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Watch: U.S. Ryder Cup team does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Seven members of the U.S. Ryader Cup team accepted the ALC Ice Bucket Challenge from team captain Tom Watson. Watch as Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed,Zach Johnson, Bubba Watson and Jimmy Walker have ice water dumped over their heads. Watson decided to do it shirtless. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy took on the challenge together. #icebucketchallenge...
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Jimmy Kelly has ‘no evidence of cancer’

The Buffalo Bills released a statement from the New York Head & Neck Institute at Lenox Hospital in Manhattan on Hall of Famer Jim Kelly’s cancer treatments and evaluation. Jim Kelly was evaluated yesterday at the New York Head & Neck Institute at Lenox Hospital in Manhattan, three months after having completed the radiation and chemotherapy protocol designed to treat...
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Bengals, Vontaze Burfict agree to extension

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms on a contract extension with weak side linebacker Vontaze Burfict, ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports. #Bengals and starting WLB Vontaze Burfict have agreed on a multi-year contract extension, per league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 20, 2014 The extension, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, is for four-years and worth $20 million...
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Report: Jon Lester returning to Boston ‘a long shot’

The consensus since the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics at the trade deadline has been that Lester, a free agent at season’s end, very well may end up back in Boston next season. But, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Lester returning to Boston this upcoming winter is viewed as a long shot. Back in Spring Training, the Red Sox offered Lester a four...
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Tony Gonzalez: Denver Broncos will go undefeated

The last NFL team to go unbeaten was the 1972 Dolphins, but future Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez is predicting a team this year will join Miami. “Right now, Denver has a team built just like the New England Patriots back when they went undefeated [in the 2007 regular season],” said Gonzalez, who retired after last season and is an NFL analyst for CBS, via Newsday.com. “In looking...
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Thales Leites set for toughest test since return to UFC

Since returning to the UFC following a four year, loss-fueled layoff in August of 2013, former middleweight challenger Thales Leites has earned three consecutive wins over Tom Watson, Ed Herman, and Trevor Smith in an effort to reclaim his former status as a ranked contender. And on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Leites will square-off against...
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Charles Wang to sell New York Islanders

It’s over. Sound the bells and let the villagers know it’s safe to come out: the witch is finally dead. Okay, calling him a witch might be a little on the strong side, but Charles Wang hasn’t exactly been the most endearing person in the world since taking over as owner of the New York Islanders way back in 2000. The embattled owner has finally sold the team. Former Washington...
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Curt Schilling: ‘Chewing tobacco is what gave me cancer’

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling told WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday morning that chewing tobacco is what caused him to have squamous cell carcinoma, a type of mouth cancer. Schilling used chewing tobacco for three decades. “I’ll go to my grave believing that was why I got what I got,” he said on the radio show. “Absolutely. No question...
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Brett Keisel: ‘It means a lot to be back’

Brett Keisel is back in black and gold. The Steelers signed the defensive end to a two-year contract on Wednesday.  Keisel had been an unrestricted free agent since March and was hoping to return to the Steelers for a 13th season. “It means a lot to be back,” said Keisel, via Steelers.com.  “There really is no place like here, no place like home. It was tough, just the...
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Five Packers who impressed in pre-season victory vs. Rams

Packer rookie WR Jeff Janis scores on a 34 yard touchdown reception during the third quarter of Green Bay’s pre-season game vs. the St. Louis Rams We are officially halfway through the NFL’s pre-season, and particular players are beginning to emerge around the league in the fight for roster spots. That is certainly the case in Green Bay, where the Packers looked much more impressive...
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Streaking Brewers retire last 24 batters; Beat Blue Jays 6-1

The Milwaukee Brewers have certainly carved their way into the national headlines over the past week. Fresh off a series sweep of the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers, the National League’s top dogs were poised to pick up where they left off in LA when they returned home to begin a three game set with the Toronto Blue Jays. And what happened back on their Wisconsin soil Tuesday...
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Watch: Brett Favre accepts ALS ice bucket challenge

It certainly has been quite the eventful summer for a once legendary former NFL quarterback. At the beginning of August, Brett Favre was welcomed back into the Green Bay Packers family with the announcement that he will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in addition to having his No. 4 retired in 2015. Now Favre has also taken on a new challenge, raising awareness for ALS...
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Browns name Brian Hoyer starting QB for 2014 season

Cleveland Browns head coach mike Pettine announced Wednesday morning that Brian Hoyer will be the team’s starting quarterback. Hoyer has started in both of the Browns’ preseason games over rookie Johnny Manziel. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” Pettine said. “We’ve maintained all along that if it was close, I would prefer to go with the more experienced player...
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Redskins’ DeSean Jackson: ‘I can do it all’

The Washington Redskins signed playmaking wide receiver DeSean Jackson this offseason after his fallout with the Philadelphia Eagles, and he is very excited to get the season started. Jackson has been very vocal since signing with the Redskins, and it has been exciting for fans to listen to. He took to the media once again to talk about his capabilities and what the Redskins can...
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49ers hoping to reach extension with Michael Crabtree

The San Francisco 49ers are hoping to reach a contract extension with star wide receiver Michael Crabtree prior to the start of the regular season, and if they are unable to do that, they will shelve contract talks until after the year. #49ers next contract target: WR Michael Crabtree. There is progress. Hope is for a deal before the season. Otherwise shelved until after — Ian...
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Pittsburgh Steelers bring Brett Keisel back

Brett Keisel is returning to Pittsburgh. The Steelers and the defensive end have reached an agreement on a contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers and DE Brett Keisel have reached agreement. Keisel back to Pittsburgh, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2014 Keisel, 35, has spent his entire 12-year NFL career with the Steelers, collecting...
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Pittsburgh Steelers bring Brett Keisel back

Brett Keisel is returning to Pittsburgh. The Steelers and the defensive end have reached an agreement on a contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Steelers and DE Brett Keisel have reached agreement. Keisel back to Pittsburgh, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2014 Keisel, 35, has spent his entire 12-year NFL career with the Steelers, collecting...
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Marcus Gilbert signs 6-year deal with Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Tuesday that they have signed  tackle Marcus Gilbert to a new six-year contract that will keep him in black and gold through the 2019 season. Steelers giving OT Marcus Gilbert a 5-year, $30 million extension. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2014 “It means I am locked in hopefully as a Steeler for the rest of my career,” said...
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Benson Henderson in search of unlikely title shot

In what has become one of the sport’s deepest divisions only the very best reside among the UFC’s top-ranked lightweights, and a single loss can sentence last weekend’s headliner to a career filled with fruitless attempts to recapture a missed opportunity. But for a former champion such as Benson Henderson who was knocked off of the mountaintop by Anthony Pettis in August of...
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New York Islanders announce new ownership structure

The New York Islanders announced Tuesday that a group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and London based investor Scott Malkin has reached a definitive agreement to purchase a substantial minority interest in the team. The Islanders team website: Under the terms of the agreement, Charles Wang will continue as majority shareholder and Governor of the Islanders...
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Vikings, Chris Kluwe reach resolution

The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe announced Tuesday that they have reached a resolution of all issues relating to his departure from the Vikings and public comments made by him on January 2, 2014. “We appreciate Chris Kluwe’s contributions to the Minnesota Vikings as a player and a member of this organization during his eight seasons in which he established...
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Carl Edwards to join JGR in 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that Carl Edwards will join the organization in 2015 to compete full time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. From JoeGibbsRacing.com: In addition, ARRIS Group, Inc. will sponsor Edwards in the No. 19 Toyota Camry for 17 races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with JGR expanding its operations to include a fourth team. “This is one of the biggest...
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John Elway to be inducted into another Hall of Fame

  Denver Broncos legend John Elway is about to be inducted into the New York-Penn League Hall of Fame. Elway joins Randy Johnson and Charlie Wride as the Hall of Fame class of 2014.  The induction ceremonies will take place during the 2014 New York‐Penn League All‐Star Game in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday. From the NYPL: “The purpose of the New York‐Penn League Hall...
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John Elway to be inducted into another Hall of Fame

Denver Broncos legend John Elway is about to be inducted into the New York-Penn League Hall of Fame. Elway joins Randy Johnson and Charlie Wride as the Hall of Fame class of 2014.  The induction ceremonies will take place during the 2014 New York‐Penn League All‐Star Game in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday. From the NYPL: “The purpose of the New York‐Penn League Hall of...
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Erik Karlsson is the clear choice for Ottawa Senators captain

It’s been a tumultuous year for the Ottawa Senators. After a 2012-13 campaign that saw them somehow make the playoffs despite a ridiculous amount of injuries to just about everyone on their roster, they upset the Montreal Canadiens in the playoffs and even after their elimination to the Pittsburgh Penguins, seemed like a team set for big things in 2013-14 with a healthy roster...
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