerable...
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Pacers need David West to carry them

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports The Indiana Pacers are going to be playing without their two best players from last season, after losing Lance Stephenson in free agency and Paul George to a broken leg. Indiana doesn’t have a great outlook for the coming season, and there simply aren’t enough players that can power them through the loss of George especially. One player that the Pacers...
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Dan Snyder: Redskins have ‘started the process’ of designing new stadium

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder told Comcast SportsNet on Wednesday that the organization has “started the process” of designing a new stadium to serve as the team’s home. “Whether it’s Washington, D.C., whether it’s another stadium in Maryland, whether it’s a stadium in Virginia, we’ve started the process,” Snyder said, via CSNWashington.com. “We are...
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Anibal Sanchez pectoral strain confirmed by Dr. James Andrews

Detroit Tigers Anibal Sanchez has a right pectoral strain, Dr. James Andrews confirmed on Wednesday. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus hopes to have Anibal back before the end of the season. “It depends how fast I heal,” Sanchez said. “It’s nothing like they’re going to say, ‘All right, you’re going to wait for two weeks or one week.’ It’s nothing like that. It’s how...
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Titans, Jurrell Casey agree on four-year extension

Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports The Tennessee Titans announced Wednesday that they have come to an agreement on a contract extension with defensive tackle Jurell Casey. “We are excited to come to an agreement on an extension with Jurrell,” said Titans general manager Ruston Webster. “This is something Jurrell has earned not only with his play on the field but his work ethic as well...
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Jeff Fisher calls ESPN’s report on Michael Sam showering habits ‘unethical’

St. Louis Rans coach Jeff Fisher told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that it was “unethical” of ESPN’s Josina Anderson to report on defensive end Michael Sam’s “showering habits.” “I’m extremely disappointed in her piece,” Fisher told the Post-Dispatch on Wednesday, not long before the team boarded buses for Lambert Airport and the trip to Miami for Thursday’s...
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Russell Wilson putting in 14-hour days at Seahawks facility

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Despite having won a Super Bowl in his second season in the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson remains focused on getting better and preparing for his third season in the league. “I guess I get a little bit of sleep,” Wilson said, via ESPN.com. “Not much. A few hours here and there, five to six usually. “There’s usually a good...
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Cam Newton says ‘there’s no doubt’ he’ll start Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Wednesday that “there’s no doubt” he will be starting when the Panthers open the regular season on September 7 at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Newton suffered a rib injury in the team’s Week 3 preseason game against the New England Patriots on August 22. “My body feels better. It’s been a great process,” Newton said. “There...
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NFL upholds Josh Gordon’s one-year suspension

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has upheld Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon’ one year suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. “I’d like to apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Cleveland Browns organization and our fans,” Gordon said in a statement through the NFLPA. “I am very disappointed that the NFL and its hearing office...
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