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Cardinals activate Yadier Molina

The St. Louis Cardinals have activated All-Star catcher Yadier Molina from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Tony Cruz to Springfield (Double-A). The 32-year-old Molina suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb while sliding into third base on July 9.  He underwent corrective surgery for the injury on July 11. Molina was batting .287 with 7 HR’s and 30 RBI in 83...
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James Harden expects to see ’20-year-old’ Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers are extremely excited to welcome Kobe Bryant back to the floor this season after missing the majority of last season due to injury. It is unknown what Bryant is going to return to the floor, and what type of numbers he will be able to put up. James Harden spoke with ThePostGame about what Bryant has said when talking to him, and he expects to see a 20-year...
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Renan Barao anxious to reclaim bantamweight crown

Armed with a resume that included victories over some of the best bantamweights in the business, a perfect 7-0 record in the sport’s leading promotion, and an unrivaled reputation earned during nearly a decade of dominance, there wasn’t any real reason to believe that Renan Barao was in danger of losing his 135-pound title when he stepped into the cage to face TJ Dillashaw on...
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Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins: 'I’m a role model'

The Sacramento Kings selected talented big man DeMarcus Cousins with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, and have had quite a few issues with him since he was selected. His attitude has come into question quite a bit, and he has had issues with having problems with his head coaches. Cousins has been very open about believing he is one of the best big men in the league,...
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Ty Lawson: ‘People are sleeping on the Denver Nuggets’

The Denver Nuggets suffered through a rough first season under head coach Brian Shaw last season, and are expected to be a much more competitive team this year. They added Arron Afflalo via trade this past offseason, and also brought in Gary Harris via the NBA Draft. Denver had more talent last season than their record indicated, and they will not repeat that type of disappointing...
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49ers LB Aldon Smith suspended nine games

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon SMith has been suspended nine games for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy and substances of abuse. Smith will be eligible to return for the Week 11 game against the New York Giants. The 49ers have a Week 8 bye. Smith was put on probation for three years and sentenced in July to 12 days in Jail on DUI charges,  but he will...
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Michael Sam not expected to make Rams’ roster?

The St. Louis Rams have been one of the hottest topics in the NFL over the last week or so, mainly because of Michael Sam’s roster spot being in jeopardy. There are quite a few analysts out there that believe he has done enough to prove his worth, but there are others that don’t believe he will make the roster simply because of how much talent is already on their defensive line...
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Bengals release veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The Cincinnati Bengals made a bit of noise this afternoon by releasing veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis as they look to cut their roster down to 53 players. Green-Ellis was their starting running back each of the past two seasons.  Second-year back Gio Bernard will take over as the starting running back. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB...
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Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward’s death will ‘affect my life forever’

Tony Stewart addressed the media for the first time since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint-car race in New York. “This has been one of the toughest tragedies I’ve ever had to deal with, both professionally and personally. This is something that will definitely affect my life forever,” said Stewart. “This is a sadness and a pain that I hope no one has...
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Report: Derek Carr 100 percent chance to start Week 1?

The Oakland Raiders were expected to start veteran quarterback Matt Schaub in Week 1, but that my have changed after rookie Derek Carr’s big preseason performance last night. Carr has been pushing Schaub for the majority of training camp and preseason action, but he took a major step forward last night. He ended up completing 11 of his 13 passing attempts for 143 yards and three...
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Jerome Simpson’s three-game suspension upheld

The NFL has upheld a three-game suspension for Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson for a drunken-driving arrest last season, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Vikings WR Jerome Simpson is being suspended 3 games, per a league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2014 Simpson, 28, avoided jail time after pleading guilty to careless driving and third-degree...
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Edmonton Oilers re-sign Justin Schultz

The struggle is finally over. Today, Justin Schultz and the Edmonton Oilers ended their stalemate, coming to terms on a one-year contract. No terms have been officially reported as of yet, but Bob McKenzie of TSN reports that the value is $3.675 million. Schultz, considered one of the top defensemen on the defensively-challenged Oilers, is coming off a season that saw him score 11...
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Wild coach: Three goalies will compete for starting job

Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo said each of the team’s three goaltenders, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom and Darcy Kuemper, will have chance to win the No. 1 job. “I have to say we’re kind of open right now, to be honest with you,” Yeo told Michael Russo of the Star Tribune on Wednesday. “We’re going to have some scrimmages … but we’re going to have to pretty quickly...
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WATCH: Yusmeiro Petit retires 46th straight to set MLB record

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record Thursday by retiring 46 consecutive batters. Petit set down the first eight Colorado Rockies hitters he faced, setting the record by striking out Charlie Culberson. He broke the mark held by Mark Buehrle of 45 in a row for the Chicago White Sox in 2009. “I’m...
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Yusmeiro Petit retires 46 straight to set MLB record

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record Thursday by retiring 46 consecutive batters. Petit set down the first eight Colorado Rockies hitters he faced, setting the record by striking out Charlie Culberson. He broke the mark held by Mark Buehrle of 45 in a row for the Chicago White Sox in 2009. “I’m...
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Mike McCarthy on Packers: ‘We have gotten better’

The Green Bay Packers are hoping to make a run at representing the NFC in the Super Bowl this season, and they made some big moves to get them closer to that goal this past offseason. Signing Julius Peppers is the biggest move that they made, but they also will be bringing back healthy versions of Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb and Clay Matthews as well. Green Bay started off the preseason...
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Mike McCarthy on Packers: ‘We have gotten better’

  The Green Bay Packers are hoping to make a run at representing the NFC in the Super Bowl this season, and they made some big moves to get them closer to that goal this past offseason. Signing Julius Peppers is the biggest move that they made, but they also will be bringing back healthy versions of Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb and Clay Matthews as well. Green Bay started off the...
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Derek Carr makes case to start with 4 TD drives

Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr made a case for being the starter after throwing three touchdown passes to help beat the Seattle Seahawks 41-31 on Thursday night. “It’s just a blessing to be finally back out there on the field,” Carr said, via Raiders.com. “During the Green Bay game I wanted to be out there and help the team win, so that was tough. Honestly...
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No. 21 Texas A&M dominates No. 9 South Carolina 52-28

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks were expected to take their game against the No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies at home last night, but it didn’t work out quite like that. Texas A&M came out strong right off the bat and went ahead to take a 31-14 lead heading into halftime. They didn’t appear to miss Johnny Manziel too much as Kenny Hill came through...
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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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